You gotta love the variety. Something I love about writing Suburb Sunday every week is finding hidden gems throughout the Metroplex and learning something new. For example, I’ve learned the Mesquite’s Big Town Mall was the first air-conditioned mall in the country. Grand Prairie was a booming aviation community during World War II. Last week I learned about Oak Point’s polo club real estate, where you can live on the polo fields at Prestonwood Polo Club. And now for this week’s Suburb Sunday, we feature the Collin County town of Princeton, located on U.S. 380 between McKinney and Greenville, on the northern shore of Lake Lavon. The city with approximately 13,000 population is home to Princeton Lakes, one of the Metroplex’s only ski lake residential communities. There are three homes that offer three very different lifestyles to love. Which do you prefer?

Water Ski From Your Backyard

Address: 420 Red Buoy Cove, Princeton (more…)

stuffed

The exterior photos of this Princeton, Kentucky, listing are completely lovely. Then you see inside.

Just looked at this stately manse. It’s what I like to call “grand from the curb.” It is also, much like a Twinkie wrapped in kale, something that looks great for you but is stuffed with WTF on the inside. (more…)

I figure that once you leave the White House, you might be a little weary of pomp, circumstance and overdosing on traditional. Laura Bush is said to vastly prefer clean lines in her home decor, I guess that’s what all that Williamsburg cherry ball and claw does to you after eight years! So why not make your NEXT White House a striking, clean as a whistle contemporary like this uber mod baby by Lionel Morrison, he of the $9.75 million  Northaven home design fame (off the market, currently), One Arts Plaza, among many, many others. 3215 Princeton boasts three bedrooms, three and a half baths in 3680 square feet with excellent natural light, fourteen-foot ceilings, limestone walls, art lighting, built-ins, rich, warm hued hardwoods and a wall of magnificent floor to ceiling windows (with retractable electronic shades) that overlook a lap pool, picturesque fountain and outdoor fireplace. Priced at $2.4 million. The only problem I can see is the home’s address on Princeton Avenue. Say what? I’m not saying Princeton is NOT one of the most prestigious addys in town, but most recent presidents have hailed from Yale and Harvard.

Well, guess we could always make an Ivy League exception!