It’s not often that a home takes your breath away, but this Preston Hollow residence in the coveted Lobello Estates community effortlessly wins that reaction. As you drive up to the French country-style manor, the stately stone façade and grand porte-cochere exude Old World glamour. Imagine guests stepping out of their cars dressed to the nines and walking through the arched front door, where servers holding silver trays of champagne cocktails await inside. This 1920s-esque, Gatsby dream located at 5431 Ursula Lane could be your reality if you’re the lucky person to call this property home next.

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Driving up to this stunning home in the coveted Devonshire neighborhood, you might instantly get an inkling that your house hunt is over. The one-level beauty sweeps you off your feet immediately with a stately yet welcoming stone exterior, and once you go inside, you’ll continue to swoon. With endless elegance and rooms full of natural light, you’ll always feel light as a feather here, which is how it should be when you’re at home.

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Clean lines, top-of-the-line finishes, and a prime location are all part of the deal at this stunning property. The newly completed, single-family attached home is steps away from the Katy Trail in the coveted Northern Hills neighborhood. Near the heart of Knox/Henderson, you will be minutes away from shopping for clothes, gifts, and the home alike, while popular restaurants serve relaxing weekend brunch or a chic date-night dinner. 

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Spanish Eclectic

When I spotted this Highland Park Modern Spanish Eclectic mansion I was, as they say in Britain, completely besotted. Although that’s a word generally used about people, we feel pretty deeply about the homes we write about at CandysDirt.com. So it’s not unusual for us to be utterly infatuated with a property like this gorgeous home at 3656 Stratford Avenue.

Entering this house is like stepping into one of the Santa Barbara Spanish Eclectics that have defined that area architecturally. Dallas has embraced this style since legendary architect Clifford Hutsell began building Spanish Eclectic homes in the 1920s. Since then we’ve seen the influence of Spanish Revival in practically every neighborhood in the city. Getting it right is another story. There are countless suburban examples of what I call “Mediterranean gone mad” that are truly awful. However, our Monday Morning Millionaire is a perfect example of the right way to design and build a modern Spanish Eclectic.
Spanish Eclectic

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This Preston Hollow Modern Tudor Eclectic has everything you need to ensure New Year’s resolutions don’t go out the window in a week. As we surface from the haze of holiday overindulgence, with a few additional pounds and a lot of determination to lose them, we all know a gym membership is not going to do the trick.

But for a lot of us with hectic schedules, exercise has to be easy. It’s a lot easier to keep a resolution when all you have to do is walk upstairs to your gym or out to your pool, sports court, and putting green, all of which you will find at 6307 Park Lane in the heart of Preston Hollow. This 5,285-square-foot Modern Tudor Eclectic blew me away when I saw it listed during the holidays. Not only is it huge, with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and two bathrooms, it’s also on an enormous 100-by-190 foot lot with a three-car garage.

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Preston Hollow EstateWow! That’s the word everyone says when they walk in the front door of this Preston Hollow Estate at 9820 Meadowbrook Road. “It’s like nothing you’ve seen before,” Allie Beth Allman listing agent Alex Perry said. He’s absolutely right.

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Westside Circle

The new construction modern farmhouse at 3808 Emil Ct. is one of our three featured Dallas open houses this week.

The rustic look is all the rage, as is contemporary chic. Combine them, and you’ve got a new construction modern farmhouse like the one that tops our Dallas open houses roundup. So sleek! 

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week. Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss. This week, our houses range in price from $395K to $1.349 million.  

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