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The Lakes of Dark Hollow, Grand Saline, TX

MLS 10027303 - $944,000 - 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3 car garage & 6800 sq ft

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1571 FM 17
Grand Saline, TX 75140

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“Lakes of Dark Hollow” sounds enchanting doesn’t it?  Where do you find almost 81 acres with more than a third of it under water by having two gorgeous lakes on it?  Just a little more than an hour east of Dallas.  It is gated and sits off the main road approximately 1500 feet offering its owner extreme privacy.  This is a beautiful, custom home with almost 6800 sq feet under roof.  It is perched high above the main lake that is approximately 24 acres surrounded by beautiful, mature hardwoods.  This home has over 2000 sq ft of covered, wrap around porches allowing for spectacular views of the lake plus an outdoor wood burning fire place to keep you warm on those cool evenings.  The main lake has a two slip boathouse.  There is also a pier and fishing deck that is separate of the boathouse that is probably close to 500 sq feet.  When you walk up to the front door you know this home is special.  It has beautiful leaded, stain glass on either side of the massive, solid wood doors.  Upon entering the first thing you will notice are the Mesquite, hardwood floors, beautiful and rich with color.  You have an open office concept on your right and a quaint sitting area on your left.  The formal dining area is straight ahead and accompanied by one of the home’s four, wood burning places.  The view in the living area may leave you speechless.  You will find cathedral ceilings and below that, walls of glass to maximize the view of the lake and nature.  You have a large wood burning fire place.  It has an open kitchen with custom, Mesquite wood cabinets and combination breakfast bar and kitchen island.  The master bedroom is wonderful with its own wood burning fireplace and sitting area.  You have a large walk-in closet in the master bath and wait until you see the view you have of the lake while you are soaking in your bath tub.  Incredible!  Both guest bedrooms are large and comfortable and both have their own private bath.

The second lake is nestled below the tree line, again offering privacy and seclusion.  Close to this lake is a small cabin, perfect to let the children or grand children camp out.  You have a nice meadow area if you want horses or feel like a couple head of cows would be nice.  Off from the main home is a very nice metal workshop, approximately 1250 sq feet.  Since this land is unrestricted and almost 81 acres and surrounded by woods, hunting is always an option.

You are maybe 6 miles to the grocery store, 15 miles to Lake Fork, less than 35 miles to five, 18 hole golf courses, 15 miles to Mineola, 50 miles to Tyler and just a little more than an hour’s drive to the Metroplex.



“Wide Open Spaces” 243 FM 901, Whitesboro, TX

MLS 10036874 - $895,000 - 242 acres with approx. 3 miles of road frontage

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242 FM 901
Whitesboro, TX 76273

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Are you looking for wide open spaces?  Lots of land?  Well I think you’ve found it.  Here is over 242 acres located in Grayson County on FM 901 just a few miles outside of Whitesboro.  This tract of land has roads on all 4 sides comprising close to 3 miles of road frontage.  There is electric and water at the road.  The property’s perimeter is not 100% fenced in but it is crossed fenced in some areas.  It is currently being used for agricultural and grazing purposes.  It appears there has been corn grown on the property and currently there is sorghum being grown along with costal Bermuda.  It has a couple of ponds on the property.  Currently they are running cattle on part of the land.  Hay production in a normal season might produce upwards of 3 to 4 round bales of hay per acre.  This property allows you to several options as far as being income producing.  If you need more land to run cattle, grow crops or bale hay, then you need this land.

 


302 Acre Cattle Ranch for Sale, Grand Saline, TX

MLS 9995216 - $895,000 - 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage & 3220 sq ft

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511 CR 1701
Grand Saline, TX 75140

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This is a unique property. First, it is over 300 acres which larger properties are getting more difficult to find. Second, the main home is perched on a hill with a 360 degree view of the surrounding area. There is a creek that cuts through the property that runs year round. It has a large 5 to 6 acre lake fully stocked just below the house that you can see out from several of the rooms in the home. You have great hunting with an abundance of ducks, deer, doves and hogs. You can also take in a little fishing with the two nice size lakes and five ponds. Inside, the home has an extremely large family room/dining area plus a spectacular view of the swimming pool. Just beyond the pool you can see acres and acres of rolling pastures and trees. The 300 acres is fenced and crossed fenced and can easily handle over a 120 head of cattle. The pastures make up about 80% of the 300 acres and average 120 round bails per cutting with 3 to 4 cutting per year depending on rainfall. There are no stables but it does have two working pens. The barn is approximately 30 x 60 with a guest apartment.

Just like the land you have plenty of room to spread out in this home. It is approximately 3220 sq ft living and over 4000 sq ft under roof. Inside you have a large wood burning fireplace that keeps you warm and toasty in the winter. The kitchen/breakfast area is large and open. Lots of storage space in the kitchen plus a gas oven and cook top that is perfect for the serious cook in the household. There is a private office tuck away with a great view of the land. You will not feel cramped in the master bedroom. It has plenty of room for a crowd plus a sitting area. All three of the guest bedrooms are comfortable in size. There is a great game room perfect for entertaining and giving the kids some space. Take a little time out for yourself and drive out today and see if we can't put you in the cattle business.

 


Spectacular Historical Home with Endless Possibilities - Mineola, TX

MLS 10025538 - $690,000 - 4866 sq feet main home, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms,
2 guest cottages, 1 guest home 2/2/2, 1 guest home 1/1

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311 E Kilpatrick
Mineola, Tx 75773

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Step back in time to this spectacular Historical Prairie style “Lott Home” with endless possibilities.  Built in 1918 with its southern architecture and 4900 square feet, this fully renovated and immaculate property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Texas Historic Landmark as well as a Historical Plaque by the City of Mineola.  With its four structures, this property would be ideal as an event venue, bed and breakfast or fine dining.  The first thing to catch your eye as you drive up to this magnificent Lott House are the beautifully landscaped grounds of seasonal color and the large spacious front porch with its 6 fluted columns.  As you enter the great room, this home boasts of beautiful original hardwood floors, chandeliers and sconces as well as  picture frame ceilings.  Off of the living area you will find a cozy sunroom with original crock tile flooring and beveled French doors which completes a marvelous space for entertaining.  To complete the downstairs, there is a formal dining room, breakfast room, butler’s pantry and spectacular gourmet kitchen with upgraded granite countertops, a Thermador commercial stove and ventihood as well as a functioning elevator and full bath.  The grand staircase takes you to 3 guest bedrooms as well as a master suite, complete with a separate bath, sitting room and powder room, all beautifully renovated.  Additional features to this main house are a basement, attic which can be converted into a third floor room and a large balcony overlooking the gorgeous landscaped grounds. 

Ideal for “Bed and Breakfast” rentals are the separate cottages. Enjoy a touch of the past with the luxuries of today. These quaint rooms have original hardwood floors, private baths and kitchenettes, a lovely balcony for your relaxing enjoyment and a private romantic hot springs spa for two. 

In addition to the main home and cottages is a charming two story, 1600 square foot Victorian home.  Built in 1994, this house has 2 bedrooms and 2 baths as well as an upstairs sitting area which overlooks the large living room.  Additional amenities include a spacious kitchen, vaulted ceilings and a private covered balcony. 

To complete what this property has to offer is a small one bedroom mother-in-law house which was built in 1994 with 864 square feet, ideal for additional rental.  Each of these homes enjoy a quaint outdoor fireplace surrounded by lush grounds.

If it’s a business opportunity you are looking for, “B&B”, white table cloth restaurant, wedding venue or just a quiet sanctuary away from the fast paced city, this will be your ideal property.


Spitfire Creek Ranch

MLS 10036664 - $579,000 - 3392 sq feet, 3/3/2, 44.029 acres

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1107 Cr 4620
Winnsboro, TX 75494

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Bull bucking arena, cattle and horse operation, beautiful 3392 sq ft home, barn with five horse stalls, tack room, and wash bay, picturesque pastures with three ponds, fenced and cross fenced.  This place has it all!  Home has 3bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, nice kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, breakfast area with bay window, formal dining, living area with cathedral ceiling, bonus room with kitchenette (could be mother-in-law quarters) open loft , laundry room.  Jacuzzi tub in large master bath.  Bucking arena has bull alley, holding pens, loading chute, bucking chutes and alleys.  Pastures have pipe fencing and electro braid fencing.  Pastures have produce up to 1500 sq bales of hay.  A great place for horses and cattle.  It has about 80% pastures and 20% timber.  This home has a huge deck in back of house with gazebo and fire pit.  Fenced garden with raised beds. Stallion/Mare w/foal paddock in back of house.  Zoned central heat and air with two energy efficient units.  Custom wood-burning fireplace in living area.  There is a mudroom off the back porch and it ready for you to move in right now!!


One Of A Kind - Emory, TX

MLS 10018337 - $649,000 - Waterfront, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 4 car garage & 3060 sq ft

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692 PR 5937
Emory, TX 75440

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"Unique" as defined by Webster's dictionary is "something is unlike anything or anyone else". You will find this to be true with this property. It is a very unique property and one that can offer its owner so much enjoyment.

When you enter into the home you will notice high vaulted ceilings and recessed lighting. You have an open floor plan with the living and kitchen area with a large wood burning fireplace for all to enjoy. From here one can look out at your very own private pond. You can walk from this living area and enter into a second living area or if you need a large dining area this would also work and again you have a great view of the pond typically with both wild ducks and your own black swan enjoying their surroundings.

As you move on you will notice an aviary right off one of the master bedroom suites. This particular bedroom has its own fireplace and master bathroom suite with a large jet tub and glass snail shower plus a large walk-in closet. There is a second master bedroom suite that is very private from the rest of the home. It too has its own master bathroom suite with great lighting, lots of mirrors, an over sized glass shower and a huge walk-in closet. The third bedroom with its own private bathroom is found upstairs. It has its own sitting area with a small library.

When you are ready to go outside and relax, you have wonderful decking to sit and watch the sun slowly melt away on the horizon. That's when the surface of your pond begins to reflect all of the beautiful images of the nature that surrounds you. If you are a walking enthusiast you have your own stamped, concrete, walking trail that goes all the way around your private pond. This is probably over 400 meters long and winds itself in and out of large, hardwood trees and over cute wooden bridges. As you are strolling around the pond you will see a small peninsula in the middle of the pond with a gazebo. In the middle of the pond is a lit fountain which is one of the favorite spots for the water fowls to congregate. The pond is always kept at a constant level with its water source supplied by your own private well. You can fish in your pond or right across the street you have a private boat ramp that is for the use of the property owners and will have you fishing on Lake Fork in a matter of minutes.

If you are looking for a round of golf, you have an 18 hole golf course right out back. Come out and enjoy this unique property whether it is just for the weekend or for the rest of your life.


This property is also being offered at $449,000 or $416,000. Contact us for details.


Lakeside Luxury In Land’s End, Yantis, TX

MLS 10040339  - $625,000 - waterfront 4 bed, 4 bath, 3 car garage, 4835 sq ft

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187 Pr 5985 
Yantis, TX 75497 

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This luxurious, 4835 sq foot, waterfront home located in Land’s End, the premier subdivision out at Lake Fork, makes the perfect retirement home to have your family come and visit.  You have 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, a half bath, a huge family room, a dining area, a great kitchen,  a very large media room, a swimming pool and a pier and boat house with two slips, a fishing deck and concrete bulk head.  If that is not enough, you have an 18 hole, championship golf course, driving range, a pro shop, club house with restaurant and bar, a member’s swimming pool and event center.  This home has a fantastic view of the lake and beautiful landscaping all around the grounds.  When the lake is full you have approximately 8 feet of water in the slips and almost 10 feet of water off of the fishing deck.  The back yard is fantastic with your own swimming pool to keep you cool in the summer and a built in gas grill perfect for preparing your famous mouthwatering hamburgers. The great room is just that, “great”.  It is rich with texture from the hand scraped hard wood flooring to the expansive, wood, cross beams.  This is a spacious room with 23 foot high ceilings and a massive fireplace.  It offers a wet bar with sink and ice maker.  The kitchen has a large kitchen island.  It has all stainless steel appliances with double ovens, warming drawer and built-in microwave.  There is a large dining area off of the kitchen that looks out over the lake.  The master bedroom is downstairs.  It has its own fireplace, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, sitting area and two large walk-in closets.  The master bathroom has individual lavatories, large walk-in shower, jet tub and private water closet.  There are two guest bedrooms upstairs and each has their own private bath.  There is a huge, third bedroom upstairs with its own private bath.  Rather than go out to the movies, just stay in at home with your own, very cool media room, perfect for watching all of your favorite movies.  Bet you didn’t know retirement could be so good.


Luxury Living On Your Own Private Lake in Mineola, TX

MLS 10016113 - $590,000 - 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3 car garage & 6000 sq ft

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4735 South Hwy 37
Mineola, TX 75773

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East Texas ranch style home is one way to describe this property.  It was built in 1941.  It has over 6000 sq ft of living & situated on more than 30 acres. You have access to shared, 23 acre, private lake that is fully stocked with bass, crappie, catfish, red ear, blue gills and shad.  This home is beautifully landscaped all the way down to the lake with every season bringing an anticipation of changing color. This home has a private lake cabin for your guests, a care takers home, a large barn and a pier and boathouse. The main home has 4 bedrooms with the master bedroom located downstairs, four bathrooms, two half baths,  a wonderful kitchen and breakfast area, a formal dining room, sitting room, formal living room, den, card room, wet bar, game room & a private office.  Your yard is park like with huge, mature, trees, open patio looking out at the lake, 650 ft of shoreline, a pier & boathouse.  Should you decide you need a horse or two, you have plenty of room for that as well.  Although you feel like you are out in the country, you are only minutes to downtown Mineola.


Beautiful Waterfront Home for Sale in Land's End On Lake Fork

MLS 9995737 - $499,000 - 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, 2 car garage & 3989 sq ft

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Lot 19 PR 5983
Yantis, TX 75497

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This luxurious, waterfront home is located on lot 19 in Land's End, Lake Fork's premier subdivision. In addition to being on Lake Fork and having deep water, this home also over looks the No. 5 green at The Links, a championship, 18 hole golf course at your back door. This 4/4/2 waterfront home has almost 4000 sq ft. It offers many of the same amenities you find in other custom homes at Land's End. There are granite countertops, natural hickory cabinets, hardwood floors, Berber carpet, ceramic tile, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, huge walk-in pantry, oversized utility room and a massive stone fireplace. The design is a Donald Gardner Home and the floor plan is open living with the kitchen, breakfast and dining area all visible to the living area. The master bathroom has both an oversize shower & tub.

You have the option of the bonus room to make it what you want. The bonus room could be a large 5th bedroom, office or maybe just make into your own private media/exercise room. You have an outdoor patio for entertaining and your yard is already landscaped and has a central sprinkling system. This home boasts state of the art electronics and high tech insulation. This waterfront lot is covered in beautiful hardwoods pluse it is over 1 acre in size. You have an estimate 1.5 additional acres in leaseback. It has a great site to build your own private boathouse and water depth averages between 8 to 10 feet deep.

This home, located in Land's nd Subdivision offers you fishing, golf and swimming plus a wonderful club house, restaurant and pro shop. Come out and enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with family, friends and business assoicaites.


Wonderful Wooded Waterfront Home - Yantis, TX Lake Fork

MLS 10027691 - $449,000 - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage & over 4160 sq ft

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351 CR 1299
Yantis, TX 75497

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How long have you been dreaming about a waterfront home?  This waterfront home is situated on a beautiful, wooded, waterfront lot, a breath taking view of  Lake Fork, over 4160 sq feet under roof and has really deep water.  The yard is beautifully landscaped and has central sprinkling from the road to the shore line.  If you are looking for trees this home probably has close to a 100 mature, hardwood, trees providing the property the perfect canopy of shade.  It has over 350 feet of shore line and has approximately 145 feet of concrete retaining wall.  You may not be able to find a better boathouse on Lake Fork.  It is 1330 sq foot enclosed with a two stall boathouse and a very nice fishing deck on the back.  When the lake is full it is approximately 8 feet deep in the slips and over 9 feet deep right off of the fishing deck.  Out behind the main home is a great workshop, 26’ x 26’, with a large bay door and separate entry door.  It has a second story which is great for additional storage.  When you walk into the great living area you will easily notice two things, the great view of the lake and the high, knotty, pine ceilings.  Then you will take notice of the large wood burning fire place perfect to warm you up on cold winter days.  Your kitchen has double ovens, a smooth glass cook top, built-in microwave, trash compactor, dishwasher, lots of countertop space, corner window sink, work station, kitchen island and breakfast bar.  You even have a reverse osmosis water treatment system.  Off of the kitchen is your dining area perfect for entertaining.  You have one of the best screened in porches allowing you to enjoy your morning’s first cup of coffee.  Here you can read the paper or just sit and enjoy a nice southern breeze and watch the lake’s wild life unfold right in front of you.  When you want to sit outside, you have over 900 feet of composite, decking.  If you need to catch up on some work, you have your own private office which comes with DSL service and looks out at the lake.   The master bedroom is downstairs and has his and hers walk-in closets.  The master bath is spectacular with great lighting, lots of mirrors, two lavatories, vanity area, Jacuzzi jet tub, large walk-in shower and private water closet.  The upstairs has a cat-walk that connects the two bedrooms with a sitting area.  Both guest bedrooms are comfortable and share a full bath.  You have a warm, cozy half bath located right off of the dining area and kitchen.  You utility room is ample in size capable of holding both a stand up freezer and refrigerator, full size washer and dryer and still have room for cabinets, countertops and a sink. In addition to having a two car garage you also have a smaller garage to handle your lawn equipment.  Why don’t you quit dreaming about your dream, lake home?  Now is the time to buy your dream lake home and this could be it.


If Looks Could Kill - Yantis, TX Home

$449,500

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331 CR 1942
Yantis, TX 75497

If looks could kill, you just might die when you see this property!! If you have always wanted a fantastic waterfront home, well here it is. This waterfront home comes complete with a breath taking 180 degree view of Lake Fork, over 4696 sq feet under roof and really, really deep water. The yard is beautifully landscaped both front and back. You have over sized doors with beveled, leaded glass that opens into the foyer. When you walk straight ahead, your met by a spectacular view of the lake. Open floor plan, exposed beams, polished travertine tile floors, Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf cook top, stainless steel Kitchen Aid appliances, granite counters, skylights, recessed lighting, gourmet kitchen, 8 foot doorways, indoor attrium, bull nose corners, handsome cabinetry and stunning stone work are all just a few of the amenities you will quickly notice. Here you can sit outside on your covered patio and enjoy this breath taking view of the lake almost all year round.

The master bedroom is not left alone. It too has an incredible view of the lake as does one of the guest bedrooms. The master bath has a walk-in stone and travertine shower, double sinks, plantation shutters and let's not forget its view of the lake. Here you have over 2 acres to enjoy and over 600 feet of shoreline. Quit dreaming about your lake home. Now is this time to buy your lake home.


Perfectly Peaceful at Penson Point

MLS 10021906 - $399,900 - 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 3 car garage

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520 Pr 5517
Alba, Tx 75410

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“Perfectly Peaceful” may be one way to describe this property but don’t forget “panoramic”.  In addition to this home being located in one of the most peaceful, gated, subdivisions on Lake Fork, it also has a fantastic, panoramic view of Lake Fork.  This beautiful, custom built, brick waterfront home is just a little over 4000 sq ft under roof.  It is situated on almost .70 of an acre wooded lot with beautiful, large, mature hard woods.  It has a bulk head and close to 204 feet of shoreline.  Directly across from this home is the subdivisions boat ramp only for the property owners and their guests.   One of the first things you notice upon entering is the immediate view of the lake from the living area.  It draws you to the lake.  Outside you have a large covered, wrap around, concrete, patio.  The wooden deck is over 430 sq ft.  Inside the living area is warm and inviting, attired with beautiful, custom, oak, picture paneling.  You have a wonderful, wood burning fire place, large skylights, recessed lighting, two living areas, two dining areas, a wet bar, large custom kitchen with granite countertops and island.  The utility room is conveniently located off of the 3 bay, 1200 sq foot garage and it has a sink, built-ins and folding area.  The master bedroom may have to compete with the two living areas as to which one has the best view of the lake.  It is large enough to have a nice sitting area.  It has recessed lighting, large walk-in closet and ceiling fan.  The master bathroom has both a large walk-in shower with body spray and bench seating plus a jet tub.  It has dual vanities, oak cabinetry and wainscoting.  It also offers wonderful lighting and lots of mirrors.  Both guest bedrooms are comfortable in size with large, walk-in closets.   This home has a perfect location on Lake Fork.  It has a perfect view of the lake and it is perfectly peaceful.  Wouldn’t this make the perfect home for you?