Searching for a vacation home on the lake? There’s one Waterfront property that just hit the market and it’s bringing high-style to Lake Whitney. Resting on a1.46-acre lot tucked away in aprivate, gated community very close to Uncle Gus Marinais328 County Road 1710 in Clifton, Texaslocatedjust 1.5 hours from Dallas. This extraordinary home boasts a modern salt-water pool, lap pool, and dual hot tubs - ideal for those seeking a little R&R poolside.(more…)
There are ranches, and then there are ranches. If you have been looking for a fabulous sprawling home on serious acreage with equally serious horse facilities, 264 Yowell Road in Whitesboro is just the place.
Located 35-miles off the coast of the tropical island of Roatán, is one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets – Pristine Bay – and it’s just a short 3-hour flight from DFW International Airport. You could ideally leave around 8 a.m. and be on the beach by lunch! (more…)
I know we cover a lot of high-end, amazing properties here at SecondShelters.com, but let’s face it: That’s purely window shopping for the vast majority of us. This week, I decided to showcase a darling little property in Princeton. The ranch at 9176 Lakeridge Drive is the type of property I sell all the time.
As horse owners, we spend all of our money on the bottomless pit we call “horse ownership,” and the reality is, for the majority of us a $1 million-plus property just ain’t gonna happen. Situated on 10 acres just east of McKinney, this property is still within commuting distance to Dallas, and is very fairly priced within normal people range at $339,900. It’s on the south end of the peninsula off FM 546, so extremely close to Allen, Wylie, Lavon, etc.
Not only is Boot Ranch a gorgeous place to play and stay, it’s also a fabulous community that focuses on supporting America’s heroes — our veterans.
More than 150 golfers turned out at the fifth annual Nimitz Golf Classic on June 12. The 2014 Nimitz Golf Classic raised more than $100,000 for both the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and Combat Marine Outdoors, a non-profit organization which seeks to provide an outdoor adventure of a lifetime to some of our heroes. This year’s proceeds bring the total funds raised over the past five years to benefit the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, the National Museum of the Pacific War and co-beneficiary non-profits serving the needs of veterans and military personnel to well over $500,000.
Horse People, looky here! As a specialist in horse property, I’m always being asked to find clients a “modest home on acreage, set up for horses”. Well, here it is! True horse people care much more about the land than the house, but this one is the rare gem that has both beautiful accommodations for the equines, as well as a stunning updated home for the two-legged loves of your life.
Summer months in Texas reach scorching hot temperatures. You need a home where you can beat the heat in style with family and friends. Look no further than 472 White Rock Road – your own personal vacation spot at Richland Chambers Reservoir. While just an hour away from Downtown Dallas, it is a convenient and easy way to spend a few weekends or an entire summer. This large, inviting Mediterranean style house boasts all the amenities for an idyllic retreat. (more…)
Well, many Dallasites still love the trek to West Texas. Take Tex Gross, Chairman of Commerce Street Capital in Dallas, and his wife, Vaughn. They had been looking for a vacation home for five years in the Ft. Davis/Alpine/Marfa area of West Texas. Finally, they found it in the form of a real log cabin! And isn’t she a beauty? Look at that view! Wait ’till you see the interiors! (more…)