FOR SALE —- Certified GAP. Was certified organic through Feb. 2018 and can be renewed. 

1552 CR 267, Cameron, TX 76520

169.94 ac

**** 8/20/18 MLS changes in progress, new pricing to come within a week ****

Tract 1: 16 ac +/- $96,000 (this is being broken into 5 +/- acre lots at $9,000/acre as of 8/20/18)

Tract 2: 10 acre & duplex $169,900 (this will remain the same)

Tract 3: 23 ac +/- with home, barn & outbuildings $449,900 (this piece is being altered to 32 +/- acres to include the aquaponics,  greenhouses, an additional well and a 20’x60′ packing shed) … new price $678,000)

Tract 4: 121 ac +/- with high tunnels / greenhouses / aquaponics $623,150 (this piece is being altered to 112 +/- acres to remove the aquaponics and greenhouses and repriced at $6,000/ac sold as a whole with the potential for subdivision.  2 wells and electric available on entire piece. Water along county road and the property sits on top of the aquifer for wells.

 

NOTE: We are considering breaking up the 112 ac into as many as 22 tracts

NOTE: Sizes to be verified with Buyer’s survey

2017 appraisal available to approved buyers.

2017 Taxes: $4439


This farm has been known as “Sand Creek Farm” since 2006.  It is 169.94 acres of prime production land in the rolling hills of Milam County, TX. Organically managed since 2000. Sits on top of an aquifer with 4 wells.  Surface and water rights are available.

Sand Creek Farm is centrally located between Dallas * Houston * Austin.  Well respected universities are located less than an hour from the farm … Texas A&M University in College Station, TX and Baylor University in Waco, TX.  If your child wants to ride on a Collegiate Equestrian Team, either of these Universities would be an excellent choice.

College Station, Waco and Temple all offer excellent medical care via Baylor/Scott & White and St. Joseph’s Hospital.  In the close by town of Cameron, TX there is a Scott & White clinic as well as a very well run hospital and clinic owned by Little River Health Care.

Cameron, TX is the County Seat of Milam, County with a town square and beautiful courthouse.  The land in this area is rich, the area is blessed with 31-36″ rain per year, both the Brazos and Little Brazos river runs through the county.  Milam County could easily be known as the county for organic food production in the State of Texas with it’s available resources.

The farm as a whole offers:

  • – 1 main brick home
  • – 2 Cottages/Bunkhouses
  • – Full time paying campers that would like to stay ($150/mo income)
  • – Cold Storage
  • – Supply Storage
  • – Office or Store Front
  • – Partial underground storage
  • – 1 stationary livestock shed / 1 portable livestock shed
  • – Large pipe barn with concrete workshop area and pipe livestock pens
  • – 1 small tack room shed
  • – 3 commercial aquaponics
  • – 1 greenhouse for in-ground growing
  • – 1 packing shed with additional 2 room cold storage
  • – Fenced and cross fenced
  • – 8 ponds
  • – 4 wells
  • – 3 septic systems

The owners of Sand Creek Farm were leaders in the raw milk industry and aquaponics in Texas.  Sand Creek Farm itself and it’s owners have been the subject of documentaries in France, HGTV, and appeared in numerous magazine articles.  

Since 2006 Sand Creek Farm owners utilized Sand Creek Farm as a training center for Young Farmers with direct to consumer as the main revenue source.  With a diverse and easily scalable sustainable farm model for food production SCF could have 1 employee up to 13 interns and never miss a beat.  The farm would often have all of these production areas operational: aquaponic vegetable and herb production, soil grown vegetables by tractor or horse drawn equipment, raw milk from the dairy cows and other creamery items, pastured chicken, pork and beef, as well as production of field grown vegetables.  This does not have to be your model – but it was the current owner’s model until mid 2016.  Now the farm is mainly wholesale organic herbs from aquaponics and a homestead.  You many continue with these streams of revenue if you like or change the farm as suits your business or family plans.

On the following pages you will find many photos of the farm and some pages with ideas of things we think might also suit this farm for increased income production.

An entrance to the Brazos river is about 5 miles down the road, a great place to put in a canoe for river fun for visitors and family.

Seller is willing to supply the following in exchange for a quick no hassle closing with 90 days after closing to move cross country:

  • – some aquaponics/farming training
  • – introduction to current wholesale produce buyers that pick up on the farm
  • – the appraisal to be utilized as needed
  • – introduction to Organic and GAP certifying agencies as well as a copy of any documentation that we have on hand that will help ease the process of applying in the new buyers name
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  •   Furnishings, equipment and extra supplies for sale separately.