Riverfront, less than 1 hour from Austin. Beautiful land, that has a multitude of possibilities. There are towering pecan and oak trees along the banks of the Lampasas River and productive soils that are ideal for hay production, food plots, or sunflowers for the bird hunter. Hunt for deer, turckey, dove, and the cool, clear waters of the river provide fishing opportunities. This land has been in the same family over 100 years. This is a rare chance to own your own riverfront acreage!
Old Thomas Ranch can be found just 60 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Austin and features the highest end of authentic Texas ranch lifestyle. Established in 1880 by early Texas pioneers, the stewards of this historic Hill Country ranch have lovingly restored its sprawling period ranch house and transformed it with the very best in modern amenities. Sitting on the porch carries the owner and guests to a simpler time, while offering extensive comfort and convenience. The additions of two wonderful guest homes, equipment barn, arena and multiple other amenities make this ranch one of the finest offerings to be found in Texas.
The original owners had wisely placed the headquarters at the bottom of a hill to catch the heavier cool air, and next to a flowing spring for water, with massive oaks and pecan trees providing cool shade. Made of huge limestone blocks and adobe brick, the ranch house stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter.
Large rooms with high timber beam ceilings accent this antique home. There are three bedrooms and two full baths and one half bath in the main house, while the two guest homes each have a single bedroom, kitchen, living area and full bath. The main house includes large entry hall, den, spacious dining area, office area, a chefs kitchen, separate pantry room , and full utility room. The main house also has numerous porch/patio areas to enjoy the lush native landscaping. Such features are the cool and inviting screened-in Texas-size patio with outdoor kitchen, big shady front porch, flag stone patio overlooking the spring and a fenced-in outdoor court shaded by massive oaks. One might believe that only in an Austin Historical District could you find this fine of a home.
The ranch itself is located 4 miles west of Burnet, on top of Back Bone Ridge which overlooks the rugged red granite hills of the Llano uplift and sky-blue Highland Lakes off in the distant. The Highland Lakes are home to some of the best boating, skiing and championship Striper Bass fishing in all of Texas. Being over 420 acres of spectacular rolling topography, trees, 3 natural springs, abundant native game and scenic views. The property is low fenced and is sanctuary to an abundance of native wildlife. It is heavily wooded except for pastures and natural glades of native grasses. There are interior ranch roads suitable for ATVS, hiking and horseback riding. The headquarters and outdoor arena are accessible by an all weather paved road. This is an exceptional ranch property with a lot of appeal and diverse options for recreation.
In the morning catch the serenity of nature and the world coming to life and, in the evening guests can marvel at the spectacular sunsets at the overlook, then gather around the fire pit before bedding down in the main home or one of the guest houses.
If you are looking for a truly special place to create unforgettable memories, the Old Thomas Ranch is just the place for you and your family. Come visit this Hill Country jewel and experience its magic.
Note: Buyers agent must be present at initial showing to participate in real estate commission. This write-up may contain errors and omissions and is for information only. The above has been deemed correct but is not guaranteed and is subject to changes, corrections, and or withdraws from the market without prior notice.
Green Pastures Ranch is located off highway 963 just minutes from Burnet less than one hour from Austin. This 72 Acre Ranch has large Oak & Pecan trees surrounding with fields of native and improve grasses. This Spacious Ranch Home is 4-bedroom, 2 baths with large living room, fireplace, formal dining room, Large Master Bedroom with lots of storage, detached 2 car garage approximately768 sq. ft with storage area. Metal 5 bay work shop approximately 1800 sq. with lift, utilities and water. Other features include Barn with partial slab used prior for sheering sheep, large water reservoir.
This Ranch would be a perfect setting for running cattle, horses, sheep or hunting. Convivence of this ranch with this location will not last long. Make your appointment for a private showing today.
Very scenic ranch only 8 miles north of Mt. Pleasant on FM 1402. Consisting of approximately 280 acres, the rolling landscape is well groomed and dotted with stands of huge hardwood trees. Little underbrush remains and is supplanted with thick coastal grasses allowing the ranch to carry an optimum number of cattle. Truly a sportsmans paradise there are 5 large ponds for the fisherman and duck hunter. In addition there are large numbers of dove and deer and hogs for the hunter. The owner has placed a very attractive and comfortable Ulrich Log Home on a central high point that overlooks the ranch. Being 1,440 sq. ft. , 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths with a central living area and covered front and back porches. Water is supplied by the local co-op, electrical service is buried and the gas service is propane. There is also a 40X60 pole barn and the perimeter fence is new. The shape of the property is almost square and feels larger than it actually is. There is paved road frontage on all 4 sides totaling 2.7 miles in all. Minerals are negotiable. Priced to sell $ 975,000.
Contingency see agent. Unwind and enjoy! This quaint home is situated on 2.324 acres and is surrounded by live oaks. Established landscaping, large fenced vegetable garden and multiple rock flower beds make this a gardeners dream. The custom 1 & 1/2 story limestone home has a metal roof and wrap around porches, big deck and flag stone patio that would be perfect entertaining or just relaxing in the hot tub, watching the native wildlife.
The home features an open plan design with soaring maple cathedral ceilings, wood stove, travertine floors, large windows and spacious kitchen with custom cabinetry. The owners retreat includes a large walk-in closet and a luxurious, spa-like bathroom with his & her vanities, walk-in shower, Jacuzzi tub and private water closet. Down stairs powder room adds charm with its jewel box dcor.
Multiple out buildings, including a one-of-a-kind Log Cabin with windmill, just perfect for a man cave or she shed.
This property is an absolute must see.
Only once in a great while does a property of the quality become available. Made up of 77 acres of scenic rolling country with a big stretch of the North Fork of the San Gabriel River. It has just the right mixture of fields, trees and river front. Gently rolling with fertile fields and offering distant views. There is a dramatic bluff along the west side of the property offering a prime building site. A nice mix of big mature pecans and huge live oaks. The river bottom has a large native pecan trees. The fields were once in Coastal Bermuda are now mostly in native grasses. The ranch offers good cover and habitat for the wildlife. White tail deer, and turkey are predominated and excellent a population of native small game, dove ducks and quail.
Price to Sell at $577,500
Western Skies Ranch: Only minutes from historic Washington on the Brazos and a short drive from Brenham; you will discover this scenic 232.6 acre working ranch. Set amid a stunning countryside and large adjoining tracts, there are spectacular long-distant views extending from the main entry to the southern and western edges of the ranch. Topography is rolling while rising gently from the northeast at 300ft., plateaus in the center at 340ft. and then back to 300ft. to the southwest. Symetrically shaped, with frontage on three public roads the ranch offers privacy, space and development opportunities. Featuring an idyllic Cedar Framed Ranch Style home with large shady porches to watch spectacular sunsets. Main access to the property is by a rustic rock entry and wrought iron gate, remotely operated, and additional access is provided by pasture gates at the perimeter of the property. Made of a rich sandy loam soil, the ranch is perfect for hay and livestock production. The pastures are all native and improved grasses, extensively fenced and crossed fenced and with 5 stocked lakes. The lush landscape also features 100+ oak trees and 25 pecan trees scattered throughout that are watered, when needed, by an automatic irrigation system. There are two water wells on the property serving the home, the tree irrigation system, and several water troughs. The seller is to convey the entire mineral estate, which he advises are virtually 100% intact. Properties like this with class, views and minerals are hard to find. Relax as the warm sun sets across the gently rolling hills, casting dancing shadows across the swaying grass. This is the country life, welcome to Western Skies Ranch!
Development Potential: With approximately 9,000 feet of frontage along State Highway and County Roads, and close proximity to modern amenities this property is ideal for residential development. There are 5 stocked lakes to provide for recreation create a community focal point.
Location: Located just 15 minutes east of Brenham, or 35 minutes south of College Station, and just 1 hour west of Houston, the ranch is outside the town of Washington, the historic birthplace of Texas.
Water: Water is provided by a one of two private water wells. The property has 5 stocked lakes with several additional very suitable lake sites for future development. The home is serviced by an aerobic septic system.
Minerals: Per the seller, they are intact and are to convey without prior reservations.
Land: A gently rolling topography consisting of large spans of Coastal Bermuda pasture with scattered Live Oak trees, surrounding the 5 lakes and comfortable ranch house. The land is fenced and cross fenced into 6 pastures with for livestock. The condition of the barbwire fencing, working pens and equipment shed is in excellent condition. The property is currently under Agricultural Valuation.
House Details: The 2,289 SF cedar framed home is inviting with large covered porches, an open floor plan, and lots of natural light. The living area features a stone fireplace surrounded by beautiful built-in bookcases. The master bedroom is conveniently located downstairs and the upstairs offers two additional bedrooms, a full bath, and a secondary living area. The kitchen is appropriately sized with function in mind. It features gorgeous granite tops, stainless appliances, and an island with breakfast bar. Utility room has gas hookup for dryer and a sink. High quality features of the house are a standing seam metal roof and engineered post-tension slab. It has road frontage on three sides. Its not a stretch to say it looks as if it graced the pages of Country Living Magazine!
Outstanding place to build your home or get away for the weekend. The property is 15-20 minutes from Lampasas and has good tree cover and loads of game. The gently rolling topography offers up scenic vistas. There is a community waterline along the county road. If you need more land, there is additional acreage available for purchase. There are a few basic restrictions. This one won't last long.
The OTR Ranch is a magnificent hunting/recreational ranch. Less than 1.5 hours from Austin and 20 minutes from Lampasas. The varied topography has over 150 feet of elevation change and offers big views from several locations. There is excellent game cover, consisting of oak, elm, mesquite, cedar, and huge sycamores along the creek. Surface water consists of an intermittent creek and two ponds. The creek and several draws provide the potential for additional ponds or lakes. There are areas of good soil for food plots. Wildlife includes deer, turkey, dove, and varmints. There is a community water line on the county road and the land is ag exempt. The Seller will divide or if you need more acreage, there is adjoining land available. If you are looking for a great weekend/hunting ranch or home place, the OTR Ranch is worth a look.
The Latigo Ranch is the perfect legacy ranch. Exceptionally scenic and perfectly suited for family gatherings, entertaining, sports and livestock. Located about 45 minutes northwest of Austin and three hours from either Dallas or Houston. The setting is spectacular as the land is gently rolling with an even tree distribution, all surrounded by dramatic views and mountain sides. The pastures are placed like golf course fairways and the headwaters of Hairston Creek meanders diagonally across the entire property. The headquarters is an inviting rock home placed beside the creek. Built in 2002 consisting of 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths, and it is fully up to date. Being about 2,000 sq. ft. it is just the right size and has approximately 1,200 sq. ft. of outdoor deck and covered porch, all enclosed by a welded pipe fence.
The guest house originally dates back from 1965, but was stripped down to the bare studs in 2002 and completely rebuilt. The 1,200 sq. ft. home provides modern comfort with its large open living area, up to date kitchen and 2 bedrooms with bath. Your guests will not only be kept in total comfort but will enjoy complete privacy.
The barn is a welded steel ICM 30′ x 40′ enclosed structure on a concrete slab with 3-12′ roll-up overhead doors. There are two 40 x 20 overhangs that are used for equipment storage on one side and for a wash rack and stock shelter on the other. The working pens are located on the south side of the barn and are made of 2 3/8″ welded pipe. There is also a small office/apartment (13′ x 13′) in the barn and the owner has installed a 1,000 gallon septic system to serve it.
This is a true trophy ranch that many desire but rarely find. Call today, additional acreage available. Property is co-listed with Robby Vann with Chas W. Middleton & Son.