Love This Listing: Elegant Entertainer’s Paradise

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Designed for elegance and ease, this North Dallas home offers an open floor plan and impressive features. The luxurious residence includes a custom wine alcove, heated flooring in the master bath and a backyard oasis ideal for entertaining. Ebby’s Little White House Associate Kelly Nolan will hold the property open from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9. Watch the video to learn more about why we love this listing.

Need-to-Know Numbers:

• 6947 Lavendale Avenue
• $1,395,000
• 4 bedrooms
• 4 baths, 1 half-bath
• 5,004 square feet

7 Wine Cellars for the Wine Enthusiast

Tis’ the season for holiday festivities and warm gatherings with friends and family. If you’re a wine enthusiast, you may even be thinking about opening that special bottle you’ve been saving for ages. No matter how big or small your collection may be, here are seven gorgeous wine cellars currently on the market. Who knows, maybe you will be inspired to start your own collection…


Wine Cellar
5947 Park Lane | Dallas | $2,250,000
Wine Cellar
5206 Monterey Drive | Frisco | $2,495,000
Wine Cellars
6524 Old Gate Road | Plano | $2,495,000
Wine Cellars
17615 Cedar Creek Canyon Drive | Dallas | $1,849,000
Wine Cellars
2222 King Fisher Drive | Westlake | $6,200,000
Wine Cellars
5816 Versailles Ave | Frisco |$1,100,000
Wine Cellars
4429 Lena Lane | Irving | $1,249,000

Of The Day: For the Wine Enthusiast


wine enthusiastsHave a wine lover in your life? If so, you know what a hobby it can become for those who share a passion for it. There’s no shortage of products to enhance the life of a wine enthusiast. And, lucky for us, there’s also no shortage of homes outfitted for someone with a keen taste for fine wines!


We’ve got homes all around North Texas with wet bars, wine stations, built-in wine coolers, and the like. For today’s OTD, though, we thought we’d show you some of the best that can be offered in the way of wine cellars. These rooms just scream sophistication with the perfect amount of fun on the side.


And how about these products? A wine station for your own home! It holds up to four bottles and keeps them all at the perfect temperature.

Want to pull out the wine, but make sure it doesn’t heat up above ideal temperature? Well, of course, you need a wine thermometer!

Then there’s the corkcicle! Keep your wine chilled to perfection with this frozen cork extension that won’t water down your glass.


Set out the cheese, grab a glass, uncork, and check out these amazing rooms and products that could seriously change your life!

1. 811 N Shore Drive, Highland Village, TX 2. 541 Hidden Lakes Blvd., Gunter TX 3. Dacor Wine Dispenser  4. Menu Fahrenheit Wine Thermometer 5. 1234 Lausanne Ave., Dallas, TX 6. The Corkcicle 7. 12269 Pecan Forest Drive, Dallas, TX


Weekend Round Up: Local Events and Shows

Pixar in concert


Looking for some plans this weekend? There’s no shortage of events and shows around North Texas. Check out some of your options below!


Second Floor Bistro Wine and Dinner: Tonight, Thursday, at 6 p.m., World Wine Discoveries and Second Floor Bistro are pairing up to bring you a four-course, five-wine experience.


North Texas Hip-Hop Showcase: Friday, tune in and jam out with some Dallas’ best hip-hop and rap artists at the Granada Theater presented by the Dallas Observer.


Pappas Bros. Pinot Noir Tasting: Friday at 6 p.m., pull up a seat and treat your tastebuds to hors d’oeuvres and a worldy selection of delicious pinots.


Pixar In Concert: Saturday, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra will play music from some of the most beloved movies of our time including pieces from the Toy Story Trilogy, The Incredibles, and UP, just to name a few.


The Roomsounds at The Rustic: Take advantage of the beautiful day that’s forecasted for Saturday and head uptown to The Rustic for some classic rock-inspired live music.


Mot Hai Ba: This Vietnamese Dallas restaurant has won a slew of awards since its opening in 2013, most notably the national acclaim of being named one of Zagat’s 25 most important restaurants of 2013. IF you can get a table, this is a must visit.


2014 Texas Home and Garden Show: For the third year in a row, the Texas Home and Garden show comes to the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas to feature home and garden experts, products, and services


An Evening of Prokofiev: The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents Crane, a sinlge-movement piece composed in 2009. Experience this symphonic event Friday or Saturday at Bass Performance Hall.