In the 60s, split-level homes were all the rage. Like a ranch style, but stacked. Today’s buyers are harkening back to this style that’s been called “the minivans of the architectural world” and digging the unique midcentury vibe of split-levels that offer some needed separation that open floor plans lack. This week’s High Caliber Home of the Week presented by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans is an outstanding split-level home in North Oak Cliff listed by Diane and Vinnie Sherman of David Griffin & Company Realtors.

“Timbergrove Circle offers a great mix of ingredients,” says Sherman, who specializes in historic, architecturally-significant homes, and midcentury homes in Oak Cliff. The 1960-built midcentury modern home at 1808 Timbergrove Circle is HUGE with 3,416-square-feet. It’s set on 0.3 acres with three bedrooms, two full baths, and three half-baths. If there are only three bedrooms, where’s all the square footage? In the one, two, three… four living areas. Each one is better than the next.  (more…)

 
When some people hear the words “family home” when describing a house, they automatically expect a beige yawn-fest with builder-grade carpet and a bonus room that will eventually be lousy with toys and a minefield of mismatched Legos. And truth be told, not every family wants to live in a house that feels boring, tired, and just another place for kids to scatter shoes and backpacks.
 
Lucky for you, Sam Saladino with David Griffin & Company has a listing in Kessler Park that combines family living and plenty of style. It’s a house for parents who like to host parties and for kids who beg off the occasional sleepover. It’s a split level with a split personality, and this Oak Cliff cutie is a shoo-in as High Caliber Home of the Week sponsored by Lisa Peters of Caliber Home Loans. If you are in the market for a family home that doesn’t look like a “family home,” look no further!

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Wynnewood 509 Hoel Drive

The secret is out — Wynnewood North is hot.  Located just south of the Bishop Arts District, and only three miles to downtown, it’s one of the larger neighborhoods of Oak Cliff. In 2012, the Dallas Observer named Wynnewood North the Best Neighborhood in Dallas, and it just keeps getting better.

Wynnewood, you may have guessed, is named after the Wynne family. Yes, that Wynne family — the same genius behind  Six Flags Over Texas. Construction on the self-contained, planned community began in 1946 and was almost complete by the mid 1950s.

Angus G. Wynne Jr. was tasked with creating quality homes, economically, but with individuality. Not a very tall order was it? He succeeded, of course, and those homes are just as solid today, as the day they were built. Families are flocking into these ultra-cool, split-level, mid-century modern homes and our Friday Four Hundred is a perfect example of why they are so appealing  to a new generation of buyers.

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10882 Caprock front

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This home just went on the market Thursday, and as of Friday morning I have received five messages and emails about this home. Something tells me that this cute Lochwood mid-century modern won’t be on the market for too long!

Everything in this 1961 split-level has been remodeled or replaced, according to listing agent Meg Skinner with Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate, making this four-bedroom, two-bath home really shine. Jump to see inside!

10882 Caprock Porch

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