The close-in area of Southwest Houston where Marilyn Estates is located is near a number of great shopping venues. Residents can boast a wide variety of nearby grocery stores (listed from closest to farthest):

Community Center

Jewish Community Center

5601 South Braeswood ● Phone 713-729-3200

The nearby JCC features swimming pools, an aquatics park, tennis center, gymnastics training center, health and fitness center, theater programs, day camps and other recreational classes and programs.


For complete information on Houston parks, go to the City of Houston Parks & Recreation Department.

Parks near Marilyn Estates include:

  • Burnett Bayland Park – 6000 Chimney Rock
  • Chimney Rock Park – 11655 Chimney Rock
  • Gail Reeves Park – 8800 Mullins
  • Godwin Park – 5101 Rutherglenn*
  • Meyerland Park – 5151 Jason
  • Westbury Park – 5635 Willowbend*
  • Willow Park – 10400 Cliftwood
  • Willow Waterhole* (see complete info below)


The Barkley Square Civic Club is making available a limited number of pool memberships to Marilyn Estates residents. The BSCC pool is located on Lymbar at Atwell.