Newer Lakewood Heights Custom Home Aces the Test for Our Dallas Open Houses

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There are many open houses in North Texas every weekend — so much so that picking the perfect three can be difficult. But somehow we manage and bring you an insider’s look at hot properties with our Open Houses of the Week. These are open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss! 

This week, our houses range in price from $399K to $1.349 million. Which one is your favorite? 


Open house: Sunday, March 25, 1-3 p.m.

Live Lakewood large in the 2013 luxury custom home at 6507 Vanderbilt Ave. near Abrams Road and Gaston Avenue in Lakewood Heights. It’s close to Lakewood shopping and zoned for the coveted Lakewood Elementary School. This home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, two half baths, two living areas, two dining areas, and 4,661 square feet on two stories, built in 2013.

A high-end kitchen opens to the main family room and offers top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, farm sink, island, large butler’s pantry with wet bar, wine closet, and a built-in refrigerator-freezer. The master suite is located on the second floor with vaulted ceilings and a luxury bath with dual vanities, separate shower, a huge walk-in closet, and herringbone-patterned hardwood floors. Two additional bedrooms have Jack-and-Jill baths, and the study has a fireplace flanked by built-ins. The guest suite is downstairs with French doors opening to the large, covered patio with an outdoor fire place. 

This home was listed March 2 by Kelley McMahon with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage — Lakewood/NE Dallas for $1.349 million.



Open house: Sunday, March 25, 2-4 p.m. 

On a huge 1/2 acre lot, the house at 4212 Northview Ln. has an impressive presence with a gated porte-cochère, two-car garage, and deep front lawn, located near Midway and Northaven roads. The rooms are large throughout this home, complete with crown moldings, recessed lighting, and hardwood floors. This house has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, two dining areas, and 3,161 square feet on one story, built in 1962.

A stately stone fireplace and granite island kitchen are the focal points of the family room — they are open to each other. Custom cabinetry and stainless steel appliances include double ovens, plus a combined microwave and warming drawer. Travertine tile floors and a tumbled marble backsplash add to the appeal. Hardwoods extend to the three main entertaining rooms and all the bathrooms are beautifully updated.  Enjoy outdoor living with a covered patio overlooking a large, treed backyard with mature trees and landscaping, as well as a newer privacy fence. 

This house was listed March 21 by Lori Kircher with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $795,000.



Open house: Sunday, March 25, 2-4 p.m. 

The Kings Highway Conservation District is a super appealing part of North Oak Cliff with lovely historic housing and a location near Bishop Arts, Stevens Park Golf Course, and both Interstates 30 and 35W, making it a breeze to get around DFW. The house at 819 N. Edgefield Ave. is pristine, private, and perfectly situated on a large corner lot near North Tyler Street and West Davis Street. This bungalow has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,296 square feet on one story, built in 1921. 

The light-filled interior features cool color hues and contrasting rich hardwood flooring illuminated by recessed lights. Some updates done in 2015 include adding a a two-car garage, new roof, new electrical, new HVAC, new water heater, new plumbing, new windows, and foam insulation. The kitchen is sleek with espresso-colored Shaker-style cabinets, contemporary glass tile backsplash, lots of storage, a breakfast bar, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. Hardwoods extend into all bedrooms — no carpet in sight — and both bathrooms are updated. The backyard is party-ready with a deck and good-sized side yard with nicely maintained irrigated gardens.

This home was listed March 9 by Brian Bleeker with Dave Perry-Miller InTown for $425K, reduced to $399,000.


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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