Frisco TX Homes For Sale And Community
Frisco, Texas, is a Dallas suburb about 30-minutes from the Dallas/ Fort Worth area, the one of the major hubs in the south central U.S. The community has grown from having a population of about 10,000 in 1990 to over 135,000 today. Forbes named Frisco one of the best places to move to in the country.
In the mid-19th century, wagon trains and then cattle drives criss-crossed the area. The Republic of Texas quickly turned the well-trodden Preston Trail into Preston Road, one of the most important north-south roads in Texas at the time. Frisco City got its name in 1904, thanks to the influence of the rail line that eventually made its way to San Franciso. Soon thereafter, the community just became known as Frisco.
Parks and Recreation
Of Frisco's many parks, Hope Park
is one that can be perfect for young students and pre-schoolers alike. Walls offer mirrors, spinners and other playthings that will enchant and educate.
The Frisco Athletic Center
offers residents with Frisco TX real estate wide-ranging recreational and fitness options. Plus, the kids will never tire of the expensive aquatic facilities. Outdoors, fully 40,000 sq-ft is devoted to pools, splash pools and more. Inside, you'll find another 18,000 sq-ft of aquatic facilities. Classes in Pilates and yoga complement the many pieces of fitness equipment here.
Attractions and Activities
The Museum of the American Railroad
in Frisco offers history buffs, train lovers and exploring families a chance to see giant steam locomotives and luxurious Pullman sleeping cars. There are photo opps galore and an opportunity to get a feeling for the trains that truly transformed Texas long ago.
In April, Frisco's commitment to public art is on display at the Frisco Arts in the Square Festival. It is held in the Texas Sculpture Garden, a park replace with small lakes, fountains and 40 large, modern sculptures by well-known Texas artists. Even when the festival is not on, its a relaxing and inspiring place in which to stroll.
Frisco is well-known for its annual "Christmas in the Square
" at Frisco Square. In just eight years, this holiday extravanganza of lights and more has grown to the point that attendance now exceeds 600,000 each year. The lights require an estimated 10-miles of wiring.
The discriminating Frisco home buyer will find Frisco homes to meet just about everyone's goals. There are starter homes built in the 1970s and 1980s that are value-priced. Simulataneously, Frisco real estate includes newer, ultra-luxury Frisco TX homes on acreage. Most Frisco homes for sale are of rather recent vintage, emblemmatic of the community's recent growth surge.
However, those that prefer historic bungalows or Victorian residences built many decades ago will find Frisco properties that they'll love. The best way to learn about the homes for sale in Frisco that are right for your family is to contact the Robertson Team. The Robertson Team
can tell you far more about the best residential real estate in Frisco.