Phenomenal 383.7 acre hunting and cattle ranch centrally located just 2 hours from Houston, San Antonio, Corpus Christi and Austin and less than an hour to Victoria. This ranch is the perfect property for anyone looking for a weekend ranch or permanent home or a corporation looking for an Excecutive Retreat.
For the outdoors person, this property offers fantastic hunting and fishing with an abundance of whitetail deer, turkey, duck and hog. For the cattleman, this ranch offers hundreds of acres of good grazing, a barn, good fences and working pens.
House: Home designed by Mohle Design, Houston Tx
The 3,186 sqft (CAD) home has 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. Built in 2011, the home was designed to maximize the views of the surrounding breathtaking property. Upon entry into the home your eyes are immediately drawn upward to the gorgeous cedar lined vaulted ceilings and upstairs living areas.
The 1st floor consists of a kitchen which is open to the main living area. Granite counter-tops and breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances finish out the kitchen. The main living and dining areas are open and connected to maximize the entertaining and dining space. Chilean pine floors are laid throughout the ground floor of the home. A beautiful limestone fireplace and hearth extends from the floor to the peak of the ceiling. The large wood burning fireplace is accented with a custom cedar mantel . Also located on the ground floor is the master suite which includes a large master bedroom and split vanity, private bathroom with claw-foot soaking tub and separate shower.
The 2nd floor of the home has a loft overlooking the 1st floor living area. There are 4 bedrooms, 2 of them with private, full bathrooms and the other 2 bedrooms shares a common full bath.
The home has over 1,800 square feet of porches. Surrounding the home on the ground level is a wrap around porch perfect for relaxing and enjoying the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Accessible by the upstairs hallway is a second story porch overlooking the the yard. Additionally, a beautiful stone patio and fire pit are located just off the main house and porch.
The terrain of the ranch is gradually rolling with a slight elevation drop from the south western section (front) of the property to north easterly section (back) of the property. The soil is mostly fine sand and sandy loam.
There are three different ponds. The home enjoys an unobstructed view of the largest pond located just beyond the front yard. The pond is approximately 2.25 acres and stocked with bass and catfish. The second pond is located near the barnyard and at just over 2 acres is an excellent water source for cattle and wildlife in addition to being another great fishing option. The third pond is smaller and secluded, nestled among a grove of trees. Although all of the ponds are used by a variety of wildlife, this pond is known for attracting beautiful wood ducks.
The ranch is about 2/3rds wooded with a mixture of trails and open areas scattered among hardwoods which include live oak, post oak and pecan trees. The bulk of the hardwoods on the property are live oak and post oak. The yard around the home is predominately made up of mature live oak growth.
The ranch is also located in the Eagle Ford Shale Play does not have any current production and is not under lease. Minerals are negotiable with an acceptable offer.