Mail Trail Creek Ranch
- County: Edwards
- Zip: 78880
- Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Recreational Property
- City: Rocksprings
- Price: $1,877,750
- Acres: 1,073
- State/Zip: Texas 78880
- Beds: 3
- Status: Available
- Baths: 2
Mail Trail Creek Ranch is an ideal hunting property located in western Edwards county. With stunning views, large oak trees, and high density game, this property is sure to grab the outdoor enthusiast attention. The ranch is rich with history, once being part of a of a an outfit encompassing some 80,000 acres. Mail Trail Creek traverses the property from east to west creating ample cover, forage, and beautiful views of mature live oaks.
Location: The ranch is accessed via a 4 mile deeded easement. The ranch location is approximately 25 miles southwest of Rocksprings west of highway 377.
Wildlife & Hunting: The ranch is home to thriving populations of white-tailed deer, turkey, axis, aoudad, dove, and feral hog plus other free ranging exotics. Mail Trail Creek and a tributary of the creek provide diverse riparian habitat benefitting the wildlife. These benefits include excellent forage, thermal cover and a great wildlife travel corridor.
Improvements: Mail Trail Creek Ranchs headquarters include an historical home dating back to the era when the ranch covered some 80,000 acres. The renovated ranch house was built out of native rock back in the early to mid 1900s. The home is a three bedroom, two bath residence with a dining and living space. Off the back of the ranch house is a one bedroom guest house similar to the old ranch home. Other structures of the headquarters include various old barns and sheds in fair condition.
Habitat: Mail Trail Creek runs the width of the property while another tributary of the creek runs the length. This property has a great mixture of oak filled bottoms and extensive ridges lined with pion pine & juniper along with dramatic draws. There is great brush diversity in the bottoms for the area creating a productive habitat for the wildlife.
Water: There are 3 wells on the ranch, 2 are submersible pumps and the other is a windmill. There is water distribution in place with above ground concrete troughs.
Electricity: Electricity is in place and available with existing service to several areas around the ranch.
Minerals: Per the owner, there are believed to be 75 acres of state classified minerals.The rights associated with those minerals will convey. [you can confirm that on the GLO maps or in the vesting deed]
Other: The property is currently under 1-D-1 wildlife valuation for tax purposes on the open space..
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