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Mountain Homes

Oh To Be Back On The Ranch: Rustic Second Home House Candy

By Candy Evans | July 18, 2011 | Comments Off on Oh To Be Back On The Ranch: Rustic Second Home House Candy

I found this ranch on Curbed and totally fell in love. In fact, while paying bills and blogging, I just kept going back again and again to gaze upon it. It’s hotter than hell in Texas, and I can just feel the cool air whispering over me up there in Augusta, Montana. This spread belongs […]

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Aspen Broker to Rich and Famous Says Second Home Market is Looking Up

By Candy Evans | July 14, 2011 | 8 Comments

Steven Shane had a twisted holiday this year. The Aspen, Colo., real estate broker, who graduated from selling snowboards to multi-million dollar ski chalets, handled one of the most complex deals of his real estate career over the holidays. End of the year, the rich go shopping for real estate. The sale of a simple duplex turned into a six-sided […]

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We Like to Share: Second Homes Need a Lot of Love From Designers at the Dallas-Fort Worth Design Guide!

By Candy Evans | July 7, 2011 | 2 Comments

We need the help of interior designers to keep us on the straight and narrow. If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it twice: interior designers SAVE YOU MONEY. I think we could have educated Jon & Kate’s brood with all the money I wasted buying furniture and objets d’art I did not need that […]

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More Free Tickets to the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society Home Tour Next Weekend!

By Candy Evans | March 29, 2011 | 10 Comments

All the second homes in Destin, Port Aransas or Pebble Beach could not pull me away from next Saturday’s Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society‘s Spring home tour. That’s April 2, 2011, from 10 am – 4 pm. The owners of six gloriously historic and architecturally significant Park Cities homes will toss open their doors […]

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Hill Country Real Estate News Second Home Report: Boot Ranch Kicking Back Into Sales Gear

By Candy Evans | March 24, 2011 | 2 Comments

Boot Ranch, a luxurious second home “ranching light” community in Fredericksburg, Texas, where you can play city slicker one minute, Arnold Palmer the next, says it’s back. I still have the press kit I received from Boot Ranch now some four years ago. It was the most beautiful kit I have ever received, and useful, […]

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House Candy for a GORGEOUS March Weekend: $100 Investment Yields $15m

By Candy Evans | March 18, 2011 | 4 Comments

It’s too pretty in Dallas to leave this weekend, and half the town’s away on spring break anyhow. I think it feels a bit like Carmel By-the-Sea, CA, which has the best House Porn in the whole wide world. This is Hansel House, aptly named, one of the sprinkling of Victorian and other whimsical homes […]

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