Recent Listings in Waco
Waco is a thriving city in McLennan County located halfway between the infamous cities of Dallas and Austin, Texas. Waco has the county seat in McLennan County. The area has a humid subtropical climate, making the summer months hot and winter days mild. Snow is not common, but there have been a few flurries in recent years.
Waco is home to a bunch of neighborhoods, communities, subdivisions, and happy residents. The neighborhoods in the northwest region of Waco are: Castle Heights (or Austin Avenue), Brook Oaks, Brookview, Cedar Ridge, Dean Highland, Heart O’ Texas, Landon Branch, Mountainview, North Lake Waco, North Waco, Parkdale, Richland Hills, Sanger Heights, and Viking Hills. In the southeast region, the heart of Waco, you will find: Alta Vista, Baylor Brazos, Kendrick, Oakwood, and University neighborhoods. This region of Waco is where everything began and the city was born. There are dozens of stores and restaurants in the area. The north east area, on the other side of the Brazos river, there are three neighborhoods: Carver, East Riverside, and Timbercrest. This area is historically African-American. Within all of these neighborhoods are many subdivisions, providing so many great homes to the public.
Waco has hundreds, if not thousands of homes in all sorts of shapes, sizes, styles, and prices. You’ve got the tiny old school bungalows, then there are historic, tudor-style homes, Neoclassical homes, modern single family homes, and then the million dollar estates. Waco has it all. What kind of home are you looking for? Waco has it. Waco is the heartland of Texas, and it’s a great stop on the way to and/or from Dallas to Austin, and vice versa. Take a road trip to discover some of Texas’ greatest cities, and scope out your potential forever homes along the way. Most of the neighborhoods are lined with trees giving the entire city breathtaking splashes of color every autumn.
There’s always something to do around here with seven recreational facilities, nine different arts organizations, a zoo, a waterpark, several museums, a national monument, one of the largest and greatest municipal parks and so much more. Cameron Park is a 416-acre park that hosts a plethora of events all year round. There are races, triathlons, boat races and more. People also come to relax, ride bikes, have picnics, hike through over 20 miles of trails, play disc golf, explore playgrounds, and visit the zoo. The Cameron Park Zoo is a Waco favorite, and adult admission is only $10! Hawaiian Falls is a fun theme park for the whole family to enjoy. Slide down the water slides, swim through the wave pool, or float through the lazy river. It’s a fun and easy way to cool off in the heat of the summer. The Mammoth National Monument is a rare look into history. The guided tours take you back in time to explore the mammoths that were in the area and artifacts that have been discovered. Museums in Waco include the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, Texas Sports Hall of Fame, Dr. Pepper Museum, and Lee Lockwood Library and Museum.
If you love shopping, brace yourself for all of the shopping opportunities scattered across the area. Waco has dozens of shopping centers and a shopping mall. Richland Mall has your go-to mall favorites, such as Victoria’s Secret, Bath and Body Works, Express, Foot Locker, LIDS, Hollister, Forever21, Sears, etc. Then, if you go over to Marketplace Drive by Cottonwood Creek Golf Course, where W Loop 340 and Interstate 35 meet, you’ll find a plethora of shops. It’s an outdoor mall area with places such as: Kohl’s, Old Navy, Carter’s, Panera, Petco, Family Christian, Zales, Marshalls, Children’s Place, Best Buy, Pier 1 Imports, Claire’s, Rue21, Ulta, Loft, and many more. You can shop until your heart’s content.
One of the highlights of the Waco is the Waco Suspension Bridge. This bridge goes right over the Brazos River and offers breathtaking views. This is a foot-traffic only bridge, so stroll across without worrying about any passing cars. Go as far as you’d like, and take in the fresh air all around you. The view is truly amazing, and the experience is hard to beat. Even if you are driving through Waco, it is worth the stop.
Waco has a convenient location and also provides local resident with easy access to everything they could need. There are so many things to love about Waco. The people are friendly, the places to go are never ending, and the beauty is astonishing.