Foxwood Glen at Castlemere is a West Plano neighborhood nestled next to a lush greenbelt. Homes range between 3,000 and 5,000 square feet with an average price in the $500’s. The community serves as home to many empty nesters.
Located south of Windhaven Parkway, off of Willow Bend Drive, the neighborhood provides prime access to many of Plano’s major corporate and retail establishments. In fact, the 2600-acre Legacy Business Park, home to corporate giants like Toyota North America, Ericcson, FedEx, FritoLay and PepsiCo, is only a short drive away.
Nearby Lakeside Market features upscale shops, restaurants, and salons. Just across the Dallas North Tollway, The Shops at Willow Bend brims with high-end stores like Restoration Hardware and Neiman Marcus. Preston Park Village includes favorites like Williams Sonoma, Talbots and White House Black Market. Fine dining and popular grocers like Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe’s are nearby as well.
The neighborhood is zoned within Plano Independent School District with neighborhood children attending Brinker Elementary, Renner Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High. Three of these four feeder schools are located within walking distance, providing convenience for neighborhood families.
Located about 20 miles north of downtown Dallas, Plano has 260,000 residents and is home to 6 Fortune 1000 companies as well as the headquarters for other major corporations. Plano continues to receive numerous awards such as Best City for Families (wallethub.com, 2014), Best Suburbs for Education in America (movoto.com, 2014), Safest Places in America (movoto.com, 2014), and Best City to Raise a Family in America (niche.com, 2015).
Plano I.S.D. educates 55,000 children on 70 campuses. Twenty-three of those campuses have been awarded the National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence honor. The City also includes several institutions of higher learning: Collin College, The University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas Baptist University North, and SMU-In-Plano.
Outdoor Attractions and Events
With over 3,000 acres of park space, including hike and bike trails and nature preserves, Plano is a haven for cyclists and other fitness enthusiasts. The City’s numerous recreation centers, splash grounds, and pools provide additional opportunities for enjoyment.
Each year, Plano residents look forward to many spectacular festivals including Plano Balloon Festival, Suburbia Music Fest, All-American Fourth, Festival, and Dickens in Historic Downtown.