With Thanksgiving Meals Top of Mind, Enjoy These 5 Dazzling Dining Rooms


As families around the nation prepare for next week’s Thanksgiving holiday, the dining room will play a central role in the togetherness. From traditional décor to modern design, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate presents five dining rooms that are the perfect place to host your family affair.

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Tucked inside the spectacular Ritz-Carlton is the modern three-bedroom home at 2525 N. Pearl Street, #1102. This gorgeous dining room features spectacular downtown views and abundant natural light, as well as hardwood floors and an incredible glass chandelier.

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The estate at 3620 Maplewood Avenue is located within Old Highland Park. The dining room in this home features a tiered ceiling with a beautiful amber-colored glass chandelier, hardwood flooring, and plenty of space for entertaining.

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Located in Old Preston Hollow, 4650 Meadowood Road is a six-bedroom estate situated on three acres. The formal dining room features Brazilian cherry wood floors, a glass chandelier, and custom features such as a matte black ceiling and fabric-covered walls.

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9246 Sunnybrook Lane is located in Old Preston Hollow and made for entertaining. The dining room features parquet wooden floors, two built-in lighted china cabinets, abundant natural light, and plenty of room for family and guests.

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The home at 11712 Forest Court, located on a cul de sac in Preston Hollow, features an open dining room with simple elegance, such as tile flooring, French doors, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

A version of this article also appears on Culture Map Dallas.

Who’d Have Thought We’d be Touting Outdoor Features This Late in October?


This time of year, you probably expected to be cozied up inside, focused on wicked game of checkers or a tournament at the foosball table. But North Texas weather is a funny thing, and the cold temperatures that usually chase summer away seem to be taking their sweet time getting here. So now that you have a few more weeks to enjoy the picnic-like temperatures, here are four homes made for outdoor fun and games.

4612 Isabella Lane

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4612 Isabella Lane is a six-bedroom estate situated on 1.026 acres. The outdoor area features a full-sized sport court, a batting cage, a zipline, a covered patio with fireplace, a heated saltwater pool, and a spa with fountains. You may never want to go back inside!

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9520 Hathaway Street

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Located in Old Preston Hollow, 9520 Hathaway Street is a seven-bedroom, 10-bath estate situated on 1.44-acres of heavily treed and beautifully landscaped grounds. The backyard is practically a resort: there’s a pool, a cabana with a full kitchen and bath, an outdoor kitchen with a fireplace, and a full-size sport court made for skateboarding and basketball.

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10433 Strait Lane

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Golf, anyone? If so, check out the home at 10433 Strait Lane, which sits on a 1-acre lot. Here, you’ll find lush private grounds with a pool, private quarters, and a beautiful putting green set up in the middle of an expansive grassy area.

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9246 Sunnybrook Lane

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9246 Sunnybrook Lane is a Preston Hollow estate on 2.68 acres, which is plenty of space for a full-sized lighted tennis court … and a pool … and towering trees … and a child’s play house. The home boasts a 12,000-square-foot main house, as well as a guest house.

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Despite Being Within City Limits, These Properties Offer Wide-Open Spaces


When you think of an urban setting, wide-open space doesn’t typically come to mind. Urban communities are densely populated with proximity to dining, retail, and recreation. Often times, the term “work-live-play” defines these neighborhoods because residents live near their place of employment, greenbelts, and cultural institutions such as museums or performance venues. (For example, think of the way Uptown and Downtown are master-planned.) Most of the time, the homes don’t feature expansive parcels. But in real estate, there are exceptions to every rule.

Tucked away in some of the city’s most prestigious urban neighborhoods are homes situated on multi-acre parcels, providing a study in contrast. Here are a few luxury homes that feature plenty of room to roam outdoors.

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The home at 3828 Turtle Creek Drive sits on 2.17 acres of landscaped grounds that run along the banks of Turtle Creek. This 1920s Mediterranean home still has its original tile work, and features amenities such as radiant heated floors, terrace with wood-burning fireplace, gym, pool and loggia, and outdoor entertaining space with covered patios.

 

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Four acres in Old Preston Hollow is a rare find. 9246 Sunnybrook Lane features a 12,000-square-foot main house and a 4,000-square-foot second house, two guest houses, child’s play house, tennis court, towering trees, and beautifully landscaped grounds.

 

5139Seneca

Located on 2.34 acres in Bluffview Estates is 5139 Seneca Drive, a 16,000-square-foot French chateau that features a 30-foot entrance rotunda, custom elevator, wine tasting room, theater, fitness room, billiards room, loggia, and infinity pool.

 

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The contemporary estate at 4130 Cochran Chapel Road sits on 3.38 acres of with mature trees and winding creeks. The home was built with steel and glass to complement its natural setting. The backyard area features an infinity pool that’s visible from the living areas.

Hamburger Man Grilling on Sunny Brook Lane


Everyone’s favorite caterer, The Hamburger Man, will be grilling patties from 1 to 2:30 this afternoon at 9246 Sunny Brook Lane. This five-bedroom house on a 4-acre lot in Old Preston Hollow has been listed by Mark Cain for $10.6 million. The estate features a children’s playhouse, a tennis court, a four-car garage, a second home with 4,000 square feet, and two guest houses. And, today only, it features free burgers! Stop on by!