Spectacular Swiss Avenue Foursquare Priaire Wows In Our DFW Open Houses

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The foursquare Prairie at 5533 Swiss Ave. is a majestic beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every Thursday, we delight in bringing you the CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column, your insider’s view of what’s on the market, and which houses you’ve got to see this weekend. 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 $329,900 to $960K. We’re featuring the stunning Swiss Avenue Foursquare Prairie you see above (it’s to die for), as well as an updated Prestonwood home with a sleek interior, a serene contemporary in Crest Meadow Estates with over 3,000 square feet, and more. Trust us, this list is fabulous. Read on to see our finds.


GORGEOUS FOURSQUARE PRAIRIE ON HISTORIC SWISS AVENUEDFW open houses dfw open houses dfw open houses dfw open houses dfw open houses

Open house: Sunday, Nov. 6, 3:30-5 p.m.

The Foursquare Prairie at 5533 Swiss Ave. has serious wow factor, from curb appeal to the finishing details inside. Located on historic Swiss Avenue at North Beacon Street in Munger Place, this home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 4,436 square feet on two stories, built in 1916. There’s also a detached three-car garage in back with 633-square-foot guest quarters above.

This is a throwback to a bygone era, with five living areas, two dining areas, two original Rookwood fireplaces, a wide-welcoming front porch, and historic details throughout. It sits on almost half an acre, and the rooms offer an abundance of large windows to see the property. The kitchen is updated with butcher block counters, beadboard backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a commercial grade range. The fifth living area would make a great first-floor master—the current master is on the second floor with the rest of the bedrooms.

It was listed Oct. 28 by Elizabeth Mast with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $960,000.


UPDATED PRESTONWOOD HOME WITH SLEEK, MOD INTERIOR15612 Regal Hill a 15612 Regal Hill b 15612 Regal Hill c 15612 Regal Hill d 15612 Regal Hill e

Open house: Saturday, Nov. 5, 2-4 p.m.

The Prestonwood home at 15612 Regal Hill Cir. is a total renovation, and this 1968 ranch is like new. Everything is open and bright in this three bedroom, two bathroom home, which has 1,900 square feet on one story.

Located near Arapaho and Hillcrest roads in North Dallas, this home is zoned for Richardson ISD and the community includes a swimming pool, park, and tennis courts. A striking entryway inside opens to the large living space, which is the living-dining-kitchen area with hardwood floors. The kitchen has an oversized island with waterfall edge, contemporary tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The large master suite opens to a private courtyard and it, too, has hardwoods, as well as a totally remodeled bathroom. The home also features skylights and a large covered patio with French doors.

This home was listed Oct. 21 by Keri Schuller with Schuller Properties, Inc. for $329,900. Annual HOA dues are $800 and include full use of facilities and maintenance of common areas.


121 S Clinton a 121 S Clinton b 121 S Clinton c 121 S Clinton d 121 S Clinton e

Open house: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2-4 p.m.

The Prairie Craftsman at 121 S. Clinton Ave. in Winnetka Heights is a work of art, and no detail has been spared to make this house seem perfect. It has oversized rooms, a great location in North Oak Cliff, original hardwoods, and lots of period details. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,538 square feet on one story, built in 1927.

The doorway between the living and dining rooms features a stunning decorative arch, and the living room has a wall of built-ins. The kitchen offers wood floors, granite countertops, and top-of-the-line stainless steep appliances, like a Bertazzoni cooktop and Viking refrigerator. The master bathroom has a clawfoot bathtub, stained glass window, and sliding barn door leading to the closet, and the backyard offers a wood deck, stone patio, landscaping, and a storage shed.

This home was listed Oct. 27 by Crystal Gonzalez with David Griffin & Company for $429,000.


CONTEMPORARY, SERENE CREST MEADOW ESTATES HOME WITH OVER 3,000 SQFT7131 Meadow a 7131 Meadow b 7131 Meadow c 7131 Meadow d 7131 Meadow e

Open house: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2-4 p.m.

The Crest Meadow Estates contemporary at 7131 Meadow Rd. is all serene spaces and contemporary stylings, with five bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 3,100 square feet on two stories, built in 1972. It is extensively remodeled and designed for indoor and outdoor living.

This modern ranch has multiple mature shade trees and a landscaped courtyard with a custom front door, leading to an interior with 5-inch oak hardood floors, custom hickory floating staircase, and vaulted ceilings. The floorplan is open and flows beautifully, made for entertaining. The renovated kitchen features rift-cut white oak cabinets, granite counters, a large island, and stainless steel appliances, including a commercial gas cooktop and built-in microwave. This room opens to the dining room and a huge living room with vaulted ceilings, oversized brick fireplace, and expansive views to the patio and swimming pool in back. The downstairs master offers a fireplace and luxurious bathroom.

It was listed Oct. 28 by Kathy Hewitt and Steve Habgood with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $750,000.


MERRIMAN PARK RANCH WITH FABULOUS UPDATES AND LUXE OUTDOOR KITCHENdfw open houses dfw open houses dfw open houses dfw open houses dfw open houses

Open house: Sunday, Nov. 6, 3:30-5 p.m.

The home at 6569 Kingsbury Dr. in Merriman Park has fabulous outdoor kitchen area, covered with a fireplace, seating areas, grill, sink, granite counters, sound system, and more. Something this luxe is highly unusual in this price range. The house itself is a renovated ranch with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,840 square feet on one story, built in 1963.

The house is all designer finishes and colors, light and bright. The main living area features an open floorplan for the living-dining-kitchen spaces. The kitchen features a large island, quartz countertops, pot filler, warming drawer, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. From this great room are French doors to the amazing outdoor living area, Open floorplan with french doors to amazing outside living area, which also includes a two-car attached garage plus a carport with storage, and a new fence with an electric gate.

It was listed Oct. 31 by The Jackson Team with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $495,000.


This open house roundup is a weekly feature at CandysDirt.com. 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 CandysDirt.com.

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