Frequently Asked Questions

Have a few questions? Well, we got answers! Below are some quick facts about Mantua, such as – product, community school, and residential information. Please reach out if you have any other questions that were not provided below. See you soon!

Product Information

Community Information

  • Mantua is located in Van Alstyne which encompass Grayson County.

  • Mantua is a destination unto itself. With a total of nearly 2,000 acres and
    spanning 5 miles on Highway 75 in the charming
    and historic town of Van Alstyne, Texas, this project is the
    next big thing for North Texas. The community is approximately 10 miles
    north of McKinney, Texas and 20 miles south of the Sherman/Denison
    area. Employment centers, entertainment venues, and world-class dining
    and shopping in Plano and Frisco are a short 30- to 35-minute drive
    away, and the bright lights of Big D (Dallas) are about a 45-mile drive.

  • Risland is an experienced developer that strives to deliver landmark,
    one-of-a-kind communities through big, innovative ideas and careful
    attention to the smallest of details. Our team is made up of industry
    leaders and local professionals who work together to deliver master
    planned communities that withstand the test of time, welcoming
    families home today and protecting their investment for the future.

  • Mantua residents will enjoy an exciting mix of onsite
    amenities including:

    The Veranda Amenity Center
    Trail House Welcome Center
    Natural Green Space
    Resort-Style Pool (5,200 Sq. Ft.)
    Community Gardens
    Kids Splash Zone
    Multi-Use Trails
    Parks and Gathering Places
    Multi-Age Play Structures
    Future The Commons Amenity Park – Coming 2024

  • Our information and welcome center will be in the Trail House, which is
    now under construction. Until we open our doors, please contact us by
    email at or by phone at 903.918.1500. We look
    forward to hearing from you and are happy to answer any questions you
    may have about Mantua.

  • This is only the beginning! Mantua will be a true master planned
    community that will boast a wide variety of amenities for individuals
    and families. The long-term plan includes a large Lake District with
    nature trails as well as lake-side restaurants and retail, 300 acres of
    open green space, 25 miles of trails and walking paths, and
    mixed-use and commercial offerings.

School Information

  • Mantua is zoned to Van Alstyne ISD. This fast-growing school district earned an
    A-rating in 2024 and currently has 2,000 enrolled students.

  • Both elementary-age and high school students will be able to walk or bike to two brand new onsite schools which are currently in planning. The on-site high school is set to open in August 2024!

Resident Information

  • An HOA, or Home Owners Association, is the organization responsible for
    enhancing the lives of our residents and safeguarding the property values of
    the homes in the community.
    • It establishes guidelines for maintaining the community’s appearance,
    oversees the operation, maintenance and repair of amenities,
    provides common space landscaping, and coordinates lifestyle
    activities and events for residents.
    • The annual HOA fee at Mantua is $975.

    Contact Information:

    Maranda Hall, Association Manager
    2801 N Central Expressway, Suite 1401, Dallas, TX 75243

  • The current estimated tax rate in Grayson County is 2.997767%.* Taxes are
    collected by the Grayson Central Appraisal District. For more information visit

  • GCEC Internet and Electricity
    City of Van Alstyne Water and Sewer

    888-286-6700   Customer Service
    866-322-8667   Report Leak (and call 911

  • Fire Department I Police Department I Trash and Recycling

  • – Yes, Mantua benefits from being in a MUD. A MUD or “Municipal Utility
    District” is a special Texas entity that supports planned
    developments in areas where city services are not yet available.
    – MUDs contribute to the affordability of new homes in Texas and the
    exciting growth in our state by building new and needed infrastructure for
    residential communities.
    – A MUD will maintain Mantua roads and right-of-way.