Home to Former President George W. Bush, Ross Perot, Dirk Nowitzki and a variety of names from politics to entertainment, Preston Hollow is synonymous for luxury and grandeur.
The area, nestled between Northwest Highway, Royal Lane, Hillcrest Avenue and Midway Road, was once an expanse of farmland before developer Ira DeLoache claimed it for the prestigious estates it is known for today.
Preston Hollow is also home to several of Dallas’ top private schools, including St. Mark’s School of Texas, an all-boys school ranked No. 6 in Niche.com’s 2019 Best Private High Schools in America.
With sprawling acres of lush foliage, it’s no wonder many of Dallas’ most affluent choose to reside in Preston Hollow.
We’ve chosen five homes that place luxury at the top of the priority list.
Sarah Todd has the distinct talent of seeing the world a little bit differently.
From views of London’s Tower Bridge to her safari adventures, Todd has the ability of transforming what she sees into abstract visions of bold acrylics and glistening metallics underneath a layer of sleek resin.
It’s her unique portrayal of the world around her that has captured the attention of many Dallas residents. Since she first became a full-time artist about a year ago, Todd has been working nonstop to bring her Midas touch to homes across Dallas and beyond.
Property values vary from region to region, country to country. What one can expect to purchase in Dallas for a certain price may get you further — or not — in other parts of world.
With Luxury Portfolio International, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate can showcase luxurious listings from the U.S.’ premier brokerages — all in one award-winning website, luxuryportfolio.com. Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate is an exclusive North Texas member of Luxury Portfolio, an invitation-only network of more than 200 brokerages worldwide.
We’ve selected five properties that showcase how far $2 million goes around the world.
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Christmas is only 49 days away, so why not get a headstart on planning? Forgo the paper and digital calendars and count down with something more festive — advent calendars.
Traditionally more popular in Europe, advent calendars are calendars with flaps or doors covering up each “window” leading up to Christmas day. For each day, the calendar window flaps are opened to reveal an image, chocolates or small gifts to mark the day.
Start December with these five advent calendars that provide a touch of luxury with each day leading to Christmas.
The iconic house of fragrance, Dyptique, presents its notable advent calendar in a beautiful box of small drawers representing each day. Reveal beautiful scents in the form of candles, fragrance and body products within the calendar.
Swedish design and stationery company kikki.K offer a sampling of its best products in this celestial blue and gold calendar. Lifestyle items are interspersed with fun notepads and cards to make the next year merrier.
Now is the time to pre-order this set of 12 wines from around the world — Vinebox sold out last year’s edition in just four weeks. The wines are a mix of red and white curated to suit the holiday season. If you’re lucky, you could receive a special golden bottle in your box. Winners will receive wine for the whole of 2019.
The classic chocolate advent calendar receives a luxurious twist with Williams Sonoma and sweets from Paris’ La Maison du Chocolate. Give this calendar as a gift or keep it for yourself and indulge in an array of milk and dark chocolate, handcrafted in Paris.
Satiate your curiosities and take part in a decades-long tradition of giving back to local East Dallas schools during this year’s Lakewood Home Festival from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11.
The fall tradition, now in its 42nd year, spans nearly 4 miles of Lakewood’s best tree-lined neighborhoods, highlighting the various architectural styles and designs of seven homes.
Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate is a proud sponsor of the event, commencing with the auction party at 7 p.m. Nov. 9, with this year’s theme, “Lakewood Takes a Bite Out of the Big Apple.” The party will feature live and silent auctions. Tickets for the auction start at $150.
The following evening, Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate is also sponsoring the Candlelight Tour from 7 to 9 p.m. Nov. 10. Guests will enjoy sipping wine with the owners and architects of a selection of the homes. Tickets for the Candlelight Tour start at $30.30.
The Lakewood Home Festival is hosted by the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA and funds the purchase of school materials, computers and enrichment programs at Lakewood Elementary School, J.L. Long Middle School and Woodrow Wilson High School. Last year’s festival raised over $200,000 for the three schools.
Take a glimpse of the homes the teams are sponsoring below and see the rest of the homes in November.
The Jackson Sells team is sponsoring 6726 Lakewood Blvd., one of Lakewood’s “Dilbeck Triplets.”
The home, built by one of Dallas’ most notable architects, Charles Dilbeck, offers an oasis of a backyard. Lush and manicured landscaping surround a former log cabin-turned-pool house, once dubbed “Lakewood City Hall” for its use as a site to host neighborhood association meetings.
The Heather Guild Group is sponsoring 6927 Pasadena, a 2016 modern home built with entertaining at the top of mind. The home features breathtaking and unique living spaces for indoor and outdoor entertaining.
Tickets to the home tour are $20 and are available online at lakewoodhomefestival.com or at Lakewood Comerica Bank, Talulah & HESS and Snowbaby. Tickets will be available at the door at any of the homes on tour. The homes will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children 12 and younger are free.
Dallas is a vast city of eclectic character encompassing various environments, from the modern and sleek high rises of downtown to quiet, tree-lined streets.
The city’s eastern corridor spans the Lake and Garden District, more commonly known as East Dallas. The “neighborhood” comprises several communities including, Lakewood, Lake Highlands, Forest Hills, historic Swiss Avenue and more.
Residents enjoy a world apart from what most outsiders think Dallas to be. In East Dallas, a variety of flora and fauna are available to see daily through renowned attractions, such as the Dallas Arboretum and a plethora of green space. The allure of White Rock Lake is over 1,200 acres of serenity and a focal point of outdoor activity for sports enthusiasts and families alike.
The area is also known for its historic homes, more than a century old and many restored to preserve their fine craftsmanship.
We’ve selected 10 homes which showcase the charm and variety that East Dallas has to offer.
New York-based artist David Drevin creates a neon art installation in “I Am You and You Are Me.” The piece, currently being displayed in the Oliver Cole Gallery in Miami, is part of a limited-edition set.
This elegant floor lamp features two lighting options in its conical brass shade, which rotates from an uplight to a reading light in one swivel. A Carrara marble base steadily holds the sleek and slim structure.
Booklovers of all ages will delight in this design created by architect and designer Max Gunawan. The outer hardcover features a walnut or maple wood finish when closed. Upon opening, a soft glow emits from the pages of the book.