Sophisticated Old Preston Hollow Custom Mediterranean Reduced $655K | CandysDirt.com

This custom California Mediterranean in Old Preston is ahhh-mazing, with every space creating a huge wow factor.

Old Preston Hollow is the honeypot of Dallas real estate and I’ve fallen for a brand new custom California Mediterranean sitting on over 1 acre of this coveted dirt. 

The home at 5326 Edlen Dr. is simply spectacular — 13,000 square feet, perfect flow for entertaining, the absolute best quality finish-out, and timeless architectural design by Lloyd Lumpkins. It has six bedrooms, including dual masters, eight full bathrooms, three half baths, four living areas, and two dining areas on two stories.  

Oh, and by the way, it just got reduced $655,000 from its original list price! 

“This extraordinary residence offers a two-piece clay-tile roof with copper flashing, a flexible floorplan, premium finishes throughout, a first-floor master suite, five fireplaces, an elevator, a seven-car garage, and a one-car lift,” said listing agent Patricia Stampley with Ebby Halliday Realtors. “Featuring quality construction and exceptional attention to detail, this property is ideal for everyday living and for entertaining on a grand scale.”

She’s not exaggerating — everything is stately and inspired at this Old Preston Hollow manse. There’s an open house this Sunday, July 23, from 2-4 p.m., where you can experience it yourself. Let’s get a sneak peek.

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Mediterranean Spanish Revival

This Mediterranean Spanish revival in Old Preston Hollow is a just-completed custom home with grand spaces and luxe amenities.

You’ll find something new in Old Preston Hollow with a freshly completed Mediterranean Spanish revival with a posh address.

Just completed in December 2016, the sprawling home at 5326 Edlen Dr. is one surprising space after another in its 13,000 square feet. Sitting on just over one acre with dual gated entries, it was designed by architect Lloyd Lumpkins, who has a reputation for unsurpassed quality and echoes of eclectic European architecture in his work.

Located near Walnut Hill Lane and Inwood Road, it’s in a coveted part of Old Preston Hollow, an area named for its wooded areas with creeks and hollows. Today, arching shade trees and proximity to the Bachman Branch creek keeps that sense of natural beauty.

This manse has six bedrooms, two of which are dual masters; eight full bathrooms; three half baths; and a library.

“This extraordinary residence offers a two-piece clay-tile roof with copper flashing, a flexible floorplan, premium finishes throughout, a first-floor master suite, five fireplaces, an elevator, a seven-car garage, and a one-car lift,” said listing agent Patricia Stampley with Ebby Halliday Realtors. “Featuring quality construction and exceptional attention to detail, this property is ideal for everyday living and for entertaining on a grand scale.”

Don’t miss the open house this Sunday, April 2, from 2-4 p.m. Here’s a sneak peek!

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This is a practically brand new Lakewood Heights home that has just gone on the market. If you like new Craftsman construction, and I do, you will LOVE this. I am also obsessed with the rock that was chosen for interior accents and exteriors. Love the wood floors, too. The 3700 plus square foot home was built three years ago by a local investment group who then leased it for three years. Look what all you get at this price PLUS new construction: five bedrooms, three and a half baths, covered old-style front porch screaming for a swing, The open entry leads to a formal dining room and private study with double doors. Down the entry hall is the island kitchen with granite counters and top shelf stainless appliance package, walk-in pantry and butler’s pantry. The Big O — that’s oversized breakfast room, slate tile flooring, den with that yummy stone fireplace. Nice wet bar between den and study. Front and/or rear staircase up to a spacious master bedroom on the second level with nice master bathroom, separate tub and shower, and two large walk in closets. Jack and Jill bath in between two of the secondary bedrooms, bedrooms four and five have access to the hall bath. There is also a play area with balcony, stairs down to the back yard. Also an attached, two car, side entry garage is at rear of home and great outdoor fireplace. Was asking $565,000, just reduced and ready for battle: the home will be open this Sunday, February 5, one to three pm BEFORE the game!

In a word, ahhhhhh! This updated Lakewood stone Mediterranean sits on a DEEP 237 foot lush lot that you will never get out of your mind. The home was built in 1939, ergo the charm and character of a by-gone era, but renovated with a deft touch by a very talented owner. You get arched doorways, tiled floors, wood and moldings. You also get 3714 square feet, four bedrooms, two and a half baths, large, elegant formals, a gorgeous kitchen with custom cabinetry, center island, and breakfast room with not one but TWO wine coolers (stay-at-home Mommy’s dee-light!) plus Butler’s pantry. You will have so much space, you won’t know what to do with it. Three large bedrooms are all up & can be accessed by the GORGEOUS center hall staircase or  working elevator. Then there is the guest house– wowzers. 1300+ square feet that holds the 4th bedroom, a music room, study, 2 full baths, a balcony and 3 car garage. Be sure to tell your appraiser not to miss the third bonus house: a tree house! This home is perfect for a burgeoning family or empty nesters with tired knees. And wait until you see the Master suite: private bath with old-fashioned soaking tub, plus great walk-in with built-ins galore. And look at the design: every room in this house is ready for a magazine photo shoot 24/7.  Priced very well at $899,000 and listed with Nancy Johnson over at Dave Perry-Miller & Associates. Fairly new to market so run — but do stop at the stop signs!

Now here’s a serious seller: 6506 Waggoner has just been reduced to $1,299,000 from $1,685,000. And I am having deja vue of the year 2000 when we looked for homes on this great street — Waggoner is a plumb rue up in the Hollow — because at this price, it might as well be 1999!

This charming English Country cottage was designed by Robbie Fusch, built in 2000 by Epic Homes. Translation: loaded. You will get 6,400 square feet of living space with 5 bedrooms, 5 baths and 1 half-bath, formals, family room that opens to the gourmet kitchen with a vegetable sink and high-end stainless-steel appliances, including a 6-burner Viking range, additional wall oven and Bosch dishwasher plus butler’s pantry and walk-in wet bar and breakfast room. Other rooms include study, media/game room and a 3-car attached garage.

The master is down, like most homes in the area, and loaded with a fancy-pants bath sporting half a quarry of marble plus giant walk-ins. Four bedrooms upstairs each with private bath and walk-in closet for your prince or princess. There are loads of extras like something I would personally kill for: wide-plank hand-scraped hardwood floors, and  plantation shutters. Outside you get the mature trees that hallmark this area plus gorgeous gardens, two stone-lined ponds with a waterfall, stone walkways and an outdoor living patio with beamed arbor, fireplace and built-in grill. No pool. Sad.

This home is open Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Please go and make sure my eyes are not playing tricks on me. At this price, the home is $203 a square foot and you could not build a doghouse for that little in this town!

The stove is worth $1,000,000!