Have your wish list at the ready folks, because this one is going to check off all the boxes! We are putting the spotlight on an idyllic, three-bedroom, two-full-bathroom, family home in desirable Caruth Terrace.

“This home is on the best block in the neighborhood,” says listing agent, Justin Farmer with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.“You can walk to Starbucks, the grocery store, and donut shop without ever crossing a major street!”

And the Caruth Terrace gem has all the bells and whistles. We are talking a huge fenced backyard, light and bright interiors, and plenty of room to host a crowd.

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This historically hip hood has us sprung with a color crush. Yes, today we are talking about Junius Heights. The Old East Dallas neighborhood is prized for its eclectic mix of historic architecture in all shapes and sizes. And the color combos are smart and lively too! Which would you choose, the punchy pink splurge or the spring green steal? You can’t go wrong with either.

Splurge: Punchy Pink Oasis With Courtyard, Elegant Master For $539K 

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Best Craftsman Evaaah! That’s how Ged Dipprey brought this Winnetka Heights gem to our attention. And the Dave Perry-Miller agent is right. This three-bedroom, two-full-bathroom listing is the perfect Friday Five Hundred, offering an exceptional location and high design at a reasonable price.

“Frankly, this house is a gift listing,” says Dipprey. “Not to devalue my services, but let’s be real: Doesn’t this house sell itself? New everything and taken to the studs in 2015, I can’t think of a single design element that I don’t love!” 

Of course, the proof is in the pudding. And upon further inspection, we can see why Ged is so excited.

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Robert Irvin with Keller Williams Central has listed 5231 Goodwin Avenue for $525,000.

We have a thing for Tudors, and this one is no exception. Ideally nestled on Goodwin Avenue in coveted Vickery Place, rests a 1924-built brick Tudor so good you’ll want to call your real estate agent right away! Tudors, known for their sharp rooflines, arched windows and doors, and adorable floor plans, are great homes for cozy living!

Vibrant Locale

The Vickery Place Tudor offers a prime address on a quiet street, mere blocks from all the foodie and retail action. We’re not kidding. Living here means you’ll have Greenville Avenue shops and Knox-Henderson haunts just steps from your front door! But that’s not all this historic home affords.

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Blake Damron with Clay Stapp + Co has listed 430 Valencia Street for $540,000.

Billed as a “classic Tudor with a cool factor” we can’t help but fall hard for this Hollywood Heights gem! For those who adore a stylish mix of old and new, this two-bedroom, two-full-bathroom charmer does not disappoint. In fact, it’s everything you’ve dreamed and more! Prepare to gush over sleek modern updates and quintessential Tudor character, all wrapped up with a bow in historic Hollywood Heights.

Eye-Catching Curb Appeal

From the outside this Tudor stands tall with gorgeous curb appeal. We can’t get enough of that bricked facade draped in a delicate blanket of ivy. And the front porch marked by elegant archways is die for!

“The owner of this home (Adam Jones) is an architect who has specialized in historic preservation and it’s evident that he poured his heart, soul, and professional talent into bringing this charming Tudor back to life,” says listing agent Blake Damron with Clay Stapp + Co. “Historic elements, modern updates, and eclectic furnishings give the home a unique personality.”

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5840 Belmont Avenue is currently listed by Kyle Baugh of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty for $549,900.

According to Lee Arenberg, “Renovating a home is like building a character. You start with the foundation, work with the lines, then there’s the costume fitting. It’s the same with remodeling and staging.”

In his downtime from acting in mega-hits like Pirates of the Caribbean, Seinfeld, and Once Upon a Time, Arenberg parlays his movie dollars into selling imported rugs from Morocco and remodeling homes in top markets with his designer wife Katie, who was in Dallas in the early 2000s when the pair met. “She opened my eyes to the Dallas market,” he says.

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4419 Munger Ave. is listed by Brandon Travelstead of Dallas City Center Realtors for $534,000

Clean lines, cable rails, and a waterfall island, oh my! One look at this modern gem on Munger and we are hooked. Built by the folks at Conrad Homes, this exceptional two-bedroom, two-full-and-one-half-bathroom residence comes decked out to the nines with a bright and airy floor plan, stunning gourmet kitchen, generous master suite, and private fenced backyard. 

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This week’s Friday Five Hundred is for all you Dallas contemporary enthusiasts out there who know a good clean line and architectural cut-out when you see one.
 
Wait, you say, this house looks traditional? Wait, just wait ’till you see inside!
 
A tranquil oasis tucked away on a lushly landscaped lot, this Far North Dallas home offers a saltwater pool, palm trees, plantation shutters, and electronic window coverings and awnings to help you soak up the summer in style. It’s a whole lotta house for just $525K, and if you’re into all things contemporary you’ll want to schedule a showing right away.
 
 

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