John Melnar

  • Properties Qty: 28
  • Company: Partner / Broker

John grew up in Victoria, TX and was involved in multiple cow-calf operations in that area as well as Bryan-College Station, TX while attending Texas A&M. He earned a B.S. in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences. John has over 25 years experience in commercial sales and rural property services, and he is the Broker of Record for Grand Land Company. (TREC #655090). John is President of the Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) San Gabriel Chapter and a member of the Williamson County A&M Club. John is also actively involved in the management of several hunting operations in South Texas. He, along with his wife and three children, are avid outdoor enthusiasts spending most of their free time hunting, fishing, and hiking in the great outdoors. His passion for the outdoors combined with his depth of experience with all types of rural properties brings authenticity to every transaction.

  • (512) 497-8284
  • john@grandlandco.com
New
$ 749,950

Calhoun County – This quintessential 2-story bayfront home has 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, a flex room, 2 complete kitchens, an elevator, large garage, solid wood floors, spacious front deck, and a great view overlooking San Antonio Bay. Located on the west end of Bay Avenue, this property has a waterfront view with the benefit of lower traffic and is less than 1 mile to a boat ramp. This home has plenty of room for family and friends. The multi-level layout with private access to each allows the potential for separate rental properties if desired. Most of the home is designed to ADA compliance.

0.163 acres
4 beds
4 baths
Pending
$ 799,950

Red Sand Ranch

1735 Red Sand Trail, Dale, TX 78616 View on map

Caldwell County – A turnkey recreational property ready for entertaining family and friends with a 3 bed, 1.5 bath log cabin, 1/1 guest cottage, and bunk room that sleeps 10. This 55-acre retreat has great views, mature oak and pine trees, and a pond. It also has a workshop, multiple storage buildings, and a stable and paddock for equine friends. Located an hour from Austin, 1.5 hours form San Antonio, and 2.5 hours from Houston, this property is at the end of private road with deeded easements that REQUIRES A 4WD OR AWD VEHICLE due to a couple very sandy spots in the road.

55.18 acres
5 beds
3.5 baths
Pending
$ 749,950

Sandy Ranch Retreat

1550 Sandy Ranch Rd, Harwood, TX 78632 View on map

Caldwell County – A turnkey recreational property with nice living quarters, great views, mature trees, and a pond located an hour from Austin and San Antonio, and 2 hours from Houston. This 41-acre property has a 1 bed, 1 bath barndominium inside a 1,600 sq. ft. metal building, an enclosed shop and pole barn, rolling topography, and long-range views. Nestled in the back of the woods but still easily accessed, this property is a quiet retreat ready for the next family to enjoy.

40.99 acres
1 bed
1 bath
Pending
$ 574,950

Waelder Weekend Retreat

3895 FM 1115, Waelder, TX 78959 View on map

A recreational and agricultural property conveniently located on FM 1115 just a few minutes north of Waelder and I-10, an hour from Austin and San Antonio, and 2 hours from Houston. This 38-acre property has a nearly 2-acre pond, a former homesite with electricity and water well, a nice pipe rail entrance, and a rural water line running along the 1,300 feet of road frontage. A great place to build a weekend getaway or just park your RV. Affordably priced in an area that has seen a lot of appreciation in the last year.

37.56 acres
Pending
$ 3,849,950

Elm Creek Ranch

2720 Elm Creek Rd. Seguin, TX 78155 View on map

A tremendous investment/development property conveniently located just southwest of Seguin along the I-10 Corridor. This property has rolling topography, ample paved road frontage, mature oaks, and no floodplain. Only 5 minutes to I-10, 10 minutes to Seguin, 30 minutes to San Antonio, and an hour to Austin. The Seguin-Cibolo-Schertz area is rapidly growing and is home to major manufacturers such as Caterpillar, Teijen Automotive Technologies, Vitesco Technologies, and Aisin AW. All these factors combine to make the property a great investment.

257 acres
Sold
$ 1,299,950

Little Brazos Ranch

TBD County Road 249, Kosse, TX 76653 View on map

An affordable combination recreational and ag property conveniently located 1 hour from Waco, Temple, and Bryan/College Station and 2 hours from Austin and DFW. The Little Brazos River and Sulfur Creek provide an incredible hardwood bottom that is a haven for wildlife and would be perfect for the avid bowhunter. The property is cross-fenced into 4 pastures, has 2 reliable ponds, a 35 x 45 ft. barn with county water and electricity. All this comes at a price per acre that has lots of room for appreciation in this rapidly growing market.

189.35 acres
Sold
$ 874,950

The Parallel Ranch

496 CR 451 Waelder, TX 78959 View on map

A recreational and agricultural property conveniently located in northern Gonzales County just a few minutes from Waelder and an hour from Austin and San Antonio. This 90-acre property has some great Live Oaks and Post Oaks, 2 ponds, a wet-weather creek, a barn, county water and electricity in two locations, and two separate entrances off CR 451. Affordably priced in an area that has seen a lot of appreciation in the last year.

90 acres
Sold
$ 899,950

Morrison Meadow Farm (Tract D)

TBD Turkey Rd, Troy, TX 76579 View on map

Escape the city life but still be close enough to take advantage of its conveniences. Come build a home on this conveniently located and unrestricted 45 acres. Raise your family, animals, and/or crops all in the same place. This site has great long-range views, rolling topography, and no floodplain. Located just 2 miles from I-35 and 10 miles to Temple.

45 acres
Sold
$ 4,320,000

Rolling Meadows Ranch

TBD E. Main St. Troy, TX 76579 View on map

A unique development tract or investment property with road frontage on over 80% of the perimeter boundary including 3,900 feet of frontage on FM 935 (E. Main St). Approximately 42 acres along the western boundary are inside the city limits of Troy. This site has great long-range views, rolling topography, minimal floodplain and is located just 0.8 miles from I-35 and 9 miles to Temple making this property very attractive to the developer and investor.

233.445 acres
Sold
$ 718,652

Morrison Meadow Farm

TBD Turkey Rd, Troy, TX 76579 View on map

Escape the city life but still be close enough to take advantage of its conveniences. Come build a home on this conveniently located and unrestricted 90 acres. Raise your family, animals, and/or crops all in the same place. This site has great long-range views, rolling topography, and no floodplain. Located just 2 miles from I-35 and 10 miles to Temple.

45 acres
Sold
$ 599,950

Hugging Oaks Ranch

91 S County Road 418, Goldthwaite, TX 76844 View on map

A unique recreational property with majestic Live Oaks, great hunting, a wet-weather creek, pond, cabin, and easy access. It also has two hay fields and a third larger field that has been planted in oats for the last three years drawing in deer from all the neighbors. This property also comes with 3 high-quality blinds and 4 feeders, ready to go for the upcoming hunting season. Less than 2 hours from downtown Austin, this convenient location along with all the other features makes this property a great buy.

73.96 acres
2 beds
1 bath
Sold
$ 110,000

Toro Spur Ranch

TBD Toro Spur 9, San Diego, TX 78384 View on map

32.47 acres of raw South Texas brush country conveniently located less than 5 miles from San Diego. Covered with high protein brush species, this property is waiting for the new owner to make it their own hunting place. Easily access off paved CR 103 with electricity available from the east and west neighbors.

32.47 acres
$ 2,950,000

Arrowhead Oaks Ranch

10120 W State Highway 46, New Braunfels, TX 78132 View on map

Arrowhead Oaks Ranch is a gorgeous ranch with majestic Live Oaks, 240 feet of frontage on Hwy 46, long-range views, and multiple building sites with privacy from the highway. This property could serve as a homestead, multi-use facility, or recreational getaway, conveniently located 8 miles from Hwy 281 and 15 miles from I-35. Less than 30 minutes from New Braunfels, San Antonio, Canyon Lake, Gruene, and the Guadalupe River. With such proximity to shopping, recreation, and culture, the possibilities are endless.

49.0246 acres
1 bed
1 bath
Sold
$ 999,950

Cedar Creek Ranch

TBD HWY 304, Bastrop, TX 78602 View on map

Cedar Creek Ranch is a gorgeous ranch studded with majestic Live Oaks and nearly 3500 feet of frontage along Cedar Creek.  This property could serve as a homestead, equine facility, or recreational getaway that is conveniently located 7 miles from Hwy 71 in Bastrop with direct access to State Hwy 304.

53.41 acres
Sold
$ 674,950

Toro Bueno Ranch

3554 CR 104, San Diego, TX 78384 View on map

A well-maintained turnkey hunting ranch with complete with a 2014 2b/2b mobile home, metal shop, and 4 nice blinds and feeder setups.  A combination of rolling hilltop and low country creek bottom with deep soils and bull mesquite along with a diverse list of high protein brush species make this property ideal habitat for South Texas Whitetails. This place is ready for the next family to start making memories this coming hunting season.

240 acres
2 beds
2 baths
Sold
$ 574,950

Peach Creek Retreat

1217 Peach Creek Rd, Waelder, TX 78959 View on map

An immaculate recreational getaway or permanent residence nestled inside a beautiful Post Oak forest located in southern Bastrop county. The home is fully furnished 2 bedroom / 2 bath with a large porch overlooking the landscape, an attached garage that can easily be converted to a 3rd bedroom, and a detached workshop with additional covered parking.  Easy access off HWY 304, while only 25 minutes from Bastrop/Smithville, and under an hour to Austin and 2 hours to Houston

20 acres
2 beds
2 baths
Sold
$ 584,950

Piney Creek Ranch

185 Hoffereck Rd, Rosanky, TX 78953 View on map

Piney Creek Ranch is a recreational getaway heavily wooded with tons of Post Oaks, Elms, and Pines. The closed canopy forest and Piney Creek serve as a wildlife magnet for deer and hogs. Complete with an older mobile home with all utilities that could serve as temporary housing while you build a new home or a permanent hunting camp. Easily accessed off HWY 304, while only 20 minutes from Bastrop/Smithville, and under an hour to Austin

72.11 acres
3 beds
2 baths
Sold
$ 1,249,950

Rayberry Ranch

TBD FM 439, Killeen TX 76542 View on map

The Rayberry Ranch is a potential country homestead nestled between Killeen, Harker Heights, Nolanville, and Ft. Hood.   Come build your dream home in the country while having all the conveniences of city life less than 15 minutes away.  The location of this 101-acre tract being directly adjacent to the city limits of Killeen and the FM 439 frontage combine to give this property good investment potential as well.

101.3 acres
3 beds
2 baths
Sold
$ 575,000

Panther Creek Ranch

TBD CR 334, Voss, TX 76888 View on map

Grand Land Company is honored to have represented our client on the purchase of this 285 acre ranch in Coleman County, TX.  

285.91 acres
Sold
$ 324,950

Little River Farm Too

TBD FM 436, Little River-Academy, TX View on map

102 acres of farmland, majority of which is inside the 100 year floodplain.

102.417 acres
Sold
$ 334,950

Little River Farm

4250 FM 436, Little River-Academy, TX View on map

43 acres of farmland just outside of Liver River – Academy.  Frontage on 436, minimal floodplain.

43.233 acres
Sold
$ 1,713,055

Grand Land Company is honored to have represented our client on this expansion of his South Texas ranch. We are proud to have been involved in the transition of this land from one proud landowner to another.

585.66 acres
Sold
$ 649,950

Wooded Acres Farm

TBD FM 436, Belton, TX 76513 View on map

A multi-use property with great investment potential, less than 10 minutes to the rapidly growing cities of Temple and Belton. Ample frontage on FM 436 (1,200 ft.), Wooded Acres Dr. (1,200 ft.), and Curry Loop (850 ft.) makes this property an attractive investment.

52.69 acres
Sold
$ 1,299,950

Leon River Ranch

1251 CR 360, Gustine, Tx 76455 View on map

The Leon River Ranch is a turn-key multi-faceted revenue generating river front property that appeals to both the recreational and agricultural buyer. Miles of river frontage, thousands of Pecan trees, fertile alluvial soils, legacy Live Oaks, and a 1902 built farmhouse all combine to make a truly unique ranch located just two hours from both Ft. Worth and Austin metro areas.

278.27 acres
1 bed
1 bath
Sold
$ 84,500

Wolf Creek Ranch Lot

1B-1A Wolf Creek Ranch RD, Burnet, TX 78611 View on map

Beautiful 7 acre homesite in Wolf Creek Ranch with rolling topography, long range views, and several level areas for a home site.. Wolf Creek Ranch is a unique 1,324 acre shared-ownership cattle ranch allowing owners to benefit from low tax rates levied on the ag exempt land while enjoying top notch amenities.

7.07 acres
Sold
$ 2,115,000

Towering Pines Ranch

TBD Gotier Trace Rd , Paige, TX 78659 View on map

Towering Pines Ranch is a tremendous agricultural/recreational property with rolling topography, towering pines and oaks, spacious pastures, long-range views, and picturesque lakes all combine to make this a truly majestic location to build a forever home. This secluded gem is a rare find located just 20 minutes from Bastrop and Smithville.

367.91 acres
Sold
$ 999,950

Cow Creek Ranch

TBD FM 1174, Bertram, TX 78605 View on map

A rare recreational ranch with majestic hilltop views overlooking Cow Creek and the surrounding classic hill country topography. There are multiple locations to build a private retreat, with the Balcones Canyonland National Wildlife Refuge sharing a common boundary on two sides of this property. Easy access to the Austin metro area with direct access off FM 1174.

96.35 acres
Sold
$ 849,950

Sprawling Residential Oasis

2162 FM 2104, Paige, TX 78659 View on map

A multi-generational residential oasis nestled in the quiet countryside complete with a spacious main home, guest house, cabin, recording studio, rose garden, and a picturesque 1-acre pond all surrounded by 33 gorgeous acres. Located less than an hour to Austin and under 2 hours to Houston, this property could serve as a homestead, bed & breakfast, corporate retreat, or musician studio.

33.525 acres
5 beds
5 baths