Pottsboro is a safe rural community located 45 miles north of Frisco, TX and 65 miles north of Plano, TX - far away from big city traffic and crime but close enough for shopping.
The home is located in Fountain Creek Estates. The crime rate is very low and the local police keep a close watch. We have felt safe here.
The area is rich in wildlife and borders the Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge. Google Map
The Texoma Medical Center and the Sherman VA clinic are within 10 minutes. EMS and outpatient clinics are within 2 miles. The VA Medical Center is located in Bonham, TX (37 miles).
Our daughter was born in the Philippines and heard English 'as a 2nd language' until she was 7 years old, placing her at a disadvantage in public school. The support and extra effort that teachers, advisors, nurses, specialists and administration devoted to our child's development was way beyond the call. An excellent program throughout all grades!
This home is centrally located on the south side of Lake Texoma which borders Oklahoma and Texas. Several marinas and boat ramps are within 10 minutes to the west, north and east.
The lake is 12th in USAC size in the U.S. with 139 square miles of surface area and 580 miles of shoreline. It's a great lake for water sports, exploration and fishing - a renowned striper-bass lake and plenty of catfish, crappie, black bass and sand bass. Thanks to Texas winds, sailing is also very popular.
While you may not be into gambling, the local casinos offer top-name entertainment at the Choctaw Casino in Durant, OK (19 miles) and the Winstar in Thackerville, OK (45 miles).