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Great Second Home at The Harbor, Possum Kingdom REDUCED, Relaxing, Ranch Lake Resort Living: Texas Second Home News

By Candy Evans | January 22, 2012 | Comments Off on Great Second Home at The Harbor, Possum Kingdom REDUCED, Relaxing, Ranch Lake Resort Living: Texas Second Home News

So it’s January, the holiday decorations are FINALLY put up, and I am determined to spend next Christmas in our second home. Look at what I just found at Possum Kingdom Lake: the owners are relocating to Chicago— they need to sell this place to buy furs! I am liking this location, a perfect combination of the RLR –ranch~lake~resort […]

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Charles Dilbeck: An Historical Ranch In Dallas Was Moved, Restored, Painstakenly Preserved

By Candy Evans | December 9, 2011 | 4 Comments

This amazing home in Westlake, Texas started as a ranch when Westlake was nothing more than a farm town. I drove out to see this spread one crisp, fall day and am still in a trance – maybe why it’s taken me 1500 words to post it. Not only is it a ranch house originally designed by […]

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Winter Spring Summer and Fall, All You Have To Do is Call — Carole King’s Idaho Ranch Now a Blue Light Special

By Candy Evans | August 30, 2011 | 11 Comments

The price has been slashed from $16 million to just $11.5 for this amazing ranch spread one hour and a half north of the sleepy Ketchum/Sun Valley ski community of Hemingway fame. Located in the tiny town of Stanley, Idaho, and how cute is that name? (Not to be Debbie Downer, but Hemingway did commit suicide […]

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Why Everyone Leaves Dallas In August, and Where They Go: The Dallas Second Home Report

By Candy Evans | August 14, 2011 | 4 Comments

Do you find it impossible to get anything done in Dallas in August? Let’s face it: everyone in town has taken a hike. And do you blame them? I’d much rather be at the seashore in Maine, on the Gulf Coast at Alys Beach, even down at Cinnamon Shore (which opens a new coffee house next week) […]

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Friday Ranch Porn: Too Hot To Live In Dallas, Get Thee To A Ranch STAT

By Candy Evans | August 5, 2011 | 2 Comments

I think we can honestly survive 100 degree plus temps better on a ranch. Less concrete, more trees and shade. I love the ranch life and in my perfect world I’d have a ranch a few hundred miles away from Dallas, our beach house in Maine, my beach condo in Florida on the Gulf coast, […]

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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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