Sandy Springs Ranch
SANDY SPRING RANCH
The Sandy Springs Ranch is uniquely situated in a beautiful location in both Wood and Upshur County. The ranch offers a rare combination of recreational enjoyment, best in class fishing and hunting opportunities. Situated on 1,350 +/- acres of prolific land, the Sandy Spring Ranch provides a weekend oasis that includes fantastic recreational waters, dynamic elevated views, and ideal proximity to several major cities.
The majority of the improvements are approximately ten years old, or less, and still in amazing condition. The physical enhancements to the land are thought out and contribute to both the functionality and beauty of the ranch. This property truly offers something for every ranch seeker. The Sandy Spring Ranch is being offered turnkey with a significant number of furnishings, equipment, vehicles, and an experienced ranch employee.
The property is two hours east of Dallas and fifty minutes north of Tyler in both Wood and Upshur County. The property is located in the Rhonesboro Community, east of the town of Gilmer. Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is located 44 miles from the ranch gate and offers both commercial and private options. The ranch entrance is on the north side of State Highway 154. The property also has frontage/access to County Road 3581 and FM 1002.
Habitat & Topography:
The ranch offers a variety of mixed-use habitats, within the Piney Woods Ecoregion, including a blend of native open areas, pines, hardwoods, and floodplains. Native grasses are prevalent throughout the wooded areas, which include majestic mature hardwoods, scattered pine trees and production plantation pines. Extensive improvements have been made to the environment around the residences and in other areas of the ranch. The soils primarily consist of Bowie fine sandy loam, Darco fine sand, Cuthbert fine sandy loam, Kirvin gravelly fine sandy loam, Kullit very fine sandy loam, Mattex loam, Tenaha loamy fine sand, Bibb fine sandy loam, Briley loamy fine sand, Duffern sand and Latch-Mollville. The elevation on the ranch varies from approximately 380' along Little Cypress Creek to elevations of approximately 570' along State Highway 154. This is considered to be extremely unique for this geographical area. The topography has multiple dramatic contrast points that offer beautiful views beyond the property.
The Sandy Spring Ranch has an abundance of wildlife and sporting opportunities. Whether your passion involves angling or the pursuit of deer, ducks, doves, hogs, or predators, you will find no shortage here. Located within one of the most productive zones of the Central Flyway, there is potential for phenomenal waterfowl hunting in the lake, ponds, Little Cypress Creek and Dinner Branch. The thick wooded corridors throughout the ranch provide plentiful cover and sanctuary areas for the wildlife to thrive.
Both surface and subsurface waters are abundant throughout the Sandy Spring Ranch. The main bodies of surface water include a 16 +/- acre lake, 2.5 +/- acre pond, multiple live surface springs, Little Cypress Creek and Dinner Branch. The lake includes a fishing pier and a two-bay boat stall with electricity and water. There is one water wells located on the property that service the building on site. The 16 +/- acre lake located on the property is 30-35 ft. at its deepest point. The large 16 +/- acre lake has amazing fishing and regularly produces largemouth bass between 8 -10 pounds.
One Bedroom Apartment - This apartment was recently redone and has a new metal roof. The home is 1,200 sqft with 1 bedrooms/1 bath and a laundry room. The property has a steel frame, metal siding, concrete foundation and average interior finish-out.
Barndominium - The barndominium is a 3 bedrooms/1 bath. The home has a concrete foundation, wood frame, metal siding and a metal roof. The interior is finished out with sheet rock and concrete flooring. The home is cooled and heated by central heating and air.
- Equipment Barn - This covered structure serves as both a storage area, cook shack and gathering area. It is outfitted with appliances/fixtures including a grill/smoker, sink, granite countertops, oven/stove and a fire pit plumbed for gas. The building has a concrete foundation, metal roof and metal siding.
- Steel Storage Shed - This building is a 5,000 sqft (50' x 100') steel frame storage building with a gravel foundation. The building has a steel frame and metal roof.
- Small Storage Shed - This structure has a gravel foundation, steel frame, metal siding, and metal roofing.
- Skinning Rack - This structure is 300 sqft. +/- has a slab foundation, pipe frame and metal roofing.
- Metal dock with a two-bay boat house
The property is under a wildlife tax exemption program.
A large inventory of furnishings and equipment are included with a qualifying offer. Contact agent for further details.
(Ask Agent - Kade Johnston or Tyler Thomas)
This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by TT Ranch Group with Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty. Buyer's broker must be identified on first contact, must accompany buying prospect on first showing and continue to fully engage in any and all negotiations and communications to qualify for full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of the Listing Broker. Prospects will be required to provide proof of funds prior to scheduling a showing. The information contained herein has been collected from sources deemed reliable, however, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their own satisfaction.