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Exploring the 10 Most Expensive Properties in the DFW Area

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Imagine this: You just won the Texas Lottery Mega Millions or Powerball, pocketing a cool $560 million or $171 million, respectively. Suddenly, browsing the most expensive properties in the DFW area becomes more than just a daydream—it’s your new reality.

Here’s a rundown of these remarkable listings, most of which are raw land, with one exceptional home included. My father used to say there are two things the Good Lord isn’t making any more of: diamonds and land—and he cherished both.

Number 10

492-acre Tract in Sherman, TX – $31,980,000 – Located at the northwest corner of Hwy. 289 (Preston Rd.) and Washington St., this property features 1,271 feet of road frontage on Preston and 3,934 feet on Washington. It is close to the new TI plant currently under construction. This listing has been on the market for just 33 days. Imagine owning land right next to a booming industrial site! MLS 20600735

Number 9

184.98 Acres in Gunter, TX – $32,230,915 – Situated at the corner of Hwy 212 and FM 24910, less than half a mile from the proposed North Dallas Toll Road expansion, this property is priced at $174,240 per acre. With the toll road’s extension, this land is poised for significant appreciation. MLS 20407836

Number 8

1,132 Acres in Kaufman County, TX – $33,400,000 – Located near Terrell at the intersection of CR 139 and FM 139, this expansive parcel is priced at $29,505 per acre. This land offers endless possibilities, from ranching to residential development. MLS 20341383

Number 7

200.3-acre Tract in Tioga, TX – $34,579,000 – Close to the North Dallas Toll Road expansion, this property in Grayson County is priced at $172,636.05 per acre. It’s a prime spot for future growth, making it a smart investment. MLS 20503692

Number 6

538 Acres in Gunter, TX – $34,970,000 – This listing on Bounds Road consists of multiple tracts, situated between the Dallas North Tollway Extension and Preston Road. The price is $65,000 per acre. The central location makes it ideal for commercial or residential development. MLS 20627023

Number 5

2523 McKinney Avenue, Dallas, TX – $35,000,000 – Located in the heart of Uptown Dallas, this property spans 55,680 square feet. It has been on the market for over 2,000 days and recently saw a price increase from $34 million. Imagine owning a piece of Uptown Dallas with its vibrant nightlife and dining scene! MLS 13938214

Number 4

260 Acres in Haughton, LA – $45,302,400 – Just beyond the Texas-Louisiana border, this property includes multiple tracts adjacent to I-20 at Haughton Exit 33. This area is set for future growth with easy interstate access. MLS 20542717

Number 3

5619 Walnut Hill Lane, Dallas, TX – $47,000,000 – This magnificent home in Preston Hollow sits on 11.943 acres next to the North Dallas Toll Road. The 27,092 square-foot estate features 10 bedrooms, 17 baths, six living areas, five dining areas, and 11 fireplaces. Additional amenities include a guest house, recreational complex, heliport, greenhouse, gardens, tennis court, pool, and more. It’s a rare gem in DFW, perfect for luxurious living and entertaining. MLS 20570669

Number 2

54.62 Acres in Celina, TX – $47,584,944 – Located on FM 2478 at the southwest corner of the Collin County Outer Loop and Custer Rd., this property has posted a price increase of over $4.6 million after two months on the market. The strategic location makes it a prime candidate for future development. MLS 20550851

Number 1

70 Acres in Prosper and Celina, TX – $51,836,400 – This top listing spans 70 acres and is priced at $740,520 per acre. It is located east of South Legacy Dr., less than a mile from the North Dallas Tollway, and north of Frontier Parkway. This land is in a rapidly growing area, making it a standout investment opportunity. MLS 20325102

I hope you enjoyed this glimpse into the most expensive properties in the DFW area. Next time, I might focus on the top homes in our region. For those interested in delving deeper, I’ve provided the MLS number for each property which can be viewed at

Jerry Welch, Realtor

Jerry Welch is a full-time, professional REALTOR® with over 17 years in real estate and specializes in helping seniors’ transition. He holds an SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) designation, which reflects his extensive education on topics such as tax laws, probate, estate planning, and equity conversion strategies. He offers relevant information on current market trends as well as being a valuable resource regarding real estate transactions. He was one of the founding members and is a past chair of the Rockwall Chamber SSA (Senior Services Alliance) Program. (972) 800 3915

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