This 289 acre tract has been worked with the hunter in mind. Seller has cleared and planted strips for quail, turkey and deer, with an extensive irrigation/wildlife watering system in those strips. Food plots are scattered across the place with predominantly sandy and sandy loam soils for great production. With frontage on a gravel county road, so access is simple. This is a great place to get into the recreational land market!
This typical South Texas rolling red sandy tract has an ephemeral stream with large trees.
1.145 miles off Hwy 85 at the intersection of Hwy 85 and Hwy 140 heading east on Davis Switch Rd. to the gate on the west side of road.
The tree cover along the creek area consists of Live oaks, elms, hackberry trees. Outside the riparian area are mesquite and mixed brush typical to western Atascosa County.
This tract has had management inputs professionally designed to enhance wildlife particularly quail and whitetail deer. With annual maintenance and good rainfall, the vegetation is optimal for wildlife. However, the cleared strips each have an irrigation line within them to augment moisture to the range site. See the detailed schematic above!
The typical five-some of whitetail deer, quail, Rio Grande turkeys, wild hogs, and doves are what you will spend time chasing here. Habitat has been optimized for all these, so maintaining habitat chores will yield lots of enjoyment hunting for these species.
Utilities are onsite with electric service and telephone. Water is made available from two water wells which serve both the house as well as the sprinklers afield.
Property is fenced on three sides.
Two water wells are onsite. One primarily services the house, and the other services the fish pond and the wildlife watering system including five small wildlife watering ponds which hold water very well for seasonal purposes. Both wells are equipped with electric submersible pumps, and function very well.
Mobile home(16X80 foot) under a Pole barn (100 X 28 feet) for additional protection from the elements. Home is floored with tile and has a great deck for a sunset view. Home site is fenced.
Sprinkler system in the field for wildlife watering, as well as a stock pond provide much needed water to a South Texas place. The food plots also add to the amendments for wildlife.
Take note of the extensive work performed by the Seller in making this place work well for wildlife. The brush strips have been planned to accommodate brush densities for whitetail deer as well as quail. The wildlife watering system add tremendous value particularly during times of drought. Watering provides a microsite of greens that are used by wildlife, as well as by insects, which provide a harbor of protein for quail and turkeys.
No minerals are owned by the Seller. All Executive Rights convey.
Introduced grasses include switchgrass, indian grass, sideoats grama can be found within the planted strips. There is also some klein grass in the plots. The riparian area is covered with sideoats, plains bristlegrass, curlymesquite, as well as some sand dropseed and false Rhodes grass. The rainfall of late 2009 and 2010 has shown a splendor of forbs.
Davis Switch Road (CR 349) is 4360 feet of the boundary.
Property is valued and assessed under a 1-d-1 Open Space - Wildlife valuation with Atascosa County.
Fifty five percent of the soils are a Webb fine sandy loam, the other two major soils are Amphion sandy clay loam, and a Pettus loam (which is along the riparian area).
Oil and gas production activity is ongoing on this property. The operator and the current landowner have a good working relationship.
Grazing has been deferred for several years.
A transferable Continuous Conservation Reserve Program (CCRP) contract is available. The Seller has met the obligations and is in the maintenance stage of this contract. Payments from the USDA would transfer to the Buyer to continue the contract.
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