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Melissa first began in residential real estate over thirty years ago after graduating from the Hockaday School in Dallas and from Wheaton College in Massachusetts. She firmly believes that the Dallas/Fort Worth area offers everything one could possibly require for a superlative lifestyle.

4225 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, 75205

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Price $9,340,000

Beds:5 Baths:5.3 Garage:4

Situated on a beautiful oversized interior lot just a few blocks away from Highland Park Village and Dallas Country Club, this classic 1928 home has been completely rebuilt and expanded by the owners and the team of Nickey Oates, Debra Stewart, and numerous other design professionals. The character of the original home, coupled with a fresh, open feel make 4225 Beverly a perfect blend of traditional and transitional style. Lush front gardens lead one in to the large entry, which is flanked by lovely formal living and dining rooms. The living room has a custom stone fireplace with Italian mantle and retains the original relief ceiling. It has been enhanced with sets of French doors leading to a charming outside courtyard sitting area. The dining room, with its Venetian plaster walls, can accommodate a table to seat 12 or more and has beautiful windows overlooking the front grounds. The entry also leads to a cozy paneled study with fireplace, and the great room. The raised, beamed ceiling gives the great room an open feel and the large fireplace with trumeau is a focal point. There is room for several seating areas and a wall of windows views the rear entertaining areas and pool. Wide hallways with French doors to the outside lead to the breakfast room and exceptional cook’s kitchen. A center island with gorgeous granite countertop, icemaker and additional sink make serving from the kitchen so easy! Lots of custom cabinetry and great counter space, coupled with a Wolf 6 burner cooktop, SubZero refrigerator, double ovens, steam oven, warmer, dual Bosch dishwashers and builtin armoire create a true living space within the kitchen. There is a breakfast bar and adjacent breakfast area which overlooks the rear patio. As well there is a spacious butler’s pantry and lots of storage, including a silver closet.


The downstairs master bedroom is a peaceful retreat with its beamed ceiling, fireplace, sitting area, and views of the rear yard. There is a wall of bookshelves and plenty of space for art. The master bath has dual sink areas and large walkin closets, an oversized shower, and jetted tub. Heated marble floors and great closet builtins are custom features that make the master bath a special space. A downstairs utility room and additional room with half bath that is perfect for dogs or crafts are also part of the first level.


The wine cellar is accessed from the entry foyer and is a large space for wine tasting, dining and chilled storage. There is an elevator that services the first and second levels.


On the second level there are 4 bedroom suites, each with a private bath and walkin closet. All are quite large and have hardwood flooring and large windows that create a light feel. There is an upstairs gallery area large enough for a game table or piano. The media room is a perfect entertaining area and has lots of seating space and a wet bar and half bath. There is an upstairs utility room and easily accessible attic storage and equipment room.


The outdoor living area is another large space comprised of a covered patio, outdoor cooking center, fireplace, ceiling heaters, outdoor shower and lots of seating. All overlooks the pristine pool and lush landscaping.


A 4 car garage equipped for electric cars, extra parking on the apron outside the garage, slate and copper roof, a generator, Control 4 AV, exterior security cameras, limestone walkways, driveways, and sidewalks and meticulous landscaping complete this exceptional custom home.
Broker : Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l
Agent : Joan Eleazer


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