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Austin real estate

Surreal Wrightian Forest Dwelling in Westlake Hills is All Drama

By Joanna England | June 11, 2015 | 1 Comment

If we were to stare into Maleficent’s mirror and ask it to tell us “What home in Austin is the coolest of all?” it would make up some weird rhyme to tell us all about this absolutely rad structure in Westlake Hills. Designed by architect John Watson, a protege of Frank Lloyd Wright, the “Grotto […]

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One More Reason to Buy a Hill Country Second Home: Boot Ranch Has One of The Nation’s Best Golf Ranges

By Joanna England | February 6, 2014 | Comments Off on One More Reason to Buy a Hill Country Second Home: Boot Ranch Has One of The Nation’s Best Golf Ranges

Congratulations to Boot Ranch, one of the most beautiful vacation home communities in the nation, for having one of the nation’s best golf ranges as ranked by the Golf Range Association of America. So exciting!

Truly, Boot Ranch is becoming a top golf destination in Texas and the U.S., with immaculate PGA-level courses as well as an executive Par 3 course. Read on for more details!

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Conservation is The Key To Preserving Texas Land, as This East Texas Ranch Shows

By Dallas Addison | December 17, 2013 | Comments Off on Conservation is The Key To Preserving Texas Land, as This East Texas Ranch Shows

Ranches, cowboys, horses and cattle are Texas icons—just look at some of our professional sports teams. The Cowboys, Rangers, and Mavericks all harken back to the state’s historic roots. And remember famous “Southfork,” the site of many a double deal in the TV drama Dallas? It’s increasingly surrounded by development (and it’s a whole lot […]

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Boot Ranch Kicks Up Vacation Home Living to Luxury Levels in the Texas Hill Country

By Candy Evans | November 15, 2013 | 3 Comments

Golfing great Hal Sutton found himself in the Texas Hill Country about 12 years ago, with a stop in Fredericksburg. He might have thought he was in Tuscany, not Texas, because the terrain was so similar he wondered where the olive trees were. The idyllic German-esque community of about 11,000 in Gillespie County rests about […]

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Track Lance Armstrong’s Real Estate Pedigree on CandysDirt.com

By Joanna England | July 12, 2013 | Comments Off on Track Lance Armstrong’s Real Estate Pedigree on CandysDirt.com

Lance Armstrong changes his address like we change our underwear, right? Three Austin-area houses in the last three months, ranging from 7,500 to 12,000 square feet, means the disgraced cyclist is probably trying to irritate his former friends at the U.S. Postal Service. Get a breakdown of Lance Armstrong’s real estate lineage right here on […]

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How About a Pool Lined With 24-Carat Gold? For $125 Million, Miami’s Most famous Residence, the Versace Mansion, Can Be Yours!

By Candy Evans | July 18, 2012 | 4 Comments

Our Miami correspondent, Andrea Kavanagh, is back and house-hunting for us! Calling all billionaire art aficionados and free-spending, globe-trotting investors! Miami is all a buzz over Ocean Drive’s most infamous residence to hit the sizzling hot real estate market at a whopping $125 million. Casa Casuarina, also known as the Versace mansion, is an iconic […]

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