Wildcat Ranch – hunting land, 3 water tanks

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by Byars Beau

This square 158.2 +/- acres is located just north of Vernon on CR 97 N, which is a paved road. It has mostly native pasture land, with a small wheat field and coastal pasture. Electricity and a community water line are already in place.

The land has three water tanks, two of which will hold more than a surface acre of water each. These provide good watering holes for wildlife and dove hunting in the fall. The largest tank is stocked with catfish and bass too. This property will have good hunting for whitetail deer and wild pigs, plus predators such as coyote and bobcat. The owner has also seen bobwhite quail on the place.

The wheat field is approximately 16 acres, and the coastal field, around 13. The coastal is on top of a long ridge that runs across the ranch, where the utilities are located as well. Because this location is up high, you can see for miles around in all directions. It is located far off of the county road and would be a good place to set up a deer camp.

The pasture consists of native grasses and mesquite thickets of varying maturity and height. Game trails run all through the land; you could set up feeder pens for hunting in multiple places.

The land has an gas pipeline easement crossing it, and an abandoned oil well is located on the far north end. This site is clean and when it was drilled several years ago, the oil company built up the main road coming from the entrance gate to the back side of the ranch with gravel, so it is easy to get across the property in all weather conditions.

LIST PRICE: $1,075/acre, or $170,065 total (no minerals available)

For more information or to see this property in person, contact agent Benjamin Belew at cell phone (940) 357-9940.

Little Cypress Ranch

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by Hortenstine Blake

Overview:   Little Cypress Ranch features ~2.5 miles of Little Cypress Bayou frontage and a picturesque 19.7+/- acre lake surrounded by rolling pastures. The setting is ideal for a future home site. Little Cypress Bayou, lined by towering old growth hardwoods and sporadic bald cypress covered with Spanish Moss, is one of the main feeder bayous flowing into Texas’ largest natural lake, Caddo Lake. Caddo Lake is known to have been a primary home to the Caddo Indians. Adventures on Little Cypress Bayou will provide insight into past cultures and allow your imagination to flourish. This is truly a unique feature not to be overlooked.

The Harrison County 871+/- acre ranch is well-balanced and further consists of rolling, fertile pastures, managed cross fenced hay pastures, pristine hardwood timber, abundant surface water, natural wetlands, flooded green timber, multiple wet weather creeks and one spring fed creek. Opportunities abound for running cattle, hunting deer and waterfowl, bass fishing, riding the miles of trails and established ranch roads or simply relaxing in nature on a diverse East Texas ranch. Little Cypress Ranch is situated amongst other large ranch holdings and offers a unique opportunity to purchase this large, contiguous block of undeveloped land for the first time in 36 years.

Location:   Little Cypress Ranch is located approximately 6.5+/- miles south of Harleton, Texas, with access from HWY 154.  The ranch is also 9+/- miles north of Marshall, 21+/- miles from Longview, 42+/- miles from Shreveport and ~153 miles east of Dallas, Texas.

Improvements: This ranch poised for a new owner to customize it to their taste. The notable improvements on the property include more than 8.5+/- miles of trails, an incredible 19.7+ acre lake, perimeter and cross-fencing, and multiple deep and shallow water wells located across the property.

Trees, grass, forbs: The ranch’s fertile soils foster upland Coastal Bermuda pastures and Bahia grass in the south pastures. The bottom land pastures maintain native grasses throughout the property as well as diverse stands of mixed hardwood and pine. Historically, the southern pastures have been lightly grazed or have been in hay production for optimum production. The bottom land pastures have been grazed seasonally and all are setup for rotational grazing. Tree cover consists of ~ 260 acres of bottom land hardwoods and over ~160 acres of upland mixed hardwood and pine timber. Species include a wide variety of oaks, walnut, hickory, river birch, bald cypress, pine, and black gum among others. The timber has been cruised recently (November 2018), ask Broker for details. Native forbs and browse are also plentiful and provide robust habitat for wildlife.

Water: The is an abundance of water dispersed across the ranch that includes 4 ponds, one of which is spring-fed as well as a 19.7+/- acre lake. Lawrence Creek, a spring fed sandy bottom creek, spans the property from south to north and runs most of the year. Lastly, you’ll find a winding ~2.5 miles of Little Cypress Bayou frontage that seasonally floods providing water to several wetlands found on the north end of the ranch and flooded green timber along the banks. These wetlands have been historically known to produce some excellent waterfowling opportunities.

Topography:   Little Cypress Ranch possesses over 90 feet of elevation change with rolling to flat terrain that is easily accessed by truck or ATV.

Wildlife and fisheries: The owners have meticulously hunted this property over the last 30+ years with Texas Parks & Wildlife having conducted deer density surveys and submitting harvest recommendations to help with over all management. There is a healthy population of Whitetail deer in this part of Harrison County and plenty of other wildlife species for recreational enjoyment.  The abundance of surface water and amount wetlands provide incredible waterfowl habitat for migrating ducks and geese. An array of waterfowl species can be found wintering on the property including a variety of Teal, Mallards, Gadwalls, Wood Ducks, Pintails, Wigeon and occasionally Canada Geese. The main lake offers excellent fishing opportunities as well as additional waterfowl habitat.

Livestock production: This ranch offers over ~400 acres of grazing potential and is setup well for rotational grazing. The meadows around the lake and on the southern portion of the ranch have been previously limed, fertilized and managed for hay production/grazing.   The landowner has lightly grazed the property over their years of ownership. While the ranch may carry more head they have run up to 200 AU’s. There is an older set of working pens located on the ranch for convenience of managing the heard.

Minerals: Surface Only

Easements: One pipeline easement crosses the property.

Utilities: Electricity and municipal water runs to the west portion of the ranch parallel to HWY 154.

Property Taxes: $1,943.85 for 2017

Schools:  Harleton ISD, Hallsville ISD, and Marshall ISD all converge on the ranch. Ask Broker for details.

Price: $2,179,973 ($2,500/acre)

Stephen Schwartz – Agent
(903) 738-7882

Cash McWhorter – Broker/Partner
(469) 222-4076

Dragoo Creek Ranch East

Posted on: December 14th, 2018 by Hortenstine Blake

Location: Dragoo Creek Ranch-East is located approximately 3 miles west of Mount Pleasant, Texas, with close proximity to I-30 and road frontage on Hwy 67 for all weather access. The ranch is a quick one hour and forty- five minute drive east of Dallas, Texas (~112 miles).

Overview: Dragoo Creek Ranch-East is the eastern portion of Dragoo Creek Ranch(1,070+/-acres). It’s a beautiful, private 79+/- acre recreational property nestled in a very desirable area of north central Titus County. The property consists of productive hardwood timber, planted pine timber, a 14.5+/- Acre Lake and an providing a unique opportunity to own a pristine recreational property. Whether your passion includes hunting deer and waterfowl, or bass fishing on the 14+ acre lake found centrally located on the property, this ranch offers a variety of activities for all.

Improvements: This is a raw recreational property ready for a new owner to come in and customize it to their taste. The notable improvements on the property include more than 1.3 miles of established trails, some fencing, and concrete inlet and outlet structures on the 14.5+/- acre lake.

Trees, grass, forbs: The ranch’s fertile soils fosters a diverse stand of hardwoods and pine timber. Tree cover consists of approximately 45 acres of mixed hardwoods and over 20 acres of plantation pines. Most of the blocks of pines are staged to be thinned providing income potential for the new owner. The diversity of the hardwoods is nothing short of incredible. Planted for peak production, their placement is also ideal for wildlife with contiguous corridors winding across the entire property. Species include white oak, saw tooth oak, burr oak, swamp chestnut oak, a variety of red oaks, hickory, walnut, cypress and black gum among others. The diversity is unmatched even with some of the best stands of native timber. Native forbs and browse are also plentiful and provide robust habitat for wildlife.

Water: The ranch features an incredible 14.5+/-acre lake surrounded by an established hardwood and pine canopy. South of the lake is a native seasonal creek bottom, providing additional water and recreational opportunities.

Topography: Dragoo Creek Ranch-East possesses rolling terrain most that drains well and is easily accessed by ATV.

Wildlife and fisheries: The Seller has not permitted hunting for the last 20+ years fostering a sanctuary for various species of wildlife. There is an abundance of Whitetail deer in this part of Titus County and plenty of other wildlife species for recreational enjoyment. The large lake provides incredible waterfowl habitat for migratory waterfowl. Excellent fishing opportunities can be found in the lake as well.

Minerals: Surface only

Utilities: Electricity runs to the east boundary and along the south boundary parallel to the service road. Ask broker for details regarding access to electricity and subsurface water.

Property Taxes: The majority of Dragoo Creek Ranch-Eastcurrently carries an Agriculture Exemption. Ask Broker for details.

Schools: Mount Pleasant ISD

Price: $298,225 ($3,775/ac)

Click to view additional parcels available for purchase:
Dragoo Creek Ranch, 1070+/- acres
Dragoo Creek Ranch-WEST, 496+/- acres
Dragoo Creek Ranch-CENTRAL, 495+/- acres


Cash McWhorter Broker/Partner (469) 222-4076

Casey Berley, ALC Broker (214) 422-7253

Stephen Schwartz Agent (903) 738-7882

Los Vecinos Ranch

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Grothaus Sheldon

The Los Vecinos Ranch is an exceptional live water ranch for sale in Uvalde County, Texas. This expansive 1,795 acre ranch has everything in place for a turnkey commercial hunting and vacation getaway operation, highly productive cattle ranch, and a recreational showpiece with over one and half miles of private frontage on the scenic Frio River. The ranch is less than 15 miles from Uvalde, under an hour to Interstate 35, and under two hours from San Antonio. The opportunities here are endless for the savvy ranch investor or developer.

The gorgeous one and one half miles of Frio River frontage, shaded by impressive Cypress trees, has multiple pools and active sections, offering exceptional largemouth bass and catfish fishing, or endless hours of swimming or kayaking on the river. The ranch also has both sides of over one and a half miles of Long Hollow creek, a tributary of the Frio River, which feeds three ponds along its course through the property. The ranch has three operational water wells supplying the Main Lodge and livestock and wildlife across the property.

Located in the famed Golden Triangle of Texas deer hunting, Los Vecinos Ranch is home to exceptional Whitetail deer, as well as quail, dove, turkey, javelina, and hogs. The gently rolling terrain, with large mesquite, fortified grasslands, and nourishing South Texas brush varieties, are ideal for livestock and wildlife alike.

The 4,000 square foot main lodge is of log and limestone rock construction and sits on a bluff above a pooling area of the Frio River. It has four bedrooms and three and one half baths. An inviting porch wraps around the house offering stunning views of the river below. A 1,200 square foot guest house is also a log home trimmed with rock and has two bedrooms and one bathroom. There is also an old ranch house that offers renovation possibilities from its vantage point overlooking the river.

Hunting, fishing, swimming, and kayaking can all be found on this expansive ranch, that can support multiple profitable operations at the same time, while still offering space for your private getaway. Live water Los Vecinos Ranch on the Frio River is ready today as a commercial hunting or vacation investment and can easily and simultaneously support profitable livestock and crop operations.

Land for Sale!!

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Leah Caruthers

Great views to the South, West and East. Stock tank. Great Hunting! Rolling terrain. Heavy cover. Lots of wildlife.

Home with 22 acres

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Terri Harris

21.81+/- acres with a home and close to town. Has a 3/2 home, nice detached double carport. This property has about a eight acre field, small set of pins, the other half of the property with good cover of large oak trees, elm trees and some brush, and a tank. The owner said they see a lot of deer and dove on the property. Property is fence and cross fenced making it handy to rotate livestock or horses. A 50×60 well built metal shop with a 16ft Clearing, and a insulated storage building. Good well that is approximately 380 ft deep, and septic is in place. The property is currently ag exempted.

93.47 Acres with Home

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Terri Harris

93+/- acres located about 5 minutes from Goldthwaite on Hwy 16. Has a 3/2 manufactured home with a wrap around screened in porch, attached carport, and with some awesome views to be enjoyed. This ranch has a lot to offer with Rolling terrain, cover of a variety of Big nice oak trees, pecan trees, elm trees, and brush making it a excellent cover for deer, turkey, and dove. The owner has made some good paths for hiking or atv riding. 20+/- acre coastal field, a pecan orchard with mature trees that the owner said some years produces a good income. Their are 5 tanks one of which is spring fed. A 30×40 concrete floor metal work shop with two 14ft roll up doors. The ranch is livestock friendly and currently Ag exempted.

24.93 acres Brookesmith

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Terri Harris



Bridgeport Lakeview Ranch

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Davidson Charles

The Bridgeport Lakeview Ranch represents the rare opportunity to buy a larger ranch with diverse scenery, a desirable location, and abundant recreational opportunities northwest of Fort Worth. All of this is mixed with an eye towards future development because the ranch is located between Jacksboro and Bridgeport. The main feature of this ranch is the dynamic ridge line that runs the eastern and southern areas of the property with expansive views across the Jasper Creek bottom and east towards Lake Bridgeport.

Location: The ranch is approximately 50 miles from Fort Worth on the border of Jack and Wise counties, and approximately 5 miles from both the Runaway Bay and Wizard Wells communities. The property is just west of Lake Bridgeport, with gated access off of Highway 380 and also from the Jim Ned road on the north side.

Land: This rustically scenic property boasts elevation changes of over 200 in multiple areas, going from approximately 870 to 1070. The lower elevation areas include densely wooded, clay soil hillsides with scrub oaks and the ranch is complimented by more open mesquite flats and live oak motts in the loamy soil areas with higher elevation. There is a good road system throughout the ranch allowing for access to most areas.

Water: Three small springs feed a few seasonal creeks that flow down the hillsides, and in addition, there are 6 ponds scattered around the property. This area receives approximately 30 inches of rain annually.

Wildlife: Whitetail deer, hogs, turkeys, and dove are the target species for the sportsman and hunter.

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Rocky Top Ranch

Posted on: December 13th, 2018 by Hortenstine Blake

Location: Rocky Top Ranch is located in the Southeastern portion of Shackelford County. It is approximately 14.5 miles southeast of Albany and 7.5 miles north of Moran, Texas. The ranch is located southeast of the intersection of FM 576 and CR 142 with frontage on both roads.

Directions:From Albany, Texas take Highway 6 southeast 1.2 miles to FM 601. Turn Left on FM 601 and travel 12.5 miles until the road ends at FM 576 (stop sign). Turn right on FM 576 and follow it south for half a mile until the road turns back to the west. Rocky Top Ranch is located on the south side of FM 576 after this turn. Continue on FM 576 for 1 mile to CR 142. Turn left or south on CR 142. There is an entrance on FM 576 and two entrance gates located on the county road. Access is very good with little traffic on either road.

Terrain& Wildlife Habitat:Prime mesquite and live oak country. This ranch features a nice rolling topography with subtle draws and drainages that feed big, well defined stock tanks. The mesquites on the northern portion of the property have been strategically grubbed and raked into brush piles while leaving the larger mesquites and some blocks of trees and treelines. There is an excellent defined ridgeline covered with Live Oaks located the perfect distance from FM 576 making for an exceptional building location on the northern end of the property facing S/SE across the subject property. There is a large hilltop located on the eastern fence line perfect for hiking, arrowhead hunting or taking in the beautiful views below. This hilltop is traditionally known as Rocky Top.

Water: There are five (5) earthen stock tanks on the ranch that provide water to livestock and wildlife. Three (3) of the five tanks are excellent with deep water, good fishing, and have not gone dry in previous droughts. A rural water line is also located on the western side of the ranch down CR 142 with service provided by Ft. Griffin Special Utilities District.

Wildlife:This is a great wildlife ranch with plenty of whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, dove, quail, ducks, feral hogs and varmints such as coyotes and bobcats. Hunting should be excellent with large neighboring ranches to the southeast and across FM 576 to the north. There is a small hunting camp with electricity for the hunters that lease this property and some additional acreage owned by a relative of the owner. Fishing in several of the stock tanks should be good.

LandManagement & EQUIP Program: There are two (2) pastures on the ranch. The north pasture is approximately 269+/- acres and the south pasture is 370+/- acres. The south pasture is currently enrolled in the EQUIP Program through the NRCS/ FSA which expires in December 2020. Approximately 195 acres of the 269 acres has been grubbed and raked with scattered larger mesquite trees, treelines, and different blocks of woods left in place for wildlife, cattle, and aesthetics. The northern pasture was planted in a variety of grasses including Kleingrass, sideoats grama, tall dropseed, green sprangletop, little bluestem, Indian grass, and plains bristlegrass. These areas are well established and excellent for cattle and wildlife. There are also funds available to spray prickly pear on approximately 70 acres in the north pasture in the coming year. This program will be transferred to the new owner.

Fences & Pens:Internal fencing separates this ranch into two (2) pastures perfect for rotating cattle rotation. Fencing around the ranch is in good to excellent condition. A nice set of steel working pens is located in the center of the ranch. Several water sources around the ranch provide plentiful water for livestock and wildlife. Cattle pens are in good condition.

Interior/Exterior Access: There is a good system of interior roads that provides access to most areas. The northern fence line has an entry gate on FM 576 and there are two (2) entrances on CR 142.

Utilities:Electricity is provided by Comanche Electric Cooperative. Water is provided by Fort Griffin Special Utility District. Rural water is located on the western side of the property on CR 142. This line could be easily run to the hunting camp area, a future home site or used to enhance the livestock and cattle watering options.

Minerals:Negotiable depending on offer. Owner is believed to own ¼ of the mineral estate. There are two oil wells, one gas well, and a set of battery tanks currently on the ranch. This production is older, clean, and has a minor impact on the quality of the property. There is a good all-weather road providing access to the battery tanks located a short distance off of CR 142.

Easements: There are no road easements affecting the property. A natural gas pipeline traverses the western side of the ranch from north to south with a maintained right of way. This is a buried line having no impact on the quality of the property. There may be other pipeline easements typical for this area.

SchoolDistrict:Moran ISD.

Comments: This is a high quality, beautiful property perfect for a future country home. It is located in the heart of the very prestigious Shackelford County and is a great ranch to run cattle, hunt or just enjoy the great outdoors. This would be considered an “Albany� property with a pleasant drive to Albany. Please call to schedule a ranch tour. Brokers representing Buyers must be present at all showings.

Legal Description & Acreage:Approximately 653.4 acres located in Abstract 0803, BOH Survey, Section 15 in Shackelford County, TX.

Price:$2350 per acre ($1,536,900)


Blake Hortenstine-Broker/Partner
214.616.1305 mobile

Jack Fauntleroy-Agent
940.550.4432 mobile