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There is something about the location of 11259 Leachman Circle that takes the temperature down a notch or two. The home is located on a leafy cul-de-sac off Northaven Road (near Inwood, need I say more?) that is so peaceful you can hear the crickets tapping their legs. And the home is CANOPIED by lush trees, soaring oaks. It’s a transitional ranch circa 1974 to which the whole world has been added. There is a glorious main kitchen, a catering kitchen, two master suites, storage galore, high ceilings, light, and one of the most beautiful bedrooms I have seen in eons.

In fact, I’m so excited I have to show you this room up front. See those panels? All storage!

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And our bud Steve Brown says they are selling like “haute-cakes”, ha ha ha, but in reality the $3 to $4 million plus market is probably the slowest market segment in Dallas, unless you are talking tear downs.

And when it comes to $20 million plus, I mean, how many buyers are out there? Most people would prefer a nice $2 million home and a vacation home.

Five Dallas-area homes are now listed for sale at $20 million or more – the largest number of such elite properties to hit the market.

“You don’t see this many at once, and all of these houses are incredible,” said Dallas property agent Lisa Besserer with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

Besserer is marketing a $20 million house on Strait Lane in North Dallas.


NFNL Holiday Home Tour Collage

This is Holiday Home Tour Week, and we have tons of tickets to give away to loyal CandysDirt.com readers. First, we have two pairs of tickets to give away to the Sunday, Dec. 8, New Friends New Life Holiday Home Tour. Keep reading to find out how you can win!

You don’t want to miss out on this lineup of incredible mansions and estates in the Park Cities and Preston Hollow. The tour, chaired by Tanya Wiggains with honorary chair Gina Ginsburg, features these amazing addresses:

  • Gina and Scott Ginsburg at 3500 Beverly Drive
  • D’Andra Simmons at 3501 Lindenwood Ave
  • Anne and Steve Stodghill at 10401 Lennox

Yes, that’s right, you can sneak a peek inside unbelievable Beverly Drive homes, and get a gander inside D’Andra Simmons’ beautiful contemporary showpiece on Lindenwood, which we featured right here on CandysDirt.com, between 1 and 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Of course, you don’t have to wait to find out if you’ve won tickets, as you can buy them for $25 in advance online or at select Tom Thumb stores. Tickets are $30 at the door and the proceeds help the nonprofit organization rescue and restore trafficked teen girls and sexually exploited women.

To enter our giveaway, you must leave a comment below telling us which home you look forward to touring, and then email jo@candysdirt.com with your full name and daytime phone number before 5 p.m. tomorrow. We’ll do a random drawing on Wednesday and announce the winner.

Stay tuned for more home tour ticket giveaways this week!

Want to get a taste of opulent living? Tour 4835 Lindhurst in Preston Hollow today at 2 p.m.

If you are dying to see what Preston Hollow luxury looks like, today’s your day. Two gorgeous Preston Hollow estates are open for tours today, and they are not to be missed!

The two homes — 4835 Lindhurst and 4346 Park Lane — will be open from 2 to 4 p.m. today thanks to Dave Perry-Miller, Christine McKenny, and Molly Malone.

With four bedrooms and eight magnificent bathrooms, 4835 Lindhurst is top-tier at $5.75 million. However, 4346 Park Lane is nothing to scoff at. Priced at $5 million, this four-bedroom, six-bath mansion has 11,076 square feet full of all the bells and whistles you could want (and a 9-foot television!).

Seriously, folks. Get in your car and head to Preston Hollow as these are two gawk-worthy homes!

Of course, if you’re looking to score scrips, I’m sure they have the medicine cabinets locked down!