Larkspur at Twin Creeks, a 55+ active adult community, is perfectly situated in a neighborhood designed by an award-winning architect in the upscale community of Allen, Texas, off North Central Expressway between Exchange and McDermott, a major thoroughfare within the city.
Voted #2 in Money Magazine’s “2017 Best Places to Live,” Allen is a popular northern suburb of Dallas, where shopping, health care, cultural attractions and outdoor adventures abound.
Fun facts about Allen
It’s thriving: Allen is the seventh fastest-growing city in the country, and the home of diverse corporations like CVE Technology, Experian and KONE.
It’s safe: Allen is ranked the 13th safest city in the country.
It’s healthy: With this senior community’s central location just one mile from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital and the medical district — filled with top-notch doctors and dentists and Methodist Allen Surgery Center, you’ll have peace of mind, knowing that the best medical care in the area is just minutes away.
It’s affordable: The cost of living in Allen is 6 percent lower than the national average, and the cost of groceries is 11 percent lower.
It’s a shopper’s haven: Allen offers 234 upscale shops, restaurants and pubs within a quarter-mile radius of Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm, Fairview Town Center, Allen Premium Outlets and The Village at Allen.
It’s a foodie’s paradise: You’ll find every type of mouthwatering cuisine you can imagine here, from Asian and Indian to Lebanese, Mexican, Italian and BBQ.
It’s a nature lover’s paradise: Outdoor devotees will be pleased by the close proximity of natural green spaces, including 65 miles of beautiful trails that will ultimately connect six cities. Pack a picnic and enjoy an afternoon at one of Allen’s award-winning parks — including Allen Station Park, Waterford Park, Bethany Lakes Park and Celebration Park — or study the wildlife at Connemara Conservancy. Allen even has a wakeboarding facility that will allow you to stay young, fit and agile, as well as one of the largest outdoor skate parks in the state of Texas and a waterpark with a competition-sized pool and rock-climbing wall.
It’s a sports fan’s dream: Sports aficionados will be excited to learn that Allen Event Center is just a five-minute drive away from our 55+ active adult community. It hosts over 150 events each year, from Major League hockey and soccer to year-round concerts, theater and family events, like “Disney on Ice.” And let’s not forget the ice rink, bowling alleys, driving ranges and, of course, Allen High School football.
It’s a golfer’s utopia: Want to hit the links? You’ll have your choice of several well-manicured courses, including The Golf Club at Twin Creeks, Heritage Ranch Golf & Country Club, The Courses at Watters Creek and TPC Craig Ranch Country Club. Several courses offer senior rates!
It’s a mecca for the arts: Connoisseurs of the arts will be happy to know that Allen is the home of an extraordinary range of outstanding cultural experiences, including the Allen Civic Ballet, Allen Philharmonic Orchestra & Symphony Chorus and Allen’s Community Theatre, which all band together under one umbrella organization: the Allen Arts Alliance.
It’s intellectually stimulating: Residents have access to educational courses and lectures at 35+ colleges and universities in the Dallas — Fort Worth area.
It’s centrally located: If you want to plan a quick getaway, the cultural attractions of Dallas are just a short drive away.
How you choose to embrace active living in retirement, Larkspur at Twin Creeks is in the perfect location to help you do it (include a map that shows centrality to area amenities (just direction that can be included in the copy).