When I think of a Highland Park Colonial Revival home, the words that come to mind are traditional, stately, classic, and gracious. The Colonial Revival has been and continues to be the most popular style in America. You’ll see it reimagined and reinvented by some of the best architects and builders in the country because it’s what people want.
It is the very essence of home.
I was thrilled to see this historic home hit the market because it ticks all the boxes for anyone looking for a family home, in a great neighborhood, that appreciates history, and wants to put down deep roots.
What happens when you combine skill, knowledge, style, and taste? This 1931 M Streets Tudor at 5455 Monticello Avenue is the answer. It’s another case of don’t judge a book by its cover and another lesson in remodeling. Do it correctly, and you’ll have a house that is going to fly off the market. (more…)
Our Inwood Home of the Week at 7244 Westlake Avenue is a completely remodeled Lakewood ranch that offers sought-after one-story living, park views, and is a literal hop, skip, and jump to White Rock Lake. (more…)
I have, and always will maintain, that the two most-coveted streets in the Park Cities are Beverly Drive and Armstrong Parkway. Imagine my delight in finding this Highland Park luxury Mediterranean on the corner of these two sought-after streets! When you imagine a home on Beverly Drive, what comes to mind is luxury, of course, but also gracious living, elegance, taste, style, and sophistication. Absolutely every one of these elements is found in this 8,955-square-foot Highland Park luxury Mediterranean at 4343 Beverly Drive. (more…)
What’s not to love here? We have sleek lines, a perfectly presented home that’s beautifully photographed in one of the best locations, and we have floor plans! It’s like the Realtor got inside our minds and the minds of every single buyer that wants a family home in the Park Cities. Our Inwood Home of the Week is a Highland Park luxury transitional that flew off the market in five days. Five! We are not at all surprised. (more…)
Let’s talk hot property, shall we? This gorgeous Highland Park English Tudor revival at 4814 Saint Johns Drive hit the market for $4.9 million last Friday. Our Monday Morning Millionaire is everything you could ever want in a home, and you simply cannot ask for a better location!
The English Tudor revival style evokes a sense of gracious living, and tradition. When you can find an original like this one that’s been seamlessly renovated and expanded, well you’ve hit the jackpot because they are rarely available.
The Southern modern farmhouse style has become one of the most popular designs constructed today. All over America, homebuyers are embracing the look that the television series Fixer Upper brought back into our collective consciousness. It speaks to comfort and tradition. It’s familiar, functional, and family friendly. (more…)
I had to pinch myself a few times when this Preston Royal transitional two-story at 6306 Royalton Drive popped up on Realtor.com, because it is all I could ask for in a home. Remember I’m a wee bit picky. This house is what I always tell you to look for when you’re in the market — a home built by a builder, for themselves. You see, builders think they are going to stay put when they build their dream home. They never do. There’s always another cool lot, and another clever design they are ready to tackle. So, if you can nab a builder’s own home, you are the one that will never move! (more…)