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Bethany Erickson

Wright-Inspired Kittatinny Manor Is “Nature Lover’s Paradise”

By Bethany Erickson | July 29, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s not uncommon to find a midcentury modern, Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired home that embraces nature — after all, that was pretty much Wright’s forte. And this week’s historical shelter definitely embraces that yen for nature the famous architect’s work inspires. And even better, it belongs to a SecondShelters.com reader. Pat Wood wrote us this month […]

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Historic New Hampshire Homestead Ripe for B&B Picking

By Bethany Erickson | July 22, 2018 | Comments Off on Historic New Hampshire Homestead Ripe for B&B Picking

Once a stagecoach stop between Concord, New Hampshire, and Hanover, Mink Pond Farm has a rich history of making travelers feel welcome — and as the current owners list the house, they think the next owners could return the spacious home to its original, hospitable roots. Built in 1850 in Wilmot, New Hampshire, the home […]

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On CandysDirt.com: Lake, Ranch Life, and Polo All Within 45 Minutes of Dallas at 505 Ranch Club

By Bethany Erickson | July 18, 2018 | Comments Off on On CandysDirt.com: Lake, Ranch Life, and Polo All Within 45 Minutes of Dallas at 505 Ranch Club

Most second-home shoppers build vacation home dreams on one or two activities — the beach, the lake, or the hills. But buyers at the 505 Ranch Club  are getting three or more activities to fill the lazy days of weekends and turn every day into an experience. The private, exclusive enclave on Cedar Creek Lake, one of […]

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Historic Heffron House Home to Galveston History, Now For Sale

By Bethany Erickson | July 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Historic Heffron House Home to Galveston History, Now For Sale

The Isaac Heffron House, a two-story Victorian in the East End Historic District of Galveston, has seen a lot since it was built in 1890 — thanks in part to the occupants who called it home over the years. Isaac Heffron immigrated to the U.S. from Wales and settled in Galveston in 1860. He worked […]

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Craig Ellwood Home Perched on LA Hillside Now On the Market

By Bethany Erickson | July 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Craig Ellwood Home Perched on LA Hillside Now On the Market

Craig Ellwood wasn’t always Craig Ellwood, but the Clarendon, Texas, native became renown under that moniker as he made a name as a premiere modernist architect. His homes, often considered works of art (and rightly so), are perfect blends of spare, midcentury German Bauhaus architecture and the more informal California sensibilities of the state he […]

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July Fourth Picks: Sunrise Bay Home Offers Amenities and Lakeside Living

By Bethany Erickson | July 4, 2018 | Comments Off on July Fourth Picks: Sunrise Bay Home Offers Amenities and Lakeside Living

By next Independence Day, you could be grilling at your lakeside home, hopping in your boat on Lake Lewisville with prime seats for fireworks, and spending time cooling off in your pool in between — and we have just the house. This lakefront estate home is in the Sunset Bay community in Little Elm, a […]

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