Fort Worth Gated Community

Opulent Modern Spread on Saint Benet Court

By Eric Prokesh / May 1, 2020 / 0 Comments
St. Benet Court

Modern architecture is always on its soundest footing when it rests on classical foundations. This Montserrat modern, perfect in its unornamented simplicity, does possess a timelessness in which we can detect the proportions and disposition of ancestors, with precedents stretching back to the Roman villa suburbana. One of Montserrat’s strong suits is its inventory of […]

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Enjoy This Majestic Montserrat Palacio on Palencia Drive

By Eric Prokesh / April 3, 2020 / 1 Comment
Palencia

Gated communities in general — and Montserrat in particular — often get a bad rap as the locus of the over-the-top, lavish McMansions. And it’s true there is a little bit of everything in Montserrat, from turreted fairy tale castles to splashy modern spreads. But houses can aspire no higher than the taste level of […]

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Instant Charm: A Stunning And Stately Sanctuary in Mira Vista

By Eric Prokesh / March 6, 2020 / 0 Comments
Sanctuary

Alright. I’ll confess to having a bias against new builds, unless modern. They often come off as bombastic, with ground floors as cold as hotel lobbies, sightlines from front to back, rooms which seem to be all opening and no wall, and, depressingly built on semi-desolate lots with puny trees. It would appear that freshly […]

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Picture-Perfect Abode With Hamptons Style in Villages of Stonegate

By Eric Prokesh / May 24, 2019 / 2 Comments
Stonegate

I’ve searched for a flaw in the two-week-old listing at 2721 Manorwood Trail in the optimally located Villages at Stonegate, but can’t find one. This pristine 3,300-square-foot, five-bedroom, four-bath house built in 1997 has been so deftly remodeled that it looks brand new. And yet the style is timeless. Smart and stylish, framed by large […]

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