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Bear Creek Guest House

Crawford, TX   Offered for sale at $899,000

For Sale:
• TWO beautiful homes (a total of 5364 sq. ft.) on a very scenic wooded and private 3.9 acre estate.
• Very secluded, yet close to town (approximately 10 miles from Waco,TX, less than 5 miles from the Fixer-Uppers’ farmhouse, as seen on HGTV, and about 20 miles from Baylor University.) This great Central Texas location makes it ideal for friends and families coming from Dallas, Austin, Houston and San Antonio to escape the city and converge for fun and relaxation
Tourism is booming here: Waco was recently named one of the top travel destinations of 2018 by TripAdvisor and the Waco Convention and Visitor's Bureau said the 2018 numbers indicate that tourism in the city has quadrupled since 2014. In 2017 Waco had the 2nd highest hotel occupancy rate in the State of Texas-73%- behind only Austin.
• This peaceful Texas Hill Country-like setting features seasonal creeks and an abundance of birds and other wildlife.
• Both homes feature soaring beamed ceilings, stone fireplaces, and stunning views in all directions
• Designed and built by a local builder of custom homes for his family, using top quality and energy-efficient construction materials and methods (i.e., HotTap auxillary hot water heater, heat pump, R50 insulation in attic, sound proofing insulation in bedroom and bathroom walls, foam board in exterior walls, “safe and sound” fire-rated doors on bedrooms, optimal orientation of windows, and 24 inch soffits), resulting in very low utility bills

The Main House:
Is perfect for entertaining, with approximately 3801 square feet
Features include:
o 5 large bedrooms (one that currently serves as a study)
o 3 baths
o Unique living room with 270 degree scenic views
o Media/game room upstairs
o Double-plus car garage
o 2 large covered porches and a spacious deck with spectacular views, and a gazebo with lights and ceiling fan
o 32’x14’ salt water pool with electric cover (for security plus low maintenance)
o Large Hot Springs hot tub
o The kitchen features granite countertops and new GE Profile stainless appliances
o Solid oak cabinets, custom stained
o Tile flooring and berber carpet
o Energy efficient with low utility bills
o Highly energy efficient Ruegg fireplace, imported from Switzerland
o Many recent upgrades, including a new roof in March 2016
o Security system

The Second House:
The income-producing second house operated successfully as Bear Creek Guest House, a popular Central Texas vacation rental house, for 12 years, until the owners’ retirement. It could easily be used again for this purpose. It was also previously leased for $1500/month.
It is approximately 1563 square feet with
o 3 bedrooms (two downstairs, one upstairs) plus a loft overlooking the living room
o 2 baths (one on each floor)
o Large front and back porches.
o Tile flooring in the living room, dining areas, kitchen and hallways,
o Carpeting in the bedrooms, stairs and loft area.
Other structures on the property:
o A cute 16’ x 12’multi-purpose shed with porch and electricity
o A two-story log fort (with electricity)

Property Details
Financial Details
  • Offered for sale at $899,000
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