Jeff Davis County, Texas

$437,500

5.08+/- Acres

If you’re looking for the ideal West Texas getaway, don’t miss this custom built contemporary two-bedroom, two-bath home on 5+/- acres in desirable Limpia Crossing Subdivision. Located approximately eight miles north of Fort Davis, this low maintenance 1,455+/sf home offers expansive views of the Davis Mountains and McDonald Observatory. A second story viewing platform provides breathtaking views of the night skies and mountains. Built of 2×6 framing with highly efficient insulation and with a low maintenance metal exterior, the modern floor plan provides tall ceilings, stained concrete floors, exposed duct-work and large casement windows that showcase the views to the outdoors. The kiva fireplace located in the combined kitchen – dining area creates a comfortable gathering place. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances, four-burner gas stove, separate walk-in pantry and high-end plumbing and lighting fixtures. Built-in shelves line the walls of the dining area and the adjacent spacious living area. French doors lead from the kitchen to the rear covered patio overlooking McDonald Observatory. A fenced in area surrounds the back patio.

The primary bedroom with large walk-in closet and bath en-suite is located at the opposite end of the home from the living area. French doors in the primary bedroom lead on to a private covered patio that looks out to Blue Mountain and Arabella Mountain and to the staircase leading to the second story viewing platform. The en-suite bath features a large vanity with two sinks and a separate water closet with tiled tub-shower.

The guest bedroom is comfortably sized and could also serve as a remote home office. High-speed Internet service is provided by Big Bend Telephone. A bonus room or reading nook is across the hall from the guest bedroom and built-in shelves line the walls. The guest bath features a pedestal sink and tiled tub-shower.

The second story viewing platform is accessed by a circular metal staircase and provides expansive views of the stars by night and the mountains and cloud formations by day. Whether you own a telescope, or this home inspires you to acquire one, this unique feature can be enjoyed year-round.

A second metal stairway leads off the back porch to a path that takes you to the workshop/studio steps away from the main house. The air-conditioned space is divided into two rooms which could also be converted back to a single room. The covered carport is a perfect fit for your all-terrain vehicle or yard equipment. A sizable carport is available for parking and the adjacent sea container provides additional storage. The home has a private well and on-site septic system.