Custom Renovated Ranch in Lakewood Elementary Zone Tops Our Open Houses

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The Lakeshore Hills renovated ranch at 7115 Shook Ave. is a delight and it’s one of three featured Dallas open houses this week.

It’s a marvelous week for Dallas real estate. There are a bevy of beauties on the market now and we’ve found three top contenders for our Open Houses of the Week post. They range in price from $419,950 to $1.089 million and offer three distinctly different vibes and neighborhoods. You don’t want to miss these.


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Open house: Sunday, Sept. 24, 3:30-5 p.m. 

The custom home at 7115 Shook Ave. in Lakeshore Hills has so much going for it: a hot neighborhood, excellent elementary, and gorgeous renovations, to start. This house has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 3,899 square feet on one story, built in 1955 and remodeled in 2011. It sits on the southwest shores of White Rock Lake, near Garland Road and Gaston Avenue. 

The long list of updates includes new electrical, three-zone HVAC, plumbing, water heater, aluminum-clad Pella windows, and landscaping. The kitchen impresses with soft-close alder cabinets, a bi-level island with breakfast bar, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas cooktop. The oversized master suite features a sweet bathroom with contemporary soaker tub, dual sinks, and separate shower. There’s a 900-square-foot attached guest quarters with a kitchen and its own separate attached garage — perfect for a mother-in-law suite. The low-maintenance backyard offers a large concrete patio, pretty landscaping, built-in grill, horizontal board-on-board privacy fence, and an arching shade tree to keep it all a little cooler. 

This custom renovated ranch was listed April 23 by Cliff Kessler with Allie Beth Allman & Assoc. for $1.089 million.



Open house: Sunday, Sept. 24, 3:30-5 p.m. 

The Prairie Craftsman at 5211 Junius St. overflows with character, nestled in the heart of the Munger Place Historic District in East Dallas. It has three bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, four living rooms, two dining rooms, and 2,843 square feet on two stories, built in 1920 and renovated in 2011. The property is half an acre. 

Walk across the welcoming front porch and enter into beautiful formals with hardwoods and original pocket doors. The open kitchen overlooks a cozy second living area with built-ins and a beamed ceiling. French doors open up from the sizable dining room to the expansive backyard. Large quarters sit above the three-car garage in back, where there are mature trees, a privacy fence, patio, and grassy green space. 

This home was listed Sept. 15 by Elizabeth Mast with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $695,000.



Open house: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2-4 p.m.

Get a fabulous location for under $400K with the house at 4915 Wren Way near West Mockingbird Lane and Inwood Road in the Shannon Estates neighborhood. It offers immediate access to the Dallas North Tollway and is close to Dallas Love Field, Inwood Village, Uptown, and Highland Park Village. This home has three bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,508 square feet on one story, built in 1947. 

It offers contemporary design with big buyer “wants” throughout, from cute curb appeal and hardwood floors to a totally renovated kitchen and gray-and-white color palette. It’s a modest footprint, but the house makes the most of it and the flow is natural. The kitchen offers a breakfast bar and farm sink, as well as stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. Hardwoods extend into two of the bedrooms and the bathroom is updated, as well. The backyard has a pergola-covered deck, a detached two-car garage, privacy fence, and lots of grass. 

This home was listed July 7 by Rick Scheurer with CMS Strategic Partners for $419,950, reduced to $399,900.


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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