The Apache Ranch in the western hill country still feels like the frontier, thanks to its vast open landscapes, long-range views, amazing scenery, and plentiful wildlife. This ranch is a turn-key, high-fenced, hunting and recreational property that provides first class amenities for the avid hunter, all while maintaining upscale comfort for family and friends. Located just 45 minutes west of Kerrville, the ranch is positioned near the northeastern corner of Real County, and can be accessed from a gated, deeded easement off Highway 41. But, you can travel to this ranch in style thanks to the 3,000 foot paved runway, making it easily accessible from anywhere in the state and beyond. This property features a grand main house with spectacular outdoor living spaces, plus a guest house and foremans house. Other improvements include a top of the line deer processing barn, a party barn that doubles as a four bay garage, and multiple working barns. Well maintained roads and two stock ponds are ideal for fishing, dove and duck hunting plus swimming in the summer months. This property has been protein fed and game managed since 1998 and regularly produces white tail bucks over 200 inches.
106 miles north west of San Antonio via I-10 and Hwy. 41, 300 miles from Houston via I-10, 310 miles from Dallas, 43 miles from Kerrville, 35 miles from Junction and 31 miles from Rocksprings. Accessed by a 0.5 mile, 30 ft. wide deeded easement off of Hwy. 41.
The property is relatively flat for the area with gentle rolling hills and elevation changes of less then a few hundred feet across the property. Native vegetation with lots of oak trees and the majority of the cedar has been cleared.
The property permitter is 100% high fenced. There is low cross fencing found throughout the property. 3,000 ft. Paved Runway (high fenced). 50 x 40 open hanger. Can be extended to 4,000 ft. without moving the fence or over 5,000 ft. if needed. 3,050+/- sf Main house updated and added on to in 2008 3 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, Dining Area, Living Area, Kitchen, Laundry Room, Mud Room, Multiple Porches 675+/- sf Guest house, built around 2000 2 bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Kitchen, Living Room, Dining Area, Large front Porch. 1,235+/- sf Garage/Party Barn Built in 2008 4 garage doors to park 4 cars but currently set up as an entertaining area. Power and satellite TV to the main area. Small living/office space with AC and Heat. Storage/Gun room and half bathroom with running water, both have AC and heat. 400+/- sf Cleaning/Deer Processing House built in 2008 Walk in Cooler, water, power, steel beam in ceiling with rolling power winches and adequate drainage. 2,680+/- sf Barn with concrete floors 1,764+/- sf house currently used as the foremans house. 700+/- sf storage barn, dirt floor 3-4 stall horse barn with attached outdoor pens and riding arena. Well maintained roads that are serviceable by two wheel drive vehicles and and caliche main road from the front entrance gate to the houses. 0.5 mile, 30' wide deeded easement provides direct access to the ranch from Highway 41. This short easement provides easy accede along with privacy from the main road and passerby's.
4 Water wells on the property. 2 windmill pumps (being converted to solar) that feed two small watering holes for the animals. 2 electric pumps,1 feeds the two stock ponds and one feeds the improvements. 2 Stock Ponds, one approximately 0.65+/- acres and one approximately 1.1+/- acres. The smaller of the two ponds has been dug out to approximately 8-10 feet deep and makes for a great swimming hole in the summer months. There is a 30 foot pier that extends out in to the lake for diving off of as well as for fishing. Both pods are stocked with bass, blue gill and carp. Year round well feed maintains a constant water level. 1 wet weather creek (Paint Creek) runs through the property. Though the creek rarely runs. Breakaway fences are installed at the perimeter fencing for the rare instances the creek does run.
The property has been game managed since it was purchased in 1997. The ranch contains White Tail Deer, Axis Deer, Fallow Deer, Black Buck Antelope, Aoudad (Barbary Sheep) and a small heard of Sika Deer. The deer have been year round protein fed since 1998. 4 5,000 lb gravity fed bulk protein feeders. All breeder stock White Tail deer that have been introduced on the property are certified Tier 1 animals and clear of state required testing. The property regularly produces White Tail Deer scoring between 200 and 300 inches. The property does not contain any deer pens and all animals are free roaming. Turkey can be found on the property seasonally and provide for adequate hunting opportunities during their respective hunting season. Dove also migrate through the property and provide minimal hunting opportunities throughout their respective season as well.
Equipment and Non-realty Items:
All equipment and vehicles (excluding the Jeep) will convey with the property. Items included but are not limited to the following: John Deer Tractor with AC cab Chevy Silverado Polaris 4-wheeler 2017 Polaris Ranger Barn equipment and tools including welding machine Furniture and the majority of the non-realty items will convey with the property. Buyer and Seller will create an agreed upon list of items that will convey upon execution of a contract.
Disclosure: The Listing Agent is related to the owner of the property. The information found within this listing is deemed reliable but it is not guaranteed. Buyer and Buyers Agent to verify all information prior to purchase.
1.5 miles west of the intersection of Hwy 41 and Hwy 83