Bridlegate Ranch Bandera
Bridlegate Ranch offers “Top Shelf” amenities to land and home owners in this Hill Country ranch estate community in Bandera, Texas! There are several local custom home builders available to build your dream home while utilizing the beautiful natural surroundings like lime stone bluffs, native oaks, grass lands, river fronts and the best Hill Country views on lots from 2 to 4+ acres situated on the Medina River, Texas.The developers of Bridlegate Ranch have brought all of the amenities you would expect in the city to the hill country—central water supply, underground utilities, paved roads, clubhouse, equestrian facilities, hiking & riding trails, soccer and baseball fields and other recreation facilities—while maintaining the Unbridled Spirit of the open range. Whether you would like to see a Bridlegate owned lot or a re-sale lot in Bridlegate, I can help you. Bridlegate is a gated community, so you need to schedule a showing. To do so call Larry Wood at Bandera Texas Real Estate at (830) 460-0889.
Bridlegate Ranch Slideshow
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History of the Buck Ranch, now Bridlegate
Here is an excerpt from Texas Monthly: Dude ranches didn’t straggle into Texas until around 1920, when Bandera’s now-defunct Buck Ranch began welcoming paying guests for $10 a week. Ebenezer Buck and his wife, Katie, whipped up picnics and ran the place. Uncle Frank Buck led trail rides and, at night, would teach guests the cotton-eyed Joe and the schottische. “You can run more dudes to the acre in these hills than you can cattle,” one of the Bucks’ neighbors reportedly quipped. By 1947 at least 25 dude ranches dotted the state, many of them clustered around Bandera—a situation that hasn’t changed to this day.
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