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Homes for Sale in Salado, Texas
The charming Village of Salado is conveniently located along the Interstate 35 between Waco and Austin. Once inhabited by cowboys and ranchers, this vibrant community is now an arts and culture haven in Central Texas.
Homes for sale in Salado blend decorative textures and eye-catching designs to create an inspiring mix of real estate. Classic Colonials stand alongside luxury homes showcasing various continental-revival styles, and throughout this property landscape, buyers can find comfort and space, all at an affordable price.
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Salado Real Estate
Home buyers in Salado have their choice of spacious lots with large comfortable hopes. Those wishing to enjoy classic Texas living should look at one of Salado's many traditional Colonial farmhouse style homes. These properties feature wide Dutch-hipped roofs with multiple dormers. The long, overhanging eves shelter wrap around porches, allowing you to enjoy these tastefully balanced constructions and the expansive properties they face.
Other large homes for sale in Salado can be recognized by the tall, layered roof lines reminiscent of French eclecticism. These tall pyramidal shapes shelter the intricate blend of mass and texture below. Pillars, Palladians, arched entries, and decorative stone and brickwork are typical accents.
At the high-end of Salado's real estate market, properties descend from around 5000 square feet to the low 2000s. Homes in the lower half of Salado's market range from a little below 2000 square feet to the low 2000s. Lot sizes are generally spacious with many mature trees, but vary widely. Some homes boast properties of more than 20 acres, usually farmland or next to Salado Creek.
Interiors in Salado have floors covered in tile and carpet, with some engineered hardwood. Fireplaces are common, either gas or wood burning, to keep the mild winter days warm and cozy. Rounded, soft entries between rooms give living-spaces a semi-open feel.
Bathrooms and kitchens come with luxury fittings. Rich cabinetry, stone countertops, integrated appliances, kitchen islands, and large soaking tubs for the bathrooms are common. Homes in Salado are also well suited to entertaining outdoors, with many having large rear patios, excellent for summer barbecues.
Salado Area Information
The charming village of Salado is located in Bell County in Central Texas. The Interstate-35 runs through the town, giving quick access to Austin in the south and Belton, Temple, and Waco in the north.
Stillhouse Hollow Lake is less than 4 miles northwest, surrounded by a comprehensive system of parks and recreational facilities. Running through Salado is Salado Creek, a crystal clear, spring-fed river, and the first Texas Natural Landmark.
Surrounding Salado are miles and miles of beautiful Texas countryside. Wide undulating fields and wooded ravines define this landscape on the edge of the Texas prairies as they transition into Hill Country to the west.
Salado Community Attractions
Salado was first incorporated in 1867 to build a bridge over Salado Creek. Over time, railways bypassed the town and the population declined. In recent years, the village has been revived as a haven for arts and culture, reincorporating in 2000. Now, the Village of Salado is known for its vibrant arts and culture scene.
Visitors come from far and wide to partake in the communities bustling commercial district, with its many galleries, restaurants, and stores. Salado's events calendar is also a big draw, boasting popular theater productions and festivals.
Salado's heritage is on display in its historic Stagecoach Inn, the oldest continuously operational hotel in Texas. And Salado's more recent heritage is showcased in its Sculpture Garden, displaying 28 large sculptures by local artists.
The Salado outdoor amphitheater hosts a popular series of shows called Salado Legends, recreating the stories from 19th century life in the area. The theater also puts on an annual production of A Christmas Carol.
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