Towering Pines Ranch
Towering Pines Ranch is a tremendous agricultural/recreational property with rolling topography, towering pines and oaks, spacious pastures, long-range views, and picturesque lakes all combine to make this a truly majestic location to build a forever home. This secluded gem is a rare find located just 20 minutes from Bastrop and Smithville.
6 miles to Hwy 71, 15 miles to Bastrop, 15 miles to Smithville, 45 miles to downtown Austin, 36 miles to Austin- Bergstrom International Airport
Once a closed canopy woodland, this property was meticulously sculpted to its current state with livestock production in mind. The 367.91 acres is about 85% improved pasture interspersed with a few heavily wooded areas for loafing and shelter. The rolling topography with over 90 feet of elevation change provides many potential home sites with long-range views and seclusion. Dotted across the pasture are giant Loblolly Pine trees, which also make up most of the tree cover on the property. Other trees present on the property include Live Oak, Post Oak, Water Oak, Hickory, Blackjack Oak, Eastern Red Cedar, Cottonwood, Black Willow, American Elm, Cedar Elm, and Mesquite. The shrub layer is comprised of Yaupon, American Beautyberry, Green Briar and Dewberry vine. The grass layer is a mixture of both improved and native grasses with the dominant species being Coastal Bermuda. While the past and current use of the property has been for livestock production, whitetail deer and turkey are readily observed.
The grazing rights have been leased to an adjacent neighbor for over a decade, however, can be terminated with 45 days notice.
The property is accessed by a 40 foot deeded easement that begins on Gotier Trace Rd and enters the property in the NE corner. At the time of publication, an adjoining tract that could serve as an additional point is currently on the open market. See Listing Agent for details.
There are 3 gorgeous lakes ranging from 1, 2, and 2.5 acres. All are stocked with Largemouth Bass and Bluegill.
The West Fork of Gravelly Creek meanders across the upper third of the property in a NW to SE direction. The owners report that the creek normally runs year-round and also has several deeper pools that hold water for long periods.
There is one functioning water well with a solar power supply. Capacity of this well is unknown at the time.
Perimeter fencing along 3 sides with traditional 5 strand barbwire in fair condition. The southern boundary is partially fenced with hot wire. Electric fencing internally is used to create 3 pastures for rotational grazing.
The sellers believe to own the entire mineral estate and may convey a portion subject to negotiation.
The property is currently qualified under the Agricultural tax valuation.
All the needs of a rural landowner can be found 20 minutes away in Bastrop or Smithville. Snows BBQ, the #1 ranked BBQ by Texas Monthly is only 30 miles away making it easy to be first in line on Saturday morning.
Shown by appointment only with a minimum 24-hour notice. Listing agent must be present. Do not enter property without permission.
***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. Grand Land Company is independently owned and operated***
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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.
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This Land style property is located in is currently and has been listed on Grand Land Company. This property is listed at $ 2,115,000. It has bedrooms, bathrooms, and is 367.91 acres. The property was built in year.