An updated home is a thing of beauty when it’s full of thoughtful conveniences and stylish elements.
That’s the case with the two Inwood Road Estates properties in our Splurge vs. Steal post today. These midcentury-built houses are both hugely renovated and located just a few blocks apart near Forest Lane and Inwood Road. Which one is your favorite?
SPLURGE: RENOVATED TRADITIONAL WITH OVER 5,200 SQUARE FEET, OUTDOOR OASIS
No details were forgotten during the renovation at 5230 Boca Raton Dr. Dual masters? Three-car garage? Open chef’s kitchen with high-end appliances? Check, check, and check. It’s made for entertaining with five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half bath, four living areas, two dining areas, and 5,204 square feet on two stories, built in 1960 and sitting on 0.37 acres.
The family room is the heart of the home with vaulted ceilings, hardwoods, and built-ins, open to the gorgeous kitchen. That room has dual islands with single-slab stone countertops, one with breakfast bar and beverage center. Other features include custom cabinetry and built-ins, quiet-close drawers and doors, multiple ovens, dual dishwashers, wine cooler, and built-in Thermador refrigerator. A large sunroom in the rear offers two walls of windows overlooking the fabulous backyard with swimming pool and spa, outdoor kitchen areas, synthetic turf, cabana, and full bath. One master is down and one up, each featuring dual sinks, separate tub-showers, and walk-in closets.
This Inwood Road Estates home was listed Jan. 12 by the Hickman + Weber Group with Ebby Halliday Realtors for $1.249 million.
STEAL: REMODELED TRANSITIONAL-STYLE RANCH ON HALF AN ACRE
The move-in ready transitional single-story ranch at 5425 Caladium Dr. has been updated to be on-trend and lovely. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two dining areas, and 2,094 square feet on one story, built in 1958 and sitting on 0.49 acres.
The grand living room features a gas log fireplace and hardwood floors, leading to the dining area with a wrought iron chandelier and plantation shutters on the windows. Love the kitchen with its white Shaker-style cabinets, granite countertops, breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances, including double ovens, a five-burner gas cooktop, and dual temperature wine refrigerator. All three bedrooms have built-out closets and the master features an ensuite bathroom with frameless shower, jetted tub, and dual sinks. Other interior features LED lighting and updated doors. In back, there’s an eight-foot board-on-board stained privacy fence, recently painted exterior, fresh landscaping, covered patio, and lots of grassy green space.
This home was listed Jan. 26 by Kimberly Cocotos with Virginia Cook Realtors for $600,000.