FARM to Market 2627,  Marathon  (79842)

$2,750,000

PROPERTY DETAILS

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Marathon, TX 79842
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Bedrooms: 0
Year Built:2000Property Type:Farm/Ranch
School District:Call DistrictCounty:Brewster
List Date:2020-03-20Listing Number:1446680

MLS DESCRIPTION

Welcome to Maravillas Creek Ranch-this West Texas hunting ranch located in the Chihuahuan Desert in Brewster County, 45+/- miles south of Marathon, off FM 2627 features diverse terrain ranging from scrub brush flats to gently rolling foothills up to rugged rock bluffs. Elevation ranges from 2200'-2500' offering distant panoramic views of Stillwell Mountain to the southeast (3,500' elev.) & Santiago Peak to the northwest (6,500' elev.). Maravillas Creek aimlessly traverses through the ranch for approx. 4 miles & along with Big Brushy Canyon contain a variety of trees/brush & native grasses creating a perfect wildlife habitat. Abundant wildlife includes record book mule deer, occasional elk, javelina, dove and quail for your observing/hunting enjoyment. With no livestock grazing in several years, the trees/brush & grasses are in excellent condition & high in natural protein optimizing antler growth. In addition to natural browse, the ranch has an annual mule deer feeding program in place with strategically placed bulk protein feeders & water troughs throughout. The ranch qualifies for MLD permits allowing for an extended mule deer hunting season. Black Gap Wildlife Management Association (103,000+/- acres) borders the south boundary & Big Bend National Park (801,000+/- acres) nearly borders the west boundary of the ranch with has national significance as the largest protected area of Chihuahuan Desert in the United States. These large neighboring areas provide additional opportunities to hunt, explore & enjoy some of the most scenic country in West Texas. The ranch contains wet weathered ponds that collect water during seasonal rains & water troughs that provide water on a consistent basis. Continuing on FM 2627 for approx. 20 miles southeast of the ranch there are rafting/fishing trips available on the Rio Grande. The ranch was previously part of an original 22,000+/- acre cattle ranch belonging to the Stillwell family dating back to the early 1900s. Maravillas Creek Ranch's appealing, simple Big Bend Country setting is sure to take you back in time with its western charm.

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Listing courtesy of: TRI-County Realty, LLC