country living

Find Your Country Getaway on 51-Acre East Texas Shoemake Ranch

By Sarah Bennett / June 19, 2020 / 0 Comments
Aerial view of country getaway Shoemake Ranch

We’ve seen that the Dallas real estate market is doing just fine. And with more people working from home, it’s only natural to want a place to escape—enter East Texas country getaway Shoemake Ranch. If you’ve been dreaming of land spreadin’ out far and wide, look no further than this 51-acre property in East Texas. Rusty […]

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This Blue Ridge Traditional Is A Little House On An Almost Prairie

By Nikki Barringer / May 12, 2020 / 6 Comments

If you’re looking for small town, Mayberry living, have you met Blue Ridge? It’s about an hour north of Dallas, just east of Melissa and nestled in the county of Fannin. There’s a restaurant in Blue Ridge called Cattleman’s Cafe, so if you’re wondering if it’s the real deal small town feel, it most definitely […]

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Peace, Post Oaks & Serenity at a Remodeled Farmhouse in Royse City & No City Taxes!

By Candy Evans / July 20, 2018 / 2 Comments

Open July 21st from 2:00-4:00 PM!!  Bring boots to explore the woods,  and fishing poles if you wish! Cool it, Waco. We’ve got a new Texas hot spot. Y’all just wait ’till Chip and Joanna hit Royse City. Royse City is near Dallas, and quickly becoming the hottest new Texas community to find your pastoral dream […]

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On SecondShelters.com: Historic Home Offers Income Potential in Corsicana

By Valerie Jarvie / August 7, 2017 / 0 Comments

Why consider renovating an old house in Corsicana? The small town off of Interstate 45 between Dallas and Waco is familiar to some Dallasites, if only for the stigma-defying fruitcake at its Collin Street Bakery.  But recently, Corsicana has been enjoying quite a different sort of buzz — a downtown art center, 100 West, or […]

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This Saturday, Experience Corsicana, A Small Town Retreat from the Big D

By Amanda Popken / April 7, 2017 / 1 Comment

If you like the idea of having a home on the range but can’t imagine living in the middle of nowhere, you might take a look at Corsicana. The first oil boom town in Texas, it was founded in 1848 and by the early 1900s it was one of the top 10 cities in the nation with the most millionaires. It’s […]

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Monday Morning Millionaire, Country Home Edition: Because Everyone Wants a “Craftsman In The Country”…

By Candy Evans / May 27, 2013 / 16 Comments

Sometimes when those listings sound too good to be true, they really are! I don’t know which room description made me laugh hardest… maybe the mother in law house…

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