Located in the heart of West Plano, Creeks of Willow Bend features approximately 170 homes priced from the $800’s to $1.5M. Generously sized homes range from around 5,000 square feet to more than 6,500 square feet.
The quiet neighborhood provides a friendly atmosphere where neighbors are known to gather for spontaneous social events. Two lake areas with fountains enhance the beautiful community.
The community lies within the highly-rated Plano Independent School District and neighborhood children attend Centennial Elementary, Renner Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High School.
Top-Notch Retail and Dining
Located just south of Parker Road and west of Preston Road, the neighborhood provides convenient access to a plethora of shopping and dining. Nearby Preston Park Village includes Williams Sonoma, Talbots, and The Gap. James Beard-winner Chef Tim Byres’ BBQ restaurant, Smoke, and high-end grocers like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s are foodie favorites. Additional upscale shopping and dining within a short drive includes the elegant Shops at Willow Bend, trendy Lakeside Market, and the charming Shops at Legacy.
The neighborhood also provides prime access to many of Plano’s major corporate employers such as 2600-acre Legacy Business Park, which houses corporate giants like Toyota North America, Ericcson, FedEx, FritoLay and PepsiCo.
Nature and Recreation
The neighborhood is within walking distance of the Tom Muehlenbeck Center, a community recreation center outfitted with indoor and outdoor pools, a weight room and gym, basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, and an indoor track. Also nearby, Windhaven Park features practice fields, pavilions, and a playground.
And only minutes away, 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.
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 events including: Plano Balloon Festival, Suburbia Music Fest, All-American Fourth, Feastival, and Dickens in Historic Downtown.