Quail are the primary focus on this ranch. Along with the quail comes quality whitetail deer, turkey, and dove. The current owner has been extensively improving the already great habitat over the last 4-5 years for quail and has achieved great success. This property is surrounded by large neighbors on all sides and whether you are a quail hunter, deer hunter, or cattleman, you will want to come take a look at this ranch.
LOCATION: As the crow flies the ranch is located 12.5 miles ESE of Ballinger and 7 miles NNW of Lake Ivie.
IMPROVEMENTS: Improvements consist of an approximately 1,700 square feet brick home built in 1955 that is in good condition. It has wood floors, a fireplace, a screened porch and 3 bedrooms. There is also a separate garage and covered equipment shed.
EQUIPMENT TO BE Conveyed: Some equipment on the ranch is negotiable including a 4440 John Deere, disc and shredder.
WATER: The ranch has a tap on the Lake Ivie to Abilene water line. This water is straight out of the lake and is very plentiful. There is a water line that runs 3 miles from east to west through the middle of the ranch with 16 large elevated sprinkler heads that provide habitat, food and water for all wildlife but especially the quail. In addition, there are over 11 ponds scattered throughout. Grape Creek also bisects the ranch from north to south with several other creek drainages throughout the ranch.
TERRAIN/HABITAT: Terrain is rolling with elevations ranging from 1,650 to 1,800 feet above sea level. The ranch has had extensive brush work done over the last several years along with controlled burns and planting all to enhance the habitat for quail. The ranch consists of mostly mesquite, persimmon and hackberry trees scattered throughout with more dense concentration in the creeks and on the far east end of the ranch. There are also numerous species of native grass all over the ranch.
WILDLIFE: The most dominant wildlife are quail, deer and dove with huntable populations of turkey as well. The main emphasis on this ranch is quail.
EASEMENTS: Lake Ivie to Abilene water line, overhead electric line, and any other easements of record. There are no easements through to other ranches.
MINERALS: Seller believes to own ½ of the mineral estate which could be negotiable.
SUMMARY: If quail and native low fence deer are your cup of tea then this ranch is for you. Reasonably priced and ready to go. Call Anthony to set up a showing.
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