Location Hollingsworth Game Ranch is located approximately 11 miles west of Hico in northern Hamilton County, an easy 2 hours southwest of Dallas and 1-1/2 hours southwest of Ft. Worth.
Directions One mile south of Hico on US 281, take FM 1744 west for approximately 10 miles to an intersection with FM 219 in the community of Carlton. Turn right on FM 219 and continue straight onto FM 2823 for 1+/- mile to the ranch entrance on your left.
Description The Hollingsworth Game Ranch is a high fenced hunting ranch with scenic terrain, abundant water, prime habitat, and an impressive assortment of native and exotic trophy wildlife. The ranch headquarters is setup and ready for immediate use, easily capable of accommodating a small family up to large corporate groups. The property is ideal for private recreation, growing trophy game, and/or a commercial hunting operation.
Wildlife & Hunting Featured wildlife species include whitetail deer, red deer, axis, blackbuck antelope, turkey, and dove. Your choice of hunting setup is provided with three 3 large tower blinds 30', 20' and 20' tall respectively, seven 7 bow/rifle combination box blinds, four 4 open top blinds, and two 2 tree blinds. Numerous wildlife feeding stations are scattered throughout the ranch with protein and corn feeders in place. Additionally, there are two fields 35+/- and 4+/- acres that have historically been utilized as wildlife food plots.
Headquarters The ranch provides a comfortable 2,800 SF two-story 5/2 rustic ranch home with 1,400 SF of covered porches and a large 800 SF deck off the upstairs master. In addition to the home, a very functional 3,000 SF shop with office, kitchen, and 450 SF second floor bunk-room is also provided. Under roof and attached to the shop is a fully equipped game cleaning station and 8' x 8' walk-in cooler. As if that weren't enough, a rifle range with covered shooting station is available to ensure that your aim is true, and a rock fire pit awaits to share tales of the day's hunt. Note Square footages are approximate. Terrain Tree cover consists of live oak, post oak, red oak, elm, pecan, hackberry, and mesquite. Some of the live oaks are massive older trees and there are thick stands of post oak forest that stretch through the property. Very little cedar is found on the ranch in comparison to the surrounding area. Approximately 100' of rolling elevation change creates scenic views across the ranch and adds character to the land.
Water A 3.5+/- acre bass lake, 5 ponds, and seasonal creek provide good surface water for recreation, wildlife, and livestock. The creek is part of the headwaters for Rocky Creek and converges with another branch near the southeast corner of the property. Underground water in the area is excellent and the ranch provides 3 submersible pump water wells and 1 working windmill water well.
Fences & Roads All of the ranch's 4+ miles of perimeter is 8' tall game fence and is served by two large entrances off of FM 2823. The main entrance is flanked by rock columns on either side and provides entry by automatic gate. A 1-3/4 acre soft release pen is located at the headquarters. The ranch has an extensive network of interconnected roads and trails providing good travel through the property.
Electricity United Cooperative Services provides electrical service to the ranch.
School District Hico Independent School District
Minerals Minerals are negotiable.
Taxes Property is ag-exempt and taxes were $4,406.33 for 2016.
Turn-Key Sale with Equipment & Furnishings The game ranch equipment and some furnishings are offered for an additional $150,000. Contact agent for a detailed list of available equipment and furnishings.
Contact Bret Polk - Agent, 254-965-0349 mobile, bret hrcranch.com
Brandon Rutledge - Agent, 214-533-1548 mobile, brandon hrcranch.com