This region of Texas offers some of the most reasonably priced land in the Hill Country. Combine that with the areas solid hunting, and you've got a great buy!
LOCATION & ACCESS: The ranch is located approximately 25 miles southwest of Rocksprings in western Edwards County. It is 40 miles north of Lake Amistad with its world class fishing. Access is via a private, all-weather easement road about 4 miles west of US 377. This easement is used by adjoining ranches, but there is no through traffic.
HEADQUARTERS: The headquarters has a good, ranchy feel to it. It consists of a wonderful old ranch house built from native rock, surrounded by a fence of the same rock. The chimney has a special touch to it with stalactites from an area cave at the top of it. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms; a great room (living/dining combined) with a rock fireplace, unique tile floor and pine tongue and groove ceiling; screened-in porch with a wood stove; and a detached garage. The electricity has been totally rewired, the plumbing is all new, part of the roof is new and central air and heat has been installed. Just behind the main house is a charming 1 bedroom/1 bath rock guest house with a sleeping porch and fireplace. The other outbuildings include a neat old commissary, converted to a game room; a shearing barn; a large hay barn; a tool shed/tack room; a good set of pipe and bull wire working pens with cutting and loading chutes; and a remodeled mobile home.
* 3 working wells, 2 with submersible pumps and 1 on a windmill; 2 unequipped wells; and 1 shared well
* 8 miles of new water lines
* Stock tank
* New fencing around the entire perimeter of the northern 2975 acres, approximately 2.5 miles of which is a high fence. The southern 1073 acres has some new and some old fencing, all being low.
* Miles of new and improved roads built with a rock crusher throughout the ranch.
* Extensive cedar clearing has been done along the roads and perimeter fence and around all the deer stands.
* 10 new 5x5 insulated deer stands; 12 new 1000 lb. spin feeders; 10 new 2000 lb. protein feeders.
GAME: Whitetail, turkey, dove, axis, fallow and aoudad. There is a year-round protein feeding program in place. One of the largest turkey roosts in the area is located near the house.
TERRAIN & VEGETATION: Beautiful pion trees dot the landscape, giving the ranch its name. Mailtrail Creek runs east to west across the ranch and is lined with giant liveoak and elm trees. Other vegetation includes shinoak, liveoak brush, mesquite, cedar, mountain laurel, persimmon, agarita and hackberry. There are beautiful far-reaching views from the ridgelines which have top elevations of 2300 feet. Lowest elevations are at 1965 feet.
HISTORY: This ranch was in the Wardlaw family for over 70 years. The Wardlaw ranching operation in this area covered around 44,000 acres and at one time carried the Wing V brand.
MINERALS: It is believed there are about 75 acres of minerals classified which will be included in the sale.
TAXES: Ag-use exemption is in place.
PRICE: $4,857,600.00 ($1200/acre)
PERRY BUSHONG REAL ESTATE
PERRY BUSHONG, Broker 830-640-3383
JANE BUSHONG BROWN, Broker Associate 830-640-3254
~~an experienced ranching and real estate family ~~
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