Featured Neighborhood: Barton Woods, 77301

Barton Woods is a master-planned community located off South Loop 336 East in Conroe. It offers various homesites ranging from 8,000 to 20,000 square feet. The community features wooded lots, an amenity center, swimming pools, and hike and bike trails.

Build-out year: ongoing
Builders include: D.R. Horton Homes, Trendmaker Homes, Anglia Homes
Square footage: average of 3,681 sq. ft.
Home values: $170,000-$488,000
HOA dues (estimated): $750 annually
Amenities: amenity center with a swimming pool, parks, trails, neighborhood playground
Schools: Conroe ISD

Property taxes (in dollars):
City of Conroe-0.42
Montgomery County-0.47
Municipal Utility District No. 1-0.60
Montgomery County Hospital District-0.07
Conroe ISD-1.28
Lone Star College System-0.11
Total (per $100 valuation): 2.95
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