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Architectural Charm in This Oak Cliff Craftsman

07/14/2015

Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

This Oak Cliff Craftsman home at 1107 Berkley Avenue is the best of both worlds – great updates to make living easy … without sacrificing the architectural charm that draws people to the neighborhood.

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You’ll find original style and details throughout the home, located in the popular Elmwood neighborhood, minutes from Wynnewood Village and the Bishop Arts District.

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The deep front porch opens to a bright living room with restored gas decorative fireplace and plantation shutters. The openness of the floor plan through the dining area to the large kitchen is wonderful for entertaining. Refinished hardwood floors gleam at every turn.

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The kitchen features new Shaker-style cabinets, new stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. Historic touches include exposed brick from the original kitchen chimney and an original shiplap wall. The kitchen provides generous storage and work space.

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The private master bedroom includes en suite bathroom, walls of windows, and large closet.

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The door to the second bedroom is reclaimed – another bit of character.

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Both bathrooms have been updated with respect for the original period of the home, including details such as hexagonal ceramic tile flooring, a reclaimed porcelain sink, and a freestanding bathtub.

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The large back yard has wonderful trees and a recently restored, oversized one-car garage. Listed for $199,000.

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