Exceptional Dallas Open Houses Will Woo You this Weekend

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We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, 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 $459,900 to $730,ooo.  Take a look! 


Open house: Sunday, Sept. 23, 2-4 p.m.

The University Manor house at 7120 Fenton Dr. is a sight to behold with exquisite renovations, gorgeous curb appeal, and high-end finish-out. This midcentury home has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and and 2,706 square feet on one story, built in 1957 and sitting on 0.33 acres near East Northwest Highway and Abrams Road on a corner lot. 

This property’s exterior is perfection, from the Asian-influenced courtyard and koi pond to the backyard with its concrete hardscaping, bamboo, and Japanese maples. Inside, there are hardwood floors, gray Roman brick accent walls, zoned HVAC, and a great flow illuminated by large windows. In the kitchen, you’ll find sleek, light-colored wood cabinets, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Off the kitchen is a large utility room/butler’s pantry with storage and hookups for full-size washer and dryer. The master bedroom has clerestory windows and French doors leading to the backyard and an ensuite bath with an oversized frameless glass shower, dual vanities, and a walk-in closet. 

This home was listed Sept. 18 by David Griffin with David Griffin & Company Realtors for $730,000.



Open house: Saturday, Sept. 22, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Located in the Meadow Park neighborhood of Northwest Dallas, the house at 3911 Antigua Dr. has been architecturally redesigned inside and out and offers a sleek, sophisticated vibe. It has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two dining areas, and 2,207 square feet on one story, built in 1967 and sitting 0.29 acres near LBJ Freeway and Marsh Lane. 

Custom finishes including custom stained hardwood floors, tankless water heater, solid core wood doors, chrome hardware, and modern lighting and fixtures. There’s also a new plumbing system (waste and freshwater), new roof, new fence, new HVAC, and new electrical panel and wiring. A $4,000 allowance will be given to buyer to purchase appliance package of their choice. The house has an impressive double-sided, custom finished fireplace in the living room and kitchen and oversized Pella windows throughout. The kitchen features custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, an island with waterfall edges, LED lighting, and a huge walk-in pantry with butcher block countertops. The master is good-sized with a reimagined ensuite bathroom that has a floating vanity with quartz countertops, infinity edge walk-in shower, free-standing soaking tub, and a customized closet. In back, there is a new privacy fence with horizontal slats, mature crepe myrtle trees, lots of grassy green space, and an open patio.  

This home was listed Sept. 17 by Brad Hughes with Trend Realty for $639,900.



Open house: Sunday, Sept. 23, 2-4 p.m.

The updated Craftsman bungalow at 832 Melba St. delights with a great location near the Bishop Arts District, Kings Highway, Winnetka Heights, and Kessler Park in North Oak Cliff. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,900 square feet on one story, built in 1920.

Love the curb appeal and that house color, as well as the welcoming front porch and reclaimed antique front entry door with beveled glass and sidelights. A redesigned open floor plan is perfect for entertaining. This completely automated smart home features tall ceilings, reclaimed hardwood floors, repurposed five-panel doors, and plantation shutters.The kitchen offers a center island, quartzite countertops, breakfast bar, custom gray Shaker-style cabinetry, and stainless steel appliances, including a gas range. The master bedroom’s bathroom has separate vanities, a large shower, and walk-in closet. The backyard offers a wood deck, privacy fence with gate, and a sprinkler system.

This house was listed Sept. 18 by Dean Valenzuela with Century 21 Judge Fite Company for $459,900.



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 CandysDirt.com.

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