The Blackwater Ranch, located in east central Texas, is a prime example of predominantly natural woodlands forest, exhibiting a mix of Post Oak and east Texas habitats. Conveniently located halfway between Houston and Dallas, The Blackwater Ranch makes for the perfect outdoorsman get-away. The 597+/- acre ranch offers a variety of habitat & terrain including spring fed lakes, free flowing creeks, great topography and numerous bottomland hardwood areas. Wildlife includes whitetail deer, waterfowl, feral hog, varmints, and alligator. When driving the property, you will witness extensive signs of wildlife habitat including 10 +/- acre lake, multiple duck sloughs & roosts, and numerous food plot locations. The tract offers great opportunities for commercial and private hunting activities. The ranch has approximately three miles of road frontage & is easily accessible from either Hwy 7 or FM 811. The Blackwater Ranch exhibits a turnkey & newly renovated hunting camp, and two new metal buildings with power and water. This is a one-of-a-kind recreational paradise!
The property is located in the eastern portion of Leon County, approximately 10 miles east of Centerville off HWY 7E. The ranch entrance is located off of CR 147.
HABITAT & TOPOGRAPHY:
-over 120 of elevation changes
-predominantly natural woodland forest & hardwood bottoms
-tree species include Willow Oak, Water Oak, Overcup Oak, Post Oak, American Elm, Pine, a few cedars and others
-major understory species include flowering dogwood, yaupon, dewberry, greenbriar, and many other shrubs
WILDLIFE & HUNTING:
-wildlife consist of Whitetail Deer, Waterfowl, Feral Hog, Dove, Turkey, Grey Squirrel, alligator, and swamp rabbit. There are numerous varmints and types of non-game species throughout
-numerous clearings, lanes, roads and feeder locations for big game hunting and the 10 +/- acre lake provides great waterfowl and bass fishing opportunities
-Multiple spring fed creeks and sloughs
-(+/-) 10 acre lake
-(+/-) 3 acre lake
-Two artesian wells
-1 bed/1 bath cabin with kitchen and living area
-2 bed/1 bath cabin with kitchen and living area
-2 metal buildings with power and water
55 X 50 with covered overhang
70 X 30 with two covered overhangs and deer cleaning station
-2 water wells
-2 artesian wells
-3 spring fed creeks
-Approximately 3 miles of road frontage
The entire tract is perimeter fenced and is easily accessible with 7 gates strategically located along the 3 miles of county road that fronts this tract. The owner has purposely made this a low-pressure hunting area and keeps both protein and corn feeders year round.