Three Don’t-Miss Dallas Open Houses

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We’ve scoured the listings and pounded the pavement, looking for the open houses you’ve got to see this weekend! It’s our Open Houses of the Week column and we’re here to help. 

This week, our houses range in price from $320,000 to $1.450 million. Will you visit them? 



Open house: Sunday, March 11, 2-4 p.m. 

Sitting on 0.79 acres in Far North Dallas near Frankford and Preston roads, the home at 5505 Windmier Cir. has been expanded with a new master suite in 2013. This home has six bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, and 6,221 square feet on two stories, built in 1983. 

The spaces are large and lovely in this home. The front living room has a soaring ceiling with beams and a floor-to-ceiling rock fireplace surround. Love those hardwood floors. The updated kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances and is open to a large family room with coffered ceiling and fireplace. The master suite has a dual bath with luxury finishes and a private covered patio with fireplace. There are four separate outdoor living areas, including two full outdoor kitchens.  

This home was listed Nov. 22, 2017, by Kyle Rovinsky with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Plano for $1.55 million, reduced to $1.450 million.



Open house: Sunday, March 11, 2-4 p.m. 

In the heart of the M Streets, also known as Greenland Hills, we’ve found an updated Tudor we just adore at 5510 Monticello Ave. near North Henderson Avenue and Central Expressway. It offers lots of historic charm, too, with several pieces of original stained glass, brass and lead glass doorknobs and gorgeous hardwoods. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,430 square feet on two stories, built in 1926. 

The front living room has an original fireplace, now decorative, and an arched doorway leading to the dining room. An updated eat-in kitchen offers custom Shaker-style white cabinets, Carrera Marble countertops, a built-in banquette, and high-end stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. Both bathrooms have been renovated. The first floor has 1,970 square feet with an additional 460 square feet of living space upstairs. The downstairs HVAC system was replaced in 2016 and in back, you’ll find lots of grassy green space, patio, and a privacy fence. 

This home was listed Feb. 28 by Alan Hamilton with Dallas City Center Realtors for $649,900.



Open house: Saturday, March 10, 2-4 p.m. 

Wynnewood Hills is a hot neighborhood in Oak Cliff because houses like 1535 Acapulco Dr. offer so much for such an affordable asking price, located near West Red Bird Lane and South Polk Street. The updates are custom, custom, custom with an open concept floorplan, distressed exotic barn floors, and high-end tile treatments. This home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,366 square feet on one story, built in 1963 and sitting on 0.31 acres.

Arching shade trees frame the house beautifully and add to the curb appeal, which is already tops with fresh paint, new roof, new low-E windows, new front door, and cedar accents. Inside, a wood-burning fireplace has a new contemporary tile surround and the kitchen offers a breakfast bar, Carrera Marble countertops, farm sink, glass tile backsplash, gray Shaker-style cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. There are two Masters and all bedrooms have walk-in closets. Other features include a two-car garage, new driveway, big backyard, modern privacy cedar fence, and a covered patio.

This home was listed March 2 by Nick Good with Keller Williams Realty Dallas for $320,000.



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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  1. mmJon Anderson says

    What’s with that attic concussion tunnel of a kid’s bedroom? The only light comes from a window the bed has no choice but to sit in front of?

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