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Escape to Albany: A Fandangle-y Great Family Compound Near Art Prison in the Hottest Ranch Home Town in Texas

By Candy Evans | October 16, 2014 | Comments Off on Escape to Albany: A Fandangle-y Great Family Compound Near Art Prison in the Hottest Ranch Home Town in Texas

This summer I had the chance to visit an amazing property in Albany, Texas, about 125 miles due west, where I understand Trevor Rees-Jones recently bought land. I’m hearing more and more about this part of Texas, which I called west texas until I actually SAW west Texas a few weeks ago! When I was […]

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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: Grand Texas Country Home in Italy, TX

By Kathryn Roan | June 6, 2014 | Comments Off on Ranch of the Week: Grand Texas Country Home in Italy, TX

Well, looky here! Surely this charmer is someone’s dreamhome. Located within the magical one hour bubble from D/FW in Italy (pronounced It-LEE, if you’re a local), this stunning estate on 33 white-fenced acres is sure to please. If you haven’t visited yet, Italy is a lovely community with many ridiculously awesome horse farms and ranches, […]

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Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg Completes 300-Person Pavilion, Tennis, Sport Courts and More

By Candy Evans | June 2, 2014 | Comments Off on Boot Ranch in Fredericksburg Completes 300-Person Pavilion, Tennis, Sport Courts and More

I continue to be amazed by the growth down at Boot Ranch, my favorite “home away from home” in the Texas Hill County.

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Ranch of the Week: Rustic Ranch Paradise in Bells, TX

By Kathryn Roan | May 9, 2014 | Comments Off on Ranch of the Week: Rustic Ranch Paradise in Bells, TX

The more I look at property in Grayson County, the more I like it. Green grass, tons of big trees, serenely peaceful and quiet. Properties out here are truly country living, and the ranch at 3445 McFarland in Bells, TX is no exception.

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Spring Bass Fishing in East Texas Means House Candy & Fat Fish

By Candy Evans | April 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

We’ve looked at a few ski areas recently (namely Aspen and Taos), but as the temperatures warm and ski season begins to wrap up, it’s time to return closer to home and talk about the really important stuff: bass fishing!

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