Rentals Lead Fredericksburg Investment Properties

fredericksburg investment propertiesConsidering wide open space in Texas Hill Country check the options for new Fredericksburg investment properties.  If you haven’t heard the bulldozers on the corner of North Llano Street and East Lower Crabapple Road, we will bring you up to date.  Richard Zowie reports about the new Orchard Grove Apartments in the Fredericksburg Standard (11/02/16).

Movement to Texas Hill Country is fueling the demand for long-term rentals.  Retirees, students, entrepreneurs as well as growing populations and opportunities in Fredericksburg make this a desirable choice.  The small-town charm, serenity, and

Orchard Grove Apartment

Upon completion, the Orchard Grove Apartments complex will be the largest apartment building initiative in Gillespie County.  Dozers are digging into the 18.88-acre parcel on the north corner of Llano and Lower Crabapple for the first phase.  It includes the construction of the first 96 units in Orchard Grove.  These apartment homes feature beautiful views of the forested hills.

Builder MacDonald Companies of Kerrville, the rental office and a few buildings will be ready early next summer.  The rest of the 96 should be finished by November 2017.  Another 80 of these prime Fredericksburg investment properties are “waiting in the wings.”  Monthly rental fees will follow the market rate.  Presently they fall in the $1000-$1350 range for 1-, 2-, and 3-bedroom units.

fredericksburg investment propertiesOther Apartment Complexes in Fredericksburg

Earlier this year, the 36 units at Sunrise Townhomes opened.  Sunrise is comprised of one- or two-story townhomes with 2 or 3 bedrooms.  Other larger complexes include Brentwood Oaks on S. Eagle St with 74 units 1-3 bedroom units.

fredericksburg investment propertiesThen there are luxury complexes with amenities such as covered parking.  Terraces at Creek Street with sophisticated 1-3 bedroom units with lots of amenities–onsite fitness, swimming, clubhouse, business center, playground, and management.   Highland Oaks Apartments on Friendship Lane also includes 2-3 bedroom units on one level.  These 19 buildings come with fitness, swimming, playground and management plus picnic area and volleyball court.

Real Estate Agents Texas Hill Country Investments

Please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about good investments in Fredericksburg Texas land.

50 Acre Ranch Land Harper Texas for Sale

In the Hill Country west of Fredericksburg, spread out on 50 acres of ranch land Harper Texas. Drive out the cattle or sheep. Raise horses. Or, set up your hunting grounds off the beaten path. Secluded in the gently rolling hills, this Harper Texas ranch for sale is a quiet escape with far-reaching views of surrounding hills.

Harper is located in Gillespie County on Highway 290 but this land is a few miles north in Kimble County. The rural community of 1250 residents enjoy the country lifestyle. Great real estate prices with lots of space, small schools, and a nice climate at 2000-foot elevations are some of the qualities that attract residents. The community is 5 miles from Interstate 10 W.

Address:  Tahoe Ranch Road, Harper, TX 78631
MLS #:  A70687A
List Price:  $260,000

land harper texas

Details – Land for Sale on Tahoe Ranch Road

Comprised of native pasture, open areas, and mature Live Oak trees, this 50-acre tract is appropriate for a variety of uses.  The land features a variety of soils, a wet weather creek, and a drop feeds into a wet weather pond. It is partially fenced and cross fenced.

The parcel is unimproved and requires utilities, water, and sewer. Manufactured homes are permitted. Some very light restrictions will be drawn up prior to closing.


Families are served by the Harper Independent School District.

Real Estate Agents Texas Hill Country

Please call Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about this 50-acre ranch land Harper Texas.

Boot Ranch Hilltop Lot Fredericksburg Texas

Here’s a storybook setting in the prestigious Boot Ranch Golf Club:  Sensational views and a marvelous hilltop lot Fredericksburg Texas.  Relax and kick your feet up or get them moving.  About 6.3 miles north of Fredericksburg, Boot Ranch Golf Club spans over 2,000 acres in the heart of Texas Hill Country.  Austin is about an hour to the east and San Antonio an hour south.

Boot Ranch is a stunning rural neighborhood surrounding a highly rated Hal Sutton-designed golf course.  A beautiful full-service clubhouse provides sophisticated amenities in a casual atmosphere offering culture, beauty, and recreation—along with camaraderie. This is a perfect spot to build a full time residence or vacation home and a great place to make memories.

Details – Large Boot Ranch Tract for Sale

This lot includes 13.44 acres of native pasture, trees, and rough rolling hills.  It is visited by a seasonal creek.  From this hilltop parcel, the calming views go on as far as the eye can see.

Address:  2642 Boot Ranch Circle, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
MLS Search #:  T72008A
Listing Price:  $989,000, Membership included
HOA Fees:  $2150 annually

Lot Fredericksburg Texas

Boot Ranch Golf Community

Amenities are here for the picking.  Pristine natural scenery hugs the soul from every inch of the property.  The 7000+-yard Boot Ranch Golf Course wraps around countryside, leaving unique challenges for every golfer. Excellent golf instructors, pro shop, and fun golf tournaments are par for the course.  The 30,000-square foot clubhouse offers formal and informal dining.  A variety of social events—Memorial Day BBQ, Big Bang at the Boot, weekend and Friday night socials—fill the calendar.

  • Swimming pools
  • Spa
  • Tennis center
  • Basketball
  • Outdoor sports park
  • Hiking
  • Mountain biking
  • Equestrian center
  • Trap and skeet
  • Kids Boot Camp

Fredericksburg Texas

A destination for visitors, historic Fredericksburg presents a vibrant array of shops, restaurants, entertainment, and cultural attractions.  The Museum of the Pacific War and Luckenbach are two of the most well-known attractions.  Texas Wine Trail winds through the city of 11,000 residents and its 300 hundred bed and breakfast establishments.

Fredericksburg School District serves families in Boot Ranch.  In addition, there are several college programs available in Fredericksburg.

Directions to Boot Ranch

From Downtown Fredericksburg Texas, proceed southwest on N. Adams Street toward W. Main Street. Turn right on N. Milam Street and continue on Ranch Rd. 965.  Turn left toward Boot Ranch Circle and right to stay on Boot Ranch Circle.

Realtors Fredericksburg Texas

Please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about this premium Boot Ranch lot Fredericksburg Texas.

Commercial Land in Fredericksburg Medical Center

Relocate to Texas Hill Country and open your own clinic, medical offices, research center or other business.  This 2+/- acre parcel of commercial land Fredericksburg Texas offers a central location in the medical center.  Zoned C-1, the Crestwind area tract lies on the east side of South Milam between Live Oak and Wincrest.

The treed property is suitable for physicians or any other commercial applications.  It is level.  City water and sewer are available as is 3 Phase Electric.

Address:  811 S. Milam St., Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Legal Description:  Crestwind Lot 5B-R, 1.988 acres
MLS Search #:  C68176A
List Price:  $325,000

Commercial land

The Life and Charm of Fredericksburg Texas

Originally settled by German immigrants in 1846, the City of Fredericksburg carries on a vibrant tradition.  It is the hub of Texas Hill Country, easily accessible from Austin and San Antonio.  Known for its Southern hospitality and fun festivities, the community includes charming shops, galleries, eateries, live theater, and excellent museums.  The Texas Wine Trail passes through town and the hundreds of Bed & Breakfasts are like no others.

Fredericksburg also offers an array of businesses, top medical facilities, and university courses.  Yet the rolling countryside, its quietude and beauty, stills the emotions.  To the north is Enchanted Rock.  Boot Ranch and Lady Bird golf courses are west and south.  Hike and bike, hunt, head to the rivers and lakes, and feast upon the Texas bluebonnets.


From Austin, take TX-1 Loop S to US-290 W and continue to E. Highway 290.  Turn right on US-281 N/US-290 W.  Take a left on US-290 W/E. Main St.  Turn left on Friendship Ln. and a right on Stadium Dr. to S. Milam St.

Commercial Real Estate Agents Fredericksburg TX

Please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about commercial land in Fredericksburg TX.

Fredericksburg TX Homes for Sale – Stone Ridge

Ask about Fredericksburg TX homes for sale in the Stone Ridge subdivisionSage Premium Texas Real Estate presents a remarkable 3-bedroom Stone Ridge home on a large elevated lot with beautiful views.  Built in 2010, this great home enjoys a serene setting.  Stone Ridge subdivision sits just northeast of downtown Fredericksburg, a charming city in the heart of Texas Hill Country.

Address:  150 Stoneledge Drive, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
MLS Search #: R72242U
Price: $576,600, HOA under $50 monthly

Fredericksburg TX homes for sale

Details: Stone Ridge House – 150 Stoneledge Drive

The spacious 1.5 story floor plan has great curb appeal and over 2800 square feet of living area.  Desirable features include:

  • Living room with vaulted ceilings and wood floors
  • Adjoining screened room with rock fireplace
  • Dining room with tray ceiling and wood floors
  • Large kitchen with double ovens, water softener, and breakfast area
  • Office and craft area
  • Master suite on main level
  • Two additional bedrooms and a bath on the main level
  • Den and bath upstairs
  • Terraced back yard with grass area
  • Double garage and attractive storage shed

Fredericksburg – Lively Hill Country Hamlet

One of the favorite hubs on a journey through Hill Country, the community of Fredericksburg Texas started in 1846. A group of hard working German immigrants infused the quiet foothills with life and named their settlement after King Frederick of Prussia.  A variety of businesses, orchards, farms and ranches filled in the landscape.

Today Fredericksburg is a destination for pilgrims to its charming downtown shops, restaurants, entertainment and the world-class Museum of the Pacific War. Residents bask in the beautiful climate, picturesque surroundings and quiet lifestyle. The city of 11,000 residents enjoy wonderful amenities — golf and biking to music appreciation and live theater to great schools and medical facilities.


Fredericksburg School District serves families in the area.  Also available are several college and university satellite programs in Fredericksburg.
Directions to 150 Stoneledge Drive

From Downtown Fredericksburg, take N. Adams Street. Turn right on E. Austin Street. Turn left on N. Llano St/N. State Highway 16.  Turn left on Kneese Road and left on Stoneledge Drive.

Real Estate Agents – Fredericksburg Texas

Please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about Stone Ridge Fredericksburg TX homes for sale.

Snapshot: Kerr County Real Estate Market in Texas

Kerr County Real EstateKerr County, Texas adjoins Gillespie County on the southwestern edge. The Texas A&M Real Estate Center samples the Kerr County real estate market regularly to determine trends in the Texas housing market. The Center recently noted a five-year upswing in Kerr County housing values. The average home price in Kerr County is up to $240,106 in July 2016 versus $161,219 in July 2011.

Similar to the Gillespie County real estate market, the Kerr County market draws buyers to the serenity of Texas Hill Country.  It is a beautiful rural vacation haven. Many popular communities are in Kerr County along the river. One of them is Kerrville, which is about 15 minutes from Fredericksburg. Others include Ingram, Center Point, and Mountain Home – all are south of Interstate 10 as it passes through Kerr County.

Kerr County Real Estate over 5 Years

Let’s look at the Kerr County real estate market between 2011 and 2015. Note the positive trends. Gillespie County is experiencing similar improvements.

A.    Dollar Volume

Kerr County Real EstateThe volume of real estate transactions in Kerr County increased approximately 250% between 2011 and 2015. In 2015, the records show almost $192 million of volume. In 2011 it was approximately $77 million.

B.    Kerr County Home Prices

Let’s look at what buyers are willing to pay. Home prices have increased.  Between 2011 and 2015, the average price for a home in Kerr County increased from $183,267 to $219,497. The median price also increased, from $149,500 to $175,000.

Back in 2011, about 79% of homebuyers purchased homes priced under $250,000; 21% purchased properties priced over $250,000. In 2015, only 70% of buyers bought homes priced under $250,000, while 30% purchased more expensive homes. During the same period of time, the number of buyers purchasing homes priced $500,000 increased from 3% to 5%.

C.    Available Listings

Kerr County Real EstateIt is also interesting to note the number of listings in available stock.  In July 2011, there were 830 total listings for sale in the Kerr County market. This is a 22.6-month supply.  In July 2016, there were 517 listings, a 7.4-month supply.

Real Estate Agents Kerrville Texas

Please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about Kerr County real estate market.  Sage Premium Texas Real Estate is located in the Chase Bank Building, 150 E Main St, Fredericksburg, TX 78624.

Stone Ridge Homes for Sale in Fredericksburg Texas

Looking for Hill Country Style homes for sale in Fredericksburg Texas?  Ask about this quintessential property in the Stone Ridge subdivision.  Immaculate inside and out, corner cul-de-sac lot—and a great price.  The stunning Fredericksburg TX real estate offers an appealing garden lifestyle in a fantastic Gillespie County location.

Stone Ridge subdivision lies 2.5 miles northeast of Downtown Fredericksburg, Texas.  Quaint shops, delectable eateries, interesting galleries, live theater, and world-class museums draw visitors from near and far.  The destination community hosts great festivals and other events.  Take the Texas Wine Trail through the heart of Fredericksburg and spend time at one of hundreds of classy B&Bs.  Let us know when you will be here to see this beautiful home.

Address:  2201 Hedgestone, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
MLS Search #:  R71627A
Listing Price:  $459,900, HOA fees $44/year

Homes for Sale in Fredericksburg Texas

2201 Hedgestone, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Details – Stone Ridge Home for Sale

You will love so much about this two-story home.  High ceilings and great spaces.  A large living room, formal dining room, 4 bedrooms, and 3 baths begin the list.

Throughout this Hill Country beauty, notice the distinctive touches: rock and stucco, wood and tile, granite, custom cabinets, arched windows, fireplace.  Add workspace in the 2-car attached garage.  It is insulated and features upgraded flooring.  And make use of an extra insulated storage shed, too.

Don’t worry about a thing.  This home is a well-maintained treasure.  Enjoy upgraded lighting, double pane windows, and custom window treatments.  Plus, stay cool with central electric air conditioning and warm with electric heat.  A water softer is installed.

Outdoor Features

Imagine your own lovely 0.4495 acres.  Step outside to your own country oasis protected by a privacy fence.  From the deck or screened areas, relax in the fresh air.  Stroll around or entertain in the oversized pergola.  Each nook of the lawn and yard exudes a peaceful mystique.  Trees, shrubs, grass, walkways, and more.  An installed sprinkler system makes care for the professionally landscaped yard a breeze.

Directions to Stone Ridge

From Downtown Fredericksburg Texas, proceed northeast on N. Adams Street. Turn right on E. Austin Street. Turn left on N. Llano St/N. State Highway 16.  Turn left on Ellebracht Drive and left on Hedgestone.

Realtors Fredericksburg Texas

Please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about Stone Ridge homes for sale in Fredericksburg Texas.

Cherry Mountain Fredericksburg TX Horse Property for Sale

How about bringing your family to Texas Hill Country?  This Fredericksburg TX horse property for sale in Cherry Mountain Estates may just entice you to make the move.  It’s an equestrian dream or wonderful place to retire.  Wait until your family and friends see this delightful Texas ranch, the gently rolling open hills and woods.

  • Gated and fenced property
  • Redesigned home with attached garage and patio
  • Large storage barn
  • 10 stall Barnmaster barn
  • Loafing sheds
  • Paddocks
  • Large arena

Address:  230 Dee St., Fredericksburg, TX 78624
MLS Search #:  R72072A
Price: $559,000

Fredericksburg TX horse property for sale

Details – Home for Sale – Texas Equestrian Estate

The land spans 9.69 acres.  Bright white fencing leads to the wrought iron gated entrance at 230 Dee Street.  The driveway approaches a good looking rock Hill Country home built in the 1980s.  Interior updates abound.  High ceilings and gleaming floors create an awesome canvas for new owners to personalize the design.  The main level flows from living to dining.

This sparkling home features 3 bedrooms with the master on the main level.  There are two full baths and a half bath.  A country kitchen with warm grey wood cabinets, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances will be favored by any chef.

Fredericksburg TX horse property for saleEnjoy other nitty gritty details: Central electric heat and air conditioning makes it comfortable all year round.  A laundry room, central vacuum, attic storage, and an attached two-car garage add convenience.  Double pane windows improve energy efficiency and the water softener improves water quality.

Fredericksburg Texas

A few miles north of Fredericksburg, Cherry Mountain Estates sits in Gillespie County.  Custom homes on 5-10 acres add privacy.  Cherry Mountain’s quiet ambience multiplies the serenity of Texas Hill Country real estate.  The town of 11,000 residents welcome new residents and tourists to charming Historic Districts, unique shops, museums, restaurants, and galleries line the streets.

Experience the spirited community events and festivals as they embody the rich German heritage.  Area attractions include Pacific War Museum, LBJ State and National Park, Enchanted Rock State Park, Lady Bird Park and Golf Course, Wildseed Farms, Luckenback, live theater and wineries along the Texas Wine Trail.


Fredericksburg Independent School District serves families living in Cherry Mountain Estates and offers an array of respected options.  Austin Community College, Texas Tech University, Angelo State University, and Concordia University offer college programs in Fredericksburg.


Take US Highway 87 N. from Fredericksburg to Cherry Mountain Loop.  Cherry Mountain Estates comprise the North and Northeast sectors of this intersection.

Realtors Fredericksburg Texas

Please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate at 830-997-1035 for more information about Cherry Mountain Fredericksburg TX horse property for sale at 230 Dee Street.

Fredericksburg TX Homes for Sale – 1390 Paradise Ranch Road

If you need to retreat, an escape from city life, imagine living or telecommuting from a Texas Hill Country estate.  Among Fredericksburg TX homes for sale, the very comfortable 11.85-acre property on Paradise Ranch Road stands out.  Your paradise in the making.  And it is just the right size.

Need to be engulfed by beauty?  This magnificent home and property fills the bill.  Ask about 1390 Paradise Ranch Road.  From large patios and a grand open floorplan, be drenched in peaceful, pastoral vistas of the rolling terrain and agricultural roots of Gillespie County.  Garden, get some horses or animals, throw stones in your very own pond.

Close to Downtown Fredericksburg

In about 10 minutes, your family and friends will be stopping by the eateries, theaters, and shops in historic Fredericksburg.  Visitors come from points near and far to experience the authentic German heritage, the fabulous B&Bs, guest ranches, and world class museums.  As the heart of Hill Country and seat of Gillespie County, Fredericksburg offers a host of services, cultural activities, education, and medical facilities.  Programs for all ages, leagues, clubs, and civic activities balance the active lifestyle.

Founded in 1948 by hard-working German immigrants, the community of 11,000 keeps a robust calendar of special events, classes, competitions, concerts, and plain old-fashioned fun.  Come on over for the Fourth of July, Chili Festival, Oktoberfest.  Visit the Texas Wine Trail as it meanders through the area.  Or take in golf at Hal Sutton’s course or the Lady Bird Johnson public golf facilities.

Details – Fredericksburg TX Homes for Sale – 1390 Paradise Ranch Road

Home for Sale in Fredericksburg

Relaxation and luxurious elegance pervade the distinguished property for sale. Enter through the wrought-iron and limestone gated entrance to approach the amazing limestone main home.  The circular driveway comes up to an arbor entryway.  So perfect for entertaining, the ranch-style house transforms into an oasis as it gracefully brings the outdoors inside with a grand wall of windows.  Vaulted ceilings and massive rock fireplaces complement the Hill Country surroundings.

Love the gourmet kitchen–Wolf range, granite counter tops, and new appliances.  All of the bells and whistles are right there, even a wine refrigerator and ice maker.  Gorgeous master suite and three additional bedrooms, den, fitness room, and additional living areas make this an excellent family home away from it all.

Outbuilding space may reawaken your yearning to take up hobbies.  Extra agricultural land could entice you to put in a fruit farm.  Horses or muscle cars, whatever leisure activities you conjure up, any of them may sprout on the lovely property.


Fredericksburg Gillespie County School District serves families living in Paradise Ranch at Fredericksburg schools.  Students also utilize local college extension programs from Texas Tech University, Central Texas College, and Austin Community College.

Directions to Paradise Ranch

From Fredericksburg Texas, go south on Highway 87 S. Turn right on Paradise Ranch Road.

Real Estate Agents Fredericksburg Texas

For more information about Fredericksburg TX homes for sale at 1130 Paradise Ranch Road and others in Gillespie County, please contact Dale Cook of Sage Premium Texas Real Estate in Fredericksburg, Texas at 830-997-1035.  Broker owned.

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