49.90 acres in Gonzales County, Texas


Property Details

  • County: Gonzales
  • Zip: 78959
  • Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Recreational Property
  • City: Waelder
  • Price: $350,000
  • Acres: 50
  • State/Zip: Texas 78959
  • Status: Available

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Randy Schriewer | Agent/Salesperson

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Property Description

LOCATION: The property lies about 4 miles by road South of Interstate 10 , six miles South of Waelder, Texas. Waelder is a town with a population of approximately 800 people, located about 16 miles Northeast of Gonzales, 12 miles West of Flatonia, about 70 miles East of San Antonio and approximately 130 miles West of Houston. To reach the property from IH-10 at the intersection of Texas Highway 97, one would drive South on Texas Hwy. 97 about mile South, then turn left (East) on Texas FM 2814 for about 3.7 miles to the property on the right down County Road 516. (See Maps)
ACCESS: The property has about 60 feet of frontage on County Road 516. Access to the property is from a gate at the frontage along County Road 516..
OPTIONS: There are currently 5 tracts available to be purchased ranging from 25 acres to 49.9 acres. One may purchase one of the properties or combine several adjoining tracts. Please see the listing agent for a plat and price list.
Terrain: The terrain on this tract is rolling with elevations ranging from 310 feet above msl on the back or South side to 350 feet msl on the North side. There are several good building sites on the property. Drainage on this tract is generally to the South. There is a good location for a stock tank on the Southeast side of this tract.
VEGETATION: This property is mostly heavily wooded with scattered Live Oak, Post Oak, Cedar Elm and native brush cover that could hold native wildlife. Native grasses include common bermudagrass, halls panicum, little bluestem, Texas winter grass, rescue grass and hairy grama.
SOILS: The soils are fairly uniform throughout consisting of sandy loam soils overlying a clay subsoil.
FENCING: The property is fenced on the two sides, the East and West.
WATER: There is no existing water well on the property and there is no rural water service in the immediate area. The area is blessed with shallow fresh water in the Carrizo strata thought to be generally in the 210 to 330 foot range below the ground surface. Water from water wells on neighboring properties is potable; but a water filter is normally used to filter out iron and other impurities. A water well, electric meter and water trough have recently been added to the property.
WILDLIFE: The property is heavily wooded which makes for good wildlife habitat. There are Whitetail deer, turkey and feral hogs in the area. In this area there are also dove, raccoon, squirrel, fox, coyote, rabbits, and opossum.
TAXES: For 2019 the property is taxed Ag Use taxation. The 2018 taxes on the total 196 acres were $385.10 or $1.956 per acre per year. To continue Ag Use or Wildlife taxation, the new property Buyers will need to apply for one of those prior to May 1, 2020.
EASEMENTS: A Guadalupe Valley Electric Cooperative easement is along the Southern boundary of Tracts 1,2 and 3 and along the Eastern boundary of Tract 7 (and along the Eastern boundary of Tracts 4,5 and 6) providing access to power to each tract.
MINERALS: The Sellers own a portion of the mineral estate and will convey one-half of their owned mineral estate at closing. The property is not presently leased for oil and gas exploration. There is some drilling activity in the area.
The seller has recently installed a water well, electric meter and cattle trough to this property.

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