Balch Springs, Texas is a wonderful place to call home, offering residents a fantastic quality of life with a variety of benefits. This vibrant community is located just minutes from Dallas, providing easy access to all the amenities and attractions of a major city while still retaining a friendly, small-town feel. Balch Springs boasts excellent schools, great shopping and dining options, and a thriving local economy, making it a great place to live, work, and raise a family. And with plenty of parks and recreational opportunities nearby, including Lake Ray Hubbard and Valley Creek Park, there’s no shortage of ways to stay active and enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you’re a young professional, a growing family, or a retiree, Balch Springs is the perfect place to call home.
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Aubrey is a small, charming town located north of the DFW metroplex and just a short commute to the Highway 380 corridor and Denton. Located within the highly-rated Aubrey Independent School District, it is approximately 10 miles northeast of downtown Denton and approximately 35 miles from DFW Airport. Top employers close to Aubrey include Toyota, Frito Lay, PepsiCo, and J.C. Penney Co. corporate offices. Aubrey residents can also look forward to great shopping nearby at Legacy West, Shops at Legacy and Stonebriar Mall.
Baker Farms is as easy to live in as it is to find. Nestled just off Highway 67, on the city’s main east-west thoroughfare, homeowners will enjoy the convenience of easy access to all the retail they could need, including superstores, grocery stores, and specialty shops. Baker Farms is also just two miles away from historic downtown Cleburne, offering restaurants, boutiques, and a wonderful hometown atmosphere.
Downtown Fort Worth, just a 35-minute drive on the Chisholm Trail Parkway, provides homeowners with access to the DFW Metroplex and all the opportunities for work, play, and exploration that the big city offers.
When it’s time to relax, Cleburne delivers with plenty of possibilities for recreation and outdoor adventure. Buddy Stewart Park, down the street from the community, features walking trails, pavilions, and plenty of green space to enjoy. Cleburne State Park has something for everyone, just 10 minutes away from the neighborhood. Intrepid hikers can enjoy miles of trails for all skill levels; swimming, no-wake boating, and fishing are easy with equipment rentals and a beach right on Cleburne State Park Lake; and there are even campsites for unforgettable nights spent under the stars.
Convenience and Entertainment Near Home. Forney offers outdoor recreation, convenient shopping, and an abundance of local and national restaurants to choose from, all minutes from home. Lake Ray Hubbard, just a few miles away, features boating, beaches, fishing, and aquatic rentals of all kinds for fun on the lake any way you want it. Forney Community Park includes sports fields, basketball and tennis courts, walking trails, a splash pad, playground equipment, and even the Spellman Amphitheater for concerts and all kinds of community events.
And, a short drive into Dallas gives you access to all the culture and excitement of the big city, with art, theater, museums, and world-class dining and shopping available within 30 minutes of home. Plan the perfect date night, take the kids to unforgettable one-of-a-kind experiences, and catch all your favorite artists and performers in the big city – all with a quick drive back to your comfortable new home.
Discover a nature enthusiast’s paradise just a short drive down the road: boating, swimming, fishing, and more at Lake Worth, Eagle Mountain Lake and the West Fork Trinity River; hiking, biking, and wildlife at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge; or golfing at the Fort Worth Golf Club offering views of downtown Fort Worth. Several other parks and a Disc Golf Course are nearby as well as a Farmer’s Market and YMCA.
Venture the 10 miles to downtown Fort Worth and you’ll find everything the big city has to offer: dining, entertainment, shopping and more. If you’re new to the area, the Fort Worth Stockyards are a must see – it’s authentic Texas at its best!
Suburban comfort, big-city excitement! Bryant Farms offers the best of both worlds – Melissa is a quiet texas suburb with plenty of comfort and charm nestled right off Highway 75. Nearby McKinney features a wide variety of local restaurants, shops, and boutiques to explore in its unique historic downtown area, as well as a selection of parks, recreation areas, and golf clubs for enjoying the great outdoors. McKinney is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, and provides exceptional shopping and convenience minutes away from home in Bryant Farms.
US 75 also offers a direct route through Plano into Dallas, with offshoots that will easily take you all through the mid-cities and into Fort Worth. From your Bryant Farms home in Melissa, you could drive down to Plano in under 30 minutes to visit one of the city’s 85 award-winning nature parks and preserves. Or, you could head into Dallas for a special night on the town and catch a show in one of the city’s theaters or concert halls. And, when late September arrives and it’s time for the biggest fair in all of Texas, you’ve got an easy drive to the state fairgrounds to see Big Tex with the family.
Everything for life, just outside of Fort Worth. Watauga offers all the comforts of hometown living just moments away from Fort Worth, and residents of Bursey Place are in an ideal location to experience it all. Immediately adjacent to the neighborhood is a small, city-owned park that’s perfect for playtime and a breath of fresh air. Down Bursey Road, shopping, dining, and services like dentists and pharmacies are easy to reach. And, Denton Highway offers the fastest route north or south, and will take residents straight into downtown Fort Worth.
There are plenty of ways to enjoy your new neighborhood, though, and Watauga is an ideal suburb for families to explore. Capp Smith Park features natural springs and a fishing lake, as well as an amphitheater for events. Watauga Public Library is a sworn member of the Fort Worth-based METRO-PAC library catalog system – offering you convenient interlibrary access to any book in the system. And, the surrounding area has attractions like NRH2O Family Water Park, and The Keller Pointe in Keller Town Center, as well as an easy commute into the Mid-Cities.
Families with school-aged children will find that this neighborhood is in one of the Fort Worth area’s most coveted school districts, and they’ll get to enjoy the convenience of having all four schools within a mile and a half of the community, providing an easy commute every single day.
Known as the “Antique Capital of Texas”, Forney is a great city for exploring their wide variety of antique shops. Enjoy country life with the convenience of a big city in Forney. A small suburb located east of Dallas, you will have quick access to Highway 80, Highway 20 and I-635. Spend time exploring Forney as a family at the Gentle Zoo or the Forney Community Park which offers a wide variety of recreation including tennis, basketball, and volleyball courts, biking trails and more.
Just 25 miles east of Downtown Dallas, Heartland offers a small town, whose main assets are its warm and good-natured people and an excellent public school system. You will be pleased to know that the nearby city of Forney has a large recreation park, where locals come to play, walk, mingle and socialize with friends and neighbors.
Located seven miles northwest of Denton in west central Denton County, Krum is conveniently located with access to I-35 E to Dallas and I-35 W to Ft. Worth. Krum has a small town rural atmosphere, an excellent school system and a great location which makes it an excellent place to raise a family or to retire. Come see why Krum is small-town Texas at its best!