We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you’e got to see over the weekend.
This week, our houses range in price from $369,500 to $1.1 million. There’s the elegant Munger Place Swiss Avenue home pictured above, a Stevens Park Austin stone cottage with vintage charms, and more. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!
MUNGER PLACE SWISS AVENUE BEAUTY ON ALMOST HALF AN ACRE
Open house: Saturday, May 27, 1-3 p.m.
The Munger Place Swiss Avenue homes are some of the most elegant and storied in Dallas. The beauty at 5707 Swiss Ave. hit the market this week and she’s glorious. This distinctive and meticulously maintained home is located in the Swiss Avenue Historic District and wows in every space. This home has four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, four living areas, two dining areas, and 3,907 square feet on two, built in 1922.
This home sits on almost half an acre and has a stately facade with a porte-cochère and manicured landscaping. Across the threshold, find gracious formals with beautiful hardwood floors, fireplace, and original details. An updated kitchen offers a large center island, commercial-grade stainless steel appliances, white cabinetry, marble countertops, and classic white subway tile backsplash. The butler’s pantry opens to a large second dining area and den. A cheery sunroom features two sets of French doors that open to both beautiful large backyard and grand front porch. In back, there is a two-car garage with guest quarters above.
This home was listed May 22 by Elizabeth Mast with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $1.1 million.
STEVENS PARK VILLAGE STONE COTTAGE WITH VINTAGE CHARMS, MODERN UPDATES
Open house: Sunday, May 28, 2-4 p.m.
This Austin Stone cottage in North Oak Cliff’s Stevens Park Village is the perfect blend of vintage charm and modern comfort. Located at 2226 Lawndale Dr., it has hardwood floors, arched doorways, and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout the living, dining, and bedroom areas. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,719 square feet on one story, built in 1941.
The floorplan makes the most of its modest size with good flow and the house is staged to show off its function. The living room features a gas log fireplace. The kitchen has white cabinet and stained glass windows. A master bathroom charms with designer finishes and a clawfoot tub. The backyard offers a deck and low-maintenance landscaping.
This home was listed May 18 by Ryan Hopson with Joe Atkins Realty for $369,500.
LAKE HIGHLANDS ESTATES HOME NEAR WHITE ROCK LAKE WITH OVER 3,500 SQUARE FEET
Open house: Sunday May 28, 3:30-5 p.m.
If you’re looking for an ideal East Dallas location, cast your gaze on the newly listed Lake Highlands Estates home at 158 Classen Dr. Situated just one block from Norbuck Park and Flag Pole Hill and walking distance to the north shores of White Rock Lake, this home sits on just over a quarter of an acre and has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, and 3,583 square feet on two stories, built in 1962. Bonus: it is in the Hexter Elementary attendance zone.
This lovely home offers hardwood floors, a fireplace, large picture windows, recessed lights, and updated amenities. The floorplan flows easily from one large room to the next, with many thoughtful spaces. The kitchen is updated with custom wood cabinets, large center island, granite countertops, Travertine floors, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The bathrooms are also updated throughout the house. The downstairs master offers an adjacent room that could be an office or nursery. Upstairs is a large gameroom or mother-in-law suite with private bathroom and entrance.
This home was listed Jan. 13 by Liliana Ornelas with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage — Lakewood / NE Dallas for $699K, reduced to $649,000.
NORTH DALLAS CONTEMPORARY WITH BRIGHT, APPEALING SPACES
Open house: Saturday, May 27, 1-3 p.m.
The North Dallas contemporary ranch at 6515 Duffield Dr. is light, bright, and appealing. It’s a vision in white, seeming even bigger than its 3,599 square feet with the floor-to-ceiling windows and reflected spaces. This home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, two dining areas, built in 1980.
This home offers a modern split-bedroom floorplan with vaulted ceilings in the living room and the master bedroom. The huge master suite features an oversized bedroom with an ensuite master bath with a garden tub, oversized frameless shower, two vanities, and two walk-in closets. The home has multiple yards, a diving pool, and is a short stroll to the nearby park with a creek and mature trees.
This home was listed May 11 by Mohammed Nour Jaber with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $650,000.
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.