Why you'd want to live in Southlake
At the intersection of Farm Road 1709 and State Highway 114 you’ll find the charming community of Southlake, Texas. Southlake sits 17 miles north of Fort Worth in both Tarrant and Denton counties. Grapevine, Keller and the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport border Southlake, home to around 26,000 residents. Southlake is the 3rd largest community in Tarrant County, Texas, after Fort Worth and Arlington. It has experienced impressive growth in years past, tripling its population in 2000. Southlake is home to hundreds of shops, restaurants and other businesses. Students in Southlake are served by the Carroll, Colleyville, Grapevine, Keller and Northwest Independent School districts. Southlake is home to the 500 acre Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve, a place where visitors and residents alike can explore the Cross Timbers ecosystem. The park is home to 13 soccer fields, a 6 acre pond, a picnic pavilion and an equestrian parking lot with corral pens and hitching posts. This amazing attraction is also home to a fully lighted Girls’ Softball Complex and 2.5 acre dog park. In addition to the Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve, the City of Southlake boasts 1,200 acres of parks with 6 miles of trails, 10 ponds, 40 pavilions, 21 lit tennis courts and 62 practice and game fields. This suburb of Fort Worth and Dallas is a great place to buy a home, known for its excellent public schools, 8-time state champion football team and the Southlake Town Square. Homes for sale in Southlake, Texas come in a wide variety of architectural styles and sizes. You can find a 1,200 square foot, 3 bedroom home for around $112,000. You can also find a luxurious 19,000 square foot, 8 bedroom home for around $5 million. This broad price range means all prospective homebuyers are sure to find the home of their dreams without exceeding their budget.