Splurge vs. Steal is a new feature on CandysDirt.com. Every week, we look at two properties that offer something in common, but are miles apart in their asking price. One of Lakewood’s most lovely neighborhoods is Country Club Estates, a close-knit community with incredible location, memorable architecture, and zoning for the coveted Lakewood Elementary. Our Splurge […]Read More
Lakewood is loved for its close-knit community, its easily walkable neighborhoods, and of course, its architecture. One of the best Lakewood neighborhoods to gawk at tons of gorgeous homes is Country Club Estates. This area, protected by a conservation district, has some of the most truly beautiful historic homes east of Swiss Avenue. And […]Read More
What a fantastic home that really typifies “move in-ready” for me! For a home to be move in-ready, it has to: Have immaculate neutral paint and fresh baseboards and trim, Have gorgeous floors that are in tip-top shape, And have a kitchen that is ready to plug-in and go! This home, a 1937 traditional cottage, […]Read More
While they may not be my favorite homes ever, I do love houses that have a funky, Devil-may-care vibe to them. They’re the “anything goes” type of home, and their mish-mash of decor, colors, and materials proves a method to the madness of an artists’ mind. So I was happily surprised to see […]Read More
Not only is this home updated and fresh as a daisy, but it has a spacious, fenced-in backyard as well as Lakewood schools (Lakewood Elementary, Long Middle School, Woodrow Wilson High School), as well as some of the best pre-schools in the area, such as East Dallas Developmental Center. So yes, if you’re considering moving […]Read More
Because I prefer wide open floorplans and more sleek finishes, I tend to dislike most Tudors. Sure, there’s plenty of character and lots of charm, but the small rooms tend to make me feel claustrophobic.
However — HOWEVER! — I think I found the Tudor of my dreams. This gem feels cozy, not claustrophobic. I want to curl up in every room and open a good book! And there’s a wonderful studio/guesthouse in the backyard, perfect for someone who needs a home office.Read More