Forest Hills, Dallas Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Forest Hills in Dallas TX | Local Real Estate Guide


Located in east Dallas, the Forest Hills neighborhood is a captivating enclave bordering the serene White Rock Lake. Established in 1924, this community is renowned for its expansive homes, broad streets, and a lush canopy of towering trees that paints a picturesque backdrop. Architectural diversity flourishes, featuring Tudors, Colonials, Contemporary, Mediterranean, and Spanish Eclectic styles. Boasting an average home size of 3,296 square feet, Forest Hills is a harmonious blend of tradition and modernity, with many residences undergoing thoughtful renovations or complete rebuilds. This dynamic neighborhood, served by the Dallas Independent School District, offers a unique blend of community engagement, recreation, and convenience.
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Forest Hills At A Glance


Average Home Size: 3,296 sq ft
Number of Homes: 539
Subdivision Established: 1924
Average Year Built: 1968
Approximate Pop (2023): 1,295
School District: Dallas ISD
Average Residency Length: 14 years
Architectural Style: Tudors | Colonial | Contemporary | Mediterranean | Spanish Eclectic | Victorian | Ranch

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Forest Hills Real Estate Statistics & Trends

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Living In Forest Hills

Welcome to the charming enclave of Forest Hills, a captivating neighborhood located in east Dallas. Bordered by the pristine waters of White Rock Lake, Forest Hills boasts an enchanting atmosphere characterized by grand homes, expansive streets, broad sidewalks, and a lush canopy of towering trees that gracefully provide shade.

Established in 1924, Forest Hills has witnessed the evolution of architectural styles, showcasing a diverse range that includes Tudors, Colonials, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Spanish Eclectic, and more. The neighborhood exudes a timeless charm, with an average home age of 1968 and an average size of 3,296 square feet.

Dynamism defines Forest Hills, where many original residences have undergone transformations, either through thoughtful remodeling or complete reconstruction, giving rise to a collection of custom-built homes. This trend gained momentum from the early 2000s, shaping the neighborhood's character into a harmonious blend of tradition and modernity.

Spanning Garland Road to the northwest, Lakeland Road to the northeast, San Cristobal Drive to the southeast, and Highland Road & San Rafael Drive to the southwest, Forest Hills encompasses a community committed to its well-being. With a population of approximately 1,295 residents residing in 539 homes, an impressive 99% of Forest Hills inhabitants are proud owner-occupants.

Diversity characterizes the housing landscape, with about 60% of homes featuring 4 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms or 5 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The neighborhood is in a state of gradual transformation, as smaller 2 to 3 bedroom homes give way to larger, more contemporary residences.

The Forest Hills Neighborhood Association, founded in 1991, stands as a pillar of community engagement. Comprising dedicated volunteers, the association actively promotes social welfare, communication, public safety awareness, and crime prevention.

Served by the Dallas Independent School District, Forest Hills residents enjoy access to esteemed educational institutions, including Alex Sanger Elementary, Robert T. Hill Middle School, and Bryan Adams High School.

Recreation is abundant, with White Rock Lake YMCA, Tenison Park Golf Course, Santa Fe Trail, The Dallas Arboretum, Saint Francis Park, and Samuell Grand Rec Center offering diverse options for leisure and fitness enthusiasts. Forest Hills, a haven for joggers, dog walkers, and those seeking a leisurely stroll, is complemented by its proximity to the vibrant entertainment hubs of Deep Ellum and Lower Greenville.

Conveniently located along Garland Road, a major north/south route, Forest Hills provides easy transportation access. Moreover, locals revel in the nearby dining and shopping options on Greenville Avenue, Casa Linda, and Lakewood, creating a rich community life in this East Dallas gem.


Public Schools in Forest Hills

The school district for Forest Hills is Dallas ISD.

School data is provided by Great Schools. School service boundaries are used for reference only. To verify enrollment availability for a home contact the school directly.


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Forest Hills Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much do homes sell for in Forest Hills?

  • The median sales price for Forest Hills for the most current month is $0.
  • Is the real estate market in Forest Hills a buyer's market or seller's market?
  • Although the bidding wars of the past couple of years have subsided Forest Hills is currently in a seller's market.
  • How much did the most expensive Forest Hills home sell for?

  • The most expensive Forest Hills home in Dallas TX sold 8/5/2022 for $2,700,000. This home has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and has 5,539 SF.
  • How many homes sold in Forest Hills, Dallas this month?
  • There was 0 homes that sold in Forest Hills this month. We keep track of the real estate statistics and trends and analyze the market every month. To stay updated on this click here.

  • How fast do homes sell in Forest Hills, Dallas?

  • Homes in Forest Hills have slowed down. Currently homes sell in 0 days.
  • What architectural style is most prevalent in Forest Hills?
  • The most prevalent architectural style of home in Foreset Hills are Tudors, Colonial, Contemporary, Mediterranean, Spanish Eclectic, Victorian, and Ranch.

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Although Forest Hills may not be considered a walkable neighborhood within Dallas County, its population of 1,295 residents contributes to its vibrant community. Utilize our advanced tools to discover your ideal home in Forest Hills. Filter your search by price, square footage, bedrooms, and bathrooms to refine your options and find a home that perfectly aligns with your needs and preferences.

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