“The Park Cities market has been on fire for the past year with home prices rising about 1% per month. Our new listing at 7816 Purdue is a perfect home for a family who wants an outstandingly constructed home in the H.P. Schools for a great price. Open floor plan, warm flagstone exterior and great detailing make this home a superb value in a challenging market”. –Bill Griffin–
Bill Griffin Real Estate’s new listing at 7816 Purdue was built in 2005 by Martin Custom Homes on a 60 foot cul-de-sac lot that is located within the coveted Highland Park Independent School District. The 4/5 bedroom home is beautifully constructed with a warm and inviting flagstone façade and an open well designed floorplan.
Enter through the ornate 8-foot wrought iron doors to an impressive entryway with a dramatic curved staircase that showcases traditional formal rooms and a large study with dark wood paneling. The grand hallway leads to a gourmet center island kitchen that features an eat-in breakfast bar, granite counter tops with stainless steel under mounted sink, tumbled marble backsplashes, large walk-in pantry, butler’s pantry with wine cooler refrigerator and wine rack, Viking stainless professional series appliances including subzero style built-in refrigerator, butler’s pantry with wine cooler, large walk-in pantry and 8 burner gas cook top. The kitchen is truly a chef’s delight and is a perfect gathering spot that opens into the large great room.
The great room with dramatic wood beamed ceiling, floor-to-ceiling stone wood-burning fireplace, built-in bookcases and media built-ins is the central gathering spot of the home where most of the entertaining and family gatherings will take place. A symmetrical row of atrium doors let in an abundance of natural light and provide views of spacious covered patio and back yard. The patio area is a perfect spot for a family cook out or just a relaxing evening outside.
Make your way up the sweeping main staircase and you will find a cozy study nook-office and spacious utility room. The master suite features a large main room, spa like master bath with separate his and her vanities, a Jacuzzi tub, separate walk-in shower with mosaic tile floor and a large walk-in closet with many built-ins. The master makes for a perfect retreat at the end of a long day and the perfect spot to enjoy a morning coffee off of the large covered master balcony.
There are 2 bedrooms that share a Jack and Jill bath and a bedroom that has its own bath. The back of the upstairs features an large media room/5th bedroom that has its own full private bath, built-in wet bar, ice-maker and fridge.
Mechanical features include tank-less hot water heater, high-efficiency HV/AC, 2 separate ac units, low-e double paned windows and 2 security cameras in front and 2 in the back of home. There are distressed hardwood floors and 10-foot ceilings throughout.
Open floorplan that is perfect for a growing family, thoughtful decorating, generous size rooms and a large lot on a private block with no through traffic combine beautifully to make this an exceptional offering in Dallas’ top rated public school.