Price Reduction - Views
9716 Menchaca Rd, Helotes, TX
$ 1,299,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#1582674
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyBEXAR
  • CityHelotes
  • Area1001
  • NeighborhoodGrey Forest
  • Zip78023
  • StyleOne Story,Historic/Older,Texas Hill Country
  • Year Built1890
  • Taxes$ 11164
  • Price$ 1,299,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms2
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage2270
  • Lot Size18.64 Acres
Listing Provided Courtesy Of:
Julie Alexander at Kuper Sotheby's Int'l Realty
Data Source:
San Antonio (SABOR)
Property Description

Dream away while visiting this gorgeous and private historic 1890's home on over 18 acres with endless lifestyle possibilities while enjoying the tax benefits of a wildlife exemption. Backing up to the Rancho Diana Natural Area, over 1,000 acres of natural preserve, closed to the public gives a peaceful atmosphere to this special property! Drive into the high fenced property through the huge stone walled entry with custom artwork metal electric gate and wind up the driveway through the beautiful live oaks to the main home, oversized workshop/garage, cool historic water cistern and flex use detached structure. The main house invites you in through her cathedral covered patio with porch swing. Walk into an abundance of natural light with windows set up to enjoy the views of the property from any area of the home. Updated throughout with clean lines and Alderwood cabinetry. Enjoy cooking for company in the open kitchen, offering glass cabinetry w/ handcrafted iridescent glass tile backsplash, special cabinet lighting, granite countertops and stainless appliances. Guests can visit with the cook while sitting at the oversized kitchen island breakfast bar. Kitchen opens into the dining area with a sitting area space created to sip on a glass of wine, adorned in pine ceilings, imported Mexican terrazzo tile and accented with a stone wall. This open and airy space leads to the main living room. Here you will find panoramic views of the property overlooking the ridge and the valley of endless trees and blue skies. Enjoy the views while reading a book from the custom built-ins while warming up to a wood fire blazing from the oversized stone fireplace. The master suite is situated privately on the East side of the home with views of the outdoors, pine ceilings and custom full bath. Enjoy steaming in the sauna shower and drying off with a warm towel from the heated towel rack. Secondary bedrooms are situated on the West side of the home, sharing a custom full bath and second living space with built-in cabinetry and views of the South side of the property. Cleverly set up for entertaining outside, you'll find multiple patios to enjoy the outdoors. Main patio offers an oversized BBQ fire pit large enough to roast a pig. Structurally strong oversized detached garage made with cinder blocks and metal beam has three oversized garage doors, electrical system and tandem workspace. The historic water cistern adds a ton of character and offers attached flex space to be used as an office, guest area or work out room w/ its own private patio to enjoy the backyard of endless views. Property is set up with 550 feet of game fence and 750 feet of cross fencing for livestock pens. It's a private oasis located just outside the city of San Antonio.

Elementary School Middle School High School
Helotes Elementary School Hector Garcia Middle School Oconnor High School
Price History
1/21/2022 Listed $1,849,000
4/19/2022 17% - $1,549,000
6/8/2022 17% - $1,299,000

General Features

Bathrooms 2
Builder Historic Unknown
Class Single Residential
Construction Pre-Owned
Cooling One Central, Heat Pump
Elementary School Helotes
Energy Efficiency Programmable Thermostat, Double Pane Windows, Energy Star Appliances, Low E Windows, Ceiling Fans
Heating Heat Pump
High School Oconnor
Hoa Mandatory None
Legal Description CB 4560 TR 14 ARB P-24 & W 98.48 FT OF 1249 FT OF TR 15 ARB
Listing Area 1001
Middle School Hector Garcia
Miscellaneous Virtual Tour
Neighborhood Amenities None
Potential Short Sale No
Proposed Terms Conventional, Cash, Other
Roof Metal
School District Northside
Status Active
Style One Story, Historic/Older, Texas Hill Country
Subdivision GREY FOREST
Taxes 11164.98
Type Single Family Detached
Year Built 1890

Interior Features

# of Fireplaces 1
Bedroom2 Width 12
Bedroom3 Length 12
Bedroom3 Width 11
Dining Room Length 28
Dining Room Width 14
Family Room Length 28
Flooring Carpeting, Terrazzo, Other
Full Baths 2
Heating Fuel Electric
Interior Features Two Living Area, Separate Dining Room, Eat-In Kitchen, Two Eating Areas, Island Kitchen, Breakfast Bar, Shop, Sauna, Utility Room Inside, Open Floor Plan, Walk in Closets
Kitchen Length 10
Kitchen Width 14
Living Area 2270
Living Room Length 30
Living Room Width 13
Master Bath Shower Only, Double Vanity
Master Bed Length 19
Master Bed Width 12
Master Bedroom Split, Walk-In Closet, Ceiling Fan, Full Bath
Stories 1
Total Bedrooms 3
Window Coverings All Remain

Exterior Features

Exterior Stone/Rock, Stucco
Exterior Features Patio Slab, Covered Patio, Bar-B-Que Pit/Grill, Wrought Iron Fence, Double Pane Windows, Storage Building/Shed, Mature Trees, Workshop, Cross Fenced, Ranch Fence, Other - See Remarks
Foundation Slab
Garage Parking Four or More Car Garage, Detached, Oversized, Tandem
Inclusions Ceiling Fans, Washer Connection, Dryer Connection, Refrigerator, Disposal, Dishwasher, Electric Water Heater, Garage Door Opener, Solid Counter Tops, Custom Cabinets, City Garbage service
Lot Description Bluff View, County VIew, Horses Allowed, 15 Acres Plus, Ag Exempt, Hunting Permitted, Wooded, Mature Trees (ext feat), Secluded, Gently Rolling, Sloping, Level
Lot Improvements Street Paved, County Road
Lot Size 18.64
Pool None
Pool (Y/N) No
Water/Sewer Private Well, Septic


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 78023

AVG $800K
AVG $9,051
AVG 127
Year Built
AVG 2002

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