Lake Highlands Charmer on Large Corner Lot is Move-in Ready for Less Than $300K

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Folks looking to get into Dallas’ Lake Highlands neighborhood could do a whole lot worse than this week’s Tuesday Two Hundred. Situated on a large corner lot at 11034 Listi Drive, this home features a drive-up that feels like a welcome home hug. It’s adorable. And the interior isn’t too shabby either.

“It has a lot to offer,” said listing agent Nicole Thomas of Local Resident Realty. “To find something for under $300 in Lake Highlands is difficult. It’s a great house in a great neighborhood at a great value, and you can’t beat that.”

Beyond the affordable price point, this home has a lot of appeal. For starters, it’s move-in ready, if you’re not up for doing a bunch of work. But if you’re ready to put your personal touch on a property, there’s plenty of room for that, too. Even minor renovations could make a big impact on this charming home (we do spy some popcorn ceilings). Plus, it’s Lake Highlands. Listi Drive is a hop, skip, and a jump from White Rock Lake and it’s located in a good school district.

“Not only does it have good schools, the neighborhood is also super family friendly,” said Thomas.

Listed at $285,000, this home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,714 square feet on one story.

The moment you step inside, you’re greeted with vaulted ceilings that lend a crisp, modern feel to the living area. And like the rest of the house, it’s been updated in a tranquil, neutral palette. The open, airy living room flows directly into the dining room, which features an updated chandelier.

The quaint-but-updated kitchen features stainless steel appliances and an electric cooktop. And it opens directly into a second living space, complete with cozy fireplace, tons of natural light, and views of the back deck, making it a great entertaining space.

All three bedrooms are roomy enough, including the master bedroom, which features a bonus nook. This versatile nook within the master makes the perfect small home office or even a nursery. The master bath doesn’t appear to be overly spacious, but it’s updated with bright and neutral fixtures.

If you liked the drive-up, the backyard will be another big selling feature. With a spacious wooden deck, there’s still plenty of grass to enjoy, or space to plan your own dreamy landscape. A well-kept wooden privacy fence runs the perimeter of the yard. Now, while there’s no word on whether the chicken coop stays, but if you’re ready to give backyard chicken keeping a go, I bet it’s negotiable.

 

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Heather Hunter

In addition to a 15-year career in marketing and communications, Heather is an accomplished freelance writer and has contributed to The New York Times’ “Modern Love” column and “The United States of Dating” on National Public Radio. Her blog, This Fish Needs a Bicycle, was syndicated by NBC Universal (iVillage) for four years. As a ghostwriter, her work has appeared in publications such as WIRED and Stadia Magazine

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