200 Acres and Homes, Palo Pinto, Texas

200 Acre “Split Rock Cedar Ranch”
1845 South FM 4, Palo Pinto, Texas

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LOCATION:

Approximately 1 hour and 10 minutes west of Fort Worth and thirty-five minutes west of Weatherford.  FM 4 south from Palo Pinto is one of the most scenic drives in the northern end of the Texas Hill Country.  Directions – From Fort Worth take Interstate 20 West, Exit Ric Williamson just past Weatherford.  Go north / right and follow to the second stop light / US 180 West.  Proceed west / left onto US 180 through Mineral Wells to Palo Pinto, Texas.  Pass the Palo Pinto Court House in Palo Pinto, Texas and turn south / left onto FM 4 for approximately 2 miles to on the left.

TERRAIN:

All native grasses and scattered to thicker tree cover.  The west ¼ is level to gently sloping / rising toward the center where a “well placed” westward facing, majestic home as well as a Casita (small home).  The middle ½ of the property is a limestone based plateau partially cleared for grazing, cattle holding pens, and hunting cover.  The back ¼ slopes to pastures of native grasses and trees ranging from live oak to Chinese elm, cedar, and mesquite.

IMPROVEMENTS:

The main residence is southwestern adobe style home, boasting 3,488 SF of living area, 1100 SF of porches, 1216 SF of garage, and 450 SF of balconies.  Situated beautifully on the high side of the western slope of the plateau.  It has three separate units under one roof.  There are four bedrooms, four bath rooms, with a 3-car garage. The living room, kitchen, and breakfast area are all under one large open concept with an elevated exposed heavy beam ceiling and heavy ornate exterior double doors.  A large comfortable living area with carpet and wood built-ins on each side.  The kitchen is spacious and beautiful with hand scraped wood floors, Onyx countertops, eating bar, large stained ash cabinets, stainless steel appliances (Wolfe range and convection ovens, GE wood front refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher, microwave, and ice maker), hammered copper sink, and an ornate suspend pot rack.  Adjoining the kitchen is the breakfast area, large pantry, and butler’s pantry – all with hand scraped wood floors.  A large master bedroom with carpet.  The master bath has granite counter tops, a tile floor a steam shower, a standalone copper tub, and a large walk-in closet. A custom western saloon featuring an old bar, barn wood walls, paddle fans, a Nantucket wood stove, and hand scraped wood floors.  An adjoining wine closet for hundreds of bottles, a gun closet which can also serve as a safe house for inclement weather.  A large formal dining room with hand scraped wood floors, a huge beautiful high cross-beam ceiling, and custom ornate wood & iron double doors.  A front porch pergola for rocking chairs and viewing.  The three-full car garage has plenty of shelving and storage for ATV vehicles.  There are many more natural materials throughout the houses which were taken from the property.  You’ll be amazed at the cedar planking counter tops, and the huge beams in numerous other rooms, and custom wood windows.  The top apartment is a two bedroom and one bath with carpet and sitting area with hand scrapped wood floors.  There are three tile floored balconies (two off the bedrooms & one off the sitting room) for distance viewing of the surrounding hill-country landscape as well as the miraculous western sunsets. When it comes to indoor and outdoor entertaining, it doesn’t get much better.  A full kitchen in one of the two stamped & stained floored courtyards and a saloon that is great for watching football, baseball, or movies.  A full media room with step down luxury seating and large screen that will seduce you.  The main house is truly an oasis to re-charge and rejuvenate your soul.  There is a large separate office with hand scraped wood floor and built-ins, and a workout room. Features like twisted posts or columns, and Mexican Saltillo tile hallways, and many archways. There is a brand new, energy-efficient state of the art roof on the main house designed for evening star-gazing or sun bathing.   The Loggias (outside hallways between units) are tiled and spacious with large log tall ceilings.  All heavy doors and ceiling fans throughout.  Three electric hot water heaters, four HVAC units, Heat Pump (strip heat), CAT 5 hard wired for computers & media, and new paint.  A backup generator in case of emergencies.  A casita (small home) that is a mini-version of the main home.  Featuring 1,454 SF living area, a 418 SF garage, 308 SF of porches, and built in 2008.  Cattle holding and working pens, and scales.  Storage barn & water well pump house.  Multiple cattle traps with water.  A beautiful stamped and stained concrete circle driveway is connect to a paved driveway to the gated entry with keypad.

COMMENTS:

“Split Rock Cedar Ranch” is located in the rolling hills of Palo Pinto County.  The main home is relaxing, fun, and enjoyable.  The relaxed atmosphere, rugged nature, privacy, game, and Texas sunsets will embrace you.

WATER:

Multiple water wells are located around the property.  Two water wells and a 5000 gallon holding tank supply the two houses.  A 2500 and 1500 gallon holding tanks are for the pastures, and water direct to all the holding pens, and birthing pens.  There is a solar well on the back of the ranch.

TAXES:

$12,204.91 for 2017 with ag exemption.

PRICE:

$1,997,500.00, or 65 acres with the main residence for $1,595,000.00.

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