Splurge vs. Steal: Two Walnut Hill Park Beauties | CandysDirt.com

Northwest Dallas is full of neighborhoods in transition, with custom homebuilders creating incredible new builds among the more traditional midcentury ranch-style homes. It creates an interesting dynamic. 

In this week’s Splurge vs. Steal, we’re looking at just such a neighborhood, Walnut Hill Park, near Royal and Marsh lanes. Prices of houses for sale in Walnut Hill Park currently range from $475,000 to $1.635 million, a huge range. You’ll find huge diversity in styles. So let’s take a look at a high-low comparison of what’s available in Walnut Hill Park. 


Who doesn’t love a good front porch? They’re gaining in popularity — builders such as JLD Custom Homes make beautiful ones — which is great because big front porches are excellent neighborhood gathering spaces.

And trust me, you’ll want to meet your neighbors in this excellent Dallas ‘hood. Vickery place is such a great spot with tons of super-active residents. And the houses are great, too!

This home, at 5502 Goodwin, is no exception. It may look like a typical 1921 Craftsman bungalow from the front, but there’s an entire second story addition, and the interiors are completely updated without losing the Arts & Crafts charm that make these homes so popular.

Marketed by the very capable Rick Brooks of Dallas City Center Realtors, this adorable house has four bedrooms, three and a half baths, and one of the cutest kitchens ever all priced at $525,000.

Sure, it’s modern, it has granite counters, it has stainless steel appliances, but it has the most adorable apron sink and the best white cabinets. I love the mosaic backsplash, too. And the island! So cute!

The master bedroom is large and bright, like much of the home it has tasteful paint and great furniture. Beautiful and tasteful!

Now, my favorite thing about this home is the master bath. They did an excellent job of doing a Arts & Crafts bathroom with modern touches. The mosaic shower, the claw-foot tub, and the twin pedestal sinks are so adorable. And I love the color palette!

The backyard is outstanding, too. I love the pool and the deck. This backyard will be party central come spring. It’s perfectly landscaped, too. Seriously, this home has everything going for it!