East Texas Living in La Rue

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This could be your Green Acres fantasy come true. With 40 acres of “land spreading out so far and wide,” escape to quant La Rue in East Texas for this beautifully-updated three-bedroom home featuring views of your own private lake and green pastures. This is the place to be.

The 2,621-square-foot brick home, built in 1975 and recently renovated, offers all the modern amenities you’d expect of a North Dallas home with none of the traffic and big city life. It features three bedrooms and an office that could become a fourth bedroom, two baths, and one half bath.

Walk in to find a large open floorplan space with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, and a dramatic wood-burning fireplace. Entertain in the living area with custom built-in cabinetry, migrate to the open dining area that looks out onto lush green land, or head where most dinner parties end up — gathered around the kitchen island.

The kitchen features granite countertops, tile backsplash, and stainless steel appliances including gas cooktop, double oven, and built-in microwave smartly nestled into the island. Pendant lights hang over the island and sink, as well as a conveniently-placed ceiling fan in case any of your dinner entrees end up too well done.

Retreat to the second living area featuring a wall of built-in display shelves, a granite countertop as a workstation, and lots of cabinet space. A French door gives access to the outdoor living space with pergola and firepit. There you can admire the beautiful 3.5 acre lake stocked with bass and catfish. Waterfowl and other wildlife provide your own nature sanctuary.

Apart from the main residence, a large oversized shop features a complete living quarters for guests, family members or rental. Utilizing the 14-foot doors in the shop, you have easily park your RV or equipment.

Features of the property include two water wells for yard and pasture irrigation, solar panels providing electricity for house and shop, two electric on-demand hot water systems for house, high-speed broadband, and high quality community water system.

An optional 27 acres adjoining the property are available. That property has a pond for water and working pens for livestock. Also included are community water meter, electrical power access and a small enclosed shed.

Steve Grant of Steve Grant Real Estate LLC has listed 9125 FM 607 in Larue for $577,500.

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Shelby Skrhak

Shelby is Associate Editor of CandysDirt.com, where she focuses on sponsored content, estate sales, and suburbs. She's a journalist and podcaster turned full-time freelance writer based in Plano. She comes to CandysDirt.com after running digital content and social media at SUCCESS magazine. She's a Lake Highlands native and graduate of UT-Dallas.

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