Ranked as one of the best area neighborhoods for empty nesters, Oakdale is a 250-home gated community in far North Dallas. Homes range in size from about 4,000 to 10,000 square feet and are priced from the $800’s to $2M.
Neighborhood amenities include a 24-hour gated entrance, scenic ponds, and walking trails. The community achieves a close-knit feel with a number of events like women’s book clubs, luncheons, and annual neighborhood gatherings. A large number of residents participate in HOA meetings.
Convenient to Corporate and Retail
Located between the Dallas North Tollway and Preston Road, south of Frankford Road and north of Keller Springs Road, the neighborhood provides an ideal locale for busy executives. It offers easy access to the upscale shops and surrounding businesses of Galleria Dallas.
Desirable Neighborhood Schools
The neighborhood is zoned within the highly-ranked Plano Independent School District with neighborhood children attending Haggar Elementary, Frankford Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High.
Far North Dallas Overview
Far North Dallas comprises the northernmost portion of Dallas which extends north of the Lyndon B. Johnson Freeway. The area contains a population of around 162,000, having grown by five percent in the last five years. Far North Dallas appeals to homebuyers wanting an address within easy reach of the city while enjoying suburban advantages like bigger yards and higher-rated schools.
A small section of Far North Dallas is located within Collin County, giving residents the sought-after combination of a Dallas address within the Plano Independent School District. Plano I.S.D. is a highly-regarded school district, which educates 55,000 children across 70 campuses. Twenty-three Plano ISD schools have captured the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence honor, awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, the area provides easy access to a number of institutions of higher learning, including Collin College, The University of Texas at Dallas, SMU-In-Plano, and Dallas Baptist University North.
Retail and Dining
Far North Dallas is wedged between Addison and Richardson, giving residents access to the myriad restaurants that line Belt Line Road as well as some of the Metroplex’s best selection of ethnic cuisine. Gourmet grocers such as Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s are local foodie favorites.
Far North Dallas’ western border features a plethora of shops centered on Galleria Dallas, an upscale shopping mall containing over 200 stores- such as American Girl Boutique and Nordstrom- and restaurants as well as an ice rink.
Festivals and Events
Proximity to Addison Circle Park gives residents the opportunity to enjoy the town’s more than 100 seasonal events and festivals, such as the fireworks extravaganza “Addison Kaboom Town!” each July 3rd and “Addison Oktoberfest” in September. Summer brings a variety of outdoor events, including movies and jazz performances.
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