Spectacular 417+/- Acre High-Fenced Ranch - 3BR/2BA Home, Lake, & Live Creek - Near Hillister
This rare-on-the-market 417+/- acre high-fenced ranch offers outstanding hunting with captive high-bred genetic whitetails, acres of beautiful rolling hayfields, sandy upland mixed pine/hardwood forests, and almost two miles of cypress-kneed, live creek bottomland! Improvements include a recently built three bedroom, two bath hill-top ranch home with a 360-degree wraparound porch and massive open great room, along with a multi-use workshop/storage barn. Truly a hard to find large and highly improved acreage offering terrific hunting, fishing, and livestock/ranching opportunities all with a private, off the beaten path location.
The 2,199 square foot hardie-sided home with Austin stone elements was built in 2019 offers a massive 36' x 30' great room boasting 16' ceilings and a stone wood burning fireplace; separate areas for a grand kitchen with granite counters; and ample open areas for dining and entertaining. An isolated master features large attached bath area with double vanities, garden tub, a tiled walk-in shower and huge closet. Two guest bedrooms have 8' ceilings and share a tub/shower combination bath.
Enjoy the gently breeze and meadow lark's call from one of the corners of the complete wrap-around 10' wide porch framed with 12" square wood beams, totaling almost 2,400 feet under roof. An attached oversize two-car carport and full-house propane backup generator and well house are located nearby.
Outdoor improvements include a large barn and workshop complex with paved equipment storage, 8-animal stalls, tack room, and workshop space. A remote hunting camp offers a rustic camp house and shed along with electricity and a water well. A third water well is found near the lake which extensive network of water lines are used for irrigation.
The land offers slightly rolling terrain with good soils, is entirely perimeter fenced by an 8' tall welded drill pipe fencing system. Over six miles of wood roads and trails run along the perimeter high fence and throughout the tract giving complete access to every corner of the ranch.
The wildlife and game hunting on the ranch is unmatched with a healthy, high-bred herd of whitetail deer with outstanding genetics, producing numerous B&C bucks in the 180-190 class with several harvested on the property scoring over 200!
Water features include a clear spring-fed four-acre lake stocked with bass and perch and the large year-round Theuvenins Creek which flows along almost the entire eastern boundary of the property. This untouched bottomland offers a true Pineywoods Big Thicket eco-system with huge water tupelo, tall cypress, massive white oak, red oak, swamp chestnut oak, along with magnolia, beech, and other native trees.
The property's main access is by a private road from County Road 4550 ensuring complete and total seclusion. A second southern entrance is accessed directly via County Road 4515 and with electricity being installed throughout the tract, future partitioning of ranch is possible.
Overall, this large and well-improved acreage presents unparalleled opportunities for hunting, fishing, and livestock/ranching, yet is easily accessible from the big city, just 90-minutes from north or east Houston, the Woodlands, or Conroe, and less than an hour's drive from the Lufkin or Beaumont areas.
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1515 County Road 4500, Hillister, Texas.