31st Mar, 2011

Bandera Homes in Texas Hill Country

About an hour southwest of Fredericksburg TX Hill Country homes, the community of Bandera with about 1200 residents serves as the county seat of Bandera County.  Boasting a historic cowboy atmosphere, cowboy real estate in Bandera is rugged and ready for any occasion to host a rodeo.  Full time and part-time Bandera residents of all ages, along with guests of Bandera ranches, regularly ride horses through downtown in “The Cowboy Capital of the World.”

Bandera Texas Hill Country homes are about a half hour north of San Antonio.  Hill Country real estate in Bandera also includes Texas recreational properties, estate homes on the riverfront, and Texas land lots.  Vacation dude ranches dot the Texas countryside in these parts, including the well-known Mayan Dude Ranch.  A collection of downtown Bandera real estate features the limestone and cedar native to this area.

Bandera Texas area is also known for fantastic recreational opportunities and therefore vacation homes.  The Medina River flows through the community.  Not too far away are Lost Maples State Natural Area, the Guadalupe River State Park, Kerrville-Schreiner Park, and the scenic byways of Texas Hill Country.  The Hill Country State Natural Area provides miles of multi-use trails and 5,370 acres of backcountry.  Bandera’s grassy valleys and hills are popular for backpacking and camping, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and horse camping.

History comes alive in Bandera.  The Frontier Museum tells stories of Texas Rangers and Apache and Comanche Indian confrontations.  Bandera County Courthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places.  St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, built by original Polish immigrants, is one of the oldest churches in Texas.

Mountain bikers, motorcyclists, musicians, and marathon runners alike are very familiar with the Old West atmosphere in Bandera.  From Fredericksburg, take U.S. 87 or TX 16 through Comfort or Kerrville to Bandera.

For expert guidance in your personal search for the ultimate piece of the Hill Country, please call Dale E. Cook, MBA and owner of SAGE- Premium Texas Real Estate at (830) 992-0056.

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