McKinney, Texas, is a unique blend of old world style and new world advancements. Neighborhoods throughout the city have incorporated upscale lifestyle amenities as standard features that many cities across the country would consider exclusive to only the upper echelon of citizenry. Master planned communities like Stonebridge Ranch, Craig Ranch, and Trinity Falls ensure homeowners’ strong home values well into the future. Features like tennis courts, fishing ponds, Championship golf courses, miles and miles of walk & bike trails, dog parks, disc-golf courses and tree lined parkways make function and fun commonplace in this nationally recognized city.
Quaint downtown art galleries, restaurants, specialty shops, and historic district landmarks dating back to the mid-1800s set McKinney apart from most other Texas cities. Frequent seasonal and holiday events such as Arts in Bloom, Bike the Bricks, Red, White, and BOOM parade, and Downtown McKinney Explorers’ Club, Home for the Holidays, Krewe of Barkus, McKinney Christmas Tree, and Oktoberfest. These activities make the downtown McKinney square a favorite of both locals and tourists alike. The Grand Hotel, Rick’s Chophouse, Landon Winery, Spoons, Snuggs, and The Pantry are just a few of the downtown favorites.
Settlers picked one of the most beautiful areas of Texas prairie land to put down roots. Rolling hills and lush tree lined creeks, parks and hike/bike trail systems are reasons for the City of McKinney’s, “Unique by Nature” tagline. Nature lovers often frequent The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary. You can close your eyes and almost imagine those early pioneers gathering on a sleepy summer evening to enjoy good conversations, food, and relaxation after a long Texas day of productive labor.
In addition to a wonderful “hometown” environment for residents, McKinney continues to this day as a hub for world class businesses. McKinney National Airport offers corporate, private, and charter air services. Collin College offers both academic and workforce programs for credit as well as developmental and continuing education opportunities. The college serves over 53,000 students annually. So, McKinney is not only a unique place to live, but also a wonderful place to work and further your education!
If you’re considering a move, then consider McKinney. It may just be the last place you’ll ever call home – because you’ll never want to leave. Here’s a helpful link to the City of McKinney’s “Living in McKinney” page. https://www.mckinneytexas.org/127/Living-in-McKinney
For more information on homes for sale in McKinney or for a free market analysis on your existing home, contact Steve and Kathryn Swadley at (972) 658-5351.