Old-Feel New Construction in Vickery Park Wows In Our Weekly Open House Roundup

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The old-feel new construction at 5214 Richard Ave. is 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 shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $320K to $1.095 million. 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, April 30, 2-4 p.m.

Love the look of an East Dallas historic home, but want a new construction luxury build with energy-efficient features? Look no further than 5214 Richard Ave. This Vickery Park Craftsman has a historic feel, with a transitional twist. It is luxe in every room, from custom millwork and gray hardwood floors, to artisan tile work and a custom wine display. Located near N. Henderson Avenue and Central Expressway, this home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, two dining areas, and 3,832 square feet on two stories, built in 2017.

With vintage curb appeal and a wide front porch, this house creates a pretty picture. Across the threshold, a two-story entryway with floor-to-ceiling wainscoting welcomes you home. The open floorplan in the dining room, living area, and kitchen feature a contemporary fireplace, designer lighting package, and eye candy everywhere. The kitchen is built with high-end stainless appliances, including a commercial-grade gas range and built-in refrigerator/freezer. The first-floor master offers dual walk-in closets with custom closet systems and a killer bathroom with huge frameless glass shower and sculptural soaker tub. An upstairs media room has a full wet bar and media equipment package. The back offers a covered patio, detached two-car garage,

This home was listed April 23 by Terri Patrick Cox with Allie Beth Allman & Associates for $1.095 million.


STONEWALL TERRACE STONE COTTAGE WITH LOTS OF UPDATES4221 Camden a 4221 Camden b 4221 Camden c 4221 Camden d 4221 Camden e

Open house: Sunday, April 30, 1-3 p.m.

The stone cottage at 4221 Camden Ave. is located near East Mockingbird Lane and Skillman Street in Stonewall Terrace, a highly desired East Dallas neighborhood. Vintage features, like original quarter sawn oak hardwood floors, are married seamlessly with modern updates, like a newer water heater, condenser, roof, and dishwasher. This home has three bedrooms, one bathroom, two living areas, and 1,530 square feet on one story, built in 1938.

The partially open floorplan makes the most of the home’s modest size, with things like a passthrough to the second living area from the kitchen. The kitchen is renovated with granite countertops, white Shaker-style cabinets, subway tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. A second living area opens to the backyard with a deck, grassy green space, mature trees, and a detached one-car garage.

This home was listed April 19 by Sean Hooper with Nathan Grace Real Estate for $399,000.


BUCKNER TERRACE BEAUTY REMODELED WITH LOTS OF BELLS AND WHISTLES5825 N Jim Miller a 5825 N Jim Miller b 5825 N Jim Miller c 5825 N Jim Miller d 5825 N Jim Miller e

Open house: Sunday, April 30, 1-3 p.m.

Buckner Terrace is an up-and-coming East Dallas neighborhood and the home at 5825 N. Jim Miller Rd. shows a trend of the area: take a 1960’s property and renovate it to reflect buyer wants and current trends. Think hardwood floors, contemporary lighting, and an open floorplan. This house has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,732 square feet on one story, built in 1964.

The curb appeal is cute with manicured landscaping and a mature tree. Inside, the living area and kitchen offer built-in USB connections and an integrated sound system with Bluetooth. The living room is anchored by a painted brick fireplace, which is open to the kitchen. That area is renovated with granite countertops, white and gray Shaker-style cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. There is an alarm and motion detectors, as well as a programmable keyless entry. The bedrooms are good sized, and the bathrooms updated. A surprise amenity is the two-car garage, with an epoxy floor and built-in cabinets.

This home was listed April 19 by Richard Valle with New Western Realty, LLC for $320,000.


STEVENS PARK ESTATES CAPE COD OVERLOOKING ANNIE StEVEN’S PARK 1024 N Oak Cliff a 1024 N Oak Cliff b 1024 N Oak Cliff c 1024 N Oak Cliff d 1024 N Oak Cliff e

Open house: Sunday, April 30, 2-4 p.m.

The lovely Cape Cod-style home at 1024 N. Oak Cliff Blvd. overlooks Annie Steven’s Park, set on a hillside. Surrounded by a beautiful landscaping, it includes stone walkways and a recently built pool, shaded by large trees. This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, and 2,280 square feet on two stories, built in 1939.

Among the home’s amenities are dark stained hardwood floors and an open floorplan. Plantation shutters cover large floor-length windows that overlook the park. There is recessed lighting and a light-filled second living area with built-in bookcases and a desk separating the living room from the downstairs master. That space is marvelous, with a contemporary soaker tub and tile treatment, and a large frameless glass shower. The backyard includes an outdoor kitchen, the swimming pool, mature landscaping, and beautiful shade trees.

This home was listed April 25 by David Griffin with David Griffin & Company Realtors for $639,500.


HUFFHINES HILL WITH INCREDIBLE BACKYARD ON ALMOST HALF AN ACRE6407 Lafayette a6407 Lafayette c6407 Lafayette d6407 Lafayette e 6407 Lafayette f
Open house: Sunday, April 30, 12-2 p.m.

The Huffhines Hill home at 6407 Lafayette Way sits under a canopy of trees on almost a half acre near Preston Road and I-635. An open floor plan with tall ceilings and an abundance of natural light create a spacious indoor and outdoor environment. This home has five bedrooms, four bathrooms, three living areas, and 4,024 square feet on one story, built in 1955.

With so much square footage, this home offers lots of thoughtful spaces. The kitchen is on-trend with black cabinets, granite countertops, breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop. The main-level master suite has a fireplace and opens to a courtyard-styled patio with a contemporary swimming pool and expansive backyard. A large upstairs work space offers privacy from the rest of the home and overlooks an ivy-covered ravine and quiet stream that run adjacent to the property.

This home was listed April 21 by Jude Nash with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $885,000.


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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