130 N. Edgefield Front

The old house life is one coveted and enjoyed by legions of history buffs and appreciators of fine craftsmanship. To love an old home is to accept one of the most fundamental things about them — they’re old, and they’ll need fixing.

But in the hands of a true lover of aged architecture, an old house turns into a breathing, living structure full of history and life. That’s what we love about a brand new listing from David Griffin & Company Realtors agent Diane Sherman in historic Winnetka Heights. It was lovingly restored by its more recent owners, including sellers Barry Binder and Tracie Dockwell. The before-and-after shots will floor you!

Find yourself falling fast for our High Caliber Home of the Week? Contact Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans today to get pre-approved and ready to put in your highest and best offer.

But to really appreciate how far this incredible, 1914-built prairie foursquare has come, you have to see where its new life started.

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If you’ve driven down Easton Road toward Lake Highlands Drive, no doubt you’ve likely see this home before. It commands a very visible corner in Lochwood, perched upon a hill. Its square build and curved second-story balcony are distinctive and offer views of the nearby neighborhood from its vantage.

And now it’s about to be back on the market with an agent that knows this area better than almost anyone: David Collier of David Griffin & Company Realtors. And we’re happy to feature it as this week’s High Caliber Home sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans.

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14150 Ridge Front

Imagine a vacation home that’s not only close by, but is ready for all types of family gatherings big and small. Now put it on Cedar Creek Lake, surround it with more than 12 acres of gorgeous wooded land, put in a beautiful pool and a dock, and you have the ultimate lakeside getaway.

That’s exactly what you’ll find with this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans. This incredible, private compound is listed by David Griffin & Company Realtors Seth Loncar and Miranda Cordero for $2.17 million.

Considering what you get for your money, that’s a great value.

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With more and more Millennials looking for urban settings, townhomes and semi-detached residences are becoming increasingly desirable. And our High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans is an attractive unit in a fabulous location listed by David Griffin & Company Realtor Janelle Alcantara.

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The contemporary stunner at 7039 Coronado Ave. is a thing of beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

We enjoy bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas you definitely shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $409K to $1.195 million. You’ll find a range of properties, from the Lakewood contemporary pictured above (that pool!), to a Winnetka Heights Craftsman with wonderful historic charm. The range is big, and the options are great. Let’s go!

 

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The exceptional Craftsman at 937 N. Windomere Ave. was taken to the studs for a huge, era-appropriate renovation, and it’s one of our five featured open houses in Dallas this week.

Every Thursday, we scour the listings to bring you the very best open houses in Dallas with the CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. You shouldn’t miss these five amazing properties.

This week, our houses range in price from $359,900 to $695,000. You’ll find an exceptional Craftsman in Oak Cliff Annex, pictured above, an East Kessler ranch on a deep lot with an unusually large master suite, a sleek new townhome in the Fitzhugh corridor, and more. Let’s take a look.

 

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S. Edgefield HCHOTW

If you’ve been ogling over those cute tiny homes that are popping up everywhere, but you’re not sure if a life on wheels or in the boonies for you, this listing from David Griffin & Company Realtor Bart Thrasher shows that you can live itty bitty in the city.

Bart, who lives in Winnetka Heights with his wife, Karen, and son, Henry, knows a thing or two about good construction. Bart is a contractor and Karen is an incredibly talented architect, and with all that know-how between them they founded Thrasherworks, a boutique architecture and design firm based right in North Oak Cliff. And in Bart’s opinion, this property is perfect for those who believe in the gospel of minimalism and the zen of tidying up.

No wonder this unique Craftsman in Winnetka Heights is our High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans. While this listing is in contingency (the buyers are waiting to sell their current home), it doesn’t hurt to be prepared should it go back on the market. Call Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans today to get your pre-approval in line so you can put your highest and best offer in on this tiny home should you get a second chance!

342 S. Edgefield Front Porch

The front porch of 342 S. Edgefield has a hidden secret …

Jump to see the brilliant open floor plan and excellent storage inside this adorable Winnetka Heights Craftsman cottage!

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647 Bizerte Avenue Back Fountain

If you need more proof about why Oak Cliff is poised to be the next scorching hot area in Dallas real estate, I present this midcentury split-level in Wynnewood. This is such a great opportunity for someone who wants to customize a home to their taste with minimal effort involved. It doesn’t hurt that this listing from David Griffin & Company agent Paul Kirkpatrick sits right on a pond with a beautiful fountain. For a lot and view like this in the Park Cities or Preston Hollow, you’d end up paying closer to $800,000 and upwards, and that’s just for the lot. 

But here in Wynnewood, you can score 647 Bizerte Avenue for the bargain price of $485,000. Even more incredible is that this home is priced at almost $10,000 below the DCAD appraisal of $494,230.

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I expect that Kirkpatrick will get quite a few offers on this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week, sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans. If one of those offers is yours or your clients, contact Lisa Peters today to make sure that you can sail through pre-approval to put in your highest and best offer. From start to close, Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans provides an unequaled level of service and support!

Jump to see what else this 1958 split level has to offer!

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