Overview of Timberglen
Rent an apartment in Timberglen and enjoy the suburban life of Far North Dallas free from the hustle and bustle of Dallas. Today, trees line the quiet streets of Timberglen. The neighborhood is part of the "Cotton Belt," an area that until the 1950s was planted in cotton. Many of the apartments and other housing in the area were built during a construction boom in the 1980s. Part of Far North Dallas, the Timberglen neighborhood is roughly defined as south of the President George Bush Turnpike to about Briargrove Lane, and west of the Dallas Tollway.
Timberglen Lifestyle and Entertainment
Timberglen offers a quieter residential lifestyle. Yet, restaurants, shopping and other attractions are just freeway ride away. Just down the Dallas Tollway is the bustling community of Addison, with a wide range of nightlife, restaurant and shopping options. Nearby Carrollton offers golfing, an amusement park, lakes and recreation centers. The Timberglen Recreation Center has trails, a kids summer camp and organized baseball, basketball and soccer for both kids and adults.
For a glimpse into the history of the area, you can visit the A. W. Perry Homestead Museum. The Perry family were pioneer homesteaders in 1844 from Carrrollton, Ill., brought not only their family, but gave their new town its name. Their original farmhouse was replaced by their son in 1909, which serves as the museum today.
The Timberglen Rental Market
Rentals in Timberglen include a wide range of apartments, mainly low-rise buildings that are right at home in this suburban enclave. The area is popular with young marrieds, both working outside the home, and young families. With more than 5,000 businesses in nearby Carrollton, most report a commute of 20 to 30 minutes to work. One-bedroom apartment rents typically start around $500 a month. Two bedroom units start at about $800 a month and up. Apartments dominate the rentals in Timberglen, but condos, townhomes and single-family homes are available as well.
The Timberglen is located in the Far North Dallas section of the city. Public transportation in the area is provided by Dallas Area Rapid Transit or DART. The area is served by the Timberglen Branch of the Dallas Public Library. This branch offers a wide range of services for area residents, including story time, book discussion groups, a Teen Center and After-School Homework Help program. Learn more about the Dallas City Council and Dallas city government.
Timberglen Zip Codes
Timberglen is part of the 75287 zip code.