207± Acres
Van Zandt County, Texas

Pine Lake Ranch

ID: 391
Status: Sold 2017
Acres: 207±
Type: Farms, Ranches
Address: County Road 4414
City, State: Ben Wheeler, Texas
County: Van Zandt
ZIP Code: 75103



Location: Pine Lake Ranch is approximately 67 miles East of Dallas in the Southeast corner of Van Zandt County, TX. The ranch is located in a highly desirable area of Van Zandt County ~8 miles Southeast of Canton, TX and ~4 miles Northwest of Ben Wheeler, TX.

From Dallas: Travel East on I-30 ~6.5 miles and exit onto Hwy 80. Drive East on Hwy 80 ~19 miles to Terrell, TX. In Terrell, take Spur 557 South and merge onto I-20. Drive ~31 miles East on I-20 to Canton, Texas. In Canton, exit South on Hwy 19 and drive ~1.6 miles to Hwy 64. Turn East on Hwy 64 and drive ~7.65 miles to Van Zandt County Road 4414. Turn North on Van Zandt County Road 4414, the ranch entry will be ~7/10ths of a mile on your right.

Overview: Pine Lake Ranch is a highly scenic, heavily timbered recreational ranch with a memorable 6+ acre spring-fed fishing lake. From the ranch's entry gate, a private mile long ranch road leads through towering pine trees and hardwood timber to the ranch's private fishery. The overall timber canopy gives the ranch a large feel in a unique setting. For family's seeking a year-round ranch, Pine Lake Ranch has impressive private waters for fishing and water recreation, dense woods for hunting and it's located in an outstanding neighborhood with fine dining, shopping and entertainment. 

Private Fishing Lake and Spring Creeks: Pine Lake Ranch has an impressive amount of artesian water running through it. Specifically, the 6+ acre lake which is visibly spring fed. This deep, dark water impoundment is full of largemouth bass, baitfish, bluegill and catfish, certain to challenge anglers of all ages and skill level. Three additional spring creeks meander through the property, creating several perpetual pools. These year-round water sources offer watering holes for all types of Texas wildlife.

Trees: Majestic pine tree lots and hardwood timber make up the ranch's primary tree canopy. Approximately 95% of the ranch is tree sheltered, creating a remarkable wildlife habitat in very quiet, private setting. The pine tree lots total ~80 acres in 8 separated lots. Pine lots vary in age from ~15 year old growth to ~25 year old timber. The younger pines are planted in clean rows and elder pines have been carefully thinned.

Topography: The ranch has gently rolling elevation changes, the highest point is ~615' and the lowest elevation is ~545'. These relief changes coupled with heavy timber make for breathtaking views of the beautiful pine forest. Lakeside, the panoramic pine-laden backdrop offers up an unforgettable setting to enjoy the East Texas sunsets.

Hunting: Pine Lake Ranch offers a wide variety of hunting opportunities for even the most seasoned sportsman. A shallow water slough near the lake's spring creates a remarkable waterfowl sanctuary. This shallow-water area is full of natural waterfowl vegetation and hosts an impressive number of ducks annually. This area of Van Zandt County boasts a generous whitetail deer population. For the deer hunter, a wildlife food plot has been cleared in the dense woods for annual planting. The additional use of corn feeders and blinds in strategic areas along the wooded trails will enhance the deer hunting. Additionally, there are feral hogs and varmints in the area.

Ranch Road System: The ranch's wooded, interconnected road system is well designed and is wide enough for automobile use in most areas and ATV use along the wooded trails. These wooded roads and trails offer quite access around the ranch for hunting, riding or walking.

Taxes: The ranch has a wildlife exemption in place that will transfer to the new owner. Currently, the taxes are approximately $343 per year.

Minerals: The owner will convey any minerals interest owned. There are no active leases or production on the ranch.The owner has a surface waiver to help prevent any future oil and gas development on the surface of the ranch.

Utilities: Rural water and electricity are available along Van Zandt CR 4414.


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