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Dallas Neighborhoods Focus on Healthy Living

February 23rd, 2016 | by Michelle
3912 Centenary Avenue 75225, University Park, Tom Hughes, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-exterior

Talk about greenspace: 3912 Centenary Avenue in University Park even has a putting green. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

According to researchers at the University of Washington, living near green space provides you incredible benefits, including …

– An experience that restores the mind from the mental fatigue of work or studies, contributing to improved work performance and satisfaction.

– Access to calming and inspiring environments that encourage learning, inquisitiveness and alertness.

– The opportunity for physical activity – and clinical studies have shown that exercise improves cognitive function, learning and memory.

– More encounters with the outdoors, which can help alleviate symptoms of stress, depression, Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Across North Texas, agents with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty are assisting buyers looking for neighborhoods that blend great living and health-promoting green spaces.

In Highland Park, 20 percent of the town’s 2.2 square miles consists of parks and playing fields. In University Park, 20 parks and practice fields encourage kids and adults to get out and play. The Katy Trail stretches 3.5 miles and connects neighborhoods from the American Airlines Center to Mockingbird Station.

These homes put you right at the heart of that greenspace:

4218 Fairfax Avenue | Highland Park

4218 Fairfax Avenue 75205, Highland Park, Joan Eleazer, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas-back

4331 Lorraine Avenue | Highland Park

4331 Lorraine Avenue Dallas 75205, Tom Hughes, homes for sale in Highland Park-oval pool

4356 Mockingbird Parkway | University Park

4356 Mockingbird Parkway 75205, University Park, Tessa Mosteller, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-patio2

Learn more about living in the Park Cities area. Visit the Best Neighborhoods Site in DFW.

For more luxury homes throughout North Texas, see briggsfreeman.com. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth Cultural District, Fort Worth-Mira Vista, Uptown, Lakewood, Southlake, The North, Ranch and Land, Ranch and Land West, and The Ballpark.  

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