We never tire of Lakewood homes near White Rock Lake, do you? This week’s Splurge vs. Steal takes us to one of the best areas in Lakewood for a closer look at two fantastic offerings. The best part? Both are on located picturesque Santa Barbara Drive. Which would you choose, the striking contemporary splurge or the modern farmhouse inspired steal?
Splurge: Striking Contemporary Backing To Scenic Trail For $1.099M
There’s a reason the listing copy says, “This like new smart home will delight the most discerning buyers!” It is chock full of upgrades, including gorgeous hardwoods, designer finishes, and an effortless 4,102-square-foot layout. Even better, you can control the whole house with your iPad, from the lights to the surround sound. A white marble kitchen, handsome French door study, spa-like master suite, and a massive game room/play area are among the highlights. Perfect for families, the home offers access to desirable Lakewood schools. Enjoy summers on the covered patio with outdoor fireplace or hop on the area trail and embrace nature. A total of four-bedrooms, three-and-one-half-bathrooms ensures ample space with room to grow.
Anne Oliver with Allie Beth Allman & Associates has listed 4362 Santa Barbara Drive for $1,099,000.
Steal: Fully Remodeled Farmhouse-Style Home For $795K
For a few hundred thousand less you could live on the same idyllic street! This four-bedroom, three-full-bathroom Lakewood home has been fully remodeled top to bottom. And its modern farmhouse inspired interiors will attract a variety of buyers. Among the gracious 2,492 square feet, are a marble kitchen, new high-end appliances, and gorgeous bamboo floors. But what really makes it stand out is the bright open floor plan. Slightly vaulted ceilings add height, while decorative lighting and ample skylights give it a light and airy feel. Designer tiled baths and a generous main floor master suite creates space from the upper-level bedrooms. Outside, enjoy plenty of room to entertain on the covered patio and lawn, all surrounded by a new board on board fence.
Donna Gordon with VIP Realty has listed 4118 Santa Barbara Drive for $795,000.