Sleek Sophistication Looks Clean and Contemporary in Kimball Square | CandysDirt.com

Fifteen minutes from downtown Dallas and 10 minutes from Bishop Arts, you’ll find the neighborhood of Kimball Square and a sleek, contemporary house we love. Located at 3508 Shady Hollow Ln., this house sits on a quarter-acre treed lot and is our Thursday Three Hundred.

The exterior is eye-catching, with architectural elements you won’t see anywhere else in Dallas. The interior is the work of interior designer, V Mode de Vie, who hand selected all interior finishes, materials, and details, while keeping with the natural architecture this home already had. The combination makes for a stunning and rare find, all for well under $400K.

This house has four bedrooms, two of which are masters, two full bathrooms, one half bath, an office, two dining areas, and 2,162 square feet on two stories. 

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Dells District Home with Builder's Warranty, Feel of an Updated Vintage Cottage | CandysDirt.com

New construction in North Texas is not keeping up with demand, especially in the lower price brackets. Our Tuesday Two Hundred at 3526 Gibsondell Ave. in Oak Cliff’s Dells District is a charmed exception. Built in 2016, it comes with a builder’s warranty and everything is still all shiny and new. 

This home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,473 square feet on one story. There’s a lot to recommend this property — let’s take a look. 

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melrose

There’s nothing quite like a cheerful Craftsman-style bungalow to make a neighborhood look welcoming. The Melrose area of Oak Cliff has plenty of of them, and our Thursday Three Hundred is a remodeled example.

The house at 802 S. Clinton Ave. now offers an open floor plan, beautifully marrying vintage style and more modern updates. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,569 square feet, built in 1921. It’s a great property, just listed and move-in ready. Let’s check it out!

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stevens park village homes for sale

Stevens Park Village is one of North Oak Cliff’s most picturesque neighborhoods, situated at the northernmost past of the area. First developed between 1939 and 1941, the neighborhood has arching shade trees, wide medians, friendly parks, awesome views of downtown Dallas, and tons of charming homes.

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 2318 W. Colorado Blvd. is one of the neighborhood originals, built in 1940 with 1,922 square feet, three bedrooms, and two full bathrooms.

It was listed Dec. 29 by Callan Harrison with Allie Beth Allman and Associates for $365K, and reduced yesterday to $359,000. Let’s take a look inside!

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North Oak Cliff bungalowIt’s not often in our Tuesday Two Hundred we get to wonder if a house was designed by noted Dallas architect Charles Dilbeck, but today we can.

The California-style bungalow at 914 Westmount Ave. near Fort Worth Avenue and Westmoreland Road has irregular brickwork and woodwork that has led some to believe this may have been designed by Dilbeck himself. North Oak Cliff bungalowWhether it’s a Dilbeck, or Dilbeck-inspired, this North Oak Cliff home is simply stunning. It’s a 2-2 with 1,445 square feet built in 1946, and it has undergone an impressive transformation with recent renovations. Think polished concrete floors, original refinished hardwoods, an open floorplan, spa-like bathrooms, sexy light fixtures, and a backyard with a lovely pergola surrounded by fruit trees and flowers.

It gets even better when you see the list price: $199,500, almost too low for the Tuesday Two Hundred! It’s newly listed by Brian Davis at Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, and I’ll bet it goes under contract quicker than you can say, “Great location, great price, gorgeous amenities!”

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2757 Ivandell A

With ever-increasing home values in North Oak Cliff, househunters are quick to snatch up a good deal, and the darling Tudor at 2757 Ivandell Ave. is no exception. It’s been on the market for just nine days and is already under contract!

But as a 2-2 with 1,504 square feet for $189,900, and loads of original character and style, I can see why. The house is located in the North Cliff Conservation District, an up-and-coming pocket of woodframe bungalows, Austin stone and brick Tudors, traditional cottages, and ranchettes adjacent to Ravinia Heights. It is listed by Brian Davis at Dave Perry-Miller InTown’s Quadrangle office.

The house is beautifully maintained, with details like original hardwoods, fireplace, and glass doorknobs, and the kitchen alone could kill with cuteness. Newer styles details, like bright pops of lime and mint green on the exterior and retro light fixtures, keep in line with the feel of this 1927 beauty.

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Wonderful Tudor home...

There are pockets of delightful, historic architecture throughout Dallas, and North Oak Cliff is rich with them. One neighborhood, Hampton Hills, was billed as “Oak Cliff’s Ideal Home Place” in ads from the mid 1920s, and is comprised of about 320 craftsman bungalows, Tudor houses, and pre- and post-war cottages, making it one of the most undisturbed areas of original architecture in the city.

Hampton Hills is bounded by Clarendon Drive on the north, Wright Street on the south, Oak Cliff Boulevard on the east, and Hampton Road on the west. For today’s Tuesday Two Hundred, we’re looking at a lovely Tudor on a quiet street in the area, 1325 Hollywood Ave. This house at is a 2-2 with 1,313 square feet, built in 1930, and it is listed for $240,000 by Mary Beth Harrison at Keller Williams’ Park Cities office.

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This house was likely built by original neighborhood developer Alf W. Sanders and it’s full of the kind of original details that make me swoon. Take, for instance, the front of the house with its unusual, decorative brickwork and steeply pitched, cross-gabled roof. This style of Tudor revival in Hampton Hills is called English Cottage and it lends a storybook feel to the neighborhood. Jump to read more and see tons of pics!

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229 N Brighton A

For this week’s Tuesday Two Hundred, we’re venturing out to the L.O. Daniel neighborhood of North Oak Cliff, to a renovated Craftsman at 229 N. Brighton Ave.

Listed at $225,000, this bungalow is a 3-1 with 1,378 square feet and a saltwater pool. The neighborhood is north of W. Jefferson Boulevard and adjacent to Winnetka Heights, near the intersection of W. Eighth Street and N. Rosemont Avenue. It is listed by Jenni Stolarski with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International.

Built in 1921, this house sits on a tree-lined street and has wonderful curb appeal, with a wide, wood-plank front porch, hanging swing, and a ceiling fan. It also has authentic details, like painted dentil molding above the doors and along the roofline, as well a soft green, cream, and brown color palette. Jump to read more!  (more…)