2,269.85+/- Acres Less Ranch, Kendall County, Boerne, TX 78006
About 2,269.85+/- Acres Less Ranch, Kendall County, 650 Wild Turkey Blvd., Boerne, Texas
Description: It isn’t very often that you discover such a grand tract of land with remarkable Live Water within close proximity of a major metropolitan area. Highlighted by the live stream Frederick Creek and its tributaries, seeps and springs, this already impressive property has the potential for its amazing water to be even stronger. Owned and operated by the same family since 1951, this uninhabited land has unlimited subsurface water potential hidden in the valleys beneath the face of dramatic canyons. The ranch is less than 5 minutes away from the Tapatio Springs Hill Country Resort, owned by George Strait, which is among the best golfing destinations in Texas. Nestled among large neighboring ranches, as well as being bordered by Kronkosky State Natural Area along most of the southwest, the ranch offers ideal seclusion, and is only 20± minutes from San Antonio. Improvements: Upon entering the property on a paved road, the main house offers great presence, made of native hand-cut stone and capturing views of the valley and lakes rimmed with hills. The limestone home is one-story, 3200± square feet and believed to have been built in 1935, showing great character and charm. The living room and dining room, each with rock fireplaces, are spacious and open, with knotty pine boards and vaulted beamed ceilings, plus 6-inch pegged oak plank floors. There is also a 400± square foot covered porch and a concrete floored basement beneath the fully equipped kitchen. An adjoining garage and workshop shows 924± square feet. Other homes include an 1,280± square foot Guest House and a Caretaker’s House 300± yards from the main home. Ranch improvements include a barn, equipment shed, low fencing and high perimeter fencing plus a good road system. Water: Truly impressive Live Water is not only present, but has the potential to be developed even further. Large lakes, and constant creek tributaries are found throughout. 1.28± miles of Frederick Creek traverse the northeast side of the property, providing two nice lakes, while the tributaries of Frederick Creek run through the ranch for 4± miles along with another 1.77± miles of other Springs, seeps and drainages,, plus several pondsThe ranch is highlighted by a dramatic cave with an Artesian-type water feature discharging an estimated 19,000 gallons of water each day and captured in a 40,000-gallon cistern. Wildlife:The amount of water and large surrounding ranches and State Natural Area result in an abundance of wildlife. Present are: Whitetail deer, Axis deer, Turkey, Dove, Hogs and varmints. plus opportunities for fishing and duck hunting. Vegetation: Vegetation varies in areas from ridgetops, slopes of canyons and wide scenic valley bottoms. On the ridgetops large Live Oak and Post Oak trees plus Ashe Juniper are found. Several areas on the ridgetops have been selectively cleared over the years presenting a park like area look. On the slopes of the canyons are also Shin Oak and Lacey Oak. In the valley and along the streams you find large Live Oak Trees, Sycamore and some rare Blue Tooth Maple. These special maple trees are rare and are only found in 5 counties of the Texas Hill Country. Elevation: Elevations range from 1,941± feet to 1,641± feet ASL, and give nearly 300 feet elevation change. This variance of terrain offers beautiful views throughout the ranch.