Man and the land. One of the most wonderful things about living in Texas is, I believe, the fabulous access to land we have in our outlying communities. Sure, we are getting ever more vertical in our urban cores — and that’s great — but then sometimes, some of us want to go home, put the phone on mute, settle back with a glass of wine (Prosecco, if you must know) and just relax.

And wouldn’t you just love relaxing with a home-on-the-range view like this one?

I am obsessing over all you get with this brand new, lived-in-just-one year build by Integrity Homes in La Cantera, on the western edge of Fort Worth, one of the area’s most elite, private, guarded and gated neighborhoods. The community is situated on one of the highest points in Tarrant County. First of all, 1.182 acres. Yes, you read that right, and when you see the price of this home you are going to tell me I’m lying. I can hardly wait for this listing to make it’s way across the internet to California… folks out there will salivate.

The home at 4924 Arbol Court was built in 2017 by Integrity Homes in 2017. And that giant acreage lot is, by the way, on a corner in gated and 24-hour guard-secured La Cantera.

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5117 Cantera Way in La Cantera has plenty of exercise options … should you desire. (Photos: Trey Freeze Media)

Welcome to 2019. Now get in shape!

Scenario 1

  • 4:45 a.m. – alarm goes off
  • Get out of the warm covers
  • Stumble around in the dark to find workout clothes – slam knee into side of bed
  • Get into freezing cold vehicle
  • Can’t find good radio station to listen to
  • Drive to gym — hope not to get pulled over for speeding because you don’t have license with you
  • Cold getting out of vehicle to gym
  • Cold in gym
  • Have workout
  • Drive back to home — again hope not to be delayed by traffic or weather or anything that would take up more time

Scenario 2

  • 4:45 a.m. – alarm goes off
  • Get out of warm covers
  • Walk upstairs to warm gym where clothes are waiting for you
  • Listen to your own jam
  • Workout

The first scenario can get a little old … trust me, it’s my typical Monday-to-Thursday routine.  The second scenario can be yours at 5117 Cantera Way in the La Cantera gated neighborhood in Fort Worth.

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Builder's homes are nearly perfect

Integrity Homes designed and built 5205 Caliza Court in La Cantera at Team Ranch. (Photos: Tourmax Real Estate Media)

Here’s a free tip for Tarrant County Tuesday: If you ever have the opportunity to purchase a home builder’s personal home … jump on it!  Trust me, you’ll thank me later.

Before I became the Bow Tie Realtor, I was the Bow Tie Sales Guy who worked for 10-plus years in new construction and home builders in the Fort Worth area.  I love, love, love new homes and the building process from soup-to-nuts.  Here’s some inside scoop.

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