On Tuesday, news broke that the largest residential real estate services company in Texas is expanding into Oklahoma. Knowing how much Texans love their weekend getaways to Broken Bow/Beavers Bend, Lake Texoma, and elsewhere north of the border, we thought it a good time to highlight three opportunities that will allow some lucky buyers more of these getaways, good investments for the future or – if big city life is getting you down – something a little more permanent.
5094 Tower Drive in Kingston, OK
The first opportunity is this stalwart stone-and-stucco gated country estate on 4-plus acres with panoramic views and 400 feet of sandy beach. Set on the north shores of Lake Texoma, the compound is listed by Brian Smith (Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate) and Marsha Butler (boots-on-the-ground leader of the Ebby Oklahoma expansion effort) for $4,950,000.
It totals a generous 10,000 square feet of interior/exterior living space. The main home encompasses 5,600-plus square feet, features a gourmet chef’s kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances and a beautiful granite island/breakfast bar from which to nourish hungry crews after a day on the lake.
All three levels are connected to a commercial Otis elevator taking you to the top of your own personal 80-foot-high observation tower where you can survey your kingdom! On the lower level, you’ll find a cinema-quality media/game room and steam sauna.
Adjacent to the main home is a 2,600-square-foot guest house providing two separate two-bedroom/two-bath dwellings for a total of six bedrooms and seven baths with two half-baths on the property. Also included: a screened pavilion for grilling and entertaining, 1,600-square-foot caretaker cottage, equipment barn, in-ground spa and an energy-efficient Geothermal HVAC system.
421403 E 1920 Road in Antlers, OK
Two-and-a-half hours northeast of Dallas, between Lake Texoma and Broken Bow Lake is Maple Ranch, offered by Chris Hickman for $1,500,000. We are positively swooning over this uber-private contemporary masterpiece with over 140 acres of open hay meadows, scattered mature pine trees, and a private, 20-acre stocked lake. The stone entrance with an automatic ornamental gate opens to an 18-foot-wide driveway stretching three-quarters of a mile around the lake. Every time you visit, you will feel like you’ve arrived.
Perched on a hill, the three-bedroom, 3½-bath home with separate 660-square-foot guest quarters has a spacious, open floor plan with floor-to-ceiling, energy-efficient windows along the south side, all framed in alder wood trim. In the chef’s kitchen are Italian Valcucine fixtures, a butler’s pantry, dual sinks, and a breakfast bar opening to a large living area with a gorgeous stone fireplace and hidden TV. Across the lake, the cantina has an outdoor kitchen, fire pit, and a vine-covered pergola.
For more information, contact Chris at 469-569-1106 / firstname.lastname@example.org.
566 Moonshiner Springs Trail in Broken Bow, OK
Due east of the Antler property is Aja Shroll’s aptly named listing “Sky High,” a luxurious modern cabin on Carter Mountain overlooking the Ouachita National Forest. Offered for $750,000, this fully furnished contemporary two-bedroom cabin has everything you want. So if you go into this looking to rent it out, just know it will take every ounce of restraint you can muster not to book several owner’s weekends a month!
Inside, expansive vaulted ceilings with floor-to-ceiling windows provide exceptional views. No matter what part of the cabin you’re in, nature is the glorious backdrop. The kitchen has stainless-steel appliances, black leathered granite countertops, and designer lighting. In the master bath are a double shower and freestanding soaking tub. Outside you’ll find over 1,000 square feet of additional living space. There’s also a covered deck with a hot tub, grill, and plenty of outdoor seating with a pest-control misting system. Should the luxurious amenities and incredible vistas become tiresome, Sky High is conveniently located near all the best Hochatown restaurants, activities, and park amenities.
For more information, contact Aja at 214-669-2547 / email@example.com.