Tag Archives: Oak Cliff Real Estate
Things that make me happy when I’m surfing MLS:
Interesting ceiling treatments
Unique outdoor spaces
Bookcases. Lots of bookcases.
This house — 2854 Claudette in Ravinia Heights — has all of these things. The warm, gorgeous beadboard ceilings throughout the common areas really make the rooms feel huge without being cold. There are tons of oversized windows letting in natural light and views of the private backyard. And the backyard, which is smaller than average, has a hot tub and a unique deck.
In my journey to the center of 75208, I have stumbled across the most improbable house.
You see, most houses I find end up having one or more things I can really nitpick about. Maybe it’s an ugly master bathroom, or perhaps it’s outdated wallpaper. Sometimes it’s even an update that feels so out of place that it grates me. But Kessler Park’s 1232 Lausanne Ave., marketed by the amazing Hewitt & Habgood Group, has none of those things. It is like a double rainbow emanating from a unicorn’s nether regions: A house with such personality that it feels like there is nothing missing from it. Continue reading
Lots of young folks moving to Oak Cliff are looking for a charming older home with great bones. They’re looking for fixer-uppers, diamonds in the rough, and plenty of room for sweat equity.
To me, however, that sounds like a lot of work. (If that makes me sound lazy, well, color me guilty.)
If I were looking for a home in Oak Cliff, I’d snag one of these adorable Winnetka Heights Craftsman bungalows where someone else has poured in the blood, sweat, and trips to the hardware store so I don’t have to. So you can see why 122 S. Rosemont Ave. is so appealing to me. And at $229,000, it is an incredible value. Continue reading
Jenni Stolarski and Rob Puckett of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s are marketing two Stevens Park Village homes that back up to one another and sit on the fifth green of Stevens Park Golf Course —2036 Old Orchard and 2041 Mayflower — as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a family to be really close without moving in with each other. Continue reading
When we talk about Oak Cliff, we talk a lot about Kessler Park and Winnetka Heights. But it’s time to give Stevens Park Estates a little love because there’s such great value in the area, such as this 1941 Austin stone house at 2020 Marydale Drive marketed by the Hewitt & Habgood Realty Group. Continue reading