Truly distinctive homes are constructed with great care as to how they sit on their grounds. Charles Dilbeck did just that when 4144 Shenandoah Street was built. The home was inspired by his travels in the Loire Valley in France. Situated on the northeast corner of Shenandoah and Douglas Avenue in the heart of the Park Cities is this architecturally significant home featuring a blend of handcrafted original and updated designs. This home allows a rare, one-of-a-kind lifestyle opportunity highlighting incredible details in every nook and cranny. Striking displays of rough and refined woodwork are on display. Its romantic style is reminiscent of quiet, country farmhouse living while actually residing in the middle of the city. Walk to shopping and fine dining in Highland Park Village. Downtown Dallas is only minutes away.
As you step inside, unique architectural detail and charming character welcome you with original stone flooring in the entry. The formal dining and living room greet you with lovely ceiling details, handscraped hardwood floors and a grand fireplace - the perfect spot to curl up with a good book and relax. Speaking of books, a rustic office near the living room is the perfect spot to store all of your treasures and novels. Don’t miss the beautiful decorative copper hooded fire alcove!
Off of the dining room is the freshly updated kitchen featuring stainless steel double ovens and SubZero refrigerator, gas Wolf range, beautiful countertops and ample storage. An adorable dining nook is the perfect, cozy spot to enjoy breakfast before starting your day. Charming surprises and design details are everywhere!
Beyond the kitchen is the sun room, complete with rock walls and brick outlined niches for displays.
As you travel up the spiral staircase with original shepherd handrail, you encounter the impressive master retreat with gold plaster molding and two guest bedrooms with en-suite baths. The gracious master bathroom offers all of your necessities and more including a wet bar and built in refrigerator - picture lazy mornings waking up to your favorite cup of coffee. Offering dual vanities, a jetted tub, large walk in shower and spacious walk-in closet, the master bath will also be the place for you to relax and unwind at the end of the day.
The adorable detached guest quarters serves as a functional, separate living space including a charming bedroom and bath.
The landscaping wraps around the entire house providing beautiful outdoor views from every room in the home. The backyard features a fabulous covered patio with heaters, built-in grill, refrigerator, refreshing saltwater cocktail pool a firepit that will provide warmth and a phenomenal ambiance when the weather turns cold.
Don’t miss this opportunity to own a wonderful home of architectural significance in the Park Cities!