Montague County, TX
+/- 480 acres
480 +/- Acres
Montague County, Texas
Property Description:Situated in Montague County, northwest of Bowie, Texas, the rolling terrain of Saddlewood Ranch encompasses 480 +/- acres of mixed open pastureland, mesquite flats, and live oak bottoms which meander along West Belknap Creek for one-half mile. The Ranch is home to many native species of wildlife which provide outstanding hunting opportunities. Conveniently located within an hour and a half of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, makes this ranch easily accessible. Abundant surface water in the form of five stock tanks and a creek provide ample water for both wildlife and cattle. This property provides a great opportunity to own a recreational and income producing property with amazing potential for further improvements.
Location:Saddlewood Ranch is approximately 11 miles northwest of the town Bowie which is named after Jim Bowie and is home to the world’s largest Bowie knife. Campbell road borders the south side of the property with an easy entrance. The ranch is just northwest of Dallas and Fort Worth, between Decatur and Wichita Falls. The Caddo-LBJ National Grasslands and Lake Amon G. Carter are within 20 miles of the property and provide additional opportunities for recreation within short reach. The Red River is eighteen miles north of the ranch with easy access to or from Oklahoma.
Terrain/Habitat/ Range Conditions: The property consists of a variety of land features that are found in this region of Texas, changing from open pastureland and mesquite flats to live oak creek bottoms. Soils consist of Gowen and Renfro Loam with native grasses throughout. The rolling terrain has several granite knobs which allow for viewing long distances and scenic views.
Water: Surface water on the ranch can be found in abundance, West Belknap Creek runs through the property for one-half of a mile in the northwest section of the ranch. Also featured are five stock tanks ranging from 1.19 acres to .19 acres. Water can be found throughout Wild Crest, providing ample water sources for cattle and wildlife. The ranch has one water well that produces fifteen gallons per minute and is two hundred and fifty feet deep. There are opportunities to drill additional wells if needed.
Improvements: The perimeter fencing is good and currently holding cattle on the ranch. There are 1.35 miles of caliche road on the property and excellent road systems to all parts of the property.
Wildlife:Saddlewood Ranch is home to excellent quality whitetail deer, waterfowl, turkeys, quail, wild pigs, and has great dove hunting. It provides the opportunity for sportsman looking to hunt during all legal hunting seasons. In addition, the property is bordered by a twenty-seven-hundred-acre ranch which provides a large area of great wildlife habitat.
This Ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by Watkins Ranch Group of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. Please contact Asher Watkins for information.
Buyers Broker must be identified on first contact and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If the 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 a scheduled showing.