North Oak Cliff

Thursday Three Hundred: Plenty of Space to Shoot 3-Pointers in This Remodeled Winnetka Heights Craftsman

By Joanna England / August 16, 2012 / 0 Comments

This house, if it could say one word and one word only, it would be “AHHHH-DORABLE.” Just like that. In fact, it would be shouting it, so when you heard it from around the block, you would come jogging through Winnetka Heights until you found 314 N. Clinton, a butter yellow Craftsman just west of Tyler Street.

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Friday Five Hundred: Kessler Park Cutie Has 8 Million Nooks to Enjoy a Cup of Joe With a View

By Joanna England / August 10, 2012 / 0 Comments

In my journey to the center of 75208, I have stumbled across the most improbable house.

You see, most houses I find end up having one or more things I can really nitpick about. Maybe it’s an ugly master bathroom, or perhaps it’s outdated wallpaper. Sometimes it’s even an update that feels so out of place that it grates me. But Kessler Park’s 1232 Lausanne Ave., marketed by the amazing Hewitt & Habgood Group, has none of those things. It is like a double rainbow emanating from a unicorn’s nether regions: A house with such personality that it feels like there is nothing missing from it.

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Tuesday Two Hundred: A Tudor That Even a Mother-In-Law Could Love in Kessler Park

By Joanna England / July 24, 2012 / 0 Comments

It always happens when you have a baby: Relatives come to stay for an open-ended period of time to “help” you. More often than not, they end up crowding things, and leaving you with more dishes in the sink and rings on your coffee table (Trust me, I speak from experience). Wouldn’t it be great if you had room for them that was detached from the main house? A place where you both could have some privacy?

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Thursday Three Hundred Two-fer: Keep Your Family Close With These Stevens Park Estates Homes

By Joanna England / June 14, 2012 / 0 Comments

Jenni Stolarski and Rob Puckett of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s are marketing two Stevens Park Village homes that back up to one another and sit on the fifth green of Stevens Park Golf Course —2036 Old Orchard and 2041 Mayflower — as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a family to be really close without moving in with each other.

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Thursday Three Hundred: In Winnetka Heights, Get More Prairie Home For Your Money

By Joanna England / April 26, 2012 / 0 Comments

When you buy a home in Winnetka Heights, you’re getting so much more than a building on a piece of land. You’re buying into a very active community that looks out for one another, one that takes pride in its landscape.

Trust me: Oak Cliff was my beat in my reporting days. Winnetka Heights has an active neighborhood association which is an asset when you buy a home in a historic district.

And with one look at 402 N. Rosemont Ave., you’ll have your pen and checkbook out.

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