Preston Hollow’s Enclave 

Offers Residents a Natural Sanctuary

Preston Hollow - A Secluded Enclave in Dallas, Texas

Preston Hollow is a premier residential neighborhood with a close-in location in Dallas, Texas. The topography of Preston Hollow has a peaceful country ambiance due to its winding roads, ponds and heavily wooded lots with creeks, gently rolling landscape, and lack of curbed streets. It's a quiet and relaxing enclave to live in, with large estate lots, green expanses with ponds, creeks and mature trees. The serene setting provides privacy for its residents. Listening to the water in the creek and the soft breeze in the trees, it is almost impossible to believe that there’s a Starbucks just around the corner. In fact, the best shopping and dining Dallas has to offer is only a few short minutes away. Preston Hollow has been around since it was incorporated in 1939, and it's always retained its prestigious reputation.

First Class Architectural Styles 

The Preston Hollow neighborhood is a showcase of grand architectural styles - representing over fifty years - from such prominent architects as Richard Meier, Charles Dilbeck, and Howard Meyer. The famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed the John Gillin Residence in Preston Hollow - Wright's only Dallas residence and the last home constructed before his death. 

Preston Hollow - You’re in Good Company 

Preston Hollow is home to several billionaire residents including T. Boone Picken, Ross Perot and Mary Kay Ash along with professional athletes like Dirk Nowitzki, Lee Trevino and then the 43rd President of the United States. With such high-profile residents, especially the First Family, you’ll be in good company living in Preston Hollow.

For More Information, please click to see D Magazines’ - Preston Hollow Neighborhood Profile.

A Builder's Perspective - Preston Hollow is a Wise Investment 

"As a builder of luxury custom homes in Preston Hollow for over twenty years, it's been interesting to see the neighborhood mature and grow. When looking for areas to build custom homes, I've always had confidence in Preston Hollow, and the value homebuyers are getting in this tucked-away Dallas enclave" says Greg Alford, President of Alford Homes. When I meet with a new client, sometimes they ask me, "What does a builder consider when looking for a lot in a neighborhood to build luxury custom homes? Is a builder's view different than what the client sees and takes into consideration? I appreciate the opportunities that Preston Hollow offers me as a professional home builder, as well as the family or individual that will be living in their new custom Alford Home.

Preston Hollow has three big advantages - prime location, larger lot sizes, and older homes for teardowns. 

  • Prime Location - When looking for places to build speculative or "build to suit" luxury custom homes, Preston Hollow is a smart choice to consider. Preston Hollow is in close proximity to downtown Dallas, Love Field Airport, and DFW Airport. Residents and new homeowners will appreciate its proximity to the Park Cities (University Park and Highland Park), along with key shopping destinations like NorthPark Mall and Highland Park Village. Some of the most popular restaurants in Dallas are within a 5-mile radius of the Preston Hollow area.

  • Large Lot Sizes - One major advantage of Preston Hollow is the larger lot sizes – even some homesites as large as three to five acres. Because of the larger lot sizes, your home design and floorplans won't be as limited – especially when it comes to first-floor square footage. For example, homeowners can consider downstairs master suites, guest bedrooms, and even media rooms on the first floor, if you so choose. Additionally, if you'd like a one-story sprawling estate, that’s a viable option on some of the larger properties. In the Preston Hollow neighborhood, some lots are spacious enough for tennis courts, guest quarters, elaborate gardens and other luxury amenities. As a builder, I find building on the larger Preston Hollow lots allows me the freedom to give my homebuyers additional options - that wouldn't be available in some of the other upscale Dallas neighborhoods.


  • Older Homes for Teardowns – Preston Hollow originally had mostly medium-sized ranch-style homes built during the baby boom post-war years. Teardown homes in Preston Hollow have deep lots, mature trees, and lovely homes nearby, which makes the area ideal.   

Alford Homes Builds Estate Properties in Preston Hollow 

If you are interested in adding to the splendid architecture of Preston Hollow and are considering building a new luxury home there, please call Alford Homes today at 972.429.1074. We would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you and to discuss building a new luxury home in Preston Hollow, Texas. 

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