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A UNIQUE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY PROPERTY! Equally distanced, less than an hour to either Austin and San Antonio, this high caliber, water property is totally game proofed fenced and contains a live spring with 3 significant lakes and multiple homes. A long deep valley flanked by tall hills traverses lengthwise through the center of the property providing excellent opportunities to impound water and live in total privacy. All lakes are stocked w/ bass, catfish and copper nose bluegil. The lakes are approx 10 ac., 3-4 ac and 1-2 acres. All are deep water, with depths as much as 30'.
The main entry road is paved for about a mile, from the main gate all the way up to the 2nd lake and beyond the primary improvements. Beyond this point the road becomes packed, crushed granite and is smooth enough to drive with a full drink in your hand for approx 3 miles as it climbs over 400', encircling the highest elevations at nearly 1800'. The 20-30 mile views are unparalleled and offer 360 degree panoramas. The ever-flowing, historic, Duncan Spring is at approx 1700' elevation and has maintained flow throughout the drought of the last few years. The lakes are full and this is amazing, considering the extreme conditions we have endured. All of the water for this private valley is sourced from the springs located within the boundaries of this property.
There are two,immaculate, architecturally designed, high end custom homes that are approx. 2800 s.f. and 3500 s.f. These ultra high efficiency homes were built in 2009 and include Cortin standing seam metal roofs, antique handhewn timbers, native stone and reclaimed wood from classic old barns and bridges. There are extensive outdoor covered porches on both homes with salted/stained concrete and outdoor fireplace. The interiors include hand scraped mesquite and pecan floors, incredible granites and marbles, top appliances, a heated slate floor in one of the master baths, custom Arkansan artisan crafted steel railings, Lincoln casement windows, an elevator and much more.
Of equal excellence is the "common area" between them consisting of a 6 car carport structure matching the architecture of the homes and sharing under its roof a nice ranch office or hobby area, cork floored exercise room and huge outdoor kitchen under an expansive covered patio, all overlooking the incredible pool and middle lake. A fully functional efficiency apt. is on the second floor. An awesome, cozy 2/2 cabin sits on the middle lake and there's a new foreman's home located about a half mile from the primary residential area.
This is a masterful entertainment property, resort-like getaway, upscale B & B potential, corporate retreat or simply a private family retreat offering hunting, fishing, limited boating, hiking, biking, trail riding, exotic game or native whitetail management, to name a few.
This distinctive property is in first class shape and is ready to move into and enjoy immediately. In fact it can delivered with its current fine furnishings and equipment.
This exclusive property is conveniently located only 3.5 mi north of Blanco, making it ideal for many one hour or less trips to most of the favorite and popular Hill Country destinations such as, Fredericksburg, New Braunfels, Kerrville, Boerne, San Marcos, Marble Falls, Luckenbach and Comfort, where you'll find unique shopping experiences, many live music venues and wonderful restaurants.
There's so much here, you simply have to come and see this jewel for yourself. Call me, I'd love to give you a tour. You will not be disappointed.
The Duncan Springs Ranch is located approximately 3 miles north of Blanco and fronts on the west side of US Hwy 281.
This is only about 50 miles north of San Antonio or 45 miles west of Austin.
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