6941 Gaston Avenue

Dallas, TX 75214

Last List Price
3,201 Sq. Ft.
$445 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


HISTORIC & ICONIC, R.L. Thornton's Chateau Des Grotteaux is a unique and a much beloved estate in Dallas. On nearly one acre in Lakewood, Thornton purchased the unfinished home in 1929 and completed construction. The home was designed after a chateau in Normandy, France. The current owner has worked extensively on the estate’s exterior features, while maintaining the continuity of the period the home was constructed. Updates include a privacy wall, custom roof, custom doors & windows, the second...

Property Details for 6941 Gaston Avenue

Subdivision Name
MLS Area Major
School District
Dallas ISD
Architectural Style
Structural Style
Single Detached
Garage Spaces

Property Details for 6941 Gaston Avenue

MLS #14181260
Days on Market230
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeResidential / Single Family
Year Built1929
Lot Size0.99 AC / 42,993 SF
CountyDallas County

Listing Agent

John Barrett

Compass RE Texas, LLC.


P: (972) 375-5787

M: (972) 375-5787

Contact Agent(s)


Sold By Stewart-Rose Properties, Larry Rose

Building Information for 6941 Gaston Avenue

Stories-Year Built1929Building Size-Lot Size0.99 AC / 42,993 SF

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$4,859 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

Principal and Interest


Property Taxes

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Property Information for 6941 Gaston Avenue

    Location and General Information
  • Block: E/2811
  • MLS Area Minor: EAST DALLAS (7)
  • Directions: Property is located at corner of Gaston and West Shore. Park on West Shore and enter through the gates on West Shore.
  • Elementary School: Lakewood
  • High School Name: Wilson
  • Middle School: Long
  • Year Built Details: Preowned
  • Garage Length: 0
  • Garage Width: 0
  • Parking Features: Uncovered
  • Parking Spaces Carport: 0
  • Parking Spaces Covered Total: 0
    Taxes and HOA Information
  • Taxes: $22,494
  • Tax Legal Description: PASADENA BLK E/2811 LTS 9,10,11 & PT LT 12 IN
  • Association Type: None
Interior and Exterior Features
    Interior Features
  • Fireplace Features: Gas Logs
  • Fireplaces Total: 2
  • Heating: Central Air-Elec, Central Heat-Gas, No Air, No Heat, Other
  • Interior Features: Elevator, High Speed Internet Available, Multiple Staircases, Vaulted Ceilings
  • Number Of Dining Areas: 1
  • Number Of Living Areas: 2
  • Other Equipment: Cooktop - Electric, Dishwasher, Water Line to Refrigerator
  • Room and Floor: Master Bedroom-1-1, Living Room-1-1
    Exterior Features
  • Building Area Source: Tax
  • Construction Materials: Brick, Rock/Stone, Stucco
  • Exterior Features: Balcony, Gardens, Gazebo/Pergola, Gutters, Mosquito Mist System, Patio Open, Private Outdoor Space, Roof Top Deck/Patio, Sprinkler System, Storage Building
  • Fencing: Iron, Metal, Rock/Stone
  • Foundation Details: Pier & Beam
  • Number Of Stories: 2
  • Pool Features: Heated, In Ground Gunite, Saltwater Pool
  • Roof: Metal, Tile/Slate
    Room 1
  • Room Dimensions: 0 x 0
  • Room Length: 0
  • Room Level: 1
  • Room Type: Master Bedroom
  • Room Width: 0
    Room 2
  • Room Dimensions: 0 x 0
  • Room Length: 0
  • Room Level: 1
  • Room Type: Living Room
  • Room Width: 0
  • Utilities: City Sewer, City Water, Curbs, Individual Gas Meter, Individual Water Meter
    Property and Assessments
  • Accessory Unit Type: Other
  • Accessory Unit: Yes
  • Energy Saving Features: Ceiling Fans, Double Pane Windows, Insulated Doors, Low E Windows
  • Exclusions: All exterior statuary, except the canons. Living, dining & master Bdrm chandlers & all bedroom ceiling fans.
  • Financing Proposed: Cash, Conventional
  • Handicap: No
  • Loan Type: Treat As Clear
  • Security System: Yes
    Lot Information
  • Lot Features: Acreage, Corner, Heavily Treed, Landscaped, Park View
  • Lot Number: 9-12
  • Lot Size: .5 Acre to .99 Acre
  • Lot Size Area: 0.987
  • Lot Size Dimensions: 212 x 203
  • Lot Size Units: Acres
  • Multi Parcel ID: Yes
  • Parcel Number: 00000231640000000
  • Soil Type: Unknown

Property History for 6941 Gaston Ave

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Jul 14, 2020


NTREIS #14180272

Jul 14, 2020


NTREIS #14181260

Jun 6, 2020


NTREIS #14180272

DateEvent & SourcePrice


NTREIS #14180272



NTREIS #14181260



NTREIS #14180272

For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 6941 Gaston Avenue

Taxable ValueLand$962,640Additions$455,500Total$1,418,140
Tax Record2019$38,766 ($3,230 / month)
Home Facts
Beds4Baths3Total Finished SqFt3,201 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt3,201 SqFtStories2Lot Size42,976 SqFtStyleSingle Family ResidenceYear Built1929Year Renovated1929ZoningZ294CountyDALLASAPN00000231640000000

Schools near 6941 Gaston Avenue

Lindsley Park Community SchoolCharterPK-30.5 mi
Lakewood Elementary SchoolPublicK-50.8 mi
Lakehill PreparatoryPrivateK-120.8 mi
J L Long Middle SchoolPublic6-80.9 mi

Lindsley Park Community School

PK-3, 0.5 mi, Charter


Lakewood Elementary School

K-5, 0.8 mi, Public


Lakehill Preparatory

K-12, 0.8 mi, Private


J L Long Middle School

6-8, 0.9 mi, Public


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