3,737.956± Acres – DIAMOND X RANCH. Blanco County, Johnson City, TX.
A unique opportunity to own of the larger ranches in Blanco County! It is not very often that you find a ranch of this size available within 45± minutes of 2 major metropolitan areas, Austin and San Antonio. Although close in proximity, it offers supreme privacy with a truly wild feel. Breathtaking views and 6 miles of Miller Creek add to the uniqueness of this offering!
Location: This ranch is convenient to both Austin and San Antonio, only 2.5± miles west of U.S. Hwy. 281. It is conveniently located 35± miles west of Austin, 45± miles north of San Antonio, 5.5± miles south of Johnson City and 5± miles north of Blanco, Texas. The property is accessed via a 60± ft. wide private road that dead ends into the Diamond X gate. This road is 1500± ft. from gate to Miller Creek Loop road.
Improvements: The Diamond X has one main lodge and several guesthouses all located in the front of the ranch and are believed to be approximately 35 years old. The main house is a 4/4.5 single story wood frame house with log exterior walls and concrete slab foundation. The 4254± s.f. house is ideal for entertaining with an open kitchen/living room with high beamed ceiling, stone fireplace and wet bar.
The three guest houses are 720± s.f. each and have 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. They also are of single story wood frame construction with log exterior walls and concrete slab foundations. There are several other older ranch buildings on the property. Perimeter fence is game proof and considered to be in good condition.
Water: Approximately 6 miles of both sides of gorgeous Miller Creek meanders through the ranch. Miller Creek is considered to be one of the strongest creeks in Blanco County. Along with Miller Creek there are several flowing springs, ponds and a 7± acre lake that provides good fishing. Miller Creek is dammed below the Headquarters making a great swimming hole. 5 water wells are on the Diamond X.
Topography: The ranch has beautiful rolling terrain with elevations ranging from 1360 – 1860± feet. Good creek bottom land is nestled below high hill tops that range from gentle slopes to more dramatic peaks.
Vegetation: The ranch has open native grass valleys with large Live Oaks, Spanish Oaks, Post Oaks and mesquite trees. Large Cottonwood trees can be found along Miller Creek. Most of the ranch has been selectively cleared of cedar with the exception being some of the more rugged hills.
Wildlife: The ranch has a good amount of native wildlife including whitetail deer, turkey, wild hog, dove, quail, small game and some free-ranging exotics.
Schools: Johnson City I.S.D.