Situated within the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area, Monica Park is a neighborhood within Garland, Texas.
Monica Park offers a relaxed ambience and will appeal to those who enjoy spending time outdoors. There is almost no greenery in this neighborhood; however, although this neighborhood is not home to any public green spaces, parks are especially well-situated in nearby neighborhoods, which makes them easy to reach from a large number of locations within the neighborhood. Most areas in this part of the city are quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic.
In Monica Park, around 85% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while large apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This area also has quite a good choice of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 60% of the dwellings in the neighborhood are occupied by home owners whereas renters occupy the remainder. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place before the 1960s.
The closest supermarket in Monica Park is typically only a short walk away. In terms of education, residents will welcome the proximity to primary as well as high schools, which are within walking distance from the majority of homes for sale in this part of Garland.
Traveling on foot is convenient for residents in Monica Park; many daily needs can be met by walking. The favored method of transportation in this part of the city is often driving. It is easy to park. In contrast, the public transit service in this neighborhood is not very frequent. Nevertheless, residents are served by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses.