On the eastern-most edge of the popular Lake Highlands neighborhood is Highland Meadows, a community of 1,390 houses and 17 subdivisions, built from the early 1950s to 2003. As you can imagine, that means a range of architectural styles and lots of variety in home choices.
Our Tuesday Two Hundred at 8829 Hackney Ln. was one of the earliest built in the area, constructed in 1956 on a corner lot and offering lots of cute Midcentury charm. It’s a 3-2 with 1,619 square feet, close to White Rock Lake and the Dallas Arboretum, and with easy access to most of DFW with its proximity to LBJ Freeway.
This home is zoned for the Richardson ISD, and is in the Wallace Elementary attendance area (this school earns a “7” out of 10 from GreatSchools.org).
It was listed Feb. 19 by Phillip Tilger with Nathan Grace Real Estate for $290,000, and went under contract three days later. Wow. Let’s take a look inside before this one is off the market.
Happy Thanksgiving! Before you begin your holiday feasting, feast your eyes on our Thursday Three Hundred, a cul-de-sac cutie in Lake Highlands Estates.
The home at 9723 Lanward Cir., near Walnut Hill Lane and Plano Road, is a 4-2 with 1,934 square feet, built in 1960. It’s been recently renovated with lots of bells and whistles, including big kitchen and bathroom renovations. This home is zoned for Wallace Elementary, which earns a 7 out of 10 from GreatSchools.org. This is a big selling point for families looking in this area.
It was listed Nov. 12 by Kerry Slaughter with Paradise Slaughter Real Estate for $375,000, reduced on the 20th to $365,000.
Editor’s note: An earlier version of this story quoted the LBJ Express website, which said there were sound walls installed in this area to reduce highway noise. That is incorrect. We regret the error.
We know that living “inside the loop” (635, of course) is imperative for some folks. Today’s Tuesday Two Hundred is a Lake Highlands North home that just makes the cut at 10239 Vistadale Dr.
This mid-1960s cutie is recently updated, with three bedrooms, two full bathrooms, and 1,872 square feet. It’s located just inside the loop; the backyard faces toward the highway. While the noise level might be a concern, this house has a lot of space and amenities to offer inside. Recent renovations opened up the kitchen and created a great sense of flow through the kitchen, breakfast area, and back living/family room. Bathrooms are also updated, and the mature trees and new landscaping give it wonderful curb appeal.
This house is in the Wallace Elementary attendance zone, rated “7” out of 10 by GreatSchools.org (it’s zoned for Richardson ISD schools).
It was listed Friday by Ross Spencer with Gilchrist & Company Real Estate for $289,000.
We know that there are a ton of midcentury modern homes in Sylvania Dells, an area of Lake Highlands where architecture is eye candy. We featured a unique listing from Ed Murchison just a short jog from today’s High-Caliber Home of the Week, and it was a midcentury modern with colored paneling and a unique floor plan, too.
However, 10741 Eden Roc surpasses all expectations with more that 4,000 square feet of wide open space on an acre lot. This home has been painstakingly preserved, with gorgeous expansive floors and the coolest open concept. You know, Realtors often put the words “MUST SEE!” in a listing description, and I usually just glaze over it. For this home, though, with its incredible windows, amazing back deck, and cool master suite, I really, REALLY want to see it!
All of these things — top-of-the-line design, amazing architecture, and perfectly preserved interiors — make this a high-caliber home. A home like this deserves a lender that’s going to look out for you and make sure that your dream becomes a reality. That’s what Lisa Peters at Caliber Home Loans does with her clients. She’s a mortgage professional that takes the time to make sure that there are no financing hiccups at closing. Find out what Lisa Peters can do for you today.