It’s easy to see why Frisco TX is one of the fastest growing cities in the US. Quality of life, affordability, schools, shopping, dining, city amenities, parks and recreation are at the core of Frisco TX benefits and features. Here you will find an array of homes in all price levels. There are plenty of new subdivisions to choose from as well as charming established communities.
The city has experienced massive growth with 30,000 residents in 2000 to over 140,000 residents in 2014. It’s all a testament to the creativity of and proficiency of the city council, headed up by a true pioneer in city planning George Purefoy. Location, location, location: you simply could not ask for a better place on the map! 121, North Dallas Tollway and 380 are the major highways that service the Frisco TX area. Frisco TX is about 28 miles due north of downtown Dallas. You’re only a short drive away from downtown, Cowboys Stadium, The Ballpark in Arlington, American Airlines center. This cozy, vibrant and booming city has all you could ever want all contained in 61 square miles of land.
The city of Frisco TX has made it a mission to invite and partner with world class companies and sports programs to better enhance the lifestyle of its residents. Frisco TX is home to the Frisco Roughriders who play at Dr. Pepper ballpark, FC Dallas soccer who are hosted at Toyota Stadium, and soon the training facilities to the Dallas Cowboys. When the city gets behind a park project you can bet they put their best foot forward with over 36 parks and 1300 acres of parkland they are the proud recipients of the Texas Recreation and Parks Society’s prestigious Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks and Recreation Management in 2007 and 2010. These parks include everything from hiking and biking trails, batting cages and splash parks, to natural, undeveloped areas, urban forestry programs, fishing piers, football, soccer, and baseball fields. There are lighted basketball and tennis court. Frisco has a playground for everyone!
Shopping and Dining:
Frisco TX is home to Stonebriar Mall. This hub of shopping is home to fine retailers like Gap, Michael Kors, Macys, JcPenney, Oakley and Nordstrom. Need to recharge and refocus while shopping at Stonebriar Mall then visit their food court with options like Chick Fil A, Sonic, Panda Express, Sbarro. Want something a little more upscale then visit The Cheesecake Factory, Buca Di Beppo, California Pizza Kitchen, Perrys Steakhouse and Estilo Gaucho. Thru out the city there are plenty of grocers like Kroger, Target, Wal Mart, Albertsons, and Market Street for your daily needs. Other local favorite restaurants include Babe’s Chicken, Jakes, Mashd, Tupys, Cantina Laredo, Tru Fire Kitchen and Bar, La Hacienda and Mattito’s.
“Progress in Motion” is the cities slogan. This description well defines the character and charm of this booming town with its small town western roots dating back to the Shawnee Trail, now blended with its modern conveniences.
For the Sports lover there is plenty to get into like FC Dallas Soccer, The Frisco Roughriders Baseball, Frisco Fieldhouse, Frisco Athletic Center, Texas Tornadoes, Dr. Pepper Stars Ice Center. For golfers there is always a course near you like Plantation Golf, The Trails golf, or for the true enthusiast there is Stonebriar Country Club.
For the art lover visit the Texas Sculpture Gardens or join forces with Frisco Arts, the official art agency of the City of Frisco.
Schools, Health and Transportation:
Mom’ s and Dad’s alike will want to check out Frisco TX homes for sale and the award winning Frisco ISD.
Frisco Independent School District is among the fastest growing school districts in the nation, with more than 49,000 students enrolled in 7 high schools, 13 middle schools, 37 elementary schools and 4 special programs centers. One new high school, two middle schools and one new elementary school will open in fall 2015. Collin College and Dallas Baptist University all serve the Frisco area.
Centennial Medical Center and Baylor Medical Center service the Frisco area. Centennial Medical Center is equipped with 118 beds available for acute care, which also provides emergency services and offers a wonderful maternity center. Baylor Medical Center Baylor Frisco is a distinctive facility designed with the patient in mind. The 68-bed hospital has a hotel-like atmosphere, creating a comfortable, relaxing and patient-friendly environment with a focus on service and hospitality. From the gourmet food service to the private patient suites, Baylor Frisco has created a “culture of care” for its guests.
Sam Rayburn Tollway (121), the North Dallas Tollway and 380 are the major highways that service the Frisco TX area.