Alan Goldfield

Champ D’Or is no Longer. It’s Olana, a Wedding Venue, and Soon, Even More…

By Candy Evans / June 19, 2019 / 0 Comments

The largest, and some might say most famous, estate in North Texas once known as Champ D’Or is officially now a wedding and events venue called Olana. Yes, brides are now getting dressed in that master closet fashioned after the Chanel boutique in Paris. And after Tuesday night’s town hall meeting in Hickory Creek, that […]

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It’s Back! A French Country Retreat (Formerly Known as Champ D’Or) Hits Market Bigger & Better for $17.5

By Candy Evans / July 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

  You do remember this estate up in Hickory Creek, the stunning French magnifique modeled after Vaux-le-Vicomte, a chateau on the outskirts of Paris, France? It’s enormous: 48,000 square feet now on 39 acres. Originally built by CellStar Corp. founder Alan H. Goldfield and his wife, Shirley, the estate known as Champ d’Or (or “Gold Field”) […]

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The House of Gold — That is, Champ D’Or — Will Soon be Surrounded by… Aspirational Starter Homes?

By Candy Evans / February 23, 2012 / 0 Comments

Or Mini Champs. McMansion Champs –McChamps! This could be why Alan Goldfield has decided to auction off the over the top dream chateau with the Chanel Boutique-replica closet etc. etc. that he has been trying to sell for almost ten years up there in Hictory Creek. A few weeks ago I found out that a chunk […]

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Breaking Dallas Real Estate News: Champ D’Or Going to Real Estate Auction March 30

By Candy Evans / February 22, 2012 / 27 Comments

I have been sitting (or rather, skiing) on this news for about a week now, verifying. Listing agent Joan Eleazer with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s has confirmed that Champ D’Or, the 48,000 square foot Turbeville Road mansion up in Hickory Creek, near Denton, French baroque castle meets Plano McMansion dream chateau, clearly the most outrageous home in Dallas, or rather, North […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire: Champ D’Or Getting Downright Reasonable. Maybe…

By Candy Evans / January 23, 2012 / 0 Comments

Champ D’Or. If you have lived in Dallas for at least three years, you know all about the Turbeville Road mansion up in Hickory Creek, near Denton. It’s a 35,000 square foot, French baroque castle meets Plano McMansion dream chateau. This spread has been priced from $72 million to $35 million, and on the market since the […]

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