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Nestled in the 75214 zip code of Dallas, Texas, the architecturally significant area known as Lakewood, is a wonderful place to buy a home. The Lakewood area encompasses numerous popular neighborhoods such as Caruth Terrace, Gastonwood-Coronado Hills, Hillside, Lakewood Heights, Lakewood Trails, Ridgewood Park, University Meadows, University Terrace and Wilshire Heights, among others. Lakewood proper sits west of White Rock Lake on the east side of the greater Lakewood area. Comprised of approximately 2,900 homes, Lakewood proper is bounded by Mockingbird Lane to the north, Gaston Road and Country Club Road to the south, Williamson Road and Winstead Road to the east and Abrams Road to the west.
Of all the residential neighborhoods within the great Lakewood area, Lakewood proper is the largest. The greater Lakewood area of Dallas spans several square miles east of the Old East Dallas area and downtown Dallas and west of White Rock Lake. The majority of homes built in Lakewood Proper were erected in the 1920s and 1940s. Many of those original homes have since been torn down and replaced with newer, larger homes, however there are still a fair number of historic real estate options. Some are Dines & Kraft, Charles Dilbeck, C.D. Hutsell, and Anton Korn to name a few. Lakewood is known for its impressive collection of Prairie-style, Ranch, Tudors, Mid-Century moderns, Mediterranean, Spanish and Colonial homes. Lakewood is also known for its close proximity to downtown Dallas, the entertainment districts of Lower Greenville and Deep Ellum, as well as White Rock Lake. Perhaps that is why CNN named Lakewood as one of the 10 best big-city neighborhoods in the nation.
Homes for sale in Lakewood range in size from around 1,200 to over 5,000 square feet. Usually the newer homes are larger and the restored older homes are smaller. The largest older homes in Lakewood are in the south part of the neighborhood and lie within the Lakewood Conservation District. The typical lot size of a home in Lakewood varies from .15 acre to over 2 acres, with the average being around 1/8 acre. The average price of homes for sale in the Lakewood area is the upper $400’s with Lakewood Proper in the upper $800’s and depending upon the age, size, location and special features of the property will go up from there. Condos and townhomes are a more affordable option.
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