60.85± Acres

Johnson City, Texas
Blanco County




60.85 acres in the Heart of the Texas Hill Country.  Minutes from the 290 Wine Trail, this property offers it all.  There are 2 barndominium type homes (2/2 and 1/1) a large shop, historic rock wall, 2 water retention ponds, massive healthy oaks and other hardwoods, and tons of wildlife.

Location & Access

Just north of Johnson City off Ranch Rd 1323, this property is situated 45 minutes from Austin, 1 hour from San Antonio, 30 minutes to Marble Falls and 30 minutes to Fredericksburg.

Stellar Features

The entire Western boundary of the property is a historic rock wall that has been dated back to the 1800s.    The open concept living in the 2 bedroom barndominium has sliders that open the entire living area to the Hill Country views.  This is the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet of country living.


The larger of the two barndominiums features 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths with an open concept kitchen and living area.  Both sides of the structure slide open to allow for a breeze and views for miles. 

The second barndominium features an 800 sq ft apartment, with a 1000 sq ft shop attached.  The apartment has a full kitchen, with gas stove and granite counter tops as well as a full bath with a large soaker tub.

Water Features

The owners put in two rocks dams to create two water retention ponds in the southwest corner of the property.  This also helps to maintain the wildlife exemption.  There is a wet weather creek at the entrance to the property as well. 


This property has been parked out.  Leaving enough natural land to create a barrier and maintain the wildlife exemption; the owners cleared the property of cedar and scrub brush leaving large healthy oaks, and many other hardwoods.  The grassland has been maintained and is currently covered in wildflowers.  

Topography ranges from 1280 ft in the southwest corner to 1340 ft at the current homesite and potential future build site.  

Views from the high point of this property overlook the Pedernales River Valley.


In the process of clearing the owners have maintained enough habitat to keep a healthy population of whitetail deer, dove and Rio Grande turkey.  The entire acreage is under a wildlife exemption.

Financial / Title

The property carries a Wildlife Exemption.  The Seller will deliver a new survey and provide basic title insurance.  Mineral rights which the Seller owns will be conveyed to the Buyer at closing.  

BIG SANDY MARIPOSA RANCH, as previously described herein (60.00ac), is offered at $1,315,000

Cash or at Terms acceptable solely at the discretion of the Sellers.  The conditions of sale are as follows:

  1. Offers to purchase or letters or intent must be in writing and accompanied by 3.00% of the purchase price to the escrow account at Hill Country Titles of Fredericksburg, TX.

  2. The Sellers will provide and pay for a standard owner’s title insurance policy.  Title to the real property will be conveyed by a general or special warranty deed.

  3. The Sellers will provide a new survey.

  4. Inventory of any personal property will be transferred via Bill of Sale at Closing.

  5. Mineral rights which the Seller owns will be conveyed to the Buyer at Closing.

  6. All water right claims controlled by the Ranch will be transferred to the Buyer at Closing.

  7. Buyers’ Brokers are welcomed and invited to contact Laura Smith with Anders Ranch Realty for information regarding Cooperation Policies.

  8. The property lies in the Johnson City ISD.

  9. The estimated 2018 wildlife exempt property taxes were $2521.06

  10. Property has multiple Blanco CAD ID numbers – 18056, 15589


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Laura Smith

Listed By:

Laura Smith

302 E. Main Street
Johnson City, TX 78636
Cell: (830) 201-0199
Email: laura@AndersRanchRealty.com 

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The information contained herein has been diligently assembled and is deemed reliable, but is not warranted by Broker or Seller, express or implied, and is subject to change, prior sale, errors and/or omissions and withdrawal from market. Buyers must verify accuracy of representations on their own, as well as investigate potentially pertinent natural attributes, laws and regulations, and draw their own conclusions regarding the usefulness and value of the property for a given purpose. Viewing appointments scheduled with Anders Realty staff only.


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