Feel Romance of Real Estate During Valentine’s Weekend Open Houses

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The Buckner Terrace home at 5838 Dr. is one of five featured this week in our open house roundup.

Every week, we’re featuring fantastic open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) here at CandysDirt.

This week, we’ve picked properties five that range in price from $325,880 to $899K. You’ll find everything from a colorful Buckner Terrace ranch that marries modern touches with vintage charm, to a four-story Oak Lawn condo with a rooftop deck. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

 

COLORFUL BUCKNER TERRACE RANCH WITH ELEGANT, MEMORABLE UPDATES

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Open house: Saturday, Feb. 13, 1-3 p.m.

The updated 1960’s ranch at 5838 Sunnywood Dr. is located in East Dallas’ up-and-coming Buckner Terrace neighborhood, near Ferguson and I-30. This is such a fun property, staged for maximum effect with colorful, retro furniture and accessories. It has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a powder room, and 1,967 square feet, built in 1962. Bamboo wood floors are featured throughout the home, and its open floorplan offers views from the front to the backyard.

This galley kitchen is totally updated with new cabinets, quartz countertops, glass tile backsplash, and a stainless steel appliance package, including a gas range. Glass bricks offer extra light while preparing meals. The bathrooms are also a standout. The all-white master has a spa-like feel with a marble floor, gray custom cabinetry, dual sinks, large walk-in closet, and an oversized mirror with the same vintage molding found in the living/dining room. The two guest bedrooms share a Jack-and-Jill bath with an all glass shower, new cabinetry, and the same white/gray color scheme and marble floors as the master.

This home was listed Feb. 3 by Mark Manley with Redfin Corporation for $325,880.

 

FOUR-STORY MODERN OAK LAWN TOWNHOME WITH LUXE FEATURES, NO HOA FEES

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Open house: Sunday, Feb. 14, 2-4 p.m.

The townhome at 4025 Bowser Ave. is one wonderful surprise after another, from a see-through fireplace dividing the living and dining areas and three covered balconies, to a 33-by-12 rooftop terrace and no HOA fees (!!!). It has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a powder room, and 2,699 square feet, built in 2001.

The floorplan extends gracefully throughout the four stories, starting with a two-car garage and a bedroom on the first floor. On the second floor, the custom kitchen features granite countertops, flat-front cabinets, and top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, including a five-burner gas cooktop and built-in wine cooler. The master suite is on the third floor, a peaceful retreat with an awesome ensuite bathroom. Heading up to the rooftop balcony on the fourth floor, a large skylight floors the stairway with light.

This home was listed Feb. 8 by Tina Lorance with Ebby Halliday, Realtors, for $599,990.

 

REFINED WHITE ROCK NORTH CONTEMPORARY WITH CHIC, UPSCALE AMENITIES

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Open house: Sunday, Feb. 14, 1-3 p.m.

The 1958 home at 9725 Shadydale Ln. is completely reimagined and renovated to look like a contemporary new-build in East Dallas’ White Rock North neighborhood. It’s a 5-4 with 4,164 square feet, and every inch is chic and refined. The house features two large living areas and a huge game room,

Another exciting renovation taken to the studs by Tivoli Const. 2 large liv areas + game room, media room & study. Gourmet eat-in kitchen, quartz c-tops, marble back splash, SS appliances + large pantry. En suite spa-like master bath w-garden tub, separate shower, quartz c-tops + 3 large closets. Beautifully treed lot, large backyard with board-on-board fence, covered & open patio + upstairs covered terrace. 3-car garage, sprinkler system.

It was listed Jan. 15 for $945K by David Collier with David Griffin & Company, reduced Feb. 3 to $899,000.

 

LAKEWOOD TOWNHOME WITH THREE STORIES, REDUCED $10K IN PRICE

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Open house: Sunday, Feb. 14, 1-3 p.m.

The townhome at 5726 La Vista Dr. is all about location, location, location, walking distance from Trader Joe’s and restaurants on Greenville Avenue near Munger and Live Oak. It’s a 3-3 with 2,359 square feet, built in 1999.

This three-story home has high ceilings, great hardwoods, a decorative fireplace in the spacious living room, two balconies, and great flow. The kitchen offers stainless steel appliances and a large master suite on the third floor with an ensuite bathroom featuring a large shower, jetted tub, and dual vanities.

It was listed Jan. 7 for $425K by Joe Atkins at Joe Atkins Realty, reduced Feb. 2 to $415,000. HOA fees are $75 per month.

 

ALMOST-NEW FRISCO NEWMAN VILLAGE HOME WITH OVER 3,000 SQFT, SEPARATE CASITA

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Open house: Sunday, Feb. 14, 2-5 p.m.

Newman Village is a gated, guarded community in Frisco near Eldorado and Legacy. The home at 3704 San Gabriel Ave. just hit the market, and has three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a powder room, and 3,126 square feet, built in 2009.

Lots of bells and whistles here, like a three-car garage, hardwood floors, ceiling treatments, plantation shutters, and a big kitchen with custom cabinets, huge island, butler’s pantry, built-in refrigerator, double ovens, and a high-end gas range. There’s a sunroom and separate casita, as well as outdoor living with a fireplace.

This house was listed Feb. 5 by Donna Bradshaw with RE/MAX DFW Associates for $624,900. Semi-annual HOA dues are $900.

 

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.