Bunker Hill Real Estate Information
The 4,000-person city of Bunker Hill is a thriving community set in Harris County, Texas. Just a few minutes east of the Houston city center, Bunker Hill is ideally situated for people who look to work in the middle of the downtown metropolitan area and would like to retreat to a quiet neighborhood that doesn’t require a long drive in each direction. Settled by German farmers in the early 1900s, Bunker Hill has experienced significant growth and today was recently ranked by Forbes Magazine as a top suburb to live in. Some area real estate is even regarded as the finest in the greater Houston area.
Nearby to Hunters Creek Village and Piney Point Village, Bunker Hill jointly operates the Memorial Villages Police department as well as the Village Fire Department. These locally-operated essential services allow residents to receive immediate attention should an emergency arise instead of having to rely on the services of a greater Houston emergency response unit. Area properties benefit from the convenience and speed of such services.
Bunker Hill’s youth and served by the Spring Branch Independent School District. Preschool children must commute into downtown Houston’s Wildcat Way School while all other K-12 campuses are in the immediate area. Bunker Hill Elementary School and Frostwood Elementary School are located in the city limits although come students attend Memorial Drive Elementary School in Piney Point Village. The western half of Bunker Hill is served by Memorial Middle School while the eastern portion is served by Spring Branch Middle School. All students attend Memorial High School for grades 9 through 12.
Despite being a rather urban area close to the center of Houston, Hunters Creek Village and its residents can enjoy a number of luxuries usually reserved for communities closer to the metropolitan area’s fringe. The Houston Country Club is a popular escape for many of the area’s privileged residents. Lakeside Country Club is a very popular alternative and is not much farther away. Memorial Park, Memorial Park Golf Course, and River Oaks Country Club are also nearby and quite convenient for avid recreationists.