Reed Ranch

Posted on: January 17th, 2019 by Drew Colvin

Reed Ranch 2381.68 acres Hwy. 29 Burnet County

In the heart of the Texas Hill Country, along the edge of the Highland Lakes sits the magnificent Reed Ranch. The beauty of this area has captured the hearts of all who have passed through it. Straddling the Llano Uplift, the ranch provides vantage points for unmatched, panoramic views of the Colorado River Valley. This ranch traverses from lush creek bottom land to spectacular granite hilltops. For the past 60 years, the Reed Family and its estate, have been diligent stewards of this 2,381.68 acre ranch.

Water: The City of Burnet main water supply line traverses the property and houses a lift station. This supply line also provides water to the ranch. Spring Creek meanders through the property. With limestone bottoms and scenic bluffs, the creek drains into Inks Lake. In addition, there are two unnamed creeks and multiple drainages throughout the ranch are seeping and running water as a result of continued cedar clearing and improving weather patterns. The ranch gets an average of 28 30 of rain per year.

Utilities: Pedernales Electric Coop. Private Septic systems. City of Burnet municipal water.

Wildlife: This ranch has an abundance of native wildlife and up to the 2017 season, had been leased to hunters. Large trees throughout allow for turkey roosting sites. Wildlife includes whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, dove and varmints, and Aoudad.

Easements: Details on easements found on the property are contained in the Schedule B. of the Title Commitment, and can be viewed at the link below.

Topograpy: This property has tremendous elevation changes, with heights ranging from 900 feet in the west to 1,352 feet in the east. The property has a variety of lush creek bottoms and rugged granite hilltops with outstanding views. Spring Creek offers prime arrowhead hunting, and interesting mineral rocks are commonly found throughout the property.

Vegetation: This ranch has and abundance of trees throughout, including Post Oak, Live Oak, Pecan, Black Cherry, Cedar Elm, Hackberry, Sycamore, Spanish Oak, Walnut, and Mesquite. Good native grasses and brush give wildlife excellent cover. Consistent with this part of the state, the ranch also has cedar, algerita, prickly pear, persimmon and much more.

Minerals: Minerals are negotiable, seller believes that the mineral estate is intact. No production and no leasing present.

Soils: The soils on the ranch consist of mostly Keese – Rock association, a gravely clay based soil, including associations of Eckrant, Voca and Hensley. The gently sloping hills feature these thin soils over hard layers of resistant granite, the underlying layers of which are often exposed to form escarpments that produce the scenic topography typical for the area.

Taxes: $14,072. (2017) The ranch is taxed with an agricultural 1-D-1 valuation.

Location: This property is located 6 miles west of Burnet. Burnet is the County Seat, and features many excellent restaurants, shopping, hotels, and the Seaton Medical Center. Burnet also has a municipal airport with a paved 4,200-foot runway with instrument approaches, fuel farm and an FBO. The ranch is also just 60 miles northwest of Austin, 90 miles north of San Antonio and 12 miles east of Llano. This property fronts both State Hwy. 29 and State Park Rd. 4.

Range and Carrying Capacity: The Reed Ranch is located on the Western edge of the Edwards Plateau and Eastern occurrence of the Llano Uplift. It has consistently been a very productive ranch with mostly native grassland species of gramma grasses, curly mesquite, and thick big bluestem. Per the county ag extension agent, average carrying capacity county wide is one animal unit per 14 acres on native pasture. The familys dedication to conservative management, has preserved sturdy, healthy range conditions.

Improvements: Only significant improvements are an equipment barn and livestock working pens.

Price: $6,300. per acre, or $15,000,000. Seller will provide their existing survey (dated 2017). Highland Lakes Tile Company has completed a title commitment for the ranch and will provide the owners title policy. The law offices of Hutto and Lucksinger, will act as the closing agent. Contact Texas Ranch Brokers LLC for sellers contract form and conditions.

NOTE: Texas law requires all real estate licensees to give the following Information About Brokerage Services: trec.state.tx.us/pdf/contracts/OP-K.pdf

NOTE: Per new survey shows 2381.68 Appraisal District showing 2357.23.

All properties are shown by appointment with Texas Ranch Brokers LLC. Buyer's Broker(s) must be identified on first contact and must accompany client or customer on first showing to participate in compensation.

Mahomet Ranch

Posted on: January 4th, 2019 by

Excellent value for land in the area. Conveniently located in the fast growing corridor NW of Austin. The ranch fronts FM 243 and is 30 minutes or less to Georgetown, Liberty Hill, Cedar Park, and NW Austin. This is a great place to build your dream home and have enough elbow room for livestock, horses, and hunting. The land has a very gradual elevation change and offers good views from several locations. The property takes in part of a pond that is shared with a neighbor and there is a great site to build another pond. Scattered tree cover and productive soils. Game includes deer, turkey, dove, and varmints.

Rolling Hills

Posted on: January 3rd, 2019 by

Only minutes from historic Washington on the Brazos and a short drive from Brenham; you will discover this scenic 108 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 and then back to the southwest. Well-shaped, with frontage on two 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 2 large stock tanks. The lush landscape also features oaks and pecan lightly scattered throughout. There are two water wells on the property serving the home, the tree irrigation system, and stock troughs. Properties like this 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.
Development Potential: With approximately 4,500 feet of frontage along State Highway and County Roads, and close proximity to modern amenities this property is ideal for residential development. There are 2 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 lakes with several additional very suitable lake sites for future development. The home is serviced by an aerobic septic system.
Land: A gently rolling topography consisting of large spans of Coastal Bermuda pasture with scattered Live Oak trees, surrounding the lakes and comfortable ranch house. The land is fenced and cross fenced into 4 pastures for livestock. The condition of the barbwire fencing, working pens and equipment shed is in good 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 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 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. Its not a stretch to say it looks as if it graced the pages of Country Living Magazine!

The Whitman Ranch

Posted on: November 29th, 2018 by

The Whitman Ranch on scenic Mormon Mill Road (CR 340) is centrally located in one of the most desirable areas in the hill country approximately half way between Marble Falls and Burnet. The Whitmans have ranched and cared for this 182 acres for well over 40 years. The owners have taken great care to clear the cedars, but left enough growth to provide for more than adequate cover for the abundant wildlife which includes whitetail deer, turkeys, dove, ducks, hogs just to name a few. The ranch is well fenced with 6 different pastures and ALL have water plumbed to them along with a couple of stock tanks/ponds for additional watering sources. The all weather road leads to a modest ranch house, which was constructed by the current owners. It is a very nice warm house with a native stone fireplace and large timber construction. There is an upstairs loft style bedroom with a small breakfast area or step out on the upstairs porch with a cup of coffee and enjoy spectacular views of the Simmons Mountain Ranch off in the distance which covers thousands of acres of beautiful hills and pastures. There is a barn and working livestock corral/pens with a squeeze chute for handling cattle. Bring your horses, cattle or atvs and turn this into your own legacy ranch.

Rock Creek

Posted on: November 14th, 2018 by Drew Colvin

Rock Creek is located in Lampasas County, consisting of rolling pastures with strong native grass and clear water in Long Hollow Creek.
Due to abundant water and native grass habitat, dove populations are exceptional and quail are on the come-back. The Whitetail Deer population is healthy and has had very little hunting pressure for many years. Turkeys roost and roam along the creek bottoms.
This ranch sits in a scenic location between Starr, Lometa and Adamsville, and is very clean and well-maintained. Has a working windmill and well to provide good water resource as well as excellent fences, extensive county road system, and does not have any easements or oil and gas production. It is priced competitively for this area, and it is ready to go! $3,000 per acre.

Big Lake

Posted on: November 13th, 2018 by Drew Colvin

Big Lake is 577 acres of gorgeous Hill Country with exceptional views, partially wooded and native grass land. Current owner presently uses for Cattle Ranch due to abundant water and grass habitat, dove populations are exceptional and quail are on the come-back. The Hill Country known as the Deer Capital of Texas this ranch has had very little hunting pressure for many years. Ranch has a water well, electricity, fully fenced and has County Road frontage with no restrictions. This is an exceptional combination ranch ready for a proud new owner priced right at $3,000 per acre. Owner will divide.

J E RED ANGUS RANCH

Posted on: October 23rd, 2018 by Drew Colvin

J E Red Angus Ranch is a desirable dual-purpose working ranch for the sportsman and rancher. It has interesting topography, some elevations with wooded habitat, balance being rolling pastures with strong native grass and clear water in Long Hollow Creek. Currently the owner operates the ranch as a Red Angus cow-calf operation which can run up to 200AU. It is fully equipped and featuring two ranch homes, three wells, a barn, outbuildings, roping arena and working pens.
Due to abundant water and native grass habitat, dove populations are exceptional and quail are on the come-back. The Whitetail Deer population is healthy and has had very little hunting pressure for many years. Turkeys roost and roam along the creek bottoms.
This ranch sits in a scenic location between Starr, Lometa and Adamsville, and is very clean and well-maintained. It has a good shape, excellent fences, extensive county road system, and does not have any easements or oil and gas production. It is priced competitively for this area, and it is ready to go! $3,500 per acre.

Cameron 125

Posted on: October 18th, 2018 by Brad Wilcox

Take a look at this beautiful 125 acre cattle/hunting ranch located just two miles North of Cameron, Tx. This location is great for a weekend getaway or building your own ranch home. Centrally located with College Stations Kyle Field, City of Georgetown, and Killeens Fort Hood all less than an hour drive. Also, it is only an hour and fifteen minutes to The Domain in Austin. This ranch is fronted to the North by Hwy 77 and to the South by Starlight St. There is a gate entering the ranch off both roads. There is already municipal water and electricity on the property with a place to park your RV. There are four barns with one having a concrete floor and a set of older cattle pens. Plenty of tractor, four wheeler, and equipment storage to keep your machines out of the weather. The fences are in excellent shape. There are two stock tanks that hold water and provide great places to hunt dove and fish. The family has limited out on dove around these tanks in previous years. This property is known for its Quality whitetail deer (see photos.) There is approximately 75 acres of improved pasture, much of which is in coastal that produces quality hay annually and approximately 50 acres of native pasture. Plenty of grazing for horses too and room to ride. The terrain is slow rolling hills with a variety of large trees scattered and an abundant mesquite mot in the center of the property provides good cover for the wildlife. While it fronts Hwy 77, there is still plenty of privacy with a large heavy tree line forming a barrier between much of the property and the highway.
Call listing agent Brad Wilcox to tour the Cameron 125 at 512 461-7042.

200 Ranch

Posted on: September 24th, 2018 by Drew Colvin

Wildlife Galore!!  The 200 Ranch is an excellent hunting/recreation ranch located about an hour from Austin, 15 minutes from Lampasas or Burnet, and 25 minutes to the
Highland Lakes. The ranch fronts paved County Road 103. With over 100 ft. of elevation change, the rolling topography offers outstanding views, but is not
rugged. Numerous open meadows, surrounded by tree cover, are ideal for food plots or improved grasses. Cover consists of various oak species, elm, mesquite and cedar.

Outstanding hunting on 200 acres and if you are looking for a ranch to high fence, this one fits the bill.  Fantastic hunting for whitetail deer, turkey, wild hogs, dove, quail and varmints.  Ranches of this size and quality are getting few and far between, within a short drive of Austin.

Electricity on-site. Surrounded by other large ranches.  Seller is ready to go!  See listing agent Drew Colvin 512-755-2078 or Mike Bacon 512-940-8800 for more information.

Big View

Posted on: July 20th, 2018 by

The Big View Ranch is a great hunting/recreational ranch, about an hour and fifteen minutes from Austin and 20 minutes from Lampasas. This is a place with lots of character and variety. With over 100 feet of change in elevation, the varied terrain gives the property a bigger feel than it is. There are outstanding views from many locations. The topography and watershed offer opportunities for ponds or a lake. The property has excellent tree cover that provides cover for wildlife. Great hunting for deer, turkey, dove, quail, and varmints. There is a community waterline along the county road. If you need a bigger place, THERE IS ADJOINING LAND AVAILABLE FOR SALE.