La Cantera: In A Class By Itself

La Cantera: In A Class By Itself

When it comes to describing life at La Cantera, the words “Elite” and “Exclusive” are the first ones uttered by those who know Fort Worth area real estate. Located in a quiet suburb of Northwest Fort Worth, La Cantera has garnered a sterling reputation as one of the premier luxury neighborhoods in Fort Worth.

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La Cantera at Team Ranch sits atop Tarrant County at one of its highest points and offers sweeping views of the Fort Worth skyline. Lots average over one acre in size, providing the privacy that residents cherish. The gated and guarded entrance provides 24-hour security for its residents as one of its many benefits.

Residents and visitors alike are taken aback by the beauty of the trees and plants that greet them as they pass through the gates and enter the community.

The La Cantera Homeowners Association plays an integral role in maintaining the beauty and exclusivity of the neighborhood. The Landscape Committee values resident suggestions and is very proactive in its efforts to preserve the splendor of the grounds. There are beautiful ponds and hiking and jogging trails to be enjoyed as well.

Extraordinary Residences

All of the residences are detached single-family homes, measuring from 2,8000 to 7,500 square feet of opulent living space. Many of the homes have 3-6 bedrooms and five full or partial baths. Three and four-car garages are not uncommon, and the yards are beautifully landscaped.

Residents enjoy outdoor living at La Cantera. Many homes feature gardens, outdoor jacuzzies and swimming pools, outdoor kitchens, and expansive open-air living spaces.

On the inside, beauty and ornateness abound. The hand-scraped hardwood floors, decorative chandeliers, high vaulted ceilings, floor-to-ceiling fireplaces, and cast-iron balustrades are stunning. You’ll also find large kitchen islands, granite countertops, spacious walk-in closets, game rooms, media rooms, and formal dining areas.

Home prices range from $650,000 up to $2,100,000, with a median price of around $750,000. Home values are expected to increase, considering the areas stable housing market and growing popularity.


La Cantera has continued to gain popularity in recent years thanks to its proximity to private schools, major highways, new shopping districts, and the availability of fine dining and other venues in nearby Fort Worth. It is located just inside the 820 Loop, is a quick trip downtown, and has easy access to other major highways in the area.

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There is an abundance of private schools close to La Cantera, as well as excellent public schools. The public schools are part of the Fort Worth Independent School District and include:

Fine Dining

Fort Worth is well known for its fabulous steakhouses. There certainly are many to choose from; here is a narrowed down list of some of the finest, as well as various other fine-dining establishments:

In addition to these outstanding restaurants, there are many family-owned eateries in the area, as well as some very quaint bistros and wine bars.


The Bass Performance Hall offers performing arts that every member of La Cantera families can enjoy. Bass Hall features symphony (The Fort Worth Symphony), ballet, opera, stage plays, musicals, and concerts. It occupies a full city block and seats over 2,000 people. It is well known for it’s two 48-foot-tall Texas limestone angels which grace its exterior.

Many La Cantera residents are members of some exceptional museums in Fort Worth:

These four museums are representative of the reputation Fort Worth has garnered as one of America’s most admired cities for its cultural achievements. There are also several museums nearby that celebrate Fort Worth’s cowboy history.

Fort Worth Zoo

Most outdoor attractions in Fort Worth are family-friendly. The zoo is no exception. Founded in 1909, it now boasts 7,000 native and exotic animals and has been named a top zoo in many magazines and media outlets. Exhibits include Penguins, World of Primates, Meerkat Mounds, and the African Savannah. Trees are plentiful, providing plenty of shade for visitors’ comfort.


La Cantera families searching for higher education and enrichment will find limitless educational opportunities. Fort Worth has five nationally recognized universities, and North Texas is home to more than a dozen. Colleges and universities in Fort Worth include:

Students of all ages can find courses at Tarrant County College (TCC), which provides courses and programs for credit and non-credit students. TCC has six campuses located throughout Tarrant County that offer everything from biology to journalism to photography.

The Fort Worth Library has 16 branches spread across the city, convenient to residents of La Cantera. In addition to providing educational classes and community events, it offers a free jazz performance series and the Movies that Matter film series.


There are 29 hospitals in or near Fort Worth. Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital consistently ranks high on U. S. News & World Report’s list of Best Hospitals in Dallas-Fort Worth. Medical City Fort Worth also is nationally recognized for cardiac care. Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based non-profit health care delivery systems in the country, and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Your La Cantera Specialist

Cities Real Estate agent David Pannell has been helping families with their real estate needs for over fifteen years. Specializing in Tarrant county’s most desirable neighborhoods, David is a former United States Marine and City of Arlington police officer. He is a realtor you can trust to help you find your dream home in La Cantera or help you sell your current home as you begin the next chapter in life. Contact David today at (817) 797-9047.

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Information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS or NTREIS. The information being provided is for the consumer's personal, non-commercial use, and may not be reproduced, redistributed or used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Cities Real Estate are marked with the NTREIS IDX logo and information about them includes the name of the listing brokerage.

NTREIS data last updated May 25, 2020.

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