Rare 208-Acre Hunting and Agricultural Ranch on Plum Creek

8160 FM 2412, Gatesville, Texas, 76528

* FOR SALE

$1,716,000

MLS: 42255-20189

208. Acres

892 SqFt

3 beds

1.0 baths

What You Should Know

  • Central Texas

  • Coryell County

  • Gatesville TX

  • Plum Creek

  • Year Round Ponds

  • Barns

  • Cattle Property

  • Hunting

Why You'll Love It

Seize the extraordinary opportunity to own a piece of Central Texas. Located at 8160 FM 2412, Gatesville. This exceptional 208-acre ranch, nestled along the coveted banks of Plum Creek in Coryell County, is a rarity on the market, offering an idyllic setting for hunting, recreation, and agriculture. Properties along Plum Creek seldom come available, making this an unparalleled opportunity for enthusiasts and investors alike. 

 

The ranch is perfectly situated to offer both seclusion and accessibility, lying just 47 miles from Waco, 45 miles from Temple, and 42 miles from Killeen. Moreover, it provides easy access to larger cities, being only 100 miles from Austin, 150 miles from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and 215 miles from Houston. This strategic location ensures that while you're immersed in the tranquility of rural Texas, you're never too far from urban conveniences. 

 

As you explore the vast expanses of this land, the serene waters of Plum Creek, flowing for a half-mile along the southern edge.  This year-round creek, augmented by a seasonal branch and three perennial ponds, is a lifeline for the property's rich ecosystems and agricultural ventures. Hunters will be pleased because of the white-tail deer, turkey, dove, wild pigs, coyotes, and occasional bobcats roaming freely, allowing for year-round hunting excursions. 

 

This property is not just a recreational paradise; it's a fully operational agricultural domain. Benefiting from an ag exemption for lower property taxes, it supports a cattle operation and hay production, with a 20-acre hay field and four cultivated plots dedicated to livestock. Infrastructure on the property includes a charming farmhouse providing rental income, a functional barn and pens, a workshop with roll-up doors, and covered equipment storage, ensuring a seamless blend of lifestyle and livelihood. 

 

Fronting FM 2412 with extensive road frontage, and intersected by Preston Rd, a county road, the estate offers unmatched access and flexibility. The entire property is meticulously fenced and cross-fenced, enhancing the management and security of both crops and livestock. 

 

Owning property along Plum Creek is a distinctive privilege, offering a connection to the land that is both enriching and profound. The creek's banks, rich in wildlife and history, invite exploration and discovery, with arrowheads frequently unearthed, echoing the area's rich past. 

 

This ranch represents more than just land; it's a gateway to a lifestyle where the beauty of Central Texas is the backdrop to daily adventure and discovery. It's a rare opportunity to own a piece of Texas heritage, where the serenity of rural living meets the convenience of proximity to major cities. Don't let this unparalleled chance to own a premier property along Plum Creek pass you by. 

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Where You'll Find It

  • Street Address: 8160 FM 2412
  • City: Gatesville
  • State: Texas
  • County: Coryell

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