Desirability Is Where It's at for the Residences at the Stoneleigh | CandysDirt.com

It’s the buzz around the Dallas real estate community, and units are 63 percent sold. This 22-story high-rise is one of the most coveted properties in the city, and I’ll tell you why…

The Residences at the Stoneleigh combine a rare real estate opportunity with superior service, luxury amenities, and an incredible location to nail the “desirability” angle. They’ve got it all. 

But don’t take my word for it — listen to John and Jessica East, who moved into the Residences at the Stoneleigh in January 2015, building out a shell. They say the hotel/spa experience living there was a top attraction.

“What I love about the Residences at the Stoneleigh is all the wonderful amenities we have here,” said Jessica. “You’ve got a beautiful pool on the third floor that overlooks the city — it’s very relaxing — you’ve got a gym with everything you need and nothing you don’t, as well as a health club with dry and wet sauna. You’ve also got wonderful staff that treat you like you’re the only resident that lives here.” 

Important to note: This is one of very few buildings in Dallas where homeowners can buy a shell unit and customize it to be whatever they want, creating their “space in the sky” with spectacular views from rooms and balconies. Floorplans range from 2,400 to 4,200 square feet, available also as finished units, and some balconies are as large as 240 square feet. 

 

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Gracious, upscale living has a new address in the heart of Dallas, with easy access to the Katy Trail, the Arts District, high-end shopping, and some of the city’s finest restaurants. 

Live above it all at the Residences at the Stoneleigh with dramatic views of downtown, a lush greenbelt, sunrises, and sunsets from your balcony at ​2300 Wolf St. The 22-story building is nestled between historic Turtle Creek and the energy of Uptown and offers a rare opportunity to totally customize a luxury high-rise unit. 

Floorplans range from 2,400 square feet to over 4,200 square feet of shell space — buyers can even combine units to create a home up to 15,000 square feet.

“It’s the perfect way to have total control over the design/build process and each shell will be hand-crafted by one Dallas’ finest homebuilders, TriArc Construction and Sharif & Munir,” said Stoneleigh Sales and Marketing Manger Donna Smith. “We’ve already sold over 60 percent of available units to buyers who understand what a one-of-a-kind property this is in Dallas.” 

Also available: turn-key, designer-finished homes with all of the details already in place in one of four floorplans. Buyers can work with their preferred interior designer or a recommended designer to select the perfect furnishings, too. Move-in ready homes mean the Residences at the Stoneleigh lifestyle can become a reality all the sooner. 

Now, I can’t go any further without mentioning the fabulous amenities! Jump to read all about them. 

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Kitchens and Bathrooms Take Center Stage in these Three DFW Luxury Homes | CandysDirt.com

The Normandy Estates home at 6816 Dupont Dr. is a Sharif-Munir custom build in Plano with a master bathroom to die for!

The long-standing real estate adage that the kitchen and bathrooms sell a property has never been more true than in these three DFW luxury homes represented by Ebby Halliday Realtors. I’ve found three standout houses across DFW that impress with amazing kitchens, luxe bathrooms, and high-end finishes in every room. You have to see this amazing custom work to believe it! 

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How do they really live?

I really should make us play “Who’s the Builder?”, but it is so very seldom we get a chance to take a peak inside an actual builder’s personal home. So I’ll just spill it: this is the personal home of home builder extraordinaire Mickey Munir of Sharif & Munir Custom Homes. Hunter Dehn has it listed, and we will be taking you inside very soon. Meantime, if you want to grab a little Pecan Lodge BBQ for lunch, there is an exclusive preview today from about one pm until… the barbecue runs out! 14929 Havenshire Place, Addison.

This gives me a great idea: who wants to see inside the personal residences of MORE home builders?

 

 

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Part I: “Each home in Quail Hollow will be its OWN country club.”

We’ve told you how Westlake is now considered the most exclusive and expensive suburb of Dallas. With a median home price of $2 million, Westlake has become one of the most sought after DFW neighborhoods to live or to build a wonderful dream home.

Westlake is beautiful, loaded with stunning luxury homes, but there is still a lick of open God’s country around you. You can buy 360 degree views of gentle hills, lakes, trees, with an occasional longhorn roaming along the pasture.

You can even say, hey, this is just like Austin.

But nowhere does that very product — wide open lots teaming with nature — come together in finer fashion than in a fresh new development, located conveniently right across the street from Vaquero Country Club on Dove Road right off 114.

This new neighborhood is named Quail Hollow, and it is simply fantastic. Lots are flying off the shelves. Physicians, fund managers, a few Rangers players and even Toyota execs are buying.

Located in the town of Westlake, but in the Southlake/Carroll school district, Quail Hollow is just now popping up on the radar screen of people seeking a luxuriously calm, relaxing life style in a quiet, wooded neighborhood.

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Stoneleigh 3C

You may recall when we wrote about the very first model unit at The Stoneleigh Residences, unit 3C, elegant and sophisticated, just like the Hollywood Glam 22 story residence building itself. The Stoneleigh Residences are filling up very quickly over off Maple Avenue at Wolf Street,  I toured #3C, built out by TriArc Construction, the condo building division of Crescent Estate Custom Homes.

Sold. Gone. New owners as of May 17. This home is 2691 square feet and went for almost $600 per square foot.

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If visions of living like Marie Antoinette dance in your head, this jaw dropping French chateau at 4850 Preston Road, designed by Richard Drummond Davis, and built by Sharif & Munir, may be your dream home. It was listed last week by Allie Beth Allman (of course!) for 14.5 million. Mon Dieu, it is flawless-and the history… ooh la la. (more…)

Iris Hollow

The living room of the Iris Hollow model home, built by Sharif & Munir Uncustomary Custom Homes. All photos: Danny Piassick 

Luxury homebuilder Mickey Munir is no stranger to the Preston Hollow area—he’s been building remarkable houses there and all over Dallas for 35 years.

As founder and CEO of Sharif & Munir Uncustomary Custom Homes, Munir is spearheading another development in the area, Iris Hollow. The eight houses in Iris Hollow, which start at $2.35 million and range in size from 5,300 to 6,200 square feet, are built on land with a Texas-sized story and are perfectly suited to one of Munir’s fastest-growing buyers: the empty-nester.

The 3.5-acre estate at Hillcrest and Forest lanes belonged to Charles Elmer Doolin (and later his widow), a legendary Texas businessman and the inventor of the Frito corn chip and Cheeto.

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