June 2017

Found 13 blog entries for June 2017.

This Cedar Creek home is located in a secluded, private setting. Three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and 1,847 square feet of living space make up this home on almost 4 heavily wooded acres. The covered front porch is the perfect place to relax.  

The home is constructed of stone and HardiPlank with cedar posts surrounding the open front porch and is all on one level. The spacious two-car garage is well insulated providing an ideal workspace.

Stained concrete floors are present throughout the living space in the living room, dining room and kitchen. The kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, a built-in microwave, tile backsplash and convenient bar seating. A dining area adjoins the kitchen making meals easy to serve. The master bath features a

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The Bastrop Patriotic Festival will take place Saturday, July 1 beginning with a variety of activities at 10:00 a.m. and culminating with a patriotic firework display beginning at 9:15 p.m. Throughout the day, there will be plenty to enjoy including Zumba in the Park, a petting zoo, sand volleyball, water wonderland, children’s crafts and activities, a washer tournament, dominos tournament, performances by the Bastrop Honor Choir and Austin Symphonic Band, car show and parade.

Several fun contests will take place throughout the afternoon including a seed spitting contest, hot dog eating contest, pie eating contest and a leg shaving contest.    Whether you are looking to spend an hour or two or something to occupy the whole family for the day, the

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When you own a home, there is always something to do around the house it seems. While most projects require adult participation, there are a lot of thinks your kids can help with. Now that summer is here, they likely have some extra time on their hands that you can take advantage of. Sometimes they may grumble but in the end, it is a great way to spend some time together and accomplish something you need to do at the same time. Here are a few projects that kids of all ages can help out with.


Painting does a lot for your home by brightening a room and even increasing the value. It also happens to be one of the easiest projects for kids to help out with. Even preschoolers can handle a paint brush. Just make sure they work in areas where they

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If you are interested in purchasing a large piece of land near Bastrop, there are several properties available for you to consider. These properties offer plenty of land for you to spread out and offer lots privacy if you wish.  

Currently, we have the following parcels available.

334 Nink Road

56.22 Acres Nink Road

546 McAllister Road

00 Arrowhead Read

Various features are available on the different properties including ponds, pasture land, wooded acreage and wildlife.

Contact us today to decide which property is best for you.  

The Janis Penick Team

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pieDo you like pie? Really, who doesn’t like some kind of pie? This event is for everyone, even if for some reason you don’t like pie. Drop by the Bastrop Public Library for your chance in enjoy all things pie related or just to socialize with others from the community.

The Let’s Eat Pie Social will include a pie eating contest, games, door prizes, guessing jars and gift baskets. The pie eating contest will be limited to the first 10 people between the ages of 8 and 99 to sign up. So bring a pie to share and enjoy a slice while you mix and mingle during the event.

When: Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:00-3:00

Where: Bastrop Public Library, 1100 Church Street, Bastrop, TX

For more information about the Bastrop Public Library Pie Social, click here.  

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Homeowner’s Associations (HOAs) are popular in many different parts of the country. Almost all condos and townhouses are part of an HOA as well as many single-family homes in subdivisions. If you are considering a property in an HOA, you need to understand what the HOA offers as well as what they require from you as a homeowner. There may be restrictions on how you may use the home and you need to make sure they don’t prohibit anything that you plan to do. Here are three ways you can compare HOAs to ensure you select the one that best meets your needs.


The amenities offered by the HOA is one of the main considerations for many buyers. Most HOAs have at least a few basic amenities such as a common area including maintenance of the area. It

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If you are considering building a new home or plan to in the future, there are several lots available in ColoVista. Lots overlooking the golf course in this serene setting will be enjoyed for years to come. Lots begin around 0.2 acres and increase from there.

Currently, we have the following lots available.

127 Mountain Laurel Way

106 Oak Court

104 Bobolink Drive

107 Bobolink Drive

106 Bobolink Drive

The ColoVista Golf Course community has a lot to offer residents in a beautiful setting with many amenities to choose from. Enjoy breakfast or lunch at The Grill or finer dining at The View at the Mansion including a weekly Sunday brunch option plus live music on Friday evenings. The ColoVista pool is not to be missed and is available to

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Summer Movies in the Park is the perfect chance to gather your friends and family for a fun night out. On, Saturday, June 17, you will be able to enjoy the classic, Wizard of Oz. The movie will begin at dusk, somewhere around 8 or 8:30.

Bring your chairs, blankets, coolers and snacks to enjoy during the show. Concessions will also be available. Pets are also welcome. The movie will take place at Fisherman’s Park. Prior to the movie, Ms. Poppy the clown will be there making balloon animals and doing face painting.

Plan ahead for future Movies in the Park. Upcoming movies include Sky High, Moana and Little Giants.

When: Saturday, June 17, 2017 6:30

Where: Fisherman’s Park, 1200 Willow Street, Bastrop, TX

For more information about Summer

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backyard additionsBackyards come in all shapes and sizes but there are many things you can do to enhance your space if you plan to spend a lot of time outside. Anytime you plan to make a change, always consider the permanent impact to your property since no one will be there forever. Here are some ideas that you may want to consider along with a few reasons not to add them.


A gazebo is a fun addition to any backyard space. While open and airy, it still provides a covered space for outdoor get-togethers that might get rained out otherwise. It adds a whimsical touch that is romantic and nostalgic. However, a gazebo can also fit in if you like modern design. Gazebos can be overwhelming to a small yard so make sure you have enough space before you add one.

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This custom French country home is full of charm and beauty in every room and will be the perfect place for you to call home with plenty of space of relaxing, entertaining and everything in between.

Five bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, 4,201 square feet and more than 40 acres of land fenced with King Ranch fencing are part of this exquisite property. The tree lined drive sets the tone from the minute you drive on the property. The home was built with antique brick in 1989 and has delightful features in every room.

From the moment you step inside, you will be swept away with the carefully designed details that set this home apart. A spacious dining room is made to feel cozy with a fireplace and built in china cabinet. The living room is

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