320 Acre Lange Ranch
- County: Mason
- Address: 3907 Lange Polk Road
- Zip: 76856
- Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Residential Property
- City: Mason
- Price: $2,550,280
- Acres: 320
- State/Zip: Texas 76856
- Status: Available
Lange Ranch- 320+/- Acres Mason County, Texas
Search for Topaz on wet-weather Big Sandy Creek, view to the distant Santa Anna Mountains, or hunt for White Tail Deer, Rio Grande Turkey, and feral hogs. Bobcats, red & gray foxes, ring tail cats, badgers, horned owls, screech owls, red tail hawks also revel on this wildlife ranch haven.
Miles of ATV trails traverse throughout and provide ease of access to areas high above or far from the ranch cabin. The adventure never ends at Lange Ranch, which is anything but ordinary, with granite outcrops in select areas, a dinosaur around the corner wouldn't seem out of place. On the limestone ladened mountain tops, the rising terrain drifts above wet-weather Sandy Creek and spreader dams, some enhanced to pond sites which hold water seasonally.
The breathtaking views that rise 120 above the lowest point on the ranch and even lower beyond are inspirational, reigniting dreams and possibilities. Surrounded by other large ranches, the lack of ambient light allows the stars to shine brightly in the nights dark sky. Lots of character is abound in the Llano Uplift Region. An array of trees includes Blackjack Oaks, Post Oaks, Live Oaks, Spanish Oaks and lighter green Mesquites add a color dimension against the darker green foliage. Native persimmon bushes provide dessert for the critters with a sweet tooth.
Perimeter fencing around the 320 acres have cattle guards on Lange Polk Road where the roadway intersects the boundary lines as the ranch extends on both sides of Lange Polk minus adjacent roadway fencing. High fencing is present on the south angled boundary line. Cross-fencing with three gate entrances dividing the N 160 acres & S 160 acres. Fencing around the ranch cabin and additional areas provide protection from intrusive elements.
Area wildlife is supplemented with onsite managed feed/water:
3 protein feeders
4 corn feeders
8 spreader dams which slow water for soil absorption, some enhanced to potential pond sites
2 water troughs connected by pressured 1 underground waterline with shutoff values
2400 of County Road Frontage with little through traffic.
37-40 CTEC Distribution electric poles with transformers run diagonal parallel with county road frontage inset 300-680 from south line provide electric service potential throughout many ranch locationsapproximately 4-5 miles from Fredonia substation. This relatively short distance is a huge benefit as well.
The 2018 ranch cabin with covered front porch has functional kitchenette/living/2 sleep rooms/bathroom ideal for the necessities with low maintenance in mind. Walls and ceiling are insulated with R30, windows insulated with double paned, metal roof upgrade, and 4 x 4 cedar posts line the porch. The main building was custom ordered from Premier in Burnet, TX and further customized thereafter with bathroom add, kitchenette, and porch (456 SF & cover porch200 SF). 200 AMP feeder, electric service ran underground to cabin in PVC pipe, direct burial cable. New septic system with oversized 1060-gallon septic tank being installed with ability to possibly expand housing footprint with future installation of additional drain field. Current codes allow for additional construction of 1800 +/= with additional drain field addedsubject to change in futureonsite soil testing needed to verify.
6 gallons per minute water well N from cabin provides pressurized water to cabin & 2 most westerly troughs. Above ground concrete cistern with submergible water feed pipe, 5.5 H x 60 circumference= 116,000 gallons connects to the 3rd water trough just northwest of cabin.
Extended housing available offsite for family gatherings, corporate events, etc., in Masons nearby town square (12 miles away) and surrounds quaint B&Bs, wineries with wine tasting, longest continuing operating movie theater in West Texas, original world-famous Coopers BBQ, and other excellent table fare. Close to Fredericksburg (45 mins) and Brady (25 mins)but just far enough, ranch authenticity reigns. About 95 miles from Greater Austin/San Antonio Metro, so day trips are possible to/from with ease. Located NW from arguably one of the leading high-tech job markets (Austin) in the nation.
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