Black Creek Ranch in northern Frio County, owned and operated for some 23 years by the current owner, is seeking the right buyer to continue steward this incredible piece of Texas. Black Creek Ranch is a unique opportunity for a ranch buyer looking for excellent and diverse wildlife habitat, fantastic and inviting improvements, water features, minerals, great history and privacy; all within a quick one hour drive from San Antonio.
Location and Access: The ranch is located in NE Frio County, SE of Moore and NE of Pearsall, with access off of CR 2515 (aka Biediger Road).
Range, Habitat and Topography: The ranch exhibits high quality, diverse south Texas brush and habitat including massive oaks and elms along the creeks and drainages (including namesake Black Creek), huge bull mesquite elsewhere and fantastic native grasses throughout. The ranch has approximately 100’ of relief offering fantastic views of the Black Creek basin to the west and the San Miguel basin to the east. An incredible high point near the north end of the ranch offers some of the finest sunsets in Frio County.
Wildlife: The ranch is home to populations of white-tailed deer, turkey, quail, dove, hogs, and other species. In addition, the ranch enjoys fantastic migratory waterfowl and songbirds during migration periods. This part of Frio County, with Black Creek traversing the ranch and the San Miguel nearby, is known for the high quality of its deer and wildlife populations.
Water: The ranch has multiple sloughs, tanks and lakes with the largest being the ~2-1/2 acre “Big Bass Lake”.
Black Creek traverses the ranch in the SW quadrant and offers massive live oaks, excellent wildlife habitat and potholes that hold water much of the time.
There are also 4 operating water wells (main house, foreman house, “irrigation” and north lake) including the one Carrizo irrigation well equipped with diesel motor.
After entering the custom gate and then traversing the ranch from north to south for a couple miles, enjoying the landscapes and wildlife along the way, you will arrive at the wonderful headquarters that includes the main home, bunkhouse, manager’s office, a couple of barns and a small office.
The exquisitely decorated ~5,000 SF main home is as inviting as it is breathtaking. The 5 bedroom home is surrounded by porches, a deck and swimming pool, outdoor cooking area and large fire pit.
The guest cottages are just across the lawn and are in an ~2,900 SF home with two sections; each with 2 bedrooms, a kitchen and living area.
In addition, there is a small manager’s office, a garage/shop, equipment shed and a set of dog kennels.
A short distance from the headquarters is the ~2500 SF manager’s home (3BR plus study), another equipment shed and a shop.
At the “north lake”, there is a screened porch cabin/bunkroom that has offered many a wonderful night camping with kids and enjoying the great outdoors after dark.
Portions of the ranch’s perimeter are low fenced and other portions are high fenced.
Other: Rolling stock, vehicles, furnishings and other personal property in main home, guest cottages, elsewhere in headquarters area and in foreman’s home are not included in the offering.
Minerals: Seller will convey seller’s owned minerals. A mineral ownership report is available for qualified buyers. A portion of the ranch is held by production with two active gas wells.
Easements: Residential electrical, one transmission pipeline and gathering lines including a trunk gathering line.
Asking Price: $5,200,000 (or ~$4,673/acre)
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