Category: Real Estate
This impeccable English home stands on a rare double lot in the University Heights subdivision of University Park. It was built by Bob Cresswell in 2005 with luxurious materials, and has been exceptionally well maintained. It features six bedrooms, 6.2 baths, five living areas, and a three-car garage.
The property contains all the extras that buyers expect in a luxury home: a large gourmet kitchen opening to the great room; state-of-the-art technology and lighting systems; a temperature-controlled wine room; a game room and home theater; a three-story elevator; and elegant grounds designed by Armstrong-Berger.
Most North Texans will agree that if leaving town for the summer is not an option, then the best way to beat the brutal heat is in an inviting backyard swimming pool.
These spectacular neighborhood oases offer ample space for quiet reflection, early morning workouts, romantic meals under the stars, or over-the-top parties. No matter how stressful the day, escape for these homeowners is never far away.
I’m detouring from my usual cooking column and recipe this month to focus on what’s new for homes and kitchens. Each spring, the International Home + Housewares Show draws more than 2,200 exhibitors and 62,000 attendees to Chicago’s McCormick’s Place. During the four-day event, the latest innovations and trends in household small appliances, tableware, décor, gadgets, and everyday living solutions are presented to buyers and members of the media.
As a chef and passionate home entertainer, I always feel like a kid walking into a gigantic candy store when I attend the Housewares Show. My eyes are bombarded by vivid colors, textures, familiar and unfamiliar logos, cookware of every size and shape, the latest innovations in small electric appliances, and booths carefully designed to draw attendees inside. It doesn’t take long before I envision a springtime table setting with exquisite new glassware, patterned dinnerware, and colorful linens, a springtime dinner party using a, innovative tabletop grill, or the fun of serving summer cocktails in double-walled champagne glasses.
During three solid days of visiting as many brands as possible, and armed with an overflowing appointment show calendar, I identified seven top home trends for 2017 designed to make our lives easier and our homes more comfortable, organized, stylish, and safe.
This spectacular Mediterranean home finished in 2009 boasts five bedrooms, six full baths, one half bath, a gourmet kitchen with two large islands, three living areas, media room, study, playroom, outdoor living area, three-car garage, and a sliding electric fence gate.
In a home on an acre-and-a-third of Dallas ground there lives a hobbit-loving lady.
Not an old historic home steeped in Big D lore, nor yet a typical modern mansion like those going up in the Park Cities: It is a feather-wearing eccentric collector’s home, and that means bottles mortared in between uneven stones and real Montana trees in the great room.
The Shire of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings lies along the Great East Road in Middle Earth, far from the threats of Mordor.
Real estate activity in the Park Cities and Preston Hollow has picked up following a slowdown leading into last November’s election.
Single family closings and listings are looking up to begin the year, but real estate agencies are still hoping transactions for higher end properties will rebound.
The market for homes priced at $2 million or more hasn’t been up for 18 months, according to Allie Beth Allman, president/CEO of Allie Beth Allman & Associates.
Buckner Senior Living broke ground April 20 on its $136 million Ventana continuing care retirement living towers, which will go up on 3 acres near NorthPark Center and University Park.
Ventana is Spanish for "window." The two residential towers at North Central Expressway and Northwest Highway will offer floor-to-ceiling windows with sweeping views of the downtown Dallas skyline and the Park Cities.
The development will include 189 independent living units, 38 assisted living units, 26 specialized memory care suites, 48 skilled nursing units, and 24 rehabilitation units, according to a news release.
Treasures from all over the world enhance this exceptional home with the perfect combination of formal and casual design by Richard Drummond Davis.
Robert Bellamy Landscape created picturesque garden views from almost every room of the 7,792 square-foot house that includes 5 bedrooms, 6 baths, 2 powders, formals, library, great room, sunroom, formal and casual dining areas, ultimate gourmet kitchen, mud room, game room, craft/ballet room, and an approximately 800 square-foot third level garret. A port-cochere leads to a large motor court with a three-car garage and a full apartment.