Walnut Creek Farm and Ranch

Reduced to $899,000: The Walnut Creek Farm and Ranch, located only 30 miles from downtown Austin, is as diversified of a ranch in this size category as you are going to find. Features include Walnut Creek, a pecan orchard, two ponds, several barns, working pens, good pastures with cross fencing, home, horse paddocks and more. Located just 30 miles from Austin this property is ideal for someone looking for a conveniently located recreational and agricultural ranch.

Location: The ranch is located on Co Rd 224/Boyd Road, about one mile off of FM 812. From Austin you take Hwy. 71 East to Texas 130 South to FM 812 East turning right on Co Rd 224/Boyd Road. In all, a 30 minute drive from downtown Austin.

Topography and other features: The ranch is divided by Walnut Creek making for a beautiful natural focal point. Along the creek there is classic bottomland with enormous native pecans and rich soils. On either side of the creek the topography is slightly rolling with good soil for grasses. Not only a working cattle and horse ranch this property has a pecan orchard with over 100 pecan trees strategically planted for optimum production. The average radius of these trees is over 60 inches. In addition to the trees planted in the orchard there are hundreds of native pecans, some of which have been grafted to increase their nut production. This is a beautiful recreational/working ranch including a potential revenue stream through harvesting pecans.

Wildlife: Native wildlife is consistent with the area including whitetail deer, turkey, dove and feral hogs. There has been little hunting pressure on the ranch for the last 15 years. The abundance of pecans provide a natural source of high protein food making this an ideal place for deer and hog hunting.

Improvements: The improvements on the property allow a new owner to begin operations immediately.
Home – 2/2 Home with sun and utility rooms
Main Barn – Large metal barn with openings on either end. Small office attached with a bathroom and shower as well
Hay Barn – Metal/steel beam hay barn, roughly 24X45
Equipment Shed – Open equipment shed with four stalls and an enclosed storage/work barn on the end
Horse Paddocks – There are several horse paddocks
Working Pens – Working pens with a squeeze shoot and scale
Fencing – Overall condition of the fencing is fair. The pastures are laid out well and cross-fenced with good gate placement to move livestock

Water: Two-inch water well and two windmills on the property.  Aqua Water Supply service is available in the area.

Electricity: Electricity located at the barns and home.

Minerals: Owner believes he owns 100% of the minerals and will convey 25% of all owned minerals. Currently the property is not leased but there is production in the area.

Easements: The North end of the property is slightly encumbered with a power line easement.

Other: A portion of the property lies within the FEMA 100-year flood plain.

Taxes: 80 acres are classified as D3 – Acreage Used for Farming Purposes, 118 acres in D1 – Acreage Ranch Land and 1 acre is E1 – Residential Homestead.

BROKER: Jason D. Hawn

PHONE: (512) 658-8517

EMAIL: jhawn@republicranches.com

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