The neighborhood of Southwest Richardson is located in the city of Richardson, Texas, which is situated in the Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington metropolitan area.
Southwest Richardson is a fairly good neighborhood to buy a home in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. This area is reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor. Finally, greenery is not prominent in this area; however, there are a few green spaces nearby for residents to visit, such as Cottonwood Park, which makes it easy to get to them.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around one third of buildings in Southwest Richardson, whereas the rest are mainly large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings. Many of the homes in this area were constructed between 1960 and 1980, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s. This part of Richardson also has a good selection of unit sizes; it is quite easy to find houses ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home and 30% are owners.
Home owners will find that wherever their property is situated in this neighborhood, both primary and secondary schools are close by. As far as eating is concerned, the nearest supermarket in this part of Richardson is usually only a reasonably short walk away. Moreover, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of options, and home buyers benefit from a few cafes as well. It is also convenient to get to a number of clothing stores on foot.
It is easy for people walking to navigate this part of Richardson; meeting daily needs is convenient, and there are also a fair number of businesses in proximity. Southwest Richardson is very car friendly. It is easy to come across a parking spot, and it is a rather short drive to the nearest highway from anywhere in this part of the city. However, the public transit system in Southwest Richardson is not very practical. Nonetheless, the neighborhood is connected by a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far away from most houses.