The Kudu Ranch offers world class hunting on 67 acres with high quality improvements, only 45 minutes from Kerrville, TX. The 3,500 SF. home has all of the amenities needed for full time living and makes for a perfect weekend retreat or hunting lodge. Easy access via paved Ranchland’s roads, private gated entry, and security patrol help protect your investment’s value. Enjoy hunting this ranch year ‘round with trophy exotic game species such as Axis, Sika, Fallow, Blackbuck, and Aoudad.
45 miles West of Kerrville with private, gated access off of HWY 83 inside of the Y.O. Ranchlands, once part of Captain Schreiner’s famed Y.O. Ranch. A short 20-minute drive from Junction, 45 minutes to Kerrville, and 1.5 hours from San Antonio. The Kudu Ranch is 3 miles back from front gate, via well maintained paved and Caliche’ private roads.
Land: The Kudu Ranch boasts 67 acres of groomed hill-country land, with large Oak mottes, gentle terrain, and lush native grasses. Cedar has been tamed over many years of management leaving plenty of cover for wildlife from the hardwoods. Making your way down the chip sealed drive, the park-like entry into the ranch is as impressive as it gets. The ranch has over 50’ of elevation change providing great southernly views of hill country sunsets. Rain water funnels through the southern portion of the ranch making this a prime location for a stock tank or pond. There is a road system in place providing a smooth ride in any SUV or Truck. This ranch has been well cared for and ready to enjoy by the new owners.
Improvements: Perfect for entertaining guests, family, or full time living, the 3,500 SF. home features an open floor plan with abundant natural light. The large great room has impressive vaulted ceilings and custom built-ins for showcasing your trophy animals. The kitchen features a large granite island for entertaining and food prep with high end appliances and custom cabinets. The home has 3 large bedrooms, 3 full baths, an office, and breakfast area. Each bedroom has its own walk-in closet, private bath, and insulated storage in the finished attic areas! The home has every amenity needed for full time living including land line phone, internet, and even a central vacuum system. Outside, the 60X12 ft back deck is partially covered and is perfect for cook outs, entertaining guests, and watching the abundant wildlife as they come to feed and drink. Evenings are filled with impressive sunsets from the southeastern views overlooking the Koi pond.
Near the home sits the 1,100 SF. shop with water and electricity connected, perfect for storing equipment, ATV’s, feed, and ranch tools & implements. The game cleaning station is lighted and plumbed with running water for easy cleaning any time of day or night. The Edwards Aquifer water well produces strong flow, providing water to the house, shop, and pond. Water storage tank, pressure tank, and plumbing are all enclosed inside of the insulated well house. Chip sealed driveway from the front gate to the improvements makes for a comfortable ride to the ranch.
Wildlife: Hunting on the Kudu Ranch is world class and you won’t find it anywhere else on a ranch this size. The YO Ranchlands consistently produces trophy Whitetail and Exotics including Axis, Fallow, Blackbuck, Sika, and Aoudad. Turkey and game birds are abundant on the ranch as well. The 10,000-acre Ranchlands consist mostly of unfenced land and is game managed, allowing landowners and their guests to take high-quality animals year after year. Due to the population of exotic species, landowners are able enjoy hunting year ‘round. Several blinds and feeders are set up throughout the ranch and ready to be hunted. Animals are free to roam the 10,000 acres relieving landowners of the headache that comes with owning a small, high-fenced ranch.
Amenities and YO Headquarters: The Kudu Ranch is much more than a hunting ranch. Each landowner has access to the famed Y.O. Headquarters where you can dine at the Chuck Wagon Diner, take a dip in the pool, and enjoy private safari tours of exotic African species.
The Headquarters is host to several events throughout the year including the exotic game sale, Combat Marine Outdoors hunt and BBQ, weddings, corporate retreats, and live music at the new amphitheater to come in the fall. Restored rustic cabins are available for rent if additional sleeping arrangements are needed for your guests. Guided hunts of nearly every game species imaginable are available for booking. Visit YORanchHeadquarters.com to inquire about special events planned for 2019.
The Ranchlands has its own security patrol and gated access to keep your investment safe and secure. You won’t find another ranch community with its own fire department and landing zone for Medevac air service. The Ranchlands maintains a private garbage dumpster for your household garbage, relieving owners of having to haul trash off site. Landowners also host events and parties throughout the year giving you the opportunity to meet your neighbors and enjoy conversation with fellow hunters and landowners. For additional information on the benefits and amenities of the Kudu Ranch, visit YORanchlands.org.
Taxes: 2019 Taxes with current exemptions including Wildlife exemption are $3,893 per year.