Estates of Escena
 

The Estates of Escena consist of 39 homes located in Las Colinas, an upscale area in the Dallas suburb of Irving, Texas.  Our location has easy access to major highways, including 635 and George Bush Turnpike.  We are a short walk to the Champion Trail system that features biking and hiking trails along the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. Excellent shopping, dining and entertainment are nearby.  A Homeowners association is in place and the CC&R’s and By-Laws are posted on this web site.

With its central location between Dallas and Fort Worth and its proximity to DFW International Airport, Las Colinas is a viable place for corporations and many residents. As a planned community, it has many corporate offices, luxury hotels, landmark office towers, luxury townhomes, distinguished single-family homes, private country clubs, gated enclaves and urban lofts.


History

Originally called El Ranchito de Las Colinas ("the Little Ranch of the Hills"), Las Colinas was developed in 1972 by cattle ranching millionaire Ben H. Carpenter. It was one of the first planned communities in the United States.


Las Colinas Today
Las Colinas is currently home to more than 2,000 companies including the Fortune 500 global headquarters for Commercial Metals, ExxonMobil, Fluor and Kimberly-Clark. FOX News also tapes from the FOX News Texas Studios located in Las Colinas.

Other companies and organizations with headquarters or major offices in Las Colinas include Abbott Laboratories, AAA-Texas, AT&T, BlackBerry, Boy Scouts of America, Citigroup, Flowserve, General Motors, Infor, PLH Group, Microsoft, NEC America, Nokia, Nokia Siemens Networks, Oracle, Stellar, Verizon, Zale Corporation, VHA Corporation, Cortland Partners, PNM Resources, Inc., First Choice Power, Westwood One, TRT Holdings Inc.

Las Colinas features three private country clubs, including the Las Colinas Country Club owned by ClubCorp, Hackberry Creek Country Club and four championship golf courses surrounded by gated communities. The Four Seasons Resort and Country Club at MacArthur Blvd is the only AAA Five-Diamond resort in Texas. The TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas Resort has hosted the HP Byron Nelson Championship of PGA Tour since it opened in 1986. It features tree-lined fairways, large greens and a number of creeks and ponds.

Las Colinas also contains high-rise office towers, retail centers, upscale residences, apartment complexes, and leisure facilities. Notable attractions include the Mustangs at Las Colinas sculpture and fountain and Las Colinas Flower Clock. The complex also features a River Walk-styled canal offering gondola cruises. Las Colinas has 3,400 single-family homes and a 40-acre tract in Las Colinas that is home to the Irving Convention Center.


Transportation
Irving is within the 13 service areas of the Dallas region's transit agency, Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). In July 2012, DART initiated an Orange Line service to the Las Colinas Urban Center Station and Irving Convention Center Station. This was followed by the North Lake College Station and Belt Line Station . The final segment of the Orange line provides Dallas direct rail service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport via Las Colinas.


Education
Carrollton and Farmers Branch school system (C-FBISD) serves Las Colinas.
The Highlands School is a private Catholic Pre-K through 12 college prep school in Las Colinas.
North Hills Preparatory, an Uplift Education charter school is located in Las Colinas. It has been ranked as a top 20 school in America by Newsweek.