Irving is a lively city nestled within the Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) area and located 20 minutes outside of Dallas, Texas. As the next door neighbor to the DFW airport, you’re just a three-hour flight away from many major cities in North America. But if a staycation is more your style, Irving doesn’t disappoint with its vast array of dining, shopping, recreation activities and cultural events. There’s housing for every taste, ranging from well-appointed executive-style homes to luxury lake homes in gated communities.
They say everything is bigger in Texas. Well, Irving does lives up to that reputation with its planned community of Las Colinas. It has 25,000 square feet of office space, which house more than 100,000 employees and over 2,000 companies, including several Fortune 5000 companies. It also features private country clubs and upscale residences. Situated in the middle of the development is the world’s biggest equestrian sculpture - Mustangs of Las Colinas. The city’s cultural and entertainment center is The Irving Arts Center. You can take in a play, view art galleries, and peruse museums in this state-of-the-art complex, which features an outdoor sculpture garden situated on 10 sprawling acres of land. It is also home to the National Scouting Museum.
The warm 90-degree summers and mild winters are ideal for the year-round festivities. You can rock out in the summer with the International Concert Series. The city ushers in the fall season with the Irving Main Street Event. The end of the year is capped off with the Holiday Extravaganza. If that’s not enough for you, then there’s the annual Taste of Irving festival. In a city with over 400 restaurants, you can feast on such local cuisine like Tex Mex, Southwestern nouvelle and down-home southern meals. If you need to burn off those calories, you can walk, jog or bike the popular Campion Trail. Trekking this 10-mile loop offers awesome views of the lakes and rivers located in and around the city. There’s no wonder Irving, with its 200,000 residents, is one of the fastest-growing cities in Texas. It also has one of the most thriving economies in the state. In fact, the hospitality industry is the city’s largest employer with over 12,000 people occupying its workforce. Irving is a nice place to live, work and play. Browse our listings and find the right home in this larger-than-life city.