Why I Love the Ozarks

Fall in the Ozarks Hills - one of the great reasons to call Branson home!

Fall in the Ozarks Hills – one of the great reasons to call Branson home!

I don’t want to be super cheesy here, but sometimes I’ve gotta gush over the place I call home. I grew up in the plains of northwest Oklahoma, where the wind truly does come sweeping down the plains. All the time. Night and day. There’s little relief down in a valley or among the trees because, well… there are no valleys and there are very few trees! When I came to Branson for the first time in 1997, I knew there was something special about it. It immediately became home to me. After 15 years of living here, I can list some of the things that made me fall in love with the Ozark hills – and what made me want to stay here forever.

The Beauty
This one is obvious. Some call them the Ozark Mountains, but I’ve met many folks from places like Colorado that come and say “Where are those mountains that everyone talks about??” Well, all I can say is whoever first called them mountains must’ve been from the plains of northwest Oklahoma! The trees and rolling hills that are the signature of the Ozarks change in appearance with the seasons in an amazing way. There’s a great view at every turn that locals sometimes take for granted. I know when winter turns to spring, and summer turns to fall, I’m amazed once again at the brilliant colors that blankets the rolling hills. Cheesy, I know, but true!

The Seasons
I love summer. Well, spring too. And fall. Oh, yes, and winter. That’s what’s so great about the Ozarks. We get a good taste of all the seasons. Summer gets hot – time for the lake! Spring and fall are just perfect. We eat on the back deck a lot during the spring and fall. Winter gets just cold enough to maybe enjoy a snow or two, but never so much that you are sick of it. It seems that just when I get weary of one season, the next arrives.

The Lakes
Our area lakes have something for everyone. Table Rock Lake is great for fishing, swimming, and water sports. Taneycomo’s cold water is the perfect environment for trout – some of the best trout fishing in the world. Bull Shoals is secluded and quiet. All of them contribute so much the natural beauty of the region.

Table Rock Lake near Branson, Missouri

Table Rock Lake

The Lifestyle
For over 100 years, people have come to the Branson area for vacation. Long before music shows or theme parks even existed. Even before Table Rock lake was created, these hills attracted people looking for a retreat. When my family needs to get away, we can enjoy the view from our back deck, drive 5 minutes for a round of miniature golf, or be floating in a cove on the lake after just a short drive. Yes, it is like a permanent vacation. No wonder people come to visit over and over again, only to end up calling the Ozarks home at some point.

The People
Everyone is so darn nice! Maybe it’s because we are all on permanent vacation! I hear it time and time again. Just pull up to an intersection with bumper-to-bumper traffic… It’ll only be a minute before someone will wave you in.

When you decide you’re ready to call these hills home (or home away from home), I would be honored to help you find your little slice of the Ozarks. You can call me any time. 866-264-2803 x 703.

 

Here are some listings of homes on the market in the Ozarks that come with a view…

  1. 3 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 2,217 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,245 sqft
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  2. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,316 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.00 ac
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  3. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,632 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,679 sqft
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  4. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,892 sq ft
    Lot size: 32.00 ac
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  5. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,817 sqft
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  6. 5 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,585 sq ft
    Lot size: 10.00 ac
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  7. 5 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 4,250 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,897 sqft
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  8. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,138 sq ft
    Lot size: 60.00 ac
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  9. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,956 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,018 sqft
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  10. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,784 sq ft
    Lot size: 13.00 ac
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  11. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,695 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,454 sqft
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  12. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,942 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,552 sqft
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  13. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,465 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.89 ac
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  14. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,806 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.19 ac
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  15. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,787 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,890 sqft
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  16. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 3,723 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,374 sqft
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  17. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,140 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.00 ac
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  18. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 3,738 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,196 sqft
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  19. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 6,933 sq ft
    Lot size: 5.46 ac
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  20. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 6,742 sq ft
    Lot size: 9.00 ac
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  21. 3 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 6,519 sq ft
    Lot size: 5.90 ac
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  22. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,240 sq ft
    Lot size: 71.60 ac
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  23. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,740 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,227 sqft
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  24. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,123 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,245 sqft
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  25. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,105 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,454 sqft
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  26. 6 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,325 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,742 sqft
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  27. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,020 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,768 sqft
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  28. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,064 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,166 sqft
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  29. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,872 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,405 sqft
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  30. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,204 sq ft
    Lot size: 24.00 ac
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  31. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,338 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,810 sqft
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  32. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,346 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.10 ac
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  33. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 4,016 sq ft
    Lot size: 40.00 ac
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  34. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 6,330 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,479 sqft
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  35. 5 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 68.70 ac
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  36. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 3,559 sq ft
    Lot size: 8.00 ac
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  37. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,272 sq ft
    Lot size: 5.39 ac
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  38. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,127 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,712 sqft
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  39. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,134 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,424 sqft
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  40. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 41.00 ac
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  41. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,860 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,314 sqft
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  42. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,565 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,276 sqft
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  43. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,558 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.63 ac
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  44. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 5,142 sq ft
    Lot size: 5.20 ac
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  45. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.89 ac
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  46. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 2,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,196 sqft
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  47. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,226 sq ft
    Lot size: 4.50 ac
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  48. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 6.20 ac
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  49. 5 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,400 sq ft
    Lot size: 10.00 ac
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  50. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,249 sq ft
    Lot size: 10.00 ac
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See all Branson Homes With a View.
(all data current as of 1/22/2018)

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