The privately owned Castlemane Ranch with its natural beauty accented by first class improvements and accommodations is truly the most unique ranch estate to hit the Texas real estate market in more than a decade. The improvements within the high fenced secured fences of the Castlemane are sparkling diamonds nestled in a pristine, unspoiled natural environment. The exotic wildlife species from all over the world are established and thriving peacefully on this manicured Ranch Estate. Texas ranch properties of this quality and uniqueness are special and rare. Picturesque views, the meandering Navasota River and numerous stock filled Lakes and Ponds will captivate your outdoor senses. Enjoy the natural beauty and tranquility on this 2,700+/- acre sanctuary. A gently rolling terrain, expansive water features, post oak hardwoods, towering pecan trees and an upscale infrastructure await you. An African adventure you will enjoy each and every day on this exotic game preserve. The commitment to International Wildlife stewardship epitomizes this unique ecological sanctuary. The ranch blends itself well as a turn-key corporate retreat offering commercial quality improvements, excellent live water features, exotic wildlife and endless recreational opportunities.
The Castlemane Ranch is situated within the Post Oak Savannah region of East Texas. The landscape is heavily peppered with post oaks, elm, sweet gum, redbud, hickory and towering pecan trees along the Navasota River and interior creeks. Its pastures and hayfields are an ecological haven for just about every fur-bearing small animal you ever dreamed of viewing or photographing. Gently rolling to level terrain as far as one can see with elevations across the sprawling ranch ranging from 265+/- feet above mean sea level to 425+/- feet above mean sea level. The plant community thriving on the ranch and associated with this ecological region is a Savannah, dominated by native bunch grasses and forb ideally created as a necessary habitat for many species of wild and exotic game. Average annual rainfall ranges from 35 to 45 inches in these eastern Texas counties. Soils are light colored and sandy with mottled, clayey sub-soils within the bottomlands.
With its natural beauty accented by first class improvements and accommodations is truly a unique high-fenced ranch that straddles the Leon and Robertson County lines. The ranch entrance is approximately 6 miles northwest of Normangee, with paved frontage on F.M. 3. Interstate Highway 45 connecting Dallas to Houston is only 17 miles east of the ranch. Private jet landing strip located across FM 3 outside of ranch. The ranch extends into Robertson County encompassing both sides of the Navasota River. Approximately 1,500+/- acres of the 2,695+/- acres located in Robertson County with additional access from county road on the back side of the ranch. This region of Leon and Robertson County is composed of medium to large sized working/recreational ranches. GPS Coordinates – 031’ 03` 10.30 “N. 096’ 14` 30.82 “W.
Castlemane Ranch has an extensive list of exotics including Elk, Blackbuck, Zebra, Camels, Wildebeest, Addax, Scimitar-Horned Oryx, Audad, Mouflan Sheep, Nubian Ibex, Sika, etc., that are negotiable with the sale. A list of the exotics will be provided to qualified buyers.
Water is supplied by five water wells providing water to all improvements and strategically placed throughout the ranch for future use. A large number of operating windmill water wells are situated across the ranch. Numerous lakes and ponds stocked for fishing and waterfowl. The Navasota River meanders peacefully through the middle of the ranch for several miles creating a healthy and fertile wildlife habitat for many species of animals and birds. A totally unique and romantic Aqua park setting with a spring fed Grotto as its centerpiece constructed in a private lakeside setting.
The ranch proudly boasts an impressive display of improvements designed and constructed with uncompromising attention to detail and comfort. Qualified and serious prospective Buyers will be supplied a full package of detailed improvement information upon request.
Main Ranch House- 1,923+/- sf built in 1999
Corporate Entertainment Complex – 4,800+/- sf built in 2010
Main Headquarter Building – 19,250+/- sf built in 2009
Equipment Storage Building – 8,400+/- sf built in 2009
Equipment Storage Building – 14,400+/- sf built in 2000
Bunk House – 1,536+/- sf built in 2000
Giraffe Barn – 1,040+/- sf built in 2000
Stables – 15,000+/- sf built in 2000
Cottage – 788+/- sf built in 1999
Cottage – 341+/- sf built in 1999
Storage Building – 828+/- sf built in 2000
Cross fenced and 8 ft high game fencing
Automatic controlled gates with keypad entry
Five water wells
Multiple windmill wells
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Buyer’s 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 sole discretion of Texas Ranches For Sale.