Stevens Park Village

Graceful, stylish living claims its space as our Thursday Three Hundred, a 1941 stone cottage in North Oak Cliff’s Stevens Park Village.

Sitting on an elevated lot, the property at 2311 Lawndale Dr. is one of the original houses in the area. It retains an authentic feel of that era with its architectural details and some vintage features. But the owners’ recent renovations brought it up to date and created the kind of features that make buyers speed-dial their Realtor. Think marble hexagon tile in the guest bathroom, rich cabinetry in the kitchen (and plenty of it), and refinished original hardwoods.

“There’s a very nice layout and for the size of the house, you’re getting a lot of openness,” said listing agent Ged Dipprey with Dave Perry-Miller Intown. “There’s great flow from living to dining room with an original arch that opens into the kitchen.”

The marriage between original and updated is flawless in this two-bedroom, two-bathroom cottage. Its 1,544 square feet are indeed well appointed and create the perception of much more space.

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El Tivoli Place Cottage Taken to Studs to Reno | CandysDirt.com

Nestled in the hills and meandering streets of North Oak Cliff’s El Tivoli Place neighborhood is a sweet cottage with remarkable personality and allure.

Our Tuesday Two Hundred, at 2716 Avon St., is a 1945 brick traditional taken to the studs last year for a total reimagination. The result is a sophisticated property with lots of on-trend design and contemporary style.

Located near West Davis Street and North Hampton Road, this home has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,166 square feet. There’s a good-sized fenced backyard and deck, and the house is 2.5 miles from the Bishop Arts District and 5 miles from downtown Dallas. Let’s take a look while it’s still on the market.

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Lake Cliff Tower Condo

If you’ve driven past this building in North Oak Cliff a hundred times and wondered what it’s like inside, then today’s Thursday Three Hundred will satisfy your curiosity. This is a rare corner unit in Lake Cliff Tower in North Oak Cliff, with sweeping downtown and Calatrava bridges views and lots of updates.

Located at 329 E. Colorado Blvd. Apt 705 on the northeast corner of East
Colorado and Zang boulevards, this condo has two bedrooms (dual master suites), two full bathrooms and a half bathroom, and 2,030 square feet, built in 1929. This is a historic building with so much character—look at that beautiful masonry!

Lake Cliff Tower was totally overhauled in 2005-2006, and is about a mile from Downtown Dallas on the Houston Street viaduct over the Trinity River. This is the gateway to North Oak Cliff. Every unit has a permanently unobstructed views of the lake or downtown, and the building sits one block from the Trinity River Corridor Project, which includes over $1.25 billion in area improvements, like new roads, hike-and-bike trails, wetlands, and lakes and new park and recreation facilities.

This unit was listed April 28 by Ged Dipprey with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $399,900. Monthly HOA dues are $913.

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Kings Highway CraftsmanOne of the most appealing things about North Oak Cliff (in a long list of wonderful, charming things) is that every house is like a snowflake: special and unique. No cookie-cutter, boring real estate here.

So the fact that we’re in the same Kings Highway Conservation District neighborhood for this week’s Thursday Three Hundred as last week’s house might give you a moment of déjà vu, but these North Oak Cliff Craftsman houses each have their own personality and style.

Today’s house is at 906 N. Edgefield Ave., a 3-2 built in 1925 with 1,558 square feet and a master bedroom addition that adds a private retreat and second bathroom to the home.Kings Highway CraftsmanThe house is a half mile west of Kidd Springs Park, with its large spring-fed lake, a swimming pool, softball field, butterfly garden, and a rec center that overlooks the lake. A half mile to the east of the house is the Stevens Park Golf Course, often referred as the “Little Augusta” of North Texas.

The wide, open front porch is a friendly welcome for visitors, and a porch swing promises relaxing family time. This house is newly listed by Ged Dipprey at Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate for $315,000.

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Kessler Cottage

North Oak Cliff is one of Dallas’ oldest established neighborhoods and it’s full of community gems, from multiple annual festivals and historic districts to family friendly outdoor areas and a streetcar system newly revived earlier this month.

Its diversity of architecture is one of its most appealing aspects for those who live there—the range of styles and eras makes for distinct, memorable neighborhoods with a range of options for homeowners.

Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a West Kessler cottage at at 638 Tenna Loma Ct.—the neighborhood is bounded by Stevens Park Golf Course on the north, Davis Street on the south, Hampton Road on the west, and the Twelve Hills Nature Center to the east.

West Kessler is one of North Oak Cliff’s marvelous neighborhoods, home to about 150 households. You’ll find lots of late-1930s Tudor cottages, as well as newer Austin stone-and-brick houses in traditional and ranch styles.

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One of many stained glass insets throughout this West Kessler cottage, located in the entryway.

This 1941 Tenna Loma cottage has 1,381 square feet with two bedrooms and one bathroom. It harmoniously marries vintage charm, like original light fixtures and stained glass insets, with modern updates, like stainless steel appliances and granite counters in the kitchen.

It is listed by Ged Dipprey at Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate and recently reduced $6,000 to $279,000.

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