Ridgewood Park is a small neighborhood of approximately 500 homes that lies about a mile northwest of White Rock Lake.  The boundaries of Ridgewood Park are Abrams Road to the west, Lovers Lane to the north, Fisher Road to the east, and the Ridgewood Trail to the south.  The neighborhood is very accessible to White Rock Lake and major thoroughfares of the Dallas area, and also lies on the north side of the Ridgewood Trail, a jogging and cycling trail which runs east-west through East Dallas.  Ridgewood Park is located in the 75214 zip code.

Homes for sale in Ridgewood Park

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Splash pool at Ridgewood Park

Splash pool at Ridgewood Park

History of Ridgewood Park 

The first few homes were built in Ridgewood Park in the mid-1903s and early 1940s along Fisher Road.  Most of the residential development took place between 1953 and 1959, with the neighborhood being completely built-out by the late 1960s.  Over the last 10-20 years, a number of newly constructed homes have been built in place of ones that were torn down.

Ridgewood Park Homes and Neighborhood Characteristics 

Ridgewood Park still retains its mid-century charm today, with unique home styles scattered among wide streets and abundant, mature trees throughout the neighborhood.  The lots tend to be larger than average relative to most neighborhoods in East Dallas, and the homes are a bit larger than the average-sized home built during the mid-20th century era.

  • Home Styles – Ridgewood Park mostly consists of mid-century and ranch style homes on pier and beam foundations.  There are a few Tudors and contemporary homes in the neighborhood as well.
  • Floor Plans – Mostly two and three bedroom homes with at least two full baths, many with at least one half bath.
  • Home Sizes – The smallest homes in Ridgwood Park are less than 1,000 square feet, while the largest are over 4,000.  The average home is around 1,700 square feet.
  • Lot Sizes – Lots range from a low of around .16 acres (7,000 square feet) all the way up to just under one full acre.  However, the average lot size is around .25 acres and lots over .35 acres are quite rare.
  • Building Restrictions – Ridgewood Park is subject to city zoning restrictions, but does not have any zoning overlays (such as a NSO, conservation or historic district).

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Ridgewood Park Lifestyle

Ridgewood Park is located in the heart of East Dallas close to White Rock Lake, which is the recreational focal point of East Dallas.  The lake is very popular with joggers, cyclists, and all-around nature lovers.

Why do home buyers choose to live in Ridgewood Park?

  • Commute – Ridgewood Park is located just north of Northwest Highway, which is a major east-west thoroughfare through north and east Dallas that allows quick access to Central Expressway and downtown Dallas.
  • Recreation and proximity to White Rock Lake – The Ridgewood Trail runs through the south side of Ridgewood Park (behind the rec center along Trammel) which connects to the SOPAC Trail that runs south and connects into White Rock Lake.
  • Affordability relative to other areas of East Dallas.  While prices have definitely risen in Ridgewood Park over the last few years, homes remain affordable compared to many neighborhoods in the area.

Things To Do In and Around Ridgewood Park:

Shopping, Restaurants, and Entertainment:

  • Several big-box stores are located within a short distance from Ridgewood Park, including a Wal Mart Supercenter, two Target stores, an Aldi discount grocer,
  • The Mockingbird Commons and Lakewood Village shopping centers are located at the nearby intersection of Abrams and Mockingbird roads and feature a number of both small and large shops and restaurants.
  • The Lakewood Shopping Center is located at Abrams and Gaston which also has a significant number of restaurants and bars, including the Cock and Bull and Sugarbacon.

Recreation in the Ridgewood Park Area

  • Ridgewood Park – a 10.9 acre park established in 1954 that featuures a basketball court, pavillion, picnic tables and a grill, portalets, tennios court, kids sprayground, trials, garden areas.
  • Ridgewood Park / Belcher Recreation Center - Located in Ridgewood Park, the facility features a fitness center, gymnasium, kitchen, large meeting room, picnic areas, and a playground.  Check out the Ridgewood Park calendar to see various programs held at the center, including after-school programs and various classes.
  • White Rock Lake – The recreational focal point of east Dallas lies just south of Ridgewood Park and is accessible via the SOPAC Trail that connects to the Ridgewood Trail on the south side of Ridgewood Park by the rec center.
The Ridgewood Trail at the edge of Ridgewood Park

The Ridgewood Trail at the edge of Ridgewood Park

Ridgewood Park Neighborhood Association

Ridgewood Park has a voluntary neighborhood association that charges a modest annual fee of $30 per adult or $15 for senior citizens. Residents can sign up for the Ridgwood Park newsletter to receive information about community and neighborhood events.

Ridgewood Park Neighborhood Association Links

Ridgewood Park Schools

Elementary School (Grades K-5th) – Dan D. Rogers Elementary School - Located just north of Ridgewood Park at  5314 Abrams Rd. Dallas, TX 75214 (972) 794-8800

Rogers Elementary was awarded the maximum number of distinctions from the Texas Education Agency and is also a personal learning school, which gives children the opportunity to learn at their own pace.

Middle School (Grades 6th-8th) – Benjamin Franklin Middle School - 6920 Meadow Rd. Dallas, TX (972) 502-7100.

Franklin Middle School was recently selected to participate in the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program which encourages students to make practical connections between their studies and the real world. Here’s a short video about the school:

High School (Grades 9th-12th) – Hillcrest High School – 9924 Hillcrest Rd. Dallas, TX 75230 (972) 502-6800

Hillcrest has over a dozen sports programs for students and also has a collegiate academy which allows students to earn up to 60 college credit hours or an associates degree.

DISCLAIMER: It is the home buyer’s responsibility to verify all school attendance zones with DISD prior to purchasing  a home as they are subject to change.  All school boundary zones listed here were current as of the date of publication of this article and author assumes no liability for errors.  Please visit DISD’s School Finder Tool to view an interactive map of school attendance zones and to look up the assigned school attendance zone by address.

Ridgewood Park Real Estate Market and Charts

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Ridgewood Park Median Sales Price for Single Family Homes (12 Month Moving Average, compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

Ridgewood Park Median Price per Square Foot for Single Family Homes (12 Month Moving Average, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

 

Ridgewood Park Average Days on Market (12 Month Moving Average, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)
The average number of days between the listing date and the date a written offer is executed.  The actual time it takes transactions to close is NOT factored into this calculation. All-cash transactions may close in as little as one to two weeks, while transactions involving mortgage financing may take between three and six weeks, perhaps longer in some cases.

 

Ridgewood Park Percentage of Original List Price Received for Single Family Homes (12 Month Moving Average, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)

 

Ridgewood Park Months Supply of Single Family Home Inventory (12 Month Moving Average, Compared to East Dallas and the City of Dallas)
0-6 Months = “Seller’s Market”  |  6-8 Months = “Neutral Market”  |  8+ Months = “Buyer’s Market”

 

Ridgewood Park Single Family Homes for Sale (Monthly)
The inventory of active listings in the neighborhood for any given month.

 

Ridgewood Park New Listings of Single Family Homes (Monthly)

 

Ridgewood Park Pending Sales of Single Family Homes (Monthly)
Pending sales are homes under contract where the buyer’s option to terminate the contract has expired.  In some cases, these contracts may not close for various reasons and some of the homes may return to the market as active listings.  The number of pending sales in one month is often a good indicator of expected closed sales for the following month.

 

Ridgewood Park Closed Sales of Single Family Homes (Monthly)

* Charts powered by 10K Research.  All data contained herein is provided by NTREIS and is considered reliable but not 100% accurate.

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