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Where to consider building a home in the Texas Hill Country

While no one could tell you the BEST place in Texas Hill Country for you to settle down, EVERYONE has an opinion. There are numerous cities within Texas Hill Country, and all of them offer residents the finest shopping, dining, access to schools, fishing, golf and a host of other activities and amenities. I was looking for custom home building books and came across a great ebook cover that caught my eye and did some more investigating to find the actual ebook. It all comes down to what YOU want, because you’ll certainly find it. Horseshoe Bay near Lake Lyndon B. Johnson is the perfect place to build a retirement or vacation home. The lake offers many water activities, boating being the most popular. Many exciting events are hosted in this city each year, too, and the well-known Horseshoe Bay Resort offers golf, a marina and a spa for ultimate relaxation whether you live there or you’re just visiting. The town is often used as a wedding venue and corporate retreat destination, so you never know just what – or who –  you might see in Horseshoe Bay. Continue reading Where to consider building a home in the Texas Hill Country

Top mansions, castles in Europe

With the extravagant lifestyles of the American upper class taking center stage so often, we tend to forget that Europe has its fair share of riches, too. In fact, European mansions and castles are among the most beautiful and luxurious in the world – some built for old royalty, others tailor-made for modern-day moguls, but each of them carrying the unmistakeable layer of prestige that these homes are known for. Here are some of the best luxurious structures in Europe – if you can make the trip to any one of these, you won’t regret it. Continue reading Top mansions, castles in Europe

What is a mansion?

There probably aren’t very many people who wouldn’t like to live in a mansion. But there’s more to it than just the appeal of the structure itself: merely being able to say your home is a mansion is privilege enough already.

But what really constitutes a mansion? Admittedly, the definition is a bit muddy and the general understanding of what a mansion should be like has changed considerably over the years. Continue reading What is a mansion?

Best limousines to own

Unless you’re going stretch, limousines can be seen as a good investment: they don’t go out of style, don’t lose much value and are built to last. A decade from now, a decently-kept limo will still look every bit as good and will fetch a high price if the mileage on the odometer isn’t reaching astronomical levels.

If you’re thinking of buying a limo, know that there are plenty of ways to get your money’s worth – from head-turning cruises around the neighborhood to using the limo to generate income, there’s no shortage of uses for these luxurious vehicles. Here are some of the best ones to own along with their prices and perks. Continue reading Best limousines to own

Top mansions in the US

The United States are home to some of the most amazing mansions on the planet. Having housed the rich and powerful for generations, many of these mansions have a rich history and even host tours for the public. Some are even purported to be haunted!

Here’s a list of some of the top mansions in the U.S., together with what makes them so special. Continue reading Top mansions in the US