Summer in Texas gets a bad rap. But with the right outdoor living areas, you can enjoy hot weather in style and comfort, whether it’s an evening soirée with your friends under the big Texas sky, or a casual afternoon lounging by the pool. These kinds of properties offer incredible options that make every moment spent outdoors a pleasure.
We’ve found three properties with stunningly beautiful luxury outdoor spaces. Think covered patio kitchens, arching shade trees, sparkling swimming pools, lush gardens, manicured landscaping, and water features. Pair these with some of Dallas’ finest houses — and neighborhoods — and you’ve got a recipe for loving summer!
STRAIT LANE ESTATE ON 4 ACRES WITH A GORGEOUS POOL AND ORGANIC GARDENS
Set on 4 acres of the most sought after stretch of Strait Lane, the 12,984-square-foot Richard Drummond Davis-designed home at 10620 Strait Ln. offers expansive outdoor living options. There are covered terraces, an expansive pool, organic gardens, lovely green spaces, and a gently flowing creek at the edge of the property. Many of the interior rooms offer enchanted views of the landscaped grounds, as well as multiple outdoor seating areas. One of them offers a fireplace and ceiling fan, making it perfect year-round. The hardest part of outdoor living at this estate is picking where to spend it.
This property is listed by Ryan Streiff with The Perry-Miller Streiff Group of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $15.9 million. For more information or to schedule a showing, call Ryan Streiff at 469-371-3008.
SAINT ANDREWS FRENCH ESTATE ON OVER HALF AN ACRE WITH SERENE GARDENS
The extraordinary French estate at 6101 Saint Andrews Dr. sits on over half an acre in the coveted Saint Andrews neighborhood, near Dallas Country Club and Highland Park Village. The 7,029-square-foot custom home features timeless architecture by Richard Drummond Davis, and its beauty is complemented by gorgeous grounds with pristine gardens, a meticulously landscaped lawn, sparkling lap pool, and fountains. It’s lush and fabulous, whether you’re taking a swim in the pool or strolling by the water feature in the gated garden. This very special offering is truly a private oasis in the Park Cities with a very rare downstairs master suite. It’s also in the attendance zone of Bradfield Elementary, part of Highland Park ISD.
This home is listed by Laura Michelle and Ryan Streiff with The Perry-Miller Streiff Group of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $5.995 million. For more information or to schedule a showing, call Laura Michelle at 214-228-3854 or Ryan Streiff at 469-371-3008.
PRESTON HOLLOW BEAUTY ON ALMOST HALF AN ACRE WITH DAZZLING GARDENS
Relax and enjoy summer evenings in the backyard of the 5,823-square-foot home at 11134 Lawnhaven Rd. in Preston Hollow. The beautiful gardens and mature, lush landscaping were designed by David Rolston, and many of the home’s rooms overlook these restful, delightful areas. Enjoy the outdoors in style from the 27-foot screened-in porch, which opens onto the large grassy yard and lush gardens. This large patio is adjacent to the outdoor entertaining center, complete with a seated bar, lighting, built-in Jenn-Air grill, sink, beverage center, and refrigerator. Additional outdoor relaxation awaits at the backyard seating terrace with gas fire pit. There’s even a mosquito repellent system to keep you comfortable.
This property is listed by Karen Fry with The Perry-Miller Streiff Group of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $1.585 million. For more information or to schedule a showing, call Karen Fry at 214-288-1391.
Looking to be inspired by more luxury outdoor spaces? Check out The Perry-Miller Streiff Group’s full inventory of listings at DPMFineHomes.com and see these properties below:
- 5431 Ursula Ln.
- 11704 Forest Ct.
- 4131 Cochran Chapel Rd.
- 6607 Lupton Dr.
- 6726 Lakewood Blvd.
- 9025 Douglas Ave.
- 9119 Guernsey Ln.
- 5125 Royal Crest Dr.