For nature lovers, the lake offers some of the Audubon Society’s best areas for bird watching in the state of Texas. The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden is also located on the lake, offering residents a tranquil retreat from modern city life.
Many homes for sale on White Rock Lake are historic properties built in the 1950s and earlier. Homebuyers in search of luxury properties within commuting distance to downtown Dallas should look no further than the White Rock Lake area. All of the best shopping, downtown and work are all a short drive away.
Neighborhoods like Emerald Isle and Lake Highlands offer a glimpse into the past for luxury homebuyers. Waterfront living and direct access to White Rock Lake’s many recreational activities makes these communities the perfect setting for families with children.
Some of the best public schools in the area are within a short driving distance from White Rock Lake. There is a variety of districts for families with children to choose from, but most schools are located within the Dallas School District. Schools like Adams High School offer students a wide variety of academic and athletic opportunities. College preparation is highly important at these schools. The Dallas School District boasts some of the best public schools in the state of Texas.
Just fifteen minutes from downtown Dallas, there are also many restaurants, and wonderful antique and specialty stores nearby. Little Forest Hills is also conveniently located near two of Dallas's oldest shopping centers -- Casa Linda and Lakewood.