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3900 John D. Harper Road, Rockdale, Texas, 76567, USA
Farm/Ranch/Plantation, MLS#: 29686
Sandow Lakes Ranch

Contact:     Bernard Uechtritz,  Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

Office: +1 214-353-6600,  Fax: 2143536601

Sandow Lakes Ranch
MLS#: 29686
Residential For Sale, Farm/Ranch/Plantation

Land size: 33,777.00 acres (13669.552 ha)
Land size: 33,777.00 acres (13669.552 ha)

Address:  3900 John D. Harper Road 
City:  Rockdale 
State:  Texas 
ZIP Code:  76567 
Country:  USA 

List Price: $250,000,000

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Property Details
Property type: Home with Acreage, Fishing Ranch, Farm/Ranch House
Style: Traditional
Area amenities: Aquatic Activities
Utilities: Lake water
Roofing: Asphalt
In the great state of Texas, both history and landscapes are often defined by the union of unlikely partners. One such thriving and vibrant partnership can be found at Sandow Lakes Ranch, a magnificent, unique and versatile property in the heartland of Texas. The 33,800 acres feature dichotomous elements working in perfect harmony a modern business development, vast arrays of rolling, lush grasslands, protected marsh and wetlands, and beautiful serene areas. KEY FACTS: ACREAGE 33,800 Fee Simple Acres: 24,435 Milam County 8,714 Lee County 629 Bastrop County 14,746 Natural/Buffer Property 9,163 Pristine Reclaimed Property 3,795 Three Oaks Mine Property 6,074 Industrial Complex INCOME PRODUCING / PROPERTY TAX NEUTRAL Buyer will assume and benefit from annual property income from Property Leases, Groundwater Sales and Hay Sales. In 2015, the property income exceeded $2,000,000. Ad Valorem Tax Neutral due to agriculture and open space exemptions WATER RESOURCES Surface Water : 14 Lakes covering 1,960 surface acres with 48,379 acre feet of water Ground Water : Permitted 44,000 acre feet of water per year from Simsboro Aquifer with an additional 14,000 acre feet of water available for permitting Water Diversion Rights : An additional 18,000 acre feet of surface water diversion from the Little River. 100% of all water rights will be conveyed. INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX Turn Key: Full utilities in place (electricity, gas, water, water treatment and waste disposal), roads, railhead, intermodal facility, warehousing, manufacturing and distribution MINERAL RIGHTS 5,564 acres with 100% Oil and Gas Minerals, 22,489 acres with 60% Oil and Gas Minerals. It is estimated that 200 million ton of lignite coal remain in the buffer Sandow acreage. 100% of owned minerals will be conveyed. FISH AND WILDLIFE Surrounded by an award-winning habitat, fish, birds and other wildlife thrive across the property. Wildlife species include whitetail deer, wild hogs, javelina, bobcats, coyotes, turkey, dove and quail. Birds include the American bald eagle, red tail hawks, mallards, wood ducks, teal, cranes, great blue herons, cormorants, pelicans and geese. The fish species include hybrid Florida bass, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, striped bass, bluegill, red ear perch, tilapia, channel catfish, crappie, sunfish perch and chad.