Garland has had a long tradition of being home to families and businesses large and small. The diversity of Garland makes it an exciting place to live. Garland stretches across 57 square-miles, and you can find homes in a variety of price points and styles from starter homes to custom builds and everything in between. Garland is home to the state’s largest community golf course in Texas. Firewheel Golf Course is located in the heart of Garland. Not only is Garland close to world class shopping, it is home to Firewheel Outdoor Shopping Center and Bass Pro Shop. Macy’s and Dillard’s anchor the shopping center that includes Pink, James Avery, Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Ulta, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Toys ‘R Us, a Cowboys Fan Store to name a few. Looking for dinner and a movie? Choose from Houlihan’s, Gloria’s, Fish City Grill, Napoli’s (and more!) and then catch a movie at AMC Firewheel 18.
You can find entertainment through the Curtis Culwell Event center with concerts, cultural events and a variety of programs. Nearby in the north part of Garland is the Hawaiian Falls Water Park which is fun for all ages. In South Garland, enjoy cooling off in the community park, Surf and Swim.
In addition, Garland’s cultural arts scene provides quality programs to enrich the lives of residents and visitors from surrounding communities. Some of the city’s active arts groups include Garland Summer Musicals, Garland Symphony Orchestra and Garland Civic Theatre. These groups produce a variety of year-round events including musicals, plays and concerts.
Richardson, Wylie, Murphy, Mesquite and Dallas are all within minutes. DART rail provides easy transportation into Downtown Dallas, the Fairgrounds and Dallas Zoo! Garland is conveniently located near three major highways: Highway 190, Interstate 30 and Loop 635.
Garland Independent School District has worked diligently to update all school campuses. Two of the focuses for GISD have been student security and technology. Garland boasts of the state-of-the-art Gilbreath-Reed Career & Technology Center, a premiere multi-million dollar facility designed to make sure Garland is leading the way in student readiness. Garland allows residents to choose their schools, so wherever you live you can take advantage of the innovative offerings that suit your child’s needs and the 1:1 iPad program.
You can experience lake living on Lake Ray Hubbard in the southeast part of Garland, reside in a historical home in well-established neighborhoods like Orchard Hills or build a new home adjacent to 190.
Contact an experienced Garland REALTOR today at the Todd Tramonte Home Selling Team to begin your search for the perfect Garland home.