October 2020

Found 12 blog entries for October 2020.

109 LoysoyaEnjoy garden style living in The Colony at a great new price! This former model home is full of wonderful features and has never been lived in. It includes two bedrooms, two full bath, one half bath, a two-car garage and 1,857 square feet of living space on a 0.20 acre lot.109 Loysoya

This gorgeous property offers a beautiful blend of style and comfort with great spaces for gathering and relaxing throughout the home. A technology, nook, located just inside the front door houses a built-in desk and storage for working from home, a homework station or just to handle household organization. The living room is open and light-filled with a cozy brick fireplace. Large windows overlook the back patio and yard. The space opens to the kitchen for easy entertaining. A

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Halloween in BastropHappy Halloween!  Halloween is still happening this year and this fun event will ensure you don’t miss out on any of the fun while keeping you and your family safe. The Bastrop Halloween Bash will be co-hosted by the City of Bastrop and the Bastrop YMCA. The event will take place from 5-7 PM on Halloween evening. Dress up in your Halloween costume and then you will be able to drive-through to safely collect treats from local businesses and vendors from your personal vehicle.

When: Saturday, October 31, 5:00 PM-7:00 PM

Where: Mayfest Park, 25 American Legion Drive off of Loop 150, Bastrop

For more information about the this event, visit here.

The Janis Penick Team

RE/MAX Bastrop Area
Serving Bastrop, Cedar Creek and Smithville

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Outdoor spaceLimited space at your Bastrop home shouldn’t be a reason not to build your relaxing outdoor oasis. Many options don’t require much room to create a comfortable and functional outdoor space you can enjoy!  

Try a wall bar
You don’t need to take up your full space with a bulky table set. Instead, try building one into the corner or on the wall of a patio, then add some bar stools, and you have a fantastic place to eat and drink outside without sacrificing space. Check out this great article by DIY Don’t Ya on how to build an easy outdoor bar that will be great for guests and neighbors.

Repurpose an old cart
You can find old bar carts everywhere, from garage sales to antique stores. While you may not have use for a fully functioning bar cart, you can

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150 & 111 Davis TusiaWelcome home to Davis Colorado River Ranch! This special property is made up of 96 acres with more than 1/3 of a mile of Colorado River frontage. The property includes the main house that offers three bedrooms and three ensuite baths plus 2,788 square feet of living space. Built in 1997, it sits atop a hill to take advantage of the spectacular views, stunning sunsets and gentle breezes.

An open floor plan with a great room enhances the utilization of the home. Two sets of French doors access the wraparound porch where you will enjoy great views. A large wood-burning fireplace with a limestone hearth and mantle is the focal point of the room. The kitchen is also centrally located for prime views from every angle.150 & 111 Davis Tusia

An apartment above the garage

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Have you missed going to the movies this year? So many things have been different in 2020 and the movies is a big one. While some theaters are offering shows again, there are fewer options and seating is often limited to provide the social distancing necessary to keep everyone safe. It’s much easier to social distance when the movie is outdoors. To be honest, outdoor movies are just fun.

This weekend you have two options to enjoy a fun (and slightly spooky) Halloween movie (one is even free). From Friday, October 23-Sunday, October 25, The Addams Family will be shown at Pastime Drive-In at Film Alley in Bastrop. The shows start each night at 7:30 p.m.

On Saturday, October 24, the Smithville Area Chamber of Commerce will host Movies and Music in the

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Selling a homeFor months, you prepared your home to list it, then after listing you waited patiently for a contract. it was listed and you waited patiently for a contract. After the initial showings, you received an offer and your property went under contract. For a couple weeks things went along smoothly then you received the unfortunate news from your real estate agent that the buyer was cancelling the contract.

A contract can be cancelled by a buyer for many different reasons. They may have seen something they didn’t like on the inspection, found out they couldn’t get the loan as planned or even just changed their mind. Whatever the reason the contract was terminated, it still puts you back to square one. When your contract falls through, how do you move

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 164 Valley Creek DriveWhat a gorgeous property with wonderful space to enjoy. Spectacular sunsets will become part of your daily routine when you escape to this peaceful sanctuary. The property is made up of 8+ acres with a three bedroom, two bath Palm Harbor home and a separate 12 x 28 cabin.164 Valley Creek Drive

A nice front porch welcomes you to the main residence and wraps around to a covered multi-tier deck. You will definitely enjoy the views from here. The home has been well maintained making it move-in ready. The cabin offers two sleeping lofts, kitchen and full bath and would make a great studio or office or recreation space for anything.

The property also includes a small barn with pen and chute and a garden enclosed with chain link fence. The gently sloping landing includes

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Open Floor PlanIf you have been looking for a new home, you are likely to see many options with open floor plans. This option started to appear in the 1970s and really exploded in the 1990s and is still popular in many of today’s homes as well. While not all homes are open and many are only open in some parts of the home, it is a very popular feature that you are certain to encounter if you are shopping for a home. While you may think it is impossible to find a home that isn’t open, there are plenty of options today for homes in a variety of styles. Before you purchase an open floor plan, make sure that is the right style for you. Here are five questions to ask yourself as you decide.

1. How many people live in your home? The more people that live in your home, the

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000 FM 3158This gorgeous Caldwell County Ranch offers lots of possibilities and up to 92 acres of land to roam. Located in Dale, the property offers majestic oaks, a grove on ancient pecan trees, a pond stocked with catfish, rolling terrain, frontage along Tenney Creek and hilltop views.000 FM 3158

Whether you are looking for the perfect spot to build your dream home or a recreational property with plenty of room to explore, this property offers that and more. Abundant wildlife call this ranch home including deer, turkey, dove and hogs. Currently utilized as a cattle ranch, the property offers cross-fenced pastures and a nicoloid pipe corral.

The seller is willing to sell a smaller portion of the property and is open to adjusting the property lines to meet the needs of

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Bastrop TheatreOctober is a busy month for live theater in Bastrop County. If you have missed the chance to see local shows, you have several options this month to enjoy.

Bastrop Opera House will present Dearly Departed two different weekends in October. Shows are scheduled for October 9-11 and October 23-25. They will offer live streaming performances on October 10 and 24 as well.

Playhouse Smithville will present Much Ado About Nothing October 9 and 10.

Both venues are providing socially distanced performances for your safety as well as that of the performers. Save the date for Elf the Musical at Bastrop Opera House in December and Jekyll & Hyde opening at Playhouse Smithville in late October.

The Janis Penick Team

RE/MAX Bastrop Area
Serving Bastrop,

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