Featured Neighborhood in Katy: Castle Rock

Located just east of the Grand Parkway and south of Franz Road, Castle Rock is a master-planned community near Morton Ranch High School. The community’s amenities include a swimming pool, a playground with play equipment for children and access to tennis courts. Social activities, club activities and events are planned in and around the community’s wooded park-like setting.


Build-out year: 2014
Builder: Castle Rock Home Builders
Square footage: 1,414-2,901
Home values: $300,000 - $539,000
HOA dues (estimated): $480 annually
Schools: Franz Elementary, Morton Ranch junior high, Morton Ranch high school
Amenities: swimming pool, playground


Property taxes (in dollars):
Katy ISD – 1.5166
Harris County – 0.4192
Harris County Flood Control District – 0.0273
Port of Houston Authority – 0.0134
Harris County Hospital District – 0.1700
HC Department of Education – 0.0054
Castlewood MUD – 0.0580
HC Emergency Service District 47 – 0.0580
Total (per $100 valuation) – 2.2679


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