Why do homeowners like living in Kelsey Square?
Kelsey Square is a beautiful neighborhood of 59 single family custom homes situated on large lots with mature landscaping. The neighborhood has the space and feel of neighborhoods generally found outside major cities, yet Kelsey Square is in the heart of Dallas. Mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays find kids of all ages on bikes, power walkers, and runners, taking advantage of the mile course that is formed by the neighborhood streets. Epping Lane and Woodford Drive are one continuous street that forms a square. Epping Lane forms two sides of the square and Woodford Drive forms the other two sides of the square. Kelsey Square has 3 cul-de-sacs. The northwest corner of Epping Lane forms a cul-de-sac, with three homes facing an island of green grass. Two of the 4 streets that lead into the neighborhood, Kelsey Road and Dorset Drive, also form cul-de-sacs at the west end of both streets. Located just over 9 miles from Downtown Dallas, 5 miles from North Park Center, 4 miles from the Dallas Galleria, 6 miles from Love Field Airport and 18 miles from DFW International Airport, this neighborhood is a dream for commuters. Residents have four routes to take to DFW! There is easy access to I-35, I-635, I-75, Preston Road, Inwood Road and Midway Road.
What are the homes in Kelsey Square like in size, condition and style?
The homes in Kelsey Square range in size from 3,000 square feet to over 12, 000 square feet. Lot size varies from .44 acre to over an acre. Most of the homes were built between 1965 and 1978. All of the original homes have had some degree of remodeling or complete renovation. One home was moved to the neighborhood from another Dallas neighborhood. Since its move, the home has been renovated three times! Approximately eight homes were built within the last 12 years. All homes are custom builds. Most of the properties have swimming pools and several homes have tennis courts. Architectural styles include contemporary, traditional, French country and Mediterranean inspired designs.
What are the schools like in the area?
Kelsey Square is in the Dallas Independent School District (DISD). Walnut Hill Elementary School is about 1 mile from the neighborhood. Carey Middle School and Jefferson High School are approximately 1.5 mile from the neighborhood. In addition to DISD, Dallas has an abundance of private schools. The following private schools are within approximately two miles of the Kelsey Square neighborhood: The Episcopal School of Dallas, Hockaday, Ursuline, Jesuit, St. Marks, Parish Episcopal, Good Shepherd Episcopal, Greenhill, Lamplighter, St Monica and many more.
What shopping is near the neighborhood?
The corner of Preston Road and Royal Lane, approximately one mile away, has long been the destination corner for local shoppers. Central Market, a Texas favorite for grocery shopping, is on the southeast corner or Preston and Royal. This corner is also home to more than 15 restaurants, Larry North's Gym, Barnes and Noble, trendy shops and the necessities like Dougherty's Compounding Pharmacy and the Cobbler Shoe Repair. Preston Road and Forest Lane has three additional grocery stores, including Whole Foods, Natural Grocer and Tom Thumb.
What houses are for sale in Kelsey Square?
At this time there are two active listings in Kelsey Square. One home is a 5 bedroom, 4.5 bath, two story traditional style home, with 2 living areas, 2 car garage, and 4,096 square feet. This home is situated on a .64 acre lot and is offered for $984,000. The second listing is a one story home, with 4 bedrooms, 4.1 baths, 3 living areas, 3 car garage and 4,292 square feet. This home, situated on 1.531 acre, has a pool, spa, and cabana, and storage building. There have been two closed sales in Kelsey Square in the last six months. The average sold price is $1,400,000.
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