English Arts and Crafts
Our Inwood Home of the Week is an English Arts and Crafts movement stunner at 5816 Swiss Avenue, and it has a pretty serious fan base. Before all of you jump on me and say this is an Eclectic Tudor, yes, absolutely it is. But let’s learn a bit, shall we?

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Jacobethan manor
Expectations are always high when you walk into a Swiss Avenue home. However, this Jacobethan manor house at 5901 Swiss Avenue exceeded mine by a mile. Not only is it a historic home with a well-known, charismatic former owner, it’s also been thoroughly, stunningly updated. (more…)

Custom Renovated Ranch in Lakewood Elementary Zone Tops Open Houses | CandysDirt.com

The Lakeshore Hills renovated ranch at 7115 Shook Ave. is a delight and it’s one of three featured Dallas open houses this week.

It’s a marvelous week for Dallas real estate. There are a bevy of beauties on the market now and we’ve found three top contenders for our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week post. They range in price from $419,950 to $1.089 million and offer three distinctly different vibes and neighborhoods. You don’t want to miss these.

 

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Munger Place Swiss Avenue

The Munger Place Swiss Avenue beauty at 5707 Swiss Ave. is one of our featured open houses this week.

We love bringing you an insider look at hot North Texas properties with our CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you’e got to see over the weekend.

This week, our houses range in price from $369,500 to $1.1 million. There’s the elegant Munger Place Swiss Avenue home pictured above, a Stevens Park Austin stone cottage with vintage charms, and more. Let us know what you think of our choices, and if you know of any we should feature next week!

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Swiss Avenue Prairie Craftsman

The Swiss Avenue Prairie Craftsman at 4807 Swiss Ave. won a 2008 Preservation Dallas Restoration Award and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

Is there any style of house as fetching as a Prairie Craftsman? We’ve found a stunning one in historic Peak’s Addition in Old East Dallas, and she’s a beauty. This winner of the 2008 Preservation Dallas Restoration Award leads the way in our CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column. Every Thursday, we pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $327K to $725. You’ll find a range of properties that are all memorable, from a renovated Forest Meadows contemporary in Lake Highlands (with the coolest kitchen island!) to a Hockaday Manor home with an elegant finish-out and architectural interest in every room. Let’s go!

 

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DFW open houses

The foursquare Prairie at 5533 Swiss Ave. is a majestic beauty, and it’s one of our five featured open houses this week.

Every Thursday, we delight in bringing you the CandysDirt Open Houses of the Week column, your insider’s view of what’s on the market, and which houses you’ve got to see this weekend. We pick five fabulous open houses in Dallas (and the ‘burbs from time to time) you shouldn’t miss.

This week, our houses range in price from $329,900 to $960K. We’re featuring the stunning Swiss Avenue Foursquare Prairie you see above (it’s to die for), as well as an updated Prestonwood home with a sleek interior, a serene contemporary in Crest Meadow Estates with over 3,000 square feet, and more. Trust us, this list is fabulous. Read on to see our finds.

 

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Swiss Avenue Historic District

The Swiss Avenue Historic District offers an eclectic mix of the finest residential design styles you can find anywhere in Dallas. Large, gorgeous, meticulously maintained homes grace every tree-lined street. It’s not often you discover a newer build in the area that offers all the modern amenities, but also maintains the historic look and feel of the grand homes built in the last century. It’s even harder to find one for sale, but we have! Our Saturday Six Hundred is in the Swiss Avenue Historic District, on Bryan Parkway, and offers the best of both worlds. (more…)

DFW open houses

The Jacobean Tudor at 6243 La Vista Dr. in East Dallas is a rare find, and one of five DFW open houses we’re featuring this week.

Open houses are a weekend tradition, and with a glorious weather forecast for Saturday and Sunday (highs in the low 80s, lows in the mid-50s!), it’s a stellar opportunity to get out and about.

By our count, there are around 50 listed open houses on realtor.com just in Dallas and nearby suburbs. We’ve picked five to feature here, based on their size, location, amenities, and unusual factors (the one pictured above is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places).

The prices range from the $375K to $1.469 million, and we’ve got houses all over Dallas and University Park. Let us know what you think!

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