Imagine kicking back in Emmitt Smith’s Addison mansion to watch the Dallas Cowboys take the field Thursday for their last preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Imagine kicking back in Emmitt Smith’s Addison mansion to watch the Dallas Cowboys take the field Thursday for their last preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Now that’s a football fantasy.

Priced at $2.5 million, this mansion at 15001 Winnwood Road, Addison, is home to the NFL’s all-time leading rusher and wife, Pat, a former Miss Virginia USA.

“It’s the only house the Smiths have ever owned in Dallas,” said agent Arthur Greenstein with Y+A Real Estate & Asset Management. “He built it in 1995 and came back periodically to work on it. He’s into real estate development and loves the real estate game. It’s his passion.”

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Banister Court closet

You might buy this West Plano home for the unbelievable walk-in closet alone, but that’s not to say the rest of this 10,256-square-foot home isn’t fantastic in its own right. This six-bedroom, eight-bath home at 5609 Banister Court is listed at $3.95 million by Matthew Rice of The Trophy Group. But first, a little delayed gratification.

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We’re suckers for unique architecture here at CandysDirt, and when Rocky Zablan of Dallas City Center Realtors showed off this contemporary modern listing in Bluffview on day on Facebook, I’ll confess — I immediately asked him for more details.

We talk a lot about curb appeal, but this 2,162 square foot home at 9119 Chapel Valley Road is practically a magnet from the road. And you’d probably assume it was a new build, given how distinctly modern this contemporary home looks (although I had a few people guess that it was built in the midcentury range, too).

You’d be wrong. (more…)