Hill Country Retreat, Tarpley

Status: Sold

247± Acres Medina County – CR 211, Tarpley, Texas 78883

Description: This is a beautiful secluded Hill County retreat that is ready for your use today! If you are a hunter, hiker/explorer, or would like to get away from the rush of city life and enjoy an outstanding view from your back porch every morning, this could be the ranch for you. The property is loaded with wildlife, both native and exotic, plus there is a flowing spring that has never gone dry.

Improvements: The 1900+/- sf custom built rock house has 3 bedrooms, 1 loft, 1.5 bathrooms, and sits on the point of a bluff overlooking the property. On the first floor is 1 bedroom, a half bathroom, a large living room with a pool table (that will convey), TV area, fireplace, and a loft above. There is a rock spiral staircase down to 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom/utility room. The kitchen has an attached small dining area and stainless steel commercial appliances that will make any cook happy. A highlight of the main house is the large 2 story porch that provides a peaceful place to hang out and enjoy the big hill country views. Additional to the main house is a 540+/- sf. rustic hunter’s cabin that sits in the bottom of the canyon below the main house and has 1 bunkroom a bathroom and a screened in porch. There is 1 shop/storage building that is 330+/-sf and sits next to the main house. The majority of the perimeter has a low fence with certain areas having no fence. The house is currently self-powered from batteries but there is a possibility to start using solar panels. Water is provided to both houses from the spring on the property.

Water: There is 1 spring on the property and 1 tank. The spring is the source of water for both the main house and the hunter’s cabin. The spring has been used as a water source for many years and has never gone dry. The overflow of the spring is drained into a wet weather creek and creates a neat water feature that is rare for this area and is great for the wildlife.

Wildlife: Wildlife on this property includes but is not limited to whitetail deer, aoudad, wild pigs, turkey, dove, varmints, and there have been a few axis deer seen.

Vegetation: This property has a good mixture of Red and Live Oak trees along other hardwoods and Cedar trees.

Terrain: The terrain on this property is ruff and rocky with the elevation ranging from 1975+/- to 1500+/- feet above sea level.

Minerals: None. Surface Sale Only.

Directions: The property is accessed via a private deeded easement that is 2+/- miles long. This entrance is 12+/- drive miles south of Tarpley, 27+/- drive miles south west of Bandera, 28+/- drive miles north of Hondo, and 70+/- drive miles west of down town San Antonio

Airport: The South Texas Regional Airport, Hondo, is 27+/- miles from the beginning of the easement and the San Antonio International Airport is 74+/- miles from the easement. 

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