It’s Oak Cliff in One Word – Character!   - Update the Metroplex
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It’s Oak Cliff in One Word – Character!  

06/23/2015

With a pool/spa, flagstone patio and firepit, the backyard at 822 Stewart Drive in Kessler Park is perfect for relaxing or entertaining. Listed for $425,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

Just across the Trinity River, you’ll find historic and personality-rich Oak Cliff, known for rolling hills, fun coffee shops, galleries and boutiques. In the rapidly growing Bishop Arts District, discover some of the finest dishes in Dallas at Hattie’s, Boulevardier, Tillman’s Roadhouse, Café Veracruz, Bolsa, and habitual D Best winner, Lucia.

The close-knit Oak Cliff community hosts monthly events which draw in large crowds, with events ranging from parades, cook outs, wine tastings, and the wildly popular annual Bastille on Bishop, a celebration of everything French in July.

And the neighborhood character is ever-present, as you can see from these homes currently available.

NEW! 822 Stewart Drive | Listed for $425,000

822 Stewart Drive Dallas 75208, Jennifer Stolarski, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in North Oak Cliff-funky living room design

This Kessler Park Tudor has both a pool and a workshop, in a pocket of North Oak Cliff convenient Bishop Arts, Tyler-Polk area, parks and restaurants. The spacious home offers original detail and charm, including a wide front porch, arched entryway, hardwood floors, lighting fixtures and hardware. The master bedroom has large en suite bathroom and deep closet. With its pool and spa, flagstone patio and firepit, the backyard is perfect for relaxing and entertaining. The two-car garage contains the workshop as well as a sun-filled artist studio above. The converted attic is ideal for a second living room, office or fourth bedroom.

NEW! 1107 Berkley Avenue | Listed for $199,000

1107 Berkley Avenue Dallas 75224, Kay Wood, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Oak Cliff-kitchen with exposed brick

This Craftsman home is in the popular Elmwood neighborhood, minutes from Wynnewood Village and the Bishop Arts District. A deep front porch opens to a bright living room with restored gas decorative fireplace and plantation shutters. The kitchen features new Shaker-style cabinets, new stainless appliances, and granite countertops. Historic touches include exposed brick from the original kitchen chimney, original shiplap wall, and reclaimed wood door to the second bedroom. The private master bedroom includes en suite bathroom, walls of windows, and a large closet.

915 Knott Place | Listed for $425,000

915 Knott Place 75208, Kessler Park, Grant Vancleve, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-kitchen

This Kessler classic traditional home is surrounded by mature trees and lush landscaping with a fabulous veranda. This home has a formal entry, formal living room with one of the home’s two fireplaces, formal dining room, an updated kitchen which includes the original copper chambers cooktop. The master suite overlooks the rolling backyard. A third bedroom is located upstairs with living/work area and a spa-like bath with separate tub and shower.

For more luxury homes throughout the Metroplex, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.