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The 23rd Annual Wimberley Community Civic Club Home Tour - Featuring the Garrido, Jackson, Regan, Thompson, Treadwell, Umphrey and Wright Homes

Sponsored by the Wimberley Community Civic Club, the 2010 Hill Country Homes Tour for the Holidays is Friday & Saturday, November 19h and 20th from 10 AM to 5 PM. Seven unique homes are featured for 2010..

The Wimberley Community Civic Club chose seven beautiful homes for the 2010 Hill Country Home Tour, November 19-20, showcasing the broad variety of homes in the Wimberley community. The 2010 tour offered a 400-acre estate, a Blanco riverfront, a contemporary with 180-degree views, a home sitting atop the "Divide," a hacienda in the truest sense, a Woodcreek North home dressed to the nines for Christmas with an Irish flair, and a 1930s Cypress Creek cottage with one of the oldest Cypress trees around.

Be sure to mark your calendars for this event next year and help the Civic Club raise money to give to the Wimberley community. Remember that while enjoying the tour you will be helping our community. The Home Tour in the fall and Spring Event (formerly Hobby Lobby) in the spring are the two fund-raising events the Civic Club sponsors to raise money for agencies and organizations in the community each year. Typically, the Civic Club gives monetary gifts to 25 community entities and scholarships to 10 graduating high school seniors.

An eighth stop on the tour is the historic Winters-Wimberley House where you will find a wide assortment of handcrafted items, theme baskets, and a delectable selection of baked goods, candies, pickles and preserves in the home's original parlor from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Visitors enjoy stocking up for the holidays.

The 23rd annual "Hill Country Home Tour," sponsored by the Wimberley Community Civic Club, was November 19 and 20 from 10 am - 5 pm each day. Tickets were available at the Visitors' Center and each home, as well as the Gift and Bake shop located at the Winters-Wimberley House. For more information call 512-847-0066 or visit the Civic Club page.


A Contemporary with 180 Degrees of Views - the Home of Charles and Alejandra Garrido

Houstonites Charles and Alejandra Garrido chose the site of their second home for the captivating views, privacy, and peacefulness. The Garridos’ home, designed by Wimberley architect Neel Morton, and built by Mickey Maness of  Coachman Homes, was planned as a place for the Garridos’ extended family to gather.

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Hacienda Antepasados, Masterfully Refined by Ryan Jackson

Hacienda Antepasados was originally designed and built a mere five years ago. The construction of the hacienda employed several traditional Spanish Colonial techniques. The design of the hacienda was sparked by the owner’s vast collection of authentic architectural elements from the Spanish Colonial era. Some of these elements include hand-caved pavers featured in its traditional courtyard, clay tile roofs, and fenestrations that date back to the 17th century.

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Mike and Dee Regan's Wimberley Christmas

This Woodcreek North home is a delightful open floor plan of 1840 square feet with a pergola-covered deck that extends the living area. Mike and Dee’s home is filled with collections, antiques, treasured keepsakes, and family gifts.

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Judy and Jim Thompson's Quintessential Creekside Home

In late 2009 Judy and Jim Thompson purchased this property from the Weldon family. Their renovation plan has been to retain the unique character created in the 1930s and 1980s with current materials and design.

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Panoramic Views Featured from Treadwells' Big Sky

Treadwells' Big Sky is located in the heart of the Blanco River Valley. The house is situated atop the "Divide," a ridge of hills that runs from Blanco to Pump Station Road in Wimberley. This ridge marks the highest elevation in Blanco and Hays counties. The Treadwells’ panoramic views span the likes of the Twin Sisters and the Devil’s Backbone.

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River Manor, Vacation Home of Walter and Sheila Umphrey

Featured in the December 2008 Cowboys and Indians magazine, Walter and Sheila Umphreys' stately River Manor, located on approximately 400 acres along the Blanco River, is the family’s spectacular vacation home. This Hill Country retreat provides a quiet escape, a perfect place to play and relax with family and friends.

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7-Star Ranch Overlooking the Blanco River

7-Star Ranch, located on a bluff overlooking the Blanco River within minutes to Wimberley, was named for the seven-member Wright family who immediately fell in love with and purchased the property in 2005. The home is situated on eleven and half acres to take full advantage of the spectacular views and the privacy of the property.

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