Candy Evans

The River Club Visits Dallas, Plus a Visit to The New Antek’s Curated

By Candy Evans | October 30, 2014 | Comments Off on The River Club Visits Dallas, Plus a Visit to The New Antek’s Curated

We told you that Anteks, that fabulous rustic home furnishings store in the Dallas Design District, has spun a sibling. It’s called Anteks Curated, a home accessories, furniture, and gift shop in the Plaza at Preston Center. Oh the main store is still on Dragon Street in the Design District, but this location sure beats a 15 minute […]

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Escape to Albany: A Fandangle-y Great Family Compound Near Art Prison in the Hottest Ranch Home Town in Texas

By Candy Evans | October 16, 2014 | Comments Off on Escape to Albany: A Fandangle-y Great Family Compound Near Art Prison in the Hottest Ranch Home Town in Texas

This summer I had the chance to visit an amazing property in Albany, Texas, about 125 miles due west, where I understand Trevor Rees-Jones recently bought land. I’m hearing more and more about this part of Texas, which I called west texas until I actually SAW west Texas a few weeks ago! When I was […]

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Should People Who Live in Glass Beach Houses Post Privacy Signs?

By Candy Evans | September 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

We recently spent some time at our family-owned second home in Maine, at Drakes Island. The community is abuzz over a few things, one of them this sign — fading — posted by one of the homeowners down at the end of the beach.

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Dallas Family Finds Second Home Nirvana in Alpine, Texas Log Cabin

By Candy Evans | July 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Last week, on CandysDirt.com,  we told you about Albany, Texas, kind of the new Marfa clone only a couple hours west of Fort Worth. Well, many Dallasites still love the trek to West Texas. Take Tex Gross, Chairman of Commerce Street Capital in Dallas, and his wife, Vaughn. They had been looking for a vacation home […]

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Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg Completes 300-Person Pavilion, Tennis, Sport Courts and More

By Candy Evans | June 2, 2014 | Comments Off on Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg Completes 300-Person Pavilion, Tennis, Sport Courts and More

I continue to be amazed by the growth down at Boot Ranch, my favorite “home away from home” in the Texas Hill County.

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Long Cove Opens Limited Priority Reservations for Dodd’s Landing Cottages

By Candy Evans | May 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

It seems like everyone I know is buying a lake home, most of them settling on Long Cove at Cedar Creek Lake.  If you are looking for a waterfront front property closer to Dallas, Those Waterside Cottage Homes over at Long Cove are selling like hotcakes. And as predicted when I was there last summer, […]

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