Sandow Lakes Ranch $ 250,000,000

Sandow Lakes Ranch
Sandow Lakes Ranch
Sandow Lakes Ranch
Sandow Lakes Ranch

Elite Seller Premium Seller

For sale by

Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

2913 Fairmount Street Suite # 200
Suite # 200
United States
Member since 2015 Trusted seller
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Responsible agent Bernard Uechtritz

Listed Price

$ 250,000,000
approx. € 202.885.750
approx. $ 250,000,000
approx. 918,225,500 د.إ
approx. $ 325,013,000
approx. $ 322,493,250
approx. CHF 238,281,250
approx. ¥ 1,572,000,000
approx. £ 178,163,750
approx. $ 1,962,152,500
approx. 1.510.475.000 kn
approx. $ 4,546,877,500
approx. 1.962.022.500 kr
approx. ₽
approx. 2 085 653 250 kr
approx. ฿ 7,793,625,000
approx. R 2,960,561,000
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  • Location: Rockdale US United States
  • Address: 3900 John D Harper Rd, Rockdale, TX 76577 ()
  • Property type: Other
  • Land area: 33777.0 ac
  • Internal Reference: FT332F


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.



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


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


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.


Turn Key: Full utilities in place (electricity, gas, water, water treatment and waste disposal), roads, railhead, intermodal facility, warehousing, manufacturing and distribution


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.


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.