Hideaway Hill Ranch
Property Overview: It's rare to find a high fenced ranch of this size with as many amenities as Hideaway Hill has to offer. There is truly something for everyone. Morning coffee enjoyed on the back porch is a must at Hideaway Hill. The fully furnished 5bd/5bath headquarter lodge is perched on a high point of the ranch overlooking a setting out of storybooks. As the sun rises from the East, wildlife come alive and are abundant just steps from the back door. Scenes from the lodge overlook start with a large pond surrounded by majestic oaks. Further in the distance is a manicured 40+ acre hay pasture with scattered hardwoods and a large wildlife food plot. Some of the game that frequent the area are a herd of zebras, oryx, addax, blackbucks, axis, fallow deer, rams, red sheep and last but not least up to 300" class managed whitetails.
The eastern portion of the ranch is comprised of heavy cover, deep ravines, and strategically placed food plots throughout. The majority of the ranch is high fenced with ~12 acres being low fence along the northern edge of the ranch. Rabbit Creek serves as the property boundary for the northwest side of the ranch, with an additional 4-5 ponds located throughout the ranch. Hideaway Hill Ranch is being sold turnkey except for a few items listed later in the property description as "Excluded Items".
Location: Hideaway Hill Ranch is located ~10 miles west of Comanche, TX and ~10 miles north of Blanket, TX. The town of Cross Plains, TX is ~35 miles northwest of the ranch as well. The main entry located in the SW corner of the ranch is accessed via quiet CR 153 approximately 1/2 mile west of the intersection of CR 153 & CR 161. Drive time from Dallas/Ft. Worth is approximately a 2 1/2 hour drive.
Main House & Grounds
The two story 5 bedroom/5 bath main lodge consist of approximately 3,175+/- SF with a 53x10 foot back porch. Inside the fully furnished lodge you will find each of the rooms to well-appointed and each room with differing decor themes. Bedding consists of 1 king in the master, 2 twins in one of the guest rooms, 1 queen in each of the other downstairs guest rooms and three queens in the upstairs guest room. There is also a mud/hunting room with a gun safe and locker style open cabinets for guests hunting apparel.
Steps away from the backdoor is a brand new 27'x32' covered patio for family gatherings and all your grilling needs. Patio furniture includes a Big Green Egg, giant kettle, fire pit, 4 wood "barrel" tables and an outdoor table/chairs. To spark competitive juices, guests and family can hone their axe throwing skills at an axe target, play on the grass volleyball court, lay in hammocks, or sit on the back porch and watch all the activities unfold. One of the most unique improvements is a 40x16 converted container into a water volleyball court for those hot summer days!
Across from the covered parking is a 40'x30' barn that has been converted into an oversized game room. The game room is set up with a pool table, ping pong table, poker table, dart board, and cornhole. Additionally, there are 8 bunk beds for overflow sleeping.
There is a fully furnished 3 Bed, 2 Bath mobile home for additional family/guests. The 3 bedrooms have a combined total of 4 queen beds. The home is complimented by a ramp up to the front door for ease of entry.
Immediately north of the game room is a 75'x100' three-sided covered barn equipped with a game cooler, hoist, 40' container for feed storage and watering trough.
Terrain: The rolling to sloping terrain has over ~100 feet of elevation change. One of the high points is located at the SW corner of the ranch near the headquarters. The land gradually dips down to the north as the terrain naturally drains to Rabbit Creek. The western portion of the ranch is comprised of cultivated fields and food plots along the edge of Rabbit Creek and CR 153. The eastern half is heavily covered by live oaks and cedars and provides ample cover for wildlife. The owner has selectively thinned cedars around live oak motts to promote forbs and accentuate the hardwood canopy.
Water: Water features are excellent with ~4,100' of the wet weather Rabbit Creek serving as the boundary line for the northwest portion of the property. Additionally, there are 4 tanks dispersed throughout the ranch, with the biggest one being 0.75 acres with a dock installed for swimming. There are two water wells on the property providing water to the improvements, grounds and trees around the headquarters and one well dedicated to providing water to two of the ponds and other watering holes during drought times.
Wildlife & Hunting: The whitetail heard has been meticulously managed over the years of ownership with some of the best stock scoring over 300"! There has been 6 years of intensive management and 5 years' worth of shed antlers to view in the main house. In terms of native wildlife found on the ranch, there are Turkey, Fox, Bobcat, Dove, occasional Quail, Ducks, and Feral Hogs. Additionally, there are many exotic animals found within the high fence. This includes Zebra, Oryx, Addax, Blackbucks, Axis Deer, Fallow Deer, Rams, Red Sheep. Of course not for hunting, but you may even see a longhorn or two grazing some of the pastures.
Game Management Equipment: Hunting equipment being conveyed with the sale include: 4 Box Blinds, 4 Box Bow Blinds, 3 Tower Box Blinds, 7 Tripods, 8 Corn feeders, 3 Protein feeders. These blinds and feeders are already installed throughout the ranch in strategic locations and are ready for recreational use.
Roads: The ranch is easily navigable with a pickup truck or UTV as there are many roads throughout the property that are all connected and well-maintained.
Fencing: With the total acreage being 210+/- acres, 198-200 of those acres are high game fence. The remaining 10-12 acres of the property is low fenced. Internally there are cattle pens, horse pens, and deer pens.
Easements: Pipeline easements run through the hay pasture and largest food plot. Comanche County Electric easement to service the improvements on the ranch. There are no known easements encumbering the property that provide ingress/egress for neighboring landowners. Subject to title search. Comanche County does have some wind development in the area with wind turbines visible from the property, but with minimal impact.
Grazing & Food Plots: Located on the western portion of the ranch is a 40+ acre managed coastal hay pasture that is traditionally cut at least once a year. Inside the high fence are 3 managed food plots totaling 13+ acres with the largest being 9.11 Acres. Between the high fence and Rabbit Creek on the low fence portion of the ranch is a 1.85+/- acre food plot for fair chase hunts.
Minerals: The owner is unsure of mineral ownership but would consider conveying half of any owned minerals with an agreeable sale price. Buyer will assume responsibility and expenses associated with a mineral ownership report if one is desired.
Airports: The nearest airport is located just north of Comanche, TX. The FBO - Comanche County City Airport has a single runway being 4497x75. Avgas Jet fuel is available. Frequency 123.07
Directions: From Comanche, TX turn left to head west on Old Sidney Rd (FM 1689). In ~5 1/2 miles turn left (west) onto CR 153. In approximately 4 miles the property will be on your right.
Area Attraction: In the town of Comanche, Texas you can find many vineyards and beer gardens, with one of the most popular being Brennan Vineyards. This vineyard was founded in 2001 by Dr. Pat and Trellise Brennam. This is considered one of Comanche's most popular attractions as it is located at one of the oldest remaining homesteads in Texas, with their tasting room being in the Historic McCrary House. This historic home was built in 1879 by Minute Men Ranger, 'Mat' McCrary. Additionally, you can visit Broken X Winery, Cockrell Vinyards, Comanche Co. Historical Museum, and many more places that make Comanche County one of a kind.
Utilities: Comanche Electric Cooperative Association provides electrical utility service to the property.
School Districts: Property is in Sidney Independent School District. The southeast corner of the ranch borders the boundary line between Sidney ISD and Blanket ISD.
Property Taxes: The property is under a wildlife exemption and property taxes are believed to have been approximately $5,300 for 2021.
Excluded Items: The owner will leave everything currently located on the ranch with the exception of the following: cattle trailer, Can Am, Polaris Ranger, John Deere Tractor & Implements, Bobcat & implements, fuel trailer, mounts and personal items.
Asking Price: $2,975,000.00 ($14,146.12 per acre)
Broker & Commission Disclosure: Buyer's Agent/ Broker must be identified upon first contact with Listing Broker/ Listing Agent and Buyer's Agent/ Broker must be present at the initial property tour in order to participate in the real estate commission. Commission splits will be at the sole discretion of Listing Broker.
Bret Polk 254-965-0349 mobile
Cash McWhorter 469-222-4076 mobile
All information is deemed reliable, but is not warranted by Hortenstine Ranch Company, LLC. All information is subject to change without prior notice.