Neighborhood Spotlight: Northwood Hills-Valley View

Welcome to Northwood Hills-Valley View

Small town sophistication in northern Dallas.
Characterized as both established and peaceful, Northwood Hills-Valley View is a fantastic place to relocate. This residential area has everything you need to live well and feel right at home. Brimming with spacious lots, gorgeous single-family homes, great schools, and plenty of things to see and do, those searching for a home in northern Dallas should consider this part of town.
Stroll through these neighborhoods to fall in love with the oversized and heavily treed lots, impressive home exteriors, tranquil creeks, and the overall feeling of privacy and calm. There are plenty of spots to walk, bike, and get out in nature throughout Northwood Hills-Valley View.
While homes vary in size, the majority of those found in this area are large (with three or more bedrooms and three or more bathrooms). Large lots accompany these large properties — making this area ideal for those who desire a big front yard and/or backyard. Median home listings sit at approximately $573,000.

What to Love

  • Peace, privacy, and tranquility
  • Numerous spots for walking, biking, and being in nature
  • Fantastic schools located minutes from home

People & Lifestyle

The predominant feel of Northwood Hills-Valley View is sophisticated, traditional, and cozy. It delivers a small-town feel — complete with big-city offerings. Residents in these neighborhoods are kind and community-focused, making it a wonderful area for those who desire a close-knit place to live.
Families of all sizes find this locale particularly ideal, as it offers great schools, plenty of outdoor space, safety, and privacy. Those who own dogs will also want to consider Northwood Hills-Valley View, as it is well-known for being dog-friendly.

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

Having quality places to eat and shop minutes away is paramount for many home buyers. In Northwood Hills-Valley View, you’ll find an outstanding selection of both locally owned and chain establishments.
Need to customize a meaningful gift or new addition to your wardrobe? Legacy Monograms & Embroidery is a favorite among locals looking for top-tier gifts and monogramming. If you crave exceptional cuts of meat, look no further than Deep Cuts Dallas butcher shop. All of their meats are sustainably sourced and prepared using old-world cutting traditions. Quilting and sewing enthusiasts need to stop by Sew Let’s Quilt It, where you’ll find the fabrics and equipment you need to finish your latest project.
Northwood Hills-Valley View is also acclaimed for its wide selection of dining options. In addition to favorite national and regional chains such as Pollo Campero, Starbucks, Dunkin’, and Jack in the Box, you can dine at the many locally-owned restaurants in town. When searching for your new go-to spots, be sure to try Roman Cucina, Aldeez Caribbean Restaurant, Baleadas Express, and the fabulous selection of China Town restaurants.

Things to Do

Enjoy getting out and about? Although it’s quiet and calm most of the time, Northwood Hills-Valley View has plenty to do throughout the year.

On the Fourth of July, don’t miss the family-friendly festivities at the Northwood Hills July 4th parade. Those with a keen appreciation of the arts should be sure to add the Cottonwood Arts Festival to their calendars. The festival is held semi-annually, with dates at the beginning of May and October.
Other notable places to check out include the local farmers market (held on Saturdays), Valley View Park (featuring a bike trail to White Rock Lake), and the Northwood Club.


Northwood Hills-Valley View is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:





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