608.51± Acres- TABLETOP MOUNTAIN RANCH, Blanco County
RR 1323, Round Mountain, Texas
Tabletop Mountain Ranch lies in scenic Blanco County centrally located between, Austin, San Antonio, and charming Fredericksburg and is truly the epitome of all the Texas Hill Country has to offer. A crown jewel in one of the most sought out rural real estate regions in the world, the ranch boasts majestic hilltops and monstrous views, outstanding water features, wildlife, and idyllic terrain. Pictures truly can’t do it justice, as this is one of the most incredible ranches we’ve seen.
Primary Lake Chain: At the heart of this ranch is a series of water features with continuous water, over 1/3±of a mile long, featuring two prominent impoundments along s spring-fed creek that runs north-south through the property. The lower lake is 2± acres in size, is 40± deep at full pool, and is fed by a natural, year-round spring. The upper lake is over 1± Acre and nearly 20± feet deep with a cascading, granite & sandstone-rock overflow located at the center of the dam. Three intermediate-sized pools that are 10-12± ft.deep which water flows through, connect the lakes at the top and bottom of the chain. Both primary impoundments are sealed with 2-3 feet of clay and each dam was constructed with a 10-12± foot wide clay core.
Seasonal Creeks & Secondary Ponds: In addition to the primary creek where the water features lie, there are two other seasonal creeks which traverse the property. In the SW area of the ranch, a sandstone-lined seasonal creek runs west-east for approximately 3,500 feet. Roughly in the middle of this drainage, another 0.50± Acre pond was constructed in a secluded area. The other seasonal creek lies in the Eastern portion of the ranch and runs for roughly 2,600± feet. This drainage system originates to the east and extends all the way to the south property boundary and the possibility for additional water features abound. There is also A pond that sits below Tabletop Mountain catches water coming out of hill. A French Drain in the side of the Mountain provides additional flow to the water features.
Wells: A water well, on top of Tabletop Mountain hits water at approx. 260± and has a total depth of 423± ft.with a yield of 25 GPM. Given the high elevation of the well head, water could be gravity fed to anywhere on the property. There is also an existing windmill well that sits in the center of the ranch. According to information etched into the concrete pad at the wellhead, the well was drilled on May 4, 1956, is 100± ft. deep, reaches water at 55, and produces 5 GPM.
Habitat and Terrain: Tabletop Mountain Ranch exemplifies just about everything the Texas Hill Country can possibly offer. From the south boundary to roughly the middle of the property, the terrain has a beautiful roll and is loaded with Live Oak, Post Oak, Elm, and has scenic meadows meandering though the tree cover. With deep, sandy loam soils, these openings would be ideal for the addition of seasonal food plots for the deer herd and other wildlife. The middle valley of the ranch containing multiple water features is an incredibly beautiful area, and is comprised mostly of Live Oak, Texas Persimmon, and strong native grasses, tucked below the primary towering hills on the north end of the property. The areas around the chain of water features create a private, park-like feel. The upper-section of the ranch is dominated by two massive hills that provide beautiful views of the valley and water below. Tabletop Mountain, which sits in the NW corner area of the property, provides some of the most incredibly stunning views that can be found in Texas including views of Packsaddle Mountain in Llano County, approximately 20 miles to the N, as well as towering views over Blanco County to the South. There are multiple areas that have been left in thick cover to provide sanctuary areas for wildlife and the ranch is an ideal mix of topographical diversity, habitat, cover, and water. The elevation ranges from a low of 1,450 to 1,780± at the summit of Tabletop Mountain.
Wildlife: The ranch has a plentiful whitetail herd and is also home to Axis Deer, Blackbuck Antelope and Aoudad Sheep, Turkey, Ducks, Dove, and even a few Quail. The water features are stocked with Bass and Catfish, and are loaded with multiple types and sizes of baitfish.
Additional Info: The entirety of the boundary is high-fenced (8) and corners, entrances, and low-water crossings are constructed of 3 & 4 steel pipe. The front gate providing access from RR 1323 is electric with a combination keypad for security. There is an additional gate providing access to RR 1323 at the SW corner of the ranch. Rich, red granite gravel was used to create a 3.5 mile primary road system that is built-up 18-36. Several miles of secondary roads provide access to many secluded areas and give the ranch outstanding accessibility.
Taxes: Ag-Exempt taxes typically less than $800. annually
Utilities: Utilities are provided by Pedernales Electric Co-op (PEC)
Access and Proximity: Austin is a 55± minute drive via US-281 & TX-71 and San Antonio is 1 hr, 15± min away via US-281. The ranch is located 12 miles NW of Johnson City off of RR 1323 and has over 1 mile of paved road frontage. One of the top Hill Country destinations, charming Fredericksburg (shopping, venues, numerous wineries, great restaurants, etc) is a scenic 30-minute drive from the front gate. The area is comprised of larger-sized recreational and ranching tracts with no development properties nearby. The property is surrounded by large ranches, the most prominent being the largest contiguous ranch in Blanco County, over 8,600 Acres, which comprises the Northern border. Along the west boundary lies 634 ac and the neighboring ranch to the East is nearly 2,000± Acres . Across RR 1323 to the south lies an 800± AC high-fenced ranch.
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