Fort Worth Friday

This Amazing Monticello Mediterranean Packs Plenty of Panache

By Eric Prokesh / August 7, 2020 / 0 Comments
Monticello Mediterranean

Listed only two days ago, this Monticello Mediterranean new build has so much going for it that it’s difficult to know where to start. Since this is a real estate website, I suppose we begin with location. The rambling structure on a double half-acre lot, sits in the heart of one of Fort Worth’s most […]

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Shirley Avenue Bungalow Benefits from Choice Location

By Eric Prokesh / July 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
Shirley Avenue

Reflecting on the truly ghastly economic news today, I can only marvel at the seemingly impregnable robustness of the local real estate market. Take, for example, this undeniably charming bungalow priced at the high end of the University Place average square foot price of around $250 per. Listed on July 21st it was under contract […]

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Retro Beauty With Low-Key Livable Luxury on Monticello’s Best-Preserved Street

By Eric Prokesh / July 24, 2020 / 1 Comment
Virginia Place

This week’s Fort Worth Friday is about as good as it gets. The listing is only days old and interest is robust. That isn’t surprising given that this is one of the loveliest properties to come to market lately. Add to that, Monticello is one of the Westside’s best neighborhoods and this home is a […]

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Best of The Westside: A Near Perfectly Placed In-Town Palazzo

By Eric Prokesh / July 17, 2020 / 1 Comment
Palazzo

A perfectly placed palazzo would be on Lago di Como. I confess to obsessing about Italy a lot these days. It’s only natural with the world on lockdown and another long, hot Texas summer before us, that the mind wanders even if we cannot. Tell me I can’t do something-like travel, and the prohibition becomes […]

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Blissful Berkley Place Villa on Pembroke Drive

By Eric Prokesh / July 10, 2020 / 1 Comment
Pembroke Drive

I admit I have a bias towards older houses, as charm and architectural literacy is so often lacking in new construction. And this exquisite 1923 vintage mini-villa in Berkley Place is a stellar exemplar of abiding heirloom excellence. Observe how the narrow French doors appear to press the triple arched central bay forward. Or the […]

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A Picture Perfect Pied-à-Terre in The Tower

By Eric Prokesh / July 3, 2020 / 0 Comments
Pied-à-Terre

The literal translation of pied-à-terre is “foot on the ground,” and in this respect, the term couldn’t be more inaccurate in describing this 23rd-floor aerie with stunning unobstructed views of the cultural district and the Trinity River. The other connotation of the term is a small abode, perhaps even a secondary residence, and in this […]

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