Bosque Canyon Ranch - IS Texas. If someone were to describe the State of Texas and its rolling terrain of wildflower covered prairie, its majestic aged oaks, the limestone canyons along meandering creeks through juniper forests, and the pastures of grasses surrounding ponds and lakes; they could also be describing Bosque Canyon Ranch. A 3,700 acre private recreational ranch just south of Fort Worth or Dallas near the towns of Meridian and Clifton. The Ranch’s location allows for 10 minute access to one of the largest lakes in the State, Lake Whitney, and close proximity to towns like Clifton, Glen Rose and not too far from Waco.
Owning is to be 1 of 48 partners in the 3,744 acres which includes, a 5 acre fee simple parcel in which to build a home. This ownership (E-1), is nestled inside a pastoral area surrounded my hardwoods of Oaks and Elms. The site offers privacy yet you can walk to a 6 acre stocked fishing lake and it is just a 2 minute drive to the luxury amenities located on the Ranch. This partnership interest also includes a Casita Right, which are luxury hotel room-style accommodations; so you can stay the night in one of the four Casitas at the North Mott. In addition this site also has access to a water well of the trinity aquifer.
The amenities on the Ranch are numerous beginning with the North Mott Commons, which is a large “Ranch House” located on top of one of the highest points over looking all of Bosque Canyon. The House offers a full designer kitchen, a dining area, two living areas with multiple fireplaces, a modern workout room, efficient lockers, a billiard table and plenty of comfortable furniture to watch the Big Game on the flat screens. Also you could rest on the many porches, both screened and open, to enjoy the long views of the property. The Commons is also a perfect venue for capturing the sunsets by the pool. Another option for owners to stay at the Ranch is the Hamilton House, a 3 bed/ 3 bath rustic house located near a large 18 acre fishing lake. The Equestrian Barn is ready for western enjoyment on 6 of the Ranch owned horses. There is a full time couple that lives on the Ranch as Foreman, Wrangler, and Game Manager. All activities are scheduled with the Foreman as well as any reservations for accommodations.
You can sharpen your skills at the Gun Club skeet range that is loaded and ready for the owners. If fishing is the plan for the day, you can enjoy the 3 primary lakes (18, 5, & 2 acres) that are stocked with blue gill and bass ready for the fight. Don’t forget to enjoy the “Cowboy Pool,” a converted stone stock tank under a windmill by the lake. If it is the season for white-tail, you have use 1 of 13 two-person rifle blinds or 3 bow blinds scattered across approximately half of the Ranch in the designated hunting areas. Hogs can also be hunted by schedule with the Foreman.
Wildlife is plentiful beyond white-tailed deer with turkey, dove, and quail. The Ranch at certain times in season, organizes “canned quail hunts” with a professional guide that can be scheduled ‘a la carte by owners. You could also spot the occasional eagle, hawk, or a myriad of bird species as well as the occasional bobcat and mountain lion.
The Ranch is governed by the Bosque Canyon Ranch Association, a nonprofit entity that oversees the operations and personnel of the Ranch. They also work closely with the North American Land Trust and the US Fish & Wildlife Department to monitor the Conservation Easement of the Ranch, which will insure the natural condition of the Ranch in perpetuity.
The property has the ability to cater to the sportsperson, the angler, the horseman and or the owner wanting to appreciate the peace of the natural surroundings. This opportunity is for those who want to own a Big Texas Ranch, close to the Metroplex and not have to worry about maintenance, up keep, or the full expense of those tasks. The only thing you have to do is decide which fun to have first!