Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty | Antelope Creek Ranch

Antelope Creek Ranch is priced $4,300,000.
Antelope Creek Ranch is priced $4,300,000. Shannon Faulk

The 2,680-acre Antelope Creek Ranch, just over 200 miles from Fort Worth, provides some of the most scenic views in West Texas. Once part of the historic L.B. Harris Ranch, it was along the route of the Butterfield Overland Mail stagecoach, which carried mail from Memphis and St. Louis to San Francisco. There are several Calvary lookout points on the ranch, which were used to protect the stage from the Comanches, who used the area for their hunting grounds.

Antelope Creek Ranch has outstanding bobwhite and blue-quail populations, due to brush management and habitat preservation, making it one of the top quail-hunting ranches in West Texas. It is high-fenced for game management and is equally appropriate as a hunting, cattle or family ranch. A highly managed trophy whitetail deer and quail program has created an abundance of wildlife throughout the property. Along with 13 miles of high fence, there are two lakes, stock tanks, eight-plus miles of interior fence and multiple food plots, blinds and feeders.

A wildlife biologist was retained in 1995 and began a strict game-management plan designed by the Texas Parks & Wildlife department and the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch. Antelope Creek Ranch has been awarded a Texas game-management certificate and is under the state’s MLDP Level 3 program, which allows for an extended deer-hunting season.

Antelope Creek Ranch is located at the northern edge of the Edwards Plateau, near the town of Robert Lee, and is situated about 1.5 miles from the Colorado River. Distance to the ranch from Fort Worth is 224 miles with an estimated travel time of 3.5 hours.

Antelope Creek Ranch is represented by Asher Watkins and priced $4,300,000.

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