Every Thursday, we bring you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. We scour the open house listings every list and pick five fabulous ones in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.
This week, our houses range in price from $335K to $867K. You’ll find a range of properties, from a Stevens Forest Park architect-built home flooded with natural light, to a Bob Bobbit custom Contemporary in Bent Tree North. Enjoy!
STUNNING BELMONT CRAFTSMAN WITH LUXE UPGRADES, FEATURES
Open house: Sunday, June 5, 1:30-3 p.m.
The storybook home at 5829 Belmont Ave. is a masterpiece of Craftsman design. This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,281 square feet, built in 1918 and beautifully updated with luxe features. There’s also an additional updated 450-square-foot space above the garage with its own dedicated entrance and private full bath.
The kitchen is a dream with marble, custom tempered solid glass backsplash, commercial grade appliances, and chalkboard pantry doors created by a local artist. Features in the home include LED lighting controlled by Lutron dimmers, in-ceiling speakers in the majority of the house including front and back porch, designer paint, baseboard and crown molding in the entire house with matching switch and outlet plates crafted by a carpenter, high-end lighting from Restoration Hardware and Jonathan Adler, and $40k worth of security features controllable from a smartphone.
The first-floor master features glass doors that open to a beautiful garden area, and a master bath that includes an oversized tub, custom-built frameless glass shower, Hans Grohe fixtures, and gorgeous tile, all leading to an oversized closet with abundant built-in cabinetry and safe. The backyard is a private oasis with professional landscaping, a boardwalk leading to the fire pit and a pergola.
It was listed May 6 by The Jackson Team at Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $867,000.
STEVENS FOREST PARK ARCHITECT-BUILT HOME FLOODED WITH NATURAL LIGHT
Open house: Saturday, June 4, 1-5 p.m.
Designed and built by an architect for himself, the contemporary styled home in Stevens Park at 2007 Timbergrove Cir. has gorgeous lines, an open floorplan, and exceptional natural light to showcase art. It has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,021 square feet, built in 1983.
There are beautiful hardwoods throughout this North Oak Cliff home and a loft with floor-to-ceiling shelves. The kitchen looks out to the dining and living rooms, and features a large island with a gas range, stainless steel appliances, and dark, rich wood cabinets. The large master bath has a jetted tub, dual raised sinks, and a lovely circular window. The backyard is a relaxing natural oasis, with a draped pergola that contains a firepit.
It is listed by Susan Terrill with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $659,000, a $30,900 reduction off the original list price.
BOB BOBBIT CUSTOM CONTEMPORARY IN BENT TREE NORTH
Open house: Sunday, June 5, 2-5 p.m.
The modern Bob Bobbit custom Contemporary in Bent Tree North at 4804 Holly Tree Dr. is quite a beautiful sight. This house has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, and 3,655 square feet, built in 1989.
You’ll find a bold, black granite entry, soaring 20-foot ceilings, and clean design lines throughout. The home has a dramatic curved stairway, art niches, two fireplaces, a light-filled floorplan, and an open den-breakfast-kitchen with Jenn-Air appliances. The oversize master has a seating area, pass-thru study, and the master bath offers a sunken jetted tub, walk-in shower, and a large walk-in closet. The private backyard-spa-pool features Turkish travertine tile, Japanese toe-tiles, and a waterfall.
It was listed May 26 by Janelle Rawlston with Keller Williams Realty Plano for $649,900.
M-STREETS CRAFTSMAN BUILT IN 2008 WITH OVER 3,000 SQUARE FEET
Open house: Sunday, June 5, 1-3 p.m.
The Belmont beauty at 5911 Velasco Ave. is a Craftsman-style home built in 2008, modern and marvelous. It has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, a half bath, and 3,079 square feet.
This home has all the classic Craftsman lines you would expect, and features like a wide front porch, tall doors and windows, extensive trim and woodwork, exposed beams, and a vintage feel. There are hardwood floors, a sprinkler system, and an outdoor lighting system, as well. The open kitchen features granite counters, on-trend white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range, wine refrigerator, and farm sink. The living room has sight lines to the large backyard and covered back patio.
It is listed by Lee Lamont with Coldwell Banker Residential for $805,000, a $20K reduction off the original list price.
UPDATED L-STREETS BEAUTY WITH OPEN CONCEPT, CHARMING CURB APPEAL
Open house: Sunday, June 5, 2-4 p.m.
The L-Streets home at 9615 Lanward Dr. is a cute cottage with great curb appeal and interior features that make it desirable. This is a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home with 1,586 square feet, built in 1959.
The property has been updated with an open-concept floorplan so the kitchen, dining room, and living room flow together. Leading out from the den to the backyard is a recently installed deck and attached garage. The bedrooms are generously sized with two of the three bedrooms having ensuite bathrooms. The owner replaced the roof and added insulation in 2013, carpet in 2014, and windows and gutters in 2015.
It was listed May 27 by Scott Kaserman with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $335,000.
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.