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$100,000,000  •  17,132 acres
The 17,132-acre Rancho Agua Grande, located 25 miles northwest of Uvalde where South Texas, West Texas and the Hill Country meet, is one of largest live water ranches for sale in Texas. Year-round Live Oak Creek, fed by more than 30 springs, bisects the ranch from north to south for about seven miles. The line between Uvalde and Kinney counties is on a similar north-south axis. The shady pecan bottom along the creek stands in contrast to the rugged hills and deep canyons that characterize the transitional landscape. The ranch is home to Boiling Mountain, the highest peak in Uvalde County, and Salmon Peak, the highest point in Kinney County. Because three eco regions converge on the Rancho Agua Grande, the vegetation is diverse ranging from pinon pines to live oaks and mesquites, huisache, guajillo and black brush. Its a feast for human eyes and a natural buffet for wildlife. Live Oak Creek is a calling card for the ranches native and exotic wildlife. They gather to drink and loaf under the trees making it easy to view some of the more than 40 species of game from around the globe that roam the property. Its possible to see kangaroos, camels, zebras, gemsbok, sable, water buffalo, white bison, Iranian red sheep, scimitar-horned oryx and water bucks just to name a few in a single afternoon. Whitetails, turkey, dove and a limited population of quail are native to the ranch. More than 50 miles of high-fence encircle the perimeter keeping the desirable managed wildlife inside and the free-ranging game out. With the rich, abundant diversity of wildlife, its no wonder that Rancho Agua Grande is considered one of the nations premier hunting destinations. Currently, its run as an exclusive commercial hunting operation, and as such has served as the backdrop for numerous high-profile hunting shows. The ranch is managed under an MLDP Level 3 permit and features 30+ feeders and hunting blinds located to make the most of the extended season. Because both banks of Live Oak Creek are within the ranches borders, the access is completely controlled and completely private. The only tubers, kayakers or anglers enjoying the crystalline, rock-bottomed stream will be those you invite. The creeks flow is slowed and pooled by 10 dams strategically placed along its route. Numerous lakes, some large enough to jet ski on, dot the landscape. Catfish, bass and bream swim in the clear water. The groundwater is as plentiful as the surface water and there are many water wells distributed over the ranch. In an arid climate, water has long been the lands most highly valued asset. Native Americans relied on the life-giving water as evidenced by the numerous undisturbed Indian mounds and middens located in close proximity to the creek. Lumbering dinosaurs pressed tracks into once soft mud that hardened protecting the imprint from the ravages of time. The limestone hills are pocked by caves including some that cut deeply beneath the earth and invite exploration. After a long day of adventures, the 6,000 square foot lodge with its antique bar, dance floor and bandstand is the perfect place to relax. With a capacity of 250 people, the lodge is also an ideal site for events such weddings, meetings or reunions. An additional 2,300 square foot of covered porches accommodate an even larger party. The lodges expansive main room is bookended by massive fireplaces that stretch from the floor to the vaulted log ceiling that soars 34 feet above. A game loft features a pool table, darts, poker and Big Buck Hunter, a popular arcade game. Guests will enjoy their stays in one of the eight antique cabins dating to the mid-19th century. These cabins were transplanted from the mountains of Kentucky where pioneering families called them home. The cabins have been restored and updated so they meet the most discriminating standards for modern convenience and rustic elegance. Most include a Jacuzzi tub, a kitchenette and a spacious living room and can sleep three to six guests depending on the cabins size and arrangement. Other residences include the managers house and the cooler house, both of which are three bedroom/one bath cabins. Numerous equipment sheds, storage buildings as well as a meat processing room with a walk-in cooler round out the ranchs infrastructure. A blacktop road runs from the main entrance to the main compound. Access is ensured by a permanent easement. For those who prefer the convenience of air travel, Rancho Agua Grande has a 5,800 foot x 70 foot instrument marked, painted and lighted runway that is completely surrounded by a high-fence ensuring that the airstrip is always clear. Jet fuel is available in Uvalde, which is 25 minutes away by car. Rancho Agua Grande is the place for people who appreciate superlatives. Its ideally suited for a commercial hunting destination, a corporate retreat, an events center or an enviable private ranch open only to family and friends. Within its fences, everything is possible . To see the unique splendor and unlimited potential of the Rancho Agua Grande for yourself, contact Howard W. Hood at (830) 739-3815. The ranch is available for $100 million.
Contact for Price  •  5,700 acres
Back Porch Ranch is situated in the Texas Hill Country, approximately two and a half hours west of San Antonio or one-hour east of Del Rio.  Starting with a blank slate, the current owners have spent the last 13 years transforming the property into what it is today, a first-class Texas hunting and recreational getaway. Opportunities to entertain are endless with the Back Porch at Elk Lodge, sitting in the Saloon, the African Palapa or on the skeet deck with your friends. With many miles of ranch roads and scenic views, you never tire of the beauty and wildlife.  Land: The Ranch is comprised mostly of exceptional Texas Hill Country that has been sculpted and improved by the select removal of many acres of cedar, leaving a park like setting on the rolling hills. Several species of Oak are found plus elm, sycamore, mesquite, Texas persimmon and other species native to the area. Several wet weather creeks traverse the Ranch adding to the allure and holding water in pools which are a magnet to the game. Another feature of the Ranch is Indian Mountain, at 2118 ft, a prominent local landmark and the highest point in the area, which is visible for miles. Valleys and fields dot the landscape and are accessible by improved ranch roads throughout. A 4000’ paved and hi-fenced runway has just been completed for your convenience.  Adjoining ranches are most like size with the eastern and southern neighbor being 50,000+ acres. Wildlife: The wildlife on the Ranch have been heavily managed since purchase. Driving through the Ranch you will see both native and exotic game which include whitetail, axis, black buck, spring buck, oryx, aoudad, dove and Rio Grande turkey. The Ranch has never been commercially hunted and use has been limited to family, friends and hunts donated to several conservation groups. These include National Wild Turkey Federation, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Texas Wildlife Association and others. RMEF has auctioned off donated hunts to the Ranch for world class Rio Grande Turkey for the last 10 years. The Ranch is mostly hi-fenced with some small sections being strategically left low fenced. Improvements: The improvements on Back Porch Ranch are so vast it is hard to find a place to start.  The Owners Home:  Incredible views abound from the recently remodeled hill-top rock construction home. 3 Master Suites, 4 baths, the Main Master Suite features a copper tub and huge walk-in shower. Other features include large kitchen, stone fireplace in the living-room, wrap-around porches, multi-level deck with jacuzzi, and large palapa carport.  The Elk Lodge:  Rock construction hunting lodge reminiscent of hunts gone by. Great room with stone fireplace and cathedral ceiling, nine bedrooms, 4 baths, commercial kitchen, media room, office and utility room. Covered porches, huge rock patio with firepit, grills, and waterfall with flowing creek in a park-like setting. One step onto the relaxing back porch and you will see where this ranch got its name. The Saloon:  10,000 Sq Ft newly constructed- The Saloon has 12 individual high quality lockers for hunters, custom antique saloon bar with dual TVs, refrigeration, beer taps, storage, entertainment stage, 25’ shuffleboard table, mesquite furniture, merchandise room that resembles an old jail, and 2 restrooms. Commercial Kitchen with 2 side by side fridges and a walk-in cooler. Trophy Room with Wine Grotto and taxidermy from all over the world plus murals painted by award winning artist, Calvin Carter. Outside is landscaped with lantern-lined walkways which provide access to the Elk Lodge and African Palapa.  African Palapa:  Stone fireplace, and bar area with wet bar and refrigeration, completely furnished overlooking a beautiful oak covered creek bottom. Other improvements: Managers home, 4/2 Three Hunters cabins, 1/1 with bunk beds Skeet Deck / Palapa with 2 skeet throwers Rifle Range / Palapa-range has targets up to 300 yards Equipment Barn-partially enclosed and fully covered Livestock pens and Barn Feed Silo-23 tons Game Processing area with walk-in cooler/freezer Ponds that hold water year around 20 water wells, most with electric submersible pumps 17 Atascosa Wildlife hunting blinds with 14 protein and 19 corn feeders 4,000’ paved runway, hi-fenced All Ranch equipment and vehicles  Most furnishings, and most wildlife taxidermy
$2,628,450  •  1,947 acres
Located in the transitional zone between the Rio Grande Plains and the Edwards Plateau, this ranch provides a unique blend of the Hill Country and South Texas. An excellent water system, abundant free-ranging native and exotic big game, turkey, quail and dove make this an excellent hunting ranch.
Contact for Price  •  490 acres
490 ± Acres Turnkey hunting destination with hunting camp that sleeps 6-8 Three Edwards wells Year-round supplemental feeding program High-fenced on back side with low-fencing on sides and front Whitetail bucks scoring between 140” and 160” Dove flyaway zone with hundreds of dove spotted in season Elevations over 1,300-feet in some areas Outstanding brush recognized by Texas Parks and Wildlife