HISTORIC and ICONIC, R.L. Thornton's Chateau Des Grotteaux is the most 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 and windows, the second oldest residential pool in Dallas was resurfaced and updated to a saltwater pool. Other features include sprinkler and mosquito misting systems. The interior space is mostly original and Buyer may update as desired.