At The James and The Ivy, residents will love getting to discover all that our expansive communities hold. With a selection of studio, one bedroom, two bedroom, and three bedroom homes at The Ivy, as well as studio, one bedroom, two bedroom, and three bedroom floor plans at The James, and a community filled with beautiful spaces, residents can find the perfect place to call home. While our stunning homes and amazing amenities will make it hard to leave, our ideal location in the heart of Houston will put the city at the fingertips of our residents. See our top 5 reasons to live in the city and find your new home at our River Oaks apartments in Houston!

#1 Upscale Dining

The expansive city of Houston is home to a variety of dining options that you will love getting to explore. From the international options at El Tiempo Cantina and Pizzeria Solario to the steakhouse selections at Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille and the Texas-style barbecue at The Pit Room, there will be something for everyone to try. These are just a few of the restaurants near our community and the rest of the city has options and different style cuisine to accommodate every style of diner. There are new places around every corner and you will love getting to discover all of the restaurants throughout Houston.

#2 Beautiful Outdoor Spaces

While living in a city as large as Houston, you may think that outdoor spaces will be minimal but the city has a variety of parks that you can explore. Just minutes from our community, the large Memorial Park offers a space where everyone can relax and soak up the fresh air. Throughout the park, you can find a fitness centers, a swimming pool, miles of hiking, biking, and walking trails, as well as spaces where you can just enjoy the views. There are also several other parks throughout the city, as well as greenspaces and natural areas so you can find the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle without having to leave the city.

#3 Sports & Entertainment

A city as large as Houston is home to several professional sports teams and you will love getting to cheer on your hometown teams. You can see the Rockets at the Toyota Center, the Texans at NRG Stadium, or you can even see the Astros at Minute Maid Park. You can even see your favorite performs at the Toyota Center and within NRG Park so you will never miss a show. There are several other smaller venues throughout the city as well that are home to college teams and minor league teams. There is always something happening in the city and no matter what season it is, your days will be filled with entertainment.

#4 Expansive Shopping Centers

You can find whatever you need within all of the shopping centers within the city. Our community is located right by the upscale center The Galleria and you will love all of the luxury brands that you can discover. You can also head to the CityCentre and explore the open air venue that is home to a variety of shops and dining options. These are just a few of the shopping options near our community and the malls and local shops throughout Houston are sure to offer whatever you need. If you’re looking to support local vendors and stock up your pantry, you can head to the Houston Farmers Market. The 18-acre market is filled with local businesses and you will love getting to find all of the best ingredients for your kitchen.

#5 Coastal Location

While it may not feel like you live on the coast in Houston, the beautiful Gulf of Mexico is just a short drive away. The city of Galveston is just minutes away from our community and you can experience the beach lifestyle whenever you need a break from the city. Houston is known to be a bustling city and you will love having the perfect place to escape to whenever you want.

With these top 5 reasons and so many more, you can discover all of the perks of living in the city at our River Oaks apartments in Houston. Come home to The James and The Ivy and contact us today for more information!

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