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Dragoo Creek Ranch West
Location: Dragoo Creek Ranch-West is located approximately 3 miles west of Mount Pleasant, Texas, with close proximity to I-30 and road frontage on Hwy 67 for all weather access. The ranch is a quick one hour and forty- five minute drive east of Dallas, Texas (~112 miles).
Overview: Dragoo Creek Ranch-West is the western portion of Dragoo Creek Ranch (1,070+/- acres). It's a beautiful, well-balanced 496+/- acre combination ranch nestled in a very desirable area of north central Titus County. The ranch consists of rolling pastures, pristine hardwood timber, planted pine timber and abundant surface water providing a unique balance of ranching and recreational attributes. Whether your passion includes cattle ranching, hunting deer and waterfowl, or bass fishing on one of the many lakes found on the ranch, this is unique offering provides activities for all that is not easily duplicated.
Improvements: This is a raw and well-balanced property ready for a new owner to come in and customize it to their taste. The notable improvements on the property include more than 3.5 miles of established trails, some fencing, and concrete inlet and outlet structures on the lakes.
Trees, grass, forbs: The ranch's fertile soils foster Coastal Bermuda pastures which are dominate to native grasses throughout the property as well as, diverse stands of hardwood and pine timber. Historically, the pastures have been in hay production and managed for optimum production. Tree cover consists of approximately 130 acres of mixed hardwoods and over 70 acres of plantation pines. Most of the blocks of pines are staged to be thinned providing income potential for the new owner. The diversity of the hardwoods is nothing short of incredible. Planted for peak production, their placement is also ideal for wildlife with contiguous corridors winding across the entire property. Species include white oak, saw tooth oak, burr oak, swamp chestnut oak, a variety of red oaks, hickory, walnut, cypress and black gum among others. The diversity is unmatched even with some of the best stands of native timber. Native forbs and browse are also plentiful and provide robust habitat for wildlife.
Water: The ranch has an abundance of water dispersed across the ranch that includes over 97 acres of surface water including three ponds ranging from ~4.5 acres to 6.5 acres, a 4-acre wetland, and three lakes 15.5, 19.5, and 40.5-acres in size! All water resources serve wildlife and livestock alike. The larger lakes are also deep enough to potentially support seasonal irrigation.
Topography: Dragoo Creek Ranch-West possesses rolling terrain most that drains well and is easily accessed by ATV via miles of established trails/ranch roads.
Wildlife and fisheries: The Seller has not permitted hunting for the last 20+ years fostering a sanctuary for various species of wildlife. There is an abundance of Whitetail deer in this part of Titus County and plenty of other wildlife species for recreational enjoyment. The myriad of surface water and various wetlands provide incredible waterfowl habitat for migratory waterfowl. Resident wood ducks and Canada geese also use this natural habitat and the numerous wood duck boxes in the Spring for nesting. Excellent fishing opportunities abound in many of the lakes on the ranch.
Livestock production: This ranch offers over ~130 acres of improved pastures that have been previously fertilized and managed for hay production/grazing. There is some cross-fencing on the north portion of the ranch suitable for cattle.
Minerals: Surface only
Utilities: Electricity runs along the south boundary parallel to the service road. Ask broker for details regarding access to electricity and subsurface water.
Property Taxes: The majority of Dragoo Creek Ranch-Westcurrently carries an Agriculture Exemption. Ask Broker for details.
Schools: Mount Pleasant ISD
Price: $1,625,392 ($3,277/ac)
View additional parcels available for purchase:
Dragoo Creek Ranch-CENTRAL, 495+/- acres
Dragoo Creek Ranch-EAST, 79+/- acres
Casey Berley, ALC - Broker (214) 422-7253
Stephen Schwartz - Agent (903) 738-7882
Cash McWhorter - Broker/Partner (469) 222-4076