516± Acres Cattle, Hunting and Recreational Paradise
4019 Mensik Rd., Schulenburg, TX 78956-5720
Description: Here is an exceptionally beautiful ranch conveniently centered between Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. The property provides the opportunity for income from livestock as well as hay production but is also an outstanding recreational ranch. No matter if you are looking for a working ranch, weekend retreat, or permanent residence this property could be for you. Not to mention minerals are available!
Water: This property has an abundance of surface and subsurface water. There is 1± mile of constant flowing East Navidad River that traverses the property along with a 3± acre Lake that is believed to be 30± ft. deep and did not go dry during the drought plus there is 1 small stock tank about 1/4 acre in size that can be used to grow bait fish. 3 water wells are equipped with submersible pumps and supply water to the house along with 20± water troughs. There are 3 old hand-dug wells present.
Improvements: The beautiful cut limestone house with metal roof, sitting atop a hill overlooking the lake and river bottom, was originally built in the early 1900’s and has been finely maintained and remodeled throughout the years. The charming home features an interior limestone wall with fireplace, wood floors, bead board walls, and a unique blend of vintage features enhanced with modern conveniences. The house of 2480± sf. has 3 bedrooms which includes an upstairs sleeping loft, 2 bathrooms, nice kitchen, large living room, dining room, game room and utility room. The deep covered porch attached to the house is a great area to sit and enjoy the stunning views, plus there is a rear BBQ patio. There is a 2050± sf. wood barn with metal roof and gravel floor for storage. The well planned cattle pens have 7 different holding areas, a weigh station, squeeze chute with scale, high and low loading dock, and everything one would need to work cattle efficiently. The ranch has low fencing that is all in good shape and is fenced into 11± different pastures to separate cattle.
Vegetation: There is 30/70± brush vs. open pastures. The property has an abundance of hay production with a large portion of the pastures being planted in a Jigs hybrid. There is plenty of cover for game with thick areas as well as areas with scattered large native oak, pecan, and elm trees.
Terrain: This ranch has a mixtures of beautiful rolling country with amazing views over lush hay fields and creek bottoms, flat land with scattered oak and pecan trees, and river bottom with thick cover. The elevation ranges from 370± to 275± feet above sea level.
Wildlife: The property features abundant wildlife that includes, but is not limited to, whitetail deer, turkey, dove, and pigs. The lake is stocked with crappie and perch, and the East Navidad River has an abundance of bass, perch, catfish, and many other species of fish.
Minerals: Available. Please call broker for details.
Taxes: Ag Exempt.
Directions: The property is located 5± miles NE of Schulenburg, 17± miles S of La Grange, 80± miles SE of downtown Austin, 95± miles W of downtown Houston, and 105± miles E of downtown San Antonio.