Imagine living on Dallas’ most desirable street, owning not one but two amazing properties on Beverly Drive. This is pretty amazing stuff coming to us from Rogers Healy, who has listed 3414 and 3412 Beverly Drive on the market for $12 million.

CandysDirt.com Approved Builder Robert Elliott built this luxury estate that our own Karen Eubank dubs modern traditional when she wrote about 3414 Beverly Drive’s completion in 2017. Now a year and a half later, this home has the rare opportunity to become a family compound in Highland Park.

The family purchased this home to live in, bought the house next door, tore it down and began building entertaining quarters to create a luxury family compound. But as they say, other adventures came calling. And so we present to you, your future Park Cities compound.

The sprawling estate at 3414 Beverly Drive is 10,282 square feet with six bedrooms, six baths, and two powder baths. It’s situated on 0.29 acres, combined with next door’s 0.31 acres, you’re looking at over half an acre on prime land. (more…)

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Just when you think you can’t be blown away by a Monday Morning Millionaire, we discover not just one, but two homes built next to each other on the best street in town. That’s right — this is a Beverly Drive luxury family compound.

The Kennedy or Bush family compounds probably spring to mind, but when you are talking serious luxury, it pales in comparison to this luxury family compound on 3414 and 3412 Beverly Drive.

What constitutes a luxury family compound? It has been commonplace in New York to expand into floors above, below, or next door to create enough space for grandparents and guests. So, when does a house become a compound? Technically, a compound constitutes multiple houses on a single property. In reality, luxury family compounds can be made up of a single home next door like this one. That is if you can find two lots next to one another.

I wrote about 3414 Beverly a little over a year and a half ago, when builder Robert Elliott finished the home. You can read all the lovely details here. When I went scrolling for today’s Monday Morning Millionaire, I frankly did not recognize the house, until I got to the photo of the courtyard.

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Delight in This Weekend's Gorgeous Park Cities Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

Highland Park and University Park feature some of the most stately real estate in Texas. The Park Cities rarely fail to impress. 

For this week’s CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week post, we’re headed to the Park Cities to look at three stunning properties you’ve got to tour this weekend. Our houses range in price from $1.335 million to $5.199 million and they are just fabulous, people. Let’s take a sneak peek. 

 

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The holiday season can be a great time to find a bargain on a new home, experts say (Photo courtesy Pixabay).

Why would anyone want to buy or sell a house during the holiday season? Who in their right mind would want to pack and move in the middle of all those Christmas parties, family gatherings, and other assorted holiday commitments?

Turns out, plenty of people like to take advantage of a traditionally slower period to go shopping for a new house. (more…)

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The Gaston Terrace modern marvel at 7326 Coronado Ave. tops our open houses this week.

Every Thursday, we comb through all that weekend’s open houses to find you the ones you’ve just got to see. The CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column is your insider’s view of what’s hot right now.

This week, our houses range in price from $330K to $1.195 million. You’ll find the Gaston Terrace modern pictured above, a budget-friendly Claremont cutie, and more. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

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The contemporary stunner at 5606 Meletio Ln. is a thing of beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

The contemporary stunner at 5606 Meletio Ln. is a thing of beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you’ve got to make time to see.

This week, our houses range in price from $350K to $1.199 million. You’ll find a range of properties, from the contemporary stunner pictured above in Melshire Estates, a Lake Highlands North reno with fresh updates, and more. Check them out!

 

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Fabulous Dallas Open House Roundup | CandysDirt.com

The brand new house at 6350 Belmont Ave. is one of five features in our Dallas open house roundup this week.

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $499K to $995K. You’ll find the impressive Lakewood Heights new construction pictured above, a beautiful Forest Hills reno, and more!

 

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Rogers & @kaitlinechu

I remember Rogers Healy in 2007. Boy, do I remember him. I had just started my brainchild blog, “Dallas Dirt”, over at D Magazine. Most of the agents in town were not super excited, mostly because they had no idea how technology was about to shift the real estate industry. But I did.  I had seen the writing on the wall and knew that as print media rode off into the sunset, it would take old real estate print ads with it. Adios.

Was talking to a friend tonight who has a contract on his home. He is looking for another. Is he sitting with a pile of magazines or newspapers looking at the listings? Hell no, he is on the internet surfing for his next home. And that’s where he will start to find it.

In 2007, I remember that many agents not only had no idea what a blog was, they couldn’t even pronounce the word, so they called it a “blob”! (more…)