Gaston Avenue

DeCarla Anderson Gives Lessons on Selling a Dallas Castle With Historic Pedigree

By Nikki Barringer / July 15, 2020 / 1 Comment

Chateau des Grotteaux is a literal castle at the corner of Gaston and West Shore. It’s such a uniquely magnificent home with a steep (but justified) price tag that listing agent DeCarla Anderson and the previous owner knew it was going to take a minute to sell. Throughout the two-year listing, Anderson met every agent […]

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Historic Georgian Mansion on Gaston Avenue The Great Gatsby Would Love

By Karen Eubank / September 15, 2016 / 1 Comment

  We’ve found the perfect home for anyone that longs for the era of gracious lawn parties, jazz drifting through the air, and the ever-present champagne glass in hand. Wait, that’s what the CandysDirt.com staff longs for. Wonder if we pool our resources … Seriously though, this Georgian mansion on Gaston Avenue was built in […]

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The House on Gaston With The Yellow Door: Historic Home With French-Carribean Style

By Joanna England / May 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

When Vlora Alberga bought the home at 5638 Gaston in 2006, she had been living in Dallas just a year, scouring the city for the right home. When she walked inside this stucco clad 1920s Mediterranean revival, the pigeons that had taken roost descended upon her. To say it was a fixer-upper would be a […]

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High Caliber Home: Realtor Micky Carr’s Beautiful Lakewood Transitional

By Joanna England / March 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

You’re probably already thinking, “Wait, this home is owned by a Realtor and is in Lakewood? I bet it’s already under contract.” You’re right, folks. This truly beautiful three-bedroom, two-bath 1936 updated traditional in Gaston Place wasn’t on the market for more than a few days before someone submitted a winning bid. Homes like this […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: A Prairie Home (Companion) With a Face Fit For TV

By Joanna England / April 19, 2012 / 0 Comments

Guys, I have a confession to make.

I am not a fan of Garrison Keillor. No, it’s not because of the dustup after his speaking gig at Highland Park UMC. I just don’t like talk radio, or “A Prairie Home Companion,” for that matter.

I’ll tell you what I do like: I like a good prairie home. And that’s exactly what 5010 Gaston Ave. is. I fine, well-preserved, built in 1912 prairie four-square with gorgeous wood trim and plenty of personality.

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Friday Four Hundred: Inside of Gaston Avenue Mid-Century is a Feast For Your Eyeballs

By Joanna England / April 6, 2012 / 0 Comments

Do you remember when you were young and someone told you not to judge a book by its cover? Now, the saying is just a giant cliche, but sometimes you come across something that really typifies this expression. This week’s Friday Four Hundred marketed by Keller Williams City Center’s Vicki White is a perfect example. […]

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