This is an ideal recreational ranch/retreat with year-round running water on Hords Creek. The ranch also features free standing tanks, a great combination of cultivated farmland, and improved pastures for grazing livestock. These features paired with an excellent wildlife habitat make it a truly special Texas Gem. The property sits in the Rolling Plains Eco Region of Texas. It is only a 2-hour drive west of Fort Worth and only a couple of miles outside the reinvigorated town of Coleman.
Improvements for your needs have already been completed – including the wonderful main residence with large porches and lofty ceilings in the great room, guest house, 1930’s stone house, equipment barn and working pens for livestock, swimming platform overlooking Hords Creek, and fencing for livestock. Hord’s Creek runs through the middle of the property with frontage on both sides.
The physical address is 175 PR 4242, Coleman, Coleman County, Texas, 76834 and the property is located along the south side of Highway 153, just west of Coleman, in Coleman County. The town, plus others nearby, provide a variety of services, shops, stores, wineries, and restaurants making nearby outings fun and convenient.
The ranch has approximately .75 miles of frontage on Highway 153 and 2.75 miles of frontage on Farm to Market 422. The property can be accessed by either road.
This ranch is situated in the Rolling Plains Eco-Region of Central Texas and has native grasses, a wide variety of terrain and vistas, vegetation, and wildlife. There are fine grazing pastures producing native and improved grasses. The majority of the property is covered by an Ag exemption. A variety of tree species exist throughout the ranch.
The property has approximately 7,600 feet of frontage on both sides of Hords Creek. A portion of the creek is dammed up to form a lake along the creek, also the dammed creek is spring fed. There are 6 stock tanks/ponds on the property.
Water on the ranch is provided by water wells and the Coleman Special Utilities District.
Elevation ranges from approximately 1,820 +/- feet above sea level at the highest point to approximately 1,740 +/- feet above sea level at the lowest point along Hords Creek. The terrain of this property is rolling with magnificent views in the Rolling Plains Ecoregion, and blend of improved pastures and native pastures with an abundance of pecan trees and a variety of hardwoods (various species include oak, elm) making wonderful habitat for livestock and wildlife. Most of the pastures have been scrubbed of mesquite trees.
Down the lane sits the two-story main house, situated to take advantage of the beautiful views and the morning sunrise over the tree lined Hords creek and pastures. The home was well built using solid construction primarily wood and brick. This 4-bedroom, 5 ½ bath home totals approximately 4,300 sf and was built in 1986. The first floor features a large great room with a wood-burning brick fireplace, lofty ceilings, and a wall of glass windows two-stories tall that allow for soaring views of the pastures on the east side of the house. The dining room opens to the great room and is accessible from the kitchen. The kitchen features a large center island, double oven, large subzero, ample cabinet space, and an adjacent breakfast room. Both the kitchen and the breakfast room have picture windows looking out to the pastures. This wing of the house includes a powder room, laundry room, office/study with an outdoor access, and the attached 3-car garage.
Down the hall on the left side of the great room is a large recreational room complete with a pool table, trophy case, and wet bar. This light filled room has a wall of windows overlooking the outdoor porch and pastures. Past the rec room on the left, are two guest bedrooms with full baths.
Upstairs are two master suites each with a wall of windows overlooking the tree lined creek and pasture areas. The larger master suite features two separate bathrooms one with a tub and one with a walk-in shower, both with walk-in closets. The second master bedroom includes a large bath, and walk-in closet. Both master suites have sliding doors that open to the wide second-floor balcony that runs the length of the house and overlooks the Pecan tree lined creek with magnificent views of the sunrise in the morning.
The house has a large inviting covered patio on the back side of the house with views of the pastures and the creek. A circular front drive surrounds a large oak tree with a port-a-cache, and three car attached garage providing ample parking for family and guests. An in-ground storm cellar is located near the front entrance. The main house and grounds are completely fenced around the house with large Live Oak trees providing shade.
There are two additional homes on the property. A charming stone cottage with a wood-burning fireplace that the Seller calls “Whispering Winds” is a two-story guest house with approximately 1,400 sf. The kitchen, living area, bedroom and bath are on the first floor, and a loft with a bedroom and full bathroom on the second floor. A fruit tree orchard surrounds this charming cottage. The other residence is a 1930’s stone house with fireplace, 2 bedrooms, and 2 full baths nestled in a grove of trees with surrounding yard and perimeter fencing.
There is also a large equipment storage barn and shop with sliding metal doors. Adjacent to the barn are covered working cattle pens, a pipe-fence holding area, loading chutes, and a second metal barn that is currently used for storage. There is perimeter fencing and the pastures are cross fenced. The ranch entry is gated with a code access.
There is an abundance of typical Texas wildlife on the ranch: deer, turkey, quail, hog, dove, and numerous migratory birds. The ranch is located in the path of the Monarch butterflies as they migrate south each year. The combination of terrain and vegetation provide an excellent habitat for wildlife of all types. There is excellent fishing of blue gill and perch on Hords Creek and the adjacent lake. The stock tanks and ponds provide adequate water for wildlife and cattle.
It is our understanding that the seller owns a small amount of the mineral estate but is not conveying any of the minerals.