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Home > Classifieds > AstroNOT Classifieds > Real-estate > Classified #251839

For Sale: Home / Observatory Site Near Alpine, TX

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Beautiful 13+ acres about 13 miles south of Alpine, Texas off Hwy 118 in the South Double Diamond Veterans Addition. Dirt / gravel road is maintained by the subdivision. All lots 10+ acres. Several home observatories in this and adjacent subdivisions. Electricity is brought up to property line. Water well to be drilled by new owner.

Very dark sky – Omega Centaurus rises 12 degrees above the horizon and is an easy naked eye object!

Longitide 103 deg 35’ W
Latitude 30 deg 12’ N
Elevation approx 5000’

Beautiful daytime views of Cathedral Mountain. Very dry weather, of course. Close to McDonald Observatory and Texas Star Party site (40 miles or so). Property is about 65 miles north of the entrance to Big Bend National Park.

Alpine is a lovely small town of about 10,000 people with a small hospital and college (Sul Ross State University).

Price: $2450 per acre (x 13.315 acres = $32,600 total) Seller pays normal Seller closing costs (Owner’s Title Policy, Warranty Deed, Tax Certificates, prorated taxes) Buyer pays all other costs.

Map and photos are available.

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