Grapevine Real Estate
Wine, water and recreation – welcome to the thriving community of Grapevine, which has grown into one of the most popular cities in Texas.
The historic city is located on the banks of Grapevine Lake and features outstanding custom homes as well as unforgettable luxurious estates.
Named after the wild grapes that early settlers discovered on the north-central Texas prairie, Grapevine traces its history to 1843. General Sam Houston opened the area to settlers when he signed a peace treaty with 10 Native American nations.
As its name suggests, the city boasts a booming wine industry with celebrated wineries and tasting rooms, as well as festivals including the annual Grapefest, which attracts visitors from all over America
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is so close to Grapevine that a portion of the expansive airport lies within the city’s jurisdiction. This proximity to one of the world’s busiest airports has attracted residents who travel for business and pleasure.
Historic Downtown Grapevine has a collection of charming shops and art galleries plus a diversity of quality restaurants. In recent years, beautiful hotels and popular resorts, several that cater specifically to family activities, have located in the area. Scenic Great Wolf Lodge and the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center are among DFW’s most popular attractions. Nearby is Grapevine Mills, a massive regional shopping outlet and located adjacent to the popular Bass Pro Shops.
Grapevine Lake, a large reservoir impounded by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1952, serves as a source of water and the opportunity for a variety of recreation.
The city has been designated a Runner Friendly Community by the Road Runners Club of America. It has 24 miles of hike and bike trails. One trail in Grapevine links four other communities, creating an additional 11-mile trail.
The city also has an indoor 1/8 mile walking/jogging track and several outdoor tracks that belong to the local school district. Grapevine also has a joint-use agreement with the school district for the use of school facilities.
Located between Dallas and Fort Worth, Grapevine enjoys easy access to world-class museums and professional sports.
Residents are treated to exciting entertainment from rodeos to concerts year-round. The renowned Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo is held every January. The Dallas Cowboys’ play at nearby AT&T Stadium in Arlington while the Texas Rangers play at Globe Life Field. The new Dickies Arena in Fort Worth hosts large concerts with some of the world’s top musical acts.
Most homes are served by the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District. A portion of northwest Grapevine is served by Carroll ISD, while small parts are served by Lewisville and Coppell ISDs.
Grapevine neighborhoods include Arbormont Estates, Austin Oaks, Banyon Place, Beard, Brookhollow Estates, Cannon Homestead, Carriage Glen, College Creek, College Heights, Creekwood Estates, Creekwood West, Crestwood Hollow, Dellwood Estates, Dove Landing, Dove Meadows, Glade Crossing, Greenbriar Estates, Hidden Lake Estates, Highpoint Farms, Hilfiker, Hunters Ridge, Johnson Meadows, Kimberly Estates, LaPaloma Estates, Laguna Vista, Lakeside Estates, Lakeview Estates, Madison, The Manors, Meadow Oaks, Parkwood, Placid Peninsula, Ridgecrest, Russwood Estates, Savannah Courts, Saybrooke, Shadow Glen, Shorecrest Acres, Shoreview Estates, Silver Lake, South Shore Acres, Stonebridge Oaks, Stone Gate, Stonewood, Sunshine Harbor, Tanglewood Estates, Tiffany Forest, Timberline, Villas at Silver Lake, Western Oaks Estates, Westover, Winding Creek Estates, Windmill Estates and Yorkshire Meadows.