Friendly Community, Convenience, and Excellent Schools
Whitehouse is located in Smith County, Texas, just of Tyler, Texas.
Tyler is the commercial and cultural capital of the East Texas region, a large area of “piney woods” and traditions more reminiscent of the South than the dry, dusty plains Texas is more famous for. The area came to prominence with the huge oil boom of the 1920’s and 1930’s, and that wealth and exuberance left an imprint on the city core still evident today.
With a small town’s low cost of living, and an active and growing economy, living in Whitehouse is affordable and employment opportunities are plentiful, particularly in Tyler, the cultural and commercial capital of East Texas. Nearby in Flint, families can enjoy the Water Park at The Villages, a year-round indoor, water park and popular vacation destination for families.
Forest Hollow Estates is within the Whitehouse Independent School District (WISD), which is well known in the area as being one of the top school districts. All campuses earned high rankings in standardized tests. Forest Hollow's location to the Whitehouse schools is unbeatable. Buying a home in Forest Hollow will be an excellent opportunity for your children's education.
Shanton-Smith Elementary School: Shanton-Smith is only 0.7 miles away, which is 3-minute drive (or 15 minute walk) from from Forest Hollow Estates. (Direction)
Whitehouse Junior High School: Newly renovated Whitehouse Junior high is just 0.2 mile away. It is a 4 minute walk from the community. (Direction)
Whitehouse High School: Whitehouse High is 5-minute drive from the community (Direction). The high school is classified 5A by the Texas UIL (University Interscholastic League). Its marching band is considered one of the finest in the state, and is often considered to be of the same caliber as college bands. Their extravagant events and parades attract large crowds. Stanton-Smith Elementary was nominated as a national Blue Ribbon School by Texas Education Agency.
Forest Hollow provides affordable living while making it easy for your children to attend these great schools. The schools are currently going through major expansion and improvements.
It is very easy to access shopping and restaurants in Whitehouse from Forest Hollow. CVS Pharmacy is within a walking distance from the community. Brookshire is also within minutes away. You can also quickly get to restaurants in Whitehouse, including Rib Masters, La Hacienda, Fazoli's, Pizza Hut, Church's Chicken, Burger King and more.
Common recreational activities include attending high school football games and parades or shows. The city park has playground equipment, a stage, pavilion, and picnic tables and is a popular place for families to go. Between April and September, the city splash park opens and is loads of fun for children and their parents. Amenities include covered pavilions, lounge chairs, restrooms, and a concession stand. Gardenview Park has picnic tables and a natural creek in a serene, peaceful setting. There is also a YMCA, Community Center, and the Whitehouse Sports Complex.
Outdoor recreational activities at Lake Tyler include hiking, camping, fishing, swimming, boating, and picnicking. In nearby Tyler, the famed Rose Parade and garden attracts many visitors, as does the Azalea. A popular destination for families is the Water Park @ The Villages in Flint, TX