The Colony, TX

The Colony, TX

 

The Colony Real Estate And Community Information

 

The Colony is one of the best kept secrets in the heart of North Texas. With a population of approximately 41,000, the City is surrounded by the communities of Lewisville, Grapevine, Carrollton, Denton, Plano and Frisco and extends 23 miles along Lake Lewisville. Residents immerse themselves in acres of wildlife with recreational options including camping, fishing, swimming, boating, cycling, and hiking.The City also provides world class parks and recreational facilities for its residents. The Colony’s commitment to find resourceful ways to enhance sports and the quality of life for the community has resulted in the City being named “#1 Sportstown for the State of Texas” by Sports Illustrated Magazine and the National Parks and Recreation Association! The art and culture community is alive and well, offering its residents and visitors numerous beautiful outdoor sculptures throughout the City’s neighborhoods and theater companies that feature multiple performances, annually. The Colony is also now home to the 433-acre multiphase development called Grandscape. Developed by Nebraska Furniture Mart, this fantastic real estate development will feature 3.9 million square feet of attractions, dining, entertainment, and retail facilities for residents to enjoy. No matter the season, The Colony is celebrating it with amazing food, music, arts and entertainment. All festivals and events are family oriented and support community.  If a healthy work-life balance is what you are looking for, The Colony and its many “retreat-like” amenities is the perfect place for your family!

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Parks and Recreation in The Colony

 

With the title of “Sportstown of Texas”, it is no surprise that The Colony offers endless indoor and outdoor recreational facilities for its residents. It is incredibly easy to maintain an active lifestyle throughout the year in this city. The Colony Parks & Recreation Department maintains 28 parks and open spaces throughout the city. Totaling more than 3,000 acres, this city has one of the highest acres of parks per capita in Texas. The numerous parks and athletic facilities offer many amenities, including campgrounds, playgrounds, tennis and basketball courts, athletic fields, disc golf, fishing ponds, skate park, and more. There is also a great system of City Trails for enjoying the great outdoors while biking, hiking, or jogging. The Colony Recreation Center (5151 North Colony Boulevard) has a fitness center, game room, gymnasium, and racquetball court. The Colony Aquatic Park (580 North Colony Boulevard) provides residents with aquatic facilities year round with an indoor pool, outdoor leisure lagoon, wading pool, and splash pad. Besides all the amenities that The Colony’s Parks and Recreation Department offer, Hawaiian Falls (4400 Paige Road) is near – a water park that surpasses the expectations of those who visit for the first time and keeps patrons coming back for more! While there are plenty of “vacation” type activities in The Colony, those who like a friendly competition can visit any 3 of the City’s prestigious golf courses or for a different spin on golf, visit Top Golf (3760 Blair Oaks Drive), a premier golf entertainment complex where the competition of sport meets your favorite local hangout. The Colony Five Star Complex (4100 Blair Oaks Drive), an 80 acre multi-athletic field complex, and Blue Sky Sports Complex (7801 Main Street), a 43,000 sq. ft. indoor soccer facility, provide local athletes hours of play in state-of-the-art facilities.



Education in The Colony, TX

 

The Colony is located in the highly-esteemed school districts of Lewisville and Little Elm. These school districts are dedicated to providing an excellent education and numerous extracurricular opportunities for their students. Lewisville Independent School District serves the communities of Lewisville, The Colony, Flower Mound, Highland Village, and more. The district operates numerous schools right within the city limits. The Colony Elementary students in kindergarten through 5th grade attend B.B. Owen Elementary (5640 Squires), Camey Elementary  (4949 Arbor Glen Road), Ethridge Elementary (6001 Ethridge), Morningside Elementary (6350 Paige Road), Peters Colony Elementary (5101 Nash Drive), and Stewart's Creek Elementary (4431 Augusta Street). Griffin Middle School (5105 North Colony Road) and Lakeview Middle School (4300 Keys Drive) are both located in The Colony for students in grades 6th through 8th. The district’s local high school for students in 9-12 is The Colony High School (4301 Blair Oaks). Little Elm Independent School District also serves portions of The Colony. This district operates 6 elementary schools, a sixth grade center, a middle school, and a high school in the area. Prestwick STEM Academy (3101 Stonefield) is the district’s K-8th school located in The Colony.



Health and Transportation in The Colony, Texas

There are several excellent medical facilities located in The Colony and in neighboring communities. Residents in need of emergency care can use the services of Elite Care 24 Hour Emergency Room, which is conveniently located at 4780 State Highway 121. For those in need of urgent, non-emergency care, both Rapid Med Urgent Care (3800 Main Street) and Methodist Urgent Care (5151 State Highway 121)  are in The Colony.  Located only a short drive away, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco (5601 Warren Parkway, Frisco) is a full service, comprehensive medical hospital for residents.


The Colony lies along the Sam Rayburn Tollway providing easy access to the transportation network in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. The city is located just west of the Dallas North Tollway for residents to commute to Dallas. Within 20 minutes of The Colony, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (2400 Aviation Drive) allows for convenient travelling beyond the immediate area, whether for business or pleasure.  

Contact Information

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Scott and Tammy Watson
GroupWatson, Keller Williams
4862 State Hwy 121, Ste. 210
Lewisville TX 75056
214-682-7002
972-370-1775
Fax: 214-522-5519