Don Draper Would Totally Dig This Hill Haven Heights Midcentury’s Open Houses

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Were he a Dallasite with an affinity for attractive real estate, Don Draper’s would totally be heading for the Hill Haven Heights midcentury with two open houses this weekend. This gorgeous property headlines our Open Houses of the Week post. 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 $379,900 to $1.295 million. What’s on your calendar? 

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Open house: Saturday, Nov. 11, 2-4 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 12, 2-4 p.m. 

Sitting on 0.45 acres in North Dallas’ Hill Haven Heights neighborhood, the 1956 beauty at 7723 Midbury Dr. has serious midcentury curb appeal cred and an interior renovation that’s sleek and transitional. The house has five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, two half baths, two living areas, two dining areas, a home office, and 3,956 square feet on one story. 

This home was taken down to the studs and renovated with top-of-the-line custom work throughout and an open floorplan in the common areas. Some of the updates include new hardwoods, roof, whole-home wiring, and insulation. The floor-to-ceiling slate fireplace surround is gorgeous in the living room, and the clean lines of the kitchen impress. Think dual islands with quartz countertops and waterfall edges, flat-front cabinets, and stainless steel Thermador appliances, including double ovens. The master suite has an impressive custom closet and gorgeous bath with contemporary soaker tub, huge shower, dual sinks, and cabinets that match the kitchen. In back, there’s a covered patio with recessed lights, mature trees, privacy fence, and room for a swimming pool, should future owners want.  

This Hill Haven Heights home was listed Sept. 29 by Kelli Todd with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $1.4 million, reduced to $1.295 million.



Open house: Sunday, Nov. 12, 1-3 p.m. 

The Tudor at 1110 Lausanne Ave. is located on one of the most beautiful streets in North Oak Cliff’s Kessler Park neighborhood. Like so many of the homes in the area, it exudes character and good looks, with manicured landscaping and a gorgeous facade. This home has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 2,494 square feet on two stories, built in 1928.

Hardwoods run through much of the house, along with many original and period details that delight. The owners opened up the living room to have more space and a more modern feel, and the coffered ceiling is eye-catching. An expansive eat-in kitchen features newer KitchenAid appliances and granite countertops. All three bedrooms are ensuite and the largest takes up the entire second floor with a large shower, cedar closet, and private balcony overlooking the recently re-done swimming pool. Love the backyard with its fieldstone paving, multiple entertaining areas, plus a 471-square-foot guest house with its own HVAC, kitchenette, and full bath. 

This home was listed Nov. 6 by Bart Thrasher with David Griffin & Company Realtors for $799,000.



Open house: Sunday, Nov. 12, 1-3 p.m. 

A wide, welcoming front porch and cheerful facade make excellent first impressions of the house at 5605 Worth St. This Junius Heights Craftsman exudes personality of this three-bedroom, two-bathroom home with 1,754 square feet on two stories, built in 1936. Located near Gaston Avenue and North Munger Boulevard, it’s a short bike ride to White Rock Lake. 

The porch opens onto a front living area with high ceilings, original refinished hardwoods, and lots of natural light. Double-height white cabinets promise tons of storage in the eat-in kitchen. From this area, take in views of the backyard with its small patio, grassy green space, mature trees, storage shed, and a privacy fence. Two downstairs bedrooms share access to the first-floor bathroom, which features period-specific beadboard and clawfoot tub. Upstairs, a sprawling bedroom with unusual architectural lines and a full bathroom. 

This home was listed Oct. 26 by Nyda Faith with Allie Beth Allman & Associates for $389,900, reduced this week to $379,900.


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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