Got horses? For the first time this 10.8 acre property is ready for you! 5.8 acres in pasture, currently Ag Exempt for hay production reducing property tax. Large stock tank, run-in built for draft horses and shaded dry lot.Tack shed holds square bales, feed and tack. There are two access gates large enough for baling equipment. Property consists of native pecans trees, natural hardwood forest and walking trails. A steel-cable suspended bridge spans Rock Creek which runs through the property. During dry months, you will find petrified sea shells and shark's teeth in the creek bed! Creek also supports catfish, bluegill and an occasional beaver and otter! Barred Owls, Great Blue Heron, Kingfishers and Red Eared Sliders are regular residents.
The home was designed by renowned local architect, Donald Mayes and has his hallmark treatments. Hidden closets, original Saltillo tile, floor to ceiling windows, wall of shelves in the living room and master bedroom, two double hall closets, and board and batten walls and beamed ceilings in LR and DRmake this property an architectural treasure. 2 baths have travertine counters and newly tiled shower/baths. The 49 handle kitchen is amazing, built in a square with the cooktop islandin the center. The panoramic windows with a view to the pasture make for a peacefulbreakfast. The laundry room is off the kitchen and the back porch. There are two bedrooms down and two up. The master has a walk-through closet and access to the back patio. The second floor consists of 2 large bedrooms and a full bath. Bedrooms feature walk in closets, built-in dressers, cedar closet and linen closet. The 440sf 2 story guest house/office has it's own phone/high speed internet access. A steel spiral staircase leads to the second floor.
This property is extremely private with a long drive to the gated entrance and another long drive to the home. Surrounded by heavy trees the homestead sits hidden providing a tranquil private oasis. Brick walking paths lead to the pool with attached jacuzzi and thegazebo perched above the creekside, a great place for a cup or coffee or cool drink. There is also a dog run and greenhouse. Low maintenance plants cover the open area and each season surprises you with pops of color. A vegetable garden, small enough to maintain and large enough to produce tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and squash is nestled next to the wildflower garden that attracts bees and butterflies. Neighbors are few as the surrounding 100's of acres are open pasture.
While you live in country simplicity, all the amenities are available within minutes of home including grocery, fuel, shopping, DIY,and dining out. Sherman, TX is the ideal location for the Dallas commuter. Both major airports are a little over 1 hour away. Award-winning medical services are here with two major hospitals only minutes away. In 20 minutes you can reach Lake Texoma with its 1,400 miles of shore line. Whether it'sworld-class striper fishing, boating, camping or hunting you will find something for everyone. The Hagerman NationalWildlife Refuge sits on the shores of the lake and provides breathtaking bird watching asit serves as a migration stop for 100's of bird species.
Fall is a great time to visit this unique horse property! The land is available for a walk-through almost any time with a short call ahead. A tour of the home interior will require additional time so we request a formal appointment be arranged. Call us with questions about the property or to chat about the location!
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