Open Houses
Don’t forget to fall back this weekend! Set those clocks and you’ll have plenty of time to see all of our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week. Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses you shouldn’t miss.

This week our houses range from $238,000 to $1.39 million. Prepare to be amazed!

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Preston Hollow Mediterranean

Photos: Thomas Crosson Full Package Media

If you fancy a discreet neighborhood, one that the Perots, Troutts, and Nowitskis are happy to call home, you are in luck. If you’d like an elegant Preston Hollow Mediterranean estate for entertaining, this is it. If you want one of the most secure homes on the market with not only a lookout tower but also a bomb shelter, our Monday Morning Millionaire fits the bill beautifully. If you have kids and proximity to great private schools is a necessity, there is no better location than 4626 Dorset Road.

We see a lot of gorgeous luxury homes at CandysDirt.com — on a daily basis. Saying we are hard to impress is putting it mildly. Let me just say … we are impressed. This is hands down, one of the most extraordinary estates in Dallas. (more…)

 

There’s nothing we appreciate more at CandysDirt.com than folks who understand the importance of history and preservation, and this is a historic home in Highland Park that is a total love story. There are far too many homes that fall under an unnecessary wrecking ball in our area.

We are especially heartened when we find a builder like Josh Zielke who marches to the preservation drum beat, and we couldn’t be more happy with the results in our Inwood National Bank Home of the Week.

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Highland Park Estate

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Luxury real estate in Dallas is like musical chairs. No one stays put for long, and if you don’t move fast, someone pulls that chair out from under you. Iconic Highland Park estates like 4412 Lakeside Drive are few and far between. You might think they linger on the market for years, but you’d be wrong. The fact that a property like this doesn’t come along often means if you are in the market, don’t assume it will stay around. (more…)

Builder Brian Gream and architect Scott Marek are the talented duo behind our Inwood Home of the Week at 60 Vanguard Way, a magnificent modern masterpiece in Urban Reserve. Urban Reserve is one of those neighborhoods that make you look at your significant other and say “Honey, I don’t think we’re in Texas anymore.” But, boy howdy are you. (more…)

Preston Hollow TransitionalIt’s often challenging to bring you homes in lower price points, because they fly off the market before we can write about them. There’s a different challenge with properties in the luxury category. There are so many beautiful houses priced at over $1 million in Dallas that we often have a hard time choosing. However, when we spotted this beautiful Preston Hollow transitional at 6516 Mimosa Lane designed by Neal Stewart, it was evident we had to share it with you. (more…)

Hip-pocket 5841 Morningside Avenue 1
According to the The Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University, last month there were 2.1 months of housing inventory in Dallas County. This figure might make a buyer panic and pressure their Realtor to find them hip-pocket listings. Is this smart? Are buyers overlooking great deals for those hip pockets? Let’s take a look at a perfect example of an off-market sale.

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IHOTW 5903-Lakehurst-Ave-1
Los Angeles, Miami, and New York have nothing on Dallas designers. We have the best. The Cantoni House at 5903 Lakehurst Avenue is a perfect example of what can happen when you give creative license to a design dream team. (more…)