What a cool story out in Flower Mound, where developer Curtis Grant was beginning the demo process at 4801 Quail Run, a home he purchased that was sold as you’re average 1970s traditional.
Here’s the description from listing agent Jeannie Seth:
Rare opportunity! Original 1970 home added entire 2nd attached home in 2003, perfect for extended families. One story, 4.33 acre property in Flower Mound with exemplary schools. Diving pool, two 2 car garages plus car port for addtl parking. 3 sheds, 2 barns, 1 w-4 stalls, 2 pastures & well for watering. 1970 home has pergo flrs & 1800era FP. 2003 home has ss appl, gas cook top, 42 in cab, wood flrs. Please see media for detail on 2003 home.
Now, Grant says that the original plan was to tear this structure down and build 12 homes on the more-than four acre lot. But when he found the log structure behind drywall, he called in a few experts:
Peggy Riddle at the Denton County Historic Museum did some sleuthing, even calling in a Geoscientist from the University of Arkansas. It turns out that the building was likely part of a colony constructed in the 1860 – perhaps earlier.
Instead of tearing it down, though, Grant wants to preserve the cabin and perhaps add an additional historic structure to the lot and create a homestead destination spot, something that’s rare in Flower Mound. What do you think of this once-in-a-lifetime find?