880± Acres CW BAR M RANCH, Kimble County – Active Option August 2019
Ranch Road 479, Harper, TX 78631
The CW BAR M Ranch is 880± acres in the heart of the scenic Texas Hill Country minutes from memorable historic towns. It is located within the Blue Mountain Range in eastern Kimble County with elevation changes from 1800 feet to the highest peak of 2400 feet presenting stunning views and topography changes. The ranch is traversed by a wet weather creek called “Tobe Springs” and has excellent water availability. In 2009, it was named ‘Wildlife Conservation Ranch of the Year” by the Natural Resource Conservation Service.The ranch was established in 1992 and it has been intensely game managed by the owner who has a Wildlife and Fisheries Degree from Texas A & M University. In 2009, the ranch received a prestigious statewide recognition/award as the “Wildlife Conservation Ranch of the Year” by the NRCS (Natural Resource Conservation Service). The ranch is home to many Texas whitetails and exotic species including pure Rocky Mountain Elk, Axis Deer, Fallow Deer, Aoudad and Black Buck Antelope. It also has an excellent population of Rio Grande Turkey, doves and some Bobwhite Quail.
IMPROVEMENTS: Lodge. The main ranch house’s construction was completed in 2004 and is a 3,594± sq. ft. custom designed and built home with 3 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. Construction consists of Texas native limestone and rock from areas off of the ranch itself. It features a Great Room with 28-foot ceiling, rock fireplace, banquet size dining room, premier kitchen with oversized pantry, laundry center and mud room. Downstairs is a large master suite with rock fireplace and bath for two, plus a secondary bedroom/guest room. Upstairs is a loft den and a second room that doubles as a bedroom or office. The rock columned porches are accessed from the master bedroom, dining room and guest bedroom. Nearby is the 2-car/truck rock columned open garage, and an underground concrete storm shelter that could be used as a wine cellar.
Construction features include attention to energy efficiency and insulation including a 2-yr. old standing seam metal roof, Tyvek house wrap, double pane insulated windows with solar coating and 2 zones HVAC.
Guest House. Remodeled 1000± sq. ft. manufactured home with living room, kitchen/dining room, 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. A full-length 840± sq.ft. ranch-style porch is across the front.
Horse Barn: 60’x35’ with four 12’x12’ enclosed stalls with steel doors and back split doors to pipe runs and arena. Tack room with attic storage above. Water and electricity. Enclosed hay storage or horse trailer with electricity and water.
Implement and Tractor Barn: 40’x100’ (4000± s.f.) Steel construction with concrete beams. Gravel floor, electricity and water.
Game Processing Structure:
Processing Structure: 200± sq.ft. with walk-in cooler, electricity and water.
Garage-Work Shop: 60’ x 30’ (1800± sq.ft.) steel on concrete slab. 60’x10’ mezzanine (600± sq.ft.) storage.
220 volt and 110 volt outlets. Insulated. Three overhead doors.
Storage Container: 40’x8’ (320± sq.ft.) aluminum with electricity and water.
Land and Pastures: Four (4) total pastures
629.1± Acre Home Pasture. Paved county Road KC 478. Gamefenced. Home to the headquarters. Game fenced 10 acre Irrigated food plot. 2 irrigation wells and a water reel irrigation system. Cleared and replanted in native grasses, forbs and browse for wildlife.
103.19± Acre West Pasture. Gamefenced on eastern boundary. Traversed by Tobe Brand Creek, a seasonal creek.
91.85± Acre Cobb House Pasture: A unique opportunity to own Texas frontier history with a restored country house circa 1907. The Cobb House and its pasture abound with much local Kimble County history and lore that gives the house and land a true sense of serenity and peace. One Edwards well, water cistern, water trough. Traversed by the south branch of Tobe Springs Creek.
55.3± Acre Horse Pasture. Located on the southern end and bordered with KC 421. Easter boundary is gamefenced and the north is excellent net wire fencing.
Water: Total of Eight Wells. Five (5) Edwards Aquifer water wells, and Two (2) Trinity Aquifer irrigation Wells. Two Trinity Irrigation wells; one 50-55 GPM with sub pump. and a second 70-80 GPM which is a static well without a pump. ½ Acre pond. Water spring hole. Natural spring water of 100± yard length in Tobe Creek. Two Edwards water wells supply the main house and guest house. Southwest Fenced Edwards well supplies a storage tank and troughs. Windmill Hill #1 well delivers 15GPM as backup for stock pond.
Windmill Hill #2 well delivers 3-5 GPM; well is static and capped.
Vegetation-Trees: The Home Pasture includes large bluestem, lesser bluestem, side oats gramma, thatch, three on and many others. Woody species include Live Oak Red/Spanish Oak, Shin Oak, Hackberry, Sumac, Texas Persimmon, Elm, Texas Tea Tree, Red Bud, a few Mesquite, Agarita, Mountain Laurel and Ashe Juniper. The Cedar has been selectively cleared.
Nine (9) Texas Wildlife and Supply 2000# feeders.
Five (5) All Seasons 3000# Bulk feeders.
Nine (9) excellent quality deer blinds.
1 – 4 x 6 Fiberglass blind with 10’ tower
1 – 4 x 6 fiberglass blind with 10’ tower with porch platform and stairs
1 – 4 x 6 fiberglass blind with 5’ tower with porch platform and stairs
1 – 4 x 6 fiberglass blind (NEW) with 5’ tower and ladder
1 – 4 x 6 Kramer Blind with 5’tower and ladder
1 – 4 x 6 Kramer Blind (Ground)
1 – 4 x 6 Kramer Blind (Ground)
1 – 4 x 4 Texas Hunter with 20’ tower
1 – 4 x 4 Kramer Blind with 15’ tower
Water Reel with all hoses, irrigation valves and sprinkler
Dynamax cedar tree shear
NOTE: No easements or right of ways exist on the ranch except standard telephone and Pedernales Electric Co-op easements.
Minerals: All owned minerals will convey
Location: The geographic location of the ranch is in the eastern section of Kimble Country and is 38± miles northwest of Kerrville, 40± miles west of Fredericksburg, 20± miles west of Harper and 23± miles east of Junction. Access to the ranch is via a paved county road off of Ranch Road 479. The ranch has excellent access but is very secluded with large neighboring ranches.
NOTE: Texas law requires all real estate licensees to give the following Information About Brokerage Services: http://www.trec.state.tx.us/pdf/contracts/OP-K.pdf
All properties are shown by appointment with Marc Sherron/Dullnig Ranches. Buyer’s Brokers must be identified on first contact and must accompany client or customer on first showing to participate in compensation.