6715 Patrick DriveThe theme of today’s Thursday Three Hundred is “gorgeous wood,” both because of the numerous large trees on this house’s lot and the inviting handscraped wood floors throughout the interior of this Lakewood midcentury.

Located at 6715 Patrick Drive, near Mockingbird Lane and Abrams Road, this property was reduced this morning to $317,000. Listed by Franceanna Campagna at Campagna & Associates Realtors, it’s a 3-2 in the popular Mockingbird Hill neighborhood in East Dallas. Jump to read more!  (more…)

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Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred takes us just north of White Rock Lake in Lakewood to 7325 Rutgers Drive. This fantastic East Dallas neighborhood is full of other handsome midcentury houses like this one, but few are priced as competitively: With a recent price reduction, it is now listed for $299,900, or $185 per square foot. Nearby comps have been averaging almost $200 per square foot.

Built in 1960 and recently updated, this brick house is a 3-2 with 1,617 square feet sitting on 0.178 acres with lovely, mature trees. Located within walking distance of the new playground and splash park at Ridgewood-Belcher Rec Center, this University Terrace property is in the Lakewood Elementary, Long Middle, and Woodrow Wilson High School zones. Nearby private schools include Zion Lutheran, St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary, and Dallas Academy. The neighborhood has a Fourth of July parade and a Halloween party for local kids. Needless to say, the area draws many families.

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This house is so darn cute, I couldn’t hold it until Friday’s Five Hundred. Maybe I’ll clone it. Chef’s kitchen, hardwoods, screened in porch. Yes, it’s small and cozy, but does this home not just make you want to snuggle up with a book and blanket in front of the fire? Completely re-done in 2009. Three bedrooms, two baths, two car garage, 4608 Livingston drive by and call Kamela Hollis for the deets.

Open today from 3 to 5 pm: Devonshire home built in 2007 on about one-quarter of an acre. Modern day Tudor style loaded with windows and transoms over doors for natural light, decked out kitchen, and more than 5,000 square feet with white-washed beamed ceilings, beautiful hardwoods and top-shelf everything. Peak into the master bedroom for a real Sunday treat! $1,489,000 Becky Frey for Briggs-Freeman.

We might have been talking about you, too. Hell, we gossiped about everyone in town, from Troy and Rhonda Aikman to GWB to every license agent in Dallas. And we were just getting started. BEST. MORNING. EVER.  Talking blogging and social media savvy with all the fine folks at Alicia Trevino Realtors — thank you sweet Kristian for having me! And please keep mum about the handsome young man I had in tow, my husband may be reading…

Meantime, check out this great listing on Wenonah if you like Inwood/Lemmon, updated everywhere with granite, hardwoods, great spaces. Grab it for $349,000.