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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3239 Whirlaway

Gabe Rounds was living next door when 3239 Whirlaway went on the market. He did a few remodeling projects in North Oak Cliff and was ready for another chance to put his talents to the test.

And while Northwest Dallas is growing in popularity with flippers and remodelers, not every home turns out right. Not every remodeler has the vision to realize a home’s potential.

But that might be Rounds’ gift, as his work on this stunning Chapel Downs home is a revelation. We’re thrilled to highlight this listing from David Griffin & Company Realtor Diane Sherman and her son Vinnie Sherman as our High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans. With its outstanding curb appeal and stylish interiors, we’re certain this home won’t be on the market long. Before you visit it during the open house this Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m., be sure to call Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans to get pre-approved so you can sail through closing.

Jump to see inside this fresh-faced remodeled ranch!

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Dallas Area Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

The gorgeous Craftsman at 5803 Richmond Ave. in Belmont is one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every week, we scour the homes for sale to find the best and brightest for our Thursday CandysDirt.com Open House Roundup. We’ve found Dallas area open houses that will delight you this weekend, ranging in price from $419,900 to $749K.

You’ll find a variety of properties, from the impeccable Belmont Craftsman pictured above, to a renovated Merriman Park Traditional with a light and bright feel. Let’s take a look!

 

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kessler plaza home for sale

It’s tough to resist the charms of a Tudor, and our Tuesday Two Hundred is tempting, priced well under $300K.

This Kessler Plaza charmer, located at 2623 Marvin Ave., was built in 1941 and is one of the cutest homes on the block. It’s got two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,354 square feet full of original details, like built-ins niches, arched doorways, and an original fireplace. There are also plenty of well-conceived updates that will appeal to buyers.

It was listed June 3 by Diane Sherman with David Griffin & Company for $264,900.

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326 Edgefield Front

We’re constantly on the lookout for great deals all over Dallas, and sometimes we find them where we least expect. Take this gorgeous Prairie-style two-story in Winnetka Heights for example. This neighborhood is so heavily sought-after, we thought for the longest time you couldn’t find a good-sized family home for under $300,000 in this historic district.

We’ll be the first to admit we were wrong!

This adorable home, which is back on the market, is at 326 S. Edgefield in North Oak Cliff’s most popular historic conservation district. It’s listed by David Griffin Realtor Diane Sherman for a more-than-reasonable $279,900. This home is spacious, with almost 2,600 square feet in its two-story layout. You get four bedrooms, two and a half baths, formals and a lovely open kitchen that leads to a fenced backyard.

326 Edgefield Living

The only downside I can see to this property is the upstairs carpet and the lack of covered parking. Now, if you’re resourceful, you’ll buy this property and put in a rear-access garage and workshop, one that will have an air-conditioned art studio. In fact, maybe you can get the amazing Winnetka Heights design-build team at ThrasherWorks to come up with an amazing plan that will stand the test of time and look absolutely brilliant, too.

326 Edgefield Dining

Tons of details remain in this tastefully updated 1940s home, including the archways that transition from room to room, and the lovely wood floors. Some of the light fixtures feel out of place, but that’s easily fixed. The kitchen has plenty of updates, with bright white cabinets, granite counters, an ample eat-in island, and a five-burner gas range and oven with built-in microwave.

326 Edgefield Kitchen

The master is a decent size, and both full baths are upstairs with the powder room down. It’s no secret that I despise wall-to-wall carpet. I just feel like if I want carpet, I want the option of laying down a rug instead of dealing with a carpet that ages so quickly and attracts allergens. Still, I love the dual closets and the windows.

326 Edgefield Master

The master bath is a vintage-looking remodel with gorgeous tile. Not so crazy about the configuration of the shower, the single pedestal sink, and the ugly frameless mirror, but the bathtub is perfect. I think this simple style should be used more often, that’s for sure.

326 Edgefield Master bath

The backyard, which you can access through the French doors off the kitchen, is shady thanks to the canopy of trees, but you’ll adore the deck. Otherwise it’s a bit of a project considering how many unruly saplings are popping up. Still, this home is a total value and with the right buyer, would be a fantastic investment!

326 Edgefield Back