Old Shepard Place holds rank as one of the older neighborhoods in the Willow Bend area of West Plano, located between Plano Parkway and Park Boulevard near Preston Road. Mature trees and lush ponds cast a charming, timeless feel on the neighborhood.
Homes range from 3,000 to over 5,000 square feet, feature from 3 to 5 bedrooms, and a listing price from the low $300’s to approximately $1M.
The neighborhood is zoned within the award winning Plano Independent School District, with children attending Huffman Elementary School, Renner Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High.
Retail and Dining
Old Shepard Place is minutes away from the array of shops at Preston Park Village, including Williams Sonoma, Talbots, The Gap and James Beard-winner Chef Tim Byres’ BBQ restaurant, Smoke. High-end grocers like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s are also nearby. Additional shopping and dining within a short drive includes the elegant Shops at Willow Bend, trendy Lakeside Market, and the charming Shops at Legacy.
Plano, a City with over 260,000 residents, is located approximately 20 miles north of downtown Dallas. Plano is home to 6 Fortune 1000 companies and headquarters several other major corporations. Plano has accumulated numerous awards including Best City for Families (wallethub.com, 2014), Best Suburbs for Education in America (movoto.com, 2014), Safest Places in America (movoto.com, 2014), and Best City to Raise a Family in America (niche.com, 2015).
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 City 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.
Outdoor Amenities and Events
The City boasts over 3,000 acres of park space, including hike and bike trails and nature preserves. A number of recreation centers, splash grounds, pools, and waterslides add to the city’s recreational opportunities.
Each year, Plano residents look forward to many fantastic festivals including: Plano Balloon Festival, Suburbia Music Fest, All-American Fourth, Festival, and Dickens in Historic Downtown.