Howell Ranch K-K

Farm/Ranch for Sale
Catylist Listing ID: 30496354
Property Subtypes: Livestock, Ranch, Other
Gross Land Area: 2,310 Acres
Sale Price: $1,732,500
Sale Terms: Cash to Seller
Cap Rate: Undisclosed
Last Updated: 8/31/2020

Overview / Comments

This is a great opportunity to own a working ranch/recreational property owned by same family for over 100 years! This ranch has not been hunted for 6 hunting seasons and straddles King/Knox county line offering the option to tag early season and still be able to hunt. (Knox County, 2 buck county, King County 1 buck county.) Southeast fence of Ranch is also located less than 3/4 of a mile from Brazos River. In past seasons when leased for hunting, Ranch has history of consistently yielding several excellent bucks per year. Ranch is 2310 acres+/- of level to rolling to rough broken pastures with 235 acres of level improved grass, 79 acres of cultivation, and balance in native grass. Ranch has 6 tanks and two windmills, is fenced and cross fenced with a good set of working pens and a small set of shipping pens. Ranch has older rock house that could be renovated into an awesome hunters cabin. Across from the house is an area with electricity formerly used as a hunters camp, with electrical service to handle multiple RV's. Located next to the house and is a small workshop that includes a bathhouse and toilet for camp residents fed by pump from "House Tank". Wildlife includes deer, hogs, turkey, quail, and dove with the larger tank stocked with bass, and crappie. With diverse terrain, a host of water features, areas of dense cover, and good perimeter fences, this property is deal for Sportsmen and Ranchers.

Property Type: Farm & Ranch/Recreational
Game: Deer, Dove, Fish, Hogs, Quail, Turkey, Water Fowl
Situated on Knox/King County Line, roughly 1/3 in Knox, 2/3 in King affording opportunity to hunt both counties
Improvements: Established Roads, Corrals, Fencing, Gates, Hunting Cabin (needs repair), Shop/Bathhouse, Submersible Pump in House Tank, 2 Windmills
Multiple Water Features including several large earth tanks and drainages throughout the Ranch.
Minerals: Reserved, Sellers to reserve 100%

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Additional Details

Nearest MSA: Abilene
County: Knox
Highway Access: Driving Distance from Major Cities in Region to Knox City*: 3 hours 19min to Dallas, 2hrs 48min to Fort Worth, 3hrs 24min to Oklahoma City, 2hrs to Lubbock, 1hr 15min to Abilene, 1hr 21min Wichita Falls, Midland 2hrs 58min, Amarillo 3hrs 17min. Distance from Knox City, TX to Lower Oilfield Gate at Ranch via FM 222 and CR 1755 11.29 miles Alternate route during extreme wet conditions by traveling additional approximately 7.75 miles NW on FM222 and then approximately 6 miles SSW on CR 379, then back SE on CR 352 for 3.5 miles until road forks go left at fork on CR 1755 and shortly turn back NE for tenth of a mile to oilfield gate.
Site Description: Knox County Information** Physical Features: Eroded breaks on West Texas Rolling Plains; Brazos, Wichita rivers; sandy, loam soils; Lake Davis, Lake Catherine, and Truscott Brine Lake. Economy: Oil, agriculture, government/services. History: Indian conscripts were used as labor during the Spanish period to mine copper deposits along the Brazos River. Ranching and farming developed in the 1880s. German colony settled in 1895. County created from the Bexar, Young territories in 1858; re-created in 1876; organized in 1886; named for U.S. Secretary of War Henry Knox. Recreation: Lake activities, fishing, hunting; Knox City seedless watermelon festival in July. Minerals: Oil, gas. Agriculture: Wheat, cattle, cotton. Some cotton irrigated. Market value $60.5 million. BENJAMIN (260) county seat; ranching, farm center; veterans memorial. MUNDAY (1,187) portable buildings, other manufacturing; A&M vegetable research station. KNOX CITY (1,085) agribusiness, petroleum center; USDA plant materials research center; hospital. Other towns include: Goree (176); Rhineland (120) old church established by German immigrants. King County Information***: Physical Features: Hilly, broken by Wichita, Brazos tributaries; extensive grassland; dark loam to red soils. Economy: Oil and gas, ranching, government/services, horse sales, hunting leases. History: Apache area until Comanches moved in about 1700. Comanches were removed by U.S. Army in 1874-75 after which ranching began. County created in 1876 from Bexar District; organized in 1891; named for William P. King, a volunteer from Gonzales who died at the Alamo. Recreation: 6666 Ranch visits, hunting, roping and ranch horse competitions. Minerals: Oil, gas. Agriculture: Cattle, horses, wheat, hay, cotton. Market value $13.8 million. Hunting leases important. GUTHRIE (183) county seat; ranch-supply center, government/services; community center complex, library; Thanksgiving community supper. *Source: Google Maps **Source: https://texasalmanac.com/topics/government/knox-county (See embedded link for Explanation of Sources and Data List Guide) ** Source: https://texasalmanac.com/topics/government/king-county (See embedded link for Explanation of Sources and Data List Guide)
Legal Description: 1447 acres as follows:391 acres,sur.77 abst.118,410 ac,sur81,abst.128, 640 ac,sur.76,abst. 1036, 6 ac, sur.78 Abst,1225 all in H & T C RR co.survey, King County, Tx. 863 acres as follows: Blk 13,Sec77,A-1822;Blk 13Sec81,A-1020Blk 13,Sec78,A-1605 all in H & TC RR Co. Survey, Knox County, Tx.

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