A neighborhood in bloom highlights six architecturally diverse homes, three special garden spaces and the beautified grounds of a local school in the Garden Oaks Home & Garden Tour, set for noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
On the upcoming tour, visitors can expect to see quaint cottages and charming bungalows, plus plantation, ranch and traditional-style homes. Garden Oaks supports updates and new construction while maintaining its charm and sense of history.
Home tour stops include 730 W. 41st St., 834 W. 41st St., 807 Lamonte Lane, 1003 Gardenia Drive, 1530 Sue Barnett Drive and 411 W. 32nd St. The creative landscaping at Garden Oaks Montessori School is on view for visitors, as are three private gardens.
The Tour Center is located in the Garden Oaks Shopping Center, 3803 N. Shepherd Drive. From the center, catch a free shuttle to all nine tour stops.
Let's take a preview at what the Garden Oaks Home & Garden Tour is offering.
House at 730 W. 41st St.
The owners of this Garden Oaks cottage preserved the classic front view in a major recent renovation. A step inside reveals a smart expansion with a large, open living area affording views of the outside.
The backyard now serves as outdoor living space anchored by a swimming pool.