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North Simms Creek Ranch

452 Acres    ·    Lampasas County, Lampasas, TX    ·    $1,700,000

Overview

North Simms Creek Ranch is a 452-acre property in northern Lampasas County, Texas.  Located 90 miles north of Austin, near the town of Lometa, the ranch spans both sides of beautiful Simms Creek for nearly one-half mile.  The property’s diverse wildlife habitat includes old-growth oak and pecan lined creek-bottoms with some strategic dense cover areas.  The majority of the property consists of pristine native grass prairie interspersed with hardwoods, mixed brush, and juniper. 

Improvements

Low-fence perimeter

4 deer blinds with corn feeders

2 bulk free-choice supplemental pellet feeders for deer

1 old water well on property with a power line (this water well is not in current use)

2 smaller ponds provide ample wildlife water in addition to Simms Creek

Good interior road system provides truck and ATV access to all areas

Multiple cool-season food plot areas 

Selective Juniper clearing has enhanced unsurpassed native grass prairie habitat

Wildlife and Habitat

North Simms Creek is teeming with wildlife – native white-tailed deer are abundant and free to roam.  The bucks can grow impressive racks when they reach maturity.  Healthy populations of Rio Grande turkeys roost along Simms Creek and frequent all areas of the ranch.  Due to the native grass habitat, bobwhite quail are plentiful in good rain years.  Little bluestem is the dominant grass that anchors an explosion of native diversity including hairy grama, tall grama, side oats grama (the state grass of Texas), buffalograss, both shortspike and hooded windmillgrass, sand dropseed, white tridens, and many other grasses that evolved in this area prior to modern human influence.  Along the creek, huge stands of yellow indiangrass and switchgrass shade the banks.  Largemouth bass and sunfish can be found in the many shaded pools and cut-banks of the creek. 

Access

The most convenient access is via a well-maintained county road that runs north from Lometa 9 miles to the entrance gate.  The pavement turns to all-weather crushed limestone about one mile out from the gate.  The ranch is an easy 90-minute drive from Austin.  HEB, Wal Mart, and all the conveniences including a paved public airstrip are located 30 minutes away in Lampasas.

Minerals

The Seller does not own the mineral rights.  No current or prior mineral production activity exists on the ranch.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Agent(s): Wallace Nichols, Sales Agent or Sam Shackelford, Sales Agent
(713)253-6021 or (512)801-8139
nichols@republicranches.com
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