Hot Properties for Sale

Photography by Elizabeth Lavin

Homes for Sale

Grande Dame
4738 Shadywood Ln. $6,995,000.

This home brings to mind the grand Georgian homes of Ireland, with its hilltop location, neoclassical elements, and obsessive attention to detail. Built in 2002, the home has four bedrooms, four full and four half baths, a great room, dining room, library, toy room, second (service) kitchen, wine room, reading room, exercise room, home office, media room, seven wood-burning fireplaces, and a seven-car garage, the property sits on nearly 3.5 acres of landscaped grounds, complete with orchard and separate guesthouse. Best of all, the home is on one of the most beautiful streets in Bluffview, sitting atop a hill that affords fabulous views of Dallas from the third story attic. Carole McBride for Adleta Fine Properties. 972-733-8835.

Photography courtesy of Briggs Freeman

6174 Preston Creek Place $2,450,000

This home says “Greenwich” on the exterior and Texas charm on the interior. Built in 1999 by Jim Dauterman, with architectural design by Cole Smith and interiors by Sherry Hayslip, the house features 7,786 square feet of living space tucked on a wooded cul-de-sac just north of LBJ. Outside are creeks, ponds, a gazebo, and English gardens designed by Ron Stewart. Extras such as a slate-floored screened porch, wide plank antique pine floors, greenhouse, intricate tile work throughout including hand-painted tiles by the owner/artist, dog run, and vegetable and rose gardens stand out in this four-bedroom, five-and-a-half bath home. Susie and Pete Ryan for Briggs Freeman Real Estate Brokerage. 972-380-7769.

Photography courtesy of The Michael Group

11310 Cox Ln. $299,000
This three-bedroom, two-bath home built in 1921 is located on the old Cox farm. The 1,882-square-foot home from a Sears Roebuck mail-order home kit has original wood floors, a remodeled kitchen, and an updated bath. The home kits were ordered from the Sears catalog and put together by the buyer who occasionally called in an electrician or mason for help. Price of the kit for this model—The Stanford—in 1921? $908 to $1163. Tami James for The Michael Group. 214-557-5121.

Photography by Elizabeth Lavin

5316 Maple Springs Blvd. $275,000
How cute is this 1,280-square-foot cottage in Oak Lawn Heights, one of the city’s hottest ’hoods? With its fireplace, Austin stone and brick, carport, enclosed flagstone entranceway, and updates that would make the sensible builders of this 1936-era home blush, we’d say quite cute indeed.  Bonus: Seller is offering $10,000 to the buyer at closing. Norma Goldsobel for Kirchhoff and Associates. 214-553-9153.

Photography courtesy of Prudential Texas Properties

6520 Northaven Rd. $3,750,000
Waterside living in the heart of (new) Preston Hollow in Hillcrest Estates. The 7,562-square-foot Dilbeck home was totally renovated in 2004 and offers prime entertaining areas including covered patio and deck on two acres with private pond, pool, cabana, waterfall, and, of course, ducks. The two-story home features five bedrooms, four full and one half baths, huge kitchen, computer room, study, wine cellar, and a four-car garage. Jaime Adams for Prudential Texas Properties. 817-235-4535.

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