The Woodlands Villages and Real Estate Communities

The Woodlands is comprised of 9 Residential Villages with various amenities and a variety of new and existing home sales to choose from.  The villages include Grogans Mill, Panther Creek, Cochran’s Crossing, Indian Springs, Alden Bridge, Sterling Ridge, College Park, Creekside Park, and Carlton Woods.

Grogan’s Mill
Founded in 1974 as the original village in The Woodlands, The Village of Grogan’s Mill is the first section you will drive thru traveling into The Woodlands and is home to over 12,000 residents. Families wishing to relocate to Grogan’s Mill will benefit from its ideal location and convenient access to all that The Woodlands real estate has to offer with easy access the new Exxon Mobil campus via I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road without the traffic. The two major parks are Sawmill Park, Tamarac Park and there are nine smaller parks. Located close to Market Street, Town Center & The Waterway, the other amenities this village includes are The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center, The Woodlands Country Club Oaks Clubhouse, The Oaks Golf Course, Grogan’s Mill Village Center.

Neighborhoods in Grogan’s Mill: Autumnwood, Bristol Gate, Doe Run, Edenbrook, Glen Mill, Grogan’s Point, High Oaks, Millbend Forest, Millbend Village, Millgrove, Mossrock, Rolling Links, Royal Fern, Sawmill Woods, Star Fern, Tall Forest, Tamarac Woods, The Retreat, Timbertop, Wilding Estates, Windwood.

Panther Creek
The Woodland’s 2nd village, opened in 1977, is named for the creek that runs through the village. The Village of Panther Creek is a dynamic and engaging community located on the western shore of Lake Woodlands and is within walking or biking distance to the Town Center and has convenient access to I-45.

Neighborhoods in Panther Creek: Clover Park, Creek Pines, Creek Ridge, Creek Side, Creekwood, Dell Forest, Dunlin Meadow, Enclave on The Cove, Fairmeade, Fallshire, Havenridge, Herald Oaks, Hickory Oaks, Hidden Lake, Lakemist Harbor, Pebble Hollow, Pinyon Pine, Shadow Creek, Split Rock, The Cove, The Pointe, Vista Cove, Wedgewood Estates, Wedgewood Forest, West Isle, Windward Cove.

Cochran’s Crossing
Named after the Cochran family who were co-founders of the Grogan and Cochran lumber mills, Cochran’s Crossing hosts a numerous events throughout the year, including The Woodlands Wildflower Festival in the fall. Located in Cochrans’ Crossing is The Woodlands High School and The Woodlands Country Club’s Arnold Palmer golf course.  The Palmer golf course includes 27 holes of championship golf.  The Village has approximately 5,000 homes and 16,000 residents.

Neighborhoods in Cochran’s Crossing: Amberglow, Bridgeberry, Capstone, Castlegreen, Chancery Place, Copper Sage, Copperknoll, Forrest Ridge, Golden Sage, Havenpoint, Hayden’s Run, Hollymead, Lyric Arbor, Meadowmist, Mystic Lake, Palmer Bend, Palmer Crest, Palmer Point, Palmer Woods, Shadowlake, Shadowpoint, Silvershire, Somerset, Stone Springs, Summerstorm, Trillium, Turnstone, Waterford Bend, Wedgemere, Wyndspire.

Indian Springs
The smallest of the villages in The Woodlands Township, Indian Springs has only 2,200 homes and over 6,000 residents. Named for Indian artifacts from the Bidai tribe of the Atakapan Indians that were discovered in the area in 1984, Indian Springs is known for its secluded feel, custom homes and characterized by beautiful, forested hills. I addition to its two major parks, Falconwing Park and Forestgate Park there are six smaller parks within the village.

Neighborhoods in Indian Springs: Altwood, Cascade Canyon, Chandler Creek, Dove Trace, Eagle Rock, Hazelcrest, Heritage Hill, Hunters Crossing, Idlewood, Indigo Sky, Lansdowne, Legacy Point, Lenox Hill, Mirror Ridge, Peaceful Canyon, Piper Trace, Rushaven, Shawnee Ridge, Stellar Point, Teal Briar, Trace Creek.

Alden Bridge
Alden Bridge is one of the largest villages of The Woodlands, and has more than 23,000 residents and 7,000 homes.  In 1994 Roger Galatas was the president of The Woodlands Operating Company and the village was named after his hometown of Alden Bridge, Louisiana. The Village contains a variety of new home styles and contains two primary shopping centers.   

Neighborhoods in Alden Bridge: Acacia Park, Alden Trace, Alderon Woods, Ashley Green, Auburn Place, Autumn Branch, Avonlea Court, Benton Woods, Bethany Bend, Bluff Creek, Brooksedge, Camellia Grove, Canopy Oaks, Cedar Grove, Clingstone, Clovergate, Cottage Green, Cottage Grove, Cypress Lake, Deepdale, Eagle Mead, Elm Crescent, Elm Grove, Evangeline Oaks, Fairbranch, Foxbriar, Glen Erin, Glentrace, Goldenvine, Granite Ridge, Green Gable, Greenhill Terrace, Greenvine, Harvest Wind, Hawthorne Hollow, Hidden Meadow, Hollylaurel, Jasmine Bend, Larkwood, Laurelhurst, Linton Ridge, Maple Glade, Marlberry Branch, Meadowbrook, Millport, Noble Bend, Orchard Pines, Pinery Ridge, Pipers Green, Pleasant Hill, Plum Crest, Russet Grove, Sandalbranch, Sienna Bend, Silver Woods, Slatestone, Spring Hill, Sterling Pond, Stockbridge Landing, Summerhaze, Summerlyn Lane, Summerlyn Waye, Sundance, Sundance Falls, Taylor Point, Terradale, Truberry Bend, Valley Oak, Veranda Ridge, Villa Oaks, Walden Elms, Webb Creek, Westwinds, Whistlers Bend, Wildflower Trace, Willow Point, Windvale Park, Wintergreen Trail, Wynnoak.

Sterling Ridge
As one of the newest villages in The Woodlands, The Village of Sterling Ridge’s real estate market continues to expand with new developments. There are over 3,000 homes in this fast growing village and several new neighborhoods have recently opened in the village including Spindle Tree and May Valley are currently under development. With the hike and bike trails of Spindle Tree and the 400 acres of forest and meadows featured in May Valley, the beautiful landscape and natural environment is a key element to life in The Village of Sterling Ridge. Additional features of the new May Valley development include: a pavilion, tennis courts, a playground, and a stream running throughout the green space. Sterling Ridge is located on the western end of The Woodlands, surrounding Carlton Woods and home to the Gary Player Golf Course. The Major Sterling Ridge Parks include Artist Grove Park, Carlton Woods Park, Cranebrook Park, and Terramont Park. In addition to these there are over a dozen other smaller parks within the community.

Neighborhoods in Sterling Ridge: Abram Woods, Archwyck, Artist Grove, Ashbury Square, Bantam Woods, Bardsbrook, Bonny Branch, Bryce Branch, Burberry Park, Cardinal Point, Carmeline, Chantsong, Columbia Crest, Degas Park, Dulcet Hollow, French Oak, Frontera, Galway, Garnet Bend, Gary Glen, Knightsgate, Ledgestone, Marquise Oaks, Millsap, Nocturne Woods, Old Sterling, Oriel Oaks, Pendleton Park, Pepperdale, Player Bend, Player Point, Player Woods, Queenscliff, Regan Mead, Regan Mead Way, Rembrandt Way, Rhapsody Bend, Scribewood, Seasons Trace, Shale Creek, Silvermont, Southern Garden, Spindle Tree, Spruce Canyon, St. Peter’s Gate, Star Ridge, Sterling Pointe, Strawberry Canyon, Terrace Mill, Veilwood, Venterra, Winsome Path, Winterra, Wyckham.

College Park
One of the newer sections in recent years is College Park located in the northern region of The Woodlands and bordering I-45.  This village is named after two prominent educational facilities – Lone Star College, a junior college campus and the University Center, which offers bachelor and master’s degree plans in cooperation with six major Texas Universities. College Park includes the neighborhoods of Harper’s Landing and Windsor Hills

Neighborhoods in College Park: Avalon Oaks, Cantwell Woods, Dulcimer Woods, Harpers Landing, Mason Pond, Prosewood, Tapestry Trail, Tiffany Green, Turret Hill, Twinvale, Windsor Hills, Windsor Lakes

Creekside Park
The newest edition to the villages Creekside sits on 3,500 acres.  Creekside Park opened in 2007.  The area is developing at a fast pace and is designed for the family that loves outdoor recreation and communing with nature.  The village includes 1,850 acres of parklands. These include the 1,700-acre George Mitchell Nature Preserve, named in honor of The Woodlands’ founder, George Mitchell and 20-acre Rob Fleming Park, named for the late Rob Fleming, Texas Parks & Wildlife naturalist and illustrator.

Neighborhoods in Creekside Park: Arrow Canyon, Paloma Point, Tunica Pass, Wilde Creek.

Carlton Woods
Carlton Woods is a private gated community that is comprised of 2 distinct areas. The 827-acre community of Carlton Woods surrounds the Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course and is adjacent to the Village of Sterling Ridge. The second addition to the community includes 500-acres of Carlton Woods Creekside bordered by the Tom Fazio Championship golf course adjacent to the Village of Creekside Park.
Carlton Woods is known for its gated communities offering privacy and high end homes to cater a variety of high profiled builders.

Neighborhoods in Carlton Woods: Cartouche, Electra, Gallery Grove, Glensheen, Grand Colonial, Grand Legacy, Kingscote, Maymont, Netherfield, Norlund, Palmiera, Pemberly, Philbrook, Provence.

Neighborhoods in Carlton Woods Creekside: North Fazio, South Fazio, Mediterra, Wollaston, Berley Hall, Bay Cliffe, Maroon Creek, Congressional, Estancia, Jonathon Landing, Thorn Blade.