Ranches of this size, with this location do not come on the market often. 227 +/- acres only 3 miles from down town Kerrville, this ranch offers a package that will hold its value. Perfect for a grazing operation and recreation, as well as future development potential. Located between the private community of Comanche Trace, the Kerrville Schreiner State Park, and Tuscany Ranch, with highway frontage for easy access to Kerrville and the surrounding areas.
Only 3 miles SE of down town Kerrville with paved road frontage on SH-173, between Comanche Trace and Kerrville Schreiner Park. Only 30 minutes from Fredericksburg and the Wine Country, 45 minutes from San Antonio, 2 hours from Austin, and 4 hours from Houston.
Kerrville Municipal Airport is located only 4 miles away offering a 6,000 ft. lighted runway to accommodate large jets.
Land: 227 +/- acres of rolling hill country, healthy Oak trees, and fertile pasture land. The ranch has been manicured for over 20 years, bringing out the best that the Texas Hill Country has to offer. Dry Hollow creek traverses the property for over a half mile providing seasonal water and productive bottom land for agriculture. The entire ranch is accessible in a 2-wheel drive vehicle with a quality road system already in place. There are tremendous views of the Guadalupe River Valley and surrounding landscape from the hill tops with over 170 feet of elevation rise. The ranch is low-fenced on 3 boundaries, with high-fencing on the south boundary.
Given the location of the ranch and proximity to Kerrville, it is the perfect setting for future development opportunities. The private golf course community of Comanche Trace boarders the ranch to the south and features award winning 27 holes of golf, fitness facilities, club house with dining, and swimming pool. Other neighboring properties include the historic Meek Ranch and the Kerrville Schreiner State Park for privacy to the north. The ranch is located outside of the Kerrville City limits and within the ETJ, with Wildlife Tax Exemption in place.
Improvements: The 3,200 +/- Sq. Ft. home sits on over a half-acre within the Comanche Trace Community, allowing for multiple access points to the ranch. Built in 2008, the home offers 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, an office, open concept kitchen and great room, all on a single level. The Mediterranean design of stone and Stucco with a Spanish Tile roof make a great addition to the ranch.
Located near the SH-173 entrance sits the 2,000 Sq. Ft. ranch house providing an additional 3 bedrooms. Constructed in the late 1960’s, the home is comfortable enough for full-time living or a foreman’s house. The water well provides water to the ranch house and the shop/barn. Over 2,400 Sq. Ft. of enclosed warehouse and shop area is perfect for equipment maintenance and insulated storage of ranch supplies and tools. 3-phase power at the shop can power heavy machinery and travel trailers / RVs. An additional covered barn area is currently used for tractor storage and implements.
The perimeter fencing is in great condition and 1-water well provides water to the barn and ranch house, with the main home on city water and sewer.
Wildlife: A strong herd of Hill-Country Whitetail, Axis, and Blackbuck roam the 227 acres and have never been pressured. The game has been carefully managed under wildlife biologist supervision to ensure a quality population, year after year. There is no hunting allowed on the neighboring state park and Comanche Trace community. Turkey and Dove also flourish on the ranch allowing for hunting year ‘round.
Taxes: 2019 taxes were approximately $15,554 with agriculture tax valuation (Wildlife) in place.
Kerrville Attractions: The city of Kerrville and surrounding areas offer a wide variety of attractions, social events, and live music. Louise Hays Park along the Guadalupe river in downtown Kerrville is a picturesque setting with fun for the entire family. The park hosts many events throughout the year such as the “4th on the River” with Robert Earl Keen, The Kerrville River Festival, The Kerrville Roadster car show, Family Fright Night, and access to the river for swimming, fishing, kayaking, and jogging.
Every summer since 1972, the Kerrville Folk Festival has gathered at the Quiet Valley Ranch, bringing the sounds of new and seasoned musicians playing Folk, Country, and Bluegrass music for the 30,000+ attendees.
Additional outdoor attractions include 3 golf courses, Yogi Bear’s Jelly Stone Park, Wine Tours in neighboring Fredericksburg, and much more!