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COMAL COUNTY REAL ESTATE

Comal County Real Estate 

The location of Comal County is up on the Edwards Plateau, in the State of Texas.  It lies between the Balcones Escarpment and the Blackland Prairies.   New Braunfels is the county seat and the largest city in the county.  Herein lies a little over 550 square miles of the beautiful hill country, and prairie lands. There are hills of grasslands and croplands along the eastern quarter, near the Balcones Escarpment.  The lands of this area are perfectly suited for crops and farming.   Elevations here range from 600 to about 750 feet above sea level.  Three-fourths of the northwestern quarter of the county has above sea elevations of 750 feet to 1500 feet.  These sections of land have been found best for grazing areas.  Within the Hill Country areas, there are fewer grasses than that of the prairie lands.  Live oaks, Ashe juniper, and mesquite do well here.  Industries within the county include the materials construction sector, because of the gravel, sand, and limestone available. The annual rainfall has averaged approximately 33 inches a year, with growing seasons being about 265 days.  Temperatures can range from the 40s in winter to high 90s in summer.  Wildlife within the county includes deer, coyotes, bobcats, ringtail cats, turkeys, rabbits, doves, skunks, and squirrels.  Some exotic animals have been introduced to the areas by local ranchers as well.  These include sika and axis deer, and Barbados sheep.

The southwest boundary of Comal County is Cibolo Creek.  Cibolo Creek flows into the San Antonio River.  Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe River are the drainage for the central hill regions and the valleys as well.    There are many streams east and north that flows northward, which run into the Blanco River, which is in Hays County.  The main groundwater supply for Comal County is the Edwards Aquifer.

From the earliest times of settlement to the area, the county was a mix of ranches and farmlands.  Currently, farms and ranches still play a large roll in the economy.  There are many available ranchland and farmland properties in the county.  Because of the location of the county, it is a tourist stop. It is within the corridor between San Antonio and the Austin areas, along highway 35.  Tourism is a key industry in the area and has created an influx of population growth.  In the 1980s just under 90 subdivisions were created along the shores and the various hills of Lake Canyon.

The Natural Bridge Cavern is said to be the largest cavern known in the State of Texas.  Discovery of the Cavern occurred in March of 1960.   The name originated because of the 60ft slab bridge, made of natural limestone located near the entrance to the Cavern. During the excavation and development of the cavern, objects were dated to 5000 B.C.. Arrowheads, Spearheads, were found along with the jawbone of an extinct grizzly bear. The bones of the grizzly were believed to be over 8000 years old.  Within the Cavern are rooms.  One named the Hall of Mountain Kings has a ceiling of over 100 feet.  The Natural Bridge Caverns is a discovery place for the whole family and anyone who enjoys outdoor adventures.  Canopy Challenge zip lines are another section of the discovery center.  There is also a Mining Company on site and a Labyrinth Maze.

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Commercial land For Sale

25090 I-35, Schertz, Texas 78132

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Development property at the hard corner of Schwab Road and Interstate 35 in Schertz Tx. Highway frontage on Schwab Road and I35. Excellent for industrial park with highway and rail access.
$12,850,000

Commercial land For Sale

0 Ih 35, Schertz, Texas 78154

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Great opportunity on the busiest highways in the USA IH 35. These 35+ acres offer an ideal site for retail or special use.
$9,600,000

Commercial land For Sale

0 HWY 281, Bulverde, Texas 78163

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998,482Sqft
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+/- 22.92 acres located at the NE corner of HWY 281 and Mustang Vista at the entrance of Johnson Ranch. Johnson Ranch is 767 Acre master planned community with plans calling for nearly 1,000 luxury homes. An additional 1,800 homes will be built in the Four-S Ranch Development, which will have access to HWY 281 via Mustang Vista.
$4,950,000

Farm/ranch For Sale

28831 FM 306, Spring Branch, Texas 78070

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The easternmost pasture of the Loma Ranch features pleasant topography, majestic trees, diverse habitat, great wildlife and native grasses. As close and accessible as the property is, it still offers substantial privacy and incredible views.
$4,600,000

Apts/retail/strip/busprk For Sale

2725 & 2753 GOODWIN LN, New Braunfels, Texas 78130-7119

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17.41+/- unrestricted acres conveniently close to FM 306, HEB Plus, Creekside, and just minutes from Gruene. Zoned M-1A with approx. 650 feet of road frontage allows for endless possibilities. Perfect for an apartment or other multifamily site or plenty of space for a manufacturing operation, industrial complex, RV Park, or athletic fields.
$4,550,278

Commercial land For Sale

0 ORION DR, New Braunfels, Texas 78130

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Property consists of 82.1 Acres located @NW corner of Goodwin Ln. & Orion Dr.
$4,500,000

Residential lot and acreage For Sale

0 ORION DR, New Braunfels, Texas 78130

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Property consists of 82.1 Acres located @NW corner of Goodwin Ln. & Orion Dr.
$4,500,000

Commercial land For Sale

S IH 35 Tract 2, Schertz, Texas 78154

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FAST GROWING COMMERCIAL LAND IH 35 Frontage Schertz City. Approx 13 acres. Make this an excellent opportunity for a COMMERCIAL BUSINESS.
$3,575,000

Rural For Sale

22156 Old Nacogdoches Rd, New Braunfels, Texas 78132

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32.5 Acres Perfectly Suited For Industrial/Manufacturing/Commercial Use. Property is Triangular in Shape With Union Pacific Rail Tracks on the East Border and Approx. 2,200 ft. of Road Frontage. Property is in Unzoned Part of Comal County.
$3,300,000

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5675 US Highway 281 N, Texas 78070

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Abundant acreage located on busy HWY 281 with over 2,140 ft of frontage, close to growing development in north Bulverde and south Spring Branch, and easy access to San Antonio. Property can be subdivided, and also includes residence.
$3,290,000

Commercial land For Sale

000 FM 32, Canyon Lake, Texas 78133

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Location!!! Beautiful 15 acres land leveled all over with nice oak trees throughout; Right across Canyon Lake High School; commercial or possible residential use; HUGE potential!
$3,250,000

Commercial land For Sale

0 IH 35 TRACT 3, New Braunfels, Texas 78132

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FAST GROWING COMMERCIAL LAND IH 35 Frontage Schertz City. Approx 12 acres.
$3,200,000
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