Category: “Life of a Home”

The Life of a Home: 3717 Marquette

We are busy working on our spec home at 3717 Marquette! This home is a classic southern transitional home designed by Paul Turney, and will be finished early this summer. We pulled inspiration pictures for months, and we can now see our vision come to life. Here is a side-by-side look at some of... Read more »

Coats Homes Receives The Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Award

On Wednesday evening Coats Homes was honored as one of "The Dallas 100," an award given by the SMU Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship to the 100 fastest-growing privately held companies in the Dallas area!  Co-founded by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship in 1990, the Dallas... Read more »

Our Dallas CASA Playhouse!

We have been so blessed at Coats Homes, so we feel it’s our duty and calling to give back what has so graciously been given to us. We know the most important part of a home is the love, care, and nourishment it can provide, so when we were asked to be included in Dallas CASA's 20th... Read more »

4121 Windsor Parkway Inspiration…

As we begin work on 4121 Windsor Parkway we find ourselves pulling a lot of inspiration pics, enjoy this collection of what is guiding us as we begin to make selections... We have always loved this Bobby McAlpine designed home on Beverly. It's a love affair each time we drive by... Love the... Read more »

4121 Windsor Parkway Architect Featured in Veranda this Month!

We were all smiles when we opened the latest issue of Veranda and saw Susan Ferrier's personal home featured (Ferrier is namesake to the famed McAlpine Booth & Ferrier Interiors).  Why are we so excited? Well, our friend Jonathan Torode was the architect on... Read more »

More to Love

We continue our tour of Centenary today... Below is the walk-thru bar between the formal living room and the family room. We spent many meetings planning out the "wine niche" on the left side. The doors are custom made steel doors (Santiago Iron Works, Inc.) and the racks on the inside are from... Read more »

Southern Charmer.

Part of what is beautiful about building luxury custom homes is the way a job can evolve and take on a personality of its own over time.  The home that is expertly drawn by the architect and imagined by the builder doesn't’t ultimately take shape until a client breathes life into the... Read more »

Life of a Home: Colgate Tile

Our clean, modern, California home on Colgate has been outfitted with some of the most beautiful tile we've seen in quite some time. Look! Cool and sleek. Textured creamy whites in the master bathroom... Classic pennys in a muted gray & a pretty marble subway...   Classic marble... Read more »

Most Inspiring Salvage Trip Yet!

There are 2 kinds of people. People who go to a house that is about to be gutted and ooh and ahh and run around taking pictures and becoming inspired by the treasures within...and people who will look at these photos and think "eeerrr doesn't look so good." Thankfully, for the future owners... Read more »

For Sale: 3521 Colgate

Last week we showed you 4400 Westway, our newest spec for sale. This week we're still dreaming of California...  Why? Well, it just so happens we have another fabulous California Mediterranean home on the market. 3521 Colgate is currently under construction and we've been having... Read more »