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 2,511-acre raw slice of Texas heaven, sits on 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 on 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 3 miles, and is flanked by over 15 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 throughout the fall.
The ranch is truly a gathering place for all the amazing animals that call the Texas Hill Country home. Native wildlife include:
- Whitetail Deer
The owner has seen the following exotics free-roaming the ranch. This is a low-fenced ranch, you never know what you might see in the Texas Hill Country!
- Red Deer
The Wapiti Springs Ranch has one strong spring which the owner is currently developing into a swimming hole/lounging pool, and numerous seep springs are scattered across the property. Along with an existing long-established electric well, 2 solar wells have recently been added that will provide 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 hold homesteads have been identified on the ranch.