Homes designed for extraordinary living are open this Sunday, December 16, in Highland Park and University Park.

3021 Southwestern

Featured in several national magazines, this amazing home built in 2007 by Barringer Family Homes has everything you could ask for.

Custom cabinetry refrigerated wine cellar, formals, library, grand open kitchen-breakfast-family room, covered porch, private master balcony, pool, built-in grill, five bedroom suites, media-game room with bath, beautifully landscaped 70’ x 160’ lot. This is a stunning property!

Listed by Karla Trusler and Will Seale for $2,649,000.

Open House:
December 16, 2012
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. 


3525 Dartmouth


This gracious custom French home, designed by Larry Boerder and built by George Lewis, has been meticulously updated. Quality and charm exude throughout this exceptional home, from the lovely stucco exterior and beautifully-landscaped grounds, to the inviting entry with views to the back yard. Wonderful room proportions and a circular floor plan allow for both superb entertaining and comfortable family living.

The over-sized entry is flanked by spacious formal living and dining rooms with fireplace and floor to ceiling windows. An inviting study separates the living room and den, and includes a bar with three wine refrigerators and lovely built-ins. The family room is generously proportioned, with French doors opening to the loggia and back yard.

The kitchen is a show stopper, featuring rich wood cabinetry, silestone counters, an island with a nook for the custom breakfast table, gourmet appliances — including refrigerator drawers, vegetable steamer, microwave drawer, double-Miele dishwashers — coffee bar, and a stunning butler’s pantry with antiqued, mirrored cabinets.

The master suite includes an office/nursery, French doors to a covered terrace and a luxurious master bath with separate vanities and walk-in closets. Also upstairs are three additional spacious bedrooms with en-suite baths and a cozy upstairs study. The large playroom, located over the attached garage, has a full bath and could be a fifth bedroom. Plans for completion of additional square footage on the third floor are also available.

Located in the heart of old Highland Park, this fabulous home is centrally located within walking distance of Armstrong Elementary, Highland Park library and swimming pool, multiple parks, Dallas Country Club, Knox Street retail and Highland Park Village.

Listed by Michelle Wood for $2,399,000.

Open House:
December 16, 2012
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 


8415 Swananoah

A tranquil setting encompasses this new construction home on over half an acre. A large family room that overlooks the pool and grounds is the focal point of the house. The kitchen has light granite and beautiful cabinetry with lots of room for family gatherings.

The master is downstairs with views of the pool and a gorgeous master bath with a huge shower and large closets. A fun game room is off of the kitchen with views of the grounds and pool. A study is off the entry with rich woods and built-ins. Upstairs are three large bedrooms with views of pool.

Listed by Jonathan Rosen and Lisa Besserer for $1,499,000.

Open House:
December 16, 2012
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.


4215 Potomac 

This light, bright Tudor has been updated and expanded to allow for family living and entertaining and is within walking distance to Bradfield Elementary School, Highland Park Village and the YMCA. 

It features an open floor plan with formals, wine room, spacious master suite, four secondary bedrooms and an upstairs game room. A fifth bedroom is located on first floor and could be a used as a study/office. The home has many amenities including hardwood floors, leaded glass, decorator lighting, gorgeous landscaping and a two-car attached garage.

Listed by Amy Detwiler for $1,179,000.

Open House:
December 16, 2012
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.  


5551 Glenwick 

Elegant and sophisticated, this updated home is a special place where the indoors and outdoors merge for great entertaining! Living and dining rooms open through French doors to a tranquil, New Orleans style courtyard with iron gates and gardens, leading to pool with spa.

The custom kitchen features granite, blown glass cabinets, bead board ceiling and stainless appliances. Additional amenities include hardwoods, casement windows, plantation shutters, Lutron lighting, mosquito mister, lush landscaping and a fountain on an oversized lot.

Also included with the sale are a custom surround sound and stereo system, two flat screen televisions, washer, dryer, refrigerator and a custom pool cover.  A third bedroom also can be utilized as a den or study.

Walk to Inwood Village with specialty stores and dining and enjoy convenient access to the Dallas Tollway and Downtown Dallas.

Listed by Malinda Arvesen and Michelle Copeland for $479,000. 

Open House:
December 16, 2012
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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