Texans are known for having a pioneering spirit — which is not just relegated to cowboy culture and ranch-inspired architecture. Today’s homefront is often constructed with a more contemporary point of view, featuring clean lines, sleek surfaces, open spaces and flexible floor plans.
These architecturally distinct homes celebrate contemporary styles raising roofs across the Metroplex.
2102 Cedar Elm Terrace, Westlake
This Lake|Flato designed Hill Country contemporary home in Vaquero sits on 1 acre and is adjacent to the golf course and lake. It has ample indoor and outdoor entertaining space with a private pool, fire pit, fishing dock, and putting and chipping green. The master suite features a secluded patio with a hot tub and seating area. Listed by Jeff Watson for $6,900,000.
4308 Briarhaven Rd., Fort Worth
An amazing contemporary home designed by architect Ken Shaumberg is in the Tanglewood area of Fort Worth ISD. This spacious home brings together style, amenities, beauty and functionality. It features a vaulted wine cellar, gorgeous design and a sparkling pool with water feature, fire pit, and cabana with half-bath and outdoor shower. Listed by John Zimmerman for $1,350,000.
5233 Stonegate Rd.
A stunning soft contemporary in sought-after Bluffview was remolded in 2010 by Trisha Wilson. Exceptional details include a 38-foot grand foyer with limestone floors, espresso hardwoods, floor-to-ceiling windows, fabulous kitchen and downstairs master. Owners will enjoy a wine cellar, elevator, five AC zones and guest quarters. Listed by Lisa Besserer for $2,999,000.
2323 N. Houston St. #613
A great urban vibe resonates in this chic and modern condo with exceptional windows and great views of the Victory Water Park, Calatrava Bridge and American Airlines Center. This corner unit gets plenty of natural light and has an open floor plan and large balcony. The master bedroom has double walk-ins and a luxury bath. Listed by Nancy Dunning for $350,000.
4445 College Park Dr.
Clean lines and natural light define this updated home, which has museum-finished walls, electric blinds and wide hardwoods throughout. The gourmet kitchen has all stainless steel appliances and a butler's pantry that makes for sophisticated living and entertaining. The master retreat with spa bathroom overlooks lush yard with two stone patios. Listed by Kate Mote for $1,049,000.
5441 Emerson Ave.
The epitome of sleek, chic Texas modern sits on a beautiful treed lot and features all the best amenities. The main living area has a white quartz ledge stone-wrapped fireplace and opens into the kitchen and dining area. Upstairs features tall ceilings, hardwoods, generous laundry space, and a master suite with raised ceiling and sitting area. Listed by Christopher McGuire for $869,000.
Extraordinary homes and extraordinary people create great neighborhoods. Go to briggsfreeman.com to see luxury homes for sale in the DFW area. CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.