This stunning Cape Cod two-story is an uncommon oasis in the heart of Dallas. As you pull into the driveway of 8206 Inwood Road, marketed for $2,865,000 by J.L. Forke and Jennifer Shindler, any visual or audible reminders you’re in a bustling city begin to fade into the background.
This completely re-imagined home melds the charm of its original 1941 structure with renovated and expanded spaces (more than 60% of the home is new) designed for the most discerning taste. The current owners spent over two and a half years working very closely with architect/builder Chad Dorsey of More+Design Build creating a special place that not only fit their growing family’s needs but also built a home that reminded them of their Massachusetts’ roots. With its bleached hardwood flooring, beamed ceilings and walls of glass overlooking lush, three-quarter-acre grounds, the Inwood Road estate includes formals, great room, library, four bedrooms, four full and one half baths, chef’s kitchen, game room, guest house, screened, pool, three-car garage, storm shelter and guest house.
“The original 2,500 square-foot residence was taken down to the studs,” Shindler says. “More+Design reconfigured it into this spectacular home now boasting 6,937 square feet.”
“Because it was completed in 2014, it really is like a new home,” Forke adds.
A crushed granite motor court welcomes guests to a gracious entry. Inside, the bright foyer is flanked by chic living and dining rooms washed in natural light and perfect for elegant gatherings with family and friends.
With its beamed ceilings, shimmering fireplace, six iron orb chandeliers, and a wall of French doors that open to the outdoors, the dramatic great room is sublime. An expansive center island gracefully connects the room with an open gourmet kitchen outfitted with classic white cabinetry and countertops, and artisan tile. An enormous walk-in pantry, two Miele dishwashers, and professional Viking and Sub-Zero appliances make the kitchen truly chef-worthy.
The downstairs master wing is a luxe retreat with more than 1,160 square feet, and includes a sitting area with fireplace and bath overlooking a private garden. Upstairs, a game room with full en suite bath is perfect for a fifth bedroom, media room or nanny’s quarters.
Outdoors, a screened-in porch with grilling station and fireplace offers views of the back lawn, pool and spa. The 1,000-square-foot guest house features a living room with fireplace and cathedral ceilings.
For more information, contact J.L. Forke at (214)firstname.lastname@example.org or Jennifer Shindler at (214)email@example.com.