Big Lake Ranch

Ennis, TX
335 Acres
Ellis County

Property Description:

The Big Lake Ranch sits in the heart of Navarro County, TX with approximately 52 surface acres of water on this incredible 335 +/- AC ranch. The lake is surrounded by excellent pastureland ideal for grazing, hay production, and wildlife. The close proximity to the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex makes the possibilities endless.


Minimal improvements exist on this property. The property has perimeter fencing, and some cross fencing. There is an old residence that is not currently being used, as well as an older barn used for storage and livestock.


This property is conveniently located just 1 hour and 10 minutes south/southeast of Dallas, TX  and 10 minutes south/southeast from Ennis, TX, in the northern most portion of Navarro County, TX.

Road/Frontage Access:

Big Lake Ranch has over 3,100 feet of frontage on south side FM 85 and over 5,600 feet of frontage on the west side of FM 1129.


This area around Navarro County is known for its rich soil types producing lush vegetation and excellent rangeland grasses ideal for running livestock. Majority of this property is in improved pasture or open pasture. There are some thick wooded areas along the banks of the lake and in the draws. Tree species on the ranch include pecan, oak, live oak, mesquite, as well as some other native species.


The water on this ranch is truly incredible. The main water feature on this property is the 52 +/- AC lake that sits in the northeastern portion of the property. The lake was originally part of a gravel-mining plan but has been well set up for fish and wildlife habitat. In addition to the main body of water, there are some smaller tanks and draws on the property that hold water as well. Additionally, there is a community water line that is running north and south on FM 1129 that could be tapped into. It is unknown at this time if there is a water tap on the property.


Elevation on the property ranges from 360 +/- feet above sea level at the highest point near the southern boundary line, to approximately 320 +/- feet above sea level near the banks of the lake.  There are some elevations that occur around the lake that are not represented on a topographical map. Majority of the property is level, though there are some areas with great views surrounding the lake.


Recreational and hunting possibilities abound on this ranch. There is excellent fishing and duck hunting on the 52 +/- AC lake. The lake and habitat could be further manicured to create a truly one of a kind fishing opportunity.


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