Neighborhood Spotlight: Willow Bend

Our profile of the neighborhood.

photography by Graham Hobart

Neighborhood Spotlight:
Willow Bend

In the late 1980s, on the former grounds of Willow Bend Polo and Hunt Club, which was built by polo enthusiast and restaurateur Norman Brinker.

Surrounding the Gleneagles Country Club, it lies east of the Dallas North Tollway, west of Preston Road, and between W. Parker Road and W. Park Boulevard

Between 3,000 and 4,000 residents

photography by Graham Hobart

Homes Found:
Two-story brick, generally following the French country and English Tudor styles

Average Home Price:

Between $450,000 and $600,000

Lot Value:
From $95,000

Average Home Size:

3,500 to 5,000 square feet

Average Lot Size:

One-third acre

Why Willow Bend:
Chic living with the conveniences of an urban environment. With Gleneagles Country Club in their backyards, residents can get nine holes in after a quick trip home on the Tollway. The nearby Shops at Willow Bend offer fashionable shopping destinations.

The Shops at Legcay. photography by Graham Hobart

Local Haunts:
Residents re-energize at Steve Fields’ Steak and Lobster Lounge. Nearby Jasper’s makes Southern favorites into cuisine, such as roasted shrimp. Crú wine bar, located at the Shops at Legacy, provides a low-key nighttime outing.

Who’s Buying:

With J.C. Penney Co. Inc. and Frito-Lay corporate headquarters nearby, senior management and executives make up the bulk of Willow Bend residents.


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