What an opportunity to own a turn key property tailored specifically for the horse or rodeo enthusiast. The Engle Ranch is located along paved road access, minutes from Gorman, TX and approximately 30 minutes in either direction to Stephenville, Cisco, or Eastland and Interstate 20. Every improvement on this property has been constructed within the past year and has been done with great attention to detail for usefulness and practicality. Starting with a large welcoming custom entrance made from large timbers, the road leads you across a seasonal creek to the house, rv hookups, arena, and horse barn. Situated along this unique property are seasonal hardwoods, such as Post Oaks, Live Oaks, Willows, and Mesquites creating beautiful tree cover and shade in the growing season. A recently purchased one bed one bath efficiency home is conveniently located along the main road, allowing plenty of room for parking vehicles, horse trailers, and rv’s. The house site also has 5 seperate electric, water, and septic hookups. The main feature of the Engle Ranch is the 150’x 250′ arena with roping chute, alleyway, and stops. Supporting the arena is a recently constructed 32’x 60′ stall barn with a 12′ lean to on each end consisting of multiple 40′ stalls and plenty of room to store tack, hay, and many horses. This ranch would be a great choice for anyone in the rodeo life and provide years of enjoyment.
The Rucker Ranch is 160 acres of productive coastal bermuda grass perfect for the modern day cattleman located approximately 10 minutes from De Leon, TX in Northern Comanche County. With three separate center pivots providing irrigation, the ranch is self sufficient for hay productions, as well as dry land grazing livestock. 6 working water wells provide ample water for both irrigation and stock water. 8 pastures, as well as large working pens makes this property the ideal production property. Amenities on the ranch start with a main home boasting over 2,500 sq ft of living space consisting of 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a large open floorplan. Behind the pens is a foremans/guest home with an open floorplan and approximately 1,000 sq. ft. of space. Located in the center of the ranch is a scenic 5 acre lake supported by water wells, as well as run off from rain. The lake is stocked with bass, crappie, catfish, and provides excellent seasonal duck hunting. This property is a turnkey hay/cattle operation that has excellent production history!
THE PERFECT MIXTURE OF PASTURE AND COVER WITH LARGE OAK TREES.
65 MILES FROM AUSTIN.
65 MILES FROM SAN ANTONIO.
WATER WELL DRILLED IN OCTOBER OF 2021 WITH A PUMP DEPTH OF 260FT AND TESTED AT 30 GPM.
ELECTRICITY POWERS HOUSE AND RUNS THROUGH 2 PASTURES.
2 DIRT TANKS FROM 0.5 – 1 ACRE.
LOW FENCE INTO 4 PASTURES WITH SOUTH NEIGHBOR HIGH FENCE.
HUNTING INCLUDES HOGS AND DEER.
3 BED 1 BATH CABIN.
1000FT OF FM 466 PAVEMENT
1800FT OF CR 105
NO MINERALS CONVEY
60.47 Acres located between Gorman and Carbon, TX with paved frontage on TWO sides!!!. Boasting both trees and open fields with a wet weather creek and stock ponds, this property would be a perfect showplace, ranch, or place to call home. Electricity along the paved road and a rural water tap is available. Please call Gabe at 254-979-6620 if interested. Owner financing is available.
10 ACRES +/- Conveniently located along paved road between Gorman and Carbon in Eastland County.
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Trophy mule deer and trophy aoudad roam on this ranch in the Delaware Mountains. Topography is significant with 90 percent high mountain country and the remainder valley land. The elevation changes from 4000 to 5000 ft. An extensive wildlife plan has been managed for the last 11 years. In 2008, while drilling for oil and gas, a large volume water well was revealed allowing the developement of the water system that covers the entire ranch. Water infrastructure includes 10,000 gallons of water storage, ten water troughs with 8 miles of poly pipe. Seven, one ton protein feeders are strategically located throughout the ranch and have been on a year-round feeding program for last 7 years. The ranch has been enrolled in the Manage Land Deer Permit program for the last 7 years which allows for extended seasons to better manage the game. Nine mule deer buck tags are granted yearly form the Texas Parks and Wildlife biologist. The ranch has not been commercially leased for hunting and kept for family and private guests only.
This ranch is located between two of the largest ranches in the region. The Southern neighboring ranch is the Apache Ranch, one of the most highly regarded ranches in West Texas. The Northwestern border is Jeff Bezos land holding that includes the aerospace company Blue Origin. The launch of rockets can easily be seen from the westerly view of this property.
All of the land is mineral classified meaning the land owner has 50 percent of the minerals and the State of Texas the other 50 percent. All interest conveys the land owner has per the mineral classified agreement. The last mineral lease was in 2010.
The 9 quail feeders attract numerous Scaled (Blue) Quail. Other birds include white wing, mourning dove, eagles, hawks and other non-game birds. Bird Feeders are located by the water troughs. Other wildlife include: javelina, coyote, bobcat, and jack rabbits.
The roads allow access to a majority of the ranch. Most of the mountain roads are traveled by a Polaris Ranger while the roads along the flats are good for a vehicle.
A metal barndominium was built in 2014 and added to in 2021. The living quarters include 4 bedrooms with 12 beds and 3 bathrooms. The kitchen/dining room is set up great with tall ceilings. A metal shade awning spans 80 x 14 feet and holds 20 solar panels that power the cabin with a 6,500 watt inverter and 30,000 kwh battery storage. The facilities are clean and well kept. Equipment includes Polaris Ranger Crew, 20′ storage container, 25kw quiet diesel generator, 13,000 watt generator, 500 gallon propane tank, 500 gallon diesel tank and 500 gasoline tank. Electricity is along the East side of the ranch with a perfect site for a house.
The views are vast in every direction. The Guadalupe Peak is to the North and is the tallest peak in Texas at 8,750 feet. To the West are the Sierra Diablos and to the South are the Apache Mountains. The sunrise and sunsets are stunning.
Permian reef outcroppings and other rock formations are so impressive that UT Arlington students have studied them for years. Multiple students have written thesis from the research and findings. Copies are available.
There are two known Indian camps with fire remains and flint findings
The vegetation includes Ocotillo, Lechuguilla, Spanish Dagger, Cholla, Creosote, and various other brush and grasses.
The location is 29 miles Northeast of Van Horn off FM 2185 and county maintained Jay Capp rd. Fort Stockton is 1.45 hours, El Paso is 2 hours and Odessa is 2.2 hours. Fifteen miles from the ranch is Van Horn/Culberson County airstrips. This airstrip sells fuel and can land large aircraft.
Van Horn is the closest town at 29 miles and has hotels, groceries, mechanics, restaurants and a hospital.
TROPHY MULE DEER
7 YEARS MLD
MINERAL/STATE CLASSIFIED LAND, 2010 WAS LAST MINERAL LEASE
GREAT WATER WELL, STATIC LEVEL 930 FEET. PUMP SET AT 1000 FT
METAL BUILDING WITH 4 BEDROOMS, 12 BEDS, 3 BATHROOMS AND GARAGE
7 PROTIEN FEEDERS, FEED YEAR ROUND
9 QUAIL FEEDERS
11 IDEAL WATER TROUGHS WITH ONE RESERVED FOR DIP POOL
10,000 GALLON WATER STORAGE WITH 8 MILES OF POLY PIPE
FEED STORAGE CONTAINER
GREAT ROAD ACCESS
VAN HORN AIR STRIP 15 MILES AWAY
EL PASO AIRPORT 2 HOURS
MIDLAND/ODESSA 2.5 HOURS
HUGE NEIGHBORS-APACHE RANCH TO SOUTH, NORTH WEST BOUNDARY IS JEFF BEZOS BLUE ORIGIN
INDIAN CAMPS AND CAVES WITH FLINT AND FIRE REMAINS
SCALED BLUE QUAIL, WHITE WING AND MORNING DOVE, JAVELINA
NORTH OF I-10
VIEWS OF GUADALUPE PEAK 8750 FEET HIGHEST POINT IN TEXAS
VIEWS OF SIERRA DIABLO MOUNTAINS
ROAD SYSTEM FOR GREAT HUNTING, POLARIS RANGER CREW
20 Solar Panels with 6,500 watt inverter and 30,000kwh battery storage
25KW DIESEL GENERATOR
13000 WATT GENERATOR PROPANE/GAS
500 GALLON PROPANE TANK, 500 GALLON DIESEL TANK, 500 GALLON GAS TANK
ROCK FORMATIONS STUDIED BY UT ARLINGTON WITH GRAD STUDENT THESIS PERFORMED
EASY ACCESS OF FM2185 AND COUNTY MAINTAINED RD JAY CAPP
VAN HORN IS 29 MILES AWAY FOR PROVISIONS
VAN HORN HOSPITAL 25 MILES
GAME CAMERA AND HARVEST PHOTOS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST
OWNER IS A LICENSED REAL ESTATE BROKER