Location: Dragoo Creek Ranch 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 is a beautiful, well-balanced 1,070+/- 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, abundant surface water and an incredible balance of ranching and recreational attributes. Whether cattle ranching, hunting deer and waterfowl, or bass fishing on one of the many lakes found on the ranch, this is a one of a kind offering. The property is surrounded by large ranches and offers a unique opportunity to purchase a large contiguous block of raw undeveloped land.
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 9 miles of 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 450 acres of mixed hardwoods and over 145 acres of planted pines. Most of the blocks of planted pines are ready to be thinned providing income potential for the new owner. The diversity of the hardwoods is nothing short of incredible. Planted for optimum 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 220 acres of surface water ranging from ~5-acre ponds to 10-acre wetlands to two lakes exceeding ~40 acres in size respectively. In addition, there are three lakes ~ 14 acres in size, two ~20 acre lakes, and multiple ponds and wetlands. All water resources serve wildlife and livestock alike. The larger lakes are also deep enough to support seasonal irrigation.
Topography: The Dragoo Creek Ranch possesses rolling terrain most that drains well and is easily accessed by ATV.
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 migrating ducks and geese. 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 ~230 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 to the east portion of the ranch parallel to HWY 67 and along the south boundary along the service road. Ask broker for details regarding access to electricity and subsurface water.
Property Taxes: The majority of Dragoo Creek Ranch currently carries an Agriculture Exemption. Ask Broker for details.
Schools: Mount Pleasant ISD
Price:$3,506,930 ($3,277 per acre)
The ranch can be divided as follows (click each link to view details):
Cash McWhorter – Broker/Partner (469) 222-4076, [email protected]
Stephen Schwartz – Agent (903) 738-7882, [email protected]
Casey Berley, ALC-Broker (214) 422-7253, [email protected]
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US-67, Mt Pleasant, TX 75455, USA