Sugar Land Brazos River Ranch

Posted on: September 8th, 2021 by Mann Matt

Conveniently located approximately 10 miles from the intersection of Interstate 59 and Grand Parkway in Sugar Land, this 288 acres is near the small community of Thompsons, TX, across the Brazos from Sienna Plantation. This property has 2,200 feet of Brazos River high bank frontage, and is 70% heavily wooded with gigantic live oaks and pecans. Good for hunting deer and hogs, or grazing cattle.

Location: This ranch is located only 35 driving miles southwest of downtown Houston (21 miles as the crow flies) in Fort Bend County, near the community of Thompsons, TX. It is approximately 15 miles from Sugar Land/Richmond/Rosenberg. The ranch is situated on Champlin Rd (an all-weather gravel deeded easement road), 1/4 mile off of paved FM 2759, across the Brazos River from Sienna Plantation. The property has 700 feet of frontage along Champlin Rd.Vegetation: Approximately 70% of the ranch is heavily wooded with hundreds of big live oaks and pecans. Approximately 30% of the ranch is open pasture with scattered trees and brush. The native grasses and weeds are great for grazing cattle. There is a grazing lease currently in place.

Terrain: The terrain is relatively flat and consists of fertile bottomlands, with dark productive soils. The high bank of the Brazos River stretches along the Eastern border of the ranch for 2,200 feet, giving breathtaking views of the Brazos River Valley.

Development: Approximately 75% of the ranch is located in the floodway, and 25% is located in the 100 year floodplain. County regulations do allow for building in the 100 year floodplain according to certain standards, but not in the floodway. There are several potential homesites. This is not a development tract. The current highest and best use for this land is recreational, hunting, and grazing.

Hunting: With the river bottom and native woodlands, the ranch provides a fantastic habitat to all kinds of wildlife. There are white-tail deer, hogs, and dove. Also, the Brazos River offers fishing.

Water: The ranch is bordered on the East by 2,200 feet of the Brazos River. There are several water wells that are capped and not currently in use. There is one water well that is in use, equipped with a solar pump.

Improvements: Most of the ranch is perimeter fenced and cross fenced with 5-strand barbed wire fencing. There are 3 box blinds and feeders on the property which will convey with the sale. An electric line crosses the property. There is a mile of interior gravel roads, as well as several jeep trails through the thick woods.

Minerals: No mineral rights convey for the owner does not own any. There is some current production on the ranch, which provides some very good gravel ranch roads to travel on.

Easements: There is a railroad easement along north boundary line, and a pipeline easement.

Price: $2,200,000, or $7,638/acre. Cash at closing.

Taxes: Ag Exempt.

The information contained herein was supplied by sources believed to be accurate. Provider makes no representation as to the accuracy of the information contained herein and therefore assumes no liability for accuracy thereof. All terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. Property is subject to removal from marketplace without notice.

23.44 acres in Kerr County, Texas

Posted on: September 5th, 2021 by Cook Beaux

Rare opportunity to own live water acreage minutes from town but not in the city limits! Completely unrestricted with 2300+ sq, ft custom home with electric gates and end of the road privacy; fenced and cross fenced. Beautiful custom features including soaring pine ceilings in main living room, custom stone fireplace and beautiful cedar breakfast bar. The grand layout has two living areas and so many things to love; including: spacious wrap around covered porch to take in the view, standing seam metal roof and raised garden beds . The 40×60 workshop is heated and also offers 2 25×60 overhead covered awnings. Substantial hay barn is located near creek access (also with electric gate entry). Fantastic horse property, room for future development or subdividing options. Ag exemption currently in place. The separate income producing manufactured home (2/2) w/current tenant month to month would be perfect as in-law cabin or foreman’s quarters. Private well in place but access to Aqua Texas lines at the street.This fantastic property has year round live water wrapping two side with over 2,300 feet of Camp Meeting Creek complete with deep swimming hole stocked with fish. Great place minutes from town easy to show. Home is occupied. Sentri in place please schedule on Navica for approval. Gates are operated with remote control normally but for showing please use code. Must get out and enter on punch pad both IN and OUT. Key for house and shop in box. Access to dock and swimming hole over by hay barn black button to access on gate.

Lower Turtle Creek Ranch

Posted on: August 29th, 2021 by Guy Allcorn

Rare opportunity to own both side of Lower Turtle Creek in Kerr County, and very close to all the amenities of Kerrville! Would make a great vineyard, or other tourism business! In one of the most beautiful areas of Kerr County! Great paved road access, and awesome views!

Live-Water, Both Sides of Simms Creek & 20 Mile Views

Posted on: August 26th, 2021 by Dave Murray

Welcome to South Simms Creek Ranch. This is a rare opportunity to own a live-water property in this price range with both sides of Simms Creek, only 55 minutes to Georgetown, Cedar Park, Leander, and 1.5 hours to Downtown Austin.

1,000ft of strong-flowing Simms Creek through the middle of the property. The diversity of this property is highly unique, from lush creek bottoms with deep soil lined with pecan trees, to big hill tops with 20+ mile views.

WATER: 1,000ft+/- of both sides of Simms Creek, and 3 small ponds.

LOCATION: Located 6 miles East of Lometa, TX and 18 miles North of Lampasas, Texas.

WILDLIFE: The ranch is loaded with Whitetail Deer, Rio-Grande Turkey, Wild Pigs, Coyote, Bobcat, Dove, and many other species native to this region of Texas.

ACCESS: Off of paved CR 2200, the property is accessed via of an easement, caliche all-weather road, approx 6/10 to the ranch.

Contact Josh Smith for more information about the property. 512.699.4684.

Castell 13

Posted on: August 24th, 2021 by Leverett Clayton

Location: Approximately 18 miles West of Llano, TX and 20 miles East of Mason, TX off Ranch Road 152.

Details: Just a few steps from the quirky community of Castell, TX, this little stretch of the Llano River could become just about anything one can imagine. B&B, commercial, retail, or RV campground, are just a few ideas that come to mind. There are two water wells on the property, believed to be 2 gallons per minute and 25gpm. There are approximately 600 feet of Llano river frontage.
The house on the property is an active remodel and the seller will complete the remodel while it is being marketed or share the plans for what will become a 2800 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath river home if someone purchases prior to the completion.
Seller plans to keep commercial water rights from the Llano River believed to be an acre foot but they are negotiable.

The information contained herein is deemed reliable, but is not warranted by Broker or Seller, and is subject to change, prior to sale, errors and/or omissions and withdrawal from market. Buyer(s) are responsible for their resolution to purchase subject property according to local, state, and federal law, and due diligence as required by proposed use. SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY DO NOT TRESPASS.
Buyer(s) broker must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. Fee participation will ultimately be at the sole discretion of the listing broker.

Custom Home, Cattle Ranch and San Bernard River front

Posted on: August 17th, 2021 by Lindsey A. Thompson

2,336 square foot amazing custom built home on 35+ Acres with water well, septic and backup propane Generator. Pride of ownership shows with years of work going into this property, creating an amazing opportunity. This property is turn-key; fenced and cross-fenced for cattle, pond, HUGE hardwoods, 3 barns, chicken coop, 3 sided livestock cover, and 340 of frontage on the San Bernard River. Perfectly groomed gradual sloping area by the river leads to an attractive pier built in 2020 creating the perfect setting for swimming, fishing and boating in the navigable San Bernard river.
This custom built home features high ceilings, split bedroom design, large rooms and tile throughout. The custom kitchen has a huge Island with seating and flows into the living area. Large windows bring in natural light and offer incredible views into the back yard where the deer play just beyond the back fence. Creatively designed utility room lies just before the garage. All this and Great neighbors!

Rio Retreato

Posted on: August 13th, 2021 by Davidson Charles

Nestled on the banks of the North Fork of the Guadalupe River between Camp Waldemar and MO Ranch, is the secluded home known as Rio Retreato. Aptly named, the 5 bedroom home is architecturally designed by noted Texas architect Michael Landrum to complement its riverside vantage point. Located on a magnificent stretch of the river, the boundary between indoors and outdoors is seamless. Overlooking the river and multiple entertaining areas, it is a serene invitation to relax on the Guadalupe.

Location and Access: The Rio Retreato is located at 295 Riverside Drive, a controlled access private road off FM 1340. Riverside Drive serves the Riverside and Riverside North property owners and offers privacy and facilitates access to numerous opportunities on the river.


Home: Rio Retreato is a year round home, full of wonder in every season. Double gallery front porches, gurgling fountains and multiple patios and porches surround the house, offering unparalleled views, with entertainment and lounging opportunities at every turn. The main level features high ceilings with an open plan living and dining room with adjoining well appointed kitchen and island seating area. Stepping through a second entrance hall, is the main bedroom suite, including a second living and dining area and full kitchen. The Dorm is on the second level, with six twin beds, a pool table and seating, opening to the second floor gallery porch with sweeping views of the river and, at night, perfect stargazing. The high ceilings are crowned with clerestory windows, gracing the room and mezzanine loft with perfect light for artists and readers. Stepping through a nap/reading porch are two additional bedrooms with their own baths. Inclement weather? Take the spiral staircase to the media room. Off to the river? The ground floor with bath accommodates storage of a UTV, kayaks, fishing gear, etc. and has its own bathroom.

Approximate square footage:

House: 4,399
Porches: 997
Cave Room: 456
Amenities: Toe kick heaters in bathrooms in addition. Speaker systems inside and out. TVs in bedrooms. Interior and exterior ceiling fans. Concealed charging stations. Irrigation system. Security system. Propane tank. Private Trinity Aquifer well. Interior and exterior fireplaces. Multiple patios. Tree and string lighting. Generous built in storage. Commercial double paned glass windows and doors. Clerestory windows. Extraordinary views. River access to many recreational areas.

Riverfront: Boulder terracing along the river steps from the upper patio with outdoor fireplace and custom stone table to the lower level with half circle steps leading to the riverfront dock. Multiple stone steps lead to various access areas on the river. At night, tree lighting affords guidance while not obscuring the stars and magical flickering light of fireflies. On the patios, string lights add their own festive light.

Additional Information:

The Rio Retreato property extends up a high hill behind the home and the upper portion is easily accessed via Bear Creek Scout Road (a paved road that dead ends just past the property). The property is flanked in the north side by the Bear Creek Boy Scout ranch, a quiet and long term neighbor. Utility access is on the upper section of the property as is the approximately 750 Trinity water well, providing high pressure gravity fed water for the home.

The property is part of the Riverside and Riverside North Subdivision, its value protected by sensible Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions that are available upon request.

Many furnishings are separately negotiable but not included in the asking price. Media room furnishings are included. Other personal property including Kawasaki Mule, fishing gear, linens, dishware, glassware, art and photos are not part of offering and will be retained by Seller.

2020 property taxes were $7,904.29.

Shown by appointment only and listing broker associate must be present.

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River Rock Ranch

Posted on: August 7th, 2021 by Hortenstine Blake

Property Overview: The River Rock Ranch is found meandering along the banks of the Leon River right in the heart of Coryell County less than 5 miles north of Gatesville, Texas, on FM 2412. This highly desirable combination use property features live water Leon River frontage, scenic elevation changes, big views, excellent wildlife habitat, a diverse landscape, and a wonderful custom home.

Location: Physical property address is 3610 FM 2412, Gatesville, TX 76528. From the courthouse square in Gatesville head west on Hwy 84 for 1 mile to FM 2412. Turn right on FM 2412 and continue north for 3.7 miles to the rock and pipe gated entrance on right.

Terrain: The natural landscape provides excellent topography, roll, and character with 150’+/- of elevation change and panoramic views from the home as you look out over portions of the ranch and Leon River valley to the north. A wide variety of tree cover is found with live oak, post oak, bur oak, Spanish oak, pecan, sycamore, elm, cottonwood, hackberry, mesquite, and cedar. There’s also a 46+/- acre river bottom coastal Bermuda and native grass hay pasture. Soils consist of the Doss-Real complex, Bosque clay loam in the river bottom, and Nuff very stony silty clay loam in the upland portion of the ranch.

Ranch Home & Additional Site Improvements: Perched on a hillside overlooking the river valley sits the 3,743+/- sf 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom custom rock home. Inside you will find a formal living and dining room area with beautiful hardwood floors, large picture windows, and 12′ ceilings. For the chef in the family an oversized gourmet kitchen awaits, complete with custom cabinets and numerous built-ins, granite countertops, double oven, Jenn-Aire island cooktop, and breakfast nook. The open concept kitchen flows into the great room where you will find 18′ vaulted ceilings and a wonderful focal point floor to ceiling stone fireplace. The fireplace is flanked by large windows on either side and offers some wonderful views. A private retreat of its own within the home, the spacious master suite is tucked away and tastefully finished with tray ceiling, crown molding, hardwood (bedroom) and tile (bathroom) flooring, separate shower and garden bathtub, double vanity sink, and large walk-in closets. A large guest suite with private bath welcomes family and friends, along with two additional guest bedrooms and two bathrooms. The home also offers a nice oversized laundry/mud room and detached garage with a private office. You couldn’t ask for a better homesite setting with gorgeous views, big oaks, a wonderfully landscaped yard, pipe and stone fencing, and asphalt paved circle driveway. Capping off this country oasis you’ll find a swimming pool and hot tub.

On the south end of the river bottom pasture, you’ll find a 3,200 sf (40′ x 80′) equipment and hay barn along with a good set of pipe pens and fenced hay trap.

The home is served by Multi-County Water Supply. There are also two water wells on the property. One working and the other in need of repair.

Surface Water: Blue Branch converges with the Leon River near the northwest property corner. From there the north ranch boundary winds down and along the Leon River for ~3/4 of a mile. The river offers great fishing, swimming, canoeing/kayaking, and is a well-traveled and secluded corridor for wildlife. Other surface water sources found on the ranch include two stock ponds.

Wildlife & Hunting: The ranch has only been lightly hunted in recent years and offers an abundance of wildlife which include deer, turkey, hog, dove, and varmint. The river bottom soils offer a prime location for establishing a wildlife food plot.

Roads & Fences: An improved all-weather gravel road leads in from FM 2412 through the automatic gate entrance and on to the homesite. There are multiple pasture roads and trails that feed off of this main arterial road providing easy travel in and around the ranch. Perimeter and cross fences range in condition from excellent to poor. The north boundary along the river and east boundary are not fenced at this time.

Minerals: The owner is believed to own a portion of the minerals and is negotiable on conveying some minerals with an acceptable offer. There’s no production on the property. Buyer will assume responsibility and expenses associated with obtaining a mineral ownership report if one is desired.

Utilities: Heart of Texas Electric Cooperative and Multi-County Water Supply provide utility services to the ranch.

School District: Gatesville Independent School District

Property Taxes: The property is under ag exemption and the annual property taxes for 2020 were $7,382.98.

Asking Price: $1,495,000 ($9,484.84 per acre)

Bret Polk
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Broker & Commission Disclosure: Buyer’s Agent/ Broker must be identified upon first contact with Listing Broker/ Listing Agent and Buyer’s Agent/ Broker must be present at the initial property tour in order to participate in the real estate commission. Commission splits will be at the sole discretion of Hortenstine Ranch Company, LLC.

Gillespie County | Rolling Oaks Ranch | N of Fredericksburg

Posted on: August 6th, 2021 by Hoerster Ken

The Rolling Oaks Ranch is a stunning 60 +/- acres located in the sought-after Willow City area of Gillespie County. This raw land property has both sides of a beautiful creek, a nice field, great views, and paved Highway 16 road frontage with two entrances. Highly desirable location just 12 +/- miles north of Fredericksburg. There are endless opportunities for this ranch to serve its next owner as a full-time residence or weekend getaway retreat.

The ranch is conveniently located 12 +/- miles from Fredericksburg, Texas, along Highway 16 North. The ranch fronts the highway for 1,500 +/- feet. The small community of Willow City, Texas is 4 +/- miles away. Willow City has a tremendous sense of charm and is famous for its scenic drives such as the Willow City Loop.

25 +/- miles to Llano
40 +/- miles to Marble Falls
75 +/- miles to San Antonio
75 +/- miles to Austin

There are many large Post Oak trees on the ranch, along with good fertile soils. A tremendous array of healthy grasses cover the landscape. The property has a very clean and park-like setting with very little cedar present. The terrain has a gentle roll with 50 +/- feet in elevation change throughout. The south branch of Willow Creek, a seasonal tributary, flows through the ranch on both sides for 2,050 +/- feet. There is a concrete dam in place at the far northeast section of the creek. The banks of the creek are lined with large hardwoods which include many elms and native pecans. Plenty of opportunities to enjoy the creek with activities such as fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming. The ranch is primed and ready for its next owner to take advantage of endless opportunities. Could be a great property for a permanent residence, weekend getaway, or short-term rentals, because of its close proximity to Fredericksburg.

The ranch is a blank slate ready for the new owner to develop.

Wildlife is in abundance with frequent sightings of whitetail deer, turkey, dove, and other animals native to the Texas Hill Country.

The South Branch of Willow Creek runs through the property on both sides for 2,060 +/- feet. There are large elm trees and native pecan trees that line the banks of the seasonal creek. The creek has a nice dam located in the far northeast part of the property.


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Appointments for viewing are to be scheduled with Texas Ranches For Sale. Shown by appointment only. Buyers brokers must be identified on the first contact and must accompany buying prospect on the first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Texas Ranches For Sale, Broker.

Hudspeth County River Ranch

Posted on: July 31st, 2021 by Cole Chip

Hudspeth County River Ranch

LOCATION: Southeast of Sierra Blanca approximately 35 miles on the Rio Grande River. About 5 miles of paved FM 1111 and 30 miles of graded Bramblett Road.

SIZE: Approximately 13,120 deeded acres plus 4,803 acres of State Lease. Several sections of outside ownership are under fence and have been used by this ranch for many years.

PRICE: $3,740,000 or approximately $285/acre.

DESCRIPTION: Approximately 12 miles of Rio Grande frontage. Ranges from low, rolling desert brush country to rough mountains. Watered by 2 water wells and the river. Modest ranch house and functional working and shipping pens.

GAME: Mule deer and aoudad sheep.

MINERALS: 7 sections mineral classified. Mineral ownership is unknown, but Seller will convey half of what he owns.

REMARKS: This ranch is rough and remote. It is not for the weak of heart but will be a bargain for the buyer looking to hunt or run cattle on the most acres for the least $.

This property is offered by Chip Cole & Associates, Ranch Brokers to qualified buyers by appointment only. Cooperative brokerage is invited. The property is subject to prior sale, change in price or terms, errors and/or omissions, or removal from the market without notice. The information contained herein, while obtained from sources deemed reliable, is not warranted (express or implied) by Broker or Seller.