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Modern Monday: Fireplaces for Santa

12/21/2015

Even if it’s still warm outside, nothing says Christmas more than lighting the fireplaces and gathering your family in front of it. These sleek fireplaces are a beautiful example of modern architecture and perfect for every contemporary Santa. All the modern homes featured below are currently available in the Metroplex.

2140 Hidden Creek Road | Westover Hills, TX, 76107

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2619 Leta Mae Lane | Farmers Branch, TX, 75234

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6323 Kalani Place | Dallas, TX, 75240

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3705 Normandy Avenue | Dallas, TX, 75205

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4167 Charron Lane | Fort Worth, TX, 76116

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5317 El Dorado Drive | Fort Worth, TX, 76107

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5534 W Hanover Avenue | Dallas, TX, 75209

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9970 Strait Lane | Dallas, TX, 75220

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4130 Cochran Chapel Road | Dallas, TX, 75209

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3428 University Boulevard | Dallas, TX, 75205

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For more luxury homes throughout North Texas, see briggsfreeman.com. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.  

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Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District

12/29/2014

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

All the richness of the city has been transposed vertically into this appealing three-level townhome atop One Arts Plaza. Homes at this Arts District address have elevated “quality of life” into “the art of living.” With contemporary styling, state-of-the-art technology and alluring amenities it is easy to understand the appeal of the “Arts District Life” and all in which it encompasses.

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Residence 1912 is a 2-bedroom, 2.5-bath home with a Study that works on both an intimate and vast scale but never forgets to foster the comfort of its inhabitants. There is a shared language between the elegant materials and clean detailing throughout the home that unifies each of its three distinctive levels. The layout and design provide an aesthetic of warmth and calmness rarely offered in such an urban setting. With museum finished walls, 11-ft ceilings, 10-ft window walls, extensive seagrass limestone and balanced art lighting, a seamless solution of practical form and proportionality have been achieved.

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Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

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The core of the residence is its “main-level” which contains the juxtaposed living spaces that make it most unique. The living, dining and kitchen areas have been united to form a fantastic entertaining space which overlooks a tri-level outdoor terrace. Visual continuity between the internal and external spaces has been extended beyond their physical boundaries here and into the glittery landscape.

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Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

While emphasis has been placed on the use of space and views on the core level, it must also be stated that the kitchen has been carefully thought-out and is an engineering-inspired construction. Bulthaup™ cabinetry finished with Natural Oak wood has been accented by Statuary White marble countertops providing an innate elegance. There are stainless steel Miele™ appliances with gas cooking, Sub Zero™ refrigerator/freezer and a separate wine cooler. A large island bar in a Natural Oak is the perfect balance between functionality and style. This immense storage space beneath the bar is perfect for table settings and decorative objects but also assists with culinary preparation associated with entertaining.

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Three levels of custom modern design in the Dallas Arts District modern properties modern homes for sale in dallas and north texas modern townhomes modern mondays modern interior design modern condos modern architecture features dallas moderns dallas downtown and arts district moderns

The upper level master suite generates form and volume with a private terrace that also aligns with the western vantage points. The window wall provides transparency between indoor and outdoor spaces with the changing hues of the sky. Hardwood flooring provides a well-defined balance to the open room and there are two individual dressing areas completed by custom walk-in closets. Both closets provide separation and optimal wardrobe storage. The luxurious master bath offers a linear dual vanity with square-cut vessels. A large soaking tub, also in a profound square shape, is prominent to the room with a granite accented wall. A separate walk-in shower has been cleverly concealed beyond a frosted glass door.

The lower level of the home offers visual continuity between the internal and external spaces with limestone clad flooring which continues through the window wall onto the outdoor terrace space. A second master is located here that is robust in size and itself a private refuge. The simplicity of this room makes it diverse enough for many purposes including a den. A chic private bath is outlined with granite walls and floors and offers a glass enclosed shower. The striking vanity is large and provides depth to the area. A study is also present on this level and overlooks the outdoor terrace. Clearstory windows in both the bedroom and office modulate reflective light to create a soothing environment and establish a strong connection to the outside. A half-bath has been placed on this level for convenience has feature an artistic wall-mounted sink.

Other amenities of this residence include Smart System technology which allows residents the ability to select, request and schedule a wide variety of services all from the comfort of home. There are motorized shades and private entrances on each level. Design features include Vola™ hardware fittings for showers, tub, and lavatories, 9’ tall solid core interior doors with architectural grade operating hardware, recessed lighting with dimming controls, and acoustically treated demising walls and floors separating each home.

The building caters to each homeowner with concierge service and 24-hour security, a dramatic rooftop pool, a resident lounge and fitness center. Additionally, there are two-garage spaces. Click here to schedule a private tour.

$1,099,000 | 2 Bedrooms | 2.1 Baths | 2 Car Garage
MLS #13061461 

For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake

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Modern Monday: Vibrant and Eclectic Modern Design with Traditional Architecture {Video}

12/01/2014

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This stunningly renovated home on uber-tranquil Farquhar Lane offers a flawless mix of traditional form and modern design. Large spaces, high ceilings, huge windows, and expert attention to every minute detail lends this home a sophisticated air of welcome. The incredibly talented homeowners spared no expense in transforming this traditional home into a soft contemporary haven for art, entertaining, and evenings in with the family.

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5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

The front doors open to dramatic, sweeping staircase beautifully accented with a custom chandelier. Straight ahead, a unique arched walk-through draws the eye with artful coffee-toned swirls and textured design.

To your right lies a large formal living room with streams of sunlight flooding in from expansive windows. Built-in bookshelves showcase both art and literature, all backed with striking espresso hues. Above your head, the ceiling features lovely beams and papered plaster, giving the perfect appearance of flawless beechwood.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

The eye-grabbing fireplace balances the room, with a steel mantel and bronze patina. The large French doors open onto a backyard retreat with a modern pool / art piece, soaring trees, and a detached guest house. Lit from behind, the modern rock water fountain pours five streams of glowing water into the pool below.

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Back inside, you’ll discover a beautiful hall with creamy walls and elegant chandeliers as well as another living area perfect for social gatherings.

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5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

On the far right-side of the home, the dining area provides a stunning focal point. A modern masterpiece of chic glass balls hang from the bright yellow-patterned ceiling.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

In the kitchen lends a warm, sunny glow to cooking dinner, with vibrant glass tiles pairing perfectly with the granite countertops.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

Enjoy two other fireplaces constructed from Italian and Mexican glass tile.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

The beautiful downstairs master offers a spacious retreat from the hectic pace of modern life, with creamy neutrals blanketed with sunlight.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

Upstairs, two bedrooms share a beautiful, vibrant bathroom, and each offer large windows and custom lighting. Just down the hall, a rich-hued playroom lends space for playtime or study with its own bathroom.

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

5222 Farquhar Lane - Colorful, Vibrant, Eclectic modern

Completely re-landscaped/ hardscaped by Bonick, the home even features a “living wall” across the back, all resting upon a roomy .43 acres. Schedule a private tour or get more information by clicking here.

For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and 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.

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Modern Monday: Contemporary 3-Story Home by Katy Trail – 4310 Buena Vista Street #20

10/27/2014

Explore the beauty of this chic three-story contemporary in the vibrant Uptown neighborhood. Bright, sunny rooms give a great atmosphere throughout the entire home. In the kitchen, you’ll discover beautiful granite countertops paired with stainless steel appliances and creamy natural wood. The open concept is perfect for entertaining friends simple and effortless. Reminiscent of some of the work of Bud Oglesby, a sleek, open-backed staircase invites you to a clean-lined and spacious second floor with two bedrooms.

After a relaxing evening in, grab a glass of wine and step out onto the balcony to watch the city lights turn on. This incredible neighborhood has some of the best restaurants and shopping around. Try dinner at the Porch, happy hour at the Hacienda on Henderson, or a lively evening with great drinks at the Old Monk.

The beautiful home rests just across the street from Katy Trail and three blocks to Knox and Travis Walk.   Click here for more info. 4310 Buena Vista Street #20 Dallas, Texas 75204

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For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. 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

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Modern Monday: Cool Contemporary in Preston Hollow – 6435 Glendora Avenue

10/13/2014

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Cool, soft colors, open spaces with natural lighting, and modern, angular details are the hallmark of this Texas modern Preston Hollow home. Completed in 2008, the home was built by Buford-Hawthorne Builders, Architect Bill Mackey (formerly with Frank Welch) and landscaped by David Hocker with Bonick Design.

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This stunning and sleek home opens to vaulted ceilings with a dramatic family area and formal dining room attached to an open concept top-of-the-line kitchen with soap and caesar stone counters, an island, breakfast bar, and kitchen dining area. The layout on the ground floor is brilliantly designed providing separation and privacy to the master suite with dual closets and an attached screened in porch. There is an additional bedroom with en suite bath as well as a home office with fireplace and an exercise room.

The upstairs living quarters contains two bedroom with en suite baths and walk-in closets separated by a common living area. This section is on a separate AC zone and can be controlled independently from the rest of the home.

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Last but not least, the xeriscaped backyard is perfect for entertaining with a 50-foot saline pool including a diving board, tanning ledge, and spa. The outdoor living area features a large, shaded sitting area with a built in gas grill, TV, and fireplace. There is also a side yard with a dog run and pet washing station. Click here for more info.

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6435 Glendora Avenue | Dallas, TX, 75230
$1,950,000 | 4 Bedrooms | 4.1 Baths | 2 Car Garage
For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. 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.

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Modern Monday: Haute Modern Penthouse at the W Residences

09/22/2014

The open-concept design of this modern penthouse, with attention to craftsmanship and space functionality, reflects the timeless modern transitional elements. Exotic materials sourced from worldwide luxury purveyors creates a serene estate in the sky. Enjoy sophisticated design incorporating oak hardwood floors, Calacatta marble, and designer fixtures.

2430 Victory Park Lane 3203 | Dallas, TX, 75219

2430 Victory Park Lane 3203 | Dallas, TX, 75219Expansive living spaces feature walls of glass, 13-foot ceilings, natural stone fireplace and study. The chef’s kitchen has Miele appliances, wine chiller, infinite island, and custom floor-to-ceiling cabinets. The master suite is a refuge, including a generous sitting area with direct access to the terrace, a five-piece floor-to-ceiling marble grand bathroom and lavish full-height walk-in closet.2430 Victory Park Lane 3203 | Dallas, TX, 75219

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Enjoy panoramic views from this penthouse at the exclusive W Residences, presented by Ohara Davies-Gaetano of Bliss Design Los Angeles, CA, and Dallas builder Mark Molthan. From the expansive windowed 32nd floor, take in the lights and beauty of Uptown, Victory Plaza and the striking colors of the Dallas skyline.

Watch the city thrive on the 549-square-foot terrace along the length of the unit. A combination of entertaining areas and privacy create the perfect balance of space. This home is just minutes from Dallas Arts District, Klyde Warren Park, Perot Museum, Central Business District, shops, galleries and restaurants.

Amenities include 24-hour Whatever Whenever Service, Valet Parking, Bliss Spa, Pool and Larry North Fitness Center. Click here for more info.

For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. 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

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Historic Charm Meets Modern Flair in Northern Hills

09/15/2014

Clean lines meet classic details at this the hilltop home at 3615 Overbrook. Listed for $1,029,000

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For many of today’s buyers, the perfect home offers a balance of feeling secluded yet connected. Atop a hill in a quiet pocket of Northern Hills sits a home full of historical charm and modern updates that checks every box on the list. The lovely four-bedroom three and one-half bathroom home at 3615 Overbrook Drive offers spacious rooms and modern flair in one of Dallas’ most sought-after conservation district areas.

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Historic Charm Meets Modern Flair in Northern Hills

09/15/2014

Clean lines meet classic details at this the hilltop home at 3615 Overbrook. Listed for $1,029,000

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For many of today’s buyers, the perfect home offers a balance of feeling secluded yet connected. Atop a hill in a quiet pocket of Northern Hills sits a home full of historical charm and modern updates that checks every box on the list. The lovely four-bedroom three and one-half bathroom home at 3615 Overbrook Drive offers spacious rooms and modern flair in one of Dallas’ most sought-after conservation district areas.

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Modern Monday: Wooded Modern Beauty in Kessler Park

09/15/2014

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This stunning home in Dallas’ premier gated modern home community is in lush, green Kessler Park, just around the corner from Stevens Park Golf Course and nearby Downtown, Uptown, and Bishop Arts District. It has all the hallmarks of solid modern design – clean lines and open, expansive rooms with tall ceilings and lots of natural light that flows in from the floor-to-ceiling windows, which look out on the pool and entertainment area.

Designed by Patrick Hammers, this one-of-a-kind modern Dallas home at 830 Kessler Woods Trail has four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths, a media room, office and two-car garage, all in 3,631 square feet. The upstairs master suite with fireplace offers a private patio, while the downstairs living area includes an attached screened-in porch – both providing views of the lush landscape and serene creek.

Click here for more info or to schedule a private tour.

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For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. 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