Ancient Oaks Ranch - 3,105 Acres Burnet County

ID #:596342
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FM 3509
Burnet, TX 78611 United States
Acres: 3,105.73
Price per Acre: $15,750.00
County: Burnet

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Ranch Investments John Ed Stepan Principal

Phone: 512-921-0590
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The Ancient Oaks Ranch is a rare offering for a large tract centrally located between the quaint Hill Country towns of Burnet and Marble Falls.  This spectacular ranch is covered in Live Oak, Post Oak, Elm, Mesquite and very few Cedars. Over a century of continued range management is evident with virtually no old growth Cedar on the ranch. Excellent native grasses and a variety of brush species are abundant for wildlife and cattle alike. Mud Creek, Peters Creek, Long Branch and Honey Rock Creek cross the ranch and offers some potential dam sites.

Location: The North entrance is 5 miles from Downtown Burnet, the South gate is 8 miles, 55 miles from Austin, 90 miles from San Antonio.

Access: The North Entrance is located on FM3509 (Hoovers Valley Road) the South gate is located on Park Road 4.

Improvements: The Headquarters House: Parts of the frame house were built in 1906—kitchen, dining room and part of the living room. The house has been added onto over the years. Five bedrooms, three baths, kitchen, dining room, living room, screened-in front porch with ceiling fan. The living room has a wood burning fireplace, yellow pine walls and ceiling. The master bedroom has a wood burning fireplace. The flooring consists of Oak and Pine Hardwood floors, tile floors in baths, front porch and guestroom near the living room. The South bedroom has a concrete floor. Faux wood floor in the kitchen. Recent improvements include hardiplank exterior installed on the main house in 2011, kitchen and master bath remodel in 2016, and a new roof in 2014. In 2018-19 all rooms were repainted, new furniture was added in the living room, new window treatments throughout the house, several new light fixtures were added and new beds throughout. Central A/C & heat except 2 south bedrooms (window unit and Mitsubishi unit). Propane heated swimming pool. In the tree covered backyard. The water well is south of the house. There are 2 water well storage tanks being 10,000 gallon and 40,000 gallon each with well house. Three septic systems: main house, guestroom off of living room and guest house. The guest house has one bedroom and one bath, a screened-in front porch with ceiling fan, washer, dryer and storage. New flooring was added in 2011. There is a view of Lake Buchanan from the large, fenced yard. The house is surrounded by Oak and Pecan trees.

The second home was built in 1996-97 in a charming Southwestern style. The exterior is cement plaster, and the roof is Zinc. The 2,880 sqft house consists of a great room, kitchen, 3 bedrooms and 3 baths, an office, 8’ woodburning fireplace, concrete floors and countertops throughout, decorative redwood cabinetry, ceiling fans in all rooms and a wet bar with a wine fridge. The west part of the house has electric solar shades. Fresh paint was added in all rooms in 2018 except for 2 guestrooms. Central electric heat/air—2 A/C units, the one for the Master bedroom side was replaced in 2019. The water well has a 2,500-gallon storage tank. There is a barn with shelving, electricity and water. A 3-vehicle carport attaches to the barn. The 3-acre fenced backyard has pasture and Lake Buchanan views. Impressive old Oak trees surround the house. The front stone courtyard has a fishpond. Dog run with shelter. Fenced pen with shelter.


Water: A professional hydrological study was performed on the ranch and verifies the property is located over the Trinity Aquifer with a significant water supply.  The study states the property can support up to 300 water well.  There are ten water wells on the ranch, seven with submersible pumps and one windmill. There are multiple dirt tanks scattered across the ranch, four wet weather creeks and several drainages.

Topography: Level to undulating with rising elevations offering views of Lake Buchanan to the West and the gorgeous Hill Country to the South.

Flora: An abundance of hardwoods such as Live Oak, Post Oak, Elm, and Mesquite. Lush native grasses and a variety of brush are present across the ranch.

Fauna: Native Whitetail Deer, Wild Turkey, Feral Hog, Varmints and Game Birds are present.

Minerals: All of the owned minerals will convey.

Easements: There is transmission power line easement that bisects the property for approximately 2200 feet in the South. Remarks: The first time being offered on the open market. Decades of quality range management are evident as you drive across the pasture. One can envision with a little effort the ranch could look like a park. The proximity to town coupled with access on the two Farm to Market Roads, this ranch no doubt offers long term investment-development potential. This is the ideal ranch to buy, hold and enjoy while the value appreciates.

Shown by appointment only with Ranch Investments. Buyer's broker must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Ranch Investments.


Lot Features:

  • Perimeter Fencing
  • Barn
  • Wildlife
  • Water Well

Land Features:

  • DoveDove
  • WoodedWooded
  • Tank or LakeTank or Lake
  • PasturelandPastureland
  • DeerDeer
  • Hills or BluffsHills or Bluffs
  • ImprovementsImprovements
  • ElectricityElectricity
  • SpringSpring
  • Ag/Wildlife ExemptionAg/Wildlife Exemption

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