Mark You Calendars! These Five Dallas Open Houses Will Wow You This Weekend

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The home at 11325 Chicot Dr. is one of five featured in our weekly open house roundup.
The home at 11325 Chicot Dr. is one of five featured in our weekly open house roundup.

This is not traditionally a great season for home sales—people get busy with holiday plans and postpose their real estate search. But we’ve found five Dallas homes with open houses this weekend that will impress you with their features and style.

They range in price from $349,000 to $1.5 million, and include everything from an Old Lake Highlands cottage updated to perfection to a 7,390-square-foot house in Eudora Estates near Hillcrest and Forest. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Dec. 6, 2-4 p.m.

Looking for a lot of house in a tony zip code? Then check out the home at 11325 Chicot Dr. in Eudora Estates near Hillcrest and Forest (75230). This 7,390-square-foot house has six bedrooms, six full bathrooms, six half bathrooms, six living areas, two dining areas, and a saltwater swimming pool and spa with an outdoor kitchen.

The kitchen is total luxury, renovated this year to include white marble counters and backsplash, a large pantry, elegant light fixtures, top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, and tons of cabinet space. A secluded master suite wows with its luxurious bathroom: separate vanities, marble everywhere, and a walk-in frameless glass shower. An enormous gameroom with a bar is next to the media theater that seats 12. In the back, a retreat awaits with a saltwater pool and spa, covered patio with a kitchen, and a separate play area for kids. This home was listed Nov. 23 by Marilyn Donsky Pailet with Ebby Halliday, Realtors for $1.5 million.


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OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Dec. 5, 2-4 p.m.

We love the dynamic partnership of Realtor Barbara Arredondo and creative genius Summer Riggins. They’ve scored an A+ again with the house at 559 Classen Dr. in Old Lake Highlands. It’s a 3-2 with 1,309 square feet, tastefully renovated to make the most of the footprint and retain lots of vintage charm.

This home is in the Hexter Elementary attendance zone (big bonus) and it’s a cheerful, welcoming space from curb appeal to cute updates. A bright yellow door greets you, before you enter the living room, where original refinished hardwoods wow. A new dining area has a cozy built-in bench, and the kitchen renovation brought in new ceramic flooring, wood cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. A remodeled ensuite master bath with has a custom vanity with dual sinks and a walk-in closet. The washer-dryer is tucked away behind closed doors in the master bathroom. It was listed Nov. 13 by Barbara Arredondo with Clay Stapp + Co. for $349,000.


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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Dec. 6, 2-4 p.m.

We featured the Montebello Park home at 4207 Camden Ave. back in June when it was on the market for 27 days before the seller pulled it. Maybe she had second thoughts about selling this cute house that is so much bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside. It’s got 2,802 square feet on two stories with four bedroom, two full bathrooms, a half bath, two living areas, and two dining areas. That’s a lot of house! 

This 1939 cottage is inside the Stonewall Jackson Elementary attendance area, near Mockingbird and Skillman. That’s a sought-after location in Dallas, and the myriad updates throughout the home are well-planned. The exterior has a fresh blue color, and walls of windows make the interior bright. There’s a butler’s pantry, mud room, and tons of storage, as well as a remodeled kitchen with granite counters. The master bath reno created a frameless glass shower with white subway tile, a slipper tub, and white marble everywhere. All four bedrooms have walk-in closets, too.

It was listed Dec. 1 by Kendal Cook with Rogers Healy And Associates for $510,000, and 1 percent of the sale of this home will be donated to the Golden Retriever Rescue of North Texas in memory of owners’ dog. Nice.


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OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, Dec. 5, 2-4 p.m.

The Underwood Estates home at 3737 Northview Ln. is bright and open, the recipient of a huge renovation that brought its 1959 interior up to chic standards. This 5-3 has 3,237 square feet, a spacious living room with a wood-burning fireplace and granite surround, gourmet kitchen, and luxe master suite. 

Located near Marsh and Forest lanes, this house is equipped with a whole-home technology center, study center, oversized laundry room and mudroom, a new roof, and a big backyard for entertaining. The master ensuite bathroom offers a fireplace, oversized jetted tub, walk-in shower, and walk-in closets. The all-new kitchen has an oversized island, granite countertops, new white cabinets, new fixtures in oil-rubbed bronze, and stainless steel appliances, including a five burner gas stove and double ovens. It was listed Nov. 24 by Noe De Leon with Keller Williams Realty Plano for $719,700.


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OPEN HOUSE: Sunday, Dec. 6, 2-4 p.m.

There’s no carpet whatsoever to be found in the newly renovated 1941 traditional at 5104 Maple Springs Blvd. This 1,834-square-foot home retains its vintage feel with beautifully refinished hardwoods in the living room, dining room, and bedrooms, and new tile elsewhere. It’s a 4-2 located near Cedar Springs Road and the Dallas North Tollway in Oak Lawn Heights, the largest single-family neighborhood in Oak Lawn close to downtown Dallas, the Medical District, Uptown, and West Village.

A big renovation has created a wonderfully comfortable space. The front room has the original fireplace (now decorative), flanked by small corner bookshelves, and the doorway leading to the dining room retains its vintage arch. The kitchen is updated to include granite counters, new tile, stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The property is 240′ with an electric gate and mature shade trees and a one-car detached garage. This home was listed Nov. 30 by Debbie Marino with Ebby Halliday, Realtors, for $399,000.


This open house roundup is 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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