Boot Ranch hosted a fabulous wine weekend for members, guests, and journalists.

Boot Ranch hosted a fabulous wine weekend for members, guests, and journalists.

A crowd of about 70 journalists, bloggers, Boot Ranch members and guests participated in the first Boot Ranch Wine Workshop and Tours April 22 and 23. Hosted in the Texas Hill Country’s finest private golf and family community nestled on more than 2,000 picturesque rolling acres, the wine was flowing and the pool was warm. The master-planned retreat is just five miles north of the quaint, historic town of Fredericksburg and offers a variety of living options. The clubhouse features expansive vistas, a spa, bar, casual and fine dining. What more could you possibly need?

Oh yeah, and wine!

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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 living in the Hill Country, but two hours west of Dallas/Fort Worth.

The Hill Country begins in Palo Pinto County!

The home was built in early 2008, the first single family home at The Harbor, which has exploded like crazy. It’s one of the few places on earth where there are five custom homes under construction (and selling) now, plus condos and Villas too. Amenities include a gated/guard entrance, so vital in a second home community, security, fitness center, two pools, a spa, hotel, restaurant, equestrian center, fishing holes, and marina.

Now look at this home: 3028 square feet, three bedrooms, three and a half baths, two living areas, hand-scraped hardwoods, custom window treatments, 10 foot ceilings, gourmet kitchen, bar, custom stone work, mudroom and utility. Outside, there’s a  700 square foot covered patio with outdoor kitchen, TV, and fireplace. Enjoy relaxing sunsets on a private constant-level stocked pond and adjacent creek. 

Listed at only $899,000 ON A $1.1 APPRAISAL, and HOA dues of only $1500. Perfect place to roast a turkey next Thanksgiving!