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Fabled Fortress
6941 Gaston ave. $965,000.

Chateau des Grotteaux, or “House of Caves,” was built in 1929 when Lakewood was a new development on the outskirts of town (weekend cottages still surrounded White Rock Lake). Originally built for Ed Cox, the house was purchased by developer R.L. Thornton, and, during his tenure as mayor, rumors proliferated about a cave to White Rock Lake from which whiskey (then illegal) could be brought to the house for city leaders’ power meetings. The 4,364-square-foot house includes four bedrooms, three baths, billiards room, two fireplaces (including a mantel rumored to have belonged to Paul McCartney), turret rooms, beams, leaded glass windows, round dining room, and pool. Lisa Gross for Gross Real Estate Services. 214-904-9129.

$5,995,000
3704 Alice Cir.

Courtesy of Briggs Freeman Real Estate

This architecturally significant Hal Thompson home is located on one of the most coveted streets in Highland Park and is decked out with 21st century amenities. Built in the 1920s, renovated in 2006, the 6,915-square-foot house features four bedrooms, two-story entry, his-and-her master baths, oversized walk-in closets, state-of-the-art kitchen with granite, wine cellar, study, den, morning room, pool, and sunbathing patio. A 1,400-square-foot renovated guesthouse is attached and includes two bedrooms, two baths, kitchenette, and living room. Jackie and Cory McGuire for Briggs Freeman Real Estate. 972-380-7779. Christopher McGuire. 972-380-3451.

7059 Pasadena Ave.
$489,000

Courtesy of Scott Carlson Real Estate Inc.


 Located in the charming streets of Lakewood, this more than 2,600-square-foot home features three bedrooms, three baths, hardwoods, arched built-ins, two fireplaces, lots of natural light, covered porch, and two flagstone patios. On a meticulously landscaped quarter-acre lot, there are two bedrooms both with generous closets downstairs; the master with oversized Jacuzzi tub and sitting room is upstairs. Scott Carlson for Scott Carlson Real Estate Inc. 214-824-9985.

Courtesy of Ebby’s In-Town

5910 Goliad Ave.
$230,000
This 1,752-square-foot home has had seven offers in just three months on the market and is being marketed as a tear-down. Constructed of brick in 1926, it rests on a 50-by-175-foot lot near the M Streets. Featuring three bedrooms, one bath, and two-car detached garage, and loaded with charm, this is a great remodel project or prime property in a hot area. Ashley McRae for Ebby’s In-Town. 972-733-9189.

Photography by Elizabeth Lavin

5957-59 Lewis St.
$299,000

Historic farm home turned duplex, this house was originally built by a family that owned the land all the way from Lewis Street to Mockingbird Lane. Each unit is approximately 925 square feet, with one bedroom, one bath. The attic contains an additional 1,000 square feet of unused space. Solid cedar walls are covered in new Sheetrock. The home was renovated in 2002, including new roof, hot water heaters, central heat and air, appliances, security lights, and more. The lot allows room for expansion. For sale by owner. 214-232-2206.

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