Real Estate Report: What $650,000 Buys You In Dallas

Travel north up the toll road for more bang for your buck.

Ridgetown5619 Ridgetown Circle $649,000
4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3,099 square feet
Melshire Estates

Melshire Estates is nestled between the toll road and Preston off of Forest Lane. The North Dallas ‘hood is close to area private schools, 635, and the Forest Lane shops and restaurants off Preston Road. The home’s traditional ranch-style floor plan features three living spaces, including a formal living room and den. The master suite has a large square footage with a sitting area off to the side. The kitchen is updated with granite and a breakfast nook includes built-ins and cabinets that provide more storage space. The backyard boasts a kidney-shaped pool, stone patio, and plenty of green space for a pooch or child to play. Sterling O’Donnell for Virginia Cook Realtors. 214-415-6392.

7222 Glendora Avenue $649,000
3 bedrooms, 2.1 bathrooms, 2,882 square feet
The Meadows

This home was custom built in 1999 in The Meadows neighborhood off of Walnut Hill and 75. The open layout features a large den off of the kitchen and breakfast area. The den has views of the backyard and allows for beautiful light to enter the room. The built-ins and fireplace add a custom feel to the space. The kitchen looks a bit dated and could possibly use a new paint color on the cabinets to freshen up. The master bath features his and hers vanities, a walk-in shower, and a tub. Chris Pyle for Allie Beth Allman & Associates. 214-726-5313.

16815 Village Lane $649,000
3 bedrooms, 3.1 bathrooms, 3,753 square feet
Bent Tree

Drive up a few more minutes on the toll road, and you’ll get quite a bit more square footage for your money. Located on the 7th fairway of Bent Tree Country Club, this property features a luxurious master suite with a his and hers bathroom/closet set-up. For example, the master suite includes a private sitting office and fireplace. The woman’s side features a jetted tub, granite counter tops, and a large walk-in closet. His side includes a walk-in closet and sauna. The two additional beds and baths are upstairs along with a sun room that has views of the golf course. Cindy Kennedy for Ebby Halliday. 972-670-3453.