Find Updated Style and Lots of Space in this Lake Highlands Home | CandysDirt.com

Natural light is the best accessory for any home, and the interior of our Thursday Three Hundred is bathed in it. 

The 1973 Lake Highlands home at 9517 Fallbrook Dr. features a wall of floor-to-vaulted-ceiling windows in the front living area. Many other rooms bring big windows to the design plan, and the result is lovely and bright. 

But this house is not just another pretty listing. It’s packed with functional updates, from a newer roof, patio, and HVAC upstairs, to new privacy fence, landscaping, and updated electrical. And with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, two dining areas, and 2,556 square feet on two stories, there’s lots of options for ways to enjoy the house.    

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Lake Highlands Home for Sale | CandysDirt.com

Some renovations just try too hard. They layer on trend after trend until the overall feel is generic and unmemorable.

Not the case with our Thursday Three Hundred at 10316 Longmeadow Dr. in Lake Highlands. This 1958 traditional had good bones and the owners kept the character, adding stylish updates that enhance the overall feel and function without overwhelming. 

This home has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,470 square feet on one story, and it was just listed last week. Let’s take a peek before it goes under contract. 

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On-point Midway Hollow Reno Will Wow You with Its Sleek Style | CandysDirt.com

Northwest Dallas offers lots of 1950’s and 1960’s properties that have been updated and made modern for today’s buyers. Our Thursday Three Hundred is a Midway Hollow reno that took a traditional 1950 house, expanded its size, and created an attractive space. 

Located at 9820 Mixon Dr., this 1,860-square-foot house has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and two living areas on one story. The fourth bedroom, second living area, and patio were completed this year, increasing the square footage and living options. The front also got a facelift, boosting the curb appeal.

It sits on a tree-lined street near Walnut Hill and Marsh lanes and was just listed July 1. Let’s take a peek before it goes under contract. 

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Oak Park Estates is one of the on-the-rise neighborhoods of Oak Cliff, and today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a great example of midcentury style in the heart of the area. 

Renovated with care and attention to era, 1632 Hanging Cliff Cir. is a house with a lot of personality and character. This brick two-story sits on a quiet cul-de-sac, just blocks from Kiest Park and Five Mile Creek. The backyard offers a lush feel, with a privacy fence and pretty landscaping. 

This home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, two dining areas, and 1,928 square feet on two stories. Let’s take a look! 

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Fort Worth Craftsman

“Go West young man, go West.” That phrase rings true for any young man, woman, couple, or empty nester that wants a great house at an affordable price.

West, in terms of house hunting, means Fort Worth, where you can get a lot of bang for your buck, especially when you need a home under $400,000. Feast your eyes on this flawless Fort Worth Craftsman at 1912 Alston Avenue in the Bellevue Hill Addition of the Fairmount neighborhood. The two-story, fully restored home has a historic designation and is smack in the middle of the hottest up-and-coming neighborhood in Fort Worth. (more…)

Winnetka Heights Bungalow

There’s nothing quite like owning a Craftsman to make you feel like you’re living the charmed life. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred is a Winnetka Heights bungalow in North Oak Cliff with a wide and welcoming front porch. Located at 414 S. Willomet Ave. near West Jefferson Boulevard and South Polk Street, this house offers a handsome marriage of old and new. For example, original refinished hardwood floors gleam against a newer decorative slate tile fireplace, which fits the vintage aesthetic of this house nicely. 

This bungalow has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,392 square feet on one story, built in 1945. 

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Hexter Elementary

They say location sells a house, and that’s certainly true. But for families, schools often come in a close second. Our Thursday Three Hundred offers a big selling feature in addition to its cute-as-a-button looks and great neighborhood: it is in the attendance zone for Hexter Elementary, a beloved institution in the area.  

Located at 609 Brookhurst Dr., this updated home is near North Bucker Boulevard and Peavy Road in East Dallas’ Lake Highlands area. Renovations create an elegant feel in its 1,502 square feet, built in 1955 and updated to feel current and stylish. It has three bedrooms, two bedrooms, swimming pool, and covered patio. 

There’s an open house this Sunday, June 11, from 2-5 p.m. How about a sneak peek? 

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Lake Highlands North Home for Sale | Dallas Homes for Sale | CandsDirt.com

We look at a lot of houses here at CandysDirt.com. The ones that stand out are almost always staged in a way that showcases amenities, function, and flow. Buyers can better imagine themselves in a home with furniture and accessories, and a tastefully furnished home — with no clutter or weirdness — will sell a home a lot faster than an empty place. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 10323 Vistadale Dr. in Lake Highlands North stands as a beautiful example of staging done right. They show off the recently completed renovations that check off lots of buyer “wants.” Think Carrera Marble, wood-burning fireplace, gorgeous hardwood floors, and manicured landscaping. 

“This property has great character and personality, not to mention being in an established, popular area like Lake Highlands,” said listing agent Patty Herbert with Coldwell Banker Apex Realtors. “The renovation has made this home more contemporary, yet kept many of the original, unique features.”

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living rooms, and 1,900 square feet, built in 1962. Come, take a tour with us. 

 

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