Headquarters Ranch: The Historic Wagon Wheel Ranch Headquarters Est. 1872


Property Details

  • County: Lampasas
  • Address: 287 CR 2745
  • Zip: 76853
  • Type: Horse Property, Hunting Land, Recreational Property
  • City: Lometa
  • Price: $799,000
  • Acres: 90
  • State/Zip: Texas 76853
  • Status: Available

TALB Member:

Dave Murray | Broker

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Property Description

The Headquarters Ranch is a rare opportunity to own a property with so much history and heritage. The Headquarters Ranch was the main headquarters for the legendary Wagon Wheel Ranch, established back in 1872. More recently, the ranch was home to one of the top American Quarterhorse breeding operations in the world. The ranch consists of 3 smaller homes, stables, a covered arena, working pens, barns, lots of cross-fenced pastures. Bee Cave Creek also runs through the property. This ranch is a horse or cattleman's dream, with endless opportunity for improvement.

Some history about the property - Established in 1872, the Wagon Wheel Ranch was purchased by the late Fred G. and Elaine Conger Gist of Midland, Texas in 1972. Working to collect the American Quarter Horse sires blood from across America (and doing so by literally traveling across the U.S. in a pickup), the Gist's amassed one of the best herd of such horses in the world.

WATER: 2,100FT of Bee Cave Creek. Multiple wells. Lots of drainage and creek could be used to develop multiple stock tanks/lakes.

WILDLIFE: Whitetail Deer, Rio-Grande Turkey, Wild Pigs, Coyote, Bobcat, Dove, Duck, and many other species native to the Central Texas region.

LOCATION: Located just 20 minutes from Lampasas, Texas, and 7-8 minutes From Lometa. Austin is about 1.5 hrs away, Dallas is 2+ hrs away, and only 1 hour back to Cedar Park, Georgetown, and Leander areas.

For more information please contact Josh Smith with Texas Land, 512.699.4684.

Property Map / Directions

From Lampasas go North on 281, and just outside of town take a left on CR 2200, just after the airport. Go on 2200 for nearly 8 miles and then turn onto FM 581. The ranch is about 1 mile down on the right side.

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