At a Glance: Westheimer Lakes vs Lakes of Bella Terra

At a Glance: Westheimer Lakes vs Lakes of Bella Terra

Last month we did a basic comparison of Lakes of Bella Terra and Cinco Ranch. This week we’re giving a comparative breakdown of neighboring community Westheimer Lakes. Anyone who has visited the area can agree that the location of both communities is excellent! Not only are residents close to great shopping, dining and entertainment – but they are also just a few miles from the Westpark Tollway and Grand Parkway. But what sets these two neighborhoods apart? Here is a breakdown of the basics, *based on information collected from online resources.

Home Builders

Westheimer Lakes: D.R. Horton, KB Home, Mercury Custom, Perry, Serenity Homes, Stone Ridge Homes Homes from the low $150’s-$350’s. Offers gated and non-gated sections.

Lakes of Bella Terra: Ashton Woods, Brighton Homes, Chesmar Homes, Gehan Homes, Homes by David Powers, K. Hovnanian Homes, Perry Homes, Partners in Building and Sitterle Homes.  Homes starting in the $230’s to $1M. Offers gated and non-gated sections.

Amenities

Westheimer Lakes: Clubhouse with kitchen, water park, beach entry pool, walking trails, covered basketball pavilion, sand volleyball, lighted tennis courts, lakes

Lakes of Bella Terra: Resort-style recreation center with junior olympic size pool, fitness center, water slide and splash pad, dog park, lighted tennis court, sand volleyball court, lakes, trails and playgrounds.

Commute Time

Westheimer Lakes: estimated commute time during weekday rush hour leaving the neighborhood varies from 7 minutes to 12 minutes.

Lakes of Bella Terra: estimated commute time during weekday rush hour leaving the neighborhood varies from 4 minutes to 9 minutes.

[See how we came up with these numbers along with a comparison of commute times between several communities]

Schools

Westheimer Lakes: Students attend both Katy Independent School District (rated A+ by Niche Rankings) and the Lamar Consolidated Independent School District.

Lakes of Bella Terra: Students attend Lamar Consolidated Independent, rated A by Niche Rankings and rated #2 best school district in Fort Bend County.

Other Benefits

Westheimer Lakes: Residents receive preferred rates for Houston National Golf courses.

Lakes of Bella Terra: Beautiful tuscan-inspired architecture and landscaping.

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This article was intended to be a fair comparison of the two communities, so we won't tell you that Lakes of Bella Terra is the best place to live (despite how much we think it). Instead, we invite you to come take a tour of our community to see for yourself!

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