The Circle G Ranch is spectacular recreational ranch/farm in a prime location, approximately an hour drive south of the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. The ranch features wonderful views of a 25+/- acre corps lake, excellent surface water, rolling hill topography with deep draws, wonderful wildlife habitat and tree cover mixed with pastures with good grass suited for running cattle or other livestock. This is a rare opportunity to find property of this size, having access to a lake this size, with quality improvements in such a desirable location.
The property is located west of Corsicana between IH 35 and IH 45 at 9636 NW County Road 1350, Barry, Navarro County. An easy drive from the DFW area, being approximately 1 hour south of Dallas, 1 hour 15 minutes southeast of Fort Worth, and just 20 minutes west of the town of Corsicana, TX.
This property totals 40+/- acres, is situated in north central Navarro County in the Blackland Prairie Region of Texas, along the southern shores of a 25+ acre conservation lake of Cryer Creek. It has rolling topography, wonderful native grasses and pasture land for livestock, and excellent diversity in tree cover and ground cover that contributes to a thriving wildlife habitat.
The water on the ranch is good, features approximately 1,200 feet of frontage on the south side of the Corps Lake/Cryer Creek. There is also a deep ravine/seasonal creek that flows to the lake through the middle of the property. All of the improvements are serviced by Community water located in the road. The landscaping was serviced by pumping water from the lake for irrigation. However, the owners have recently converted to the community water for irrigation.
Community electric, propane gas (buried) and septic sewer systems also service the property. A gas operated generator provides back up power in times when needed.
The property has a good mix of productive grassland, excellent tree cover, and a deep draw/wet weather creek through the middle of the site. The average rain fall in the area is about 40 inches per year.
Circle G Ranch is ready to go for providing a rare retreat so close to the DFW Metroplex that also accommodates your recreational, fishing, hunting, and livestock needs.
The property includes a gated, code access entry gate leading to a 5,300-sf custom home, built in 2015, with 6 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, 5 car garage and spectacular views overlooking the grounds and lake. Built with high quality craftsmanship and materials, the house is low maintenance and energy efficient. This two-story home is constructed with a metal exterior roof, metal clad double pane windows, and the attic has foam insulation with additional foam between the 1st and 2nd floors for sound.
Entering a large two-story foyer, you are immediately greeted with great views of the back lawn leading to the lake. From the foyer you can enter the paneled 5 car garage with lots of storage, the back patio, a metal staircase with custom iron railing accessing the 2nd floor and the 1st floor living area.
The 1st floor living area has a large “L” shaped living area with wood burning stone fireplace and dining area with a wall of windows overlooking the lake. A large open kitchen is in the center of the house with a Subzero refrigerator, Thermador gas range and other appliances. Two bedrooms with private handicap baths (one with a shower and the other a tub), a large utility room and a half bath complete the lower level.
The 2nd floor has three guest bedrooms with 3 private bathrooms, a large 1-bedroom apartment with full kitchen and laundry room and bonus room. The apartment has all Thermador appliances and a small balcony ideal for enjoying a cup of coffee or a glass of wine while overlooking the lake.
All of the floors are wood plank in appearance but made of porcelain tiles. The ceilings are 10’ on the 1st floor and 9’ on the second with can lights and ceiling fans. All counter tops in the kitchen and bathrooms are made of granite. There is a 5’x10’ safe room inside the house, and a propane powered generator to provide power for the entire house to supplement the existing electrical service.
A 30’x30’ equipment barn is near the house and has roll up doors, concrete floor, a separate shop inside and out, and a bathroom. There is also a 3-sided metal equipment shed.
The property is accessed by a code access gate with good perimeter fencing, all low fenced for livestock. A pump exists for irrigation, though irrigation is currently handled by community water sources. A great system of gravel and rock drainage culverts keep water flowing and protecting the land from erosion.
The ranch is well suited for excellent fishing, kayaking, some recreational hunting, as well as various other outdoor activities. The diversity of the habitat throughout the property provides excellent cover for whitetail deer, turkey, and other native wildlife.
The owner believes they own 50% of the minerals and will convey with an acceptable offer.