After driving through Athens, TX and getting to the southern and eastern side of town, you begin to witness some of the most beautiful terrain East Texas has to offer. Filled with an incredible tree canopy and vast rolling terrain, it is an area that is difficult to compare to. Amidst the beauty that is found in this portion of the state, sits the one of a kind Horseshoe Lake Ranch that must be seen to be truly appreciated.
Location: The property is located in southern Henderson County, about 10 minutes south of Athens, TX and 1.5 hours from the DFW Metroplex. The physical address of the property is 14010 FM 1615 Athens, TX.
Land/Terrain/ Topography: The ranch is situated in a portion of the county that has an abundance of tree cover and rolling to hilly topography. A majority of this property is in dense tree cover including a variety of oak and elm tree species as well as some juniper and smaller shrubs. Riding trails have been cut through a good portion of the treed areas. There is a portion of the property that is in improved pasture on the southern end of the property. Elevation ranges from approximately 445 +/- feet above sea level in the southwestern portion of the property to approximately 397 +/- feet above sea level along the dam of the large lake. Concerning the soils found on the property, majority of the property is in some type of fine sandy loam.
Improvements: The property is highly improved. There are three residences on the property. One of the homes is on FM 1615 on the east side of the property and has three bedrooms and two baths. The other two homes are located in the central portion of the property on the west side of the large lake. The main home is a very well appointed 2 bedroomw with 1 full and one half bathroom with large common areas ideal for entertaining. The third home is a bunkhouse with a full bath. Adjoining the bunkhouse is a very nice shop/barn fully insulated with concrete floors and bay doors on the east and south sides. This structure could easily be finished out to create additional living or entertaining space. On the large lake, there is a nice fishing dock and structure on the dock to keep supplies in.
Water: There are two main water features on the property, the most impressive being a 17 +/- AC lake and the 1.25 +/- AC lake that sits next to it. The property is serviced by a rural water supply and water wells.
Recreation/Hunting: The property is well suited for a variety of hunting and recreation due to the excellent habitat for all kinds of wildlife including deer, turkey, wild hog, duck, and dove hunting, as well as fishing in the lakes. There are numerous trails throughout the property for hiking, mountain biking, and four wheeling.
Minerals: Contact Listing Broker for more information.
This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by Harlan Ray & David Burgher of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.
Buyers Broker must be identified on first contact, and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If the 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 a scheduled showing.