A lovely West Plano neighborhood with about 200 homes, Steeplechase features stylish and sleek bungalows perfect for homeowners who prefer not to be swallowed by McMansions. The mid-sized abodes are priced from the low $300’s to the mid $600’s and feature well-manicured lawns with mature landscaping.
Country Club Amenities
The neighborhood is only minutes away from Gleneagles Country Club (named one of the top country clubs in DFW according to a 2015 Avid Golfer ranking). The Country Club’s offerings include 36 holes of golf, tennis, a fitness center, and a supervised kids’ club.
Steeplechase is zoned within the highly-regarded Plano Independent School District, and neighborhood children attend Beaty Early Childhood School, Huffman Elementary, Renner Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High.
Located south of Park Boulevard, just east of the Dallas North Tollway, the neighborhood provides convenient access to many of Plano’s major corporations. Notably, 2600-acre Legacy Business Park, which houses corporate giants like Toyota North America, Ericsson, FedEx, FritoLay and PepsiCo, is only a short drive north.
High-End Retail and Dining
The neighborhood also provides convenient access to an array of retail and dining options. Just across the Tollway, The Shops at Willow Bend brims with high-end stores like Restoration Hardware and Neiman Marcus. Lakeside Market houses upscale shops, restaurants, and salons while Preston Park Village includes favorites like Williams Sonoma, Talbots and White House Black Market. Upscale grocers Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe’s are nearby, and a short-car ride away, The Shops at Legacy features fashionable boutiques and eateries.
Plano, located 20 miles north of Dallas, serves as home to 260,000 residents and many major corporations. Plano ranks as one of the most desirable areas to live in the DFW Metroplex, earning accolades such as 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).
Schools of Excellence
The highly regarded Plano I.S.D. educates 55,000 children on its 70 campuses. Twenty-three Plano schools have been awarded the National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence honor. The city also serves as home to several institutions of higher learning, including Collin College, The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas Baptist University North, and SMU-In-Plano.
Outdoor Attractions and Events
The scenic City values its green spaces, earning a 4-STAR rating for national excellence in sustainability and platinum-level scenic city certification. Plano attracts many cyclists and nature-lovers to its more than 3,000 acres of park space, including hike and bike trails and nature preserves.
Just a few minutes from Steeplechase, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve provides 200 acres of lush natural environment, immersing visitors in 3 ecoregions: blackland prairie, riparian forest, and upland forest. Hike and bike trails, a playground, and an observation tower complete the eco-experience.
Each year, Plano residents enjoy a lineup of fabulous events including: Plano Balloon Festival, Suburbia Music Fest, All-American Fourth, Feastival, and Dickens in Historic Downtown.
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