Head To Fredericksburg For Hill Country Charms

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Feeling festive? Us too! So why not take a trip to Fredericksburg, Texas, for a change of scenery. And perhaps some early holiday shopping too.

The Hill Country town is known for its charms, historic heritage, and fabulous second shelters. In fact, our splurge has a deed that dates back to famous Texas Ranger, Jack C. Hays. And our steal? It’s a beauty too! Take your pick in our latest Splurge vs. Steal.

Splurge: Fredericksburg B&B With Texas Ranger, Jack C. Hays History For $4.95M

First, our splurge! History, natural beauty, and income potential combine at this stunning property in the Texas Hill Country. Per the listing you can “Trace this property back to an 1846 Deed to famous Texas Ranger Jack C. Hays.” 

The 35-acre parcel affords a gracious main residence with a sparkling pool and features 13 rooms, 16 fireplaces, and period features throughout. This is met by seven restored guest houses!

Yes, you read that right, seven guest houses. And it’s these welcoming and quaint guest houses that have brought much success to the owners over the years, ranking as One of America’s Top Ten Bed & Breakfasts, according to Travel & Leisure magazine.

There is so much potential here to create the ultimate family compound, B&B, or corporate retreat! Make it yours and start dreaming big.

Justin Cop Fredericksburg Realty has listed 104 Settlers Crossing Road, Fredericksburg, Texas for $4.95 million.

Steal: Downtown Midcentury Modern With Character For $1.595M

Next up, is our steal. Speaking of dreams, a good Midcentury Modern is one of ours, and this gem in Downtown Fredericksburg will be one we are dreaming of for a while. It rests on nearly an acre of land on the edge of town and comes dotted with beautiful Bluebonnets and architectural angles that are a work of art. Even better, the home recently underwent stud-to-joist renovation, providing move-in ready ease for the new buyers. 

The 1964 beauty affords three-bedrooms, three-full-bathrooms, and a light-filled 3,000 square feet. Of course, the gorgeous designer updates are sure to resonate too, offering sleek finishes and a giant main room with 10×22-foot glass sliders that open to the outdoors. Slat wood accents feel fresh and calming amidst vaulted ceilings with skylights. A gourmet kitchen, gracious master suite and plenty of space to find your Zen abound! Experience unobstructed Hill Country views and bask in the shade of towering heritage oaks, all while living close to in-town amenities. 

Main Street is only three minutes from your door after all. Better snap up this Fredericksburg steal before it’s gone.

Doug Evans with Evans & Associates has listed 705 NE Elk Street, Fredericksburg, Texas for $1.595 million.