Listing of the Week: Five Bridges Farm

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470± Acres | Anderson County, Texas | Offered at $6,250,000 | View on Lands of America

Location

The property is located only one hour and forty minutes from the DFW Metroplex, in the northwestern quadrant of Anderson County, less than one mile south of Montalba, Texas, and less than 10 miles from Palestine, Texas. The physical address of the property is 1950 W FM 321, Montalba, Texas.

Land

This beautiful ranch is approximately 470± acres and a wonderful mix of improved pastures, native pasture, and thick wooded areas. This ranch is ideal for the cattleman or the avid outdoorsman and is currently being used for agricultural and recreational purposes. Currently the property is in hay production. The general condition of the land is very good, and it has enjoyed excellent land management practices.

Water/Minerals

The water on this property is exceptional. Lake Creek flows through the property with approximately 1.4 miles of frontage on both sides. The creek is backed up in some locations creating some small tanks and ponds. The largest body of water on the property is approximately 1.3 acres just below the larger hay barn. There are two additional draws or tributaries that appear to flow into Lake Creek. Consult with Listing Broker about mineral estate.

Topography

The ranch has rolling sandy soil, and the elevation ranges from 439± feet above sea level, at the highest point of the property in the northeastern corner of the property where the main residence sits, to 340 to 330± feet above sea level on the southern end of the property along the banks of Lake Creek. Both of these measurements were taken from a USGS topographical map online.

Improvements

The subject property is highly improved. There are six homes on the property. The main house has incredible finishes with a total of six bedrooms, covered porches that wrap around the back of the house, meeting rooms, multiple laundry rooms, and a gym. There are another 16 bedrooms throughout the rest of the property and are referenced as the pool house, barn (with bedrooms), camp house, cottage, stone cabin, and adjacent bunk house. Adjoining the main home is a well-built barn with four bedrooms, a game room upstairs, shop downstairs, covered equipment storage, and fully enclosed garage shop area for storing vehicles and equipment. Adjoining the house on the other side is a very well-built cabana/pool house with one bedroom and complete entertaining area, indoor and outdoor kitchen, swimming pool, and sport court. In addition to the barn/shop at the house, there is a large storage barn in the interior of the property used for storing hay, tractors, and equipment. All the homes on the property are well appointed with quality finishes and would be ideal for a corporate retreat or large family compound.

The grounds surrounding the main house are landscaped and have been well maintained. There are trails and rough-cut roads throughout the property that have also been well maintained. The owners planted a significant number of trees surrounding the main house that contribute to the grand drive-up appeal. The property has perimeter fencing and some cross fencing.

Recreation/Hunting

This ranch is well suited for the avid outdoorsman, equestrian enthusiast or hunter. It has an abundance of trails for riding horses, great duck hunting in one of the many ponds or stock tanks, and excellent cover for wildlife and deer.


Exclusively Listed & Marketed By Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty | Burgher-Ray Ranch Group

David Burgher | c: 214.213.8715 | dburgher@briggsfreeman.com

Harlan Ray | c: 214.908.7770 | hray@briggsfreeman.com

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