The ranch is conveniently located between the towns of Granbury and Glen Rose, 45 miles southwest of Fort Worth in Hood County on the banks of the Brazos River. The area is known for its natural beauty with rolling prairies and impressive rivers and lakes. It’s also rich with small-town charm and unique shopping and entertainment destinations including the Historic Granbury Square, Lake Granbury, Fossil Rim Wildlife Center, The Promise Glen Rose and the Dinosaur Valley State Park. The address is 10500 Mitchell Bend Court, Granbury, TX 76048.
This 236-acre cattle ranch has been owned by the same family for over 70 years. The original rock house homestead is still in place and has been upgraded to modern standards. The property sits in a horseshoe of the Brazos River, called Mitchell Bend, and has approx 3,000 feet of river frontage. There is both low-bank frontage with direct water access and also high-bank with scenic views, which is quite rare. There is approx 150 feet of elevation change from 600 feet along the bank of the river to 750 feet up on the higher plateau.
Live oaks are scattered throughout the ranch along with cedar, mesquite, cottonwood, hackberry and pecan trees which provide good shade and cover for the livestock and wildlife alike. There is a good mix of open grassland along with the more heavily wooded areas. The ranch is home to Whitetail deer, feral hogs, turkey, dove, quail, and other birds along with coyotes, bobcats, rabbits, squirrels, and other varmint. There has been virtually no hunting activity on the property.
A small portion of the property along the river bank lies within the 100-year Flood Zone A according to the survey.
There are multiple pipeline easements which cross the far northern portion of the property. There is also a 30 ft wide easement along the eastern boundary.
There is approx 3,000 ft or just over ½ mile of Brazos River frontage along the western boundary. There are four water tanks on the ranch with the largest being up to 1 acre in size and has generally always contained water. There are two seasonal creeks which meander through the ranch and can be significant waterways during wet conditions. Underground water is generally easy to obtain in this area and the ranch has one existing water well that is 350 ft deep and serves the ranch house. There is currently no public water system.
HOUSE & FACILITIES
The existing rock house was built in the 1940s and has been regularly updated over the years. The living area totals 1,464 sq ft, according to the Hood County Central Appraisal District, and there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is a 20-ft wide detached garage with a matching stone exterior. There are also two metal barns and working pens.
Provided by United Cooperative Services.
The tax parcel ID is R000047379. The property is ag-exempt and 2018 taxes are projected at $1,824 by the appraisal district.
No minerals are being conveyed with the sale. There is gas production on the property.
For additional info and/or to schedule a tour please contact
Charley Ragan (214) 505-9596.