3660 Ranchero Plano

Mini-masters and a mini-Pizzeria Uno’s! I just felt like we needed to go over the top this morning, with cheese, sausage and mushrooms. It’s hot, some of us are just pulling in from summer vaca, and the mercury is still up there. Wouldn’t it be great to never pack a suitcase again? I think you could do that in this Plano home at 3660 Ranchero. Yes, it’s $7 million, but think of all the vacation dollars you would save by simply staying put, vacationing HERE. This home is huge — 13,986 square feet, that’s a whopper — and so overloaded everything would be right here at your fingertips for a fabulous staycation at home, in your own back yard, in your own pizza bistro!

Pizza Bistro

3660 Ranchero pool

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5702 Hudson Front

I was chatting with Carrie Hill, one half of the dynamic auburn-locked duo of Olson & Hill Real Estate, and she told me she had a fabulous condo in a super hot area that was just on the market. I said “Bring it on!” of course, looking forward to mixing up our Tuesday Two Hundred feature with a condo property.

That was last Thursday, May 29. Yesterday, it was under option contract.

I asked Hill about it, and whether or not she would mind me featuring a property of hers that was already spoken for. ” Sure you can go ahead with it!” she replied. “That’s the way they all are now!”

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7127 Maple Front

A lot of the homes you see on Candy’s Dirt were sent to us by agents, brokers, sellers, or compulsive real estate shoppers (you know who you are!). Sometimes, though, we have to wade through MLS to find something interesting for our readers. It’s a lot of work to come up with great listings, week after week!

7127 Maple Living Dining

This one, though, jumped right out at me. I was looking for homes in Frisco within the $200,000 range and really, after a few pages, they all started looking the same. Then I saw this cute little cottage at 7127 Maple Street in Frisco’s historic district, and I was immediately smitten.

7127 Maple Family

This clapboard exterior home has three bedrooms, one bath, and a huge corner lot with green grass and shady trees, and even a picket fence! It’s marketed by Ebby agent Debbie Carroll Boyce for $239,000, which isn’t too shabby for a 2,093-square-foot Early American-style home.

7127 Maple Kitchen

Sure, there’s work to be done if you want to keep up with the Joneses, mainly in the kitchen, but the exterior could use a fresh coat of paint all around. The major setback for this property, though, is the single bathroom. You might be able to add in a water closet in there somewhere, but considering that the home was built in 1914, that could be asking a lot.

7127 Maple Bath

However, there is 1,000 square feet of unfinished living space upstairs, and if you reinforce the joists and add HVAC, This could be an amazing master suite! You can start fresh and make it look exactly how you want it. You’ll get all the bonuses of living in Frisco without having to live on a tiny lot in a homogenous neighborhood.

7127 Maple Screen Porch

And you’ll get a huge screened in porch, which is just a really great thing to have when the weather is like it is today — balmy with a high in the 70s. What do you think?

7127 Maple Backyard

7127 Maple Front

A lot of the homes you see on Candy’s Dirt were sent to us by agents, brokers, sellers, or compulsive real estate shoppers (you know who you are!). Sometimes, though, we have to wade through MLS to find something interesting for our readers. It’s a lot of work to come up with great listings, week after week!

7127 Maple Living Dining

This one, though, jumped right out at me. I was looking for homes in Frisco within the $200,000 range and really, after a few pages, they all started looking the same. Then I saw this cute little cottage at 7127 Maple Street in Frisco’s historic district, and I was immediately smitten.

7127 Maple Family

This clapboard exterior home has three bedrooms, one bath, and a huge corner lot with green grass and shady trees, and even a picket fence! It’s marketed by Ebby agent Debbie Carroll Boyce for $239,000, which isn’t too shabby for a 2,093-square-foot Early American-style home.

7127 Maple Kitchen

Sure, there’s work to be done if you want to keep up with the Joneses, mainly in the kitchen, but the exterior could use a fresh coat of paint all around. The major setback for this property, though, is the single bathroom. You might be able to add in a water closet in there somewhere, but considering that the home was built in 1914, that could be asking a lot.

7127 Maple Bath

However, there is 1,000 square feet of unfinished living space upstairs, and if you reinforce the joists and add HVAC, This could be an amazing master suite! You can start fresh and make it look exactly how you want it. You’ll get all the bonuses of living in Frisco without having to live on a tiny lot in a homogenous neighborhood.

7127 Maple Screen Porch

And you’ll get a huge screened in porch, which is just a really great thing to have when the weather is like it is today — balmy with a high in the 70s. What do you think?

7127 Maple Backyard