$6,250,000   •   23 Acres
$6,450,000 (reduced Jun 6, 2024)
3 br / 3 ba / 3411 sqft

Introducing the Blanco River Retreat, an extraordinary estate nestled along an iconic stretch of the Blanco River in Wimberley, Texas. This exceptional compound epitomizes the quintessential Texas Hill Country riverfront property, featuring a private primary residence, a welcoming guest lodge currently utilized for short-term rentals, a versatile studio space, and a fully equipped 3-stall barn. Set against a backdrop of rolling hills, majestic oak trees, and a picturesque spring-fed creek that meanders through the property before joining the emerald waters of the Blanco River, the estate’s unique blend of natural beauty and architectural elegance, coupled with its extensive live-water frontage, offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of the Hill Country’s most coveted real estate. Each structure on the property is thoughtfully positioned above the Blanco River, providing multiple access points to the river and ensuring dreamy views of the towering Cypress and Pecan trees that line the grassy riverbank. The main home serves as a private haven, while the guest lodge, featuring four en-suite rooms with a shared common area and game room, offers a comfortable escape for friends and family. The addition of a detached studio and a 3-stall barn further enhances the estate’s versatility. The Blanco River Retreat offers endless possibilities for relaxation, entertainment, and intimate gatherings in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. LOCATION Conveniently situated at 4100 Fischer Store Road, just 8 miles from the vibrant Wimberley Square, the Blanco River Retreat offers the ideal blend of seclusion and accessibility. This premier location ensures the property is within easy reach of Austin and San Antonio in about an hour, and approximately three hours from Houston, striking the perfect balance between close proximity to urban conveniences and the irreplaceable tranquility of rural privacy. Proximity: 8 miles to the Wimberley Square 40 miles to Central Austin, 45 miles to ABIA 55 miles to San Antonio 190 miles to Houston IMPROVEMENTS Main Home: This recently remodeled 3,411 square foot Santa Barbara-style home features 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, 2 half-baths, an office, a spacious laundry room, and a 2-car garage. Its open concept design is complemented with wide-planked hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, and expansive windows that showcase stunning views of the Blanco River. The outdoor area includes an infinity pool and a covered pavilion with an outdoor kitchen that overlooks the river, along with a cozy wood-burning fireplace and a putting green. The home is surrounded by a cedar-post lined fence and lush landscaping providing ultimate privacy. Additionally, this side of the property features a private pathway and stairs leading down to a stone landing and a limestone alcove along the Blanco River. Guest Lodge: Currently operating as a short-term rental, the guest lodge includes 4 separate suites, each featuring its own entrance, full bathroom, kitchenette, fireplace, and private covered patio. The suites are connected by a spacious common area with a bar and sauna and is designed with barn-like architecture equipped with sliding barn doors that can be opened to let in the cool breeze. Upstairs, there’s a large game room complete with a kitchenette and a half-bathroom. Additionally, an oversized attic offers potential for conversion into additional space for short-term rentals. The guest lodge, along with the studio and barn, can be easily isolated from the main house. This setup provides an ideal balance, allowing for privacy on the property while also capitalizing on short-term rental opportunities with minimal disruption. Studio: A 950 square foot space with architecture similar to that of the Guest Lodge. Offering versatile use options, the studio overlooks lush landscaping and the Blanco River, and was previously utilized as an art studio and gym. Barn: A well-appointed 3-stall barn with a tack room, covered isle and a pipe-fenced paddock. Additional Improvements: -Detached 2-car garage used for equipment storage and workshop -Concrete cistern holding tank -Fenced and cross-fenced -High-Fenced along riverbank -Extensive steps down to the river -Safety railing along alcoves -Electric gated access -Extensive stone-line paved road system -Extensive underground utilities throughout the property including landscape lighting WATER The Blanco River Retreat features an iconic stretch of the Blanco River, offering 740.5+/- feet of premium river frontage. This section includes gentle rapids, a partial dam, deep swimming areas, and an inlet lined with limestone coves and overhangs, interesting karst formations, and fern-lined waterfalls. Additionally, a spring-fed creek winds through the property, creating tranquil spots for relaxation and recreation amidst the lush landscape. The property’s river and creek are lined with towering Pecan and Cypress trees, enhancing its picturesque setting. This exceptional waterfront estate offers endless opportunities for swimming, kayaking, fishing, and enjoying the serene beauty of the Hill Country from one of the best areas the Blanco River has to offer. AREA HISTORY Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Wimberley is a charming destination that attracts visitors from far and wide. Dating back to the mid-1800s when the first settlers arrived in the area, the town has evolved into a thriving community known for its unique blend of small-town charm and artistic flair. The town’s historic buildings, including the iconic Wimberley Square, showcase the area’s rich heritage and provides a picturesque backdrop for its bustling tourism scene. Wimberley’s charming downtown exudes a welcoming atmosphere and features an array of eclectic shops, art galleries, and farm-to-table restaurants. In addition, the region is home to several award-winning wineries, distilleries, and breweries. With its natural beauty and strategic location in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Wimberley serves as a gateway to a multitude of outdoor attractions. The town is known for its picturesque landscapes and postcard-worthy views. The Blanco River and Cypress Creek wind through town serving as a playground for water activities such as swimming, fishing, and kayaking. Other attractions in the area like Jacob’s Well Natural Area, Blue Hole Regional Park, and Devil’s Backbone provide endless opportunities to enjoy nature and find adventure.


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Republic Ranches
Republic Ranches
Republic Ranches, LLC
Republic Ranches, LLC

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