While the city of Southlake has a strong reputation quality middle and upper end housing, surrounding communities offer a broad range of entry-level housing, apartments, condominiums, and town homes. In 2004, the average home sale in Southlake was $428,000.
The Southlake-Carroll Independent School District epitomizes academic excellence. The district is rated "Recognized" by the Texas Education Agency. Southlake is also home to the Carroll Dragons who have won the division 5A state championship in 2002, 2004, 2005, and 2006.
In addition, Southlake is conveniently located near Tarrant County College Northeast, the University of North Texas, the University of Texas at Arlington and many other institutions of higher learning in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.
Shopping is outstanding in Southlake. The Southlake Towne Square is strategically located in the middle of the city and houses national retail tenants such as The Container Store, Crate and Barrel, The Gap, Ann Taylor, and many unique, specialty boutiques as well. For golf lovers, the community boasts a golfer's paradise at Timarron Country Club, and the City has 11 public parks, three miles of walking trails, a community center, a tennis center, numerous athletic fields, and an active public library.
Southlake is also home for national corporate citizens including Sabre and Verizon Wireless with many other major corporate facilities just minutes away.