White Rock Lake Dallas
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Homes for Sale Near White Rock Lake
White Rock Lake homes are situated in East Dallas around the City of Dallas' lake: White Rock Lake. White Rock Lake real estate dates as far back as the early 1900's. However, buyers can also find new construction with close proximity to the lake. The homes for sale near White Rock Lake are attractive to those buyers who enjoy nature, biking, jogging and being on the water. While the proximity may be attractive, be prepared to spend some money as the average price is around the lake is near $600,000
White Rock Lake in Dallas was originally constructed in the early 1900's. Generally thought of as part of the Lakewood and Forest Hills areas, the houses for sale near White Rock Lake in Dallas TX are located in the 75214 and 75218 zip codes. The location of the White Rock Lake real estate gives residents excellent proximity to Casa Linda, Deep Ellum, downtown Dallas, East Dallas, Farmers Market, Junius Heights, the M Streets, Lakewood, Munger Place, Northeast Dallas, Lake Highlands, and Winnetka Heights.
Properties for sale around White Rock Lake are approximately three to five miles from Downtown Dallas, Baylor Hospital, the American Airlines Center and Victory Park. If you are into the outdoors, you'll love living at the lake. The area offers biking and jogging trails where residents from all around Dallas come to enjoy the outdoors with their friends, family or by themselves.
Zoned the Dallas ISD, the homes for sale on the west side of White Rock Lake have children attending the following local schools - Lakewood Elementary School, Long Middle School, and Woodrow Wilson High School. The real estate on the east side of White Rock Lake has children attending - Hexter Elementary School, Hill Middle School, and Adams High School. On the south side of the lake, children attend Sanger Elementary, Gaston Middle School and Adams High School.
The real estate listings around White Rock Lake are usually priced higher as they are closer to the lake with lake views. The more expensive homes around the lake start at $1,000,000 and go up. The area is an older area. As such, most of the houses for sale average an age of over forty years. Buyers looking for a ranch style or Tudor style in East Dallas will find plenty within the area. Buyers who want Craftsman, luxury, new construction and even contemporary/modern real estate can also find their specific style of homes at White Rock Lake.
The older White Rock Lake houses will be priced on the lower end of the price ranges with those starting around the mid $300,000's while giving buyers around 1000 square feet with two to three bedrooms and one to two bathrooms. The larger, more expensive estates near White Rock Lake will offer larger square footage - around 3000 to 5000 with four to five bedrooms, larger lots and more garage spaces.
Living in White Rock
If you're looking for a dream home in a dream location in Texas, you have many amazing areas to choose from. Dallas offers lots of different neighborhoods all known for different things. You might want to find a place close to the best schools, or perhaps you really like being near the art and culture sections of the city. Perhaps your favorite thing about Dallas is getting out and enjoying the beautiful scenery. However, if you love the recreation opportunities in Dallas, then you have to consider the incredible homes on White Rock Lake in Dallas. Be careful, if you visit White Rock Lake real estate you're likely to fall in love.
Buyers of houses for sale near the White Rock Lake area want to be near Dallas' only lake with easy access to Downtown Dallas and the surrounding amenities.
Pricing on Waterfront Properties
White Rock Lake homes are pricey and residents definitely pay for the opportunity to live near White Rock Lake. Most of the properties for sale near the lake have very pretty and ornate architectural features and are large, luxury estates with over 5000 square feet.
Real estate near White Rock Lake, with views of the lake, will easily run buyers into the millions of dollars - typically over $3,000,000 as a starting point. What will paying $3,000,000+ get you near White Rock Lake? A direct view of the lake, direct access to all walking, jogging and biking trails as well as direct access to the lake and its activities like bird watching, water activities, and rental centers, fishing piers and picnic areas. Buyers of White Rock Lake real estate may also take pride in the fact that they are living on the only lake in Dallas. White Rock Lake is Dallas' lake and was built over 100 years ago. Homes for sale near White Rock Lake do not last long when listed.
Buyers in White Rock Lake love their proximity to downtown Dallas, Love Field Airport, East Dallas, Loop 635 (also known as LBJ), Interstate 75 (also known as Central Expressway), Victory Park/American Airlines Center, Uptown and Farmers Market.
The neighborhoods which make up the houses in the White Rock Lake area are Lakewood, Forest Hills, and Casa Linda. The most expensive real estate tends to be on the west side of the lake and within the Lakewood neighborhood.
Buying a White Rock Lake House
If you are interested in buying real estate for sale in the White Rock Lake area, you have to be prepared for a long process. Most of the listings on White Rock Lake are receiving multiple offers as soon as the houses hit the market. This means sellers often end up accepting offers that are over the asking price of the home.
However, when you know why you want to live in a certain area of Dallas, the cost of homes may not be the number one factor in your decision. Instead, you may want to invest in an area of the city that will always be in demand, no matter what the market does.
Of course, certain neighborhoods will always be at a premium, and White Rock Lake homes fall into this category. There are places around Dallas that rarely have houses come up on the market because when people settle in, they never want to move. Unfortunately for buyers wanting into the area, the homes near White Rock Lake are one of these places. Residents of White Rock Lake don't just stay for a few years and then go on to search for bigger and better.
Many owners of White Rock Lake homes have bought their forever properties and decide to pass them down to their children rather than put them up on the market. If you are interested in buying real estate in and around this hot neighborhood you have to be prepared for a long process.
If you are serious about houses for sale near White Rock Lake you have to be prepared to make aggressive offers and be willing to shrug it off and try again if the seller chooses another buyer.
Location & Possibilities are why these Homes are Popular!
This is an area that is all about location, so if the White Rock Lake listing you are looking at does not have have all the features you had in mind, you may want to consider putting in an offer anyway and remodeling one of the homes or adding to it, so that you can secure a home in the prime real estate area you are interested in. You can always build an addition, but you can't add a lot that doesn't exist. So, homes for sale on White Rock Lake may be all about the premium space and getting creative about adding the features you love yourself.
The White Rock park is the most popular park in Dallas. The area surrounding the lake features almost 10 miles in trails for hiking and biking. Boating is allowed on the lake and rentals of boats and kayaks are available to the public. If you value a healthy, active lifestyle and want to live in a neighborhood that inspires you to ride your bicycle or go for a picnic, this is the place for you since a lot of the houses in the area are within walking distance from the trails and lake.
If you are interested in homes for sale on White Rock Lake, please contact us and we would be happy to show you the listings available and give you advice about how to make the most competitive offer possible. We know the area well and we will guide you in the right approach to making your dream of living in this incredible place a reality.