FRC Ranch - Washington County, Burton, TX
Nestled outside the rolling hills of Burton, Texas lies a remarkable 131-acre ranch blanketed with majestic old-growth live oak trees. This idyllic property presents an enticing opportunity, featuring a newly constructed pond and a thoughtfully renovated 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath house. This ranch offers a harmonious blend of natural serenity and modern comforts, making it a truly desirable escape from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Situated off Engelbrecht Road, this sprawling ranch enjoys a prime location outside the picturesque town of Burton. Burton is a charming community known for its rich history and offers several great dining and shopping options. The ranch’s secluded location offers a serene and private setting, while still being within convenient reach of all the amenities of Brenham and the shopping/dining in Round Top (13 miles)! The ranch is 1 hour and 20 minutes from both Houston and Austin.
Topography, Rangeland & Habitat
With over 50 feet of elevation change and captivating views that stretch for miles, the diverse topography offers rolling hills and gentle slopes that create a dynamic and visually stunning environment.
The pastures of the ranch are a blend of native and improved grasses, creating an ideal environment for cattle or horses. The property is home to vibrant wildflowers, a variety of wildlife and a range of tree species including live oak, post oaks, and elms. Deer and pigs are plentiful on the property.
The property is thoughtfully designed with several improvements that add both functionality and charm. The ranch is entirely fenced and has a custom stone entrance enclosed by an automatic gate ensuring privacy and security.
At the heart of the property, you’ll find a beautifully renovated 4,194 square foot, one story stone home that has been meticulously updated to offer modern comforts and a stylish aesthetic. The comfortable home offers hardwood floors throughout, soaring ceilings, two living rooms with fireplaces, an office and wet bar. The open kitchen is great for entertaining complete with marble countertops and high-end appliances. All of the bedrooms are well sized complete with walk-in closets.
The back patio unveils a canopy of majestic oak trees providing shade and tranquility. It’s an inviting space that beckons relaxation and outdoor entertainment. The yard is beautifully landscaped and fully fenced, complete with an irrigation system.
For those with multiple vehicles or storage needs, the ranch offers a three-car garage, providing ample space to keep vehicles protected and secure. Additionally, there is plentiful parking available, ensuring convenience for residents and guests alike.
The property has two water wells, one large pond, and two smaller ponds, offering plentiful water for wildlife and livestock. The property is currently under a Wildlife Exemption.
One notable historical landmark in Burton is the Blue Willow Cafe, which has been an iconic gathering place for locals and visitors since 1935. The cafe’s charming blue exterior and home-style cooking have made it a beloved institution in the community, serving as a reminder of Burton’s enduring traditions and hospitality.
Another well-known establishment is the Burton Short Stop, a convenience store and gas station that has served as a convenient pit stop for travelers and locals for many years. These establishments have become part of the fabric of Burton’s history, adding to its small-town charm and character.