Whether you’re looking for a new place to buy, or just enjoy walking through beautiful homes, this weekend’s open houses offer an opportunity to see some gorgeous properties.
We’ve chosen five that range in price from just under $225K to $899K, in a diverse bunch of neighborhoods around Dallas. You’ll see everything from a memorable Lower Greenville New Orleans-style home to a contemporary beauty in Kessler Woods that feels like it’s hidden in the treetops. If you visit any of them, let us know what you think!
CONTEMPORARY KESSLER WOODS RANCH FEELS LIKE SECLUDED GETAWAY IN TREETOPS
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Oct. 25, 1-4 p.m.
This one-of-a-kind panoramic hilltop ranch in North Oak Cliff is gorgeous. Located at 1617 Nob Hill Dr. in Kessler Woods, near Kessler Parkway and Sylvan Avenue, this contemporary home has 2,520 square feet, three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a wrap-around balcony and treetop views. Throughout the home, large windows give glimpses of this lush scenery. Look at aerial photo above to see how secluded this feels.
The open kitchen has quartz and butcher block counters, a painted brick wall, floating shelves, a gas range, and a farm sink, and bamboo floors. The huge master suite has private access to the beautiful backyard pool, as well as the laundry room through the walk-in closet. It was listed today by Aja Shroll with United Real Estate for $675,000.
DREAMY CONTEMPORARY RANCH WITH LUXURY RENOVATIONS, BIG SPACES
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Oct. 24, 3-5 p.m.
The newly renovated house at 7123 Mimosa Ln., near Walnut Hill and Hillcrest, has over $270K in improvements made since it was purchased in June. It’s now a designer showcase, with an open floorplan and luxury touches everywhere. This 4,479-square-foot ranch has five bedrooms, 4 full bathroom, and a powder room. In the custom kitchen, the owners used Carrera Marble and stainless steel Electrolux appliances, modern pendant lighting, a gorgeous backsplash, and new white cabinetry. The impressive master bath features a ten-foot-wide shower with four shower heads, Italian tile, a freestanding soaker tub with contemporary chrome fixtures, and two large vanities. Just off the bathroom, a massive walk-in closet it the size of a bedroom itself!
Upstairs, there’s a mother-in-law suite and media room, and outside, a stamped concrete walk, new pool plaster, and stamped concrete decking. The update also included a new roof, new electric, new HVAC, low-E windows, and added insulation. It was listed last week by Anna Kemp with Premier Property Marketing Group for $899,000.
CONDO ZONED FOR HIGHLAND PARK ISD HAS GOURMET KITCHEN, DESIGNER TOUCHES
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Oct. 25, 2-4 p.m.
The 2-2 condo at 5909 Luther Ln. Unit 1700A is 1,351 square feet of well-planned design and style. It is zoned for Highland Park ISD, a big selling point, and is near Northwest Highway and the Dallas North Tollway. Inside, you’ll find hardwood floors, recessed ceilings, recessed lights, and a gourmet kitchen with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances. The master bathroom has a jetted tub and large walk-in shower with frameless glass.
Building amenities include 24-7 security, valet parking, a fitness center, clubroom, and year-round pool with private poolside cabanas, which are included in the monthly HOA fees of $706. This condo was listed last week by Carolina Rendon with Allie Beth Allman & Associates for $450,000.
DOWNTOWN DALLAS LOFT WITH TALL CEILINGS, GREAT VIEWS
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Oct. 24, 12-2 p.m.
If downtown living is something you’d love, then the “warm industrial” loft at 1122 Jackson St. Apt 604 is a great fit. This 1,271-square-foot space is within walking distance to the Dallas Farmers Market, the Majestic Theatre, Belo Garden, the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library, and so much more.
It is technically one bedroom, but the current owners have set up the master bed near the windows and used the bedroom for a nursery. There’s exposed ductwork, polished concrete floors, and character throughout the space. The island kitchen features granite countertops, custom cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances, including double ovens. There’s 24-hour, on-site security and a concierge, fitness center, media room, and rooftop pool with great views, all covered by the HOA fees, $484 per month. It was listed Oct. 9 by Tim Brown with JP and Associates, Realtors Frisco, for $224,800.
LOWER GREENVILLE NEW ORLEANS-STYLE HOME WITH ALMOST 3,000 SQUARE FEET
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Oct. 25, 1-4 p.m.
The New Orleans-style home 5703 Llano Ave. has a coveted location off Lower Greenville, and a funky style that’s unforgettable. With 2,995 square feet, three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a powder room, it’s spacious. Antique furniture vanities and screened French doors lead to a private flagstone patio in the back, and there’s a wonderful second-story balcony from the master bedroom that faces the street.
Inside, there are hardwood floors, custom marble in the kitchen with a full-wall backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. Throughout the home, there are designer fixtures and ceiling fans, and lots of colorful rooms with unusual touches and lots of storage. In back, an electric gate and extra parking spaces are an added bonus. It was listed Oct. 9 by Leonard & Jona Thomas with RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs $599,000 (a $51,000 reduction from the original list price).
This open house roundup is now a weekly feature. Let us know if you visit any of these properties and what you think of them, or if you have an open house you think we should know about! You can email Leah here.