Lucky Star Ranch

Hye  | Blanco County

LOCATION:  This impressive showplace is located on quiet, paved RR 1320, about two miles N of US 290 near Hye, home to feed, supplies and liquor.  Johnson City (restaurants, supplies, shops, services) is about 6 miles east, and sizzling Fredericksburg (upscale shops, hospital, fine restaurants, box stores, big airport) is about 20 miles west.  The area consists of medium sized river tracts, large ranches, orchards and wineries.  For more information on Fredericksburg, go to fbgtx.org, and for Blanco County, go to www.co.blanco.tx.us/.Austin and San Antonio (international airports, medical centers, major universities) are a little over an hour’s drive from the property, and Horseshoe Bay Resort (world class golf) is about 40 minutes north.  This location would be considered prime, smack dab in the big middle of the fabulous Texas Hill Country, yet secluded on a quiet, paved road away from the bustle.  www.texaswinetrail.comWATER:   Lucky Star is blessed with about 1,100’ frontage on the rock bottom, spring fed Pedernales River, which flows all of the time in this area.  This is big time water, yet there is little public use in this somewhat remote section due to the extensive shallows.  Deep holes are nearby, and the fishing in this area is rated as excellent, and there are floatable holes along the owned frontage.  One can literally drive down the river bed in this area, and there is no influence from the larger neighbor across the river.An extra-nice ½ acre catfish lake, with covered pier and fish feeder, is located near the compound.  This pond is augmented by a water well and aeration windmill, and is literally teeming with large catfish up to 15#.  Shallow groundwater is available in the area, at 150 – 200 feet depth, generally.  For further information on area groundwater, contact the Blanco-Pedernales Groundwater Conservation District http://www.blancocountygroundwater.org/.LAND:  The site rolls gently from a high elevation of 1,360’ at the north tip, down to about 1,290’ at the most downstream river point.  Most of the land is clean and grassy, with scattered oak trees and few rocks.  There appears to be a mix of native and introduced grasses typical of the area, and the site would accommodate horses or show stock nicely.IMPROVEMENTS:  Improvements are extensive, and all are 14 years old or younger, and in excellent condition.  The main lodge is cut white limestone with green metal roof, and consists of 4BR, 3BA and about 2,800 sf.  A Great Room features impressive floor to ceiling fireplace, wet bar and cool loft.  All appointments are tasteful and clean, and most of the furniture in the house is included with the sale, including some very nice pieces.A nice screened in porch overlooks immaculately landscaped grounds leading to the river.  An awesome volleyball court lies beneath heritage oaks nearby.  A raised bed series of planters is nestled by dog kennels, and the main compound area is accessed by paved driveway and impressive entrance off the highway.The compound also includes an extra-nice, approx. 2,400 sf barn with office and kitchenette, all concrete floors and lots of shelves, storage and equipment/accessories.  A Farm Tractor and shredder are also included with the sale.  Nearby is an approx. 1,200 sf equipment shed, skinning rack, 3 stall horse barn and pump house.  This entire area is landscaped and well maintained, with scattered large oaks providing shade and relief.  Fencing, cross fencing and gates are first class and in excellent condition.  This offering is literally turn-key!SUMMARY:  If you seek the ultimate, small all-around Hill Country live water retreat for under $1M, this is a must-see!  Prime location, quality improvements in good condition, major league live water and scenic beauty combine to produce a significant offering in this price category.  It is rare to find so much in such a small package!  Your consideration is greatly appreciated, and we look forward to your inquiries.FINANCIAL/TITLE:  Listing Price is $950,000, and owner will provide acceptable current survey and basic title insurance.  There are no known title encumbrances other than visible electric utilities.  2012 ag-exempt taxes were approximately $5,800, and the property is located in the Johnson City ISD.  The owner prefers to owner finance for 30 years with 20-25% down payment.The information contained herein has been diligently assembled and is deemed reliable, but is not warranted by Broker or Seller, express or implied, and is subject to change, prior sale, errors and/or omissions and withdrawal from market.  Buyers must verify accuracy of representations on their own, as well as investigate potentially pertinent natural attributes, laws and regulations, and draw their own conclusions regarding the usefulness and value of the property for a given purpose. Viewing appointments scheduled with LANDTX staff only.  SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY – DO NOT TRESPASS. Buyer’s brokers must be identified on first contact, and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation.  If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of LANDTX, David E. Culver, broker. 


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