Reimagined, Reinvented Oak Cliff Tudor Shines Among North Texas Open Houses

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The beautifully remodeled brick Tudor at 930 N. Clinton Ave. in Oak Cliff Annex one of our five featured open houses this week.

The local real estate market is chock full of marvelous properties this week, and we’re here to tell you about the best North Texas open houses with our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our homes range from $409K to $745K. You’ll find a range of properties, from a gorgeous, updated Tudor in Oak Cliff Annex (pictured above) to a marvelous Merriman Park reno. 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, Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m.

The Oak Cliff Annex home at 930 N. Clinton Ave. is a beautifully remodeled brick Tudor with tasteful updates throughout, near W. Colorado Boulevard and N. Tyler Street. It has all the character you’d expect of a 1925 Tudor, married with clean lines and contemporary styling. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,154 square feet. The total square footage includes guest quarters behind the house.

Updates to this property include redone hardwood floors, new white kitchen cabinets, quartz countertops, farm sink, center island, stainless steel appliances, tile floors, and a white subway tile backsplash. An updated master bath features a frameless glass shower, fresh tile, and new vanities. In back, guest quarters make for a great home office or yoga studio, and a swimming pool/spa look relaxing and serene.

This home was listed Oct. 6 by Jeff Mitchell with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $539,900.


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Open house: Sunday, Oct. 16, 12-3 p.m.

Steps away from the north shores of White Rock Lake, the Merriman Park home at 6843 Town North Dr. is a sweet example of a renovation done right. Located near Northwest Highway and Abrams Road, this 1959 ranch has been opened up and totally modernized with an open floorplan, recessed lighting, light hardwoods, and fresh everything. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,655 square feet.

This home offers one-of-a-kind design that’s great for entertaining. Updates include a new roof, new windows and exterior doors, barn doors in the master, refreshed fireplace, and bathrooms. The kitchen is totally new, with lots of on-trend white cabinets, marble countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a white subway tile backsplash. Very chic. In back, there’s a large backyard and oversized two-car garage.

It was listed Oct. 7 by Joe D Iley with Mission Real Estate Group for $409,000.


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Open house: Saturday, Oct. 15, 1-4 p.m.

Farmers Branch is an “inner-ring” Dallas suburb with easy access to interstates 35 and 635, and big changes turning this once-sleepy place into a vibrant city. The home at 2834 Millwood Dr. is a great example of why people are moving there: attractive soft contemporary on half an acre with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bathroom, and 2,718 square feet for just over $400K.

Built in 1964, this home’s character is all about sleek, mod looks with soaring ceilings, Terrazzo tile, stone accents, and an open floorplan. The main living area has a two-story brick-and-stone fireplace and vaulted ceilings, with easy flow into the second living area, kitchen, and dining area. The kitchen is updated with wood cabinets, black granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. In back, there’s a modest-sized backyard with custom pebble tech pool-spa, looking over the creek flowing through the community, off Josey Lane just outside the I-635 loop.

It was listed Oct. 12 by Jenny Jordan with Keller Williams Realty Plano for $425,000.


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Open house: Sunday, Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m.

If views are on your “must have” list, then you’ll love Apartment E at 2812 Thomas Ave. This State Thomas property offers a large rooftop deck with soaring downtown Dallas views, as well as a balcony for grilling or alfresco dining. It has three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bathroom, and 2,734 square feet on four stories, built in 2002.

Meticulously maintained soft contemporary condo in the heart of State Thomas. Spectacular downtown views, large roof top deck, open concept living, kitchen, dining area complete with a balcony for grilling and alfresco dining, separate guest suite, dog run and obscene amount of storage make this property a standout. Nestled at the end of a private walk, granite, stainless and designer island in the kitchen, loads of natural light, walkin closets

It was listed Oct. 11 by Marjorie Ornelas with Keller Williams Realty Plano for $745,000. Quarterly HOA dues are $1,050 and include blanket insurance, maintenance of common areas, trash, and water/sewer.


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Open house: Sunday, Oct. 16, 12-3 p.m.

The traditional home at 7753 Goforth Cir. in White Rock Forest is a study in immaculate spaces and charmed good looks. Located near Northwest Highway and Audelia Road, this home is renovated to create an open floorplan and great spaces. It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,700 square feet, built in 1959.

Zoned for the sought-after White Rock Elementary, this property offers hand-scraped hardwood floors, and Egyptian-cut Austrian crystal chandelier in dining room, and recessed lighting. The kitchen is impressive, with granite counters, glass subway tile backsplash, a large island, lots and lots of white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a commercial-grade range. Both bathrooms have marble floors, and the guest bath has Restoration Hardware fixtures. The master features a vintage restored crystal chandelier plus rainfall showerhead.

It was listed Sept. 23 by Wes Dorsey with Kinder Reese Real Estate for $469,900, reduced to $449,000.


This open house roundup is a weekly feature at Let us know if you visit these properties and what you think of them. If you have an open house to tell us about, or other great news, 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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