AT&T Stadium is home to the Dallas Cowboys, but what city is better for football-loving homeowners: Dallas or Green Bay?

AT&T Stadium is home to the Dallas Cowboys, but what city is better for football-loving homeowners: Dallas or Green Bay?

Are you ready for some football? Surely you’ve wondered during less-than-stellar seasons of Cowboys past whether it would be better off to live in a city where a team doesn’t bomb the playoffs. As it turns out, Owners.com wanted to know which city, Dallas or Green Bay, Wis., were better for homeowners who are football fans. We were intrigued, too, especially considering that the home teams of these homeowners are going head-to-head on Sunday, Jan. 15, in the NFL Divisional Playoffs.

Who do you think won? Jump to find out!

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1608 Dowling Drive Irv extONLY $1,050,000 to live in the former, totally fabulously renovated Cottonwood Valley home of one of the most cherished starting quarterbacks in America, Tony Romo and his beautiful wife, Candice! This home will be gone by Friday.

1608 Dowling Drive, Irving.

You get a private, gated community, a beefed up security system, Candice’s deftly creative hand at interior design, and the Four Seasons Hotel and Resort a short jog or golf cart ride away (there is a tunnel under MacArthur). The Four Seasons is always alive with activity, be it fireworks on the fourth of July, carnivals, bands, the family pool with white sand beach, sports plus fabulous food and restaurants.

Lots of local celebs live in the area. Across MacArthur is the exclusive Enclave, surrounded by the world-famous TPC at the Four Seasons. This is where DeMarcus Ware and Derrick Holland call home. Cottonwood Valley also has its own golf course for residents, and the Four Seasons manages both so if you are a member at the Four Seasons, you can play both courses.

I mean, this house ought to be as easy to sell as a slice of mom’s apple pie!

Know that this was definitely a bachelor pad house before Tony married Candice Crawford back in 2011. She had told me they were moving into the Cottonwood Valley home, but that she would be doing some re-decorating.

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1212 Regents Dez Bryant Royce West Living

Texas State Sen. Royce West provided photos of the interior of 1212 Regents Park Ct. as exhibits in his suit against Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Dez Bryant, who allegedly left the home trashed after vacating it.

When Texas State Sen. Royce West entered his property at 1212 Regents Park Ct. in DeSoto after his tenant, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, had vacated the property, he found filthy carpet, garbage everywhere, broken windows and shutters, and even feces according to court documents. Bryant moved out in January, leaving the six-bedroom, seven-full-and-one-half-bath home in complete disrepair.

1212 Regents Park Ct.

1212 Regents Park Ct.

The lease documents signed by Bryant show that he was paying $4,720 per month for the 6,400-square-foot DeSoto home, which has both a tennis court and swimming pool. Lease documents show that pets were not allowed, and that the property was supposed to be kept in reasonably clean conditions, with repairs paid for upon move-out.

To fix all the issues with the property after Bryant vacated, West threw down more than $51,000, he says. West is asking for $60,000 for all the fixes to the property. Dallas County Appraisal District has the value of 1212 Regents Park Court on the tax rolls for $510,480 and the condition listed as “poor.” It was purchased in 2009 for $550,000.

West says he’s tried several times to get the embattled football star to pay up for repairs, but this is his last resort to get his money back.

Jump for more, as well as the original filings.

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Anthony Henry had a good career in the NFL, starting out with the Cleveland Browns back in 2001, and joined the Dallas Cowboys 2005 for four seasons as cornerback. There wasn’t any drama, no Pro Bowls or championships. Just a nice nine-year career in professional football.

From there, Henry has done a little investing, but also launched a career in the film business as a producer. Interestingly enough, Henry listed his Hollywood contemporary last April for $2.85 million, according to Neal Leitereg at the Los Angeles Times. This month, David Griffin Realtor Brandon Stewart has listed Henry’s former home at 17 Winding Lake, which is on the market for $1.75 million. Like his former Hollywood abode, it’s a clean-lined contemporary with sleek living areas and a floating staircase. Henry sold the home, a Quorum Builders design that sits in a gated subdivision near Preston and Forest, back in 2010.

It doesn’t take much to see why this beautiful property is our High Caliber Home of the Week. If you’re already falling for this cool contemporary, don’t hesitate — call Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans today to make your dream home a reality.

Jump for more incredible photos of this perfect Preston Hollow pad.

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3900 Miramar ext

An “O” House is a home so fabulous you have to drop whatever you are doing (yeah, even that) or holding, including your nail file, to look!

Cowboys CEO Stephen Jones, son of Jerry and Gene, and wife Karen Gayle (Hickman), have listed their 10,543 square foot home, simply stunning, on a super desire-able corner lot, to sell with Allie Beth Allman. The price tag is a whopping $11.5 million, the location one of the very best in Highland Park: 3900 Miramar.

The home is  a stately Georgian built in 1996. But don’t let those Potomac River-esque dentils fool you. 3900 Miramar has been updated to the max with the very best of everything. And I love the juxtaposition of classic with clean. Karen Jones’ soft neutral touch in interior decor blows this house up and and out to AT&T Stadium in Arlington in terms of polish.

But before we go into the delicacies of the house, wanted to draw your attention to this little blurb in 24/7 WallStreet, a financial news and opinion site which claims its articles “are republished by many of the largest news sites and portals, including MSN Money, Yahoo! Finance, MarketWatch, Time.com, USAToday, and The Huffington Post.”

I knew of the listing, of course, but had to chuckle when I saw it written up on this site:

3900 Miramar pool area

The house sits in Highland Park, which has a number of multi-million dollar homes. The neighborhood is just north of Dallas, about 25 miles from AT&T Stadium where the Cowboys play. At least Jones does not have a brutal commute.

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Wowzers. The Cowboys have sold their last membership in the Cowboys Club up in Frisco. They started sales last month — a $250 deposit for suites running $4500 for the initiation and then $395. a month to get you into exclusive bars, dining options, fitness facilities, a terrace and rooftop pool all overlooking the Dallas Cowboys practice fields and corporate meeting spaces.

I repeat, not actually playing a game, that happens in Arlington. I mean The Star in Frisco — the Dallas Cowboys headquarters and practice facility — which will be completed by fall.

The Star in Frisco is part of Frisco’s $5 Billion Mile, proposed and planned real estate investment and development plans for projects totaling $5.4 billion within a one mile-long stretch of roadway along the Dallas North Tollway.

If you want in now, you have to get on the waiting list, and hope someone who bought in drops out.

“We knew that we had created something special but to see all of our memberships snapped up so quickly points to the deep relationship we’ve built with our fans in the area and across the country,” said Chad Estis, the Cowboys’ executive vice president of business operations, in a statement.

And I cannot help but think of the jobs just this club alone will create up in Frisco. Too bad we cannot turn the Cotton Bowl into a year-round practice field for a local team…imagine the possibilities!

Woodson extGreat story in yesterday’s Dallas Morning News (and also SportsDay.com) about 12 season Dallas Cowboys defensive back Darren Woodson, who recently bought a home in the northern stretches of Preston Hollow. (Yeah, yeah I know it’s not the “real” Preston Hollow, but it’s nearby.) I loved reading how Darren grew up pretty dang poor in West Phoenix, essentially father-less, how his mother worked two jobs to support her four children and give them the best home she could afford. I also LOVE the story of how his mom worked at the courthouse, became friendly with police, who then helped keep an eye on her sons. It takes a Village to raise kids these days, eyes everywhere… and sounds like Mrs. Woodson was a pretty spectacular mom.

“We were all on the star, and he was talking about the history of this organization and representing that star,” Woodson said Sunday. “I remember looking up and seeing those names – Roger Staubach, Bob Lilly, Lee Roy Jordan — so many great names that were associated with the star. I dreamt one day that hopefully I can get up there.”

And there he is! I hope the Woodson’s are very pleased with their latest nest because it is STUNNING. Almost as stunning as Darren Woodson’s amazing life:

Dallas Cowboys' defensive back Darren Woodson listens during pre-game festivites on Sunday, Sept. 23, marking the first NFL games since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and in Pennsylvania on Sept. 11. The Cowboys hosted the San Diego Chargers. BILLY CALZADA/SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWSPhoto Courtesy San Antonio Express News

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Nestled among hundred year old oaks, gently tucked in by lush ma

We may have found the most magnificent English Tudor estate, and it is perfect for a football star who wants to have a luxurious, well-appointed home in one of Frisco’s most prestigious communities that also happens to be super close to the new Dallas Cowboys headquarters.

First, let’s just take a moment to soak in the curb appeal, shall we? An expertly manicured garden full of mounding perennials and perfectly shaped topiaries. That colorful screening gives way to a cobblestone driveway, which then leads to a walkway flanked by iron lions, guarding the arched entryway of this brick and stone mansion inside Spanish Oaks.

Stunning drive up with incredible landscape that surrounds the e 5009 Spanish Oaks Entry

Inside this home, the grandeur and majesty just don’t let up. It’s full to the hilt of antiques, plush carpets, and opulent curtains. The walls are covered in glossy wood paneling and the floors sport beautiful honeyed hues. You’ll enjoy frescoes and murals, chandeliers dripping with crystal, and stately coffered ceilings. Of course, as you’d expect, all of the trim and cabinetry has been antiqued to perfection. See more after the jump!

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