Sandy Ranch Retreat
  • Sold

$ 749,950

A turnkey recreational property with nice living quarters, great views, mature trees, and a pond located an hour from Austin and San Antonio, and 2 hours from Houston. This 41-acre property has a 1 bed, 1 bath barndominium inside a 1,600 sq. ft. metal building, an enclosed shop and pole barn, rolling topography, and long-range views. Nestled in the back of the woods but still easily accessed, this property is a quiet retreat ready for the next family to enjoy.

1550 Sandy Ranch Rd, Harwood, TX 78632
18 miles to Waelder, 20 miles to Lockhart, 22 miles to Buc-ee’s, 25 miles to Luling, 35 miles to Bastrop, 60 miles to Austin, 80 miles to San Antonio, 120 miles to Houston, and 52 miles to Austin Bergstrom International Airport.

Land & Water
This property is located in the Sand Hills of Caldwell County which is known for deep sandy soils, great topography with big views, and lots of post oaks and pines. The property is 70% pasture with some nice mature trees scattered throughout, and 30% mixed woodland. In the southwest portion of the property is a nearly two-acre pond when completely full. The woodland area provides great cover for whitetail deer and hogs. Trees observed on the property include Post Oak, Blackjack Oak, Live Oak, Loblolly Pine, Eastern Red Cedar, and Water Oak. The midstory is comprised of Yaupon, American Beautyberry, Frostweed, Wolly Croton, and Dewberry. Grasses include Little Bluestem, Kleingrass, Virginia Wildrye, Canada Wildrye, and Coastal Bermuda.

Improvements & Utilities
The main structure is a 1,600 sq. ft. metal building with an additional 800 sq. ft. covered parking area. Inside the building is approximately 1,100 sq. ft. of finished living space. This includes a full bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, living area, walk-in pantry, and upstairs loft for additional sleeping quarters. There are two mini-split A/C units and two window units that service the living space. All furnishings in the living space will convey other than small personal items. There is also an enclosed shop on a slab with an adjacent pole barn with additional parking for tractors and UTVs. Water and electricity run to the shop which is also cooled by a window unit. Water is supplied by a well that is connected to a water conditioner. Aqua Water also has a line running along Sandy Ranch Road but currently there is no meter for the property. Bluebonnet Electric is the electric provider. The entrance has an electric gate opener for convenience. The property is perimeter fenced with 5-strand barbwire in fair to good condition.

Surface sale only. Seller owns no minerals. No current leases or production.

The property is qualified for the Agricultural Valuation via a Wildlife Management Plan. 2021 taxes were around $2,500.

Basic necessities can be found a few minutes away in Waelder. All other needs of the new owner can be found 30-40 minutes away in Lockhart, Luling, or Bastrop. The property is located within Lockhart ISD.

***Buyer Agents must make first contact and be present at all showings to participate in 50% commission split. If this condition is not met, Buyer Agent split is at sole discretion of Grand Land Company.

Basic Facts

Property ID: 5758 Status: Type: Post Updated: 2023-03-27 14:25:07
Bedrooms: 1 Bathrooms: 1 Area: 40.99 acres Lot size: 40.99 acres
Houses: 1 Minerals: none Property Use: Homestead, Hunting, Recreation, Livestock / Grazing County: Caldwell
Access: Paved Frontage Utilities: Electricity On Site, Well On Site, Water Line Available, Septic On Site


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Listing Packet: Listing-Packet-1.pdf
  • Properties Qty: 87
  • 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 $ 749,950. It has 1 bed bedrooms, 1 bath bathrooms, and is 40.99 acres. The property was built in year.