A Texas homestead strategically located half-way between Houston and San Antonio with easy access to the I-10 corridor; near the community of Schulenburg in Fayette County. The topography features rolling hills covered with native grasses that descend down to the hardwood flanked banks of the Navidad River.
The elevations create views, the grass makes the perfect home for cattle and the river creates cover for deer, turkey, and small game for recreation. One pond that is brimming full of water make it easy to water livestock as well as great area for Dove.
The 1920's vintage home was built with quality pine; floors, ceilings and walls. The roof is metal and the pier and beam foundation seems very sturdy. This house is waiting to be reduced back to a time that is past but preserved in this sturdy structure. It is quite large for the period of time it was built with 3 large bedrooms and 2 baths; all the public areas are large as are the bedrooms. The kitchen harks back to another era when large families ate together at each meal. Typical of the period is a very large attic space used for storage, canned goods, and storage for all those kraut and pickle crocks. Yes, the access is by a staircase that is straight up and the dormer window for bright light are in place so that woolen and quilts could be stored with no moths.
The immediate home is surrounded by the necessary outbuilding to make this once working homestead function. There are vintage barns for hay storage, cattle working, and equipment storage and repair. A place to build entertaining venues for the so inclined or to function in 2015 for the same purpose they were built, A self sustaining lifestyle.
For romance the old hand dug well survives with the windmill and cistern intact. For practicality,a domestic well was dug that has a submersible pump. This is a rare property, a clear and pure reflection of a time past, to become available to the market. This is one of the last of these places.
From Houston, travel to Schulenburg Exit at Hwy 77 and cross over Hwy 77 toward IH-10 west, but take a right onto the Frontage road just past the IH-10 entrance. Continue on Fosters Branch road to FM 2672- take a left and travel to a right on the frontage road to reach this property.
From Intersection of Hwy 77 and Hwy 90 in Schulenburg, Go west on Hwy 90 to North (right) on FM 2762 and over IH-10. Take the first left just North of Ih-10 to the W feeder road. Road will dead end at this property.
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