South Branch Ranch is a unique opportunity only 1 hour from Dallas, TX with a custom built home and excellent mix of pastures for running a good size cattle herd. Great surface water and frontage on both sides of a creek make this property hard to pass up.
LOCATION: The property is located just 6 miles southwest of Sherman, TX, and approximately 1 hour north of Dallas, TX. The physical address of the property is 372 Ford Rd.
LAND: An abundance of terrain can be found on the ranch, including open pasture for cattle, thick cover for wildlife, and even some productive bottomland along the creek. The property has a gentle roll with a variety of native grass and tree species. There are portions of the property were old terraces exist; signifying that the property was once used for some type of agricultural farming operations.
IMPROVEMENTS:The ranch is nicely improved with easy access provided by rough-cut roads across the property. Perimeter fencing exist on all borders of the ranch, and the pastures are well broken up with cross fencing. There is a beautifully crafted custom built home (approximately 3,400 SF) near the main entrance on the western end of the property. There is also a foremans house on the property as well.
WATER: There are a total of 4 ponds on the ranch and frontage on both sides of the South Branch of Choctaw Creek. The homes are serviced by a water well. Online resources show that the City of Sherman has a waterline running down Ford Rd which borders the west side of the property.
TERRAIN/TOPO: Elevation on the property ranges from approximately 810 +/- feet above sea level along the southern boundary line of the property near Ford Rd, to approximately 709 feet above sea level along the banks of the South Branch of Choctaw Creek. A variety of soil types exist including Speck variant loam, Austin silty clay, Whitewright-Eddy-Howe complex, and Fairlie and Houston Black clays.
RECREATION/ HUNTING: Hunting opportunities exist along the banks of the creek and in the thick cover providing excellent habitat for wildlife. Enjoy horseback rides through the pastures as the sun goes down over your shoulder.
MINERALS: Contact Listing Broker regarding minerals.
This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by Harlan Ray & David Burgher of Briggs Freeman Sothebys 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 scheduling a showing.