The 334 +/- acre Thomas ranch has been owned and ranched by the Thomas family for over a century. The family has been diligent stewards of this Blacklands Prairie property making thoughtful improvements enhancing its productivity and recreational value. The topography is gently rolling accented with large post oak and elm trees. In addition to the improved coastal Bermuda grasslands, the owners have planted several large food plots over the years for wildlife. This immaculately cross fenced cattle ranch is setup to carry a healthy herd while also providing plenty of space for weekend recreation with the family.
Water: Water is abundant in this area with easy access to the Carrizo-Wilcox Major aquifer along with several other minor aquifers: Yegua Jackson, Sparta, and Queen City. There is a seasonal creek in the middle of the property lined with large elms, it has several areas that hold water after heavy rains. Several other small stock tanks are scattered across the ranch for cattle and wildlife. There are several locations ideal for building larger fishing pond.
Annual rainfall in this area typically exceeds 41 inches.
Land: The northeast portion of Madison county is in the Central forest-grasslands transition section of the Blackland Prairies region. The Blackland Prairie is characterized by a high degree of plant community diversity. The topography of the ranch is gently rolling accented with huge post oak trees and other hardwoods.
Wildlife: Hunting is traditionally very good in this area with a wide variety of game. Whitetail deer, hogs, duck, turkey and dove are all common. For someone interested in quail restoration, the neighboring ranch has a 40 acre native grasses pasture planted by Texas A&M provides a solid basis for the reintroduction of quail. This a project that could be replicated on this ranch. Ranch Broker Tallon Martin
Improvements: Perimeter and cross fencing is excellent. There is a small country home on the property.
Minerals: Surface sale only. Strong Surface Use Agreement in place.
Location and Access: The ranch is located in NE Madison County, close to the community of Midway along TX-OSR, Youngs Hills Ln. and Wiseman Rd.
Taxes: Currently taxed based on 1-D-1 Agricultural valuation.
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