The Red Tower Ranch has a myriad of possibilities! The area is loaded with game and has been recently enrolled in the MLD Program. The blinds and feeders are already set up in strategic hunting locations for you. The cedar breaks and draws are excellent for hiking and ATV enthusiasts. Mesquite flats and an open grass field afford plenty of grazing for cattle. To top it off, the home is set up to host large groups, so you can bring the family and friends with you to enjoy the wide open spaces. The Red Tower Ranch is ready for you to enjoy from day one!
Location: The ranch is located about 5 miles northeast of Paducah, 113 miles east of Lubbock, 123 miles north of Abilene, 230 miles northwest of Fort Worth, 118 miles west of Wichita Falls, 145 miles southeast of Amarillo, and 214 miles northeast of Midland.
Acreage: The ranch acreage is 945.10± acres. The house sits on 5± acres, with the large portion of the ranch being accessed by a half mile deeded easement to the north.
Topography: Topography of the Red Tower Ranch is very diverse. The western portion of the ranch is comprised of cedar breaks with lots of draws and high points. As you travel east on the ranch, the topography changes to rolling mesquite covered pasture.
Rainfall/Elevation: Elevations on the ranch range from 1,900 ft. to 1,978 ft.
The average rainfall for Cottle County is 24 inches and the average snowfall is 3 inches per year.
Cover: Cover on the ranch varies greatly. There is thick cedar cover on the western portion of the ranch. The southeastern part is comprised of mesquite pasture that has been sculpted in years past to create better wildlife habitat and cattle grazing. You’ll also find hackberry and western soapberry trees scattered throughout the ranch. The pastures have plenty of browse including sumac, elbow bush, algerita, and ephedra. There are also several wild plum thickets scattered across the ranch. The field on the east end has traditionally been planted in wheat, but has recently been turned back to native grass pasture.
Fences: Fences on the ranch ranch are mainly five-strand barbed wire on metal posts. There is a short stretch along the southern perimeter that will need some patching.
Utilities: Water is supplied by King Cottle WSC. South Plains Electric Cooperative is the electric company.
Water: There is rural water to the house, along with an additional rural water tap along the county road on the north end. The tap on the north end is piped to several troughs on the north end. There is also one solar water well currently in use. As of the time of this writing, one stock tank was holding water. Due to the current dry conditions, the water well is being used to keep the water level up in the stock tank.
Hunting: Cottle County is one of the premier hunting areas in Texas. The owner has diligently worked to enhance the quality of the wildlife on the ranch, and has recently enrolled the ranch in the MLD Program. You’ll find trophy whitetail and mule deer, Rio Grande turkey, bobwhite quail, feral hogs and several types of varmints or predators on the ranch. This is also a fantastic area for migratory birds such as mourning dove, sandhill crane and waterfowl.
Feeders and blinds have been set up in strategic locations on the ranch. All feeders and blinds are in good condition and will convey with the sale.
Residence and Improvements: The owners stripped the farmhouse down to the studs in 2019, and installed new plumbing and wiring. It is a three-bedroom one-and-a-half bathroom house with two living areas. The attic is being used as a loft and storage, making a perfect sleeping area for the kids. There are also four steel sea containers and one fiberglass container that will stay with the ranch for storage. Should you wish to add a backup generator to the house, a switch has already been wired in and is ready for you to set in backup power.
Minerals: All owned minerals will convey with sale. All wind rights will convey with the sale.
Price: The property is priced at $2,010.37 per acre for a total price of $1,900,000.
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