As 2019 draws to a close, and every paycheck is going toward holiday gifts, new outfits for holiday parties, and holiday décor for the home, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is the home itself. This stunning Mediterranean/traditional abode in Fairview sits on one acre and is perfect for a large Thanksgiving gathering or Christmas Eve sleepovers for the kiddos.

As 2019 draws to a close, and every paycheck is going toward holiday gifts, new outfits for holiday parties, and holiday décor for the home, the last thing anyone wants to worry about is the home itself.

This stunning Mediterranean/traditional abode in Fairview sits on one acre and is perfect for a large Thanksgiving gathering or Christmas Eve sleepovers for the kiddos.

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When house hunting in Highland Park, you’re pretty much guaranteed to find luxury, but one thing that can be trickier to come by is character. That’s why we’re presenting you with this gorgeous Highland Park home full of personality and special details to make your hunt a little easier. From the moment you lay eyes on the Mediterranean-style abode, you will feel an instant connection and sense that this is a place where life unfolds. The enchanting Cyprus trees and arched front door will warmly beckon you inside each time you stroll up your walkway, that is if you’re lucky enough to be the new owner.

The romantic exterior is so breathtaking guests may get distracted and forget to ring the doorbell. Usher them in, but be prepared for friends and family to gush over everything they see, from the pristinely trimmed hedges to the bright foyer brimming with charm. Intricate millwork, high ceilings, a stately staircase, and herringbone wood floors welcome guests into your 6,457-square-foot home with style.  

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You can’t help but feel like a VIP when you drive through the gates of the exclusive Los Arboles community in Preston Hollow, and once you arrive at this prestigious driveway, you’ll be completely blown away. 

The Mediterranean-style masterpiece looks like it belongs on the coast of Italy or Spain, so once it’s yours it would only be natural to have sangria or Prosecco at the ready for all your elegant soirees. The wondrous property is not yet on the market, so we’re giving you a head start to make this spectacular spot your home. 

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Perched on a sprawling 1.57-acre lot above the shores of White Rock Lake sits this off-market offering you have to see to believe. The spirit of Tuscany is alive and well inside this stunning Mediterranean, where you can’t escape waterfront views even if you try, and why would you? Take in the natural beauty of the area from every vantage point, whether you’re basking by the pool or nestled next to the immaculate, floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace.

As we all know, a house is only as good as its smallest details, and builder Charles Travis made sure each one was absolutely pristine. With superb attention to light, water, and natural materials, there’s a lot to love about this lakefront stunner. Its expertly scaled interiors are warm, inviting and picture-perfect for both everyday life and the most formal of parties.

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If you pine for the breezy lifestyle of the Mediterranean, you’re going to love this alluring listing in Keller. Who needs a vacation when your home is already a luxurious getaway? The exquisite abode with a Spanish-style roof relaxes you just by looking at it, serving as a blissful escape from the chaos each day can bring. Shed all stress at the arched front door, keep sangria on deck in the refrigerator, and you’ll be tempted to set your automatic email reply to “Out of Office” every evening when you arrive home.

 

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Highland ParkIt can be a gamble, buying an older home. Sometimes they’ve been updated and the price reflects that, and other times they are in desperate need of love. Neither is the case with this week’s Inwood Home of the Week, a 1950s Mediterranean in West Highland Park with curb appeal for days and bright, airy finishes throughout the interior.

Bright pops of color punctuate the walk up to the home thanks to the red planters and door. Since the home is on Mockingbird Lane, a circular drive will come in handy for quick entry onto the usually busy road.

Inside the four-bedroom, four-bath home located at 4669 Mockingbird Lane, care has clearly been taken to consider both aesthetics and function. (more…)

By Amy Rose Dobson
Special Contributor

There’s a new four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home in Preston Hollow that brings even more sophistication and style to an already impressive neighborhood. This Desco Fine Homes build has an exterior that harkens back to a Mediterranean villa, which blends seamlessly with the contemporary style waiting for you on the inside. Throughout the 4,700 square feet of luxe interiors there are design details that elevate this house out of the ordinary and into the top of the class.

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