Just Listed: 7816 Purdue, Traditional Eclectic Style in Highland Park Schools

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“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

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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.