Between the nearby lakes and parks that make up the tranquil atmosphere of Mansfield, Texas, it's easy to forget that the center of Fort Worth lies just 10 miles to the northwest. Between its excellent location near two urban hubs (Dallas being the other) and its wide variety of local recreation options, the city of Mansfield ranks among the most popular areas in Fort Worth.
In fact, in recent years, the city cracked CNN Money Magazine's top 25 Places to Live in the U.S. Homes for rent are available throughout the community, which now supports more than 56,000 residents. The city's location makes it ideal for commuters to Dallas or Fort Worth, while its entertainment options and schools make are rentals suitable for families as well.
Historic downtown Mansfield provides a charming atmosphere and a glimpse into the city's past. Houses for rent in Mansfield can be found near attractions such as the Farr Best Theater, which was established in 1917 and served as the city's only movie theater for more than 75 years. Today, the facility is used for live theater, concerts and musical revues. Other attractions include Hawaii Falls Mansfield, a 10-acre park that includes the Waikiki Beach wave pool, Kona Kooler River and cabanas for rent.
Rentals are likely to place new residents near one of the city's 11 parks, 50 acres of athletic fields or 3.5 miles of walking and biking trails. Youngsters benefit from youth sports leagues in each season, as well as the new Frontier High School, which began requiring students to apply for acceptance in 2011. Located within the Ben Barber Career Tech Academy, the high school features state-of-the-art technology and aims to offer students a "college experience," by integrating technology into the classroom.
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