The Baird Miller Creek Ranch, managed since 1951 by the founders of Mrs. Baird’s bread company, stands as a unique gem in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Rolling grasslands studded with oaks, riparian landscapes associated with its 3,900 feet of Miller Creek and 260 feet of topographic relief make this one of the more diverse ranches in the area. It exemplifies the essence of a true live water property, offering a spectacular glimpse into the beauty of the region. Furthermore, Baird Miller Creek Ranch offers tremendous privacy and would make an incredible exclusive retreat for your family and friends. LOCATION The Baird Miller Creek Ranch is conveniently located on RR 2766/Robinson Road, situated about six miles east of Johnson City in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Its proximity to Dripping Springs (20 miles), downtown Austin (48 miles), and San Antonio (69 miles) offers convenient access to urban amenities while maintaining the tranquility of rural living. The property has approximately 0.44 miles of road frontage on RR 2766/Robinson Road and is only 3 miles from Pedernales State Falls Park. TOPOGRAPHY, RANGELAND & HABITAT The ranch’s landscape and habitat are beautifully diverse and consist of riparian habitat along both sides of Miller Creek, rolling rangelands studded with live oak and Texas Red Oak savannas and topography that provides incredible views of the Pedernales River valley. Elevations on the ranch range from 960 ft to 1,220 ft above sea level, with eastern slopes exceeding 15%, ideal for hiking trails and panoramic views. A mix of wooded and open grasslands provide good habitat for a variety of Hill Country wildlife species. There are a diversity of trees found on the ranch including but not limited to live oaks, Texas Redbud, sycamore trees, pecan, cedar elms, cypress, persimmons, Texas Red Oaks, Texas Madrone, mesquite and ashe juniper. WATER Miller Creek flows through the eastern portion of the ranch for approximately 3,900 ft with ownership on both sides of the creek. In the center of the stretch of Miller Creek lies a concrete dam constructed in the 1950’s, providing a unique water feature with unparalleled privacy. Additionally, there are several wet weather draws that traverse the property with the majority eventually spilling into Miller Creek. Three ponds are found on the ranch, with one previously stocked with fish. There is a large submersible pump in the creek that was historically used to provide water for a large garden and other needs. There are three water wells. For the Johnson City area, the average annual rainfall is 34 inches. The ranch is located within the LCRA water district boundaries. WILDLIFE The wildlife that can be found in the area consists of native game and nongame species. These include white-tailed deer, turkey, dove, quail and predators; and of course there will likely be a feral hog rooting around from time to time. AGRICULTURE The owner is currently grazing a small herd of iconic longhorn cattle. IMPROVEMENTS There are 3 modest residences on the ranch: the main house by the creek, guest cabin, and a tenant’s house. Other structures include a storage/equipment barn + tack room, hay barn, and various other outbuildings and sheds. The perimeter of the ranch is low-fenced with interior cross-fencing for the cattle. The roads vary from asphalt, red dirt ranch roads and gravel roads throughout the property. There is a small family cemetery on the property. CONSERVATION EASEMENT The owner’s grandparents felt strongly about maintaining and conserving this piece of Texas and in 1990, a conservation easement was placed on this property to limit its future uses and conserve the ranch in perpetuity. Please contact the broker for further details on the conservation easement. ELECTRICITY Pedernales Electric Cooperative services the area and has electric service lines throughout the property. A substation is conveniently tucked away in the southeastern corner. AREA HISTORY Johnson City is renowned for its Texas Hill Country charm, blending small-town values with a rich history and an array of captivating outdoor attractions. The town is part of the Texas-German belt region and is the hometown of former president, Lyndon B. Johnson. NEARBY ATTRACTIONS -Pedernales State Falls Park -Pedernales River Nature Park -Lake LBJ -Lake Travis -Bamberger Ranch Preserve -Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park -Pedernales Wine Country OTHER -2023 Blanco County Annual Property Taxes: $5,611 -Johnson City ISD -Trinity Aquifer (Major) -Hickory and Ellenburger – San Saba Aquifer (Minor)


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Republic Ranches
Republic Ranches
Republic Ranches, LLC
Republic Ranches, LLC

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