Developed in the early 90’s, Windhaven Farm is a popular community for West Plano families. Homes average between 3,000 and 5,000 square feet with 4-5 bedrooms and are priced from the mid $400’s to high $600’s.
The neighborhood is known for its friendliness and strong sense of community. Each year residents look forward to events like National Night Out and Halloween Block parties.
The neighborhood is zoned within the esteemed Plano Independent School District. Neighborhood children are within walking distance to Brinker Elementary, and older children attend Renner Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High School.
Upscale Retail and Dining
Located just north of Parker Road, west of Clark Parkway, and east of the Dallas North Tollway, the neighborhood provides convenient access to a number of fine retail and dining establishments. Just across the Tollway, foodie darling Whiskey Cake Kitchen and Bar dishes out New American farm-to-table cuisine in a rustic industrial setting. Also nearby, The Shops at Willow Bend brims with high-end stores like Restoration Hardware and Neiman Marcus. Rounding out the shopping scene, Lakeside Market houses upscale shops, restaurants, and salons while Preston Park Village includes favorites like Williams Sonoma, Talbots and White House Black Market.
The neighborhood also provides prime access to many of Plano’s major corporate employers. In fact, the 2600-acre Legacy Business Park, which includes corporate giants like Toyota North America, Ericsson, FedEx, FritoLay and PepsiCo, is only a short drive away.
Directly east of the neighborhood, the Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center offers a wide assortment of family-friendly recreational opportunities. The Center includes a fitness center, indoor track, indoor and outdoor pools, and indoor basketball courts. The adjacent Windhaven Park contains a jogging trail, playground, and sports field.
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, 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. 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 Attractions 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 Plano’s recreational opportunities.
Plano residents enjoy many fun-filled annual events including: Plano Balloon Festival, Suburbia Music Fest, All-American Fourth, Feastival, and Dickens in Historic Downtown.
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