GetMedia-5I miss Don Draper, badly, especially when I see a home that would suit him during his early years, before he was about to teach the world to sing in three-part harmony. I think he and Betty would have been super happy hanging out by the pool and grilling burgers at 10450 Lake Gardens Drive. The kids could have attended Hexter Elementary, a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, and donned their Breton T-shirts to sail on White Rock Lake. If you long for the Mad Men, midcentury modern lifestyle look, jump in the Oldsmobile Dynamic 88 (or the Prius), tool on over to Lake Gardens, between Peavy and Easton and clap your eyes on this crisp, clean 2,521 square feet of contemporary bliss, listed by Terri Gum of Ebby Halliday Realtors for $534,900.

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7723 Northaven Front

How is this incredible home still on the market? I have no idea, to tell you the truth, especially considering how hot Midcentury Moderns are, and this incredible location. Janmar is a fabulous, quiet enclave. We totally love this area, as we’ve said many times before. Big lots, great architecture, and a treasure trove of amazing homes that make this an incredible neighborhood inside 635.

7723 Northaven Living

This particular home — 7723 Northaven Road, just west of North Central Expressway — is just a lovely home. I am seriously swooning over this three-bedroom, two-bathroom Mid-Mod, and considering the huge lot (.35 acres with a great lawn) and 2,685 square feet, it’s a great value. This 1954 modern marvel is marketed by Virginia Cook agent Kyle Rovinsky for just $350,000.

7723 Northaven Dining

I love the mix of flooring textures, too, which include hardwoods, parquet, stained concrete, and brick. Everything is open, with tons of windows and vaulted ceilings. Of course, check out that cool fireplace with that gorgeous brick work and the clerestory window above. The living room is definitely a high-impact space, and it flows well to the kitchen, which has been wonderfully preserved.

7723 Northaven Kitchen

While it has great drive-up and landscaping in the front, the side yard is a blank slate, including the shaded area just outside the huge sunroom off of the living area. I’m already imagining the cool furniture the new buyer is going to put in this great home. Of course, I am totally wondering if the buyers will remodel the kitchen or keep it as it is. What would you do?

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