Diamond Plate Ranch - Sold
The Diamond Plate Ranch south boundary is north of Bronte, Texas 12 miles along U.S Hwy. 277, the North boundary is east of Blackwell, Texas 3 miles on Ranch Hwy. 1170. Three main trade centers are nearby, Abilene, TX. 37 miles, San Angelo, TX. 44 and Sweetwater 29miles.
The north game fenced portion of the ranch consist of 1500 acres more or less. The western part is level to gently sloping along with some creek bottom land. The east portion of this pasture is gently sloping to low rolling hills rising up to the high country on Jackson Mountain. There are large areas of Beautiful live oak and post oak (white oak group). Areas of mesquite and cedar provide wildlife cover. Native browse plants are also found. Grasses are a combination of native & improved. Selective clearing has been implemented as well as generous areas of food plots established, some that are irrigated. The south game fenced portion of the ranch consisting of 1500+ acres is a combination of fertile flats and low rolling hills. There is an abundance of live oak and post oak trees along with some areas of Mesquite and Cedar. Several sizeable food plots have been established. There are also native browse plants and an excellent cover of native and improved grasses.
At last count, the ranch had fourteen water wells, 6-30 ft. concrete reservoirs, 2-20’ concrete reservoirs, a 210 barrel storage reservoir, 32 drinking tubs connected by a mile of pipeline plus numerous earth ponds, some serviced by pipelines from the water wells.
The Improvements on the Diamond Plate Ranch (almost too numerous to list) are some of the most impressive you will find in today’s market! Main Headquarters: Managers home has three bedrooms, two baths below ground storm room and 3 vehicle car port. Lodge: 2 bedroom, 2 bath, large great room, rock fireplace, covered deck. Bunkhouse: Steel construction, bunkroom/living area, kitchen/dining and one bath plus large garage/utility. Shop/Veterinary building: Approximately 1280 sq. ft. electric, plumbing, floor drains. Arena/Stall Barns: Approximately 14,500 sq. ft. 24 horse stalls with outside runs, concrete wash area, tack room and bunk room. Game Processing Building: Exceptionally nice work area, electric hoist, walk in cooler covered awning. Livestock Sheds & Shelters: Approximately 12 livestock/horse 3 sided sheds or covered shades. Pens & Corrals: Imagine around 9000 feet of metal corral fencing plus round pen. Outstanding setup for horse operation cattle ranch or game ranch Main Home: If the headquarters are not quite enough let us consider this masterfully planned Two story home (or lodge). Each story of this elegant structure supports all the amenities of a home or lodge privacy for both owner and guest, each to their own floor. The lower story has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, kitchen/clining and great room plus full wrap around deck. The upper story has 1 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths. Great room with fireplace, open concept dining & kitchen plus full wrap around covered deck offering an outstanding 360 degree view of the ranch. There is a raised walkway from the upper deck to the garage office with a stairway down to the vehicle garage. You might also want to step in to the home’s spacious hot tub.
The Diamond Plate ranch is fenced into two game fenced parts for over 14 miles of fencing. A Texas Parks and Wildlife, managed land deer program has been in place for many years with the existing deer population being entirely native to the ranch. The high fence and MLD permit has allowed the owner to selectively harvest undesirable bucks, stabilize the doe population and allow the upper end of the gene pool to mature. The ranch also supports a large turkey population as well as quail & dove. The north high fenced portion is also stocked with red stag (some very large) Axis deer and Blackbuck antelope. Numerous food plots have been established, some having irrigation capability.Protein feeders are located throughout and has provided a long term feed program on the ranch. Top of the line deer blinds, many are double blinds as well as corn feeders are placed strategically throughout the ranch. The ranch lodging facilities as well as a modern game processing building compliment this well managed.
The seller own 1/8 to ½ of mineral interest in over 3000 acres of which ½ of owned minerals shall pass to buyer.
$1820 or $5,800,000.00
Seldom do we have the opportunity to offer such a Beautiful, well improved and well managed property such as this for sale. The diverse potential of the ranch with its horse facilities, tremendous cattle grazing potential and the recreational opportunity should appeal to the most elite individual or company having a desire to own a ranch.
The information contained herein is compiled from sources believed to be accurate, but no warranties or representation as to its accuracy are made.
The topography map for this property is available upon request. If you would like a copy of the topography map, please call 325.655.6989.