Gillespie County | Three Waters Ranch | W of Fredericksburg
- County: Gillespie
- Zip: 78624
- Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Recreational Property
- City: Fredericksburg
- Price: $8,150,000
- Acres: 195
- State/Zip: Texas 78624
- Beds: 2
- Status: Available
- Baths: 2
Owned by the same family for nearly 27 years, one cannot help but notice the stewardship and attention to detail that has been implemented over their tenure. The ranch has a park-like atmosphere with stunning Honey Creek at its centerpiece. A beautifully detailed two-bedroom two-bathroom home overlooks Honey Creek and is situated in a remarkable Hill Country setting. Located 7 +/- miles west of Fredericksburg with 3,550 +/- feet of paved Highway 290 West frontage. Endless possibilities exist for this unique property. These include a permanent residence or a weekend getaway, a vineyard, or a winery among others. Seller may consider dividing.
The Three Waters Ranch is located 7 +/- miles West of Fredericksburg, Texas, with approximately 3,500 +/- feet of paved Highway 290 West frontage road.
65 +/- miles from San Antonio
80 +/- miles from Austin
230 +/- miles from Houston
260 +/- miles from Dallas/Fort Worth
270 +/- miles from Midland/Odessa
The landscape is breathtaking and extremely diverse. There are many desirable topographical features with 160 +/- feet in elevation change on the ranch. Accessible hilltops provide outstanding views with multiple build sites to choose from. There are several draws containing seasonal springs that create beautiful cascading water features. Cedar and other invasive species have been removed, allowing native grasses to flourish and other hardwoods to thrive. Some of the native hardwoods on this ranch include live oak, native pecan, walnut, cedar elm, and escarpment black cherry.
Highly desirable Honey Creek flows through the property for 3,500 +/- feet and is an attribute that brings great character to the ranch. The creek is dammed below a beautiful home, which overlooks the water. There are massive pecan trees along its banks, creating a setting that is unmatched. The creek provides recreational activities such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, tubing, and swimming. Fishing this portion of Honey Creek is very private with opportunities to catch bass and perch. The seclusion, beauty, and privacy of this creek area is a rare find.
Improved pastureland that is terraced such that it could easily be converted to cultivation. Fredericksburg, Texas has become the epicenter of the Texas Wine Country with 50 +/- wineries, vineyards, and tasting rooms in Gillespie County. Three Waters Ranch is conveniently located 10 +/- minutes from Fredericksburg, making this a desirable location for a vineyard or winery.
The beautifully constructed 2,985 +/- square foot home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. A two-story rock pioneer farmhouse has been tastefully restored. To enlarge the original footprint, a 19th-century log cabin was dismantled, transported from Missouri, and reassembled on site. The cabin features large hand-hewn white pine timbers, a loft that serves as a second bedroom, and a massive soapstone fireplace. The rock and log structures are connected with a German-style fachwerk breezeway. A standing seam metal roof covers the entire structure. Stunning wooden floors are throughout the home. The living room has a vaulted ceiling with large wooden beams. The full kitchen has an island bar and ample cabinet and countertop space. The master bedroom is spacious with a vaulted ceiling and an ensuite bathroom. Ample covered porch space for outside entertaining with a large fire pit close by.
Abundant native wildlife including whitetail deer, turkey, dove, and other animals native to the Texas Hill Country. Ample opportunities to fish for bass and perch out of Honey Creek.
There are two water wells on the ranch.
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