The city of Grapevine, Texas is located in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
There is a great variety of green spaces in Grapevine. It is easy to reach parks from numerous locations within the city and there are approximately 20 of them close by for residents to discover. Finally, this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area remains relatively quiet, since there are very few people out and about on the streets.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing about 60% of the dwellings in Grapevine, whereas the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. This city also has a good variety of housing size options; it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About two thirds of the units in the city are occupied by home owners and one third are rented. The median year of construction for properties in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area is 1991.
Accessing one of approximately 30 supermarkets by walking is feasible for some, but not all, property owners in Grapevine. There are also a few options for those who appreciate restaurants and cafes in close proximity. As far as education is concerned, there are only a few high schools and primary schools in Grapevine and thus they can be an extended walk away. Residents are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level.
The preferred way to get around in Grapevine is usually a car. It is especially convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Lyndon B Johnson Freeway, are reasonably easy to drive to from anywhere in Grapevine. In contrast, a majority of the houses for sale in this part of the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area are located in places that are not very well-suited for traveling on foot because very few common errands can be run without having to resort to a car.