A rare opportunity to own a large tract (over 8 Square Miles) within an hour of Austin. This beautiful Hill Country Ranch offers 40 mile views from the high mesa’s to beautiful bottom land, lush with grasses and dotted with Live Oaks. Many of the draws are running water from numerous springs, all topped off with a 28 acre Lake.
Location: Between Burnet and Marble Falls off of Mormon Mill Road
Topography: Elevation changes of over 300’ with high mesa’s over 1400’ above sea level, the varied terrain is easily traversed by an excellent road system.
Flora: Native grasses have flourished with habitat management and cedar control. A variety of native brush is present including the rare Madrone. The predominant hardwoods on the ranch are Live Oak, Post Oak and Elm. Along the drainages and creeks you will find Sycamore and Pecan. Cedar and Mesquite are present in various places on the ranch.
Fauna: The native whitetail herd was enhanced by the release of bred does from a managed South Texas Ranch. In addition to the native whitetail the owner has released a small breeding group of Rocky Mountain Elk. Wild Turkey, Feral Hogs and Varmints are present on the ranch as well. *Note: The entire ranch is Game Proof Fenced.
Improvements: Three miles of paved road to the headquarters and main house on the mountain. Main House/Lodge sits high atop a mesa overlooking the Southern portions of Burnet County to the West affording incredible sunsets. The 4,500 sq. ft. house, constructed of native stone and stucco has 5 Bedrooms and 4 ½ Bathrooms. A game room overlooking an infinity edge pool with the 40 mile view in the background.
The foreman’s house is a well constructed 2500 sq. ft. 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Ranch House with a 5,000 sq. ft. Barn nearby.
Water: There are 10 water wells on the ranch, 8 of which are electric with submersible pumps and two with windmills. Sycamore Creek traverses half of the property and drains into a 28 acre lake that is over 35 feet deep. In addition, there are miles of unnamed creeks in the drainages throughout the ranch, many of which are seeping and running water as a result of continued cedar clearing.
Minerals: 50% of the Minerals and Royalties owned will convey.
Price: $6,250 per acre or $28,125,000.00
Features and Activities
Burnet, Texas, 78611