Expansive views and quality improvements, with a close proximity to the Highway 290 wine corridor, Clear View Ranch is an impressive 136 +/- acres. Turn-key and primed for its next owner Clear View Ranch is only 19 miles east of Fredericksburg and 9 miles northwest of Johnson City. Quality improvements include a stunning two-story main home, large barn and three water wells.
The Clear View Ranch is an impressive 136 +/- acres located in the highly sought-after Texas Hill Country, between Johnson City and Fredericksburg. The ranch has a private and exclusive atmosphere, with views that command your attention. Quality improvements including a stunning two-story main home, large barn and three water wells. Extremely close proximity to the famous Highway 290 wine corridor. This turn-key recreational ranch is primed and ready for its next owner to enjoy immediately.
Accessed off private road, Old Post Oak Road, located near the intersection of FM 2721 and FM 1320 in Blanco County. Conveniently located about 19 miles east of Fredericksburg and 9 miles northwest of Johnson City. Access to popular Highway 290 is 5.5 +/- miles from the front gate of the ranch. There are nearly a dozen wineries located within a 15 +/- miles radius of the property, which makes for a great home base for entertaining friends, family and clients.
Located about 60 miles west of Austin and 70 miles northwest of San Antonio. Drive time to Marble Falls is about 45 minutes.
Upon entering the ranch through an iron automatic gate, a well-maintained granite gravel road leads you to the manicured headquarters. Long-range views provide a picturesque setting for all to enjoy. The main home was strategically built at one of the highest points (1,647 +/- asl), providing splendid vistas of the surrounding countryside.
The sellers have been wonderful stewards of the land, selectively removing a large majority of cedar during their tenure. There are select areas with dense cover, which allow bedding areas for wildlife. Many varieties of oak trees including red oak, post oak and heritage live oaks dot the landscape. A healthy array of native grass covers the rolling terrain. The northwest side of the property includes a 29 +/- acre field and stock pond and is well positioned for avid bird hunters. Terrain incorporates a gentle roll with elevations ranging from 1,500 +/- ft to 1,642 +/- ft.
A beautiful 2B/2B 2,101 +/- square foot custom home built in 1997 has been meticulously cared for over the years. The home rests at one of the highest points on the ranch, providing stunning views in a peaceful and private Hill Country setting. The spacious living room has 32 +/- foot high vaulted ceilings and stained concrete floors. There are beautiful double paned windows throughout, allowing a plethora of natural light to enter the home. An authentic wood burning stove is a rustic element to the living room, and is utilized during the winter months.
The kitchen is spacious with plenty of cabinet space and an island bar. A refrigerator, downdraft cooktop, double electric ovens and dishwasher account for the appliances. A single bedroom is located downstairs, connecting to a full bathroom with a walk-in shower and Kohler garden tub. The second floor has a sizeable loft with a built-in bookshelf, ideal for an office space or additional sleeping quarters. The master bedroom has beautiful pine wood floors and open truss ceilings. A large master bathroom includes a double sink vanity, walk-in shower, Kohler garden tub and ample closet space.
The exterior of the home has a standing seam metal roof and an 1,800 +/- sq ft wrap around porch. The second story of the main home has an outside deck that is a splendid area for relaxing during a breezy day or star gazing at night. A 180 +/- sq ft screened in porch overlooks a tightly manicured fenced in courtyard. Large live oak trees surround the beautifully landscaped yard.
The 867 +/- sq ft garage apartment offers plenty of down stairs storage and a spacious 1B/1B apartment upstairs. The garage space currently serves as a work shop, but could easily be converted to a game room or additional sleeping quarters.
A 1,200 +/- square foot corrugated steel tin barn with electricty, rests on a concrete slab. The barn serves as a storage space, and has the versatility to serve in a multitude of other ways. Other improvements include two pole barns 572 +/- sq ft and 400 +/- sq ft that shelter ranch equipment from the elements.
An abundance of wildlife exists including whitetail deer, turkey, dove, hogs and other animals native to the Hill Country. A nice 29 +/- acre field has a stock tank close by, which is an ideal setup for dove hunting.
This is an extremely well-watered ranch with three operational water wells, three water troughs, a 20,000 +/- gallon rain water collection system and two sizeable stock tanks.
The well at the headquarters has a submersible pump and is able to distribute water to the main home and other improvements when needed. The rain water collection system is the primary provider of water to all of the improvements on the ranch.
The rainwater collection system captures 20,000 +/- gallons and is stored in a large concrete storage tank. At the point of distributing rainwater back to the improvements, the water is filtered through a reverse osmosis system. An additional rainwater collection system uses the metal roof of a nearby equipment barn to supplement a 40 x 90 high fenced garden.
There are two windmills, the first in a central location, servicing a poly storage tank and water trough. A second windmill located in the southeast corner supplements a stock pond and services a nearby water trough.
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