Southlake, TX is a wealthy community located in Tarrant County within the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex. With just over 26,500 people, Southlake is large enough to provide well for the needs of its residents, but small enough to have a close-knit feeling. Known for its quality schools and town square, Southlake has much to appeal to those looking for a suburban home in the Metroplex.
Most of the students in Southlake attend schools in the Carroll Independent School District. This district boasts a 100% exemplary rating from the Texas Education Agency, the largest district to have this credential, pointing to its strong academics. Southlake residents support their schools with great intensity, and the Carroll athletics scene is a large part of life in Southlake. Carroll High School's football team is an 8-time state champion team.
In 2008, Forbes named Southlake the country's most affluent neighborhood. The high income level of Southlake comes from some of the economic opportunities within the community, as well as its close proximity to the job options of the Dallas and Fort Worth communities. Within Southlake, the Solana Business Park offers residents several job options, including Sabre Holdings, the owner of Travelocity, which has its headquarters here in Southlake.
Southlake has recently built the Southlake Town Square, an area of the community filled with upscale retail stores, exclusive boutiques and a number of dining options. Residents can often be found shopping, dining and enjoying each other’s company in this area, and the 1900s architecture make it an important part of the town's ambiance and overall look as well.
Southlake Town Square is home to the Harkins Theatre and the Hilton Dallas/Southlake Town Square, providing recreation and entertainment options and accommodations for out-of-town guests who wish to experience all that Southlake has to offer. The Southlake Town Square hosts many events throughout the year, such as Art in the Square, Oktoberfest and the annual Independence Day celebration.
Southlake is known for its affluent real estate buyers and the spacious estate style homes in the community. Those who are looking for a luxury property will find many options nearby. The community is constantly growing and developing, which means many newly built homes are in and around Southlake. For those who are shopping on a tighter budget but want to enjoy the benefits of life in Southlake, a number of condos and town home communities are also available.
Navigating a luxury real estate market like Southlake requires the right real estate knowledge and skills. Our team of professional REALTORS® at RE/MAX DFW Associates knows the local market well. Contact us to find Southlake, TX homes for sale.