Updated Allen Townhome Zoned for Great Schools, Close to Tons of Shopping

Allen townhomeIf you want to live in the heart of Allen in a place zoned for highly rated schools and close to all sorts of fun, today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is the right property for you.

The Allen townhome at 1927 Monterrey St. is a 2-2.5 with 1,779 square feet on two stories in the Villas Of Cottonwood Creek. Built in 2006, this townhome has access to a community swimming pool and bike-jogging path, included in the reasonable HOA fees, which ring in at $583 per quarter (about $194 per month).

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This is the visitor center at Allen Park. To the right is the skate park. Photo: Leah Shafer

The visitor center at Allen Station Park. To the right is the concrete skate park in the Edge @ Allen Station. Photo: Leah Shafer

The townhome located near Stacy Road and North Central Expressway, less than a mile from Allen Premium Outlets and The Villages at Allen, where you can shop your heart out everyplace from Banana Republic and Babies R Us to Whole Foods and HomeGoods.

It’s a five-minute drive from the huge Allen Station Park, with baseball and softball fields, playground, trails, and washer courts. At the south end of the park is the Edge @ Allen Station Park, featuring a 37,915-square-foot concrete skate park, two roller hockey rinks, BMX track, and visitor center. There’s also a state-of-the-art wakeboard park nearby.

This property is zoned for the highly rated Allen ISD. Boon Elementary School earns a 10 out of 10 score at GreatSchools.org; Ereckson Middle School earns a “10;” and Lowery Freshman Center earns an “8” (Allen High School is not rated by the GreatSchools website, but U.S. News & World Report gives it a silver medal ranking).

This townhome won’t break the bank, listed by David Maez with Vivo Realty Group for $229,900.

Allen townhomeAllen townhome Allen townhome Allen townhomeThe entryway opens to the stairwell and a space being used as a breakfast room, with tile floors and soaring ceilings. The townhome has an open floorplan downstairs, so the spaces flow easily from one room to another.

Allen townhome1927 Monterrey K1927 Monterrey J1927 Monterrey QThe living room is bright and open, with recessed ceilings, fans, and a neutral color palette that carries throughout the house.

Allen townhome Allen townhome Allen townhome1927 Monterrey V1927 Monterrey WAllen townhomeThe kitchen is updated with granite countertops, tile backsplash, and black appliances. There’s a breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, and large space for a kitchen table. Nearby is the half bath (both full bathrooms are upstairs) and a utility room with full-size washer/dryer hookups.

Allen townhomeUpstairs, the owner have installed gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. Pictured above is a second living area, which looks over the entryway.

1927 Monterrey N1927 Monterrey O1927 Monterrey L1927 Monterrey P The master suite includes a bathroom with a soaker tub, two sinks, walk-in glass shower, medicine cabinet, and lots of storage.
1927 Monterrey RAllen townhome1927 Monterrey MThe second bedroom and full-size bathroom are both upstairs, and offer plenty of options.

1927 Monterrey X 1927 Monterrey YThis zero-lot-line Allen townhome is perfect for someone looking for little yard upkeep, but still some outdoor space. A small fenced backyard offers privacy, as it backs up to a brick wall.

Overall, there’s a lot here and a little price tag for someplace with a central Allen location.