Log and Stone Home For Sale in Kerrville, Texas – Hill Country
If you love log homes, we invite you to take a look at this custom-built log and stone home, located in the beautiful subdivision of Bear Paw Ranch in Kerrville, TX. The exterior is of beautiful logs, restained in 2008. Texas stone also compliments the exterior front. The home offers about 1867 square feet of living area with 3-bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. This home was custom built to the original owner’s specifications. This home has a lot to offer for $249,000.
Bear Paw Ranch is considered a nature preserve, so numerous white tailed deer roam freely throughout the area – and they will become your best friends if you feed them! Only about 60 homes are in this subdivision, and every one is on a lot of minimum 3 acres. Each home is nestled in for privacy.
Bear Paw Homeowners also have exclusive right to a 10-acre natural field/park with pond. Grills are on the premises. An annual HOA cookout is held each fall. HOA annual dues are $100.00.
From Bear Paw you can be to town in 9 minutes (six miles) to the post office, River Hills Mall, the new Peterson Regional Medical Center and the Louise Hays Park on the edge of the Guadalupe River. Downtown Kerrville is just another half a mile and you can enjoy shops, galleries, the Arts and Cultural Center, the Cailloux Theater and the County Courthouse.
The picturesque 3-acre lot surrounds the house, offering lots of privacy perfect areas for hammock, swing or grilling. Crepe Myrtles, Oleanders, Texas sage, Nandina and other Texas-hardy plants are incorporated into the landscape. In the back yard, beautiful Mountain Laurel are the signature plants, along with a small herb garden. The acreage leads down into a wooded area.
The house was built in 1984 and features 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Every room features cut logs; the living area also has a solid wood ceiling. The open living area is spacious and inviting. In the wintertime, throw a log or two on the woodstove and in minutes, warmth will radiate throughout the room. Mew tile in the kitchen, hallway and baths; bedrooms and great room is carpeted. The kitchen has an abundance of cabinets, including one lazy-susan turntable, and cabinets are of solid wood. A walk-in pantry is a great advantage!
The home has great natural light through the many wide and long windows, so you can enjoy the views of outdoors from any room…including the many white-tail deer. Windowsills are extra wide, perfect if you have a cat who likes to keep watch!
Numerous changes have been made in the last two years, including
Brand new standing seam metal roof - 24 gauge, 21” wide, color: bucksking. Also includes 8/16” decking and new ridge vent – 25 year limited warranty provided by Kerrville Roofing. *New in May of 2009
New 6” seamless aluminum gutters *New in May of 2009
New Energy efficient side by side Whirlpool refrigerator *All others new as of fall 2008
New Energy efficient Whirlpool washer and Maytag dryer
New Energy efficient toilets – 3
New 55 gallon rain barrel for water retention
New Kenmore water softener
New tile in kitchen, baths and hall
Replaced 30 windows
New resurfaced circular driveway
New leaded glass front door
New Bali mini-blinds
Other features include –
Wood burning stove mounted against Texas-stone wall; heats the room beautifully
Loads of solid wood cabinets in the kitchen, including one with easy-reach turntable. Sunny window looks to front yard.
Two car oversize attached garage, plus two-car carport, plus large attached workshop
This house actually has a cellar. It is not tall enough to stand up in, but is a very big advantage at having access for contractors, such as wiring for telephones.
Breakfast/casual dining area overlooks the front yard.
Open common area surrounded by beautiful 6’ windows
Bright sunroom/crafts room leads from the common area to the 11’8” x 20’ outside deck. The deck features outdoor carpeting.
Home Warranty through September 2010
Plenty of phone jacks and electric outlets; have wi fi
Two stand-up attic storage areas; one over the garage and one over the house. Storage runs the length of the house.
Kitchen: 14’ x 9”
Open living area/great room: 30’5” x 17’5”
Dining area: (app) 12’ x 12’
Sunroom/craftroom: 17’ x 7’8”
Master bedroom: 14 x 15
2nd bedroom 11’ 10” x 10’ 3”
3rd bedroom 10’2” x 13’4”
Bathroom #1 – 5’ x 10’ Note: has heat lamp
Bathroom #2 – 5’3” x 10’9” Note: has heat lamp
Half bath: 3’ x 8’5”
Laundry 5’6” x 9’
Queries: Phone Kim Spears at 830-896-5710 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR THE TAX CREDIT? http://www.federalhousingtaxcredit.com/
- A tax credit of up to $8,000 is available for first-time home buyers purchasing on or after January 1, 2009 and on or before April 30, 2010. In cases where a binding sales contract is signed by April 30, 2010, a home purchase completed by June 30, 2010 will qualify.
- A tax credit of up to $6,500 is available for repeat home buyers who have owned a home for five consecutive years out of the prior eight years. The repeat home buyer tax credit applies to houses sold after November 6, 2009 and on or before April 30, 2010. In cases where a binding sales contract is signed by April 30, 2010, a home purchase completed by June 30, 2010 will qualify.
FACTS ABOUT KERRVILLE:
Kerrville is in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, 65 miles NW of San Antonio. Easy access to I-10. Sixty-two miles to San Antonio Intl. Airport. Kerrville is a community of less thatn 25,000. Kerr County has less than 50,000. Kerrville is very focused on the arts. The Cailloux Theater is a beautiful venue for Symphony of the Hills, community theatre productions of Playhouse 2000, and regional/national/international touring productions through Kerr Performing Arts Society.
The Peterson Regional Medical Center opened in 2009 and is a short six miles from this house.
The Guadalupe River offers a wide variety of outdoor activities including fishing, swimming, and boating. Over 100 special events, fairs and festivals occur throughout the year including the famed Kerrville Folk Festival, Kerr County Fair, and Texas State Arts & Crafts Festival.
Downtown Kerrville is friendly and inviting. Park the car and walk to the Kerr Arts & Cultural Center, a variety of restaurants and cafes, antique and specialty shops, and galleries. You’ll be greeted warmly and be treated like a VIP.
Higher education includes Schreiner University, plus a wide variety of community workshops and courses.
A small shopping center, RiverHills Mall, features J.C.Penney, Belk, Bealls and many specialty shops. Grocery stores include H.E.B. and Albertson’s.
Springtime in the Texas Hill Country is beautiful! Here’s a shot of one of our trees.
For inquiries, contact McCollom & Associates, Realtors at (830) 896-1122 or agent Kim Spears: email@example.com or cell phone: 830-377-7309. Alternate phone: 830-367-4627. The MLS listing # is: 71304
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