359 Big Bow is perfect as an ideal year-round home, weekend getaway or potential short-term rental. This custom contemporary home was designed to connect with the outdoors with expansive windows, screened breezeway, and large ground level and rooftop decks. The home is also designed for with energy efficient elements including its orientation to maximize heat gain in winter and minimize it during the summer months, tankless water heater, metal roof and 2x6 exterior studs with full 6” insulation in the walls. The location provides easy access to the community lake from the boat ramp across the street and backs to a large, wooded ranch for privacy. It is ideal for quiet, rural living, but is also an ideal place for entertaining. Besides the upper and lower decks, there is a screened porch/breezeway, lawn area with fire pit, the lake, and a community swimming pool with a large pavilion for group gatherings. It is a short drive to the charming town of Smithville, which has been the location for 40 major films. Besides antique and boutique shops, Smithville also boasts local restaurants, as well as necessities like a mid-size grocery store and a modern hospital. Bastrop is just 20 minutes away with big box shopping opportunities, a multi-screen movie theatre and a charming historic downtown. Austin/Bergstrom International Airport is an easy 45-minute drive. See list of no-realty items for sale in documents. Seller is Listing Agent's mother.