East Aransas River Ranch - Refugio County, Sinton, TX
Here is a rare opportunity to own a historical and generational 180-acre river ranch that is renowned for cattle and hunting located on the north side of the Aransas River with 1.5 miles of river frontage. This is the outdoorsman’s’ paradise, from the moment you enter the main gate you drive through the park-like setting to a tucked-away private owners’ headquarters and the road then meanders along the river. Enjoy your days filled with outdoor adventures hunting & fishing, along with peaceful recreation in the evening down by the river counting stars.
The ranch sits conveniently between Sinton and Woodsboro, Tx with the main gate access on the west side of Interstate Highway 77. It is located approximately 119 miles Southeast of San Antonio, 50 miles South of Victoria and 25 miles North of Corpus Christi.
Topography, Rangeland & Habitat
The terrain on the ranch is gently rolling to high banks with plenty of elevation changes and access down to the river. The ranch has great interior roads that provide for nice afternoon cruises around the ranch.
The ranch is well maintained and includes some nice, improved pasture for grazing, good forage, browse, cover and water which provide for an excellent wildlife habitat for the native game population, along with large hardwood trees along the riverbank areas for shade and nesting.
The ranch is low fenced all the way around and offers excellent trophy white-tailed deer hunting, and the ranch also holds a population of turkey, dove, ducks, hogs, coyotes & bobcats. There are large neighbors on all four sides including the Wildlife Refuge just across the Highway. The soils range from fine sandy loam to clay, providing excellent conditions for native grasses to support cattle. There is a variety of vegetation, thick brush and tree cover that consists of mesquite, oak, elm, persimmon, hackberry and a variety of other hardwoods typical of the area that attract and hold wildlife.
The headquarters is privately located down the main road from the front gate and on several cleared acres is a nicely appointed 3 Bedroom/2 Bath newer mobile home, with electric, water, sidewalks & a firepit. The headquarters also contains a newer metal barn with electricity large enough to store tractors, implements, ATVs and hunting rigs. There are several high-quality comfortable double hunting blinds & easy fill feeders already set up that convey.
The ranch has an abundance of water, with a nice lake, seasonal drainage creeks that hold water during rainfall events around scattered timber, 1.5 miles of Aransas River frontage and a good water well centrally located with an electric submersible pump. The ranch also has a water distribution system that supplies livestock/wildlife water throughout the ranch.
There is electricity in several places on the ranch including the headquarters & barn.
Surface estate only, the ranch is not leased for production.
The Aransas River formed the southern boundary when Texas was still a state in Mexico, separating it from the neighboring Mexican state of Coahuila. After independence from Mexico, Refugio was organized as one of thirteen original counties of the new Republic of Texas.
This one-of-a kind ranch offers year-round options for outdoor adventures that is ready to enjoy from day one, which includes ranching, hiking, birding, wildlife watching, watersports, boating and world-class fishing in the Aransas River and lakes.