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SIZE: 7,916 +/- acres Terrell County, Texas
LOCATION: Approximately 110 miles west of Del Rio Texas out Hwy. 90. Property is north of Hwy. 90 approximately 12 miles northwest of Dryden or 20 miles northeast of Sanderson. Its also approximately 270 miles west of San Antonio. From Dryden go approximately 6.5 miles west on Hwy. 90 then north on Dyer/Mitchell Road (a private caliche road) approximately 3-miles then 2.5 miles north on a private deeded easement. The Terrell County Airport is only 6 miles away.
DESCRIPTION: Beautiful gently rolling hills with some large draws to rugged limestone rim rock hills with scenic bluffs. There are some big wide valleys with good soil and heavy brush for game habitat. Elevations run from 2,400 feet to 2,650 feet above sea level and there are some outstanding views. There are some wet weathered creek bed valleys such as Downie Draw that produce a multitude of trees and brushes. The trees, brush, weeds, forbes, and grasses found on the ranch provide outstanding habitat for wildlife, particularly deer, bobwhite quail, blue quail, and turkey. There is a diversity of wildlife feed on this property. The excellent tree/brush coverage includes: hackberry, mesquites, kidney wood, walnuts, catclaw, persimmon, mescats, juniper, lechuguilla, black brush, algerita, cenizo, guajilla, sotol, rosin, quayacan, ochotilla, and others. Many of these are high in protein and allow for good antler growth. Grasses include black grama, sideoats grama, hairy grama, bluestem, green sprangletop, sand dropseed, and fall witchgrass. There are some broken hills and canyons that range from rugged to moderate. There are no oil or gas wells on the ranch. There is a good road system throughout most of the ranch. There is also evidence of many Indian campsites throughout the ranch.
IMPROVEMENTS: There is a 20 x 20 metal building/cabin with sink, bathroom, shower and wood burning stove. Electricity runs through a good portion of the ranch and is provided by Rio Grande Electric Co-op. There is also a good road system through the ranch as well.
WATER: The ranch is well watered with 2 good working water wells that provide water to several water troughs. The water quality is considered very good. One electric water well and a second water well equipped with a solar pump. The depths ranch from 350 to 600 feet deep. There is approximately 10-12 cement watering troughs scattered throughout the ranch.
NEIGHBORS: The ranch has good neighbors according to owner. The neighbors to the north, east, and west range in size from 7,000 acres to 15,000 acres.
MINERALS: There are approximately 3 sections of state classified minerals.
GAME: There are some excellent high protein brushes such as quayacan that help in large antler growth. There are also some mule deer. According to owner there is approximately 5% - 10% mule deer and 90% - 95% Whitetail population. Other wildlife includes: blue quail, bob white quail, white wing, dove, javelina, and many wild turkeys.
PRICE: $375 per acre or $2,968,500.
COMMENTS: An excellent hunting ranch with beautiful views, big wide valleys, a good variety of high protein brushes and good potential to grow big deer.
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