Greens Lake Ranch

Quitman, TX
731 Acres
Wood County

Property Description:

Located less than two hours east of Dallas is this iconic Texas Ranch which has been owned and developed by an iconic Texas family. Greens Lake Ranch is a perfect blend of a recreational retreat overlooking several large lakes, creeks, and plenty of trees and habitat to sustain abundant wildlife. It is balanced with great grass and pastures for livestock, including all the needed improvements such as covered working pens, barns, fencing, and cross fencing. It is just five minutes of Quitman Texas. 


The contemporary styled main house with numerous large rooms was built in the mid 1990s with quality materials including a lot of wood harvested and milled on site. Totaling approximately 9,000, there are 6 bed, 5.5 baths, large entertaining rooms with two story ceilings, large wrap around decks and patios overlooking the expansive lawn and lakes. 

The exterior of the house is a combination of wood and stone with copper gutters. The ceiling height throughout is at least 10-12 feet with wood floors and tile in the majority of the area. Both the two story library and the upstairs and downstairs dens have large stone, wood burning fireplaces.  A large kitchen with abundant storage and seating for a crowd allows for easy entertaining. There is a large utility room, numerous storage rooms, elevator, safe room, and exercise room. Attached to the house is a four car garage with plenty of storage and an air-conditioned work shop. 

The abundant landscaping is irrigated and mature. There is a manmade pond, walking trails, and abundant lighting around the house and 57 commercial street lights along the road leading up to the main house and two guest houses. 

Near the main house is a concrete building to house the 100 KW generator and another concrete building for the water pump system. 

There is also a stone chapel overlooking the lake near the house as well as a heliport pad and a covered bridge crossing one of the dams. 

On a hill across and overlooking the lake are two guest houses (1,400 sf and 1,300 sf guest houses in average condition). 

Other improvements near the main house is a large greenhouse and a metal barn.

The main barn and working pens are accessed by a separate gated entrance on the south end of the property. The 90’ x 225’ metal roof covers the working pens and chutes, equipment area, apartment, safe room, and office and large heated and AC storage rooms. There is a large second floor accessed by both stairs and elevator. The shop and storage area on far side has several large roll up doors. 


The property is located approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes east of Dallas in Wood County, 5 minutes north of Quitman. The physical address of the property is 1064 FM 2966, Quitman, TX. 


This is a well maintained piece of property. The property has pipe fencing along the road and has two access gates. The main entrance has a beautiful entry with stone, fencing, and two large flag poles. The roads are calich. This area of the state is known for its soil types that lend it self to work well for equestrian disciplines.  The land has an excellent mix of heavily covered area, open pasture for hay country, and bottom land- great for wildlife and hunting. The property has a significant amount of flood plain according to FEMA maps. There are numerous bridges on the property to allow access throughout.


The main house overlooks three nice lakes (+/- 12 acres, 8 acres and 2 acres) and the lakes are well stocked with a a variety of fish.The improvements on the property are serviced by private water wells with good capacity and excellent quality. There is a pump house with numerous fire protection hydrants and hoses surrounding the main house. There is well over a mile of frontage on both sides of Dry Creek and Little Dry Creek , in the eastern 1/3 of the property. There are numerous draws, low lying areas stock tanks located throughout the property serving both the livestock and wildlife. 


The ranch has endless recreational opportunity. Enjoy fishing in one of the many lakes, duck hunting in the bottoms, or sitting in the dense forest waiting for that perfect buck to walk up to the feeder.


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