Just eight miles from downtown Dallas and a few minutes from Bishop Arts, a newly listed Kiestwood property impresses with its warm, spacious interior, potential for acreage, and great location in an established neighborhood. 

The house at 3224 S. Ravinia Dr. sits on just over a quarter acre and the property backs to additional 1.75 acres that’s also for sale. It’s walking distance to Oak Cliff Nature Preserve and Kiest Park, so outdoor life is a big part of this property, too, which has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, and 2,688 square feet on two stories, built in 1962. 


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With arching shade trees, rolling terrain, and an abundance of greenbelt areas, including Five Mile Creek cutting through the center of it, the Oak Cliff neighborhood of Oak Park Estates paints a pretty picture, just seven miles south of downtown Dallas. In the middle of that area and with a picturesque view of Kiest Park, the house at 1652 Trailridge Dr. is completely renovated with an open floorplan and pretty finishes. 

This is our Thursday Three Hundred and it has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,853 square feet on one story, built in 1956. 


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Near West Kiest Boulevard and South Westmoreland Road in Oak Cliff is the established neighborhood of Westwood Park. We found our Tuesday Two Hundred here at 3228 Cedarcroft Ln. This extensive remodel has turned a drab ranch into a fab budget find with lots of space and style. 

Located 6 miles southwest of the Bishop Arts District and 9 miles from downtown Dallas, this home has a list of updates a mile long, from new roof, double pane windows, exterior doors, and fence, to updated plumbing, electric, and recently serviced HVAC. The house has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, three living areas, two dining areas, and 2,090 square feet on one story, built in 1958. 


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Find the feel of an art gallery in a sleek North Oak Cliff midcentury home with our Thursday Three Hundred.

Located at 1521 Nantuckett Dr., this home is all clean lines, open spaces, and elegant finishes. Recently renovated, the property offers original red oak hardwood floors and mahogany kitchen cabinetry, restored to their original beauty.

This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 2,175 square feet, built in 1955. It’s in the Oak Park Estates neighborhood, close to everything great in the area.


kiestwood estates

Oak Cliff is a Dallas area with a rich history, and some of the most storied neighborhoods in the city. Keistwood Estates is one of them, with gently rolling hills and mature shade trees. The more than 400 homes in the area represent the largest, intact concentration of midcentury ranch style houses in Dallas.

Our Tuesday Two Hundred, at 3306 S. Franklin St., offers three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,875 square feet on one story, built in 1955. This is a recent remodel with a fresh, updated feel, featuring one-inch oak hardwoods throughout, fresh paint, and lots of updates. Low-E windows, attic insulation, and a tankless water heater provide important energy efficient details for this home.


Southwood Estates

Our Thursday Three Hundred is a gorgeous remodel in North Oak Cliff with designer touches everywhere. It’s white, white, and more white, both outside and in.

Located at 2842 Bonnywood Ln., this home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and 2,062 square feet on one story, built in 1956. It’s in Southwood Estates neighborhood, near W. Kiest Boulevard and S. Hampton Road.

The renovations of this property are truly impressive: this is a buyer’s dream, with an open floorplan, dark hardwood floors, a high-end kitchen, and more.


2412 Whitewood a

Deep in the heart of Oak Cliff, the Kiestwood neighborhood is a hidden jewel, with rolling hills, arching shade trees, and tons of vintage charms.

It’s also home to some seriously affordable real estate, like our Tuesday Two Hundred, located at 2412 Whitewood Dr. Our DFW market is certainly getting more expensive, but this house shows it is still possible to score something great for just over $200K.

Located on a landscaped cul-de-sac lot, this home has three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, and 1,794 square feet on three stories, built in 1960. It’s a split-level ranch with gleaming hardwoods, an updated kitchen, picture windows, spacious rooms, and a park-like backyard with a screened-in porch.

How is all this so affordable? That’s Kiestwood! Let’s take a closer look.


Brooks-tree-e1386610037520This in Kiest Park. Just caught this on Roy Appleton’s blog:

A loud noise reminiscent of a car wreck awoke Judy and Charlie Brooks about 4 a.m. Friday. Checking around, they were shocked to see their mighty red oak tree — perhaps uprooted by the weight of ice — had crashed into their backyard garage.

Judy and Charlie live on Perryton Drive across from Kiest Park. They are leaders of the Kiest Park Community Group and have been leading an effort to restore two groves of trees there.

They also participated in the recent city-sponsored planting of 150 trees in the park.

“Guess the Arbor Day plantings at Kiest Park offset our loss of a tree,” Judy wrote in an email this morning. A few of the new trees are still leaning over, she wrote, offering “hope they might recover.”

Talk about life’s give and take. Talk about optimism.