Eighty miles west of Fort Worth and approximately 10 miles from Eastland sits the Riddle Ranch. This area of the state has varied topography and was once very well known for its peanut farms and agriculture. The area still has a great deal of agriculture but is also very well known for the abundance of recreational avenues.
Improvements: The main improvements on the property consist of perimeter fencing, a good set of pens, and rough-cut gravel roads throughout the property. There are no structures on the property.
Land: The ranch has a gentle roll throughout the property with a significant ridge looking south creating some excellent views of the neighboring countryside. The western border of the property holds the highest point on the ranch of 1500 ft. above sea level as it runs along a ridge that extends to the center and southern portion of the ranch. Soil types on the ranch include Lindy loam, Truce fine sandy loam, Palopinto stony soils, Thurber clay loam, Leeray clay, Bolar clay loam and Hensley stony loam. A wide variety of grasses (primarily native) can be found throughout the ranch.
Location: This beautiful property lies approximately 5 miles southeast of the town of Carbon, TX. This ranch is approximately 2 hours from Dallas, 80 minutes from Fort Worth, and 1 hour from Abilene. Eastland Municipal airport approximately 15 miles away and has a 5,000 Ft. runway.
Recreation/Ranching: An abundance of wildlife can be found throughout the property. The fertile soils in the draws provide excellent forage for a variety of wildlife including whitetail deer, hogs, dove, duck, and turkey. The strong native grasses provide great grazing for cattle.
Water: Throughout the ranch there are several seasonal creeks and draws which feed two small ponds on the property. The largest of these ponds is approximately 1.25 AC. There are several locations for the construction of new ponds and tanks.
Minerals: The Sellers are believed to own 100% of the minerals, have several producing wells and are willing to convey up to half of what they own with an acceptable offer.
Price: $1,195,105.00 or $2,395 per acre, surface estate.
This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by Harlan Ray & David Burgher of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Buyer’s brokers must be identified on first contact, and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of the Listing Broker. Prospects may be required to provide proof of funds prior to scheduling a showing.
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