Properties this size and in this area do not come on the market very often. There are endless opportunities for this investment to serve as a permanent residence, a weekend getaway, a bed and breakfast, or a venue.
Rare opportunity to own land with sought-after Onion Creek in historic Driftwood, TX. Driftwood Ranch boasts a custom 3,140± sf modern farmhouse situated among mature Live Oaks in an incredibly peaceful hill country setting. The farmhouse has three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms with a one-bedroom and one-bathroom garage apartment nearby. The outdoor entertaining area of the compound includes a custom in-ground pool and hot tub.
The property fronts paved Darden Hill Road and is located about 5± miles southeast of Dripping Springs. Conveniently situated about 25± miles southwest of downtown Austin. The ranch is an ideal location for a family looking to reside within Dripping Springs School District. Within minutes from The Salt Lick, Trattoria Lisina, as well as multiple breweries, wineries, and distilleries.
The terrain has a gentle roll with many large live oak and cedar elm trees dotting the landscape, providing a park-like setting with manicured areas where cedar has been selectively removed over the years. Enjoy horseback riding, hiking, or going on an exploring excursion with friends and family down to the creek area. A seasonal grotto sheds water into Onion Creek and is a neat area to explore. Spend time on the sleeping porch, where you can relax and take in beautiful sunrises and sunsets. The south boundary of the property is the center line of highly coveted Onion Creek, which stretches for 800± feet. The creek is a beautiful feature, holding water during many parts of the year. When water is bountiful, enjoy fishing, tubing, canoeing, and swimming. The property is under an ag exemption with a low fenced perimeter, excluding a small section of land adjacent to the creek.
The beautiful 3,140± sf modern farmhouse has a “Southern Living” ambiance with an inviting floor plan that goes hand in hand with living in the Texas Hill Country. The farmhouse has three bedrooms, each with an exceptional view and its own en suite bathroom. Throughout the home, there are incredible reclaimed longleaf pine floors that add a pleasant warmth to the home. The kitchen is a beautiful gathering place for family or friends, with a massive granite island, all stainless steel appliances, including a double oven, an oversized refrigerator, a large farm sink, and a gas-top stove. Directly off of the kitchen are a pocket office and a large walk-in pantry. The open floor concept was designed for entertaining. The living room flows nicely onto a heated and cooled sleeping porch, with either room having its own individual fireplace.Additionally, there is a large utility room and mudroom.
The main compound has a detached garage with drive-through doors on either side of the building. The garage has a ½ bathroom downstairs, as well as a nice apartment upstairs. The upstairs guest quarters are ideal for overflow guests, grandkids, or friends that wish to have a more private space during their stay. The apartment is 470± sf and has one bedroom and one bathroom.
An additional two-bedroom and two-and-a-half-bathroom home resides on the property. Built-in the 1940s, the home is 1,250± sf and would be ideal as an additional guest quarter, foreman’s residence, or could serve as a long or short-term rental.
Abundant native wildlife including whitetail deer, dove, and other animals native to the Texas Hill Country
There is one existing well on the property, providing water to all property improvements. Onion Creek frontage, stretching 800± ft, along the southern boundary of the property. Onion Creek is a beautiful feature holding water during many parts of the year.
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