6909 Tokalon Front

So, who throws parties nowadays? Socialites, executives, parents, Realtors, and the well-connected, that’s who. And this home, with its endless living areas, gorgeous formal dining room, spacious kitchen, and beautiful game room and study, is perfect for someone who wants a home in Lakewood where they can host any occasion with aplomb.

It’s just the kind of home for executives who want to relocate to a fantastic Dallas neighborhood before they buy. Perhaps they haven’t found their dreamhome quite yet, and they want a great place to lease in the mean time. Well, you can’t do much better than 6909 Tokalon, a beautiful French colonial-style home on Lakewood’s prettiest street.

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6407 Richmond Front

Not only is this home updated and fresh as a daisy, but it has a spacious, fenced-in backyard as well as Lakewood schools (Lakewood Elementary, Long Middle School, Woodrow Wilson High School), as well as some of the best pre-schools in the area, such as East Dallas Developmental Center.

So yes, if you’re considering moving to Lakewood, think about this super cute two-story just off Richmond Avenue in a very walkable part of the neighborhood, Country Club Estates. Yes, Lakewood can be walkable! This home at 6407 Richmond, which has more than 2,000 square feet, three bedrooms, three full baths, and brand-new stainless steel appliances is listed by Dave Perry-Miller Realtor Scott Jackson for $2,950 a month. Pets are allowed, too!

6407 Richmond Living Dining

Sure, Richmond can be a busy street. It’s right between Abrams and Gaston — two significant thoroughfares in Lakewood. But consider that a selling point because there are tons of amenities nearby. You’re within walking distance of Whole Foods — literally just across the — Chipotle, Lakewood Shopping Center, Paciugo, Tietze Park, Lakewood Country Club, and the list goes on and on.

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It’s a fantastic home for someone used to a more dense neighborhood such as Uptown, who wants to upsize without having to deal with driving everywhere for everything. And besides being super close to great shopping, there are tons of fantastic community groups, especially the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA.

So what do you think of this rental? Is it good for someone who wants a place to live while they find their dream home in Lakewood?

6407 Richmond Backyard

2215 Cambria Front

Families are moving to Lakewood in droves, and you only have to look at the rapidly improving schools, close-knit community, and beautiful homes to see why. If that’s not reason enough to relocate, consider that you’re within about 12 minutes to downtown Dallas, you’re close to the best Whole Foods in Dallas (sorry, I’m partial!), and you’ve got White Rock Lake in your backyard (OK, close enough!).

2215 Cambria Living

If you need one more reason, it’s 2215 Cambria, an adorable three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath Austin Stone two-story with the most adorable master bath and a seriously huge lot. This 1937-built home clocks in with more than 2,500 square feet inside according to Dallas Central Appraisal District.

2215 Cambria Sunroom

That’s plenty of room for your family, plus some of the coziest spaces for reading, studying, or whatever it is that students are doing these days. You’ll love the gorgeous backsplash in the kitchen, the travertine floor in the sunroom, the tons of light that filters in through the living room, and the stately bay window outside the dining room.

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Truly, this is a home built for a family that enjoys details. You’ll adore the paneling in the master bedroom, which is on the second floor. In the master bath, the beautiful green mosaic tile, subway tile shower, clawfoot tub, and marble vanity really harmonize.

2215 Cambria master bath

And the backyard, well, it’s huge! This home, which is in sought-after Country Club Estates, should not be missed. It’s listed by Dallas-Fort Worth property management experts LocalDwelling.com for $3,900 a month.

2215 Cambria Backyard