Comparison: Veranda versus Lakes of Bella Terra

Comparison: Veranda versus Lakes of Bella Terra

On the hunt for the best master-planning community in Fort Bend County for your family? Last month we did a basic comparison of Lakes of Bella Terra and neighboring community Westheimer Lakes. This time we’re giving a comparative breakdown of nearby Richmond community Veranda. While both of these communities have a lot going for them, we thought it would be helpful to have a comparative breakdown *based on information collected from online resources. So here is how Lakes of Bella Terra and Veranda compare.

Home Builders

Veranda: Lennar Homes, Plantation Homes, Newmark Homes, Highland Homes, Perry Homes, Sitterle Homes, David Weekly Homes, Westin Homes, and Coventry Homes. Homes starting in the $190’s to $600’s.

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.


Veranda: Cottage house, fitness center, pool, splash pad, playgrounds, ponds, event lawn, walking trails, giant rocking chair, massage and spa. 

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


Veranda: Immediate proximity to US59 and the Grand Parkway. Minutes from Historic Downtown Richmond and a a few miles to Sugar Land Town Square. Short drive to Brazos Town Center.

Lakes of Bella Terra: Immediate proximity to Westpark Tollway and Grand Parkway. Easy access to shopping with Shops of Bella Terra and a short drive to Sugar Land Town Square and Katy Mills.


Veranda: Students attend Lamar CISD schools – Hutchinson Elementary, Wessendorf Middle School, Lamar Junior High School, and Lamar Consolidated High School

Lakes of Bella Terra: Students attend Lamar CISD schools – Hubenak Elementary, Leaman Junior High and Fulsher High School.

Other Benefits

Veranda: The community has a dedicated “fun coordinator” for year-round events.

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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