Westlake is one of America’s Priciest Suburbs, But What About Highland Park?

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1806 High County Dr. Westlake

Now, we love Westlake, which has one of our favorite gated communities — Vaquero Club. It’s borderline perfection, with sprawling estates with incredible design and execution everywhere you look, plus a Tom Fazio-designed golf course.

But, in this list from Veranda, they rank Westlake as the most expensive suburb in Dallas. Yes, we do love you, Westlake, but there are three homes in Highland Park that are each being marketed for $12.5 million, plus three more that are on MLS for prices northward of $10 million. Though whether the Park Cities are technically a suburb is still debatable, but it’s definitely outside of the city limits of the largest metro in the vicinity, so you’d think it would qualify.

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Regardless, we love Vaquero, especially that featured home (pictured) 1806 High Country Dr., an Engel & Volkers listing on the market for $4 million. But it’s not the priciest listing in Westlake, which happens to be a 35-acre equestrian property just outside of Vaquero at 1905 N. Pearson Lane, on MLS for $9.999 million.

See what Veranda had to say about Westlake after the jump!

1806 High County Dr. Westlake Kitchen 1806 High County Dr. Westlake Pool Backyard 1806 High County Dr. Westlake Spa back of house

 

9. Dallas, TX: Westlake

As the most expensive suburb of Dallas, Westlake has beautiful open spaces offering picturesque views of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. In addition to all the restaurants and upscale boutiques you’d imagine in such a place, there’s a sought-after charter school, Westlake Academy, and several corporate campuses including Deloitte University, a 750,000-square-foot leadership development center.

Median home sales price: $2 million

 

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Joanna England

If Executive Editor Joanna England could house hunt forever, she absolutely would. Instead she covers the North Texas housing market and the economy for CandysDirt.com. While she started out with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, Joanna's work has appeared in The Dallas Morning News as well as several local media outlets. When she's not knitting or hooping, or enjoying White Rock Lake, she's behind the lens of her camera. She lives in East Dallas with her husband, son, and their furry and feathered menagerie.

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