Summary: Himmels (Heavens) Pasture of the Biermann Ranch is for sale for the first time. Part of the historic 106-year-old Biermann Ranch the Himmels pasture consist of 33.18 acres located off FM 473. This pasture is a hunter, cattleman, or horse enthusiast paradise for those seeking tranquility only 46 miles from the San Antonio International Airport. The property provides a picturesque Hill Country landscape with building sites located along the bluff. This is a unique property located only 2 miles from downtown Comfort offering lush bottom land and a limestone bluff. With over 1,175 feet of Flat Rock Creek traversing the property and 1,750 feet of frontage of FM 473 this property has great commercial potential and is ideal for a winery, wedding venue or an incredible homestead.
Property Description: The property consists of 26 acres of good bottom land of which 16 acres is currently in WW-B Dahl grass and 7 acres in Coastal Bermuda grass with the remaining 3 acres of bottom land in native big and little bluestem, silver bluestem, Indian grass, switchgrass, sideoats grama, and curly mesquite grass. The remaining 7 acres of the property are located on the bluff which is covered in Post Oak, Live Oak, Red Oak, Hackberry, Elm and Juniper. The property is cross fenced into 3 separate pastures allowing for the WW-B Dahl and Coastal Bermuda fields to be grazed separately. Approximately 120 Round Bales of hay can be harvested annually from the WW-B Dahl and Coastal fields.
Wildlife and Hunting: The bluff area of this pasture has been home to a herd of axis for the past 15 years. Two of the Axis bucks taken off this bluff have been recorded in the SCI World Record book scoring in the top 20 for the free chase category. The bluff is also used by herds of Whitetail Deer and as a roosting place for Rio Grande Turkey in the fall. The occasional blackbuck Antelope have been seen wandering the bluff and fields of this property along with song birds and other native species.
Livestock: With rotational grazing the 26 acres of bottom land is owner rated to hold 7.5 AU year-round with little to no hay or 10 AU year-round with winter hay. The 16 acres of WW-B Dahl, 7 acres of Coastal Bermuda, and 3 acres of native grass can be grazed separately through the cross fenced pastures.
Water and Septic: No water or septic are on site. Wells in this area are typically 180-350 deep depending on GPM desired.
Electricity: Electricity available.
Location: Located 2 miles from downtown Comfort, off FM 473 approximately 1.7 Miles from junction of Hwy 87 and FM 473. This property is close to Flat Rock Ranch, one of the best mountain bike ranches in the country, James Kiehl River Bend Park located along the Guadalupe River and is only mile from Buck Horn Golf Course.
Water Features: Over 1,175 ft of Flat Rock Creek traverse the east side of the property running along the bottom of the bluff. This beautiful spring fed creek ran solid for 30 years until the recent drought in 2011. Seasonal droughts following 2011 have caused the creek to be dry in some years and has since run year-round in 2014 and 2015.
An additional 1.8 acres is available and shown in the map below bringing the total acreage to 35 and total FM 473 frontage to just over 2,000 ft.
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