40 Acres +/- in Brown County

 

40 Acres +/- in Brown County

Posted on: September 27th, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.   A pretty piece of property that is ready to go for a choice homesite or for deer hunting, or both. It has water, electricity, lots of oak trees, paved frontage, and yet it is in a very quiet and peaceful area.

Location.    You can find this acreage 14 miles southwest of Brownwood, or about 3 hours southwest of Ft. Worth.  It is also about 3 hours northwest of Austin.

Terrain.      The countryside is rolling hills that are mostly wooded, typically with live oak and some elm trees.  Other native brush including persimmon and sumac provide good browse for the wildlife. Not much prickly pear or cedar on this place.

Improvements.     Good fencing surrounds the property on all 4 sides.

Water.         2 stock ponds enhance the property.  One appears to be a year round water source, the other one is seasonal.  A community water line for drinking water is right in front of the gate at the road.

Wildlife.      Whitetail deer, dove and other native species.

Price.           $7,500 per acre.

Comments.           You can build your forever home or your hunting cabin here in a pretty location, out of sight of neighbors and out of sight from the road.

70 Acres McCulloch County

Posted on: August 10th, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.   This acreage is well suited for a homesite for enjoyable country living.  It is on a quiet country road and has peaceful ranch country on all sides.  There is very little underbrush, yet the backside is huntable.

Location.    It is located in McCulloch County, about 18 miles north of Brady.

Terrain.      The ranchland is gently sloping, and has nice Hill Country views.  There are a number of live oaks, yet almost no cactus or cedar.

Improvements.     The property has good fences on 3 sides, and a couple of goat sheds.

Water.         A community water line runs along the road frontage.

Wildlife.      Whitetail deer and occasionally Axis deer are seen there .

Price.           $5,000 per acre.

Luckenbach Ranch 1035 Acres in Menard County

Posted on: August 4th, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.  This ranch has multiple elevated homesites with beautiful vistas.  It is rugged Texas Hill Country, the green hills and limestone bluffs are very appealing.  Power and water are there, so it’s great for a hunting ranch, and it has all the ingredients for customizing a quiet peaceful retreat for your family. 

History.      The Luckenbach Ranch has been in the same family over 112 years, since 1909. It was named after Fritz and Anna Luckenbach from Fredericksburg, who settled in old “Menardville” in 1888. Fritz started a barb wire fencing company, and eventually opened a hardware store in Menard. Then he opened Luckenbach Ford Motor Company. The current owner is the great grandchild of Fritz Luckenbach.

Location.    In one of the prettier areas of the Texas Hill Country, it is within 3 miles of Menard and 35 miles west of Mason.  That puts it about 2.5 hours northwest of Austin and 1 hour from San Angelo or Fredericksburg. The ranch has paved frontage on FM 29.

Terrain.      The terrain is very scenic, with 210 feet of elevation change. It has some terrific panoramic views. The ranch is very well wooded, with live oak and juniper or cedar, and some shin oak and mesquite. In addition, there are pecan trees in the ravine.  There are limestone bluffs, and elevations with beautiful homesites that have appealing scenery overlooking the ravines on the ranch.

Improvements.    The west and north fences are new and are built with good tight lock netwire. The east fence is fairly new. Electric power is on the ranch.

Water.         A water well on the ranch has an electric submersible pump and is powered by a solar panel.  It provides water to a large concrete cistern and 2 water troughs.  There is also a seasonal stock tank at the north end of the ranch.

Wildlife.      Wildlife are plentiful here, whitetail deer, turkeys, dove, and occasionally hogs. Foxes and other natural predators inhabit the ranch as well.

Minerals.    A substantial portion of the mineral estate will be conveyed with an acceptable offer.

Price.           $3650 per acre.

Comments.           A number of fossils are found at the “sea shell tank” on the place.  This area also contains a supply of good caliche for road base and building pads. A wood pole electric transmission line crosses the north end of the ranch.

 

 

209 Acres McCulloch County

Posted on: June 14th, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.    This is a ranch that is absolutely great for entertainment !  It has 2 houses and an apartment ( 7 bedrooms total ), a 60 x 30 party barn, a ranch swimming pool, outdoor kitchen, hunting opportunities, and more !

The entrance is attractive and the front pasture has a well manicured appearance.

Location.    The ranch is located 17 miles north of Brady, The Heart of Texas. Brady hosts the annual World Championship Goat Cookoff in September, and the Country Music Festival annually in March. Ft. Worth is about a 3 hour drive, Midland is 3 hours to the west and Austin is about 2.5 hours to the southeast.

Terrain.      The surrounding terrain is gently rolling.  The houses have some elevation, and there are beautiful views of the Brady Mountains to the south.  Some wind turbines are in view about 8 miles or more distant.

Improvements.     Improvements include :

  1. 2,106 sq. ft. brick 3/2 built in 2000, with 1,000 sq. ft. of covered porches
  2. 1,100 sq. ft. frame 3/2 guest house
  3. 60 x 30 ( 1,800   ft. ) party barn with ½ bath, 20 ft. bar, etc.
  4. Ranch swimming pool with filtration system
  5. Very strong and deep Hickory Sand water well and 5,000 gal. storage tank
  6. 9 bay machinery shed
  7. 30 x 40 shop on concrete
  8. Good fencing throughout, plus a number of other assets.

Water.         There are 2 water wells and a stock pond on the place.  The main well is a 2,800 foot deep Hickory well, a very valuable well.  The other well is not in use presently.

Wildlife.      There are good populations of native wildlife, plus Axis deer and quail.

Price.           $1.75 million

 

Comments.           This ranch is tidy and well kept.  There is very little prickly pear and little or no cedar.  There are a number of oak trees, and some oak and other brush attracts game.  A Willman lovegrass field yields hay income or feed for your livestock.  This is certainly a choice property to own.

 

 

700 FM 3022 Brady, Tx

Posted on: May 23rd, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.   New to the market is a property ready to hunt, or ready for you to build your forever home.  It is within 2 minutes of Brady Lake, a quiet fishing lake.  The acreage is largely brushy, with oak trees making nice build sites on the west side.

Location.    Just 10 minutes west of Brady, with paved frontage on lightly traveled FM 3022, it is 1 hour east of San Angelo and about 2.5 hours northwest of Austin.

Terrain.      The ground is fairly level with one small draw, and it is nearly rock-free. It’s good for horses, livestock and wildlife with a healthy stand of grass. Structures can be placed almost anywhere.

Improvements.     Power is on the place, and it has a water well. A small cabin is used by the owners for a hunting cabin.

Water.         Water is piped to a water trough from the well.  The well produces about 4 gpm, and is 80 feet deep.

Wildlife.      The new property owners will enjoy the wildlife here.  It has whitetail deer, Axis deer, quail, dove, and a few turkeys.

Price.           $5,000 per acre

Comments.           No neighbors are living nearby, making this a great place to get away.  With the game populations and the lake so near, it’s a gem of a property to own.

1103 Sagemont Brady, Tx. 76825

Posted on: May 19th, 2022 by Mike Barbour

We have a brick home in a neighborhood on the edge of town, in close proximity to hospital, groceries and a quick trip to the lake.  It is a 3/2, 1068 sq. ft. with Central Heat and Air, composition roof and single car garage.

This home has just been upgraded, including elimination of all carpeting.  The floors are now vinyl laminate.  There are  new lighting fixtures throughout the home and new ceiling fans in the living room and master bedroom.  The brand new steel front door opens to the living area, with a dividing bar, complete with storage between the living room and the dining area.  The kitchen has been totally redone; countertops, cabinets and lighting.  A separate laundry area, accessible through the kitchen, also has a new back door leading to the fenced backyard.  The privacy fencing has been replaced in a large portion of the backyard.  Three bedrooms and the main bathroom are accessed from the hallway.  Both the hallway bathroom and the master bathroom have been completely redone.  New fixtures, commode, sink & full tub & shower in the hall, while the master bath has its own newly remodeled bath with walk in shower. This home is within the city limits, therefore it has city utilities, including water and trash pick-up.

225 Acres +/- in McCulloch County

Posted on: April 11th, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.   We have a ranch offering that is ready for your enjoyment from the first day of ownership. It has a comfortable ranch house, nice barn and shop, pens for livestock, and brush cover for deer hunting. Add to that the hay field for income or feeding your livestock, it adds up to a good productive ranch.

Location.    This location is in north central McCulloch County, about 5 miles from Lohn and 20 miles from Brady.  Travel time from Midland would be about 2.5 hours,  from Austin about 3 hours.

Terrain.      The ranch is unique in the variety of terrain.  Around the home, it is oak savannah with stately live oaks and very little underbrush,  a great horseback riding area.  Behind the structures, there is an area of mesquite brush to the north, and oaks and brush to the south.  This is a good deer hunting area.  Behind that is a clean productive hay field.

Improvements.     The home is a good ranch house. Built in 2000, it is a 3/2 with an open design, 1,554 square feet. The roof is metal, and it has a wood burning stove and stained concrete flooring. The barn and attached shop is 80 feet by 30 feet and in good condition.  There are some working pens as well.

Water.         House water is provided from a deep Hickory Sand shared well on the adjoining property.  A community water line runs by the entrance at the road. A stock pond and water troughs water the wildlife and livestock.

Wildlife.      The owner has been seeing some quail here !  Occasionally, Axis deer are seen also ! Turkey, deer, and hogs are other available game species.

Minerals.    A percentage of minerals may be included with the purchase of the surface.

Price.           $950,000

Comments.           It’s an attractive, functional ranch with a variety of uses and recreational opportunities.  Come take a look !

 

 

 

 

154 +/- Acres in San Saba County

Posted on: April 1st, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.   Beautiful atypical Hill Country ranch with elevations and sandy soil. Covered in hardwood trees; post oaks, blackjack oaks, live oaks and elms. Excellent homesites with unspoiled views.  Almost no cactus and very little cedar !  Oversized stock pond.  All the ingredients for peaceful country living.

Location.    5 miles northeast of Richland Springs.  Roughly 2 hours from Austin, 3.5 from Midland – Odessa.

Terrain.      The countryside is rolling, with a ridge from one end to the other, and a valley through the middle where the ponds are located.  It has nice views of similar sized properties.  Power and water are nearby.

Water.         This place has an oversized stock pond that is 18 feet deep when full, and it is stocked with bass, catfish, and perch.  There is another smaller stock tank as well.

Price.           $7,150 per acre.

Comments.           May also be purchased as 164.67 acres with a new barndominium/ shop.

 

164.67 Acres in San Saba County

Posted on: March 8th, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.   As pretty as the Texas Hill Country is, this property is a standout.  It has almost no cedar and almost no cactus !  Instead, it is very well wooded with hardwood trees.  Post oaks, blackjack oaks, live oaks, even a few native pecan trees.  There are 3 stock ponds, including one that’s oversized. Multiple gorgeous homesites with views.  And a brand new barndominium weekend cabin.  What a package !!

Location.    This beautiful place is in the middle of one of the prettiest and best-watered counties in Texas, San Saba County.  The property is about 2 hours northwest of Austin and 3 hours southwest of Ft. Worth.

Terrain.      This is rolling country, some elevations with unspoiled views of surrounding ranches.  There are no wind turbines or pump jacks in view.  Just peaceful relaxing scenery. The location on a lightly traveled county road helps keep it quiet here.

Improvements.     A barndominium that is 95 % completed makes a great weekend cabin.  It has about 2,184 square feet total, 1,296 in the shop/garage and 888 in the living quarters.

Water.         Good quality drinking water is supplied by Richland Springs Water Supply Corp.  Water for fish, wildlife and livestock is in the stock ponds.

Wildlife.      Plentiful game for viewing and hunting, including deer, turkeys, dove and occasionally waterfowl.

Price.           $1,350,000

 

Comments.           We hope you’ll come out and see it, this one is a real beauty.  This offering may be part of a tax-deferred exchange for the seller.  This property may be purchased as 154 +/- Acres without the barndominium.

 

75.58 Acres in McCulloch County

Posted on: February 23rd, 2022 by Mike Barbour

Summary.  A beautiful Hill Country property with numerous tall hardwood trees, and very little cactus or cedar, is being offered here.  It lies on a really quiet county road, far from the crowds and noise of any city.

History.      This place has been in the same family since 1921 !  It’s such a pleasant place, with a lot more wildlife than people nearby.  The historic home was built in 1919, and is still in reasonably good condition.  The home has some unique architectural features that will catch your attention. It will make a nice weekend retreat or hunting cabin for your crew.

Location.    About 20 miles northeast of Brady, 22 miles from Brownwood, and around 2.5 hours from Austin and 3 hours from Midland – Odessa.

Terrain.      The trees are primarily post oaks and live oaks, with a few mesquite, and very little prickly pear. The land is gently sloping.

Improvements.     The house is a sandstone rock home, 3 bedrooms or 2 bedrooms with an office.  One bedroom is upstairs.  It has a fireplace with a wood stove insert.  The roof is metal, which was put on in 2010.  A new window unit was installed in 2021, along with a new water heater.  And, High-speed fiber optic internet was connected this year !

Water.         Good quality house water is provided by Richland Springs Water Corp.  There are 2 stock tanks on the acreage, and an old water well.  The well water has high iron content and is not currently in use.

Wildlife.      Plentiful game are on the property, for your enjoyment in hunting or photography.

Minerals.    50% of all owned mineral rights will be include with an accepted contract.  100% of all owned minerals will be available at a premium.

Comments.           This is what country living is supposed to be; no road noise, no city lights, no wind turbines or towers in sight.  Come out and see for yourself.