Kessler Square is one of our favorite areas of North Oak Cliff, and if you drive down the shaded avenues, draped with hanging boughs from the beautiful, old trees in this arboreal enclave, you’ll see why. The homes are so adorable, many of which have been updated in a loving manner, preserving the character of the neighborhood by keeping the vintage façades intact. 

Our Inwood National Bank Home of the Week is a listing from Compass Dallas Summit Group Realtor Mohammed Jaber that is the perfect example of what Kessler Square has to offer. This adorable Kessler Square Tudor, complete with leaded glass and beautiful brick, is an absolute classic.

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Tucked away in Kessler Square in North Oak Cliff is a beautifully renovated Tudor. But this particular Tudor is more than a house, it’s an education – in how to decorate and do it so very, very well. Basically, this Kessler Square Tudor is all the oohs and the la las.

Listing agent Melissa O’Brien nailed it when she said, “Every element is tasteful with just the right amount of fanciful, but always elevated. A gorgeous color palette grounds the home while carefully chosen wall and ceiling coverings make it fly.”

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Though it’s unlikely to find any snow outside your home during a Texas winter, that doesn’t mean you can’t embrace the Danish concept of hygge, which has gained popularity in our culture recently. Hygge (pronounced hoo-gah), which means “to cherish oneself; to keep or make oneself snug” is though to be the etymological origin for the English word “hug,” and perfectly describes the embrace that this 1925-built Kessler Square Tudor offers with its loads of cozy details. 

I had no problem picturing myself in this listing from Robert Kucharski of David Griffin & Company Realtors, and if you are a fan of spaces that spill over with hygge, you’ll want to nab our High Caliber Home of the Week presented by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans. From the plentiful curb appeal and charm of the entire neighborhood, to the copious amenities this red-brick Tudor offers, you’ll never want to leave your cozy home!

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1135 Winnetka Front

I love guest cottages! It’s the perfect solution for older kids who come back home from college for winter or summer break and are too used to being independent to have them in close proximity with civilized people.

Oh, don’t pretend like you don’t know what I’m talking about!

1135 WInnetka Guest

Seriously, though, they are great for long- and short-term guests, in-laws, and even as studios or offices for work-at-home types. So when someone else sees the value in a guest cottage and chooses to add one to their property, I give them a little virtual pat on the back. That’s exactly what the sellers of 1135 N. Winnetka Ave. deserve.

1135 Winnetka Living

Listed by Robert Kucharski of David Griffin & Co. Realtors, this Kessler Square Tudor is an excellent value at $549,900. There’s 3,182 square feet of living space — not including the 642-square-foot guest house — with three bedrooms and two and a half baths.

1135 Winnetka Dining

This was built in 1924 and renovated to a fantastic level of comfort. Thanks to the steep pitch of the roof, this house has some great little nooks, perfect for raising a munchkin or two. I also love the kitchen, which features Bosch, Thermidor, and Miele appliances along with gorgeous white cabinets.

1135 Winnetka Kitchen

If you even think you might have an inkling about buying this house, you need to move fast: Homes in North Oak Cliff — and Kessler Park, especially —are moving at a record pace, and soon all the updated ones that are priced right will be gone!