When a property this chic comes across your desk, you pay attention, and such was the case when Elly Holder reached out to me for help writing the property romance for her rare-to-market offering in the iconic Howard Meyer designed 3525 Turtle Creek.
Celebrities, from Academy Award-winning actress Greer Garson to country singer Jimmy Dean and American mezzo-soprano opera singer Blanche Thebom have called the legendary Dallas high-rise home – and now you can too, in a posh seventh-floor townhouse fit for royalty.
When it first opened to the public, 3525 Turtle Creek was well known as the “tallest, largest, and most luxurious apartment ever erected west of the Mississippi” and it has been home to many of Dallas’ notable citizens, statesman, politicians, oil heirs, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists.
And 3525 Turtle Creek unit #7AB has a personality all its own. I’m convinced that this unit could only be renovated and furnished to such a degree by someone who not only has an eye for the finer things in life, but a penchant for color (dare I whisper Millennial pink), architecture, and timeless design.
Turns out, I was right.
“The owner has superior taste and spent two years remodeling with painstaking attention to detail,” says Elly Holder, co-listing agent and fourth-generation Dallasite at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, alongside Gretchen Brasch. “No expense was spared to incorporate the highest quality finishes and design details. I have never seen this level of detail. It’s truly amazing.”
As stated in the property description, “every inch of the home is wrapped in thoughtful, timeless design … from the hand-painted, embroidered wall coverings in the foyer and master suite, to the carved wood ceilings and museum finished walls.”
There’s just so much to love!
Wall coverings by Maya Romanoff and Phillip Jeffries, rich textures of silk, suede, leather, flannel, linen weaves, feathers, gold cork, mother of pearl – be still my heart – and jaw-dropping, French Brown wood surfaces, some with show-stopping marble inlay.
The newly remodeled gourmet kitchen is no slouch either – the owner hired Bentwood of Dallas to bring the space to life with rich custom cabinets, butcher block and marble counters, and top-of-the-line appliances.
Perhaps most impressive of all however are the views! Breathtaking, 180-degree, panoramic views of the downtown Dallas skyline and lush Turtle Creek landscape, coupled by “a level of privacy and sophistication that is unrivaled.”
Elly says “It’s perfect for someone who enjoys the highest quality service with a lock-and-leave lifestyle (HOA covers all utilities!) with easy access to downtown and the Katy Trail.” In fact, she assures buyers that those million-dollar views will not change, because there won’t be any building along the creek and trails in Turtle Creek.
Currently listed for $2.15 million, this is a rare offering that you have to see to believe. “This is luxury high-rise living in a historically significant building,” adds Elly. “A slice of Dallas history with exceptional high-end finishes and details. True elegance!”
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