At Homes by Taber, we are constantly striving towards groundbreaking communities and unparalleled homes in the best areas throughout Tulsa and Oklahoma City—and the picturesque town of Glenpool, Oklahoma upholds all of our highest standards for our valued homeowners. We care about the places where our customers and their families settle down, and we can’t wait to make our exciting debut in the incredible town of Glenpool. From the gorgeous scenery and unique entertainment to infinite opportunities and widely-recognized education, Glenpool is one of the best places to call home, especially in a Homes by Taber community. Continue reading to find out more about the charming town of Glenpool and why it’s the perfect place for your forever home.
Whether you’re moving from down the street or from across the country—there’s no place that will welcome you with open arms quite like Glenpool. With a population of just over 13,000 and less than a 20-minute drive to the big-city hub of Tulsa via US-75—you truly get the best of both worlds when you call Glenpool home, with the ultimate balance of small-town and city living at your fingertips.
Located immediately south of Tulsa and west of Bixby, Glenpool is an essential part of the rapidly-growing South County area of Tulsa. Known as the town that “made Tulsa famous” from the 1905 discovery of oil on the land of Ida E. Glenn, the oil boom at Glenpool quickly resulted in a thriving, sought-after environment that drew people in from all over the area. The same entrepreneurial, innovative spirit still exudes in Glenpool today, and the town always welcomes new businesses, residents and opportunities. With a developing population, Glenpool is continuously expanding its economy to provide residents with the highest quality of life while maintaining a friendly environment—no matter how big it gets. In the town of Glenpool, neighbors have been helping neighbors for over 100 years, and that sense of community and cohesiveness is something that will never fade. With all that Glenpool has to offer, Homes by Taber and our proudly-overbuilt new homes within our remarkable communities make for the perfect additions to this quaint Oklahoma town.
With a progressive city government, a thriving economic environment and a focus on creating opportunities for citizens—Glenpool has become the suburb of choice for many people seeking to move to the Tulsa area. Glenpool’s prime location offers the big-city advantages with a small-town atmosphere, accompanied by friendly citizens and a relaxed pace. With a short commute to Tulsa, residents of Glenpool appreciate the convenience of the area while cherishing the relaxed, tranquil town that they call home. For working professionals of all ages in the family, the job market near Glenpool brings endless opportunities to residents, as a number of leading industries provide thousands of jobs to the area—including healthcare, manufacturing, government, informational technology, transportation and engineering.
At Homes by Taber, we carefully choose where we build based upon several factors—and the phenomenal opportunities for residents are a huge reason why we are excited to build in Glenpool. Living close to the city of Tulsa is a great advantage, and it allows for the perfect combination of lifestyles, ensuring that you have just the right amount of contentment and comfort in your Taber home. After a day of working in downtown Tulsa, come back to your laid-back home in Glenpool—and enjoy the big city resources and opportunities while maintaining the perfect amount of that small-town environment in your community.
Glenpool places a strong priority on quality education and is dedicated to furthering the schooling system, and this shows through the town’s widely-recognized school district. Glenpool Public School District boasts an outstanding level of parent involvement, and the entire town is committed to expanding the district's advancements and developments. Recognized as one of the best school districts in the Tulsa area, Glenpool Public Schools serves over 3,000 students aged K-12 in a lower elementary school, a regular elementary school, an intermediate school, a middle school, a high school and even a virtual academy. Glenpool Public Schools is committed to its mission of giving students the utmost educational journey on all levels, from developing relationships to succeeding in the classroom and every step in between.
On top of high-quality learning experiences for students, the school district offers a wide variety of sports and clubs to encourage participation in extracurricular activities, including an array of year-round athletic programs for students of all ages, honors societies, student councils, fine art sectors, and inclusion and diversity clubs. From a remarkable learning experience to an abundance of extracurricular activities, there is something for every student and parent to appreciate in Glenpool.
If one thing is for certain about living in Glenpool—it’s that you’ll never run out of things to do and sights to see. Whether it’s a delicious restaurant or an outdoor adventure, residents of Glenpool are always able to find ways to fill their weekends and free time with local activities for the whole family. Get a breath of fresh air and enjoy the outdoors through Glenpool’s exceptional parks system—which offers a skate park, splash pad, tennis courts, volleyball courts, basketball courts, walking trails, gazebos and pavilions free to the public. Explore the gorgeous nature of Glenpool at Black Gold Park, where you’ll find the best hiking and biking trails around town, as well as a fantastic playground—and don’t miss out on the Black Gold Days that occurs in the park every fall, featuring a kid-friendly carnival, live music, amazing food, a parade and more.
Situated in the heart of a retail and dining development, the new Glenpool Conference Center is great for residents to stop by, containing an outdoor amphitheater, fountains, walking trails, outdoor patios, fireplaces and other amenities in addition to the modern, elegant space for meetings and events. The town of Glenpool offers a wide range of restaurants and bars for a wonderful dining experience—including Speedy’s Mexican Grill and Bar, a Glenpool staple, and Ron’s Hamburgers & Chili, where you’ll find the best fried okra and homemade chili in the entire state. Residents of Glenpool love to stop by The Cape Brewing Company in Jenks to find one-of-a-kind craft beer, exquisite food and an incredible outdoor space for live music and gatherings—and you can’t beat the decadent desserts at Braum’s Ice Cream after dinner. For a kid-friendly endeavor, take a trip to The Oklahoma Aquarium to see the largest aquarium in the four-state area, and enjoy all that the great city of Tulsa has to offer with a short drive down the highway—from engaging museums and zoos to a vibrant nightlife and downtown scene.
Since Homes by Taber was first established, we’ve always been determined to meet our customers' needs beyond expectations—and we know that our upcoming communities in the amazing town of Glenpool will have everything you’ve ever envisioned and more. We’re just getting started in Glenpool, and our breathtaking communities will have incredible access to the Tulsa benefits while maintaining the perfect amount of small-town features. With the amazing location and amenities of Glenpool combined with the stunning, high-quality homes from Taber, you can achieve your ultimate dream home with ease. We know you will discover that living in a Taber community in Glenpool is more than just deciding on a quality home for you and your family—it’s deciding on a quality lifestyle that you can’t find anywhere else.
If you’re ready to begin your journey to your forever home, be sure to keep an eye out for our upcoming new home communities in Glenpool, and check out all of our other incredible communities and available homes throughout the OKC and Tulsa areas. To speak with our team at Homes by Taber for further information, questions, or inquiries—feel free to give us a call at (405) 984-1185 in the OKC area or (918) 393-4149 in the Tulsa area, or fill out our online form today.
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