Prairie Haven Ranch - Wise County, Chico, TX

Prairie Haven Ranch is the perfect opportunity to build your dream house on acreage within an hour’s drive of the DFW metroplex. The property offers all the benefits of country living with all the necessary amenities within a short drive of the ranch. It is located in the desirable area of fast-growing Wise County where development and population numbers are booming.


The ranch is located in northwest Wise County on County Road 1480 between Chico and Alvord. The ranch is located less than 10 minutes from Chico or Alvord. It is 11 miles northeast of Decatur, and about 50 miles from Denton and Fort Worth.

Topography, Rangeland & Habitat

The ranch is composed almost entirely of native pasture land with small sections of wooded area. The large pasture makes for excellent grazing land as well as hay production.


There is an abundance of deer and turkey found on this ranch with little to no hunting pressure on the property. It is common to see many deer roaming the pastures in the early morning hours and at last light in the evening. Feral hogs, coyotes, bobcats and other predators are also found on the ranch. With the ranch’s proximity to Lake Bridgeport, it is normal to see waterfowl utilizing the stock tank when the weather turns cold. The most common ducks found on the property are gadwall, widgeon, teal, pintail, mallards, and ringnecks. The dove hunting is good, with consistent birds each year.


The property has great perimeter fencing and a 1960 built 1,354 square foot house.


The ranch has a pond used for livestock on the northern portion of the property. There is also a seasonal creek that borders the ranch on the south east portion of the ranch.

The ranch sits over the Trinity Aquifer where most well depths are around 200 feet and produce an ample amount of water. The ranch has a well for the house, with the rate of this well unknown. It is very common in this area to have wells exceed 10 GPM.


There is electricity available to the property.


Minerals are not included.


The ranch is ag exempt.


There are buried natural gas pipelines owned by Targa Midstream Services and Atmos present on the property.

Prairie Haven Ranch

Wise County, Chico, TX

60± Acres