How hot is the Texas housing market? Real estate website PropertyShark combed through active listings to find the 10 most expensive homes for sale in Texas right now — and six of the priciest homes are right here in Dallas.
Coming in at No. 2 is the $48.9 million dollar Crespi Estate, at 10000 Hollow Way Rd. Listed by Allie Beth Allman of Allie Beth Allman & Associates, the 25-acre estate, which dates back to 1938, boasts a main estate house, business guest house, and original family house and apartment. The property underwent a comprehensive renovation under architect Peter Marino in the early '00s and now features a smart home system, heated pool, greenhouse, tennis court, rec room, multiple garages, marble floors, and outdoor fireplace, among other luxury details.
Dallas' famous Philip Johnson masterpiece, located at 10210 Strait Ln., also made the list, at No. 5. Built in 1964, the home underwent a comprehensive renovation in 2008. The five-bed, eight-bath mansion shares its 6.45 acres with a modernist cabana, media house, pool, and tennis court and is listed for $27.5 million with Faisal Halum of Briggs Freeman Sotheby International Realty.
The No. 1 most expensive home in Texas, though, can be found near Austin. The $68.3 million Lago Vista compound, listed by Jack Carter of BHGRE Bradfield Properties, includes more than 2,000 acres of prime Hill Country space with waterfront access to Lake Travis. Bonus: Pace Bend Park and Balcones Canyonlands Wildlife Refuge are located right across from the sprawling property. The 5,056-square-foot house features six bedrooms and six bathrooms. Outside, a pristine pool and hot tub overlook rolling green hills.
PropertyShark's top 10 list also includes two luxurious Houston homes. The least expensive home on the list is an $18 million retreat in the middle of, yes, bustling Dallas.