4 Bedroom Custom Home On Cul Du Sac In Historic El Lago TX

4 Bedroom Custom Home On Cul Du Sac In Historic El Lago TX

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307 Pineview CIr  This one of a kind custom built home  {mls: 75601993} on a unique, highly sought  after cul du sac lot just off one of the many parks, playgrounds, boat launches and more right on Taylor Lake in the Timbercrest section of El Lago.  This home  is a bargain for anyone who either wants to move up to a larger home , currently lives in El Lago and loves it or those seeking a comfortable, amenity filled home in this unique community on  the eastern shores of Taylor Lake.   El Lago is one of the premier small municipalities within the Clear Lake and Galveston Bay Areas.  

The small city of  El Lago has more than a few fascinating stories to tell. Legend has it when pirates sailed the high seas and looted for treasure, El Lago served as a hideout for the ships and bootie  commandeered by   Jean Lafitte, the French-American pirate and privateer.  Supposedly he would sail the ships and treasures up into Taylor Lake, from Galveston Bay,  then a wild area thick with pine and other vegetation all around , to hide them.   He and his cohorts navigated the waters of the Gulf of Mexico in the 19th century and may have left a little treasure in the area!  

   El Lago and the Taylor Lake area have a rich history that goes hand in hand with it's founding and unique mid century modern and other custom  homes that were built by or for astronauts from America's historic Space Program at Johnson Space Center just down the street from the original Mercury, Apollo and Gemini astronaut families to the modern space Shuttle and other missions.   , El Lago together with neighbors Timber Cove in Taylor Lake is also known as the “Home of the Astronauts.” Two of the most famous names in modern American history, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin called El Lago home. They were part of a group of astronauts who moved to the area in the 1960s  and  a few who still reside here today.  They built or lived in some of the most desirable mid century or traditional homes on the spacious, tree lined lots thru out El Lago, TX.   Many maps and articles can be seen if you want a tour of some of these homes still standing and lovingly restored here in El Lago, TX.  

El Lago, TX is built around Taylor Lake and shares it's own police department with neighbor community across Taylor Lake, Taylor Lake Villages, called Lakeview Police Department.   http://www.lakeviewpolice.com/.   This vibrant community has a very active community events calendar, many resident only parks, boat launches, fitness center, pool, swim team and so much more!   The city officials have created a very robust website, social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, etc to keep residents informed and give them a forum to communicate about anything they need to from utilities, HOA info, community events, and so much more, check it out here http://www.ellago-tx.com/

 




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