1929 Mount Vernon on White Rock Lake For Sale in Dallas, TX (PHOTOS)

1929 Mount Vernon on White Rock Lake For Sale in Dallas, TX

$18,500,000 | Built 1929 | 10,551 Sq. Ft. | 5 Beds | 5.5+ Baths | 10 Acres
4009 W Lawther Drive, Dallas, Texas, United States, 75214

Modelled after George and Martha Washington’s landmark Mount Vernon in Virginia, this unique 1929 recreation is on the market for $18.5 million in Dallas, Texas. The property hit the market in 2010 for $32.5 million and by 2018 had dropped as low as $14.9 million. Built in 1929, the historic residence is said to have had only two owners in the past six decades, including oil tycoon H.L. Hunt in the 1930s and the current owners, John and Teresa Amend, who embarked on a lengthly renovation and restoration. Many of the original details remain, including wood floors, doors and panelling, foot-thick concrete walls, marble fireplaces and hearths and a remarkable Spirit of America mural. 

In total there is a little over 10,500 square feet of space with 5 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms on a 10 acre estate overlooking White Rock Lake. More recent additions to the property include a two-storey guest house, a professionally equipped bowling centre with four lanes and for the auto enthusiasts, a substantial 4,800 square foot showroom garage with space for 16 vehicles or seated dining for 300 guests. The property also includes a lighted tennis court, heated pool and putting green. This is a very special property with a long history in Dallas. The property is on the market for $18.5 million with Allie Beth Allman of Allie Beth Allman & Associates.

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