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    Alamito Overlook, Ranch Road 169
    Marfa, Texas, 79843
    United States
    Alamito Overlook, Ranch Road 169 Marfa, Texas, 79843 United States

    Alamito Overlook, Ranch Road 169
    Marfa, Texas, 79843 United States

    Lauren Meader Fowlkes
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    Property details

    • Property type

      Farm and Ranch Properties

    • Status


    Alamito Overlook, Ranch Road 169, Marfa, TX 79843

    The Alamito Overlook Tract is 985.9 acres located only a few miles off the paved Ranch Road 169, just 15-20 minutes south of Marfa, Texas in north central Presidio County. Parcels of this size in the northern part of the county are uncommon, and the four Alamito Ranch Tracts, ranging from 607-985 acres, present a unique opportunity to own a ranch just the right size for recreation, wildlife management, and agricultural pursuits.

    The Alamito Overlook is the largest of the Alamito Ranch tracts. Alamito Creek winds through the center of the ranch in beautiful, stark contrast to the adjacent high desert landscape. The terrain adeptly shifts from cactus and greasewood to lush grasses and massive cottonwoods trees as you cross into the riparian zone. Above the creek, there are 20-30 mile outstretched views.

    This ranch is located within a transitional zone between two distinct ecological regions: the mixed prairie and the desert grassland. The Escondido Escarpment - the southernmost terminus of the Marfa Plateau - marks this habitat and elevation shift with its impressive 400 foot cliff faces, mesas, and deep rocky canyons. Diverse wildlife can be found year round including mule deer, blue scale quail, javelina, aoudad sheep, with an incredible, seasonal, migratory bird population.

    Alamito Ranch has been engaged in grassland restoration through a series of EQIP subsidized programs. These programs aim to remove invasive species by utilizing spiking and grubbing. A cattle operation has continued as part of the restoration with the foremost priority being restoration of rangelands to their natural pre-agribusiness state. Reestablishment of native vegetation, the maintenance of healthy soils, and the conservation of local watersheds have been essential elements to restore habitat in the Alamito Valley.

    As the new owner of the Alamito Canyon tract, opportunities for continued involvement in the restoration projects are available or you may operate the ranch as you please, as there is no conservation easement in place. The property currently has an agricultural property tax valuation and well water. The contiguous Rock House pasture available with the purchase of the Overlook tract; inquire for details.

    Amenities & Features

    • Listing Details
      • Property ID
      • MLS#
      • Property type
        Farm and Ranch Properties
      • Marketed By
        Kuper Sotheby's International Realty
      • Status
      • Listing Price
      • County
        Presidio County
      • School District
        Marfa Independent
    • Utilities & Building
      • Lot Size Unit
      • Lot Size
    • Interior
      • Amenities
        Live Water, panoramic view
    • Additional Features
      • Features
        Mountain Views, Eco-friendly, Scenic View
      • land usage
        Cattle Ranch, Hunting Ranch, Recreational Ranch, Horse Ranch