Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s Fort Worth

Unassuming Midcentury Holds Incredible Feats of Design Within

By Eric Prokesh / November 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
Hildring Drive

Hildring Drive is a long street in Westcliffe within easy walking distance of of Hartwood Park, which snakes into Tanglewood. This neighborhood contains somewhat unassuming ranch-style houses of which this home certainly is, except for its painted brick, fairly representative. This used to be an affordable enclave but, as with so many areas, average home […]

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Ellen Grasso Gives This Historic Bluffview Colonial Revival a New Life

By Karen Eubank / June 25, 2020 / 1 Comment

This historic Bluffview Colonial Revival is an excellent example of the best of both worlds. We are drawn to historic facades because they are familiar. Traditional styles resonate at a new level during the pandemic because what is familiar affects us on a deeply psychological level. It makes us feel safe and that’s priceless right […]

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Stunning Overton Park Spread on Tanbark Trail in Ft Worth

By Eric Prokesh / June 19, 2020 / 1 Comment
Tanbark Trail

I’m so grateful to Renee Eiband from the Briggs Freeman Mira Vista office for bringing to my attention this spectacular Overton Park residence on Tanbark Trail that is nothing short of lavish. Constructed in 2015 by builder Dan Hatley, this modern chateau with five bedrooms and six-and-one-half baths clocks in at over 6,200 square feet […]

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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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Dreamy Midcentury Modern in My Favorite Westside Enclave

By Eric Prokesh / January 31, 2020 / 0 Comments
Westside Enclave

Discreetly tucked into a wooded one half acre lot, it is in the still strongly popular mid-century modern idiom.

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Double Take: This Winton Terrace Home Earns Universal Acclaim

By Seth Fowler / December 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

There is a great scene from a film fave of mine, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, where the Steve Martin character is looking at this mansion on the Rivera and all the amenities and simply says, “Wow. Wow. Wow. This, this — I want this!”  While it’s located in Fort Worth near the Trinity River, not the […]

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