It may be Halloween this Saturday, but there’s always time for a fun open house. We’ve scoured the listings and rounded up five open houses around DFW you won’t want to miss.
We’re visiting neighborhoods from West Highland Park and Frisco to West Dallas and Hollywood Heights. The prices range from $420K to $899K. Let us know if you visit any and what you think!
UPDATED NORTHWEST DALLAS MIDCENTURY WITH CURB APPEAL, UPDATED KITCHEN
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 1, 2-4 p.m.
This cute 1951 home in Northwest Dallas’ Glenridge Estates neighborhood is beautifully updated and well maintained. Located at 4135 Saranac Dr., it’s a 3-2 with 1,888 square feet and has cute curb appeal with mature trees, a stone walkway, and landscaping.
Inside, the open floorplan and beautiful hardwoods feel friendly and charming. The updated kitchen has white glass-front cabinets, white subway tile, an insert chalkboard above the sink, a movable stainless steel-topped idland, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The master bedroom and bath have a lovely finish-out, and out back, a big deck/pergola and large backyard are perfect for entertaining—or you could put a pool in! It was listed Oct. 29 by Elizabeth Baker with Ebby Halliday, Realtors, for $475,000.
HOLLYWOOD HEIGHTS TUDOR WITH 12 STAINED GLASS WINDOWS, SEPARATE SHOP AREA
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 1, 1-3 p.m.
The classic Tudor at 519 Valencia St. is in the Hollywood/Santa Monica neighborhood of East Dallas. It has spectacular period items, like 12 stained glass windows, gorgeous door arches, mosaics, woodcarving, and era-appropriate light fixtures, including four Beardslee-Williamson Art Deco pieces.
Updates since 2012 include a 50-year roof, fresh paint inside and out, refinished hardwood floods, a tankless water heater, and a new electrical box. Above the garage, there’s a large rec shop not included in square footage—this could be guest quarters, or a room for a teenaged child. It is listed by Fran Moore with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage – Lakewood/Northeast Dallas for $419,500, a $35,500 reduction from the original list price.
WEST HIGHLAND PARK TRADITIONAL WITH UPDATED FLOORPLAN, QUAINT BACKYARD
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov 1, 1-3 p.m.
The one-story traditional home in West Highland Park at 4661 N. Versailles Ave. features a modern floorplan with expansive living and dining areas for entertaining, an updated kitchen, split bedrooms, and a private study. It was built in 1938 and is a 3-2 with 2,378 square feet and a lovely backyard. It was listed Aug. 7 by Kenneth Walters with Ebby Halliday, Realtors, for $899,000 (it went under contract Oct. 16, but the open house is still on!).
CUL-DE-SAC HOME ON HEAVILY TREED LOT WITH 3,200 SQUARE FEET, NEW METAL ROOF
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 1, 2-4 p.m.
At the top of a cul-de-sac, the Royal Park Estates home at 10815 Royal Park Dr., near Royal Lane and St. Michaels Drive, overlooks three bug shade trees in front, and backs to the popular hike-and-bike path, the Northaven Trail. Lots of flowers, shrubs and ground cover add to the very green drive up to the house. It’s a 4-3 with 3,269 square feet, a two-car attached garage and three-car detached garage, double-pane windows, insulated doors, three living areas with split formals, new stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and a new metal roof in 2013.
This house could use some updates, but the bones are fantastic. The big master suite is 18-by-15, and the bathroom has dual sinks and a walk-in closet. The back has a covered porch, gardens, a lighting system, a sprinkler system, and access to the trail. It was listed July 20 Lori Kircher with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $700,000.
OVER 4,000 SQUARE FEET IN FRISCO IN GATED COMMUNITY WITH 3-CAR GARAGE, POOL
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 1, 1-4 p.m.
The big house at 4800 Northshore Dr. in The Lakes On Legacy Drive in Frisco is a four bedroom with three full bathroom, a powder room, and 4,022 square feet. This gated community has linked ponds, located near Lebanon Road andLegacy Drive in the heart of Frisco.
The home was built in 2000 and has a high-end finish-out, including a grand entry staircase and high ceilings, built-ins, hardwood floors, surround sound, an upstairs game room, and his-and-hers walk-in closets in the master suite. The large kitchen has generous cabinet space, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, including double ovens and a gas range. The backyard has a swimming pool, spa, waterfall, and wet bar. This house is listed by Vitali Bartusov with William Davis Realty for $699,000.
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 we should know about! You can email Leah here.