Welcome to your custom, hill country home in an ideal location. Situated in a peaceful, gated community between Wimberley and San Marcos (Hilltop Place). This 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home sits on almost 9 acres with a 36x40 steel-framed barn on a slab and a 2-car carport (on a slab) with extra storage. Enjoy the open concept floor plan with wooden beams, a large stone fireplace and custom mantle, an Alderwood built-in entertainment center, knotty Alderwood custom kitchen cabinets and rock-faced island and bar area. The flooring in the great room, master, study and kitchen is 50 year rated pre-engineered hardwood with tile and stained concrete in the other rooms - there is no carpet. The master bath boasts a large stone walk-in shower and 2 walk-in closets. The home was built for energy efficiency with foam insulation in all exterior walls and attic plus the Galvalume steel roof. The roof of the house and barn are used to collect rainwater. 3,000 gallons of water is captured for every inch of rain. Remember to relax on the Texas-size covered back porch and enjoy the wildlife. There is also a swing in a big old oak tree and walking path to enjoy nature. Seller has septic permit and plans in place if you want to finish out the barn for a guest house. Come check out this private retreat in such a convenient location. Horses and chickens okay. STR allowed with City permits. Great opportunity!