Buying land in Independence, Texas is a solid consideration for anyone seeking to retire from the busy city life and enjoy country living at its best. With close proximity to medical care, shopping, dining and entertainment, Independence might just be the perfect location. Nestled in the rolling hills of Washington County Texas the quaint community is located approximately fifteen miles north of downtown Brenham, thirty miles southwest of College Station and ninety-five miles northwest of downtown Houston.
Raw acreage abounds, and locals utilize tax agriculture exemption status by either grazing cattle or bailing pasture hay.
Land tracts with less than thirteen acres generally do not qualify for agriculture exemption.
Residents enjoy the wide sweeping views of green pastures and scattered stock ponds.
Independence has a rich history, founded in 1835 it played a vital role in the battle for Texas’ Independence. Today, tourist enjoy walking tours of Old Baylor Park, The Seward Plantation, The Sam Houston Homesite, The Baptist Church Museum as well as The Antique Rose Emporium.
The Texas patriot Sam Houston and his family lived in the area in the 1850’s, and in many ways, the area has not changed since those early days of settlement.
Close to a thriving medical community and hospital network, the two major hospitals include: College Station Medical Center and Baylor Scott and White College Station. Brenham also has a solid medical community, urgent care facility, numerous clinics and a Baylor Scott and White hospital.
Bryan/College Station offers a wide variety of restaurants and shopping venues.
If the Fighting Texas Aggies are an important part of your social life, then Independence is the perfect area to enjoy the country while remaining close to the Aggie life you love and enjoy.
For those wanting to engage in the activities of the local culture, downtown Brenham offers many independent restaurants as well as shopping venues. Chappell Hill offers a selection of independent shops and hosts the annual Bluebonnet Festival in the Spring as well as the Scarecrow Festival in the fall. Downtown Brenham is a charming destination featuring many shopping, dining and cultural experiences.
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For more information about buying in Independence, Texas, please contact one of our agents today. 979- 836-3633. Heritage Texas Country Properties is the leading Real Estate Firm representing country properties, ranches, estates, farm land and luxury rural properties. Specializing in Brenham, Round Top, La Grange, Bellville, Independence, Chappell Hill and Old Washington. Counties: Washington County Real Estate, Austin County Real Estate, Fayette County Real Estate.