The 600 acre ranch is located between College Station & Huntsville and is approximately 5 miles north of HWY-30 Roans Prairie. The ranch is located 30 miles west of I-45 and is roughly halfway between Houston and Dallas. College Station can be reached in 30 minutes and Houston can be reached in a little over an hour.
TERRAIN & TOPOGRAPHY
The land and terrain offer great diversity throughout. The combination of the old-growth hardwood forest and native grasses offer a well balanced ranch that is well suited for both livestock and recreation. The ranch has a high point of ~400 feet above sea level and a low of ~320 feet above sea level and offers some incredible views of the rolling topography.
Surface water is abundant throughout the ranch. One of the highlights is the 4+/-acre spring fed lake located at the western portion of the ranch. For the avid outdoorsman, the lake offers some fantastic waterfowl and fishing opportunities. Over half a mile of Mooring Creeks traverses through the eastern portion of the ranch along with multiple wet-weather creeks, springs and tributaries throughout. Additional water features include 4 tanks stocked with bass and bluegill. The ranch serves the owners and guests with year-round recreation and provides some incredible views from the ranch house.
The property is a quality combination ranch offering a private getaway and an excellent ranch to hunt, farm and spend time with family and friends. The main ranch house is a 4-bedroom, 2 bathroom ranch-style home that sits on the edge of your very own hardwood forest on the highest point of the property overlooking rolling pastures and two stock tanks. Walk into a recently remodeled 2,534 sf. home with extensive natural lighting and wood look tile floors throughout. The main living room has three large picture windows overlooking your gorgeous property and flows nicely into your dining area and large galley kitchen. Other features include stainless steel appliances, ample storage, floating shelves, and a serving counter by the dining area that keeps the space open and airy. Just past the kitchen you'll find a cozy family room with a stately, curved, wood burning fireplace and another large picture window with incredible views. Continue on through the house and you'll find a master suite, complete with an en-suite bathroom, closet, built-in storage, and a massive walk-in shower. The additional 3 bedrooms have ample closet space, large windows, and share a spacious bathroom with a tub-shower. The space inside for entertaining is endless and continues outside to a covered patio and a custom deck with seating, built around a massive hardwood. Continuing around the side of the house you'll find an enormous barn and adjoining stable for livestock and/or storage.
HUNTING & WILDLIFE
The ranch is situated in a scenic, quiet part of Grimes County where wildlife abounds. The ranch is high fenced and offers a 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 managed with Quality Deer Management principles and is turn-key for the new owners to enjoy this coming fall. This is evident when
touring the property as you'll find some of the most preferred native forage across the ranch.
-Electricity is provided by Entergy
-Water is provided by a well
Property Map / Directions
Please contact listing broker for directions at 979-314-1400.
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.