Beautiful Equine Property With Character Fort Worth Home For Sale

Luxury Home In Fort Worth With Acreage

2115 Oak Hill Home For Sale

Luxury Home In Fort Worth With Acreage Horses Allowed. Searching For Acreage In Town?  New Listing Conveniently Located In DFW! Spacious Custom Home In Fort Worth Easy Commute To HEB, Arlington, Downtown Fort Worth And Dallas. Unique 2 Story Includes 3 Bedrooms & 3 Bathrooms Split Arrangement For Privacy Downstairs.

2115 Oak Hill Rd Living Room

Gas Fireplace Built With Thurber Bricks From The Dismantled Swift and Armour Meat Packing Company Building East of The Stockyards. Beautiful Spiraling Staircase From London Truly Adds Character To This Distinctive One Of A Kind Home. Windows Galore! Your Quest For Storage Space Could Be Over! Loft With Built In Bookcase Overlooking This Beautiful Acreage.

 3 Additional Rooms Upstairs Plus Powder  Room. Overlooking This Beautiful Acreage. Extra Rooms Upstairs Could Be Office Or Personal Gym. 

Living Room Photo Home sits off the road for privacy.  Extra wide entry with glass stained windows.  Formal dining or extra living space.  

kitchen 2115 oak hill

Recently purchased stainless steel appliances.       Gorgeous kitchen cabinets with Corian  counter tops and decorative tile back splash.  Island on wheels. Breakfast nook surrounded by windows with large atrium.  Bright and airy living space offering a view of the backyard.  Definitely not your traditional floor plan.

Atrium Photo

Huge Windows and Glass Sliding Doors lead To This Beautiful Landscaped Entertaining Sanctuary Under Decorative Lighting. 2 Stairways To The Loft and Balcony offering a beautiful view of the tree lined backyard and pasture. Plenty Of Natural Light!.

Master Bath Photo

Master bedroom and extra large master bathroom are located downstairs. Spacious laundry room is also downstairs.  Did I mention the storage space?  Yes, Lots of hidden floor space for storage.

Loft 2115 Oak Hill Road

2115 Patio.jpgIt’s Hot Outside! If you lived here You could enjoy rest of this summer under a canopy of trees! Don’t miss your opportunity to purchase this Fort Worth Home With Acreage.  Great Location! Surrounded By Beautiful Landscape. Room To Ride Your Horses. Grow Your Garden. Truly An Entertaining Retreat to enjoy for years to come.

Stalls Picture

Outdoor Feature Includes Bricks From Old Camp Bowie Blvd. Creating A Winding Concrete Encompassed Pathway. Outdoor Lighting Surrounded By Trees Front To Back, Side To Side. Patio Extends Towards Fish Pond And Beyond Offering Plenty Of Space For This Outdoor Entertainment Oasis.

3 Car Detached Garage With Finished Room. Electric And Water To Barn. 5 Stalls each 14×14.  Tack Room With Storage. Fenced And Cross Fenced. Separate Entry For Horse Trailer. Room To Park Near Stalls. Fenced Garden Area. Owner Has Access To Additional 4+ Acres For Riding.

If You Are Searching For A New Place To Call Home Take A Look At My New Listing In Fort Worth! Luxury Equine Property – Over 4900 Square Feet Of Living Space Barn / Stalls / Pasture. Located at 2115 Oak Hill Road In Fort Worth.

Fort Worth Home With Acreage For Sale. Great Location! Surrounded By Beautiful Landscape. Room To Ride Your Horses. Grow Your Garden. Entertaining Oasis.

For More Details Call Melissa Jackson @ United Country Real Estate – Fort Worth                 817-243-6177 or    MLS # 13645641


Real Estate Agent with United Country Real Estate Fort Worth
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Waterfalls for Your Yard

 What could be better after a hectic day?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         A backyard waterfall may provide the serenity you need.  Backyard waterfalls offer endless hours of enjoyment. There are also benefits to installing a waterfall. First, the constant flow and movement will help keep your pond water clear and free of algae.  Second, a waterfall will aerate the water, which is necessary for growing plants and raising fish.   

Wondering what backyard waterfall design is right for you?  Considering the space you have available and your budget Blooms Landcare can make your dream become reality by creating a backyard waterfall that looks as though it was always there.  If improperly designed a backyard waterfall can be a disaster. 

Waterfalls add visual interest and a nice break in the monotony

Waterfall into Pool

of a pool’s typical design. The waterfall splashes in to your pool.  Remember that a taller waterfall creates more noise and motion in the pool. Personally, this is one of my favorite sounds.

Keeping colorful koi in a waterfall pond is a popular option for backyard design. If you don’t want the responsibility of caring for koi, you may opt for a pond with water-hardy plants instead. 

A waterfall wall flows out of a brick or stone wall into a base of pebbles. The sound is beautiful. Some prefer this because there is no pond maintenance required.

It is important to take your time choosing a waterfall design that fits your backyard, budget, and lifestyle.

Together we can create a soothing landscape as the centerpiece of your personal retreat.

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Photo of the Day “JOY”

Over the past month my online presence, including blogs and social interaction has all but vanished.  I’ve decided to take this challenge “V7N Photo Scavenger Hunt” posted on facebook by Cricket.   All participates have 30 days to take their photos and share during the scavenger hunt.   

You cannot use one of your old pictures. Every photo needs to be one you have taken during this challenge.

I’m looking forward to a fun way to use my camera, share with others and add variety to this blog. 

Boldin driving the jeep

My first photo is from the carnival we attended Saturday afternoon after Rylee’s softball game.  This picture is a perfect vision of “JOY” My grandson, which is almost two years old is so happy.   I can see the joy in his beautiful face.  He’s so proud  showing how grownup he is while driving the jeep.  All my grandchildren fill my heart with joy!

This challenge is open for everyone that enjoys photography and those that enjoy challenging themselves to complete the scavenger hunt.

Do you enjoy taking photos with your camera or phone? There is still time to join us. This is the beginning of April and only fifteen words on the list. All the information can be located by visiting Cricket’s blog.  Be sure to read all the information and post correctly.

Everyone will have the ability to view and comment on your creative photography.

Join us!

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Join us for a REAL School Gardens community installation event

Join Blooms Landcare at Foster Elementary School
Located at 1025 High Point Road
Arlington, TX  3-26-2011

Please join the Foster Elementary School community as they “DIG IN” to install their outdoor classroom.

Our Garden Installations are fun filled days when the school community including teachers, parents, students, local groups, and guest come together to do the dirty work of getting the school garden installed.

Funding for this school garden comes from the generosity of Chesapeake Energy Corporation.

Volunteers should register with the Arlington Independent School District by completing the application at:

You are encouraged to wear closed toe shoes and bring your own gloves, hats, sunscreen and insect repellant.

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Architectural Design and Aesthetic Beauty using “Pots Alive”

 Our “Pots Alive” program can enhance the overall appearance and value of your property.  We specialize in garden design and outdoor living environments.

Set your home or business apart from others by installing decorative indoor and outdoor pots with unique plant arrangement designs.

Decorative pots offer a well-landscape property that adds additional flair and will have everyone talking. To create a more desirable environment for you and your family or customers call for a free consultation and demonstration of Pots Alive.

Let Blooms Landcare design a program specifically for you.

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Blooms Landcare

My youngest son has such a creative side.  Expecting his first child in a few months I’m happy to see his business will provide for them. 

Today, I want to spotlight his achievement.  Spending the last couple of years away from home.  My visits didn’t include taking time to travel around town and actually seeing his work.  Yes, I  received photos on my phone a few times.  

Now that I’m home again, we have decided that I’m going to lend my time and skills to his business for a small fee.  This will be a great venture!  I may lack in the online social media arena.  Not to worry, he offered to help me out.  Looking forward to attending events and networking with others in our area.   

My most precious benefit will be working near my grand baby.  I’m so fortunate to spend two days a week with my daughter’s children while she works, enough free time to play with Sara and a couple of days at his home office.  Although, I may get distracted often.   

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Traveling Stanley

Remember Stanley?  My nephew called and asked if  Stanley could visit.  If I could take him out on the town.  Each student in his first grade class dressed their Stanley and sent him on a trip. 

We took Stanley to the library, Chilli’s, fishing, across the ferry and to the visitors center.  Many photos were taken.  We had a great time with Stanley.   Almost lost him at the beach. 

His visit was short, only a week.  I packed him up with his pictures and sent him back to school. 

Stanley’s photos covered a large map placed in the hallway.  During open house we saw all the different places he traveled. 

This was a lot of fun and the children realized not everyone lives here in town.

Has Stanley visited you?

Stanley visits Rockport

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My First Fire


Should I share this? 

Yes, I did it! 
While visiting with my grandkids  last night.. Thought I would fix a quick dinner.  Their choice,  chicken nuggets  with mac and cheese. 
I noticed a small amount of grease.  Really thought it would be fine  til after dinner.   We placed chicken nuggets on cookie sheet and started a pan of water on the stove top.   Sister went back outside while the baby and I got his jammies ready.  We were only gone for a couple minuets. 
Entering the kitchen I noticed small flames thru the glass door.  Thinking no way, I placed the baby in his chair. 
The fire grew!  It grew quickly!  I couldn’t find anything.. I was totally shocked!   Grabbed a bag of flour from pantry and doused the flames.  Gone.   Great.   Nope,  large  flames shortly flared.  Using more flour finally the flames were out permanently. 
Good thing my grand-daughter did not witness my fire in the oven.  I’m sure all the kids on the block would have been excited.
Yes, I had a huge mess to clean after dinner.  
In my fortysomething years I’ve never caused a fire in the oven.  
Wonder if my daughter will suggest McDonalds next time.
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Fort Worth Stockshow & Rodeo Time

Today’s weather is great.  Lots of sunshine and a very light breeze.  Usually this time of year DFW offers cold windy days and wet frozen evenings.  You know it’s time for the stockshow to be in town when Mr. Winter hits.  We have 23 days of great rodeo action, world-class livestock shows, kid-friendly exhibits, daily live music, terrific food, the carnival midway, four acres of unique daily shopping and more. 

I think it’s been about four years since I visited the grounds.  We took my grand daughter and had a blast.  Of course when the kids are preschool age they are so much fun!  We rode all the rides and stood in long lines to get our snacks.  

 When was the last time you visited the Stock Show & Rodeo in your area?

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Increasing My Presence Online

Focusing on the use of online advertising to direct traffic to my website. Placed ad for a team member on craigslist recently. My phone has not stopped ringing. Too bad these calls are mostly computer generated Some are individuals on the other end offering to guide me to riches. Don’t get me wrong, I have received genuine responses also.

These ads take very little time to place and require little or no registration. My ads on craigslist like many other free listing sites disappear or get pushed out of sight quickly. I believe the ads rank really high in Google. I find myself placing ads over and over, making some slight changes within the title. Still not convinced this is where I want to spend my time.

Sites that take more time to place an ad (30 minutes for some) and allow me to use tags, describe in great detail, add links and share with other sites actually get stronger results. Maybe it’s the audience.

I’ve started adding links to my social networking profiles, such as twitter and face book. These ads stick around longer, they remain on the site in view for a greater time. One advantage, once I place the ad I’m done! Should I refresh them often?

My goal is to use both types of advertising for a while and track my efforts.

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