1938 Crespi-Hicks Estate Asks $60M – the Most Expensive House in Texas

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1938 Crespi-Hicks Estate Asks $60M – the Most Expensive House in Texas

$60,000,000 | Built 1938 | 27,092 Sq. Ft. | 10 Beds | 17 Baths | 15.67 Acres
5619 Walnut Hill Ln, Dallas, TX 75229

Nestled amidst 15 pristine acres in the prestigious Preston Hollow neighborhood, Walnut Place, also known as the Crespi-Hicks Estate, is an architectural masterpiece that exudes sophistication and luxury. Designed by Maurice Fatio in 1938 for Italian Count Pio Crespi and his wife Florence, this 27,000 square foot limestone mansion underwent an extensive and meticulous restoration and expansion from 2000 to 2003. Today, it offers 10 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, a fully equipped gym, a safe room, and even a sensory deprivation float tank. The 3,000 square foot primary suite is a haven of tranquility, with his and hers bathroom suites opening onto an extensive terrace. The estate also features a 3,000 square foot guest house and a 4,800 square foot recreation complex with a theater. Outside, the property is equally breathtaking, with a lighted heliport, greenhouse, gardens, tennis court, country club-size pool, waterfall, and walking trails. Currently on the market for a staggering $60 million, Walnut Place is the most expensive property for sale in Texas. For those who demand the finest in luxury living, this estate offers an unparalleled lifestyle experience that is simply beyond compare.

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From the listing: One of the most exclusive residential real estate listings located on 15+ acres in Preston Hollow. The timeless & irreplaceable private estate is the epitome of luxury & craftsmanship boasting a 27,000 square foot limestone mansion with 14-foot ceilings on first and second floors, 3,000 square foot guest house, and 4,800 square foot recreational complex with theatre. Enjoy gourmet cooking in the state-of-the-art kitchen or relax in the fully equipped gym with cryo, massage, and steam room. Venture to the basement where you will find a media room, a safe room, sensory deprivation float tank & multiple wine rooms all accessible by elevator. The 3,000 square foot primary suite with his and her bath suites opens to an extensive outdoor terrace for ultimate comfort. Outdoors, you will find a lighted heliport, greenhouse, gardens, tennis, country club-size pool, waterfall, walking trails, & a year-round creek. This architecturally significant estate offers the access to all Dallas offers while providing the feel of a private oasis.


Michelene Galbraith • (214) 213-8279
Allie Beth Allman & Associates
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