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Horse & Trolly

1144 Bally Mote Drive, Dallas, Texas
Emerald Isle Home with Views of White Rock Lake

Front of 1144 Bally Mote in Emerald Isle
Classic Dallas home with wide front porch and floor-to-ceiling windows. Views of White Rock Lake from front and rear back yards.

Now, more than ever, families realize the joy of being in a small quiet neighborhood where children can ride their bikes through the curving streets or go through the gated fence to White Rock Lake Park and on to the lake.

White Rock Lake Home Has Open Floor Plan

White Rock Lake house with open floorplan.
White Rock Lake home in Emerald Isle neighborhood with open floor plan.

An Open Floor Plan with Well-Defined Rooms

Large White Rock Lake Kitchen.
This White Rock Lake home in Emerald Isle has a large kitchen with excellent appliances.

A formal dining room, a formal living room, and a well-defined kitchen give definition to a home that is visually open. Refinished hardwood floors throughout the house add additional continuity and connectivity to the rooms.

Floating Fireplace Wall with Open Fireplace

Fireplace open to dining room and living room in Emerald Isle home.
Floating fireplace in White Rock Lake home open to living room and dining room.

The stone fireplace continues the look of the stone exterior of the home. Since the fireplace opens to both the living room and dining room, you will be able to enjoy a romantic dinner and then retreat to a large living room.

White Rock Lake home dining room fixture.
Dining room chandelier and corner of fireplace in formal dining room of White Rock Lake home in Emerald Isle neighborhood.

Second Floor of Home Has Three Additional Bedrooms and Office/Study

White Rock Lake home staircase.
Staircase of White Rock Lake home leads to second floor that has more spectacular views of the park and lake.

You will enjoy the large master bedroom, large master closet, and elegant bathroom on the first floor. The rest of your family or guests will love the views of the lake and neighborhood from the upstairs bedrooms.

Emerald Isle home staircase.
Staircase ascending to second floor of White Rock Lake home.

Home Office/Study

Home Office in White Rock Lake home.
A delightful room for a home office or study for any member of the family.

On the second floor is a perfect home office or delightful study hall for children. Even from this room with sliding double glass pocket doors, there are expansive views of the park and White Rock Lake.

View of White Rock Lake.
View of back yard and White Rock Lake from second floor windows of White Rock Lake home on Bally Mote.

Backyard of Emerald Isle Home—View of Lake In Distance

View of White Rock Lake from Emerald Isle Home
Beautifully landscaped back yard is further enhanced with view of White Rock Lake.

This 3,900 square foot four-bedroom home is on .5 acres and looks over 100s of additional acres of park land and White Rock Lake. You will enjoy views of the lake from the living room and bedroom windows or the outdoor backyard pavilion with a kitchen and from the swimming pool. Immersed in nature and yet it is only 12 minutes from downtown and only 15-20 minutes to the preparatory schools of the Preston Hollow private school corridor.

White Rock Lake and the Dallas Arboretum are the epicenter of Dallas nature—flowers, birds, trails, boating, wildlife, forests—and yet they are quickly accessible to the most vibrant city cultural attractions of Dallas.

White Rock Lake

Dallas Is an All-American City and Emerald Isle Is an All-American Neighborhood

Rather than hearing the noise of traffic as you would in most city neighborhoods, here in this Emerald Isle White Rock Lake neighborhood you will enjoy the sweet sounds of songbirds or children playing baseball in the diamond at the bottom of the hill next to White Rock Lake.

White Rock Lake Home Also Opens to a Beautiful Neighborhood

Interior front door of White Rock Lake home.
Front door of White Rock Lake home opens to the beautiful Emerald Isle neighborhood.

While many would consider the main attraction of living in this Emerald Isle neighborhood in a home looking over White Rock Lake, I consider the beautiful Emerald Isle neighborhood an equal attraction. Entering the home, you are excited by the views of nature. Exiting the home, you continue to enjoy the warmth of nature.

Emerald Isle Front Porch
Few things are as pleasing as standing on the front porch in front of your house and looking over a serene and secluded neighborhood of nice neighbors.

Front Porch Frames Emerald Isle Neighborhood

Emerald Isle Neighborhood at White Rock Lake.
Emerald Isle is a neighborhood that the homeowners love.

From the front porch of this White Rock Lake home, it is so nice to be reminded that patriotism starts with a family, extends to your neighbors, your city and your country. Emerald Isle reminds us of a simpler, more enjoyable time.

Views of White Rock Lake from Front and Back of Home
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