We love the sweet cottage style in a renovated North Oak Cliff house built in 1939 and reimagined with a darling aesthetic.

Located in the Elmwood neighborhood, the house at 1619 Melbourne Ave. offers updates galore, from new windows and updated electrical and plumbing to an on-trend kitchen that looks like it jumped off the pages of a design magazine. 

Despite its modest size — 1,352 square feet — this house has tons of function and flow with three bedrooms and one bathroom. 

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Appealing El Tivoli Place Property Sits Among Winding, Hilly Streets in Oak Cliff | CandysDirt.com

We’ve found an appealing El Tivoli Place house in Oak Cliff with just the right updates. Sitting in a neighborhood of winding streets, hilly terrain, creeks, and mature shade trees, this home has a serene and quiet setting with proximity to downtown and affordability.

The house at 617 Cliffdale Ave. is our Tuesday Two Hundred has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 1,543 square feet on one story, built in 1948. 

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Oak Park Estates Midcentury Ranch Offers Big Spaces for Just Over $300K | CandysDirt.com

When a home renovation is done right, it looks like a million bucks. That’s the case with a 1956 Oak Park Estates we’ve found, just over 7 miles from downtown Dallas and close to Kiest Park. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 1605 Watervaliet Dr. is professionally remodeled with an open floorplan in the common areas, upgraded electrical and plumbing, and new insulation in the attic.  

This home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, three living areas, two dining areas, and 2,085 square feet on one story, built in 1956. 

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We love a Prairie-style Craftsman and the historic Winnetka Heights neighborhood in North Oak Cliff is full of them! 

We’ve found one for our Thursday Three Hundred at 409 S. Rosemont Ave. has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 2,125 square feet on two stories, built in 1923. It has lots of light, a front porch that stretches the width of the house, and beautiful hardwood floors. Rare for a home of this era: it has a 624-square-foot detached two-car garage, added in 2012. Let’s take a look before it flies off the market! 

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Get Cozy in this Hampton Hills Cottage, Minutes from Bishop Arts | CandysDirt.com

Just minutes from the Bishop Arts District, find a cozy cottage in Hampton Hills with custom updates and a sweet, modern vibe. 

The home at 1618 Hollywood Ave. is our Tuesday Two Hundred and it makes the most of a modest footprint, featuring original refinished hardwood floors and tons of windows for plenty of natural light. It has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,260 square feet on one story, built in 1950. 

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While the home that Dallas City Center Realtor Tony Nuncio is sponsoring for the Heritage Oak Cliff Fall Home Tour is far from old, he won’t hold that against it. An Old Oak Cliff Conservation League (now Heritage Oak Cliff) member since 2007, a founding member of the Oak Park Estates Neighborhood Association, and now a proud resident of the Kings Highway Conservation District, Nuncio has long been dedicated to the area. 

In fact, he and his partner of 21 years, Terrance Nichols, opened their remodeled 1920s bungalow for the 2015 home tour — a sacrifice on the altar of neighborhood fundraising that all home tour participants know too well. Though we are in love with his adorable house, this year, Nuncio is proud to sponsor the gorgeous, modern take on the glass house at 804 Kessler Woods Trail. Trust — there will be no stone throwing coming from us, as we’re completely in awe with not only the house itself, but with the views. 

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1545 W. Colorado Blvd. is a stunning Hutsell-designed home with beautiful curves and tons of history.

The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League has always had a mouthful of a name, which was even more cumbersome as an acronym — OOCCL. But that’s all in the past now, as the organization seeks to focus on the area’s heritage — Heritage Oak Cliff, to be exact.

This year’s historic home tour will show off the architectural diversity of Oak Cliff on Oct. 21 and 22, from noon to 6 p.m. both days. Tickets can be purchased through the website (which is still ooccl.org for now) as well as  Kessler Baking Studio, Lucky Dog Books or at participating Tom Thumbs (315 S Hampton, 6333 Mockingbird, 522 Preston Royal Center, and 633 W. Wheatland in Duncanville).

Read on to preview this year’s tour homes, which includes the impeccably restored Hutsell-designed mansion perched on a hill at 1545 W. Colorado Blvd.

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