This diverse 151 acres sits in NE Gillespie County on the Austin side of the Willow City Loop and North of the Cave Creek area making it accessible from US 281 or from Fredericksburg. This tract conveys long distance views, a spring fed creek, good tree cover and this property is ready for your building plans.
Location & Access
Charming Fredericksburg (great restaurants, music venues, shopping, hospital, supplies) is a scenic 30-minute drive from the front gate. Central Austin is a 50-minute drive via US-281 & TX-71 and San Antonio is 1.5 hours away via US-281. The ranch sits along the north line of RR 1323 in Blanco County with 5,700’ or 1.08 miles of road frontage. The area is comprised of larger-sized recreational and ranching tracts with no development properties in sight. The property is surrounded by large ranches, the most prominent being the West Ranch at 8,624 ac along the northern boundary. The West Ranch is the largest, privately-owned contiguous ranch in Blanco County. Along the west boundary lies Grote family property which totals 634 ac and along the east boundary lies Sultemeier country totaling 1,813 ac. Across RR 1323 to the south lies a 778-ac high-fenced recreational hunting ranch.
Spring fed Bird Hollow Creek flows through the property with roughly 2,000 +/- feet of frontage. Recent clearing along the creek bottom has exposed rock outcroppings and pools of water. A new water well was drilled and CTEC electricity currently being run to well & building location.
Land & Wildlife
The tract offers impressive views to the North/Northeast of hills in Llano County. Hardwoods dominate the creek bottom with post oak, live oak and cedar elm trees being the dominant cover. Recent cedar clearing and burning has opened up the property while also preserving sufficient cover for the wildlife. A pipe front entry with custom front gate greet you as you enter the property. New granite & caliche based roads provide all weather access to and from the property. Elevation ranges are from 1,455 to 1,656.
Seller will provide basic title insurance and existing survey (April 2017). The property maintains Ag Exemption with cattle grazing lease with neighbor.