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Refined Living in the Texas Hill Country Situated on a sloping ridgeline in the scenic terrain of the Texas Hill Country, Bluff Creek Ranch has it all--elegant estate living, wide-open spaces, beautiful live water, magnificent hilltop views and excellent location equidistant from Austin and San Antonio being only 50 miles either way and in the epicenter of the wine corridor. Please note: this is a private listing. Prospective buyers must be qualified and provide supporting documentation in the form of a Pre-Qualification letter or providing other proof of funds. Elegant Estate The Bluff Creek Ranch compound, as a whole, was custom designed to take advantage of the surrounding Hill Country views. A total of just under 6,000 sq. ft. of living space is divided into three main elements: Main Ranch House - a 3,663 sq. ft. Texas Mediterranean home with views of the 100-foot Grape Creek cliffs on one side and wide-open pastures and the winding upstream North Grape Creek on another. Highlights of the design include Mexican terra cotta roofs, deep overhangs, ipeˊ-exposed roof rafters and beams, locally-sourced stone walls, large open-concept great room, 2-sided stone and stucco fireplace, tall windows, sloped ceilings capped with 24-foot-high clerestory, and cut travertine floors. In addition, the spacious master has a sitting porch off the master bedroom that overlooks the beautiful creek below. This home was engineered to withstand hurricane winds, being constructed of masonry construction exterior with steel concrete reinforcement. Both the outside and inside were all stones sourced from the ranch. Bunk House - a perfect place for family and guests, this 1,926 sq. ft. house has an entertainment area, 3 bunk rooms, and 3 baths--with enough room to sleep 14 people. Attached Double Garage with ½ bath The main elements of the compound are connected by 2 loggias. The loggia between the main house and bunk house is designed for outdoor living and features a fireplace, sloped wood ceiling and outdoor shower. The second loggia connects the main house and garage and provides a second outdoor living area with an outdoor kitchen. The built space of the estate forms a “U” that surrounds a landscaped courtyard with stone walls and 4,000 sq. ft. deer-proof garden. Along the back of the house lies the Creek Terrace, a large outdoor patio that overlooks North Grape Creek and has an expansive 180-degree view of the property. The terrace includes an outdoor kitchen and dining area, perfect for watching the spectacular sunsets. Miles and Miles of Texas The 168.44+/- acre Bluff Creek Ranch defines Hill Country living at its finest. The well-maintained, diverse property ranges in elevation from 1,200 to 1,380 feet, affording stellar views of the countryside. The ranch has over 1,590 feet of frontage along North Grape Creek, highlighting the crystal clear water that runs beneath limestone ledges and is surrounded by majestic cliffs. Mature trees of American Sycamore, Live Oak, Pecan, Ashe Juniper, and others intermingle throughout the property among native grasses and bush. Carefully-groomed areas around the site create private, park-like areas. A 4.25+/- acre pasture on the west side of North Grape Creek has deep sandy loam soils perfect for a small farm or food plots for the abundant wildlife, including Whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, grey fox and many species of birds. Green/Sustainable Design The original owners of Bluff Creek Ranch had a goal of becoming carbon neutral with the property. The architect incorporated several Green/Sustainable design and construction features to reduce the ranch’s carbon footprint, including: Passive Solar Energy Design Comprehensive Thermal Insulation Radiant Barrier Low Air Infiltration Building Skin Landscape and Irrigation Systems to Support the Wildlife Habitat Property Highlights 168.44+/- secluded acres in the rolling terrain of the Texas Hill Country Elevation ranges from 1,200 to 1,380 feet, affording stellar views of North Grape Creek Over 1,590 feet of frontage on both sides of North Grape Creek Year-round clear water creek runs beneath limestone ledges surrounded by majestic cliffs Located equidistant from Austin and San Antonio only 50 miles either way and in the epicenter of the Texas Wine Corridor Estate features just under 6,000 sq ft of heated and cooled living space Total of 5 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms Well-managed, well-maintained diverse property featuring mature trees (American Sycamore, Live Oak, Pecan, Ashe Juniper, etc.), native grasses and groomed private park-like areas 4.25-acre pasture with deep sandy loam soils perfect for a small farm or wildlife food plots Abundant wildlife including Whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, grey fox and many species of birds Main Ranch House - 3,663+/- sq. ft., Texas Mediterranean style Bunk House - 1,926+/- sq. ft., 3-bed/3-bath, entertainment room Attached double garage with ½ bath Houses are connected by two loggias designed for outdoor living Built space surrounds a large landscaped courtyard with stone walls and deer-proof garden Outdoor terrace offers 180-degree views across creek and countryside Estate was carefully designed to maximize views 2019 Property Taxes: $21,730
$3,800,000  •  50 acres
Welcome to this breathtaking Ocala hilltop estate set on 50+/- private acres. This world class estate is just minutes from the new World Equestrian Center, Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian, HITS, Longwood Equestrian, plus major thoroughfares, restaurants, and shopping. In addition to the main residence, SEE BELOW for details on the fabulous converted barn! As you enter thru the entry foyer of the exquisite 4,100 SF residence your enticed by the magnificent views of the grounds. Formal living area with beverage bar, formal dining room plus office. Kitchen with center island is open to the family room with fireplace plus built in entertainment center. Master suite features fireplace, master bath with his and her vanities, soaking tub and walk in shower. Second floor loft area with majestic views of private green rolling pastures. Large media room, study area, and full bath. Luxurious over-sized screen enclosed pool area with fireplace, summer kitchen, and expansive covered lanai perfect for entertaining your guests. Garage and Generator 3 Car detached garage with extra parking for visitors, plus a whole house generator. Unique converted barn 7,805 sq. ft.; fully air conditioned with high ceilings, includes guest quarters, office spaces, expansive exercise
$1,395,000  •  7.79 acres
This luxurious, artistic, Texas Hill Country estate was created by Artisans and Master Craftsman from Texas, New Mexico and Germany. The multi-leveled home is situated on 7.79 acres. An abundant amount of mature, native Live Oaks surround and shade the home, the over-sized Porte Cochere and covered walkways. The property is UNESTRICTED & AG EXEMPT and has a very desirable Ranch Road 12 location. The perfect property for an end user wanting to live among the ancient oaks in a one of a kind luxury estate or commercial possibilities include short term rentals, events, venues, rehab and more! IMPROVEMENTS: 4 Beds | 4 Full Baths | 1 Half Bath | 2 Living | Library | 4789 SF Kitchen - The Gourmet Kitchen would please any Chef with a large Viking Range, Stainless Double Ovens, Microwave and Warming Drawers, Refrigerator and Dishwasher. A large preparation island with drop-in black granite composite sink with disposal, matches the double sink installed at the adjacent counter. Master Suite -Knotty Alder arched double door entry, vaulted ceilings, Kiva Fireplace, architectural arches and complete wall of exquisite French Doors and wood-trimmed floor-to-ceiling windows; Fabulous Master Bath constructed of beautiful dark green granite floors and walls, complete with two 24 karat gold etchings and artistic embellishments. All fixtures are 24 karat gold plated. The two enormous mirrors were collected from an East Indian Palace. The Master Bath includes a bathtub niche with a granite incased, jetted bathtub large enough for two. The toilet closet is over-sized with ventilation and lighting. The double Master Bath walk-in shower by Kohler has double digital programmable water features Water Tile Overhead Rain, Water Tile Squares, Body Buds and hand-held shower head. The walk-in closet includes sixteen Knotty Alder built-in drawers with a granite dresser top finish, storage cabinets, floor safe and security system. Library - The Library's one of a kind, solid Travertine Fireplace is breath taking. It was crafted by German Artisans and is so massive it had to be mechanically assembled. The library also includes a gorgeous reverse painted chandelier by Catskill Mountains glass artist Ulla Darni. Every chandelier is an original. Fireplaces - Four unique fireplaces with gas jets, provide a warm ambiance in four aptly chosen rooms. Tile & Flooring - Gorgeous expanses of travertine tile, tile mosaics, inlays, hardwood and slate flooring. The homes original 1903 white limestone fireplace still graces the Formal Living Room, even though the Living Room itself has been totally transformed. The Family Room has a beautiful limestone fireplace that matches the adjacent wall created by Mexican Stone Masons. The large Master Suite has an incredible Kiva Fireplace bringing home the owners love of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Arched Plaster Hallway - An incredible arched hallway with original artistic enhancements, artist niches and a bank of beautiful wood-trimmed windows connect the lower levels of this home. Venetian Plaster Walls & Ceilings - It is highly unlikely that one would ever come across the artistically crafted Venetian Plaster that covers every wall and ceiling in this home. A New Mexican Artisan created a unique palate of colors and a free form design specifically for this home. Knotty Alder Doors & Cabinets - The cabinetry and interior doors were all created of Knotty Alder, with each inner door finished with a graceful arch. Ample storage was also created with this beautiful hardwood. Granite Counters - Granite counter tops made by Artisans of Moe Freid Granite and Marble of Austin enhance the kitchen, every bathroom and each niche. Gorgeous expanses of Travertine Tile, Hardwood and Slate cover the floors. Lighted Niches - Numerous niches with recessed spot lighting were added to provide an exhibition venue for sculptures and paintings. Recessed Lighting - Recessed spotlights with dimmers allow the owner to control the ambiance of the entire home. Limestone Carving - The limestone carving of a Tonkawa Indian on the north exterior wall of the Library was copied from a Dripping Springs newspaper photo from around 1901 to1903. The original Indian photo that was used by the newspaper was taken by the property owner at the time. Exterior Deck - A Trex Deck is nestled under the Live Oak trees, providing a beautiful, cool and comfortable outdoor space to relax or cookout with family and friends. This outdoor area is easily accessible from the formal dining or family room. Just around the corner awaits an above ground hot tub. Out Buildings - Two limestone outbuilding have slabs and metal roofs. Both also include limestone medallions. One building is used as a well house. The other stores the above ground propane tank. Kennel - A Climate Controlled Kennel, with five stalls and a supply room, provides a comfortable place to board, bath and treat pets. Front half of home was used for short term rentals while the homeowner continued to reside in the back half of the home. Currently, the front half of home is completely furnished to function for short term rental use. These furnishing can be purchased separately. WILDLIFE: This property holds an abundance of wildlife, including whitetail deer, turkey and dove. TOPOGRAPHY: The topography is primarily level to gently sloping. PLANTS/SOIL: The property consists of open pasture with scattered mature oaks which provides ample shade for the majority of the home. Most of the pasture area is coastal and native grasses. The soil is primarily black land with some caliche. UTILITIES/WELLS: Pedernales Electric Coop supplies power to the property. Water to the home is supplied by a private well. FINANCIAL: Appraised with an ag exemption. Estimated 2020 property taxes, $17,464 No leases. MISCELLANEOUS: Unrestricted Dripping Springs ISD. Austin MLS #9045692 Seller & septic disclosures available upon request. LOCATION: 24151 Ranch Road 12, Dripping Springs, TX 78620 5 miuntes to Hwy 290 & RR12 in Dripping Springs, 12 minutes to Wimberley, 21 minutes to Hwy 290 & 71 in Oak Hill and 29 minutes to Hwy 290 & 281 in Johnson City.