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 2017 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.
West 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.
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.
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
Compared to previous year sales, on average, prices of west Plano MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during the three months ending April 30, 2017 increased 4.0 percent ... median sales price of homes sold $650,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $330,000 to $4.1 million ... average house size 4,280 square feet, average price per square foot $183.20 and average house age 22.3 years ... houses sold averaged 57 days on market ... 4.0 months average supply of homes listed for sale during month of April
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
One of the outstanding things about living in Plano is its exceptional community amenities.
- Plano youth sports
- Plano youth swim teams
- Oak Point Park Nature & Retreat Center
- Plano parks and recreation
- Plano parks and recreation
- Plano Public Libraries
- Gleneagles Country Club
- Ridgeview Ranch Golf Club
- Pecan Hollow Golf Club
- The Club at Los Rios
- The Clubs of Prestonwood – The Hills
- The Courses at Watters Creek
Nearby shopping centers
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 2016 range from 2.19 to 2.21 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2016 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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1408 Beaver Creek Drive, Plano, TX - $675,000
Gorgeous Updated Hard To Find West Plano Home! Stunning Drive Up Cul-de-sac Lot W Lush Prof Landscaping & Steps From Neighborhood Greenbelt & Creek W Water Feature! Grand Entry W Formals W Nailed Down Hardwoods & Iron Balusters! Open Kitchen W Upd...
5628 Northbrook Drive, Plano, TX - $989,000
Exquisite Estate On Large Corner Lot - The Perfect Executive Oasis In The Heart Of Willow Bend. Entertaining Is Easy As The Gourmet Kitchen Opens Out To The Warm Living Area With Fireplace & Built-ins. The Entire Home Is Focused Around The Lush Po...
6433 Willowdale Drive, Plano, TX - $645,000
This Is The Home You've Been Waiting For! 5 Bedrooms With Study, 3 Car Garage, Pool Plus A Yard On A Cul-de-sac Lot! Home Features Wood Floors, Granite Counters In Kitchen With Upgraded Cabinets, Wrought Iron Spindles On Stairs, Stone Fireplace ...
6540 Village Springs Drive, Plano, TX - $699,500
Experience The Old-world Flair And Traditional Influence Of Village Springs; A Home Inspired By The Rolling English Countryside. With Unique Upgrades Such As Hand-scraped Hardwood Floors, Warm Textures Such As Brick & Stone In The Kitchen, Soaring...
5816 Broadwell Drive, Plano, TX - $595,000
Fantastic Drive-up On This Professionally Landscaped, Recently Renovated Home In Popular Willow Bend North! Hardwood Floor Entry, Brand New Carpet, Wrought Iron Staircase, New Paint & New Light Fixtures! Plantation Shutters And Two Inch Blinds. Op...
5609 Glenbrook Circle, Plano, TX - $995,000
Exquisite Mediterranean Home In The Gated Cliffs Of Gleneagle. Cul-de-sac Lot With Front View Of Golf Course. Unique Pool-spa Area With Easy Transition From Indoors. Beautifully Appointed With Plantation Shutters, Clean Lines, High Quality Finish ...
6424 Bermuda Dunes Drive, Plano, TX - $585,900
Wonderful Soft Contemporary Filled With Sun,open Floorplan & Set In A Popular,convenient Golf Community!there Is A Brand New Roof, Gutters, Skylights,predominant Wood Floors, Neutral Colors,granite Counters In All Areas, Amazing Storage, Attractiv...
5901 Castlebar Lane, Plano, TX - $599,900
Craft Your Own Story With This Versatile Willow Bend West Home. This Light And Bright Floorplan Has A Cook’s Kitchen That Open To The Family Living Area And Perfect For Entertaining. It Includes A Large Master Suite With Views Of The Pool. Downsta...
6513 Lazy Oak Lane, Plano, TX - $610,000
Plano Schools! Beautiful Home W Upgrades Galore! Blt 2009. Stunning Drive-up W New Sod, Beautiful Landscaping, Double Iron & Glass Doors. 2-stry Entry W Iron Baluster Staircase, Hardwoods Throughout Most Of 1st Floor. Upgraded Kitchen W Granite, S...
5985 Kensington Drive, Plano, TX - $549,500
Wonderful Custom On Double Cul-de-sac In Willow Bend! Huge Live Oaks. Many Updates In September 2017! Kit Is Open To Den W_updated Gray Leathered Granite, Subway Tile, Diamond Back Splash, Ss Under Mount Sink, Disposal And Faucet. Nail Down Hdwds ...
1309 Savannah Drive, Plano, TX - $548,000
One Story Custom Built European Style Home In The Heart Of Plano With Gorgeous Pool,spa In Tuscan Like Setting.close To Toyota Hq, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, North Dallas Tollway, Preston Rd And George Bush Tollway. High Ceilings, Lots Of Natural ...
5912 Carnegie Lane, Plano, TX - $735,000
Open Saturday And Sunday 2:00-4:00. Immaculate One Owner Home Built By Gage Builders. Manicured, Landscaped Gardens Welcome You To Elegant Yet Warm Home Nestled In One Of The Best Locations In Plano. Minutes To Major Highways, Shops Of Legacy, Dfw...
6505 Sleepy Spring Drive, Plano, TX - $615,000
Spacious 4br Plano Home In Pointe West - Backs To Sunset Park! This Beautifully Landscaped Home Boasts Wood Floors, Vaulted Ceilings, Dedicated Office Space, Guest Baths, Grand Staircase, Big Bright Windows, Dining Room & Open Kitchen & Living Spa...
1804 Windermere Drive, Plano, TX - $735,000
Recently Renovated, Drop Dead Gorgeous Home In Heart Of W Plano! Professionally Landscaped, Mature Trees & Huge Lot. Amazing Natural Light, Walls Of Windows, Spiral Iron Staircase, Soaring Ceilings, Brand New Engineered Wood Floors! Oversized Mast...
More about living in Plano
- City of Plano
- Plano Chamber of Commerce
- Handbook of Texas Online: Plano
- U.S. Census Bureau Fact Sheet: Plano, Texas
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Listing information last updated on October 19th, 2017 at 2:00am CDT.