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Modern Homes for Sale - Dallas TX

Search the newest Modern homes for sale & real estate listings in Dallas, TX below.  To change how the search is displayed, click the gray button next to "Sort Listings By."  Using the gray button below, you can sort homes by prices or days on market.  For information about Modern properties for sale in Dallas, Texas, or to schedule a showing, click "Request a Showing" when viewing any modern listing. You can also create and save a custom home search by clicking the red "Save this Search" button and registering for a free account.  A custom search will allow you to receive email alerts when new Dallas Modern real estate listings hit the market.

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10210 Strait Lane, Dallas, TX - $23,000,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 7.4 Baths
  • 11,387 SQFT
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It Is The Rarest Of Them All: A Philip Johnson Masterpiece, Never To Be Repeated. Built In 1964, With An Exquisite And Sensitive Update Completed In 2008, The Light-filled House Boasts Elegant Living Spaces, A Stunning Double Staircase, A Unique D...

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3617 Crescent Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $13,950,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.3 Baths
  • 10,483 SQFT
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This Exquisite Highland Park Custom Home, Designed By Stocker Hoesterey Montenegro Architects, Impresses In Every Meticulous Detail. Sited On An Elevated 0.636 Acre Lot, The Grounds Feel Both Expansive & Secluded With A Private Gated Driveway & Pr...

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3414 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $13,000,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.2 Baths
  • 10,282 SQFT
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Transitional Masterpiece, Located On Prestigious Beverly Dr Is A Designer’s Show Place. Meticulously Completed With Luxury Finishes And Sophisticated Details Throughout. Beautifully Designed Kitchen Flows Into The Casual Dining,open To The Family ...

3508 Crescent Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $11,950,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.4 Baths
  • 12,266 SQFT
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A One Of A Kind Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Custom New Modern Estate Situated In The Coveted Old Highland Park Neighborhood. An Incredible Architectural Design Is Meticulously Completed With Luxury Finishes And Sophisticated Details Throughout. Sp...

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3130 N Harwood Street 3101, Dallas, TX - $9,900,000

Residential, Condominium
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 5,793 SQFT
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Located Inside The Premier Condominium Building Bleu Ciel, Within The Prestigious Harwood District, This Sky Penthouse Half Floor Shell Space Brings The Opportunity To Create A Completely Custom Showpiece In The Sky. The Wrap Around Glass Front Ba...

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3414 Beverly Drive, Highland Park, TX - $9,000,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.2 Baths
  • 10,282 SQFT
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Transitional Masterpiece, Located On Prestigious Beverly Dr Is A Designer’s Show Place. Meticulously Completed With Luxury Finishes And Sophisticated Details Throughout. Beautifully Designed Kitchen Flows Into The Casual Dining,open To The Family ...

1918 N Olive Street 4202, Dallas, TX - $6,975,000

Residential, Condominium
  • 4,678 SQFT
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As The Now Final Penthouse Unit Inside Museum Tower, Penthouse 4202 Offers The Opportunity To Create A Truly Unique Masterpiece In The Sky. This Incomparable Half Floor Shell Space Delivers The Highest Residential Home Inside The Dallas Metroplex,...

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5006 Shadywood Lane, Dallas, TX - $6,400,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 5.1 Baths
  • 6,886 SQFT
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Incomparable Texas Contemporary On Breathtaking 1.58 Acre (tax) Bluffview Lot. Conceived And Design Led By Noted Architect Ralph Hawkins, Faia As His Personal Home In Collaboration With Stephen Chambers, Aia, This Property Offers The Utmost In Sus...

3709 Lexington Avenue, Highland Park, TX - $6,150,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 6,209 SQFT
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This Magnificent, Two-story Contemporary Residence At 3709 Lexington Avenue In Old Highland Park Was Built For Showcasing Beauty, Both Inside And Out. The Home’s Tall, Exterior Glass Walls Afford Spectacular, So-close-you-can-touch-them Views Of T...

4130 Cochran Chapel Road, Dallas, TX - $5,695,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 6.2 Baths
  • 8,984 SQFT
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Location. Privacy. Location. Exceptional Contemporary Home Overlooks Creek & Acreage. Mature, Lush Grounds. Designed For Resort-style Living & Entertaining. Infinity Pool. Steel, Glass, Commercial-grade Glass Doors & Windows; Stucco; Limestone Flo...

1717 Arts Plaza 2307, Dallas, TX - $5,000,000

Residential, Condominium
  • 3 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 4,839 SQFT
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Located In The Dallas Arts District, The Largest Contiguous Arts District In The United States, This Magnificent, Two-story, Penthouse Condominium On The 23rd Floor Of The One Arts Plaza Building Offers Modern Amenities, Plus The Most Spectacular ...

670 S Peytonville Avenue, Southlake, TX - $4,995,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 6.3 Baths
  • 12,381 SQFT
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Find Unsurpassed Superior Quality & Rich Exquisite Finishes Tucked Away In A Private Gated Estate. Custom Designed By Nyhoff Architecture, This Open Floor Plan Is An Entertainer's Dream Offering An Elegant Flow Boasting A Gourmet Kitchen W Top Of ...

More About Modern Homes


KnoxRE.com is updated every 15 minutes by a direct feed from the local Dallas-Fort Worth MLS which will give a visitor desired information for modern real estate like property images; days on market; subdivision information; feeder school information; HOA dues; frequency of the HOA dues; estimated county taxes and more.  If you see a property displayed, it means the home is still available for purchase.  Our site only displays currently active modern homes.  If a listing goes under contract, it is removed from the listing display for ease of use and navigation for visitors.  To view more Dallas homes for sale near modern listings, see the alphabetical list of subdivisions in the area below.  Click on any of the listed subdivisions below to visit that neighborhood's page.  If you would like to view all Dallas real estate listings, click on the link at the top of the page.

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Dallas Texas Modern Real Estate


Dallas TX contemporary homes for sale can be found in a wide selection of areas within DFW.  Modern real estate generally prices higher than traditional homes since most modern homes tend to have upgrades and extensive costly upgrades like custom wood finishes and trims, an abundance of custom glass work and costly stone and natural materials used in their construction.  Northwest Dallas is the area with the most contemporary homes followed by the East Dallas and downtown condo areas.

These style homes in Dallas TX price in a wide range from approximately the low $200,000's for condos to over $5,000,000 for the luxury end.  The higher priced modern condo properties are located in buildings like the Mansion Residences, the Azure, La Tour, Vendome, Parkside, Museum Tower, W Residences, Douglas Condos 8181, Limited Edition 2505, Residences at the Highland, Plaza at Turtle Creek and The House.

The single-detached contemporary homes in Dallas are mostly located in Kessler Park, East Dallas, White Rock Lake, Bluffview, Midway Hollow, North Dallas, Northwest Dallas, Bent Tree, Preston Hollow, Northeast Dallas, Casa Linda, Caruth Hills, Forest Hills, North Oak Cliff, and Uptown.

Most of the luxury Contemporary real estate in Dallas is going to price above $2,000,000 with these homes offering open floor plans, walls of glass, sleek and clean lines, natural wooden and stone flooring, wine storage areas, lots of glass tile work, frameless shower doors, clear double glassed windows, "green features," white and neutral colored paint choices, upgraded lighting fixtures fitting the overall modern concept and theme.

Mid-Century modern homes were really the beginning of this architectural movement in the United States.  Most mid-century homes began popping up in Dallas around the 1950's and into the 1970's.

Modern Home Builders


There are only a few builders around Dallas who specialize in modern homes.  These builders will have all of the architectural knowledge for those seeking this custom style home.  It is our advice to contact one of the following builders if you are wanting to construct and custom build your own masterpiece in the Dallas area:

About Contemporary & Modern Homes


contemporary style homes dallas texas

Dallas and the surrounding areas feature a remarkable mix of neighborhoods and architectural styles--so much that for a prospective buyer the choices can be overwhelming. There are distinct characteristics about certain styles of homes that define them, and knowing the  details you like goes a long way towards finding the right house for your family. Traditional architectural design is pretty easy--Greek Revival (think of the plantations along the Mississippi), Colonial (brick two story symmetrical box), and Ranch (sprawling one level) that has morphed into Texas Modern (since it's Texas it's just bigger). But there's one amorphous sort of architecture that's really popular today and mixes any number of design elements for a cohesive whole that's perfect today's family.

Contemporary Design

Contemporary homes in Dallas, industrial and commercial architecture is cutting-edge--geometric, glass, clean lines, and lots of light--but contemporary and modern real estate in Dallas is defined as the architecture of today--whatever is being designed and built is contemporary. These houses are not defined so much by exterior design and style influences so much as how the house is built and the interiors. Modern architecture is an entirely different style, encompassing post-Victorian architecture through the mid-century era. They're traditional with a twist--a Craftsman with large windows and French doors to an outdoor living room, or a Mediterranean with a seamed metal roof instead of tiles. A loggia might run across the length of a contemporary ranch, with outside access from every room.  

These houses are built with an eye towards sustainability and green design; solar or geothermal heating is an example, as is the use of non-toxic and recycled materials. Hardwood floors are common throughout--trees are renewable, non-toxic, and wood floors offer lots of options for interior designers. Builders of new homes are installing low VOC paints and natural-fiber carpeting, using natural and native landscaping, and creating open spaces that flow to outdoor living rooms.

What Contemporary Homes Offer

Defining elements of Dallas contemporary homes are; an open floor plan and a two story foyer are common. A "chef's kitchen", which feature high-end commercial appliances--dual ovens, multi-drawer dishwashers, and multi-burner stoves, granite countertops, and a large island is considered a requirement in a new home. Wine rooms have replaced the wet bar inside and the wet bar has moved outside. Builders recognize that having room in the garage for actual cars mean three car garages with a separate door for the third bay, and a mudroom--that my or may not double as a laundry room--between the kitchen and garage. 

An elegant downstairs master suite is another hallmark of contemporary homes. These bedrooms are large, often open to the outside and feature bathrooms that rival a nice hotel--separate water closet, large shower with multiple shower heads, and a freestanding jacuzzi tub. Closets have become dressing rooms with tons of storage. This design concept works well for families with children who are older or even out of the house since you can live completely downstairs.

This style of homes have open floor plans and are great for entertaining, as most parties happen in the kitchen regardless of how much time you spend making the rest of the house inviting. Guests can flow from the kitchen into the great room or family room seamlessly and nobody feels like they've been sent down to the kid's table, away from all the fun. 

These houses may also feature an outdoor room, which usually has a kitchen to rival the house with a gas grill, pizza oven, wet bar, and stone fireplace wired for a TV. Higher-end homes have heaters built into the ceilings for year-round use.

What's Great About The Architectural Style

These homes are built for entertaining, and families. You can find them in almost every neighborhood in and around Dallas, as they fit in everywhere and are not uncommon rebuilds after a tear down. However, do remember that most suburbs will not have this style of home unless specifically set forth by HOA guidelines and rules.  Most suburbs will consist of much more traditional homes so a buyer would need to stick mostly to the City of Dallas to find that perfect contemporary floorplan.  

A contemporary house in Dallas is perfect for families who have big, multi-generational parties. Dallas offers something for everyone when it comes to lifestyle and architecture, so please contact us if you'd like to find out where to find the dream house for your family. 

If you are interested in learning more about Dallas TX contemporary homes for sale, contact one of our Realtors directly via telephone at 972-342-0000 or on the email contact form.  We look forward to helping you with modern real estate needs in Dallas TX.

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