This beautiful ranch sits on a picturesque ridge overlooking the expansive Hill Country beauty that makes Fredericksburg renowned. Native post oaks, live oaks, and junipers provide privacy and superb habitat for Texas wildlife indigenous to this region. A wet-weather creek runs along the northeast boundary offering great habitation for the wild turkey and other fur-bearing animals.
This beautiful ranch sits on a picturesque ridge overlooking the expansive Hill Country beauty that makes Fredericksburg renowned. Elevations across the estate ranch range from 2,000+/- a.s.l. to 1,825+/- a.s.l. Native post oaks, live oaks, and junipers provide privacy and superb habitat for Texas wildlife indigenous to this region. Cool evening breezes across Crabapple Ridge create comfortable outdoor entertaining and stargazing. A wet-weather creek runs along the northeast boundary offering great habitation for the wild turkey and other fur-bearing animals. The property currently carries a wildlife exemption.
Crabapple Ridge Ranch is located in Gillespie County approximately 10 miles north of Fredericksburg at 11093 Ranch Road 965, Fredericksburg, Texas. Only 6 miles from Enchanted Rock State Park, and 24 miles to Kerrville. Centrally located to major cities: 70 miles from San Antonio; 78 miles from Austin; 250 miles from Dallas.
GPS Coordinates: 30*25’01”N – 98*51’22.61”W
Crabapple Ridge Ranch, with its natural beauty, is accented by first-class improvements and accommodations. Certainly one of the most unique Hill Country ranch estates to hit the market in 2013, its 3,528+/- s.f. German-style cut limestone and sandstone main house features three fireplaces, a separate dining room, and a cozy study. Its two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the large kitchen and glass-enclosed entertainment room with fireplace overlooking the Hill Country and a beautiful pool. These high-quality details and finish out maintain the warmth of real Hill Country living. In addition to the main house, there are two guest houses. All three homes have superior standing-seam metal roofing. Guesthouse #1 is 3,000+/- s.f. and offers two bedrooms, an exercise room, three bathrooms, a full kitchen area and three car garage parking. Guesthouse #2 has a total square footage of 4,700+/- and combines that space with a woodworkers shop with exceptional equipment and functional layout. There is also a one bedroom/one bathroom, a media/living area, a full kitchen area, and a covered outdoor dining area. An energy-efficient glass greenhouse supports a uniquely designed 45’x75’ outdoor vegetable garden. A rainwater catchment system with its 13,000 gallon water storage capacity provides for a underground watering system for all landscaping. A separate climate-controlled 500 bottle wine cellar is near the main house.
Native whitetail deer, free roaming axis, wild turkey, small mammals and a tremendous variety of bird species.
The property is serviced by one electric submersible water well for the living compound, and a 13,000 gallon rainwater catchment system for outdoor landscaping.