With Cooler Weather Looming, Houses Boasting Firepits are Hotter Than Ever


Those cool Dallas evenings bundled up on the coziest chair will soon be upon us. Many homeowners opt to take advantage of the season by incorporating a customized firepit into their outdoor area, creating a chic, comfortable spot for entertaining and relaxing. To that end, we’ve got some of the most beautiful, make-you-envious firepits in the city.

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The firepit and seating at 6009 Royal Crest Drive mirrors what you’d find at the world’s finest resorts. Steel-gray gravel lines the area, and the cut-to-precision bushes and greenery add a natural touch. The light stone and fabric accents create an inviting atmosphere and complement the design of this Mediterranean-style home.

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The Highland Park home at 4412 Lakeside Drive features an extraordinary firepit and outdoor area that’s surrounded by lush landscaping and accented by concrete floors and abundant space for seating. The firepit can be seen and enjoyed from the solarium, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows.

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1022 N. Montclair Avenue is a stunning Kessler Park Tudor that has an incredible outdoor area that includes trails, a foot bridge, a pond, and a firepit that has been designed to be a part of the natural setting. The firepit sits atop stone flooring and blends in to the lush surroundings.

5211-Meaders


Situated in Mayflower Estates is 5211 Meaders Lane. The home’s oversized backyard has a stone patio, a pool, a pergola, a pool bath, a play yard, and an elegantly designed firepit that sits among beautiful landscaping and mature trees.

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4246 Northview Lane has a large backyard lined with mature trees. Here, the firepit, which is set just beyond the arbor, was designed with the same stonework as the backyard flooring. This minimalist design complements the overall ambiance of the backyard.

A version of this article also appears on CultureMap Dallas.

Old Oak Cliff Conservation League Reveals Properties on Home Tour


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The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League has revealed the 10 houses that will comprise the organization’s annual Fall Home Tour. The event scheduled for Oct. 18 and 19 will include properties in eight Oak Cliff neighborhoods, and Wynnewood North will be represented by the gorgeous residence of Dave Perry-Miller associate Brian Davis. Scroll down for a preview.

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These Homes Are Short Walk (or Long Drive?) From Stevens Park Golf Course


Golf enthusiasts agree that Stevens Park Golf Course (“Little Augusta,” as it’s known to many locals) is the pride and joy of North Oak Cliff. Renovated in 2011, Stevens Park is considered one of the finest public courses in the state.

Homes located on golf courses are always in demand, which is why Dave Perry-Miller & Associates presents four gorgeous estates within walking distance of Stevens Park Golf Course.

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Located in Kessler Park, 1022 N. Montclair Avenue is a Tudor situated on a .33-acre rolling-terrain lot. The recently restored home features hardwood floors, medallion ceilings, stained-glass windows, stone and mosaic inlays, and double-brick construction. The five-bedroom home also boasts a wine cellar, dual balconies, a foot bridge, a pond, and a fire pit.

 

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The home at 1042 Lausanne Avenue in Kessler Park is a beautiful Tudor with 15-foot cathedral ceilings, a gas fireplace, and stained-glass windows. The kitchen features pearl-granite countertops and custom cabinetry. In the backyard, there’s a waterfall pool and a spa.

 

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Down the street is 1133 Lausanne Avenue, a remodeled ranch-style home situated on a .32-acre corner lot. The home features cove ceilings, formal living areas with hardwood floors, oversized windows, tiered moldings, and double-sided fireplace bridging the living room and den. The backyard has a recently refinished pool with a waterfall.

 

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Located in Stevens Park Estates is 1932 W. Colorado Boulevard, a beautiful five-bedroom home that was extensively renovated in 2003. The home features an open floor plan, rich hardwood flooring, a large family room, a covered patio, and an expansive backyard with mature trees.

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