Kings Highway CraftsmanOne of the most appealing things about North Oak Cliff (in a long list of wonderful, charming things) is that every house is like a snowflake: special and unique. No cookie-cutter, boring real estate here.

So the fact that we’re in the same Kings Highway Conservation District neighborhood for this week’s Thursday Three Hundred as last week’s house might give you a moment of déjà vu, but these North Oak Cliff Craftsman houses each have their own personality and style.

Today’s house is at 906 N. Edgefield Ave., a 3-2 built in 1925 with 1,558 square feet and a master bedroom addition that adds a private retreat and second bathroom to the home.Kings Highway CraftsmanThe house is a half mile west of Kidd Springs Park, with its large spring-fed lake, a swimming pool, softball field, butterfly garden, and a rec center that overlooks the lake. A half mile to the east of the house is the Stevens Park Golf Course, often referred as the “Little Augusta” of North Texas.

The wide, open front porch is a friendly welcome for visitors, and a porch swing promises relaxing family time. This house is newly listed by Ged Dipprey at Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $315,000.

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928 Lausanne Front

It’s really, really hard to find a home for less than $300,000 in some of the more desirable North Oak Cliff neighborhoods. Some of them need a lot of TLC, others are prime tear-down candidates. And then there are homes like 928 Lausanne. This adorable little cottage in Kings Highway could be such a super cool little house. And it could be your little project for just $250,000! Just think: Living small in Dallas would be so much fun in this home and neighborhood …

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Y’all already know that I love Craftsman homes, I am a sucker for Oak Cliff, and I am very, very lazy.

That’s why I am seriously in LOVE with 907 N. Winnetka. First, it’s in Kings Highway Conservation District, which is an amazing neighborhood! Second, this listing may say it was built in 1918, but on the inside, it’s all brand-spanking new. Third, you can get top-of-the-line interiors, an amazing front porch and a gorgeous backyard for only … $304,000! No joke, guys! All that stainless steel and marble, brand new hardwoods and tile, all in one of the best investment markets in Dallas for just $304,000.

Seriously, this home is such a beauty. The current owners took this house down to the studs and restored it, and my oh my, did they do a great job!  I love how they opened up the dining and living areas, but still kept some sense of separation with the half walls. And check out the built-ins! That sideboard with the marble and glass cabinets is such a wonderful touch to the dining room.

The kitchen, well, that’s what’s going to sell this house in my opinion. The marble counters and eat-in island are just perfect for entertaining, and if you’ve ever been to a function in North Oak Cliff, you’d know that this neighborhood of young families, established couples, and professionals LOVES to party. Add to that the high-end stainless appliances and you’ll be wanting for nothing. Plus, it’s super bright and airy!

With just over 1,900 square feet in this three-bedroom, two-bath home, you can bet that the bedrooms are sizable. That’s true for the master suite, which has these gorgeous corner windows.

Now, the master bath is a work of art, I think. It’s not often that you can put in a corner shower without it looking a bit haphazard, but pairing it with a claw-foot tub and even more marble in the double vanity, well, that’s a stroke of genius. The sliding doors to the closet are a seamless addition as well, making this bathroom look tailor-made.

The backyard is pretty stellar, too. Check out that patio! I can just imagine the great cocktail parties the new owner will throw back here! Just hang some cool lights from the pergola and voila! Instant entertainment space!

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It seems like it was just a short while ago that people would recoil upon hearing someone say that they lived in Oak Cliff. But look at us now. North Oak Cliff has become a magnet for homebuyers, with some areas becoming heavily sought-after for the location’s convenience and its litany of amenities.

But not everyone has it in them to buy an older home that may need some work and attention. Luckily for these folks, there’s a beautiful new build in North Oak Cliff that happens to be only four years old. It’s our High Caliber Home of the Week presented by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans.

“The location is incredible,” says listing agent Phillip Murrell with Compass. This particular 2015-built home is part of the North Oak Cliff development from StoryBuilt (formerly PSW). “It’s adjacent to Kessler Park in the Kings Highway neighborhood.”

Besides being a great-looking home, this location is so perfect because of its proximity to everything everyone loves about North Oak Cliff. You can walk or ride your bike to the Bishop Arts District, Twelve Hills Nature Center, and even hit the links in your free time, Murrell noted. “Vaughan Court is steps from one of the best public golf courses in Dallas — Stevens Park,” he added. 

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Hippity hop! These homes are hot, hot, hot! And they’re exactly what Easter dreams are made of.

Yes, spring has sprung in Dallas, and with it, a new crop of Dallas homes vying for a spot in our Splurge vs. Steal. Today, we showcase two egg-hunt-friendly gems, perfect for an Easter feast! Both have grassy backyards for hosting and punchy green doors worth boasting. Which would you choose, the Clifford Hustell Splurge or the Craftsman-style Steal?

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DeCarla Anderson of Dave Perry-Miller InTown has listed 902 N. Edgefield Avenue for $417,000.

Treat yourself to the joys of home ownership this season with a darling Craftsman in the heart of North Oak Cliff. Imagine the twinkling lights next year when this one is yours! The three-bedroom, two-bathroom charmer comes complete with 1,375 square feet on a lushly landscaped lot, and it even has a red door.

Lots Of Craftsman Charm

Looks like we are on a Craftsman kick this month, and our Friday Four Hundred is the epitome of Craftsman charm! Situated on a corner lot in the Kings Highway Conservation District, it affords a prime spot near Kessler Park. The front porch with classic swing caught our eye. And the interior is just as cute!

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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! 

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Visit the Weekend Open Houses for these Three Historic Dallas Homes | CandysDirt.com

Dallas is a newer city and what we call “historic” is practically a new build in many parts of the world. But nonetheless, we love our historic homes with their character and style. 

For today’s CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week, we’re looking at three Craftsman-style homes from the late 1920. They houses range in price from $446,000 to $795,000. Which ones will you visit? 

 

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