Vote Your Faves in HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt


HGTV’s Ultimate House Hunt 2019 is underway. And if you’re like us, you can’t wait to see inside these extraordinary properties and click the ‘VOTE’ button for your favorites. After you vote, be sure to enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win $10,000!

 

As always, Ebby Halliday Realtors listings are prominently featured in the Ultimate House Hunt:

 

Modern Backyard Made for Entertaining

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2221 King Fisher DriveWestlake – Listed with Trisha Hoelscher, this transitional home features broad sliding doors that open the home’s interior to its exterior living spaces. Sage green trim pops against the white stone exterior and ties in with the surrounding Texas landscape.

 

Mansion With Manicured Grounds

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10121 Waller Drive | Preston Hollow – Listed with Mary Poss, this luxurious slice of heaven has five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, an acre of land and over 10,000 square feet of living space in which to make yourself comfortable.

 

Enchanting Sunken Garden

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25 Braewood Place | Dallas – Listed with The O’Gorman Group, this cozy patio includes a fire pit and rocking chairs, where family and guests may enjoy temperate Dallas nights. The patio is trimmed by a koi pond and terraced flower beds and is accessible by a slate bridge, lending to its intimate feel.

 

This is the sixth-consecutive year HGTV has partnered exclusively with Ebby Halliday’s global real estate network Leading Real Estate Companies of the World and its luxury marketing division Luxury Portfolio International to host the contest, which last year saw over 1 million votes cast, making it one of the most popular contests on HGTV.com.

 

View all the finalists and cast your vote here today!

Reflecting Luxe in Your Own Style


Creative experiences and devices reflect the essence of luxury — staying abreast of the most interesting and exclusive innovations around the world is essential to a luxury lifestyle. This collection of luxe trends showcases some of our favorite products and pursuits that encourage and cater to a life well lived.

 

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Aston Martin AM37 Yacht

Described as “the ultimate day boat,” the AM37 combines remarkable design and innovative technology. Created by high-end English carmaker Aston Martin and handcrafted by Quintessence Yachts, the AM37  is a 37-foot-long yacht made of 3,500 unique parts. Combining bespoke craftsmanship and cutting-edge technology, the AM37 is a remarkable yacht designed for the most discerning buyer.

 

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Oura Ring

The Oura Ring tracks physical activity throughout the day to analyze how daily behaviors affect sleep patterns. The ring is designed to be worn all day and tracks the wearer’s steps, distance traveled and calories burned. All of this data is available in an online dashboard or the smartphone app, and helps users understand how to adjust daily activities to perform better during the day and have a better night’s sleep.

 

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Tree Hotel

Tree Hotel, an experiential lodging company based in the small town of Harads, Sweden, offers a unique experience for those seeking a hotel stay like none other. The owners of Tree Hotel have worked with some of Scandinavia’s leading architects to create “tree rooms” that are suspended 4 to 6 meters above ground within the nearby forest. Guests can choose from seven tree rooms, including the polished Mirrorcube that reflects the beautiful forest scenery.

 

To see more of today’s most-fascinating luxury innovations and destinations, visit the spring/summer edition of the Ebby Halliday Companies luxury-home publication, Grand Vie, where you’ll also discover many of the most exceptional homes currently for sale in Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond.

Now Arriving: Grand Vie Luxury in Living


Now Arriving: Grand Vie Luxury in Living

We’re very excited to share that the spring 2016 issue of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine is out and is now being direct-mailed to approximately 60,000 luxury homes across Dallas-Fort Worth.

 

Grand Vie is the luxury home publication of Ebby Halliday Realtors and the newest member of the Ebby Halliday Companies, Fort Worth-based Williams Trew Real Estate. It’s the only magazine that covers the full breadth of the luxury home market in North Texas and includes two beautiful versions: East and West, depending upon which side of the Trinity River you reside.

 

In addition to featuring some of Dallas-Fort Worth’s premier luxury properties, the 19th edition of Grand Vie offers a plethora of interesting editorial content, including “Child’s Play,” featuring advice on designing the ideal bedroom for your child from partner and designer of IBB Design Fine Furnishings Shay Geyer; “Houses of Art,” highlighting some of the area’s top cultural events of the season; special sections for farm & ranch and lake properties; and LuxeTrends, showcasing a collection of the latest luxury lifestyle must-haves. Also in the spring issue: Real estate insider Candy Evans’ take on the importance of global marketing in the luxury-home market segment.

 

We’re confident you’re going to love the spring 2016 edition of Grand Vie as much as we loved putting it together for you! See it all now at grandviemagazine.com.

Now Arriving: Grand Vie Luxury in Living


Now Arriving: Grand Vie Luxury in Living

 

We’re excited to announce that the fall/winter 2015 issue of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living magazine is out and is now being direct-mailed to almost 60,000 luxury homes across Dallas-Fort Worth.

 

Grand Vie is the luxury home publication of Ebby Halliday Realtors and the newest member of the Ebby Halliday Companies, Fort Worth-based Williams Trew Real Estate. It’s the only magazine that covers the full breadth of the luxury home market in North Texas and includes two beautiful versions: East and West, depending upon which side of the Trinity River you reside.

 

In addition to featuring extraordinary luxury properties, the 18th edition of Grand Vie offers plenty of interesting editorial content, including a special section for farm & ranch properties; “Houses of Art,” showcasing some of the area’s top cultural events of the season; fall-inspired recipes from local celebrity chefs Kirstyn Brewer of Victor Tangos and Blaine Staniford of Grace Restaurant; and LuxeTrends, showcasing a collection of the latest luxury lifestyle must-haves. Also in the fall/winter edition: Real estate insider Candy Evans’ take on the North Texas ranch market.

 

We’re confident you’re going to love the fall/winter 2015 edition of Grand Vie as much as we loved putting it together for you. See it all now at grandviemagazine.com.

Fresh Listing Friday: Light & Bright


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Happy Friday, all! This week on Fresh Listing Friday, we’re taking a closer look at the beautiful custom home at 5902 Kenswick Court, nestled in Dallas’ highly coveted Briar Ridge Estates. Providing a fresh perspective on casual living with its stunning features, this residence is anything but traditional.

 

Need to know details:

– Freshly renovated custom home in Briar Ridge Estates, listed for $549,500
– Four bedrooms, three baths — 3,736 square feet
– Hardwood flooring, contemporary light fixtures and hardware
– Pool, spa, terrace and large backyard

 

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Living Area

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Second Living Area

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Additional Sitting Area

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Gourmet Kitchen

Fresh Listing Friday: Light & Bright
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Dining Area

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Master Suite

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Study

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Outdoor Sitting Area

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Rear Exterior with Pool

 

To see all of the homes that were new to the DFW housing market this week, click here.

 

LuxeTrends: A Splash of Luxury


With the dog days of summer in full swing, there’s only one sure way to beat the heat: get out on the water. Whether you’re sailing, riding the waves or fishing, having a good time on the water is the ideal indulgence at this time of year, and of course, offers ample opportunity to flaunt your best nautically inspired fashion. Below are a some favorite toys and garb from our friends at Luxury Portfolio International, Ebby’s partner in marketing luxury properties. They’re sure to keep you cool as the heat cranks up in North Texas.

 

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Quadrofoil

From jet skis to windsurfing, the water has always been a place for toys, and the Quadrofoil is the latest and greatest. On top of providing endless fun, this environmentally friendly watercraft is completely electric. The foil system essentially lifts the hull out of the water for minimum resistance, and unsurpassed safety is ensured by its anti-collision system and unsinkable design.

 

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Sea Bags Tote

As any sailor knows, picking up your anchor means it’s time for adventure, and that’s exactly what you’re prepared for with the Navy Anchor Tote from Sea Bags. Combining the best of style and durability, this longtime icon made from recycled sails will make a bold statement on the docks or at the beach. Detailed with hand-spliced rope handles, it’s an authentic, must-have for every sailor this season.

 

 

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Bottega Veneta Boat Shoes

Lending a touch of high fashion to a timeless look, the Bottega Veneta Boat Shoe is the perfect footwear for wherever your sea legs take you. Exquisitely crafted and utterly versatile, whether you’re setting sail to Bermuda or splicing the mainbrace at the yacht club (translation: having a drink), these calf leather kicks will have you looking your best.

 

When the sun is blazing and it’s time to dive in, we hope this short list helps you make some cherished memories with friends and family on the water! To see the full list from Luxury Portfolio International, click here.

Former Ebby Listing Featured in D Home


The latest issue of D Home celebrates the 10 Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas, which features a former listing from Ebby’s very own Penny Rivenbark, who sold the English Tudor-style home in November of 2014.

Situated on the northwestern side of White Rock Lake, the residence at 4707 Chapel Hill Road contains over 9,000 square feet of living space, which houses five bedrooms, five baths and three half-baths. Additional amenities include a library, gym, formal study, playroom, media room, pool and three-car garage.

 

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Be sure to pick up a copy of D Home — on newsstands now.

Fresh Listing Friday: Fabulous in Frisco


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Happy Friday! This week’s Fresh Listing Friday takes us to Frisco’s coveted Stonebriar neighborhood. The home at 5030 Southern Hills Drive is a rarity that screams elegance and luxury. See the one of a kind features below.

 

Need to know details:

– Meticulous country club estate, listed for $1,500,000
– 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 5 half-baths — 8,911 square feet
– Attached guest house on the 17th hole of the Stonebriar Country Club golf course
– 4 livings areas, 4 dining areas
– Vaulted ceilings, plantation shutters, hardwood flooring, ceramic tile
– 5-car garage, multiple wet bars, dual wine chillers, multiple staircases, and a temperature-controlled wine room

 

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^ Front exterior showing the brick work, walkway, driveway and mature landscaping
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^ Immaculate home office equipped with built-in shelving, a fireplace and large, arched windowFresh Listing Friday: Fabulous in Frisco
^ One of four living areas that features hardwood flooring, a fireplace and floor-to-celing windows that provide backyard viewsFresh Listing Friday: Fabulous in Frisco
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^ Stunning kitchen with white cabinetry, hardwood flooring, granite countertops, an island, stainless-steel appliances, including Viking double ovens, and dual dishwashers.

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^ The spacious master suite features high ceilings, crown molding, a sitting area, fireplace, french doors that lead to the backyard, dual walk-in closets and vanities, pillared-tub, and a separate shower.Fresh Listing Friday: Fabulous in Frisco
^ An additional sitting area features a wet bar with a wine chiller, and a fireplaceFresh Listing Friday: Fabulous in FriscoFresh Listing Friday: Fabulous in Frisco

Fresh Listing Friday: Fabulous in Frisco^ The backyard offers breathtaking golf course views, a long walkway and pool

 

To see all the homes that were new to the DFW real estate market this week, click here.

 

Fresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm


Fresh Listing Friday: M-Street Charm

Happy Friday, all! This week’s Fresh Listing Friday takes us to Dallas’ Greenland Hills neighborhood, otherwise popularly known as the M Streets. The home at 6039 Mercedes Avenue is the ideal combination of character and updates. And, it’s in a highly coveted location.

 

 

 

Need to know details:

– Quaint, expanded and renovated M Street home, listed for $750,000
– 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 half-bath — 2,753 square feet
– 9-foot ceilings, hardwood flooring, crown molding, granite countertops
– Downstairs study, formal dining area, breakfast bar, den area, elevated rear deck, saltwater pool

Fresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm
^ Front exterior showing the arched door and stone-tiled steps
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^ Upon entrance, discover the formal sitting area, equipped with a fireplace, large window, hardwood flooring and crown molding.Fresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm
^ An entryway near the fireplace leads to the formal dining area Fresh Listing Friday: M Street CharmFresh Listing Friday: M Street CharmFresh Listing Friday: M Street CharmFresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm
^ The compact, but charming kitchen is open to the den area and offers views of the backyard, stainless-steel appliances, and a breakfast bar.Fresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm Fresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm Fresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm
^ Travel upstairs and find the master suite, equipped with high ceilings, dual sinks, a walk-in glass shower, jet tub and marble countertops. Fresh Listing Friday: M Street CharmFresh Listing Friday: M Street Charm
^ The spacious backyard offers an elevated deck, perfect for entertaining, lush greenery, and a saltwater pool.

 

To see all the homes that were new to the DFW real estate market this week, click here.

Fresh Listing Friday: Custom Estate


Fresh Listing Friday: Tuscan Villa

Happy Friday, all! This week’s Fresh Listing Friday was a no-brainer. Located in the heart of McKinney, this custom estate at 5409 Twin Cities Lane comes with every amenity imaginable. The surrounding lush landscaping, alone, leaves the mind to wonder what the inside holds. Have a peek below.

 

 

 

Need to know details:

– Custom estate on a golf course lot, listed for $1,975,000
– 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 3 half-baths — 7,421 square feet
– Guest suite, storm shelter, kid’s wing, basketball court
– Epicurean-style kitchen, hidden prep kitchen, large wine fridge, stainless-steel appliances
– Mature, lush landscaping, serene outdoor living area with a fireplace and kitchen

 

Fresh Listing Friday: Custom Estate
^ Front exterior showing the exquisite landscaping and grand entryway.
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^ Upon entry and directly to the left, sits the formal dining room, featuring hardwood flooring, custom wallpaper and a hanging chandelier. Fresh Listing Friday: Custom Estate
^ Travel to the Epicurean-style kitchen and you’ll find stainless-steel appliances, decorative light fixtures and a wooden island with a breakfast bar.Fresh Listing Friday: Custom Estate
^ Just behind the main kitchen lies a hidden prep kitchen, equipped with an extra sink, additional dishwasher, two Sub-Zero fridges, and a large wine fridge. Fresh Listing Friday: Custom Estate
^ The family room features high beamed ceilings, an abundance of windows and a fireplace.Fresh Listing Friday: Custom EstateFresh Listing Friday: Custom EstateFresh Listing Friday: Custom Estate
^ The luxurious, first-floor master suite features natural light, a sitting area, high beamed ceilings, hardwood flooring, a garden tub, separate shower, dual sinks and separate vanities. Fresh Listing Friday: Custom EstateFresh Listing Friday: Custom EstateFresh Listing Friday: Custom EstateFresh Listing Friday: Custom Estate
^ Travel outdoors and you will find a paradise that features two covered living areas, built-in grills, golf course views, a pool, basketball court and play area.

 

 

Simply pristine. If you fell in love with the pictures, you’ll really enjoy seeing it in person during the open house this weekend. Pop in on Sunday, May 31, between 2 and 4 p.m.

To view all the homes that were new to the DFW market this week, click here.