Jog out your front door and decide whether you want to make it a short run through the shaded trail in Lake Highlands Park steps away, or make it a longer run several blocks away with views of White Rock Lake at your side. Those are the types of decisions you’ll make with this week’s Inwood National Bank Home of the Week.

Jenny Capritta of RE/MAX DFW Associates just listed 833 Sylvania Drive, a beautifully-renovated midcentury home on a quarter-acre in Eastwood near White Rock Lake. Check, check, and check, right? Check on the price too, listed at $525,000 for a 2,307 square-foot-home in a prime location.

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Our Splurge: Anne Oliver with Allie Beth Allman & Associates has listed 4362 Santa Barbara Drive for $1,099,000.

We never tire of Lakewood homes near White Rock Lake, do you? This week’s Splurge vs. Steal takes us to one of the best areas in Lakewood for a closer look at two fantastic offerings. The best part? Both are on located picturesque Santa Barbara Drive. Which would you choose, the striking contemporary splurge or the modern farmhouse inspired steal?

Splurge: Striking Contemporary Backing To Scenic Trail For $1.099M 

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Want to know how a home truly lives? Take a staging class and put your best foot forward next time you list. That is exactly what agent Genna Banta did for this University Terrace home, and now she’s watching the interest pour in!

Genna, a listing agent and current owner of this Midcentury beauty on Lehigh Drive, found her way into the class of our very own resident staging expert, Karen Eubank. And by using Karen’s tips, Genna was able to highlight the very best features of this week’s three-bedroom, two-full-bathroom pick.

A Cosmetic Rehab To Turn Heads

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Jason Castro has listed 10111 Champa Drive for $519,000. Open House Show with live music by CASTRO this Saturday, March 9, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

This is the East Dallas home you’ve been waiting for! And we have all the deets thanks to listing agent and American Idol wunderkind Jason Castro. Yes, real estate has the musician singing a different tune, and his latest listing is generating a buzz all its own. The three-bedroom, two-full-bathroom charmer just hit the market for $519,000 and comes chock full of upgrades. These include tastefully updated baths, new plumbing, and a lush backyard that’s ideal for entertaining.

Don’t Miss The Open House Show

CASTRO pictured here with brothers front and center, Jason Castro right, Michael Castro left.

The best part? Castro Property Group is throwing the first of a new event series at the home this Saturday and it is guaranteed to be an inaugural “Open House Show” unlike any you’ve ever seen before. There will be free food, drinks, and wait for it … an acoustic performance by CASTRO under the cafe lights in the backyard!!!

The Open House will kick off Saturday, March 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at 10111 Champa Drive in Old Lake Highlands. A standard open house sans live music will take place Sunday, March 10, from 2 to 4 p.m.

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PeavyThose windows. Those beautiful, enormous windows that give you a glimpse inside this mid-century gem and look out to this beautiful Old Lake Highlands neighborhood of 50s- and 60s-built homes. For this week’s Thursday Three Hundred, we check out this move-in ready mid-century home at 936 Peavy Road in the shadow of White Rock Lake at E. Lake Highlands Drive and Loop 12.

Huge new picture windows and stained wood columns make this 1956-built home stand out from the rest. Hardwood floors and fresh new paint are the first updates you see as you walk into this 1,348-square-foot home.

The living room flows seamlessly into casual dining and the kitchen that features stainless steel appliances including refrigerator, built-in microwave, stove/oven, and dishwasher. Granite countertops, ceramic tile backsplash, and new cabinets make this kitchen feel brand new.

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Open house alert: This charmer will be open 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

You’ll love living in picturesque Old Lake Highlands in this updated mid-century home, just steps from the Dixon Branch Greenbelt Park and White Rock Lake. This three-bedroom at 9515 Peninsula Drive, which is listed for $330,000, comes to us from “Getting the Dirt” Facebook group member Catherine Blevens.

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10611 Wyatt Street, Dallas, Texas, is currently listed by Milly Eyotia with Lone Star Realty for $530,000.

We’ve got another looker in Lochwood folks! Take a gander at this bright blue beauty nestled on a mature landscaped lot in the heart of Lochwood’s Dixon Branch. Well known for its tranquil, nature-filled setting, Lochwood offers lush greenbelts, large old-growth trees, and vast wildlife. Plus it’s within close proximity to White Rock Lake –  the recreational epicenter of East Dallas. The best part? This three-bedroom, two-bathroom cutie just listed for $530,000. Let’s take a peek inside.

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1429 Foxgrove Circle is currently listed by Ashton Cherry with Vibrant Real Estate for $539,900.

Now this is what we call a masterclass renovation! Located on a prime 0.25-acre lot in the Casa Linda area sits this exceptionally renovated Dallas home, ideally positioned near White Rock Lake just steps to White Rock Montessori School. From its high-end finishes to its gorgeous outdoor oasis, this four-bedroom, two-full-and-one-half-bathroom charmer will have you at hello. Take a look and see what makes this Crestview East remodel a real showstopper.

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