448.00 acres in Llano County, Texas
- County: Llano
- Address: State Hwy 16 South
- Zip: 78643
- Type: Farms, Ranches
- City: Llano
- Acres: 448
- State/Zip: Texas 78643
- Status: Sold
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LOCATION: Oatman Creek Ranch is located in Llano County and fronts State Highway 16 South, Llano County Road 312, and Llano County Road 313. Conveniently located 3.8 miles South of Llano, TX (groceries, feed stores, supplies) and 34 miles from Fredericksburg, TX (big box stores, jet airport, upscale shopping, fine dining).
OCR is 75 miles NW of Austin (State Capitol, international airport, advanced medical facilities, several universities) and 100 miles N of San Antonio (nations 7th largest city). Horseshoe Bay (5 world-class courses, jet airport, resort hotel), a major golfing and resort destination, is 30 minutes away to the east.
The area consists primarily of medium to large working/recreational ranches. Hunting and agriculture make up the bulk of the local economy.
DESCRIPTION: Oatman Creek Ranch is about as clean a ranch as youll find. With approximately 50% cleared land for cattle grazing, OCR defines wide-open spaces. Some of the fields have been planted in Coastal Bermuda and Willman Love grass while others have just been managed for native grass growth. With 100 in elevation change, views of the surrounding hills such as Sharp Mountain and Riley Mountain are fair to good.
There are hundreds of giant live oaks lining Bailey Branch and Oatman Creek leading one to believe there is good groundwater below. With the exception of a few small granite outcroppings, the entire ranch consists of sandy loam and decomposed granite.
Ranch roads are in great shape and allow good access to 90% of the property.
A family cemetery (Oatman Cemetery) exists 500 from the entrance off of CR 312. In addition to allowing public access to the cemetery, there is a family member that has a reserved plot adjacent a spouse.
WILDLIFE: The local wildlife consists of a large population of roosting Rio Grande turkey, white-tailed deer, feral hogs, coyotes, bobcats, dove, songbirds, cottontail and Jackrabbits.
WATER: There is one water well near the hunters cabin and its flow is unkown. Several nearby wells do exist from 60-150 deep yielding anywhere from 2-25 GPM.
There are two small stock tanks and several rain catchments. With of mile of Oatman Creek and mile of Bailey Branch, there are several possible locations for impoundments. Both wet weather creeks are drainages for thousands of acres and both end up in the Llano River.
IMPROVEMENTS: A small hunters cabin not far from the entrance off Hwy 16 exists and is in poor condition. There are several electric lines running throughout the property so getting it to your desired home location would be a simple task.
There are multiple interior fences in good shape that allow cattle rotation as well as a good set of pipe livestock pens.
PRICE: $4500/ac or $2,016,000. The ranch is served by Central Texas Electric Coop, lies in the Llano ISD and 2012 ag-exempt taxes were about $588. Seller to retain all owned mineral interests.
The information here is deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. Buyers representatives must be present upon first showing to participate in commissions. SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, DO NOT TRESPASS.
Property Map / Directions
3 Miles South of Llano on the East side of State Highway 16 South