Gazley Hills Ranch has over 160 feet of topographic relief, making this 394 acre property feel much bigger. Two high points overlook two deep draws running from west to east. The draws are wet weather creeks lined with tall pines and rock outcroppings. The highest point on this ranch sits about 370 feet above sea level, the lowest point sits at about 290 feet above sea level.
The wildlife species that can be found on the ranch include whitetail deer, dove, and predators.
Due to its dramatic topography, it could be feasible to build a sizable lake on the northeastern portion of this property. A water well has not been drilled on this property yet but the property sits above the Carrizo-Wilcox major aquifer and Queen City minor aquifer.
Located 1.3 miles west of Smithville off CR 325 this ranch is only 50 minutes from Austin and an easy 2 hours from Houston. Access is provided off of the well-maintained gravel road (CR 325).
Note a portion of the property lies within an opportunity zone (see map). More information about opportunity zones: https://www.irs.gov/newsroom/opportunity-zones-frequently-asked-questions
The property is offered as Surface Only. No leases or known history of drilling activity on the property.
A portion of this ranch was originally granted to Stephen F Austin as part of a 2214 acre parcel in 1831, more about Stephen F Austin’s role in Texas history can be found here. https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fau14 The other portion was granted to Thomas J Grazley as part of a 4428 acre parcel, in 1831. Mr. Grazley was one of the signers of the Texas Declaration of Independence and also played a key role in founding Smithville. More about Mr. Grazley can be found here: https://tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/fga48
The information contained herein has been gathered from sources deemed reliable; however, Republic Ranches, LLC and its principals, members, officers, associates, agents and employees cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. The information contained herein is subject to changes, errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal of property from the market without prior notice, and approval of purchase by owner. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their satisfaction. No representation is made as to the possible value of this investment or type of use, and prospective buyers are urged to consult with their tax and legal advisors before making a final determination.
Real Estate buyers are hereby notified that real properties and its rights and amenities in the States of Texas; Oklahoma; Colorado; Louisiana; Arkansas; and New Mexico are subject to many forces and impacts whether natural, those caused by man, or otherwise; including, but not limited to, drought or other weather related events, disease (e.g. Oak Wilt, Anthrax, Chronic Wasting Disease), invasive species, illegal trespassing, previous owner actions, neighbor actions and government actions. Prospective buyers of Texas real estate, New Mexico real estate, Colorado real estate, Oklahoma real estate, Arkansas Real Estate, or Louisiana real estate should investigate any concerns regarding a specific real property to their satisfaction.
When buying investment property the buyer's agent, if applicable, must be identified on first contact and must be present at initial showing of the property listing to the prospective real estate investor in order to participate in real estate commission. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of Republic Ranches, LLC.
Republic Ranches, LLC reserves the right to require any or all interested buyer(s) of a particular property to provide proof of financial ability to purchase said property prior to the initial showing or any subsequent showing of the property. Republic Ranches, LLC also reserves the right to refuse to show a property to a potential buyer for any reason at Republic Ranches, LLC's sole and absolute discretion.