A Little Pop Of Color Brings Wow Factor To This Junius Heights Craftsman

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Sometimes it just takes a little pop of color - bright blue in this case - to elevate a home from casual interest to “the one.”

Sometimes it just takes a little pop of color — bright blue in this case — to elevate a home from casual interest to “the one.” 

This special Tuesday Three Hundred at 5605 Worth St. in Dallas has just the little eye-catching features you’ll be telling your friends about. 

It has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and a large covered porch. 

My personal barometer of a great house involves a large porch — front or back will do — where I can envision reading a good novel in the shade with a glass of lemonade. It’s my generation’s version of the white picket fence. 

Will all your dreams come true in this Junius Heights home with the bright blue details? There’s no way to be certain, but it’s a good place to start. 

Let’s see what’s inside. 

This Old House

This 1930s Craftsman home exudes “charm and character,” according to Agent Nyda Faith with Coldwell Banker Realty Dallas. 

“The large covered porch welcomes you into an open living-dining area with soaring ceilings, original hardwoods, and lots of natural light, making for a happy home,” Faith said. 

Although it’s been around awhile, this home has proven it stands the test of time. 

The large kitchen boasts sparkling new granite countertops, backsplash, fresh paint, and a new sink. Pretty much everything is new, including the laminate flooring upstairs. There are two dining areas and floor-to-ceiling cabinets. 

“Views from the kitchen into the large backyard reflect a space large enough for all your friends and family to gather,” Faith said. 

A new roof was installed in 2012, and more than $18,000 of foundation work has been poured into this home. It’s no longer a fixer-upper. It’s fixed. 

Down On The Corner 

The Worth Street home is a bike ride from White Rock Lake and all that the historic Junius Heights neighborhood has to offer. Enjoy hiking and biking the Santa Fe Trail, or head to the nearby Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.

The area is zoned for Dallas ISD schools, including William Lipscomb Elementary, J.L. Long Middle School, and Woodrow Wilson High School. All three campuses received B ratings from Txschools.gov.  

Nyda Faith with Coldwell Banker Realty is listing 5605 Worth St., Dallas, for $394,900. 

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April Towery

April Towery studied journalism at Texas A&M University and has been an award-winning reporter and editor for more than 20 years. She’s covered everything from city council meetings to Death Row executions. Her favorite things to write are feature stories and humorous columns. She loves to make people laugh. She won first place in humorous column writing, second place in news writing and third place in serious column writing at the 2019 South Texas Press Association Awards and picked up first place in humorous writing at the 2018 Texas Press Association awards ceremony. She has numerous other recognitions, including the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors’ first-place award for special reporting, citing her continuous coverage of the College Station City Council and its violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act in 2006. She is the daughter of a longtime real estate appraiser and at one time knew her way around a floor plan. She lives in Wylie and is learning daily about real estate, architecture, and housing trends.

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