Lakewood Neighborhood Profile

The Lakewood neighborhood is on the west side of White Rock Lake. The boundaries are Mockingbird Lane on the north, White Rock Lake on the East, Gaston Avenue and the Lakewood Country Club on the South, & Abrams Road on the West. There are approximately 3,300 homes in the Lakewood neighborhood. They have an active neighborhood association with a Crime watch program, a 4th of July parade, an annual event called Lakewood stock at the Lakewood Village shopping center with local musicians, food, drink, and fun for all. Other events included the Chicken coop tour where area Urban Chicken keepers invite people to visit their property and see their feathered friends. The White Rock Artist Studio tour is held every fall with over 60 artists who invite you to their studio to view and purchase art.

Lakewood elementary and Woodrow Wilson high school are known over the entire state of Texas as excellent neighborhood schools with very high ratings and many famous alumni. Architecture in Lakewood includes English Tudor, Mid-century modern, Spanish Eclectic, Greek Revival, Colonial Revival, and French Eclectic. There are many architecturally significant homes in this neighborhood built by Dines and Kraft construction company and Clifford Hutsell, a world renowned architect. Lakewood has large mansions on Lawther drive that overlook White Rock Lake. The most famous is Mt. Vernon. This home is a larger size replica of George Washington’s home by the same name in Virginia. It is most famous inhabitant being H.L. Hunt the oil billionaire who was at one time the “Richest man in the World.”

Lakewood is just a short 20 minute drive to the Dallas Central Business district, & 30 minutes to DFW International Airport. Lakewood is resplendent with restaurants, shopping, & entertainment venues. You will love living in this friendly up-scale neighborhood. Call Mike Schmitt, “Your White Rock Lake Specialist” for information on homes for sale in Lakewood.

Quick Stats on Lakewood
Number of Homes 3,300
Average Sales Price $802,295
High Sales Price $2,150,000
Low Sales Price $305,000
List to Sales Price Ratio 97.29%
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