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  • ACREAGE

    90

  • CITY

    Leakey

  • COUNTY

    Real

  • AREA

    Hill Country

CATEGORY
  • Hunting Ranch
  • Recreational Ranch
  • River Property
DESCRIPTION

Description

Introducing the Arrowhead River Ranch, a historic treasure sprawling over 90± acres within the scenic expanse of Leakey, Texas. Boasting over 1,540± feet of pristine river frontage on both sides of the West Frio River, this remarkable estate offers unrivaled recreational opportunities. The ranch features a beautifully preserved ranch house, one well, and extensive grazing capabilities, epitomizing an enduring legacy of natural beauty. Situated in serene seclusion just 1.5 miles north of Leakey, the ranch provides convenient access to key destinations, enhanced by its lush landscape and abundant wildlife. With its abundant water features, diverse habitat, and wildlife exemption, the Historic Arrowhead River Ranch offers a rare opportunity to embrace the quintessential Hill Country lifestyle.

Location

Nestled in tranquil seclusion, the Historic Arrowhead River Ranch enjoys an enviable location just 1.5 miles north of Leakey, Texas, offering effortless access via over 2,000 linear feet of CR 336 frontage. The unique positioning of Arrowhead River Ranch, nestled in a natural bowl, blocks road noise and traffic, providing exclusive privacy just a stone's throw from town. Further enhancing its accessibility, the ranch lies a mere mile from Leakey Airport, facilitating seamless travel from across the nation. Located just 19 miles north of Concan, known for its esteemed 18-hole golf course and tubing on the Frio River, the ranch is strategically positioned near key destinations including San Antonio (102 miles), Kerrville (67 miles), and Uvalde (42 miles). Additionally, the ranch is only 12 miles from the renowned Garner State Park, offering a coveted lifestyle enriched by a myriad of recreational and leisurely pursuits. With Leakey serving as a hub of social connectivity and familial enjoyment, the area ensures a comfortable, accessible, and entertaining lifestyle for residents and visitors alike.

Landscape

The Historic Arrowhead River Ranch epitomizes a Hill Country paradise, steeped in rich history and offering unparalleled accessibility throughout the property. With roots tracing back to its origins as part of an esteemed equestrian ranch, this expansive 90± acre property boasts a diverse array of hardwoods, including majestic cypresses, pecans, ancient heritage live oaks, sycamores, and strategically retained cedar for natural coverage, alongside cedar elms and other notable species. Renowned for its remarkable usability, the ranch stands out in the region due to its exceptional wildlife and livestock capacity, nurtured by its robust soil composition, 16 acres of meticulously maintained Kline grass pastureland, and a picturesque orchard brimming with improved native grasslands. Enhancing its allure, the property is graced by the presence of Spring Branch Creek, meandering gracefully into the West Frio River, adorned by scenic bluffs and crystalline waters, culminating in an idyllic landscape that beckons to be explored and cherished. The ranch also features extensive evidence of Native American artifacts scattered throughout the property.

Improvements

Rich in heritage, the Arrowhead River Ranch boasts a storied past, with its origins deeply intertwined with one of the original homesteads on the former horse farm. The iconic 'Red Brick Estate' stands as a testament to this legacy, embodying the rustic charm of its early 1960s origins. Spanning 1,140± square feet, this historic residence features two bedrooms and two full bathrooms, accompanied by a spacious gathering room adorned with a stone wood-burning fireplace crafted from rock believed to have been sourced from the very grounds of the ranch. Arrowhead Ranch also features a detached two-car garage, excellent for storing ranch rigs and UTVs. Distinguished by its abundant water resources, the Arrowhead River Ranch boasts a robust water supply facilitated by one water well and strategically placed water troughs throughout the property. Further enhancing its functionality, the ranch is meticulously cross-fenced, crisscrossed by improved ranch roads, and equipped with new blinds and feeders, all included with the property.

Water Supply

The crown jewel of the ranch lies in its abundant water features. The West Frio River emerges as a hallmark of distinction, offering an unparalleled blend of natural allure and diversity. Stretching over 1,540 linear feet on both sides, the river unveils a captivating tapestry of scenic splendor, reminiscent of the majestic landscapes of the Rockies or Wyoming. The river's enchanting waters feature gently cascading rapids, evoking a sense of tranquility and serenity. This idyllic setting is further enhanced by its family-friendly ambiance, teeming with bass, perch, catfish, and other aquatic life, inviting leisurely days of fishing and recreation. Moreover, the riverbank presents a convenient beach-like area, ideal for gatherings and relaxation, where one can savor the pleasures of outdoor cooking, laughter, and good stories. Adding to the allure, the banks of the West Frio River are adorned with multiple seep springs, delicately trickling into the river with their pristine, crystal-clear waters, enhancing the scenic beauty and ecological richness of this remarkable sanctuary.

Wildlife

The ranch is home to an array of exotic and native game, boasting a landscape they all desire. With excellent water supply, strong grazing capabilities, and dense brush for cover and protection, the Historic Arrowhead River Ranch is home to Axis deer, a healthy herd of Blackbuck, Whitetail deer, Fallow deer, Aoudad, hogs, turkeys, doves, and more. The ranch is completely low-fenced, promoting the free chase of the game and encouraging wildlife to roam freely throughout the lands.

Wildlife Exemption

The ranch is currently under a wildlife exemption.

If a true live water Hill Country gem with deep, rich history is what you've been searching for, you do not want to miss out on the Arrowhead River Ranch. Call Texas Landmen for more information on this exclusive offering today. More acreage is available upon request. Please contact the broker for more details.

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