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HOT PROPS IN AND AROUND ROUND TOP Thrice-yearly antiques fairs, local eateries and watering holes, soothing rolling hills under a sky filled with stars — the country allure beckons more than ever. We scouted the Round Top area for the most picturesque farms and charming houses available for sale. BY ANNE LEE PHILLIPS Y our antiques-venue owner and innkeeper dreams are about to come true. This historic property in Warrenton dates to 1873 and includes a former blacksmith shop. Since 2001, one family operated Hillcrest Inn as a lodging, restaurant, and event space. The main inn has six en suite guest rooms with a large upstairs deck and downstairs restaurant space. The property includes an antiques-venue space coveted by dealers for its prime location on 237. 4339 Highway 237, Warrenton $1,350,000 Bedrooms: 11 Bathrooms: 11 full, 4 half Square Footage: 3,525 Acreage: 1.3 Contact: Linda Plant, Martha Turner Sotheby's International Realty, 713.520.1981, HISTORIC INN AND BLACKSMITH SHOP T his modern home by architect Bill Railey perches atop a hill 100 feet above Lynn Road, with a glass-walled living room that brings the outside in. Kramer Hilltop Ranch's beautiful 188 acres feature one of the highest hilltops in Austin Country, a four-acre lake, one-acre pond, and two shady ravines. T his bucolic 30-acre property in Austin County, dubbed Boggy Creek Farm, has multiple charming structures: a renovated 1872 farmhouse, smokehouse, barn, and a 1910 schoolhouse reimagined as a bunkhouse/game room. Boggy Creek meanders through the property — hence, the name — and there are two vineyards on site with two grape varietals: Black Spanish and Blanc du Bois. The property comes with a Polaris Ranger XL and a 1993 Ford F-150 farm truck. BOGGY CREEK FARM KRAMER HILLTOP RANCH 6389 Miller Road, New Ulm $1,699,000 Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Square Footage: 1,280 Address upon request, Chappell Hill $3,760,000 Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 3 Square Footage: 3,315 Acreage: 188 Contact: Kate Gibson, Republic Ranches, 713.304.5257, Acreage: 30.286 Contact: Ruth Ann Streiff, Round Top Real Estate, 832.630.3724, (Continued on page 74) 72

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