We love bringing you an insider look at hot DFW properties with our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column. 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 $539K to $1.175 million. Let’s take a look.
SPACIOUS FOUR-BEDROOM FOREST HILLS HOME ON ALMOST HALF AN ACRE
Open house: Sunday, Aug. 27, 1-3 p.m.
The Forest Hills home at 8423 Santa Clara Dr. sits on a 0.46-acre lot in a prime East Dallas neighborhood, walking distance to White Rock Lake and the Dallas Arboretum. The curb appeal is wonderful, with mature trees and landscaping. This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, and 3,319 square feet on one story, built in 1947.
Both living areas have fireplaces and good natural light. The kitchen offers a built-in refrigerator-freezer, Dacor oven, Bosch dishwasher, bar seating, under-cabinet lighting, white cabinetry, granite countertops, and a cool tile backsplash. The spacious master retreat offers a sitting area or study, and ensuite bath with walk-in shower, separate tub, dual sinks, and a walk-in closet. One secondary bedroom has an ensuite bath, and all three have walk-in closets. In back, there’s a lovely pool with water features, mature trees. There is a gated drive to the two-car garage, which has an attached bonus room and half bath, perfect for an exercise room, studio, office, or cabana.
This home was listed Aug. 18 by Mysti Newberry Stewart with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $895,000.
WYNNEWOOD RANCH WITH FAB BACKYARD, GUEST QUARTERS
Open house: Sunday, Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m.
The Wynnewood ranch at 630 Mayrant Dr. has marvelous curb appeal with huge trees, landscaping, and a great-looking house, built in 1954. Located near near West Claredon Drive and South Vernon Avenue in Oak Cliff, this home has three bedroom, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,150 square feet on one story, built in 1954.
There’s a lot to love about this house, especially in the backyard. First, there is a one bedroom, one bathroom, 662-square-foot guest house with full kitchen, laundry, and two oversized walk-in closets. Wow. Then there’s the lush backyard itself, with a swimming pool, lots of grassy green space, a privacy fence, in-ground sprinkler system, landscaping, and multiple seating areas, including a covered patio. Energy-efficient features of this house include low-E windows and a 13-15 SEER AC. The kitchen is big with granite counters and lots of white cabinetry. The master bedroom suite has great storage and a walk-in closet.
This home was listed Aug. 16 by Ric Shanahan with Keller Williams, Turtle Creek, for $539,000.
UPGRADED MEADOWWOOD ESTATES HOME WITH OVER 5,000 SQUARE FEET
Open house: Sunday, Aug. 27, 2-4 p.m.
The Meadowwood Estates home at 4243 Beechwood Ln., near Walnut Hill Lane and Midway Road, is 5,063 square feet of beautifully appointed space on a heavily treed lot of 0.48 acres. This home has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, three living areas, two dining areas, and on one story, built in 1950.
Enter the home over refinished hardwoods into the sitting and formal dining rooms with a brick fireplace. The open, updated kitchen includes a gas range, custom cabinetry, and a large custom-built island. The kitchen flows into the inviting living room, which also has a fireplace. The master suite includes outside access and an oversized master bath with garden tub, standing shower, and dual vanities. The newly built fully upgraded rear addition includes a living area, second master, private terrace, laundry room with lots of storage, and a three-car garage with a workshop area. The backyard is lovely, with landscaping, a pool, and spa.
This home was listed June 13 by Jeffrey Robillard with Door Texas Realty for $1.25 million, reduced to $1.175 million.
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