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I recently had the pleasure of listing a beautiful 6 bedroom home in the Boulders at Crystal Falls subdivision of Leander,Texas.

Year Built 2004
Sq Footage 3,822
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms 4 full, 1 partial
Floors 2
Parking 2 Car garage
Lot Size 0.214 ACres
Price $249,000

Description

Fantastic 6 bedroom, 4.5 bath home in Cul-de-sac at an Amazing Price! This 3,822 sqft. Home Offers Spacious Family Living Area with Lots of Natural Lighting. Features: Gourmet Kitchen for Entertaining, Extra Living Space or Game Room in Upstairs Loft, Master Retreat with Large Walk in Closet, Double Vanity, Garden Tub and Separate Shower. Multiple Patio Decks with Custom Outdoor Fireplace and Covered Patio with Ceiling Fan. Easy access to Toll Roads and 183.

 
  
 
For those of you curious about the history of Leander, here is a little history:             

“The City of Leander, originally called Bagdad, was established on July 17, 1882. The first settlers arrived in the area around 1845, receiving bounty land grants in exchange for service in the Texas Revolution. These settlers lived in log cabins and were frequently subjected to being attacked by Indians that also called this area of central  Texas their home. Because of these frequent attacks, the Texas Rangers were called in to protect the settlers and they constructed a building that would house up to sixty men. This was one of the first buildings of what is now Williamson County.”[1]

“Leander, presently, has a population estimated at over 30,000. The Leander Independent School District has grown into the largest school district in Williamson Countyand the fastest growing district in the state of Texas. It presently has a total of four high schools, six middle schools and twenty-one elementary schools. It encompasses the cities of Leander, CedarPark, Jonestown, and parts of Northwest Austin. New businesses are on their way and the residential growth that has been experienced over the past few years is phenomenal. The long-term water supply is now secure for the city’s residents and a newly expanded wastewater treatment plant is on-line. The city continues to expand its roadway network to assist the residents of Leander in traveling into the Austin area.”[2]

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Because it’s good for you, that’s why!

Good Morning All!

It is a cloudy day here in Austin, but beautiful non-the less.

There is so much action going on around here this morning with ACL starting today and tons of people migrating in for the music festival’s 10th anniversary.

I know it can be tough to stay on a workout routine while away from home, and with so many visitors coming in from out of town I thought I would share a few ideas for ways to enjoy the city, and get some exercise while not actually “exercising.”  Enjoy!

Walk or bike to your destination instead of driving or taking a cab

And with the weather being so pleasant lately, it would be silly not to at least try this option. Austin is a very pedestrian friendly town, with plenty of bike lanes and sidewalks. Besides getting good exercise, bicyclists can park free at their destination and help ease road congestion.

Check out the City of Austin’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Program for more information:

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/publicworks/bicycle.htm

Visit one of Austin’s beautiful parks to take a dip in the river

Photo courtesy of Ellis Goodwin http://trackdayonline.blogspot.com/

My favorite spot in Austin is the Roy G. Guerrero, Colorado River Metropolitan Park located off of Grove Blvd.

To get to this hidden beach you must first walk down a trail filled with mixed terrain and slopes. Once you get past the short walk you are rewarded with a sandy beach and cool water.

I personally like to get in and jog against the current in order to maximize my exercise efforts. (As does Dexter!)

Photo courtesy of Ellis Goodwin http://trackdayonline.blogspot.com/

In addition, the Town Lake Hike and Bike Trail is an AWESOME choice. I know I mentioned it on my last post, but due to ACL you’ll be able to hear live music from your favorite bands making it even better this weekend!

Here is the Austin Park Directory for you to decide which to try:

http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/parkdirectory.htm

Take a Walking Tour of Austin

This city is FILLED with history! And what better way to discover it than to take a tour of the “Live Music Capital of the World.”

Visit http://www.austintexas.org/visitors/heritage/ for more History of Austin information, or pick up a free guide from the visitors center located at 209 E. 6th Street.

Now go enjoy the weekend!

And if you find yourself falling in love with the Austin culture, check out my website www.ATXMoveNow.com for homes for sale and relocation information!

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