Doe Branch Creek Ranch
Details for Ranch for Sale in Karnes County
Summary of Doe Branch Creek Ranch
DESCRIPTION: Water, water, water! This is a well taken care of ranch located just southwest of Kenedy. The main feature of this ranch is the lake/reservoir of over 35 acres built in 1954 as part of the Escondido Creek Watershed Project. Today, this lake has matured very well with great fishing and has become a mecca for a variety of birds. The pastures are in great condition with a good stand of Klein and coastal grasses. There is a home overlooking the lake along with a few other improvements. Not often will you find a ranch for sale like this one!
LOCATION: Located on Highway 72 just 5.5 miles southwest of Highway 181 in Kenedy. 1 hour 15 minutes from San Antonio. 1 hour 20 minutes from Corpus Christi. 3 hours from Houston.
IMPROVEMENTS: A nice 2 story 3 bedroom, 2 bath home overlooks the lake with a large fenced yard. Down from the house at the lakeside you will find a fishing pier along with a covered shed with concrete floor, BBQ pit and sink. Just a few feet away you will find your own skeet range. As for the ag improvements there is a 3-sided metal barns, a 2-sided drive through barn, a single sided shed and 1 wood framed barn. There is a very good set of pipe cattle working pens equipped with a covered squeeze chute. Last, but not least, you will find a modest roping arena, 6 stall horse barn with turnouts and 5 paddocks with water and shed cover. The property has good perimeter and cross fencing.
EQUIPMENT TO BE CONVEYED: 1 deer blind, some game feeders, skeet throwers. All other equipment will be retained by seller, but some may be able to be purchased separately.
WATER: 1 submersible electric water well, 1 solar well and a rural water meter. A ±35 acre lake stocked with fish and 2 smaller ponds.
TERRAIN/HABITAT: The ranch has a nice roll with the highest point being about 510’ above sea level with about 90’ of relief. Soil consists of mostly clay and sandy loam. Grasses are improved with Klein and coastal bermuda and are very productive. There is approximately 15-20 acres of good wildlife habitat on the south and north sides of the big lake.
WILDLIFE: Wildlife consists of native whitetail deer, wild hogs, turkey, dove and ducks.
EASEMENTS: Electrical easement along the southwest boundary.
MINERALS: Surface sale only. There is only one gas pad located on the far eastern corner (see aerial).
SUMMARY: This is a top notch cattle ranch with the added recreational value of having a large lake big enough to possibly ski on. Great fishing, dove and duck hunting as well as deer, hogs and turkey along with roping and horseback riding possibilities make this ranch an absolute must see!