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Extraordinary Homes for September {Watch the Video}

September 9th, 2013 | by The Update
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Watch this video tour of some of stunning homes in Dallas, the Park Cities, and beyond (as seen at the Highland Park Village Theatre).
Homes Featured in this Video:

5427 Greenbrier Drive Dallas 75209

5427 Greenbrier Drive

$1,399,999 | 4/3.5/3 FP/Kitchen-Den/Gameroom/Bonus Room/Pool
This custom built stone home is reminiscent of the architecture in the English Countryside with one and a half stories and it is situated on a beautiful corner lot; 60 ft x 200 ft. The property is privatized with a stone wall and beautiful gardens, yet it is located in one of the most sought after neighborhoods in Dallas. Devonshire is known for its large trees and small town feel, yet it is adjacent to Highland Park with easy access to the Tollway and only a few minutes from Downtown. Click here for more info.

– Becky Frey { 214-536-4727


Lynbrook Farms

2802 S Country Club Road Garland 75043

$999,990 | 7/8.1

2802 S Country Club Road

It is hard to believe you are just 15 minutes from Dallas on this incredible equestrian farm. Situated at the top of a ridge overlooking its nearly 9 acres, a 7,160 square foot colonial-style residence serves as a majestic anchor to this unique property known as Lynbrook Farms. The 7 bedroom, 8.1 bath home is characterized by heavy wood beams with white walls and brick accents. The impressive grounds are surrounded by picturesque chalk-white rail fencing. Click here for more info on this property.

– Christy Berry { 214-693-1600 | Brenda Moerschell {214-957-9401


5100 Brookview Drive Dallas 75220

$4,750,000 | 5/6.2/Fmls/Den/Office/Exercise/Media/Pool/Cabana

5100 Brookview Drive Dallas


This exquisite home, located in the heart of Preston Hollow on over 1.5 acres, was designed by noted architect Elby Martin, and built by Means and Matthews. Evocative of the French Riviera, its exceptional architectural features, abundant light, and classic outdoor spaces and terraces combine to create an extraordinary ambiance and lifestyle. Click here for more info.

Anne Goyer – (214) 457-0417
LeeLee Gioia – (214) 616-1791


2525 N. Pearl Street #901 Dallas 75201

$1,495,000 |  2/2.5/2 Car

2525 N. Pearl Street #901
Stunning and elegant Ritz Tower unit, totally upgraded with museum finishes, lacquered walls, remote control drapes, marble counters, Lutron light and sound, beveled mirrors, antique chandeliers and all new appliances. Open walls in living and dining create flow for entertaining. Truly a custom turnkey with all the bells and whistles. Click here for more info.

Lisa Besserer – (214) 543-2940


4337 San Carlos Street Dallas 75205

$2,895,000 | 5/6.2/3 LA/Pool/Fire Pit/2 Car Att/Exercise/Study

4337 san carlos

Enchanting, Santa Barbara styled custom home, enjoying every amenity and feature. Built by luxury homebuilder Cathy Koonsman as her personal residence, special details include antique woodwork and hardware, European slate roof, beamed ceilings, eat-in cook’s kitchen with 2 workspaces, office off the kitchen, study, exercise, wine room with French accents and double wine coolers, media/play room, pool and fire pit area, and exquisite master suite with fireplace, sitting area and incredible closet and bath. Click here fore more info.

Ginger Nobles – (214) 212-4434
Susan Baldwin – (214) 763-1591


3821 Beverly Drive Dallas 75205

$8,000,000 | 7/6.2/Fmls/Family Rm/Library/Office/Sitting Rm

3821 beverly
This classic Mediterranean home is situated on one of the prettiest streets in Highland Park. Over half an acre in size, this site and property combine the best of traditional character with today’s amenities in an incomparable setting. Perfect proportion, beautiful appointments, elegant fixtures, and a livable floor plan make this home a gem not often available to the market. Click here for more info.

Joan Eleazer – (214) 537-5923


6633 Desco – SOLD


Pete Ryan – (214) 957-3547

Susie Ryan – (214) 957-6886


7603 Bryn Mawr Drive Dallas 75225

$3,595,000 | 5/6.2

7603 Bryn Mawr Drive

Stunning home in HPISD. Exquisite formals with Venetian plaster in the dining and plaster fireplace in the living. Study, large family room, breakfast, kitchen, and a fantastic bar area make up the first floor. Breakfast and family overlook the award winning pool/outdoor living area. Basement includes a 4-car garage, bath, space for both a wine room and media room – ready for your finish out. Second floor includes 4 large bedrooms, each with their own bath, and an exercise room. Third floor boasts a large playroom, fifth bedroom, and full bath. Click here for more info.

Lucinda Buford – (214) 728-4289
Tessa Mosteller – (214) 505-1248


3137 Caruth Boulevard Dallas 75225

$1,299,000 |  4/3.1

3137 Caruth
Light and Spacious University Park home on a 70X170 lot in Hyer Elementary. Updated and expanded in 2000 with a family friendly floorplan. Formals, den and study surround a center hall on the first level. An updated kitchen with breakfast area has custom cabinetry, hardwoods, granite and stainless appliances. All four bedrooms and utility room up. Screened porch off the den overlooks fabulous back yard with an amazing tree house! Click here fore more info.


Will Seale – (214) 707-9707
Karla & Alex Trusler – (214) 682-6511



3518 Gillon Avenue Dallas 75205

$2,850,000 | 4/5.2/Fmls/Den/Game Room/Study/Pool/2 Car

3518 Gillon

This exceptional English traditional home, designed by Robbie Fusch and built by Hawkins-Wellwood, is located on an oversized lot in a premier location in the heart of Highland Park. An inviting courtyard with antique wall caps and fountain provide a welcoming entry into the lovely interior. The spacious entry is flanked by well-appointed formal living and dining rooms, and a handsome office with lovely wood paneling and floor-to-ceiling windows. The kitchen is gourmand’s delight, with stainless appliances, an antique pantry door, and breakfast bar that opens to the breakfast nook and family room with fireplace. The luxurious master suite includes a large master bath and separate closets. Also upstairs are three additional bedrooms with ensuite baths and large walk-in closets, and a large upstairs living area. The back yard boasts a gorgeous pool, custom built by Riverbend Sandler, an outdoor kitchen, and yard space. Click here for more info.

Michelle Wood – (214) 564-0234
701 S Rogers Street Waxahachie 75165$849,000 | 6/4/Fmls/Music Rm/Den/Basement/2 Studies/Playrm

701 rogers street

Rosemont”, a rarely found Queen Anne Victorian Estate, left intact for 118 years is situated on approximately 3.5 of gorgeous grounds including a Pecan orchard. This 1894 architectural gem is listed on both the National and Texas Historical Registers. Rosemont has been lovingly restored while keeping its historical significance; and is still occupied as a residence. The home has tremendous drive up with wide wrap around porches and balconies. The downstairs features a massive entry and stairway; 12 foot ceilings; hardwood floors; five fireplaces with original tiles; oversized dining room; music room; formal living room; all with beautiful woods and moldings. The upstairs has four bedrooms; five fireplaces; two studies; and a large comfortable living area opening to a balcony with incredible views. Rosemont also has a basement and a third floor area perfect for a playroom; a garage with room for eight cars….a car collector’s dream; a separate pavilion for entertaining large groups and previously used for storing cars; a very nice guest house; and a green house. The beauty and historic qualities of Rosemont are unsurpassed in terms of Victorian homes. Click here for more info.

Judy Sessions – (214) 354-5556
2713 Westminster Avenue Dallas 75205

$1,699,000 | 5/6.2/4 LA/2 DR/3 Car

2713 westminster ave

The Builder, Hyde Homes, has designed a beautifully stylized, light-filled traditional home around a New Orleans styled courtyard for outdoor entertaining. Entry to this proposed build-to-suit home, that includes formals and a wet bar, is through a spacious two-story entryway that opens to a massive great room and huge gourmet eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, center island, breakfast bar, granite countertops, Butler’s Pantry, and more. The rooms are light filled and most of the living and dining areas open to the New Orleans style courtyard with a stone fire pit and water feature for casual outdoor living. An upstairs master retreat is inviting and secluded with a spa like bath featuring a double shower, separate vanities and large walk-in closets. There are four secondary bedroom suites, with one guest bedroom located on the first floor of the house. Additionally there are plans for an exercise room, game room and library/ study with French Doors and a balcony that opens to the lush courtyard below. There is a second living area with fireplace that features a separate kitchen. This energy efficient home will include highly rated air conditioning units, 12 inch insulation, ceiling fans, double pane windows, energy star appliances, Low E windows, and a recirculating hot water heater. This property is located in the Highland Park ISD – University Park Elementary school district and convenient to Snider Plaza, SMU, NorthPark and Downtown Dallas on an oversized 56 X 171 lot. There are three parking spaces and a fenced driveway with alley access. Click here for more info.

Amy Detwiler – (214) 536-8680

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