1,842 Acres, TEXAS LA COPA RANCH, Duval County
Hwy. 359, Benavides, Texas 78341
Description: This ranch has been owned and operated by the same family for 16 years. This manicured ranch has excellent brush diversity, red sandy soils and water distributed throughout. A clean turn-key property has all the amenities in place. Ranches this well maintained, with this type of brush diversity and water, are considered rare.
Improvements: This ranch has a comfortable manicured headquarters highlighted by an 1880s 1 bed/ 1 bath historic adobe home (720 s.f.), tastefully redone to maintain its original feel. The adobe home was an original stagecoach stop.Three other homes sit at the main headquarters which are 2 bedrooms/1 bath (456± s.f.), 2 bedrooms/2 baths (516± s.f.), and 1 bedroom/2 baths (1,200± s.f.) with a full kitchen, large living and dining room. The courtyard of the headquarters is highlighted by a hot tub and covered patio with fireplace. There is a large barn (3720± s.f.), multiple storage sheds, and a lighted game cleaning facility with walk-in cooler. A 3 bedroom/2 bath house (1,456± s.f.) sits on the north part of the ranch closer to the paved highway and would be ideal as a foreman’s home or additional space for guests. The equally manicured grounds have a covered porch and swimming pool. The ranch currently has 18 corn feeders, 4-5 protein feeders, 8 double blinds, and 9 tower blinds that will convey with the property. The majority of the ranch is under high-fence with a portion being low-fence. Included are working cattle pens, 1 ranch diesel tank, 1 ranch gasoline tank, and a 20 ft. container for feed and tack.
Water: The property is very well watered with 7 water wells, 15 water troughs and 3 ponds. Four of the wells are electric submersibles, with the other 3 being run by generators. The wells supplement water via 3± miles of water lines to the ponds,4 pilas, houses and troughs. Guajillo Creek, a seasonal creek, traverses the ranch along with other drainages.
Vegetation-Terrain: The brush diversity on the ranch is truly impressive. Brush species include: Texas ebony, guajillo, black brush, guayacon, persimmon, white brush, coma, lote bush, kidney wood, and hog plum. Large mesquite trees are present in the bottom land and numerous drainage areas. The ranch has an amazing 17± food plots with the largest being 3± acres in size. Elevation ranges from 415± feet – 335± feet ASL.
Wildlife: There is an abundance of wildlife on this property. Due to the excellent brush, surface water, and management this ranch can support an abundance of wildlife, grow large whitetail deer and carry high numbers of quail. Wildlife incudes whitetail deer, quail, turkey, dove, varmints, hogs and much more.
Taxes: Ag exempt
Minerals: None. Surface sale only. There is no production on the ranch.
Location: The ranch is approximately 130± miles S of San Antonio, 65± miles W of Corpus Christi, 30± mile SE of Freer, 19± miles SW of Alice, and 7± miles NE of Benavides. The ranch has paved road frontage on Hwy 359 along with CR frontage on Guajillo road.
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