Escape the heat this weekend by ducking into these open houses. And if you find your dream home in the process? So be it.
5423 Tanbark Rd., Dallas. Stunning country French home in Russwood Acres on a large lot with an outdoor kitchen, pool, and generator. The open floor plan, vaulted and lifted ceilings, beautiful wood floors and double French doors are just a few of the special features of this home. The kitchen boasts a Dacor gas cooktop, custom vent-a-hood, pot filler, ice maker, farm sink, large island, and wine fridge that is open to the breakfast area and den. The primary bedroom suite has a sitting area that overlooks the courtyard. The primary bath is spacious with a pool view and a large walk-in closet. The outdoor living area is covered with double screens. The backyard is landscaped with a pool and side yard. Five bedrooms/ four-and-a-half baths. $2.1 million. Schools: Pershing Elementary, Franklin Middle School, Hillcrest High, Dealey Montessori/Vanguard, St. Mark’s, The Winston School, Grace Academy, The Lamplighter School, Hockaday, Good Shepherd Episcopal, Ursuline. Open house: Saturday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
7326 Marquette St., Dallas. Classic, beautifully updated home situated on a corner lot in coveted Boone Elementary. The fabulous front porch welcomes guests to the spacious two-story foyer flanked by the grand formal living room and the spacious dining room. The chef’s kitchen, equipped with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, and an inviting island, opens to the expansive family room, perfect for day-to-day living or entertaining with ease along with the butler’s pantry. The primary suite features a spa-like bathroom and a sizable closet. Each secondary bath has been thoughtfully updated with designer finishes. Enjoy relaxing on the charming patio overlooking the turfed yard. Five bedrooms/ four-and-a-half baths. $2 million. Schools: Hyer Elementary, McCulloch Intermediate, Highland Park Middle School, Highland Park High School, Christ the King, Providence Christian School. Open house: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
6745 Bradbury Lane, Dallas. Beautifully maintained home on a large lot in Preston Brook Estates. Spacious rooms, hardwood floors, tons of storage, great natural light through large windows, and beautiful mature trees in the front and back yards. An inviting entry opens to the formal living and dining rooms, and family room with fireplace and built-ins. The kitchen has a gas cooktop, island, breakfast room, and a butler’s pantry to the formal dining room. Separate utility and mudroom to a two-car garage with additional storage. The spacious primary bedroom overlooks the backyard and has a large bathroom with separate sinks and a dressing area with a walk-in closet. Two secondary bedrooms with a shared bath. Sliding doors from the family room and breakfast room to the back patio and yard with mature landscaping. Four bedrooms/ three-and-a-half baths. $999,000. Schools: Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Hillcrest High, Kramer Elementary, Alcuin, Dallas International School, Dealey Montessori/Vanguard. Open house: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
10631 Royal Springs Dr., Dallas. Renovated mid-century modern in sought-after Withers Elementary. The property is situated on an oversized lot with a large backyard, patio, huge pool, and mature trees that create an idyllic setting. Architectural highlights include exposed cedar ceilings, wood beams, espresso brick flooring, and an open floor plan flooded with natural light from large windows throughout. This one-story is anchored by a large living room that feeds into the kitchen and dining area with two separate wings for bedrooms. Three generous guest suites are located on the south side of the house with a private wing for the owner’s suite on the west, complete with an oversized walk-in closet and renovated bathroom. Four bedrooms/ three baths. $925,000. Schools: Harry C. Withers Elementary, Prestonwood Montessori at E.D. Walker, E.D. Walker Middle School, W.T. White High School, Good Shepherd Episcopal School, Grace Academy, Hockaday, St. Rita, Lamplighter, Jesuit. Open house: Sunday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.