150 THUNDER VALLEY ROAD

Boerne  |  Price Upon Request

DESCRIPTION

Thunder Valley Ranch features unsurpassed long range views and spectacular vistas of the surrounding countryside, seasonal live water creek and a breathtaking lake! This ranch is truly one of a kind and its desirable location is just 3 short miles from quaint downtown Boerne and within 30 minutes to San Antonio International Airport and the Kerrville Flight Based Operations. This ranch was thoughtfully designed for the horse enthusiast that enjoys not only the finest equestrian facilities but also offers lush pastures for ranching. Access to the ranch is via a private gated entry with picturesque tree canopies that line the paved drive. This one owner ranch and its improvements have been meticulously maintained making this property an exceptional show ranch with the main residence positioned on one of the highest elevations in Kendall County.

 

A set of stately doors welcomes you into the stunning entry which unveils the grand interior that was masterfully designed to orchestrate elaborate gatherings, as well as comfortable everyday living. An abundance of glass walls augment the sweeping hill country views and rolling lush pastures. Each level of the home boasts numerous sliding glass doors opening to grand wraparound terraces, harmoniously blending indoor and outdoor entertaining and allowing an easy flow for you and your guests. The upscale contemporary ranch interior  is adorned with soaring tongue and groove ceiling treatments,  exquisite chandeliers, interior native stone walls, dual luxurious lodge-style floor to ceiling stone fireplaces with grand cedar mantels, distressed hardwood and Saltillo tile flooring, two full service bars with beverage coolers and ice makers. The vast floor plan incorporates formal and informal living and dining areas, a game room, spacious bedroom suites and a thoughtfully designed craft room! The chef’s kitchen allows for elaborate catering! Features include a large island with a copper stamped sink, ample prepping space, custom cabinetry and drawers, stainless steel appliances, dual Wolf ovens, warming drawer, Sub-Zero refrigerator, icemaker, home management center and an adjacent customized walk-in pantry which includes a sink area. Owners will take sanctuary in the master wing featuring panoramic views, spa-like bath, terrace access, private office and a fitness room. Escape to the grand outdoor living spaces which  encompass a serene tiered waterfall,  tree canopy dining area, swimming pool with a soothing water feature and lounging areas, grilling station and bar, fire pit sitting area and a 4 hole putting green. The entire property affords breathtaking sunrise and sunset views! 

 

For exceptional outdoor entertaining and the wine enthusiast is the wine cellar and adjacent firepit sitting area which boasts one nature’s finest backdrops! The temperature controlled wine cave was strategically built into the hillside, giving you a true authentic wine tasting experience. Fine appointments include a sophisticated entry with dual custom iron doors, generous sitting area for enjoying dinner and drinks with family and friends, wine tasting bar and wine storage built-into the native stone walls. After sampling fine wines, you and your guests can move outdoors and enjoy the warmth of the fire and the breathtaking backdrop! 

 

The well-appointed guest house is perfect for overnight guests! A welcoming introduction to the house is a picturesque southern style porch with impeccable views of the ranch and sunsets! Fine appointments include hardwood flooring, crown mouldings, beadboard walls, living area with an antique soapstone hot stove, dining area with a wood burning fireplace, gourmet kitchen and a quaint breakfast nook. The spa-like bath adjoins two spacious bedrooms and is complete with subway tile backsplash, honeycomb tile flooring, walk-in shower, and a stackable utility area. The home exudes a farm house feel with upscale modern amenities.  There are also two separate living quarters for ranch staff.

 

The equine amenities are as equally impressive as the estate, with a custom 12 stall barn boasting a tack room, veterinarian area, wash bay, hay storage and an office with a full bath, that could serve as additional quarters.  Stalls are well equipped with sliding interior doors, exterior dutch doors, swivel feeders and turnouts.  

 

Just beyond the barn doors is a 45,000 square foot lighted arena which includes cedar fencing, holding pens, chute and judges stand – perfect for riding, training and ranch rodeos!  Additionally, there are three loafing sheds, cross fencing and a surplus of grazing pastures for the horses. Two separate storage barns allow additional space for equipment and hay. 

 

For endless recreation and lounging, the owners can enjoy resort-like amenities, which include a sports court, multiple firepit sitting areas throughout the property, and a lake with a fishing dock. This meticulous ranch cohesively blends with nature to create a breathtaking masterpiece with the finest finishes inside and out, which will leave you and your guest in awe of its beauty.

 

The rancher will also appreciate that Thunder Valley Ranch is fully fenced and crossed fenced, has three wells, two septic systems, and a wet weather creek that runs through the property and is fed by Menger Creek.  

 

This property is truly one of a kind and was designed for the horse enthusiast that enjoys not only the finest equestrian features but upscale amenities as well! The superb location is just minutes from downtown Boerne, offers easy access to the Interstate, fine dining and shopping in San Antonio and is 30 minutes to the nearest Flight Based Operations and San Antonio International Airport. This remarkable property with its impressive views and grand facilities is a must see.

SPECIAL FEATURES

MAIN RESIDENCE

  • 7,787 square feet, 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms

  • Wraparound windows and sliding doors throughout open to grand terraces which offer 360° unsurpassed views

  • Intimate and grand living and dining areas

  • Great room features a soaring tongue and groove cathedral ceiling, interior native stone walls, lodge style wood burning fireplace and full bar with additional bar seating

  • Chef’s island kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, Sub-Zero refrigerator, double Wolf ovens, warming drawer, ice maker, breakfast bar, home management center and adjacent walk-in pantry with a sink and custom shelves

  • Elaborate owner’s wing complete with outside access to a grand terrace, spa-like bath, adjacent make- up vanity room and a staircase that leads you to a grand private study plus an exercise room

  • Relaxed game room and entertaining bar boasts a lodge style wood burning fireplace and stone walls

  • Spacious bedroom suites throughout with exceptional views

  • Custom craft room with built-in double sided desk, wall of storage cabinets and drawers

  • Interior native stone walls

  • Hardwood and Saltillo tile throughout

MAIN RESIDENCE EXTERIOR FEATURES

  • Wraparound terraces on each level overlook the beautiful hill country

  • Majestic sitting areas for relaxing outdoor entertaining

  • Breathtaking drive up appeal with infinity views and serene tiered waterfall

  • Outdoor kitchen and sitting bar

  • Sparkling pool with a soothing waterfall

  • Native stone walls and floor wine cellar buried into a hillside includes a bar, wine tasting room and detached bathroom

  • Firepit sitting area and additional outdoor kitchen overlooks the valley below 

  • Circular paved driveway plus 4 car garage

  • Soaring tree canopies and special yard lighting 

  • Lighted sports court

  • Putting green

WINE CELLAR

  • Native stone walls and floors buried in a hillside

  • Detached partial bath

  • Climate controlled

  • Dining and wine tasting room

  • Full bar

  • Sophisticated custom iron door entry

  • Opens to outdoor grill and firepit overlooking breathtaking views

GUEST HOUSE IMPROVEMENTS AND FEATURES

  • 1,174 square feet, 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom

  • Inviting farmhouse porch with stunning views

  • Spacious living area with an antique soapstone hot stove

  • Dining area features a wood burning fireplace

  • Gourmet kitchen features a chic farmhouse feel with stainless steel appliances, eating area and outside access

  • Spacious bedrooms

  • Spa-like bath with subway tile backsplashes and utility area

  • Two additional ranch hand/staff homes 

RANCH IMPROVEMENTS

The equine amenities are as equally impressive as the estate, with a custom 12 stall barn boasting a tack room, veterinarian area, wash bay, hay storage and an office with a full bath, that could serve as additional quarters.  Stalls are well equipped with sliding interior doors, exterior dutch doors, swivel feeders and turnouts.  

 

Additionally, there are three loafing sheds with separate turnouts, cross fencing and a surplus of grazing pastures for the horses.  There are also two separate storage barns that can be used for equipment and hay. 

 

Just beyond the barn doors is a 45,000 square foot lighted arena which includes cedar fencing, holding pens, chute and judges stand – perfect for riding, training and ranch rodeos! 

UPSCALE EQUESTRIAN BARN FEATURES

  • 12 custom stalls include interior sliding doors, swivel feeders and turnouts 

  • Veterinarian clinic

  • Tack room 

  • Hay storage

  • Wash bay

  • Quarters/office with a full bath

  • Large parking area for trailers and vehicles 

TERRAIN

This panoramic Hill Country ranch has a broad range of terrain, topography, vegetation and water. The elevations allow for stunning views of the surrounding Hill Country, while the valleys and pastures offer a diverse variety of vegetation. The open pastures are home to native grasses of the Texas Hill Country. The vegetation consists of oak trees, pecans, elm, and cedar. The lush flat land surrounds the lake and dock which is fed by a seasonal creek.

  • Private stone wall and gated entry

  • Working ranch and equestrian facility 

  • Property is fully fenced and crossed fenced

  • Gently rolling and flat terrain/horse property

  • Breathtaking unparalleled and uninterrupted views

  • Equipment and workshop barns

  • 45,000 sqft lighted arena with a chute and a judge’s stand - perfect for riding, training and ranch rodeos

  • Holding pens, loafing sheds and automatic horse walker

  • Lush pastures for grazing

  • Wet weather Menger Creek feeds into lake with fishing dock

  • Hunting Permitted 

  • Multiple firepit sitting areas strategically placed on the property

  • Two separate ranch hand homes

  • Three wells and two septic systems

  • Ag Exemption 

WILDLIFE

The wildlife on the ranch consists of white tail and axis deer, turkeys, foxes, doves and songbirds.  Hunting is allowed on the ranch. 

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