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.

Reavis River Ranch

Posted on: June 23rd, 2018 by Drew Colvin

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

Posted on: June 23rd, 2018 by Drew Colvin

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.

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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.

BIG OAKS

Posted on: June 14th, 2018 by Drew Colvin

Close attention to detail has been given to the design and quality of this home built in 2010. Located on CR 200 in one of the most scenic and sought-after areas of Burnet county, the 3bd/2ba custom limestone ranch style is situated on 6.2 picturesque acres, nestled under centuries old live oaks. The home features an open plan, stained concrete floors throughout &wood burning fireplace. The well-appointed kitchen offers custom cabinets, center island & granite countertops. Large windows enhance the spacious look & provide unparalled views. The generous sized owners retreat features walk-in closet, large shower with bench, double vanities with makeup area & a separate water closet. The electric tankless water heater allows for long, relaxing baths in the extra deep soaking tub. Outdoors, youll enjoy extensive landscaping & large porches perfect for entertaining or just relaxing overlooking the spectacular Texas Hill Country & the abundant wildlife. Come see this beautiful home. You will not be disappointed. Recent price reduction.

244 Ranch

Posted on: June 11th, 2018 by Terri Taylor

The 244 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 heavy tree cover, are ideal for food plots or improved grasses. Cover consists of various oak species, elm, mesquite, and cedar. The owner is in the process of reworking and expanding ponds and the topography and watershed present the opportunity for more ponds or lakes. In addition, the owner is cutting interior roads to make all parts of the ranch accessible by vehicle. Outstanding hunting and if you are looking for a ranch to high fence, this one fits the bill.

Ranches of this size and quality are getting few and far between, within a short drive of Austin. Being located in the popular and fast growing corridor northwest of the Capitol City, the potential upside of this land can’t be stressed enough. More Acreage is available.

Green Pastures

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 by Drew Colvin

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.

840 Ranch

Posted on: April 30th, 2018 by

The 840 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 heavy tree cover, are ideal for food plots or improved grasses. Cover consists of various oak species, elm, mesquite, and cedar. The owner is in the process of reworking and expanding 3 ponds and the topography and watershed present the opportunity for more ponds or lakes. In addition, the owner is cutting interior roads to make all parts of the ranch accessible by vehicle. Outstanding hunting and if you are looking for a ranch to high fence, this one fits the bill.

Ranches of this size and quality are getting few and far between, within a short drive of Austin. Being located in the popular and fast growing corridor northwest of the Capitol City, the potential upside of this land can't be stressed enough. Less Acreage is available.

Oney Ranch

Posted on: April 10th, 2018 by Drew Colvin

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.

1657 CR 202

Posted on: February 28th, 2018 by Drew Colvin

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

Posted on: January 23rd, 2018 by Drew Colvin

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!