When You’ve Had Enough Pie, Visit These Thanksgiving Weekend Open Houses

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The contemporary stunner at18 Vanguard Way is a thing of beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

We know these will be a busy few days for most of you. But once you’ve had enough pie and time with your family, take some time to enjoy these Thanksgiving weekend open houses around Dallas.

Every Thursday, we bring you the CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. These are 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 $440K to $1.449 million. You’ll find a range of properties, from the jaw-dropping contemporary in Urban Reserve pictured above, to a fresh, chic condo at the Azure in downtown Dallas. 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, Nov. 27, 2-4 p.m.

The contemporary stunner at 18 Vanguard Way is located in Urban Reserve, an environmentally friendly development of 50 architecturally stunning homes centrally positioned in the heart of everything. This home was built by Integro Development and sits on a premium lot in Urban Reserve, overlooking a pond. It has three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, and 3,870 square feet on two stories, built in 2016.

This home has room for a pool and is elevator ready, so it’s perfect for empty nesters looking to age in place. Every detail is perfection, with an open floorplan and flexible spaces. The kitchen has European-style flat-front cabinets, gorgeous tile backsplash, marble countertops, a large island with seating, and stainless steel appliances, including a built-in refrigerator/freezer, commercial-grade gas range, and commercial-grade vent. The master suite has a private sitting room and the master bathroom is a dream, with large frameless glass shower and soaker tub. The house also offers and office, covered patio, wiring for a security system, polished concrete flooring on the first floor, a floating staircase, and oversized two-car garage.

This house was listed Oct. 7 by Carolyn Black with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $1.375 million.


MIDCENTURY MODERN TRI-LEVEL IN LOCHWOOD ESTATESThanksgiving weekend open houses Thanksgiving weekend open houses Thanksgiving weekend open houses Thanksgiving weekend open houses Thanksgiving weekend open houses

Open house: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2-4 p.m.

The midcentury modern tri-level at 1120 Easton Rd. in was built by Rick Jackson, and sits nestled among towering trees in Lochwood Estates in East Dallas. This property offers almost an acre of privacy with a 107-foot front yard. This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, three living areas, and 2,898 square feet, built in 1959.

Although there are extensive renovations, this home maintains its midcentury feel, just updated with hardwoods; LED recessed lighting; media room with projector, screen, wet bar; and an open floorplan. Throughout the house are original brick accent walls and lots of MCM details. The kitchen is a total renovation, with marble countertops, a farm sink, custom cabinets, serving bar, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The bathrooms are renovated as well, and feel fresh and modern. This property is a rare gem.

This home was listed Nov. 9 by Kitty Ross with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $675,000.


PRESTON HOLLOW STUNNER IN PARK-LIKE SETTING 4748 Alta Vista a 4748 Alta Vista b 4748 Alta Vista c 4748 Alta Vista d 4748 Alta Vista e

Open house: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2-4 p.m.

The Preston Hollow traditional at 4748 Alta Vista Cir. is sleek and refined, a block from Strait Lane and the Hockaday School. We wrote about this home earlier in the month, and you’ve got to see it to believe it. It’s been renovated from top to bottom and has five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half bathroom, two living areas, and 4,676 square feet on two stories, built in 1959.

This home offers front-to-back park-like settings, and a Zen-like master suite with pool views and its own private living room. The custom floating staircase is a showpiece itself, and leads to a spacious 3-2 upstairs layout, which could be a guest or in-law ensuite quarters.The home is located on a very private cul-de-sac with only four homes, pulling it far from the crowds of the Hockaday area.

This home was listed Oct. 23 by Tom Cappello with Engel & Voelkers Dallas Southlake for $1,097,888.


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Open house: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2-4 p.m.

The Azure is home to elegant condos in downtown Dallas at 2900 McKinnon St. Apartment 1603 is on the market and offers elegance and refined looks with spectacular views of Dallas. It has one bedroom, one full bathroom, one half bath, and 952 square feet, built in 2005.

This unit has a one-car private garage and one storage unit, and the building offers 24-7 valet and concierge. The terrace overlooking downtown Dallas has a gas log fireplace adjacent to the master bedroom. The kitchen has Miele appliances, SubZero refrigerator and freezer drawers, and a Bosch washer and ventless dryer.

This condo was listed Oct. 21 by Suzann D. Farren with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $440,000. Monthly HOA dues are $691 and include blanket insurance, exterior maintenance, full use of facilities, gas, management fees, reserves, security, sprinkler system, trash, and water/sewer.


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Open house: Sunday, Nov. 27, 2-4 p.m.

The modern marvel at 4915 Stanford Ave. is built by The Hill Group and is an architecturally detailed home with midcentury modern influence. It has home has four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half bath, three living rooms, and 4,549 square feet on two stories, built in 2016.

Open, airy, and filled with natural light from low-E windows, the spacious floorplan offers high ceilings and ample windows, clean lines, and European cabinets.The staircase design is an architectural focal point in itself. The gourmet kitchen has flat-front cabinets in a natural wood, a large island with seating, contemporary light pendants, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The bedrooms are good-sized with the same beautiful hardwoods as the rest of the house. Simply marvelous.

This home is by Diane Brown with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $1.449 million.

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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