Cleat L. Stephens

Cleat Stephens is a native of west Texas where his family has ranched for many generations.  He has been involved in the business of buying, selling and brokering real estate transactions in the area for 30 years and has extensive title experience.  He represents buyers and sellers and can handle any type of real property transaction including minerals.  

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$3,500,000  •  2,236.68 acres
A COMBINATION LIVESTOCK AND HUNTING RANCH ON THE FRINGE OF THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY ACREAGE Approximately 2,236.68 Acres LOCATION The Agua Dulce Ranch is located approximately 11.25 miles northeast of Brackettville on the east side of Ranch to Market Road 334. RM Road 334 is a State of Texas maintained highway that forms a portion of the western boundary of the ranch for approximately 1,117 feet. DESCRIPTION The Agua Dulce Ranch has a combination of mostly rolling to rugged hills with some level to gently rolling terrain in the northern portion. Elevations on the ranch range from 1,350 feet to 1,621 feet. The property is primarily native pasture with a good cover of low to mid canopy trees and underbrush. There is approximately 50 acres of cleared field land located near the headquarters in the level terrain. The vegetation is common and typical of the transition zone between the Texas Hill Country to the north and the South Texas brush country to the south. The western and southern boundary of the Agua Dulce Ranch have eight-foot tall game proof fencing in overall good condition. The eastern and northern boundaries of the ranch have new standard height net wire fencing. There is new cross-fencing dividing the two main pastures. IMPROVEMENTS The Agua Dulce Ranch headquarters is located near the entrance in the northwest part of the property. All improvements are recently constructed and in new condition. Each of the houses has its own septic system. The main ranch house is 960 square feet with front covered front porch. It is a very attractive log home with metal roof, wood floors and wooden walls and cabinetry. It features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living area, kitchen and loft sleeping area. The hunter’s cabin is 512 square feet foot with a metal roof and wooden exterior walls and a small wooden deck. It features two bedrooms and one bathroom as well as a living area and kitchen. The interior has wooden walls and cabinetry with a combination of wood and corrugated metal ceilings. There is a 300 square foot wood frame shed with a concrete slab foundation and metal roof. The interior of the shed has foam insulation, electricity and water. WATER The Agua Dulce Ranch has a total of three water wells. There is a water well located at the headquarters equipped with an electric powered submersible pump, pressure tank, black poly storage tank and concrete water storage. The other two water wells are equipped with solar powered submersible pumps. One is located just south of the northern boundary and pumps water into a stock tank. The other is located just west of the eastern boundary and pumps water into a concrete water trough and subsequently overflows water into a draw/drainage creating small pools of water. The groundwater estate is burdened by reservations pertaining to the commercial sale of water. MINERALS A review of title to the mineral estate has not been conducted. It is believed that the owner has all executive rights and a small portion of the mineral estate. Net interest unknown but will convey. WILDLIFE The Agua Dulce Ranch is in an area with good native game typical of the area including whitetail deer, turkey, dove, javelina, varmints and some exotic axis deer.
$2,031,250  •  1,625 acres
A rare find, this little ranch is located just 30 miles south of Alpine, Texas. Mesa View Ranch offers great potential as a hunting enterprise, family or corporate retreat. Its proximity to Alpine offers numerous lodging and dining options and other valuable services. The ranch is also within easy driving distance to Big Bend National Park and Lajitas Golf Resort to the south. The ranch has over 12,000 feet of State Highway 118 frontage and access roads throughout. A rock quarry on the property provides material that can be used to improve and maintain the roads. Electricity runs north to south for the entire length of the ranch. There is one water well with an extensive watering system and substantial storage that feeds water to several troughs distributed throughout the ranch. There are several nice building sites near the power and water lines. The ranch is otherwise unimproved so there is no debris or junk requiring cleanup. This property has been actively managed for wildlife for the past several years and enjoys a wildlife management use exemption. Bulk protein feeders provide supplemental feed to attract and maintain the wildlife numbers. In addition, several dirt tanks provide seasonal water and the deep soils in the bottoms provide cover and significant forage and browse. Mesa View Ranch sets at an elevation of 4,000’ with terrain varying from high rolling hills to desert grasslands and deep brushy draws making it a natural sanctuary for wildlife in the area. It is surrounded by several very large ranches including the Elephant Mountain WMA. If you are looking for wide open space with sweeping vistas and great hunting or agritourism opportunities, look no further.
$2,635,000  •  3,100 acres
Elk Draw Ranch is located south of Alpine, Texas along the Calamity Creek watershed. Its location a couple of miles east of Highway 118 offers privacy and the solitude of the Big Bend country with a backdrop of Santiago Peak, Nine Point Mesa, Cathedral Mountain and many other notable features of the area. All livestock was removed from this property and it has been actively managed for wildlife for the past several years and enjoys a wildlife management use exemption. Bulk protein feeders provide supplemental feed to attract and maintain the wildlife numbers. In addition, Calamity Creek and several dirt tanks provide seasonal water and the deep soils in the bottoms provide cover and significant forage and browse. Game management on this and other adjoining ranches provides an environment that allows many different species to thrive in this desert region. There are good herds of elk and mule deer along with quail, dove, turkey, javelina and feral hogs. This is an affordable property that is hard to find with good access and convenient to Alpine, Big Bend National Park and Lajitas Resort.
$5,500,000  •  13,500 acres
A ROUGH, SCENIC AND ADVENTUROUS RANCH PROPERTY ON THE RIO GRANDE RIVER Approximately 13,500 Deeded Acres plus 9,200 Acres State of Texas Lease Rancho Pavlas is 22,700 sprawling acres of the Chihuahuan Desert in southwestern Presidio County. From fertile lowlands along the Rio Grande to broken mesas and soaring mountainside elevations of the Sierra Parda this ranch offers a diversity of topographies, great mountain vistas and live water. This is rough and rugged country in the last frontier that can make you feel inferior to your surroundings and take you back in time. The headquarters of the ranch is located between FM 170 and the Rio Grande River about mile from the highway. The main hacienda has been fully restored and updated. It is 2,600+ square feet with a central master suite plus an additional three bedrooms and two baths. It features a screened porch, large mudroom, open living room with rock fireplace and an open concept kitchen, dining and den area with a fireplace as well. This home has central heat and air and metal roof and comes furnished. In addition, there is a detached garage with an upstairs apartment and a new and heavily constructed separate portable bunk house with three bedrooms and two baths. There is a good set of pipe corrals, barn and covered storage at this location. There was the intention to raise alfalfa in this fertile soil and a significant amount of acreage has been cleared for that purpose. Most of the roads on this ranch are in good condition and can be traveled in a 4-wheel drive pickup or UTV. The ranch comes with equipment to maintain these roads and build new ones, if needed. This property has numerous water wells and springs scattered throughout the ranch including Torres Springs, Escondido Creek and Ojo Alamito, located far up a canyon near the crest of Sierra Parda. The wells are all equipped with submersible pumps (electric at the headquarters and solar on the rest). The property enjoys several miles of Rio Grande River frontage and adjudicated water rights associated therewith. Seller will convey all water rights. Feeders have been strategically located throughout the ranch to attract and supplement the wildlife in the area. Mule deer, dove, quail, javelina and aoudad are the primary game. Pinto Canyon finishes its scenic route to the river through the ranch creating a wide valley with browse and cover for wildlife. The seller owns approximately 2,000 net mineral acres as prior reservations do exist. A portion of the property is state mineral classified lands. Seller will convey all mineral interests currently owned. A significant amount of equipment is included with a purchase of the property including: D-6 Caterpillar Dozer International Track Loader International Material Scraper Road Grader Holland 8770 Tractor with multi disc harrow Assorted ranch equipment
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Cleat L. Stephens
105 Mano Prieto Road
Fort Davis, TX 79734

Mobile: 4322490401
Office: 4322490401
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