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Stylish & Modern River Oaks Apartments in Houston

Step inside The Essex House, a vibrant community that blends modern convenience with elevated style. These River Oaks apartments in Houston feature a medley of inviting amenities designed to enhance your lifestyle. Unwind at one of the two resort-inspired pools detailed with intricate stonework or break a sweat in the spin room, yoga studio, or 24-hour fitness center. Afterward, retreat to a one or two bedroom apartment, where you can spread out in a spacious floor plan with an intuitive layout. Take note of luxury finishes such as stainless steel appliances and granite countertops in state-of-the-art kitchens. Natural light streams through large windows complementing sleek laminate flooring while patios and balconies provide the perfect vantage point to enjoy scenic pool views. When it comes to convenience, River Oaks exceeds expectations with in-unit washer and dryers, as well as controlled access, furnished floor plans.

The Essex House sits in the heart of the River Oaks neighborhood, where award-winning restaurants, shopping, and entertainment destinations are minutes from your front door. With downtown Houston being just 15 minutes away via the nearby I-69, daily commutes are a breeze. Residents can also take advantage of public transportation just a few blocks away.

Acquaint yourself with a community that prioritizes your comfort by scheduling a tour of our apartments in River Oaks today.

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Floor Plans

One look at our spacious floor plans and it's easy to see how Essex House is different from other apartments for rent in Houston, TX. With a variety of floor plans to choose from, we’re certain there’s one that’s just right for you. Browse our one, and two-bedroom floor plans.

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Our featured floor plan has luxury details to accommodate your lifestyle in Houston, TX.



The living spaces at Essex House are thoughtfully designed for comfort and convenience in mind, and are stylishly appointed with the kind of premium materials and finishes you won’t find in any other apartments for rent in Houston, TX.

Comfort and Convenience at Our Apartments in River Oaks

Around every corner of these luxury apartments in River Oaks, you will find luxury finishes and cozy accents. These one and two-bedroom floor plans are designed to cater to your needs with impressive amenities that blend style and convenience.

Upon entering, find ample natural light illuminating spacious layouts and laminate flooring. The kitchens feature Energy Star appliances and gorgeous cabinetry in all homes, while granite countertops and stainless steel finishes enhance select layouts. In the bedrooms, step across plush carpeting to reach en suite bathrooms with deep soaking tubs as well as walk-in closets. You’ll love the fresh air out on private patios and balconies that set the stage for alfresco dining. Additional features include washers and dryer sets and built-in bookshelves.

Browse the floor plans and find a layout tailored to your lifestyle. Our apartments in River Oaks are ready to welcome you home. Call today to speak to a leasing agent and arrange a tour.

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Exciting Apartments in River Oaks Houston, TX

Let resort-inspired living become your reality after touring our apartments in River Oaks Houston, TX. Just steps from your front door, wander through the scenic landscaping and find yourself at one of the many inviting community amenities.

Choose from one of the two swimming pools for a day of leisure and relax on lounge seating while admiring the intricate stonework. A barbecue area is perfect for summer picnics, while the community center features a big-screen television and comfortable seating for relaxed entertainment. During your nine-to-five, head to the business center, which comes complete with computers, printers, and a strong Wi-Fi connection. You can also utilize a well-equipped fitness center, available to residents 24 hours a day, as well as a yoga studio and spin room.

Combine all of this with practical amenities like covered parking and package acceptance and you'll see why so many people are eager to make these Upper Kirby apartments their next home. Book a tour of the community today and find the amenities you'll love in a place you can't wait to call home.



  • Spin Room
  • Covered Parking
  • Controlled Access
  • 24-Hour Fitness Center
  • Yoga Studio
  • Bicycle Storage
  • Free Wi-Fi In Amenity Areas
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • Cyber Lounge
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Close to Public Transportation
  • Resident Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Business Center
  • Package Acceptance



  • ENERGY STAR Appliances
  • Wood Blinds*
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Pool Views*
  • Stainless Steel Appliances*
  • 9' Ceilings
  • Furnished Apartments Available
  • Balcony
  • Built-In Bookshelves*
  • Granite Countertops*
  • Laminate Flooring*

*In Select Units


A Desirable River Oaks Location | Houston, TX

The Essex House apartments in River Oaks offer easy access to everything this premier Houston neighborhood has to offer. Located just south of Memorial Park, residents will find beautiful natural surroundings, ample entertainment, and fantastic dining.

Check out neighborhood favorite Sprinkles where you can satisfy your sweet tooth or pull up to Hopdoddy Burger Bar to enjoy a mouthwatering hand-crafted burger. When you’re in the mood to hit the shops, head to The Galleria to visit beloved retailers like Apple, Banana Republic, and Brooks Brothers. To stock up on groceries, head to Central Market or Costco, both located less than a mile away.

These River Oaks apartments also offer quick access to both Highway 610 and the Southwest Freeway, so you can get where you need to go fast. Residents can also take advantage of the nearby bus stop as well.

Come explore the River Oaks neighborhood for yourself and book a tour with The Essex House team today.

  • Grocery
    Central Market
    3815 Westheimer Road
    Houston, TX 77027
    3830 Richmond Ave.
    Houston, TX 77027
    Hatterman Poultry Farm
    2720 Suffolk Dr.
    Houston, TX 77027
    5225 Buffalo Speedway
    Houston, TX 77005
    Whole Foods Market
    1700 Post Oak Blvd Suite 100
    Houston, TX 77056


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Contact The Essex House Team Today

If you’re seeking an inspired lifestyle in an unbeatable location, The Essex House Upper Kirby apartments are ready to welcome you home. Contact the team today to book a tour and learn more about this one-of-a-kind community.

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Saturday 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sunday 1:00PM - 5:00PM

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