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Why move to Italy and spend years restoring a crumbling farmhouse when you can have your own Tuscan village (yes, village!) minutes from downtown Dallas? We watched in awe as 4636 Chapel Hill Road was being built back in 2006. It just kept growing into what seemed to be much more than a grand house — in fact it began to resemble a Medieval town rising above White Rock Lake. When you have 13,555 square feet on 1.57 acres that is accessed by a bridge over a running brook, yards of red tile roofing, multiple courtyards, and a watchtower that rivals those in San Gimignano, we can easily call that a village even by Texas standards. Don’t you think?


4707 Chapel HillIt’s the day after Father’s Day, but Dad would have loved this house on SO many different levels: the acreage, the authentic NYC fireman pole downstairs from the card room to the huge family room,  the indoor gymnasium, the kitchen, the media room where he could be cooking a steak while catching Inglorious Bastards, and even seeing White Rock Lake from his upstairs study through leaded glass windows.

4707 Chapel Hill bottom of fireman pole

4707 Chapel Hill basketball courtBut here’s what dad would love best of all: the value! This home at 4707 Chapel Hill Road in the beautiful Cloisters just off Mockingbird, has been reduced by… are you ready? (more…)