1972 Acres TEXANA SPRINGS RANCH, Kerr County
380 Bear Creek Scout Road W. , Hunt, Texas 78024
Texana Springs Ranch offers the finest of the Texas Hill Country: Never ending views, scenic rolling to rugged topography, refreshing live water, great improvements, and superb management! The headwaters of Bear Creek combine with a fork of the Guadalupe River for some of the most impressive live water seen in a Hill Country ranch. Owned and operated by the same family for over 30 years.
IMPROVEMENTS: The ranch has 2 main homes, foremans home, vacation home and bunkhouse offering excellent accommodations for any needs.
Main house #1: 4,100 s.f. Built in 1996 and situated along Bear Creek. It features Austin cut stone exterior, metal roof, and a large terrace overlooking the creek. It includes 4 bedroom, 4.5 baths, living room, family room, dining room, island kitchen with breakfast area, utility room, mud room and hobby room. Design details include two fireplaces, vaulted ceilings with exposed beams, skylights, central HVAC and 2 hot water heaters. Nearby is a 110 s.f. storage building of matchng Austin stone with windmill on top.
Main House #2: 3,476 s.f. Built in 2013-2014 with 2 rock patios overlooking Bear Creek, and surrounded by a park-like yard with lawn and shady trees. This home is built of Austin stone and stucco, with composition roof, and designed with a porte cochere that links to 2 single car garages. It includes 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, living room with fireplace, family room, dining room, island kitchen with pantry, office, utility room and foyer. Design details include a unique turret tower and loft of 166 s.f. plus storage area.
Foremans House: 2,319 s.f. This is a manufactured home with porch and deck that connects to the garage. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, living room with fireplace, island kitchen with breakfast bar, and utility room.
Vacation Rental house: 1,400 s.f. Situated to capture views, the house is on a hilltop and features a brick exterior with metal roof, front porch plus patio. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and kitchen with dining area. Details include exposed beams, fireplace, central HVAC, front porch plus patio.
Bunkhouse: 1,789 sq.ft. The home is an original home with attached manufacture dhome. 5 bedrooms, 2 baths, kitchen and living room with fireplace.
Shop: 4,960 s.f. (former helicopter hangar). Metal building with concrete floor, skylights, kitchenette, 50 sliding door and two 16-ft. overhead doors.
Equipment Shed: 9,600 s.f. Two sides building with metal roof and 8 stalls.
Ranch Improvements: Entrance is gated; automatic gate with key pad entrance and exit probe. Road system is top of the line with some paved roads in the south pasture and very good ranch roads in the north pasture. Fences include high fenced perimeter, with one high fence crossfenced, all in good condition. Inclusive are 10 protein feeders 1200 to 2000 lbs., 12 blinds, 14 corn feeders.
Pistol shooting Range, and Rifle shooting range.
TOPOGRAPHY: Rolling picturesque Hill Country topography with incredible views. Elevations range from 1,900 feet to 2,100 feet. Hiking trails, scenic overlooks, and fertile low land areas along the creek.
Vegetation: This ranch has been under intense habitat management for 9 years. Select areas have been cleared of cedar with other smaller areas thinned of cedar. Prescribed burns have been performed in all wet years. This year 420 acres were burned. Typically after the burns survive regrowth, cedar is hand-cut out of the burned areas. A water supply enhancement program was performed cleaning 65 acres allowing for water to be captured in the soil. The ranch features large hardwoods including Live Oak, Spanish Oak, Shin Oak, Pecan and Juniper trees. Both native grasses and improved grasses are present. Improved grasses include Bluestem and Gramma, and brush species include prickley pear, agarita, persimmon and mountain laurel.
WILDLIFE: Due to the wildlife and habitat management, this property has an abundance of wildlife including native whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, Axis deer, Black Buck, Fallow Deer, Sika Deer and Mouflon Sheep. The property is currently under MLDP Level 3, and has been under strict management for 8+ years. Supplemental feeding programs are in place. Survey and harvest can be viewed upon request.
WATER: The headwaters of Bear Creek originate on this property. Over 1.4 miles of both sides of Bear Creek run through the south central portion of the ranch. Bear Creek provides crystal clear flowing water with 8 deep holes. Complementing Bear Creek is 1,500 feet of the north fork of the Guadalupe River. There are 3 water wells on the ranch. Only the well in the north pasture is in operation. The north pasture well is run by electric submersible pump. This well supplies water to a 3,500 gallon storage tank. It waters the guest house on the hill, and 3 water troughs. There is one spring box on the banks of the creek with a submersible plump that supplies water to a 23,000 gallon storage tank. In the first storage tank, water is supplied to the main houses. Water is then pumped form a first storage tank to a a second 23,000 gallon storage tank that supplies the Foremans house, bunk house, and hanger/shop.
A UGRA Flood Control and Conservation dam was constructed to collect runoff water and distribute it back into the ground.
TAXES: Wildlife exemption.
LOCATION: A short drive to the historic Hunt Store, just west of Kerrville and Ingram on Hwy 39. 7.6 miles to Hunt Store, 20 miles to Kerrville, 86 miles to San Antonio, 122 miles to Austin, 280 miles to Houston, 300 Miles to Dallas.
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