Benbrook residents relish country-like living every day and with beautiful Benbrook Lake nearby. This Tarrant County suburb of Fort Worth located at the intersection of I-20, Loop 820, and U.S. 377 (Benbrook Blvd.) contains a population of roughly 22,000. It’s no surprise that Movoto lists Benbrook as one of the best places to live near Fort Worth.
Here are five reasons to buy a new home in Benbrook in a community like Palomino Estates.
- Median Home Value
Benbrook’s median home price is a very affordable $147,000, 20 percent lower than the national average. Taking home values, property taxes, housing costs, and local schools in consideration, Niche gives Benbrook a B+ grade for its real estate market. Home values have gone up almost 12 percent in the past year. Zillow believes the values will continue to increase in the next year.
Residents love the schools and it has one of the higher graduation rates in Texas. Students living in Benbrook’s Palomino Estates attend the following Fort Worth ISD schools:
- Waverly Park Elementary School (K – 5)
- Leonard Middle School (6 – 8)
- Western Hills High School (9 – 12)
Benbrook students have 12 percent higher average test scores than Texas and 64 percent higher than the national average.
The weather is pleasant almost year-round. The city rarely gets hit by extreme cold weather. Sure, there are hot summers, but the times between summer and winter tend to feel comfortable. The average temperature in Benbrook for August is 88 degrees. In January, the average temperature is 48 degrees, comfortably above freezing. The air quality and pollution indexes are better than the national average.
- Small Town Feel
One resident moved from a big city to Benbrook and loves the calm, quiet, and stress-free country-style life. She appreciates the convenience of being near Fort Worth while having access to everything she need as Benbrook has superstores, community garden, libraries, and other places. It’s a place where everyone knows everyone.
In another story, a resident said that she left the garage door open by accident. A police officer stopped by to let her know it was open. She appreciated that the officer cared and kept an eye on the neighborhood. Residents feel safe because there are always police officers nearby.
- Parks and Recreation
Benbrook offers a great setting for those who love to hike, bike, camp, fish, and boat. Golfers can work on their game at Whitestone Golf Club. Horse lovers can head to the 100-acre Benbrook Stables to ride horses, board them, and take lessons.
Its parks also include tennis courts, ball fields, and a walking track. The fifth and new Rolling Hills Park contains a sand volleyball court, outdoor exercise equipment, pavilion and picnic tables, jogging trail, and a half of a basketball court.
The average commute time for residents is just 25 minutes. Fort Worth sits right next door for easy access to shopping, dining, nightlife, and the arts.
If you’d like to explore the new homes in Palomino Estates from Sandlin Homes, please give us a call at 214-282-9387. The community is south of Hwy. 30, east of Hwy. 820, and west of US-377. 3908 Brookdale Rd, Benbrook, TX 76116.