Master Planned Communities in Katy, Texas

Hi friend! Are you trying to figure out where to live in Katy, Texas? Well we have created a list of the most popular master planned communities in Katy, Texas.

If you need help navigating the local real estate market, or you are feeling a little overwhelmed, feel free to reach out to us via e-mail or by scheduling a call. We also have a very resourceful YouTube page, and many other blog posts to help guide you. Welcome to the Jo & Co. experience!

So without further ado..

Best Master Planned Communities in Katy, Texas

Katy, Texas is west of Houston along I-10

Firethorne | A community on the edge of Cinco Ranch in Katy.

Why Firethorne - Firethorne has been an area favorite since 2005, with new construction still on-going. Firethorne is part of two highly acclaimed school districts: Lamar Consolidated ISD and Katy ISD. Firethorne is a 1,400-acre master planned community, just one mile south of I-10. The amenities include: 150 acres of parks, lakes, and recreation, playgrounds, a resort style swimming pool, splash pad, tennis court, nature areas, hike and bike trails, and indoor exercise facility and so much more! Its location, amenities, and beauty attribute to its popularity.
Cost of HOA - $800 - $1200 / month
Price Point of the Homes - $275k - $700k
Tax Rate - 2.71% - 2.86%
Homes for Sale Link - https://search.byjoandco.com/property-search/results/?searchtype=2&searchid=511496

Find move-in ready homes or build from the ground up in this desirable Katy community! Welcome to Firethorne - an established master-planned community in Katy, Texas. Located near I-10, the Grand Parkway and Westpark Tollway, residents have an easy drive to shopping centers like Katy Mills and LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, as well as employment areas such as the Energy Corridor and downtown Houston. Firethorne offers a wide array of amenities which includes sports fields, a scenic lake surrounded by 12 acres of greenspace, several different parks, trails and flowing creeks, playgrounds, tennis courts, an indoor exercise facility and a resort-style family swim center. Students attend school in highly-regarded Katy ISD and Lamar ISD. 

community map of firethorne

Cane Island | Resort style with a hometown feel.

Why Cane Island - When it comes to finding and choosing the right master planned community, it is all about finding one that speaks to you, and Cane Island has been speaking the sound of luxury living at affordable prices. The amenities in this neighborhood are top notch and include.. The Oaks Kitchen & Bar: Our on-site restaurant offers seasonal fare, exquisite wines, and well-crafted cocktails. Join us for lunch, dinner, brunch or happy hour. A resort style swimming pool complete with in-water play structure. A lap pool that is heater year round. A fitness center and a yoga + spin studio. "The Lawn", where you can enjoy live music, roasting s’mores by the fire pit, movie nights or an impromptu soccer game. I hear "everything happens here." "The conservatory", with its glass walls and vertical gardens set the tone for memorable gatherings, from weddings to wine and cheese parties. Walking, biking and hiking trails galore. Paperback Park: Fun for all ages this park has playgrounds, a half-court basketball court, pickle ball court, shade structures and little libraries with free books! AND SO MUCH MORE!
Cost of HOA - $1,100 - $1,750
Price Point of the Homes - $350k - $999k
Tax Rate - 3.50% - 3.69%
Homes for Sale Link - https://search.byjoandco.com/property-search/results/?searchtype=2&searchid=453231

Everyone at Cane Island has their thing. That energy fills our community with passion and lets us offer a lifestyle like no other. One full of amenities to enjoy, events to attend, and meals to share in the Oaks Kitchen. Stretching across 1,100 acres of prairieland, Cane Island offers incredible new homes from the low $300s to the millions in Katy, Texas—just three minutes from I-10, on the edge of Houston’s Energy Corridor.

Cane Quarter, the heart of Cane Island, is a vibrant place where residents and visitors meet to enjoy everything Cane Island has to offer, is the heart of this delightfully different community in Katy, Texas.

Enjoy dinner and live music at The Oaks Kitchen & Bar, an overnight getaway at the Ambassador Suite or roast s'mores by the fire pit with the family. Feeling the need to unwind? Head to our tranquil yoga studio overlooking the year-round lap pool or workout at our two-story fitness center open 24 hours a day. Take the kids for a fun-filled adventure at the family-friendly pool equipped with a 500-gallon spill bucket or Paperback Park to climb around the jungle gym. Anything and everything happens at Cane Quarter, located within the community of your new home in Cane Island.

cane island master planned community map

Elyson | The next great thing in Katy, Texas, with homes starting in the $200s.

Why Elyson - If you are looking to get into a new community at the beginning of its inception, Elyson might be the neighborhood for you. Created by the developers of Cinco Ranch, amenities in this community include: a swimming pool, a fitness center, a game room, parks, playground, walking and biking trails, and tennis courts!
Cost of HOA - $1,150 / month

Price Point of the Homes - $230k - $650k
Tax Rate - 3.65% - 3.75%
Homes for Sale Link - https://search.byjoandco.com/property-search/results/?searchtype=2&searchid=453146

Elyson isn’t one of those “same old” communities. In fact, they have all sorts of new. Like a new builder, offering new choices for low-maintenance living. A new elementary school. And a new model village and new park, coming spring 2021. Come out and take a look. Elyson thinks you’re going to like what you see.

elyson master planned community map

Cinco Ranch | A Newland devleoped community at the heart of Katy that fueled its growth for over 25 years!

Why Cinco Ranch - If you are looking for the most established neighborhood in Katy, then Cinco Ranch is the neighborhood for you. The history of Cinco Ranch goes back to February of 1984 when the largest raw land transaction in the history of Houston took place when Cinco Ranch Venture purchased Cinco Ranch, a 5,000 acre property. Over the years the land acquired for Cinco Ranch grew to about 8,092 acres making it one of the largest master planned communities in Houston. Cinco Ranch has over 11 community pools, a golf club, an 18-hole golf course, countless pocket parks, a network of greenbelt trails for hiking, biking, walking and jogging making it possible to get just about anywhere via this trail system, tennis courts, South Lake and Park Lake, a 40,000-square-foot YMCA, and so much more. I love Katy for its walkability, opportunities, and array of shopping and restaurants!
Cost of HOA - $1,000 - $1,800 / year
Price Point of the Homes - $230k - $1.3M
Tax Rate - 2.3% - 3.4%
Homes for Sale Link - https://search.byjoandco.com/property-search/results/?searchtype=2&searchid=511483

Cinco Ranch was developed in three sections. Cinco Ranch, Cinco Ranch Southwest (first two are connected to one another), and Cinco Ranch Northwest (which is northwest of Cinco Ranch Southwest. Pine Mill Ranch, Cardiff Ranch, and Churchill Farms are between the two).

cinco ranch map

Seven Meadows | In the heart of Cinco Ranch.

Why Seven Meadows - The landscaping in Seven Meadows, the convenient locating along Grand Parkway & Westpark Tollway, affordable property tax rate, on-site schools, coupled with the amenities: golf course, tennis courts, club house, fitness center, playgrounds, parks, and swimming pools, are just some of the reasons locals call this neighborhood home! It truly is an established community with lots to offer.
Cost of HOA - $1,200 / year
Price Point of the Homes - $275k - $1M
Tax Rate - 2.43% - 2.61%
Homes for Sale Link - https://search.byjoandco.com/property-search/results/?searchtype=2&searchid=511545

Seven Meadows is a very established master planned community tucked within Cinco Ranch. Seven Meadows features the Meadowbrook Farms golf course, two playground, two swimming pools, tennis courts, and a clubhouse with fitness center. A community space popular among residents is the "Central Park". Many community events are held in this large green space. 

seven_meadows-map

Grand Lakes | Right off Grand Parkway 99 in the heart of Katy, Texas

Why Grand Lakes - This established community began its development back in the 1990s as a premier master planned community of Katy. Today it still reigns as one, along side Cinco Ranch in distinguish and geography. If you are looking for an established neighborhood made up of cul-de-sacs, lakeside views, central parks, and award winning schools, this community might be the one for you! Grand Lakes houses The Grand Lake Swim Team, three swimming pools, a splash pad, tennis courts, multiple playgrounds, walking and biking trails, beautiful landscaping, a dog park, and a community garden.
Cost of HOA - $1,000 - $1,200 / year
Price Point of the Homes - $265k - $750k
Tax Rate - 2.31% - 2.61%
Homes for Sale Link - https://search.byjoandco.com/property-search/results/?searchtype=2&searchid=511502

grand lake smap

Woodcreek Reserve | Quaint master planned community in Katy.

Why Woodcreek Reserve - If you are wanting to live among the most beautiful oak tree, then look no further than Woodcreek Reserve. One-third of this community is dedicated to a nature reserve which includes a recreational center with pool, cabanas, and playground, sport fields, stocked lake, picnic areas surrounded by old oaks, tennis courts, a greenbelt system connecting homes and the 100-acre park, over one mile of wooded nature trails that weave along Buffalo Bayou, three neighborhood parks, a half basketball court, a putting green, and a sidewalk system connecting the neighborhood to nearby schools.
Cost of HOA - $1,100 - $1,900 / year
Price Point of the Homes - $350k - $1.3M
Tax Rate - 2.97% - 3.07%
Homes for Sale Link - https://search.byjoandco.com/property-search/results/?searchtype=2&searchid=445682

WoodCreek Reserve is a 500-acre master-planned community in the city of Katy, Texas. The neighborhood has quickly become one of the most sought-after addresses in the West Houston area and includes an outstanding residential amenity package, exceptional Katy ISD schools and a convenient location.

Long before the idea of WoodCreek Reserve had ever been envisioned, nature was at work. The land, the bayou, and majestic oak trees were following the architecture of nature, creating what is now a pristine 100-acre nature reserve. Nestled in this heavily wooded nature reserve, WoodCreek Reserve is Katy's new master-planned community. WoodCreek Reserve is an artful orchestration of the beauty that nature created and an unprecedented residential amenity package. Crafted in a truly unique manner, every home site in WoodCreek Reserve is larger than average to give residents more space to call their own. Extensive care and thoughtful planning have gone into making WoodCreek Reserve an exquisite place to live. Past generations carefully preserved its beauty for your family and generations to come.

woodcreek reserve map

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There are some amazing communities all over the Houston suburbs. In this post, https://search.byjoandco.com/blog/best-neighborhoods-in-houston/, I deep dive into all the different suburbs/neighborhoods that you might want to consider, and why. There are many resources here, so please reach out if you are curious what to look at next! :)

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Homes for Sale in Katy, Texas

33 Properties
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$679,000
Subdivision: Cinco Ranch N Lake Village Sec
5
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
4,089
Sq.Ft.
1995
Year Built
2
Days on Site
11825373
MLS
This over the top Cinco Ranch estate home positioned in a cul-d-sac with golf coarse views is the example of the good life !! Multiple living areas with the kitchen centered around indoor as well as...
$749,900
Subdivision: Cinco Ranch Southwest
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,543
Sq.Ft.
2010
Year Built
2
Days on Site
35325679
MLS
Meticulously maintained 2 story w/beautiful pool & spa sits on over 1/3 of an acre cul-de-sac lot!! Backyard oasis w/Pebble Tech pool/spa, outdoor kitchen, natural gas firepit, stamped concrete...
$572,553
Subdivision: Pine Mill Ranch
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,051
Sq.Ft.
2009
Year Built
4
Days on Site
56227238
MLS
Welcome home to 26714 Wolfs Hill Lane located in the community of Pine Mill Ranch and zoned to Katy ISD. This Westin home features 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and 1 half bath. As you open the front...
$1,690,000
Subdivision: Lake Pointe Estates Sec 1
6
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
5,788
Sq.Ft.
2003
Year Built
7
Days on Site
39771791
MLS
Waterfront contemporary stucco corner masterpiece is located on over 1 acre lot. You can only find 3 lake lots of this caliber in the this gated community. It features 6 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms...
Open 10/23
22011 Windmill Bluff Ln Katy, TX 77450
$479,700
Subdivision: Cinco Ranch Greenway Village Sec 11
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
3,519
Sq.Ft.
2000
Year Built
8
Days on Site
26876076
MLS
Highly desired Cinco Ranch home is located close to schools and parks. Access to all Cinco amenities including Beach Club, Water Park, Tennis courts, and Lakes. Backyard offers a heated pool and...
$3,400,000
Subdivision: Lakeforest Kelliwood Sec 02
5
Beds
7F21/2
Baths
7,223
Sq.Ft.
1998
Year Built
8
Days on Site
72420312
MLS
Welcome to your dream resort style living! The amount of detail in this is home is really something to see! This home is so elegant and exquisite! This home is in a very private, highly secure area...
$1,000,000
Subdivision: Avalon At Pine Mill
6
Beds
5
Baths
5,834
Sq.Ft.
2013
Year Built
11
Days on Site
18905191
MLS
Welcome home to 3814 Nottingham Bluff Lane located in Avalon at Pine Mill and zoned to Katy ISD. This gorgeous Taylor Morrison home features 6 bedrooms, 5 full baths, and a 3 car garage. The chef's...
$700,000
Subdivision: Kelliwood Greens
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,595
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
14
Days on Site
77358595
MLS
Stunning home on large corner lot with pool and nice yard area backing to the 15th tee box of the Willow Fork Country Club! Stunning entry way leads to family room with high ceiling and stone...
$700,000
Subdivision: Avalon At Spring Green Sec 2
4
Beds
3
Baths
3,260
Sq.Ft.
2014
Year Built
14
Days on Site
82299208
MLS
This exquisite, one story home with pool, hot tub and outdoor kitchen located in the quiet, gated community of Avalon At Spring Green. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 car garage plus flex room. Wood...
$1,000,000
Subdivision: Cinco Ranch West
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
4,933
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
14
Days on Site
21216858
MLS
Spectacular Tommy Bailey home was built with seller input on every detail. There are hardwoods nearly everywhere-even the upstairs bedrooms! Granite on counter surfaces is 1 1/8'' thick. You'll...
$2,000,000
Subdivision: Lakeforest Kelliwood
6
Beds
6F31/2
Baths
8,339
Sq.Ft.
2008
Year Built
15
Days on Site
53513552
MLS
Welcome home to 2407 Ivy Run Court located in the gated community of Lakeforest of Kelliwood and zoned to Katy ISD. This Mediterranean style Kickerillo home features 6 bedrooms, 6 full baths, 3 half...
$749,900
Subdivision: Country Lakes At Grayson Lakes
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
4,132
Sq.Ft.
2007
Year Built
17
Days on Site
55366447
MLS
Stunning Cul-de-sac home ready to move in with one of a kind custom pool overlooking the 150ft lake view in the highly Prestigious Grayson Lakes community. This home has it all! 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath,...

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