Lakewood Hills Contemporary Tops Our Weekly Dallas Open Houses Roundup

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The Lakewood Hills contemporary at 7315 Casa Loma Ave. is built to impress. It’s also one of our three open houses this week.

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our Open Houses of the Week roundup. Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $459K to $980K. You’ll find a lovely Lakewood Hills contemporary, a Midway Hollow midcentury ranch, and Munger Place Prairie-style Craftsman. 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: Saturday, July 1, 12-2 p.m. and Sunday, July 2, 2-4 p.m. 

If new construction and a fab East Dallas location are on your checklist, look no further than the Lakewood Hills contemporary at 7315 Casa Loma Ave. It has all the bells and whistles you’d expect in a luxury home, with a thoughtful floorplan and beautiful design. This home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, and 4,188 square feet on two stories, built in 2017.

Throughout the first floor, you’ll find hand-scraped hardwood floors and recessed lights. The open concept kitchen is total eye candy, with quartz countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, huge island, double-height white cabinets, and a modern white subway tile backsplash. The downstairs master suite downstairs is a spacious retreat, and its bathroom offers a frameless glass shower and white freestanding soaker tub. Upstairs features a large game room and bonus computer room with spacious bedrooms. This Lakewood Hills contemporary is also Energy Star certified with tankless water heaters, spray foam insulation, low-E windows, and a 16-SEER AC unit.

This home was listed April 21 by Catherine Blevens with Rogers Healy and Associates for $989K, reduced to $980,000



Open house: Saturday, July 1, 1-3 p.m. 

The Prairie-style Craftsman at 5305 Bryan St. is in a prime location, where lower Greenville and Henderson meet in Munger Place. Its historic curb appeal is married flawlessly with era-appropriate updates inside, like a renovated kitchen. This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,959 square feet on two stories, built in 1914. It also has a 660-square-foot guest house over the one-car garage. 

The floorplan is traditional for a home of this era, one beautiful room after another with refinished original hardwood floors, crown molding, built-ins, and an original fireplace. Big windows flood the rooms with natural light. The kitchen impresses with white cabinets, marble countertops, farm sink, an island, white subway tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop. The master suite is a must see with room for a separate seating area. Its bathroom is marvelous with a clawfoot tub, oversized walk-in shower, dual sinks, and a walk-in closet. The backyard is rare for this kind of home, with a new low-chemical swimming pool and spa, covered patio, and gas fire pit. 

This home was listed June 22 by Jason Coleman with JP & Associates — Plano for $799,000.



Open house: Saturday, July 1, 1-3 p.m. 

The midcentury home at 3241 Chapel Downs Dr. has all the charms of a ranch of that era, married with farmhouse touches with are totally on-trend and welcoming. Recently remodeled and located near Walnut Hill Lane and Webb Chapel Road, the house is open concept now, with engineered hardwood floors, new low-E windows, designer light fixtures, sliding barn doors, and a decorative gas burning fireplace. This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two dining areas, and 2,431 square feet on one story, built in 1962. 

The galley-style eat-in kitchen offers quartz countertops, blue glass tile backsplash, breakfast bar, large pantry, and stainless steel appliances. The flexible floorplan means the fourth bedroom could be used as a mother-in-law suite and is split from the other bedrooms. There’s also a private office that sits off the kitchen area. The master bedroom has his-and-hers closets and direct access to back patio. 

This home was listed June 20 by Kim Heilman with Litaker Realty Inc. for $459,000.


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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  1. Mindy McClure says

    There is a phenomenal home in Westlake–the Summer 2017 Fort Worth Dream Home benefitting a Wish with Wings! It is only $15 per person to tour, and worth every penny. I know they had a little trouble with the HOA about getting the gate open during the first few days, so it is even more important to bring people out to see this gorgeous property. You can visit the Dream Home through July 21–check their Facebook for the best directions and latest info on how to get through those gates! Link to Facebook:

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