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MEDINA COUNTY REAL ESTATE

Medina County Real Estate 

Medina County, TX is located in the Southwesterly areas of Texas.  The landscape here is considered diverse. Elevations in Median can be as high as 1995 feet, in the north county areas known as Hill Country,  While the southern sections of the county have elevations of under 700 feet.  The Balcones Escarpment is the divider within Medina County.  The escarpment also acts as the separator of Hill Country from the Edwards Plateau area.  Depending on the area of the county you are in, there are gently rolling hills, with scenic views, and valleys of fertile soils and abundant greenery.  Cattle ranching has done well in the county, and farms have also thrived. Medina County has a growing season of approximately 263 days.  Within the scenic Hill Country of the northern part of the county,  live oaks, shinnery oaks, junipers, mesquite, and grasses grow well. The soils here are a mix of limestone, with black pliant soils. The southern areas of the county include Pecan trees and Cyprus, which can usually be found all along waterways and creek beds.  Soils here mainly clay and sandy rich.  This combination makes the soils great for the growth of  Arizona Cottontop, Buffalo, or Bluestem grasses.  Almost half the land of the county is considered top-quality for farming purposes.

Water Supplies-Rivers, Aquifers

Within the county of Medina is the Medina Lake Reservoir.  The reservoirs’ northeast section was completed in 1913.  It supplies water for an irrigation system throughout the eastern section of the county. The water source is the Medina River.  There are also underground water belts, the two main are the Carrizo Sand Aquifer, and the Edwards Aquifer.  There are other built-surface reservoirs here as well. They have been built on the Parkers, Squirrel, Elm, Chacon, and Live Oak creeks.  Ranchers within the county have water stock and storage tanks.

Fishing and Hunting

Medina County has no shortage of fishing or hunting.  Medina Lake is known for its’ black bass, walleyes, white bass, catfish, and bluegills. The lake is located in the northeast section of the county.  Hunting is also popular. Some of the game of the county include white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, axis deer, mouflon sheep, sika deer and the Javelina.  The javelina is quite interesting. It weighs in at about 50 lbs, with an approximate length of 3 ft. It resembles a small wild boar but is believed to be related to the South American Tapir.  Most hunting in the county is done through prior arrangements and leases with owners of privately owned lands.

Sites and Historical of Medina County TX

  1. Medina Dam – 4th largest dam in the US. It was finished in 1913. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  2. Medina Lake– Known for its fishing, boating, swimming, kayak, canoe
  3. Love Creek Orchard & Store– Apple orchard, open to the public 
  4. Medina County Museum– the frontier beginnings through to the WWII time period. Includes railroad depot, caboose, and one room school house exhibits.Median River– kayak, canoe, swim
  5. Scenic Highway 16 
  6. Hondo Creek
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Farm/ranch For Sale

2267 Mickle Creek Rd, Medina, Texas 78055

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
2,076Sqft
Visits:27
382.5 UNRESTRICTED ACRES - AG EXEMPT! Property features a 20 acre lake, 2 homes overlooking a 2 acre pond and a vast array of wildlife. Located in Bandera County's northwest quadrant at the end of Mickle Creek Rd. One home features a 3bdrm 2bath, 2,076 sq ft interior, the second home features 2bdrm 2bath, 1,457 sq ft interior. Multiple game feeders and blinds on property for hunters.
$3,200,000

Farm/ranch For Sale

3124 US-90 E, Castroville, Texas 78009

2Bedroom(s)
1Bathroom(s)
6Picture(s)
0Sqft
Visits:22
Great Opportunity for commercial development. This 15-acre property is located off Hwy 90 East of San Antonio in Castroville TX. On-Site is are 3 Manufacturers Homes and additional outbuildings.
$2,600,000

Commercial land For Sale

3124 US Highway 90 E, Castroville, Texas 78009

6Picture(s)
0Sqft
Visits:23
Great Opportunity for commercial development. This 15-acre property is located off Hwy 90 East of San Antonio in Castroville TX. On-Site is are 3 Manufacturers Homes and additional outbuildings.
$2,600,000

Farm/ranch For Sale

3095 COUNTY ROAD 251, Hondo, Texas 78861-6873

2Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
0Sqft
Visits:10
The ranch is a jewel of the hill country, 325 +/- acres ag exempt property, beautiful views from the pool deck, quaint county cottage with beautiful garden, bath house for entertaining with shower and all other amenities, multiple sheds and barns, cattle pens, multiple hunting areas, trophy whitetail, quail, dove, and more. tall mature oak trees. level build site for larger home by swimming pool.
$2,450,000

Farm/ranch For Sale

6755 County Road 4514, Devine, Texas 78016

5Bedroom(s)
5Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
4,920Sqft
Visits:15
Beautiful recreational ranch providing big deer & great fishing. This ranch has been thoughtfully designed for the outdoor enthusiast, yet has all the creature comforts of a fantastic home. This quality has an abundance of exotic wood, granite countertops, high quality appliances, Pella windows, and solid wood doors, standing seam metal roof. Amenities: 2 BD, 1 BA apt.
$2,200,000

For Sale

382 Private Road 323, Texas 78850

4Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
0Sqft
Visits:23
A hidden treasure at the convergence of the Texas Hill Country and the South Texas Brush/Plains, Rancho Tesoro Escondido offers a warm and inviting custom 4BR/2.5BA ranch home as the centerpiece. This turn-key, fully-perimeter and cross-fenced ranch also features a vintage farmhouse that is just waiting for your TLC to open up the possibilities.
$1,890,000

Farm/ranch For Sale

1000 COUNTY ROAD 544, Hondo, Texas 78861

3Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
20Picture(s)
3,383Sqft
Visits:27
100 ACRES -Medina County - Quail Ridge Farms is nestled on a hilltop merely an hour from down town San Antonio. This one-of-a kind property is conveniently located 7 miles south of Hondo and the South Texas Regional Airport. Quail Ridge Farms is luxury cattle, equestrian, or deer estate with irrigated pastures and spectacular views.
$1,735,000

Farm/ranch For Sale

0 COUNTY ROAD 4513, Hondo, Texas 78861

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0Sqft
Visits:12
The Lower Elstone Farm boasts great production value, in the way of irrigated farm-land and grazing for livestock. This farm is fenced and cross-fenced, with approximately 115 acres in grazing (45 irrigated acres), and 83 acres in cultivation (63 irrigated acres). Two shallow irrigation wells, pumping a combined 800gpm, supply water to the two center-pivots, as well as a stock tank.
$1,696,000

Farm/ranch For Sale

857 Pr 2414, Hondo, Texas 78861

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
4,428Sqft
Visits:20
200 Acre Ranch Wildlife exempt, residential/recreational Hunting Heaven! Exquisite 4000 sqft hill-top custom home w/views! Superior craftsmanship through-out w/opulent amenities, gourmet kitchen, granite, custom woodwork, spectacular vaulted living & dining, full windows, fireplace, stained concrete floors. Prominent master, luxurious bath & closet, loft w/balcony as 3rd bed.
$1,590,000

Single family detached For Sale

857 Pr 2414, Hondo, Texas 78861

3Bedroom(s)
2Bathroom(s)
2Parking(s)
25Picture(s)
4,428Sqft
Visits:16
200 Acre Ranch Wildlife exempt, residential/recreational Hunting Heaven! Exquisite 4000 sqft hill-top custom home w/views! Superior craftsmanship through-out w/opulent amenities, gourmet kitchen, granite, custom woodwork, spectacular vaulted living & dining, full windows, fireplace, stained concrete floors. Prominent master, luxurious bath & closet, loft w/balcony as 3rd bed.
$1,590,000

For Sale

0 FM 471, Texas 78066

10Picture(s)
0Sqft
Visits:22
This 274 acre farm has 750' of paved frontage on FM 471 and is located six miles north of Castroville, only 30 minutes west of down town San Antonio. Starting from the west end of the farm heading east you'll experience excellent irrigated soil to raise crops and turf grass, then as you head east you'll hit rolling hills covered in irrigated coastal that is currently producing hay.
$1,561,800

Farm/ranch For Sale

4494 FM 2107, Medina, Texas 78055

4Bedroom(s)
3Bathroom(s)
25Picture(s)
2,500Sqft
Visits:22
Gentlemen's Ranch sitting on a beautiful 137 ac setting amongst the hills. Steps away to a great swimming hole on the North Prong of the Medina River. 8 miles past the town of Medina to your private gate, not too far from San Antonio. Panoramic views from front porch, back dropped by a huge hill you own. Newer 3 bdrm/2 bath main home, w/ additional bed & bath apartment over garage/barn.
$1,495,000
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