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The Bridges at Preston Crossings

Have you been looking for a community where you can enjoy both a golfing lifestyle and the finest in equestrian living? The Bridges at Preston Crossings is a unique location that can fit both bills. Located in Gunter, Texas, in the beautiful North Texas countryside, The Bridges at Preston Crossings is just fifty miles outside Dallas, offering its residents a rural lifestyle with exclusive amenities.

Wounded Army Veteran Presented with a New Home at the Armed Forces Bowl

The weather was dreary and cool but the mood was warm and bright. Football fans from all over gathered at Gerald J. Ford Stadium to watch The Army Knights play the SMU Mustangs in the Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl. They came to see a football game (and what a great game it was), but what they didn't know was they were going to experience the joy of watching the gracious family of a wounded war veteran receive a new, mortgage-free, custom home at The Bridges at Preston Crossings.

Operation FINALLY HOME and Southstar Communities to Surprise Veteran Family at Armed Forces Bowl

A wounded war veteran and his family will get a special holiday surprise at this year’s Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl at SMUon Thursday, December 30. They will learn that they have been selected to receive land and a custom-built home through Operation FINALLY HOME. The mortgage-free home will be located at The Bridges at Preston Crossings community in Gunter, Texas, just outside of Dallas.

Things to Do in the South that are Absolutely Free

Photo Courtesy of the Houston Chronicle

Southern Living recently published an article highlighting the top things to do in the South that are free of charge. Surprising to some, there were hundreds of exciting festivals, museums, tours and much, much more that won’t cost you a dime. Here, we’ve broken down some of the tried-and-true happenings in Texas, Georgia and North Carolina specifically. Our Bluegreen properties including Vintage Oaks at the Vineyard, Havenwood at Hunters Crossing, The Bridges at Preston Crossings, Lake Ridge at Joe Pool Lake, The Reserve at SugarTree, King Oaks, Sanctuary Cove at St. Andrews Sound and Chapel Ridge are all within a short driving distance from these wonderful, free activities. Enjoy!

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We Support Our American Heroes this Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, we at Southstar Communities are especially proud of our military personnel who fight for our freedom and sacrifice so much for our country.We are also excited to continue our partnership with Operation FINALLY HOME, which honors wounded and disabled veterans and widows of fallen soldiers with new homes.In fact, Dan Wallrath, founder of Operation FINALLY HOME is being honored as one of CNN’s Heroes of 2010 for the work he has done fulfilling the dreams of so many veterans at several Bluegreen properties like Vintage Oaks at the Vineyard and The Bridges at Preston Crossings.

Southstar Communities is also proud to continue our land benefits program for Texas veterans through three special housing programs that help veterans finance land at our Bluegreen properties. For more information and eligibility requirements, click here.

Equestrian Communities

Southstar Communities recognizes that every family and homeowner has different desires for the lifestyles they choose to pursue. And this is precisely why we go to great lengths to offer so many unique and varied locations. If horseback riding is an interest of yours, discover what Southstar Communities can offer you.