Fort Worth Friday

Crestwood Spec Build by Bowen-Wilson is Both Luxurious and Livable

By Eric Prokesh / May 15, 2020 / 1 Comment
Bowen Wilson

Many weeks, I have to rifle through dozens, betimes even hundreds of listings, to find something that will inspire me to write. This week I lucked out with this brand new house which has been on the market for all of two days. New construction can be thrilling when it is design-directed, and the design-savvy […]

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A Mansion Steeped in Fort Worth History on Elizabeth Boulevard

By Eric Prokesh / May 8, 2020 / 6 Comments
Blue Blood

I’ve been angling to get a gander at 1405 Elizabeth Blvd. since moving to Ryan Place seven years ago. The 6,300-square-foot manse has been semi-secretly on the market for over a year but since going live 12 days ago, the stately, three-story, four-bedroom, five-and-one-half bath house has been under contract twice. Steeped in Fort Worth […]

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Opulent Modern Spread on Saint Benet Court

By Eric Prokesh / May 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
St. Benet Court

Modern architecture is always on its soundest footing when it rests on classical foundations. This Montserrat modern, perfect in its unornamented simplicity, does possess a timelessness in which we can detect the proportions and disposition of ancestors, with precedents stretching back to the Roman villa suburbana. One of Montserrat’s strong suits is its inventory of […]

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Tex-Mex Moderne in Prime Location with Hidden Charm

By Eric Prokesh / April 24, 2020 / 1 Comment
Bellaire

Full disclosure — 3121 Westcliff Road has not been an easy sell. On and off the market for the last two years, it is now priced at nearly 20 percent below the average selling price for the desirable Bellaire Addition, which is minutes from TCU. Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, the home is loaded with […]

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Affordable Bungalow in Historic Mistletoe Heights

By Eric Prokesh / April 17, 2020 / 0 Comments
Heights

We love the Heights. It’s a treasure trove of grand, historic, turn-of-the-century mansions with breathtaking hilltop views keeping company with one-story Craftsman charmers, Mistletoe Heights is a fully evolved, blended neighborhood. The smaller bungalows get the same treatment as their grander neighbors with generous setbacks on raised lots. Mistletoe Heights is enlivened by a relatively […]

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Wabash Cottage Sure Pleases, Even for Corona-phobes

By Eric Prokesh / April 10, 2020 / 0 Comments
Wabash

Let’s talk about buyer friendly. Like this gem in Bluebonnet Hills at 3228 Wabash Avenue, which is uninhabited and available to be seen by appointment. “We’ve had to be creative in this environment,” says Briggs Freeman listing agent Ashley Mooring. “We’re also relying more heavily than ever on virtual tours and social media,” she adds. […]

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