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Where Houston Texans Players Live – The Neighborhoods You Can Catch Them Off-field 

Where Houston Texans Players Live - The Neighborhoods You Can Catch Them Off-field

Houston Texans players are known for their on-field heroics and electrifying performances, but what lies beyond the stadium? When the cheers die down and the helmets come off, where do these extraordinary athletes find solace and comfort? 

Most of them live near the home court! But, since Texan players are public figures, we can’t exactly tail them right to their houses to share where they live with you super fans. 

What we can do is list down some of the known neighborhoods and areas.

In this article, we delve into the residential landscape of Houston, shedding light on the neighborhoods where Texan players have chosen to call home. We’ll also highlight a few notable athletes who have resided in these areas.

Some neighborhoods that Houston Texan players have been known to live in are
Memorial Villages, River Oaks, The Woodlands, Bunker Hills Garden, Pearland, Tanglewood, Stafford, and Bellaire.

Memorial Villages (Mario Williams)

Memorial Villages (Mario Williams)
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Mario Williams, the defensive end who was selected as the No. 1 overall draft pick by the Houston Texans in 2006, was known to own an extravagant mansion in the upscale neighborhood of Memorial.

Sitting on a generous 1.42-acre plot of land, this estate offers an expansive living space of over 13,000 square feet with five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and five half-bathrooms. 

The interior features staircases, vaulted ceilings, beamed ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows that seamlessly blend Old World charm with modern comforts. The kitchen features top of the line appliances and stunning finishes of travertine and marble. 

A testament to Williams’ successful career, the billiard room is adorned with his cherished memorabilia. Even the bathroom floor bears a personalized touch with the letter “W.” 

River Oaks (Darryl Sharpton)

River Oaks (Darryl Sharpton)
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Darryl Sharpton, the former Houston Texans and University of Miami linebacker, once hosted a remarkable double celebration at his exquisite residence in the esteemed neighborhood of River Oaks. 

This luxurious home served as the perfect backdrop for honoring Sharpton’s 36th birthday and commemorating the successful multi-million dollar sale of his furniture company.

Nestled within the prestigious River Oaks neighborhood, Sharpton’s home epitomized elegance and sophistication. The property boasted impeccable architecture, lush surroundings, and meticulous landscaping. 

Sharpton’s residence stands as a testament to his accomplishments both on and off the football field. High ceilings, exquisite detailing, and an abundance of natural light created an atmosphere of grandeur and comfort throughout the home. 

The Woodlands (Adrian Peterson)

The Woodlands (Adrian Peterson)
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NFL running back Adrian Peterson, known for his comeback season at the age of 33, owned a Texas mansion located in The Woodlands. The luxurious home was purchased by the former NFL MVP in 2013 for $4.7 million.

Situated on a nearly 9-acre wooded lot, the home boasts a private, gated driveway entrance, ensuring privacy and exclusivity. With a total of seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms, and five half-baths, the property offers ample space for comfortable living.

One of the standout features of the mansion is its “resort-style” swimming pool, complete with a swim-up bar and a seating area. The mansion includes a game room with a full bar area and an attached media room.

Since its initial listing in 2016 for $8.5 million, the home has undergone several price reductions, according to Realtor.com and continues to offer an extraordinary living experience in one of the most desirable areas of The Woodlands.

Bunker Hills Garden (JJ Watt)

Bunker Hills Garden (JJ Watt)
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Former Houston Texans star, JJ Watt’s $5 million former home is a sight to behold. Located at 9 Gage Court in Houston, Texas, 77024, Watt’s former abode is a true gem.

Featuring five bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms, the interiors are captivating, while the outdoor area is meticulously crafted for entertaining guests. 

From the beautiful living room overlooking the inviting pool to the state-of-the-art chef’s kitchen, every detail has been carefully considered. 

The master suite comes with a spa-like bathroom, two walk-in closets, and a cozy sitting room. Additionally, the family/game room boasts a convenient walk-up bar, perfect for hosting gatherings. 

Nestled in Bunker Hills Garden, a neighborhood that exudes a distinct charm with its quaint streets and well-manicured gardens, the property sits in this exclusive neighborhood.  

Pearland (JJ Watt)

Pearland (JJ Watt)
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While not traditionally considered a high-end neighborhood, Pearland attracts homeowners seeking a peaceful and family-friendly environment with its array of homes with spacious yards, excellent schools, and proximity to parks and malls. 

Houston Texans star JJ Watt must agree since he used to own property in the area. Watts, known for his significant contributions both on and off the field, has made his mark on the Houston community. 

Although not his current dwelling, this Pearland abode holds years of memories for Watt. Spanning over 4,000 square feet, the two-story home boasts four bedrooms and 3 1/2 bathrooms. 

It includes a stunning pool, a well-equipped weight room, and an inviting upstairs game room, offering an ideal space for leisure and entertainment. The backyard treats residents to a picturesque lakefront view, providing a serene retreat from the world. 

Built in 2005, the home combines timeless charm with modern amenities. This extraordinary property is listed at $465,000, an attractive opportunity for those seeking a home with a touch of celebrity allure.

Tanglewood (Matt Schaub)

Tanglewood (Matt Schaub)

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Former Houston Texans quarterback, Matt Schaub, owned a $4.29 million Tanglewood residence, according to Houston Culture Map

Situated at 5620 Bordley Drive, this traditional-style residence stands on a lot spanning over 26,000 square feet. As you step inside the grand reception hall, you are greeted by an elegant spiral wrought-iron staircase, setting the tone for the grandeur that awaits. 

Flanking the entry are the formal dining and living rooms. From the dining room, a seamless transition leads you to the butler’s pantry, a precursor to the chef’s-quality kitchen adorned with bar seating around the expansive island. 

Up the spiral staircase or the elevator is the master suite complete with a sitting area, fireplace, two full master baths, and walk-in closets. In total, the residence has five bedrooms, six full baths, and three half-baths, a media room, and a gym.

Stafford (Jalen Pitre)

Stafford (Jalen Pitre)
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When it comes to choosing a place to call home, Houston Texans players have a variety of options. One location that has caught the attention of some players, including rookie safety Jalen Pitre, is the peaceful community of Stafford, Texas. 

Located a short distance from NRG Stadium, where the Texans play their home games, Stafford provides a convenient commute for players. The town features parks and green spaces where players can engage in outdoor activities.

According to an interview with ESPN, Jalen’s decision to stay in the area is mainly because he wanted to stay at home with his family who he lives with. This stems from his desire to be financially responsible and avoid spending large sums on rent. 

The Pitre family’s house is located approximately 20 minutes from NRG Stadium, where the Texans play, and it has been their home since 2000.


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Bellaire offers an upscale residential experience in close proximity to Houston’s urban core. The neighborhood showcases a blend of architectural styles, including luxurious estates, sprawling bungalows, and contemporary residences. 

Residents appreciate Bellaire’s top-rated schools, parks, and  wide array of amenities, including shopping and gourmet options.

According to an interview with Realtor Donna Wilson of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty, a former Houston Texans player, suspected to be Nicholas Martin,  used to have a home in Bellaire. 

The property is now on the market for $2,100,000 located at 4532 Elm Street. 

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Spanning 5,156 square feet, the house has four to five bedrooms and five full baths.It has a saltwater pool and spa complete with a heater/chiller, a fire pit, a stainless summer kitchen, and even an elevator.

The main floor has a formal dining room, an oversized wet bar equipped with a wine chiller and ice maker. The expansive living room features a wall of glass that lets you peek into the outdoor area.The kitchen has an oversized island and a Sub Zero refrigerator.

On the upper floors next to the media room, the master bedroom is one of 3 bedrooms. It has a steam shower and a double soaking tub on the balcony that overlooks the pool.

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