Before you settle in to watch the “big game” tomorrow, saunter over to an open house for this Craftsman-inspired new construction at 8815 Forest Hills Blvd. from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27. This four-bedroom, three-bath 3,221-square-foot home listed for $799,950 is tucked away on a quiet street in Little Forest Hills within walking distance to White Rock Lake, the Dallas Arboretum, and more.

Soaring ceilings, two-story stone fireplace, and an exposed ceiling beam when you look up. Custom windows, abundant natural light, and hardwood floors when you look down. There’s a lot to love in this two-story traditional modern. (more…)

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If you love the walkability of the Uptown area, but don’t want to be in the thick of the hustle and bustle, this State Thomas townhome might just do the trick.

Located at 2912 Thomas Ave. and listed by Paige and Curt Elliott with Dave Perry-Miller – Park Cities, this three-story townhome has a generous 3,086 square feet of living space.

“It is walkable to McKinney Avenue and super close to the Nodding Donkey and State+Allen, but it’s located on a private drive off of Thomas,” explained Paige. “It has a huge amount of space, plus walkability, and we have a very motivated seller.”

The home is also an easy walk to Griggs Park, and is a quick drive to downtown on either surface streets or the highway.

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Debbie Sherrington with Dave Perry-Miller Park Cities has listed 5103 Bradford Drive for $468,000.

With so many original details and thoughtful updates for modern-day, this 1940s cottage is all you need to get in the spirit this holiday season. And we could not be more excited to share it! The three-bedroom, two-full-bath charmer is the ultimate Friday Four Hundred, offering picturesque drive-up and an ideal location in the Medical District area. Take a closer look, but beware, this cottage cutie is hard to resist.

From its sizable 7,797-square-foot lot with mature magnolia trees, to its cherry red door, towering chimney, and front porch pergola, we are finding it hard to peel our eyes away from this timeless beauty.

“The house is perfect for someone who needs to be close to the Medical District, Downtown, Uptown, Design District, or Love Field,” says listing agent Debbie Sherrington of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate Park Cities. “The size is right for many buyer types because of the two living areas, open floor plan, and great backyard. It has all the cottage charm with updates based on modern living needs.”

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Buckner TerraceIt’s not often you can find a four bedroom, move-in ready home at a price point north of $300,000, but when Paige and Curt Elliott with Dave Perry-Miller — Park Cities told us about this Buckner Terrace listing, we knew we found our Tuesday Two Hundred for this week.

“It’s a fresh, neutral, and lightly lived in, rare four-bedroom in the sought-after Buckner Terrace,” Paige Elliott told us of their listing at 5631 Everglade Road.

With 1,998 square feet of upgraded living space, this 1968 Traditional has a flexible and open floor plan with the formal living area opening to the kitchen, breakfast nook, and second living room. (more…)

Catch the Community Spirit at this Newly Listed Home in Sparkman Club | CandysDirt.com

In Northwest Dallas, Sparkman Club stands out as one of the most desirable areas. Formed in the 1950s, its brick houses and manicured lawns provide a backdrop for a real sense community among residents. You can find many of them at the Sparkman Community Club swimming and tennis facility on warmer days, chatting among themselves and creating a small town feel in a great big city. 

This is where our Thursday Three Hundred is located at 3524 Norcross Ln., sitting in the heart of the neighborhood, which is bounded by Webb Chapel, Royal Lane, Marsh Lane, and Merrell Lane.  

This updated home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,719 square feet on one story, built in 1956. Bonus for families: It is in the attendance zone for Everette Lee Degolyer Elementary School, which earns an 8 out of 10 from greatschools.org

There is an open house this Sunday, Aug. 5, from 1 to 3 p.m. How about a sneak peek? 

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Life in downtown Dallas is vibrant with lots of residential real estate options, from industrial loft to chic and sleek in the sky. So much has changed over the past 10 years! 

In this week’s Splurge vs Steal, we’re looking at downtown Dallas living and two higher-end options. Which one is your favorite?  

 

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