Dallas oilman Trevor Rees Jones sells $15.9 million University Park manse

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The 12,458-square-foot mansion on Turtle Creek was built in 1996. The English Tudor Revival house has five bedrooms, six and a half baths and eight fireplaces. It was built of limestone imported from England and assembled by English craftsmen.

The Volk Estates property was listed for sale for $15.9 million. Kathy Myers and Lacy Schultz of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate sold the house for an undisclosed price.

“Homes in this price range perform differently,” Schultz said in a statement. “Currently there are 12 homes on the market in the $10 million to $25-million range in the Park Cities and Preston Hollow vicinity that have been on the market for a while.

“Two of these 12 homes have just gone under contract,” she said. “I think this is indicative of an active spring market for estate properties.”

She said Perry-Miller Real Estate has the two pending contracts on the top-market homes.

In 2017, North Texas real estate agents sold 1,652 single-family homes priced at $1 million or more. That was a 21 percent jump in million-dollar home sales from 2016.

The house sits on almost two acres on Turtle Creek.

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