A rare opportunity to own farmland located in the heart of The Brazos River Valley in southeast Robertson County. This one of a kind farm has been family owned for over a century. The combination of river frontage on both the Brazos and Little Brazos Rivers, water rights from the Brazos River, and frontage on both sides of FM 50 just south of Mumford, in southern Robertson County, make this a very attractive offering.
Location: This farm is 17 miles northwest of Bryan/College Station, 175 miles northeast of San Antonio, 120 miles northwest of Houston, and 100 miles northeast of Austin. The property is accessible from Farm to Market Road 50 and Mumford Benchley Road. The property is also accessible by rail lines owned and maintained by the Union Pacific Railroad. Union Pacific recently purchased 700 acres adjacent to the rail lines, between Hearn and Mumford for a proposed classification rail yard. Approximately 20 miles north of the property near Calvert, National Gypsum Company recently purchased 200 acres for a proposed wallboard plant.
Improvements: Improvements on the farm include a large equipment storage shed, and a machine shop with half dirt floor and half concrete floor. Other buildings include one hay storage barn and one cattle barn with concrete floors and several wooden sheds. There is one 24,000 bushel grain bin and six small storage grain bins in operating condition. The farm also has six tower T&L pivot and one 13 tower T&L pivot for irrigating the farm.
Water: The property lays in the Brazos River Alluvium aquifer, which runs parallel to the Brazos River. This shallow aquifer is mainly used for irrigation. The subject property has seven water wells that can be used to irrigate the entire property through a grid of underground waterlines. The property has 174 acre-feet of water rights from the Brazos River. Annual rainfall is approximately 39.03 inches.
Soils: A wide variety of soils can be found across the farm, including Ships clay, Weswood silty clay loam, Weswood silt loam, Yahola fine sandy loam, Dutek loamy find sand, Highbanks silty clay loam, Weswood-Yahola, Chazos loamy fine sand, Bastrop fine sandy loan and Wilson loam.
Terrain/Elevation: The majority of the property is in cultivation for farming. The terrain is relatively level with very little change in the topography. At its highest point the elevation on the farm is 257 feet above sea level on the southern boundary to 245 feet along the Brazos River.
Sand and Gravel: This property has significant amounts of sand and gravel deposits in multiple locations. Please contact listing broker for detailed information including drilling test and additional maps.
Minerals: Contact listing broker for mineral information.
Current Use: This productive farmland is currently being leased to a local farmer with 95% tillable acres being used as cropland and a small portion of the farm being used for grazing. Crops rotated on the farm include corn, cotton, grain sorghum, soybeans and wheat.
This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by Harlan Ray and David Burgher l Burgher-Ray Ranch Sales of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Buyer’s broker must be identified on first contact, and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of Listing Broker. Prospects may be required to provide proof of funds prior to scheduling a showing.