Wapiti Springs Ranch - Edwards County, Vance, TX
Winding through the highest mountains in Real and Edwards Counties, the three roads known as the Twisted Sisters are considered the most scenic drive in the Texas Hill Country. The Wapiti Springs Ranch, a 1,240-acre raw slice of Texas heaven, sits off the most pristine and visually stunning of the Sisters, paved Ranch Road 335. Bordering several other giant ranches, this conveniently located and affordably priced property is only 2 left turns from San Antonio or Houston. Although it enjoys outstanding privacy, this low-fenced gem is still just 1 hour from HEB, Walmart, a large assortment of restaurants, and the full aviation services of the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport.
Ranch is located only 12 miles north of Vance Texas just off Ranch Road 335. The ranch is equal distance from SH-41 and SH-55
Topography, Rangeland & Habitat
The showpiece of the Wapiti Springs Ranch is its main valley which stretches for an astonishing 2 miles, and is flanked by over 10 separate side canyons, many containing recently discovered springs and seeps. The entire towering peaks and valley floor, and all of the header canyons, are a continuous blanket of majestic hardwoods and soft meadows providing the perfect habitat for whitetail deer, turkey, feral hogs and numerous exotic species. A large herd of elk roam the towering mountain ridges, and bulls have recently been heard bugling from the highest ridges.
The ranch is truly a gathering place for all the amazing animals that call the Texas Hill Country home. Native wildlife include White-tailed Deer, Songbirds, Dove, Hogs, Wild Turkey, Bobcat and numerous other Texas Varmints.
The owner has seen a multitude of the following exotics free-roaming the ranch:
Elk, Blackbuck Antelope, Axis Deer, Aoudad Sheep, Red Deer and Sika Deer.
This is a low-fenced ranch, and you never know what you might see in the Texas Hill Country!
Wapiti Springs Ranch has a strong cave-born spring which is captured in a large concrete cistern and then flows into a newly created wildlife waterhole. Numerous seep springs are also scattered across the property. Along with an existing long-established electric well, a new solar well provides additional gorgeous water features to this already dazzling ranch.
Electricity is located on the main road of the ranch along the valley floor.
All minerals owned will convey with the ranch.
This Ranch was part of the original 10,000-acre Hackberry Ranch, and the recently restored Hackberry Schoolhouse can be seen nearby from Ranch Road 335. Two old homesteads have been identified and are visible on the ranch.