Valle Vista 205

Valle Vista 205

Posted on: June 11th, 2019 by Cody Maxwell

Valle Vista 205 in Athens, TX is for sale. The property is located inside Loop 7 SW of Athens. Close to the amenities and restaurants in town, yet completely wooded and secluded! You would think that you are way out in the country due to the big elevation changes, dense hardwood trees, wildlife, and quiet solitude. Good deer and duck hunting!

This is ideal for a buyer looking for a beautiful large acreage property with direct access to the amenities of the city (across the road from Athens Country Club), or hold and develop later. There are no old improvements to clean up, or dispose of – just lots of wooded, raw land.

A large acreage development prospect so close to town is quite rare, and would make a great subdivision with the Northeastern corner (10 acres, more or less) of the property already being in the city limits. The entire property is under ag valuation with low taxes currently. There are public roads on two sides of the property – East (Valle Vista Road FM 2494), and North (CR 1500, W. College Street).

Priced to sell at $4,365/acre! What will it be worth when developed into home sites?

River Oaks Ranch Estate

Posted on: June 9th, 2019 by Colton Harbert

Experience high-end living on this private and exclusive 66 acre live water ranch estate. Gorgeous interiors and elegant finishes will greet you at the door of the custom built 5,000 sqft, 6 bed, 5 bath home that is perfect for entertaining, a weekend retreat, or raising a family on your own piece of Texas. Approximate 2,700 ft both sides of Little River frontage with oxbow. Gated entrance with paved circle drive. For the horse lover, you will find a 250′ x 150′ fenced riding area and 2 stall barn with tack room. 36 ft x 60 ft utility barn. High fenced garden. Located only 15 minutes to Temple, and 45 minutes to Austin and Waco. It is centrally located within 2.5 hours to DFW, San Antonio, and Houston metropolitan areas. Academy ISD. No detail was spared in the construction of the custom home built in 2011. The two story home has 6 beds/5 baths, 4 car garage, and wrap around porch. Guests and kids alike will love the hidden playroom; chefs will love the hidden pantry in the kitchen plus new stainless steel appliances. The kitchen also has two ovens, butler’s pantry, classic farm sink looking over the hill and horse arena, granite counter-tops, large island, high ceilings allow for double cabinets and extra storage, and a giant walk-in pantry. Spacious master bedroom plus guest suite, each with walk-in closets and full baths, four additional bedrooms upstairs. Awesome views from the covered back porch and kitchen. Multiple safety and security upgrades. Significant topography relief gives unique pockets of wildlife and habitat. You will find whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, waterfowl, and a number of other fur-bearing animals. The ranch give the next owner the opportunity to own live water and both sides of Little River. There is a small wet weather tank near the home that could be dug out into a larger pond. Income earning mature native Pecan orchard (over 1,000 pounds of pecans in 2018). The ranch is ag exempt and currently being grazed for cattle.

LBC3 Ranch

Posted on: June 3rd, 2019 by Colton Harbert

A rare opportunity to own 24 contiguous sections of West Texas!

+/- 8 miles of Big Canyon
+/- 15,360 contiguous acres
Access via Hwy 349
Deep canyons, high cliffs, flat grass prairie and rolling hills

This property is set in the conversion region of the Chihuahuan Desert, Tampulipan Thornschrub, and Edwards Plateau; this vast property must be seen to truly be understood. Miles of road ends at this vast property that is steeped in rich history, deep canyons cliffs, and towering bluffs. The unique combination of wildlife, remoteness, and wilderness are nothing short of amazing and will become whatever you want it to be.

Topography
The ranches most prevalent feature is the Big Canyon, entering on the Northern border and traversing approx. 8+/- miles. When this canyon is running water, it is the life and heart of the ranch, eventfully emptying into the Rio Grande River.

There are a number of smaller, but still impressive canyons that meanders through the ranch creating principle waterways for floodwater into Big Canyon. Narrow valleys climb the limestone cliff and mesa bluffs, perfect for a hike or hunt. The elevation ranges from 1,900 to over 2,200 ft., from the tallest points, there are sweeping views as far as the eye can see. The caps of the Serranias del Burro Mountains can be seen in the distance.

Flora and Fauna
The three ecological regions that meet in this area creating a biologically diverse field unlike anything else in the state. It has been years since significant livestock roamed the ranch, as such, the properties grasses, browse, and shrubs are in outstanding condition. The hills grow a variety of brush where sotol, grama grass, juniper, and cedar can be found. The grassland flats are scattered with cresosote bush, ojasen, catclaw, prickly pear and mesquite. Canyon bottoms and draws are heavy with underbrush, hackberry, and oak. The soils are of limestone origin.

There is an impressive population of whitetail deer steeped in great genetics. Other game species include Mule deer, Javelina, Mountain Lion, Turkey, white-winged dove, morning dove, bobwhite and blue quail. Furbearers include grey fox, ringtail cat, mountain lion, and bobcat.

History
Terrell County and the surrounding area are rich in a history of agriculture, exploration, and settlement. It is said Spanish explorers crossed this land in the mid-1700s, but the region was settled in the 1880s prior to the Texas and New Orleans railroad, bringing ranchers, outlaws, and gunmen to the area. Angora goats and sheep were the bulk of the area and this ranches livestock.

You can step back in time and take in history at the Big Canyon Ranch; there are many ancient burned-rock mounds, called middens. In addition, there are a number of caves that have sign of inhabitance, and a deep shaft that spelunkers explored in the mid-1900s.

Improvements
There are a total of 3 modest homes on two separate that have most recently been converted as ranch hand homes and hunter cabins. There are a total of 2 mulit-use barns and 2 sets of cattle pens. There is a pump driven water tank and tower, the ranch has complete perimeter fencing and multiple pastures in cross fencing. There are a number of maintained deer feeders and blinds spanning across the ranch.

Water
Willow Springs is a seeping spring (per owner) located under a large limestone outcropping. It is said to never run dry. The ranch sits atop the Edwards-Trinity (Plateau) Aquifer. This properties together boasts 5 wells and 3 earthen tanks. Two of the water wells on the property service a series of water troughs across the ranch supplied through an underground pipe.

The advertised property is the result of a cooperative between two existing listings by Capitol Ranch Real Estate and Foster Farm and Ranch.

Lone Mound Ranch

Posted on: May 16th, 2019 by Colton Harbert

The 460-acre Lone Mound Ranch is the ideal scenic Texas Panhandle ranch. This place provides ample opportunities for both recreational and agriculture uses. Dramatic elevation changes from historic Lone Mound provide long sweeping panorama views, scattered with ample wildlife for hunting, and abounding character. The next owner of the ranch will surely be very happy of the unique purchase.

Location: Located on the eastern edge of the Texas Panhandle, between Shamrock and Wellington. Lone Mound Ranch is 15 minutes from historic Shamrock, 95 miles to Amarillo, 300 miles from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. Access is provided from paved FM 1547. Rick Husband International Airport is 1 hour away.

Habitat: The Ranch consists of rocky mesas, scenic rolling hills, deep ravines where hogs and deer travel, to the sandy bottomed Elm Creek headwaters. Multiples seasonal creeks move through the middle of the property, providing canyon-like crevices and openings. Historic Lone Mound is the highest elevation on the ranch and surrounding areas boasting a 360 degree view of the rolling terrain that will blow your socks off! The rolling plains are broken by mesquite and Elm flats with wild plums, 3 seasonal creeks that are lined with hardwood trees providing generous habitat for wildlife, and a small meadow. The ranches Fine sandy loam support a mixture of native Texas grasses and is ideal for future cultivating and wildlife food plots.

The ranch is currently a residence for cattle, and is cross-fenced, allowing for rotational grazing.

Wildlife/Hunting: This ranch is located in an area of Collingsworth County that has a historically healthy population of wildlife. You are sure to find Whitetail deer, Mule deer, Bobwhite Quail, and Rio Grande Turkey, coyotes, wild pigs, bobcat, and the occasional Mountain Lion. Ranches in the area have reported taking deer in the 170-185 B&C Range, and often weigh over 200lbs. This ranch is the heart of Eastern Texas Panhandle hunting country, and will provide endless memories for the next owner.

Water: The ranch has excellent water wells (2) and provides clean water to home and cattle tanks (3). There is also a water well and supply storage reservoir for the local rural water system on Lone Mound, from which a water meter is available should the new buyer want to supply a new home with a water system.

Electricity: Present and providing electricity to the home and hunting cabin.

Minerals: Owned mineral rights will convey. Amount is unknown and to be determined.

Improvements/Additional: There are two modest residences are on the property. The first is a hunters adobe and log cabin 600 square feet. It is very cool and unique built into a hill, it is very cool in the summer, and warm in the winter. It has a rustic vibe with exposed log ceiling joists and stucco walls and exterior. There is a bathroom with shower, kitchen, and living area with bunks and a wood burning stove. The second residence is a 2-story 944 square ft. apartment built into the barn. It also is a rustic, western themed living space with living, kitchen, and bathroom downstairs, and two bedrooms upstairs. There is a front porch with an incredible view of the ranch, and an upstairs deck off the master bedroom as well! The back door leads right into the barn where the horse stalls, equipment storage, and cattle pens are. Electric service, propane & wood heat, satellite internet, centrally located next to the large barn with cattle pen & stack lot, (1) 50′ semi-trailer tool/equipment shed to be conveyed as well.

Marik Ranch

Posted on: April 25th, 2019 by JD McKay

The Marik Ranch consists of +/- 355 acres of a gently rolling topography, scattered oaks, thick brush and open areas making this a great secluded multi-use property.

Location: Centrally located between Bellville and Columbus off (paved) Bostik Road near the small communities of Cat Spring and New Ulm. Approximately 73 mi to Houston, 99 mi to Austin, 140 mi to San Antonio.

Improvements: Ranch improvements include a 1500sqft double wide home, 1 water well, 2 storage buildings, and a covered area for cleaning game. The property is crossed fenced with working pens for cattle a good interior road system and multiple storage buildings.

Wildlife: Deer, Hogs, Varmints, Dove, and Ducks

Water: The Ranch has multiple water sources, the Little San Bernard River, Hays creek, and 5 tanks/ponds

Taxes: The property is Ag exempted under cattle.

Minerals: Negotiable

River Vista

Posted on: April 23rd, 2019 by Cody Maxwell

River Vista sits on the east side of the Brazos River between Gooseneck Bend and Salem Bend. Located in southeastern Young County just minutes from Graham, TX, Salem Bend Ranch is truly a unique opportunity for sportsmen! The ranch is ideally located 1.5 hours from Ft. Worth and 2 hours from Dallas and offers rolling terrain, excellent elevation changes with a good mixture of woods and open pasture. Perimeter and cross fences are in great shape.

Endless recreational opportunities exist with Brazos River frontage and Brazos River Authority land on the west side for added seclusion. Large live oaks are scattered throughout the ranch as well as elms, mesquites, and cedar trees.

Currently the ranch is leased for hunting as well as a grazing lease for a cow/calf operation.

The famous Wildcatter Ranch is just south of the ranch for family and friends to enjoy first class authentic Texas cuisine and entertainment.

Contact Will Sorenson at (936) 499-8749 a day or two ahead of time to make an appointment.

Verde Ridge

Posted on: April 23rd, 2019 by

Verde Ridge sits on the east side of the Brazos River between Gooseneck Bend and Salem Bend. Located in southeastern Young County just minutes from Graham, TX, truly a unique opportunity for sportsmen! The ranch is ideally located 1.5 hours from Ft. Worth and 2 hours from Dallas and offers rolling terrain, excellent elevation changes with a good mixture of woods and open pasture. Perimeter and cross fences are in great shape.

Endless recreational opportunities exist with Brazos River frontage and Brazos River Authority land on the west side for added seclusion. Large live oaks are scattered throughout the ranch as well as elms, mesquites, and cedar trees. Electricity is tied in and a water well that services the needs of the ranch.

There is a set of pipe cow pens and numerous ponds/tanks that hold water most of the year. Currently the ranch is leased for hunting as well as a grazing lease for a cow/calf operation.

The famous Wildcatter Ranch is just south of the ranch for family and friends to enjoy first class authentic Texas cuisine and entertainment.

Contact Will Sorenson at (936) 499-8749 a day or two ahead of time to make an appointment.

Sportmans Ranch

Posted on: April 23rd, 2019 by

Sportmans Ranch sits on the east side of the Brazos River between Gooseneck Bend and Salem Bend. Located in southeastern Young County just minutes from Graham, TX, Salem Bend Ranch is truly a unique opportunity for sportsmen! The ranch is ideally located 1.5 hours from Ft. Worth and 2 hours from Dallas and offers rolling terrain, excellent elevation changes with a good mixture of woods and open pasture. Perimeter and cross fences are in great shape.

Endless recreational opportunities exist with Brazos River frontage and Brazos River Authority land on the west side for added seclusion. Large live oaks are scattered throughout the ranch as well as elms, mesquites, and cedar trees.

Currently the ranch is leased for hunting as well as a grazing lease for a cow/calf operation.

The famous Wildcatter Ranch is just south of the ranch for family and friends to enjoy first class authentic Texas cuisine and entertainment.

Contact Will Sorenson at (936) 499-8749 a day or two ahead of time to make an appointment.

Anna Estate

Posted on: April 18th, 2019 by Robert Bong

As you enter the Anna Estate through an automatic gate, you are greeted with a view of the one acre pond and tree covered rolling terrain. Drive up the hill to a remodeled 2,995 sq.ft., 4 bed, 3 bath ranch house that was built in 2002 (CCAD). The stone exterior and 1,000 sq.ft of covered porch gives way to a spacious entry with high ceilings. Wood and tile flooring, granite counter-tops, and premium finishes throughout complete this open floor plan. Attached 534 sq.ft. two car garage. The property offers two barns both built in 2008 ( 1,536 sq.ft. and 864 sq.ft per CCAD), water, and concrete flooring. The perimeter of the property is low fenced with the back acreage being partially high fenced with livestock/exotic pens and feeders. Native Pecan and Oak trees scattered throughout. Blue Ridge ISD. Don’t miss this getaway nestled between Highway 121 and Highway 78 (Preston Rd.) just fifty miles from downtown Dallas! 24 hours notice is required to show.

Valle Vista

Posted on: April 8th, 2019 by Cody Maxwell

The unique Valle Vista Ranch in Athens, TX is for sale. The property is located inside Loop 7. In-town yet completely wooded and secluded! You would think that you are way out in the country due to the big elevation changes, dense hardwood trees, wildlife, and quiet solitude.

This is ideal for an Athens resident who is looking for a beautiful large acreage property with direct access to the amenities of the city (across the road from Athens Country Club), or hold and develop later. There are no old improvements to clean up, or dispose of just lots of wooded, raw land.

A large acreage development prospect so close to town is quite rare, and would make a great subdivision with the Northeastern corner of the property already being in the city limits. It is under ag valuation with low taxes currently. There are public roads on three sides of the property – East (Valle Vista Road FM 2494), South (CR 1503, Meredith Road), and North (CR 1500, W. College Street).

Valle Vista has two ponds and a newly built 7-acre lake. There are many deep draws with giant Post Oak and Dogwood trees towering out of. An all-weather road comes in from the south entrance ending on an elevated 2-acre pad that would be perfect for a new home and yard in the center of the property!

Priced to sell at $4,300/acre.