second homes

Surrender to the Charisma of Cape Cod

By Leah Shafer | June 29, 2015 | Comments Off on Surrender to the Charisma of Cape Cod

Cape Cod has historic roots in American history, one of the earliest places the Pilgrims settled, later becoming a thriving fishing, whaling, and trading area. But the romantic mythos of the Cape took off during John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign, much of which was based out of the Kennedy Compound in Hyannis Port. JFK gave his […]

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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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Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret – Beach Villa Under $500k in Five-Star Resort, Just 3-Hour Flight From Dallas

By Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l Realty | July 23, 2014 | Comments Off on Caribbean’s Best Kept Secret – Beach Villa Under $500k in Five-Star Resort, Just 3-Hour Flight From Dallas

Located 35-miles off the coast of the tropical island of Roatán, is one of the Caribbean’s best kept secrets – Pristine Bay – and it’s just a short 3-hour flight from DFW International Airport.  You could ideally leave around 8 a.m. and be on the beach by lunch!

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Luxury Corsicana Lakefront Property Perfect for a Swift Escape

By Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l Realty | July 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Luxury Corsicana Lakefront Property Perfect for a Swift Escape

Summer months in Texas reach scorching hot temperatures. You need a home where you can beat the heat in style with family and friends. Look no further than 472 White Rock Road – your own personal vacation spot at Richland Chambers Reservoir. While just an hour away from Downtown Dallas, it is a convenient and […]

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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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Ranch of the Week: Turn-Key Equestrian Property Right in the City

By Kathryn Roan | April 18, 2014 | Comments Off on Ranch of the Week: Turn-Key Equestrian Property Right in the City

Horse People, take a look! Here we have the famed purple unicorn combination of acreage, a real barn, turn-outs, not ginormous home, and close enough to the city that you can actually run a business or drop into the city with ease. The 19.44 acre property even has several rentals or barn help homes on […]

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