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September 2018- Houston

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Time to head for the hills. Lingering sunsets, massive pecan trees, fresh air, and 27 miles of antiques twice yearly — what's not to love? We scouted the Round Top area for a few of the most picturesque farms available for sale. Anne Lee Phillips Less than half a mile to Round Top's town square (on the same road as Lulu's restaurant) sits a resort-style compound with a new main house and charming 1830s log cabins for your guests. Horse stables, fishing pond, decorative windmill, and fruit-tree orchard make this an idyllic weekend playground with an impressive amount of privacy for being so close to town. 445 Mill Street, Round Top $2,400,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4.5 Square Footage: 5,469 Acreage: 8.82 Contact: Brady Moore, Kuper Sotheby's International Realty, 512.534.1857, Enjoy your morning cup of coffee admiring the pond from the expansive screened-in porch of this charming farmhouse near Festival Hill. Available property in Round Top-proper is scarce, and this one includes two guesthouses and a beautiful pond. Stroll the secret shortcuts to Round Top Mercantile for sandwiches and Stone Cellar for a drink. 568 Bybee Road, Round Top $823,000 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2.5 Square footage: 2,890 Acreage: 3 Contact: Andrea Schutter Riebeling / Frank Johnston, Heritage Texas Country Properties, 832.816.1000, andrea@ LANDMARK ESTATE Rocky Creek farm offers an incredible 140 acres of beautiful live-oak-filled land only one mile from Round Top's squares. The namesake creek meanders through the gently rolling property, which also has two ponds. A handsome two-story farmhouse dating to 1894 is a Texas landmark. A partially covered pool, massive barn, and ag exemption status round out this farm's ideal family retreat. 1530 Kneip Road, Round Top $2,950,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Square footage: 2,280 Acreage: 140.96 Contact: Frank Hillbolt, Round Top Real Estate, 979.249.6402, frank@ FAMILY GETAWAY Located in a 31-plus-acre compound with a large lake for fishing and kayaking, this recently renovated home on more than six deeded acres is perfect for a young family. You'll either find us on the sleeping porch off the master bedroom or enjoying a nightcap by the outdoor fireplace. COUNTRY COMPOUND SMALL TOWN LIVING 3656 Guenther Road, La Grange $1,200,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 4.5 Square footage: 3,902 Acreage: 6.57 Contact: Linda Plant, Martha Turner S o t h e b y 's I n t e r n a t i o n a l R e a l t y, 713.520.1981, linda.plant@sothebyshomes. com and Walter Bering, 713.851.9753, 130

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