Double D Ranch

Meridian, TX
335 Acres
Bosque County

Property Description:

This is the perfect ranch for the person looking for a property with “Hill Country” views, terrain, and vegetation. In fact, Meridian is commonly known as the “Top of the Hill Country”. Improvements for all your needs have already been completed – a 4-bedroom house, water wells, equipment barns, horse barns with horse wire fencing and turnout, working pens and fencing for livestock. Though it feels like a quiet getaway, it is only a few minutes north of Meridian, the county seat of Bosque County, making it ideal for a full or part time retreat. Though this is a great ranch for a family to enjoy today, the location being only 1.5 hours from the DFW area is what allows this to be a solid investment that you can enjoy while watching it increase in value.


The two-story main house is well maintained and constructed of native stone and cedar siding with a metal roof. This 4 bedroom, 4 bath home totals approximately 3,360 sf. The long great room on the first floor has a vaulted, exposed beam ceiling with skylights, stone fireplace, and is overlooked by a kitchen with a center island complete with granite counter tops and all electric appliances.


There is a master bedroom on the first floor with two walk in closets, large bath with separate tub and shower, double sinks, and vanity areas. An additional bedroom is on the first floor along with a gun closet. Upstairs are 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and a game room.


The area around the house is attractively landscaped and irrigated. Well suited for outside living, the covered porches, pergolas, and large stone patios feature magnificent views of the surrounding countryside. There is a rock retaining wall, flagpole, and an excellent fire pit overlooking the valley. There is also a covered shooting area and stands for sporting clays.

There is a two-car carport with attached storage building, outdoor sink, and water well equipment near the house. There are also several wood storage buildings. The metal equipment barn totals approximately 1,100 SF, has concrete floors, a workbench and small room with AC and bunk beds. The horse barn has three stalls, and a wash rack with cross ties, tack and feed room. The stalls lead to plenty of good turnout with horse wire fencing. Water and electricity are available at the horse barn. There is a set of working pens for livestock and a rock cistern at the front gate. The property is perimeter fenced and cross-fenced for rotating the livestock and separating the horses and providing turnout.


The property is located at 5800 FM 2840 at the southeast quadrant of CR 1100, 2 miles northeast of the Meridian courthouse. It is 1.5 hours from either downtown Dallas or Fort Worth, in the center of the highly desirable Bosque County.

Numerous shops, restaurants, and activities are nearby in the towns of Meridian, Clifton, Hico, Walnut Springs, and Glen Rose. There is a municipal golf course in Meridian and several others nearby. There are abundant water sports and fishing on nearby Lake Whitney, which was designed by damming up the Brazos River to create a beautiful and clear lake. There are even various Wineries nearby.

Road/Frontage Access:

The ranch is located on the east side of Farm to Market 2840 (an asphalt paved two lane road) and also has frontage on the west side of County Road 1100. The property is generally rectangular, with the exception of an out parcel at the corner of these two roads on the north end of the property.


This ranch has a definite “Hill Country” feel and features a wide variety of terrain and vistas, vegetation, and wildlife. There are several improved pastures producing fine crops of hay on the western/front portion of the property. The Eastern and Northern portions of the property have a number of trails traversing the hills, creeks, and draws through the woods and cover. The majority of the property is Ag exempt.


The property has a seasonal creek that leads to one pond and another five stock tanks- one being springs fed, very clear, and never goes dry.  There are three wells. The first well is at the house pulls from the Second Trinity aquifer with a pressure tank and storage tank.  The second well is located near the horse barn and a third well located on the north side of the property.


The terrain of this property is varied and fairly level in the improved pastures and fields but also has steep draws and hills similar to the Hill Country. There is diverse tree species (various oak, elm, pecan, cedar and mesquite) with a variety of brush, making wonderful habitat for livestock and wildlife.

The fields have improved grasses for hay (for horses and livestock) as well as native grasses. Elevation ranges from approximately 967 +/- feet above sea level at the highest point to approximately 880 +/- feet above sea level at the lowest point.


There is an abundance of wildlife typical to this part of the state on the ranch: deer, turkey, pig, coyote, dove, etc. The terrain and vegetation provide for an abundance of suitable habitat for wildlife of all types. There are several blinds and feeders on the property.


Consult Listing Broker for more information regarding the minerals.