dallas mid century modern homesIf you’ve got a hankering for a taste of Midcentury style, our Thursday Three Hundred promises total satisfaction.

Located in the Lake and Garden District’s University Manor neighborhood at 7139 Edgerton Dr., this quintessential 1950’s gem is a 3-2 with 1,502 square feet, built in 1954. It’s a time capsule of atomic era flat planes and glass walls; open, bright rooms; and manicured outdoor living spaces that makes it hard to decide which is better, indoors or out.

It was listed yesterday by Erin Birdsong with Redfin for $364,900. (There’s a broker open house today from 4-6 p.m., and a public open house Saturday, April 9, from noon to 2 p.m.)

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Davilla Drive Estates homeNatural light is the best accessory in any home, and our Thursday Three Hundred has it in abundance.

Located at 3983 Gaspar Dr., near Midway Road and West Northwest Highway, this Davilla Drive Estates house is a 4-2 with 1,699 square feet. Skylights in the kitchen and living room bring in abundant amounts of sunshine, as do the many windows throughout the space.

This house has been a rental since 2012, and the current tenants have a lease for $2,300 per month through February 29, 2016. This home presents an opportunity to buy an income property, or make it your own space in just over two months.

Built in 1951, this home is full of new updates and refreshed original features, like refinished hardwood floors, granite countertops in the kitchen and master bathroom, fresh interior and exterior paint in a neutral palette, new exterior doors, a wood-burning fireplace, and a covered porch across the back of the house.

This home was listed Dec. 19 by Michael Lorra with Barclay Real Estate Group for $399,000.

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10309 Lake Gardens ADuring World War II, America ramped up its steel production to make weapons, build ships, and fuel the effort overseas. Once the war was over, we had tremendous capacity, and it had to go somewhere. Enter the big cars of the 1950s, huge appliances, and home construction (coming out of the war, there were around six million people who needed housing).

Metal kitchen cabinets were en vogue during the 50s for this very reason. But very few homes built in that era still have the original pieces—most have been torn out in renovations over the years.

But in today’s Tuesday Two Hundred at 10309 Lake Gardens Dr., original Geneva metal cabinets stand pristine in the kitchen. They match the vintage charm and other Midcentury features of this 1952 bungalow in East Dallas.

This house is a 3-1 with 1,140 square feet, and several additional living spaces with both front and back sunrooms, perfect for outdoor dining. East Dallas MidcenturyThe neighborhood is absolutely wonderful, with a canopy of mature trees over the street, just two miles from White Rock Lake, and one mile to Casa Linda Plaza.

It was listed Nov. 2 by Trisha Moore with Keller Williams Lake Cities for $285,000. There’s a broker open house tomorrow from 10 a.m. to noon. Let’s take a look inside.

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North Dallas Ranch

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Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is a whole lot of house for $399,000.

The 1967 ranch at 7823 Roundrock Dr. has 2,789 square feet, five bedrooms, and three full baths with multiple updates throughout, including new paint and carpet in 2015. The backyard has a pleasant covered patio with high ceilings, a fan, and flagstone floor. The saltwater pool and landscaping add to the appeal.

This drive-up darling is well-maintained on a corner lot, with cream-colored brick and black shudders, an original ironwork pillar on the front porch, an open front lawn with mature trees, and the entire property has an in-ground sprinkler system.

North Dallas Ranch

This house is located near Coit and Belt Line roads in North Dallas, zoned for the well-regarded Spring Creek Elementary School in Richardson ISD. This elementary earned a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10.

It is newly listed by Jackie Asbury at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Texas Realty.

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8676 Langdale AHidden in East Lake Highlands near Northwest Highway and Plano Road is one of the largest collections of modern houses in Dallas, and some are still affordable, like the listing at 8676 Langdale Circle.

Designed by architect Jack R. Yardley and built in 1976, this looker is listed by Brandon Stewart with David Griffin & Company for $360,000.

Located on a corner lot in the secluded enclave of Mediterranean Gardens, this house is a 2-2 with 1,795 square feet, designed by Yardley for his then mother-in-law while he lived next door. (more…)