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Closing the Year with Significant Estate Sales in Highland Park, Preston Hollow

January 31st, 2014 | by The Update

The gracious estate at 9410 Alva Court sits among winding roads and towering trees in the highly sought-after Preston Hollow neighborhood. This signature property is listed for $4,900,000. 

Last year was a banner one for Dallas’ renowned estate market. Distinctive architecture, rolling lawns, gracious rooms and sumptuous amenities made properties in the $3 million and above category popular with well-heeled, investment-savvy buyers.

“In 2013, many estate clients trusted us to sell their extraordinary properties,” said Robbie Briggs, President and CEO of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. “In the top 15 estate sales in Dallas, our agents had the privilege of selling 10 of these premier homes.”

Here are some of the stellar properties, listed by expert agents with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, now greeting new owners in grand style.

3821 Beverly Drive

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Designed by esteemed architect Larry Boerder, this Mediterranean influenced home is a study in perfect proportions and is often called one of the prettiest homes in Highland Park. The property was listed for $8,000,000 by Joan Eleazer.

3619 Crescent Avenue

3619 Crescent Avenue - Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes sold in Dallas - kitchen

Famously known as Coram Deo (translated from the Latin as “in the presence of God”), this magnificent estate in Highland Park evokes the grandeur and splendor of centuries gone by, without sacrificing modern luxury and every convenience. The home was listed for $6,950,000 by Ellen and Todd Terry.

4441 S. Versailles Avenue

4441 S. Versailles Avenue Highland Park Briggs Freeman Sothebys International Realty

This exquisite residence boasts French Regency style and Parisian cachet – the perfect combination for its premier French Streets address. Beautiful, custom materials detail this elegant home, listed for $6,900,000 by Lindy Mahoney.

5100 Brookview Drive

5100 Brookview, Preston Hollow - a Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home, Update Dallas 0

This gracious Italianate villa in Preston Hollow is a luxury estate with an intimate atmosphere. The artistic proportions and purposeful symmetry create a calming serenity in this home listed for $5,750,000 by Anne Goyer and LeeLee Gioia.

3704 Alice Circle

3704-Alice-Circle - Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth - exterior

Designed by Hal Thomson and located in Highland Park, this home features all the eclectic details expected from the man who created some of Dallas’ most Gatsby-esque estates. The home was listed for $5,749,000 by Brenda and Melissa White.

Serving the Metroplex from our office at 5600 Lovers Lane, Suite 224, Dallas, Texas  75209. For more beautiful homes, see briggsfreeman.com. Also see updatedallas.com for the latest in real estate news. CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

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