Modern, Sleek Vickery Place Prairie-Style Beauty Tops Our DFW Open Houses

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The modern Prairie-style home at 5424 Richmond Ave. is one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every week, we scour the listings in North Texas and find the most amazing properties to feature in our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we share five fabulous DFW open houses you definitely don’t want to miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $450K to $999K. You’ll find a 2015 Vickery Place Prairie-style beauty (pictured above), a golf course luxury house in Richardson, and more. Are you ready to tour some properties? Let’s go!


VICKERY PLACE MODERN PRAIRIE-STYLE HOME WITH LUXE AMENITIESDFW open houses DFW open houses DFW open houses DFW open houses DFW open houses

Open house:  Saturday, Jan. 28, 2-4 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 29, 2-4 p.m.

For a house that offers all the character of a historic home and the amenities and layout of a new build, look no further than the Prairie-style home at 5424 Richmond Ave. in Vickery Place, built in 2015. The architecture offers eye candy at every turn, and this four-bedroom, three-bathroom, 3,188-square-foot beauty impresses with high-end features and elegant style.

Walls of windows flood the first floor with light, and the open floorplan means easy flow between the kitchen and living room, where there is a sleek, oversized stone fireplace. The kitchen impresses with a giant marble island and contemporary pendant lights overhead, custom cabinetry in a European flat-front style, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop and double ovens. Nearby, wine storage is elevated to art with a built in glass cabinet. The back patio becomes an extension of the indoor living areas, with multiple seating areas under the covered patio and a cozy fireplace. In the upstairs master, sliding barn doors lead to a sleek, modern bath with dual vanities, a contemporary soaker tub, separate shower with frameless glass door, and a large walk-in closet with a custom organization system.

This home was listed Jan. 11 by Clay Stapp with Clay Stapp + Co. for $999,000.



Open house: Sunday, Jan. 19, 1-3 p.m.

Lower Greenville living never looked so stylish as in the townhome at 1906 Hope St., near Richmond and Greenville avenues. It’s a newer property, built in 2008, and the tri-level floorplan has lots of space, with 2,179 square feet, three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, and one half bath.

On the second level, the kitchen, living, and dining areas share an open floorplan, with attractive hardwood floors and good natural light. The kitchen doesn’t miss a beat, with a breakfast bar, stainless steel countertops, contemporary pendant lighting, glass tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range and wine refrigerator. A rooftop deck offers fantastic views of downtown Dallas and plenty of seating options.

This home was listed Dec. 26 by Maggie Terilli with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for $489,900, reduced to $483,900. HOA dues are $150 per quarter and include backyard and front yard maintenance, exterior maintenance, and maintenance of common areas.


RICHARDSON LUXURY HOME ON CANYON CREEK GOLF COURSE WITH YARD, BALCONY OVERLOOKING GREENS3007 Tam O Shanter a 3007 Tam O Shanter b3007 Tam O Shanter d3007 Tam O Shanter a3007 Tam O Shanter e

Open house: Sunday, Jan. 29, 3-5 p.m.

If golf course living is on your wish list, then take a look 3007 Tam O Shanter Ln. in Richardson. This 1968 home is reimagined through recent renovations to be elegant and luxurious. Located near W. Renner Road and Custer Parkway on the Canyon Creek Country Club, you’ve got golf course views from the back patio and a balcony. There’s even an extra “mini garage” for golf cart parking. This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,545 square feet on two stories.

The main living areas has soaring ceilings and oversized windows, sharing an open floorplan with the dining area and kitchen. And that kitchen is fabulous, with quartz countertops, huge island, walk-in pantry, and stainless steel appliances, including a wine refrigerator, gas cooktop, and double ovens, one of which is convection. Wide-plank hardwoods run throughout the first floor, and the home offers lots of energy-efficient features. The master bedroom is generously sized and its ensuite bath offers an impressive custom closet system in the oversized walk-in closet, a pretty vanity with dual sinks, garden tub, linen closet, and separate shower with a frameless glass door.

This home was listed Jan. 12 by Kimberly Davis with Keller Williams Realty Plano for $889,900.


CARUTH TERRACE CUTIE ZONED FOR STONEWALL JACKSON ELEMENTARYDFW open houses DFW open houses DFW open houses DFW open houses DFW open houses

Open house: Sunday Jan. 29, 1:30-3 p.m. and 3:30-5 p.m.

Although the Caruth Terrace home at 6236 Woodcrest Ln. has 1,651 square feet, it has the friendly feel of a cottage, with warm, inviting spaces and lovely design. Located near E. Mockingbird Lane and Abrams Road, the house is framed with mature oak trees and a formal dining room with designer paint colors welcomes visitors. This home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, built in 1957.

The second living area features a large, painted brick fireplace and French doors overlooking the backyard. Hardwood floors flow everywhere except the bathrooms, even the bedrooms and kitchen. The kitchen is a cheery yellow, with stainless steel appliances, white cabinets, and an eat-in breakfast area. The master bedroom offers an updated bathroom and the second bedroom has access to the hall bath. Additionally, this home is in the attendance zone for Stonewall Jackson Elementary, which earns a “10” out of 10 from

This home was listed Jan. 16 by Scott Jackson with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $450,000.


GREENVILLE CREST REMODEL TAKEN TO THE STUDS FOR HIGH-END OVERHAUL5703 Anita a 5703 Anita b 5703 Anita c 5703 Anita d 5703 Anita e

Open house: Sunday, Jan. 29, 1-3 p.m.

Imagination and great design soar in the reimagined house at 5703 Anita St., near E. Mockingbird Lane and Greenville Avenue in Greenville Crest. This property was taken to the studs for a huge reno in 2016, and every detail was planned beautifully. The open, flexible floorplan includes four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, two half baths, and 2,577 square feet on two stories, built in 1948.

Hardwoods flow through the first-floor common areas, and the kitchen features granite countertops, a large island, farm sink, lots of Shaker-style white cabinets, stainless steel appliances, and clear lines of sight to the living and dining areas. The master is downstairs and there’s a flex room that can be optional fourth bedrooms or study. Upstairs has two bedrooms, one bath, and a large second living area with balcony. In back, there is a covered patio and privacy fence for the yard. Bonus: this home is in the Stonewall Jackson Elementary attendance zone, a real selling feature for families.

This home was listed Jan. 13 by Karen Cuskey with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage for $620,000.



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, 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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