The Ryan Place gates were funded by proceeds from previous Candlelight Christmas home tours (photos:

Every city in America has one. You know it when you see it.  Whether it’s the architecture, location, or landscape, there is always a street in the city that is simply magical.  In Fort Worth the most magical and inspiring street is Elizabeth Boulevard.

See unique and historic pieces of furniture at the Candlelight Tour of Homes in Ryan Place

The main artery of the Ryan Place neighborhood, “in 1979 Elizabeth Boulevard joined the National Register of Historic Places, making Ryan Place the only residential historic district in Fort Worth.”  Located off Eighth Avenue and a few blocks from the Near Southside, Ryan Place and Elizabeth Boulevard epitomize all that was great about classic neighborhoods when they were built in the early 1920’s and 1930’s.

This boulevard, and the classic homes of character that comprise Ryan Place, will be showcased during December 3 and 4 as part of the 33rd annual Candlelight Tour of Homes which promotes the annual historic preservation fundraiser of Ryan Place.

Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 each  During the tour, tickets can be purchased at the Ticket Booth at St. John’s Church for $20. St. John’s Church is located at 2401 College Avenue in Fort Worth. You may use the same wristband for both days if you wish.  Tickets are non-refundable.


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Home at 9472 Sagrada Park in Montserrat (Photos: Trey Freeze Media)

Sometimes it is hard to find the right combination of words to describe a home, and 9472 Sagrada Park is one of those homes.  Stately. Extravagant.  Private.  Impressive.  Awesome.  Exclusive.  Luxurious.  Tranquil.  Innovative …

Yes. Yes. Yes to all.  All of these words apply and the list could go on and on.

Located in the gated neighborhood of Montserrat, this 8,611-square-foot French Provincial estate, previously owned by the professional golfer Rory Sabbatini is the utmost in privacy, luxury, and serenity.

9472 Sagrada Park – 3 acres of private land, 18-acre park next to and Mary’s Creek behind property

There are many areas on the almost three acres of this property where you are completely surrounded by trees adjacent to an 18-acre park which is part of the Montserrat development, also the property backs to Mary’s Creek – a natural stream that joins the Clear Fork of the Trinity River.