Walden On Lake Conroe
Walden is one of Lake Conroe's most extensive communities. Walden is a master planned community with immense amenities. Walden is home to a nationally acclaimed golf course. That has become iconic not just for Walden but for the entire area. Another unique feature of Walden is its best kept secret Yacht Club. This building is home to one of the highest rated restaurants in the entire area. From Steaks and Seafood to Brunches and there signature desert, Bananas Foster is amazing! There is also a pool located adjacent to the yacht club. As well as the Walden Marina. You can fuel up your watercraft for an amazing day on the lake. If you love tennis then Walden also has a place for you, its large facility which boasts covered and uncovered courts for play in any weather condition. As for the entire community. You can find anything from waterfronts to golf course homes in this community. And has amazing advantages, its own Marina and boat launches. That most communities just don't have. All of these things make Walden one of the most desired communities on Lake Conroe.
Residents of Walden have unique access to their own Marina in the community to store their boats and jet skis. The Marina also offers pontoon boat and jet- ski rentals and a full service marine gas station. The Walden Marina is centrally located on the west side of the lake close to all of its restaurants. And to the north end with the National Forest. Being one of the only communities with a marine gas station is a huge plus. You don't have to take your boat to the south end of the lake to fill up. It's definitely an amenity to consider when deciding what community to purchase a home in.
Walden Golf Course made Walden famous. This 18-hole championship course has been ranked in the top 10 for many years. Hole #11 is one of the top 500 holes of golf in the world by Golf Magazine. Walden Golf Course is completely separate from the Walden Homeowner's Association and is privately owned. Walden is by far the best course here on the lake.It attracts all types golfers to play this critically acclaimed course. Right across Walden road is a driving range and chipping green to hone your golf swing. A putting green is located close to the pro shop. Cart rentals are around the back of the building. Want a bite to eat before or after a round of Golf? There is also Café on the Green it is a little restaurant located adjacent to the Pro Shop. This eatery offers fare an array of sandwiches, salads, soups, and some seasonal foods. Anyone can purchase a membership at this esteemed golfing destination but being in Walden allows you to access it that much more as opposed from living outside the COMMUNITY.
The Yacht Club at Walden is home one of the best restaurants in the entire area. The award winning executive chef creates some of the most superb dishes for dinner and for specially catered events. It's hard to beat the quality of food that comes into the Commodore Dining room at the Yacht Club which brings many people from Wednesday to Sunday (the Yacht Club is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays).You can't go wrong by choosing The Yacht Club at Walden because it will be an experience you will remember.
The brand new Tennis and Workout facility is operated by the Walden HOA. There are covered and uncovered tennis courts for matches under any weather conditions! There is a Tennis shop in the facility and locker rooms for men and women. This top notch brand new fitness center and the whole facility is managed by a certified tennis professional. If you live in Walden you pay annual maintenance fees. This means every member of Walden is a member of the Racquet Club and has access to this wonderful facility.
Walden used to be part of a large piece of land owned by the Madeley's until the 1970's when Walden began to be developed. Today there is an Elementary School carrying the Madeley named after the family who owned the land. On top of it s own Elementary School, Walden has it's own gas stations, full time Fire Department, Sheriff's Office, and a church. The older sections of Walden do not have natural gas the newer sections do. In addition there are places such as Walden Estates which are small gated areas within Walden as the actual community is not gated. Due to Walden's large size many types of homes can be found among the winding streets. Parts of Walden are located in very desirable areas such as on open water lots or on the golf course. Most of these homes will be the more upper end and larger homes. A large portion of Walden is still forested and many homes are surrounded by the large trees. Condos and townhouses are also located in Walden. There's a lot to see and choose from in Walden there's something for everyone. Homes on the water, single family homes, or even weekend homes. With the diversity of homes in Walden coupled with many amenities such as the Marina, Yacht Club, and award winning golf course; many people find Walden as the most desirable place to live.