Comments: The EMJO Game Ranch is one of the finest hunting ranches around, offering high-end improvements, trophy game animals, and fun for the entire family on nearly 400 acres of quality hill country land. Exotic species including Axis, Oryx, Fallow, Blackbuck, and Aoudad along with improved genetic Whitetail, Turkey, and fishing make the ranch enjoyable year round. The 2,400 SqFt custom home of the highest quality and finishes provides lodging for family and guests. 4 water wells, 2 stock ponds, 9 hunting blinds, and 12 feeders make the ranch a outdoorsmans paradise.
Location: North-Western Kimble County, approximately 15 miles NW of Junction, Tx with access from KC 213 and a private paved road and driveway.
Land: The EMJO Game Ranch offers 399 acres of diverse Hill Country topography and landscape with dry creek beds, bottom land with deep soil, and over 70 ft of elevation change providing great views. The ranch has great cover for the roaming wildlife with strategic brush clearing around large Oak Mottes and stock tanks. There is an extensive road system in place for comfortable travel to blinds and feeders in your ATV.
Improvements: The 2,400 SqFt high-end custom home sits atop one of the highest peaks on the ranch, with tremendous elevated views of the main stock tank and rolling hill country scenery. Built in 2016, the attention to detail shines through in the design and quality of construction. The home features a limestone exterior, standing seam metal roof, 400 SqFt of covered porches, custom counter tops & cabinets, and stainless-steel appliances. Pella doors and windows let in the natural light and allow guests to take in the great views from anywhere in the house. 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a 15X 30 ft loft provide sleeping arrangements for the owners. The large 2 story fireplace in the great room is the perfect setting for entertaining guests.
The 1,000 SqFt metal garage stores side by sides and ranch equipment out of the elements and has electricity and water already in place. 2 roll-up doors give the owner convenient access to stored equipment. Outside the garage is a lighted game cleaning station for cleaning your trophy harvests. The 10X10 ft metal well house is insulated for protection against hard winter freezes.
Wildlife: A healthy mix of trophy exotics, Whitetail, and game birds roam the 2,500 acres that comprises the Dominion Ranch. Careful game management consistently produces trophy animals year after year with species including Axis, Fallow, Blackbuck, Oryx, Aoudad, genetic Whitetail, and Turkey. There are currently 9 high-quality hunting blinds and 12 high-quality feeders set up and ready to be hunted. The current owner feeds heavily year round with a mix of protein and corn. The acre stock tank near the house has been lined with Bentonite clay and is stocked with Catfish & Hybrid Bluegill Perch, with a new aerator system in place to provide oxygen to the fish. Another acre tank sits on the North end of the property along a wet-weather run off area and is also supplemented with a solar power well.
Water: 4 Edwards Aquifer water wells supply water to the house and 2 stock tanks. The 2 wells supplementing the stock tanks are on Solar pumps and 1 well that tested at 5+ GPM is not currently in use. 6 water catchment troughs placed throughout the property collect over 38 gallons of water per inch of rain to supplement water at hunting stations.
Taxes: $4,246 in 2019 with Wildlife Valuation in place.
Price: $1,995,000 Turn-Key
From Junction, Take I-10 West to Cleo Rd N, KC 210 to KC 213, enter through electric gate