hill country possibilities.
Located in Gillespie County, turnkey Comanche Rock Ranch offers a full range of Hill Country possibilities adjacent to Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Its proximity to Enchanted Rock ensures high traffic and visibility for those interested in generating income. Its size ensures privacy and seclusion for those seeking respite and relaxation.
exceptional wildlife habitat.
The northern section, which includes 425 acres, has been intensively managed for trophy native whitetails since the mid-90s. It is operated under a MLDP-Level III permit. There are six bulk feeders, 12 spin feeders and 12 hunting blinds. Trophy axis and blackbuck also roam the hills.
For the past nine years, hunting has been limited to family and friends. Prior to that, the ranch was a commercial hunting operation and could be easily transitioned back. The southern section, which encompasses 208 acres, is home to axis deer, rare white elk, trophy whitetail deer, a small goat herd as well as many acres of lovely hay fields.
Enchanted Rock dominates the viewshed. The Hill Country icon is showcased from many different locations and perspectives throughout the property. The majority of the ranch is high-fenced and easily accessible on a network of improved roads.
Sandy Creek runs through the northwest corner of Comanche Rock Ranch, and six stock ponds provide surface water. Several active springs along the drainage areas hold water throughout the year. In addition, Comanche Rock Ranch has water rights to a deep well across RR965 and has five water wells (three active) within its perimeter. There is also a limestone rock-lined underground water cistern on the north property. Five large-capacity aboveground water storage tanks to serve the ranch compounds, and several water troughs provide additional watering holes for animals.
The ranch features a north and south headquarters which offer limitless potential for a private or commercial retreat. The centerpiece of the north headquarters is the custom-designed home, located on a ridge to take full advantage of the views of Enchanted Rock. Thick limestone walls and high ceilings hearken back to the area’s pioneer roots, while the longleaf pine beams, custom trim, hardwood floors and custom cabinetry add warmth. Rock walkways connect the house to the nearby pool and patio area. An adjacent chinked cedar cabin serves as a separate guest house.
The hunting lodge, a converted vintage barn that was recently remodeled, anchors a separate compound. In addition to three downstairs bedrooms with three private baths, the second-story bunkhouse can sleep up to eight people. The second story also has a kitchenette, a gathering space and bath facilities. It has a large downstairs living room/game room and full kitchen as well as an outdoor gathering area with a gazebo, barbecue area, swimming pool and fire pit. The original farmhouse, dating back to the early 20th century, delivers additional lodging for either guests or staff, and an old country store transported from Central Texas provides a perfect gathering spot for hunters and sightseeing guests. It has a game processing area as well as a walk-in cooler and provides ample storage space for equipment.
At the southern headquarters, the expansive main house is built on the limestone bones of a circa-1900 German farmhouse and nestled into a beautiful grove of oak trees. The pool and patio area is the centerpiece of the outdoor gathering area with a panorama of gorgeous Hill Country views. A small house, adjacent to the barn, could be updated and utilized for additional guests or staff.
As a former equestrian property, the compound also includes a horse barn and stalls as well as a round pen, a roping facility and an equipment storage barn. This property has a bulk storage grain silo, two bulk protein feeders and multiple gravity/well-fed watering troughs.
Comanche Rock Ranch’s potential as a personal retreat or a commercial enterprise is limited only by the new owner’s imagination. Come make the most of Hill Country living.
630± Acres in Gillespie County
Offered at $9,950,000
View on Lands Of America
Hood Real Estate Inc.
830-739-3815 | Howard@HoodRealEstateInc.com
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