Melshire Estates Contemporary Stunner Tops Our List of Dallas Open Houses

The contemporary stunner at 5606 Meletio Ln. is a thing of beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

The contemporary stunner at 5606 Meletio Ln. is a thing of beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties 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’ve got to make time to see.

This week, our houses range in price from $350K to $1.199 million. You’ll find a range of properties, from the contemporary stunner pictured above in Melshire Estates, a Lake Highlands North reno with fresh updates, and more. Check them out!




Open house: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2-4 p.m.

The newly constructed home at 5606 Meletio Ln. is a dreamy contemporary in Melshire Estates, located near Forest Lane and Preston Road. Built by Tim Stevens, there is high-quality craftsmanship everywhere, with a large, open living space, Marvin and Pella windows, a 30-year metal roof, Grohe and Kohler fixtures, floor-to-ceiling tile fireplace with crystal rocks, Haiku ceiling fans, and stainless steel Viking appliances. This home has five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half bathroom, and 4,035 square feet on two stories, built in 2014.

Light-colored hardwoods greet you at the door, and flow throughout the first story. The kitchen, which is open to the living area, features quartz countertops, a glass tile backsplash, breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, and stainless steel appliances, including a commercial-grade Viking gas range. The downstairs master is large, and the bathroom offers a gorgeous soaker tub, contemporary tile, walk-in shower with frameless glass, and walk-in closet. The second living area is upstairs with a bedroom, full bathroom, and oversized bonus room.

This home was listed Feb. 6 by Linda Vallala with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $1.199 million.


LAKE HIGHLAND NORTH RENO IN FANTASTIC LOCATION, FRESH UPDATESMelshire Estates Melshire Estates Melshire Estates Melshire Estates Melshire Estates

Open house: Saturday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The Lake Highland North home at 10509 Yorkford Dr. is recently updated with a convenient location near Plano Road and LBJ Freeway. It has hardwood floors, fresh paint, and a lovely backyard with covered patio and privacy fence. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,793 square feet on one story, built in 1960.

The updated kitchen offers a breakfast bar, custom cabinets, eat-in area, granite counters, modern tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. The cozy living room is the heart of the home with a stucco fireplace with gas logs and gas starter. The master bathroom offers dual sinks and granite counters. Backyard is complete with a covered patio and is enclosed with a wooden fence for added privacy.

This home was listed Jan. 11 by Erin Birdsong with Redfin Corporation for $355K, reduced this week to $350,000.


NORTH DALLAS CUSTOM REMODEL WITH SWIMMING POOL, CUTE CURB APPEAL6706 Duffield a 6706 Duffield b 6706 Duffield c 6706 Duffield e 6706 Duffield f

Open house:  Saturday, Feb. 11, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.

With almost 2,500 square feet, the custom remodeled home at 6706 Duffield Dr. is a roomy, designer space in North Dallas. This single story home was completely gutted and rebuilt, and it shows with amazing features and amenities. It has four bedrooms and three bathrooms on one story, built in 1977.

Located near Hillcrest Road and McCallum Boulevard, this property is zoned for Brentfield Elementary, which earns a “10” out of 10 from The floorplan is open and flows easily from one space to the next. The kitchen earns accolades with tons of white Shaker-style cabinets, white subway tile backsplash, farm sink, and stainless steel appliances. The floorplan features split bedrooms, as well as an oversized fourth bedroom that could be used as a second living space. The master bathroom is fabulous with a walk-in frameless glass shower, designer freestanding tub, and double vanity. The sunroom leads to a backyard with a recently refinished swimming pool, multiple seating areas, landscaping, and privacy fence.

This home was listed Feb. 7 by Brandt Barham with Keller Williams DFW Preferred for $515,000.


STATE-THOMAS TOWNHOME WITH OVER 2,000 SQUARE FEET, ROOFTOP DECK2111 Clark a 2111 Clark b 2111 Clark c 2111 Clark d 2111 Clark e

Open house: Saturday, Feb. 11, 12-2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 12, 2-4 p.m.

We’re loving the newly listed townhome at 2111 Clark St. Apt. G. Located in the State-Thomas neighborhood near Central Expressway and Woodall Rogers, this modern townhome feature a rooftop patio with panoramic views of downtown Dallas, accessible from the main living area. This property has two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, and 2,100 square feet on four stories, built in 2003.

This location is walking distance to Griggs Park, restaurants, and nightlife, with quick access to Katy Trail, Central Expressway, the Dallas North Tollway, downtown, and the Dallas Arts District. A spacious master bedroom and ensuite bath are located on the second floor. Other highlights include hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, lots of big windows, high ceilings, and an attached two-car garage.

This condo was listed Feb. 4 by Rogers Healy with Rogers Healy And Associates for $489,000. HOA dues are $200 per month and include blanket insurance, exterior and front yard maintenance, and management fees.


LAKEWOOD HEIGHTS GEM WITH FABULOUS UPDATES, JUST REDUCED ALMOST $15K6154 Lakeshore a 6154 Lakeshore b 6154 Lakeshore c 6154 Lakeshore d 6154 Lakeshore e

Open house: Sunday, Feb. 12, 2-4 p.m.

A wide, welcoming front porch greets you at 6154 Lakeshore Dr., a Lakewood Heights gem built in 1941 near Richmond Avenue and Skillman Street. This home is extensively renovated with an updated kitchen, vaulted and beamed ceiling in the living room, two-car garage, separate study, new windows, recessed lights, new HVAC, and fresh landscape. This home has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,360 square feet on one story.

The kitchen has been recently gutted and features all new cabinetry, granite countertops, glass subway tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The master suite has an ensuite bathroom with a walk-in shower. The backyard features a wood desk with pergola, privacy fence, and landscaping.

This home was listed Jan. 30 by Ross Spencer with Gilchrist & Company Real Estate for $489,900, reduced last week to $475,000.


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