Creekside in Colleyville Texas is Worth the Price of Admission
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Creekside in Colleyville, Texas is a gated community not far from downtown Fort Worth. Taxes are low and the living is very fine. The elementary, middle, and high schools are all highly rated. It’s one of the rare suburban neighborhoods in Texas where you don’t need your car to go buy some milk and cookies. You can find stores and restaurants about a quarter of a mile away Homes are brand new – or mighty close. It’s a young neighborhood; the oldest homes are about 5 years old.
Area vibes https://www.areavibes.com/colleyville-tx/livability/#ratings-jmp ranks the city of Colleyville #32 in Texas and #181 in the whole United States. That’s better than 99% of all areas! Originally a farm town, the name Colleyville organically grew over decades in reverence to Dr. Colleyville who moved to the area from Missouri in 1880. It became the area’s official name on January 10, 1956, the day Colleyville was incorporated.
Safe and Sound
Creekside is a very safe community. Areavibes gives the city of Colleyville an “A+” in this category, since the crime rate is 78% lower than the rest of Texas. The livability score is also very high at 91 out of a 100. (https://www.areavibes.com/colleyville-tx/livability/) Colleyville gets an A+ in the Amenities and Employment categories as well.
Housing statistics for Creekside are based on data from the past 12 months. (Source: Neighborhoods.com.)
- · Current Prices: $649,990 to $873,564
- · Closed Prices: $579,000 to $1,100,000
- · Median Sale Price: $699,000
- · Average price per square foot: $202
- · Association Fee is typically about $162 per month
Type: Single Family Home
- · Age: 2016 to 2020
- · Square feet: 2,651 to 4,794 square feet
- · Bedrooms: 3 to 5 Bedrooms
- · Bathrooms: 2 to 5 Bathrooms
Creekside at Colleyville is a gated community. The Homeowners Association (HOA) maintains the front yards, which is not typical. The neighborhood includes a greenbelt, park, walking and bike trails, and a pond with fountain.
Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD) exceeds the state and regional achievement scores in nearly every category.
Taylor Elementary School
Greatschools.org Taylor Elementary School 9 out of 10. Reading, math, and science proficiency is well above the state average.
Colleyville Middle School
Greatschools.org gives Colleyville Middle School a rating of 9 out of 10. Their proficiency test scores are very high compared to Texas overall. Colleyville Middle’s Biology I proficiency score is 99% compared to 60% for Texas overall. For grades 6-8.
Colleyville Heritage High School
Colleyville Heritage High School has a 98% 4-year graduation rate which well surpasses the state average of 90%. They also have a high rate of students passing one or more Advanced Placement (AP) exams (84%). This is 34% above the Texas state average.
The Covenant Christian Academy of Colleyville (https://www.covenantchristian.net/ ) offers programs from pre-K to grade 12. They have a vigorous college prep program, including the EXPLORE test in ninth grade, the PLAN test in tenth grade, and the PSAT in grades 9-11. Founded in 1971, the Waypoint Montessori offers programs for toddlers aged 14 months to sixth graders. http://www.waypointmontessori.org/
What’s Happening in Colleyville
Colleyville is chock full of activities in and around the Creekside neighborhood. It takes about 30 minutes to drive downtown Fort Worth.
Dick’s Sporting Goods and Target are within walking distance. For more sophisticated shopping hit the Grapevine Mills 1.8 million square foot shopping and entertainment complex in nearby Grapevine, TX. (https://www.grapevinetexasusa.com/shop-wine-dine/grapevine-mills/)
ITea Lounge (https://www.itealoungetx.com/) is not your grammy’s cup of tea – but she’ll love it too. Tea, coffee, ice blends, cream blends, pudding, and more. Grab yourself a champagne ice blend if you’re feeling a bit naughty or a cantaloupe cream blend if you’re one of those health nuts. Take the little piglets to the Snooty Pig for a hearty breakfast. http://www.snootypig.com/
The Colleyville Nature Center has 46 acres filled with beautiful ponds and walking trails. There’s an amphitheater, fishing pier, and playground too.
(https://www.colleyville.com/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/FacilityDirectory/14/467) The Colleyville Library has programs for all ages. (https://www.colleyvillelibrary.com/programs-events) There are virtual programs for adults including their Reel Talk Film Discussion Group. Among the many youth programs is Online Origami for tweens and teens.
For the Kids
Ride With Pride in nearby Southland, TX offers private horseback riding lessons and special camp programs. (http://www.ridewithprideinc.com/) Closer to home is NTA Taekwondo. They have several programs for kids. (https://ntacolleyville.com/)
New Build Homes
Lennar has plans available on 50-foot-wide and 75-foot-wide lots.
The 3500-square-foot Melrose plan(https://www.lennar.com/new-homes/texas/dallas-ft-worth/colleyville/creekside-at-colleyville-50/melrose/66919710408 ) has 4 beds, 4.5 baths, and a 2-car attached garage. Right now, they have three quick-move in homes starting at just under $700K. https://www.lennar.com/new-homes/texas/dallas-ft-worth/colleyville/creekside-at-colleyville-75
The 4420-square-foot Abington plan sits on a 75-foot-wide lot and has 4 beds, 3.5 baths, and a 3-car garage. (https://www.lennar.com/new-homes/texas/dallas-ft-worth/colleyville/creekside-at-colleyville-75/abington)
Presently, Lennar requests that you setup an appointment to view their model homes. We will be happy to make arrangements for you. (link to Cities.)
Sometimes you’re just not quite ready to make a commitment to a neighborhood. Or you’ve decided to build a new home and need a place to stay while you’re waiting. We recommend Cortland Glade Parks https://cortland.com/apartments/cortland-glade-parks not too far from Creekside. You can find one-to three-bedroom apartment homes starting at $1225. They have many floorplans from 700 to 1654 square feet. Amenities include a 24/7 fitness center, two resort-style pools, and planned resident events. https://cortland.com/apartments/cortland-glade-parks/amenities/
Young, but Wise
Creekside at Colleyville is a young neighborhood, but a wise choice. Commutable to Fort Worth, stores within walking distance, great schools, and low taxes. (About 2.2% -- a steal in Texas.) Housing prices are high, but we’re great negotiators. We can help you get the best deal possible on a Creekside home.
We’re Wise Too
Cities Real Estate is wise – if not particularly young -- too. We are well-established in Fort Worth and know its communities inside and out. If you want to buy or sell a home in Creekside or any Fort Worth neighborhood, we’re the right team for you. We will help you find the perfect home in a great neighborhood. Contact Cities Real Estate.
NTREIS data last updated July 12, 2020.