Skip the Leftovers and Family Drama, Head to These 4 DFW Open Houses This Weekend

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The home at 3805 Country Club Dr. in Flower Mound is one of four we’re featuring in this week’s open house roundup.

The weekend after Christmas is not prime real estate shopping time, so this weekend could be your opportunity to visit some lovely properties on the market without fighting crowds. It’s slim pickings for open houses, but we found four that range in price from $500K to $1.695 million in neighborhoods around North Texas.

 

KESSLER PARK SOUTHERN BEAUTY WITH WRAPAROUND VERANDA, GUEST QUARTERS
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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Dec. 27, 2-4 p.m.

Grab your mint julep and head to the open house at 1113 N. Canterbury Ct. in Kessler Park. This Southern beauty is 3,306 square feet of charm and hospitable details, tucked away in a quiet cul-de-sac on .44 acres. It has three large bedrooms with walk-in closets, two full bathrooms, and a half bathroom, built in 1936 and updated with loads of modern amenities buyers want.

A brick walkway leads to the wide front porch—all the windows were upgraded in 2014 and the house boasts real wood shutters. Wide wood beams run across the living room ceiling, an elegant room with a marble fireplace, crown moldings, built-ins, and French doors that open onto a wraparound veranda with views of the landscaped backyard and swimming pool, which was recently replastered. A ten-foot granite island stand in the center of the renovated chef’s kitchen, which also offers a walk-in pantry, butler’s pantry, and stainless steel Dacor appliances, including a gas cooktop and double oven. The master bedroom has two sitting areas and French doors that open to the veranda. Its ensuite marble master bath has heated floors, a jetted tub, and a separate shower with frameless glass door. As a bonus, there are guest quarters above the two-car garage, with fresh paint, and refinished hardwoods.

It was listed June 19 by Claire Krieger with Ebby Halliday, Realtors for $815,000, and has been reduced several times to its current list price, $759,000.

 

CONTEMPORARY MODERN NEW BUILD IN PRESTON HILLS WITH 2 MASTER SUITES
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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Dec. 27, 2-4 p.m.

If Santa doesn’t leave you what you want tomorrow, consider the newly built contemporary home at 6720 Northwood Rd. in Preston Hills. It was designed and built by Keen Homes, and features five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, two half baths, and 5,876 square feet on two stories.

A spectacular entrance and sleek, modern stairway are next to a wine bar with two wine refrigerators. In addition to the gourmet kitchen with stylish, minimalist cabinets, an oversized island with waterfall sides, commercial-sized refrigerator, double ovens, and a warming drawer, there’s also a catering kitchen with dual warming drawers, a second dishwasher, desk, an abundance of cabinets, and a large walk-in pantry.

A master suite on each story makes for great bedroom options (where to sleep tonight?!), and this home has luxe everything—there are soaker tubs, huge frameless glass showers, walls of glass that open up completely to the exterior, and a screened patio, as well. A separate fifth bedroom and bathroom are a casita, an the home has two laundry centers, custom tile accents, and walk-in closets that are truly a wonder to behold. It was listed Oct. 15 by Tim Schutze at Allie Beth Allman for $1.695 million.

 

ONE OF THREE CONTEMPORARY HOMES LEFT IN NEW KNOX-HENDERSON DEVELOPMENT
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OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Dec. 26, 12-3 p.m.

The home at 5155 Garrett Field Ct. is one of only three left in a new David Weekley Development in the Knox-Henderson area called the Villas at Garrett Avenue. This contemporary home is 2,190 square feet on three stories, with three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one powder room.

An open floorplan makes the home seem spacious and bright, as do the high ceilings, and hardwood floors run through most of the home. The kitchen has floor-to-ceiling cabinets, a large island, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. This home is in the Stonewall Jackson Elementary School attendance zone, and HOA dues run $150 per month. It is listed by Jimmy Rado with David Weekley Homes for $500,000.

 

GOLF COURSE HOME IN FLOWER MOUND WITH OVER 5,000 SQFT, DRAMATIC BACKYARD
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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Dec. 27, 2-4 p.m.

If a secluded, golf course home with luxe amenities is on your wishlist, look no further than the property at 3805 Country Club Dr. in Flower Mound. Nestled among mature trees on Bridlewood Golf Course in a gated community, this house has five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half bath, and 5,232 square feet, built in 1999.

The entryway features a dramatic winding staircase, and the home has extensive millwork, handscraped hardwood floors, multiple fireplaces, a wine cellar, and oversized balconies overlooking the golf course. The kitchen offers granite counters, a large island, and stainless steel appliances, and extensive cabinetry. The backyard is dramatic, with a covered patio, large wimming pool, and a waterfall and spa area with a stone grotto. It was listed July 3 by Lynn Robbins with Keller Williams Realty Dallas Metro North for $869,000, and has been reduced to $840,000.

 

This open house roundup is a weekly feature at CandysDirt. Let us know if you visit these properties and what you think of them. If you have an open house to tell us about, email Leah here.