Estate of the Day: $6.2 Million Classic Greek Revival in Dallas, Texas


Located on over a half acre in the most coveted old Highland Park neighborhood, this classic Greek Revival home ($6,250,000) offers every amenity. The custom three story home was built in 2004 and features large formal living areas, several informal living spaces, oversized bedrooms, each with a private bath, a gorgeous pool and rear yard, and a 2 bedroom apartment located above the 3 car garage. Marble, wood, and stone flooring, hand carved fireplaces, and custom cabinetry and millwork are just some of the special features of this exceptional home. The spacious entry foyer is flanked by the formal living and dining rooms, and has a grand curved staircase that spans all three floors of the home. The formal living room with its beautiful marble fireplace leads to a large family room, which overlooks gorgeous rear grounds. The family room features surround sound, projection screen, and a beautiful fireplace. Also overlooking the rear area there is a warm library with wet bar and sets of French doors leading outside. Adjacent to the dining room there is a wonderful butler’s pantry with silver closet, which leads to the well equipped chef’s kitchen. It includes copper sinks, 6 burner Viking range, 2 warming and 2 convection ovens, double Subzero refrigerators, two dishwashers, granite countertops, a large island, and a fireplace and sitting area. The adjacent breakfast area is quite spacious and has room for a sitting area as well. The first level also includes an exercise room and pool cabana, another den with a vaulted ceiling and office, downstairs laundry room, and 3 car garage. Upstairs, the master suite has a sitting area, marble fireplace, covered terrace, and adjacent bath with jetted tub, steam shower, double vanities, and oversized walk-in closet. There are four additional bedrooms and full baths, all with hardwood flooring, on the second level, along with a laundry room which will accommodate 3 full size washers and/or dryers. The gorgeous iron stairway continues to the third level which is comprised of approximately 2700 square feet of gameroom or office space and incredible storage. The apartment above the garage has a lovely living area with French doors to a covered veranda, full kitchen with gas range and granite countertops, and 2 spacious bedrooms, each with private bath. The rear yard is comprised of both covered and uncovered patio areas, the large pool and spa, and gorgeous landscaped yard space. This home offers every amenity imaginable and is an incredible value in today’s market. Fireplace mantles were custom designed and handmade at the quarry for this home. These are one of a kind solid marble and were installed by a French stone mason. The three story spiraling double staircases are crowned with a huge oval copper framed skylight which mimics the shape and curve of the staircases. The sideyards are both charming and functional as private sitting areas or culinary gardens. The saltwater pool is oversized and completely custom in every sense, and the yard is landscaped specifically for complete privacy. There is an 8′ brick wall around the entire house, and solid custom designed/ornamented iron gates for both security and privacy. State of the art security system recently installed. The apartment is constructed and finished out with the same quality as the main house, and is a home in its own right. It has a beautiful covered gazebo patio overlooking the pool as does its kitchen and living room. Garage has been finished out and is air conditioned, fitted with custom cabinetry, sink, and rubber flooring.


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