The original Dilbeck design at 4021 Bryn Mawr has been updated with unique vaulted brick ceiling in family room, steel doors and windows, metal roof and more. Listed for $1,699,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Few neighborhoods are as full of school spirit as University Park. On any given fall weekend, the town is awash with college flags, balloon sculptures and droves of residents wearing T-shirts touting their school pride. The fantastic homes listed below are the perfect for hosting a game day celebration—win or lose. For more great homes in University Park, visit briggsfreeman.com.
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This updated and move-in ready home at 4033 Purdue Avenue in University Park offers great style and function. Filled with light, the front entry is spacious and opens to the formal living and dining rooms, and the formal study with built-ins.
The focal points of the casual living space are the marble surround to the fireplace with built-ins and beautiful French doors to the backyard. The casual living space opens to the eat-in kitchen with additional butler pantry storage, and the second working office behind.
With four bedrooms and five-and-a-half baths, this home is near exceptional schools, too – it’s in HP ISD, served by Hyer Elementary School.
A screened porch is a bonus.
Upstairs includes a spacious master suite with great closets, three additional bedrooms with private baths, utility room and game room.
Transitional/contemporary upgrades include the glass-panel banister, sleek kitchen and plenty of art spaces. Tall ceilings, ample room sizes and lots of natural light make this home a winner. Listed for $1,699,000.
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The home at 3605 Marquette features great spaces for entertaining and a convenient location near parks and playgrounds in University Park. Listed for $2,850,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
Real estate studies show increasing demand for homes in pedestrian friendly neighborhoods. The French chateau at 3605 Marquette Street is a perfect example in University Park, located near the library, pool and multiple parks.
Rough-faced stone, arch embellishments and copper detailing reflect the home’s great style and French sophistication. Inside, a grand foyer boasts oak herringbone floors and a sweeping curved staircase of hand-hewn wrought iron. Formal living and dining areas are detailed by soaring ceilings, large windows, ornate moldings and silk draperies.
Photos / Amy Bloom
There are writers who write fine novels, and they are a gift in and of themselves.
And then there are writers who supplement those novels with amazing (and engaging) backstory material. Amy Bloom, who will read from her new novel, Lucky Us, at the University Park Public Library at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 12, has provided her readers with that special supplementary material on her website, amybloom.com.
The home at 3441 Haynie Avenue in University Park offers a rare, oversized 75×150 lot in Armstrong Elementary. The soft contemporary home with an open floorplan offers great versatility: a downstairs master suite, study, two living areas, four bedrooms down with game room upstairs plus studio, exercise, or second office with half bath.
Sophisticated design meets convenient location at 3921 Southwestern Boulevard in University Park. Listed for $2,695,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty
University Park is a beautiful neighborhood with stunning homes and a great sense of community. It’s also home to Southern Methodist University and its summer youth programs, the George W. Bush Presidential Center, beautiful parks and numerous churches.
On a magnificently treed lot at 3921 Southwestern Boulevard, a classic French home is within blocks of Hyer Elementary.
Photo / Graeme Simsion
This summer “Listen UP” to the words and wisdom of bestselling authors at the University Park Public Library’s first summer reading series. On June 26, “Listen UP” presents Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie Project, a romantic comedy about genetics professor, Don, and his search for true love. Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty is sponsoring the “Listen UP” series. Go to uptexas.org for more information and to register for the free event.
Click here to see the latest in real estate news. CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with six offices in Dallas, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.