Pope Bend River Ranch - Bastrop County, Bastrop, TX

Pope Bend River Ranch consists of 41± acres on the Colorado River situated between Austin and Bastrop in close proximity to active residential, industrial, and other significant developments. The unimproved property has been utilized for recreational purposes along with a current cattle lease.


Pope Bend River Ranch is located only 15 miles northwest of Bastrop, +/- 17 miles from Austin-Bergstrom airport and +/- 25 miles from Downtown Austin. In addition, the property is situated between Tesla Gigafactory (+/- 17 miles) and Boring Company/Space X (less than 10 miles). Less than two miles from Hyatt Lost Pines Resort and less than 3 miles from Rocking S Estates and Double Eagle ranch, both large lot residential developments with recent home sales in the $600’s. The property lies within the City of Bastrop ETJ Area-A and Bastrop ISD school boundary zone. City of Bastrop ETJ Area A is not regulated by Bastrop County, any developments in this area go through the City of Bastrop.

Topography, Rangeland & Habitat

The property consists of +/-29 acres of level cleared pasture and some wooded areas. The pasture transitions to a mix of Pecans and other hardwoods offering a natural privacy buffer as the property slopes toward the Colorado River.


Pope Bend River Ranch features over 1,500 feet of serene Colorado River frontage that is unobstructed by rooftops or any other structures. A ½ acre stock tank can be found in the northwest corner of the property.


Bluebonnet Electric Co-op services the property. There is currently no well on the property, broker can provide a recent quote for well service. The property is within Aqua WSC-Water CCN and Lower Colorado River Authority – Sewer CCN.

Area History

The fast-growing county and city of Bastrop is known for its pro-business environment and historic small-town charm with big-city amenities offering an exceptional quality of life. Affordable cost of living, quality of education, and large skilled workforce are important to the city especially as it continues to grow. Nearby attractions include but are not limited to McKinney Roughs Nature Park, Lake Bastrop North Shore Park, Buescher State Park, Colorado River, Lost Pines Nature Trails, and Rocky Hill Ranch. From 2010-2020, the population in Bastrop County has grown by 31.1%. Top employers include Bastrop ISD, Hyatt Regency Lost Pines, Bastrop County, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the University of Texas Science Parks.


Co-listed with Republic Commercial Land & Brokerage, LLC 

Pope Bend River Ranch

Bastrop County, Bastrop, TX

41± Acres