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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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3216 Gleneagles Court, Plano, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,355 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Let Your Mid-century Contemporary-modern Dreams Come True In This Plano Jewel! This Four Bedroom, Three In A Half Bathroom Home Is Tucked Away In The Sought Out After Greens Of Gleneagles Neighborhood, And Is Extensively Updated With Custom Featur...

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5832 Dove Creek Lane, Plano, TX - $949,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 5,099 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Mediterranean On Cul-de-sac Lot In Desirable Lakeside On Preston! Formal Dining Room Offers A Butler's Pantry. Fireplace And Wall Of Windows To The Ceiling In Formal Living Room. Gorgeous Wood Paneled Study Has Patio Access. Spacious Kit...

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3701 Ellington Drive, Plano, TX - $609,500

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,597 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Tucked Into Pastoral Setting Where Soaring Trees Provide A Vista Of Lush Green, Located In The Premier Community Of Glenhollow That Was Designated As Best Neighborhood In 2017, With Ready Access To Dnt, Gbt, 121, The 5m$5billion Project, Toyota Hq...

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7825 Merit Lane, Plano, TX - $999,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,971 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Ready For Move-in! A Desired Britton Home Designed To Suit The Upscale Homeowner. This Kitchen Is An Entertainer's Dream With A Large Island, 48 Inch Monogram 6 Burner With Griddle Cooktop, Full Overlay Cabinets With Hardware And Sleek Quartz Coun...

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5028 Hudson Drive, Plano, TX - $565,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,286 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Lovely West Plano Home Centrally Located With Easy Access To Dallas N Tollway & George Bush Tollway. Move In Ready With Beautiful Wood Floors & Transitional Colors. Open Floorplan With C-shaped Home Offers Views Of The Pool From The Entryway, Fami...

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5957 Willowross Way, Plano, TX - $649,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,172 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Imagine Being Greeted By Hardwood Floors With Split Formals That Walk You Through To An Open Wall Of Windows Bringing In Tons Of Natural Light, The Main Living Area Has Built-ins With A Cozy Fireplace That Overlooks Out To A Peaceful Large Backyar...

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5301 Old Shepard Place, Plano, TX - $724,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,670 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Stunning Home In The Much Sought-after Old Shepard Place Neighborhood. Walking Distance To Award Winning Elementary, Park, Lake And Jogging Trail! Safe And Child-friendly Area To Raise Kids. Entire Home Has Been Remodeled. Stunning Open Floor Plan...

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4913 Dunland Drive, Plano, TX - $624,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,437 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Diana Ii Floor Plan In An Amazing Location And Excellent Plano West Schools Go With This Extraordinary 4 Br Home Comes Complete With 21' Soaring Ceilings In Entry And Living Spaces. Open Living Room And Kitchen Concept Make This An ...

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3021 Deansbrook Drive, Plano, TX - $599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,105 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Megatel Homes' Hannah Ii Plan With Amazing Location And Excellent Plano West Schools Go With This Extraordinary 4 Bedroom Home. Comes Complete With A Large Family Room And Corner Fireplace. Awesome Floor Plan With 2 Bedrooms On The First Floor And...

6717 Gray Wolf Drive, Plano, TX - $589,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,676 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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East Facing Entertainers' Paradise With Unimaginable Sunset Lake Views In The Heart Of West Plano! Enjoy Gatherings With Sprawling Spaces Flowing From Inside To Your Oversized Outdoor Living Room - Kitchen To The Stunning Pool And Tranquil Lake B...

2504 Pelican Bay Drive, Plano, TX - $780,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,548 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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Elegant & Sophisticated! This Custom Built Property Is Nestled On A Tree Lined, Creek Lot. Offering 5 Br 3.5 Ba W A Light & Bright, Flowing Floor Plan, Perfect For Hosting A Crowd. Well Appointed Chef's Kitchen Is Proof That You Don't Have To Be A...

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5605 Malone Drive, Plano, TX - $550,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,421 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Pristine Castlemere Traditional With Large Covered Patio, Brick And Stone Elevation Shows Like A Model And Offers Handscraped Hardwoods, Plantation Shutters And Custom Moldings. Roof Replaced 2016, Updated Paint And Ac Condensers! Wood Staircase W...

3309 Westfield Drive, Plano, TX - $620,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,688 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Stunning 4 Bed, 3 Bath In The Heart Of West Plano's Westover Estates On A Corner Lot! Open Concept Floorplan With Stacked Windows And Full Of Natural Light, 2 Story Ceilings, And Built-ins! Custom Touches Throughout, Plantation Shutters, And Hardw...

5004 Hudson Drive, Plano, TX - $599,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,573 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Massive Upgrades In This Gorgeous Transitional Styled Home On A Private Cul-de-sac Lot In West Plano! Handscraped Wood Floors, Custom Paint, Shutters, Updated Fixtures And Hardware, And Totally Renovated Kitchen And Baths! Opening To Den, The Desi...

6700 Prairie View Lane, Plano, TX - $524,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,806 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Mediterranean Beauty In Shoal Creek On A Corner Lot! This 4 Bedroom 3.1 Bathroom Home Is Just What You Are Looking For. It Features Two Master Suites, Hardwood Floors, Updated Carpet And Plantation Shutters, Just To Name A Few. Upon Entry You Will...


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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2018 at 2:30am CST.