Money magazine named this suburban city one of the 10 “Best Places to Live” in the US and those who call Keller, Texas home would agree. Located as part of the Metroplex in North Central Texas, Keller offers big-city amenities with small-town roots. Just 15 miles northeast of Fort Worth and 25 miles northwest of Dallas allows residents to have access to everything they need while staying on the outskirts of large cities.
Keller Real Estate Market
As of 2018, 44,940 people recorded living in Keller, Texas. The average house price falls around the $450,000 mark. Certain neighborhoods are much higher over the $1 million price range, whereas some more affordable areas average $200K. Approximately 83% of residents in Keller, Texas are homeowners, which means there are a high number of people who are investing in their city.
The parks and recreation department of the City of Keller manages a number of parks, trails and events around the city every year. Some noteworthy parks in the area are Bear Creek Park which offers 2 playgrounds, 0.6 miles of hiking and bike trails, a picnic and grille area, sand volleyball courts and Big Bear Creek and Pond. The Parks at Town Center boasts 2 lakes, 1.1 miles of hiking and biking trails, a playground, butterfly garden, and wildflowers meadow. Keller has 1 dog park, the K-9 Pointe Dog park that has areas for big and small dogs and a large shaded pavilion.
Keller residents have a number of different city hosted events to take advantage of. Many of them are geared at enjoying the beauty and outdoor spaces in Keller. Events such as fishing fun, nighttime hikes and even a trash bash, where young and old can go through parks and help maintain the grounds.
The Keller Farmers Market is an open, seasonal market hosted in Big Bear Park, where residents and visitors can go to get local Texas produce, preserves, and crafts. The market is a great place to spend the day, checking out all things local, enjoying the walking trails and spending quality time with family.
The Best Keller Neighborhoods
A large reason that so many invest and buy in Keller, Texas is because of all the great neighborhoods to live in. With it’s close proximity to the larger cities of Fort Worth and Dallas, commuting is a breeze.
The neighborhood of Hidden Lakes is located in Southeast Keller and is made up of approximate 1,840 homes. The houses were mainly built between 1996 and 2010 and average around $300K. Properties are anywhere between .15 acres and .5 acres. The neighborhood has gated entrances, a community pool, a community clubhouse, Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club and parks to be enjoyed by those who live there.
Bourland Oaks is a smaller neighborhood with around 90 houses in the area. The land sizes are between .25 acres and .4 acres. The cost of homes in this area is above the average falling between $550K-$750K. This neighborhood has a homeowners association, jogging and bike path and a community lake.
The neighborhood of Overton Ridge is situated in Northwest Keller. Containing around 205 homes built between 2000-2007. Lot sizes range from .3 acre to .65 acres. The neighborhood has a park, childrens play equipment and a walk/bike path.
A large community feature in Keller, Texas is the Keller Pointe Centre. This award winning recreation and aquatic centre has an impressive 16,970 square foot aquatic centre that features 2 pools, a hot tub, 2 lazy rivers, 3 vortex pools, 3 water slides, a splash pad, and water playground equipment split between and indoor and outdoor section. The Center also offers gym use, fitness room with state of the art work out equipment and child minding for busy parents and young families. Keller Pointe also offers leagues and swimming lessons.
Ensuring that all residents of Keller have a place to enjoy is the Keller Senior Center. Participation is available for those 55 and better, offering classes, group activities and day away programs.
The Keller Public Library is among the great amenities the public has access to. With its wide variety of literature and resources as well as programs and activities for those of all ages, it has become a staple within the community. Groups such as book clubs, books & babies, and meet the author events are available throughout the year.
The Sky Creek Ranch Golf Club is a golf digests 4 star course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. This course was created atop the highest point in Tarrant County and offers members breathtake views and championship style holes. The clubhouse plays hosts to events and wedding through the year.
The education system in Keller, Texas is provided by the Keller Independent School District. Students zoned for this district attend one of the 23 Elementary Schools, 12 Intermediate/Middle Schools or 5 High Schools.
Most of the schools fall just outside the city limits and are located in Northeast Fort Worth area, however, there are still a number of schools that are within Keller, Texas.
There are also a handful of privately run schools serving Keller such as Keller Montessori School & Kindergarten, Trinity Preparatory Academy, and North Texas Leadership Academy to name a few.
As for as post secondary education goes there are college/university options available without having to go far from home. Mainly located in the larger cities of Arlington, Fort Worth and Dallas, there are schools such as The University of Texas at Arlington, DeVry University Texas, and the University of Dallas.
One of the major draws for people who choose Keller as their home is that it does not have direct access to an interstate which lends itself to keeping the city feeling more like a small town. That being said it is in close proximity to freeways and easy access ensures that those who need to travel will have no trouble doing so.
The City of Keller may not have its own public transportation system however it is a short 5 miles North of Richland Hills and the Light Rail Station for light rail service to Trinity Railway Express and the Dallas Area Rapid Transit system. The Richland Hills stop is located near Handley-Ederville Road and was opened in 2000, with the parking lot expanding in 2011.
Trinity Railway Express is a commuter rail line in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area. The route runs from the west side of downtown Dallas and makes 10 stops in between at places such as American Airlines Centre, Southwest Medical Centre, the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and Richland Hills before ending in Fort Worth.
Staying true to its Texas roots, the city of Keller has a number of Southwestern style restaurants and eateries that are routinely frequented by residents. For those looking to enjoy that authentic texan flavour can do so at establishments such as Roscoe’s Smokehouse or Texas Bleu Steakhouse where barbeque, beer and good times are plenty.
There are also a handful of sports bars in the area where meeting up with friends for happy hour is accompanied by delicious food and cold drinks. Manny G’s is a family owned and operated restaurant that offers great eats and a warm and inviting atmosphere.
In the mood for something different? There are Mexican Grills, such as Tres Casas’ or authentic Thai Cuisine at Sea Siam’s that will take your taste buds on a trip around the world.
Keller Real Estate Agents
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