Owned and operated by the same family for 35 years. This ranch is without a doubt some of the best country Duval County has to offer. This beautiful high fenced ranch features awesome whitetail genetics, excellent native brush and comfortable improvements. This property is set up and ready to be enjoyed.
Habitat and Wildlife: The JAG Ranch features some of the best habitat in South Texas and certainly in Duval County. While many properties in the area are comprised of mostly shallow, caliche type soils and low brush, this ranch features tremendously strong bottom country ( over 50% of the ranch) with darker/heavier soil, big Mesquites, a wide variety of Native Brush species and thick stands of heavy Buffel Grass. There is approx. 25% of the ranch that is red-dirt type country and the remaining 25% being rolling caliche ridge country that is more typical of the area. The jewel of the property is Las Animas Creek which runs approx. 1.5 miles Northwest-South East thru the ranch. This drainage creates a very unique and valuable habitat that is utilized by all types of game animals and other wildlife. Hunting on the ranch is excellent with Whitetail Deer being the main focus; in addition to the native genetics Duval County is known for, 6 years ago the herd was given a boost thru the introduction of Improved Genetic Whitetail. There is estimated to be approx. 100-150 deer inside the ranch. The ranch has been intensively managed (Currently enrolled in the MLD III program) and is home to some fantastic trophy bucks any hunter would be proud of. In addition to deer, dove & quail, hogs and turkey can also be enjoyed.
Improvements: Ranch is Headquartered by a 1200 sq. 2 bed/1bath brick home. There is a 28×40 covered barn with a concrete floor used to house equipment with a covered Cleaning Area. The entire ranch is game fenced, in addition there is a 3.5 acre soft-release pen. Blinds and feeders are in place and will convey with the sale. The road system is in excellent condition with numerous roads accessing just about every area of the property.
Electricity & Water: There is electricity located near the front of the ranch that services the Headquarters and one water well. There are two Water wells, one on a Electric Submersible Pump and the other being run by Solar Power. There is a 2 Poly line that has been run approximately 1 mile to one stock tank and to the soft release pen, the Solar well feeds the second stock tank. There are 2 stock ponds on the property and Las Animas creek will run water in periods of wet weather.
Additional Comments: This is an opportunity to own a fantastic long-term family owned property (35 years under same ownership) that features tremendous hunting in a very manageable package. Property is Currently enrolled in the Texas Parks and Wildlife MLD III Program and has a Wildlife Exempt Tax Valuation.
Property is located off Fm 2295 about 5 miles West of Benavides, via a 1.4 mile deeded easement. Property is about 2.5 hours from San Antonio.
The information contained herein has been gathered from sources deemed reliable; however, The Texas Ranch Company LLC and its principals, members, officers, associates, agents and employees cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. The information contained herein is subject to changes, errors and omissions, prior sale, withdrawal of property from the market without prior notice an approval of purchase by owner. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their satisfaction. No representation is made as to the possible value of this investment of type of use, and the prospective buyers are urged to consult with their tax legal advisors before making a final determination.
Property Id : 4469
Status: : Available
Type: Acreage w/House