• ACREAGE

    127

  • CITY

    Dripping Springs

  • COUNTY

    Hays

  • AREA

    Hill Country

CATEGORY
  • Live Water
  • Raw Land
  • Recreational Ranch
DESCRIPTION

Introducing Spring Lake Ranch: A Coveted Texas Treasure

Welcome to the illustrious Spring Lake Ranch, a spectacular 127+/- acre estate perfectly located between the highly sought-after locales of Dripping Springs and Wimberley, Texas. This expansive, unrestricted ranch boasts over 1,050 +/- feet of South Onion Creek frontage and a breathtaking, 2.5 +/- acre lake with depths reaching up to 30 feet. With its stunning views and remarkable water features, Spring Lake Ranch is a rare gem. Encompassing 3,150 +/- linear feet of frontage along Mount Gainor and Mount Sharp, this property is ideal for a variety of users and investors. Situated outside city limits and the ETJ, Spring Lake Ranch offers limitless potential.

Location:

Strategically located, Spring Lake Ranch is just 11 miles southwest of Dripping Springs, 12 miles northwest of Wimberley, 14 miles west of Driftwood, 17 miles east of Blanco, and 25 miles southwest of Bee Cave. Downtown Austin is a convenient 34-mile drive away. With easy access via over 3,150 +/- linear feet of Mount Gainor and Mount Sharp frontage, the ranch is accessible by a 2WD vehicle, making it exceptionally convenient.

Landscape:

Spring Lake Ranch embodies the quintessential Hill Country haven, rich in history and offering seamless access throughout the property. Once a historic stagecoach stop, this 127 +/- acre ranch is adorned with diverse hardwoods, including magnificent Oaks, Cedar Elms, ancient Heritage Live Oaks, Sycamores, and strategically retained Cedar for natural wildlife coverage. The gently rolling terrain of the ranch provides over 140 feet of elevation change, ranging from 1,240 to 1,380 feet, and offers 360-degree views, perfect for a future homesite. The landscape is dotted with well-maintained pastures and a deep draw with a seep spring nestled below the concrete spillway and 2.5 +/- acre lake. South Onion Creek gracefully meanders through the northwest side of the ranch, bordered by scenic bluffs and clear waters, creating a picturesque and inviting landscape.

Improvements:

Spring Lake Ranch is steeped in heritage, featuring remnants of its storied past, including the original stagecoach stop, which holds potential for restoration. The ranch also includes smaller sheds, cattle pens, and outbuildings. Its water resources are abundant, with two water wells, one of which is hand-dug and still contains water. One of the ranch's most charming features is the hand-stacked rock walls lining the pastures and improvements, crafted by early settlers. These walls offer a glimpse into the past and add a unique historical touch as you explore the property. Spring Lake Ranch boasts robust water improvements, including a 10-foot grandfathered dam in South Onion Creek, which creates a deep stretch of water, and a concrete spillway on the northern side of the lake that could be transformed into a spectacular waterfall feature.

Water Supply:

The crown jewel of Spring Lake Ranch is its exceptional water features. Beyond the two reliable water wells, the ranch offers over 1,050 linear feet of South Onion Creek, revealing a breathtaking panorama reminiscent of the Texas Hill Country. The creek, bolstered by the dam, provides ample opportunities for recreation. Anglers and waterfowl enthusiasts will delight in the 2.5 +/- acre lake, which has undergone a bass breeding program and offers superb fishing. With depths reaching 30+ feet, this lake promises countless hours of enjoyment for family and friends.

Wildlife:

Spring Lake Ranch is a sanctuary for a variety of native game, thriving within its well-maintained environment. With excellent water supply, strong grazing capabilities, and dense brush for cover and protection, the ranch is home to Whitetail deer, hogs, turkeys, dove, and a variety of waterfowl. The property is entirely low-fenced, allowing wildlife to roam freely.

Agricultural Exemption:

The ranch currently benefits from an agricultural exemption.

If you've been searching for a genuine live water Hill Country gem in one of Texas's most desirable areas, look no further than Spring Lake Ranch, nestled between Dripping Springs and Wimberley, Texas. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this unparalleled piece of Texas paradise.

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