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Featured Listing: 30 Acres in Madison County – Hunting & Recreation
A view west along the north side fence.

A view west along the north side fence.

Midway, TX – This secluded 30 acres is an ideal retreat for all who enjoy hunting, camping, recreational ATVs, and nature watching. Explore the clearings beneath the shade of towering oaks, visit the pond, and watch for game trails and tracks scattered throughout the woods. The property is fenced along the majority of the boundary lines, and a cleared fencerow allows you to drive a full circuit. Located 2 hours from Houston – come on Friday and stay the weekend! -Reduced!- $2,550/ac.

Please visit this listing online for more details: 30 Acres in Midway, TX – $2,550/ac.

Madison County Hunters – mark your calendars!

  • General Season:  November 6th, 2010 through January 2nd, 2011.

Visit the Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. website for more details: Madison County Hunting Seasons

You may want to visit this 30 acres before the season is over. Just give me a call! (936)349-7075

30 Wooded Acres in Midway, TX

30 Wooded Acres in Midway, TX



My Newsletter Update – Madisonville TX Real Estate

EDIT: The photos were not displaying when I first posted this entry, but I’ve corrected the issue! Please take a look below.

Dear Friends,

It has been nearly one year since I last e-mailed you all to say “hello” and update you on my life and real estate work here in Madisonville. I hope this e-mail finds everyone blessed and in good health; please respond and let me know how you all are these days!

My wife Jennifer and I are enjoying life in Madisonville, especially the outdoor activities and projects that keep us busy. As of October, our backyard is now home to a small vegetable garden, an orange tree, and a compost bin! Here’s a photo of our square foot garden: (Click here to continue…)



Deer Hunting in Madison or Leon County, TX – Antler Restrictions

 

Deer Stand in Madisonville, TX

Deer Stand in Madisonville, TX

Deer hunting this weekend in Madison or Leon County? General season opens tomorrow, November 6th, 2010 and continues until January 2nd, 2011. Special Antler Restrictions are in effect. From the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department website:

Special Antler Restrictions do not apply to properties for which Level 2 or Level 3 MLDPs have been issued. For counties with Special Antler Restrictions, a legal buck deer has:

  1. at least one unbranched antler, or
  2. an inside spread of 13 inches or greater. The inside spread requirement does not apply to any buck that has an unbranched antler.

Not more than one buck with an inside spread of 13 inches or greater may be taken.

Click Here to view the Special Antler Restrictions and list of affected counties in Texas on the TPWD website.

Stay safe. Best of luck!



Friends of the Library @ Texas Mushroom Festival

The Friends of the Madison County Library held our annual Book Sale & Silent Auction on October 23rd, 2010 in conjunction with the Texas Mushroom Festival. We had a great turnout of volunteers and patrons and sold a lot of books! Here’s some video I took between cashier shifts:

The Friends of the Library seek to grow the Madison County Library and encourage its use by local residents. Our Vision for the future includes a new modern library facility to enable more readers to enjoy the thrill of exploring great books. If you would like to join in our efforts or learn more about our bookstore in Madisonville, please contact member Joan Osth at (936)399-3187.

Joan appears in the video wearing our “Book” to promote the $1 bag of books sale that took place on Saturday. She and her husband Johan own the Osth Family Farm in North Zulch, TX, where they and their three children care for an organic garden, goats, cows, chickens, and more! Visit their website to learn more: osthfamilyfarm.com

If you didn’t make it to the Texas Mushroom Festival this year, you’ll have another chance to join the fun in October 2011!



Realtor®, Pathfinder, & Photographer

Today I put up For Sale signs and took photos at a 30 acre wooded property that I have just listed. It features towering mature oak trees, sunlit clearings, fenced boundaries, and evidence of a local deer population – a great place to hunt! When I arrived at the property, I found the entrance a little crowded with branches and underbrush, too narrow to drive through. Opening the back of my truck, I retrieved my machete and went to work. I wrapped an orange flagging tape “bandolier” around me as a visual heads-up to any bow hunters who might be in the area (yes, it’s that time of year). Here’s a photo:

David "Indiana Jones" Companik

David "Indiana Jones" Companik

I truly enjoy my profession. I assist people in meeting important goals: buying a home, selling a home, purchasing rural acreage, etc. To do this requires a knowledge of the local market, agriculture, rural real estate, financing, mathematics, contract law, appraisal standards, taxing authorities, and much more. And if that weren’t fascinating enough already, I get to wield a machete under the shade of Texas oaks and explore our beautiful countryside on foot. Real estate gives me plenty of exercise!

I’ll post photos and property details on my blog soon. Keep an eye out for this ideal hunting retreat within 2 hours of Houston.



Tour of the Madisonville, TX Courthouse Square

Last week I made a brief video tour of the historic courthouse square here in Madisonville, TX. This square will be the location of the upcoming Texas Mushroom Festival on the weekend of Saturday, October 23rd. If you’re looking for a quiet, rural downtown to visit, please stop by and enjoy the local hospitality!

Business owners in Madison County: You can be featured on my blog! If you would like me to record a video tour of your business and a video interview describing your services, please contact me! I will meet you at your business and take some footage (this part takes about 10 minutes); I’ll then upload the video to YouTube and also share it on my blogs at DavidCRealEstate.com, Trulia.com, and ActiveRain.com. Each place your video appears, I’ll include your business contact information: phone number, website, e-mail, etc. I’d like to use these videos to help introduce the folks in Madisonville to our neighbors online who haven’t yet explored our community.