High Country Ranch
Price: $688,000 ($2150 price per acre)
Size: 320+/- Acres
County: Stephens County , Texas
Description: High Country Ranch is a quality and scenic rural property with magnificent views. Property has high overall elevations, good home building locations, hunting, grazing, and good neighbors.
Location: Located north of Breckenridge, TX approximately 6.5 miles with road frontage on FM 578 and County Road 273. There is 1+/- miles of total road frontage along High Country Ranch without much traffic.
Directions: From Breckenridge, go north on Highway 183 towards Woodson. A couple miles north of town you will veer right onto FM 578. Go north until County Road 273 and then turn left (this is the SE corner of the property). The entrance will be the first gate on your right a little ways from FM 578.
Terrain: This property feels higher than most of the surrounding land creating distant views in numerous directions. There is 80 feet of elevation change from the high to low areas. The land varies from rolling, gentle hills to a rocky, rugged area in the NE part of the property.
Vegetation: Trees consist of mesquite, of live oak, post oak, and no cedar. Browse for wildlife is good with greenbriar, catclaw, and a mix other beneficial species. Grasses are all native and in excellent condition.
Water: Rural water runs along FM 578 in front of the property. Meters are expected to be available on this line in the near future. There are two stock ponds on the property. One is on the west side and very scenic surrounded by trees with nice water clarity. If it doesn’t have fish then it needs to be stocked. The other tank is near the front of the property and is nice sized. It appears to fluctuate a little, but shouldn’t go dry. There is a big rock in the back middle portion of the tank adding a little character.
Wildlife: Whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, feral hogs, dove, a few quail, coyotes, bobcats, and a variety of other animals and songbirds. This should be a good hunting property with a 2000+ acre neighbor to the north.
Cattle: Carrying capacity is approximately 1 animal unit per 25-35 acres. The property has not been overgrazed and is ready to be stocked. One stock tank can be found in each pasture.
Fencing: Perimeter fences are fair to excellent with one cross fence. Pastures are approximately 160 acres east with cross fence running north to south.
Utilities: Electricity is to the property and the Stephens County Special Utility District has a rural water line along FM 578. There is an older power line with wood poles and 2 lines running across the property. It isn’t very noticeable and might be utilized for a future home depending on the location.
Minerals: No minerals. There is a set of battery tanks on the east fence line, but there is no active production on the subject property.
School District: High Country Ranch is within Breckenridge ISD.
Legal Description: Approximately 320+/- acres in Abstract 515, TE&L Survey, Section 1216 in Stephens County, Texas.
Broker Notice: All brokers must accompany represented buyers on the first tour of the interior of the property to participate in the real estate commission. This is private property and the listing broker will accommodate showings and provide access to the property.
Comments: High Country Ranch is prime Stephens County real estate perfect for recreation, hunting, running cattle or building a home in a scenic rural setting.
Price: $2150 per acre ($688,000) for entire 320+/-acres.