Situated in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area, Highland Terrace is a neighborhood in Richardson, Texas.
Highland Terrace is a good neighborhood to buy a house in for those who prefer a slower-paced atmosphere. Greenery is not prominent in this area; however, it is easy to get to public green spaces since there are a few of them close by for residents to explore. This area is also quiet, as the streets are generally reasonably peaceful - although that is not the case around the railway line.
In Highland Terrace, roughly two thirds of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood has quite a good selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The proportions of renters and home owners are about even. The average year of construction for buildings in this part of Richardson is 1967.
House buyers in Highland Terrace will welcome that a grocery store is always only a short walk away. Furthermore, a restaurant is usually just around the corner, and residents benefit from a few cafes as well. Residents can find a fair number of clothing stores within walking distance. With regards to education, in Highland Terrace, residents will generally be able to access both primary and secondary schools on foot. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
This part of the city is reasonably conducive to traveling on foot; meeting daily needs is convenient by walking, and numerous businesses are quite nearby. The public transit system in Highland Terrace is not very accessible. Nevertheless, there are a few bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and most houses are very close to a bus stop. In contrast, Highland Terrace is a very good part of Richardson for getting around by car. It is especially convenient to find a place to park.