River Oaks Ranch Estate

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

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.

Lazy S Ranch

Posted on: April 4th, 2019 by Colton Harbert

Here is an opportunity to own 92 +/- acre water front turn-key ranch on the outskirts of Austin. The Lazy S Ranch sits atop a hill, overlooking the stunning ranch in all directions. Situated on the Brushy Creek and displaying a massive pecan bottom orchard, rolling hills, multiple ponds, a beautiful custom home, and an over-sized shop/horse barn. This ranch offers privacy and freedom, but access to the comforts of being close to town, and would make an exceptional horse property, cattle ranch or full-time residents for the next owners.

Location: Lazy S Ranch is located in on the County line of Travis and Williamson County. The property is 25 miles from Downtown Austin, 8 miles to Hutto, 30, and approx. 15 miles from Taylor and Round Rock.

Improvements: Enter through an electric gate and drive up the miles private drive, sitting on a hill is a custom-built 4,139 sq.ft home (WCAD). The 4 bedrooms & 4 baths home has a open floor plan, spacious bedrooms and baths, high ceilings and large windows. The kitchen is expansive and has commercial grade appliances. With the media room, widespread backyard/pool, and open kitchen, this house is perfect for entertaining. Improvements also featuring:

– 50,000 gal. Pool (approx.)
– Sunken media room
– Extended back patio
– Stone-3 sided fireplace
– 3 car garage

The 70×40 barn is equipped with dog kennels, horse stall and tack room. Across the ponds there is a set of cattle pens and squeeze chute. The property is cross-fenced.

Habitat: The property has a general rolling topography. There are four ponds on the property that are said to hold water year round. The grasses are a mix of and native grasses and coastal Bermuda pasture. The back of the property features a pecan bottom orchard and approx. 1,500 ft of rock bottom Brushy Creek.

Wildlife: With the presence of the four ponds, the ranch is seasonally home to several waterfowl species. The ponds have been stocked with bass, crappie and catfish. In addition, you can expect to find whitetail deer, wild hogs, bobcats, Rio Grande turkeys, and doves.

Water: The Lazy S Ranch has substantial water for a property of this size. The crown jewel of the property is the 1,500 ft of rock bottom Brushy Creek. You are sure to find fish on the big bends of the creek. The creek is Ideal for wading, swimming, and fishing and will give the new owners endless memories.

Agriculture: the ranch is currently Ag Exempt and is currently being grazed by Longhorn cattle.

This is your opportunity to own a private, waterfront turn-key ranch just minutes away from several great communities.

Lower Big Canyon Ranch

Posted on: March 1st, 2019 by Colton Harbert

There are few places left where the experience of natural beauty, a deep serene remoteness, and living history collide. The Big Canyon Ranch, set in the conversion region of the Chihuahuan Desert, Tampulipan Thornschrub, and Edwards Plateau, is such a place. This vast ranch must be seen to truly be understood and appreciated. Miles of remote roads end into this vast ranch that is steeped in rich history, rolling plains, deep canyons, and towering bluffs. The unique combination of wildlife, serenity and remoteness, and wilderness are a taste of nature that few ever get to experience, much less own.

Topography
The ranch's most prevalent feature is Big Canyon, entering on the Northern border and traversing for over 4 miles. The canyon is the life and heart of the ranch, and when running water during rain events eventually empties into the Rio Grande River to the Southwest. The canyon is a frequently used path for all kinds of wildlife on the ranch, and creates one-of-a-kind photo opportunities.

There are a number of other feeder canyons that meander through the property emptying 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 2,100 ft. at the tallest points, there are sweeping views as far as the eye can see. The caps of the Serranias del Burro Mountains in Old Mexico can be seen in the distance, providing an awe-inspiring backdrop.

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, and therefore, the property's grasses, browse, and shrubs are in outstanding condition. There is grass present for livestock and plenty of browse and escape cover for wildlife to flourish at this time. The hills grow a variety of brush such as sotol, juniper, algerita, mesquite and cedar. The grassland flats are scattered with algerita, grama grasses, cresosote bush, ojasen, catclaw, and sideoats. Canyon bottoms and draws are heavy with underbrush, hackberry, and oak. The soils are of limestone origin.

The same management focused hunters have occupied this ranch for over 30 years. There is an impressive population of whitetail deer steeped in great native 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 is 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 inhabitants, and a deep shaft that spelunkers explored in the mid-1900s.

Improvements
The ranch headquarters sits atop a plateau with an incredible view, perfect for stargazing, or watching the sunset over the canyon. There are two modest homes at the ranch headquarters that have most recently been converted as ranch hand homes and hunter cabins. A pump driven water tank and tower, and a set of pipe pens, and large metal barn surround the homes. The ranch has complete perimeter fencing and multiple pastures in cross fencing. There are many maintained deer feeders and blinds spanning across the ranch.

Minerals
None owned.

Water
Willow Springs is a seeping spring (per owner) located under a large limestone outcropping. It is said to have never been known to go dry. The ranch sits atop the Edwards-Trinity (Plateau) Aquifer. This ranch boasts 3 wells and 3 earthen tanks.

The Big Canyon Ranch is everything that a West Texas ranch should be. If you are interested in a secluded hunting ranch, hiking, exploring caves, or spending time in the vastness of the outdoors, look no further than Big Canyon Ranch.

Longhorn Hill Ranch

Posted on: March 1st, 2019 by Colton Harbert

The impressive Longhorn Hill Ranch sits on the outskirts of Austin away from busy city streets and traffic. Displaying pleasant rolling hills, multiple fish and duck ponds, live water creek, beautiful custom home, and an oversized shop/garage, this turn-key country residence will provide endless memories for the next owners.

Location: Longhorn Hill Ranch is located in Williamson County, 30 minutes from the Austin-Bergstrom Int. Airport and just 25 minutes from Austin City limits. The property has paved blacktop from TX-95 and sits at the end of Janak Rd.

Improvements: A custom beautifully built 4 bedroom & 3-1/2 bath custom home with a detached guest suite, totaling 3,824 sq.ft. The main living space of the home has an open concept kitchen with views out to the rolling pastures and ponds. Upstairs there is a private media room, wet bar, game room/extra bedroom and balcony.
Improvements also featuring:
– 1500 sq.ft. back patio
– 40×40 workshop
– 30×40 carport
– 37×48 equipment barn

Habitat: The property has rolling topography with vast panoramic views, and is primary coastal Bermuda pasture, with 25+/- acres of woods that back up to live-water Brushy Creek. There are maintained trails and existing feeders and blinds for the sportsman.

Wildlife: With the presence of the 3 ponds, one of which was built for the purpose of waterfowl hunting, the ranch is an enclave for any number of waterfowl species including many species of beautifully colored migratory ducks. In addition, you can expect to find whitetail deer, wild hogs, bobcats, Rio Grande turkeys, and doves. The property has been very lightly hunted, and the current owners have been feeding for years. The ponds were recently stocked with over 1,000 fish.

Water: There is an abundance of water for this amount of acreage with 3 well-maintained water shed ponds that provide a breathtaking backdrop. In addition, there is over 1,100 ft. of live-water dependable Brushy Creek frontage that will provide endless fun for the whole family. This creek usually runs a beautiful blue-greenish hue that is similar to a hill country creek/river! Ideal for wading, swimming, and fishing!

Agriculture: the ranch is currently Ag Exempt, and is currently being grazed by cattle.

Capital Vista Ranch

Posted on: March 1st, 2019 by Colton Harbert

15 miles east of our State Capitol, nestled near a bend of the Colorado River, you will find the 125+/- acre Capital Vista Ranch. Enjoy the Texas Hill Country views of the Austin skyline, clear blue skies and panoramic outlook of Bastrop County and beyond.

Location: located 3 miles off Hwy 71 on Pope Bend Rd., this property is in a central location to a number attractions and amenities; 3 miles to Cedar Creek High School, 15 miles to Austin-Bergstrom Intl. airport, approx. 23 miles to West 6th street in Downtown Austin.

Habitat: the ranch is just one property removed from the mighty Colorado River. As such, there are fertile grounds, primarily sharp clay loam, 3 to 5 percent slope. The forested areas of the property are a mixture of oak, pine, and diverse underbrush. This ranch has been meticulously taken care of for decades, there is a well-maintained trail system and fence found throughout the property, as well as 2 stocked ponds that have been maintained by waterfowl hunters and anglers alike.

The topography of this ranch boasts some of the tallest hilltops in the area. There are a number of other hills and enclaves where additional home sites would be ideal.

Wildlife: the ranch is teeming with native wildlife. Expect to see large whitetail deer, numerous Rio Grande Turkey, as well as the occasional bobcat. In the ponds, there are healthy populations of largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish. On the surface of the water, you will find a number of waterfowl species, blue herring, and more.

Improvements: A beautiful custom built home, totaling 3200sqft, sits on the hilltop with large living spaces, formal dining room, and 4 bedroom/ 3 bath. There is an 18×30 in-ground pool and large covered carport/shed.

Investment: Centrally located between Austin and charming Bastrop, this thriving region has unlimited investment opportunity and convenient access to Loop 130 and Hwy 71. Amenities in the area include:
– Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
– McKinney Roughs State Park
– Circuit of the Americas
– Historic Downtown Bastrop
– Award-winning Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & golf course

Water: Provided by Aqua Water Supply Corporation.

Agriculture: the ranch is currently Ag Exempt, and is currently being grazed by Longhorn cattle.

Minerals: TBD