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Living In West Plano


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to west Plano and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in west Plano in 2018 is like. West Plano livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced west Plano homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in west Plano.


Living in west PlanoWest Plano livability factors

West Plano's principal high schools, Plano West Senior High School / Jasper High School / Shepton High School, rank ninth among the 2018 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex and the northwest Plano area ranks sixth among DFW areas with best kindergarten through grade 12 schools. How Plano ranks and compares with other Dallas area cities and towns for these and other best places to buy home factors is shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to both the DFW International and Love Field airports, the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, and downtown Dallas is likely to make west Plano residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

The west Plano area is served principally by Plano Independent School District schools. Eight communities or subdivisions in westernmost part of west Plano are served by the Lewisville Independent School District

Click on this west Plano schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Plano public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this best Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Private schools located near west Plano are identified on this north Dallas suburbs private schools page.

Neighborhoods

A big reason living in west Plano is considered so desirable is its terrific neighborhoods. Click on this west Plano neighborhoods link for profiles that describe some of the best and most popular of these neighborhoods. Other great north Dallas area neighborhoods are identified on this best DFW neighborhoods page.

Recent home sales

On average, prices of west Plano MLS-listed pre-owned single-family homes sold during 2017 increased 10.8 percent over the prices of comparable homes sold in 2014 ... 2017 median sales price was $599,000 ... home prices generally ranged from about $340,000 to $3.6 million ... average size of houses sold was 4,050 square feet, average square foot price was $177.53 and average house age was 21.3 years ... homes sold during 2017 averaged 53 days on market


Commutes

Approximately 22 miles and 31 minutes drive time without traffic from central west Plano to DFW Airport passenger terminals ... 7 mile and 12 minutes to the Legacy business center ... 8 miles and 13 minutes to the north Dallas business center ... 22 miles and 29 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page

Community amenities/activities

One of the outstanding things about living in Plano is its exceptional community amenities.

Nearby shopping centers

Property taxes

Students living in west Plano attend schools operated by two separate school districts. Since each of these school districts have different tax rates, west Plano real estate property tax rates for 2017 range from 2.15 to 2.18 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with 2017 property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.


Moderately priced homes for sale in west Plano

Key to understanding what living in west Plano is like is knowing about west Plano housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the west Plano single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed west Plano single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this west Plano homes for sale page.

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6524 Riverhill Drive, Plano, TX - $999,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,997 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Spectacular! Beautiful .5 Acre Creek Lot In Sought After Shoal Creek! With Its Castle Like Setting, Walk Down The Circular Drive And Over The Koi Pond To A Breathtaking Entrance Of Soaring Ceilings, Triple Crown Molding And Hardwoods. Light And...

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5720 Misted Breeze Drive, Plano, TX - $630,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,842 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Distinctive 5-bed Home West Plano, Walking Distance Of Pre-k Through High School, Wonderful Outdoor Living. Hardwood Floors Enhance Two La Anchored By Fireplaces & Wet Bar Provides Easy Access To All. The Master Overlooks The Lush Backyard & A Sec...

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3217 Glenhurst Court, Plano, TX - $950,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.2 Baths
  • 5,280 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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**open House Sunday January 20th From 1-4pm** Elegantly Remodeled Traditional In Creeks Of Willow Bend Sits On A Huge Third-acre Cul-de-sac Lot And Boasts Wonderful Entertaining Spaces And Secluded Relaxation Spots. Mature Landscaping, Brick And ...

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1608 Old Course Drive, Plano, TX - $610,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,572 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Home With A 3 Car Garage Situated Near The End Of A Secluded Cul De Sac With Mature Trees In The Heart Of Plano! This Home Has An Open Concept Floor Plan With Custom Touches Throughout. The Kitchen Showcases Stainless Steel A...

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5937 Beth Drive, Plano, TX - $500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,053 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Stunning Home Loaded With Upgrades & Updates Located In The Heart Of Plano! Wood Floors, Plantation Shutters, Crown Molding & New Paints Throughout. First Floor Study Or Formal Living Room. Bright & Open Family Room With Fireplace, Wood Floors, C...

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5309 Channel Isle Drive, Plano, TX - $525,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,725 SQFT
  • 3 DAYS
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Location! Location! Location! Move-in Ready!! This Beautifully Updated 1-story Home In Old Shepard Place Has Everything You've Been Looking For - Updated Kitchen, Baths, Neutral Paint, + Gorgeous Nail Down Hardwood Floors. The Kitchen Is Perfect F...

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5936 Davenhill Drive, Plano, TX - $899,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,932 SQFT
  • 4 DAYS
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Gorgeous Custom Home In Coveted Willow Bend Polo Estates! Elaborate Crown Molding Thruout, Extensive Wood Flooring & Beautiful Slate Floors In Kitchen & Den. 1st Floor Study W Closet & Access To Full Bath. Could Be 5th Bed! Kitchen Open To Nook & ...

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5909 Masterson Drive, Plano, TX - $675,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,031 SQFT
  • 5 DAYS
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** Open House Sunday, January 20th 12:00-2:00 ** Beautiful One Owner Home In Windhaven, With Versatile Floor Plan. Wood Flooring Throughout Entry, Kitchen And Family Room. Grand Entry With Iron Baluster Staircase, Formal Dining And Bright Formal L...

5101 Runnin River Drive, Plano, TX - $950,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,931 SQFT
  • 9 DAYS
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This Exquisite Contemporary Home Is A Once In A Lifetime Purchase With Breathtaking Park, Greenbelt, Lake And Fountain Views! This Bob Bobbitt Built Home Offers Statement Walls And Windows That Will Wow Any Guest. The Oversized Living Areas Each F...

2705 Shoal Creek Circle, Plano, TX - $659,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,389 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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Executive Living In A Tropical Paradise On Premium Golf Course Lot! Stunning 2 Story Foyer With Gleaming Marble Floors And Sweeping Wrought Iron Staircase Welcome You. Inviting Chef's Kitchen Is Complete With Granite Countertops, Double Ovens, Sta...

5112 Sunningdale Court, Plano, TX - $575,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,801 SQFT
  • 13 DAYS
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Gleneagles Traditional On A Secluded Tree-lined Cul-de-sac Lot. Plantation Shutters, Decorative Lighting Fixtures. Formal Living And Dining Open The Entryway With Views Of The Sparkling Pool. Island Kitchen With Updated Appliances, Granite Counte...

5929 Kensington Drive, Plano, TX - $599,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,563 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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This Gorgeous Gagewood Home Sits In One Of The Most Desirable Pockets Of Plano, Willow Bend West. Vaulted Ceilings, Crown Moldings, & Plenty Of Windows Abound. Kitchen Boasts Granite Counters With Glass Cooktop, Double Ovens & Wine Fridge. Warm F...

3504 Watercrest Drive, Plano, TX - $615,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,541 SQFT
  • 22 DAYS
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Meticulously Maintained And Beautifully Updated In Highly Coveted Lakeside On Preston! Comfortable Living Areas, Sparkling Pool And Spa With Waterfalls. Antique Stained Kitchen With Updated Stainless Appliances Overlooks Spacious Family Room With ...

2617 Wake Forest Drive, Plano, TX - $785,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,954 SQFT
  • 24 DAYS
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Gorgeous Shaddock Home W-downstairs Reimagined, Rebuilt, & Customized W-only The Finest Materials! A Show Stopper! Designed For Family&entertaining, This Spacious Home Greets You W-beautiful Wood Flooring&crown Molding Throughout. Walk Into Large ...

6421 Brandon Court, Plano, TX - $750,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,497 SQFT
  • 24 DAYS
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Stunning Goodman Home Meticulously Maintained On A Quiet Cul-de-sac In Plano! Natural Light Floods This Gorgeous Home Through The Floor To Ceiling Windows With Views Of The Backyard & Sparkling Pool. A True Study Greets You At The Front Door, Comp...


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Listing information last updated on January 20th, 2019 at 5:00pm CST.