Telfair is a 2,018 acre master-planned real estate community in Sugar Land, Texas. Named after one of the oldest tree lined squares in Savannah, Georgia, Telfair has a distinct southern architectural feel with many homes featuring southern building elements such as front porches, stone, brick and stucco.
Suspension bridges designed to resemble Savannah’s historic bridges span the Telfair lake and park system. The 70-acre lake system, bordered by paved walking trails, invites residents to enjoy non-motorized watercraft. Greenbelt trails connect the multitude of amenities and the park system is part of 300 acres devoted to recreational amenities. The central pool and pool house are complete with waterslides, splash pad and a zero-entry wading area. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, sports fields and playgrounds.
TelfairLife is unique to Telfair. It is a community-based non-profit corporation whose purpose is to provide programs, activities and services to facilitate and enhance community life in Telfair and the greater community. TelfairLife focuses on promoting social interaction, education, cultural, environmental and charitable pursuits.
On site at Telfair, the Houston Museum of Natural Science at Sugar Land features exhibitions ranging from state-of-the-art technology to the wonders of outer space, presenting compelling exhibitions and fascinating learning experiences. Nearby, other areas of interest include Brazos Bend Start Park, George Ranch Historical Park and George Observatory.
Telfair students attend Pre-K through 12 in the respected Fort Bend Independent School District. The University of Houston’s Sugar Land campus on University Boulevard is adjacent to Telfair. Additionally, Wharton County Junior College has a campus in Sugar Land as does the Houston Community College System.