Trammell Crow Estate on Market in Highland Park, Listed for $59.4 Million

The Trammell Crow home in Highland Park was in that family for more than 50 years. Now it's time for new owners to enjoy the 10,000-square-foot house. Photo: courtesy of Dallas Morning News.

The Trammell Crow home in Highland Park was in that family for more than 50 years. Now it’s time for new owners to enjoy the 10,000-square-foot house. Photo: courtesy of Dallas Morning News & Allie Beth Allman

A slice of local history has hit the market, with the Highland Park estate of the late Dallas real estate developer and art collector Trammell Crow and his late wife Margaret now listed with Allie Beth Allman & Associates.

Located between Preston Road and Turtle Creek Boulevard, the 10,000-square-foot Tudor-style house has a price tag that reflects storied history, palatial size, and tony location: at $59.4 million, this is one of the highest priced properties ever listed in the area. As of now, this is an off-market listing not yet in the MLS.

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A perennial top-performing agent, Lydia Player offers her wisdom on real estate marketing

As an occasional feature, we’ve asked several high-performing agents about their marketing strategies. We wanted to know what does and doesn’t work for real estate agents in a variety of situations. This time we’re focusing on getting ready for the off-season. We asked star Ebby Halliday Luxury Portfolio agent Lydia Player: “What are the best actions and biggest mistakes agents make when marketing themselves.

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1818 W. Colorado Front

Here’s a great listing to get you through the weekend. Dallas City Center Realtors co-founder John Murray has put his beautiful Stevens Park Estates home on the market. A tasteful traditional with tons of charm, this gorgeous red brick estate has updates and a killer kitchen for entertaining.

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Such a pretty house with a great location, 1818 W. Colorado Boulevard is an outstanding value, to boot at $797,000. With three bedrooms, four full baths, two living areas, and two dining areas, this home was built for hosting crowds. It has 3,720 square feet, which is large considering it was built in 1934. And if you don’t want worry about long-term guests, you can move them out to the guest house which has a full kitchen and bath.

1818 W. Colorado Dining

We love the neighborhood, Stevens Park Estates, which has some huge lots and fabulous architecture. It’s in North Oak — one of the hottest areas in Dallas real estate — with great shopping and culture, and some wonderful topography. You’re also close to the newly redesigned Stevens Park Golf Course, too.

1818 W. Colorado Kitchen

The kitchen is a wonderful spot for preparing holiday meals, outfitted with Dacor appliances and with a wine-fridge that is in just the right spot — next to the sink! You can keep your bubbly chilled for New Years Eve and pop a cork over the bar sink while friends and family belly up to the super long island.

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Of course, when the crowd of friends and family becomes too much, head to the master suite. It’s definitely a place to escape to, with a fireplace and plenty of windows. There’s also a huge master bath, with a double jetted tub and large shower with dual vanities.

The backyard is a great place for partying, too, with a covered porch that is perfect for enjoying a quiet evening with friends near the fire pit. Looks like a holiday party waiting to happen!

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4237 Tomberra Front

“Calgon, take me away!” That’s what this gorgeous, low-maintenace, updated townhome in the Pierremont will make you say. Sometimes you just look at how much maintenance a fully detached single-family home needs and you cringe. If you’re done with all that mess, then this luxuriously updated townhome is for you.

Just on the market in the Love Field Area, 4237 Tomberra Way is spacious without being overly large, and has great outdoor spaces that are completely low or no maintenance. There’s a mandatory HOA with a $297 fee, which covers the typical things such as landscaping and exterior repairs. (If you need prompt, trustworthy service for interior repairs, check out clublocal.com!) Considering its central location and its bevy of updates (check out the master suite!) I think this 2,830-square-foot townhome is priced at a very fair $450,000. It has three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths, and plenty of living space for those who need to spread out.

4237 Tomberra Living

The living room is very well appointed and shows off the beautiful new hardwood floors. The stone fireplace is immaculate, and definitely makes a statement in the room as much as the huge windows and natural light that floods in.

4237 Tomberra Kitchen

The kitchen is a great size for both entertaining and daily gourmet meals. You get stainless steel appliances fit for a chef, including a gas cooktop and double ovens. The granite counters aren’t the typical hue you’d come to expect, and they really make the sparkling white cabinets pop! I also love the stainless venthood with the spice rack, an overlooked feature that makes cooking so much more convenient.

There’s an excellent breakfast nook, too, that faces a wall of windows looking out onto the grounds. It’s a perfect spot for informal meals or reading the newspaper. If you thought you’d have to sacrifice views and natural light with a townhome, well, this property should prove you wrong!

4237 Tomberra Master

The master suite is spacious, a real luxury in a townhome! This is what sold me on the property. It’s both huge and cozy at the same time. And the bathroom has a great layout!

4237 Tomberra Master Bath

You don’t have to sacrifice outdoors space with a townhome, either. This property has a great balcony and a patio with a water feature, too. Because it’s an end unit, you get open space to both the side of the unit and the rear, so you only have a neighbor on one side.

4237 Tomberra Balcony

What do you think? Is it priced right? And would you consider buying a townhome over a conventional home?

4237 Tomberra Patio