Real Estate Report: What $2 Million Buys You in Dallas

Who says you can't have it all in a house?

Surrey5347 Surrey Circle $1,895,000
4 bedrooms, 4.1 bathrooms, 6,317 square feet

Located on a private street in the Devonshire ‘hood, this gated estate is surrounded by mature trees, lush landscaping, and a creek. The house was made for entertaining with the sweeping staircase in the entry, large living spaces, grand formal dining room and sit-in bar in the living room. The second floor features a wood-paneled study and three bedrooms, one of which was recently added. A game room is great for kids and entertaining, too. Erin Mathews with Allie Beth Allman & Associates. 214-520-8300.

Lakewood7242 Lakewood Blvd. $1,899,000
5 bedrooms, 5.2 bathrooms, 6,360 square feet

This East Dallas beauty sits on the one of the most coveted streets in Lakewood. Not only is the custom English Tudor walking distance to White Rock Lake, but the second-floor balcony off the master has views of the lake, too (complete with a fireplace to make catching a view much more cozy). The detailed list of amenities goes on and on: an expansive entry with curved staircase, a light-filled kitchen with Carrera marble countertops, Viking commercial appliances, climate controlled wine cellar, an oversized master bedroom with an impressive master bath, and a game room with wet bar on the second floor. The house is move-in ready with not one renovation to be made aside from a few bold paint colors in the childrens’ rooms. The Jackson Team for Dave Perry-Miller & Associates. 214-827-2400.  

Aberdeen6229 Aberdeen Avenue $2,199,000
Preston Hollow
4 bedrooms, 4.2 bathrooms, 6,422 square feet

If you’re looking for a home with designer touches (and your budget is $2 million), look no further. D Home favorite Cynthia Collins from Collins Interiors revamped the decor of this Allen Nixon custom home. The central location of Walnut Hill and Preston is desirable for commuting downtown, carpooling kids to the area schools, or heading north on central. Inside find four bedrooms, a study, second and third living rooms,a media room, wine cellar, and open floor plan kitchen/breakfast nook/den. A resort-like pool and outdoor living area is a big bonus. There’s a separate play yard, too. Jonathan Thayer for David Perry-Miller & Associates. 214-215-3426.