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Living In West Plano


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to west Plano and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in west Plano in 2018 is like. West Plano livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced west Plano homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in west Plano.


Living in west PlanoWest Plano livability factors

West Plano's principal high schools, Plano West Senior High School / Jasper High School / Shepton High School, rank ninth among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex and the northwest Plano area ranks sixth among DFW areas with best kindergarten through grade 12 schools. How Plano ranks and compares with other Dallas area cities and towns for these and other best places to buy home factors is shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to both the DFW International and Love Field airports, the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, and downtown Dallas is likely to make west Plano residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

The west Plano area is served principally by Plano Independent School District schools. Eight communities or subdivisions in westernmost part of west Plano are served by the Lewisville Independent School District

Click on this west Plano schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Plano public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this best Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Private schools located near west Plano are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.

Neighborhoods

A big reason living in west Plano is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this west Plano neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods. Other great north Dallas area neighborhoods are identified on this best DFW neighborhoods page.

Recent home sales

On average, prices of west Plano MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 10.8 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $599,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $340,000 to $3.6 million ... average size of houses sold was 4,050 square feet, average square foot price was $177.53 and average house age was 21.3 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 53 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 22 miles and 31 minutes drive time without traffic from central west Plano to DFW Airport passenger terminals ... 7 mile and 12 minutes to the Legacy business center ... 8 miles and 13 minutes to the north Dallas business center ... 22 miles and 29 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page

Community amenities/activities

One of the outstanding things about living in Plano is its exceptional community amenities.

Nearby shopping centers

Property taxes

Students living in west Plano attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since each of these school districts have different tax rates, west Plano real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.15 to 2.18 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.


Moderately priced homes for sale in west Plano

Key to understanding what living in west Plano is like is knowing about west Plano housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the west Plano single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed west Plano single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this west Plano homes for sale page.

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3537 Lakebrook Drive, Plano, TX - $759,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,078 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Lush Trees & Landscaping Greet You To This Lakeside On Preston Charmer Located On Private, Pie Shaped Lot With Pool,spa & Grassy Area! Luscious Hardwood Flooring (2017)in Entry, Living Room,dining,breakfast,kitchen & Family! Kitchen Opens To Fa...

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2609 Links Drive, Plano, TX - $500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,078 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Located Behind #3 Green On Prestigious Prestonwood Hills Golf Club! Fabulous House With Backyard Pool And Swim Through Into House To The Spa. Outdoor Putting Green. Excellent Walk In Appeal With Formal Dining, Family Room With Wbfb That Is Open T...

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1553 Tree Farm Drive, Plano, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,385 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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*open House Sun. May 27 2-4pm* Be Ready To Fall In Love With This Location! 1 Story-one Owner-gem In The Heart Of West Plano. Conv Access To Dnt & Geo Bush Trpk! The Home Is Situated Next To A Greenbelt Has A “texas” Southern Living Ambiance. Loca...

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6508 Brantford Court, Plano, TX - $625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,284 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Don't Miss This Custom Bob Balkman One Story Home In Prestigious Hills At Prestonwood W 3 Car Garage On A Cul-de_sac Lot With Beautiful Views Of The Pool From Formal, Family, Guest & Master Bedrooms. Guests Are Welcomed Into A Large Foyer Flanked ...

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6408 Tempest Circle, Plano, TX - $760,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,899 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Wow! Professionally Landscaped Home In Kings Ridge Near Greenbelt And Walking Trial To Lake. Updates Galore With 3 Car Tandem Garage, 2 Wet Bars, Media, Game, Study Room & Extra Storage Space. Tankless Water Heater, Vaulted Ceilings, Extensive Cro...

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6021 Mendota Drive, Plano, TX - $525,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,383 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Living Is Easy In This Impressive, Generously Spacious Residence With Close Proximity To Schools, Shops And Parks. The Spacious Floor Plan Encompasses 6 Bedrooms With Plenty Of Room For Study, Sleep And Storage, Three Full Luxurious Bathrooms,...

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5408 Blackhawk Drive, Plano, TX - $824,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,684 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Character & Charm Throughout This Custom Executive Shaddock Home In Desirable Old Shepard Place Near White Rock Traill Park! Soaring Ceilings, Hardwoods, Plantation Shutters, Exquisite Millwork & Designer Brick Finishes. Natural Light & Pool View...

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7814 Element Avenue, Plano, TX - $807,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 2.2 Baths
  • 2,253 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Double Door Entry. Secondary Bedrooms Complete The First Floor. Family Room Features A Wall Of Windows. Dining Room. Kitchen Features An Island With Built-in Seating Space, Walk-in Pantry And Desk Area. Master Bedroom Features A Wall Of Windows An...

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5720 Misted Breeze Drive, Plano, TX - $690,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,842 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Striking 5-bedroom Home In West Plano, Within Walking Distance Of Pre-k Through High School, With Wonderful Outdoor Living. Scraped Hardwood Floors Down, Where You’ll Find 2 Fireplaces, The Master And One Bedroom, As Well As A Wet Bar That Opens T...

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7801 Element Avenue, Plano, TX - $949,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 3,508 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Entry With 11-foot Ceiling. Library With French Doors. First Floor Guest Suite Set At Entry. Kitchen Features A Walk-in Pantry And Island With Built-in Seating Space. Family Room Features A Wall Of Windows. Private Master Suite With Wall Of Window...

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6401 Bermuda Dunes Drive, Plano, TX - $679,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,602 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Stunning, Custom Beauty Perfectly Situated On A Creek Lot In Desirable Hills Of Prestonwood. This Home Features Full Views Of The Sparkling Pool And Waterfall From The Spacious Master, Open Living And Kitchen Area As Well As Second Bedroom Down. M...

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5129 Mariners Drive, Plano, TX - $1,000,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,149 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Traditional On A Magnificent Lot Overlooks The Sparkling Willow Bend Lake! Circle Drive And Mature Landscaping Grace The Front Elevation. Impeccable Views From Almost Every Room Create The Resort-style Feel From The Comfort Of Your Home! Formal Li...

5829 Bridle Bend Trail, Plano, TX - $575,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,427 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Soaring Ceilings In The Formal Living Area, Formal Dining Area, Family Room, Throughout The First Floor. Open Kitchen Design, Granite Counters, Stainless Steel Appliances, Hardwood Floors. Huge Master Bedroom Suite On First Floor With Secondary Be...

5009 Albany Drive, Plano, TX - $540,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,424 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Spectacular Updated Home Located On A Cul De Sac In The Coveted Shepards Glen Community. Walk Into This Beautiful Home & Be Greeted With Soaring Ceilings & Great Design. Entertain With Family & Friends In The Wonderful Family Rm That Features A Co...

6505 Crawley Drive, Plano, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,307 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Sanders Custom Home Walking Distance To The Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Rare Totally Private Back Yard. Circular Drive Offers Lots Of Parking For Your Guests. Imposing Entrance With A Wrought Iron Double Door. Spacious Formals Grace The Entrance ...


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Listing information last updated on May 26th, 2018 at 2:45am CDT.