A gated entry opens to the five-bedroom Spanish Renaissance-style home at 4801 Behrens Court in Colleyville. Designer details include hardwood floors, a gourmet kitchen, and media room with large wet bar. It is listed for $1,379,000.
Mistake: The Bowling Alley Effect Long, narrow rooms are the bane of furniture arranging. But there is a way to play up this awkward space to your advantage: divide the room into zones. Arrange the conversation area in one zone and place a desk along the back of the sofa to create a work zone, or place a small table and chairs in the area behind the sofa for homework or playing games.
In the prestigious Leyton Grove community enjoy a custom home with four spacious bedrooms and the option to turn the media room into a fifth. The home at 2311 Hawthorne Avenue has been recently updated with Travertine floors and classic plantation shutters. It is listed for $925,000.