High Cotton Hill

564± Acres
Taylor County, Texas

High Cotton Hill

ID: 4073
Status: Sold
Sold Price: $730,380
Acres: 564±
Price Per Acre: $1,295
Address: 487 CR 405
City, State: Merkel, Texas
County: Taylor
ZIP Code: 79536
Lat/Long: 32.4924, -99.9619
Presented By: Travis Patterson
Taxes: $1,073


High Cotton Hill is 564 acres of prime farming land in northern Taylor County. The hilltop in the northwest corner sits 95 ft above the farmland with native grass, scattered mesquite and needed utilities. This "Build-site Area" overlooks two earthen tanks with views as far as the eye can see.  The majority of the property is farmland with Tillman Clay and Tobosa clay being the primary soils.  This farm is under a lease with a quality tenant willing to stay.  The southern portion of the property is currently producing cotton and has a draw that could be impounded to create an additional pond. The east side of the farm furnishes one of four water wells and a metal barn with electricity for storing farm equipment.  High Cotton Hill provides quality farmland with multiple options for the future owner.


  • Tree Cover-Moderate; 88+/-ac mesquite
  • Underbrush-Moderate; lote bush, prickly pear, tasajillo, broom weed
  • Cultivation-476+/-ac cultivation; Roughly 200 acres currently in cotton; Responsible tenant willing to stay, paying $12,500.00/yr
  • Native Grass-Currently leased for grazing
  • Soil Description-158+/-ac of Tillman Clay Loam, 0% to 1% slopes; 190+/-ac of Tillman Clay Loam, 1% to 3% slopes; and 79+/-ac of Tobosa Clay Loam, 0% to 1% slopes


  • Dove, quail, deer, and hog
  • Not currently hunted


  • 3 small ponds-1/ ac; 1/4ac; 1/4 ac
  • 3 water wells; condition unknown 
  • Deep draw on the south end
  • Merkel Water Supply water line on CR 405 and CR 406


  • No active production
  • Not currently leased
  • Minerals negotiable


  • 2,803ft of CR 405
  • 5,522ft of CR 406 (Wimberly Rd)
  • 1,874ft of FM 1235-Paved


  • 2 miles northeast of Merkel
  • 14 miles east to Abilene
  • 25 miles west to Sweetwater
  • 127 miles west to Midland
  • 155 miles east to Fort Worth

Broker's Comments -- This property is ideal for a farming operation with good access for equipment. However, I envision building that dream home in the country with big views overlooking a new arena and horse-barn.  The deep, quality soil with lack of rocks is ideal for riding and very productive for farming. This acreage can easily be cross fenced into separate pastures with the ability to provide underground water to each.  Some clean up is needed around the old homestead site. 

Listing Agent: Travis Patterson (254) 246-5266

No Trespassing. Please contact a Campbell Farm and Ranch team member for a showing. Campbell Farm and Ranch welcomes all cooperating agents and brokers. Cooperating Agents and Brokers must make first contact with the listing agent and be present at all showings to fully participate in the commission split. The information contained in this advertisement is understood to be accurate and reliable but is not guaranteed. Please verify all information before using the information for decision-making purposes.

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