Eldorado Lodge Ranch - Sold
The ranch is 8 miles NW of Eldorado, the county seat of Schleicher County, Texas, on CR 412. Eldorado is 43 miles S of San Angelo on US 277. There is a paved airport at Eldorado, 7 miles from the ranch. In 2010, San Angelo was dedicated as one of 12 “Preserve America Communities” in the nation by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Eldorado Lodge is on the Divide between the Concho and Devils River watersheds, west of Eldorado, Texas. The ranch features a large draw running through the middle. It is Mesquite and Prickly Pear country with an excellent turf of native grasses. The property is rectangular, frontage on two county roads, and is a fully-operational ranching operation, currently running registered Beefmaster cattle.
The ranch has three good wells, equipped, with a static water level of approximately 270 feet. There are four dirt tanks, all of which can be pumped into from wells. The fertile land in this area has been drilled for shallow irrigation water. It is becoming unusual to find a ranch with minerals and water being conveyed.
2800 sq.ft. primary lodge 4500 sq.ft. secondary lodge Deer Herd 5.5 miles high fence 14 deer pens 4.5 miles net wire fence (4 pastures) above-ground pool with large deck and roofed picnic area Steel corrals shed 12 ft. windmill and reservoir 10,500 ft. caliche road 5,000 ft. 2” fastline 1.5 horse pump and well .75 horse 3 cattle guards Electric gate at main entrance Lodge landscaping Lodge pergola and fire pit Rifle/skeet range 4 dirt tanks (can be filled by pumps)
The native Whitetail herd has been intensively managed and upgraded genetically for approximately 10 years. The largest trophy in the 2010-2011 season scored 184 B&C! The ranch has a Texas Parks and wildlife MLD Level III permit, which gives an extended Whitetail season from Oct.-Feb. hunting from exotics, had enabled the owners to develop such a successful business, also accommodating bow hunters. The ranch has a TP&WD Scientific Breeder Permit, allowing the owners to raise Whitetails in pens. There are 14 pens with a total of 96, a variable number of Whitetail Deer in the pens. There are commanding premium prices for bred does and bucks to stock ranches and improve genetics. The property features Blackbuck Antelope, Axis Deer and Fallow Deer. In addition, there are 36 species of exotics available, which are popular with out-of-state hunters. The ranch also has dove and turkey.
The owners are believed to own 1/8 of the minerals and 1/8 of the executive rights. In 2015, another 1/8 reverts to the surface owners. The owners are conveying all of their mineral ownership to the buyer.
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.