Conroe and Montgomery featured neighborhood: April Sound, 77356

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April Sound, 77356
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April Sound, 77356
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April Sound, 77356
This gated community on the southern shore of Lake Conroe offers 27 holes of golf, 12 tennis courts and five swimming pools at the April Sound Country Club along with a marina, nearby restaurants and acres of hills and pine trees. Property owners have access to three extra-wide boat launches and a dock with slips available for rent.

Build-out year: 1973 to present
Builders include: various custom builders
Square footage: 1,600-9,000+
Home values: $100,000-$2.5 million
HOA dues (estimated): $724 standard
Amenities: country club, pool, 27-hole golf course, lit tennis courts, gym
Schools: Montgomery ISD

Property taxes (in dollars):

City of Conroe 0.4175
Montgomery County 0.4667
Montgomery County Hospital District 0.0664
Montgomery County MUD No. 4 0.0775
Montgomery ISD 1.3700
Total (per $100 valuation) 2.3981
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By Jules Rogers

Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.


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