Memorable Street Names, Part 2

In this, the second in a series, we have selected some noteworthy street names and the homes located on them. Our original article found here, defines the meaning behind some interesting street names.

22323 Viajes • San Antonio, TX 78261 • MLS# 1171266

22323 VIAJESThis listing brought to us by Barbara Lane, is located in the North Central area of San Antonio near the TPC Golf Course.

The English translation of Viaje from Spanish means: A trip, journey ir de viaje, to go on a trip • estar de viaje, to be away •  ¡ buen viaje! Have a good trip!

 

1709 Antigua Cove • New Braunfels, TX 78132 • MLS# 218927

1709 Antigua Cove

This move-in ready home is brought to us by Julie Durick. Located in New Braunfels at the River Place at Gruene, any future home owner would be pleased to live in such a desirable location.

The name Antigua is an island in the Caribbean, one of the Leeward Islands; a British colony, with its dependency Barbuda, until 1967, when it became a British associated state. From the Spanish fem. of antiguo, it literally means “ancient, antique.” The island became independent in 1981 as part of the state of Antigua and Barbuda.

 

28268 Ruffian Drive • Fair Oaks Ranch, TX 78015 • MLS# 1136054

28268 RUFFIAN DR

Bring your horses to this beautiful piece of Texas Hill Country nestled behind a gated entry. Listed by Delia Sutton, don’t let the “rough” name fool you.

Ruffian is late 15th century word from Old French and of Germanic origin. Meaning a person who might be involved in crime or a tough, lawless individual. Quite comical given the serene setting of the beautiful neighborhood in which this home is located.

 

8204 Lammtarra Circle  •  Fair Oaks Ranch, TX 78015  • MLS# 1172943 

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Brought to us by Christy Green, this Hill Country Home is situated on over half an acre in prestigious Deer Meadows Estates.

Lammtarra (February 1992 – July 2014) was the name of an undefeated Thoroughbred racehorse who won three Group One races in 1995 and voted the Cartier Three-Year-Old European Champion Colt. He won the Epsom Derby in record time, the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes and the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. He is one of only two horses to win all three races, the other being Mill Reef.

 

24027 Vecchio  •  San Antonio, TX 78260  •  MLS# 1171228

sabor1171228jConnie Dukes is the listing agent for this property. Built in 2016 this Monticello home has 5 bedrooms, 4 baths and many custom features. Galaxy Leather surround countertops, Carrara marble and Bosch appliances are just some of the features that adorn this home.

Vecchio” is the Italian word for “old” (as used in Ponte Vecchio, meaning “old bridge”). Plural vecchi, meaning “old one” or simply “old”, is a category of aged, male characters from the Italian commedia dell’arte.

 


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