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3403 Knight St

 Dallas, TX 75219
Listing Price
2,680 Sq. Ft.
$466/Sq. Ft.


Rare opportunity to own this charming historic home in the heart of Oak Lawn on PRIME tree-shaded corner lot. Step back in time on the large covered front porch of cedar.... and into your own urban oasis!

Tall ceilings, spacious rooms flooded with natural light and lots of character make this home a comfortable, yet elegant residence for urban living while honoring the historic architectural integrity. Spacious formal entry flanked by gorgeous original columns invite you into the living room with gas fireplace, original lighting and pine floors. Pocket doors open to dining room with lots of windows overlooking the gardens. Sunny kitchen with walk-in pantry and breakfast area opens to rear yard . Powder room in downstairs hall features original sink with double faucets. Transom windows over center hall doorways . This home is one of the few surviving examples of the Texas Prairie / Arts & Craft style in Oak Lawn.

Original architectural details include leaded glass sidelights in entry, light fixtures in LR, DR and proper foyer, interior/exterior columns, millwork, working brick (gas) fireplace and mantle, cabinetry, heavy panel doors with original hardware and pine flooring throughout . Pocket doors between living-dining rooms, original wavy glass windows in living room, glass-front butler pantry, and huge clawfoot tub! Unique cantilevered staircase and landing with four 12 over 1 windows add to the charm!

Many major systems have been updated! Honed granite counters, farmhouse sink and vintage stove in kitchen . Large walk-in shower with seat . Clawfoot tub in bath with heated floor! Rinnai tankless hot water heater. Ceiling fans in all BR!

New natural cedar plank fence w/electric gated driveway 2017. A forest of mature trees including incredible live oak, red oak, dogwood, cedar, sumac, and five majestic fruit-bearing pecan trees! Huge covered front porch with new cedar tongue-in-groove floorboards 2017! Fresh interior/exterior paint 2018. Potential for future expansion in attic with high pitched roof, or additional structure(s) with current MF2 zoning .

Built in 1914, the Bailey family purchased the home in 1918. The current owners purchased from Lois Bailey (former SMU librarian and first woman deacon - First Presbyterian Church Dallas) in 1995 in near original condition. One of the few remaining homes of this generation located in inner-city Dallas.

Expansive corner lot 80 X 1 40 is prime for development with 11,200 SF zoned MF2! (potential for 7-8 units- seller will relocate structure after closing if buyer plans to develop) Property sides to retail and adjacent to newer luxury condominiums. Potential for rezoning to commercial/office or as live/work space. (Buyer to perform due diligence prior to contract.) Perfect for professional home office. Significant development already underway in one of the hottest markets in the city!
Centrally located in highly desired Oak Lawn with easy access to the Arts District, Design Center, American Airlines Ctr, CBD,DMA, and some of the best bars, restaurants, nightlife & shopping in the city!
Just steps to Starbucks, Gloria?s, Buffalo Wild Wings, ROUX Bistro, Uncle Julio?s, only 2 blocks to Kroger, 5 blocks to Whole Foods , Dallas Yoga center!

Home and lot sold together $1,250,000.
Lot only (seller to relocate home after closing) $1,195,000.

Ideal purchaser will share the dream of preserving *this old house* and continue the legacy in the present setting.
Additional photos and information available upon request. Serious inquiries only please.
Home to be sold ***as is, where is, and with all faults ***
Sale is not subject to appraisal or financing contingency.

The home must be seen to be appreciated. Call today to schedule your private showing!

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