All the usual special features are offered: four-car garage, large game room, spa-like master bath, dream kitchen, iron spiral staircase, you name it.

I believe this house is what the cool kids call “fire.”

Yep, if there were an emoji explanation for the 2018 estate at 1000 Cool River Drive in Southlake it would be the little orange flame, the smiley face with its eyes bugging out, or the house emoji to signify that this is, in fact, home to the lucky family who snatches it up.

All the usual special features are offered: four-car garage, large game room, spa-like master bath, dream kitchen, iron spiral staircase, you name it.

This house is so cool, the word “cool” is in the freakin’ address.

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This is how you do luxury: Four bed rooms, spa baths, vibrant landscaping charm, and Scarlett O’Hara character for days.

This is how you do luxury: Four bedrooms, spa baths, vibrant landscaping charm, and Scarlett O’Hara character for days.

The $1.4 million estate at 4724 Hanover Ave. leases for $20,000 per month. It’s a pretty penny, but oh, the bang you get for your buck. This custom estate, in the Inwood-Northwest neighborhood, has gorgeous, easy-to-clean hardwood floors in the downstairs area with tiled bathrooms and carpeted bedrooms.

The lush landscaping will make the new tenants want to enjoy the great outdoors on the covered patio with a good book. (more…)

It doesn’t take a lot to impress me, so this Mediterranean villa on Gladeside Court just about knocked me over. It leases for $22,000 a month, and its sale price is $3.5 million, which is most definitely out of my price range, but I am happy to highlight its features and take myself on a virtual tour – and you, lucky reader, are welcome to join me.

Just wow.

I’m a single-family, three-bedroom, two-bathroom kind of girl. A fireplace is a luxury. I didn’t live in a home with stairs until I was in my 20s – and it was a studio loft. It doesn’t take a lot to impress me, so this Mediterranean villa on Gladeside Court just about knocked me over.

This palace near Preston and Campbell leases for $22,000 a month, and its sale price is $3.5 million, which is most definitely out of my price range, but I am happy to highlight its features and take myself on a virtual tour – and you, lucky reader, are welcome to join me.

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South Florida is known to be a haven for wealthy retirees, sailors with yachts, and those who love to be warm year-round. This Dallas luxury lease on Boca Raton Drive in Preston Royal Northwest won’t change the weather, but its amenities will definitely make the new occupants feel like they’re on vacation.

South Florida is known to be a haven for wealthy retirees, sailors with yachts, and those who love to be warm year-round.

This Dallas luxury lease on Boca Raton Drive in Preston Royal Northwest won’t change the weather, but its amenities will definitely make the new occupants feel like they’re on vacation.

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The estate at 14208 Hughes Lane in Northwest Hills is most definitely not haunted. It is, however, massive and sprawling, with a pristine white interior, floor to ceiling windows, and an elegant swimming pool with spa. Therefore, it’s a heck of a spot to share ghost stories around the customized fire pit or waterfall.

The estate at 14208 Hughes Lane in Northwest Hills is most definitely not haunted. It is, however, massive and sprawling, with a pristine white interior, floor to ceiling windows, and an elegant swimming pool with spa. Therefore, it’s a heck of a spot to share ghost stories around the customized fire pit or waterfall.

Also it’s Halloween week, so indulge us.

A castle like this is reminiscent of the backdrop home in “American Horror Story” or could at least conjure up an image of Col. Mustard with the candlestick in the library. (more…)

Want to live like a king or queen for in an expansive builder’s home in Northwest Dallas?

Want to live like a king or queen in an expansive builder’s home in Northwest Dallas? The four-bedroom, four and one-half bathroom spot on Irvin Simmons Drive is sure to impress your old friends and score you some new ones.

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When a $4 million home becomes available for lease, potential renters will run, not walk, for the chance to live in a gorgeous Highland Park mansion.

When a $4 million home becomes available for lease, potential renters will run, not walk, for the chance to live in a gorgeous Highland Park mansion. The 1928 home stunner boasts 5,120 square feet with four bedrooms and four and one-half bathrooms.

The best thing about it, though, is just a feeling. It’s got that “stately vibe.” It feels like the kind of home that might belong to a congressman or philanthropist. It’s amazing, but not ostentatious, if that even makes sense. (more…)

It’s a custom built home with its own library, bar, and card room. It’s a temporary lease for six months or less, and the per-month cost is $17,500.

It’s a custom-built home with its own library, bar, and card room. It’s a temporary lease for six months or less, and the per-month cost is $17,500.

And it’s so worth it.

This is Dallas, y’all. We go big or go home. Sometimes those homes have libraries, and if that’s “being extra,” let’s just get used to it.

In addition to that killer library setup, the home has four bedrooms, five and one-half bathrooms, and sits on 1.7 acres in the posh Lobello Estates neighborhood at Inwood and Royal Lane. (more…)