Resort-style Tuscan in Bluffview Wows With Amenities and Privacy

By Bethany Erickson / August 3, 2019 / 0 Comments

If one-acre of lush grounds anchored by a Tuscan Mediterranean showplace intentionally designed to feel like a resort sounds like heaven, the fact that it’s situated in Bluffview, and just a stones’ throw from an array of shopping and dining options whether you head north or south, probably solidifies that feeling. And that’s just what […]

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Unique Architecture Sets Chapel Valley Road Contemporary Modern Apart

By Bethany Erickson / June 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

We’re suckers for unique architecture here at CandysDirt, and when Rocky Zablan of Dallas City Center Realtors showed off this contemporary modern listing in Bluffview on day on Facebook, I’ll confess — I immediately asked him for more details. We talk a lot about curb appeal, but this 2,162 square foot home at 9119 Chapel […]

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Just In: Now You Can OWN the Biggest Movie Star House in Dallas

By Candy Evans / October 29, 2015 / 1 Comment

One of the most famous Dallas homes with the movie star jet set is on the market, this time for sale, offering a ripe, cliff-hugging slate for a cool California transitional contemporary not unlike the homes it’s famous tenants have built in the Golden state. See this pool? Oh if only water could talk. This […]

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Former Trammel Crow Exec J. McDonald Williams is Selling His $9.75M Bluffview Contemporary — OMG House P!

By Joanna England / April 11, 2013 / 18 Comments

You can tell when someone hasn’t spent much time in Dallas when they refer to our summers. They use words like “scorching,” “oppressive,” or some other generic term. In Curbed‘s case, they say that “a long lap pool also features plenty of seating for guests beleaguered by the hot Dallas summer,” in their write up […]

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Neighborhood Bugs: Are Some Dallas ‘Hoods More “Buggy” Than Others: Skeeters & Such — A Guide to the Buggiest ‘Hoods in Dallas

By Candy Evans / July 11, 2012 / 14 Comments

We all know Dallas is buggy. Let’s face it, you move to a warmer climate, you get bugs. When I grew up in Chicago we had millipedes and spiders in summer months, but not even an amoeba survived the tundra months of winter. I will not step foot in Main until July 1 because of the black […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire: Can Modern Design Be Warm And Inviting? It is at 4130 Cochran Chapel

By Joanna England / June 18, 2012 / 0 Comments

You know me by now, right? Craftsman, yes. Tudor, no. Mid-Mod, um .. DUH!

It’s contemporary design I’ve always been on the fence about. When they are designed poorly, they are sterile, ugly spaces with oddly utilitarian — nay, institutional —finishes.

But when done well, well, they are astonishing. As my search goes on to find every house in the Dallas/Fort Worth area I can fall in love with, I’ve found a contemporary home that is warm, inviting, and just plain gorgeous. It’s 4130 Cochran Chapel, and it’s To. Die. For.

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