People always joke about Dallas being flat. Clearly they haven’t seen Bluffview. This charming neighborhood just west of the Park Cities is known for rolling hills and 50-foot cliffs that overlook Bachman Creek. And because the lots in this neighborhood are large—up to several acres in some cases—it’s become a well-known spot for top architects looking to create some really spectacular homes. The area is very close to Inwood Village—a local hangout where you can catch dinner and a movie, shop or visit with neighbors. Bluffview is also close to many of Dallas’ nationally ranked private schools and all the major travel arteries.
Children of Bluffview attend top-rated private schools such as St. Mark’s School of Texas, Episcopal School of Dallas and Ursuline Academy. Dallas ISD schools include Sudie L. Williams Elementary School, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, and Hillcrest High School. Nearby Holy Trinity Catholic School has served the neighborhood since 1914, and is the oldest continually operating Catholic school in North Texas.
Bluffview features a rare combination of hilly topography and distinctive terrain yet rests just minutes from Dallas Love Field Airport, the SMU campus in University Park, and all things Dallas. Nearby Bachman Lake is a favorite spot for an afternoon stroll, and on any given day you’ll see people fishing, walking, jogging, and biking around its three-mile waterfront. Just as the morning fog lifts from the quiet waters, you can catch the SMU crew team rowing.
If you desire sophisticated living in a picturesque neighborhood, then Bluffview is the spot for you. People love Bluffview because it embraces all types, from young professionals, to growing families and retirees. It’s the combination of wildlife and beautiful scenery, with easy access to an abundance of Dallas amenities that make Bluffview the perfect place to call home.
Known for its rolling hills and 50 foot cliffs overlooking Bachman Creek, Bluffview represents all that is great about an architecturally diverse neighborhood with homes that range from traditional to modern. Here you’ll find an eclectic mix of small cottages clustered together on winding country-style roads, to grand estates positioned on large private lots. And because the lots in this neighborhood are large—up to several acres in some cases—it’s become a well-known spot for top architects to create some really spectacular homes.
Shopping and Dining
Curious where the neighbors go for dinner? Nearby Inwood Village is brimming with restaurants, boutique shops, and well-known retailers like Le Creuset, St Bernard Sports, and Edwin Watts Golf. Several top-rated salons and spas also dot the village, offering a convenient place to sneak off and get a massage after the long workweek.
On the weekends, the Inwood Village Theatre is a favorite gathering place for people of all ages. With its old Hollywood feel and landmark art deco design, movie-goers often arrive early to share a glass of wine in the lounge, or sip a martini during the show.
A few minutes down the road is Highland Park Village – a 200,000-square-foot luxury shopping center with more than 80 shops, restaurants and offices. This is where friends often meet for a pre-game dinner, and some of the best shopping in Dallas. Living in Bluffview also means you are minutes from AT&T Performing Arts Center, the Dallas Art Museum, and the American Airlines Center where you can cheer on professional sports teams like the Dallas Mavericks, attend an Eagles concert, or walk the galleries of top-rated museums without traveling far. Here you have the convenience of big city attractions coupled with the charms of a small town.
There’s a place for everyone in Bluffview. Young professionals, families with school-age kids and retirees all enjoy the rolling topography, large lots and architecturally distinct homes. Its close proximity to The Arts District, SMU, NorthPark Center, Highland Park Village and more make it easy to meet friends for dinner or a performance, and the winding streets welcome kids on bikes, dog walkers and running clubs.