Twin Elm Ranch

Bandera County


Twin Elm Ranch is a stunning live water Hill Country ranch situated just outside Bandera, Texas, famously known as the Cowboy Capital of the World. Currently operating as a Texas Hill Country Dude Ranch, the property offers a range of amenities including RV spots, short-term cabin and individual room rentals, swimming, tubing, hiking, and horseback riding, among others. Spanning approximately 175 acres, the ranch boasts an impressive 2,000 feet of Medina River frontage and 1,700 feet of both sides of the wet weather Indian Creek. Along the eastern edge of the property, over 6,500 feet of FM 470 provides convenient access. Additionally, there is an opportunity to acquire an additional 10 acres on the opposite side of the Medina River, which would add 500 feet of live water frontage and 700 feet of HWY 16 frontage to the property.

Water: The major water feature of the ranch is the 2,000’ of Medina River frontage flow along the northern edge of the property. This stretch of the river is easily accessible and offers ample opportunities for fishing and swimming, thanks to its large water pockets and pristine, crystal-clear water, Additionally, the property includes 1,700’ of the wet weather Indian Creek, which retains pockets of water long after rainfall. The creek also showcases stunning tall bluffs that overlook the river bottom area of the ranch, adding to its natural beauty.

There are also 2 water wells that supply the improvements on property.

Terrain: The ranch showcases some stunning vistas that look over the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Driving around the ranch you will see a number of hardwoods, including massive oak, cypress, and pecan trees. The towering hardwoods, combined with rolling prairies near the river bottom, create stunning scenes throughout the ranch.

Wildlife: The ranch is home to an abundance of native wildlife including whitetail deer, axis deer, turkey, dove and hogs. The river has a healthy population of largemouth bass, sunfish, bluegill and catfish.

Improvements: The ranch is currently being used as a dude ranch for all your Hill Country adventures! There are 22 units currently being rented out.

These include:

The Cowboy Bunkhouse- 4 units side by side with a large porch

The Pioneer House- 8 units side by side with wonderful views

The Travel Lodge- 6 units side by side with a screened in porch and game room

4 separate cabins set up for all different occasions from single couple cabins to a cabin that sleeps 8!

There is also a RV resort that will hold up to 30 units with ability to expand to another 30 units.

Other improvements include stables for horses, a pool, pavilion, BBQ pits, and a rodeo arena!

Location: Just 3 miles from downtown Bandera! Head west on HWY 16, then south on FM 470, cross the beautiful Medina River and the property will be on your right (west) for more than 6,500’!

Contact Brian Cook at (210)860-9693 for more info!


$ 4,490,000 | 175 acres