5 Reasons People are moving to Mustang

May 9, 2019

Have you heard? Mustang is growing. Located just outside Oklahoma City, Mustang offers great schools, a small-town feel, and all the conveniences of the city, making it a sought-after location for home buyers. Back in 2017, it was even named as one of the best places to live in the U.S., according to Money Magazine. Ideal Homes offers two communities in the Mustang Public School District--Somers Pointe and Skyline Trails. Somers Pointe is located on the west side of Garth Brook, just south of Reno, and Skyline Trails is located on the north side of Reno, just east of Garth Brooks. Here are just a few of the great benefits the Mustang, Oklahoma area has to offer. 1. Excellent School District: Whether you have school-aged kids or you want to assure your home retains great resale value, the school district where your home is located is important. According to the Mustang Public Schools website, the district has had continued growth in enrollment citing that "the district has an average 10-year growth rate of 3.2 percent, ranging from a net gain of more than 200 students in one year to more than 500." The school system is also proud of its status as one of the Governor’s STEM communities focusing on science, technology, engineering, and math, working STEM into all grade levels. 2. Great Shopping: Mustang is conveniently located near one of the metros best destinations for dining and shopping. Located just north of two Ideal Homes Mustang neighborhoods, the West End Pointe Power Center has over 40 shopping and entertainment opportunities. Located on the south side of I-40 and Garth Brooks Blvd., the shopping center stretches a mile east to Czech Hall Rd. It includes Target, a movie theater and over a dozen restaurants nearby. 3. Convenient Commuting: Mustang is known for its quiet, small-town feel and easy access to any area of the OKC metro. Just off of I-40, residents of Somers Pointe and Skyline Trails have a quick commute to downtown Oklahoma City, Will Rogers World Airport, or El Reno. Employees from some of the largest area employers such as Dell, Hobby Lobby, Redlands Community College, Paycom, and Mercy Hospital, call Mustang home. 4. Fun Things To Do: You can always take a quick drive to downtown Oklahoma City for great dining or entertainment. Catch a Thunder game, a concert or go eat in Bricktown. Or stay closer to home and enjoy everything Mustang has to offer, such as one of the eight city parks, including the Wild Horse Park. This 158-acre park includes both walking and biking trails, two playgrounds, a pond, four pavilions, multi-field sports complexes for baseball, softball, and soccer, dog park and aquatic facility.  The Mustang Aquatic Center is an outdoor water facility with a pool with a beachfront entry for easy access. Or check out the Mustang Recreation Center has over 20,000 square feet devoted to fitness, recreational sports and wellness programs. 5. Small-Town Feel: The city is growing, but it has managed to maintain it's small-town feel. Mustang's Parks and Recreation Department offers great events, including the Firemen’s Freedom Fest, Western Days, the Spooktacular Halloween Carnival, and the Festival of the Trees. Want to see what all the fuss is about? Contact Elena to set up an appointment to visit one of our Mustang neighborhoods.
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