Rayberry Ranch
  • Sold

$ 1,249,950

The Rayberry Ranch is a potential country homestead nestled between Killeen, Harker Heights, Nolanville, and Ft. Hood.   Come build your dream home in the country while having all the conveniences of city life less than 15 minutes away.  The location of this 101-acre tract being directly adjacent to the city limits of Killeen and the FM 439 frontage combine to give this property good investment potential as well.


TBD FM 439 Killeen, TX

1 mile to Killeen, Harker Heights, and Nolanville. 7 miles to the main Ft. Hood entrance, 12 miles to Interstate 35, 13 miles to Killeen-Ft. Regional Airport


The 101-acre property comprised of two different habitats, Oak-Juniper Woodlands and fallow pastures.  The woodland is interspersed with mature Live Oaks, Post Oaks, Spanish Oaks, Ashe Juniper Hackberry, Cedar Elm, American Elm, and Pecan trees.   The fallow pastures have a modest amount woody regrowth including Ashe Juniper, Mesquite, and Hackberry.  These pastures could be converted back into open pastures for ample grazing or hay production as many neighboring properties have done. Other shrub and forbs species identified on the property include, Winged Elm, Elbowbush, Green Briar, Texas Croton, Mustang Grape, Agarita, Western Ragweed, Gum Bumelia, and Flame Leaf Sumac.

There are two ponds, one being approximately ½ acre and the other approximately 1/5 acre.  Both ponds hold water sufficiently to supply year-round water to the owner’s livestock and other native wildlife.  The owners also report a healthy deer population which have been seen on every visit.  Ample numbers of both White-Wing and Mourning doves have also been observed.


At the FM frontage is a 2495sq. ft. 3B/2B home that was built in 1958.  This home would need major renovation or could be removed.  See agent for details.  FM 439 Water Supply Corp. is the water provider with a meter on site.  Oncor Electric services the property with multiple meters.   The property has approximately 75% perimeter fence in fair condition.  A portion of the east and entire southern boundary is not fenced.


The sellers believe they own all of the mineral estate and are willing to convey a portion, subject to negotiation. There is no production on site.


An agricultural tax valuation is currently in place on the property keeping the carrying costs low


The Killeen-Temple- Ft. Hood Metroplex will supply all the needs of the new owner. The property is within Killen ISD limits and the City of Killen ETJ.

Basic Facts

Property ID: 2855 Status: Type: Post Updated: 2023-03-27 16:50:39
Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 Area: 101.3 acres Lot size: 101.3 acres
Year built: 1958 Houses: 1 Minerals: Available Property Use: Homestead, Hunting, Recreation, Livestock / Grazing
County: Bell Subdivide: No Access: Paved Frontage Utilities: Electricity On Site, Well On Site, Water On Site


mature trees
near urban location
paved frontage

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Listing Packet: Brochure-and-Maps-1.pdf
  • Properties Qty: 89
  • Company: Broker

John grew up in Victoria, TX and was involved in multiple cow-calf operations in that area as well as Bryan-College Station, TX while attending Texas A&M. He earned a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. John has over 25 years experience in commercial sales and rural property services, and he is the Broker of Record for Grand Land Company. (TREC #655090). John is an active member of the Realtors® Land Institute, has earned the prestigious Accredited Land Consultant designation, and has been recognized as a part of the 2022 APEX Producers Club by RLI. John serves on the Executive Board of the Coastal Conservation Association of Texas (CCA) and is a member of the Williamson County A&M Club. John is also actively involved in the management of several hunting operations in South Texas. He and his family are are avid outdoor enthusiasts spending most of their free time hunting, fishing, and hiking in the great outdoors. His passion for the outdoors combined with his depth of experience with all types of rural properties brings authenticity to every transaction.

This style property is located in is currently and has been listed on Grand Land Company. This property is listed at $ 1,249,950. It has 3 beds bedrooms, 2 baths bathrooms, and is 101.3 acres. The property was built in 1958 year.