The Gillespie County Hideaway offers 54 acres of scenic valleys, lush bottom land, and a wide variety of hardwoods, located just 22 miles from Fredericksburg and 8 miles from Kerrville, along a paved county road. The 3 bedroom, 2-bath ranch house along with the 1 bedroom guest house and insulated barn provide ample improvements for the owners and guests. Overlooking the deep valleys to the South East, 10+ mile views are perfect for taking in Hill-Country sunsets. The Gillespie County Hideaway is the perfect property for a hunting retreat, weekend getaway, full time living, or vacation rental.
Size & Location: 54+/- acres situated in Gillespie County just 22 miles SW of Fredericksburg, TX and 8 miles NW of Kerrville, TX with paved access along county-maintained Zenner Ahrens Road.
Land: The Gillespie County Hideaway offers 54 acres of scenic valleys and hills, lush bottom land, and variety of hardwood trees. Accessed from Zenner Ahrens road, the ¼ mile private driveway leads to the ranch house where owners enjoy ample privacy and tremendous 10+ mile views. 2 large valleys sit on either side of the ranch house with nearly 100ft elevation delta. The land is laid out well for exploring and recreation, with comfortable ATV roads traversing the entire property. Broken flint flakes and Native American tools have been found along each of the valleys.
Improvements: Built in 1985, the ranch house offers 1978 SF with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, full kitchen and living area, on 2 stories. An additional 672 SF of guest quarters offers 1 bedroom, 1 full bath, a kitchenette and breakfast area, with a private entry near the ranch house. The ranch house sits atop a peninsula at 2,060 ft. above sea level, boasting a Southern view down to and across the Guadalupe River valley in Kerrville.
The well-insulated 960 SF barn sits on a concrete slab and provides storage for ranch tools, implements, tractors, and ATV’s. Electricity is currently connected to the barn and is located less than 100 ft. from the water well.
A strong water well located near the ranch house supplies the improvements with ample water, with the well log showing a depth of 178 ft. and 12 gallon per minute flow.
Wildlife: Native Whitetail, Dove, and Turkey roam the 54 acres in great numbers, with Axis deer and Aoudad having been spotted on the property by the owners. Hunting on this property is exciting and challenging with the topography and dense tree cover in the southern portion of the property.
Taxes: 2020 Taxes totaled $2,998, with Agricultural Valuation in place.