Richardson Reno Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred takes us to a North Richardson reno with over 2,000 square feet and interior updates that look stellar.

The house at 3307 N. Spring Dr. near Renner and Jupiter roads is a total reimagining of the space: it was built in 1984, but looks modern and enticing. This 3-2 has 2,154 square feet covered in rich-looking hardwoods and new carpeting, with fantastic kitchen and bathroom updates.

It’s located in Plano ISD, a highly ranked district which takes students from Plano, northern portions of Dallas and Richardson, and portions of Allen, Carrollton, Garland, Lucas, Murphy, Parker, and Wylie.Richardson Reno Inside this unassuming brick house, you’ll find a kitchen that looks like this! Who would guess?

There’s also a bonus second living area with wet bar with granite counters, and throughout the house, the angled ceilings and fresh paint in a palette of grays give this place an unusual, memorable look.

This house is newly listed for $276,000 by Brian Shuey with Ebby Halliday Realtors. Let’s take a look at what makes this house shine.


5320 Quail Run A

When I was a kid, I really wanted a treehouse. I dreamed of a hidden place in the treetops where I could read books and draw, away from my worries. I badgered and begged to no avail, and to this day, treehouses are objects of fascination for me.

Today’s Fort Worth Friday satisfies that part of me wants a grown-up treehouse. The house a 5320 Quail Run Street is located on a quiet cul-de-sac in west Fort Worth near River Crest Country Club. With two decks, high ceilings, and oversized windows looking onto nearly one acre of trees, bushes, and a creek, it feels like a secluded spot away from the busy world.

This two-story beauty is certainly more sophisticated than any treehouse, however. It was built in 1961 and has three bedrooms and 2.5 baths in 3,515 square feet. Stone and natural materials are incorporated into the contemporary design in a truly unusual way, and the lush landscaping and shady walkways make the property a haven. It is listed by Joan Trew at WilliamsTrew for $749,900.


WhittierAWe’ve found a great property that just isn’t selling, and we’re not sure why. This prairie-style, two-story house in Colleyville was listed at the end of August, and had a $25,000 price reduction in mid-October to $599,900, but still, no buyer.

Listed by Beverly Spillyards at Ebby Halliday’s Southlake office, this property at 6712 Whittier Lane is a custom-build, one of the first in the Whittier Heights subdivision in 2004. With 4,776 square feet sitting on over a third of an acre of land, this house has a lot of everything. It’s a four bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom house with a three-car garage and all sorts of luxury details. So what’s the deal?


Our Monday Morning Millionaire extravaganza continues — we are so lucky! We have seen what $7 million buys on Bordeaux, now see what a WEE bit less buys. Value, darling, value. 4430 Bordeaux is simply a beautiful home on an extra huge Highland Park lot: 105 x 153. Wowser! Formals are spacious and, well, FORMAL and you get — count ’em — no less than seven indoor fireplaces, all with imported marble mantels. The floorplan is God’s answer to entertaining, both inside and out, and everywhere you look is gorgeous wood paneling, elegant moldings, perfect millwork and wood beams, even on the third floor. Walk into the entry with the curved staircase and formals off the central hall. From the living room you trangress to the family room with it’s view of the landscaped back yard. The graphic says “better than perfect”, and I have to agree. (I’m also stealing that line, Miss Rogers!) I am a sucker for Pennsylvania bluestone. If I could, I’d drive up to Philly or Lancaster or wherever it is they get it and haul it back to Dallas, as much as I could haul. Get this: there is a hidden wet bar for the outdoor living room, this in addition to a wet bar a huge entertaining wet bar in the front hallway. Two wetbars on the first floor — told you this is a fun house! The kitchen: loaded. Three ovens, 6 burner Viking, griddle, warming drawer, two dishwashers, two sinks. Your views as you whip up a souffle or omelet are of the breakfast room and the saltwater pool in the glorious yard. These are wonderful, so easy on the skin and eyes and great for swimmers with allergies. There is a SECOND outdoor entertaining area — I may have to resort to abbreviations in this home –FP for fireplace, BR for bar, and OEA for outdoor entertaining area. Next to see is the second floor master suite, with a FP of course (I’ve lost count) and a beautiful his and her bath with closets the size of DFW. Get this: HER bath is so large you could slip in a chaise longue and a massage table. HIS has a steam room and heated towel bar, which I think should be standard in any home. There are three more ensuite bedrooms on plaza two, a fifth bedroom and living area on plaza three. Now we cannot run downstairs for our Veuve, no we cannot. So we have conveniently another bar in the upstairs hallway! As if you are not already calling Curtis Movers, there is a three car garage and a darling wine room tucked into the garage — fully cool, of course. Brilliant spot and who would have thunk it? Guest quarters above the three-car garage with full quarters for a housekeeper or SMU student, just don’t tell them they are sleeping over a million dollar wine collection! The home was built in 1985 and boasts 7,646 square feet, a four car garage, as genuinely Highland Park as a Belle. Asking $3,100,000.