McCulloch / Concho County – Salt Gap Ranch – NW of Brady


Property Details

  • County: McCulloch
  • Zip: 76858
  • Type: Hunting Land, Ranches, Recreational Property
  • City: Melvin
  • Price: $1,675,000
  • Acres: 520
  • State/Zip: Texas 76858
  • Status: Available

TALB Member:

Ken Hoerster | Broker

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Property Description


The 520 +/- acre Salt Gap Ranch is an exceptional low fenced hunting and recreational ranch with Brady Mountain views, a comfortable 4B/3.5B home and excellent hunting. Located just 20 miles northwest of Brady, Texas, on the Concho/McCulloch County line, the ranch is accessed by paved FM 503 frontage road, stretching over half of a mile. Electricity extends through the interior of the ranch and the all-weather roads are in good condition. This turn-key, ag exempt ranch is primed and ready for its next owner to enjoy immediately.


Enjoy beautiful 2,000 +/- asl views at the top of the Brady Mountains, which run along the south boundary of the ranch. The current owner enjoys sharing the scenery with friends and family from a picnic area located at one of the highest points. Elevation at the base of the mountain rests at 1,800 +/- asl and gently rolls in a northeast direction to 1,700 +/- asl across the remainder of the property.
Terrain provides a tremendous amount of diversity. There are nice pockets of bottomland with tillable soils that could be transitioned into food plots. Quality brush cover with a nice mix of mesquite, oak and juniper for wildlife. A healthy selection of native grasses sprawl across the landscape. Seller has created nice food plot areas on the land.


The Headquarters includes a fenced in main home, quaint guest house, sizable enclosed barn with an attached covered shed. These improvements have been well thought out, but have not been over-done.
The 2,400 +/- sq ft main home is a very nice 4B/3.5B, overlooking the ranch. Constructed with exceptional taste the home has a vaulted wood ceiling, spacious living room, sizable kitchen, and upstairs loft. The centerpiece of the cozy living room is a stone fireplace that is sure to be a favorite spot in the winter time. The kitchen includes an island bar, walk in pantry, stainless steel appliances and plenty of cabinet space. The two bedrooms located downstairs each have their own bathroom. The upstairs loft is sizable and perfect for overflow guest with two additional beds. The private wing of the home includes a spacious master bedroom, master bathroom and office with separate bathroom. Outside the home is a nice covered porch area with an outdoor fireplace.
The guest house, referred to as Casa Verde is a cozy 2B/2B house equipped with central heat and air. Casa Verde has a small kitchen, full bath and two bedrooms each outfitted with bunk beds. This is a perfect additional space, optimal for overflow guests.
The 2,000 +/- sq ft corrugated steel tin barn is built on a concrete slab. The insulated structure has electricity and a 10 +/- ft roll up garage door, making it easy to pull in a vehicle or ATV. Connected to the barn is 800 +/- sq ft covered equipment shed. The shed is lighted and makes for a nice covered skinning area that is out of the weather.


Wildlife on the ranch includes whitetail deer, great quail hunting, dove and a healthy turkey population. The current blinds and feeders on the ranch will convey with the sale.


The ranch is on the Millersview-Doole rural water system which provides water to the main home, Casa Verde guest house and 4 +/- troughs that are strategically located across the ranch. Quality surface water with 4 +/- stock tanks, the largest located in the northwest corner.

Texas Ranches For Sale, as broker, asserts that the information contained herein is submitted without representation or warranty. All information is subject to error, omission, price change, changes in terms and conditions, prior sale, withdrawal from the market without notice, etc.

Appointments for viewing to be scheduled with Texas Ranches For Sale. Shown by appointment only. Buyers brokers must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on 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.

Property Map / Directions

Located 20 miles northwest of Brady, Texas, on the Concho/McCulloch County line, Highway 87 from Melvin, Texas, the ranch is accessed by paved FM 503 frontage road.

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