Friday Five Hundred

Friday Five Hundred: What Does $500K Buy in Old Shepherd Place? Pecan Hardwoods and Interior Upgrades to the Nth Degree in Plano

By Candy Evans / June 8, 2012 / 0 Comments

I am told this is one of the most unusual homes in Plano. 5212 Blackhawk Drive, Plano, marketed by Sandy Donsky. (Not Scott Vann as I noted earlier, however, he is the brilliant agent who brought the home to my attention!) Custom built in 1989, it is a one owner home with significant upgrades — do […]

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Friday Five Hundred: Score a Gorgeous Lakewood Tudor for $595K

By Joanna England / June 1, 2012 / 0 Comments

Because I prefer wide open floorplans and more sleek finishes, I tend to dislike most Tudors. Sure, there’s plenty of character and lots of charm, but the small rooms tend to make me feel claustrophobic.

However — HOWEVER! — I think I found the Tudor of my dreams. This gem feels cozy, not claustrophobic. I want to curl up in every room and open a good book! And there’s a wonderful studio/guesthouse in the backyard, perfect for someone who needs a home office.

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Friday Five Hundred: Get Top-of-The Line Without Paying Through The Teeth With This Texas Traditional

By Joanna England / May 25, 2012 / 0 Comments

Sparkman Club Estates is a really great part of Preston Hollow. There’s a lot of high-quality new construction, and you’re close to great shopping and tons of sought-after private school campuses. The lots are pretty sizable, too, and properties on corner lots such as 10455 Countess Drive just seem gigantic. Add in the wrap-around front porch, and this home is perfect for a family!

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