- County: Frio
- Address: County Road 1657
- Zip: 78057
- Type: Farms, Hunting Land, Recreational Property
- City: Moore
- Price: $4,281,800
- Acres: 542
- State/Zip: Texas 78057
- Beds: 3
- Status: Available
- Baths: 2
Louie Swope | Broker
Office: (512) 940-0543
Cell: (512) 940-0543
8620 N. New Braunfels Ave.
San Antonio, Texas, 78217contact member Send to a Friend
Louie Swope | Broker
- Office: (512) 940-0543
- Cell: (512) 940-0543
- 8620 N. New Braunfels Ave.
- San Antonio, Texas, 78217
The 542+/- acre R&G Ranch offers a great opportunity to own a diverse recreational ranch with thoughtful improvements for hunting, cattle and hay income that has been well managed by the same family for close to 40 years. Located off I-35, in both Medina and Frio counties the ranch can be accessed by either paved CR 1657 or down an easement. The ranch is within a 40-minute drive of San Antonio and just minutes from Moore and Devine, Texas, an area renowned for it's great dove hunting, rich soils and hay production. The ranch has been utilized for many years as a high-volume hay operation and cow-calf ranch. The improvements on the ranch have been carefully thought out by the owners, including numerous water wells, 3 center pivots which irrigate approximately 162+/- acres in total, 2 barns for hay storage, 2 equipment barns and a centrally located set of pens by the ranch house. The ranch is cross-fenced, and cattle can be penned and rotated with ease, there are currently 50 head on the ranch with the ability to support more.
Hay production on the northwest pivot is approximately 14,000-15,000 square bales per year. The ranch has the ability for higher output if one wished to use all 3 pivots.
Wildlife on the ranch includes Whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, hogs, bobwhite quail, and some years significant numbers of dove. The pivots could also be utilized for great dove hunting if one wished to plant sunflowers or other crops.
The R&G Ranch is mostly flat terrain and in an area known for its great farmland. The eastern portion of the ranch consists of tall, mature oak trees with all three pivots located to the west. The ranch has a great mix of open pasture to brush, providing for excellent quail habitat.
Poth loamy fine sand
Divot Clay Loam
Poteet very fine sandy loam
Webb fine sandy loam
The ranch is unique in the fact that it has numerous improvements, and no expense has been spared. The ranch includes 2 Carrizo Irrigation wells and 2 domestic wells. The 3 center pivots on the ranch irrigate approximately 162+/- acres in total. Water is also piped throughout the ranch to a centrally located set of valves. There are two barns on the ranch that are utilized for hay storage, one being 5,000 sq. ft. and the other 8,400 sq. ft. as well as a 4,500 sq. ft. equipment barn and a smaller equipment barn located by the house. The ranch is cross-fenced and has a well-thought-out set of pens that are centrally located for ease of penning, rotating, and working cows. There is a well-built, 3 BR/2B ranch house that is located near the pens. Electricity is provided by Medina Electric Co-Op.
Carrizo Irrigation Well #1- Drilled in 2010 and is believed to be 387 (currently provides water to center pivots and tanks)
Carrizo Irrigation Well #2- Believed to be drilled in 2001. The well is inoperable.
Domestic Well #1- Provides water to house and trough at pens and is equipped with an electric submersible pump. This well was drilled in 2015 and is approximately 300+/- feet deep.
Domestic Well #2- Provides water to the tank along the western fence line and is equipped with an electric submersible pump.
Center Pivot #1- 4 Tower Zimmatic (irrigates 35+/- acres)
Center Pivot #2-4 Tower Zimmatic (irrigates 47 +/- acres)
Center Pivot #3-6 Tower Zimmatic (irrigates 80 +/- acres)
The R&G Ranch boasts numerous water wells including 2 Carrizo Irrigation wells, one of which can provide water to all 3 center pivots. There are also 2 domestic wells, 1 of which provides water to the house/pens. The Carrizo well in the Southwest corner of the ranch was drilled in 2010 and is approximately 387 ft. deep, according to the well report. The Carrizo well in the Northeast portion of the ranch is inoperable. There are 3 tanks located on the ranch which provide ample water to the cattle and native wildlife. 2 of the tanks are supplemented by the Carrizo well and the smaller tank can be filled with the domestic well. Black Creek enters the property on the western fence line and traverses the ranch. Large Oak trees line Black Creek and offer great roosting sites for turkey.
Minerals are negotiable. The seller will convey 50% Commercial Water Rights.
The R&G ranch is currently Ag-Exempt.
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