Description: The 396+/- acre Lummus Ranch is a versatile property with a large cultivated field on the northern end of the ranch and good mesquite country with scattered live oaks on the southern end. There are six (6) earthen stock tanks, steel cattle pens and FM 576 road frontage allowing for easy access.
Location: Located southeast of Albany, Texas approximately 14 miles and 8 miles northwest of Moran, Texas. Lummus Ranch has 1 mile of road frontage on FM 576 along the north and partially along the west boundary of the property. There are two gated access points for the ranch off of FM 576.
Directions: From Albany, Texas take Highway 6 southeast 1.2 miles to FM 601. Turn left on FM 601 and travel 12.5 miles until the road ends at FM 576 (stop sign). The ranch is located directly across the road from this point. Turn right on FM 576 and follow it south for half a mile until the road begins to turns back to the west. The Lummus Ranch entrance is located on the left side of FM 576 before the road turns.
Terrain: Primarily mesquite county with some large scattered live oaks. There are subtle elevation changes across the property and excellent natural draws to divert water to the many earthen tanks around the property. This ranch features a 157+/- acre cultivated field with approximately 66+/- acres in sunflowers that can be an excellent dove hunting field in the fall. The remainder of the field is currently in winter wheat and serves as a food source for cattle, whitetail deer and other wildlife species.
Vegetation: Trees consist of mesquite, live oak and hackberries. There is little to no cedar in this area. Browse for wildlife is good with greenbriar, catclaw, and a mix other beneficial species. Grasses are all native and in excellent condition.
Water: There are six (6) earthen stock tanks located around the property. These range in size from approximately 3.5 acres to 1/2 acre in size. The lager tanks hold water very well year-round and the smaller tank holds water good during in wet conditions.
Wildlife: This is a great wildlife ranch with plenty of whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkey, feral hogs, dove, ducks, coyotes, bobcats, and variety of other wildlife species. This property should have very good hunting with a large 2000+/- acre neighbor to the east and a 1000+/- neighbor directly across FM 576.
Cattle: Carrying capacity is approximately 1 animal unit per 25-35 acres on the native pasture. The property has not been overgrazed. There are a nice set of working pens on the west side of the ranch with easy access to FM 576. Winter wheat in the cultivated fields also increases the carrying capacity during certain times of the year.
Fencing: Perimeter fences are in good condition and will hold cattle. The cultivated field is fenced and in need of some minor repair to hold cattle in the fields. There is cross fence running east to west through the center of the ranch and along the cattle pen area.
Utilities: Electricity is located on FM 576 directly across the road on the northern boundary of the ranch. Electricity in the area is provided by Comanche Electric Cooperative.
Minerals: The owners are believed to own some mineral rights on this property and minerals are negotiable.
School District: Albany ISD.
Legal Description: 396 +/- Acres located in Abstract 1248, BOH Survey, Section 6 in Shackelford 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: This property is a great Shackelford County place good for dove hunting, running cattle and exploring the great outdoors. Located close to historic Albany, Texas is another positive.
Price: $2000 per acre ($792,000)