This 2,047 acre working cattle ranch and recreational property is only 6 miles east of Ennis and 45 minutes southeast of downtown Dallas. From the main ranch house, enjoy long, scenic views of several large lakes, rolling pastures and the surrounding area. Nearby is a log cabin guest house, with numerous houses for ranch hands and barns and working pens for livestock and equipment. The property has six large lakes and numerous stock tanks. Well maintained for almost four decades by same Dallas family, it is rare to find a property this large so close to the DFW Metroplex.
Improvements: There are six residences in all, including a main house with nearby log cabin guest house and four residences for workers. The one story, 3 bedroom, 3 bath main house was built in 1984. An open kitchen overlooks a large great room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace. The screened porch runs the entire back of the house overlooking the fire pit and large lake. Under the same roof is a 3 car garage. The split level, log cabin guest house built in 2000 has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, with a large open living area with fireplace. The majority of the improvements are on the east side of Alsdorf Road.
The four ranch worker homes are in fair condition. Numerous barns and sheds are located on the property, along with several sets of working pens. The property is fenced and cross fenced with adequate roads and trails throughout the ranch. There are several gated entrances on the property from both State Highway 34 and Alsdorf Road, both being asphalt paved.
Land: Totaling 2,047 acres, all but a small 9 acre tract is north of State Highway 34, and bisected by Alsdorf Road. Approximately 1,342 acres are on the west side of Alsdorf (nice entry on SH 34 but minimal improvements, only and old residence, and some barns and sheds). Approximately 696 acres is on the east side of Alsdorf Road, north side of SH 34 and south side of White House Road. The property is of rolling terrain, the ranch offers majestic views over the ranch itself as well as the surrounding area. The propertys rolling hills, thickets and, pastures with improved grasses offer varied of vegetation and habitat. The majority of the property is outside the flood plain, fenced and cross fenced for rotating livestock.
Water: There are six sizable lakes on the property, as well as numerous stock tanks. The northeast portion of the ranch adjacent to White House Road lies within a creek area and approximately 31 acres is within the floodplain. The annual rainfall for this area is approximately 41 inches.
The property lies just 40 miles south of Dallas via IH45 and 6 miles east of Ennis. The property has +/- 1.5 miles of frontage along the north side of SH 34, +/-1.81 miles of frontage along both sides of Alsdorf Road, +/- 8/10s mile of frontage along the south side of Alsdorf Roads western extension and mile along the south side of White House Road. The roads are two lane, asphalt paved roads in fair to excellent condition.
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.