Sanctuary

Blanco, Blanco County, Texas

$2,150,000

54.92 Arces

Sanctuary can be found in this extraordinary hill country estate. Private and perfectly set in the sweeping vista and rolling hills between Blanco and Fredericksburg, a locale that has been treasured by generations of Texans. A gated estate that is comprised of 54.929 acres, and is easily reached via State maintained FM 1623. Being only 90 minutes from Austin, and minutes from may of the great Hill country destinations such as Fredericksburg- the viticulture of Capital of Texas. Luckenbach-of country music fame, Albert- of Texas dance hall lore, Blanco- believed the best small town in Texas, just to name a few. This is truly a legacy property, with no shortage of trails, gardens, are and history to explore. A true labor of love and masterwork of architectural and engineering expertise used to form a place like no other.

Imposing limestone and glass structures form a sprawling compound that seems in tune with their natural surroundings. A main house that contains the master suite, private gym and guest bedroom, a true gourmet kitchen and spacious family room with imposing rock fireplace and panoramic views of the outdoor areas and the surrounding hill country. Adjoining the main house is a 2-bedroom guest home plush comfort and privacy while being only steps away from the pool and outdoor areas. The garage blends perfectly into the setting and can park 4 cars, and in addition, contains a 1-bedroom apartment that could function not only as a space for guests but, also living quarter for domestic help. Pulling all this together are covered patios and xeriscapes garden areas. These improvements are extensively landscaped and drip irrigated. Down the steps from the garden area, is one of the truly amazing achievements of this property. A breathtaking fresh water pool and hot tub, with multiple levels of stone decking. To say this area is perfect for parties or private events, would be and understatement.

What ranch wouldnt be complete without a barn and garden area? Sanctuary will not disappoint. The barn and garden areas are tied into the main compound with a paved all-weather drive. The barn is steel construction with covered porch, metal roof, fully insulated, working sink for clean-up and work bench, concrete slab foundation. The garden area h as raised rock planters with irrigation and 8 ft. fence to keep the critters out. There is also a greenhouse for potting as well as storing tender plants in the winter time. Serving the ranch are 35,000 gallons of rainwater storage with 5 other smaller tanks presently full, a 65 gallon per minute well that is 465 ft. deep, assuring a reliable water supply.

There are interior ranch roads suitable for ATVS, Hiking and horseback riding. This is an exceptional ranch property with a lot of appeal and diverse options for recreation. Observing the wildlife is a serene experience, there is a nice sized pond, along with the automatic feeders, are like a magnet for the animals, giving you hours of pleasure quietly viewing their coming and goings. In the morning catch the serenity of nature and the world of coming to life. In the evening, guest can marvel at the spectacular sunsets over the hills, and gather around the warm glow of the fire pit.
If you are looking for a truly special place to create unforgettable memories, the Sanctuary is just the place for you and your family. Only available to one fortunate family.

Come visit this Hill Country jewel today and experience the magic. Contact listing agents Drew Colvin 512-755-2078 or Mike Bacon 512-940-8800.
Property is being co-listed with Ledford Realty

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Utilities

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No water

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No sewage

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No telephone line

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No gas

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No electric


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 Blanco, Texas

Provider Type Max Up Max Down
Guadalupe Valley Communications Systems L.P. Optical Carrier/Fiber to the End User 250 Mbps 1000 Mbps
ViaSat, Inc. Satellite 3 Mbps 100 Mbps
Skybeam, Inc. Terrestrial Fixed Wireless 5 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
VSAT Systems, LLC Satellite 1.3 Mbps 2 Mbps
GCI Communication Corp. Satellite 0 Mbps 0 Mbps
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This Blanco Economy

Description Blanco
Unemployment Rate 2.8%
Recent Job Growth 2.6%
Future Job Growth 48.5%
Sales Tax 8.3%
Income Tax 0.0%
Income Per Capita $24,448
Household Income $43,750
Family Median Income $51,875
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting 4.1%
Mining, quarrying, oil and gas extraction 0.7%
Construction 15.2%
Manufacturing 8.5%
Wholesale Trade 2.2%
Retail Trade 12.6%
Transportation and warehousing 2.6%
Utilities 2.7%
Information 2.2%
Finance and insurance 6.5%
Real estate, rental, and leasing 1.7%
Professional, scientific and technical services 2.5%
Management of companies 0.0%
Administrative, support, and waste management services 1.8%
Educational services 8.6%
Health care and social assistance 12.0%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 3.5%
Accommodation and food services 5.9%
Other services 6.2%
Public administration 0.4%
Approximate Location
This land's acreage of 54.92 is equal to:
41.6
Football Fields
This land's price of $2.15M is equal to:
1.56
Avg. priced homes in San Francisco
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USDA Hardiness Zone 8b.

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 15 to 20°C

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