Description: If youre looking for a great hunting ranch in South Texas, look no further than the Puerto Rico Ranch! The Puerto Rico Ranch has been highly improved and the owners have definitely paid close attention to detail with this one. Consisting of 1500+/- acres, this ranch boasts a 3500 square foot rock main home, 3 hunting cabins, 4 storage barns, an 80X100 fully enclosed equipment barn, and 1 workshop. The ranch is also very well watered and includes 7 ponds scattered across the ranch. 6 water wells, 3 of which are powered by windmills, provide adequate water to the ponds and provide a number of natural area watering holes. The ranch is also completely high-fenced and the majority of the perimeter roads have had caliche road material put down on them, allowing for easy access even after heavy rains. Numerous cross fences have also been established for a rotational grazing operation as well. Ranches like the Puerto Rico Ranch dont come available often, call today to schedule your showing!
Location: This ranch is located in northwestern Hidalgo County off of FM 1017 and Puerto Rico Road, the ranch is 15 miles west of the intersection of FM 1017 and Highway 281. The city of Edinburg is less than 45 minutes to the south and would make a very easy commute. From both Laredo and Corpus Christi the ranch is only 2 hours and 15 minutes, from San Antonio the ranch is 3 hours and 30 minutes, and from Houston the ranch is 5 hours. There are numerous access points on this ranch from FM 1017 and Puerto Rico Road.
Improvements: The ranch compound area includes the main house, hunting cabin, guest house, equipment shop, 3-sided shed, equipment shed, and garage. The ranch is completely high-fenced and caliche road material has been put down on the majority of the perimeter roads. The numerous sheds and barns are large enough to store almost anything you could need for a large hunting or cattle operation. The main equipment shop is approximately 80X100, has a concrete floor, and large bay rollup doors. There is also a good set of cattle pens and horse stables located adjacent to the compound area. The improvements on this ranch are numerous and fit even the most discerning buyer looking for a great ranch in South Texas.
Main Home: The main home is built of white rock and is approximately 3500 square feet in size. When you enter the home, youll notice the close attention to detail with the granite and custom woodwork found throughout. The downstairs features 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms while the upstairs has 1 bedroom plus a loft area. The loft area is currently being used as a bedroom area but would make a great game room. The white rock pillars and fireplace matched with the high vaulted ceilings make this home stand out.
Wildlife: Wildlife on this ranch include native White-Tailed Deer, Rio Grande Turkey, Feral Hogs, Javelina, and Bobwhite Quail. The ranch also supports a strong herd of Blackbuck that is believed to have a population of 50-70. The ranch is completely high-fenced and only native White-Tailed Deer genetics are found on the ranch. All of the deer mounts in the house were either harvested or shed horns found from deer on the ranch. Hunting pressure has been very low in the last few years.
Water: The ranch is very well watered for the area. There are 6 water wells and 7 ponds scattered across the ranch. 3 of the water wells are powered by windmills, the other 3 are powered by electricity. All but one of the water wells is fully operational. There are numerous other areas for building stock tanks as well if one so desired.
Habitat: The habitat is made up of native South Texas brush, mostly comprised of predominantly Mesquite with other brush species mixed in such as Blackbrush, Granjeno, Mexican Persimmon and others. The brush on this ranch is more than adequate to grow trophy deer. This ranch has not had cattle on it in years and it shows with the quality and diversity of good grasses. A number of older pastures that are currently in light regrowth could be cleared off for food plots or for maximizing livestock forage.
Minerals: Surface sale only.
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