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Why You Should Retire in Preston Hollow

If you’re on the lookout for the best place to retire in the Dallas area, look no further than Preston Hollow. Just five miles from downtown, no other suburb has the combination of beautiful estates, gourmet dining and village-like boutique shopping centers. For seniors who want to retire to a familiar neighborhood environment — and avoid the hustle and bustle of downtown Dallas apartment living — there’s simply no better choice than retiring in Preston Hollow.

Given all of the amazing perks of living in Preston Hollow, it’s no wonder that some of Dallas’ most affluent and influential citizens choose to call this area their home. Read on to learn more about this one-of-a-kind neighborhood — plus information on retirement communities in Preston Hollow.

exterior shot of Edgemere, a senior living community in Dallas

At Home in the Heart of the City

Why retire in Preston Hollow? It’s all about the close-knit neighborhood feel. Whether you’re living in a new house or an upscale senior living community like Edgemere, you’ll live alongside a lot of like minded people — folks of all ages who work hard and like to have a lot of fun. Thanks to a location just north of downtown Dallas, Preston Hollow residents enjoy easy access to the incredible culture, dining, sports and other activities that you already know and love. And when you’re ready to settle in for the day, you can do so in the quiet comfort of your home, far from the noise and hazards of city living. It’s the best of both worlds, with none of the drawbacks.

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A Safe Investment

Like many of the most storied neighborhoods in Dallas, living in Preston Hollow is an incredibly safe investment in more ways than one. How? If you choose to buy a property in the area (or if you choose a Preston Hollow retirement community with a highly refundable entrance fee — like Edgemere), you’re more likely to get more of your money back if you decide to move.

Beyond that, living in a safe, low crime suburb like Preston Hollow gives you the peace of mind to travel abroad. You can begin your next adventure with the utmost confidence that your home and the life you worked hard to create are as safe as can be. And if you do choose to live at a senior living community, your prized possessions are protected by on-site security around the clock.

While it’s home to some truly palatial mansions and estates, living in Preston Hollow is more affordable than you think. There are a lot of beautiful older homes alongside the gigantic mansions and villas, and most are sold for less than one million dollars.

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Shopping and Dining

Home to three of Dallas’ oldest, most recognizable shopping centers — Preston Center, NorthPark Center and the Galleria — Preston Hollow is a hub for high quality goods, whether they’re from the other side of the world or sourced just down the road. If you’re looking for a place to find something for your grandkids, take a peek at The Toy Maven — or drop into J. Renee Shoes and More to get a gift for the working person.

As we all know, you are what you eat — and oh, the incredible meals you’ll eat if you retire in Preston Hollow. Locals and visitors alike are known to rave about The Mercury, an award-winning eatery serving classic American fare with a sophisticated touch. You might also want to check out Royal China — they’ve been serving fresh dim sum at their dumpling bar since opening in 1974.

the outdoor sign at Edgemere, a senior living community in Dallas

How Edgemere Can Enhance Your Retirement

Preston Hollow is the perfect North Dallas neighborhood to retire in — and Edgemere is the ideal complement to that incredible lifestyle. Here, you’ll find all the best things about owning your own house in this singular neighborhood, free from the hassles of home maintenance. Plus, with our unmatched estate protection and the lasting reassurance of Life Care, you can kick back, relax and enjoy everything this amazing area has to offer, worry-free.

Interested? Contact us. We’re eager to share more of what makes Edgemere special.