This Weekend’s Open Houses Around Dallas Show Range of Properties on Market

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The home at 6272 Mercedes Ave. is one of five we're featuring this week in our round-up of open houses.
The home at 6272 Mercedes Ave. is one of five we’re featuring this week in our roundup of open houses.

This is one of the last weekends before the holiday madness begins, so take advantage of the gorgeous days and visit some of Dallas’ open houses.

In this week’s roundup, we’re visiting neighborhoods from the M Streets and Knox-Henderson, to Swiss Avenue and Lakewood. The prices range from $420,000 to $2.295 million. We hope you make time to visit some of these open houses or others you discover—by our count, there are 193 in Dallas alone. Leave us a comment with your thoughts, or if you know of any you think we should mention next week.

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OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Nov. 14, 1-3 p.m.

Own a piece of history with the home at 6272 Mercedes Ave. This 5,360-square-foot Tudor home sits on a 1.5 acre lot in the heart of Lakewood. It was built by Henry Bowers (Hal) Thomson in 1929, during the “golden era” of homebuilding in Dallas. It has been lovingly preserved and carefully updated over the years. Beautiful original details, like leaded windows and arched doorways, stand next to modern updates, like a chef’s kitchen with top-of-the-line design and amenities.

The grounds and gardens of this home are tranquil and sprawling, with multiple seating areas. It is by Becky Frey with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $2.295 million.


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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 15, 1-3 p.m.

Swiss Avenue is one of the most tony locations in Dallas, lined with stately, graceful mansions in a variety of architectural styles. The home at 5728 Swiss Ave. is newly listed, offering three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a powder room, and 2,914 square feet. There’s also an additional 650 square feet of living space above the two-car detached garage in back.

This home was built in 1940 and is made for entertaining, with two living areas and a dining room, and a a fully updated kitchen with a Wolf stove and oven, two dishwashers, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, wine refrigerator, and an elegant look. It was listed Nov. 6 by Anne Lasko with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $935,000.


M STREETS TUDOR WITH GORGEOUS ORIGINAL DETAILS5605 Ridgedale A 5605 Ridgedale B 5605 Ridgedale C 5605 Ridgedale D

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m.

Fall in love with the brick Tudor at 5605 Ridgedale Ave. in the M Streets. This 2-2 was built in 1926 and has 1,812 square feet and is updated to include modern amenities, without losing its vintage charm. You’ll find original arched windows, an arched front door with a circular glass insert, arched doorways, angel wing French doors, lovely mouldings and built-ins, leaded glass windows, period wainscoting in the kitchen and bathrooms, and an original fireplace with fantastic details. In the kitchen, you’ll find granite counters, a farm sink, updated cabinets, and fresh paint. It was listed Oct. 29 by the Kucharski Group with David Griffin & Company Realtors for $499,900.


NEW MODERN TOWNHOUSE IN KNOX-HENDERSON WITH SLEEK AMENITIESdallas open houses dallas open houses dallas open houses dallas open houses

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m.

The Ivy is a new development in the Knox-Henderson area, with construction for phase II complete in August 2016. The townhouse at 4988 Flitwick Ct., near N. Fitzhugh and Capitol avenues, is one of the properties that will be complete then or before. This modern home is has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a powder room, and 1,901 square feet on three stories.

Amenities include Caesarstone quartz countertops, Carrera Marble, tons of lighting and natural light, custom cabinetry, red oak wood marble, frameless showers, and vaulted ceilings. The architecture is sleek and contemporary, with luxe touches everywhere. This property is listed by Nadine Kelsall Meyer with Dave Perry-Miller InTown for $420,000.


ONE-OWNER, CUSTOM BUILD IN CUL-DE-SAC WITH LOVELY OUTDOOR SPACEopen houses open houses open houses open houses open houses

OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 15, 2-4 p.m.

The outdoor space is simply stunning at 10606 De Bercy Ct. This 2,876-square-foot home sits on over half an acre and the backyard has multiple seating areas among the mature trees and landscaping. The house itself has four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a powder room, built in 1965. Parts of the home feel a tad outdated, but the bones are great of this one-owner, custom-build house near Midway and Royal.

The great room has a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace that opens to the wrap-around yard, and all the rooms are spacious. This house was listed Nov. 10 by Nancy Reagan with Ebby Halliday, Realtors, for $719,900.


This open house roundup is now a weekly feature at CandysDirt. Let us know if you visit these properties and what you think of them. If you have an open house to tell us about, email Leah here.


Leah Shafer

Leah Shafer is a content and social media specialist, as well as a Dallas native, who lives in Richardson with her family. In her sixth-grade yearbook, Leah listed "interior designer" as her future profession. Now she writes about them, as well as all things real estate, for

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