Just eight miles from downtown Dallas and a few minutes from Bishop Arts, a newly listed Kiestwood property impresses with its warm, spacious interior, potential for acreage, and great location in an established neighborhood. 

The house at 3224 S. Ravinia Dr. sits on just over a quarter acre and the property backs to additional 1.75 acres that’s also for sale. It’s walking distance to Oak Cliff Nature Preserve and Kiest Park, so outdoor life is a big part of this property, too, which has four bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, and 2,688 square feet on two stories, built in 1962. 

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Live a Charmed Cottage Life in this Renovated House Near McKinney Square | CandysDirt.com

We’ve found sweet cottage style and a coveted address just blocks from McKinney Square, remodeled and move-in ready.

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 504 N. Bradley St. is in the McKinney Historic District, a rejuvenated area that draws people from all over that city and DFW. 

“The whole square of downtown is what people come up to see — its the true old downtown, charming atmosphere,” said listing agent Marilyn Iness with Coldwell Banker Apex, Realtors. “This area is attracting a lot of millennials and would also make a great vacation rental since there’s not a lot of hotel availability [nearby].” 

The house itself is beautifully redone, yet maintains its character in three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,522 square feet on one story, built in 1950. There’s an open house this Sunday, Sept. 16, from 2-4 p.m. Sneak peek, anyone? 

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In the $300K range, Dallas houses rarely come with more than a quarter of an acre of land, and often less than that. So imagine our delight when we came across an Oak Cliff midcentury modern home sitting on 1.27 acres for only $310,000. 

Located at 3421 S. Ravinia Dr., our Thursday Three Hundred is in the boundaries of the Kiestwood Historical Homeowners Association, near West Kiest Boulevard and South Westmoreland Road. The house feels secluded, surrounded by mature trees, yet it’s only 10 mile from downtown. 

This home has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 1,412 square feet on one story, built in 1954. There is an open house this Sunday, Sept. 2, from 2-4 p.m. Want a sneak peek?  (more…)

Visit the Weekend Open Houses for these Three Historic Dallas Homes | CandysDirt.com

Dallas is a newer city and what we call “historic” is practically a new build in many parts of the world. But nonetheless, we love our historic homes with their character and style. 

For today’s CandysDirt.com Open Houses of the Week, we’re looking at three Craftsman-style homes from the late 1920. They houses range in price from $446,000 to $795,000. Which ones will you visit? 

 

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In Oak Cliff’s Elmwood neighborhood, you can live a life of high style in the incredible abode of an interior designer. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 1814 Lansford Ave. sits on a creek front lot on nearly a quarter acre near Wright Street and South Edgefield Avenue. City owned property beyond the survey line makes it feel like a private park in back. Inside, you’ll find an open entertaining area and beautiful hardwood floors with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,782 square feet on two stories, sitting on 0.234 acres. 

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Established in the early 1950s, Alger Park is a small East Dallas neighborhood with big appeal, just minutes from the eastern shores of White Rock Lake. We’ve found a remodeled midcentury house there that impresses with its sleek style and designer aesthetic. 

“What’s really nice is the light and the open feel it has to it,” said listing agent Eve Holder with Keller Williams Realty Dallas Preston Road. “There’s also a midcentury flair, which is so appealing to buyers of all ages.” 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 9739 Cloister Dr. is located in Alger Park on a quiet street near Peavy and Garland roads. Curb appeal is just the beginning — inside, you’ll find hardwood floors, oversized windows, an open floorplan, and custom touches. The low-E windows and roof are new, too. This home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 2,141 square feet on one story, built in 1950. 

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Sitting on 0.35 acres in Wynnewood North, one North Oak Cliff house is turning heads with its big renovations, cute curb appeal, and contemporary aesthetic. 

Our Thursday Three Hundred at 1715 Pratt St. is minutes from Bishop Arts, Downtown, Kiestwood Trails, and Trinity Groves. It is a great find with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, one half bath, two living areas, and 2,050 square feet on one story, built in 1962. 

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Catch the Community Spirit at this Newly Listed Home in Sparkman Club | CandysDirt.com

In Northwest Dallas, Sparkman Club stands out as one of the most desirable areas. Formed in the 1950s, its brick houses and manicured lawns provide a backdrop for a real sense community among residents. You can find many of them at the Sparkman Community Club swimming and tennis facility on warmer days, chatting among themselves and creating a small town feel in a great big city. 

This is where our Thursday Three Hundred is located at 3524 Norcross Ln., sitting in the heart of the neighborhood, which is bounded by Webb Chapel, Royal Lane, Marsh Lane, and Merrell Lane.  

This updated home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, two living areas, and 1,719 square feet on one story, built in 1956. Bonus for families: It is in the attendance zone for Everette Lee Degolyer Elementary School, which earns an 8 out of 10 from greatschools.org

There is an open house this Sunday, Aug. 5, from 1 to 3 p.m. How about a sneak peek? 

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