By the time we came back to this week’s Inwood National Bank Home of the Week listed by Mohammed Jaber of Compass RE Texas, the home at 3100 Cole Avenue, No. 214 was already under contract. That’s OK because it turned us on to a great condo complex full of well-built, updated one- and two-bedrooms homes for lease and sale that are perfect for Uptown living.

But first, let’s check out No. 214 (how perfect is that?), which Jaber has listed for $275,000. Sutton Place at 3100 Cole Avenue is a sleek urban condo complex right in the heart of Uptown, just a block off McKinney Avenue.

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Courtney Tauriac of Compass RE Texas describes her listing at 316 Boonesville Bend in Argyle as the perfect mix of rural country living with suburb convenience. We agree and that’s why this nearly 4,000-square-foot Argyle home on a quarter-acre is this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week, presented by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans.

“This home backs up to pasture land, which gives you that perfect blend of country and suburban living,” Tauriac says. “In fact when we were there taking photos, you could see horses coming up to the fence and grazing in the pasture.”

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When the Denton County city of Lewisville was officially incorporated in 1925, the government’s first ordinances regulated medicine shows and set speed limits for automobiles at 18 mph. But it’d already been a bustling town with a gristmill, several cotton gins, and two saloons. With many of its original structures still standing, downtown Lewisville, called Old Town, bustles today with shopping, dining, and entertainment venues, including a 1.5-acre urban park and the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater. Today the city has approximately 106,000 residents, one of the largest suburbs we’ve covered in this Suburb Sunday series. Here are three great homes we found in Lewisville that could be perfect for your family.

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Imagine enjoying gorgeous weather like this in the backyard oasis at 4021 Travis Street, a two-bedroom 2,271-square-foot contemporary townhome designed by AIA award-winning architect Frank Welch. This 1971-built townhome is nestled in the heart of uptown near the Katy Trail and the West Village in the Schoellkopf Suburban Heights.

As stunning as the backyard garden with dipping pool and waterfall is to look at, the interiors are “luxuriously zen,” as listing agent Carmen DiPenti of Compass RE Texas calls it. You’ll find tranquility throughout the home — the open dining room overlooks an interior courtyard with koi pond, while the living room looks out onto the lushly-landscaped backyard.

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A backyard with a pool and 2,500-square-foot home on Lower Greenville? Yes, it’s possible with this week’s High Caliber Home of the Week presented by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans. Phillip Murrell of Compass RE Texas has this 1999-built Tudor-inspired transitional home with four bedrooms, three baths, and 2,532 square feet on a 9,000-square-foot lot that’s walking distance to Blue Goose and Trader Joe’s. It was custom built to fit the beautiful Tudor and Craftsman-style homes along Palo Pinto Avenue.

Inside you’ll find hardwood floors, designer lighting, custom stone fireplace, and subtle color on the walls that make this home feel very soft and comfortable like a pair of your favorite yoga pants (sleek enough to be contemporary and dressed up, but comfortable enough to crawl under the covers with). The large open living area that features built-in bookcases flanking the fireplace flows into casual dining and the kitchen.

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You don’t typically think of bargain-priced properties when it comes to Westlake. Known as one of the most affluent suburbs in the Metroplex and home to celebrities and athletes alike, Westlake doesn’t have any homes priced under $1 million. At least not on the market right now. However, these three outstanding estates are great value for the purchase price, whether they’re priced below market value or they’ve been reduced several hundred thousand dollars. They’re not in everybody’s price range, but they’re three great homes to dream about for this Suburb Sunday.

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A recent Realtor.com report found that the 75205 zip code (which is Park Cities, including parts of University Park and Highland Park) is the most expensive zip code in the entire state of Texas. With a median list price of $1,623,790, some of the most expensive homes on the market right now are in this zip code. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get into this zip code for under a million. It’s true! These three picks for CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week prove there’s still room in the market for the million and under homeowner.

Townhouse Living That Feels Like Town & Country

Open house: Sunday, March 10, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This is a warm and rich-feeling two bedroom, two-and-half bath townhome at 3418 McFarlin Blvd., Apt C. (P.S., Apt D is also on the market) is located just a block from SMU and walking distance from Snider Plaza. It’s listed for $539,900 by Kelli Macatee with Allie Beth Allman and Associates. This 2003-built condo has spacious rooms, hardwood floors, great storage space, and a private fenced patio large enough for pets. Plus, a two-car attached garage with additional storage, which makes this an attractive property for downsizers.

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