vintage charm

Lake Highlands Cottage Turns On the Charm

By Leah Shafer / February 2, 2016 / 1 Comment

Our Tuesday Two Hundred takes us to Lake Highlands Estates, a cute 1955 cottage at 10655 Longmeadow Dr. This 3-2 has 1,715 square feet and lots of vintage touches, like well-maintained original bathrooms and beautiful hardwoods. It’s newly on the market, and in a great neighborhood. It’s also in the Lake Highlands Elementary School attendance zone, rated “8” by GreatSchools.org. […]

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Super Cute Cottage in Picturesque Stevens Park Village Reduced $6K Yesterday

By Leah Shafer / January 28, 2016 / 1 Comment

Stevens Park Village is one of North Oak Cliff’s most picturesque neighborhoods, situated at the northernmost past of the area. First developed between 1939 and 1941, the neighborhood has arching shade trees, wide medians, friendly parks, awesome views of downtown Dallas, and tons of charming homes. Our Thursday Three Hundred at 2318 W. Colorado Blvd. is one of the […]

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East Kessler Cottage Turns On the Charm With Vintage Touches, Bright Spaces

By Leah Shafer / January 21, 2016 / 3 Comments

East Kessler Park is one of Dallas’ storied neighborhoods, established in 1937 by developer Roy Eastus and the Stemmons Family. It has one of the most eclectic blends of architecture in the city, from late 1930′s Austin stone homes and ranchettes, to midcentury modern homes and ultra modern masterpieces. The neighborhood is just lovely, with rolling hills, arching shade trees, and meandering […]

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Bike to White Rock Lake From This Newly Listed, Updated Claremont Midcentury Home

By Leah Shafer / January 12, 2016 / 0 Comments

One of East Dallas’ quaint neighborhoods has a cute midcentury home that’s just gone on the market. The house at 8335 Banquo Dr. in Claremont is 1,511 square feet of 1959 charms and new renovations, like a a redesigned open floorplan with modern amenities. It’s a 2-2 with hardwood floors, fresh paint, refinished hardwoods, recessed lights, and a totally new […]

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From the Archives: Lake Highlands Estates Home Has Custom Features, Vintage Charm

By Leah Shafer / December 31, 2015 / 0 Comments

Editor’s note: This post was originally published Sept. 24, 2015, and features the incredible design work of Summer Riggins. You can read the profile we later wrote on her here. Some home renovations go halfway, updating a few spots here and there. Today’s Thursday Three Hundred is not that kind of reno. The owners of […]

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Failed Contract Means Buyers Have Another Shot at Park Forest Midcentury Home

By Leah Shafer / December 17, 2015 / 1 Comment

Second chances are rare in our sizzling real estate market, but today’s Thursday Three Hundred offers just such an opportunity. The Park Forest home at 3610 Weeburn Dr. was only on the market for one day before going under contract last week. Little wonder, with its Midcentury vibe, recent updates, and desirous neighborhood. But that contract fell through […]

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