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Purgatory Ranch

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Property Description

Canyon Lake, TX and its surroundings are recognized as one of the most scenic areas of the Texas Hill Country. The Purgatory Ranch is 1,366 acres situated on the southern end of the Devils Backbone formation, part of the Balcones Escarpment. Thirteen miles west of I-35 at San Marcos, the ranch provides convenient access to Wimberly to the north, to Gruene and New Braunfels in the south, and to the Hill Country Yacht Club on Canyon Lake in the west.

The ranchs frontage on Purgatory Road is high fenced, over 7,000 feet. The southern and eastern portions of the ranch have pastures studded with live oaks; the larger portion of the ranch offers the dramatic topography unique to this area of Texas. High ridges (nearly 450 ft of elevation change) overlook park-like meadows and creeks running through the canyons. The ranch is well-watered, with four wells, several small springs feeding the main creek.

Improvements include a modest 2,116 sq.ft. ranch home, large shop, practical equipment shed, 150x300 ft lighted arena and a 7-stall horse barn. The large Faber/Bailey homestead, although uninhabitable, could be transformed into a winery or restaurant to take advantage of its unique architectural features.

The ranch will support around 40 cow-calf pairs in the upper pastures, and turkey and white tail deer are abundant in the rougher terrain. The ranch offers tremendous conservation easement potential as well.

Purgatory Ranch, in the heart of one of the fastest growing areas of Texas, could be utilized as a destination venue, premier acreage development, a personal estate, game ranch, or a conservation tract.

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Property Map / Directions

From I-35 in San Marcos, take 12 West approximately 11 miles to Hugo Rd. (214). Go left onto Hugo Rd. (214) for approximately 5 miles to Purgatory Rd. (215). Go left onto Purgatory Rd. (215) for approximately 1.44 miles to gated driveway on Right.