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Riverbend Ranch - Cooke County, St Jo, TX

Riverbend Ranch is a scenic 430 acre ranch that lies on 1.5 miles of the Red River and is surrounded by the beautiful North Texas Hill Country. A gorgeous 10,000 sq. ft. home is thoughtfully positioned on a ridge overlooking the Red River and Oklahoma. With miles of white pipe fence, first class horse facilities and lush rolling pastures, Riverbend is among the finest properties of its kind in the state. Enormous potential as a lodge or retreat/resort.

Location: Riverbend is situated in the North Texas Hill Country about 1.5 hours northwest of Dallas, Texas. The area surrounding Riverbend is full of fun possibilities. Within just several minutes you will find two beautiful wineries, an old German market that smokes their own meats, quaint shops, and an 18 hole golf course. The ranch is located on County Road 435 about 12 miles north of St. Jo, Texas.

Land: The terrain at Riverbend can be divided into two main sections: an upper rolling section with excellent pastures and a lower section along the river with level ground and mature pecan trees. The house and horse facilities are in the upper rolling section overlooking the “pecan bottom pastures” and Red River. With 1.5 miles of beach along the Red River, numerous recreational opportunities await. An approximately 40 acre section of hardwood timber lies on the south end of the property. The ranch’s elevation ranges from 705’ along the Red River to 825’ on the hills in the south east corner of the ranch. Riverbend and the surrounding countryside are very scenic—reminiscent of the California Wine Country.

Main House: The main house is a 10,000 sq. ft. Frank Welch designed home constructed out of cedar and stone. The upper porch and living area afford panoramic views of the Red River Valley. A majestic walk-around stone fire place is the centerpiece for the great room and can be seen from the kitchen as well.
• 6 bedrooms/6 full bath and 2 half baths (main and guest area combined)
• Granite counters, Viking range, Sub-Zero refrigerator
• 2 laundry rooms, luxurious study, breakfast nook with spectacular view, reinforced storm room
• Upper and lower living rooms, both with access to porch
• Pool with one bedroom and 1 full bath Cabana.

Horse Facilities/Improvements: Riverbend was designed to be a top-notch cutting horse operation but also has a high carrying capacity (per acre) for cattle because of the well-fenced layout of the ranch.
• Large first class covered riding arena with observation deck- 100’ x 220’
• Breeding barn – 20 stalls
• Main barn – 15 stalls
• Mare motel – 10 stalls that can be 20 if needed
• Foreman’s house – 1,888 sq. ft. brick home near horse facilities
• Entertaining pavilion with stone fire pit, bar, customer stone smoker and bathrooms
• Large outdoor round pen
• Covered round pen
• Hay barn
• 7 loafing sheds throughout pastures
• Concrete main drive
• Miles of white pipe fence

Wildlife: Riverbend’s location right on the Red River gives it access to excellent hunting. Large whitetails move along the river and into the lower pastures of the ranch. Additionally, the ranch has a block of timber (approximately 40 acres) on the south side of the ranch. Stripers and trophy catfish can be caught right from the banks of the river.

Water: There are two water wells – one for house only and the other for the rest of the ranch.

Minerals: It is believed no minerals are owned.

Ranch is shown by appointment only.

Note: Buyer’s agent, if any, must be present at initial showing to participate in real estate commission. This write-up may contain errors and omissions and is for information only. The above information has been deemed correct but is not guaranteed and is subject to changes, corrections, and or withdraws from the market with no prior notice.

Riverbend Ranch

Cooke County, St Jo, TX

430± Acres

Property Sold
Sep 18th, 2013
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