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If you’re a well-developed foodie or you just enjoy different cuisines, Roanoke is the right fit for you! Known as the Unique Dining Capital of Texas, Roanoke offers an unparalleled dining experience and a charming small town ambience that’s hard to find anywhere else in the Dallas metroplex. With close proximity to the DFW Airport as well as the Texas Motor Speedway, entertainment and convenience are the two buzzwords of this small, historic suburb of Dallas. When you buy a home in Roanoke, you will find yourself comfortably settled into both the historic and the fun of this beautiful city!


Home to many outstanding cultural and recreational amenities, Roanoke has an activity for just about everyone. With a small population of only 7,000 residents, Roanoke is perfect for the family looking for a road off the beaten path, with a dash of history mixed in! With its own festive Austin Street Plaza with free concerts and burger joints to its own historic downtown, Roanoke offers fun, family-friendly events all year round without losing any of the small-town, historic feel. When you buy a home in Roanoke, you will find yourself stepping back in time without losing any of the convenience.



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Not only does Roanoke offer a nostalgic and historic community for all, it has a good public school system that is dedicated to providing a safe and fun environment. Throughout the K-12 system, students are able to grow and expand their horizons through various student-led activities and classes. With a tremendous variety of school organizations as well as diverse teaching backgrounds, the Northwest Independent School District offers a positive teaching environment for all! Including a variety of internship and practicum courses within high school offers an unparalleled preparatory experience for any child’s future career! With a student teacher ratio of 15 to 1 and a graduation rate of 93%, the Northwest Independent School District will thoroughly prepare and engage your child in whatever career they hope to pursue!


If the outdoors isn’t your thing, fear not! Roanoke has a variety of shopping centers and stores at many different price points — so you’re sure to find whatever you’re looking for! Within its beautifully preserved downtown area, feel free to peruse its 40+ locally owned boutiques and stores for something special for you or a friend. In addition to the myriad of options downtown, Roanoke is home to Valley View Mall, the most comprehensive indoor mall in the Roanoke area. If you’re not looking for something run of the mill, be sure to visit the abundance of vintage and antique stores spread throughout Roanoke. When you buy a home in Roanoke, everything you need is just a short drive away!


When you buy a home in Roanoke, you are essentially handed a first-class trip to taste food from all around the world. With its official designation as the Unique Dining Capital of Texas, Roanoke boasts more than 50 unique restaurants in its official dining guide. From classically elegant to down home delicious, Roanoke has some of the best and most unique dining in the Dallas metroplex.

Here’s just a small sampling of the cuisine you can try in Roanoke:

  • Bayou Jack’s Cajun Grill
  • Inzo Italian Kitchen and Wine Bar
  • The Brew Junkie COffee House
  • Thai Chili
  • Stacks Biscuit House


Known as the “Unique Dining Capital of Texas”, Roanoke boasts a beautiful, historic downtown with year-round entertainment; with charming downtown festival to a free concert series (Evenings on Oak Street), Roanoke always has something to do for every age group! Outdoor enthusiasts can explore one of the city’s many hiking trails, picnic in a neighborhood park or take a skate at Roanoke Skate Park!

Here’s just a few of the things you can do when you buy a home in Roanoke:

  • Beat the heat at the Roanoke Hawaiian Falls Water Park
  • Visit the Roanoke Visitor Center and Museum
  • Take a trip downtown to Austin Street Plaza
  • Relax at Harmony Park


Roanoke is conveniently located at Highway 114 and 377:

  • 15 miles from Dallas Fort-Worth International Airport
  • 23 miles north of Fort Worth
  • 30 miles west of Dallas
  • 4 miles east of the Texas Motor Speedway
  • 5 miles from Alliance Airport
“Roanoke may be a small town as some would call, a podunk town, but it is my little town. Everybody knows everybody.”

– current resident

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