Red Rock Hill
Red Rock Hill
Red Rock Hill is comprised of 20.9 +/- acres of lush pastures and skyward pines within the city limits of Marshall, Texas. Once a working horse and cattle farm, the beautifully pampered acreage has been in the hands of a single East Texas family for more than a century. This property offers ultimate privacy and seclusion from the city hustle, plus convenient access to vibrant urban centers - a rare opportunity! Red Rock Hill is a must-see listing filled with rich history and East Texas heritage.
Red Rock Hill is located in Marshall (Harrison County) Texas, just 2 minutes from the city's picturesque downtown district. It's 2.5 hours from Dallas, 3.5 hours from Houston, and just an hour's drive from the ever-growing city of Tyler, Texas. North of the intersection of Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 59, the property is a 20-minute drive to Caddo Lake, Josey Ranch and historic Jefferson, Texas. Commercial air service is available close by in Longview and Tyler Texas, and in Shreveport, Louisiana.
The main residence is a classic red brick mid-century ranch rambler with pure white accents. Centrally-located along the top ridge of the property, it commands a splendid view of the curved green pastures and soaring pine trees that surround the farm. It's a 3 bed / 3 bath, 3,890 +/- sqft. house, freshly painted inside and out, with expansive windows that flood the home with natural light. The eat-in kitchen, recently updated with new flooring and built-in stainless appliances, is adjacent to a formal dining room and a formal breakfast room. A wainscoted foyer leads from the front entry of the house into a formal living room and an adjoining open-concept family room. Sitting on the south end of the house is a sunroom and a spacious library with a wet bar/coffee bar. Two walls of library windows offer stunning sunrise and sunset views. The sunroom and library share a newly-built outdoor deck. Throughout the home, you'll find timeless hardwood and parquet floors, classic crown molding and three beautiful fireplaces. Three smart-controlled HVAC units provide zoned air and heat. New gutters and French drains recycle rainwater to the home's manicured landscaping; new rooftop-mounted attic fans enhance energy efficiency. Over 45 dusk-to-dawn exterior lights border the residence, which has smart security capability. While the home has undergone recent renovations and improvements, it still holds a truly unique character.
The property's red board and batten guest house is only steps away from the enclosed pool and the main residence. It's a one bed/one bath home with 560 +/- sqft. of living space plus a patio. The interiors are completely paneled in natural knotty pine; there you'll find a kitchen, living/dining area, workstation and all-new flooring. The farm style cottage has dedicated HVAC, plumbing, electricity, internet and smart security capability. Like the main residence, it is bordered with dusk-to-dawn exterior lights. Throughout the guest house are broad 7 foot windows that offer superb natural lighting and tranquil views of pastureland and wooded areas
Additional Buildings and Features
- 40' x 20' in-ground gunite pool enclosed with lighted glass pool house.
- Pool equipment house provides storage and work room capacity.
- Barn with water source serviced by the City of Marshall.
- 15+/- acres of the property is bordered with new paddock fencing and 6 strand barbed wire.
A remote control paddock gate provides highway access to the property's main entrance driveway. Another paddock gate provides highway access to a working hay pasture on the east side of the property.
Agriculture and Habitat
The majority of the property's acreage is planted in Coastal Bermuda and winter grass that is regularly harvested. More than a third of Red Rock Hill is a timber stand that holds deer on the property and is suitable for thinning harvest. A host of birds routinely nest on the farm, including American eagles, ruby-throated hummingbirds, painted buntings, three species of red cardinals, red headed woodpeckers, Canadian geese and Greater Roadrunners.
Red Rock Hill has over 30 species of trees, mature pine timber, and Coastal Bermuda and winter grass hay pastures on the east and west borders. With over 40 feet of elevation change, the property has beautiful sloped topography.
The property has held ag and wildlife exemptions for many years. Contact broker for additional information.