1505 Meeting Street Southlake, TX, Photo Courtesy Kim Bedwell, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

For those of you following our coverage on The Brownstones in the Garden District at Southlake Town Square, we have news! One of these babies just hit the market for $1.595 million, and we went straight to the source for all the dirt.

Enter Kim Bedwell, listing agent and 2017 Top Individual Producer at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty’s Southlake office, achieving over $5 million in sales in a single year. She knows a thing or two about luxury listings and interior design. The powerhouse broker formerly owned and operated a successful interior design firm, and takes luxury listings to the next level by leveraging her keen eye for marketing and design to stage each client’s home to sell.

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SOUTHLAKE 1900 Shady Oaks Front

Oh how they live in Southlake! The estates are bigger, the homes heftier, and everyone, it seems, has a zip line and a swimming pool environment in their back yard.

We scoped out 1900 Shady Oaks Drive listed by Ebby Halliday’s Quinn & Marcontell Group to give us a look at how large folks are living in Southlake just west of DFW International. Price tag on this puppy: $5,500,000.

Let me just put it this way — out here, 8,000 square feet is considered an average-sized home.

There are 8,882 square feet of glorious living space, from mega formals (including four living areas, to a hearth room and loft in the library, a card room and housekeeper’s living quarters over the garage), outdoor patio, kitchen and bar, pool (natch), a ten acre lot with koi pond and stocked tank, pasture, enough room for horses and even a barn, and automatic gates around the whole thing.

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What I love best, though, is the pizza oven in the kitchen.

Take that back: I love the humongous master bedroom with its own private garden and a sitting room. (more…)