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Gorgeous Contemporary Townhome Features Warm Finishes, Perfect Location

By Joanna England / April 13, 2016 / 1 Comment

Although this contemporary townhome got a troublesome start, with the initial developer running into financing trouble as the Great Recession hit. It was left sad and empty, waiting to work its way through the mess. And then Keith Urban of FirstUp Structures found it and turned it into the amazing unit you see today. “This is […]

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Sleekly Updated Forest Place Contempo Has Chambers Stove, Oven, & the Best Water Views in North Dallas

By Candy Evans / May 7, 2015 / Comments Off on Sleekly Updated Forest Place Contempo Has Chambers Stove, Oven, & the Best Water Views in North Dallas

[sponsored_by action_blurb=”Sponsored By” name=”Ebby Halliday Realtors” url=”http://www.ebby.com/agents_offices/find_agent/info/melissawatt” logo=”https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/ebby-halliday-realtors-dallas-texas-melissa-watt.jpg” byline=”Selling luxury listings in Preston Hollow!” attribution_action_blurb=”Created By” attribution_name=”BlankSlate” attribution_url=”http://www.blankslate.com/”][/sponsored_by] Imagine starting your day, looking out your window to see a beautiful fountain spraying over a glistening lake, surrounded by greenery and trees. Or your dinner guests driving up a hill to a modern porte-cochère before entering your home? These are just some of […]

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A Lock-and-Leave Lake Forest Estate Chock-Full of Antiques

By Candy Evans / April 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

[sponsored_by action_blurb=”Sponsored By” name=”Ebby Halliday Realtors” url=”http://www.ebby.com/agents_offices/find_agent/info/melissawatt” logo=”https://candysdirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/ebby-halliday-realtors-dallas-texas-melissa-watt.jpg” byline=”Selling luxury listings in Preston Hollow!” attribution_action_blurb=”Created By” attribution_name=”BlankSlate” attribution_url=”http://www.blankslate.com/”][/sponsored_by] Connie Williamson has been in the Antiques business for years. I first met her when she had a showroom in the Dallas Design District, where I would meander in just to bask in the beauty of her […]

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On a Clear Day You Can Live Forever in this Windsor Park Lock and Leave

By Candy Evans / April 9, 2015 / 0 Comments

This home is one of those rare finds that makes you drop your fingernail file and pay attention.  A home that is so versatile it melds equally to the empty nester in search of a lock and leave property, or a young couple seeking a family home that is in the heart of everything — […]

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Waterslide, Waterfalls, Tennis Court, Dog Spa, and The Biggest Dang Swimming Pool in Texas

By Candy Evans / February 26, 2015 / 1 Comment

This is one for the record books. 3620 Ranchero in Ranchero Estates, Plano, has to be one of the most loaded homes in North Texas. I’m talking rivalling and actually surpassing Champs D’Or as far as interior over-the-top amenities. Champ, which is under contract, by the way, was more like living at the Broadmoor. You […]

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Hidden Lakemont Limestone Castle in Bluffview Is a Santa Barbara Sigh

By Candy Evans / February 18, 2015 / 0 Comments

Look high, look low, you will not know this house exists. But exist it does, like a Limestone Castle nestled in the heart of Bluffview. Hiding behind private automatic gates, this home is an amazing feat of architecture and style. It holds cabinetry and woodwork I have never seen the likes of. It’s also another […]

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