Spend a Fun, Relaxing Mother’s Day Weekend Touring These Dallas Open Houses

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The master bedroom at the historic Old East Dallas Tudor at 6317 Bryan Pkwy. is a thing of beauty, and it’s in one of our five featured open houses this week.

If you’re trying to come up with a way to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mom (or mom stand-in), consider taking her to some of fabulous Dallas open houses in this week’s CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column.

Every Thursday, we pick five open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss. This week, our houses range in price from $399,500 to $635K. You’ll find a range of properties, from an Old East Dallas historic Tudor with fabulous spaces, to an updated transitional ranch-style home in Midway Hills. 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: Saturday, May 7, 12-2 p.m.

Take mom to the charming 1923 Tudor located in Swiss Avenue Historic District at 6317 Bryan Pkwy. It a 4-2 with 2,454 square feet,  with hardwoods throughout, original glass doorknobs, and some original light fixtures. Most casement windows are original, including some leaded glass windows, and there are lovely stained glass transoms.

The living room features an original masonry decorative fireplace, and the kitchen  has glass front cabinets, tile counters, stainless steel appliances, and a center island. The masters retreat upstairs is stunning, with arched vaulted ceilings and its own ensuite bathroom. A quaint covered porch adds to this endearing historic home.

It is listed by Vicki White with Keller Williams Park Cities for $613,500.

 

MIDWAY HILLS TRANSITIONAL RANCH ON HALF AN ACRE
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Open house: Sunday, May 8, 2-4 p.m.

The updated 1958 transitional ranch style home at 4010 Merrell Rd. near Walnut Hill Lane and Midway Road is sprawling on a serene half-acre private fenced lot. While this home has been renovated, it retains the charm of a classic 1950’s ranch style home. It’s a 3-2 with 2,515 square feet.

The kitchen has a huge island and a professional five-burner range with vent hood. The large master has an  updated bath including a large frameless glass shower with tiled nook. There’s also a private study, media game room, oversized garage, and updated electrical and plumbing. The home is also in the Walnut Hill Elementary School, which earns a “9” out of 10 from greatschools.org.

It is listed by Rob Mullins with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $635,000.

 

TERRY HEIGHTS TRADITIONAL WITH OVERSIZED LOT, SWIMMING POOL
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Open house: Sunday, May 8, 2-4 p.m.

Mom will surely enjoy the Traditional at 9445 Hunters Creek Dr. near Forest Lane and Abrams Road in Terry Heights. This is a 4-2 with an additional half bath and 2,634 square feet on two stories, built in 1969 and situated in a quiet, mature neighborhood on an oversized lot.

Two living areas and a dining area flow together with an open floorplan, and the area has beamed ceilings and a wood-burning fireplace. The master suite is downstairs as well as a secondary bedroom, perfect for a nursery or guest. The home offers a newer thermostat and Anderson & Pella windows throughout, updated bathrooms and eat-in kitchen, new light fixtures, and deck out back.

It is listed by Alyse Van Scoy with Allie Beth Allman & Associates for $399,500.

 

UPDATED WINNETKA HEIGHTS BUNGALOW WITH TONS OF CHARACTER
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Open house: Sunday, May 8, 2-4 p.m.

The beauty at 314 N. Montclair Ave. is a 1925 Traditional, a 3-2 with 1,770 square feet, beautifully updated with lots of vintage charms. This home was completely gutted in 2015, and reimagined, located in the Winnetka Heights Historic District, near West Davis and North Tyler streets.

Character abounds in this bungalow. The inviting covered front porch features a custom front door, and the living room has raised cathedral ceilings with a distinctive shiplap gas fireplace. The custom kitchen features oversized island, solid-surface counters, updated cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Both bathrooms are completely remodeled and additional updates include updated electrical, plumbing, roof, and HVAC.

It is listed by Kathy Hewitt & Steve Habgood with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $435,000.

 

UPTOWN TOWNHOME IN GATED COMMUNITY WITH SPACIOUS LAYOUT
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Open house: Sunday, May 8, 2-4 p.m.

Our final Mother’s Day weekend open house is at 3312 Blackburn St., near Turtle Creek Boulevard and Lemmon Avenue in Uptown. This is a 3-2 townhome with an additional half bath and 2,136 square feet, built in 1997.

This is a gated community called Portobello By The Creek, and the townhome has three stories. On the first, a kitchen-dining-living room area and an attached two-car garage. There’s a great sense of flow, a fireplace, and surround sound, built-ins, plantation shutters, exotic granite throughout. On the second story, three bedrooms and a study. The top floor has a dry bar with two refrigerator drawers and walk-on attic.

It is listed by Faisal Halum with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $529,000. Quarterly HOA fees are $930.

 

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.