The Horlock Estate is a secluded private retreat located on the north shore of Baffin Bay, near Riviera, Texas. It is located minutes from the historic King and Kenedy Ranches and the very well known Kings Inn Restaurant. With 2,200 feet of shoreline, the property is perfectly located in one of the best fishing spots on the Gulf Coast. Baffin Bay is renown for huge redfish, black drum, flounder, and trophy trout. The property boast first-class improvements that a person must see to truly appreciate all they have to offer.
The improvements include a main lodge or home, a guest house, a 500-foot lighted pier, remote storage garages, a mobile home and a water storage tank. Water is provided by a water well and a municipal water line. All of the improvements are accessed via a paved main road that turns to a concrete drive connecting the two homes.
According to the Kleberg County Appraisal District the main lodge is 6,934 square feet, featuring a large living area perfect for entertaining, a commercial kitchen with top of the line appliances, a wet bar and dining area. The master suite is very large and is situated on the southwest side of the house, with huge windows looking south over Baffin Bay. The master also features two master bathrooms and two very large walk-in closets. There is a guest quarters attached on the west side of the house that has its own entrance along with a full bath. The quest quarters also has a view looking south over the water. In addition upstairs there is a large guest room with its own full bath and an adjoining office that could be converted into another large guest room. The house also features a spacious attached three-car garage. Along the south side of the house facing Baffin Bay, there is a large covered patio that is built to take advantage of the outdoor living experience by gathering the southeasterly breezes and shading the sunsets.
Within steps of the main house is another gorgeous home that is reported to be 1,758 square feet. It is a one-bedroom home that is equipped with a large master bedroom and bath, a large living area, a nice kitchen and a large sunroom. The home is situated so all of the rooms to take advantage of the incredible views of the bay.
One of the unique features of the Estate is the 43.803 acres of land. The property has a gentle curve around a cove of the bay. It also features large Salt Cedars that are there to restrict the view from the county road. The main gate is located very near the end of the county road, so there is very little traffic.
The Estate has been set up to take advantage of the incredible fishing, recreation and site seeing that comes in this part of the world. There is a large dock for housing boats, live bait wells, and a large green light for awesome night fishing. There are two boat ramps located near the property to make live easy by taking boats in and out of the water. The Horlock Estate has seen its share of famous quest and days of fun. It could be enjoyed as a permanent residence, a weekend retreat, or as a one of a kind wedding/party venue.
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