Movin’ On Up to High Life In This Highland Park Lease

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When a $4 million home becomes available for lease, potential renters will run, not walk, for the chance to live in a gorgeous Highland Park mansion.

When a $4 million home becomes available for lease, potential renters will run, not walk, for the chance to live in a gorgeous Highland Park mansion. The 1928 home stunner boasts 5,120 square feet with four bedrooms and four and one-half bathrooms.

The best thing about it, though, is just a feeling. It’s got that “stately vibe.” It feels like the kind of home that might belong to a congressman or philanthropist. It’s amazing, but not ostentatious, if that even makes sense.

An elegant and sprawling estate with a pool, an elevator and beautiful shade trees, it’s a great space for entertaining on one of the most coveted blocks in town.

The upstairs master bedroom features a sitting area and walk-in closets.

The décor is rounded out with a library featuring built-in bookshelves and a huge kitchen with wood detail, stainless steel and granite countertops, accented by a crisp white backsplash.

Lots of windows bring in plenty of natural light, so it’s a perfect spot to spend an afternoon poolside, invite over a private chef for a dinner party with friends, or, you know, do all those important philanthropy projects.

Making The Grade

Children in the area are zoned for the elite Highland Park school district. The district received a 97 out of 100 from txschools.gov. Highland Park also racked up a 96 in student achievement, 91 in school progress and 98 in closing the gaps.

Elementary-age students will go to Bradfield Elementary School, which scored high marks, including an A overall, A in student achievement, B in school progress and C in closing the gaps.

Highland Park Middle School picked up straight A’s with the exception of a B in school progress. Highland Park High School had an overall B, with A’s in student achievement and student progress, and C in closing the gaps.

Entertainment And Dining

The Lorraine estate is a quick hop to Dallas North Tollway or Highway 75 – and Highland Park is abuzz with coffee and wine bars, dessert spots, and trendy cuisine. Within a three-mile radius are The Porch sandwich shop, Malai Kitchen for brunch, and Rodeo Goat for burgers and beer.

The Lower Greenville area is also close by, for those who enjoy rooftop bars and foodie treasures.

Allie Beth Allman & Assoc. is listing 4209 Lorraine Ave., Highland Park, for $15,000 per month.

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April Towery

April Towery studied journalism at Texas A&M University and has been an award-winning reporter and editor for more than 20 years. She’s covered everything from city council meetings to Death Row executions. Her favorite things to write are feature stories and humorous columns. She loves to make people laugh. She won first place in humorous column writing, second place in news writing and third place in serious column writing at the 2019 South Texas Press Association Awards and picked up first place in humorous writing at the 2018 Texas Press Association awards ceremony. She has numerous other recognitions, including the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ first-place award for special reporting, citing her continuous coverage of the College Station City Council and its violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act in 2006. She is the daughter of a longtime real estate appraiser and at one time knew her way around a floor plan. She lives in Wylie and is learning daily about real estate, architecture, and housing trends.

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