The Colony

Homes range from estates with high-end finishes to single-family brick homes and new constructions.

Welcome to The Colony

Quiet lakeside suburb fringed by the great outdoors.

Settled along the eastern shores of Lewisville Lake, The Colony brims with laid-back, residential appeal. Its lush green surroundings replete with nature trails, parks, and splendid golf courses entice residents looking for an idyllic escape to the great outdoors, but nothing beats its warm, family-friendly culture fostered by a close-knit community that comes together to celebrate vibrant festivals, colorful parades, carnivals and hometown events.

Developed by Fox & Jacobs in 1973 to immortalize the spirit of Texas’ past, The Colony has blossomed into a hub for phenomenal attractions, transcendental live music, lakefront dining, and world-class shopping. Its proximity to downtown Dallas, makes hopping in and out of town a breeze, a big plus for residents straddling high-paying jobs in Dallas with a desire for a tucked-in suburban retreat. Homes range from estates with high-end finishes to single-family brick homes and new constructions.

What to Love

  • Family-friendly small-town vibes
  • Exciting community events
  • Scenic nature trails and lush parks
  • Highly rated schools
  • Easy access to fine amenities
  • Eclectic global restaurants

Local Lifestyle

Quaint and quiet, this Dallas suburb radiates with culture, vibrancy, and natural beauty—a paradise for nature lovers, families, and young professionals. Cozy yet big enough to accommodate some of the country’s finest shopping destinations, The Colony’s outstanding amenities with easy access to the attractions of neighboring cities sets it apart from many others. Not only can families hang out in open spaces with their kids or enjoy thrilling rides at carnivals, but they also enjoy the benefits of having their children educated by one of the finest districts in all of Texas!

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Whether you want to enjoy a meal on the shoreline as the sun sets over the lake or dive into some of the largest and most iconic shopping destinations in the US, you can’t miss as a foodie or shopper in The Colony. Make a visit to NFM, America’s largest home furnishing store with 560,000 square feet of sleek floor space featuring high-end home goodies from plush rugs to lamps, exotic mirrors, and accent chairs, or stop by Grandscape to visit the world’s largest sporting goods store, SCHEEL—specialists in all types of brand-name athletic gear and a venue for indoor family entertainment with interactive games and ferris wheel rides.

Angelina’s Restaurant is the go-to spot for savory Tex-Mex eats enjoyed on a patio with tranquil lake views. Serving tasty margaritas and brisket tacos, the extraordinary dining experience at this hacienda-style diner is sure to have you returning for more. TopGolf vaunts as the premier entertainment destination around town and you can’t argue otherwise! Not with the perfect high-tech driving range or flamboyant lounge sporting drinks and games. Lastly, for live music, be sure to stop at Lava Cantina where premium concerts meet delicious Creole-Mexican fusion dishes.

Things to Do

Join the city in paying tribute to veterans at the weekend-long celebration of America’s Heroes Festival held at The Colony Five Complex where musical artists take to the Main Stage with sensational performances and patriotic fireworks displays go up in the Texas sky. For leisurely rounds of golf with associates, drive down to Bill Allen Park or bring your kids to the playground at Stewart Creek Park and Marina, complete with picnic spots by the lake, hiking trails, boat ramps, and camping grounds. This is where you’ll often find locals relaxing, and don’t forget to attend Independence day’s Liberty by the Lake with live entertainment, festive food, and family fun contests.


The Colony is served by Lewisville Independent School District, home to high-performing schools, renowned for their innovative and engaging curricula. Top educational opportunities include:

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