Every Thursday, we pick three fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss. This is our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week and it’s full of house porn and eye candy.
This week, our houses range in price from $379K to $1,174,999 and vary greatly in style and amenities. Let’s take a look!
RUSSWOOD ACRES BEAUTY ON OVER HALF AN ACRE WITH LUSH GROUNDS
Open house: Sunday, Oct. 22, 1-3 p.m.
Russwood Acres is a posh Dallas neighborhood near Northaven Road and the Dallas North Tollway, where the house at 5439 Castlewood Rd. is located. It tops our roundup of Dallas open houses with beautiful refinished style and lots of space. This home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, two half baths, three living areas, two dining areas and 4,438 square feet on one story, built in 1962 and sitting on over half an acre of lushly landscaped grounds with a pool and spa.
Inside, find vaulted ceilings, skylight, open floorplan, hand-scraped hardwood floors, and a wall of windows overlooking the gorgeous backyard with slate decking, in-ground trampoline, and three-car garage. The gourmet kitchen offers a butler’s pantry, custom cabinetry, granite counters, Viking commercial stove with double ovens, a warming drawer, refrigerator, two dishwashers, wine cooler, and built-in microwave. The master suite features a private patio, updated ensuite, and large walk-in closet.
This Russwood Acres home was listed Sept. 12 by Jude Nash with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $1,174,999.
BOB-O-LINKS DOWNS CHARMER TAKEN TO STUDS FOR TOTAL REIMAGINATION
Open house: Sunday, Oct. 22, 1-3 p.m.
Want to be impressed? Check out the to-the-studs renovations in the Bob-O-Links Downs house at 6940 Kenwood Ave. It’s lovely, from the hardwood floors and polished metal fireplace surround to open kitchen and high-end finish out. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,152 square feet on one story, built in 1950.
Natural light is a beautiful accessory and all windows were replaced this year with Jeld-Wen. Electrical lighting, plumbing lines, and exterior doors are also newer. The kitchen is a delight, with Peruvian marble counters, a center island, custom cabinetry, large pantry, and stainless steel appliances, including double ovens. The master ensuite includes dual sinks, marble countertops, and enlarged custom closet. One of the secondary bedrooms, currently being used as an office, has access to a utility closet with washer and dryer hookups. The second family room overlooks the deck and landscaped backyard privacy fence and automatic gate.
This home was listed Oct. 16 by Nancy Johnson with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $775,000.
ADORABLE UPDATED SUNSET HILL CRAFTSMAN WITH BRIGHT, OPEN SPACES
Open house: Sunday, Oct. 22, 2-4 p.m.
The Oak Cliff Sunset Hill neighborhood is close to Bishop Arts and full of great architecture. Case in point, the adorable updated Craftsman at 209 S. Brighton Ave. From new sod and a freshly painted exterior to hardwood floors and double-pane windows, it all looks great. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,679 square feet on one story, built in 1925.
The owners opened up the floorplan, adding a more modern feel and lots of storage space. The recent kitchen now has an island, granite countertops, white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range and wine refrigerator. The ensuite master also offers granite countertops, walk-in closet, and hardwoods. In back, find a gated backyard with eight-foot privacy fence, gravel patio area, updated two-car garage, covered porch, and a play area with recycled rubber mulch.
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.