Keller, Texas Real Estate and Information

Keller, Texas Real Estate and Information

Located in Tarrant County just north of Fort Worth, Keller is an affluent suburb in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. In 2009, Keller won the #7 spot on Money’s list of “Best Places to Live” thanks to its rising home values, strong employment opportunities, good schools, immaculate parks, and brand-new town center.

Shopping and Dining

Historic Old Town Keller is the city’s main shopping district. Here, shoppers can find antiques, modern trends, arts and crafts stores, specialty boutiques, coffee shops, hair salons, collectibles, and restaurants. Stein Mart, Big Lots, Kohl’s, CVS, Auto Zone, GNC, Home Depot, and other well-known stores are located throughout the town. Up in Smoke is a local BBQ favorite that also features a large beer selection and live music on the weekends. Funky Baja’s Cantina is well known for its delicious $3 tacos and strong margaritas. Great, authentic Thai food is available at Sea Siam. More dining options are available in nearby Southlake, including Truluck’s and Mi Cocina.

Parks and Recreation

Keller real estate is known throughout the region for its 426 acres of immaculate parkland. The Keller Sports Park features seven lighted baseball fields; two lighted football fields; four lighted fast-pitch softball fields; five regulation soccer fields; two youth soccer fields; two playgrounds; two sand volleyball courts; a one mile, hike-and-bike trail; equestrian trails; an indoor soccer complex and practice fields; a wildflower meadow; and fishing pier and pond.

Butterfly gardens are one of the attractions at The Parks at Town Center. The 5.4-mile-long Big Bear Creek Hike and Bike Trail bisects Keller along the Big Bear Creek corridor and winds through several of the city’s parks. Golf enthusiasts enjoy the lush greens and tranquil setting of Sky Creek Ranch. The 18-hole course is open to the public every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas. Tornado Terry’s family amusement center offers indoor fun for the whole family – no tokens required! Additional indoor fun is available at The Keller Pointe, the city’s new recreation center. The 87,940 sq. ft., multi-purpose facility features an indoor track, strength training and cardio equipment, a multi-purpose gymnasium, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, and group exercise classes.

Living

A rapidly growing city, Keller is consistently ranked one of the nation’s top towns and was named a “Best City” by Money magazine in 2007, 2009, and 2011. At approximately 40,000 people, Keller’s population has tripled over the past two decades. Job growth is also strong, with an increase of nearly 60% from 2000 to 2008. Median home price for Keller real estate is $253,800.

Community events are a big part of what makes Keller great. Rated “Best Festival” by Keller residents three years in a row, KellerFest features live music, arts and crafts, carnival rides, a petting zoo, games, food, wine and cheese tastings, hot air balloon rides, and vendor booths staffed by local businesses. The three-day event takes place each May.

Schools, Health, Transportation

The highly rated Keller Independent School District is one of the fastest growing school districts in the state. It runs two National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence and 26 TEA Exemplary and Recognized schools in the city. Adult students have their pick of several quality universities within easy driving distance of Keller, including Tarrant County College District, Texas Wesleyan University, and North Lake College. The University of Texas at Arlington is just 16 miles away.

There are three acute care hospitals within six miles of Keller: North Hills Hospital in North Richland Hills, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Southlake, and Southwest Surgical Hospital in Hurst. Kids Care Pediatrics provides quality medical care to Keller’s children from two offices in town. The clinic also operates an after hours, urgent care, nurse telephone triage. Pediatric emergencies are referred to the Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth.

The city of Keller is about 30 minutes from the Dallas/Ft. Worth International Airport. Amtrak is also just 14 miles away in Fort Worth.

 

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home in Keller, give us a call at (817) 481-8890 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

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