Original Midcentury Traditional Home with Heritage Live Oak Trees

Traditional mid-century home in the Biglot Addition of the Preston Hollow East neighborhood of Dallas, Texas, at 6219 Joyce Way.
Original traditional mid-century modern home on 145-foot wide lot shaded by live oak trees in the Biglot Addition of the Preston Hollow East neighborhood of Dallas.

6219 Joyce Way, Dallas, Texas

Preston Hollow East Home $1,775,000 For Sale

Here is a traditional mid-century modern home that reflects much of original Preston Hollow. It makes sense that a quality custom-built home like this one would be built in the Biglot Addition of Preston Hollow East where one finds the largest lots which are almost one-half acre.

The Home of Della and Earl Lively

This is also the home that Della and Earl Lively lived in for 50 years. Della Lively was synonymous with Preston Hollow. Della and Earl founded Lively Realty. From their office in Preston Center, Della sold more houses in Preston Hollow than any other Realtor in Dallas. Della was one of the top producing agents in the country and over her career sold well over 1,000 homes in Preston Hollow. In other words, since she was aware of every property in Preston Hollow, it is noteworthy that this is the home she chose to live in and enjoy.

Large formal rooms are a trademark of custom homes built in the 1950s at 6219 Joyce Way in the Biglot Addition of the Preston Hollow East neighborhood of Dallas, Texas.
The formal dining room also enjoys the wall of vertical windows that you also see in the living room in this home at 6219 Joyce Way in Dallas.

Sought After Preston Hollow East Neighborhood

For the last 70 years, people keep selecting Preston Hollow East because it has direct access to downtown Dallas and the best private schools. This Dallas neighborhood also allows one to feel somewhat removed from the city because of the large wide lots and tree-lined streets. While many houses have been torn down, several existing homes remain in which homeowners can enjoy the charm and comfort these mid-century traditional homes were built for.

Renovating or Modifying Midcentury Homes Brings Wonderful Results

Original mid-century kitchen in this Preston Hollow home found at 6219 Joyce Way in Dallas, Texas, featuring Beauticraft metal cabinets and other original mid-century detail.
Here in this midcentury traditional home at 6219 Joyce Way, you will find wonderful 1950s detail like the Beauticraft metal cabinets and other details of a midcentury kitchen.

Many mid-century homebuyers in the neighborhood elect to renovate a mid-century home and keep the original features like this home has which include the plaster moldings, the pull-out table for folding clothes in the linen closet, the glass block, and original tile in the bathrooms, and the Beauticraft metal cabinets in the kitchen and laundry room.

Some Homebuyers Love to Stylize a Traditional Mid-Century Home

Some homebuyers like to renovate an original mid-century traditional home like this one at 6219 Joyce Way. Other homebuyers like to take the original home like this one with an open floorplan and a series of windows marching across the front of the house and modernize it. The floor plan and framework of this home provide the perfect platform for a very stylized modern home at a fraction of the cost of a new home.

Value is in Land – House is Free

A homebuyer always has an economic advantage when they are buying the land and the home is free.

Original Home has Majestic Live Oak

A magnificent heritage live oak tree defines this traditional mid-century home at 6219 Joyce Way in the Biglot Addition of the Preston Hollow East neighborhood in Dallas.
This magnificent heritage live oak tree defines this home at 6219 Joyce Way in the Biglot Addition of Preston Hollow East.

Another advantage of the home at 6219 Joyce Way is that it has mature live oak trees that shade the front of the home and a magnificent heritage live oak tree in the back yard that defines the property.

Every Midcentury Home Should Have a Large Swimming Pool

Mid-century home at 6219 Joyce Way, Dallas, Texas
Every elegant midcentury home should have a large pool and lush backyard.

Whenever I think of midcentury homes, I think of a deep swimming pool in the back yard. While many homes today have pools, the 1950s was the first era when they were emphasized, along with terraces and decks surrounding them for entertaining. The large swimming pool at 6219 Joyce Way helps define the 1950s look of this midcentury home. Glass sliding doors and windows go across the back of the home so every room has a view of the pool.

Generational Opportunity

When an original Preston Hollow property comes on the market like 6219 Joyce Way for the first time in 50 years, it provides the next homeowner an opportunity for them to make their mark on the original architecture of the house and neighborhood.

Mid-Century Residence and Added Libraries

A large library was added on to the original home found in the Biglot Addition of the Preston Hollow East neighborhood in Dallas, Texas, at 6219 Joyce Way.
Added onto the original mid-century home is this large library at 6219 Joyce Way in the Preston Hollow East neighborhood of Dallas.

One can almost think about 6219 Joyce Way as a home of two compatible sections. There is the charming original home on a pier-and-beam foundation and then there is an addition on a slab foundation that is comprised predominately of the libraries. One of these large libraries provides a serene living area. The other library with floor-to-ceiling bookshelves with a rolling ladder was created as a spacious office with windows looking over the rear garden. Properties like 6219 Joyce Way provide a great opportunity to buy a home embraced by nature that one will love living in.

A library wall defines the large office added to this traditional mid-century home in the Preston Hollow neighborhood of Dallas at 6219 Joyce Way.
Beside the library there is a large office with a wall of floor-to-ceiling bookshelves with a rolling ladder at 6219 Joyce Way in Preston Hollow East neighborhood of Dallas.