A Santa Barbara Styled Estate in Dallas. Modern Luxury. Museum Quality.
Originally built for a pair of well-traveled and renowned antique dealers, this prized expansive treasure in Dallas, Texas will be the delight of the next lucky owners.
The idealic neighborhood of University Park and Highland Park (collectively known as The Park Cities) is like a very wealthy small town within the vibrant, metropolitan city of Dallas. With its own police and fire departments which are known nationally for their excellent service. The Park Cities is served byHighland Park schools which are also nationally recognized and known to Ivy League Colleges.
The home is one of a kind in Dallas to be sure, with its procured architectural pieces imported from France and other European countries as well as a few local artifacts. The home rests on a 125 ft wide lot and has 4/5 bedrooms, 5 1/2 baths, as well as a pool, 3- CAR GARAGE, Pavillion with wood burning pizza oven and a cabana bath.
The huge dining room features a fabulous 18th century ceiling panel from an French Chateau as well as views of a nearby fountain. There are antique floors in both the dining room and the study. There are columns from Paris that support the outdoor living area. The stellar master suite is downstairs with a tranquil pool view. His study features an iron work from a bank entry, as well as patterned antique walnut floors from France. The large gourmet kitchen is open to the informal dining or hearth room with a door leading to a secret, lush outdoor sanctuary where one can see butterflies, woodpeckers and hummingbirds...you won’t feel like you are in the city. Upstairs is a large living area, three spacious bedrooms featuring ensuite bathrooms, large walk in closets, hardwood floors, and computer niches with doors. An exercise or hobby room can also be a 5th bedroom if one wishes. There’s a second utility room here for conversion with it’s plumbing already in place for an additional bath/closet.
Walk to nearby parks (hence the name “The Park Cities” as well as tennis courts, wonderful quaint dining and shopping, as well as very near Southern Methodist University. (SMU). Ideal for those who want an impressive, estate quality home, yet want to be near where socializing is easy and every convenience is near.