The ranch is located in the central western portion of Montague County, approximately 5 miles north Bowie, TX on Farm to Market 1816. This property is an easy only 1 hour 40 minute drive from Dallas and 1 hour 30 minute drive from Fort Worth.
Land: Ideal for the cattleman and the avid outdoors man, this ranch is approximately 475 +/- AC of rolling terrain and a wonderful mix of improved pastures, native pasture, and thick wooded areas. As a result of excellent land management practices that are in place, the land is in good condition, with excellent grasses and food plots
Water: There is great water on this property with a total of 5 stock tanks/ponds. A 3 AC lake is well stocked with fish, managed, and located just east of the managers house. There is an unnamed creek that flows through the southern end of the ranch.
Topography: The elevation on the property ranges from approximately 1,152 +/- feet above sea level at the highest point of the property on the hill located in the center of the property. We have been told that this is the highest point in the county. The lowest point of the property is approximately 1,016 +/- feet above sea level on the western boarder of the property along Farm to Market 1816. Both of these measurements were taken from a USGS topographical map online.
Improvements: The subject property is highly improved. The main drive and interior roads provide access to the property and are well maintained. There are a total of 3 homes on the property. The main house is approximately 7,000 +/- SF with excellent finishes throughout. The home features inviting porches, an outdoor kitchen and stone patio with outdoor fireplace, and beautiful landscaping. Near the main house, there is a large shop/garage and managers house. The property also has a covered arena, complete with a 3-bedroom apartment/bunkhouse, managers office, multiple horse stalls, wash racks, tack rooms, feed rooms, and covered area for vehicle or tractor storage. Next to the arena there is also a covered round pen, a walker, and an abundance of turnouts in the adjacent pastures for horses or cattle. There is one manufactured two-bedroom home on the property. There is a large fully insulated metal shop building with storage for RVs and/or horse trailers, with several rooms that have been finished out and could be used for storage, living, or work space.
Trails and rough-cut roads can be found throughout the property and are well maintained. The property has perimeter fencing and some cross fencing and a good set of working pens. All the improvements on this ranch have been very well maintained.
Recreation/Hunting: This ranch is well suited for the avid outdoors man, equestrian enthusiast, or cattleman. There is an abundance of trails for riding horses, great duck hunting in one of the many ponds or stock tanks, and long views for miles from many points on the ranch.
This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by Harlan Ray & David Burgher of Briggs Freeman Sothebys International Realty. Buyers brokers must be identified on first contact, and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of the Listing Broker. Prospects may be required to provide proof of funds prior to scheduling a showing.
Contact David Burgher 214213.8715 or Harlan Ray 214.908.7770 for directions and more information.