Kessler Park Midcentury Is One of Three Dallas Open Houses You’ve Got to See

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Kessler Park Midcentury
The Kessler Park midcentury at 1133 Lausanne Ave. in North Oak Cliff has an open house Sunday and you don’t want to miss it!

It’s Mother’s Day weekend and if your mom loves real estate, what better way to share your Sunday than by checking out Dallas’ hottest open houses? We’ve found three killer properties for this week’s CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column.

This week, our houses range in price from $469,500 to $879K. You’ll find a the gorgeous Kessler Park midcentury pictured above and two other showstoppers. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!


KESSLER PARK MIDCENTURY ON A THIRD OF AN ACRE IN HEART OF NORTH OAK CLIFFKessler park midcenturyKessler park midcentury Kessler park midcenturyKessler park midcenturyKessler park midcentury

Open house: Sunday, May 14, 2-4 p.m.

Sitting on a third of an acre in North Oak Cliff, the Kessler Park midcentury home at 1133 Lausanne Ave. will make your jaw drop. This exceptional corner-lot property is renovated to bring the most in-demand buyer “wants” to the table, but retains its vintage character and personality. The home features new energy-efficient windows, new electrical, a tankless water heater, and hardwood floors throughout. This home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 3,266 square feet on one story, built in 1940.

The flow of the floorplan is easy and logical, which is staged beautifully to show off function. In the house, you’ll find exceptional custom light fixtures, cove ceilings, picture windows, tiered mouldings, and a double-sided fireplace in the living areas. The renovated and light- filled custom kitchen now features Carrera Marble countertops, a huge island with seating, tons of white cabinetry with contemporary pulls, and stainless steel Subzero and Thermador appliances. Love the large master suite and its ensuite bathroom with an oversized tub, separate shower, and walk-in closet. The backyard has a private courtyard, as well as a secluded outdoor area with a swimming pool, hot tub, waterfall, and outdoor shower, all surrounded by an eight-foot wooden privacy fence.

This home was listed April 22 by Ric Shanahan with Keller Williams, Turtle Creek, for $900K, reduced to $879,000.


REMODELED MIDWAY HOLLOW BEAUTY WITH RETRO APPEAL3729 Rockdale a 3729 Rockdale b 3729 Rockdale c 3729 Rockdale d 3729 Rockdale e

Open house: Sunday, May 14, 2-4 p.m.

Built in 1950, the home at 3729 Rockdale Dr. in Midway Hollow has an atomic era flavor, but with lots of modern touches. It’s been extensively remodeled with an open concept floorplan, custom cabinetry, new HVAC, new plumbing, and hardwood floors that flow everywhere except the bedrooms, where there is new Tuftex carpet. This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, and 2,150 square feet on one story, built in 1950.

The curb appeal is just the first appealing thing about this home — love that front door and drought-tolerant landscaping. Inside, it’s feels crisp and contemporary. The kitchen is brand new, with quartz countertops, a large island with seating, white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas stove. The spacious master suite is set apart from the other rooms and features a large bathroom with an oversized frameless glass shower, stand-alone contemporary tub, and a walk-in closet. The backyard has lots of green space with brand new privacy fence and a detached two-car garage.

This home was listed April 26 by David Terry with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $469,500.


UPDATED VICKERY PLACE CRAFTSMAN-STYLE BUNGALOW 5110 Goodwin a 5110 Goodwin b 5110 Goodwin c 5110 Goodwin d 5110 Goodwin e

Open houseSaturday, May 13, 2-4 p.m. 

The Vickery Place Craftsman at 5110 Goodwin Ave. is cute as can be and updated to be a real find. The curb appeal is undeniable with a welcoming front porch, and the feeling extends inside. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,765 square feet on one story, built in 1949.

The home offers a stylish color palette with smooth finished walls, hand-scraped hardwood floors, and recessed lighting. A dining area opens to the kitchen and living space for great entertainment flow. In the kitchen, there are granite countertops, tons of counter space and cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances. A nursery could also serve as a private office. The master bedroom features a walk-in closet and attached full-size utility room. The gated driveway leads to the oversized two-car garage.

This home was listed May 5 by Carolyn Albers Black with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $529,000.

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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