Weekend Open House Tour: Oak Forest

What will you find in Oak Forest? Big lots with variously updated 1950s-era ranch homes, tall oaks and pines . . . and granite countertops! Below are five homes in the neighborhood open this weekend:

1411 Candlelight Ln., Oak Forest, Houston

Location: 1411 Candlelight Ln.
Details: 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths; 1,700 sq. ft.
Price: $237,000
The Scoop: 1955 ranch with kiddie playground, back patio, and carport. Bunk bed in 4th bedroom is available! New tile, granite countertops, stainless-steel appliances, fresh mulch, and much more. Listed just a week and a half ago.
Open House: Sunday, noon-4 pm

There’s more in our tour . . .


1414 Thornton Rd., Oak Forest, Houston

Location: 1414 Thornton Rd.
Details: 3-5 bedrooms, 2 baths; 1,316-sq.-ft. house plus 525 sq.-ft. guest house
Price: $275,000
The Scoop: Cute updated 1951 crown-molded ranch has new kitchen with . . . granite countertops! Attached 1-car garage. 3-room guest house has laminate wood floors. Listed briefly last November for $14K higher; on market with no price changes since then.
Open House: Sunday, 2-5 pm

2326 Hialeah Dr., Oak Forest, Houston

Location: 2326 Hialeah St.
Details: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths; 1,368 sq. ft.
Price: $235,000
The Scoop: Revamped open floor plan inserted into brick ranch and attached garage on the banks of the mighty White Oak Bayou. New everything, including granite countertops. “Master bathroom was created by an architect, so no detail has been missed.” Listed at the start of February; $10K price drop by the end of that month.
Open House: Sunday, 2-4 pm

2215 Lamonte Ln., Oak Forest, Houston

Location: 2215 Lamonte Ln.
Details: 3 bedrooms, 1 bath; 1,828 sq. ft.
Price: $266,000
The Scoop: 1952 ranch with new Kitchen (including granite countertops!) and Bath (including Italian marble antique vanity). Freestanding extra room in back yard. On market for a month.
Open House: Saturday & Sunday, 2-4 pm

1332 Lamonte Ln., Oak Forest, Houston

Location: 1332 Lamonte Ln.
Details: 3-4 bedrooms, 2 baths; 1,839 sq. ft.
Price: $259,900
The Scoop: Updated 1955 ranch with vinyl siding, all new Kitchen with granite countertops, large walk-in closet in Master Bedroom. No garage, but there is a small building for a workshop or office in back. On market since early February.
Open House: Sunday, 2-4 pm