Breathtaking views and star-filled nights are just a part of this unique country estate that features a wonderful array of fine improvements and amenities conveniently located off FM 470 just minutes from town. Surrounded by large ranch properties, there is wonderful privacy and virtually no neighbors in sight. 'The Cowboy Capital of Texas' offers friendly small town ambiance with historic Boerne or Kerrville an easy 25 minute drive, or metropolitan San Antonio amenities only 50 minutes away. Improvements: The hacienda style main home is of stucco construction with a metal roof and has high ceilings, 2 fireplaces, stained concrete floors, and the original wood floors. The design is predominately one main floor with a loft library and a lower level with guest bedroom, full bath, utility room and exercise room that could also be used as a bunk area. Southwestern accents include hand-made tile details, deep stained Knotty Alder cabinetry and a wrought iron railed library that overlooks the Great Room with fireplace and media built-ins. Its open design incorporates a wet bar, and first floor master suite with balcony and outdoor access, room-size walk-in closet, and bath with steam shower, heated floor zones, separate vanities and Jacuzzi whirlpool tub. Integrated in the custom kitchen are premier stainless steel appliances, including a Jenn-Air gas cooktop with double oven, along with a colorful Butler's bar complete with wine cooler and ice machine. Past the walk-in pantry and Butler's bar is a home office. Other details include interior and exterior Surround Sound speakers, architectural lighting, 2 zones HVAC with UV purifying system, skylights, and a central vacuum. The L-shaped design forms a Saltillo tiled paved courtyard, defined by a low stucco wall along one side. Outdoor enhancements invite year around entertaining with a covered loggia with fireplace, outdoor kitchen with bar, and central fountain accent. There is also an outdoor shower at the end of the covered porch near the master bath. Grand trees, lawn and xeriscape plantings surround the home that also provides excellent hospitality with 2 rustic-chic guest houses ('casita' and 'cabin') nearby. Ranch improvements include a barn with concrete floor, flex-use chicken house/greenhouse with vaulted ceiling, metal implement shed, generator building and storage/shop building. The ranch has partial high perimeter pipe fencing, and wire cross fencing plus 2 electric gate entrances. Livestock water troughs. Structures: Measurements approx. Main home: 5,070+ s.f. - 2 to 4 bedrooms/3 full baths. Casita Guest House: 350+ s.f. with covered deck and tile walkways. Cabin Guest House: 550+ s.f. with covered porch, deck and 2 multi-use storage buildings. Separate electrical meter and private gate entrance. Barn: 2,250+ s.f. Concrete floor, wood/cedar post construction, multiple doors, plumbing, metal roof with light panels. Raincatch gutters, two fenced pens. Shop/carport: 1,100+ s.f. Carport adjoining the Barn, 3 sides open, metal roof Implement shed: 144+ s.f. Metal sides and roof near the Barn. Greenhouse/poultry house: 1,885+ s.f. Concrete block/wood construction with metal roof. 2 Sinks, rainwater catch cistern, ceiling fans, cast iron stove. Generator building: 105+ s.f. Concrete block, concrete floor, metal roof over a Kohler back-up generator with dedicated zones in Main House. Vegetation/Terrain: Cleared cedar fields with level grazing fields. Oak, pecan, cedar elms, juniper, chaste, and other native trees. Fruit tree orchard with underground watering system. Panel fenced garden adjoins the greenhouse. Wildlife: Native wildlife includes whitetail deer, axis deer, turkey, hog and dove. Water: Two water wells; one near main home, one for cabin, barn, greenhouse, yard, etc. 2 stock tanks. Two drainages for a seasonal creek. 28,000 gallon rainwater catch system, 4 cisterns. Utilities: 4 Septic systems.
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