Encompassing the finest qualities that the Hill Country has to offer, superb water, expansive views, endless recreational pursuits, and the ultimate privacy, the ranch is located in the western part of Bandera County, with a portion in Real County. The high fenced ranch is offered as a turnkey operation with a fully furnished residence combining American Indian influences with utmost luxury & a full complement of ranch equipment. Improvements: The main residence is situated in an elevation position overlooking a large crystal-clear, deep-water lake, which is fed by springs located on the property. The dramatic home features stone construction with metal roof, soaring ceilings, spacious living areas & window walls that frame the spectacular views. The home is 8000+sf with attached 3000+sf 4-car garage. The open design has the focal point of the dramatic Great Room, featuring a vaulted wood beamed ceiling with exposed trusses, along with a raised hearth stone fireplace, adjoined by a dining room with wet bar. A well-appointed kitchen features hardwood floors & cabinetry incorporating premier appliances & is centered by a large granite topped island. Downstairs is the generous master suite with vaulted & beamed ceiling, rock fireplace, & bath with split vanities, oversized glass shower, walk-in closets, & double doors out to poolside. Upstairs is a library/sitting room, 3 bedrooms each with its own bath, media room with covered balcony overlooking the lake & exercise room. Extensive landscaping blends seamlessly into the surrounding Hill Country, created using natural stone continuing toward the pool & lake. Features include an elevator, 5 HVAC units, audio system, generator for the home, outdoor lighting with road & walkway posts lights, ADT security system with 3 automatic security gates, & sprinkler system. The perimeter boundary of the ranch is completely game fenced. The barn includes a bathroom & septic system. Pool & Lake: The beautifully constructed swimming pool is located below the house, overlooking the lake. The pool area consists of a large covered terrace with ceiling fan, & patio space for dining & entertaining. A rock walkway from the pool descends to the lake where you can fish, swim, or launch a canoe or kayak. Water: There are numerous springs located throughout the ranch. The large lake by the main residence has a concrete dam forming a deep-water lake along a spring-fed creek bottom. A second smaller spring-fed lake has a covered picnic table area. Additionally, there are 2 water wells. Both wells are in the Cow Creek Aquifer. Two pump houses with storage tanks, water softeners, filters, 1 reverse osmosis system & 1 UV. Vegetation: Native hardwoods consist primarily of Blue Oak, Live Oak, Spanish Oak, Cypress, Madrone, Maple & Cedar. There are large areas of the ranch that have been selectively cleared allowing for open vistas on the mountaintops. Most of the canyon areas are heavily treed allowing for excellent game cover. Terrain: The terrain ranges from lush, heavily treed valleys to mountaintops offering far-reaching views of the surrounding Hill Country. A well-maintained road system offers excellent access throughout the ranch with additional 4WD trails access more isolated portions of the property. There are 13 canyons on the ranch. Wildlife: The ranch supports an abundant population of native and exotic species, including Whitetail deer, Axis deer, Fallow deer, Sika, Aoudad, hogs, turkey, waterfowl and others native to the area. This area is also well known for excellent birdwatching, both resident & during the migratory season. The lakes are stocked with Large Mouth Bass, offering excellent fishing. Utilities: Water well. Commercial aerobic septic system. Bandera Electric Coop. Inclusions: The ranch residence will convey fully furnished; a list is available on request. All ranch equipment will convey, a list is also available. Taxes: Wildlife Exemption.
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