SOLD November 2014
Acres: 1,238 ACRES
Animal Units: 350/400 mother cows. The owner actually ran 625 steers on winter pastures this year, taking them off in June.
Terms: Cash or some owner financing
Location: Red River County between Paris and Mt. Pleasant, approximately 25 miles north of Mt. Vernon. Only 3 miles north of Hwy. 271 near a small community named Johntown.
Comments: You won't believe how exceptional this ranch is until you see it. The property is located less than 2 hours from the Dallas metroplex with excellent highways all the way. The two 25 acre lakes are beautiful with crystal clear water and heavily stocked with fish. The 200+ acres of woods provide shelter for the large number of deer. The numerous improved Bermuda grass meadows have made over 2000 large rolls of hay already this year. There are currently 5 water wells on the ranch and more could be drilled if needed. Ground water is abundant.
Improvements: 3 bedroom/2 bath home
Metal storage area with carport
Hay barn - 24x36
Hay barn - 30x40
3 Hay barns - 100x60, which hold a total of 1863 large rolls of hay
Equipment shed - 30x40
Equipment shed - 80x20
Equipment shed - 60x40
Metal building 120x60 comprised of equipment shed, insulated shop building with concrete floor and 2 bedroom apartment
Boat house with electric boat winch
3 overhead feed bins
Water: 5 water wells, 10+ ponds, two 25 acre lakes, creek, and 48.7 inches average annual rainfall. Ground water seems to be unlimited.
Terrain: Beautiful rolling hills with areas of timber and a meandering creek through part of the property. All the pastures are lush Bermuda grass and there are nice ponds scattered throughout.
Fences: Good barb wire fences, some new.
Grasses: The ranch has several different types of Bermuda grass, Behia, rye grass, Dalis grass, Johnson grass and numerous native grasses and clovers. These pastures have been fertilized regularly with chicken liter.
Game: Whitetail deer, wild hogs, water fowl and best fishing around.