Kick Up Your Heels at These 5 Fantastic Open Houses This Weekend Around Dallas

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The backyard oasis is just one of the selling features of the home at 6868 Meadowcreek Dr., one of our five featured open houses this week.

DFW weekend open houses are the stuff of greatness—our market is full of excellent properties. You can read about them every week in this CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column, where we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $642K to $1.695 million. You’ll find a range of properties, from a Hillcrest Havens stunner with professional renovations and designs, to a storybook M Streets Tudor with amazing curb appeal and vintage charms. 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, April 3, 1-3 p.m.

The home at 6868 Meadowcreek Dr. in Northwood Hills Estates is a beautiful marriage of Midcentury architecture and sleek contemporary design. It’s a 5-5 with 4,773 square feet, built in 1973 and tastefully updated to be rad.

This home feels like an oasis in the city, anchored by a large oval pool and fantastic outdoor entertaining area with a deck. Inside, soaring ceilings and an architectural staircase form a striking entry. The updated kitchen offers stainless steel appliances and modern cabinets. A first-floor master is urban chic with its clean lines and an open-concept bath.

It was listed March 18 by Diana Stewart with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $880,000.


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Open house: Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Get ready to have your socks knocked off by the home at 7037 Royal Ln. in the coveted 75230 zip code (Hillcrest Havens neighborhood). This 4-3 has 3,991 square feet, located just two blocks from Northaven Trail. It is professionally remodeled, with interior design by Debbie Perry Designs.

Built in 1955, the house now has all sorts of fabulous, updated amenities, from new stonework detailing and landscaping around the exterior to a wet bar with a 250-bottle wine room. Decorative beams to add architectural detailing to the massive great room and it offers new windows for energy efficiency. In the kitchen, you’ll find hand-stained solid oak cabinetry with soft-close hardware, stainless steel professional appliances (including a commercial range with double ovens), top-tier quartz counters, and a large center island. The master suite is to die for, with vaulted ceiling in the bedroom and a large sitting room with a fireplace. The ensuite bathroom has a clawfoot tub and a spa-like feel.

It was listed Jan. 25 by Jonathan Lee with 787 Developers for $795K, recently reduced to $749,500.


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Open house: Sunday, April 3, 1-3 p.m.

The newly built soft contemporary home in Northwest Dallas’ Greenway Parks is an absolute delight. Locate at 5306 Drane Dr. this is a 4-5 with 4,947 square feet, perfectly suited for entertainment. It is so elegant.

The open floorplan easily flows through the entry, the central living spaces, kitchen, and into the garden. A first-floor master suite opens to the garden and the second story offers generous bedrooms and a a wet bar. The covered back patio offers a complete outdoor kitchen, and there’s plenty of room back there to add a pool.

It was listed March 11 by Lera Lee with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $1.695 million.


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Open house: Sunday, April 3, 1-3 p.m.

The architecturally significant home at 6021 Mercedes Ave. in East Dallas’ Greenland Hills was designed to last by Clifford D. Hutsell  in 1927. It’s a 3-3 with 2,659 square feet on two stories, with original details, like stained glass windows and built-ins, married beautifully with modern spaces and amenities.

You’ll find an original Batchelder fireplace (!!!), handcrafted marble mosaic floor, cove ceilings, drip plaster in the sunroom, a distinctive roofline, and lots of space. The home has hardwood floors throughout, a rear screened patio, and full guest quarters above garage with bath. It was listed March 28 by Lee Lamont with Coldwell Banker Residential for $709,500.


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Open house: Sunday, April 3, 1-4 p.m.

We love a good Tudor, and the one at 5408 McCommas Blvd. does not disappoint. It is absolutely adorable! This is a 3-2 with 2,095 square feet, built in 1927, and an additional 416-square-foot guest house with a full bathroom above the garage in back.

The home features high ceilings, dark stained hardwoods, solid plaster walls, original fireplace, lead glass windows, and tons of vintage nooks and built-ins that give it so much character. The kitchen is bright and inviting, with stainless steel appliances and tons of on-trend white cabinets (and cabinet space). There’s a generous dining room, eat-in kitchen with built-ins, good-sized bedrooms, a full two-car garage with storage, and an electric gate.

It was listed March 21 by Carolyn Black with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $659K, reduced last week to $642,000.


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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