On the Market
A house currently for sale on one of Fort Worth’s most desirable streets offers buyers Big Easy-style living. The home at 4604 Alta Dr. has a New Orleans vibe, with black iron balconies aplenty that overlook courtyards and lush landscaping.
The 5,765-square-foot, four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath house has a prime location in River Crest, directly across from the country club golf course. But it remains private, thanks to subtle screening landscape and clever inward-looking orientation on a nearly half-acre lot. The house’s side view is all that can be glimpsed from the street, as the main facade is concealed by a private courtyard with stone paving and fountain.
Inside the handsome double doors lies a graceful main staircase. The New Orleans vibe continues inside with rich, dark oak parquet floors. To the right is one of four living areas, leading into a smaller sitting room with cabinets wired to hide the A/V equipment, adjoining a small hall/bar connecting to the formal dining room.
The kitchen, with its large island, connects to an informal eating area open to the family room. This is perhaps one of the loveliest rooms in the house, with views on one side of the front courtyard and the pool at the back.
Kitchen back stairs serve as a private lead-in to the master bedroom, which has a sitting area and large bath with separate sinks and dressing areas. An assigned balcony overlooks the back pool area.
Two additional bedrooms share a bath and their own balcony overlooking the front court. Completing the complex is a large pool house with high ceilings and a bar perfect for entertaining.
So what will this party palace run you? A mere $2,595,000, listed with John Zimmerman of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.
A version of this story originally was published on Candy's Dirt.