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The Terrace at West University

5151 Buffalo Speedway,
Houston, TX 77005
The Terrace at West University
The Terrace at West UniversityThe Terrace at West University

The Terrace at West University is a return to a more relaxed way of life, where you can come and go in a gated community, know your neighbors who live next door, and meet your friends in the evenings. Our private location is in the heart of the museum district and just minutes away from downtown, shopping, dining, and the medical center of Houston, Texas. Our independent living community offers independent living in an atmosphere of comfortable elegance, with a full range of hospitality services including fine dining, housekeeping, transportation, and activities.

Retirement living is at its finest at The Terrace at West University; where you can enjoy what life has to offer without the hassles of owning a home. We offer a variety of spacious independent living apartment homes, many with views of our exquisite courtyards.

At The Terrace at West University we offer a nationally recognized resident program, which is a comprehensive wellness program for the body, mind ,and spirit. Here you can enjoy life’s pleasures, whether that’s taking part in our water aerobics class, hosting a party in our spacious meeting room, enjoying a chef-prepared meal from our heart healthy menu, or keeping in touch with family in our computer room. The options for fun are endless at The Terrace at West University!

Our physical activity program, includes fitness and exercise opportunities for your well-being. Activities include strength training classes, tai chi, walking clubs, and sit and be fit exercise classes. And our state-of-the-art fitness center is tailored just for you.

Come to Houston and visit the Terrace at West University for yourself. You will discover an independent living senior housing community you can truly call home!

Housing Type

Independent Living, Retirement Living

Rental Only

Payment Options

Private Pay

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The Terrace at West University
5151 Buffalo Speedway
Houston, TX

Additional Features


  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Errands & Shopping
  • Escorts to Appointments
  • Exercise and Wellness programs
  • Full-Time Social Director
  • Guest Meals
  • Housekeeping
  • Life Enrichment Program
  • Maintenance Service
  • Meal Planning
  • Newspaper Delivery
  • Postal Services
  • Respite Care
  • Scheduled Transportation
  • Wellness Program


  • Dining Room
  • Fully Landscaped Grounds
  • Resident Parking
  • Restaurant-style Dining
  • Smoke Detector
  • Social Activities Room
  • Spacious Common Area
  • Telephone Ready
  • Visiting Area
  • Wheelchair Access


  • Art Classes
  • Book Clubs and More
  • Bridge
  • Cardio Fitness Classes & Yoga
  • Exercise Classes
  • Family Events
  • Gardening
  • Guest Speakers and Presentations
  • Lectures & Discussions
  • Recreational Activities
  • Religious Activities
  • Religious Observances
  • Resident & Family Meetings
  • Resident Council
  • Social Hour
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