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Luxury Homes for Sale in Meridiana, Iowa Colony, TX

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About Meridiana

Every day unfolds like a getaway at Meridiana, an expansive 3,000-acre, award-winning master-planned community just south of Houston. 

Rise Communities LLC, developers of Meridiana, have considered the land’s natural contours, transforming it into a beautiful haven for birds, fish, and nature enthusiasts. The professionally designed lakes, winding creeks, and scenic walking trails create an oasis where you can enjoy life in a relaxed environment. It is also an amenity-packed enclave designed to fill your weekends with leisure and events. Choose from any of the exceptional new homes for sale in Meridiana crafted by renowned builders and discover what it’s like to live in elegance and luxury. This retreat-like yet highly accessible community strikes the perfect balance of being far enough from the city’s hustle and bustle yet conveniently close to all your necessities.

Honoring Excellence

Meridiana is a proud recipient of numerous prestigious awards that not only reflect its dedication to excellence but also attest to its transformative impact on the landscape of modern living.

  • Community of the Year from the Texas Association of Builders at the 2017 Star Awards
  • Name Community of the Year at the PRISM Awards presented by the Greater Houston Builders Association
  • More recognitions at the PRISM Awards:
    • Community Recreation Center of the Year
    • Best Landscape Design of the Year
    • Community Entrance of the Year
    • Sales Brochure of the Year
Conveniences in Meridiana


The amenities of Meridiana, Texas, create a lifestyle crafted for those who seek a perfect blend of recreation, natural beauty, and community connection.

Home Features

Homes in Meridiana

Meridiana presents an impressive array of home styles, catering to diverse needs, including stylish townhouses for urban living, spacious single-family dwellings perfect for growing families, and accommodations designed for the vibrant 55+ community. You will also find several gated home sites.

Meridiana proudly partners with reputable builders, including Chesmar Homes, Coventry Homes, David Weekly Homes, Drees Homes, Highland Homes, Newmark Homes, Perry Homes, Shea Homes, Toll Brothers Homes, Tricoast Homes, and Westin Homes, ensuring top-notch craftsmanship and impressive designs.

Meridiana offers homes with varying elevations, showcasing a contemporary facade. The timeless appeal of stone and brick exteriors creates a striking aesthetic, while the elegant doorways and refined accents create a visually captivating streetscape.

Meridiana Homes offers a range of houses to suit both a starter or a growing household, with footprints ranging from 1,360 to 4,978 square feet. You can choose from various layouts offering 2 to 6 bedrooms and 2 to 5.5 bathrooms. Many floor plans have flex rooms, which provide versatile spaces for a home office, a cozy media room, or a space for your hobbies.

Skip the remodel and embrace the allure of new homes at Meridiana, Texas. These thoughtfully designed residences boast modern amenities, open floor plans, and luxurious finishes, offering a seamless blend of style and functionality.

Innovative technology is integrated into the homes, like digital thermostats, automated lighting, video doorbells, Wi-Fi-enabled garage door opener, and keyless door locks allowing you to control the conditions of your house remotely.

Meridiana Builders prioritizes sustainability and energy efficiency to enhance your living experience. Many feature advanced insulation materials, Low-E windows, LED lighting, and high-efficiency HVAC systems.

With a broad spectrum ranging from the $200s to over $1M, the homes for sale in Meridiana, Iowa, Colony, TX, guarantee a fitting price point for every prospective buyer. Choose from the available houses for a quick move-in or work with your preferred builder to create the house of your dreams.

The 2024 HOA dues are $1,271 (additional fee for gated sections). Tax rates vary between 3.57% and 3.63% based on the location within Meridiana and the neighboring Manvel area.

Social Affair

Social Events

The community of Meridiana, Texas, is always buzzing with life, thanks to a calendar of exciting events. Enjoy the iconic July 4th Celebration famous for its dazzling fireworks display. Car Shows are another popular event that showcases gleaming vintage automobiles. The charming Fall Festival and the bustling Meridiana Market, where local vendors display their crafts, are also among the highlights. These provide opportunities for residents to come together and engage in shared experiences.

Meridiana is a community that values social connections and offers various clubs catering to diverse interests. Share tips and patterns, and work on projects with the Crochet Club. Participate in group rides and meet like-minded individuals with the same passion for two-wheeled adventures with the Cycling Club. Voice your thoughts on the latest literary works at the next Book Club session, or hone your skills and have a fun-filled evening with the Poker Club members. Finally, you can plan trips together and explore new destinations with your co-Travel Club buddies.


Meridiana Zoned Schools

Alvin Independent School District boasts a robust educational landscape with two high schools, six middle schools, and 14 elementary schools. Recognized within the top 20% of Texas public school districts, it excels in graduation rates, diversity, and student population. Its commitment to excellence is evident through its exemplary ratings from the Texas Education Agency, underscoring its dedication to preparing students for success.

School NameGradesAddressDetails
Meridiana ElementaryK - 59815 Meridiana Parkway
Iowa Colony, TX 77583
A brand new facility with a dedicated staff, students benefit
from strong community involvement, positive parent/teacher
relationships and a neighborhood designed to spark natural curiosity.
Barbara Bennet Elementary K - 59235 North Inspiration Way
Manvel, TX 77578
Coming Soon!
Jackie Doucet Caffey Jr. High6 - 89727 Pursley Boulevard
Manvel, TX 77578
Meridiana’s very own onsite Jackie Doucet Caffey Junior High School
is opening its doors for the first time this fall! Its student-centered
space promotes collaboration, flexibility, creativity and wellness.
Welcome Cardinals!
Iowa Colony High School9 - 123700 Davenport Pkwy
Iowa Colony, TX 77583
Meridiana is excited to welcome the Iowa Colony Pioneers to the
community. Iowa Colony High School is located adjacent to
Meridiana and their mission is to ignite a culture of excellence
that inspires learning, empathy, and passion in our Pioneer family!

Learning Labs

At Meridiana, education extends beyond traditional classrooms, captivating all the senses through innovative Learning Labs that provide hands-on experiences in the field.

  • Meridian Tower soars at 60 feet and is the tallest structure in the community. It is a sophisticated sundial, working in harmony with the Sky Map. This architectural marvel showcases the sun’s journey across the sky, casting shadows that reflect the time of day and time of year. 
  • Honoring the legacy of the renowned Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei, Galileo’s Lab transports you into the realm of the stars. It is a celestial playground featuring a planetarium mapping constellations, sextants demonstrating early navigation by the stars, and telescopes keeping your gaze fixed on the celestial wonders above. 

Central to the Oasis Village, the Meridian Tower interacts with the SkyMap, a map that interprets the time, day, and date based on the tower’s shadow. This interactive tool marks significant dates and illustrates the sun’s movement from horizon to horizon throughout the year.


Job Centers

Meridiana’s location between Pearland and Sugar Land and proximity to the rapidly expanding towns of Manvel and Iowa Colony puts you just a short drive away from many employment opportunities.

  • The world-renowned Texas Medical Center is just a 25-minute drive from Meridiana. With several hospitals, research institutions, and clinics, it is one of Houston’s top employers, providing career paths for healthcare personnel and support workers.
  • Dow Chemical and BASF Campuses, on the other hand, are 30 minutes away from the community. The professions involved range from engineering and manufacturing to research and development.
  • Residents will also find opportunities in the shipping, transportation, and logistics industries, with the Port Freeport approximately 45 minutes away.


As you venture beyond the tranquil confines of Meridiana, Texas, you’ll discover local shops, essential amenities, and vital services that provide convenience. 

  • Starbucks: 3 minutes
  • CVS: 6 minutes 
  • Pearland Town Center: 20 minutes
    • Costco
    • Target
    • Walmart Supercenter
    • The Home Depot
    • Best Buy
    • H-E-B Plus

Experience prompt and reliable medical services with accessible clinics and hospitals nearby, contributing to your well-being.

  • Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital: 10 minutes
  • Texas Medical Center: 25 minutes

Meridiana presents a delightful fusion of shopping and dining experiences, creating a tapestry of convenience and indulgence right within reach.

  • Sugarland: 20 minutes
  • The Galleria: 30 minutes

An extraordinary journey awaits as you set out to explore the vibrant and diverse city of Houston. It opens doors to recreational parks, entertainment centers, and cultural venues.

  • NASA: 30 minutes
  • Downtown Houston: 30 minutes
Getting There

Meridiana Neighborhood Map

Meridiana is 10 minutes south of Pearland and encompasses sections in Iowa Colony and the city of Manvel. The site is near the intersection of Texas State Highway 288 and Texas State Highway 6. 

Downtown Houston is approximately 24 miles, translating to a convenient 30-minute drive. To reach the community, take Highway 288, pass Highway 6, and then exit onto Meridiana Parkway.

You can also travel seamlessly with Sam Houston Tollway just 10 minutes away, and enjoy the convenience of reaching Houston Hobby Airport within a mere 20 minutes.

a drawn out map of Meridiana, Iowa Colony, TX
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Meridiana Map

Meridiana on the Map

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