New listing Bandera County
1013 Acres – Foster Ranch
Being in the same family since 1880, the historic Foster Ranch offers a buyer the rare opportunity to own a large ranch in a fabulous location that covers portions of both Sabinal River Valleys. The ranch offers large neighbors and incredible end of road privacy. Access to the ranch is via an excellent Bandera County maintained road and a small, early 1900s ranch house and dirt airstrip are located just as enter the ranch. The cozy home is located at the original headquarters to the ranch and other improvements include workshop and stage building, carport and covered equipment shed. Additional improvements include 2 small modern cabins situated on two small hills with absolutely breathtaking views of the surrounding valley and hills. The ranch is game fenced along northern boundary and remaining fencing is low stock fence. Two water wells are located on the ranch, one in the south western valley that is on a working Windmill and the second located at the Hunters cabin supplying water to the home and cabin. The windmill well is piped into a small nearby pond and provides water for the large numbers of game located on the ranch.
This unique ranch is made up of at least a dozen separate canyons that feed into wider valleys with deep fertile soils and huge healthy Live Oaks. The canyon walls are absolutely covered with several varieties of Hardwood including Cedar Elm, Spanish Oak, Blue Oak, Madrone and Wild Cherry. The Ranch offers an excellent mix of Hills and bottom land and numerous Springs are scattered throughout the ranch providing water to several small dirt ponds. The excellent mix of open land and cover provide excellent habitat for Whitetail, Aoudad, Hogs, and Turkey. There are numerous lake sites in the multiple valleys and the existing ponds could be enlarged and improved. The owners have selectively cleared hundreds of acres of cedar through the years and also have built an exceptional road system that allows access to nearly all areas of the ranch; a single tour of the ranch provides a buyer with an incredible variety of terrain, views and unique features one would want in a Hill Country Ranch. The high hills that separate the valleys offer absolutely incredible views of the Sabinal canyons spreading out for 15-20 miles to the east, west and south. This is truly one of the most unique properties available in the current market, $3,895,000.00
call Morris Killough for more details. 210-415-9850 .