John Dean


John Dean is a 6th generation Texan, with roots steeped in hunting, fishing and ranching heritage, having been raised on a central Texas ranch. John graduated from Texas A&M with a degree in Renewable Natural Resources, along with minors and extensive curriculum in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences and Rangeland Ecology and Management. He has a wonderful wife named Tori and a dog named Annie May. Early on, hunting and fishing were established as a lifestyle, and as a result, he has hunted on leases and privately owned properties in central Texas and the Hill Country for over 20 years. John has experience in hunting and guiding on low-fence and high-fence properties throughout the state. In central Texas, he has been able to turn several small acreage properties into areas that can be hunted for white-tailed deer as well as profitably used for agricultural operations. Along with hunting operations, John has experience with managing privately-owned lakes and ponds as a fisheries biologist. Areas of knowledge include fish stocking, electroshocking survey data interpretation, supplemental feeding programs as well as aesthetic lake improvements. John works primarily with recreational and agricultural real estate, and has dealt extensively with water rights on properties throughout Central Texas. John is also an FAA licensed Remote Pilot for commercially operating drones, and is the owner/operator of Texas Drone Productions, which specializes in aerial videos for real estate listings. John is a licensed real estate broker, and is also active in: Rockdale Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Rockdale Downtown Association, Texas Wildlife Association, Texas Trophy Hunters Association, Dallas Safari Club, Aggie Real Estate Network, 12th Man Foundation, & Texas A&M Association of Former Students. He is also a member of the Bryan-College Station Regional Association of REALTORS. John focuses primarily on recreational and agricultural properties in Milam, Burleson, Bell, Robertson, Burnet and Brazos counties.
$610,000  •  47 acres
Stunning 47.37 acre property in the heart of Limestone County. If you are looking for a getaway place with great hunting potential, this is the spot. Great privacy awaits you once you enter the property thanks to thick woods along the county road. A cozy cabin is tucked away near the front corner of the property along with a water well, barn, and RV hookup. Power and septic is in place as well. The cabin has a metal exterior for the long-haul usage, and has been recently remodeled inside. There is a great living/kitchen area with TV in place. There is one bedroom, one full bath and a storage room too. A mini-split A/C will keep you cool through the night. The barn is great for storing a tractor and Utv, with areas on each end for cleaning animals, or storing tools, feed and more. The property is high fenced around the perimeter, with a few acres in the rear being excluded for low-fence deer and hog hunting. Awesome terrain changes throughout the property. It's truly built of rolling hills as you move from the front to the rear of the property. This allows for great opportunities for trail riding and ATVs and also gives you several wet-weather creeks, one of which flows constantly. The property is thickly wooded in most areas, making it remote and wild. There are towering trees and plenty of places to make your own. A pond is in place near the middle of the property. There are 3 well-built tower blinds in place along with numerous corn feeders and hog traps. There are 3 large protein feeders that will convey as well. The deer herd on the property come with the sale and have top-notch genetics. These deer come from great breeder bucks and should have phenomenal offspring from year to year. These deer can be enjoyed by the future owners through wildlife viewing, personal hunting or commercial hunting. A small high fenced holding pen is located near the cabin for use as needed. One gas well is located in the middle of the property and several gas line ROWs.
$670,000  •  6.27 acres
Great commercial potential just west of Rockdale. This 6.27 acre property is approximately 2 miles west of Rockdale and just 20 minutes from Taylor and the future Samsung project. Additionally, it's approximately 35 minutes from the Round Rock area, 1 hour from College Station, 1 hour from Temple and 2.5 hours from larger cities like Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston. This property has road frontage on two sides in CR 206 and US HWY 79 W. Highway 79 is a large highway that offers a plenty of through traffic and potential customers to serve. This site would serve well for a commercial site for a gas station, shopping center and more with the future growth in the area focused on the west side of Rockdale. The property has water line, power and an older septic system in place. A 12" water line is just across CR 306 for larger needs. Scattered oak trees throughout give you plenty of aesthetics to make your project catching. Seller may restrict from junk yards, auto-body/auto-repair shops, tire shops etc. There is an old house on the property that will be removed by the seller.
$1,335,900  •  133.59 acres
Phenomenal multi-use property in a peaceful area of Robertson County. This 133.594 acre property offer ample space to stretch your legs and plenty of opportunities to stretch your imagination. Rolling hills offer glimpses of the property from different vantage points, but you can never quite see the whole place from one spot. Mostly open with scattered hard woods throughout. Many large post oaks dot the open areas and the heavily-wooded areas offer cover for livestock and wildlife alike with numerous deer, hogs, and more calling it home. If you like to hunt and shoot, this place would make a great place to spend your time on. A nice 1/3 acre pond is in place and ready to fish. It also serves as a great resource for livestock too. There is water well on the property with extensive piping running from the front to the rear of the property for future irrigation and watering needs. The property is fenced for cattle, with several sections being newly built. There is also a set of working pens to help move or tend to cattle as needed. This property is set up with the cattleman in mind, as its pastures have been cared for and managed to produce the most forage possible for cattle grazing. If cattle aren't your forte, it would make a great haying pasture as well. A large hilltop in the middle of the property offers a great future home or building site with a view for miles to the south. Whether it's a permanent home, weekend place, or you need a workshop, your time here would be well-spent and relaxing with a good southern breeze. This property has paved road access via Vitera Sand Rd, just southeast of Bremond. Additional grazing rights on a neighboring property may also be available. The property is currently leased for hunting and cattle. Ag exemption is in place. Some seller-imposed deed restrictions may apply.
$280,000  •  7.5 acres
Giant hilltop tract just waiting for a home! This property is truly unique for its size. It features hilltop views overlooking a large lake and pond to the northeast---just perfect for a back porch view to wake up to. This hilltop area towers some 45 feet over the most norther section of the property! This hilltop area also offers some phenomenal large live oak trees that will remain green year round. There are also some large post oaks as well to build your home around. This property is peaceful and doesn't need any clearing or hard work from day one. This property is ag exempt currently. New fencing will be needed around 3 sides of the property. A southwest Milam Water line runs along the road, and power is right near the corner of the property. A new driveway off of FM 1600 would be needed. Great and easy access off of FM 1600 which is a paved road. This property is in a good location just north of Rockdale and is very convenient to get to Taylor, Round Rock area, Bryan/College Station and Temple/Belton. Property to have some restrictions in place for trash, junk, no mobile homes etc. Additional acreage may be available.
$373,500  •  9.25 acres
Privacy and rolling topography are the staples of this property. Tucked away in the rear corner of the property is a nice mobile home that sits on a large hill towering some 40 feet over the most northern part of the property! you can also enjoy some views back to the east of several miles from this vantage point. This home can be used as a full time home, weekend getaway, or a temporary home while you build your dream home. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a nice deck area with pool and hot tub in place. There is also a small storage shed for keeping your tools or equipment dry. Scattered throughout the property are numerous large trees, including several giant pecan trees and a truly behemoth live oak tree that is likely several hundred years old or more. It's trunk is massive and trees like this are just plain hard to find. Fencing will be needed on a few sides of the property, but the south and east sides are fenced currently. Ag exemption is in place. There is a nice pond in pace with a permanent dock. This is a great fishing spot with plenty of bass and bluegill calling it home. Fish on the dock or use it to jump off of on a hot summer evening. This property has a gravel access road coming off of FM 1600 and has an automatic gate in place. FM 1600 offers great paved access for you and your guests--no rough county roads to drive down! This property is in a good location just north of Rockdale and is very convenient to get to Taylor, Round Rock area, Bryan/College Station and Temple/Belton. Property to have some restrictions in place for trash, junk, no future mobile homes etc. Additional acreage may be available.
$648,600  •  47 acres
Looking to get away from the city? This property defines privacy. This +/- 50 acre property on CR 328, just south of Milano, offers a blank canvas to mold into your dream. This property has a narrow access point off of CR 328 that leads to the larger section of land in the rear. The rear portion of the property offers thick woods comprised of oaks, cedars, yaupons, and native grasses that you can make your own. Along with thick woods, you get some great openings and a good portion of Sugar Mill Branch creek. This creek flows with water most of the year and leads to a lot of wildlife calling it home as a result. This creek may also be a great spot to build a future pond or lake. Whether you want to use the place recreationally or your'e wanting to build a home, barn, shop or more this place can accommodate. The privacy on this property is hard to beat. This property is ag exempt. Fencing is in place along the south side and portions of the western side as well; new fences will be needed on remaining areas, and seller may be willing to share cost. There is a co-op water line on CR 328, or you can drill a private water well if desired. Some light restrictions will be in place on trash, junk, subdividing, etc. Acreage is approximate, new survey will be needed to determine exact size.
$165,000  •  11 acres
Come experience what the country life has to offer. This +/- 11 acre property on CR 328, just south of Milano, offers a blank canvas to mold into your dream. A well established gravel driveway greets you on the county road and leads to the larger section of land. The rear portion of the property offers thick woods comprised of oaks, cedars, yaupons, and native grasses that you can make your own. There are plenty of deer and game in the area, and it's been managed for hunting for many years by the previous owner. Whether you want to use the place recreationally or you're wanting to build a home, this place can accommodate. This property is ag exempt. New fencing will be required on all but the western side. There is a co-op water line on CR 328, or you can drill a private water well if desired. Some light restrictions will be in place on trash, junk, subdividing, etc. Acreage is approximate, new survey will be needed to determine exact size.
$2,565,000  •  342 acres
Prime cattle ranch just outside of the Burlington area of north Milam County. This property has rolling hills, plentiful grazing, and several ponds. this property has historically been used for cattle grazing thanks to its fertile, well drained soils. Two ponds are in place, the largest being nearly 2 acres. This pond would serve well for cattle and livestock, or for catching fish on a summer evening. Though it's open, there is still plenty of wildlife in the area as well. Serval hilltop home sites, or places to build cattle pens, barns and more. There are some scattered trees that dot the property, but for the most part, this property is open for grazing. One large power line cuts across the property. Ag exemption is in place leading to lower property taxes. This property is accessed off of CR 133A, which dead ends into the property. CR 133 A is a short road that comes off of FM 445 which is paved. Located approximately 1 hour from Waco and College Station and about 1.5 hours from the Round Rock area.
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John Dean
113 N. Main St.
Rockdale, TX 76567

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