Outdoors All Year: Dallas Homes With Great Backyards
June 18th, 2014 | by Michelle
A vegetable garden, play fort and lots of green space create an exceptional outdoor space at 504 W. Davis in McKinney. Listed for $325,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Summer break is here, the days are longer, and the backyard is a great place to enjoy both. Well-designed and elegantly equipped outdoor living spaces now rank at the top of most homebuyers’ list of desired amenities. The homes described below offer great living, indoors and out.
3208 Villanova Street | University Park | Listed for $2,749,000
This backyard of this four-bedroom home was built for sports with an official size sport court with screens, in ground trampoline and a 650-square-foot covered outdoor living area with fireplace, large flat screen ceiling fans and lots of cozy seating.
4236 Lorraine Avenue | Highland Park | Listed for $6,200,000
This exquisite, five-bedroom Santa Barbara Mediterranean opens to a relaxing terrace and balconies overlook the sparkling, sunny pool, spa, fountains and comfortable seating area. This estate is a true labor of love with the highest attention to architectural integrity and character.
4222 Cochran Chapel | Bluffview | Listed for $4,295,000
Enjoy tall trees, a meandering creek and expansive views on this 2.3 acres oasis. This five-bedroom home, designed by Richard Drummond Davis, features tall windows that frame the extraordinary scenery. The first floor master offers bath, fireplace, exercise room and great views.
15 Wooded Gate | North Dallas| Listed for $915,000
Nestled in a gated neighborhood in the heart of Dallas is a unique, three-bedroom property that combines superb taste and custom quality with exquisite views of a secluded lush creek. Conveniently located on the first floor, the gorgeous master bedroom is truly a retreat, with views of the patio and creek.
504 W. Davis Street | McKinney | Listed for $325,000
Just steps from Historic McKinney, this three-bedroom home opens to a large lot with vegetable garden, kids playscape and fort, awesome dining and living patios and grassy yard. The mid-century home is on a .38-acre lot with mature trees, lovely landscaping and more.
10727 Camellia Drive | Preston Hollow | Listed for $2,199,000
This four-bedroom home invites year-round fun with a large, three-tiered pool with cabana, custom putting green, outdoor kitchen and plenty of green space for play. This home offers a true haven near schools, shopping and entertaining.
4021 Marquette Avenue | University Park | Listed for $2,375,000
This well designed, four-bedroom home in University Park was built in 2006 with meticulous craftsmanship and quality by Craft Barnett Homes. The outdoor loggia is ideal for entertaining with a built-in grill, refrigerator, pool, spa and water feature. There is also a landscaped side yard and dog run.
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