With springs that have been dammed up to form nice pools of water, to the views of the Hill Country, this ranch is a must-see property! Located between Marble Falls and Burnet, with frontage on Hwy. 281 and Park Road 4, Brownlee Ranch is easily accessible from Austin and San Antonio. Owned by the same family for decades, this is the first time it has been on the market.
Ideally located between Marble Falls and Burnet lies the Brownlee Ranch. The location of this ranch is a bonus for a personal ranch or possibly residential development, situated at the corner of Highway 281 and Park Road 4. Nearby towns offer restaurants and shopping, and the proximity to the area's recreational lakes and Longhorn Caverns State Park is highly desirable.
The ranch is located approximately 5+/- miles north of Marble Falls and 4+/- miles south of Burnet with 7,350+/- feet of frontage on Hwy. 281 and 4,900+/- feet of Park Road 4 frontage.
The gently rolling terrain ranges in elevations from 1,250+/- in the northwest part of the ranch to a low of 1,140+/- feet in the east part. The ranch has Honey Creek in the northeast part of the ranch. Long Branch Creek, a seasonal creek, runs through the ranch from west to east along with six other drainage areas that flow into Long Branch. Two springs are situated on the ranch with dams that back up the springs making ideal areas for attracting wildlife and waterfowl. Throughout the ranch is a variety of trees, including live oaks, red oaks, shin oaks, cedar elms, cedar, and other varieties of vegetation typical to the Hill Country region.
Located on the ranch is the original Brownlee family ranch house. The two-story house is waiting for restoration to bring alive its historical look and feel. A barn and a good set of cattle pens are located on the west side of the ranch.
The property provides an abundance of opportunities to improve upon by having an older two-story home, barn, and cattle pens. Several good view vantage points on the property would make ideal places to build a new home or lodge. There are two water wells on the ranch. Electricity is located on several parts of the property.
Brownlee Ranch has an abundance of native wildlife, including whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, dove, and other animals native to the Texas Hill Country. Large trees throughout the ranch allow for turkey roosting sites.
Two springs on the ranch have been dammed to create nice pools of water that are meccas for wildlife and waterfowl. Long Branch Creek, a seasonal creek, traverses the property. Nice canopy oaks overhang the spring areas creating inviting views to watch the roaming wildlife. The property has gently rolling terrain and is dotted with different species of hardwoods. The seller is reserving the water rights on approximately 804+/- acres of the property and may convey 200 acres without the water reservation language with an acceptable contract. See Broker for more information and for a copy of the Water Reservation Language.
There are two water wells; one is located at the headquarters, and the second is located south of the improvements. There are also several water troughs nearby.