$1 Million Buys a Lot of House

In Dallas, $1 million still buys a lot of house—a minimum of 3,300 square feet—plus, plenty of the extra amenities we all crave.

Got $1 Million?

In Dallas, $1 million still buys a lot of house—a minimum of 3,300 square feet—plus, plenty of the extra amenities we all crave.

Preston Hollow
6921 Prestonshire Ln.
$999,000
This house is 5,387 square feet in the heart of Preston Hollow. Six bedrooms, six full and two half baths, three living areas, and swimming pool. Built in 1965, the house has been updated and expanded.

THE DRAW: Location, location, location. Not to mention its proximity to Dallas’ best shopping and private schools. The coveted address doesn’t hurt either.

McKinney
705 Park Lake Dr.
$1,045,000
A recent Parade of Homes award winner, this nearly 5,000-square-foot house has four bedrooms, four full and two half baths, three-car garage, winding iron stairway, Tuscan columns, gourmet kitchen, sunken wine room, game room, media room, Tuscan style pool, and outdoor fireplace.

THE DRAW: Its town square—complete with antique shops, old-town charms—and 1,700 historic homes combine with this modernizing, fast-growing, family-oriented city 30 miles north of Dallas.

Southlake
2105 Denver Dr.
$995,000
This custom home on a wooded lot has four bedrooms, five baths, a three-car garage, library, circular dining hall, gourmet kitchen, wine room, and private exterior arbor. Built in 2005, it’s 5,406 square feet.

THE DRAW: Southlake is experiencing a retail explosion (hello, Central Market) and still offers great schools in a country setting that is family friendly.

Garland
7510 Covewood Dr.
$1,010,000
This loaded five bedroom, four full, two half bath home in a gated community features a golf course to the south and a waterfall to the east. An exterior patio pool with pergola, columns, and fire pit combine with a huge family room with Austin stone fireplace and a gourmet kitchen. The 6,190-square-foot house is situated on a lot that opens to woods, a creek, and a lake.

THE DRAW: One of Dallas’ largest suburbs, Garland is near the city, offers great values, and features a 63-hole, municipal, PGA qualifying site golf course.

Rockwall
101 Mont Blanc Dr.
$1,100,000
This custom, 5,416-square-foot house has four bedrooms, three and a half baths, a four-car garage, and imported fixtures and was built in 2002. A gourmet kitchen and poker room complete the package.

THE DRAW: It’s fast growing with small-town spirit and offers great schools and cool lakes.

Highland Park
4556 Belclaire Ave.
$995,000
This perfect family home was built in 1935 with large rooms, updates, and hardwoods. It offers 3,457 square feet, four bedrooms, three and a half baths, three living areas, and detached two-car garage.

THE DRAW: Buy in Highland Park and you get the address in Dallas. You’ll also get access to luxury shopping in the low crime, community oriented bubble where kids can go anywhere and bike till the fireflies come out.

East Dallas
4930 Swiss Ave.
$1,050,000
This classic Swiss Avenue prairie-style home was built in 1913. The Munger Place charmer offers 4,800 square feet, five bedrooms, four and a half baths, six living areas, master suite with sitting room and sunroom, and updates throughout.
THE DRAW: Just minutes from downtown, East Dallas has lower Greenville Avenue and White Rock Lake practically in its back yard.

University Park
4520 San Carlos Dr.
$995,000
This traditional University Park house built in 1939, featuring 3,379 square feet, four bedrooms, three baths, two fireplaces, wet bar, hardwoods, large closets, new windows—all within walking distance of Bradfield Elementary School.

THE DRAW: Everything Highland Park offers, plus SMU and JD’s Chippery.

Fairview
1000 Country Trail
$1,100,000
This 6,138-square-foot house features five bedrooms, five baths, four living areas, three fireplaces, and a security system you won’t need in Oakwood Estates. All the bells and whistles of a home built in 2000 on 1.4 acres of land.

THE DRAW: Go for the low crime, master planning, expansive spaces, horse farms, and creeks.

Kessler Park
1209 Lausanne Ave.
$1,050,000
This restored house built in 1934 on gorgeous property with trees and a water feature. It has 4,569 square feet, four bedrooms, three full and two half baths, four living areas, security system, and charm squared.

THE DRAW: Come for the hills (yes, hills), the trees, and the historic homes loaded with charm—all in close proximity to downtown.

Plano
5004 Bellaire Dr.
$995,000
Located in the Creeks of Willow Bend and built in 2000, this 5,249-square-foot home features five bedrooms, four and a half baths, gourmet kitchen with double ovens, master retreat with sitting area and fireplace, study, family room, media room, and rock waterfall in pool.

THE DRAW: It’s relatively close and offers blue ribbon schools and upscale shopping and restaurants.

Prosper
3761 Bridle Bend
$1,095,000
Out here you get 3.5 acres, 6,295 square feet, a circular drive, landscaping, scraped hardwoods, high ceilings, a private bath in each bedroom, granite counters, and a gourmet kitchen to go with the seven bedrooms. It may take you 40 minutes to drive here from downtown Dallas, but you’ll be upstairs in a flash in your private elevator.
THE DRAW: It’s the new Frisco—fast-growing, great schools, low crime, country living…for now.

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