The Forest Hills neighborhood in east Dallas is amazing. Gorgeous lots, historic homes and landscapes that will truly excite you. Forest Hills is the area in Dallas, TX bordered by Garland Road and White Rock Lake to the northwest, Lakeland Drive to the northeast, the railroad tracks to the southeast and Highland Road to the southwest. The neighborhood consists entirely of the subdivision that bears the same name – Forest Hills. The neighborhood is easily identifiable by the sign toppers located on most street signs in the area. One of our long time team members remembers running and cycling through Forest Hills as a high school athlete because due to all of the amazing trees in the neighborhood, it is literally several degrees cooler than neighboring areas in summer. Such a cool neighborhood!
Forest Hills is a quiet beautiful wooded bluff on the south side of White Rock Lake. Shaded large lots are the norm and a lovely and diverse collection of architectural styles reflects its rich history. The beautiful trees and a spirit of community define this fantastic neighborhood which is located only 6 miles from downtown Dallas. This area of massive Oak, Elm and Pecan trees is built within a stone’s throw of White Rock Lake. The location assures the residents all the advantages of having two of the finest treasures of the city, White Rock Lake Park and the Arboretum at their fingertips. Its residents can be seen throughout the neighborhood walking, running, bicycling, and generally enjoying this unique oasis of blissful calm in the heart of the city.
Residential development in the Forest Hills area began as early as the middle 1920s and early 1930s and accelerated significantly during the late 1940s through the middle 1960s. Because of the age of homes in the area, several homes have been torn down and new ones built in their place. A significant number of new homes were built between 2000 and 2010 in the area by custom builders.
The Forest Hills neighborhood has some especially unique characteristics that appeal to many home buyers. Many streets are exceptionally wide and have large sidewalks. Parking is not allowed on some streets. Residents enjoy views of White Rock Lake and the downtown skyline upon entering and leaving the neighborhood, and some homes along Garland Road have lake views. The neighborhood lies directly across from White Rock Lake and the Dallas Arboretum, so residents enjoy easy access to parks, biking and jogging trails and all of the events and festivities that happen at the lake and Arboretum.
Forest Hills has a wide variety of home styles, ranging from one story ranch style homes and mid-century moderns to several contemporary homes built in the last 10-15 years by custom home builders. Other home styles in Forest Hills include some Tudors, Southwestern, Mediterranean, Early American and Colonial. Many of the homes were built on pier and beam foundations.
The lot sizes in Forest Hills are large compared to many other neighborhoods in East Dallas. Lots in Forest Hills have a variety of sizes-quarter and half acre lots are quite common and a few are over one acre.
Homes in Forest Hills have a wide range of actual and effective ages. Many older homes have been significantly remodeled and/or have had additions built at some point. Homes range in size from around 1,000 square feet to over 6,000 square feet. Several homes, including many that were built in the mid 20th century, have swimming pools. There are also some homes that have guest quarters.
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Located in Big Forest Hills! It's a rare opportunity for Luxury living in the city. This newly completed Forest Hills Modern is 4 blocks from White Rock Lake. Situated on...
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Realty DPR.
Elegant, Cape Cod inspired home from Haynsworth Custom Homes. With traditional design that feels both fresh and classic, this home boasts a ground floor master suite, a m...
Listing courtesy of Haynsworth Realty.
Enjoy the appeal of the Lake and Garden District that is known as East Dallas and the eclectic mix of it's wonderful 1920's and 1930's homes intermingled with modern arch...
Listing courtesy of David Bush Realtors.
Impressive Italian style residence on a .57 acre lot in Forest Hills. Enter to a stunning 2-story foyer flanked by formals punctuated by a dynamic staircase to the second...
Listing courtesy of Dave Perry Miller Real Estate.
Don’t miss this opportunity to live like a king and queen in this had crafted custom home. This pristine two-story home features 5 BD, 5BA and two half baths. Amenities...
Listing courtesy of Door Texas Realty, LLC.