A platinum locale on the fairway in University Park is the site of this exquisite traditional home offering four bedrooms, three full and one half baths, formal living and dining rooms, study and family room. Expansive storage, original hardwood floors, stunning designer wall coverings and generous outdoor living spaces are just some of the highlights complementing this tastefully executed blend of a traditional design with 21st century amenities.
The graceful center entrance foyer is flanked by a handsome study and the formal living room which enjoys an inviting fireplace accented with a black marble hearth, floor to ceiling windows and recessed lighting. An elegant powder bath is richly appointed with stunning Donghia wall coverings. Formal dining is a delight in this generously sized room located adjacent to both the kitchen and the expansive family room. A gourmet kitchen is appointed with a suite of stainless steel Kitchenaid appliances including a built-in microwave, oven and warming drawer as well as an additional oven, gas cook top and refrigerator. Custom oak cabinetry with Pierce hardware, granite surfaces, tumbled tile backsplash and a breakfast bar complete the kitchen area. A utility room with full sink and built-in shelving and cabinets is conveniently located adjacent to the kitchen. A true highlight is the handsome family room. Twelve foot ceilings, recessed lighting, richly stained moldings, a built-in entertainment unit with shelving and cabinets come together to create a warm family gathering space both functional and inviting. French doors from the family room lead to the gracious covered outdoor entertaining terrace complete with ceiling fans, fireplace and a grilling island equipped with a Grand Turbo Grill, Kitchenaid warming drawer, built-in cabinets and U-Line refrigerator.
Home to the four bedrooms, the second floor offers French door access to a charming exterior balcony with wrought iron scroll work reminiscent of old New Orleans. A cedar closet and additional large walk-in storage area supplies plenty of additional space for tucking away your possessions. The master suite, richly appointed with a soothing Osborne Little wallpaper, boasts a tray ceiling, recessed lighting and a wall of built-in cabinets and shelving. Dual vanities, a jetted tub, separate shower with hand painted walls, crema marble surfaces and an expansive walk-in closet with drawers and shelving create a soothing master bath environment. Two additional bedrooms, one with a walk-in closet have access to a striking bath with hand painted custom wallpaper and shower with Saltillo tile and hand painted accents. A real bonus is the fourth bedroom. Currently being used as a game room this large space enjoys two large closets, a built-in entertainment center with shelving and cabinets and an en suite full bath with new tile and penny tile flooring.
A true highlight is the lot size and the expansive back yard green space. Measuring 70’ x 150’ this lot affords the opportunity for plenty of space for play or even a pool if that is your wish. Couple this with the entertaining terrace and cedar and brick privacy fence surrounding the back yard and you have just the place for a private idyllic retreat in the city.
A detached 2 car garage has the addition of a built-in work shop and yet again more cabinets and shelving for storage.
Additional amenities include a speaker system throughout the first floor and onto the terrace, soothing color palette, plantation shutters as well as some original millwork and accents throughout.
This immaculately maintained home offers the benefit of a large lot, the highly acclaimed Highland Park School system and a location central to the best of Dallas shopping, dining and entertainment. A true opportunity for the discerning buyer to experience the charm of a warm traditional gem skillfully reimagined with custom detailing and a nod to today’s lifestyle.