Description: Enjoy some of the most spectacular live water the Hill Country has to offer. This serene ranch has over 2,200± feet of the deep, crystal clear Sabinal River lined with age-old Cypress trees, along with both sides of spring-fed Blackjack Creek. Located just minutes north of Utopia, the ranch has attractive improvements featuring outdoor enhancements to relax and enjoy the outdoors from every location. This rare offering is ideal for a family getaway, corporate retreat, commercial enterprise or permanent residence.
Improvements: The 3,000± s.f., 2-story main residence features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and includes both a screened porch as well as an outdoor rock patio overlooking the lush manicured grounds that are scattered with large oak plus cypress trees along the river. Ranch improvements continue with a 900± s.f. guest cabin, 1,300± s.f. foreman’s house, 6-bay open metal carport with shop, 40’x25’, an equipment barn, plus small storage buildings and sheds. Rare craftsmanship throughout the grounds include stonework along the river’s edge, meandering walkways, the landmark dam, amphitheatre for entertaining or events, and retaining walls.
Water: There are 2,200± feet of dammed, crystal-clear Sabinal River along with both sides of spring-fed Blackjack Creek that intersects the river providing deep holes for fishing and swimming. This river provides the opportunity for endless water activities and recreation. There are two water wells on the property. One well is believed to be 65± feet and the second well 440± ft. The second well has a 1.5 HP pump, 3 ½ inch casing and pumps 30± GPM.
Vegetation: The shady manicured grounds around the house extend down to the river and are covered in lush Bermuda and St. Augustine grass with scattered large Live Oak trees. The Sabinal River and spring-fed creek are lined with grand lacey cypress trees providing shade during the summer months. The remaining land features large native trees, diverse brush, plus native grasses.
Terrain/Elevation: Terrain varies from the lush bottomland up to hilltops with wide ranging views of the Sabinal River Valley rimmed by mountains. Elevations range from 1,720± to 1,410± feet.
Wildlife: Native wildlife are attracted to the abundant water and include whitetail deer, turkey, dove and free roaming exotics like Axis deer, Black Buck Antelope and more. Utopia is also renown as a birding capital with unique diversity of species.
Schools: Utopia I.S.D.
Taxes: Ag Exemption.
Minerals: Negotiable. Seller is believed to own 100% of the minerals.
Location: 3± miles N of Utopia, 7.5±miles S of Vanderpool, 30± miles W of Bandera, 25± miles N of Sabinal, 45± miles NE of Uvalde, 55± miles SW of Kerrville, 80± miles NW of San Antonio and its international airport.