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Weather Watch Farm, A Classic Connecticut Country Estate

By Deidre Woollard | January 19, 2015 | Comments Off on Weather Watch Farm, A Classic Connecticut Country Estate

These days we tend to think of second homes as being located as a plane flight or at least a several-hour car ride from the primary residence, but it wasn’t always this way. In the days before cars, a smaller distance might provide all the respite necessary. Case in point: Weather Watch Farm, a country […]

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Herron Hollow: The Ultimate Aspen Modern

By Deidre Woollard | December 10, 2014 | 1 Comment

Ah, Aspen, a SecondShelters.com paradise of stunning ski homes owned by some of the world’s wealthiest and most glamorous travelers who desire the pleasure of a winter retreat in the snow. This dramatic vacation home was previously owned by newscaster Paula Zahn and real estate magnate Richard Cohen who sold in 2007 for $14.5 million as […]

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Vail Resorts Plans $50 Million in Upgrades For Park City Mountain

By Joanna England | December 8, 2014 | Comments Off on Vail Resorts Plans $50 Million in Upgrades For Park City Mountain

I know we’re all dreaming of the slopes and yummy apres ski cocktails, and if you don’t already have your winter getaway planned, well, we have some fodder for your ski vacation dreams! News just broke that Vail Resorts, which purchased Park City Mountain Resort for $182 million back in September, is planning more than […]

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After Hurricane Odile, Response and Recovery Shows The Cabo Community’s Strength

By Joanna England | October 7, 2014 | Comments Off on After Hurricane Odile, Response and Recovery Shows The Cabo Community’s Strength

Faryn Masso Clark, founder of Facelogic spa, was living the good life as an expat in Cabo, but had to evacuate back to Texas after Hurricane Odile made landfall on Baja California Sur Sept. 15. “We didn’t want to leave at all,” Clark said. But, because of necessity, Clark, her husband, her three kids and […]

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Ranch of the Week: Super Cute in Celina, TX

By Kathryn Roan | August 1, 2014 | Comments Off on Ranch of the Week: Super Cute in Celina, TX

Talk about location, y’all! Commuting distance to Dallas, and right by Highway 75 and McKinney, 4445 County Road 208 in Celina is for the working rancher. The property is a modest 7.22 acres, so plenty of room for a few stay-at-home horses without being overwhelming or too much to take care of. Seven acres is […]

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Ranch of the Week: A Treehouse Retreat in Denison, TX

By Kathryn Roan | June 27, 2014 | Comments Off on Ranch of the Week: A Treehouse Retreat in Denison, TX

Even though it’s located 75 miles north of Dallas in the North Texas Red River Valley, the charming and private ranch at 423 Butterfield Road in Denison reminds me much more of a Hill Country paradise than a Grayson County compound, but at about half the price you’d expect to pay down south. Amidst a […]

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