Like many of the popular areas in Fort Worth, Texas, the small town of Glenn Heights is a haven for those who would like a home for rent near the abundant attractions and opportunities of the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but want to remain slightly removed from the hustle and bustle of the cities.
DFW is already established as a hotbed for arts and culture, professional sports, education and nightlife. The metro area has sprawled into many suburban communities that offer close proximity to the cities, but offer a quieter pace of life for those who don't quite consider themselves urbanites. With a population hovering above 11,000 residents, Glenn Heights offers a manageable community and a choice of rentals. The town is located 15 miles south of downtown Dallas, putting its wealth of resources well within reach.
Rental homes in Glenn Heights actually allow for easier access to Dallas than some of its surrounding communities. Glenn Heights is the only suburb in the southern half of Dallas County that is a member of Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). Locally, the town is home to several parks that have been a part of life in Glenn Heights since the town was developed in the late 1960s.
About five miles northwest of Glenn Heights, residents can find Joe Pool Lake as well as Cedar Hill State Park. The park has opened more than 350 camping sites and provides boat ramps, picnic areas, swimming, fishing jetties and bird watching. The park is also a popular site for biking and hiking, especially on trails that lead to the summit of Cedar Mountain. Joe Pool Lake is open for fishing, and is stocked with bass, bluegill, catfish and shad. Homes for rent in this area place residents in an appealing spot, between city and country.
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