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The Sunset Acres neighborhood in Midland lies in zip code 79707. The boundaries of the area are West Golf Course Road to the south; Ranger Street to the west; West Midkiff Avenue to the east; and Tarleton Street up to Neely Avenue, Rosita Drive, and Alicia Court to the north. Grata Park is situated at the far eastern edge of the neighborhood. The park is just an open space with a small athletic field that has been created and a rough trail that goes around the its perimeter.
The neighborhood is composed primarily of single-family homes that are tightly packed together in a densely populated area. Properties have very little in the way of yard space, and the neighborhood’s trees are lush evergreens. The neighborhood is very much a residential area.
The Scarborough-Linbery House is located at on South Main Street. This home, which was built in 1907, remained in the same family until it was given to the city of Midland. The historic home is open for tours by appointment. Individuals can also use the space for luncheons, dinner parties, weddings, receptions, or other special events.
Sunset Acres residents who take pleasure in the outdoors will enjoy strolling around at the Sibley Nature Center. The center is primarily a place where visitors can walk around and observe the native Midland landscape. In addition to the outdoor areas, the Nature Center has a 5,200-square-foot building that has four major rooms. The Llano Estacado Room displays specimens and has activities that are related to the seven or eight major habitats of the area. The center also has programs on xeriscaping that are intended to teach visitors about drought-tolerant landscaping.