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Long Road Ranch: 137.21 acres, San Gabriel River Frontage

Posted on: January 30th, 2023 by John Dean

Long Road Ranch encompasses a sprawling, unique and utopian 137.21 acres highlighted with stunning elevations, year round river access, ponds, stately pecans and more. From the front gate to the rear corner, it’s full of opportunities in a highly sought-after area whether youre looking for a ranch to use for equestrian uses, corporate retreat, full time home, weekend getaway, venue or more. The list is endless.

Upon arriving at the entrance to Long Road Ranch you’re welcomed with a private, gated entrance and a paved road stretching over a mile through towering pecan trees, across a river and up the incredible terrain changes towards the main home.

Live water ranches are some of the most sought out properties because theyre difficult to find. The historic San Gabriel River traverses just under 1/2 mile of the property providing year-round use and enjoyment of the live-water feature for fishing, kayaking, and all the free sunset views you can take in. The winding river beckons memories of simpler times and days well-spent exploring along its pristine reserve. It boasts wide banks and some deep swimming holes as well. This area of the San Gabriel is home to all sorts of wildlife from deer and hogs, to songbirds and migratory birds. Enjoy clear-water fishing for catfish, sunfish, bass, carp, gar and more. For the serious fisherman, there’s great opportunity near the bridge thanks to its massive rocks protruding out of the water. Just ~5 miles down the river to the East, the San Gabriel enters Granger Lake, a 4,000-acre impoundment that is a well-known local attraction for boating, hunting, camping, hiking and horseback riding.

This ranch features what is believed to be the only permanent and improved private crossing of the San Gabriel River in the area. This private bridge is engineered and constructed of concrete, being built to stand the test of time-all the while giving you sole use and access to cross the river. There’s truly no greater privacy than this nor a more rare feature in a ranch for this area of Texas. In the area where the bridge is located, you also own BOTH sides of the river.

Dozens of giant and ancient pecans dot this area along the river. Theyve called this area along the river home for many decades and possibly centuries before, thanks to the rich and fertile soils that have been amassed over time with the ebb and flow of the waterway. They provide endless shade and even some income from their fruit. An RV site and picnic/barbecue area is ready to use under the towering giants.

The middle of the property boasts several large water features. A seasonal 7-acre pond and stone-lined moat are in place. A 1.25-acre pond is well-established and fully stocked with bass, sitting just behind the home. Utilize this pond for fishing, swimming, boating and taking in that last few minutes of sunlight while you sit on its wooden dock. Portions of this pond are stone lined adding a sharp contrast from the surrounding hillside.

A regulation skeet and trap range resides in this area, offering a space for the sportsman to hone their skills or entertain family, friends and guests. Complete with several stone towers for throwers, 3 covered pavilions and a built-in barbecue pit, this area is ready to kick back and relax in.

Upon cresting the large hilltop towards the rear of the property, youll find a 2008-built, 2,930 square foot home with 3 beds, 3 full baths and 1 half baths. Each of the rooms are a suite with their own bath. The home sits over 90′ above the river area and shows off the incredible views of pasture, ponds, lake, river and well beyond for miles of the surrounding countryside. Inside the home, it features a rustic design, high ceilings, and large kitchen.In the rear of the home, an infinity pool and hot tub coax you to end the day there, while enjoying some of the best views on the ranch. A 2-car garage and covered trailer parking offer protection for you equipment. The improvements are all fed by a nearby water well at the rear of the property. Nearby, a second 6,000+ square foot home site is waiting with a slab already poured. The sellers have correlating plans for a large, main home. There are several additional home and cabin sites on the property, all with astounding views, some with even higher elevations than the current home.

The ranch was originally set up with the equestrian in mind. The horse facilities include two large barns and areas for exercise, boarding and training. The main barn is 150×60 foot, with multiple stalls, office space, tack room and exterior paddocks and horse walker. A second barn is currently in progress near the current home and will house additional stall areas and future living quarters.

Away from the barns, the property is fenced and cross fenced for cattle and horses alike. Many areas of the property are used for hay production. Aside from these agricultural uses, the property would excel in uses for riding ATVs, hunting, fishing, venue, corporate retreat, and any other use you can imagine. An ag exemption is in place, saving on property taxes.

Location is everything, and this property embodies that thought. Located just minutes from Taylor and under 10 miles from the new Samsung site. Downtown Georgetown is just 15 minutes away and youre about 10 minutes from the 130 toll road. Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Tesla Gigafactory and downtown Austin are both approximately 40 minutes to the South. The property has great access via highway 29 from both Taylor and I-35. No dirt roads or confusing turns. It just doesnt get any more convenient than this, all the while maintaining unrivaled privacy.

19 acres in Milam County, Texas

Posted on: January 11th, 2023 by John Dean

Here’s your private piece of Texas! This 19 acre tract is ready to go from day one.

A 2020-built barndominium sits atop a hill overlooking your own pond. At 1,900 square feet and 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths, it’s got plenty of room to enjoy. From concrete floors, roll up glass door, wood stove and open floor plan it’s just what you need to kick back and enjoy the country. The master suite features a giant walk-in closet and spacious bath. This is a split floor plan with two bedrooms on opposite sides of the home. The home has spray foam insulation, leading to better efficiency as well!

Outside the home, you’ll find several large oaks in the front yard, ready to cool you off on a hot summer day. A large side and rear porch give you space to enjoy as well, with a fenced in back yard for your pets. A covered parking area has been recently added to keep your vehicles protected.

The property is bordered by CR 318 and FM 908, both of which are paved! This property is just minutes south of Rockdale, approximately 1 hour from the Austin and B/CS areas, 30 minutes from Taylor, and 2.5 hours from D/FW, San Antonio and Houston.

On the north end of the property you’ve got plenty of woods and a seasonal wet-weather creek with tons of character to enjoy. You’ll find post oaks, elms, cedars and mesquites here, providing cover for hogs, deer and more. This property has good hunting as well, with several quality bucks being harvested. A pond is in place and stocked with bass, catfish and sunfish. No better way to end the day!

Full utilities are all done for you- power, aerobic septic, southwest Milam water meter. This property is ag exempt and leased currently. There are many acres of well-kept pasture that can be cut for hay, or bring your cattle, horses and more since the property is fully fenced.

There are property restrictions in place to keep trash, junk, mobile homes etc out of the area and protect your investment. No HOA and hunting and shooting are allowed. Owner/Agent.

1502 Thurman Rd

Posted on: October 24th, 2022 by John Dean

**MOTIVATED SELLER, BRING ALL REASONABLE OFFERS**Don’t miss this opportunity to own your own piece of Texas! This almost 5 ac property boasts a beautiful 2,190 square ft 4 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom home, well house, shed, attached garage and an abundance of native trees, vegetation and wildlife. Whether you choose to take a stroll through the woods or sit and drink a cup of coffee on the covered porch and admire the spectacular views, this property is the perfect place to call home. Bring your bow as the feeder and tree stand convey! New roof was installed in 2018. Call, text or email for a showing.

3.28 acres in Milam County, Texas

Posted on: September 15th, 2022 by John Dean

Come enjoy your piece of the country in the Sharp community! This 3.28 acre property is ready to go. A 2002-built home is ready to fit the whole family or whatever your needs may be. At 1,368 square foot, it boasts 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Features include a large living area with fireplace and lots of built-in storage, and a great kitchen and dining area with plenty of cabinet and counter space to work with. The three bedrooms are supported by two full bathrooms, one of which has been recently updated. A large utility room offers space to work and store what you need. Connected to the home via a breezeway is a detached garage that has a large carport attached to the front of it. Whether you need to store your vehicle, tools, etc, there is plenty of room here! Outside the home, a newer A/C is in place, and the home is surrounded by live oak and post oak trees. Several small outbuildings are in place, the largest of which being a roughly 30’x40′ insulated workshop with roll-up door in place. Use this for storage, workshop or turn in to living quarters.

The remaining acreage of the property has scattered oaks on it with plenty of room to build any other structures you may need. There is also a great home site on the north end of the property.

A water meter, septic, power is all in place. Accessed via CR 410A, just a few hundred feet off of FM 487. Conveniently located to Temple, Taylor, Round Rock etc.

10.5 acres in Milam County, Texas

Posted on: August 1st, 2022 by John Dean

Welcome to your place in the county! This +/- 10.50 acre tract is just waiting for your improvements. Build a custom home, shop, or barn and enjoy what the country has to offer.

This property is ag exempt leading to lower property taxes. It is mostly open, with some slight rolling topography. Native and improved grasses throughout, so it would be great for cutting hay or running livestock if you choose. This property has net-wire fencing on two sides. Access off of CR 318, just minuted from the amenities of Rockdale. Less than one hour to Austin, Temple or Bryan/College Station. A southwest Milam water supply line runs along CR 318 and there is power nearby as well.

No minerals convey. Property will be deed restricted to protect your investment and the surrounding area for years to come.

715 Thompson Rd

Posted on: June 30th, 2022 by John Dean

Don’t miss this opportunity to own your own piece of Texas! This newly subdivided 12.5 AC tract is the perfect location for your dream home. Property boasts an abundance of native trees, vegetation and wildlife. There are multiple flat, private buildable areas throughout this majestic property. Mobile homes and tiny homes are allowed. There is a recently completed survey with metes and bounds description of the property. Electric and water is available to the site (meters need to be installed) buyers to verify all utilities. Current owner is in the process of getting bids for caliche drive to access the property. List price is for owner financing. Owner will consider lower offers if buyer has their own financing or cash. Call, text or email today to set up a showing before it is too late.

0.25 acres in Hays County, Texas

Posted on: June 21st, 2022 by John Dean

Contact Land Agent Justin Berenato at 512-704-3628 for information.

Unbelievable chance to own a beautiful lot just minutes form Texas State University and Downtown San Marcos. Property boasts a 960 square foot garage / workshop and driveway. An additional lot next door (to the left) with 3 bedroom, one bathroom house and pool is available for purchase as well. There is a water meter at the road, electric meter would have be installed. This is the perfect place to build your dream home. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Schedule a showing today before it is too late!

14.94 acres in Milam County, Texas

Posted on: June 15th, 2022 by John Dean

Get away from the city with this 14.94 acre property in Milam county. This property offers peace and quiet at its finest.

A cozy 3 bedroom, 1 bath house sits in the rear of the property down long, private driveway. This home is ready to go for permanent use or a weekend getaway. If you want to build a new home, this would make a great temporary home or future guest house. The home as an above ground pool, office space and plenty of storage. A metal roof is in place and should serve wells for years to come.

Adjacent to the home are several outbuildings. A chicken coop, storage barn, and livestock barn are all ready to help make the property work for you. There is a water well with storage building as well. Power and septic are all in place too.

The remaining property is mostly open land with scattered trees and lush grass. Towering water oaks, pecans and post oaks give plenty of shade and just enough cover if you want to hunt. Ample game in the area in deer, hogs and more. Bring your camper, horses or ATV’s as well for plenty of recreational opportunities.

There are two small ponds and perimeter/cross fencing to help with livestock. The property is currently ag exempt, leading to lower taxes!

Located on CR 342 southeast of Milano, approximately 7 miles down the county road. Shown by appointment only.

0.25 acres in Hays County, Texas

Posted on: June 14th, 2022 by John Dean

Contact Land Agent Justin Berenato at 512-704-3628 for information.

Unbelievable chance to own a beautiful property just minutes form Texas State University and Downtown San Marcos. Home boasts 3 bedrooms and 1 bathroom with a large fireplace and living area. Recent improvements include a new air conditioning compressor, new roof and new concrete driveway. There is also a large swimming pool in the fully fenced back yard perfect for entertaining. An additional lot next door (to the right) with 960 square foot shop / garage is available for purchase as well. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. Schedule a showing today before it is too late!

50 acres in Milam County, Texas

Posted on: June 11th, 2022 by John Dean

Hilltop views are what dreams are made of. This place is ready for a house to enjoy the views.

The highlight of the property is +/-1.5 acre lake that is prime for fishing, duck hunting wildlife viewing and pleasant future back porch views.

Nearby a large hilltop crests for the ideal home site. Build a home, shop or other improvement and kick back. There is already a nice barn in place that is perfect for equipment or vehicles.

Away from the home site is a lot of ample depth that gets you even more secluded. There is plenty of room to run cattle, hunt, ride horses and more. This is a blank canvas to make your own. This property has been recently cleaned up and made more ready for a future owner. A nice gated entrance is ready for you to use and some road base has been applied for a driveway into the property.

Some deed restrictions apply–no mobile homes etc. Mostly open pasture and black land soils. The rear of the property has a lot of mesquites and is great for hunting.

Fenced on three sides, with a new wood fence along the front with gated access. Located on CR 108, just outside of Buckholts. Only 20 miles from Temple, 35 miles from Taylor, 70 miles from College Station and just 50 miles from Round Rock!

Additional +/-50 acres may be available.