Renovated 1920s Luxury Lease Now Available In Highland Park

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There are houses and there are homes. Most of us wish to live in the latter - and a renovated 1920s traditional Highland Park mansion is now on the market to indulge those fantasies.

There are houses and there are homes. 

Most of us wish to live in the latter — and a renovated 1920s traditional Highland Park mansion is now on the market to indulge those fantasies. 

In a time of cookie-cutter neighborhoods where every house has the same floor plan and, at first glance, looks constructed from a DIY Ikea kit, this $6.8 million mansion is a breath of fresh air. 

From traditional to modern, Maplewood Avenue does not disappoint. 

It’s time for a splurge, even if it’s only temporary. The landlord is now leasing the property for one year only at $15,750 per month.

I Just Need Some Space

The four-bedroom, three-and-one-half-bathroom abode at 3801 Maplewood Avenue is reminiscent of a very southern Tara-esque estate. Nestled on almost an acre, the interior features 4,266 square feet of space. The corner lot is just east of the gorgeous Dallas Country Club

It’s not truly a Highland Park mansion if it doesn’t have at least two cabanas. The bonus cabana features two bathrooms and 693 square feet for guest quarters. 

We won’t tell your mother-in-law. 

A recent re-platting of the property combined it with the adjacent lot for 165 feet of frontage. 

So if you need some alone time, we hear you, and you’ve got it.

Bright Lights, Big City

The price tag of this Highland Park beauty is in the range of what professional athletes spend on a dwelling, so it’s understandable to have high expectations. 

There’s something inviting about an old home. It has a history. People lived and laughed and played there. 

But don’t get too caught up in that “lived in” vibe. This place also has 10-foot ceilings, spacious rooms, French doors overlooking the backyard, a pool, and a three-car garage. 

You’re two miles away from a killer souffle, a leisurely Sunday brunch, and a fresh-baked loaf of bread. Students may attend the A-ranked Highland Park ISD or one of many private schools including Fusion Academy, Hillier School, or Holy Trinity Catholic School

Gianna Cerullo with Compass RE Texas LLC is leasing 3801 Maplewood Ave., Highland Park, for $15,750 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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