Park Glen is a neighborhood in the city of Fort Worth, Texas. It boasts large homes with a variety of styles. The area is close to amenities, great schools, and restaurants. A convenient location for those who commute to downtown Fort Worth or even Dallas for work. Park Glen offers an active homeowners association that organizes events for the community and invests heavily in making life for its residents beautiful and comfortable.
Park Glen Real Estate Market
Park Glen is one of the first planned neighborhoods in the Fort Worth area. This award-winning neighborhood was designed and developed by Ross Perot, Jr.
The construction of the neighborhood began in 1988 and has continued to develop and grow over the years. Park Glen has been one of the fastest growing areas in the Fort Worth area.
Park Glen is a safe, family-friendly neighborhood that has well-maintained properties, sidewalks, mature landscape, and an overall welcoming feel.
The houses range in style from different time periods. Older, stately homes to newer builds are all available in the Park Glen neighborhood.
Homes in Park Glen are typically listed between $200,000 to over $400,000 depending on size, style, and features of the property. The houses sit on ¼ acre lots and in the older areas of the neighborhood have mature trees and greenery.
The property tax rate for Tarrant County is currently 2.321% of the assessed value of the property.
A majority of the homes in the Park Glen neighborhood are owned vs. rented. Approximately 90% of the residents in Park Glen own their home. The average age of the population is 33 years old with 85% of people listed as married according to the 2010 U.S. census.
Residents of Park Glen have the advantage of an active homeowners association that meets regularly to discuss and invest in the area.
Park Glen offers a large number of amenities for residents of the neighborhood. The homeowners association works hard to maintain the value of properties and provide functions and events for the neighborhood throughout the year.
Some of the events hosted by the Park Glen Homeowners Association are:
Fireworks display for Independence Day
- Movie and pool nights
- Yard of the Month awards
- Turkey Trot - 5k
- Holiday in the Park
There are 7 parks, playgrounds, trails, disc golf, soccer fields, basketball courts, and lots of green space throughout the entire neighborhood.
The Longhorn Activity Center is located along Basswood Blvd., and has a large pool, 7 small picnic shelters, restrooms, rinse showers and a lifeguard staff. The pool is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend.
The Arcadia Trail park runs through the heart of Park Glen and offers quick and easy access to all the park has to offer without having to wander far from your front door.
Arcadia Trail Park has a plethora of activities for visitors to enjoy. This 217 acre park has walking, biking and hiking trails intertwined throughout the vast green space. It also has over 20 picnic tables, 4 shelters, numerous benches, 8 playgrounds with equipment, 3 tennis courts, 2 soccer fields, 2 basketball courts, and a baseball diamond. All of these features are within minutes of any home in the Park Glen neighborhood.
Shopping centers are dotted throughout the area of Park Glen making everyday errand running a convenient chore.
Shopping centers in close proximity to Park Glen:
- Beach Western Commons
- Basswoods Crossing
- Watauga Towne Center
- Watauga Pavilion
- Keller Place
- Keller Commons
- Regency Square Shopping Center
There is also a large number of grocery stores, gas stations, health care offices and general service stores located nearby.
Schools In Park Glen
The neighborhood of Park Glen is located within two different school districts. It is part of both the Keller Independent School District and Birdville Independent School District.
The schools located in the Park Glen area are:
- Lone Star Elementary School
- Friendship Elementary School
- Whitley Road Elementary School
- Bluebonnet Elementary School
- Parkview Elementary School
- Basswood Elementary School
- Grace E.Hardeman Elementary School
- North Riverside Elementary School
- Chisholm Trail Intermediate School
- Fossil Hill Middle School
- Parkwood Hill Intermediate School
- Hillwood Middle School
- Fossil Ridge High School
As you can see there are plenty of public school options in the Park Glen area. If you are interested in alternative learning through a faith-based school you will also have easy access to those schools.
There are two Christian Academy`s in the vicinity of the Park Glen neighborhood. The Cambridge Christian Academy is located on Caribou Court and the Harvest Christian Academy is on Denton Hwy. Both offer faith-based education with a focus on Christian values and beliefs.
Park Glen is bordered by North Tarrant Parkway to the North, Denton Highway/377 to the East and N. Beach Street to the West. These roadways provide quick and easy access to areas around Fort Worth.
The neighborhood of Park Glen is conveniently located just 20 minutes north of downtown Fort Worth. This is drawn a number of individuals who work in the downtown core to the Park Glen area.
Park Glen is only 37 minutes via the Texas 121 to Dallas allowing travel for work or pleasure to be convenient and quick.
Cafes, Restaurants, Pubs and Bistros are all within the neighborhood of Park Glen. Meeting up with friends or enjoying a date night doesn’t have to take you far outside your own front door.
Whether it’s a quick bite to eat while on the run or a relaxing meal catching up with family, the options are endless.
Restaurant options in and around Park Glen:
- Frescos Cocina - colorful Mexican eatery
- Zoes Kitchen - casual dining
- Habaneros Fresh Mex - flavorful eats
- Thai Hut - authentic thai cuisine
- Coco Shrimp - unique food truck specializing in shrimp
- Taste of Asia - colorful cafe featuring pan-asian cuisine
- Swad Indian & Nepalese Cuisine - authentic indian food
- Slim Chickens - casual eatery for everything chicken
- The Healthy Hippie Cafe - Vegan cafe
For dining on the run, there are popular favorites like Subway, McDonald’s, Whataburger, Taco Bell and more all within a few minutes of Park Glen.
Park Glen Real Estate Agents
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