BEAUTIFUL HISTORIC WINCHESTER AREA SUITABLE FOR CUSTOM HOMES SUSTAINABLE FARMING AND RECREATIONAL USE WITH PONDS
DESCRIPTION - You will love Historic Winchester ideally located near La Grange and Giddings close to Highway 77. Mostly Pasture, perfect for building and off of a Paved Road. Cattle currently Graze the Property to Maintain the Current Ag Exemption. The Property has Native Trees, Beautiful Pastures, Electricity, Water Well and Excellent Fencing. The location has Numerous Custom Home Locations for a Home with Views.
IDEAL USE - With Excellent Paved Road Frontage, The Tract is PERFECT for a Classic Custom Home or Weekend Retreat for the Great Outdoors, Recreational or Hunting Activities. The Tract is well suitable for Cattle and Horses for your continued Ag Exemption. Even a Quaint Mini Farm with Goats, Sheep, Chickens are Ideal to create your Cozy Farm and Live a Food and Homestead Sustainable Life.
WILDLIFE HABITAT - The Tract used for Hunting and Recreation. The Area is Surrounded by a Natural Abundance of a Variety of Wildlife featuring Whitetail Deer, Dove, Turkey, and the often seen Texas Wild Hog. Most of the Neighbors Feed the Deer Year Around to Ensure Accumulation of Wildlife Active around the Property.
IDEALLY LOCATED - The Property is just 2.0 Miles to Winchester, 10.50 Miles to Highway 77, 5.30 Miles to La Grange, 11.50 Miles to Giddings
WATER DATA - The Water Shed for Fayette County is the LCRA Lower Basin, Watershed. The Property has One Water Well.
SOIL DATA - The Property in its Entirety has 5-12% Slopes. In its Entirety, the Soil Composition Fine Sandy Loam. These Soil Conditions are Ideal for Agriculture Use such as Fruit Trees, Rich in Mineral Pasture Grasses, and Much More. You can Contact the Local Ag Extension Department for a Complete list of Agriculture Uses.
LOCAL AREA - This tract is in an exceptional area due to the rich History that the local area provides. The Texas Independence Wine Trail doesn't end in Fayette County. Continuing the trail, you can take your excursion into Lavaca County. Visit the Rohan Meadery and/or Rosemary's Vineyard located in the La Grange area. Those on the trail can also venture into Colorado County where the Whistling Duck Vineyards is found in the Weimar area. Many of these Wineries are Texas Magazines and travel Destinations being part of the area tourism of La Grange, Texas. We can't forget to mention the Notable Historic Painted Churches of Fayette County. Of Course, we have the Largest and Best antique Weeks in Texas in nearby Round Top just outside of La Grange. La Grange and Giddings has Everything for you Shopping Needs including Specialty Shops, Groceries, and Farm Supplies.
WINCHESTER - Winchester, named for Winchester, Tennessee, is on a line of the Southern Pacific Railroad twenty miles northwest of La Grange in northwest Fayette County. The area was first settled in 1827 byJohn Ingram, who received a grant nearby on the Colorado River still known as Ingram's Prairie. The town itself was platted in 1857 by John Gromme on lands originally granted to E. Campbell and J. F. Berry in 1831. A post office was established in 1866, and by 1900 the town had eighteen businesses. As a shipping point on the Waco branch of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway, the community served a wide area of prosperous farms. Due to improved roads and the decline of cotton farming, the number of businesses dropped to nine by 1950, and the population dropped to 220. By the 1980s the population was fifty, and the settlement had four businesses. Most of the surrounding farmland had reverted to pasture for cattle, and additional revenues came from oil production. Through 2000 Winchester still had a population of fifty.
FAYETTE COUNTY - Fayette County was established in 1837 from land given by Bastrop and Colorado Counties. It is named for the Marquis de Lafayette, a French noble man who became an American Revolutionary War hero. An early resident of Brazoria County and then Fayette County,Joel Walter Robison, fought in the Texas Revolution and served in the Texas House of Representatives. There are more than a dozen historic properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Fayette County. Fayette County is the location of the real Chicken Ranch, which was the basis of the musical play and feature film The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.
YOUR LISTING REALTOR C. Chancy Horn, Partner/Realtor
SOIL STRUCTURE - The Property in its Entirety has 1-3% Slopes. In its Entirety, the Soil Composition is 62.90% Dutek Loamy Fine Sand with 1-3% Slopes, 35.30% Trinity Clay, 1.8% Ganado Clay.
BEST USE - Custom Home Site, Mobile Home, Custom Horse or Cattle Barn, Barn Home, Equine Arena, Recreational, Hunting, Agriculture
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