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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.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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2516 Prestonwood Drive, Plano, TX - $516,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,965 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Don't Miss This Gem On A Premium Cul-de-sac Golf Course Lot In The Highly Sought After Hills At Prestonwood. The Lot Has Big Trees, Outdoor Patio, Outdoor Girll, Patios And Gorgeous Golf Course Views. The Downstairs Rooms Have Huge Windows Thaat...

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5605 Risborough Drive, Plano, TX - $625,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,718 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Gorgeous Huntington Custom Home On A Cul De Sac. 4 Br, 4 Ba, 2 Living Areas, Game Room & Office. This Home Has It All, Hardwood Floors, Cascading Staircase, Soaring Ceilings, Crown Molding, Plantation Shutters & A Bright Flowing Floor Plan. Open C...

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2712 Shoal Creek Circle, Plano, TX - $599,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,755 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Unique Custom Home On Quiet Circle In Highly Desired Hills Of Prestonwood Golf Community! Impressive Drive Up With Circle Drive & Corner Lot, Backs To Indian Creek Park! Fabulous View On 7 X34 Balcony Overlooking Private Pool & Park. Park Has Play...

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5337 Tate Avenue, Plano, TX - $960,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,865 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Executive Home In The Prestigious Gated Community Overlooking Glen Eagles Golf Course. Grand Entry With High Ceiling, And Dramatic Stairways, Library With Beautiful Door And Built-ins. View Of The Pool And Golf Course From Most Of The Rooms And Ki...

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6521 Crawley Drive, Plano, TX - $520,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,163 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Incredible Home With Private Backyard Oasis In Parkside Ridge! This Home Offers A Desired Open Layout With An Abundance Of Natural Light, A 2nd Bedroom With En-suite Bath Down, Walls Of Windows And A Tranquil Backyard Escape! Light And Bright Kitc...

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5340 Tate Avenue, Plano, TX - $859,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,282 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Absolutely Fabulous Home With Incredible Attention To Every Detail Enjoys A Wonderful Location In A Guard Gated Community In West Plano. Perfect Floor Plan Includes Master Suite, Guest Bedroom And Study Plus Two Living Areas Down. Upstairs There I...

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6705 Myrtle Beach Drive, Plano, TX - $600,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,088 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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This House Will Not Last Long. Four Bedrooms With The Master Downstairs. Other 3 Rooms Are Up Stairs. Three Car Garage With A Play Pool In The Back. Gorgeous And Fully Updated Throughout With A Soft Grey Color Scheme. Carrera Marble In 3 Of The Ba...

Photo of Listing #13891596

5517 Grasmere Drive, Plano, TX - $695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,930 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Beautiful Corner Lot Across From Gleneagles Country Club With View Of Kings Course Offers Just Over 3900 Sq. Ft. Of Living Space. Living Area Is Bright And Open And Has A Beautiful View Of The Pool & Spa. Not Only Is There A Sonic Ice Maker In The...

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5956 Willowross Way, Plano, TX - $779,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,539 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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Winner! Tucked Away Inside Dreamy Willow Bend West. Designer Based Selections Throughout Plus Open Design Make This Home Pop From The Minute You Walk In The Door. Chic Clean Lines, Natural Light, & Elegance Await Inside This Completely Renovated J...

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3705 Braewood Circle, Plano, TX - $650,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,648 SQFT
  • 6 DAYS
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West Plano Beauty! This Lovely Home Is Positioned On A Quiet Cut-de-sac & Only One Block From Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Soaring Ceilings, Crown Molding & Beautiful Hardwood Floors Greet You Upon Entry Along With Formal Dining & Living And A Pri...

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917 Waldorf Way, Allen, TX - $609,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,670 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Scheduled To Complete In December

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5817 Farr Oak Drive, Plano, TX - $645,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,405 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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**open House Sunday July 22nd From 2-4pm** Remodeled Jewel In Windhaven Features Luxuriant Style, An Elegant Outdoor Living Area, And Resides In A Fantastic Family-friendly Neighborhood With Just A Short Walk To Brinker, Renner, And Plano West. H...

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2304 Wing Point Lane, Plano, TX - $619,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,781 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Open House Sun 7.15 1-3! Rare Opportunity To Own A Coveted One Story On Nearly Half Acre Lot Near Gleneagles. Sit On Your Patio And Take In Your Backyard Oasis With Pool, Backing To Greenbelt! Roof, Gutters, Skylights 2016, 3 And 5 Ton Hvac 2015, ...


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Listing information last updated on July 19th, 2018 at 7:47pm CDT.