T. U. Wade, a pioneer, was digging a well in the mid-1800s and discovered an unusual geological formation in the area that is known today as Rockwall, Texas. Wade recommended the town be named after his discovery and Rockwall was platted in 1854. Today this well-established community not only has this interesting origin story, but also provides a long list of advantages to entice new residents and visitors. Among its many beneficial features, Rockwall has a charming historic downtown. Downtown Rockwall is rich with locally-owned restaurants, boutiques, and eclectic shops. The community is also home to the hillside Harbor on Lake Ray Hubbard, and an abundance of stunning natural beauty.
Beyond its rich heritage, historic downtown, and picturesque natural landscapes, Rockwall also offers a multitude of exciting recreation and leisure activities. Those activities include everything from playing on playgrounds to participating in various sports, from biking to hiking, and boating and fishing. The many lakes and parks in the area provide all of these easily accessible options. And further contributing to the appeal of Rockwall real estate are the city’s many engaging community celebrations, events, and festivals, and its long list of attractions. Specific points of interest in the city include Woodcreek Brewing Company, San Martino Winery and Vineyards, Athletic Club, Rockwall Golf, Rockwall Community Playhouse, Harry Myers Park, and Buffalo Creek Golf Club.
Rockwall is also home to several wonderful neighborhoods and subdivisions offering diverse housing options for prospective homebuyers in all seasons of life. A few of the more noteworthy neighborhoods in Rockwall include Dalton Ranch, Lakeview Summit, Canyon Ridge, Waterstone Estates, The Preserve, Highland Meadows, Pebblebrook, Lago Vista, Stonebridge Meadows, Lofland Farms, Creekside Village, Hickory Ridge, Turtle Cove, and The Shores, to name a few. Real estate in Rockwall includes a bit of everything, including properties of various ages, floor plans, architectural styles, and square footage. There are stunning luxury homes in Rockwall, as well as more modest properties well-suited for first-time homebuyers. There are also a variety of vacant homesites for building custom homes, and attached housing options like apartments, condos, and townhouses. So whatever you seek, Rockwall real estate has you covered. Please connect with us as soon as you are able and we will happily provide you with more specific information regarding currently available properties in Rockwall, Texas.
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Approx 8 miles from I-30 & 10 minutes from DT Rockwall, enjoy town & country living on 3.2 acres w-mature trees providing privacy & room to roam.This 5 bedroom home offer...
Listing courtesy of Ebby Halliday, REALTORS.