Located twenty miles north of downtown Dallas, the city of Sachse is perfectly situated along Highway 78 to take advantage of the convenience of the city while enjoying the quiet of the suburbs. With a population of just over 20,000 there are plenty of new friends to be made and an active community means there will be lots of activities for the entire family. Start shopping for Sachse homes for sale.
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Once home to the country's first cotton mills and gins, Sachse, TX is a community that boasts a rich history combined with a promising future. Today, the city's excellent location is not far from the freeway and its mild temperatures year-round make it a popular place to live for those who want to live near Dallas, but wish to enjoy the amenities of a decidedly suburban location. As you consider your options for real estate in the area, Sachse needs to be on your list.
The city is continuously growing and efforts to keep up with the changing needs of the community are ongoing. There are several new residential neighborhoods in construction which will give the city more than 600 new homes and apartment units. New businesses are under construction on Highway 78 and on Bunker Hill Road including a new Wal-Mart and veterinary clinic. Major upgrades of the sewer system are underway as well as several road expansions, repaving projects, and lighting upgrades.
In addition to the new construction, the housing market in Sachse is bustling. The area offers a diverse variety of homes from sprawling ranches sitting on several acres to luxurious estate-style homes to comfortable suburban split-levels and traditional family homes. Sachse is home to 20,329 people, giving it the down home charm Texas folks crave. Those who are in the market for a home here will find that the real estate options reflect the down-home living they appreciate in this suburb. In Sachse, you will find cozy single-family homes and condos ideal for the first-time buyer alongside spacious estate properties that exude luxury amenities. A number of new developments in the area, like Richfield Estates and Woodbridge, provide the option to shop for a newly built home. The average list price for homes for sale in Sachse, TX is just under $300,000. Browse the newest real estate listings in Sachse, TX.
For families who make the move to Sachse, educational opportunities are excellent. Depending on the county where you live, students may attend schools in the Garland Independent School District or Wylie Independent School Districts. In the Garland School District, school choice allows students to attend the school that best fits their needs and educational goals, and 98 percent of students are able to go to the schools their families choose. Garland is the second-largest school district in the state. Garland is also home to the Garland Campus of Richland College, offering tracing for a number of professionals with a focus on manufacturing. Find homes in Sachse by school district.
Being so close to Dallas, this community provides opportunities to work for the fastest growing job market in the nation with professional and business services adding the most jobs to the local economy. Trade, transportation, and hospitality are some of the fastest growing sectors. Commuting to Dallas from Sachse is easy with access via I-30 or U.S. 75—both are about a 30 minute drive.
Nearby Garland is home to major employers as well, including Raytheon E-Systems that employs 3,500 people, Wal-Mart Super Centers that employs 1,250 people, and Navistar International that employs 800 people. Getting to Garland from Sachse is quick—it is a short 9 minute drive down the Firewheel Parkway.
Nearby Plano is home to some of the nation's largest corporations including HP Enterprise Services, Dell Services, Capital One Financial Services, JCPenney, Frito-Lay, and many more. Getting to Plano from Sachse is easy—it’s just a 12 minute drive up the President George Bush Turnpike.
One of the benefits of choosing a home in Sachse is the number of cultural events in the city. From the Christmas Parade and Cookies with Santa at the holiday season to FallFest in the fall, there's almost always something to do in Sachse. Most of these events are family-friendly, and several pay homage to the community's history and culture. The community's library, which boasts over 20,000 volumes, is also host to a number of events, story times and community meetings.
Sachse is close to the cultural hub in Dallas with easy access to world class dining and entertainment including the Dallas City Performance Hall, the Majestic Theatre, South Dallas Cultural Center, and more. Closer to home, the Firewheel Outdoor Mall in Garland offers Main Street style shopping at stores like Icing, Claire's, Aeropostale, and more. Dining destinations include Charley's Subs, Fish City Grill, and T.G.I.Friday's. After a long day of shopping and a meal, stop in to the 18-screen AMC/IMAX Theatre for a show.
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