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!