Skylights Illuminate Big Renovations In This Four-Bedroom Davilla Drive Estates Home

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Davilla Drive Estates homeNatural light is the best accessory in any home, and our Thursday Three Hundred has it in abundance.

Located at 3983 Gaspar Dr., near Midway Road and West Northwest Highway, this Davilla Drive Estates house is a 4-2 with 1,699 square feet. Skylights in the kitchen and living room bring in abundant amounts of sunshine, as do the many windows throughout the space.

This house has been a rental since 2012, and the current tenants have a lease for $2,300 per month through February 29, 2016. This home presents an opportunity to buy an income property, or make it your own space in just over two months.

Built in 1951, this home is full of new updates and refreshed original features, like refinished hardwood floors, granite countertops in the kitchen and master bathroom, fresh interior and exterior paint in a neutral palette, new exterior doors, a wood-burning fireplace, and a covered porch across the back of the house.

This home was listed Dec. 19 by Michael Lorra with Barclay Real Estate Group for $399,000.

Davilla Drive EstatesDavilla Drive Estates home Davilla Drive Estates Davilla Drive Estates Davilla Drive EstatesThe front door opens onto the entry hallway, with the kitchen to the left and the living room straight ahead. Refinished hardwood floors are in gorgeous condition, and have a rich tone with lots of character. In the living room, a floor-to-ceiling brick fireplace has been painted a fresh white and the large skylight is directly overhead.

The dining area is part of this space, and has room for a large table. Davilla Drive Estates home3983 Gaspar ADavilla Drive EstatesThe kitchen is renovated with granite countertops, freshly painted cabinets, travertine tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. It’s a galley kitchen, traditional for homes of this era, and could be opened up to the living room/dining room area to make an open concept floorplan for the common areas.

A nearby utility room has hookups for a full size washer and dryer (gas).Davilla Drive EstatesDavilla Drive Estates home Davilla Drive Estates 3983 Gaspar N 3983 Gaspar OThe master bedroom has new carpeting and is painted a deep charcoal gray. The ensuite master bathroom has dual sinks with granite countertops, framed mirrors, travertine tile, and a frameless glass shower with a steamer in it.

The other three bedrooms are 13-by-11, 12-by-11, and 11-by-9, and have hardwood floors. The home’s second bathroom has vintage gray tile with maroon accent tile, a new pedestal sink, and freshly painted cabinets.
3983 Gaspar A3983 Gaspar Q3983 Gaspar A 3983 Gaspar R 3983 Gaspar SThe back of the house has a surprise for buyers, a large covered patio with a skylight across the back of the house that can be used as an outdoor living and dining area overlooking the spacious yard. There’s board-on-board wood fencing, landscaping, an in-ground sprinkler system, and a raised garden bed, as well.

The Davilla Drive Estates neighborhood is in demand and this home shows well. Its price tag under $400K and great location make it one to watch.


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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