We hear it a lot, right? “Amazing location. Must see.” And with a fair amount of skepticism, we click. “Oh yeah, we’ll just see about that…”

But this one, this wonderfully updated, sweet little home really is a must see and the location? Well, it’s amazing. It’s walking distance to hiking and biking trails and a little puddle of water called Lake Grapevine.

And then there’s adorable downtown Grapevine with its vintage train, wonderful restaurants, and charming boutiques. Oh, and you’re a short drive from Southlake, too, and hello, they have a Tyler’s.

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The historic H.L. Forbes home is one of two properties the First United Methodist Church in Grapevine is taking bids on.

If you’ve always loved the shopping and dining in downtown Grapevine, a local church is unloading two historic homes within walking distance to raise funds.

First United Methodist Church in Grapevine announced this month that it would take bids on the historic H.L. Forbes house and the J.K. Buckner house. Both are on College Street, and both have been used by the church for offices and meeting space, and as a thrift shop, respectively. (more…)