We never miss an opportunity to appreciate the gorgeous real estate on the market in North Texas. We bring you the CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week so you can, too.
Every Thursday, we pick fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss. This week, our houses range in price from $340,000 to $1.95 million.
STUNNING CUSTOM IN PRESTON HOLLOW ON ALMOST HALF AN ACRE
Open house: Sunday, Sept. 2, 1-3 p.m.
The gorgeous custom by Hawkins-Welwood Homes at 6239 Aberdeen Ave. sits on almost half an acre in Preston Hollow with soaring ceilings, crisp lines, open spaces, custom millwork, and loads of storage. This home has five bedrooms, five full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, two dining areas, and 6,244 square feet on two stories, sitting on 0.43 acres.
A living room and study share a dual faced gas fireplace and the formal dining room has a butler’s pantry and China closet. The great room features a vaulted, beamed ceiling, and fireplace flanked by built-ins. In the kitchen, find Carrera Marble countertops, double-height white cabinets, subway tile backsplash, and a Sub-Zero-Wolf luxury range. The first-floor master has an ensuite bathroom with an oversized walk-in shower, Steamist system, soaking tub, and dual vanities. First floor qtrs guest suite w ensuite bath.Family rm with fireplace and vaulted ceiling. On the second story, there is a game room, media room, and three bedrooms with ensuite baths and walk-in closets. In back, there is an entertaining terrace with outdoor kitchen overlooking the swimming pool with spa and a large, grassy yard. This home also has a gated driveway and three-car garage.
This home was listed Aug. 9 by Janis Wells with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $1.95 million.
NEW CONSTRUCTION MODERN WITH SLEEK STYLE, REDUCED $39K
Open house: Sunday Sept. 2, 2-4 p.m.
The brand new modern home at 2018 Lakeland Dr. marries sleek lines with sophisticated style for an unforgettable look in the Lakeland Terrace neighborhood of East Dallas. This home has four bedrooms, three full bathrooms, one half bath, three living areas, two dining areas, and 3,275 square feet on two stories.
Features include 10-foot ceilings, polished concrete floors, art lighting, sliding glass doors, and high-end amenities. In the kitchen, you’ll find engineered quartz countertops, European-style cabinets, a butler’s pantry, fireplace, and a stainless steel island. Nearby is a living area and a dedicated study. The downstairs master is all about luxury with high ceilings, walls of windows, and an ensuite bath with a frameless glass shower, contemporary soaker tub, dual sinks, and a walk-in closet. Upstairs, there are three bedrooms, two of which share a Jack-and-Jill bathroom, and a large game room or flex space. Other features are front and back covered porches, an oversized garage with epoxy sealed floor, and an eight foot board-on-board wood fence.
This home was listed June 29 by Susan Shannon with Allie Beth Allman & Associates for $939K, reduced to $899,950.
BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED OAK CLIFF HOME ON HEAVILY TREED CORNER LOT
Open house: Sunday, Sept. 2, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
The list of updates is a mile long for the Westwood Park home in Oak Cliff at 3320 Springwood Pl. and the results are beautiful. It sits on a 0.27-acre corner lot in Oak Cliff’s Westwood Park neighborhood, near West Kiest Boulevard and South Westmoreland Road. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, three living areas, two dining areas, and 2,583 square feet on one story, built in 1960.
The roof is new in 2017 and updates this year include new low-E windows, 2-ton HVAC system, 3-ton AC, gas water heater, electrical panel, recessed LED lights, oak hardwood floors, and that’s just the beginning. The curb appeal is a delight, with elevation, lots of mature trees, and a large porch with a modern front door. Inside, floorplan was opened up and it has two brick fireplaces. The kitchen offers Bianco Athena marble countertops, a glass tile backsplash, soft-close wood cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The bathrooms reflect that sleek style with marble vanity tops and wood cabinets. The bedrooms are good sized and there is a flex space. In back, find a new privacy fence, patio, and fresh landscaping, including tree trimming and drought-tolerant plants.
This home was listed Aug. 27 by Laura Anderson with William Davis Realty for $340,000.
GREAT BONES, VERSATILE FLOORPLAN WITH POOL, PRICED BELOW MARKET VALUE
Open house: Saturday, Sept. 1, 2-4 p.m.
It’s all about location with the home at 5818 Preston Fairways Dr. near Preston Trail Golf Club in North Dallas. This property is priced below market value so new owners can put their own touch on it, with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 3,855 square feet on two stories, built in 1985.
This home has great bones and a versatile floor plan, allowing for multiple living options to fit a new owner’s lifestyle. The dramatic entryway is double height with a curved staircase and the great room features wonderful windows with direct views to the courtyard pool, as well as high ceilings and a fireplace. The large, open kitchen has double skylights and granite countertops. In the master suite, find a second fireplace, sitting area, and an ensuite bath with skylight and recent shower remodel. A second downstairs bedroom could be a study, game room, or second living area and has a full bathroom, office niche, and built-ins. Upstairs are two large bedrooms, each with a full bath and oversized walk-in closet with built-ins. Nearby is an open loft library-study and a walk-out balcony.
This home was listed July 31 by Jacqui Bloomquist with Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors, for $545,000.
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