This is a first class, turn-key historic ranch offering everything you want in a hunting ranch and more. Fine improvements, good distribution of water, great habitat and superb wildlife. This unique ranch is located only 35+ miles from McAllen which gives you all the amenities needed nearby, plus there is a private airstrip for easy access by air. Improvements: The spectacular 10,000+ s.f. main house features 5 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, 2 half baths, workout room, office, large kitchen, and living room with pool table, bar and fireplace. There is an additional 5,000+ s.f. of outdoor terraces, including the back patio set up for entertainment with TV, wet bar, grill and fireplace. The hunting lodge was originally built in the 1930's and has been restored to highlight its historic features. The lodge is 7,795+ s.f. and has 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, office, commercial grade kitchen, spacious living area with bar and large dining area to feed large groups. A unique touch which adds to the nostalgic feel of this attractive lodge is that each bedroom has its own personal fireplace. Near the lodge are 3 additional guest houses, two of which are 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and the third is 2 bedroom 1 bathroom house, so privacy and sleeping arrangements are never an issue. Near the center of the hunting camp is a 1,860+ s.f. covered pavilion and outdoor cooking station which is a great place for everyone to commune after hunts. Ranch Improvements: - 2 separate Foreman houses 3 bedroom/2 bath of 1,700+ s.f., and 1 bedroom/1 bath of 432+ sf. - 6,000+ s.f. enclosed barn with large rolling doors. - 12,000+ s.f. 3 sided barn. - 6,000+ s.f. 3 sided barn. - RV site with community pavilion, kitchen and bathroom. - Covered gun range. - Skeet range. - Fencing: Three sides of the perimeter are high-fenced with the east side being low fence. There is a 1,130+ acre pasture that is entirely high-fenced within the ranch. There is low and high crossfencing throughout the ranch plus a set up cattle pens near the headquarters. - Airstrip: There is a mile long runway half of which is in good condition and the other half needs new pavement but the base is already in place. Water: This ranch is very well watered with 4 water wells, some of which produce up to 40 GPM and provide miles of water lines throughout the ranch. The wells and water lines are all interconnected so that water is not an issue if one of the wells goes down. There are 7+ ponds which all have water piped to them and 10+ water troughs. Wildlife: This property is loaded with wildlife and provides a prime habitat to grow large whitetail deer and support a healthy quail population. The ranch record for Whitetail Deer is over 200 inches! Besides whitetail deer and quail there are turkey, dove, javalina, varmints and many more native species. Along with the native game are exotic species which include Oryx, Axis Deer and Black Buck Antelope. Vegetation: This ranch has a great diversity of brush species which include: Texas ebony, guajillo, black brush, guayacon, persimmon, white brush, coma, lote brush, kidney wood, hog plum, Spanish dagger and much more. There is a strong stand of Buffel grass in certain areas of the ranch which offers prime grazing for cattle. Directions: The ranch can be accessed via a paved private road 3.5+ miles to the gate, 5+ miles to the house. There is also access via a county road. The ranch is 35+ miles northwest of McAllen, 65+ miles west of Harlingen, 70+ miles west of Port Mansfield, 100+ miles west of South Padre Island, 125+ miles southeast of Laredo, 150+ miles south of Corpus Christi and 220+ miles south of San Antonio. Airport: South Texas International Airport (KEBG) is located 5 miles north of Edinburg and has a 5000 foot runway. Minerals: None Taxes: Ag Exempt.
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