At Home in University Park
July 23rd, 2013 | by The Update
To live near SMU is to be neighbors with some of the city’s greatest museums, live performance and athletic venues, concerts and more. Education is the focus of this almost 100 year-old college town where 25 percent of residents are children, and eight parks and sports fields provide ample opportunities to enjoy this quintessential neighborhood. At its center lies Snider Plaza, a local gathering spot for shopping and dining, and outdoor enthusiasts have easy access to the Katy Trail and miles of connected trails.
The homes listed below offer the best in University Park living!
Sited on a beautiful treed lot on one of the best blocks in University Park, this classic home combines the amenities of newer construction with the classic charm of original homes in the neighborhood. Lush landscaping, a welcoming foyer, large living areas with natural light and an enviable chef’s kitchen make for comfortable living. Enjoy fireplaces, French doors, a game room and four bedrooms and lots of built-ins, all near schools and shopping. Listed by Joan Eleazer.
At this enchanting Santa Barbara-styled custom home every amenity and feature is suited to perfection. Built by luxury homebuilder Cathy Koonsman as her personal residence, special details include antique woodwork and hardware, a European slate roof, beamed ceilings, ans a wine room with French accents and double wine coolers. Listed by Ginger Nobles & Susan Baldwin.
This four-bedroom, traditional brick home in University Park features outstanding details throughout—including beautiful woodworking, plantation shutters, a light, bright kitchen and plenty of built-ins and storage. An unfinished third floor can be easily turned into a large media or game room, additional bedrooms or guest suite. Listed by Tom Hughes.
A wonderful opportunity to own special Mediterranean home in fabulous location. The living room leads to a spacious study and family room, both with sets of French doors that lead to a lush outdoor living space. The master is large and tranquil with private veranda overlooking the backyard. Listed by Joan Eleazer.
A fantastic house for entertaining, both indoors and out! This wonderful 5-bedroom home is nestled on a great block in University Park. The gorgeous kitchen, which has double ovens as well as a warming drawer, opens to den with views of spacious backyard. Wet bar off the family room has wine fridge. Listed by Tom Hughes.
This fabulous updated French home with a circular driveway is located in the Hyer Elementary school district. The two-story home is ideal for family living and entertaining with a light, bright center hall floor plan. The formal rooms feature hardwood floors; the living room has built-in bookcases and a fireplace, and the dining room and butler’s pantry allow easy access to the gourmet kitchen. Listed by Michelle Wood.
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