House of the Day: Royal Treatment in Texas

royal treatment in Texas

There's something distinctly regal about this massive Dallas mansion: It's sprawling, has spires and looms over what looks like a moat (really, it's just a private lake). And, at the price of $12.5 million, you need a royal purse to buy it.

Amenities offered by the castle-like home are also quite courtly. The home's gated 4.6 acres encompass a glass-tiled pool, spa, lakeside tennis court, four-car garage and jogging track. Inside its stucco exterior -- and topped by a metal roof -- are eight bedrooms, nine bathrooms, five fireplaces, an enormous living room and an even more enormous kitchen.

But grand features aside, says Realtor Bill Churchill of Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty, the home's most impressive characteristic is its mix of generous acreage and location.

Churchill has the listing.

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