Looking for great neighborhoods or homes for sale in north Arlington TX? Forest Hills is one of the most established, and most desirable, neighborhoods in the area. With its collection of older single family homes, abundant recreational options, and close proximity to entertainment choices, it’s no wonder Forest Hills is an attractive place to live and raise a family.
History: The Forest Hills neighborhood was originally developed in the early 1980s.
Housing: Located on Green Oaks Boulevard just west of Highway 360, the neighborhood is picturesque and benefits from with large tree-lined streets and beautiful brick houses. The neighborhood consists of 225 single family homes. The majority of these homes are made with up of red brick exteriors and nicely manicured lawns, showing the pride of living in Forest Hills. Being 10 minutes away from DFW airport and Arlington’s Entertainment District, homes in this neighborhood are at a premium with 99% of the community built out. The majority of homes are valued somewhere in the $300,000-$400,000 range.
Restaurants & Shopping: You’re a mere hop, skip and a jump from Entertainment District by hanging a left on Ballpark Drive off of Green Oaks Boulevard. You can also experience all that Lincoln Square has to offer in terms of shopping and dining which isn’t far away. So, whether it’s a day of shopping, catching a Texas Rangers game or dining, living in Forest Hills puts you near it all.
Family & Fitness: Everyone can enjoy the pedestrian lifestyle that goes along with the Forest Hills neighborhood. The neighborhood boasts tennis courts, a park for children to play, a basketball court as well as a jogging trail running along a neighborhood lake. If that weren’t enough, approximately one mile west on Green Oaks lies Elzie Odom Athletic Center and River Legacy Parks. Simply put, it’s not difficult to make fitness and family fun a regular thing living in Forest Hills.
Neighborhood Schools: Larson Elementary, Ellis Elementary, Nichols Junior High and Lamar High (Arlington Independent School District).
Quirks: The Forest Hills neighborhood has security cameras installed throughout the community and contracts with a security company to patrol the neighborhood, making it one of the safer places to live in the city. Additionally, in the midst of the traditional homes lies a very contemporary 8,000 square foot white home currently on the market for a mere $1.8 million that was constructed in 2000.
Major Streets Nearby: Highway 360, Green Oaks Boulevard, Collins Street, Ballpark Drive
If you have a growing family and you’re looking for somewhere to move, this is an easy neighborhood to fall in love with. There’s not much you can’t do and experience in a blink of an eye living in Forest Hills.
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