Dallas’s housing stock remains low, but we’ve scoured the area for a few places that might offer something special for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend.

Whether it’s a beautiful pool, a kitchen built for entertaining, or a large backyard – or, in the case of the Windsor Range, all three – these homes will meet your family’s needs for this vacation and beyond.

Which open day will you go to?

Big old flag

Volunteers in Irving will begin planting more than 40,000 American flags in front of homes, businesses and places of worship next week to celebrate Independence Day and show some patriotic solidarity. So while you’re enjoying the 30th Annual Great Flag Caper on the city’s 10-mile MacArthur Boulevard, make an appointment to take a peek at the amazing home at: 4405 Windsor Ridge Drive.

The $3.5 million home has six bedrooms and nine bathrooms spread across 8,700 square feet.

Fine dining, two game rooms, a glass-enclosed wine cellar and a backyard oasis with summer kitchen make this home the best party spot in town.

We don’t blame you for wanting to plant your flag on Windsor Ridge and stay there for a while, but be sure to check out the Great Flag Jump Central Command Post on the porch of Nell Ann Hunt’s house at 3704 Hidalgo St. Theme of the event: “We do not live in America. America lives in us.”

Tours of 4405 Windsor Ridge Drive are scheduled by appointment through a real estate agent. Brad Crouch with Engel & Volkers Dallas Southlake.

down at the farm

These four bedrooms on an acre in the countryside are definitely another good Fourth of July venue.

We’re not talking about a bad neighbors party, just a nice gathering place where people can socialize, eat in the spacious kitchen, and let the kids run around in the back or even outside. After all, this is a country.

house in 810 Hill St., Farmersvillewhich is priced at $430,000, includes energy-efficient upgrades, internal insulation, and a three-car garage with adjoining side room that can be used as a workshop, home gym, or warehouse.

Peach trees, flower beds and rose bushes will attract family and guests to nature. The front porch invites visitors to sit and chat over a glass of lemonade. The backyard fire pit is perfect for grilling s’mores or gathering songs and laughing with friends.

The roof and cedar fence are brand new. And don’t worry about the lawn; A 46-inch Husqvarna lawnmower is at your disposal.

Realtor Virginia Diaz with Vickles Real Estate Group Inc. hosts an open day from noon to 3:00 pm on Saturday, June 25th.

This backyard though

Old East Dallas’s house 727 Lipscomb Ave. has a large backyard ideal for an above ground pool, games and barbecues.

Built in 1924, this house has been renovated several times. Literally over the past four years, the concrete entrance has been replaced, a new concrete patio has been built in the backyard, and new steps have been built at the back entrance. Sewerage is new, gas is stretched to the fireplace. While this doesn’t seem like a good time for a campfire, these gas logs will come in handy in the fall.

Perhaps the best part is that Lipscomb’s lair is on an 8,400-square-foot lot.

And the updates go on and on: a new gas line from the meter to the house, new gates to the lane between the garage and the fence, new paint, updated water pipes with good pressure and no leaks. The foundation was inspected by Substructure Repairs Inc. with a lifetime transferable warranty.

The home has landscaping on this massive backyard and new interior paint.

A two-bedroom, two-bath apartment costs $675,000.

Realtor Michael Crane shows the house from 10:00 to 15:00 on Saturday, June 25.

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