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!
- Who are the builders selling in this community?
Mantua is proud to partner with four premier new
construction home builders:
David Weekley Homes
- What is the price range for new homes?
New homes in Mantua’s very first neighborhood will be priced from the mid $350s to the $800s+.
- What county is Van Alstyne in?
Mantua is located in Van Alstyne which encompass Grayson County.
- Where is Mantua located?
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.
- Who is the developer?
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.
- What are the amenities offered at the community?
Mantua residents will enjoy an exciting mix of onsite
The Veranda Amenity Center
Trail House Welcome Center
Natural Green Space
Resort-Style Pool (5,200 Sq. Ft.)
Kids Splash Zone
Parks and Gathering Places
Multi-Age Play Structures
Future The Commons Amenity Park – Coming 2024
- Is there an information center?
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 email@example.com 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.
- What are the future plans?
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.
- What school district is Mantua zoned to?
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.
- Will there be onsite schools?
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!
- What is an HOA, and what is the annual HOA fee?
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.
Maranda Hall, Association Manager
2801 N Central Expressway, Suite 1401, Dallas, TX 75243
- What is the tax rate?
The current estimated tax rate in Grayson County is 2.997767%.* Taxes are
collected by the Grayson Central Appraisal District. For more information visit
- Who are the utility providers?
GCEC Internet and Electricity
City of Van Alstyne Water and Sewer
888-286-6700 Customer Service
866-322-8667 Report Leak (and call 911
- The City of Van Alystyne provides:
Fire Department I Police Department I Trash and Recycling
- Is Mantua in a MUD, and exactly what is a MUD?
– 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
– A MUD will maintain Mantua roads and right-of-way.