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Amy Puchaty

Amy Puchaty is a luxury real estate writer and communications specialist whose marketing campaigns and copywriting work has appeared in numerous print and digital publications, including the Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Denver Post, and Dallas Business Journal to name a few. Follow Amy at www.amypuchaty.com

11/21/17 1:30pm

 

13160 Miller Road Azle, TX is currently listed for $949,000 by Michele Geweniger. Photo Credit: Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.

If you’re looking to surprise your family with a gift to knock their socks off, this would be it. For those living in and around North Texas, we found the perfect waterfront getaway for under $1 million just an hour west of DFW, boasting lake access and views that will make you feel worlds away.

Located at 13160 Miller Road in Azle, Texas, this six-bedroom, five-full-and-one-half-bathroom charmer sits on a large 1.79-acre lot right on the waters of Eagle Mountain Lake, surrounded by a scenic garden setting with ample indoor-outdoor areas to entertain.

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11/21/17 9:47am

Villa Esperero Tuscon, AZ is currently listed for $9.9 million by Luxury Portfolio International.

Tucked away in the exclusive Rattlesnake Canyon Estates rests Villa Esperero, a private and luxurious custom estate designed by renowned Tuscon architect Ron Robinette, who also once lived in the home. We are told by the folks at Lion & Orb – the PR firm representing the estate – that Villa Esperero was built “to synthesize international influences with the natural beauty of Tucson’s surroundings.” In our humble opinion, mission accomplished.

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11/20/17 10:47am

 

Photo Credit: LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

When you think of Denver what comes to mind? The sweeping Rocky Mountain skyline? The impressive foodie scene? Ski resorts just an hour’s drive outside the city? World-class arts, music, sports, and entertainment? Yeah us, too. And the minute we laid eyes on this half-floor residence in the Four Seasons Hotel Denver, we knew you would appreciate the view.

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11/09/17 2:08pm

Where do you find a 1972 Palm Springs modern, erected by original owner and international opera singer Willa Stewart, that is both relevant and alluring in 2017 with an “Elvis meets Kuwait” styling and hosted the likes of American musical and cultural icon Frank Zappa? Only in Austin.

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11/08/17 11:20am

West Creek Ranch in Gateway, Colo., is currently listed for $149 million. Photo Credit: LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.

Recognized as one of the most significant listings in the American West, West Creek Ranch is “the place where the earth opens up to tell its story,” and it could be yours for $149 million. Currently owned by The Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks, West Creek Ranch is a private retreat like no other, presenting a collection of some of the most enduring and treasured natural geological wonders in the canyonlands of the American West.

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11/01/17 1:13pm

810 Sarbonne Road, Los Angeles, Calif., is currently listed for $10.995 million. (Photo Credit: Mercer Vine)

Attention Bel Air buyers on the hunt for the next big thing! This. Is. It. When Los Angeles-based luxury real estate firm Mercer Vine dropped this exquisitely restrained Bel Air beauty in my inbox, I was floored.

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10/26/17 8:00am

Dramatized in books and film such as Lonesome Dove and The Sons of Katie Elder, Wildcatter Ranch is a 1,484-acre resort ranch, steeped in Texas ranching history that dates back to the establishment of Fort Belknap in 1851 when the pioneer era began in Young County.

Located about seven miles southeast of the city of Graham, Texas, and about an hour and a half drive from Fort Worth, Wildcatter Ranch is the epitome of rustic luxury, developed and owned by Anne Street Skipper — the great granddaughter of the founder of Graham. It serves as a fully operational ranch resort with western-themed cabin suites, upscale amenities, and permanently unobstructed views of the Brazos River and North Texas Hill Country.

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10/25/17 7:54am

31551 Horseshoe Drive is currently listed for $900,000 by Delroy Gill of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty. Photo Credit: LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.

Calling all fixers and flippers — this one’s for you! Nestled in a scenic mountain valley in desirable Evergreen, Colorado, rests this 5.5-acre equestrian estate with 3,586-square-foot main house, five-car-garage, and fully-equipped horse barn all for under a million.

“Sweat equity has never had such an amazing view,” says listing agent Delroy Gill of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty. “This horse property is on an amazing lot that overlooks a pond, and has rolling greenery for miles.”

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