10 Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas

A year-by-year guide to the city's prettiest pads

1177 Lausanne Ave. Previous Next 58 of 60 2008 Most Beautiful Homes

1177 Lausanne Ave.

Neighborhood: Kessler Park
Built: 1925
Square footage: 6,358
Stats: 5 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 1 half bath
Why we chose it: Upon seeing it, we were momentarily transported to Malibu. And then the 100-degree heat kicked in, and we came to our senses. There is nothing about this 6,358-square-foot Kessler Park mansion we would change. Sure, under ordinary conditions, we would make fun of the lions. But take it from us, there’s nothing funny going on here—this is one seriously beautiful house.

Photography by: Scott Womack