One of the last neighborhoods to be developed in West Plano’s exclusive Willow Bend area, The Meadows of Willow Bend offers 75 beautiful custom homes in a stunning array of architectural styles. Homes are priced from the $600’s to $1.3M. Select homes on the neighborhood’s east side overlook Gleneagles Golf Course.
Country Club Amenities
Just east of the neighborhood, lie the fairways of the Gleneagles Country Club (named one of the top country clubs in DFW according to a 2015 Avid Golfer ranking). The Country Club offers 36 holes of golf, tennis, a fitness center, and a supervised kids’ club.
Located between Park Boulevard and Parker Road, just west of Willow Bend Drive, the neighborhood boasts an ideal location for busy executives. A quick jaunt to the Dallas North Tollway makes a short commute to many of Plano’s major corporations. In fact, the 2600-acre Legacy Business Park, which houses corporate giants like Toyota North America, Ericsson, FedEx, FritoLay and PepsiCo, is only a short drive away.
Upscale Retail and Dining
The neighborhood also provides ample access to Plano’s extensive assortment of shops and restaurants. Preston Park Village includes Williams Sonoma, Talbots, and The Gap. Foodies flock to James Beard-winner Chef Tim Byres’ BBQ restaurant, Smoke, and high-end grocers like Whole Foods and Trader Joe’s. Additional shopping and dining within a short drive includes the elegant Shops at Willow Bend, the charming Shops at Legacy, and trendy Lakeside Market.
The Meadows of Willow Bend lies within the esteemed Plano Independent School District, and neighborhood children attend Beaty Early Childhood School, Centennial Elementary, Renner Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High.
Plano, a City of 260,000 residents located just 20 miles north of Dallas, houses 6 Fortune 1000 companies as well as the headquarters for several other major corporations. Plano often receives media attention for its desirable living conditions, 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).
Plano I.S.D. educates 55,000 children on 70 campuses, with 23 of these schools earning the National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence honor. Plano also includes several institutions of higher learning, such as Collin College, SMU-In-Plano, The University of Texas at Dallas, and Dallas Baptist University North.
Outdoor Attractions and Events
Plano attracts many cyclists and fitness enthusiasts to its 3,000 acres of park space, including hike and bike trails and nature preserves. The City also promotes fitness and fun with a number of recreation centers, splash grounds, and pools.
Each year, Plano showcases many spectacular events including: Plano Balloon Festival, Suburbia Music Fest, All-American Fourth, Feastival, and Dickens in Historic Downtown.