The Best 10 Neighborhoods in Celina Tx

Celina Texas was established in 1879 and named by John T. Mulkey for his native town, Celina, Tennessee. A post office opened in 1881. A short time later, the town had a population of 150, a school, a Methodist church, and a cotton gin and gristmill, as well as several general stores. Today Celina is fast approaching a population of 20,000 poeple.The Best Neighborhoods In Celina Tx

The best Celina neighborhood list includes:

  1. Mustang Lakes
  2. Light Farms
  3. Lilyana
  4. Creeks Of Legacy
  5. Glen Crossing
  6. Preston Lakes
  7. The Columns
  8. Hidden Creeks Pointe
  9. The Homestead
  10. Twelve Oaks

The neighborhoods on our list of best of Celina neighborhoods are in no particular order. Have fun reading this article and we'd love to hear your opinion at the end of the article in the comments section...

Mustang Lakes

Mustang Lakes offers residents an impressive suite of amenities, including resort-style swimming pools with cabanas, a fitness center, competition tennis courts, and a centrally located 20-acre park with a private lake and island. Adding further to the available greenspace, the community boasts eight lakes and over 60 acres of trails and creeks, perfect for an afternoon jog or an evening stroll. The 12,000-square-foot Club at Mustang Lakes has interior lounges for socializing, as well as verandas, courtyards, meeting rooms, party areas, and a kitchen.

Light Farms

Light Farms in Celina, started off in 2006 when Republic Property Group bought 908 acres of farm land in the Prosper ISD. Fast forward a few years and when finished 3,300 residents will live in this Celina neighborhood. Here are just a few facts about Light Farms: homes range from low $400s to $1 million, there are 1400 homes currently, amazing swimming pools, workout rooms, stocked fishing ponds, award winning schools in the Prosper ISD and about 3,300 homes when completed.


Lilyana in Celina is a master planned neighborhood on 400 acres at 1461 and Coit Road. Lilyana in Celina is estimated to cost of over $500 million, with 1,250 single family homes, resort style amenities, a park, a resort style pool, pavilion, 63 acres of greenspace and an outdoor kitchen. The children of Lilyana will attend the respected Prosper ISD.

Creeks Of Legacy

Creeks of Legacy is a new home community in Celina, Texas. Located on the northwest corner of the Dallas Tollway at Frontier Parkway and Legacy Drive it’s situated on approximately 300 acres of land with roughly over 1000 homeowners calling this community home. The Creeks of Legacy has a two highly-desirable amenity centers, a basketball court, a fitness center, picnic area, playground, swimming pool, and a walking trail. The children of The Creeks of Legacy will attend the highly acclaimed Prosper ISD.

Glen Crossing

Glen Crossing is a community in the fast growing North Dallas Metroplex in the City of Celina, Texas. This 119 acre project will include approximately 349 single-family residential lots at build-out. The project is in the path of growth in Celina and is within the Celina ISD. The appealing location between Preston Road and the Dallas North Tollway is one of the key factors that makes this tract ideal for a housing community.

The property was purchased from the Glendenning Family, who emigrated from Scotland to Texas in 1887. Tom Glendenning settled and farmed in Celina with his son, Don Glendenning, continuing the farming operation. The property has been held through three generations and the project is to be named “Glen Crossing” as a way to honor the Glendenning Family and their ongoing Celina/Collin County heritage.

Glen Crossing is one of Celina's newest neighborhoods. Two of North Texas top builders are working in this neighborhood: Highland Homes and Perry Homes.

Preston Lakes

Stunning homes on acerage lots. Beautiful environments in the Celina country side. If this sounds like home, then Preston Lakes may be a neighborhood to place on your "must see" list.

The Columns

The Columns - Celina's newest master-planned community. The community is located right off Dallas North Parkway and about 1 mile from Preston Road. Children will attend Celina ISD. The Columns offers a variety of floor plans with rear entry garages plus the standard features and affordable pricing that buyers are looking for in their new home.

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Hidden Creeks Pointe

Hidden Creeks Pointe in Celina Texas is a gated, custom home neighborhood on a stunning piece of Celina property. This intimate neighborhood is positioned between two creeks and covered in trees. There are only 17 acreage lots available and they are selling fast. Dave R. Williams is the exclusive builder. 

The Homestead

The Homestead at Ownsby Farms in Celina offers beautiful new home designs, family-friendly amenities, and an ideal small-town location. Enjoy summers spent by the pool with neighbors, and highly acclaimed Celina ISD schools.

Twelve Oaks

Twelve Oaks is an intimate luxury home neighborhood in Celina Texas that few people other than locals know about. With some of the most amazing homes in the Prosper/Celina area, you will find that unique estate home you have been dreaming about. With homes ranging from the $800s to well over $2 million not everyone will enjoy living in this boutique neighborhood, but if you are ready for something special, then review the stunning homes in Twelve Oaks and calls us for a private showing.

Want to purchase a home in Celina Texas? Call your Celina real estate team, at LivingWell Properties. Your neighborhood REALTORS® and agents are here to help with the Dallas-Fort Worth housing market.

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