Love This Listing: Cul-de-sac Delight


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This completely updated home in Dallas’ Highlands North neighborhood is nestled on a quiet cul-de-sac lot and features all the updates you could ever hope for. From hardwood flooring and designer paint to a kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and a butcher-block breakfast bar, this home is perfect for both day-to-day living and entertaining. The interior courtyard is quintessential for al fresco dining, and the backyard features a sparkling pool ideal for cooling off during those hot Texas summers. Watch the video below to learn more about why we love this listing!
 

Need-to-Know Numbers:

• 7610 Bantry Circle
• $549,000
• 4 bedrooms
• 3 full baths
• 2,890 square feet

9 Indoor Activities for Rainy Days


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When the weather is gloomy, it presents the perfect day to stay inside. Here are nine ways to combat boredom and make the most of your rainy day at home.
 
1. Must-See Movies
Cross movies off your “must-see” list on a rainy day. Bonus points if you make some popcorn!
 
2. Make a Fort
Move some furniture and get creative draping sheets and blankets across to create a cozy fort in the comfort of your own home. Add some pillows and snuggly blankets on the inside and you have the perfect place to hide away from a rainy day.
 
3. Cook or Bake
Try out a new recipe like cookies or cupcakes, or make a yummy soup or stew. Your home will be filled with aromas of whatever you create!
 
4. Cool Crafts
If you know the upcoming weather forecast is less than ideal, prepare in advance by getting materials together for the craft you’ve been dying to try.

5. Play Some Games
Pull out some of your favorite board or card games to keep the whole family entertained. Or, play hide-and-seek or create a scavenger hunt for some old-fashioned fun.

6. Spa Day
Give yourself an ultimate spa day and feel refreshed even if it’s gloomy outside. Light some candles and take a bath, put on a facemask and paint your nails. Massage some lotion onto your feet and slip on fuzzy socks until all the moisture is absorbed.

7. Organize Your Life
Get ahead on a slow day by tackling some of those to-dos piling up. From organizing your closet or family recipes to finally putting those old photos in an album, there are plenty of tasks that are perfect when it’s raining outside.
 
8. Plan a Vacation
Stuck inside all day? Plan that vacation you’ve always wanted to take.
 
9. Read a Book
With life’s daily commitments, it can be difficult to make progress on your latest book. Take advantage of a less-than-sunny day and finish that book you’ve had on your nightstand for ages!
 
 

DSO on the GO Coming to Denton


DSO on the GO Coming to Denton

 

For the third year in a row, Ebby Halliday Realtors is sponsoring the full season of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s DSO on the GO performance series, which brings the world-renowned orchestra to concert halls and churches across North Texas.

 

On Sunday, March 4, at 3 p.m., Assistant Conductor Ruth Reinhardt and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra visit the Murchison Performing Arts Center at the University of North Texas in Denton, where they will perform Overtures: William Tell & The Barber of Seville. The program includes the music of Italian composers Gioachino Rossini and Luciano Berio.

 

General admission tickets are $19, APEX Seniors are $15 when you use code APEX at checkout, and $9 for students when you use code STUDUNT at checkout. For tickets and information, visit mydso.com or call 214-TIX-4DSO.

 

Enjoy the show!

Love Where You Live: Colonial-Style Gem


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Situated in McKinney, this charming 1920s Colonial-style home offers an abundance of appealing features including hardwood flooring, shiplap ceilings, custom crown molding and an outdoor terrace overlooking a beautiful backyard perfect for entertaining. With its newly renovated bathrooms and improved features, this house is hard not to love. If we haven’t piqued your interest yet, watch the video below to fall in love and see more.
 
Need-to-know Numbers:
 
• 204 N. College Street
• $450,000
• 4 bedrooms
• 2 full baths
• 1,698 square feet

Luxury Winter Getaways


Ebby Halliday is an exclusive North Texas member of Luxury Portfolio International, a global community of real estate firms that have met rigorous standards of service and performance. Luxury Portfolio International, Ebby’s partner in marketing luxury properties, markets over 50,000 of the world’s most remarkable homes annually.
 
Inspired by the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, we’ve selected eight Luxury Portfolio International properties that will have you yearning to purchase a home somewhere snow-covered, either domestically or beyond!
 

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Vail, Colorado | $13,995,000
treetop estate
Whistler, BC, Canada | $11,882,998
lakeside
Whistler, BC, Canada | $7,352,356
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Vail, Colorado | $6,900,000
skipenthouse
Vail, Colorado | $5,295,000
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Breckenridge, Colorado | $5,075,000
2755+Snowberry+Drive+Vail+CO+USA+508924_001_HVail, Colorado | $3,399,000
verbier
Verbier, Switzerland | Price Available Upon Request

Luxury Portfolio International is a collection of the world’s most experienced, visible and highly regarded experts in luxury real estate marketing more than 50,000 properties annually on luxuryportfolio.com.

View more breathtaking properties on luxuryportfolio.com.

Love Where You Live: Backyard


It’s day five of our Love Where You Live series countdown! Be sure to check the blog one last time tomorrow for our final heart-throbbing space.
 
Today, we’re adoring the backyard paradise at 2112 Cheyenne Park Lane in Southlake. It’s lushly landscaped and features a beautiful pool, diving board, water slide and covered loggia with a fireplace and deluxe grill. We predict some awesome backyard barbecues in your future (once it warms up, of course).
 
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