2017 Home Tour: November 11-12

 Featured Home on this year's 41st Annual Lakewood Home Tour. See all homes and descriptions below.

Hosted by the LECPTA, the Lakewood Home Tour is a part of the Lakewood Home Festival weekend. The homes showcased in this year's 41st Annual Lakewood Home Festival celebrate diverse designs, styles and architectures, lending to the charm and character of this treasured East Dallas neighborhood, which has earned its place in Dallas history. Read the LATEST PRESS RELEASE: 41st Annual Lakewood Home Festival Features Six Amazing Homes "We are Lakewood:  Remembering our neighbor, Vickie Thompson".

This year’s Festival theme “We are Lakewood: Remembering our neighbor, Vickie Thompson” honors legendary Lakewood volunteer Vickie Thompson. Her family’s Lakewood Blvd. home was featured on the home tour in the 1980s and she once served as Home Tour chair.  

  • Home tour tickets are $15 each in advance or $20 each at the door 
  • Homes will be open Saturday through Sunday, November 11 - 12, at 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
  • Purchase tickets online here or pick up tickets ahead of time at The T Shop, Talulah and Hess, or Comerica Bank.  During the festival, tickets can be purchased at any tour home.

 

2017 Candlelight Tour

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The Candlelight Tour is an intimate event on Saturday night where visitors have the opportunity to mingle with homeowners at each of the homes on the tour.

 

See details below:

  • Candlelight Tour tickets are $30 each (purchase includes access to the Saturday/Sunday home tour)
  • Homes will be open Saturday, November 11, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m
  • Basic Home Tour tickets can be upgraded to include the Candlelight Tour at the door for an additional $15
  • The Candlelight ticket is included in the cost of an auction party ticket

Candlelight VIP Bus Tour

Meet at Comerica Bank (2311 Abrams Road) for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres and then enjoy the Lakewood Candlelight Home tour in the comfort of our VIP bus!

The VIP tour will drop you off directly in front of each home and get you straight to the front of the line. No hassling with parking or waiting your turn!  You are guaranteed to see every home on the tour and will have an extra hour with the VIP ticket.

  • Candlelight VIP Bus Tour tickets are $50 each
  • Candlelight VIP Bus Tour begins on Saturday, November 11, 6-9pm
Saturday, November 11, 6:00pm-9:00 pm
Buses will leave promptly at 5:50. Spots are limited, so reserve yours today!

2017 Home Tour detail - "We Are Lakewood" 

For the 41st Annual Lakewood Home Tour, this year’s “We Are Lakewood” theme spotlights homes, both new and historic that accentuate breathtaking interiors while bringing the outside in, drawing attention to the mature trees, rolling hills and creek views that have made this neighborhood a sought-after oasis. The tour provides the perfect opportunity to see historical architecture and the latest design trends with personalized touches from the homeowners.

6538 Bob O' Link Drive

The meticulous yet modest exterior only hints at the opulence that awaits you beyond the front door of this stunning Spanish Colonial home. The custom stained Saltillo tile floors change their patterns in each room, creating a gorgeous backdrop for each piece of artisan commissioned furniture. Striking hand-painted tiles create a tone of authenticity, bolstered by a beautiful art collection devotedly assembled by the homeowner. The large backyard sanctuary begs you to sit and sip and stay as you take in the details that shape this exquisite homestead.

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6820 Cornelia Lane


This spacious traditional contemporary home is built with a combination of split face and honed stone hand-picked from a nearby Texas quarry. Even though it was built in 2015, this airy home has an unexpected rich Lakewood history with subtle nods to the original home that once stood in its place. The curved driveway leads you into living space that blurs the lines between exterior and interior. The cool palate, clean lines and graceful decor introduce elegance while maintaining a tranquil, livable feel. A new home that will be a Lakewood gem for years to come.

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6957 Delrose Drive


This stately two-story home was built in 2013 on a serene spot in the heart of Lakewood.  Inspired by the homeowner’s Greek heritage, its stunning Mediterranean influences can be found inside and out. From the Spanish tile roof, to its sweeping grand entry this home is meticulously designed to reflect this architectural influence. Perfecting the Mediterranean ambiance, two oversized outdoor living spaces overlooking the manicured landscaping featuring abundant seating for the perfect relaxing option. This is the ideal place to entertain and enjoy family and friends.

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 6908 Lakeshore Drive


A stately beauty in the heart of Lakewood, this Georgian Colonial was built in 1930. Undergoing a major renovation in 2012, the home still retained all of its original charm. The warm and welcoming interiors are filled with art from local artists, many of which hold symbolic meaning for the homeowner. The lovely interior is further complemented by a collection of antique “finds” showcased throughout. The basement is the perfect escape for the homeowner’s teenage son, while the backyard deck provides the ideal place for the gathering of family and friends. The stunning property is a true marriage of Lakewood history and modern comfort.

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 6708 Lakewood Boulevard

This classical traditional Lakewood Blvd home was built in 1927, part of the initial development of Country Club Estates. While it was completely renovated and remodeled in 2011, it features a seamless blend of new and old. The interior is a reflection of the homeowners’ love of travel and adventure, while the serene grounds provide ample opportunities for the homeowners to spend quality time with their grown children. This timeless beauty is quintessential Lakewood, a true piece of living history.

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 6859 Westlake Avenue


This 1960s ranch style home blends in seamlessly with the abundant natural beauty Lakewood has to offer. A step through the front door reveals an entire world of eclectic art collected by the homeowners, all featured in a contemporary, light-filled space perfectly suited to raise their growing family. With its beautiful backyard pool, this house is dedicated to an easy indoor-outdoor lifestyle. As an added treat, just down a small flight of stairs sits a unique wine room adding to the relaxing feel of this neighborhood gem.  

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Photos by Jenifer Baker Photography

 

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