Lakewood: White Rock’s neighbor that keeps its small town vibe
There are so many great places to live in Dallas that it helps to have an expert by your side. The Neighborhood Guide brought to you by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty gives you privileged access to the agents who live and work there, providing up-to-date information on your potential new community.
For Jason clark, convincing people to move to their neighborhood is not a difficult task. The real estate agent moved to Lakewood in 2018, and since then has championed the area and its small town feel.
âThe ability to walk and the community feel is what I love about Lakewood,â says Clark. âEveryone is always smiling, and there is a sense of pride and history wherever you go, whether eating Italian cuisine at Scalini or walking through the Arboretum to see their magnificent exhibits. seasonal. “
Clark, who is a Certified Luxury Home Specialist with over 21 years of real estate experience, offered a few of his personal favorites about living in Lakewood. Here is his guide to the region:
Where to eat and drink
“Scalini is my favorite, âsays Clark, however Heights, Mi Cocina, The Balcony Club, Hudson House, Meso maya, and Smoke Rose everyone has their turn when it comes time to go out.
Where to play
Roche Blanche lake is the jewel of Lakewood, with many celebrities choosing to live right next to its shores. You can walk or cycle the 15.33 km that surround it, or spend a day at the popular dog park.
The Santa Fe Trail connects White Rock to Deep Ellum, which means you can drive into town for a concert or a meal without ever having to get in your car.
Tietze Park has a playground, picnic area, swimming pool and sports facilities, making it a versatile option for recreation.
What to see
Stretching over 66 lush hectares, the Dallas Arboretum sits on the shores of White Rock Lake – the Cool Thursdays concert series always includes a beautiful sunset over the water.
Although the 1938-built Lakewood Theater no longer showing movies, you can attend live musical performances on its historic stage or knock down pins in its bowling alley, Bowlski’s.
âHome styles vary from traditional to transitional to modern,â says Clark. “Lakewood is constantly evolving, but always manages to keep its charm.”
âI can’t say enough good things about Jason,â says one customer. âHe took over a property that had been on the market for over 300 days with no activity, and made a plan and executed it. He had the property organized, met with everyone who saw it and told me. kept well informed. “
Once the house was under contract, Clark took care of everything right down to repairs – all the seller had to do was show up for closing. And, even then, he asked the title company to go to the seller for signatures.
âIn all my years, I have never been happier or treated better,â says the client. “Jason’s knowledge, passion and care for his clients is unparalleled and I cannot thank him enough.”
Jason Clark lives, works and plays in Lakewood. For more information on buying and selling a home in the area, click here, email [email protected] or call 662-279-9191.