10111 Daria Drive is an enchanting French country estate located on a private gated street in the heart of Preston Hollow. Designed by renowned architect Paul Turney and situated on a one acre lot surrounded by stately magnolia and oak trees, this home is the perfect retreat for entertaining and for family life. This home is welcoming with a spacious foyer featuring limestone floors with high ceilings and a graceful, curved staircase leading to the second floor. From the foyer, arched doorways lead you into the living and dining rooms. The dining room is truly spectacular with a unique exposed brick and beam ceiling and 5” hand scraped oak floors. The living room is truly magnificent with a commanding limestone fireplace, vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, a balcony overlooking the room from the second-floor gallery, and a wall of French doors leading to the outdoor living spaces. Flowing into the living room is a comfortable den with a fabulous wet bar with a reclaimed antique French tile backsplash, black leather granite countertops and a magnificent temperature-controlled walk-in wine closet. The kitchen opens to the den and is a chef’s paradise with a large Wolf range, full-size Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer, and a large walk-in pantry. This kitchen is not just functional, it is also stunning with honed marble countertops, Carrera marble backsplash and a large breakfast area with an exposed brick fireplace and seating area.
A central gallery with limestone floors leads to the downstairs master suite and quaint study with built-in book cases and a fireplace surrounded by an antique red marble. The spacious master suite features large windows overlooking the pool and yard and an attached exercise room encased by walls of windows. A sweeping staircase leads to the second floor gallery overlooking the living room and backyard. The gallery leads to three spacious bedrooms all with en suite baths, high ceilings, hand scraped hardwood floors and windows with plantation shutters.
The backyard is an extension of the charm of this home with a covered limestone patio flowing though French doors from the den, living room and master. The patio, with a cedar plank ceiling overlooks the pool and spa. A handsome cabana area with a built-in grill, fireplace and half bath are situated at the end of the pool and provide a relaxing outdoor retreat. A unique feature of this home is a sand volleyball court situated on the north side of the property adjacent to the garage.
Attention to every detail has been paid to each aspect of this wonderful home. Impressive moldings, high ceilings, and an abundance of natural light fill every room. 10111 Daria Drive has large entertaining spaces, yet is warm and inviting. A true gem hidden on a private, gated street.