Rock Canyon Ranch – Western Division

MOTIVATED SELLER! With stunning views, outstanding and diverse trophy hunting, star filled night skies and first class improvements, Rock Canyon Ranch’s Western Division is a true gem located where the Trans Pecos, the Hill Country and the Brush Country come together in Val Verde County. At about 5,603 acres with sweeping valleys and awesome ridgelines, Rock Canyon is in an elite group of large high quality Texas ranches. This ranch boasts some of the finest native and exotic trophy game hunting in the area, with 3 high fenced pastures and one low fenced pasture.

Location: The ranch is located in northern Val Verde County near Loma Alta and approximately 40 miles South of I-10 and Sonora and 40 miles north of Del Rio. The ranch has frontage on Dolan Creek Road, a county maintained road, and is approximately 6 miles west of Hwy 277.

Wildlife and Hunting: The ranch contains approximately 5,150 acres under high fence; divided into several distinct pastures with highly improved whitetail genetics and diverse exotic game. The remaining low fence portion of the ranch offers excellent white-tailed deer, other native game and free-range exotic hunting. Abundant Dove and Rio Grande Turkeys can also be found throughout the ranch, not to mention quail, the occasional Black Bear and varmints typical for the area. Exotics include Axis, Blackbuck Antelope, Aoudad, Addax, Red Stag, Fallow, Scimitar Horned Oryx, Red Lechwe, Gemsbok, Wildebeest, Zebra, Nilgai and Hogs.

Improvements:

Main Lodge: The 7,000 +/- square foot Main Lodge located in the southwestern portion of ranch was completed in 2011 and sits atop a high point on the ranch with tremendous views. This lodge provides extremely first class accommodations for year round enjoyment and entertainment. The main entry opens up into an amazing 22 foot vaulted ceiling great room with dining, bar and lounge areas (complete with saltillo tile, granite countertops, a huge rock fireplace accented with quartz cave rock, shuffleboard and pool tables).   The lodge contains a modern commercial kitchen with all the amenities you would need to serve any number of guests. There are a total of 10 bedrooms located in two corridors extending from each side of the great room. Each bedroom has its own bathroom and HVAC controls. Gun rooms are located at the end of each hallway. The back patio is a perfect relaxation spot with a large outdoor kitchen, fire pit, hot tub and entertaining area.

Roads: One of the most important components of any large ranch are its roads. The Rock Canyon Ranch’s Western Division features an impressive road system with over 25 miles of heavily improved ranch roads providing easy access throughout the property.

Other Improvements: A 4/2 Ranch Manager’s house; 70’x30’ barn with a carport, game cleaning station, electric hoists and walk-in cooler; 3 feed silos; feed trailer; skeet range; 2800’ caliche runway with hanger and fuel tanks; 15 deer blinds, 15 corn feeders, 14 protein feeders; hay barn, multiple sets of livestock working pens and bump gates or electric gates throughout the ranch.

Water: One of the things that is immediately noted on a tour of the ranch is how well watered the ranch is. There are 9 water wells, an extensive array of water troughs and wildlife/stock tanks located throughout the ranch providing great water distribution for both wildlife and livestock. The wells serving the lodge and houses are connected to water storage and filtration systems. The ranch has a beautiful all rock dam located in the upper reaches of Robinson Draw that was built in the early 1900s. A valuable water pipeline system is in place that can serve over 20 water troughs/game watering stations and 6 wildlife/stock tanks located throughout the ranch.

Topography, Terrain and Habitat: The ranch consists of diverse terrain, with over 200’ of relief, ranging from majestic hills with fantastic views to rolling rangelands and wide canyons and valleys providing excellent wildlife feed and cover. Harrison Hill, which is believed to be one of the highest points in all of Val Verde County, is located on the ranch. A variety of oaks, junipers, Pinyon Pine, Mesquite, lush native grasses, diverse brush species (including Texas Kidneywood) and other flora typical of the 3 eco-regions represented on the ranch can be found throughout the property.

Other Notable Features: In addition to fantastic hunting, livestock grazing and general relaxation opportunities, the ranch offers endless options for hiking, bird/wildlife watching, stargazing and other outdoor adventures. Impressive amounts of Native American artifacts can be found throughout the ranch. The peace and tranquility of being on a property like this is impossible to describe.

Minerals: Portions of the ranch may have State Classified Minerals and the rights associated with those minerals will convey; otherwise, sale is surface only. The ranch is not leased and there is no production at this time.

Access Easements: Several adjoining landowners have access easements from Dolan Creek Road through a small portion of the ranch.

Other: Seller is willing to consider financing a portion of the purchase price with a significant down payment; call for further details.

The Rock Canyon Ranch is being offered in it’s entirety (~12,250 acres) as well as this Western Division (~5,603 acres) and the Eastern Division (~6,595 acres) separately. Seller is willing to discuss other reasonable configurations.

Asking Price: $6,723,600 ($1,200/ac)

 

 

 

BROKER: Garrett Wilson or Charles M. Davidson - Agents

PHONE: 210-394-4509 or 210-415-5570

EMAIL: garrett@republicranches.com or cmd@republicranches.com

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