Sandy Oaks Ranch

Property Description: Less than an hour NE of Dallas and a few miles north of Bonham, lies the incredible Sandy Oaks Ranch. This conveniently located ranch is also 15 minutes from the new Bois D’arc Lake and just south of the Red River. A perfect property for a family retreat or compound, this is truly a unique and turn key opportunity in Fannin County for any discerning ranch buyer. This well-maintained property’s features include over 180 +/- AC of native woodland, live water on Sandy Creek, a beautifully appointed barndominium and shop/office, a well-appointed managers house, multiple water wells, several stocked lakes, excellent native grasses and improved grasses for hay production, excellent wildlife habitats and great road systems throughout. Improvements: Sandy Oaks Ranch and all the improvements, check a lot of boxes! The ranch house/barndominium is a well-appointed with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms that can sleep eight. It is great for entertaining with open living areas and beautiful porches that overlook the ranch. Connected to the ranch house via a breezeway and covered parking is a large office/game room with half bath and shop area for working on projects and storing equipment. Near the barndominium is an attractive, well maintained 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom ranch manager’s house. Test out your shooting skills at the professional grade skeet range complete with a high house, low house, and trap thrower, or stroll over to the rifle and pistol range, with targets up to 300 yards. Well maintained roads and trails run throughout the ranch making it easy to get around at any time. Location: The property is minutes north of Bonham which offers numerous shops, groceries, and supplies. Located in northwestern Fannin County it is in the heart of the Oaks and Prairies Ecoregion of Texas. This area of Texas has become a very high growth area with the opening of Bois D’arc Lake. Land: The characteristics of the land and vegetation are truly diverse. With over 180 acres of native wood land, frontage on Sandy Creek (a live water creek), 60 +/- acres of native switch grass, 170 +/- acres of farm land in production for wheat and soy beans, and 55 +/- acres in hay production, as well as a number of soft-shell pecan trees. There is excellent wetland habitat for ducks and geese as well as trees and vegetation for a variety of native Texas wildlife such as deer, turkey, and hogs. The land features a combination of flat land prairie as well as gently rolling pastures. The soil is comprised of both Sandy loam and clay. Water: The water is plentiful and abundant on Sandy Oaks Ranch with 4,500 +/- feet of frontage on Sandy Creek, a wonderful live water creek that provides water and habitat for a variety of wildlife. The 1.1 AC and 3.5 AC lakes provide excellent fishing and wildlife habitat. Excellent wetlands habitat exists around some of the water features, with room to expand. In addition to the existing lakes, there is a great location to build a brand new 20 +/- AC lake to expand the fisheries and expand the wetlands habitat. There are also 6 stock tanks for livestock and wildlife. There are 3 water wells on the property servicing the improvements and lakes, three (3) inch water lines that run from the wells to the lakes capable of producing 100 gallons per minute. Recreation/Hunting: The property has been lightly hunted and under a very active wildlife management plan for the last eight years with the help of a wildlife biologist. This has resulted in excellent whitetail, hogs, duck, and goose hunting over the years. Trophy class whitetail exist on the ranging all the way up from 160 to 180 class. Pond King has been active in pond and lake management for 8 years. The carefully monitored wildlife habitat has created an abundance of bird life throughout the ranch as well. Located just 15 minutes from Bois D’arc Lake, the ranch is very convenient to big water lake fishing as well.
Listing Courtesy of David Burgher and Harlan Ray of Briggs Freeman

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