Monday Morning Millionaire: Energy Efficient Mediterranean Reduced. Million Dollar Pluse Home for Less Than a Million

Published September 19, 2011 by Candy Evans

We have so many things to be happy about this great Monday morning! The Cowboys won — beat San Francisco YES — it rained so much I’ve turned off the sprinklers, and this amazing Bluffview/Devonshire new home is our million dollar sale of the week. 

But guess what? The seller is so motivated, the home is NOW EVEN LESS THAN A MILLION! Try $ 899,999. Slash one hundred thousand dollars off that original 2008 price on 4615 Elsby.

This is a home that was listed for $1.1 million in 2008, then leased for a few years. The tenants went bye-bye because their lease was up and now the sellers are S.E.R.I.O.U.S. Probably have never been more serious in their life to sell. The design is Italian Mediterranean, a very California feel,  custom home built by Alexander Hunt Distinct Homes. 4432 square feet with four bedrooms, four and a half baths. Love the  hand-carved front door with security camera — don’t be naughty out here! This home has a ton of extras that will just tear out your heart: wood-paneled ceiling in living, wood-paneled library with shelves — I hate walking into a room called the library that has no shelves, don’t you? 

The kitchen has, amazingly, three hand- battered copper sinks & all Thermador Pro SS appliances. Perfect time to buy for the great outdoor living this home:  fireplace & built-in kitchen right outside. The home is also a technological as well as ecological genius: A built-in LCD screen in living room (so cool) monitors house status like the dash on a McLaren. Imported stone façade, Marvin wood windows — MARVIN! –  custom millwork everywhere, gameroom with wetbar and fridge, media room, Monier LifeTile roof, insulated plumbing pipes, wine closet, 14 seer HVAC, energy star rated. Even this past August the total electric/water/gas bills average d$250. I kid you not!

P.S. The vacant lot next door is for sale as well. Can be added to this sale, making the new lot much bigger — a 100 by 150 total, certainly not too big for this neighborhood.

Great house, and I’m loving that price!

— Daily Local Real Estate Dish By Dallas Real Estate Insider — Candy Evans at