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Neighborhood Guides

Berkeley Place

Berkeley Place is an upscale and prestigious neighborhood, a  green oasis within the city. The neighborhood is renowned for its luxurious homes, mature trees, colorful gardens, and well-maintained lawns. The abundance of greenery not only enhances the neighborhood's aesthetic appeal but also provides a tranquil and inviting atmosphere for residents to enjoy outdoor activities and leisurely strolls. Nearby Tillery Park is a charming place to bring children of all ages. You can also walk just down the hill from Park Place, to visit the amazing Fort Worth Zoo!

Berkeley Place is a picturesque and highly sought-after neighborhood near the city's finest amenities and the bustling Sundance Square and downtown business district.One of the defining features of Berkeley Place is its well-preserved historic architecture. The neighborhood boasts an array of architectural styles, including Colonial Revival, Tudor, Craftsman, and Mediterranean Revival homes. These homes, with their unique character and timeless charm, create an enchanting streetscape that takes residents and visitors back in time.


Nestled two miles south of downtown Fort Worth, the Fairmount/Southside Historic District stands as a testament to the architectural splendor and rich cultural heritage of early 20th-century streetcar suburbs. Spanning a rectangular area of approximately 375 acres, this neighborhood exemplifies the charm and diversity of house forms, embellished with numerous institutional and commercial properties. Developed between 1890 and 1938, with a flourishing concentration of houses from 1905 to 1920, Fairmount/Southside remains an enduring symbol of middle-class residential living.

The Origins of Fairmount Fairmount/Southside emerged as an idyllic neighborhood during the late 19th century when it transitioned from farmland to a bustling streetcar suburb for Fort Worth's growing population. This transition came hand in hand with the expansion of the city's streetcar system, enabling residents to easily commute to downtown while enjoying the benefits of living in a peaceful, tree-lined residential area.

A Kaleidoscope of Architectural Styles

One of the striking features of the Fairmount/Southside Historic District is the diversity of house forms that characterize the neighborhood. The predominate building category is single-family residences, and among them, wood frame bungalows are the most prevelant. These charming homes, often adorned with inviting front porches, represent the epitome of early 20th-century architectural design. Scattered throughout the district are variations of the popular Four Square form, each reflecting their own unique character. From Craftsman and Victorian influences to Colonial Revival and Mediterranean-inspired designs, these houses speak to the architectural trends of the time and provide a living snapshot of the past.

A Showcase of Elegance

The eastern sections of the Fairmount/Southside District are home to the grandest residences, boasting architectural grandeur that leaves visitors in awe. These majestic homes mirror a myriad of stylistic influences, displaying the ornate details of Queen Anne and Italianate architecture, among others. With their towering columns, intricate trim work, and impeccable craftsmanship, these residences tell stories of wealth, refinement, and opulence that once graced the Fairmount/Southside streets. 

Preservation and Restoration Efforts: A Beacon of Community Pride 

The Fairmount/Southside Historic District owes its preservation to the dedicated efforts of its residents and community organizations. Recognizing the value of this time capsule, they have embraced the challenges of preserving and restoring the architectural integrity of the neighborhood. From meticulously maintained bungalows to the meticulous restoration of grand mansions, the community's collective effort in preserving this unique heritage is commendable.

Vibrant and Richly Alive Today, the Fairmount/Southside Historic District remains a vibrant and thriving community. Its rich architectural fabric continues to lure residents and visitors alike, with picturesque streets lined with mature trees and beautifully preserved homes. The neighborhood's strong sense of community is reflected in its active homeowners' association, hosting events and initiatives that celebrate the history and culture of this historically significant area. 


The Fairmount/Southside Historic District is a living testament to the captivating charm and architectural diversity of early 20th-century streetcar suburbs. As historical preservation efforts continue, this neighborhood stands as a proud reminder of Fort Worth's past, inviting visitors to journey back in time and experience the timeless elegance and distinct beauty of a bygone era.


Mistletoe Heights

Mistletoe Heights is a charming and historic residential neighborhood nestled within the heart of Fort Worth, Texas, approximately two miles southwest of downtown Fort Worth. Known for its picturesque streets lined with towering oak trees and lush greenery, this neighborhood welcomes you with wide tree lined streets.

One of the defining features of Mistletoe Heights is its stunning architecture. The neighborhood is a treasure trove of beautifully preserved historic homes, ranging from elegant Colonial Revival and Tudor-style residences to graceful Victorian and Craftsman bungalows. Each house seems to have its own story to tell, contributing to the neighborhood's timeless and enchanting ambiance. Mistletoe Heights has a historic overlay, which means there may be restrictions on exterior renovations and modifications to protect the neighborhood's historic character.

Residents of Mistletoe Heights enjoy a close-knit community where neighbors often gather for social events and support one another. The neighborhood association plays an active role in maintaining the area's character, preserving its historic integrity, and organizing community activities, fostering a strong sense of community among residents.

Mistletoe Heights is not only aesthetically pleasing but also conveniently located. Its proximity to downtown Fort Worth and the Magnolia/Southside district, ensures that residents have easy access to the city's vibrant cultural scene, dining establishments, shopping districts, and employment opportunities. The neighborhood maintains a peaceful and serene atmosphere, making it a tranquil oasis amidst the bustling city.

The area's natural beauty extends beyond its tree-lined streets. Nearby Tillery Park, provides a green space for outdoor recreation, picnics, and leisurely strolls. Additionally, the neighborhood is within walking distance of the Fort Worth Zoo and just minutes renowned Botanic Garden and museum district, offering educational and recreational opportunities for families.

Mistletoe Heights is served by excellent public and private schools, making it an attractive choice for families. The favorite is the legendary Lily B. Clayton, one of the most charming and popular elementary schools in Fort Worth. Its accessibility to major transportation routes further enhances its appeal, allowing for convenient commutes to other parts of Fort Worth and the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.

Let us help you explore Mistletoe Heights, where residents can enjoy a truly special quality of life.

Ryan Place

It's rare to see someone who isn't completely charmed as we drive through the Carthage stone and marble gates onto Elizabeth Boulevard. Ryan Place began in 1911 as the vision of developer John C. Ryan. The legendary main street, Elizabeth Blvd. is named after his beloved and beautiful wife, Elizabeth Willing Ryan.

Located just south of downtown Fort Worth and near restaurants, businesses and the Medical District,  Ryan Place blends history, liveability and friendliness like no other neighborhood in Fort Worth.

A vibrant history and a strong sense of community make Ryan Place a desirable place to live. The neighborhood is known for its beautiful architecture, with many homes dating back to the early 1900s. The tree-lined streets provide a scenic and peaceful atmosphere, while still being conveniently located near the amenities of downtown Fort Worth.

Ryan Place is also within close proximity to Texas Christian University (TCU), making it an ideal neighborhood for students, faculty, and staff. Additionally, residents can enjoy easy access to a variety of restaurants, shops, and museums in the area.

Community activities are a favorite of many Ryan Place residents, with regular events and gatherings that foster a strong sense of belonging and connection among its residents. Front porch visits are a common sight, as neighbors gather to socialize and enjoy each other's company. This promotes a welcoming and friendly atmosphere throughout the neighborhood.

Ryan Place offers a unique blend of history, gorgeous homes, and vibrant living that makes it one of the favorite  neighborhoods in Fort Worth. Whether you are looking for a charming historic home, a close-knit community, or easy access to downtown, Ryan Place has something to offer.


Tanglewood is a charming neighborhood located near Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas. This community has a rich history, with development beginning in 1955. Situated approximately five miles southwest of the Fort Worth Central Business District, Tanglewood offers a peaceful and suburban atmosphere with a touch of nostalgia. The neighborhood's roots can be traced back to the Edwards family, who once owned a large ranch in the area. Additionally, a dairy farm once operated on what is now Bellaire Park Court, Marquette Court, and Autumn Court, further emphasizing Tanglewood's historical agricultural heritage.

One of the defining characteristics of Tanglewood is its architecture. The neighborhood predominantly features charming ranch-style homes, which add to its timeless appeal. These homes often boast spacious yards with well-maintained landscapes, giving the area a welcoming and comfortable ambiance. Tanglewood is blessed with an abundance of large trees that provide shade and contribute to the overall beauty of the neighborhood.

For those who enjoy outdoor activities, Tanglewood has plenty to offer. The neighborhood is adjacent to the Trinity River, which has paved bicycle and walking trails that wind along its banks. These trails provide residents with the perfect opportunity to stay active, enjoy the natural surroundings, and take leisurely walks or bike rides. Tanglewood is also in close proximity to Overton Park, a scenic green space that offers further recreational opportunities. Whether it's a picnic with the family, or a relaxing afternoon in the park, residents have easy access to this beautiful outdoor destination.

Education is another strong suit of the Tanglewood neighborhood. Families with children can take advantage of excellent educational institutions such as Tanglewood Elementary and Overton Park Elementary schools. Lastly, TCU is just up the hill from Tanglewood. This proximity provides easy access to the campus and its amenities, further enhancing the appeal of the neighborhood for those with ties to the university.

We're happy to include this neighborhood in your home search if it sounds like one that would be a good fit for the home and neighborhood you hope to find. It is a community with a strong sense of tradition and a welcoming atmosphere that makes it a desirable place to call home.

Walsh Ranch

Walsh Ranch is a picturesque community in Parker County, Texas, where small-town charm meets modern convenience just 15 minutes from downtown Fort Worth. This idyllic neighborhood is a haven for families, professionals, and anyone seeking a vibrant, active lifestyle. With its variety of architectural styles, top-notch amenities, and strong sense of community,Walsh Ranch is a place where residents truly get the best of both worlds. Located in the excellent Aledo ISD, Walsh Ranch fulfills the request of families and professionals alike, who wish to be in a highly rated school district for their children and for the benefit of their property values.

Architectural Diversity: One of the standout features of Walsh Ranch is the variety of architectural styles that grace its streets. From the timeless beauty of Tudor and Craftsman homes to the sleek lines of Modern and Transitional designs, this neighborhood offers a blend of aesthetics that cater to a diverse range of tastes. Whether you're drawn to classic or contemporary, there's a home in Walsh Ranch that suits your preferences.

Amenities: The community is designed to ensure that every resident enjoys a fulfilling lifestyle. The Athletic Club is a central hub for health and wellness enthusiasts, offering state-of-the-art workout spaces, a family pool, and a lap pool for your exercise needs. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy basketball and tennis courts for friendly matches with neighbors. For your furry friends, the dog park is a great place for play and socialization. Additionally, two serene lakes and a sandy beach provide opportunities for relaxation and recreation, and there are numerous parks and walking trails that wind through the neighborhood for leisurely strolls and outdoor activities.

Community Events: Living in Walsh Ranch means being part of a close-knit community that values togetherness. Monthly events are organized for residents of all ages, fostering a sense of camaraderie among neighbors. These events range from music concerts and movie nights to seasonal celebrations. It's an opportunity to make friends and build lasting connections in a welcoming environment.

Schools: Families with children will be pleased to know that Walsh Ranch is located within the esteemed Aledo Independent School District (ISD). Education is a top priority here, and Walsh Elementary, a top-rated elementary school, is conveniently located within the neighborhood. Children can enjoy a quality education, and you'll see many parents walking their children to school, or making the short commute in their golf carts!

Convenience: Being just 15 minutes from downtown Fort Worth, Walsh Ranch combines the tranquility of suburban living with the accessibility of the city. Enjoy the best of both worlds - a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life, while having the vibrant cultural, dining, and entertainment options of Fort Worth within easy reach.

If Walsh Ranch sounds like a place you would like to consider, contact us for a tour of this beautiful community, details about all of the different builders, architectural styles and price ranges of new construction and existing homes.

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