November 2019

Found 13 blog entries for November 2019.

1344 Park Road 1CThis gorgeous double lot sits in the state park and offers 10.25 acres of land for you to enjoy. The current property includes an existing garage slab, new electric meter, added spigots and a stall that was added to the barn. There is a septic tank currently on the property but the condition is unknown. The land sits in a quiet area and is traversed be a wet weather creek. Build your dream home and enjoy all this land has to offer and unlimited potential for you to enjoy.   1344 Park Road 1C

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Bastrop holiday eventsOnce Thanksgiving arrives, the holiday season is in full swing and this year is no exception with an abundance of holiday themed activities this weekend for you to enjoy. Start with a little shopping Saturday morning, November 30 at the Bastrop Farmer’s Market. This annual artisan market will feature a variety of unique artisans presenting handmade and original arts and crafts that are perfect for gift giving or decorating your home for the holidays.

After you shop ‘til you drop, visit Historic Downtown Bastrop for Wassail Fest where you will find shops open for the . From 1-5 p.m., stroll through the shops and taste everyone’s favorite hot mulled cider. After sampling them all, vote for your favorite in the People’s Choice Award contest and enjoy live

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Home Security and SafetyWhen it comes time to sell your Bastrop home, you are likely to think a lot about the price and making sure it’s clean and ready for buyers to look at. It’s easy to forget about the fact that strangers will be coming into your home most likely when you aren’t there and what you should do to protect yourself and your possessions. What are the best ways to keep your home safe when you aren’t home?

Your safety is one of many reasons you should use an agent to sell your home. If you sell your home on your own, how will you evaluate agents to determine who you should allow to show your home? Many agents use some kind of appointment service to schedule showings and these services will only allow licensed real estate agents to schedule appointments. Another

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103 ArborvitaBuild your dream home and enjoy this beautiful golf course view! The 0.25 acre lot overlooks the #8 fairway of ColoVista golf course with panoramic views in the distance. The golf course is owned by POA, under professional management and open to the public with optional memberships available. This lot includes lawn service for a fee of $100 per month leaving your weekends free for enjoyment. The Mansion provides a great place to host events, weddings, meetings and parties.

In addition to golfing, the community offers a seasonal pool with available memberships that is open May-September. Walking trails and tennis courts are part of the community too. If you are looking for something different, you will love the lifestyle ColoVista provides.  103 Arborvita

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Men Who CookThe annual Men Who Cook culinary event is back for more fun with an International flair. On Saturday, November 23rd at the Bastrop Convention Center, men from the Bastrop area including community leaders, area business owners, elected officials and celebrities will don aprons and black tie attire while serving their favorite dish to the event attendees.

Twenty-four teams of local chefs will prepare International cuisine for the evening. The event also includes music and dancing and an open bar. After enjoying some delicious food, don’t miss the opportunity to bid in the live and silent auctions. This event is hosted by the Rotary Club of Bastrop County but all are welcome to attend. Funds raised at the event will support the youth and homeless of

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SubdivisionIf you are looking for a new home, you will find many different homes to pick from when it comes time to find the perfect home. Depending on your price range and the size of the home you are looking for, you may be inundated with homes in subdivisions. These homes and subdivisions can be really appealing especially if they offer neighborhood amenities, newer homes with low maintenance and a desirable location. Make sure you think about your long term housing dreams and what is most important to you in a home before you make a permanent commitment. If you are looking for more freedom to live by your own rules, a subdivision may not be the best fit for you.

Before you buy a home in a subdivision, here are five reasons to think again.

1. If you want

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1952 Hwy 21Welcome home to this Cedar Creek Ranchette! This charming limestone ranch-style home includes three bedrooms, two full baths and one half bath on 6+ acres.

The home offers wraparound porches and an inviting courtyard where you can enjoy the wooded setting. The family room is spacious with vaulted ceilings and a stone fireplace. Windows allow an abundance of natural light to fill the space and the porch is accessible from here too.  A formal living room and study provide additional space to entertain and relax. The kitchen offers great storage and stainless steel appliances. The dining area is adjacent to the kitchen.1952 Hwy 21

The master bedroom includes a private bath with dual sinks and there are two additional bedrooms as well. Bring your horses and

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4 a.m.What goes on in the middle of the night? Most people never know since they are deep asleep but many awake during the early morning hours wonder if they are alone. In Bastrop Opera House’s production of 4 a.m., you will meet an early morning jogger, a radio DJ, a modern Romeo and Juliet, the author of an unusual letter and other teen characters awake at this unique hour. Join this group of teens as they seek to discover if the monster under the bed is real and is there anybody out there?

Bastrop Opera House offers a wide variety of live entertainment for residents of Bastrop and the surrounding areas. Tickets may be purchased online and season tickets are available for a lineup of entertaining shows. Tickets for 4 a.m. are $7 for adults and $5 for

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ThanksgivingIf you have recently purchased a home for the first time, you may have decided you are ready to host your first formal gathering. Maybe you have had friends over for a backyard BBQ or impromptu drinks on the weekend but hosting a major holiday requires a little more planning and can be rather involved depending on how many people will be coming. If you have decided to take the plunge and host your first Thanksgiving soiree, here’s where to start to make sure you are ready for the big day.

1. Plan your guest list and extend invitations. You will want an accurate headcount for food and so you can prepare seating and make sure you have enough plates, glasses and flatware. It is a good idea to extend the invitation as early as possible if you want everyone

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1604 MakinsonWelcome to this one of a kind property that you will quickly fall in love with. Three bedrooms, two full baths and one half bath make up the home with 1,950 square feet. The home sites on 10 acres so you have plenty of room to roam and explore. A fenced piece of the property surrounds the home and you will also fine a pond, a variety of oak trees and native grasses and plants.

A wraparound front porch welcomes you into the home and is the perfect place to relax. Inside the home, you will find a dining room filled with natural light, a living room that includes a bar with built-in bookcases and a fireplace. The kitchen includes an updated KitchenAid 5-burner gas range and other appliances plus ample counter space and cabinets for storage. The first

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