Incredible South Texas hunting ranch located in the heart of the legendary Golden Triangle. This historic high fenced ranch has been owned and operated by the same family for four generations. Offering great improvements, excellent habit, good water with several stock ponds and awesome hunting.
With the combination of an outstanding brush diversity along with mineral rich soils, this country is known for growing giant Whitetails. The majority of the ranch is native brush consisting of an excellent variety of species common to the region. There is a nice rolling topography throughout the property allowing for great views of the wild landscape. Extensive brush work has recently been done is several parts of the ranch to improve the habitat for all types of wildlife and create more visibility for hunting.
Although the quality of the native deer in this area is known to be second to none, the owners have introduced some highly improved genetics over the years. The herd has been intensely managed with excellent results. With the efforts of a great feeding program and very selective culling, several exceptional deer have been harvested. Along with a tremendous deer herd, this ranch is known for some phenomenal Dove hunting. The ranch is on a level 3 MLD program and there is one soft release pen. There are good roads and Senderos throughout the ranch and an abundance of great hunting locations. The entire boundary is high fenced and the ranch is divided into several low fenced pastures.
The center piece of this magnificent property would have to be the beautiful custom built ranch house. The house consists of 3 bedrooms and 3 full baths with a large kitchen, elegant dining area, den and large living area with built-in bar. Additional features of the home include Mesquite wood floors and crown molding, granite counter tops, custom cabinets & shelves and a two-car garage. Other improvements include a nice 3 bed 2 bath hunters cabin with covered entertaining area, a 40×80 equipment shed with walk-in cooler & game cleaning area, a 20×40 barn and an older 2 bed 1 bath foremens house.
There are a total of 3 water wells on the ranch. The Main well has a 10 inch casing and is outfitted with a 100 hp three phase pump. The owner has installed an elaborate reverse osmosis system to improve the quality of the water. This well provides all water for the headquarters and storage tanks & livestock troughs. The other 2 wells are currently not in use. There are approximately 14 stock ponds on the ranch which provide water for livestock and wildlife and Cochio Creek crosses through the south end of the ranch.
This property represents one of the finest examples of a true South Texas hunting ranch, rich in both history and wildlife.
Property is located on Galvan Road about 18 miles West of Encinal. Property is approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes from San Antonio and 50 minutes from Laredo.