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1:00 PM Saturday, June 4th
(Note: Drivers brings your passengers to the house, then take your vehicle back to the entrance gate for parking. We have a passenger Van that will pick you up and bring you back to the house. Fields are to wet to park in.) Look forward to seeing you.

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Lakeview Ranch is a beautiful Hill Country /Brazos Valley Ranch, known locally as the former Walter Hix Ranch. On a 50-acre lake, it has great fishing and a good herd of Whitetail deer on the property. Go to the website, look at the drone video, pictures and other information. Then "COME VISIT US AT THE RANCH."
We will be there daily starting Tuesday, May 17th, from
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. If you want to see it earlier or later in the day, call for an appointment; we will accommodate you.
Be there auction day for a great auction.


ParcelAcresPercentage Of Minerals

Remainder of minerals may be purchased for $50,000 or $103 per acre in parcel.
Flood repair information; see property disclosure in catalog page 11.
Well is 790 feet deep, see information in catalog page 6.


A - B     4002.31     ESTIMATED FENCE PRICING FROM LE FENCING Ph# 888-Fence-44
B - C     3,837.76     5 strand bard wire $2.50 48" Net fencing $3.95
C - D     4659.17     High game $4.50 Above prices are plus braces and gates.


A - 1,832.93 Lake
B - 1,002.61 Lake
C - 878.17 Lake
D - 2,412.04 Creek

ROAD FRONTAGE ON CR4255 (from survey)

A - 1,391.91
B - 1,493.76
C - 434.59
D - 935.92


Q. How deep is the lake?
A. Approximately 20 - 30+/- feet, depth is not consistent.

Q. Any rules or restrictions living on reservoir?
A. Cannot restrict the water flow. Owners have use of entire lake.

Q. Dam maintaince responsibility?
A. No clear answer, except the Core Of Engineers with the help of Bosque County, built and inspects it each year.

Q. Type of pastures grasses?
A. Native, Annual Rye, Klein and Bluestem grasses.

Q. Type of water guard across the creek?
A. Large cable across creek secured with a dead man anchor, heavy rubber conveyor material forms a wall to secure no passing of game or livestock, in strips and will lift to let debris pass, and there is no hanging of debris.

Q. In agriculture exemption?
A. Yes, see page 6 of catalog.

Q. Taxes?
A. In catalog page 6, $6,681 in 2015.

Q. Can balance (50%) of the remaining minerals be purchased?
A. Yes, for $50,000.

Q. How much 8-foot high game fence?
A. By survey 12,553.39 feet.

Q. How many feet of gravel road on the property?
A. Approximately 11,385 feet.

Q. How much is utility bill?
Propane     154.79398.03 284.67  
Q. Are tanks on C and D spring fed?
A. Tank on C is believed to be, tank on D no, it will go dry.

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The Lakeview Ranch is located in the Brazos Valley and The Texas Hill Country, with the natural beauty of both. It has pasture for cattle and wooded areas of Live Oaks for game. Owner has purchased high performing does from a game ranch and has put them with the resident 14 point buck; the offspring of the cross have been good. Hunting and fishing make this the perfect home or corporate retreat. Property has an 8' high game fence on three sides and a 50+/- acre lake on the south boundary. Property line is in the centerline of the Hogg Creek and Lake Reservoir, with lake access from all four parcels. The Lake was government built and is called "Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir." Its 50+/- acres on the Hogg Creek empties into Lake Waco - very clear fresh water with great fishing. Roads throughout the property are mostly graveled. Some of the southern portion of the ranch is located in a 100-year floodplain; please see disclosures and plat in the catalog.

minerals and all executive rights go with the sale of the property.
Property will be RESTRICTED to no
"Surface Mineral Mining" if sold in parcels.

Selling Ranch and Home at Absolute Auction
Property is on Soil Conservation Service Site 1 Reservoir
on Hogg Creek in Bosque County, Texas

790 +/- ft. Deep Water Well in the Trinity Aquifer

Parcel A, 94.01 acres: 30+/- pastures, 52+/- wooded, 10+/- lake. Texas limestone home is 6,800 +/- sq. ft. with private 8' high game fenced-in yard and 1,500 +/- ft. deep water well in the Trinity Aquifer. On the south side is a 50+/- acre lake with a floating boat dock, with power. Property is entered through a solar powered private entrance gate. An 8' high game fence surrounds property on north and west sides and will require new owners to erect new fence on east side; lake is south side. Interior roads are mostly graveled.
Parcel B, 94.12+/- acres: 60+/- pastures, 33+/- wooded, 7+/- lake. There is an 8' high game fence on north side and will require new owners to erect new fence on east and west sides; lake is the south side. West property line is the centerline on the graveled road into the property, with an owned right-of-way on your side and an easement on the other side. Parcels B and C will share a solar-powered gate entrance. On the lake are a private boat dock and ramp with view of dam, and a rock slab picnic table.
Parcel C, 105.16+/- acres: 88+/- pasture, 13+/- wooded, 6+/- lake and .28 +/- tank. There is an 8' high game fence on north side, and will require new owners to erect new fence on east and west sides, lake is the south side. East property line is the centerline on the graveled road into the property, with an owned right-of-way on your side and an easement on the other side. Parcels B and C will share a solar-powered gate entrance. On the lake is a cove but no dock.
Parcel D, 192.21+/- acres: 119+/- pasture, 65+/- wooded, 2.26 +/- lake, .06 +/- tank. There is an 8' high game fence on north and east sides, and will require new owners to erect new fence on west side. Has a good creek flowing into Hogg Creek; the centerline of the creek is the southern boundary. Owner on the other side of the creek has a high game fence, which makes the entire creek available to use by Parcel D. The creek has a small rock dam forming a good fishing area. This parcel will need a new entrance gate and road. On the lake is a cove but no dock.

The Lakeview Ranch Home features over 6,600 +/- sq. ft. and all of the furniture in the home sells.

This beautiful home is constructed of native Texas Limestone rock. The ornate rock walk and double steps to the front porch are breathtaking. The home features a steel roof, front porch, 2nd story porch spanning the entire width of the home (with a 12'x12' screened portion at the bedroom), and a screened porch downstairs. The large paved patio area includes a built-in fire pit and a rock picnic table with benches. The property is fenced with an 8' game fence with pipe and top rail, includes a 25' x 30' concrete pad with basketball goal, and a floating boat dock with power. A second paved picnic area with fire pit is located next to the lake.

INTERIOR: Complete descriptions, with room sizes, are in the catalog on the website.

Enter through a magnificent hand-made Mesquite wood door. Finishes include natural pine wood trim, tile floors and carpeted bedrooms. The 36' x 36' open concept living area includes den, kitchen and dining room, with limestone columns, fireplace and old wood beams. Double doors to the back porch, canned lighting, ceiling fans and superior appliances complete the area. The master bedroom features a tray ceiling and provides private access to the 12' x 12' screened area of the porch. The master bath has a double vanity, tub, walk-in shower and walk-in closet. Two guest bedrooms, with a Jack-and-Jill bathroom with walk-in shower and two vanities, completes the upstairs accommodations.

The downstairs area includes a large 32' x 31' game room, two guest bedrooms, and bath with a walk-in shower and pedestal vanity. The downstairs porch features both open and screened areas. The garage measures over 26' x 27', and includes an electric roll-up door. Just outside the garage is a covered, paved area with a fish cleaning counter and sink.


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