15 miles east of our State Capitol, nestled near a bend of the Colorado River, you will find the 125+/- acre Capital Vista Ranch. Enjoy the Texas Hill Country views of the Austin skyline, clear blue skies and panoramic outlook of Bastrop County and beyond.
Location: located 3 miles off Hwy 71 on Pope Bend Rd., this property is in a central location to a number attractions and amenities; 3 miles to Cedar Creek High School, 15 miles to Austin-Bergstrom Intl. airport, approx. 23 miles to West 6th street in Downtown Austin.
Habitat: the ranch is just one property removed from the mighty Colorado River. As such, there are fertile grounds, primarily sharp clay loam, 3 to 5 percent slope. The forested areas of the property are a mixture of oak, pine, and diverse underbrush. This ranch has been meticulously taken care of for decades, there is a well-maintained trail system and fence found throughout the property, as well as 2 stocked ponds that have been maintained by waterfowl hunters and anglers alike.
The topography of this ranch boasts some of the tallest hilltops in the area. There are a number of other hills and enclaves where additional home sites would be ideal.
Wildlife: the ranch is teeming with native wildlife. Expect to see large whitetail deer, numerous Rio Grande Turkey, as well as the occasional bobcat. In the ponds, there are healthy populations of largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish. On the surface of the water, you will find a number of waterfowl species, blue herring, and more.
Improvements: A beautiful custom built home, totaling 3200sqft, sits on the hilltop with large living spaces, formal dining room, and 4 bedroom/ 3 bath. There is an 18x30 in-ground pool and large covered carport/shed.
Investment: Centrally located between Austin and charming Bastrop, this thriving region has unlimited investment opportunity and convenient access to Loop 130 and Hwy 71. Amenities in the area include:
- Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
- McKinney Roughs State Park
- Circuit of the Americas
- Historic Downtown Bastrop
- Award-winning Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & golf course
Water: Provided by Aqua Water Supply Corporation.
Agriculture: the ranch is currently Ag Exempt, and is currently being grazed by Longhorn cattle.
From Austin take Highway 71 towards Bastrop. Turn left onto FM 241 by McKinney Roughs Nature Park. The entrance to the property will be on the left directly across from Windmill Ranch Road.