RESIDENTIAL LOT WITH VIEW OF THE HARBOR AND JETTY. CLOSE TO THE BEACH. CHECK WITH THE CITY OF QUINTANA FOR RESTRICTIONS ON BUILDING.
Quintana, is an island located south of Freeport and Lake Jackson, between the mouth of the Old Brazos River and the New Brazos River. There has been a community here since 1532. The area is very industrial, with chemical plants and busy seaports. The available lot at Lamar and 5th Street with paved streets is in the same block with a bird sanctuary, across from a xeriscape park, one block from the County park with fishing pier and jetties. The nearby city offices control the construction and power available. A community drinking water system is under development. Listed for $35,000.
The Neotropical Bird Sanctuary is owned by the Town of Quintana and the Gulf Coast Bird Observatory (GCBO). It opened in 1994 with the Town's purchase of a small tract of land across from the Town Hall and a grant through Partners in Flight. The sanctuary is a popular birding spot with trails, ponds and park benches and allows easy access and close viewing of migratory birds.
Xeriscape Park - just down the road from the sanctuary, has a nature trail, hummingbird garden, and a wooden bridge crossing an inlet from the Intracoastal Canal. Through the joint efforts of Freeport LNG, the Town of Quintana and several local conservation groups, the park is now 2.55 acres in size. The park sports footpaths, water features, benches, a parking area, planted palm trees, a footbridge and other features to attract both neotropical birds and visitors.
Quintana Jetty A walk along the jetties (0.57 mile long) will give you good viewing of various shorebirds, cormorants, ducks, loons, gulls, terns, pelicans, frigate birds and other seabirds, depending on the time of year.
Quintana Beach County Park - is a 51 acre beachfront park located on the upper Texas gulf coast with day-use amenities and overnight facilities. The park features paved full-service RV campsites, self-contained cabins, tent camping, restrooms and showers, a meeting/party house complete with kitchen, covered pavilions, picnic tables, grills, playground, volleyball court, horseshoe pits, paved trail, pedestrian beach, wooden lighted fishing pier, access to the west jetty, and paved parking.
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