600 S Center Street, Forney, Texas 75126

MLS Listing: 14699902

Price: $575,000 $525,000

About This Home

This turn-of-the-century estate has been loving restored by an architect and his family (see "Recent Improvements", below).  The home is in the Historical District of Forney, a short walk away from the Historic Downtown area.

With an interior space of over 3000 square feet and a half-acre lot, there is plenty of room to spread out.  The living areas and bedrooms are huge, with a spacious wrap-around porch for relaxing or entertaining. 

Average Gas & Electric: $310/month                             Water/Sewer/Trash/Recycling: $85/month                             High Speed Internet: $76/month

Recent Improvements
  • Foundation Repair (lifetime warranty) and French Drain $54.5K
  • Exterior Paint $22.5K
  • Porch Renovation $12.2K
  • First Floor Half Bath Addition $4K
  • Chimneys Rebuilt & Repaired $4.5K
  • Shed with loft, ladder and workbench $4K
  • Electrical Improvements $2K
  • Plumbing Improvements $1.4K
  • Duct Cleaning $1K
  • Interior Plaster and Painting $1K materials and 100s of man-hours
1st Floor Rooms
  • Library/Study 12 x 14
  • Living Room 21 x 16
  • Dining Room (Music Room) 16 x 14
  • Dining Room 13 x 14
  • Kitchen 12 x 13
  • Utility Room 12 x 11
  • Half Bath
  • Full Bath
  • (all sizes approximate)

2nd Floor Rooms
  • Master Bedroom 18 x 18
  • Second Master 18 x 14
  • Bedroom 13 x 14
  • Bedroom 12 x 13
  • Sunroom 12 x 11
  • Full Bath
  • (all sizes approximate)

Questions On This Home?  Ask Betsy Anything!    469.236.8333 (m)

Quick Facts About Forney

Forney is located about 20 Miles east of downtown Dallas.  Forney was once known mostly for its antique shops, but it is now a rapidly growing residential area, sought after for its highly rated schools.  Forney was ranked by Homes.com as the 2nd Best Suburban the US to move to in 2021.

Like the rest of the Metroplex, Forney usually has short, generally mild, winters.  While freezing temperatures can occur from November through February, prolonged freezing temperatures are rare.  During the winter months, the highs are often in the 60s, 70s and 80s. Mid-June through mid-September can be quite hot with peak temperatures in the 90s and 100s.  One misconception people have about the Dallas area is that the climate is dry.  Actually, the major cities in the US with average annual rainfall closest to Dallas are Chicago and Seattle.  The difference is that those cities have far more rainy days than Dallas, which averages around 83 rainy days per year.

Links: WikipediaForney Economic Development Corporation

Quality of Life Ratings: Niche.com, Bestplaces.comHomes.com

School Ratings (for 600 S Center Street): Johnson ElementaryWarren Middle SchoolForney High School