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Hidden Lake Ranch | Leon County

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Hidden Lake Ranch | Leon County

Posted on: September 21st, 2021

HIDDEN LAKE RANCH

LOCATION:
Hidden Lake Ranch is a beautiful +/- 86 acre property located the Southwestern quadrant of Leon County. The ranch sits only 8 miles west Interstate-45 and is nestled between the communities of Centerville and Madisonville. Houston & Dallas can both be reached in hour-half and Bryan/College Station can be reached in 40 minutes.

SUMMARY:
The Hidden Lake Ranch is the ultimate recreational paradise equipped with exceptional improvements & endless opportunity. The property features a secluded hilltop-cabin which overlooks a beautiful 8 +/- acre private lake. The private lake offers numerous recreational opportunities including trophy bass fishing, superb duck hunting and excellent deer hunting. The land is primarily wooded and offers beautiful elevation change, numerous creeks, trails, and excellent cover for wildlife and deer. The land has been impressively maintained for many many years and would make for an awesome family retreat or country getaway.

LAND & TERRAIN:
The land offers great diversity including numerous creeks, beautiful hardwoods, superb elevation change, awesome seclusion and multiple hilltops with private lakefront views. The property is predominantly wooded with numerous oak species including post oak, water oak, natural standing pine and blackjack oak. The property offers a wide variety of underbrush & cover providing adequate resources for wildlife & game. In addition, the ranch has been well maintained for many years with numerous improvements to the land including brush clearings and underbrush management. The property has various trails, roads and clearings that provide good interior access as well as ideal hunting blind locations for wildlife.

WILDLIFE & HUNTING:
Wildlife consist of Whitetail Deer, Waterfowl, Feral Hog, Dove, Grey Squirrel and Rabbit. There are numerous varmints and other types of non-game species throughout. The ranch offers various clearings, lanes, trails and potential feeder locations for hunting and wildlife. The +/-8 acre lake provides great waterfowl hunting and trophy bass fishing opportunities. The property has had very little hunting pressure and was never utilized to deer hunt. The land offers a variety of mature standing hardwoods which make for the perfect archery setup or hunting blind locations.

SURFACE WATER:
The scenic 8 +/- acre lake is stocked with trophy large mouth bass, crappie and bluegill. The owners have managed the fishery by culling smaller bass to produce trophy bass. Additional food sources & forage supplements were introduced to the lake including thread fin shad, crawfish and floating fish feed. In dry times, the lake water level can be supported through the use of a water well that is piped into the lake.

IMPROVEMENTS:
There is nice comfortable 2bed/2bath homestead located on the property. The home can sleep up to 6-8 people comfortably and features a nice kitchen, washer/dryer, 2 bathrooms with showers and a spacious sun room overlooking the beautiful lake. The home is well off the main access road providing ideal seclusion and privacy making for a the perfect family retreat or sportsman getaway.
-Cozy 2 bed/ 2 bath homestead
-spacious sun room
-2 water wells
-Electric on site
-great cell reception
-6 car garage/shop – currently utilized for storage (Approx. 60x 30)

ACCESS & LOCATION
From the birds eye, the property is located only half-a-mile west off FM-39 SW of Flynn. Property is accessed by a 30 wide recorded easement. Contact agent for more information and to arrange access.

TAXES & AG EXEMPT
The ranch is Ag Exempt

NOTE
Texas law requires all real estate licensees to give the following Information About Brokerage Services: trec.state.tx.us/pdf/contracts/OP-K.pdf
All properties are shown by appointment with Swope & Young Land Company. Buyer’s Brokers must be identified on first contact and must accompany client or customer on first showing to participate in compensation.

Woodhaven Ranch

Posted on: July 21st, 2021

LOCATION:
Woodhaven Ranch is an impressive +/-268 acre property located 4 miles northeast of Blum and 12 miles south of Cleburne. Forth Worth & Dallas can be reached in less than an hour, and the ranch is only 10 miles from Interstate-35 . The ranch is easily accessible with paved frontage on Farm To Market 2488.

SUMMARY:
Seldom seen, & few and far between, best describes the Woodhaven Ranch. Heavily wooded tracts of this nature with its location are hard to come by. With optimal proximity to both Dallas and Forth Worth, Woodhaven Ranch is one of a kind! The ranch encompasses beautiful landscapes, exceptional topography, dense hardwoods, numerous stock tanks & superb wildlife habitat! The property features a secluded & well maintained cabin that’s ready for use, making for the perfect sportsman getaway or family retreat.

LAND & TERRAIN
The land offers tons of diversity including numerous creeks & hardwood bottoms, great elevation change, seclusion and multiple hilltop views. The ranch is predominantly wooded with numerous oak species including Post Oak, Water Oak and Blackjack Oak. The property offers a wide variety of underbrush & cover providing adequate resources for wildlife & game. In addition, the ranch has various wooded creek bottoms and blocks of timber that provide great wildlife habitat.

WILDLIFE & HUNTING:
Woodhaven Ranch offers tremendous amount of wildlife habitat/resources and is home to numerous species including Whitetail Deer, Feral-Hogs, Dove, Turkey and other non-game species. The property has been in the family for many many years but has had very little hunting pressure. No signs of old feeders & blinds locations, but plenty of evidence of tracts and game-trails. The land provides great locations for archery stands and box blind. The flat creek bottoms are lined with a variety of mature standing hardwoods offering great locations to archery hunt.

SURFACE WATER
There is a total 6 ponds on the property with the largest being over an acre in size. These would make for great fishing holes or recreational ponds. There are numerous all-weather creeks traversing through the property as well.

IMPROVEMENTS
There is nice 2 story cabin towards the front portion of the property. The cabin can sleep up to 4-6 and features a nice kitchen, bathrooms, screened porch, window HVAC units and wood flooring. The cabin is setback well off the main road providing ideal seclusion and privacy making for a the perfect family retreat or sportsman getaway.

-Cozy two story cabin 2-bed/2-bath
-M.U.D water w/ meter onsite
-Water well
-Electric on site
+/- 60×40 metal barn
– Paved FM Rd frontage

ROADS & FENCING
The ranch has almost 1,000 feet of paved FM Road frontage and is perimeter fenced. The roads and trails within the property allow good access to the interior of the ranch.

TAXES & AG EXEMPT
The ranch is Ag Exempt and is currently used for cattle/grazing.

Mathis Ranch

Posted on: July 21st, 2021

LOCATION
The Mathis Ranch is a beautiful +/- 112 acre property equipped with outstanding improvements & endless opportunity. Nestled in southwestern portion of Houston County, The Mathis Ranch fronts both FM-230 & CR3495 and is located 7 miles southwest of Lovelady and 20 miles east of Interstate 45 & Madisonville.

IMPROVEMENTS

Upon entering this spectacular property you are greeted with nice pipe fencing and a gated paved entry, which leads to the beautiful +/-3,100 square-foot distinguished country estate. The two story homestead has been well manicured and offers a combination of Southern charm & traditional updates. Remarkable curb appeal boast large mature trees, iconic columns, and well-manicured landscapes. The versatile floorplan offers an immense living area, formal dining room, master suite and two secondary bedrooms. The kitchen is spacious and yet cozy creating inviting spot for family and friends to gather in comfort and take part in preparation & enjoyment of the meals created. This would be a great family retreat or permanent residence.

3 bed 4 bath homestead
Detached garage
100×80 Metal Barn with working pens
80×30 equipment barn
shop/storage room
Co-op Water
Water well
Electricity
Paved FM road frontage
Paved driveway
+/-4500 ft. of road frontage

TERRAIN & LAND
The ranch offers diversity with lush rolling topography and large scattered oaks. There are numerous established pastures throughout the property providing good grazing opportunities, yielding hundreds of quality bales per year. There is a wet weather creek towards the back portion of the property lined with dense hardwoods providing good habitat for wildlife & game.

WILDLIFE & HUNTING:
-wildlife consist of whitetail deer, waterfowl, feral hog, dove, grey squirrel and rabbit. There are numerous varmints and other types of non-game species throughout.

SURFACE WATER:
2 stocked tanks and one wet weather creek

ROAD FRONTAGE/ACCESS
The ranch has over 4,600 feet of FM & CR frontage! There are two access gates. The main gate is off FM-230 and the back gate is located off CR-3495 .

FENCING
The property is perimeter fenced and cross fenced and is in good shape.

AG EXEMPTION
The property is Ag Exempt and is currently being used for cattle/grazing.

Wixon Valley Farms

Posted on: June 25th, 2021

Rare acreage opportunity minutes from Bryan/College Station & Texas A&M University! This impressive +/-67 acre tract is the perfect multi-use property with awesome hunting and recreational opportunities, grazing opportunities & numerous locations to build your dream home. The property offers paved road frontage, rolling hills with beautiful views, electricity & a city water along the road. The land consists of a healthy blend of both hardwood areas and plush pastures. The wooded areas offer good cover for wildlife as well as seclusion & privacy for country living. There are multiple stock tanks towards the front of the property and a creek traversing along the back of the property. This diverse tract has unlimited recreation potential with great homesite locations and would make for a great investment property with awesome proximity to Texas A&M University.

Oak Creek Ranch

Posted on: April 27th, 2021

200 acre sportsmans paradise loaded with wildlife minutes from Hwy 6. The property is located just outside of Calvert and is only 30-40 minutes from Bryan/College Station & Texas A&M University.

The Oak Creek Ranch is the perfect outdoorsman getaway with endless opportunity. The property boast multiple creeks and has one stock tank towards the front of the property. The secluded acreage has a wonderful mix of native pastures & nice blend of hardwood areas. As mentioned, there is a good stand of hardwood timber throughout the property providing excellent cover for wildlife and deer. The property has not been hunted or pressured in years. The property is perimeter fenced and is easily accessible. The property offers 2 gated entrances and has approx. 2,700 feet of paved road frontage.

LOCATION:
This Robertson County ranch is located off Wildcat Bridet Rd just 1 mile west of Calvert/Hwy 6.

WILDLIFE:
The property offers numerous wildlife including Whitetail Deer, Feral-Hogs, Dove, and other non-game species. There are numerous game & trails throughout the property. The land provides great locations for archery stands and box blind.

WATER:
There is one stocked tank and an all weather creek that runs through the middle of the property.

UTILITIES:
Electric on site

FENCING:
Property is perimeter fenced & has two gated entrances.

Other:
Currently Ag Exempt. There are no known pipelines running through the property.

+/- 86 acres minutes from Texas A&M University

Posted on: April 19th, 2021

Rare opportunity to own significant acreage in the heart of Brazos County. Located between Old Reliance Rd. and Hwy 21 this tract offers easy access to every part of Bryan/College Station. This beautiful tract has been in the same family for almost 100 years. It offers approximately 1500 ft. of paved road frontage with a nice mix of wooded and open areas. Wickson Creek borders the southern portion of the land offering both a wildlife habitat and privacy. The property has both perimeter and cross fencing, stock tanks, all weather creek, improved pastures, and Wickson Water along Andert Rd which services the main house. Wildlife includes Whitetail deer, dove, waterfowl, and feral hogs. The owner is an avid hunter who has taken special care to keep this a Whitetail Deer sanctuary. Upon entering the front gate you’ll follow a private driveway along the tree line to find the 1,800 sf. home. The home features 3 bedrooms & 2 baths, a nice sized living room open to the kitchen and dining area along with an additional room that makes for a great office or hobby room. Next to the home is a great 62′ X 30′ shop/outbuilding/garage with a 1/2 bath, power, and water. This is a very desirable tract with multiple uses that can be enjoyed for generations to come!

LOCATION:
Andert Rd. approximately 1.2 miles from Hwy 21 and 6 miles from Hwy 6. Approximately 1500′ of paved road frontage.
Terrain:
The property is 65% open 35% wooded with numerous oak species including Post Oak, Water Oak and Live Oak. The land offers sloped topography with a wet weather creek making for perfect wildlife habitat.

WILDLIFE:
The property offers numerous wildlife including Whitetail Deer, Feral-Hogs, Dove, Turkey and other non-game species. There are numerous game & trails throughout the property. The land provides great locations for archery stands and box blind.

WATER:
There are 2 stocked tanks and an all weather creek that runs through the southern border of the property.

IMPROVEMENTS:
There is an 1,800 sf. home, 62′ X 30′ shop (with 1/2 bath) and outbuilding.

UTILITIES:
The main home is on Wickson Water. BTU is the electric provider.

MINERALS:
Surface only.

FENCING:
Perimeter fencing and cross-fencing. Two gated entrances.

Other:
Currently Ag Exempt. There are no known pipelines running through the property.

Additional acreage available.

+/-249 acres in Milam County, Texas

Posted on: February 23rd, 2021

DESCRIPTION
Unique opportunity to own +/-249 acres of highly productive farmland with miles of FM road frontage. The property is located in Milam County and is approximately 7 miles northwest of Cameron and roughly 25 miles east of Interstate-35 Temple. With nearly 2 miles of FM Road Frontage, this tract could be easily be subdivided making for a great investment property. The farm consist of approximately +/-170 acres of fertile cropland and approximately +/- 80 acres of improved pastures for livestock. The terrain consist of gently rolling hills offering some beautiful views. There are 3 nice stock tanks and one creek that traverses through the property. There is a 6″ waterline and power along FM 485 and a 3″ waterline along FM 2269.

SURFACE WATER
There are 3 stock tanks & one creek that traverses through the property.

UTILITIES
There is a waterline along FM 485 (6″ line) and FM 2269 (3″ line) and power along FM 485. North Milam Water Supply is the water provider.

IMPROVEMENTS
There are two old barns on the property.

WILDLIFE
The farmland attracts a fair amount of dove, but if planted for that purpose would attract even a higher number of dove. There are some small wooded areas along some of the fence lines providing cover for wildlife. During the winter months the tanks are filled with migrating Waterfowl. Wildlife includes whitetail deer, dove and waterfowl.

VEGETATION & CROPS
+/-170 acres is being cultivated for dry cropland, primarily corn.

SOILS & DRAINAGE
The farmland has a mostly class 2 Houston Black clay, very suitable for farming. There are also numerous drainages/water ways throughout the property.

TAXES
$1997.55 (Ag Exempt)

Remarkable East Texas Ranch Loaded with Wildlife

Posted on: November 13th, 2020

The BGT Ranch is an impressive 315 acre property tucked in the beautiful rolling hills of East Texas. The ranch is located halfway between Houston and Dallas & is located minutes from the Palestine & Buffalo communities. The property encompasses a remarkable hilltop home with beautiful views surrounded by tall hardwoods and plush pastures. Other improvements include separate guest quarters perfect for family gatherings & entertaining, horse stalls, equipment barn and much more. The ranch has over 5,000 feet of paved County Road frontage and is perimeter fenced and as well as cross-fenced for rotational grazing opportunities. The roads and trails within the property allow good access to the interior of the ranch. The land offers tons of diversity including creeks, great elevation change, improved pastures, natural standing pines & mature hardwoods. The property has outstanding hunting opportunities with great wildlife habitat including wooded creek bottoms and numerous flooded timber areas. These flat creek bottoms are loaded with wildlife and offer unlimited supply of resources for trophy whitetail & migratory waterfowl. The balance of the acreage is composed of a healthy blend of pines & other hardwood species along with nice pasture areas for grazing opportunities & future food plot locations. This is a one of a kind property and perfect opportunity to own a turn-key ranch genuinely unlike any other

LOCATION:
The Ranch is located in central quadrant of Anderson County minutes from the community of Palestine. The ranch is located on CR-2904 which is just 4 miles west of Hwy 79 down FM-645 towards Tennessee Colony. The ranch is approximately 1hour 30min from Dallas & Bryan/College Station and 2 hours from Houston.

SURFACE WATER:
Town Creek flows through the eastern boundary of the property with approximately 2.0 miles of frontage. The creek is backed up in some locations creating some small tanks and holding areas. There are 2 additional draws or tributaries that flow into Town Creek and one small spring that feeds one of the marsh areas on the ranch. There are multiple ponds & tanks scattered throughout the property. All of them seem to hold fish varying from crappie, bass, catfish and bluegill. There are also numerous bottoms areas and flooded timber along Town Creek that make for some excellent duck hunting opportunities.

RECREATION/HUNTING:
This ranch is well suited for the avid outdoors-man, equestrian enthusiast, hunter or gentleman rancher. With an abundance of trails for riding horses, great duck hunting in one of the many ponds or creek bottom areas, and excellent cover for wildlife and deer. Game such as whitetail deer, feral hogs and waterfowl are common. The owners have seen plenty of migratory waterfowl on the ranch as the property lies roughly one mile north of Big Lake Bottom WMA & Trinity River. Mallards and Wooduck feed among the abundant acorns during the fall and winter months.

LAND:
The land is approximately +/-315 acres and has a wonderful mix of improved pastures, native pastures and wooded areas. The property is perimeter fenced and has cross fencing throughout numerous pastures for rotational grazing opportunities. As mentioned above, the land & terrain offer tons of diversity throughout including great elevation change, gentle rolling hills, and flat topography. There is a good stand of natural pine and hardwood timber blended within the rolling topography. In addition, the ranch has various wooded creek bottoms and blocks of timber that provide great wildlife habitat. Average of 150 round bales per year on 2 cuttings.

MAIN HOME:
2,166 Square Feet
Built in 2012
3 bedrooms & 2 1/2 Bathrooms
Community water
Outdoor kitchen
2 HAVC systems
2 water heaters
Granite counter-tops
Hardwood and tile flooring
Stainless Appliances

RANCH IMPROVEMENTS:
3 outbuildings which includes one 6 stall horse barn
Water well feeding outbuildings
Horse walker with power
2 field line septic tanks
3 bedroom/2 bathroom guest house

Immaculate Ranch 10 Minutes From College Station

Posted on: October 10th, 2020

Stunning 63 acre ranch located only 10 minutes from Texas A&M! This tract combines the conveniences of town with the quiet surroundings of the countryside. Secluded towards the back of the land sits this builders personal home. No expense was spared including all shiplap walls, pine flooring, exposed beam ceilings, stainless appliances, double oven, warming drawer, granite countertops throughout, oversized laundry room, & an insulated 3+ car garage. The back porch includes a rock fireplace & great views of the surrounding land. Other improvements include a 720 sf. 1 bed/1 bath bunkhouse, 24X32 barn w/ 2 roll up doors, bathroom, and covered working pens. The land features a 25 ft. deep stock tank w/ dock, one additional tank, improved pastures with Tifton 85 & sandy loam soil, recently done perimeter and cross fencing, Wickson Water to the home, and additional water well supplying water to all the pastures. Come see everything this immaculate property has to offer. Additional 30 acres available for purchase.

+/- 50 Acres 15 Minutes From Kyle Field

Posted on: August 21st, 2020

Located in eastern Burleson County only 17 miles from Texas A&M, sits this gorgeous 50 acre ranchette. The Post Oak Ranch encompasses a 2,500/ SF Mariott custom built home with 3 bed and 3 baths, 24×60 metal building, an equipment barn, two stock tanks, and an additional metal building. Inside this immaculate and well-kept home, you will find wood look tile flooring, granite counter tops, wet bar, and a three car garage. Overlooking the front stock tank outside is a great entertaining area featuring a covered patio. The insulated barn/shop has three roll up doors, full bathroom, and AC. The land features rolling terrain with manicured pastures, perimeter fencing, an additional stock tank, equipment barn, and scattered trees offering shade for cattle & wildlife. This is truly a rare property that has everything you’re looking for including a turn-key set up and highly desirable location. No detail was missed or expense spared when the owners built on this property. Everything including underground power to the home, buried propane tank, oversized 12×20 well house for more storage, and a water heater for the shop bathroom has been done to create a wonderful homestead. Schedule your showing today as properties like The Post Oak Ranch do not hit the market often!