School, Work, and Fun: All Minutes from Creekshaw
One of the best parts of living in Creekshaw, a master-planned community in the charming city of Royse City, Texas is its terrific location. As savvy folks have been saying for more than 130 years, this community is close enough to the big city to enjoy almost any entertainment, cultural, or employment opportunity but far enough away to “hear the songbirds sing.”
Creekshaw is located about halfway between Greenville and Dallas in Rockwall County. With easy access to both I-30 and State Highway 67, it is accessible to both “Big D” and the natural paradise of East Texas. For those who are considering building a “forever home” in this lovely community, here are some routes and travel times to reach the places you want to go from the entrance of Creekshaw.
How to Get to the Top of the Class
Young families with children are always on the lookout for exemplary schools. Fortunately, the schools in Royse City are some of the best and only minutes away from Creekshaw. According to Niche.com this school district boasts a student-to-teacher ratio of 15 to 1, which allows for more individualized instruction. The graduation rate for students in the district is an impressive 96 percent. Royse City ISD is among the top 500 Best School Districts in Texas.
The youngest school-age kids in Creekshaw attend W.R. Fort Elementary, located at 2801 FM 35. This school is about 2 minutes from the community, via Creekshaw Road and FM 35. Ouida Baley Middle School is also convenient to Creekshaw, at 1310 State Highway 66. It’s about an 8-minute trip. For high school kids, Royse City High School, located at 700 FM 2642, requires about 8 minutes’ drive-time, using Creekshaw Road, to FM 35 and then FM 2642.
Compared to most urban school commutes, these distances make getting up, out, and on the way to school quick and easy!
What About Work?
For anyone who works in the Dallas Central Business District, I-30 presents a straight shot to the office. While commute times vary based on traffic conditions, the 33-mile commute typically takes about 40 minutes. For employment centers in Garland, State Highway 66 is an easy ride with minimum traffic congestion. For those working in Rockwall, the office is only a few minutes from Creekshaw, via I-30.
The recently completed President George Bush Turnpike (Highway 190), off I-30, makes the commute from Creekshaw to far north Dallas, Addison, Las Colinas, and to one of the world’s largest airports – DFW – simple and quick.
When It’s Time for Fun
Thinking about a little dinner for “date night?” The dynamic population growth of the area around Royse City has led to many excellent and cozy spots within minutes of Creekshaw. Minutes south of the community, off I-30 and in the award-winning “Main Street” area there are dozens of charming restaurants such as Four Czechs Bakery, Los Pinos Mexican Restaurant, Smoke Sessions Barbecue, Palio’s Pizza Cafe, Charlie’s Old Fashion Burgers, Taqueria el Arquito and dozens more!
For dining in downtown Dallas, the I-30 trip takes about 40 minutes and if north Dallas or Addison restaurants are on your list to try, I-30 to President George Bush Turnpike makes it easy.
Speaking of downtown Dallas, the Dallas Museum District is a great day trip from Creekshaw, and the red-hot Dallas Mavericks NBA team and the Dallas Stars hockey team play in the American Airlines Center. This downtown venue is also a prime stop for the hottest musical acts, rodeos, and the occasional circus! To catch a Dallas Cowboy or Texas Rangers game, the trip from Royse City is via I-30, non-stop to Arlington.
This Great Community Could Be Your New Home
It’s easy to see why more and more families are moving up to Royse City and the master-planned community of Creekshaw. With exemplary schools, stunning amenities, a charming, historical downtown and easy proximity to just about anything needed for a better quality of life, this community may be a perfect fit for your family. Click here and come take a look.