Deer Run Ranch - Waller County, Hempstead, TX
Deer Run Ranch is a stunning property spanning 465 acres, offering an exquisite blend of hunting opportunities and ample space for cattle and horse grazing. Located just a few miles southwest of Hempstead, Texas, this ranch boasts a prime location with convenient access to downtown Houston within an hour's drive. The property features a remarkable landscape, encompassing rolling improved pastures, fertile hardwood forests, and 6192 feet of shoreline along the Brazos River.
Situated along State Highway 159, Deer Run Ranch enjoys over 4,500 feet of paved highway frontage, providing easy access to the nearby amenities and charming towns of Hempstead, Chappell Hill, and Bellville.
Topography, Rangeland & Habitat
The ranch showcases diverse habitats, including bottomland areas along the Brazos River and Lewisville Creek, with majestic oak, pecan, elm, cottonwood, and sycamore trees. These bottomlands feature rich alluvial soils supporting mixed pastures and denser brush, creating an ideal environment for an array of wildlife such as white-tailed deer, hogs, dove, duck, and local predators.
The higher pastures have magnificent views and are dominated by oak trees and sandy soils, providing improved pastures suitable for running cattle or great soils for horse pastures and hay production. Whether you are an avid hunter, outdoor enthusiast, or seeking a ranch for cattle and equine purposes, Deer Run Ranch presents an appealing opportunity.
The ranch is well-fenced, featuring multiple pastures for efficient cattle rotation, and the exterior fences are in good condition. Well-maintained roads traverse the property, including a picturesque waterfall creek low water crossing over Lewisville Creek, reminiscent of hill country landscapes. Water is a prominent highlight of Deer Run Ranch, with approximately 1.1 miles of Brazos River frontage, several well-stocked ponds. These water sources not only provide scenic beauty but also offer excellent waterfowl hunting during duck season and enjoyable fishing opportunities year-round. The ranch benefits from shallow and abundant groundwater, while Lewisville Creek meanders through the property, often flowing with rocky bottoms and shady tree-lined stretches down to the Brazos.
Furthermore, there is a potential opportunity to acquire an additional contiguous 425+ acres in the bottomland area. This oxbow lake known as Perry Lake separates itself from the Brazos with a stunning bluff overlooking the Brazos River, featuring dense forests, agricultural fields, and creating over 2.5 miles of Brazos River frontage. Please ask about the additional acreage if interested.
1 well and 3 ponds, live creek and the Brazos River.
There is power and septic on the property.
Please note that mineral rights may be negotiable.
In summary, Deer Run Ranch presents an extraordinary opportunity to own a breathtaking property with diverse habitats, abundant wildlife, picturesque water features, and easy access to urban amenities, making it an enticing prospect for hunters, cattle ranchers, and nature enthusiasts alike.