If you like pink as much as the late cosmetics queen Mary Kay Ash did, then the house she built in Dallas might be just the place for you. The pink mansion sits on over an acre of land in Old Preston Hollow and is on the market for $3.3 million. Take a look!
Mary Kay Ash’s Former Home in Texas:
The mansion, which was designed by Dallas Design Group in 1984, is nearly 12,000 square feet. Mary Kay herself felt it was too big and moved back to the house she had lived in before this one in her later years.
The words “hotel lobby” came to mind when I saw the next room:
The current owners have neutralized much of the house, but there’s reportedly
a pink quartz toilet that remains in one of the bathrooms.
Mary Kay started her cosmetics company in 1963.
It’s the first makeup I ever tried, since that’s what my mom always had on her vanity.
There are 6 bedrooms and 8 baths.
The one shown below is so big (320 square feet, 2 stories tall, with an open loft above) it’s kind of ridiculous. And how would you like to wake up with the sun streaming through those windows every morning?
When I was researching this post, I stumbled onto a website called Pink Truth that sets out to debunk the myths about selling Mary Kay Cosmetics — mainly that you can’t really make money doing it (it’s all about recruiting). Have any of you sold it? Anyone earn a pink Cadillac?
The library is cozier:
The pool area was “copied from the legendary San Simeon estate in California:”
Want to live like a cosmetics legend? More photos and information in the listing by Karen Luter.