The Wilderness Ranch
- County: Llano
- Zip: 78672
- Type: Farms, Ranches, Recreational Property
- City: Tow
- Acres: 330
- State/Zip: Texas 78672
- Status: Sold
Location: The Wilderness Ranch is located 27 miles Northwest of Burnet and 27 miles from Llano. This makes it 82 miles from Austin. Its located off of Ranch Road 2241 on the outskirts of Tow, Texas (pop. 1200+/-). Tow is home to one of Texas best and most famous wineries, Fall Creek Vineyards (2.5 miles from the ranch gate). The ranch is West of the upper part of Lake Buchanan, almost where the Colorado River enters the lake.
Description: TWR is an excellent recreational opportunity. When the lake gets back to normal level, it is a stones throw from the ranch making it the perfect location for the avid hunter and fisherman. The ranch has a good mix of thick old-growth juniper(cedar), flat bottom land, and a few granite rock outcrops. The ranch boasts a little over 300 in elevation change and on a clear day you can see Buchanan Dam in one direction and the hills of Southeast Llano County, including Packsaddle Mountain, in another. The views are spectacular.
Another unique quality of this ranch is its location, geologically-speaking. It is in the far Northeast corner of Llano County where the limestone from the Wilberns formation of the Cambrian era transition into the bedrock granite of the Riley formation of the Precambrian era.
Water: There are two wells, both electrical, one being a centrifugal and the other a submersible pump. There is also a good spring that at one time served an old pioneer home. The remains of the home and an old hand dug well are still there.
Access: The ranch is accessed via RR 2241.
Improvements: There is a small single-wide built in 2008 located on the property. The property is fenced and does hold livestock, but sections of it are aging and could use some additional repair and/or replacement.
Price: $1,727,250/or $5,250/acre. 2013 ag-exempt taxes were $459.