The weekend after Thanksgiving is light for real estate open houses, but there are still some open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday worth a visit.
We’ve rounded up five that are sure to please. They range in price from $225,ooo to $1.01 million, and this time, we’ve included a few way out in the ‘burbs. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!
UNIVERSITY TERRACE CHARMER WITH LOTS OF RENOS, UPDATED FEEL
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 29, 1-3 p.m.
University Terrace has fast-appreciating real estate and a great East Dallas location. The house at 7309 Bennington Dr. is offers nice-sized yard with mature trees, and an updated interior that feels inviting and warm. This is a 3-2 with 1,685 square feet, zoned for the sought-after Lakewood Elementary. It’s got cute curb appeal, and two large stained glass panels in the entryway.
The kitchen is a total reno, with a new cabinets, counters, stainless steel appliances, backsplash…pretty much everything. The bathrooms got updated, too, with frameless glass in the master shower, new vanities, new sinks, new lights, and more. It is listed by Lee Lamont with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage—Lakewood/NE Dallas for $399,000.
GOLF COURSE LIVING IN FRISCO WITH A LUXURY CUL-DE-SAC CONTEMPORARY
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 29, 2-5 p.m.
“Golf course living in a luxury cul-de-sac house.” That should be the tagline for the home at 2 Spyglass Ct. in Frisco. It has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, two half baths, and 4,344 square feet. Built in 1988, the house is decidedly contemporary, with some cool features: love the front door and surrounding glass! The mature trees on the property and big back patio with views of the swimming pool and golf course are also pretty stellar.
The kitchen is updated, with a Viking professional gas burner, dual griddles, three ovens (two gas and one electric), SubZero refrigerator, separate drink refrigerator, prep sink, and a lot more. Throughout the home, you’ll find lots of beautiful features, like wood floors, stone fireplaces, built-in bookshelves, striking light fixtures, frameless glass shower, marble, and tons of light from oversized windows. This home was listed Nov. 23 by Judi Wright with Ebby Halliday, Realtors, for $835,000.
UPDATED IN BUCKNER TERRACE, MOMENTS FROM WHITE ROCK LAKE IN EAST DALLAS
OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Nov. 28, 2-4 p.m.
Deep in the heart of East Dallas, Buckner Terrace is a neighborhood to watch. It’s moments from White Rock Lake, but many homes are still well under $300K. Take the property at 3215 Sharpview Ln. It has three bedroom, two full bedrooms, and a powder room, with 2,062 square feet. That’s a lotta house for a little moola!
The curb appeal is charming, and the owners have updated the home from top to bottom. Think fresh interior paint, new laminate flooring, open floorplan, new carpet in all oversized rooms, and a totally renovated kitchen. This home is listed by Brian Bustos with Keller Williams, Turtle Creek, for $225,000.
NORTHAVEN HILLS HOME WITH ALMOST 5,900 SQUARE FEET IN HEART OF DALLAS
OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Nov. 29, 1-3 p.m.
This is a lot of house in the heart of Dallas: five bedrooms, six full bathrooms, three living areas, two stories, four fireplaces, two dining areas, and 5,897 square feet. The master bedroom has two balconies, and the oversized lot measures 100-by-213.
The home at 7138 Azalea Ln. is in Northaven Hills, near Hillcrest Road and Royal Lane, in the tony 75230 zip code. It was built in 1954 and its interior, while updated, has a pretty owner-specific style. But that’s just cosmetic. This home is huge and has a lot to offer, only steps away from Northaven Trail. It was listed June 25 by Kyle Rovinsky with Virginia Cook, Realtors, for $1,249,000, and has been reduced several times. The most recent price drop brought its asking price to $1,099,000.
ALMOST 4,000 SQUARE FEET IN WYLIE WITH VAULTED CEILINGS, LOTS OF EXTRAS
OPEN HOUSE: Friday, Nov. 27, 1-4 p.m.
They say you get a lot of house for your money when you go our in the ‘burbs. The home at 3027 Martha Dr. in Wylie is a lot of house for around half a million. It’s a 5-2 with 3,992 square feet in Creekside Estates, near McCreary Road and McMillan Road. It was built by Grand Homes in a neighborhood with a swimming pool, park, and lake.
The home has a grand entryway with wrought iron stairs, vaulted family room, formals, a downstairs guest suite, game room, and media room. The open kitchen has granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop. The master bath has granite countertops on the vanities, a jetted tub, lots of space, and framed mirrors. There’s even a three-car garage.
There are a lot of energy efficient features, like 12-inch attic insulation, a 16+ SEER AC, ceiling fans, double-pane windows, Energy Star appliances, a gas water heater, low-E windows, programmable thermostat, and a radiant barrier. It was listed Nov. 24 by Stephen Brooks with Royal Realty Inc. for $555,847 (HOA fees are $480 per year).
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.