The weather may be scorching, but the real estate market in North Texas is hotter. That’s one reason we bring you a look at the most interesting properties every Thursday with our open house roundup. 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 $389,000 to $1.295 million. Which one is your favorite?
PRESTONWOOD CREEK CONTEMPORARY ON ALMOST HALF AN ACRE
Open house: Sunday, July 1, 12-2 p.m.
The Prestonwood Creek contemporary at 16007 Ranchita Dr. was extensively remodeled from 2016 to 2018 and is now bathed in light and full of sleek style. It has five bedrooms, five bathrooms, three living areas, three dining areas, and 5,319 square feet on two stories, built in 1979 and sitting on 0.42 acres with a three-car attached garage.
Take your pick of places to entertain or just relax with great views from so many rooms and three fireplaces, including one in the master suite. The eat-in kitchen has granite countertops, and island, white cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a wine cooler and double ovens. The huge downstairs master suite includes a sitting area and walk-in closets. Downstairs also are three bedrooms and three more bathrooms. Upstairs is a fifth bedroom suite with a sitting area, as well as a full game room with wet bar. In back, find a Pebble Tech swimming pool, privacy fence, patio, mature landscaping and trees, and lots of grassy green space.
This Prestonwood Creek contemporary was listed June 22 by Susan Baldwin with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $1.295 million.
LOVELY LAKE HIGHLANDS TRADITIONAL IN SOUGHT-AFTER LITTLE TOWN CREEK
Open house: Sunday, July 1, 2-3:30 p.m.
The Lake Highland neighborhood of Little Town Creek is coveted and the house at 8715 Arbor Park Dr. is one example why. This sophisticated home offers gracious and stylish living with five bedrooms, four full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, two dining areas, and 4,035 square feet on two stories, built in 1979.
A formal living and dining area has soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, and designer touches. The oversized kitchen with granite countertops and a spacious breakfast area is great for entertaining. A large, cozy den has recessed lights and newer carpeting. The master suite, with views of the inviting patio and backyard, is a great retreat with an ensuite bath. The backyard has a privacy fence, patio, and mature landscaping. This neighborhood also offers a private walking, biking, and jogging trail.
This house was listed June 1 by Shelby James with Allie Beth Allman & Assoc. for $685K, reduced to $669,500.
UPGRADED, UPDATED MIDWAY HOLLOW HOME WITH ARCHITECT’S TOUCH
Open house: Sunday, July 1, 1-3 p.m.
The Midway Hollow house at 3715 Durango Dr. is beautifully renovated in 2015 with refinished hardwoods, new low-E windows, fresh paint inside and out, recessed lights, exposed beams, new carpet, roof, and HVAC. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,497 square feet on one story, built in 1950.
The floorplan flows easily and the new kitchen includes granite countertops, contemporary glass tile backsplash inset, white Shaker-style cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. Lovely. In the master, you’ll find a walk-in closet and dual sinks in the ensuite bath. The backyard includes a new deck, cedar privacy fence, and landscaping, as well as storage room.
This home was listed June 25 by Lou Nettle with Ebby Halliday — Little White House for $389,000.
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.