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$96,091,250  •  113,650 acres
The Y-6 Ranch, near Valentine, TX, is rich in ranching history and ranching heritage. Mountains, grasslands, springs, canyons, and desert habitat creates one of the best hunting and wildlife ranches in Texas. With abundant wildlife, such as mule deer, herds of pronghorn, white-tail deer, mountain lion, occasional elk can all be found here. Smaller animal and bird species found on the ranch includes javelina, fox, ringtail cat, coyote, dove, Gamble’s quail and many, many large coveys of blue or scaled quail. The ranch can be divided and sold into two parts or sold as an entire ranch.
$29,985,000  •  19,990 acres
Under Contract
Ford Ranch, with over 100 years of excellent land management practices, is the magazine cover photo of Hill Country beauty with rolling grasslands painted in blue bonnets, huge century oaks and mesquites, abundant wildlife and healthy livestock.
$23,900,000  •  7,700 acres
IN PROCESS Contact for more details. Fox Canyon Ranch | 7,700 acres | Davis Mountains, Texas Located in the Davis Mountains, an easy half-day drive from DFW, Fox Canyon Ranch boasts over 7,700 acres of beautiful mountainous country. With 7,000-foot peaks, spruce trees, flowing mountain springs and dramatic views, this ranch is as breathtaking as any mountain range in the country. While this property can sleep over 30 sportsman and conservation minded outdoorsman, more time will be spent watching Golden Eagles, hunting for aoudad, mule deer, lions or elk and enjoying the beautiful sights. Neighboring ranches in these Texas Alps all consist of over 20,000 acres and include the 37,500-acre KC7 Ranch (sold by Icon Global February 2019) as well as the Reynolds Cattle Company West TX Holdings and Cherry Canyon Ranch. Fox Canyon is a premier, historic, legacy ranch holding in true West Texas Big Ranch Country. Own your own mountain range and own it in Texas. History: Going back hundreds of years, the Apache and Comanche Indians were fighting with the Mexicans and with each other over the rights to live in the Davis Mountains, including the property we call Fox Canyon Ranch. In the mid-1800s, thousands of pioneers, freight wagons and mail carriers began traveling through the Trans-Pecos region and the U.S. Army began to build forts to protect their routes of travel, primarily from Indian raids. The first Fort Davis, established in 1854, was one of these posts. It remained active until early in the Civil War, being abandoned in 1862. After the Civil War, travel continued the San Antonio-El Paso Road and so did raiding by Apaches and Comanches, which resulted in the Army re-establishing Fort Davis. In 1867, four companies of African American Buffalo Soldiers were assigned to the fort. They became a formidable force that ultimately stopped the raiding by the Indians. But in the process, three soldiers were killed on top of a knob hill on the property now known as Fox Canyon Ranch. The soldiers were surrounded but they held off an Apache raiding party until running out of ammunition. The surrounding territory finally became peaceful during the last ten years (1881-1891) that the fort was in existence. The railroad came to the Trans-Pecos area in the late 1800s. In the early 1900s, a young couple, William Walter McElroy and his wife, Georgia Ann, stepped off of one of its passenger cars in search of land to put down new roots. They bought a buckboard and supplies and pitched their tent directly across the creek from where the Apaches had been pounding their grain in their molcajetes years earlier. It was the beginning of the 7,700-acre McElroy Ranch. McElroy had just enough money to buy a cow, some food, a couple of mules and some barbed wire. He was going into the Mohair business and needed something better, but easier to build, than the rock walls that were there at the time. He would start early in the morning loading his mule team with wire and posts to head up the mountain, with him following the mules on foot with a bull whip. Sinking posts in the rocky terrain was depleting and time consuming. It was years before he could hire permanent help. Once, while working on top of the mountain alone, he broke his femur and, with one good leg, had to throw himself over a pack mule and endure the pain while trying to stay on the mule as it jostled its way off the mountain and back to his wife, Georgia, who loaded him into the buckboard for the long drive into town. Later they had a daughter, Mary, and two sons, Sonny and Earl, who were a big help with the ranch. They also hired migrant labor and, with the government mohair subsidies that resulted from World War II soldiers need for wool, they prospered. But, after Mr. McElroy died, and Sonny and Earl struggled with dwindling mohair subsidies, and they faced mounting debt, they decided to sell 2,800 acres of the ranch in 1974 in order to get a debt free clean start. They kept the grazing rights on the entire ranch and we, the new owners who bought the 2800 acres for hunting, had hunting rights on the entire ranch. We were from various parts of Texas and were friends who had hunted mule deer and elk together for several years in Chama, New Mexico. Chama was a two-day drive and required an out of state license. Fox Canyon Ranch is a half day drive and requires only a Texas license and it looked a lot like the terrain in Chama, New Mexico. We built a hunting lodge in the mouth of Fox Canyon, and ultimately, we bought the remainder of the ranch and renamed it Fox Canyon Ranch. Except for running a few head of cattle to help with expenses, Fox Canyon Ranch became, and still is, nothing but fun and recreation. Unlike the flat land covered with white brush and cat claw that leads from the highway to our front gate, Fox Canyon Ranch is nothing but beautiful mountains and canyons full of wildlife. It is a Jewel of the Davis Mountains and worthy of being a national park. At least that is the way we have viewed it, and felt about it, since 1974. Habitat & Topography: Forage resources are in good condition on the ranch. The ranch consists of mid-elevation grassland that includes desirable species such as sideoats grama, blue grama, plains bristlegrass and black grama. The growing season is June through September with most grass and forb production during the rainy season at the end of summer. The main body of the ranch has a unique topography which includes approximately 2,500 +/- ft in elevation changes. The ranch is all mountains and your opportunity to own your entire mountain range in west Texas. For the new owner there are ample spaces and opportunities to expand grazing, viewing spots, camping or additional improvements. Wildlife, Hunting: This ranch is loaded with game, trophy mule deer, big aoudad rams, large elk herds, javelinas, wild hogs, 3 species of quail and a variety of predators including mountain lions. This is a true sportsmans paradise. Water: This property has superior surface and subsurface water for the area. Multiple natural springs flow from the mountains creating an oasis for wildlife and water for the cattle. In addition to the spring fed water there are 2 deep electric wells to service both the old homestead and the main lodge. Homes: The main lodge is an open, spacious lodge with 2 main bunk rooms and 2 large bathrooms. The main room which has a stately bar with ample room for entertaining features floor to ceiling windows centered on the majestic views of the Davis Mountains, whether you are enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning by the picture window or a cocktail on the massive deck in the afternoon, being surrounded by these mountains is something special and the views make you second guess that you are in West Texas. The old McElroy homestead, situated directly across the creek from where the Apaches had been pounding their grain in their molcajetes, is a 3-bedroom 2-bath camp house with kitchen and storage. In addition, there is a 2-bedroom, 1-bath caretaker house situated near to the old homestead, a small shop, two truck barns and pole barns for the mountain cruisers. These pole barns hold a dozen full-sized outfitted and rigged trucks and UTVs. Taxes: Ag exempt $7,700 in 2019 Property rights: Owner has 100% of wind and water rights which will convey 50% of the owned minerals will convey, believed to be 5,925 net mineral acres.
Contact for Price  •  5,892 acres
Frio River Farm is 5,892 acres of highly productive black clay loam soil, with river and creek frontage and an exceptional water supply for over 2,580 acres of irrigated fields, that is an operating farm and ranch for sale in Uvalde County, Texas. This is an impressive example of an expertly developed Texas farm and ranch with quality improvements and infrastructure, that is staffed to create an efficient operation that can easily be transferred to new ownership without any negative impact on the propertys productivity. A farm and ranch operation of this size and quality is truly a rare find and an amazing opportunity for the savvy operator or investor. Frio River Farm is accessed via an electric gated entry from paved RR 187 in Uvalde County. It is 15 minutes South of Sabinal and 20 minutes East of Uvalde. This places the property just 30 minutes from I-35 and just over an hour from San Antonio. This high-fenced farm and ranch operation has a total of 2,580 irrigated acres from seven 310 acre center pivot irrigated fields and five pivot irrigated fields between 50 and 150 acres in size. The farm has 978 base acre-feet of Edwards Aquifer water supplied to the fields and their irrigation systems via a combination of permitted wells totaling over 17,500 gallons per minute of capacity. This includes four Edwards Aquifer irrigation wells that each have a capacity in excess of 3,500 gallons per minute with fertilizer tanks, as wells as a 1,000 gallon per minute permitted Uvalde County irrigation well, and four permitted Uvalde County wells with capacities from 300 to 800 gallons per minute. The ranch currently supports 5,000 head of stocker cattle alongside 300 breeding pairs. Three shallow wells are located by the cattle working pens with a storage tank feeding a water trough system throughout the ranch. The property has over five miles of Frio River frontage that forms the southern border of the property. It also has over five miles of both sides of wet weather Blanco Creek running down the eastern portion of the property. The creeks course has been left in its natural state, leaving it lined with native trees and brush. The creek drains into the Frio River on the Southeast corner of the property. Other improvements on Frio River Farm include over one million bushels of storage bins, covered cattle working pens with loading shoot and hydraulic squeeze shoot, penning and rotational grazing lanes and fencing between all pivots, a drive-on weighing scale with scale house, two fully equipped workshops, and a net wire high-fenced perimeter. There is a site-built three bedroom, two bathroom home on the property built in 2017 and a three bedroom, two bathroom trailer home that is covered by a metal shed. There is a great team of people currently operating Frio River Farm that would be willing to stay on and continue to operate under a lease, a profit-sharing arrangement, or a combination of a lease and profit sharing. The current team of operators for the cattle and the crops would help facilitate a smooth transition for the buyer. Water usage: 1,500 acre-feet. Currently leasing 500 acres at $40 per acre-feet on average. Property Taxes: $35,000 per year. Shown by appointment only with Texas Ranch Sales LLC. Buyers brokers must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Texas Ranch Sales, LLC.
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
Contact for Price  •  4,290 acres
PROPERTY SPECS Total Acres: 4,290± Water: Lake, 25 Tanks, Creek, Water Wells, Irrigation Wells County: Zavala & Maverick Nearest City: Uvalde Distance: Minutes Features: Giant Lake 25 Stock Tanks Both Sides Chacon Creek 4 Irrigation Wells 3 Pivot Systems 3 Domestic Water Wells 5 BR/5 BA Main House 3BR / 3BA “Hotel” 9 BR/ 5.5 BA Hunting Lodge Commercial Kitchen Some Minerals/No Production Huge Barn/Workshop Rifle/Pistol Range Level III MLD 22 Executive Deer Stands Game Managed Giant Whitetails 1 Hour To Airport Electric Gated Paved Access
$12,848,520  •  4,289.99 acres
Location: • 23 miles +/- NW of Crystal City• 55 miles +/- SW of Uvalde• 115 miles +/- SW of San Antonio• From Crystal City take Hwy 393 about twelve miles and turnoff on Hwy 2961• Continue on 2961 to end of pavement and proceed down gravel county road one mile to Myane Ranch GateImprovements: The headquarters is accessed via a well designed and constructed asphalt paved road about two miles from the front gate. Asphalt and concrete driveways and aprons around the Main House, Lodge and Equipment Barn provide ample, convenient, all-weather parking for large groups. All the rooms in the Main House, Guest House and Lodge are finished with flooring, ceilings, window coverings and other details of a quality found in luxury class homes.MAIN HOME: 5000+ sq ft 5 Bedroom/5 Bath GUEST HOUSE: 3 Bedroom/3 BathLODGE: 8 Bedrooms can accommodate 34 guests with Commercial Kitchen and Chef's QuartersOUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT CENTERADDITIONAL FACILITIES: 4 Bay Barn • 16,000 sq ft Shop & Equipment Barn • Shooting Range • Grain Bins • Foreman's House • Hunting Guides Living Quarters • Storage Tanks • Dog KennelFENCING: The entire ranch is enclosed by game-proof fencing in good or better condition. One corner of the ranch has a high-fenced trap of about 400 acres which could be used to trap or release game.Myane Ranch Wildlife Highlights: Primary game species include Whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, Dove, and Bobwhite and Blue Quail. Additionally, Waterfowl, Feral Hogs, Grey Fox, Raccoon, Coyote, and Bobcat are found on the Ranch.Whitetail The game fenced Myane Ranch is currently under a Level 3 MLD Permit allotted 60 Bucks and 60 Does. Harvest within the 2016-2017 hunting season included 56 Does and 35 Bucks (all categorized as management bucks). Based on the latest aerial survey results (2016) Whitetail deer density is 11 acres per adult deer with a sex ratio of 1:1. No known introductions of Whitetail Deer have been made to the ranch.The Myane Ranch offers a great foundation for native wildlife in this Southern region of Texas. The ranch contains diverse plant communities creating excellent year round nutrition for the native wildlife. Additionally, cover is found in an arrangement of scattered open areas within denser areas of brush. These attributes, combined with great water availability and distribution, gives the Myane Ranch the potential to be a premiere South Texas native wildlife producing property.• All deer on ranch under current owner, and as far back as information is available, are indigenous to the ranch - no known imported deer• 22 elevated round deer blinds• 4 executive blinds• Numerous standard ground blinds• 18 protein feeders (most 400 lb) and numerous deer electric feeders• 1 fish feeder• Covered and concrete floored 3 station electric hoists deer cleaning station with large, clean coolerBlues and bobwhites provide excellent quail hunting, with cleared quail runs supplied with quail feeders at various locations around the ranch. Dog kennels and a multi-cage dog rig provide the facilities and equipment to put on really first class quail hunts.Myane Ranch Habitat Highlights: The Myane Ranch lies within the South Texas Plains ecoregion. This area is characterized by rolling brush covered terrain and is situated at the northern edge of the 'Golden Triangle' of Texas Whitetail hunting. Elevation of the ranch ranges between 620 ft. on the southeast side and 701 ft. near the western boundary. The ranch is dissected by intermittent Chacon Creek that drains southeast towards the Nueces RiverVegetation of the ranch consists of species common to the South Texas Plains region. Blackbrush, Guajillo, Mesquite, Lotebush, Elbowbush, Hogplum, Texas Persimmon, Whitebrush, Granjeno, Wolfberry, Prickly pear, Guayacan, Brasil, Tasajillo, Kidney wood, Cenizo, Little Leaf Sumac, Blue Sage, Desert Yaupon, and Paloverde are common brush species found in the majority of the ranch plant communities. Species found along Chacon Creek, and tanks include Huisache, Hackberry, Cedar Elm, Buttonbush, and Black willow. Larger tree species provide roost sites for turkey. Grass cover in this area comonly consists of Curly mesquite, Texas winter grass, three awn species, Pink pappus grass, Plains bristlegrass, Texas grama, Red grama, Sand dropseed, False rhodesgrass, Tanglehead, and Hooded windmill grass. Some areas have been cleared of brush, in strip and block patterns, thus creating areas of nutritionally rich and better available deer forage. These cleared areas also provide improved habitat, and better hunting access, for quail.Water is supplied to wildlife via 24 tanks that are adequately distributed throughout the ranch. 12 of these tanks provide perennial water. Water density is approximately 175 acres per water tank. Chacon creek can be diverted into Mile Long Tank during times of runoff. 4 irrigation wells, and 2 wells with submersible pumps provide water to troughs, and as a source of water for food plots. Some tanks are equipped with pumps to irrigate food plots. Some of these food plots provide great dove hunting.Additionally, there are 7 wells with non-working windmills that could be setup for additional water. The ranch lies over the Carrizo Aquifer. It is believed there is an abundance of water 250'-300' deep.Topography: Terrain is typical South Texas flatlands with occasional hillocks and shallow gullies and three larger draws including Chacon Creek, a wet weather but important rainwater catchment. Concrete crossings provide wet weather assess across some of the gullies.Water: The ranch's twenty-four ponds are discussed in detail in the hunting comments. Well water includes seven wells equipped with windmills which are currently inactive due to the abundant pond water, four irrigation wells, and two other water wells equipped with submersible pumps. Some of the ponds have irrigation pumps to provide additional water for crops. Six food plots ranch in size from about 20 acres to 60 acres. There are three, portable irrigation pivots that serve about 25 acres each. Milo was planted in 2016. There is an industrial electricity generator, set up as a private power plant, that provides electricity to some of the irrigation pivots.Comments: To state the obvious, this is a world class, turn-key South Texas hunting ranch. Hunting television shows and world class athletes have been guests at this ranch.The ranch is currently under a hunting lease. The lease may be terminated prior to the upcoming hunting season depending on the date of the closing of the sale. There are no other surface leases and no through access easements to any neighbor. Rio Grande Electric Co-op and the phone company provide the ranch with utilities. Seller may request that a buyer cooperate in a 1031 Tax Deferred Exchange transaction upon closing involving no cost to Buyer and no delay of closing. Certain farm and ranch equipment may be available at prices to be negotiated. The ranch sells turn-key with home and lodge furnishings, all deer blinds and all deer feeders. Shown by appointment only.Minerals: Seller will convey all minerals owned and believes he owns 1/16 minerals without any executive rights, subject to a mineral title opinion being performed by an attorney or other land title professional. There is currently no active mineral lease on the ranch and little activity in this area of Zavala County which is north of the recent oil and gas activity areas.Taxes: Property taxes are based on Ag Value and Wildlife Management and run about $8 per acrePrice: $2,995 per acre. Cash is preferred , but the owner will consider owner finance. OPTION #2:The owner will sell the South 2,000 +/- acres Turn-Key with the headquarter compound. All furnishings except dining room furniture is included. Two food plots with pivot irrigation, numerous ponds, water wells, game feeders, hunting blinds and other amenities are included. PRICE: $3,995 per acre
$11,500,000  •  4,250 acres
One of the finest turnkey hunting and recreational ranches on the market in Texas today. Providing both world-class white-tailed deer hunting along with some of the best wing shooting in Texas, this ranch is a Sportsman’s paradise! No details were spared in the development of the property and with all of the infrastructure already in place, the ranch is ready for new owners to start enjoying it from day one! LOCATION: As the crow flies the ranch lies 14 miles Northeast of San Angelo, Texas. Driving time from: -Midland, TX -1hr 33 min -Dallas, TX-4 hr 19 min -San Antonio, TX-3 hr 25 min -Houston, TX-6hr IMPROVEMENTS: The existing improvements bring tremendous value to the operation and enjoyment of the ranch. The main hunting lodge is over 6000 square feet and boasts a sequestered double master suite wing along with 4 large rooms, each with their own separate baths, a beautiful living room and separate game room, a commercial kitchen, bar, office, and a gunroom. Grounds surrounding the lodge are immaculate with beautiful views of the surrounding country. Not far from the lodge is a drive through cleaning station with a walk-in cooler, a covered gun range, a large BBQ pavilion, a large barn, 3 homes for ranch staff, multiple small barns and workshops and 3 overhead grain silos. One of the biggest attributes to the property is a stellar deer breeding facility that houses an office, storage, working chutes, holding and operating rooms, and a bathroom all under one roof. The facility also has 24 outdoor pens with shelters, wind breaks and misting systems. Separately, there are 6 DMP pens that are currently being used for soft release. Scattered across the ranch are 5 pivots ranging in size from 10 to 75 acres. These are planted with alfalfa, oats and haygrazer and are utilized as food plots with the excess alfalfa being sold. A separate field is planted with milo for the birds. Lastly, the perimeter of the ranch is fenced with 8’ game fence and is traversed with miles of improved caliche roads. EQUIPMENT TO BE CONVEYED: Most furniture in the main lodge along with all of the deer blinds and feeders will convey with the sale. All owned minerals will also convey. The sellers believe they own minerals on the southern portion of the ranch. Buyers are advised to conduct their own research to determine the exact amount. The pipeline mentioned above does produce some monthly income to the ranch. WATER: Water on the ranch is tremendous as it boasts over 40 water wells. They range in production from 10 to 100 gallons per minute and supply water to the watering stations that cover the ranch, the 5 pivots, and they also fill the lake behind the main lodge. TERRAIN / HABITAT: Terrain on the ranch is extremely diverse. A rolling mountain range enters the property on the northwest corner and traverses the westernmost part of the ranch with the highest elevation being 2390’ above sea level. This elevation provides amazing views of the entire ranch and creek valleys below. The eastern portion of the ranch is beautiful bottom land with fertile loamy soils, big mesquite and native grasses and brush. In the creek bottoms you will find oaks, hackberry and other hardwoods. The southern portion of the ranch is amazing quail habitat with excellent soil, lots of native grasses, some cacti and excellent balance of cover to open spaces. Food plots are generously dispersed all over the ranch with some in hay grazer for enhancement of the already strong quail populations. WILDLIFE: Because the owners have been intensively managing and improving the population for over 10 years, the quality of wildlife on the property is second to none! The main focus has been on the deer herd, but improvements have had a tremendous positive impact on the health and numbers of the entire wildlife community. The overall goal has been to maintain a strong pasture herd with good age structure that produces multiple 200 inch deer year after year and they have succeeded! A population of approx. 600 (7 acres/1 deer) and a 1:1 buck to doe ratio has produced the desired result. Harvest and survey records can be made available to the serious buyer. In addition to the pastured deer, a number of bucks and does with possible offspring are being managed at the deer breeding facility with top-notch bloodlines. In a recent survey, the wildlife manager also observed 100 head of Axis deer, more than 30 coveys of quail, over 300 turkey and a phenomenal dove population. EASEMENTS: Easements on the property include electrical, pipeline, and any other of record. However, there is no easement through this property to access any other property. MINERALS: Minerals owned by seller if any will convey. The pipeline produces some monthly income to the ranch. The sellers believe they own minerals on the southern portion of the ranch. Buyers are advised to conduct their own research to determine the exact amount. This ranch is an absolute must see for the avid sportsman that desires a turnkey, established working ranch that supplies world class hunting. Call Anthony Simpson to schedule a private showing! (210) 854-6365 All information provided is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Real Estate buyers are hereby notified that real properties and its rights and amenities in the State of Texas are subject to many forces and impacts whether natural, those caused by man, or otherwise; including, but not limited to, drought or other weather related events, disease (e.g. Oak Wilt or Anthrax), invasive species, illegal trespassing, previous owner actions, neighbor actions and government actions. Prospective buyers of Texas real estate should investigate any concerns regarding a specific real property to their satisfaction. Buyers brokers must be identified on first contact, and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Simpson Ranches & Land, LLC, Broker. Simpson Ranches & Land, LLC reserves the right to require any or all interested buyer(s) of a particular property to provide proof of financial ability to purchase said property prior to the initial showing or any subsequent showing of the property. Simpson Ranches & Land, LLC also reserves the right to refuse to show a property to a potential buyer for any reason at Simpson Ranches & Land, LLCs sole and absolute discretion.
$5,433,300  •  3,881 acres
Rolling topography, surface water, large neighbors and vast expanses of native South Texas brushland! The Venado Ranch is an old fashion Webb County whitetail ranch with all native genetics, excellent mixed brush habitat and tons of topographic relief. The hilltops on the eastern portion of the ranch provide tremendous views and potential home sites. Originally part of the Walker Family land holdings of Webb County, this 3,881 acre tract was carved out by the current owners as the ranch they would put their stamp on. Heritage landowners border the property of which one is over 17,000 acres. Come see this great native country down the historic Welhausen Road. Location: The ranch is located in Webb County near Freer, Texas. It is approximately 7.1 miles South of Highway 59 traveling south out of Freer. The ranch has frontage on Welhausen Road, a county maintained road, and is approximately 12 miles north of Highway 359. The ranch is 30 minutes from Freer, 45 minutes from Laredo, 2.5 Hours from San Antonio and 1hr 45 minutes from Corpus Christi. Wildlife and Hunting: With 100% native genetics, prime mixed brush and tons of surface water on this nearly 4,000 acres, you have the key elements of a trophy whitetail ranch. The larger western portion of the ranch consists of roughly 2,600 acres of low fenced country while a 1,280 acre section was high fenced in 2017. At this time, no improved genetics have been placed inside the high fenced portion. Over the years, this ranch has been used as a family recreation property with the goals of maximizing the genetic potential of the whitetail herd. The largest buck known to have been taken in current ownership is 182”. The ranch is primed with new hunting blinds, feeders and widened roads. Other hunting opportunities include a booming population of blue quail, healthy numbers of bobwhite quail, javelina, hogs and predators. With 13 surface tanks located throughout the ranch you will have the opportunity to enjoy excellent traditional South Texas evening dove hunts over water. Some of these tanks are stocked with bass and catfish. Improvements: The Venado camp has basic improvements, with a barn, equipment shed, large overhead feed bin, cold storage, and quality pipe cattle pens. There are three mobile homes of which two are connected by a family room. Water: One of the main limiting factors in this portion of Webb County is water. Fortunately for this property, there are 13 very deep surface tanks that hold water year in and year out. In the current owners time, only 2 have gone dry in the worst droughts. Additionally there are two solar wells (one is in need of repair) and 1 windmill with depths of 180’-220’. Topography, Terrain and Habitat: The property has excellent relief with elevation changes from 643’ on the west end to the highest point at 763’ on the east. As you enter the property you will gradually rise into rolling gravelly hills with peaks looking back to Laredo and the brush country of Webb County. The ranches soils vary from Aquilares Sandy loam, Modlia Clay Loam, Tela Sandy Loam, Maverick-Catarina Complex and Montell Clay. The brush diversity is superb with desirable species such as Granjeno, Guajillo, Guayacon, Blackbrush acacia, Palo Verde, Lote bush and many other South Texas natives. Minerals: This is a surface only sale. The sellers own no minerals. Price: Asking $5,433,300 or $1,400/acre.
$8,799,000  •  2,514 acres
BEYER CROSSING RANCH: Big live water, working and recreational ranch with approx. 2,850 ft. of exceptional San Saba River frontage. Deep, wide stretch of water backed up by a natural dam with several small flowing water falls. Banks are lined with lots of native pecan trees. Balance of ranch is primarily gently rolling live oak & mesquite country with very little cedar. Fences are good and ranch is cross-fenced into 3 pastures. Small older house near river used as a hunting cabin. One working well with electric submersible pump & generator feed into large concrete storage tank. Electric service is near river and to older oil well near center of property. $3,500 per acre. LOCATION/ACCESS: Only 8 miles west of Menard, TX off Highway 190 and Bois D'Arc road (county). Roughly 2 hours from Austin, 2 hours from San Antonio, 3 hours from Midland or 4 hours from Dallas/Ft. Worth. Majority of the ranch is very accessible with Parrish Rd (private) traversing across north end of property parallel to river while main pasture road runs the length of the ranch. Several smaller roads branch off or loop around to blinds, feeders, wells, etc. LAND: Beyer Crossing Ranch has great variety and topography ranging from park-like pecan bottoms along the river, to former cultivated fields and up to rockier soils and ridges in the span of a 200 ft. elevation change. Lots of big live oak timber, scattered mesquite, brush cover and very little cedar leaving open lanes and pockets of native grasses/range land. Topo drops back down off elevation on the south end and into a wet weather draw. Fields Creek crosses property near river while Bois D'Arc creek clips the SE portion. WATER: 2,850 feet of San Saba River front to enjoy for camping, swimming, fishing, kayaking, floating or just sittin' in. 3 windmill wells, only one working as it's equipped with submersible pump and feeds into large storage tank and water trough. Depths from nearby well logs show groundwater level at 40 feet near river and over 200 feet down near more elevated south portion. IMPROVEMENTS: Older homestead, windmill and tank house right off county road currently used for hunting cabin or base camp. Ranch is barb-wire perimeter and cross fenced (good to newer) into 3 pastures. Electric on property near hunting camp and at an oil well near center-east boundary of the ranch. Decent set of working pens for cattle with a fenced push lane. MINERALS/TITLE: New survey has been ordered and it is believed that seller owns all of the mineral title/interest which are negotiable.
Contact for Price  •  2,350 acres
This ±2,350 acre high fenced ranch for sale just north of Eden, Texas, is heavily stocked with a spectacular array of species from the African plains, Asia, India, and Europe, as well as North American species of trophy big game. The spectacular range of exotics on Lucky 7 Ranch in Concho County, Texas, sets the bar high for turn-key hunting ranches. With revenue generating animals and infrastructure in place, this property is ready now for some of the best exotics hunting in the state. Near the center of Concho County, Lucky 7 is just six minutes north of Eden and just over 30 minutes from the college town of San Angelo with its municipal airport and daily commercial flights. Drive times to San Antonio and Austin are under three hours and the DFW Metroplex is just over three hours. The ranch has almost two miles of frontage, including the ranch’s main entrance, on US Highway 83. This land has diverse topography, with great views high on the western edge of the property down 150 feet to rolling bottom land with tillable soil and multiple existing food plots along wet weather Mustang Creek. Diverse and nutritious high protein brush is available to the wildlife in generous amounts across the ranch, along with heavily wooded areas of mesquite, cedar, and live oaks providing excellent cover. Lucky 7 has 13 large stock ponds across the ranch to provide year round water for the animals. Municipal water supplies the lodge and headquarters, and the pasture along the highway. The ranch has miles of interior roads that are well maintained and provide easy access to most of the ranch. The amazing collection of exotics on Lucky 7 Ranch have been valued at around two and a quarter million dollars and they convey with the sale. Income from these animals comes from hunting, breeding, and selling stock to other ranches. Purchasing all of the exotics is negotiable. African species in the collection include blesbok, gemsbok, Scimitar horned oryx, Cape buffalo, wildebeest, zebra, addax, lechwe, warthog, aoudad, and eland. Asian species include barasingha, nilgai, Blackbuck antelope, and Axis, Père David’s, and Sika deer. European deer species include Red and Fallow. North American exotics include elk and bison, plus native Whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, and hogs. Sheep and goat species on the ranch are red, mouflon, transcaspian, and Texas dahl sheep, with ibex, markhor, aoudad, tahr, and cordova goats. The main lodge and satellite cabins of Lucky 7 Ranch comfortably sleep over 20 guests. The main lodge is just under 3,000 square feet with five bedrooms and four bathrooms. There is a commercial grade kitchen and a large, beautifully outfitted common area for entertaining guests and relaxing between hunts. There is a walk-in cooler, skinning rack, and an inviting covered common area with outdoor cooking facilities and a nearby fire pit. An additional two bedroom, two bathroom cabin can sleep up to six guests. There are multiple feed and storage barns and three sets of working pens. This massive exotics hunting ranch is an exceptional opportunity for the savvy ranch buyer or investor. This operation brings together all the essential elements for a singular attraction with multiple revenue streams from the impressive animal stock already in place. Adventure awaits at Lucky 7 Ranch. Shown by appointment only with Texas Ranch Sales LLC. Buyers brokers must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Texas Ranch Sales, LLC.
$15,350,000  •  2,275 acres
Dripstone Ranch is uniquely located in the geographic transition area between the rugged Hill Country Balcones Fault, the Chihuahuan Desert, and the topography of the South Texas Brush Country. Ranching and nature come together here, with areas of wildlife habitat and river, combined with agricultural areas designed into improved pastures, amazing ranch infrastructure, and the famous karst limestone caves found on the ranch.
$11,640,100  •  2,086 acres
We like this Hill Country ranch a lot! The Seco Springs Ranch, a headwaters ranch, is situated in its own series of secluded valleys and surrounding mountains in Bandera County, Texas, between Tarpley and Utopia. The property offers privacy, extensive live water, a large lake, productive valleys, excellent wildlife habitat, exceptional topography, forever views, a good road system, a ranch headquarters and a spectacular historical main home. This ranch is the personification of the true Texas Hill Country. Location: The entrance is at the end of Seco Springs Ranch Road approximately 2.7 driving miles off of paved highway FM 470. The ranch is 13 driving miles from Tarpley and 11 driving miles from Utopia. The property is only 79 driving miles (1.5 hour drive time!) from the San Antonio International Airport. Water: Seco Creek, affectionately know in the area as “The Seco”, has its beginnings with the water emanating from the many springs on the ranch. The springs and seeps on the ranch produce precious flows year-round and result in several miles of streams and creeks including incredible small ponds and a lake on the ranch. There is one significant developed water feature, a lake of about 2.5 - 3 acres, depending on rainfall. In addition, there are multiple smaller natural and developed water features across the ranch. The ranch has 3 water wells with two electric submersibles servicing the main home and headquarters and a second being a windmill. Topography, Rangeland and Habitat: This scenic Hill Country ranch has nearly 600’ of topographical relief with a high point approximately 2,222 feet above sea level. The ranch is situated in the Seco Springs valley with multiple canyons and drainages feeding into it. The valleys are fertile bottomland with majestic trees and deep rooted grasses bounded by extensive ridges, hills and canyons. This diversity along with the riparian areas along the Seco and its tributaries offer extraordinarily productive habitat. Typical of this part of the Hill Country, the habitat includes oak juniper woodlands with incredible tree diversity including live oak, spanish oak, shin oak, lacey oak, Texas Madrone, big tooth maple, cypress, pecan, cherry, redbud, walnut and ashe juniper. Additionally, diverse brush species, succulents and grasses also provide excellent habitat for wildlife. Juniper management has been in place on the ranch for years in the valleys, lower hillsides and some ridge tops; enhancing range conditions, habitat and spring flows. Agriculture: The ranch is set up for grazing livestock but is currently resting its pastures as part of its overall management plan. Ranch has adequate cross fencing, working pens, traps, corrals and barns for livestock and ranch management. Wildlife, Hunting and Fishing: This high fenced ranch is home to thriving populations of managed white-tailed deer, turkey, dove, some quail, seasonal waterfowl and varmints plus exotics including sika deer, axis deer, fallow deer, blackbuck antelope, aoudad and feral hogs. In addition, this area of Texas is a known destination for birdwatchers! Eleven deer stands with electric feeders and hog fencing around each feeder. The water features on the ranch offer extensive fishing opportunities whether you enjoy a cane pole, spinning/baitcasting rig or a fly rod. Many landowners in this area stock some of their ponds seasonal with freshwater trout for added fishing opportunity. Improvements: Main Home: Secluded in the center of the ranch overlooking the large lake is the main home that is perfect for large gatherings and entertaining. The home has seven bedrooms, a spacious living area with a large fireplace and cathedral ceilings. The home has a rustic feel but has all the modern conveniences with kitchen and bathrooms having been recently updated. There is a two car covered garage near the main home as well. Headquarters: The headquarters area includes the 3 bedroom manager’s home, a ranch hand house and a bunkhouse. In addition, the headquarters area includes several barns, stables, a tack room and a small office. Road Infrastructure: The accessibility and usability of the ranch is greatly enhanced by an extensive road system that provides access to all quadrants of the ranch. Electricity: Electricity is in place with existing service to several areas of the ranch. Area Attractions: A quick drive from the ranch is the quaint community of Tarpley with a music venue and “Mac and Ernie’s”, known across Texas and beyond for serving up some of the finest gourmet cuisine to be found…on paper plates! A short distance to the southwest is Utopia, Texas, with several restaurants and stores, including the Lost Maples Cafe and The Laurel Tree, another famous destination dining venue. Other: The ranch is appraised for ad valorem taxes under 1D1-Ag/Wildlife Management valuation on its open space. Pricing: Asking Price is $11,640,100 (or $5,580/acre) This property is being offered under an exclusive co-brokerage agreement with Jon Busbee, Broker at Busbee Ranch Sales. 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$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  •  1,933 acres
PROPERTY SPECS Total Acres: 1,933± Water: Lake, Ponds, Creek, Water Wells, Irrigation Wells County: Zavala Nearest City: Carrizo Springs Distance: 20 Minutes Features: 9BR/5.5BA Hunting Lodge 3 Suite Guest Hotel 5BR/5BA Main House Giant Lake Many Stock Tanks Both Sides of Chacon Creek 2 Irrigation Wells 2 Domestic Water Wells Some Minerals/No Production Huge Barn/Workshop Rifle/Pistol Range Level III MLD Game Managed Giant Whitetails Electric Gated Paved Access
Contact for Price  •  1,694 acres
PROPERTY SPECS Total Acres: 1,694± Water: Creeks & Pond County: Kerr Nearest City: Kerrville Distance: Minutes Features: New Lake Game-fenced Small cabin
Contact for Price  •  1,689 acres
Seco Creek Ranch is a 1,689± acre premier hunting ranch for sale in Medina County, Texas. This is a turn-key recreational, hunting, or cattle ranch with multiple improvements, abundant wildlife, and ample water. The main ranch entrance is from FM 2200, 10 miles south of D’Hanis, 20 miles from I-35, and about an hour from San Antonio. The topography of this ranch varies from steep to rolling, with good soils supporting an extraordinary variety of high protein brush species and thick improved grasses on the higher elevations, to the expansive clays which support the hardwoods and water-tolerant conifers. The ranch is 60% native brush, 20% pastures, and 20% farmland. There are four water wells on the ranch including an Edwards well and three domestic wells. There are several large food plots and an expansive garden of native flora. Seco Creek Ranch has three well-maintained lakes of over an acre in size and three ponds producing large bass, catfish, and perch. Several wet weather creeks traverse the ranch including Seco Creek and Little Seco Creek. The Edwards well pipes water to a large earthen reservoir where it then flows by gravity through underground pipes to all the lakes, ponds and water troughs. There are two irrigated 100± acre coastal fields with Valley pivots. Careful attention to wildlife preservation on this high fenced ranch has created an unparalleled wildlife sanctuary affording nesting and wintering habitat for birds rarely found away from a river. Buntings, Warblers, Orioles, Green Kingfisher, Sandhill Crane, and Tanagers are noted here seasonally. Many species of woodpeckers, vireos, wrens, swallows, sparrows, hawks, owls, and other varieties are seen throughout the year. There are resident swans that nest and live on the lakes of the ranch. Native wildlife and game include whitetail deer, axis deer, blackbuck, dove, quail, and flocks of turkey. Whitetail deer of improved genetics have been released on the ranch and a list of releases is available upon request. The ranch features five hunting blinds, ten corn feeders and fifteen protein feeders scattered throughout the ranch. There are two deer breeding pens on the ranch. A sunflower field attracts countless doves, making for an unbelievable bird hunting season. An all-weather blacktop road extends from the ranch entrance to the main house, hunting lodge, and throughout the property. The stucco and rock main house consist of five bedrooms, three bathrooms, two living areas, and a kitchen. There is a covered parking area and exterior patios wrapping around two sides of the house. The home is built on an elevated plateau overlooking manicured pastures and pristine countryside. The Western styled hunting lodge, remodeled in 2012, has approximately 5,284 square feet with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is also a foreman’s home with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, a guest house, and several storage out-buildings. There are four metal barns ranging in size from 1,000± to 6,000± square feet. Shown by appointment only with Texas Ranch Sales LLC. Buyers brokers must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Texas Ranch Sales, LLC.