In a desirable area of West Plano, Willow Bend West features homes averaging between 3,000 and 5,000 square feet and priced from the $500’s to $1M.
The community offers ample opportunity for outdoor recreation with homes on the neighborhood’s eastern border Gleneagles Golf Course. Gleneagles Country Club (named one of the top country clubs in DFW according to a 2015 Avid Golfer ranking) offers 36 holes of golf, tennis, a fitness center, and a supervised kids’ club.
Also within walking distance, the Tom Muehlenbeck Center (a community recreation center) offers indoor and outdoor pools, a weight room and gym, basketball, volleyball and badminton courts, and an indoor track. Adjacent Windhaven Park provides practice fields, pavilions, and a playground.
Less than 10 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.
Convenient to Corporate and Retail
Located south of Parker Road, between Parkwood Boulevard and Gleneagles Golf Course, the neighborhood offers convenient access to many of Plano’s major corporate and retail establishments. In fact, the 2600-acre Legacy Business Park, which is home to corporate giants like Toyota North America, Ericcson, FedEx, FritoLay and PepsiCo, is only a short drive away.
Easy access to Lakeside Market features upscale shops and restaurants. Preston Park Village includes upscale shops like Williams-Sonoma, Talbots, and The Gap. Foodie favorites include 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 and the charming Shops at Legacy.
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.