Probably the most cosmopolitan of the rural southern hill country counties, Kendal County boast top notch schools, shopping, dining and its all located a short drive to the fifth largest city in the US. Ranked #1 mid size ISD in TX, Boerne, the county seat, has long been touted as an excellent education for K-12. Nearby are two highly decorated private schools, Geneva and TX Military Institute(TMI). Transitioning from a rough Bandera County into a fertile ancient river basin with great soils and hardwoods, Boerne offers excellent opportunities for business and entertainment. Property values are soaring with the average home now selling around $385,000. Typical acreage are smaller tracts in the 3-20 acre range. The occasional 50+ acre property that comes up for sale is so sought after that they rarely sit on the market long and typically bring above $12,000 per acre. Many neighborhoods boast high end amenities, equestrian centers and HOA funded parks inside gated small acreage communities. The southern portion of Kendal county is home to the suburban styled Fair Oaks, with a nice private golf course; as you move north through the county it becomes more rural as it meets up in the southern portion of Gillespie county just minutes from the famed Luckenbach, TX. Bring your wallet-Kendal county aint cheap.