The neighborhood of Cedar Crest is part of the city of Dallas, Texas.
Cedar Crest is a reasonably good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. There are around 40 green spaces nearby for residents to relax in, such as Glendale Park and John C Phelps Park, making them easy to reach from a large number of locations within this area. This neighborhood is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near one of the railway lines, Interstate 35 or R L Thornton Freeway.
A majority of the housing growth in Cedar Crest happened prior to the 1960s. The substantial proportion of single detached homes in the housing stock of this area is an important part of its character. The population residing in this part of Dallas is evenly split between renters and owners. This area offers mainly three bedroom and two bedroom homes.
Both primary and secondary schools are easy to access on foot from any location in Cedar Crest. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level. As far as food is concerned, a supermarket is ordinarily accessible within a rather short walk from any home in Cedar Crest. A limited number of restaurants and cafes can be found as well.
The favored approach to navigate this neighborhood is usually a car. The majority of properties for sale are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Julius Schepps Freeway, and parking is quite easy. On the other hand, the public transit system in Cedar Crest is not very accessible. Nevertheless, there are about 10 bus lines, and the nearest bus stop is usually very close. Most homes for sale in this part of the city are located in places that are not especially well-suited for traveling on foot because carrying out daily needs is at times difficult on foot. Getting around by bicycle is also difficult in Cedar Crest because the cycling network is rather limited, and cyclists encounter a considerable amount of hills.