Jeff Davis County, Texas

$686,700

25+/- Acres

Location

Seeking a well-designed home with acreage in far West Texas that provides privacy and mountain views? Located off scenic highway 166 approximately 18 miles west of Fort Davis in the foothills of the Davis Mountains, this well-appointed three bedroom, three bath 2,208± square foot home on 25± acres provide for the best of country living.

Description

An oasis in the desert, this elegant ranch style three bedroom, three bath home with covered front and rear porches are accented by fruit trees, native and desert plant gardens, with views looking out to Brown and Paradise Mountains. The 25± acre property features a 1,000± square foot barn, tack room, 15,400± square foot arena, ’round pen’, chicken pen and coop and over 11,000 gallons of rainwater/dew water catchment in addition to a private well. Dutch barn workshop and exercise garage.

A circular driveway leads you to the front entry which opens onto a 900± square foot modern open plan great room with vaulted ceiling and ceramic tiled floor. Comfortably laid out with two separate living areas, formal dining area, and kitchen with dining space, granite countertops, plentiful wood cabinetry, and stainless-steel appliances. A warm toned textured concrete accent wall complements the wood burning fireplace with its tile and wood mantle. Textured plaster accents and faux painting adds depth and dimension to the living area ceiling and walls in the living area and guest baths.

Dramatic beveled lead glass French doors lead to the 670± square foot sequestered primary suite with comfortably sized sitting area, spacious bathroom en-suite and French doors with built-in blinds that lead out to the front fenced in garden. Three closets, each with double door access line one wall; one closet has built in storage or space suitable for use as a gun safe. Several niches are built into the walls to display your collectibles. The bath features a tiled walk-in shower and dual vanities with natural stone countertops.

The utility room and guest wing are located at the opposite end of the home adjacent to the dining and living area. Two full baths are located off the hallway leading to the guest bedrooms.  Designed with comfort and luxury for guests in mind, the second full bath features a tub shower enclosure, a large single vanity with tempered glass vessel sink, waterfall faucet and faux painted walls.  The third bath features a walk-in shower with glass door and tempered glass vessel sink, waterfall faucet and vanity. A barn door opens onto the utility room with built in cabinets and adjoining dry goods pantry. A niche off the hallway houses the secondary freezer. The north facing guest bedroom with views out to Brown Mountain accommodates a queen-sized bed, comfortable chair, and has built in shelving and storage at each end. The third bedroom easily accommodates a queen-sized bed, comfortable bed and features a French door with built-in blind that provides access to the front porch and circle garden. Both guest bedrooms have roomy closets.

The all-electric home is energy efficient with double pane windows and room darkening shades, some top down/bottom-up style. Ceramic tile or luxury vinyl plank flooring is found throughout the home.

Barn and Fencing

Horse owner or future 4-H project involvement the 1,000+ square foot barn features a 12×12 tack room with concrete floor and additional stall and equipment feed storage. Well suited to store your recreational equipment, the perfect way to explore the 25+ acres. In addition to the 15,400 square foot arena with loafing shed and separate ’round pen’; 15± acres of the property are fully fenced. Unfenced acreage could easily be fenced out for paddocks. 2,000+ gallons of water catchment serve the barn and horse pen. 1,600± square feet chicken pen with solar powered chicken coop for automatic door opening and closing. The pen is also suitable as a dog run.

Workshop and Exercise Garage

Two additional structures on the property service as hobby centers for the owners. The nicely sized 160± Dutch barn workshop with storage lofts at each end has ample space for shop tools to work on home projects. The insulated 350± square foot workout building has electricity, two garage doors and entry door and will easily fit a small car. An EV charger can be installed if needed. This multi-function building could also serve as your hobby space, art studio, yoga, or exercise room. The garage doors simplify the storage of lawn or landscaping equipment.

 Landscaping and Gardens

Over 11,000+ gallons of water catchment tanks capture dew and rainwater from the structures on the property providing the best water for plant and landscape watering. A private covered porch off the primary suite opens onto a fenced garden featuring native and desert plantings: Cenizo, Desert Willow, Red Yucca, Salvia, Turk’s Cap, Mountain Laurel, Rosemary, to name a few.  Additional Apricot trees and a Pink Lady Apple tree accent the rear of the primary suite. The rear covered porch overlooks Brown Mountain and her foothills and features a well thought out cedar post fenced garden with fig, peach, and apricot fruit trees, hollyhocks, Lady Banks roses, desert willow, Indian hawthorn and more. Landscaping blocks and rock smartly accent the planting beds that are mulched and ready for your fall plantings. The backyard rock area has room for a fire pit for those cold nights outdoors. A side vegetable garden is fenced and screened. The catchment tanks are near all gardens and are equipped with water transfer pumps for ease of watering.

Improvements

A two-car wide and two-car deep carport is well suited for your personal vehicles or to shelter your RV. The home is serviced by a private well that pumps filtered water to a 1,550-gallon water storage tank which gravity feeds downhill to the pressure tank at the well house, for pressurizing water into the home. The home has an on-site septic system.

 For scenic views and serenity of spirit, this elegant, desert oasis awaits you!