Luxury Ranch Retreat Near Dallas-Fort Worth
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DESCRIPTION: The Triple Creek Ranch is a luxurious recreational ranch, detailed to perfection and conveniently located within 90 minutes of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. The completely high-fenced property features a beautiful 4,000 square foot, custom-built farmhouse-style home with a large open living area, ideal for family gatherings or entertaining guests. In addition to the main home, there are two rustic-style guest lodges that serve as private accommodations for additional ranch visitors. Each is completely furnished and are fully functional homes in themselves. The entire property is high fenced, consisting of over 6 miles of metal game fencing with several automated gates. The 30+ acres immediately surrounding the home are primarily open and level, while the remainder of the property is mostly wooded with significant elevation changes throughout. Exceptional wildlife habitat has been developed to support the genetically superior whitetail deer and exotics that roam the hunting area of the property. This exquisite ranch is being offered turn-key and can be purchased with or without the existing herd of breeder deer.
HOUSE AND AMENITIES:
Main Home: Completed in 2016, this modern farmhouse-style home is highlighted by the large open living area, with vaulted ceilings and a magnificent stone fireplace. The interior of the home has been professionally designed and decorated, with all furnishings included in the sale. The expansive kitchen includes custom cabinetry, granite countertops, built-in appliances, counter seating areas, and a large pantry. A spacious dining area adjoins the living area and comfortably seats 12 persons. There are 3 luxurious bedrooms, each with a private bath and walk-in closet. There is an additional half bath, plus a large bonus room which is currently used as a media room and provides additional sleeping quarters. Expansive, covered porches and patio areas offer shaded relaxation on 3 sides of the house overlooking the scenic yard and swimming pond. A large carport, adjoining the house, allows covered parking for 2 vehicles.
Guest Lodges: One refined lodge-style building sits adjacent to the main house. The 2,000 square foot floor plan includes a full kitchen, a large bunk room, an open living area with a big-screen TV, a full bar, and a game area. There is a full bath, a laundry room, and a room dedicated to securing guns and hunting equipment. Outside the lodge is its own patio for grilling or relaxing by the propane fireplace. The lodge also comes fully furnished, including handcrafted, log-style beds.
For those guests seeking more privacy, a second guest lodge is remotely located in the eastern portion of the wooded hunting grounds. The 1,320 square foot floor plan was constructed in 2018 and includes 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, and an open living area with a kitchen and eating area. A covered 10’x30’ front porch provides for great outdoor relaxation.
IMPROVEMENTS: A spectacular metal-crafted ranch gate, with electronic entry, secures access to the property from the road. The stone driveway leads to the home, guest lodges, and the barns. The home is surrounded by mature oaks and manicured grasses, maintained by an irrigation system. There are 7 water wells on the property, including 4 servicing the main house, guest cabins, barns, swimming pond, deer breeding pens, and the ranch employee’s house. The three remaining water wells exist in the high-fenced hunting area and are solar-powered. A fully enclosed and insulated 1,800 square foot metal barn, with overhead doors at each end, electricity, and water, offers secure storage and shop space. A dedicated area within the barn is equipped for cleaning harvested game and includes a walk-in cooler. There is an additional 30x20 equipment shed, enclosed on 3 sides, complete with electricity.
LAND: The current owner has invested extensive time and resources to meticulously improve the property, developing a scenic landscape and an exceptional wildlife habitat. Several creeks and ponds provide natural water sources for wildlife, supplemented by the 3 solar wells. The ponds located behind the home and within the NW portion of the property are known for having large bass and catfish. A network of roads and trails have been developed, providing full access throughout the property. The owner has cleared much of the brush from the wooded areas, improving visibility and accessibility however, there remains a significant amount of thick brush for habitat and cover. Approximately 15 acres are cultivated in wheat each year providing winter food plots.
HUNTING: The hunting at Triple Creek is nothing but first class! The released and now native herd consists of over 70 Whitetail Deer, including mature bucks scoring more than 200 inches B & C. Exotic species include Red Stag and Fallow Deer, plus Axis Deer, Black Buck, Scimitar Oryx, and Addax. Wild turkeys are also plentiful on the ranch. Additional game and harvest photos are available to interested buyers.
There are several professional quality hunting set-ups within the high-fenced portion of the ranch. Each set-up contains an Atascosa elevated box blind, an elevated archery stand, a large gravity style protein feeder, a spin-cast corn feeder, and a time-released protein feeder. Feeding occurs year-round. Most of the hunting set-ups are located near a cultivated food plot (typically wheat) and or/water. There is a covered 100-yard shooting range and an archery range with an elevated stand and backstop. After a successful hunt, bring your game to the dedicated game-processing room within the main barn, which includes a new Bally 8 x 8 walk-in cooler with a “Track Port Door” system to eliminate the need for manual lifting of the big game animals.
DEER BREEDING OPERATION: Triple Creek Ranch has been breeding Whitetail Deer since 2013. The Whitetails on this ranch are exclusively from genetically superior bloodlines and the current breeder bucks on the ranch measured 300-419 inches (gross B&C) at 3-1/2 years old in 2020. The facilities are of high-quality construction, and the ranch is extremely well-managed. The 2,000 square foot, climate-controlled deer barn was designed and built specifically for deer breeding. The barn is equipped with customized rooms, chutes, and “Deer Handler” brand equipment, plus a 40’ x 20’ covered area for additional equipment storage. There are 14 individual deer pens, each averaging approximately 1 acre in size, and equipped with water, high-capacity feeders, and shelters. This ranch can be purchased with or without, the existing herd of breeder deer and the breeding facilities could easily be converted to support other livestock operations or removed.
RANCH EMPLOYEE: The ranch currently has a full-time ranch employee who oversees the property, and animals, and completes most required maintenance. The ranch hand lives in a designated 1,232 square foot manufactured home located on 3.2 acres across the road from the main property. He would prefer staying and working for the new owners.
- Conveniently located between the cities of Montague and Nocona, just 85 miles north of Fort Worth, and 100 miles northwest of downtown Dallas
- A 15-minute drive to the historic city of Nocona (pop. 3000), providing access to restaurants, retail, churches, healthcare, and other services
- The released deer and exotics, currently in the hunting acreage, are included in the asking price. These herds include Whitetail deer, Red Stag, Fallow deer, Axis deer, Oryx, and Blackbuck. Estimated numbers of each species are available
- All furnishings and accessories are included with the sale of the home. Inclusion of the taxidermy is negotiable
- All hunting blinds, feeders, feed storage, and feeder filling equipment are included
- A newer Kubota tractor with various implements is included with the sale of the ranch
- Internet service with WiFi, satellite TV, and good cell phone service
- Bowie Municipal airport, located only 12 miles (20 min) from property
- Ag-exemption provides reduced property taxes
- There is currently no oil or gas production on the property
- No mineral rights are available
- The listing price does not include the breeder deer located within the pens. The property buyer may negotiate with the seller, for the separate purchase of these deer
- The seller will consider removing the deer pens and associated equipment if the new buyers do not wish to continue the deer breeding operations
- Prospective buyers are asked to provide a letter of financial qualification, in advance of the initial showing
- Boundaries shown on maps are approximate and must be verified by a new survey
3900 Dixie School Road, Lot #WP001
Nocona, Texas 76255