Midcentury homes are hot, but an updated one for $299,000? Wear some protective gear because they’re basically on fire.

This three-bedroom, two-bath located in Forest Oaks off Ferguson Road in East Dallas is definitely of the flame-retardant variety. (And just so we’re clear, this is a metaphor. Nothing’s really on fire.)

Listed by Ray King of R. King Realty, 2222 Forest Oaks is 1,300 square feet of total update complete with wood-lined carport and decorative railing leading up to the perfect aqua front door.

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Splurge vs. Steal: Two Gorgeous Forest Hills Homes Close to White Rock Lake | CandysDirt.com

East Dallas neighborhood Forest Hills is one of the most beloved by its residents, and for good reason. This quiet, tree-shaded area gives the feeling of being away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The architecture impresses, the neighbors say hello, and home values have skyrocketed. 

For today’s Splurge vs. Steal, feast your eyes on two fabulous Forest Hills homes with style, substance, and, of course, location. They’re under a mile apart from each other, and both are in the attendance zone for Alex Sanger Elementary School, which earns a 9 out of 10 from greatschools.org. Let’s take a look. 

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Casa Linda Forest Home

Families looking for a four-bedroom in an established neighborhood will look happily upon our Thursday Three Hundred in Casa Linda Forest. 

The ranch at 9015 Westglen Dr. offers a lot of space for the money, with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, three living areas, two dining areas, and 2,516 square feet on one story, built in 1961. Located near Ferguson Road and Lakeland Drive in East Dallas, it’s minutes from the shores of White Rock Lake. Bonus: it’s in the attendance zone for Alex Sanger Elementary School, which earns a 9 out of 10 from greatschools.org. 

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