Seco Springs West

Posted on: May 22nd, 2018 by Morris Killough

Seco Springs Ranch – 715 acres
Utopia – Tarpley – Bandera County

Located between Utopia and Tarpley at the headwaters of the beautiful Seco Valley, one the most private and scenic areas of Bandera County, Seco Springs Ranch is truly one of the crown jewels of the Texas hill country and arguably the most scenic live water ranch available in today's market. The ranch offers county road access, end of the road privacy, large neighbors, ranch style home, cabins, arena, work pens, beautiful spring fed creeks, waterfalls, ponds, exceptional hunting, good road system, spring-fed canyons, hardwood lined hills, sheer limestone bluffs and outcroppings, elevated plateaus and wide fertile oak studded valleys. This 713 acre portion of the ranch offers an excellent mix of hills and bottom land and the terrain of the ranch varies from steep majestic rock bluffs to gently sloping hills, elevated plateaus with amazing views and wide valleys with deep soiled bottom land. . The valleys and canyon walls are absolutely covered with several varieties of hardwoods including Cedar Elm, Maples, Live Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Walnut, Blue Oak, Madrone and Wild Cherry. The heart of the ranch itself literally is an oasis and a wildlife sanctuary nestled in the Seco Valley, surrounded by majestic hills and incredible limestone bluffs.
The hunting on the ranch is exceptional with the whitetail herd being under strict management for the past 20 years and only management deer have been harvested on the ranch the last several years. The owners have strategically hunting blinds and feeders throughout the ranch to effectively and safely hunt the ranch. With the completion of new game fencing recently (2015) the owners have introduced several dozen exotics onto the ranch including Axis, Fallow, Black Buck, Oryx and Sheep. Sika and Aoudad are also part of the exotics herd along with large numbers of Turkey, wild Hogs, Varmits, Quail, Dove and Ducks. A complete list of exotics will be provided to interested parties. The bird habitat and population is amazing and nearly every species in the hill country nests or has been seen on the ranch. The beautiful rock bottom creeks and spring fed lakes also provide habitat for large numbers of waterfowl during certain times of the year.
Seco Springs Ranch is absolutely one of the most unique and beautiful ranches in the Texas Hill Country, only a personal visit and tour will tell the whole story. Call Morris Killough 210-415-9850

Yellow Rose Ranch

Posted on: May 16th, 2018 by Morris Killough

Located just west of Tarpley near the headwaters of Hondo Creek, the 500 acre Yellow Rose Ranch is truly one the most unique live water ranches available in the Texas Hill Country. The ranch offers paved access, electric entrance, multiple lakes, multiple homes, fantastic road system and up to 4000+ ft of lake frontage and flowing creek. The ranch and infrastructure is being offered with various housing scenarios that would make it perfect the ranch for use as a turnkey hunting/fishing ranch, family or corporate retreat. The commercial or private recreational potential is unlimited; hiking, hunting, fishing, bird watching, camping, artifact hunting, kayaking, tubing, swimming and canoeing.
The Ranch offers an excellent mix of hills and bottom land and the terrain of the ranch varies from steep majestic rock bluffs to gently sloping hills, elevated plateaus with amazing views and multiple valleys with deep soiled bottom land. The owners have built an excellent road system throughout the ranch that allows easy access to all areas of the ranch and a single tour of the ranch provides a buyer with an incredible variety of terrain, views and unique features one would want in a Hill Country Ranch. The valleys and canyon walls are absolutely covered with several varieties of hardwoods including Cedar Elm, Live Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Walnut, Blue Oak, Madrone and Wild Cherry. Numerous springs are scattered throughout the ranch providing water to several small dirt ponds located along the watersheds and the owners have strategically drilled a deep strong water well near the center of the ranch to provide additional water to these ponds and water stations throughout the ranch. There are numerous lake sites in the multiple valleys and the existing ponds could be enlarged and improved to provide even more recreational use.
The owners have selectively cleared hundreds of acres of cedar through the years and the excellent mix of open land and cover provide excellent habitat for the wildlife. The owners have free choice fed protein for years and the deer quality is outstanding for hill country animals. The hunting on the ranch is exceptional with only management deer being harvested the last several years. Hunting stations are positioned throughout the ranch to maximize safety and ranch includes 6 bulk game feeders, six automatic corn feeders and 6 blinds. The wildlife include excellent whitetail, hogs, hundreds of wild turkey, axis , fallow and aoudad are also seen the ranch. The bird population is amazing and nearly every species in the hill country nests or has been seen on the ranch. The beautiful rock bottom creek and lake provide habitat for large numbers of waterfowl during certain times of the year. The south and west portion of the ranch is game fenced along a two mile stretch and the northern border is not fenced allowing free range animals from a large neighboring tract.
The live water on the ranch is incredible and offers up to a 3/4 of fabulous Hondo Creek which flows along the eastern boundary of the ranch and in areas offers both sides of the crystal clear spring fed creek, beautiful waterfalls, rapids, relaxing shallow pools and an absolutely awesome lake frontage. This hidden jewel offers some of the most incredible settings anywhere in the Texas Hill Country with multiple homes situated right along the banks of the fabulous spring fed lakes. The owner has developed multiple manicured park like areas along the lakes for picnics, family gatherings, weddings, receptions etc. The owner has constructed multiple decks and floating piers to provide easy access into the lakes for unlimited water recreation including swimming, fishing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing. The sheer tranquility and beauty of sitting on your own patio and looking over a spring fed lake surrounded by hardwood lined hills cannot be described.
The sale of Yellow Rose Ranch is being offered in a number of scenarios, complete details will be provided to qualified parties. Don't miss the opportunity to see this fabulous one of a kind live water recreational ranch. $3,950,000. Call Morris Killough 210-415-9850

Seco Springs

Posted on: May 12th, 2018 by Morris Killough

Located between Utopia and Tarpley at the headwaters of the beautiful Seco Valley, one the most private and scenic areas of Bandera County, Seco Springs Ranch is truly one of the crown jewels of the Texas hill country and arguably the most scenic live water ranch available in today's market. The ranch offers county road access, end of the road privacy, large neighbors, excellent accommodations and infrastructure, beautiful live water, spring fed lakes, exceptional hunting and fishing, a great road system, spring-fed canyons, hardwood lined hills, sheer limestone bluffs and outcroppings, elevated plateaus and wide fertile oak studded valleys.
Seco Springs Ranch is nothing short of incredible and is one the most unique and diverse ranches anywhere. The highlight of the ranch is the expansive main Seco Valley and nearly a mile of beautiful spring fed Seco Creek. The central valley offers incredible views of the surrounding hills, two fabulous deep spring fed lakes, swimming holes, shallow crystal clear pools and gushing waterfalls. The year round live water recreation of the property is incredible with world class fishing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming and waterfowl hunting.
There are at least a dozen hardwood lined canyons that all feed into the main Seco Valley, many of these canyons have live springs and spring fed creeks that could be improved to add many more live water features throughout the property. Improvements on the ranch include a 4000+ square foot lodge featuring 5 bedrooms, loft, large open dining/living area, spacious kitchen and large patio shaded by huge oaks. The main lodge is located on a point overlooking the upper spring fed lake and provides great accommodations and a fabulous entertainment area with quick access to the water.
The ranch offers an excellent mix of hills and bottom land and the terrain of the ranch varies from steep majestic rock bluffs to gently sloping hills, elevated plateaus with amazing views and multiple wide valleys with deep soiled bottom land. The ranch offers an excellent 15 + mile road system throughout the ranch that allows easy access to all areas of the property and a single tour of the ranch provides a buyer with an almost overwhelming display of terrain, views and unique features one would want in a Hill Country Ranch. The valleys and canyon walls are absolutely covered with several varieties of hardwoods including Cedar Elm, Live Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Walnut, Blue Oak, Madrone and Wild Cherry. The heart of the ranch itself literally is an oasis and a wildlife sanctuary nestled in the Seco Valley, surrounded by majestic hills and incredible limestone bluffs. Nearly directly in the center of the ranch the owners have constructed a lookout deck on one of the highest peaks. The wooden deck offers a rock fire pit and overlooks nearly the entire ranch offering spectacular views of the Seco Valley and surrounding hill country for 20+ miles, there is only one word that can describe this and that is unbelievable.
The hunting on the ranch is exceptional with the whitetail herd being under strict management for the past 20 years and only management deer have been harvested on the ranch the last several years. The owners have strategically placed 12 blinds and feeders throughout the ranch to effectively and safely hunt the ranch. With the completion of new game fencing recently (2015) the owners have introduced several dozen exotics onto the ranch including Axis, Fallow, Black Buck, Oryx and Sheep. Sika and Aoudad are also part of the exotics herd along with large numbers of Turkey, wild Hogs, Varmits, Quail, Dove and Ducks. A complete list of exotics will be provided to interested parties. The bird habitat and population is amazing and nearly every species in the hill country nests or has been seen on the ranch. The beautiful rock bottom creeks and spring fed lakes also provide habitat for large numbers of waterfowl during certain times of the year.
Seco Springs Ranch is absolutely one of the most unique and beautiful ranches in the Texas Hill Country, only a personal visit and tour will tell the whole story. Call Morris Killough 210-415-9850

Soledad Ranch

Posted on: May 8th, 2018 by Morris Killough

Soledad Ranch – 432 acres
Freer – Duval County

Located just southeast of Freer, Soledad Ranch is an exceptional turnkey ranch and offers fabulous south Texas deer habitat, all game fencing, 3 breeder deer pens, a shallow water well, 12,000 gallon pila, small pond, a great little 16×24 cabin with loft, kitchen, dining area, bathroom, covered tiled patio and outdoor shower, storage cabin, covered concrete work area with electric hoist and game cleaning area, lighting and camera system. A 40 foot railway container has been modified into a lighted storage, work shop and solar power plant to provide power for tools and equipment. The sellers have been engaged in a high quality breeding operation for 3 years and have released numerous bucks onto the ranch. The hunting on the ranch is exceptional with only management deer harvested the last several years. The ranch offers numerous high end blinds and feeders selectively placed throughout the ranch each with cleared senderos. Rosita Creek and smaller watersheds transverse the ranch offering the potential for numerous lake or pond sites. Wont last, $1,375,000. Call Morris 210-415-9850

601 Acre Glaser Ranch

Posted on: May 3rd, 2018 by Morris Killough

Cattlemans paradise with views for miles. This beautiful Central Texas ranch has it all from agricultural and recreational possibilities to development potential. The 601-acre Glaser Ranch is located in the heart of Central Texas just 30 minutes from Temple, and about an hour to Austin, Waco, and College Station.

The development potential of this property is endless. There are numerous hilltop homesites on this property with 360-degree views of 10+ miles. The property has almost a mile of frontage on paved FM 1915, and over half a mile of frontage on gravel County Road 150. There are also three water meters on the property. The property is also located very close to the future route of Interstate 14.

The Glaser Ranch is a working cattle ranch with a nice set of covered working pens and two other sets of smaller pens. The property has good perimeter fencing with several good cross fences. Water is abundant on this property with 18 stock tanks ranging in size with the largest two being about 4.5 acres in size. The property also joins an approximately 13-acre water shed conservation lake. Wet weather South Elm Creek borders the property to the North. The ranch consists of gently rolling hills, deep fertile soil, and mixture of native and improved pasture. There are numerous hardwood trees scattered throughout the property, and most of the mesquite has been removed. Improvements on the property include a 3,000 square foot 4 bedroom 2.5 bath brick home, swimming pool, 1900 grass runway listed by the FAA as 06TA, and 50×50 hangar/barn. Seller believes he owns 100% of the minerals and will convey 50%. Wildlife on the property consist of whitetail deer, hogs, turkey, and incredible dove and duck hunting.

2728 acres in Bandera County, Texas

Posted on: April 28th, 2018 by Morris Killough

Located between Utopia and Tarpley at the headwaters of the beautiful Seco Valley, one the most private and scenic areas of Bandera County, Seco Springs Ranch is truly one of the crown jewels of the Texas hill country and arguably the most scenic live water ranch available in today's market. The ranch offers county road access, end of the road privacy, large neighbors, excellent accommodations and infrastructure, beautiful live water, spring fed lakes, exceptional hunting and fishing, a great road system, spring-fed canyons, hardwood lined hills, sheer limestone bluffs and outcroppings, elevated plateaus and wide fertile oak studded valleys.
Seco Springs Ranch is nothing short of incredible and is one the most unique and diverse ranches anywhere. The highlight of the ranch is the expansive main Seco Valley and nearly a mile of beautiful spring fed Seco Creek. The central valley offers incredible views of the surrounding hills, two fabulous deep spring fed lakes, swimming holes, shallow crystal clear pools and gushing waterfalls. The year round live water recreation of the property is incredible with world class fishing, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming and waterfowl hunting. There are at least a dozen hardwood lined canyons that all feed into the main Seco Valley, many of these canyons have live springs and spring fed creeks that could be improved to add many more live water features throughout the property. Improvements on the ranch include a 4000+ square foot lodge featuring 5 bedrooms and loft, foreman's house, 2 single room worker's cabins, office, equipment barn/ shop, 3 water wells, working pens and horse arenas. The main lodge is located on a point overlooking the upper spring fed lake and provides a fabulous entertainment area with quick access to the water.
The ranch offers an excellent mix of hills and bottom land and the terrain of the ranch varies from steep majestic rock bluffs to gently sloping hills, elevated plateaus with amazing views and multiple wide valleys with deep soiled bottom land. The ranch offers an excellent 15 + mile road system throughout the ranch that allows easy access to all areas of the property and a single tour of the ranch provides a buyer with an almost overwhelming display of terrain, views and unique features one would want in a Hill Country Ranch. The valleys and canyon walls are absolutely covered with several varieties of hardwoods including Cedar Elm, Live Oak, Spanish Oak, BlackWalnut, Blue Oak, Madrone and Wild Cherry. The heart of the ranch itself literally is an oasis and a wildlife sanctuary nestled in the Seco Valley, surrounded by majestic hills and incredible limestone bluffs. Nearly directly in the center of the ranch the owners have constructed a lookout deck on one of the highest peaks. The wooden deck offers a rock fire pit and overlooks nearly the entire ranch offering spectacular views of the Seco Valley and surrounding hill country for 20+ miles, there is only one word that can describe this and that is unbelievable.
The hunting on the ranch is exceptional with the whitetail herd being under strict management for the past 20 years and only management deer have been harvested on the ranch the last several years. The owners have strategically placed 14 blinds and feeders throughout the ranch to effectively and safely hunt the ranch. With the completion of new game fencing recently(2015) the owners have introduced several dozen exotics onto the ranch including Axis, Fallow, Black Buck, Oryx and Sheep. Sika and Aoudad are also part of the exotics herd along with large numbers of Turkey, wild Hogs, Varmints, Quail, Dove and Ducks. A complete list of exotics will be provided to interested parties. The bird habitat and population is amazing and nearly every species in the hill country nests or has been seen on the ranch. The beautiful rock bottom creeks and spring fed lakes also provide habitat for large numbers of waterfowl during certain times of the year. Seco Springs Ranch is absolutely one of the most unique and beautiful ranches in the Texas Hill Country, only a personal visit and tour will tell the whole story. Call Morris Killough 210-415-9850

Artaza Ranch

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 by Morris Killough

Located 10 miles north of Comstock with paved frontage on RR 163, this excellent turnkey ranch is ready to go for a corporate group, deer breeding facility or serious hunter. The ranch is a great mix of rolling hills with fantastic views to level bottom land and gently sloping draws. The cover on the ranch ranges from heavy to medium brush, allowing for great game habitat but also excellent open range hunting. The native habitat and vegetation is exceptional on the ranch and is a mix of several south Texas brushes including cenizo, mountain laurel, sage, guayacan, mountain laurel, persimon and agarita. These browses provide excellent feed and protein during the spring and summer months and is key to maintaining the excellent quality of deer that roam the ranch. The terrain of the ranch allows for multiple feeder and blind areas, all safely positioned away from each other. The owner has placed a shooting range on the ranch that will accommodate up to 3000 yard practice for the long range shooters. Improvements and equipment: The perimeter of the ranch is completely game fenced along with a 5 acre pen area that may be used for a breeding facility or a soft release area. The ranch also has a deep strong well that provides water throughout the ranch to 5 tanks and numerous other water stations scattered throughout the ranch. These ponds and stations are essential for the wildlife on the ranch particularly the quail and turkey. Improvements include a comfortable 3-2 mobile that is in excellent condition and set up to accommodate up to 12 guests, storage building, skinning shed with hoist and walk in cooler, 1000 lb ice maker and 2-20 ft rail containers. Equipment that the seller is willing to convey include a 85 HP New Holland tractor with bucket and shredder, 6 protein feeders, 10 cornfeeders, 10 excellent blinds, 6 quail feeders and 4 through feeders. The whitetail herd has been improved throughout the years with superior genetics and has been intensely managed for the last 10 years to maintain a quality and trophy herd. The ranch is currently under a MLDP Level 3 P&Wpermit. The ranch has a herd of some 30-40 axis deer, along with Bobwhite and Blue quail, Turkey, hogs and dove. $989,000. Wont last call Morris Killough 210-415-9850 or Scott Saunders 830-591-9509

9.26 Acres B&R

Posted on: April 21st, 2018 by Morris Killough

9.26 ACRES LOCATED ABOUT 5 MILES NORTH OF UTOPIA ON B&R ROAD. THIS VERY PICTURESQUE PROPERTY OFFERS A BRAND NEW CUSTOM 950 SQ FT HOUSE WITH 2 BEDROOMS AND 2 BATHS WITH GREAT PORCHES TO VIEW THE SURROUNDING HILL COUNTRY. THE INSIDE IS DONE 1ST CLASS WITH A GRANITE ISLAND AND TILE COUNTERS. IT ALSO HAS 3 SEPARATE MINI SPLIT AC/HEAT UNITS. ONE IN EACH BED ROOM AND LIVING AND KITCHEN AREA. THIS WILL GIVE YOU COMPLETE CONTROL OF THE TEMPERATURE IN EACH ROOM. THE CUSTOM HOUSE IS SUPPLIED BY A WELL WITH WATER SOFTENER AND A BRAND NEW SPRINKLER SYSTEM. THE MATURE TREES ON THIS PROPERTY ARE TRULY AMAZING WITH GIANT LIVE OAK TO GIANT SPANISH OAKS TO NATIVE CEDAR ETC…… THE GENTLY ROLLING TOPOGRAPHY OF THIS LAND OFFERS SOME NICE VIEWS OF THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY AND A NICE LITTLE POND. ABUNDANT WILDLIFE INCLUDE WHITETAIL, AXIS AND TURKEYS JUST TO NAME A FEW. THIS SIZE PROPERTY, ALREADY SET UP AND READY FOR YOU TO ENJOY, IS A RARE FIND IN THE UTOPIA AREA. DO NOT LET THIS GEM PASS YOU BUY! GIVE SCOTT A CALL: 830-591-9509

Acreage in Utopia

Posted on: April 21st, 2018 by Morris Killough

Located walking distance from quite Utopia Texas and the beautiful cypress lined Sabinal River, this new 10 acre tract is the perfect country weekend retreat or retirement property. The tract offers paved county road frontage, a well constructed brick home, an excellent water well, perimeter and yard fencing, huge healthy Oak trees, an exceptionally built 1200 square foot metal shop/ equipment building and great neighbors.
The efficient home is 1940+- square ft on slab, metal roofing and brick siding, offers a large covered porch, concrete walkways, drive in carport, large utility/mud room with sink, large kitchen with wooden cabinets and counters, large open living/dining room, large master with walk in closet, full bath with shower/ tub and 2 spacious guest rooms with full bath. The home offers propane for the kitchen stove and recently updated central A/C for heating and cooling.
The tract is all valley land with deep fertile soils and is a perfect horse property but is also suitable for other types of livestock, gardening or orchards. Whitetail deer, Turkey and herds of Axis deer are regularly seen on the property. Wont last, $385,000.00 call Morris 210-415-9850

0.5 acres in Uvalde County, Texas

Posted on: April 16th, 2018 by Morris Killough

Utopia in the Caribbean!
Stunning Views & First Class Extras Abound from this 7/7 Anguilla Villa with over 250 ft of Ocean Front.
Top travel publications like Conde Nast say Anguilla is one of the top ten islands in the world, and is one of the top 25 places for beaches. Its a safe British territory that speaks English and is home to a friendly population of about 10,000 residents. Anguilla has no personal income tax, corporate income tax, inheritance tax, capital gains tax, sales tax, and no foreign exchange controls. The island demands the highest rentals in the Caribbean and offers free transfer of funds on all profits, dividends, interest, royalties, and capital out of Anguilla. Property taxes are extremely low and the Government of Anguilla announced in mid 2009 that, for a limited time, they will reduce the 12.5% stamp duty for purchases of existing villas to 6.2% making the total due now 11.25% instead of 17.5% which is a significant savings.
Anguilla boasts 33 spectacular white sand beaches with crystal clear water and more than 70 types of dining experiences from gourmet restaurants to beachside bistros, grills and barbecues. It's also the place where boat racing isn't just a hobby, but the national sport. The tiny island is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands & has a big reputation for first class dining, easy access and privacy. Anguillas low-key vibe provides a welcome respite from the hoard of people on the neighboring islands. Offered at $6.75M USD.
Call Jim Fuchs, Broker Associate 210-413-3939.