Enter this 17.107 family estate on a private road with a security gate and drive through heavily treed land on a dirt road. This estate was originally part of a peanut farm until the 1960’s when the DeCordova Bend Dam and Lake Granbury were built as part of the Brazos River.
As you begin your drive beyond the gate, watch for the first drive that takes you to the newer of the two homes on the estate. Driving among trees and quiet nature on the dirt circular drive you will discover a craftsman style beach house with lake front views. This home has an exterior pale yellow hardie backer cement board siding with white trim and was designed with eclectic style and flair. Many items in and around the home are repurposed items including the tall wood front doors, door knobs, baseboards, and kitchen pieces.
Step inside and look to the back of the house through the tall doors and windows for views of the water. The inside is 2265 sf of finished downstairs with concrete floors. Enjoy all of the natural light coming through the main living area which is open to the kitchen and dining area. To the right of the living area is a large master suite that offers water views and heavily treed woods and provides beautiful natural light. Heading into the master bathroom you will walk through a large walk-in closet and changing area into the master bath which was designed for relaxing in the clawfoot tub.
To the left of the living area you will find a sitting room, a second large bedroom and full bathroom, as well as a laundry and mud room with plenty of storage. Going through the sitting room you will enter a door with stair access to the upstairs space. This space is currently used for storage, but is built out as an unfinished space for future use. Don’t miss the views from the windows upstairs!
The surrounding land of this home offers outbuildings for gardening, storage, and automobile parking.
Return to the private drive and find a second road leading to the 1200 sf shop with two large roll up doors for RV or boat parking. The shop is equipped with electric. With water it will have a fully operational bathroom and shop sink.
As you leave this area and return to the private drive you will drive among trees before coming to open space. Here you will see the original farmhouse to your right, as well as tremendous views. From the house you see the DeCordova Bend Dam, one of the BRA boat ramps, and beautiful homes and marina across the water. This mainbody of the lake is perfect for water sports!
Driving up to the farmhouse is a stone wall to the left of the road lined with Crepe Myrtle and Bradford Pear trees. Toward the water you will find a gazebo. Walk out to this area and take in the sights!
Enter the original farmhouse and find a quant well-kept home perfect for the lake! It offers two bedrooms and one bath, along with plenty of kitchen space and a living area. There is also a sunroom/laundry room.
On the water is the boathouse with two slips and pull-down doors. The pilings and composite decking outside have all been replaced in recent years. Be sure to stand on the deck, or look out the window of the boat house to take in the views. The sunrise, and sunsets from this vantage point are not to be missed! This portion of the property has a well, a well house, RV parking with hookups, a barn and is partially fenced.
Living on this property and enjoying its already existing buildings will bring you much enjoyment. Build a dream home on lake front property and entertain family and friends for years to come. Or develop the land for others to enjoy lake front! So many options for this stunning property.
Be sure to look over the newly completed survey to understand the properties barriers.
Broker : Briggs Freeman Sotheby's Int'l
Agent : Susan Thornton
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