Acres: 2392 +/- Acres
Location: This incredibly versatile game fenced hunting & recreational ranch is located just 8 miles east of Uvalde in Uvalde County. The ranch has one mile of frontage on Hwy. 90 and ˝ mile of frontage on paved CR 105, driving time from San Antonio is about 1 hour, and it is only 15 minutes from the Frio River recreation areas at Concan.
Description: The largest portion of the ranch is South Texas type terrain with thick stands of mesquite, oaks, and an incredible variety of other superior tree and brush species favored by big whitetail bucks. Approximately 20 large food plots planted in high protein Illinois bundle flower and a thick blanket of strong native grasses and a year-round supplemental feed program provide an unmatched level of quality wildlife nutrition. In addition, the Dry Frio River runs along the property for over 3 miles creating a natural pocket for a multitude of animal and bird species; however, what makes this ranch truly unique is that it contains its own scenic mountain range rising over 300 feet to a total elevation of 1,262 feet! A good 2-wheel drive road winds up and over the top and the views from several lofty peaks rival even the best of the hill country!
Wildlife: The name 'Blue Mountain' is synonymous with trophy whitetail deer; during the past years there has been many monster whitetail bucks up to 200 B&C harvested. In order to ensure the ranches continued standard of impeccable deer quality, over 100 South Texas genetic whitetail bucks and numerous bred does have been stocked from whitetail deer breeding programs. In addition, the ranch has a Texas Parks and Wildlife Level 3 MLD Permit which allows for 4 full months of whitetail deer management annually. Trophy exotic species that call Blue Mountain home include aoudad sheep, Texas Dall Sheep, Black Buck Antelope, Axis, Scimitar Oryx, Kudu and others. Javelina as well as huge flocks of turkeys and dove can be found throughout the ranch with quail hunting available year-round with the private bird hunting permit. The ranch has a scientific breeding permit and 4 deer breeding pens next to the main headquarters. There are approximately 20 hunting areas with feeders providing year-round free choice protein pellets, corn, alfalfa hay and water to the deer.
Water: There are 5 water wells, all with submersible pumps, several nice ponds, and approximately 5 miles of buried water line that provide water to wildlife in all areas of the ranch.
Improvements: Blue Mountain Ranch has one of the most spectacular yet subtle hunting lodges in the state. Completed in the fall of 2003, the main lodge contains 5,000 square feet of interior space and an imposing 2,000 square foot wrap-around porch. There is a beautiful swimming pool and hot tub with a fantastic game room, patios and outdoor entertaining and cooking area near the main lodge. The lodge area is tucked against the foot of the mountain range and was designed to blend in to the surrounding countryside to protect the visual harmony of the ranch. With 5 huge bedrooms, a massive great room, dining area and kitchen all adorned with a perfect blend of rustic and modern décor, the main lodge could serve as an impressive commercial hunting headquarters or simply an extraordinary private retreat. Additional improvements include a large manufactured foreman's house nestled in a beautiful grove of live oaks, as well as another manufactured home which serves as a ranch hand house. The ranches original corrals, feed barns, and cattle working pens have been restored near the main entrance to create a visual reflection of its long ranching history. The property is perimeter fenced and cross-fenced by an 8-foot tight lock game fence constructed in 2001. Over 20 miles of interior roads have been recently improved to provide 2-wheel drive access throughout the ranch, and an additional 4 miles of road from Hwy 90 to the main lodge are topped in Vulcan trap rock.
Minerals: Seller will convey all minerals owned; exact mineral conveyance to be determined at time of new title commitment.
Remarks: In one special place, on one special ranch, Blue Mountain offers all of the assets that most hunters and ranch owners only dream about. With thousands of acres of unspoiled habitat, it has already established itself as a whitetail enthusiast's paradise. With its convenient location near the Frio River and Texas Hill Country, it has become one of Texas' premier year-round recreational retreats!
Price: $3,500.00 Per Acre ~ Total $8,372,000.00
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