Fredericksburg, Gillespie County, Texas


647.0 Arces

This spectacular and diverse ranch is located just minutes from three of the best Hill Country locations around! 8 miles Southeast of Harper, 16 miles West of Fredericksburg, 12 miles North of Kerrville. and approximately 75 miles Northwest of larger metropolitan areas like San Antonio and Austin.

The Running River Ranch is located off Friedrich Road and there are two nameless creeks plus the Pedernales River running through it. The first creek is approximately 600 and spring fed with a concrete crossing on both ends. The second creek meanders across the ranch, approximately 1900 - with rock formations, grassy banks and spring fed trickling brooks. This creek winds through a serene area of lush native grasses accompanied with Elm, Pecan, and other variety of trees.

Ranch topography is rolling to hilly, with elevation ranging from 1900 to 2000 feet. There are native pastures with Live Oak, Post Oak, Spanish Oak, Hackberry, Pecan, Elm, Shin Oak, Persimmon, Agarita and native grass that covers most of the ranch. There is a 20+/- acre Coastal Bermuda pasture. The cedar has been cleared throughout most of the ranch which includes some open native pasture areas as well.

Running River Ranch is high fenced and cross fenced into five tracts. There are four tanks on the property - two are very sizable and water troughs. Plus there is a perfect area for a shooting range!

The Pedernales River runs through the northeastern corner for approximately 1,300. There is a natural damn area to cross over the river to approximately 10 +/- acres on the other side. There are a couple of smaller natural rock water falls flowing into the Pedernales River, where deeper pools form for some possible fishing. The River currently is flowing strong and is beautiful emerald green in color!
Improvements consist of a metal barn with Barndominium, storage for all ATVs, trailers and toys, and a covered area for equipment or additional ranch vehicles, etc. There is electricity, private water well and sewer which is serviced by a private septic system at the metal barn/Barndominium.

The 3 bedroom, 2 bath Barndominium is a perfect place to relax and unwind after a full day of fishing, hunting, hiking or exploring the property. It has a nice size living room with a limestone fireplace that is perfect for evening visits or warming up after an early morning hunt. The kitchen features a generous island and is part of the open living area.

Also under roof is a concrete patio plus a highly desirable walk in cooler. Ranch foreman quarters are on site, as well as a pinned in travel trailer with a covered deck. Youll find a second travel trailer with covered deck back up near the Barndominium reserved for hunters.

There is a set of working pens at the metal barn/Barndominum, plus three other sets of pens and metal shelters in various pastures on the property. A covered pole barn/auction area with insulated metal roof, gravel covered ground plus a stage and pens for showing of livestock.
Interior roads are in fair condition and comprised of gravel and/or caliche, all found on the ranch. There are sited herds of whitetail (some improved genetics), axis, dove & turkey.

This ranch neighbors the Silver Wings Fly-In Ranch. RRR Seller owns an AV lot within Silver Wings that can be bought with the ranch. If you are into flying, this could be the perfect setup! Opportunities like this are hard to come by these days.

Don't miss your opportunity to visit this ranch and see all it has to offer. . .if you like it now, you're gonna love it come springtime!

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Lot Details

  • Icons/close No Mobile Home Data Provided
  • Icons/close Property is not on a Cul de Sac
  • Icons/close Property is not a Corner Lot
  • Icons/close Property is not Subdividable

Internet Speed for Fredericksburg, Texas

Provider Type Max Up Max Down
Charter Communications, Inc. Cable Modem-DOCSIS 3.1 35 Mbps 940 Mbps
4ip Technology Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 200 Mbps 200 Mbps
ViaSat, Inc. Satellite 3 Mbps 100 Mbps
Bee Creek Communications, Inc. Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 20 Mbps 50 Mbps
HNS License Sub, LLC Satellite 3 Mbps 25 Mbps
Frontier Communications Corporation ADSL2 1 Mbps 12 Mbps
Frontier Communications Corporation Asymetrical xDSL 1 Mbps 6 Mbps
CT CUBE INC DBA WEST CENTRAL WIRELESS Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 1 Mbps 4 Mbps
VSAT Systems, LLC Satellite 1.3 Mbps 2 Mbps
GCI Communication Corp. Satellite 0 Mbps 0 Mbps
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This Fredericksburg Economy

Description Fredericksburg
Unemployment Rate 2.6%
Recent Job Growth 2.3%
Future Job Growth 40.4%
Sales Tax 6.8%
Income Tax 0.0%
Income Per Capita $30,840
Household Income $48,893
Family Median Income $66,962
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting 1.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 0.3%
Construction 8.1%
Manufacturing 4.6%
Wholesale Trade 3.9%
Retail Trade 16.4%
Transportation and warehousing 2.6%
Utilities 2.0%
Information 1.3%
Finance and insurance 3.9%
Real estate, rental, and leasing 0.0%
Professional, scientific and technical services 6.3%
Management of companies 0.0%
Administrative, support, and waste management services 2.7%
Educational services 6.3%
Health care and social assistance 15.2%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 3.5%
Accommodation and food services 15.0%
Other services 4.4%
Public administration 2.4%
Approximate Location
This land's acreage of 647.0 is equal to:
Vatican Citys
This land's price of $7.1M is equal to:
Avg. priced homes in San Francisco
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USDA Hardiness Zone 8a.

USDA Plant Hardiness Zones are the standard by which gardeners and growers can determine which plants are most likely to thrive at a location.

USDA Hardiness Zone 8 is one of the warmest plant hardiness zones. It is fortunate enough to have mild winters and long hot summers. It extends up the west coast, covering a large portion of the United States. It's a great place for growing watermelon for picnics and get togethers in the summer months and to grow prize winning pumpkins in time for Halloween.

The coldest days in winter:
Temperatures from 10 to 15°C

This zone is good for growing:
pecan, chestnut, watermelon, pumpkin, and Apples, Pears, Plums
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