The crown jewel and heart of the hill country lies just 90 minutes from Austin and just over an hour from San Antonio. The region formerly known for its world famous peaches has become the second largest wine region in the US, behind Napa.
Properties tend to be small acreage tracts in the nearby rural areas(10-100 acres) with a few heritage ranches exceeding 1000 acres. Per acre pricing is higher than most other regions in TX and sq. foot pricing in town is frequently on par with premier lots in the states big cities. Although there’s always the chance for a value buy-Gillespie County is highly sought after, creating a competitive sellers market most years. As rural as it is, the county seat of Fredericksburg boasts a robust art community, excellent restaurants and two very impressive museums.