Bartlet Home Place

8033 County Road 415, Merkel, TX, USA


The Bartlett Home Place is a rare opportunity to own a small place with a nice home in the Noodle Community! This property can be your family’s home while providing some income and some pretty great hunting to boot! The Noodle area is known for producing some of the best whitetail deer in the Big Country and maybe even the state of Texas. This is a relatively quiet area so you can sit on your porch with a cup of coffee or your beverage of choice and enjoy the wildlife in peace! Don’t miss this one! Call today for your private tour.

Location: The property is located north of Noodle on CR 415 and is approximately 33 miles northwest of Abilene.

Acreage: The Bartlett Home Place consists of approximately 90± acres of cultivation which is cash leased to one of the best farmers in the area and is typically planted to wheat. The balance is in native mesquite pasture.

Topography: The field is nearly level, but the north end is pretty rugged with approximately 20 feet in elevation change.

Rainfall/Elevation: The average annual rainfall for Jones County is 26.4 inches. Elevation ranges from 1,200 feet to 1,800 feet, and the average growing season is 220 days.

Cover: The pasture is heavy native mesquite and has enough cover to protect wildlife and provide some very good hunting. This is a very good area of the county and should provide lots of hunting opportunities!

Fences: The cultivated area of the property is not fenced, but there is some fencing around the pasture.

Utilities: Electricity is provided by Big Country Electric.

Water: Water is supplied to the property by a water well. There is also a stock tank on the south end of the pasture for livestock and wildlife.

Hunting: The Noodle area is well known for producing some exceptional whitetail deer! This property has not been hunted in a long time, but the seller has seen tons of wildlife on the property. Game in the area includes whitetail deer, Rio Grande turkeys, feral hogs, Bobwhite quail and all sorts of varmint species. This property is an awesome opportunity to raise kids in an area where they can hunt and play!

Residence and Improvements: The home is a 4 bedroom 2 bath brick veneer on the pier and beam foundation and is in very good condition. According to the Jones County Appraisal District, the home was built in 1958 and is approximately 1748 square feet. The home has a sheet metal roof and central HVAC. The windows have been updated so the home seems to be very tight. The owner has occupied the property for approximately 20 years and has taken very good care of it. There is a two-car garage and a carport as well as a couple of other outbuildings on the property.

Minerals: Any owned mineral rights will be conveyed with an acceptable contract. The seller does not know what she owns, but there is no production on the property.

Price: The property is priced at $3,977.27 per acre for a total price of $525,000.00


The information contained herein is believed to be true and correct. However, Ekdahl Nelson Real Estate does not give any warranty for its accuracy. It is the buyer or buyer’s agent responsibility to verify all information. Please be advised that Ekdahl Nelson Real Estate represents the seller in this transaction.

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