CandysDirt Staff Party: Opulent Preston Hollow Estate Offers Luxury at Every Turn

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Join the people of and the team from the Rueckert & Stewart Group of Compass for a staff party at an opulent home in Preston Hollow.

The gorgeous comfort of 4525 Catina Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229 boasts exquisite marble, natural light, expansive ceilings, and warm finishes. Check out the kitchen stuffed with professional-grade appliances, the resort-inspired pool, and the generous entertaining spaces, including a 2,400-square-foot terrace! 

“The elegance of the architecture reminds me of the timeless craftsmanship found throughout Italy, or perhaps along the Mediterranean coastline,” said co-listing agent Nilza Rueckert of the Rueckert & Stewart Group with Compass. “I’m brought back to my favorite places in the world, every time I step foot in Catina.” 

The “behind-the-scenes” construction is impressive, too, of this 1.18-acre property. 

“I’m astounded with the impeccable structural quality of Catina, from the geothermal HVAC system to slab reinforced with piers and steel-reinforced second story,” said co-listing agent Evan Stewart. “It’s rare that such a beautiful property is so incredibly sound in structure, but Catina truly amazes both in function, and design.””

This home has six bedroom suites, six full bathrooms, three half baths, two living areas, two dining areas, and 9,676 square feet on three stories. There is even a guest apartment complete with
bedroom, flex space, kitchen, and full bath that is permitted for a separate homestead, should the need

This is a staff party you don’t want to miss! RSVP to and join us from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28!  


The property is protected by a iron fence just behind the trees. The side-entry gate opens to the five-car garage, and the spacious driveway offers additional protected parking when the front gate is closed.
The pool and hot tub are connected with a water feature and imported tile that stays cool in summer. The pool also has a built-in cleaning system. Access to the terrace from the pool area, through an iron staircase.

This destination is rich in amenities, laden with lavish comfort. Imported Syrian marble reflects the light from oversized windows throughout the downstairs, while expansive ceilings and striking finishes evoke a sense of warmth. The bespoke craftsmanship and luxe details make this house a sumptuous experience. 

Take, for example, the entryway. Oversized, custom iron front doors open to a gracefully curving staircase with iron balustrades and a front seating area with automatic shades by designer David Salem. 

Walk further into the open concept living room where a marble gas fireplace is flanked by rich wood built-ins that reach to the high ceilings. Double-sided glass doors overlook the resort-inspired backyard.

A double-height entryway features a sweeping staircase with custom iron balustrades and Syrian marble floors.
The formal dining room with double-sided glass doors leads to the front patio.
Wrought iron front doors welcome you in and automatic Hunter-Douglas shades by designer David Salem grace the windows.
Second living area with Syrian marble gas fireplace, sitting just off the kitchen.

The living room is open to the kitchen, where you’ll find built-in professional-grade Miele appliances
and a Wolf gas stove with a pot filler. Features include double sinks, double ovens, double
dishwashers, a built-in Miele steamer, and a walk-in pantry. The Miele built-in coffee station and
plenty of cabinet storage makes this spacious kitchen a chef’s paradise. This room and the breakfast
area overlook the resort-inspired pool in back. How perfect for morning coffee or an evening glass of

Just off the kitchen is a butler’s pantry with lots of storage and a flex space being used as a music room. There are also two studies: the formal one has built-ins and an extra large closet; the second has four built-in desks and storage. 

Double-height cabinets and Miele professional-grade appliances make the kitchen a dream.
Plenty of working counter space overlooks the breakfast area, second living room, and beautiful backyard.
The breakfast area overlooks the resort-inspired pool. To the right is built-in storage.
The butler’s pantry has tons of built-in storage space.
The formal office offers built-in cabinets and an extra large closet. Tall windows offer view to the front of the house through plantation shutters.
An extra study off the kitchen has four built-in desks and storage spaces. Perfect for homework or crafting! 
Just off the kitchen, a flex room offers opportunity for a sitting area, music room, wine-tasting gathering center, or anything else your heart desires.

A private coffee bar and secluded outdoor courtyard await in the downstairs master suite, with a granite-laden bath fit for royalty. The courtyard has an outdoor shower, fountain, and sitting area. Just outside the master, find the private office and workout room. 

Secondary bedrooms offer features like private access to the balcony, walk-in closets, ensuite baths,
and built-in desks, and cabinet space. All of them except one are two stories with spiral staircases leading to a loft connecting the other two bedrooms, and a passageway to a private reading nook/overlook.

Master suite with Syrian marble gas fireplace, private exit to backyard, and a coffee station.
The master bath has separate vanities, a jetted tub, two walk-in closets, separate commodes, and a frameless glass shower.
One of four upstairs guest suites with a built-in desk, walk-in closet, and plantation shutters.
One of three secondary bedrooms with a built-in desk, walk-in closet, full bath, and terrace access. A spiral staircase leads to a loft connecting the other two bedrooms, and a passageway to a private reading nook/overlook.

The library, theater, and game room offer fun spaces upstairs. The outdoor terrace is larger than many houses, at 2,400 square feet! 

The circular library upstairs offers a quiet place to read, just off the entry to the elevator.
The upstairs game room has a wet-bar, built-ins, and access to the massive terrace.
A dedicated media room features ample seating, professional sound, a projector system, and dumbwaiter from the downstairs kitchen.

This home is listed for $5.5 million. For more information or to schedule a private showing, call Nilza Rueckert or Evan Stewart at 972-204-5805.

Over 1 acre of resort-inspired landscaping with a beautiful swimming pool, hot tub, and incredible yard space. The patio features gas connections for an outdoor kitchen as well as a separate cabana bathroom.
An entertainer’s paradise where fun features like a spa fountain, changing pool lights, and fire pillars create an atmosphere unlike any other.

Candy Evans

A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites. Constantly breaking celebrity real estate news, she scooped former president George W. Bush's Dallas home in 2008. She is the founder and publisher of her signature, and, devoted to the vacation home market. Her verticals have won many awards, including Best Blog by the venerable National Association of Real Estate Editors, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious journalism associations. Candy holds an active Texas real estate license but does not sell. She is on the Board of Directors of Braemar Hotels & Resorts (BHR).

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