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El Escape Ranch is the perfect retreat for outdoor adventurers seeking a low-maintenance, high fenced ranch that provides respite from hectic city life without sacrificing the essentials and creature comforts. Approximately, 2.8 miles of recently installed game-proof fencing encompassing approximately 187 acres offers sufficient habitat and protection for both native and introduced exotic game species. Noteworthy non-native species witnessed on the property include: red stag, axis deer, fallow and blackbuck antelope. A newly completed +/-1200 square foot residence provides a low maintenance, sustainable means of quiet living or comfortably entertaining guests. Built in the mindset of off-grid living the home features a rainwater catchment (cistern) system of approximately 2400-gallon capacity with filtration pump for washing, showers and household uses. The property also includes approximately 28 acres of low-fence land featuring 180-degree views encompassing Metcalf Gap and the surrounding terrain. A pad has already been leveled on this hillside creating a secondary homesite option with views of the entire ranch below. Several stock tanks dot the landscape providing sufficient water to resident wildlife and migrating passersby. Four hunting blinds with protein and spin cast feeders are smartly positioned throughout the property for maximum utility and effectiveness.
Conveniently located 30 min from Lake Palo Pinto and just under 1.5 hours from Fort Worth El Escape Ranch is ideal for a weekend away giving
Location: Just off of Upper Brad Road and near Metcalf Gap
Water: Four ponds positioned throughout the ranch provide water to wildlife while two 1200-gal tanks service the main home.
Soils: Hensley Stoney Clay loam make up over 60% of the ranch while Set Clay and Set Palopinto Complex make up the remaining soil types found on the ranch.
Flora: Plant life found typical in the cross-timber's region are found on the ranch including but not limited to Honey Mesquite Elm, Cedar, Live Oak, and other native varieties
Fauna: Estimate of Animals that will convey with the property
Red Deer: Stag-3, 16 hind
Axis 3 buck 5 does
Black Buck 2 bucks 6 does
Fallow- 6 bucks
Improvements: Roughly 2.87 miles of high fence has been recently added to the property, 1200+ square foot home with four bedrooms and an attached garage can also be found.
Two 1250 Gallon tanks are used to collect and store rainwater.
Shown by appointment only with Christie's - Ulterre Buyers brokers 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 the listing brokerage.