Location: This tract is located five miles from the intersection of Hwy 277 and Hwy 70. The tract is further located as lying approximately 36 miles southwest of Abilene, Texas on the north side of Hwy 277.
Frontage: The property has approximately 1 mile of frontage on the north side of Hwy 277. The property also has County Rd frontage along the west side of the ranch and a County Rd running through the center portion of the property. There is also County Rd frontage along a portion of the eastern boundary. This ranch would be a great prospect for future divisions.
Terrain: The terrain is very diverse on the tract. The north end of the property is rugged more mountainous with sharp elevation changes. The southern end of the property is more low rolling hills and level live oak covered fields.
Vegetation: The grass cover on the property is in relatively good health considering the drought in the summer of 2011. The ranch has been well rested and has improved grasses established in some area of the ranch that have been cleared in the past. The tree cover consists of Live oak, Cedar, Mesquite, Hackberry, and several other native plants and trees.
Water: The property has 9 water wells. There were five windmills, and three wells with submergible pumps and one unequipped well. The unequipped well was drilled in the last few years and has electricity line running near the well. Three of the windmills have been replaced with new solar pumps. There are also 11 surface ponds scattered throughout the property. Some of the tanks are holding water and some need to be cleaned out.
Minerals: The current owner owns approximately 50% of the minerals on 60% of the ranch, and 25% of the minerals on the remaining 40%. Half of the owned minerals will convey.
Fencing: The property is fenced and cross fenced into three pastures. The fences are in fair condition, and the eastern boundary is high fenced. Also a portion of the western boundary is high fenced. The remaining exterior fences are typical low fence with net wire and cedar post and stays and some metal post and T post.
Improvements: There is an old ranch house on the property with minimal if any contributory value.
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