Thursday Three Hundred: Inside Amy Vanderoef’s Kessler Park Doll House

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Look, just look at this adorable home: 1034 Windomere in Kessler Park, minutes to the hopping Bishop Arts District and within skyline sight of downtown Dallas. Built in 1926, the home has not just three bedrooms but three baths, a two car garage, Park Cities sized 50 by 150 lot, 1995 square feet, character out the wahzoo with arched doorways, moldings, gleaming hardwoods, windows and natural sunlight. And I am just gaga over that bright red front door. This home says happy family, love, sweet nights, fun dinners, memories. Bubble baths. Wine and romance.

I asked Amy, why in the world are you leaving this angel? I threatened even to take down the for sale sign. It is too cute, I said, too perfect.

“We relocated to Las Colinas for Grants run for US Congress in District 24,” she said.  “Although we are very happy in Irving, we really loved our time in Oak Cliff. Bishop Arts is one of Dallas’s biggest gems and is growing fast. The new owner will love the house, the charm and the great neighbors. They will also love being minutes away from the amazing shops and restaurants in Bishop Arts!”

Well, that makes sense. And do you know how much this little angel is priced at? $329,999. Not even kidding. Not a misprint. Basically a car over $300,000. What is the deal? Do we not have the very best real estate in the world? Besides, buy this house that already has one darlingly famous occupant — that’s Amy — and what, just what if her hubby Grant Stinchfield not only wins that Congressional seat he’s running for but makes it to the White House someday? He’s adorable and has POTUS written all over him. I am seeing some serious, I mean serious, appreciation here folks: President Stinchfield slept here. In fact, where’s my checkbook…

 

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Candy Evans

A real estate muckraker, Candy Evans is one of the nation’s leading real estate reporters. She is also the North Texas real estate editor for Forbes.com, CultureMap Dallas, Modern Luxury Dallas, & the Katy Trail Weekly. Candy has written for Joel Kotkin’s The New Geography, Inman Real Estate News, plus a host of national sites. Constantly breaking celebrity real estate news, she scooped former president George W. Bush's Dallas home in 2008. She is the founder and publisher of her signature CandysDirt.com, and SecondShelters.com, devoted to the vacation home market. Her verticals have won many awards, including Best Blog by the venerable National Association of Real Estate Editors, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious journalism associations. Candy holds an active Texas real estate license but does not sell. She is on the Board of Directors of Braemar Hotels & Resorts (BHR).

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  1. Kristen Muller says

    I’m lucky to have this amazing listing and if anyone knows of someone looking for this dollhouse call me! Kristen Muller – Allie Beth Allman (214)558-3178.

  2. Kristen Muller says

    I’m lucky to have this amazing listing and if anyone knows of someone looking for this dollhouse call me! Kristen Muller – Allie Beth Allman (214)558-3178.

  3. Blake Eltis says

    That is an incredible house! We are lucky Kristen has it listed! If you or anyone you know want to schedule a showing for this HOT property, give Kristen a call at (214) 558-3178!

  4. Blake Eltis says

    That is an incredible house! We are lucky Kristen has it listed! If you or anyone you know want to schedule a showing for this HOT property, give Kristen a call at (214) 558-3178!

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