June 2019

Found 12 blog entries for June 2019.

363 Furr MaysLa Tranquila Ranch is truly a one of a kind property. Situated in a private and serene setting with a ton of improvements, this Texas Ranch is completely ready to be enjoyed by you and as many people as you choose.

Two new residences were completed in 2019. The first is a 4,000 square foot home with three bedrooms, three full baths and one half bath. This property offers an open floor plan that is flooded with natural light. Sleek design elements are found throughout the home along with a large screened porch. An additional new structure was completed recently that includes a 4,500 square foot bunkhouse. Two original ranch-style homes remain on the property and have been nicely upgraded. The original properties offer two bedrooms and two full baths

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Bastrop Patriotic FestivalFood, fireworks and more fun than you can imagine will make up the Bastrop Patriotic Festival on Saturday, June 29th. Start the day with 1K fun run or Red, White and Blue 5K. Other events will kick off beginning at 9:00 a.m. and the day is packed with activities.

Just a few of the activities you can choose to enjoy are Kiddie Train Rides, a Colorado River Alliance Mobile River Exhibit, sand volleyball, knockerball and water wonderland. Water Wonderland will sell wristbands for all day access to multiple water slides. The afternoon will start the food eating contests including pie, hot peppers, frozen yogurt and hot dogs. That’s not all. The day will conclude with live music and a patriotic fireworks display scheduled to begin at 9:15.

When:

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Your Home's ValueAs a homeowner, you probably periodically think about the value of your home. Many different factors contribute to the value of your Bastrop home and it is important to understand them. Unless you are ready to sell your home in the near future, you probably won’t need to think about this daily but if at anytime you are making changes to your home, big or small, you will want to reflect on the effect it may have on your home’s value. All of these items can cause a positive or negative effect on the value and it is your job to maximize the impact in the positive direction.

Location

Urban or rural? Quiet or busy area? Neighborhood or not? Safe or unsafe area? There are so many different things to consider when thinking about location. This is the one

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123 LoysoyaWelcome to Garden Home Living at its finest! If you are ready for a simpler life with less responsibility around the house and the flexibility to be out of town when you want without worrying about what you are leaving behind, this is the perfect home for you. This single level home has two bedrooms, two full baths and one half bath with 1,851 square feet of living space. With low exterior maintenance and lawn maintenance covered for a monthly fee, this home provides you the ability to lock, leave and travel without having to worry about who will take care of things when you are away. This home is located in the Parklands Garden Homes section in The Colony, which is a gated community.123 Loysoya

Enter the home through a lovely glass door that leads you into the

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Western DaysThe 50th Annual Western Days will take place through Saturday, June 22 with lots of fun activities for you to enjoy.

Beginning on Thursday and running through Sunday, the carnival will take place at Memorial Park parking from Thursday-Saturday. The carnival will run from 6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. on Saturday. You can ride all you want Thursday evening when you purchase a $20 wristband. On Friday evening, there will be a free dance in the park pavilion from 8 p.m.-midnight sponsored by the Elgin Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday brings a full day of fun the with festival’s Grand Finale. Beginning with a parade at 10:00 a.m. and live entertainment in the afternoon.  There will be volleyball, horseshoe, washer

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GrillingWith the warm weather here to stay for a while, the amount of time you spend outdoors is likely to increase as you indulge in summer favorites like nights on the porch, walks after dark and dinner on the grill. Before you start using the grill for the season, it is important to take some precautions and prepare your grill. Take an afternoon to get the grill ready before you plan to use it.

Gas Grills

With any gas appliance, there are components which deteriorate over time and this can easily happen during the colder months when the grill isn’t in use. Time in storage is still time; even if a grill is not exposed to the elements, time itself may cause damage to critical components. Whether your gas grill is brand new or not, take the time to check it

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285 ChisholmThis stone and brick home in The Colony sits on a 0.60 acre lot. There are four bedrooms, two full baths and one half bath in the home of more than 2,700 square feet. The front door offers a welcoming entry with a nice front porch and a striking front door. The home is finished with numerous upgrades that will help it stand out from its competition. The home offers an open floor plan allowing you to gather in small or large groups as you desire without being crowded in one room. The kitchen includes a large island with bar seating, stainless appliances, granite countertops, a tile backsplash and a pantry. Spill over to the breakfast area or living room with a cozy gas fireplace. Continuous flooring is carried throughout the home with the exception of the

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Weekend FunOn Saturday, June 15th, Bastrop County will host a variety of fun events throughout the day. From morning through night, there is something fun for everyone.

Start your day at the Blue Flame Cruisers Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show. The show will run frm 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Schulman Theatres in Bastrop. Take in hot rods, classic cars, vintage trucks, motorcycles and more at the show. You will also enjoy food vendors, kid’s activities door prizes and more.

Sounds of Smithville will take place from 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. with four shows in four different locations. Enjoy local musicians for free while you have a drink or shop.

Dinner on the Grounds will start Saturday night at 6:00 at the Historic Hill Family Home & Rose Garden in Smithville. This

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Final Walk ThroughWhen you are buying a new Bastrop home, there are many steps that you will go through between the contract and closing. You may feel that some of them aren’t necessary and could be skipped. One of the things your agent will most likely recommend prior to closing is a final walk through of the home you are purchasing. Is this necessary? Most agents will answer this question with a quick yes and we agree completely. Here are 5 reasons you don’t want to skip the final walk through before closing.

1. When you viewed the home and made an offer on it, it may have been furnished. When you are looking at a furnished home, no matter how thoroughly you look, there are things you can’t see. Did the couch hide a hole in the carpet? Were walls damaged behind

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129 Mountain LaurelWelcome home! This home has it all. Start with spectacular sunset and golf course views that you can enjoy alone or with guests. This beautiful multi-level home offers two levels of decks where you can enjoy sweeping panoramic views of the Colorado River Valley.

This home includes four bedrooms, three full baths and one half bath and more than 6,000 square feet of living space. The living areas include family/great room with fireplace, two offices, a game room, media room with wet bar and a bonus room for crafts, exercise or a play room. With above average room sizes, this home will allow you to live life to the fullest. 

Preparing meals in the expansive kitchen will be a dream with a huge island, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops.

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