JW Wildlife Ranch
Comments: The possibilities are endless with this rare and turn-key Texas Hill Country gem! The JW Wildlife Ranch is an exotic game ranch that has served as a successful commercial hunting operation, corporate retreat, wedding venue, and family compound. An incredibly diverse landscape, the ranch is home to 11 species of exotics, super exotics and native game. The whitetail deer herd is highly improved and consistently produces 200” bucks in the pasture, as well as turkey and migratory birds. The ranches’ 6 ponds provide a paradise for the waterfowl hunter or avid fisherman.
Very seldom do you see a property of this caliber come to the market! The JW Wildlife ranch represents 15+ years of continuous improvement, meticulous design, and a deliberate approach to water, habitat, and wildlife enhancement on this picturesque landscape.
Size:314.9 +/-acres Brown County (High Fenced)
Location: Location, Location, Location! Situated about 12 +/- miles North of Brownwoodon Paved CR 405 within a mile of beautiful Lake Brownwood (7300 +- acres)! Brownwood Regional Airport is 5 +/-miles from the ranch with a 5500 +/- Ft paved runway for private aircraft, with fuel available. The ranch is situated less than 2.5 hours from DFW or Austin!
Improvements: Turn-Key & intensely managed, the JW Wildlife ranch has 3 +/-miles of single wire high fencing. Wildlife includes 250+ inch whitetail genetics, Turkey, Scimitar-Horned Oryx, Waterbuck, Blue Wildebeest, Aoudad, Axis, Blackbuck, Fallow, Pure Mouflon, and Transcaspian Urial. The ranch has a cellular controlled, electric gate entrance off the paved county road. Once you enter the property, there is an all-weather road leading up to the ranch headquarters. The JW wildlife ranch has two primary lodges. With 24 total beds, ranch accommodations can serve a small family outing with plenty of quiet time around the fire, or larger family reunions or corporate events!
Lodge 1: A 1500 +/- sq ft fully furnished lodge with the exterior being constructed of rock & metal with 2 bedrooms & 2 baths with an attached 2000 +/- sq ft outdoor entertainment space including covered patio, fire pit, outside bar, & grilling area.
Lodge 2: A 3,000 +/- sq ft fully furnished lodge with the exterior being constructed of rock & metal, with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, wheelchair accessibility, loft area, commercial kitchen, game room, & wrap-around porch.
All lodging and storage are connected by paved walkways.
Cabin: 240 +/-sq ft cabin with bunks and full bathroom
Storage: Insulated storage building with A/C
Carports: Two 18×40 carports & a 40 ‘storage container
Cold Storage: Game cleaning area & a 6×6 walk-in cooler
Equipment: 2009 Kubota Tractor (MX5100F) with 6’ cutter and bucket (LA844)
Feeders: Four 1200 # protein feeders with pre-fabpens/gates, six 800 # corn feeders in new condition
Hunting Blinds: Eight Quality Hunting Blinds
3 +/-acres of deer or livestock pens
Water: Both sides of a wet weather creek that transects ½ mile of property
- 6+/-acre wet weather watershed that creates amazing duck sanctuary.
- Two 1-acre ponds with year-round water fed by wet weather creek. Both ponds are stocked, and the larger pond has an underground water supply line from the well.
- 3 small tanks.
- 2 electric water wells with 2 concrete water troughs that produce an estimated 6 GPM and 17 GPM.
- 2 in-ground wildlife watering systems that hold 1200 gallons each on the East & South fence lines.
- Each lodge has two 2500 gallon water storage tanks for a total of 10,000 gallons of water storage.
- Rain water collection can be used to bolster water storage for the lodge and feed a smaller pond below the lodge.
Vegetation: Rolling hill country terrain with views for miles! The primary vegetation on the ranch is Live oak, post oak, elm and mesquites. No Cedar. There are two maintained food plots at 1 acre and 3 acres. The 1-acre food plot can be irrigated by connecting to a nearby hose bib.
Price: $2.3 Million
Taxes: $4,643.44 with Wildlife exemption for 2020 according to BCAD
Agent info: Jeremy Stegemoller with Donnie Stegemoller Realtors 325-642-3264 cell [email protected]
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