Unique homes in Central Texas

Real Estate Agent with WJK Realty 0570241

In my business I see many homes each week. On occasion there are some real standouts in the unique homes category. I want to share one of those homes with you today. There is a Cobb house in Bastrop county for sale. This homes construction is unusual in Texas, but very common in England. When I went to England this spring I saw Cobb houses all over the countryside. This style of home has been around for hundreds of years. The walls are thick and curved and the roof is constructed of traditional thatch. Here are a few pictures to peruse on this cold rainy afternoon. Let me know what you think about this unusual cottage.



Cobb house 1

Cobb 2


Cobb 3


Cobb stairs


If you are in the market for a new home and are not presently working with a Realtor, call me. I would be happy to help you through the process of buying a home. I specialize in Relocation and I have a network of experts to make the process simple and easy to navigate. I look forward to the opportunity to earn your business.

Foreman, Realtor

Keller Williams Real Estate  1801 S. Mopac, Suite 100  Austin, Texas 78746

512-771-6318  Realtor_Austin@yahoo.com   Betina@BetinaForeman.com www.BetinaForeman.com

Member: Austin Board of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, ActiveRain, Trulia-Top Voices, and Zillow-Neighborhood Pros.



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Jason Crouch
Austin Texas Homes, LLC - Austin, TX
Broker - Austin Texas Real Estate (512-796-7653)

That is very unique indeed.  I like looking at places like that, but I have a tough time imagining buying one of them, unless it was just for the novelty.

Nov 29, 2008 05:24 AM #1
Tanya Venable
Orlando, FL
SEO, Mobile SEO, and Internet Marketing Consultant

It's definitely unique. But the right person could turn into a stunning castle.

Nov 29, 2008 05:28 AM #2
South Austin Real Estate Blog
Sky Realty South Austin - Austin, TX

How cool is this? Right here in central Texas... my oh my.  You will have to tell me all about it when I see ya this week..  HOpe your thanksgiving day was fabulous!

Nov 29, 2008 05:55 AM #3
Betina Foreman
WJK Realty - Austin, TX
Realtor, C.N.E., with WJK REALTY

While it definitely falls into the green category for construction, I don't know if it is one I would consider living in. But we have to remember there is a buyer for every house out there. It may be perfect for the English person relocating to Texas. You just never know?!?


Nov 29, 2008 06:03 AM #4
Craig Rutman
Helping people in transition - Cary, NC
Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor

Very unique indeed. But the right buyer is out there! Good luck and thanks for sharing a house with us that definitely is not your cookie cutter home.

Nov 30, 2008 12:18 AM #5
John Cannata
214-728-0449 http://TexasLoanGuy.com - Frisco, TX
Texas Home Mortgage - Purchase or Refinance

This is a very unique home.  I do not recall seeing one like it anywhere.

Dec 01, 2008 05:46 AM #6
Mary Strang
Viroqua, WI

Betina: That is really unique, there must be some very interesting people living in your area! We have lots of unique homes here too, many started off as vacation home.   

Dec 02, 2008 11:40 PM #7
Not a real person
San Diego, CA

Now that's my kind of home. Just a little unsusual. Not too much. Just a little.

Dec 03, 2008 05:24 PM #8
Betina Foreman
WJK Realty - Austin, TX
Realtor, C.N.E., with WJK REALTY

Dear Craig, John and Mary,

Thanks for stopping by to look at this unusual house. If it was a cookie cutter home it would not have made the cut!  I think it was an artist/potter that lived there, because there is a kiln behind the back patio.

Dear Russell,

I like unusual homes too. I just wish my husband shared my crazy unusual taste. I love the funky colored tiled baths and hand hammered copper sinks and stained glass windows. Dave is vanilla man when it comes to decor, after 14 years of marriage you learn to be more accepting and adapt.


Dec 08, 2008 05:45 AM #9
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