TEXAS ALLIANCE of LAND BROKERS

Casa Blanca on Baffin Bay

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by Davidson Charles

The Horlock Estate is a secluded private retreat located on the north shore of Baffin Bay, near Riviera, Texas. It is located minutes from the historic King and Kenedy Ranches and the very well known Kings Inn Restaurant. With 2,200 feet of shoreline, the property is perfectly located in one of the best fishing spots on the Gulf Coast. Baffin Bay is renown for huge redfish, black drum, flounder, and trophy trout. The property boast first-class improvements that a person must see to truly appreciate all they have to offer.

The improvements include a main lodge or home, a guest house, a 500-foot lighted pier, remote storage garages, a mobile home and a water storage tank. Water is provided by a water well and a municipal water line. All of the improvements are accessed via a paved main road that turns to a concrete drive connecting the two homes.

According to the Kleberg County Appraisal District the main lodge is 6,934 square feet, featuring a large living area perfect for entertaining, a commercial kitchen with top of the line appliances, a wet bar and dining area. The master suite is very large and is situated on the southwest side of the house, with huge windows looking south over Baffin Bay. The master also features two master bathrooms and two very large walk-in closets. There is a guest quarters attached on the west side of the house that has its own entrance along with a full bath. The quest quarters also has a view looking south over the water. In addition upstairs there is a large guest room with its own full bath and an adjoining office that could be converted into another large guest room. The house also features a spacious attached three-car garage. Along the south side of the house facing Baffin Bay, there is a large covered patio that is built to take advantage of the outdoor living experience by gathering the southeasterly breezes and shading the sunsets.

Within steps of the main house is another gorgeous home that is reported to be 1,758 square feet. It is a one-bedroom home that is equipped with a large master bedroom and bath, a large living area, a nice kitchen and a large sunroom. The home is situated so all of the rooms to take advantage of the incredible views of the bay.

One of the unique features of the Estate is the 43.803 acres of land. The property has a gentle curve around a cove of the bay. It also features large Salt Cedars that are there to restrict the view from the county road. The main gate is located very near the end of the county road, so there is very little traffic.

The Estate has been set up to take advantage of the incredible fishing, recreation and site seeing that comes in this part of the world. There is a large dock for housing boats, live bait wells, and a large green light for awesome night fishing. There are two boat ramps located near the property to make live easy by taking boats in and out of the water. The Horlock Estate has seen its share of famous quest and days of fun. It could be enjoyed as a permanent residence, a weekend retreat, or as a one of a kind wedding/party venue.

The information contained herein has been gathered from sources deemed reliable; however, Republic Ranches, LLC and its principals, members, officers, associates, agents and employees cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. The information contained herein is subject to changes, errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal of property from the market without prior notice, and approval of purchase by owner. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their satisfaction. No representation is made as to the possible value of this investment or type of use, and prospective buyers are urged to consult with their tax and legal advisors before making a final determination.
Real Estate buyers are hereby notified that real properties and its rights and amenities in the States of Texas; Oklahoma; and New Mexico 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, New Mexico real estate or Oklahoma real estate should investigate any concerns regarding a specific real property to their satisfaction.
When buying investment property the buyers agent, if applicable, must be identified on first contact and must be present at initial showing of the property listing to the prospective real estate investor in order to participate in real estate commission. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of Republic Ranches, LLC.

The Passes at Pontchartrain

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by Davidson Charles

This property, located at the mouth of Lake Pontchartrain, is a tremendous development opportunity. Lying between Chef Menteur Pass on the south, and The Rigolets Pass on the north, with immediate access to the areas famous fishing and hunting, re-development prospects are excellent. Over 1,600 acres of owned marsh are part of this property, allowing for private hunting club or mitigation bank opportunity. An existing marina operating on the property on Chef Pass provides additional base infrastructure to speed the development process. All this within minutes of the dining and nightlife available only in New Orleans.

Location: This property is within the city limits of New Orleans. Downtown and the French Quarter are an easy drive away at +25 miles. New Orleans Lakefront Airport (6,880 runway) is full service and convenient, at approximately 20 miles away. US Highway 90 fronts the much of acreage. Views from this area are protected by the Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge, across Chef Pass and Bayou de Lesaire.

Wildlife: With the 610 square mile brackish estuary Lake Pontchartrain connecting to Lake Borgne to the south through the Chef Menteur and Rigolets passes which bracket this property, this area is prime for speckled trout, redfish, and flounder. Plenty of marsh drains and lakes provide prime fishing spots on/along the property, with great spring and fall fishing in the open waters of adjoining Lake St. Catherine and Pontchartrain. The Biloxi Marsh is a short boat ride away.

Duck hunting in this part of Louisiana is known for primarily for teal, widgeon, gadwall, pintails, and divers. Helping hold birds in the area is the neighboring +25,000 acre Bayou Sauvage NWR, which wraps a large part of the property.

History: This property lies in an area with a rich history. The Rigolets was the international border between Spanish, French, and American Louisiana and British and Spanish West Florida from the 1760s through the early 1800s.

Following the War of 1812, brick forts were built on both The Rigolets and Chef Menteur Pass to guard New Orleans from attack via Lake Pontchartrain. Fort Macomb is across Chef Pass, while Fort Pike is just north of the marsh acreage bordering The Rigolets.

At Chef Menteur Pass, the oldest hunting and fishing club in the country, the Tally Ho Club, is a neighbor. This club was founded in 1815.

The family of the current owners acquired this property over 100 years ago. The land along Highway 90 was once home to many waterfront weekend houses and fishing cabins. Nearby areas have been largely rebuilt. This property represents the last bulk opportunity of its type between these two passes.

Minerals: Surface only.
Price: Asking $5,500,000 ($2,513/acre).

Disclaimer: Some of the aerial photos include outparcels that are not a part of the property. Prospective buyers should refer to survey data and conduct their own due diligence.

The information contained herein has been gathered from sources deemed reliable; however, Republic Ranches, LLC and its principals, members, officers, associates, agents and employees cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. The information contained herein is subject to changes, errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal of property from the market without prior notice, and approval of purchase by owner. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their satisfaction. No representation is made as to the possible value of this investment or type of use, and prospective buyers are urged to consult with their tax and legal advisors before making a final determination.

Real Estate buyers are hereby notified that real properties and its rights and amenities in the States of Texas; Oklahoma; Louisiana, and New Mexico 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, New Mexico real estate, Louisiana real estate, or Oklahoma real estate should investigate any concerns regarding a specific real property to their satisfaction.

When buying investment property the buyers agent, if applicable, must be identified on first contact and must be present at initial showing of the property listing to the prospective real estate investor in order to participate in real estate commission. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of Republic Ranches, LLC.

Poco Allegro

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by Davidson Charles

Poco Allegro offers a rare chance to buy a large waterfront tract of prime development land along the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) in Port OConnor Texas. One of the last undeveloped large waterfront parcels in the unincorporated community of Port OConnor, this property presents a unique and exciting opportunity.

Ideally suited for a canal living community, mixed use or commercial development, this a diverse investment opportunity. A preliminary master plan has been developed which includes canals, waterfront residential lots, marina with in water boat slips, boat barns and a 5.8 acre commercial site.

The property is highly visible with over 2,000 feet of frontage along Highway 185 and over 1,000 feet of ICW frontage. Additionally, the property is bounded to the east by Scurlock Drive and to the south by Stella Avenue, providing ample access.

Port O'Connor's proximity to the large metro areas of Houston, San Antonio and Austin make it an ideal vacation spot or second home destination for over ten million people.

From a scarcity perspective, Port OConnors growth is limited by the fact that it sits on a peninsula between the ICW, Matagorda Bay and the Powderhorn Ranch Conservancy.

The Powderhorn Ranch is a 17,351 acre former working ranch boasting eleven miles of coastline on Matagorda Bay and is now owned by a consortium of environmental groups, including the Nature Conservancy, the Conservation Fund, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation. Eventually the ranch will be opened to the public to be operated as a state park by Texas Parks and Wildlife. Poco Allegro sits almost directly across from the Powderhorn Ranch.

Long considered The Best Kept Secret on the Gulf Coast, Port OConnor is now known worldwide for fishing, hunting, birding, kayaking and the peaceful lifestyle enjoyed by those who have discovered the jewel of the Secret Coast. Dont miss this opportunity to develop this diamond in the rough!

The property currently has no entitlements. City water runs along Highway 185. The property is under the jurisdiction of the Port OConnor Improvement District (MUD).

Disclaimer, Notifications, Policies Statement and Information About Brokerage Services

The information contained herein has been gathered from sources deemed reliable; however, Republic Ranches, LLC and its principals, members, officers, associates, agents and employees cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. The information contained herein is also subject to changes, errors, omissions, prior sale or withdrawal of property from the market without prior notice, and approval of purchase by owner. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their satisfaction.

Real Estate buyers are hereby notified that real properties and its rights ands 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 should investigate any concerns regarding a specific real property to their satisfaction.

Buyers agent, if any, must be identified on first contact and must be present at initial showing in order to participate in real estate commission. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of Republic Ranches, LLC

0.14 acres in Brazoria County, Texas

Posted on: October 17th, 2017 by John Ed Stepan

RESIDENTIAL LOT WITH VIEW OF THE HARBOR AND JETTY. CLOSE TO THE BEACH. CHECK WITH THE CITY OF QUINTANA FOR RESTRICTIONS ON BUILDING.

Quintana, is an island located south of Freeport and Lake Jackson, between the mouth of the Old Brazos River and the New Brazos River. There has been a community here since 1532. The area is very industrial, with chemical plants and busy seaports. The available lot at Lamar and 5th Street with paved streets is in the same block with a bird sanctuary, across from a xeriscape park, one block from the County park with fishing pier and jetties. The nearby city offices control the construction and power available. A community drinking water system is under development. Listed for $35,000.
Associated Advantages
The Neotropical Bird Sanctuary is owned by the Town of Quintana and the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory (GCBO). It opened in 1994 with the Town's purchase of a small tract of land across from the Town Hall and a grant through Partners in Flight. The sanctuary is a popular birding spot with trails, ponds and park benches and allows easy access and close viewing of migratory birds.
Xeriscape Park – just down the road from the sanctuary, has a nature trail, hummingbird garden, and a wooden bridge crossing an inlet from the Intracoastal Canal. Through the joint efforts of Freeport LNG, the Town of Quintana and several local conservation groups, the park is now 2.55 acres in size. The park sports footpaths, water features, benches, a parking area, planted palm trees, a footbridge and other features to attract both neotropical birds and visitors.
Quintana Jetty A walk along the jetties (0.57 mile long) will give you good viewing of various shorebirds, cormorants, ducks, loons, gulls, terns, pelicans, frigate birds and other seabirds, depending on the time of year.
Quintana Beach County Park – is a 51 acre beachfront park located on the upper Texas gulf coast with day-use amenities and overnight facilities. The park features paved full-service RV campsites, self-contained cabins, tent camping, restrooms and showers, a meeting/party house complete with kitchen, covered pavilions, picnic tables, grills, playground, volleyball court, horseshoe pits, paved trail, pedestrian beach, wooden lighted fishing pier, access to the west jetty, and paved parking.

48 acres in Brazoria County, Texas

Posted on: May 28th, 2017 by Martin, IV D. Leigh

Approximately 1,000 feet of beach front property on Bryan Beach in Freeport, TX. All part of a key development plan by the city of Freeport, this property offers many opportunities for a single property-owner or a real estate developer. Ample road frontage (1,000+/- feet) on County Road 723 provides easy and reliable access to the rear of the property.