Claremont is a neighborhood of about 600 homes in the East Dallas, TX area located southeast of Forest Hills and White Rock Lake and north of I30.  The neighborhood boundaries are Ferguson Road, Highland Road, and Claremont Drive to the northwest, I30 to the south, Honeycutt Road to the southeast, and Dorrington Drive to the northeast.

Claremont is one of the older and more established neighborhoods in East Dallas, and is known for its winding creeks throughout the neighborhood, its active neighborhood association, and for being an affordable neighborhood that’s close to the White Rock Lake area.  Claremont is easily identifiable by the sign-toppers on top of street signs throughout the neighborhood.

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History of Claremont

Residential development began in the Claremont area in the mid-1950s and peaked in the early to mid 1960s.  The Claremont neighborhood also consists of a separate subdivision of homes located west of Ferguson Road on Dorrington Drive.  These homes, located in the small Somerset Heights subdivision, were built mostly in the early 1970s.  This small area is included within the boundaries of the Claremont neighborhood association and is commonly referred to as part of Claremont despite being located in a separate subdivision.

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Claremont Homes and Neighborhood

The vast majority of homes in Claremont are one-story ranch-style homes and cottages built on pier and beam foundations.  Most of them have three bedrooms, two baths, two-car garages, and hardwood floors.  A select few homes have just two bedrooms and one bath, and a few of the largest homes have as many as five bedrooms and up to three full baths.  The average size of homes in Claremont is around 1,750 square feet, which is larger than many of the adjacent neighborhoods in the White Rock area.

Homes in Claremont are also quite affordable compared to other areas of White Rock, with average home prices below many adjacent neighborhoods that are slightly closer to White Rock Lake.  The price per square foot for homes in Claremont is also quite affordable compared to many other neighborhoods in the White Rock area. The lots in Claremont are also relatively large, averaging about .25 acres.

Walk through the Claremont neighborhood on a warm spring day and you’ll notice neighbors walking their dogs, jogging, and cycling to nearby White Rock Lake and the Santa Fe Trail.  The neighborhood has many large, mature trees and wide streets, and the overall feel of the neighborhood is warm and friendly.  Neighbors often wave to each other passing in the streets, and the neighborhood often attracts homebuyers seeking an outdoor, active lifestyle in an affordable yet stylish area of East Dallas.

Life in Claremont

Residents of Claremont enjoy being located very close to some of the best areas of Dallas for recreation, entertainment, and shopping.  The neighborhood is very close to White Rock Lake, which is the recreational focal point of Dallas, and is also located close to some other city parks.

Parks and Recreation:

Claremont is located very close to some great parks and recreational areas:

  • White Rock Lake is just a short drive to the northeast which features a 10 mile jogging/walking/cycling path and plenty of areas for dog walking and other outdoor activities.
  • The Dallas Arboretum, located on the southeast side of White Rock Lake, is just on the other side of Forest Hills from Claremont.  The Arboretum has a variety of activities for all ages, including the Botanical Gardens, a concert venue that hosts various musical acts throughout the fall season, and creative classes for children and adults.
  • Samuell Grand Park, a Dallas public park, is located down Samuell Boulevard just west of Claremont.
  • Tenison Park Golf Course is located off East Grand Avenue close to Claremont.
  • St. Francis Park, a Dallas public park, is located at Barbaree and St. Francis close to Claremont and features picnic tables, a children’s playground, baseball/softball diamond, and a basketball court.
  • The F.O.E. Pool, located in the adjacent neighborhood of Forest Hills, is a great place to cool off in the summertime with friends over a cold beer!  The pool attracts quite a crowd in the summer, and this hidden gem is a beloved favorite of locals in the East Dallas area.

Shopping / Dining / Entertainment / Night Life:

The Claremont area is located very close to some exciting areas of Dallas for entertainment and nightlife:

  • Close to the Garland Road / Gaston area, which has several restaurants and bars, such as The Lot and Cane Rosso, a gourmet pizzeria.
  • Only a short drive from the Lakewood area, a local hot-spot of original-themed restaurants and bars with a laid-back feel.
  • Close to the Claremont Village Shopping Center and the Casa Linda Shopping Center.
  • Garland Road shops: A long stretch of shops and restaurants along Garland Road from Bucker Boulevard to Gaston Avenue.

Accessibility

  • Claremont is conveniently located close to Interstate 30, which provides easy access to downtown Dallas to the west and 635/LBJ Freeway and Highway 80 to the east.

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Claremont Voluntary Neighborhood Association

The Claremont neighborhood has a very active neighborhood association.  Membership in the neighborhood association is voluntary for all residents, and the modest dues are used to promote crime prevention initiatives, foster the interests of residents and sponsor neighborhood social activities. The area also has an active crime watch group organized as Crime Watch Area 1199.

The Claremont neighborhood is also a member of the Ferguson Road Initiative, which aims “to transform far East Dallas into a safe, beautiful, prosperous and proud community by inspiring hope and working together to achieve a shared vision.”  The FRI works to reduce crime in the member neighborhoods and promote and preserve the natural beauty of the East Dallas area.  More information about the goals and activities of the Ferguson Road Initiative can be found at www.fergusonroad.org.

The Claremont Neighborhood Association was founded in 1992 and has promoted the interests of neighborhood residents and businesses for more than 20 years.  The neighborhood association has accomplished some major goals, including organizing an annual Neighborhood Night Out for local residents, and creation of the Volunteers in Patrol Program where local neighbors volunteer to patrol the neighborhood after completing a certification process by the City of Dallas, and has supported many recent new developments in the area, such as the Highland Road improvement project and the nearby White Rock Hills Library.

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Claremont Real Estate Market Data and Charts

The real estate market in Claremont has been very active over the last several years.  Claremont is one of the more affordable neighborhoods in East Dallas that is still relatively close to White Rock Lake.  The Claremont neighborhood also has a variety of home styles and floorplans.  Here are some stats from sales of homes in Claremont over the last ten years:

  • The average home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms, although some two and four bedroom homes exist in the neighborhood.
  • Homes that sold ranged from about 1,200 to over 3,700 square feet.  The average home is about 1,700-1,800 square feet.
  • The majority of homes in Claremont that were built in the 60s have pier and beam foundations.  The majority of homes built in the 70s have slab foundations.
  • The predominant home style in Claremont is one-story cottage and ranch-style homes.  There are also a few Mid-century Modern homes in the neighborhood.

Claremont Median Sales Price for Single Family Homes (Rolling 12 Months, compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

Claremont Median Sales Price of Single Family Homes by Number of Bedrooms (12 Months Rolling)

Claremont Median Price per Square Foot for Single Family Homes (Rolling 12 Months, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

Claremont Average Days on Market (Monthly, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

Claremont Percentage of Original List Price Received for Single Family Homes (Rolling 12 Months, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

Claremont Months Supply of Single Family Home Inventory (Monthly, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

Claremont Single Family Homes for Sale (Monthly)

Claremont New Listings of Single Family Homes (Monthly)

Claremont Pending Sales of Single Family Homes (Monthly)

Claremont Closed Sales of Single Family Homes (Monthly)

** DISCLAIMER: All data provided by NTREIS.  Information deemed reliable but not accurate.

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