Smithville Texas is a small town very close to Bastrop Texas and the Colorado River that was established in 1827. Many films have been shot in this beautiful town including Hope Floats with Sandra Bullock, Tree of Life with Brad Pitt and Sean Penn, Natural Selection and Beneath the Darkness with Dennis Quaid among others. The great old buildings in Downtown Smithville Texas are part of its charm. Set in an area of the Lost Pines of Texas, Smithville is a very beautiful small town. The Smithville Texas public school system is called Smithville Independent School District whose High School sports team is called the Tigers.
TX Horse Properties and Ranches
There are many Horse Properties in or near Bastrop and Smithville Texas. A great horse friendly subdivision is La Reata Ranch. Call Betty Saenz REALTOR at 512-785-5050 or e-mail Betty Saenz to see Smithville area horse properties, ranches and historic homes.
Texas Historic Homes
There are many historic homes and commercial buildings that occasionally come up for sale in Bastrop and Smithville. 202 Main Street was recently. 202 Main Street is a historical downtown building where you can live in the back and operate a business in front. There was also recently listed a restored 1895 historic home with 5 bedrooms and 2,400 square feet for only $179,000. On 4th Street there is a beautiful 1861 built; 3,403 square foot, 2 story historic home for sale with stained glass windows, original beadboard, hardwood floors and more for $279,000. Call Betty Saenz REALTOR or e-mail Betty Saenz to see historic Smithville Texas homes.
Horseback Riding in Bastrop and Smithville
Bastrop and Smithville are both convenient to the Austin area. Bastrop is about 14 minutes from Smithville TX. McKinney Roughs near Bastrop is a 1,140-acre park located just 13 miles from the Austin-Bergstrom airport. This park is a beautiful spot to take a day trip and go horseback riding with Mavericks. If Interested in scheduling a ride in McKinney? Call or TEXT 512-230-8413 for more information. 1884 TX-71, Cedar Creek, TX 78612, There are multi-use trails, guided tours and water recreational activities, fishing, boating and more. Also you will love the canopy tours of Zip Lost Pines.