Dating sits for bikers
This French-inspired home features a stately symmetrical facade draped in eye-catching climbing vines, which lend color and grandeur to the exterior.
The pristine home sits on a .73-acre lot in the heart of Old Preston Hollow and offers massive curb appeal.
Bush and his wife, Laura, relocated when he left office.
(Don't count on cruising by, though: plans are under way to install a security gate, limiting access to the street).
Fixer-uppers go for less but often require extensive work.
Some still include decorative leaded-glass windows. The neighborhood officially stretches east of North Central Expressway (U. Highway 75) to Greenville Avenue and north of Vanderbilt to Mc Commas, though locals often use the M Streets term more generally to refer to homes in the area immediately adjacent.
Homes here are generally between 1,000 and 1,400 square feet, although some tear-downs have created larger homes.
During the late 1800s, the area was home to prominent businessmen, who uses streetcars to commute downtown, and to post-Emancipation Freedman's Town.
Freedman's Memorial provides a historical reminder, though the area is now better known as the State-Thomas neighborhood.