Welcome to Lakewood
Laid-back suburban living along White Rock Lake
On the west side of White Rock Lake lies the gorgeous Lakewood community. This tranquil suburban neighborhood is encompassed by nature and is located minutes northeast of Downtown Dallas. Lakewood Park, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, White Rock Park, and several other gorgeous outdoor spaces are easily accessible to residents.
This neighborhood is also highly sought-after for its immaculate residential areas. Offering a spectrum of architectural styles, finding the perfect home is nearly effortless. Lakewood has an abundance of large properties — many with well over 2,000 square feet. However, there are others that are compact, quaint, and overflowing with charm.
What to Love
- An almost exclusively residential community
- Situated on White Rock Lake
- Generous lots and homes with ample square footage
- Lakewood Park and the neighborhood’s many other natural spaces
Those who are looking to relocate to a peaceful and serene community will adore Lakewood. Surrounded by parks, waterfront, and spaces for outdoor recreation, this neighborhood is incredibly relaxed. Residential areas are tree-lined and picturesque. Homes here are exceptionally gorgeous, creating an outstanding ambiance that is never too busy or hurried. The overall feel here is one that is welcoming and family-friendly.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
On the outskirts of town, Lakewood residents can shop and dine at top establishments. Locals have come to love many of the area’s restaurants. Individuals seeking authentic Italian food and an unforgettable experience should check out Terilli's. Family-owned and operated, this restaurant is known for its incredible dishes, live music, and intimate atmosphere. Other nearby highlights include The Heights, SASA Sushi, Andrea's Italian Restaurant, Cane Rosso, Big Shucks Oyster Bar, and White Rock Alehouse & Brewery.
When it is time to run your errands, popular shopping destinations are just around the corner. Along Abrams Road, you can stop into stores such as Tom Thumb (grocery store), JOANN Fabric and Crafts, GNC, and Tuesday Morning. Further north, grab everything on your to-do list at The Home Depot, Kohl’s, Party City, Sam’s Club, and Target.
Things to Do
Around Lakewood, there is a never-ending list of things to do, see, and experience. Outdoor enthusiasts are especially fond of this neighborhood since it is surrounded by stunning parks, White Rock Lake, and other spots for recreation.
Once you’ve relocated to Lakewood, one of the most challenging decisions you’ll face is where to spend your free time. Whether the weather is sunny or dreary, an adventure is always around the corner. Those who enjoy spending the day out on the water should venture out to White Rock Lake. Go boating, stand-up paddleboarding, or kayaking on this serene body of water. Surrounding the lake is the White Rock Lake Trail. Go jogging, walking, or biking on this lengthy trail, which wraps around the entire lake. The trail is part of Lakewood Park, which features a picnic area, playground, basketball court, and many additional amenities.
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