Penelope Farm is only a 1 1/2-hour drive south from downtown Dallas or Fort Worth, about halfway between Aquila Lake and Navarro Mills Lake. Just take I-35 East-South from Dallas or I-35 West-South from Fort Worth. Thirty-five minutes north of Waco, a mere 13 miles from West, TX, and just minutes north of Penelope, TX. Its proximity to Interstate 35 makes this farm even more attractive.
There are two dirt tanks on the ranch, affording livestock water in each pasture and some lively dove and duck shooting, in season. A new owner could take advantage of the seasonal creek and potentially create another source of water for livestock and wildlife. A 50-foot-wide water line easement runs through the property in a northwesterly direction.
The perimeter fencing at Penelope Farm is in great shape and consists of 7 strand barbed wire. There is one cross fence that dissects the property almost in half; it is also 7 strand barb wire and approximately 1,400 feet in length.
Penelope Farm is 99% open with excellent native grasses including little bluestem, side-oats grama and common bermuda. The owner has sprayed for weeds this year (2017) using Grazon and implemented 200lbs per acre of fertilizer. The place will carry 12 pairs from March to July, if properly rotated and the winter grasses get shredded.
The ranch is perimeter fenced and cross-fenced into two pastures, each with a water source for livestock and some tree cover for loafing on hot days in the summer. County Road 3221 borders the ranch along the southern fence line. The highest point on the ranch is at the southern entry gate, at 573’, while the lowest point is in the western portion of the farm, near the seasonal creek, at 550’. The soils on the ranch consist of Houston Black clay, Ferris-Heiden complex, Ferris clay, and Heiden clay, all well suited for pasture and wildlife.
This property would be a great place for the Buyer looking for a place to pasture a few cow/calf pairs, do some dove and duck shooting and build that dream home in the country where there is plenty of room to roam.
Penelope Farm has an Agriculture Exemption and the taxes in 2016 were approximately $100.
Penelope Farm is a turn-key cattle operation. Fenced and cross-fenced with stock water and some tree cover for loafing. 99% of the property is open, consisting of excellent grazing grasses. The property provides fishing as well as dove and duck shooting for the sportsman. Competitively priced to sell and only 1 1/2 hours from Dallas or Fort Worth and 35 minutes north of Waco, this property may be exactly what you’ve been looking for.
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