B – B Ranch - Kinney County, Brackettville, TX
Located in the transitional zone between the Rio Grande Plains and the Edwards Plateau, this ranch provides a unique blend of the Hill Country and South Texas. An excellent water system, abundant free-ranging game, turkey, quail and dove make this an excellent hunting ranch. The main roads on the ranch are excellent, with approximately six miles having been improved with a rock crusher and easily drivable in two-wheel drive. The ranch shares over a mile of border with the Kickapoo Cavern State Park.
Located +16 miles north of Hwy. 90 in Brackettville off FM 674, the ranch is approximately 115 miles west of San Antonio and 45 miles from Del Rio. The gate is approximately 5 miles off FM 674 via private road.
Airport access for private plane travel is in Del Rio (6,300’ runway).
Topography, Rangeland & Habitat
The ranch features the wet weather East Sycamore Creek running north-south through the property, with hillier terrain on either side. The hills on opposite sides of this drainage provide fantastic views across the ranch. Topographical relief ranges from +1,550’ to +1,800’. There are numerous great locations to sit and glass from the hilltops.
The vegetation in this transitional area is typical of the Hill Country with pinon pines, live oaks, shin oak, mesquite, redbud, mountain laurel, and juniper; along with a mix of South Texas brush including guajillo, blackbrush, guayacan, kidneywood, brazil, and other typical species providing good browse.
This ranch offers great low-fenced hunting of both free-ranging native and exotic game. The owner has conducted year-round protein feeding and the game is plentiful. Whitetail scoring in the mid 150’s have been harvested. Additional species frequenting the ranch include axis deer, blackbuck, and aoudad. There are a few hogs and other varmints as well.
Quail, dove and turkey round out the game species on the ranch.
Residential improvements consist of a small, two-bedroom CMU constructed camp house. This camp house is very functional for a hunting camp.
Five wells, three large pilas and four 3,000 gallon PVC storage tanks distributed across the ranch keep the ranch exceptionally well watered. There are 12 miles of water lines, mostly buried, supplying water to the eleven game troughs spread around the ranch. Four of the water wells are electric, one is solar. Well depths range from 380 – 700 feet. These pilas also make great swimming holes.
Approximately 944 acres of the ranch have state classified minerals and the surface owner has certain rights associated with those minerals related to acting as an agent for the state in negotiating an oil and gas lease and participating in bonuses, delayed rentals and royalties. The Seller’s fee minerals, if any, are not included in this offering. The property is not under lease and there is no production. Per Railroad Commission maps, there are no pipelines crossing the property.
Included in the asking price are two Atascosa tower blinds, six additional fiberglass tower blinds, 18 corn feeders and six protein feeders.