Ebby Halliday Increases Know-How, Local Presence In Celina and Prosper | CandysDirt.com

North of Frisco are two fast-growing DFW cities that retain their small-town appeal. 

Prosper and Celina are upscale suburbs in Collin and Denton counties with populations of about 20,160 and 8,000, respectively. They’re growing so rapidly, it’s hard to keep up! And what’s not to love? Excellent schools, supportive business climate, community minded residents, and convenient location close to Lewisville Lake and U.S. Highway 380. 

Ebby Halliday is leading the way in residential real estate expertise and presence in Prosper and Celina. As we recently wrote, Ebby opened a 5,000-square-foot office with about 50 agents serving the area. This allows Ebby to provide the kind of local, capable market advice homebuyers want and need. 

I’ve found three marvelous homes in the Prosper-Celina area represented by Ebby I’m dying to show you! 

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Chris Hornbaker’s sustainable vineyard in Collin County, where the ranch home’s design is by Texas architect Steve Chambers, AIA. Photo: Stephanie Chambers, Chambers Architects

Celina, Texas, is an area of bucolic fields and green spaces that go on for as far as the eye can see. Back in 2003, Linda and Clark Hornbaker purchased 10 acres of open pasture in this area about 45 miles north of Dallas.

With the rolling hills and peaceful countryside, Linda saw it as the family’s “garden of Eden,” and named the land Eden Hill.

The soil was good, a limestone base with trees bordering the property, making it perfect for a vineyard. Their son, Chris Hornbaker, was an amateur vintner, making pear wine in his kitchen. The family had the bright idea to join forces and create a commercial vineyard and winery. So Linda and Clark studied viticulture and learned how to grow grapes. Chris is completing his viticulture and oenology degree.

Read all about this vineyard and other Celina properties on SecondShelters!