Quality Hunting Land near Abilene, San Angelo, Midland...

Quality Hunting Land near Abilene, San Angelo, Midland
Details: $198,250 · Acreage · Abilene
Property ID#: 66775 Listing Status: Under Contract

Agent: Blake Hortenstine - Hortenstine Ranch Company, LLC

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Location:   The Happy Valley Ranch South is located in the southwestern part of Taylor County approximately 30 miles southwest of Abilene, Texas, a few miles east of the community of Happy ValleyApproximately 2 hours 50 minutes west of Fort Worth2 hours 10 minutes east of Midland, and just under an hour north of San Angelo.  

Directions:     From Abilene head southwest on US-277 S for approximately 26 miles to the intersection of FM1086 on left. Turn left and continue on FM1086 for 4.25 miles to the property on right.    

Description:    Happy Vally Ranch South is the southeastern 130+/- acre portion of the Happy Valley Ranch (675+/- acres). This property features a great combination of heavily wooded acreage which consists of scattered oak, hackberry, cedar, and mesquite, and open pasture with some cultivation. It offers numerous potential building sites with electric utility on-site, rolling landscape with scenic views, reliable underground water sourceand potential mineral ownership 

Wildlife & Hunting:     The area is known for quality hunting and the property has only been lightly hunted over the last 3 years. Whitetail deer, turkey, hog, and varmint all call this area home, and dove are equally as plentiful. With some native sunflower food plots established the dove hunting could be lights out. Quail have been observed on the property and with minimal amounts of prickly pear this is an ideal ranch for working dogs.     

Wildlife Habitat:    Numerous perennial tree and shrub forms of woody stem browse are found throughout the ranch and include species such as hackberry, bumelia, agerita, and mesquite. Combined with beneficial forbs and native grasses, the property provides plentiful food sources and excellent cover. Some areas of cultivated land provide deeper soils and are perfect locations for establishing wildlife food plots.  

Pastures & Grazing:   Overall the pastures have a good stand of native grasses, and have not been overgrazed under current ownership. There’s a portion of two fields included on the ranch that measure approximately 50 and 7.5 acres in size.  

Water:     There are water wells on the neighboring property to the west. The owners have consulted with a local water well drilling contractor and it is believed that water wells could be successfully drilled if desired.  

Terrain:     Approximately 50% of the ranch is heavily to moderately wooded with scattered oak elm, hackberry, cedar, and mesquite. The remaining 50% is primarily native pasture and cultivated land.  

Fencing & Road Frontage:     The east perimeter along FM 1086 and south perimeter along CR 190 are both fenced. The north and west boundaries are not fenced at this time.  

Easements:    An electric transmission line and pipeline easement cross the ranch from north to southwest and provide a clear means of travel across the property and sendero for hunting.  

Minerals:     Minerals are negotiable.   

Electricity:     Taylor Electric Cooperative provides electrical service to the ranch with existing lines in place along FM 1086 and along the south boundary near CR 190. 

School District:    Winters ISD    

Taxes:     Property is ag-exempt. 

Price:      $198,250 ($1,525 per acre)  

Click to view additional parcels available for purchase: 

Happy Valley Ranch, 675+/- acres

Happy Valley Ranch West, 425+/- acres 

Happy Valley Ranch North, 120+/- acres 

Contacts:     Bret Polk, 254-965-0349 mobile, bret@hrcranch.com 

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113 Co Rd 190, Wingate, TX 79566, USA

Blake Hortenstine

Hortenstine Ranch Company, LLC


Hortenstine Ranch Company, LLC is focused on rural, recreational, and farm & ranch property sales. Our diverse and talented team delivers the most advanced marketing strategies, ranch market analytics, professional mapping, photography, wildlife and agricultural consultation, consistent sales volume, and..


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