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10 Most Beautiful Homes in Dallas

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

6243 La Vista Drive Previous Next 47 of 60 2009 Most Beautiful Homes

6243 La Vista Drive

Neighborhood: Dannelly's Summit Hill
Built: 1927
Square footage: 5,514
Stats: 5 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 1 half bath
Why we chose it: You know as well as we do that times are tough. When you’re standing in front of this house, you forget all about that. This Swiss chalet-like abode, with its green tile roof and fabulous chimneys, transports us to Vail Village. That is, until the sweat starts running down our neck and we realize we’re in Dallas.

Photography by: Scott Womack