Live Water Bear Creek Ranch features 727 low-fenced acres in Kimble County. Crystal-clear Bear Creek flows through the southwest corner with 1.5 miles of paved road frontage and only 15 minutes to Junction, TX. Property is cross fenced with great native grass for cattle. Extensive Cedar removal allows large oaks to flourish throughout property. There is a 2,600+/- Sq. Ft. Barn-dominium which provides living area as well as equipment storage in a dry climate controlled environment. There is also one well on the property along with pump from Bear Creek.
Location: Kimble County, Texas. Entrance to ranch is off of Cleo Rd (RR 2291), only 13 miles from downtown Junction, Texas – population 2,618. Junction provides several dining options, lumber store, feed & ranch supply, auto parts, and more only 15 minutes away.
Description: Crystal clear Bear Creek flows year round through the South-West corner of this 727 acre ranch in Kimble County. With live water and large, low-fenced neighbors, this ranch offers some of the best fair-chase hunting around. While touring the ranch, you will see roaming Whitetail Deer, Axis, Turkey, Hogs, Dove, and Quail that have never been commercially hunted. The ranch is perimeter low fenced with 1047 high-tensile net wire, as well as cross fenced for cattle management. Agriculture tax exemption has been in place since ownership and a cattle lease with a local rancher is currently in place. Ample water is provided to livestock and game from a 145 ft. well that produces about 15 GPM with a solar pump. A 35,000 gallon cement tank along with two 1,600 gallon poly tanks store water to be used at will. The south pasture receives water from another poly tank that is fed by Bear Creek. Vegetation includes an abundance of native grass for livestock, Live Oaks, Spanish Oak, Sumac, Mesquite, Persimmon and Ash. Cedar has been strategically removed allowing for native vegetation to flourish. This ranch has approximately 1.5 miles of paved road frontage along RR 2291 and KC 210.
Bear Creek History: Year around water is provided by crystal-clear Bear Creek. The creek flows into the North-Fork Llano and on to the Llano River in Junction, Texas. This area of Bear Creek was first known as Viejo, settled in the 1880’s, but was renamed Cleo, Texas in the 1920’s. The ranch was originally part of the Morales Ranch, established in the 1800’s. According to local ranchers, an old military trail leading to Fort McKavett bisected the ranch.
Improvements: A 2,600+/- Sq. Ft. metal barn was constructed in 2005 and provides 1,300+/- Sq. Ft. of quality living area. Inside there are 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with double vanities, full kitchen, laundry area, and loft for additional sleeping area. The remaining 40X40 barn is of high quality, and provides storage space for tractors, feed, and other ranch supplies. The barn is well insulated and has plenty of 110 & 220 volt outlets as well as a utility sink to clean your game. Water is provided to the barn from the two 1,600 gallon poly tanks located near the structure. Construction was completed by Mitch Davis Construction with the highest of quality around.
Game & Hunting: Roaming White-tail, Axis, Hogs, Turkey, Dove, and Quail. This ranch is being sold with 4 blinds and 3 feeders. The blinds consist of 2 new tower blinds as well as 1 elevated ground blind. The third tower blind is also utilized to hunt and feeders have been filled year round. This ranch has large, low-fenced neighbors, ranging from 300 acres up to 10,000 acres.
Taxes: $1,856 for 2016 with agriculture exemption.