Dilbeck Triplets

6726 Lakewood Boulevard (All photos courtesy Jenifer McNeil Baker)

Every year we are completely amazed at what The Lakewood Early Childhood PTA (LECPTA) is able to deliver. Finding homes people want to tour, convincing owners to get their homes into tour-worthy shape, and let hordes of folks wander through — well, it’s a tall order. Yet, LECPTA has pulled it off for 42 years, and we can’t wait for this year’s Lakewood Home Festival because, let me tell you, it’s a humdinger! This year they have managed to score the famous Dilbeck Triplets for the first time in tour history!

We’d be excited to see any one of these Dilbeck Triplets on the Nov. 9-11 Lakewood Home Festival, but three at once has our hearts racing. One of the loveliest aspects of these Dilbeck Triplets is that the owners understand what they have purchased. They embrace these historic homes with open arms, hearts, and checkbooks! Each one of these Dilbeck Triplets has been lovingly cared for, updated, renovated, and received seamless additions. If you want to know more about Charles Dilbeck, one of Dallas’ most famous architects, check out our Dilbeck archives on CandysDirt.com.

If you want to see these beauties up close and personal — and you know you do — you can still purchase tickets to the Lakewood Home Festival, which features the annual auction party sponsored by Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate on Nov. 9, the candlelight tour on the evening of Nov. 10, and the Lakewood Home Festival tour on Nov. 10 and 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tour tickets cost $20 in advance, or you could win a pair on CandysDirt.com — stay tuned for the ticket giveaway next week!

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6820 Avalon (Photo: Jenifer McNeil Baker)

The Lakewood Home Festival is coming and we are so excited. This is one of our favorite fall home tours, and it has so many great homes that you can walk through while you daydream and get inspired for your own home.

This year’s tour features an interesting and eclectic mix of architectural styles. You saw a little tease of Debbie Wiggins’ incredible Charles Dilbeck at 6820 Avalon, and home tour photographer Jenifer McNeil Baker owns the other home on Avalon, a gorgeous Mediterranean. There’s a beautiful traditional, a completely updated post-war ranch, and a stunning modern, too. Here’s a great video from presenting sponsor Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty showcasing the different homes:

If you want to win a pair of tickets to this event, which benefits the amazing work and programming sponsored by the Lakewood Early Childhood PTA, jump for instructions on how to enter!

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