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Marlin, Texas                          Highlands Mansion
Sold Fully Furnished
Marlin, Texas

Highlands Mansion, approximately 8,350 square feet, was built between 1898-1900. Located in the central Texas Hill Country. It is 15 minutes from Waco, TX; 1 1/2 hr from Austin, TX; and 1 1/2 hr from Dallas/Ft.Worth, TX. Sits beautifully on 4 1/2 acres filled with 55 old live oak trees. Property includes a nice gazebo and restored carriage garage. Billed as one of the finest homes in Texas at the turn of the century. One of only two "Gay 90's" mansions left in Texas that we know of.

Grand foyer is 25 ft. by 30 ft. and 2 1/2 stories tall to ceiling with oval stained glass dome 13 ft. by 9 ft. above. Twin formal parlors with wide pocket doors that open to make huge formal areas. The home has 5 bedrooms, 7 full baths. There are 9 beautiful fireplaces. Just finished 5-year restoration. All stained glass and leaded beveled glass has been re-leaded. Kitchen update will be left to new owners and generous credit given.

Highlands was a museum tour house for 28 years from 1968-1996. The mansion has been restored to museum tour house status again.

Many pictures not listed, as photo space is limited. Extensive photos available on request. Perfect for weddings, events, higher dollar B&B etc. To view a complete history of the property, go to:

Ron Powers