This property is a half mile east of Marfa, outside the city limits. It encompasses 8.55 acres and is less than 1 mile to downtown Marfa. A paved road and hike/bike trail provide access to town. This property has it’s own well, septic tank and a drainfield dispose waste water system. Beautiful views of mountains, sunrises, sunsets, clouds, thunderstorms and dark skies. It is not subject to city property taxes, city planning nor zoning regulations and is ready for personal enjoyment or development. There is 8.55 acres of gorgeous grassland which makes a wonderful retreat.
Marfa city water and sewer lines cross the tract, but they are not utilized. Two wells provide ample water for the entire property. Natural gas is used for heating, hot water and cooking. Taxes are low due to ag exemptions.
The home and land are not on a floodplain. The hillcrest is underlain by bedrock which provides a great foundation for structures. The 1430 sq. ft. (Southern Pacific Section house) home has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and abundant storage space throughout. Near the house are a storage building, a 2-car metal garage, pump house and a tank that has served as a swimming pool.
Marfa has clean air, good water, low noise, potential solar and wind power, mild winters and cool summers. Local events include The Marfa Invitational (April), The Marfa Film Festival (May), Viva Big Bend (Jul), Marfa Lights Festival and Trans-Pecos Festival (Sep), Chinati Weekend (Oct), Alpine Art Walk (Nov), and Marfa City Limits (starting in May 2020).
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