Guest House

A Beautifully Updated Highland Park Spanish-Mediterranean

By Karen Eubank / October 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

If I had to guess, I’d say this lovely Spanish-Mediterranean was designed by leading Dallas architects Marion Fooshee and James Cheek. Let me know if you think otherwise. But I do my detective work, and I can support my theory pretty well, so here goes! Foshee & Cheek were well-known for their eclectic Spanish-Mediterranean style, […]

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Spanish Classic Modern Estate: Is This Bluffview Beauty Your Dream Home Too?

By Karen Eubank / March 24, 2016 / 2 Comments

  “I wanted to build a Spanish-classic-modern-style home that blended rustic wooden elements with sleek metal,” said  Juani Longhi. “From the moment I saw the property in Bluffview, I knew it was where I wanted to raise my family. This is truly my dream home.” Longhi, who purchased the lot 15 years ago, spent six years […]

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Thursday Three Hundred: Adorable Cottage in Historic McKinney

By Joanna England / June 5, 2014 / 1 Comment

I know we toss around the words “adorable,” “cute,” and “sweet” around a lot here, but this is one of those homes where you look up the definition of any of these words and it’s sitting there as the perfect visual example. So perfect, right down to the breakfast nook and farm sink. And, it’s […]

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You Can Help Guests Feel Right at Home This Holiday Season By Giving Them a Retreat, Says Margaret Chambers

By Joanna England / October 29, 2013 / 6 Comments

The upcoming holiday season likely will bring a guest or two to stay in your home for a few days. You have some time to create an inviting guest retreat that ensures your family and friends feel both welcome in your home while being able to escape to their own personal retreat to unwind. So, as you contemplate your guest room, follow these suggestions to ensure that your guests have a truly first-class experience.

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Who's Living in Your Guest House? Number of Boomerang Kids at All-Time Highs

By Joanna England / August 15, 2013 / 2 Comments

If you have a grown child living in your guest house, raise your hand. If you’ve got your hand in the air, you’re not alone. Not by a long shot, in fact. Now, why is that recent college grad living rent free back in the nest? Some say that there are just as many reasons […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire: Hillcrest Park Traditional is Two Houses in One

By Joanna England / March 25, 2013 / 6 Comments

So, I had a plumbing disaster at my White Rock Lake-area postwar traditional, so I’m reporting from our Forney bureau today as a means of escape from a horde of noisy dryer fans and dehumidifiers. While the three of us (me, my husband, and my 20-month-old son) are far from cramped at the in-laws’ house, […]

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