Tyler Thomas


Born in Austin, Texas, Tyler Thomas lived there until graduating from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas in 2001. After graduation, he moved to Dallas to help launch SmartShield Sunscreens. Over the next 14 years, SmartShield grew into an industry leader within the safety and industrial market including clients such as the U.S. Military and niche retail markets focusing on active outdoor lifestyles, primarily fishing and hunting. Tyler operated as an owner and COO for SmartShield, and he consulted for numerous outdoor related and unrelated companies along the way. Then in 2015, Tyler decided to pursue his passion in land sales. 

 

At the beginning of 2020, Tyler founded TT Ranch Group on the principles of treating each client as a top priority and each property as their own. With a deep business background, his vast farm and ranch knowledge, and an extensive network, he proves to be a leader for his team and an asset to his clients. Backed by the world’s most powerful and prestigious realty brand, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty and TT Ranch Group combine the industry’s best technology and marketing with innovative methods and expertise within the ranch real estate market.


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$4,950,000  •  387 acres
Longacre Ranch Situated on 385 +/- acres in western Wise County, Texas and just outside the small town of Chico is the Longacre Ranch. The diversified ranch has the perfect mixture of attributes from manicured coastal Bermuda hay fields, mature timber, deep canyons, and breathtaking views. Improved with a custom-built ranch house, shops, and livestock facilities it is not very often that a ranch with all of these features comes available. This dream property is ideal for the sportsman as well as the cattleman. House The main house is a custom built 5 bedroom 5.5 bathroom ranch style house with beautiful views of the property. The house consists of roughly 4,639 square feet of living space with a large open kitchen open to the living room and breakfast area. With the location of the house centrally located the property views in all directions are breathtaking. On a regular basis it is common to see many different types of wildlife in the pastures around the house. The covered back patio with vaulted ceiling is the ideal place to enjoy the views while cooking on the built-in grill. Water Located throughout the ranch are numerous ponds and streams that hold water year-round. Venchoner Creek transverses through the middle of the property for roughly 3,500 feet and being spring fed holds water year-round. The east property boundary is Willow Creek that has nearly 2,00 feet of bank. Along with the natural water sources there are three water wells located on the property. One is located near the livestock barn, one for the house, and one just south of the house. Terrain The ranch sits in the part of Wise County that is known for varied terrain. The property has about 100 feet of elevation change from its highest point to the lowest point. Driving through the property one notices really quick that there are many different aspects to this ranch that make it so unique. From the coastal fields to the deep canyons and creek bottom and mature timber make this the ideal combination ranch. Wildlife The wildlife on the ranch is plentiful from whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, and migratory birds this ranch has everything the sportsman dreamed of. The current owners do not hunt very often and have only harvested a few bucks in the last few hunting seasons. Located throughout the property are several food plots, feeders, and hunting blinds that will convey with the sale of the property. Fishing Fishing on the ranch in the stocked tanks can be excellent. The current owners have stocked several of the ponds with catfish, Florida bass, and perch. Improvements Near the main house is a large two story 40x60 storage barn that is equipped with an office with half bath and workout room that are heated and cooled. The remainder of the building is used as a storage area for ranch equipment. Located near the front entrance is the livestock barn and shop. The shop is a 40x60 building that is used for working on and storying the farm implements. The livestock working facilities are located adjacent to the shop. Agriculture Production Currently the ranch is operated as a cattle and hay operation. The owner operates a cow calf herd as well as a custom hay business. There is roughly 80+ acres of coastal fields that are used to harvest hay during the growing season.
$6,412,500  •  1,350 acres
SANDY SPRING RANCH The Sandy Springs Ranch is uniquely situated in a beautiful location in both Wood and Upshur County. The ranch offers a rare combination of recreational enjoyment, best in class fishing and hunting opportunities. Situated on 1,350 +/- acres of prolific land, the Sandy Spring Ranch provides a weekend oasis that includes fantastic recreational waters, dynamic elevated views, and ideal proximity to several major cities. The majority of the improvements are approximately ten years old, or less, and still in amazing condition. The physical enhancements to the land are thought out and contribute to both the functionality and beauty of the ranch. This property truly offers something for every ranch seeker. The Sandy Spring Ranch is being offered turnkey with a significant number of furnishings, equipment, vehicles, and an experienced ranch employee. Location: The property is two hours east of Dallas and fifty minutes north of Tyler in both Wood and Upshur County. The property is located in the Rhonesboro Community, east of the town of Gilmer. Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is located 44 miles from the ranch gate and offers both commercial and private options. The ranch entrance is on the north side of State Highway 154. The property also has frontage/access to County Road 3581 and FM 1002. Habitat & Topography: The ranch offers a variety of mixed-use habitats, within the Piney Woods Ecoregion, including a blend of native open areas, pines, hardwoods, and floodplains. Native grasses are prevalent throughout the wooded areas, which include majestic mature hardwoods, scattered pine trees and production plantation pines. Extensive improvements have been made to the environment around the residences and in other areas of the ranch. The soils primarily consist of Bowie fine sandy loam, Darco fine sand, Cuthbert fine sandy loam, Kirvin gravelly fine sandy loam, Kullit very fine sandy loam, Mattex loam, Tenaha loamy fine sand, Bibb fine sandy loam, Briley loamy fine sand, Duffern sand and Latch-Mollville. The elevation on the ranch varies from approximately 380' along Little Cypress Creek to elevations of approximately 570' along State Highway 154. This is considered to be extremely unique for this geographical area. The topography has multiple dramatic contrast points that offer beautiful views beyond the property. Wildlife, Hunting: The Sandy Spring Ranch has an abundance of wildlife and sporting opportunities. Whether your passion involves angling or the pursuit of deer, ducks, doves, hogs, or predators, you will find no shortage here. Located within one of the most productive zones of the Central Flyway, there is potential for phenomenal waterfowl hunting in the lake, ponds, Little Cypress Creek and Dinner Branch. The thick wooded corridors throughout the ranch provide plentiful cover and sanctuary areas for the wildlife to thrive. Water, Fishing: Both surface and subsurface waters are abundant throughout the Sandy Spring Ranch. The main bodies of surface water include a 16 +/- acre lake, 2.5 +/- acre pond, multiple live surface springs, Little Cypress Creek and Dinner Branch. The lake includes a fishing pier and a two-bay boat stall with electricity and water. There is one water wells located on the property that service the building on site. The 16 +/- acre lake located on the property is 30-35 ft. at its deepest point. The large 16 +/- acre lake has amazing fishing and regularly produces largemouth bass between 8 -10 pounds. Residences: One Bedroom Apartment - This apartment was recently redone and has a new metal roof. The home is 1,200 sqft with 1 bedrooms/1 bath and a laundry room. The property has a steel frame, metal siding, concrete foundation and average interior finish-out. Barndominium - The barndominium is a 3 bedrooms/1 bath. The home has a concrete foundation, wood frame, metal siding and a metal roof. The interior is finished out with sheet rock and concrete flooring. The home is cooled and heated by central heating and air. Other Structures: Equipment Barn - This covered structure serves as both a storage area, cook shack and gathering area. It is outfitted with appliances/fixtures including a grill/smoker, sink, granite countertops, oven/stove and a fire pit plumbed for gas. The building has a concrete foundation, metal roof and metal siding. Steel Storage Shed - This building is a 5,000 sqft (50' x 100') steel frame storage building with a gravel foundation. The building has a steel frame and metal roof. Small Storage Shed - This structure has a gravel foundation, steel frame, metal siding, and metal roofing. Skinning Rack - This structure is 300 sqft. +/- has a slab foundation, pipe frame and metal roofing. Additional Improvements: Metal dock with a two-bay boat house Taxes: The property is under a wildlife tax exemption program. Other: A large inventory of furnishings and equipment are included with a qualifying offer. Contact agent for further details. Minerals: (Ask Agent - Kade Johnston or Tyler Thomas) This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by TT Ranch Group with Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty. Buyer's broker must be identified on first contact, must accompany buying prospect on first showing and continue to fully engage in any and all negotiations and communications to qualify for full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of the Listing Broker. Prospects will be required to provide proof of funds prior to scheduling a showing. The information contained herein has been collected from sources deemed reliable, however, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their own satisfaction.
$4,750,000  •  657 acres
TLD Bar Ranch TLD Bar Ranch consists of 657+/- acres of rolling pasture, mature timber creek bottoms, and has the potential for a large lake. The ranch has been in the same family for generations and is currently being operated as a cattle operation. Located just west of Denton, TX the ranch is in an ideal location with its close proximity to the metroplex. Location Located just 45 miles from Fort Worth, TLD Bar Ranch is located in Wise County, on FM 1810, six miles west of Decatur, TX. The ranch has additional road frontage on CR 1655. Habitat & Topography The ranch has a good mixture of timber and pasture, with about 65% of the ranch being pasture. The balance mostly consists of mature timber along the creeks. There are a large number of pecan and oak trees which provide great habitat for wildlife and cattle. With the size and quantity of pecan trees on the property there is potential for commercial pecan harvesting. Cattle The TLD Bar Ranch is an ideal cattle operation with strategically placed working facilities and numerous small traps that are perfect for rotating and backgrounding cattle. The two working facilities are located on opposite ends of the ranch so cattle do not have to be driven far to get to the processing pens. Both pens have covered working areas. The west pens are equipped with a hydrologic shoot, crowding tub, and vet room. The owner worked in connection with the Noble Foundation in Oklahoma when creating the layout of the cross fencing on the ranch in order to determine the ideal placement. Located on the eastern portion of the ranch is roughly a 100 +/- acre field that has been cultivated in the past as a wheat pasture but is currently being grazed or could be cut for hay. Wildlife Located throughout the ranch is a good population of whitetail deer and hogs. oOccasionally wild turkeys can be seen crossing through the property. Waterfowl and migratory birds are also in abundance throughout different times of year. Water Water is adequately located throughout the ranch with drinking troughs, six ponds, and nearly a mile frontage on both sides of Big Sandy Creek. There are several water wells scattered throughout the ranch. Located near the center of the ranch is an old lake that is about 30 +/- acres when full. A former gas company used to keep the lake full by using water wells. When production stopped the wells were turned off, resulting in the water level dropping to its current level. Located on the lake is a swimming doc with a water slide. There is an ideal building spot overlooking the lake for the addition of another structure. Gravel Years ago, the current and previous owner sold sand and gravel off the property. When the mining was stopped, the mining company left a large amount of pea gravel that is located in the center of the property. Currently the owner is using the pea gravel on the roads as needed. There is a potential opportunity for a new owner to possibly sell the remaining pea gravel, or to contact mining companies about restarting the mining operation to sell sand and gravel. Headquarters The main residence on the ranch is the original farm house that has been added onto over the years. The original house has 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and has a sun room added on that connects it to the newer addition. This addition includes 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, with an open living/dining/kitchen area. Currently the original house serves as the office and the updated portion is the living quarters. Also located at the headquarters is a livestock barn, shop, covered parking for equipment, and livestock holding pens. Lease Income The current owner leased a portion of the property to Austin Powder Company who has a small storage facility on the west side of the ranch off CR 1655. With minimal impact to the property the lease has been a steady stream of revenue for the owners since 2005. The Powder company's current lease runs until May of 2025, with escalating payments each year. There is a good probability that the company would like to renew the lease for an additional ten years. For further details on the specifics of the lease and the yearly revenue please contact the listing agent. Other Improvements 2 sets of cattle processing pens with water and electric 40' x 80' concrete storage barn Portable office building used when sand and gravel were being mined. Minerals Please consult with the broker regarding minerals.
$5,500,000  •  300 acres
T-4 Ranch T-4 Ranch is uniquely situated in one of the most beautiful locations in all of Upshur County. The ranch offers a rare combination of recreational enjoyment, superb cattle grazing, and hunting opportunities. Situated on 300 +/- acres of prolific land, the T-4 Ranch provides a weekend oasis that includes fantastic recreational waters, dynamic elevated views, and ideal proximity to several major cities. The majority of the improvements are approximately twelve years old, or less, and still in amazing condition. Everything has been meticulously designed and cared for. The physical enhancements to the land are well thought out and contribute to both the functionality and beauty of the ranch. This property truly offers something for every ranch seeker. The T-4 Ranch is being offered turnkey with a significant number of furnishings, equipment, vehicles, and an experienced ranch employee. Location The property is two hours or less east of Dallas and fifty minutes north of Tyler in Western Upshur County, near the border of Wood County. The property is located in the Rhonesboro Community, west of the town of Gilmer. Fox Steven Field, Gilmer Municipal Airport has a 4,000-foot run-way and is 13 miles from the gate of the ranch. Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is located 47 miles from the ranch gate and offers both commercial and private options. The ranch entrance is on the northside of State Highway 154. The property also has frontage/access to Raintree Lakes Circle, Holstein Road, Jersey Road, and Groundhog Road Habitat & Topography The ranch offers a variety of mixed-use habitats, within the Piney Woods Ecoregion, including a blend of open pasture, pines, hardwoods, and floodplains. Numerous pastures have been cleared and improved with Coastal Bermuda grass for grazing. Native grasses are prevalent throughout the wooded areas, which include majestic mature hardwoods and scattered pine trees. Extensive improvements have been made to the environment around the residences and in other areas of the ranch. The soils primarily consist of Cuthbert fine sandy loam, Darco fine sand, Bowie fine sandy loam, Kirvin gravelly fine sandy loam, Lilbert loamy fine sand, and Sacul fine sandy loam. Elevation varies from approximately 400' along Beck Branch to approximately 540' along State Highway 154. This is considered to be extremely unique for this geographical area. The topography has multiple dramatic contrast points that offer beautiful views beyond the property. Cattle The ranch runs a very productive cattle operation that has the capacity to support 150 - 250 head. The cattle working facilities are some of the nicest pens you will find in all of East Texas. The cattle facility gives the owner the ability to work cattle with very limited help while also minimizing the stress placed on the animals. The property has great perimeter fencing, custom metal gates, and cross fencing all in place. The barn and storage facilities are likely as nice as you will find in Upshur County. Water is plentiful via stock tanks, well irrigation, creeks, and ponds. *Livestock is not included in the sale. Wildlife, Hunting The T-4 Ranch has an abundance of wildlife and sporting opportunities. Whether your passion involves angling or the pursuit of deer, ducks, doves, hogs, or predators, you will find no shortage here. Located within one of the most productive zones of the Central Flyway, there is potential for phenomenal waterfowl hunting in the lake, ponds, and Beck Branch. The thick wooded corridors throughout the ranch provide plentiful cover and sanctuary areas for wildlife to thrive. Water, Fishing Both surface and subsurface waters are abundant throughout the T-4 Ranch. The main bodies of surface water include a 17 +/- acre lake, 2 +/- acre pond, 3.5 +/- acre pond, a live surface spring, and Beck Branch. The lake includes multiple fishing piers, two fishing bridges, and a two-bay boat stall with electricity and water. There are two water wells located on the property, one well services the main residence and the guest home. The other well is located near the cattle working facility. The 17 +/- acre lake located on the property is 35-40 ft. at its deepest point making it one of the deepest private bodies of water in the area. The large 17 +/- acre lake has amazing fishing and regularly produces largemouth bass between 8 -10 pounds. The lake record is 14 pounds! The 2 +/- acre pond also presents amazing fishing opportunities as well as maintains a full level even during a drought due to the live spring and the 2-inch waterline pump. The 3.5 +/- acre pond also has the ability to be filled during droughts with the use of a direct waterline. Homes Main Residence This beautifully designed 7,708 sqft home sits on the side of a hill overlooking gorgeous views from one of the highest hills in the area. Constructed in 2008, this 5-bedroom, 5-full bath, and 2-half bath masterpiece is surrounded by peaceful tranquility. The home is built on a reinforced engineered slab and has a 2x6 interior and exterior frame with some steel framing as well. The home includes an additional 2,674 sqft of porches on both the front and back of the house. The residence also has a 980 sqft detached 3-car garage with a 536 sqft walk-way attaching the garage to the home. The home has beautiful 8-foot tall, 3-point doors and large windows which flood the rooms with natural light. The grand fireplace is built with true Austin stone, and all of the window and door trim is built using lumber cut off of the ranch. The home also has an executive office space, game room, fireproof safe room, 3 septic systems, 6-inch foam insulation, 3 ac. of inground sprinkler system, natural gas provided by a 3/4 mile gas line and 5 HVAC units. The exterior of the home has been newly repainted (brushed by hand). Lake House This 4 bedroom and 3 bath home is situated adjacent to the 17 +/- acre lake and was utilized as the owners' home before the main home was built. The home recently had a new roof and windows installed. Located adjacent to the home is a 50 ft x 30 ft pavilion with extensive concrete sidewalks and driveways. There is also a bulkhead running the length of the yard along the lake. The yard also irrigated by sprinkler using water from the adjacent lake. Guest House The home can be accessed by ranch road or Raintree Lakes Circle on the southern end of the property. This well-built 1,800 sqft home has 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The home was built in the 1970's but has recently been remodeled. The home has a large porch that wraps around three sides of the home, pipe fencing, dual water connections and two live springs feeding into the pond. The home also has a two car carport with a covered walk-way that crosses a live spring. Foreman's Home This home was recently redone and has a new metal roof. The home is 1,200 sqft with 2 bedrooms/1 bath and a laundry room. The home is improved with a two-car carport, dual water connection and a large front porch. The property has frontage along Raintree Lake Circle. The home is fenced one all sides with welded pipe fencing and five strand barbed wire. Rent Home The home is 2,452 sqft with 4 bedrooms/2 bath. The home has a block foundation and wood frame. This home was recently redone with new windows, doors, vinyl siding, and metal roof. The sheet rock and flooring in the interior of the house has recently been redone. The home is cooled and heated by central heating and air and is also outfitted with a place for a wood burning stove. The home has a large front porch and is fenced on all sides. There is also a small fenced in backyard perfect for small animals. Brick Home The home is 3 bedrooms/2 bath with a slab foundation and wood frame. This home was recently redone with a metal roof and covered back patio. The home is cooled and heated by central heating. There is also a shed with a concrete foundation located behind the home as well as a small storage shed with a two car carport. Other Structures Outdoor Kitchen - This fabulously designed covered structure serves as both a cook shack and gathering area. It is outfitted with top-of-the-line appliances/fixtures including a grill/smoker, sink, granite countertops, oven/stove and a fire pit plumbed for gas. The building has a concrete foundation, metal roof, Austin stone throughout and a half bathroom. Climate Storage- This building is a 1,500 sqft steel frame storage building on a slab. The building is insulated and has the ability to be heated and cooled. The building has a slab foundation, metal frame, and metal roof/siding. Three-Sided Shed - This structure is 30' x 15' (450 sqft.) has a gravel foundation, steel frame, metal siding, and metal roofing. Three-Sided Shed w/Power/Water - This structure is 60' x 30' (1,800 sqft.) has a gravel foundation, steel frame, metal siding, and metal roofing. Auto Barn - This is an enclosed climate controlled and insulated building that is 4,420 sqft. The building has an office space, half bath, and a storage unit. The building has a slab foundation, metal frame, and metal roofing/siding. Hay Barn - This metal structure is utilized as a hay barn and can hold approximately 800 round bales. This structure is 5,400 +/- sqft, 20 ft tall, and has electricity. Covered Pens - The working pens are some of the best pens you will find in all of East Texas. The pens are covered by a large metal frame and metal roof. The pens were custom built and designed to allow for the working of a large number of cows with a limited number of people. Boat House - The structure is constructed with a steel pipe frame, expanded metal flooring, covered walkway, dock area, two stall boat slip, electrical and water. Boat house (New Lake) - The structure is constructed with a steel pipe frame, expanded metal flooring, covered walkway, dock area, one stall boat slip, electrical and water. The boat house is located adjacent to a walkway that crosses the lake and has a gazebo in the middle. Tractor shed- This structure is 30' x 60' (1,800 sqft.) has a 6-inch concrete foundation, steel frame, metal siding, metal roofing w/ insulation, electricity, and water access. The structure has 3 bays with overhead doors, work bench area, air compressor and wielding setup perfect for equipment maintenance. Storage shed - The structure is constructed with an I-beam/4-inch steel pipe frame, metal roof, concrete foundation, and electricity. Trailer shed- The structure is constructed with an I-beam/4-inch steel pipe frame, metal roof and dirt foundation. Additional Improvements Professional landscaping and lighting Electric metal gated entrance Explosion Proof Fuel tanks Soilcrete and blacktop roads Video monitored security system throughout the ranch 1000 - gallon propane tank Peach Orchard / Garden; Irrigated by drip irrigation 45 KW generator (Powered by Natural Gas) - Services the water well, house and front gate Taxes The property is under an agricultural tax exemption program. Other A large inventory of furnishings and equipment are included with a qualifying offer. Contact agent for further details. Minerals Contact agent for further details. Please contact Kade Johnston for further information - kade@ - 318-331-3381
$2,750,000  •  58 acres
This recreational paradise revolves around a fabulously updated 6,000 SQFT home on the banks on the Red River supplying magnificent views. Recreational opportunities are plentiful throughout the 58 +/- acres, including a newly constructed pool with hot tub, outdoor kitchen along with abundant hunting and fishing opportunities. Equestrian improvements include pipe fencing and an impeccable 2,880 SF six stall equestrian barn with tack room, medicine room and bathroom. Loafing sheds, paddocks, hot walker and a recently finished open air riding arena are also in place. This is a unique river property that has been extremely well maintained and is a must see. Location The property is located at the end of Gun Club Road, approximately 75 miles North of Dallas off of US 75 and only 4 miles from the charming town of Denison, TX. Habitat & Topography The combination of the wooded terrain and adjacent river provide an abundance of recreational activities as well as peaceful tranquility. The majority of the forest on this property is typical of the Cross Timbers region with exceptionally large hardwoods, including some pecan trees, scattered throughout the lower portion. Extensive improvements have been made to the habitat around the residence and other portions of the ranch. The property consists of mostly sandy, loamy, and clayey soils. The River Edge Ranch has an impressive 200' of topographical change that slopes from the southern portion of the property to the river. Wildlife, Hunting The River Edge Ranch is a pass through for a healthy population of wildlife including deer, hogs, waterfowl, bobcats and more. The timber portion provides cover for large deer and hogs traveling down and across the river corridor. The river and pond attract waterfowl from the surrounding areas. Two feeders and blinds are set up on the property, but it does not receive intense hunting pressure. Water, Fishing This property is located on the banks of the mighty Red River. The recently refurbished observation deck protruding out from the back of the residence looks directly over the river and beyond to Oklahoma. This expansive deck is the ideal place for relaxing or shooting skeet over the river. The property includes a private boat launch allowing for easy access to fish for a number of different species or just explore the river. There is a 3 +/- acre pond that reaches about 35-40 ft. deep. It is stocked with largemouth bass, blue gill, catfish, flathead minnows, and crappie. City water is run to the residence. There is one water well with filtration, as well as a 12,000-gallon water storage and treatment system in excellent condition. Main Residence The 6,000 SF residence has 5 bedrooms, 8 baths, and a bonus in-law suite situated over the garage. In 2019, the owners built an additional section of the house, opening up a living room, adding two bedrooms, as well as a pool house bath and shower, full steam room, and large laundry room with double washer / dryers and a large refrigerator. This well-designed home is in great condition and was recently refurbished. There is also an attached two car garage and second floor deck. Other Improvements Metal Barn - 4,920 SF metal barn with multiple drive through bay doors and ample storage. Pool and Hot Tub - Built in 2020. Fully lit with 3 lit bubblers (2 in pool, 1 in hot tub) and color change lights powered by remote. Dimensions: 33' x 46'. Outdoor Kitchen - At the edge of the river, the outdoor kitchen provides a deep fryer, griddle, grill, cookers, and refrigerators. Vineyard - The vineyard currently has 400 vines but has the capacity to hold 750. Drip irrigation runs throughout the area. Silent Cummins Generator - Holds 1,000 gallons of diesel and is large enough to power the entire property in case of a power outage. An electric gated and rocked entrance is located at the front of the property. Other The private portion of Gun Club Road leading to the ranch was recently repaired and repaved. The ranch also has access to River Oaks Road. Minerals Please consult with the broker regarding minerals.
$12,750,000  •  531 acres
Shovel ready and fully permitted development project located on Lake Okeechobee FL. 531 acres consisting of 490 one half acre lots, 81 lots directly on the waterway which surrounds Lake Okeechobee, 75 lots on inland lakes, and includes 40 acres of commercial approved buffer along SR-78. This beautiful location is poised for development and recently attracted the new Bass Pro Resort which is being built within a few miles. Come and enjoy wide open spaces, world class outdoor lifestyle, and all that the beautiful Sunshine State has to offer! With over one thousand new residents relocating to the state per day this, development will bridge the historically low inventory gap! Welcome to Florida! In Partnership with Kourtney Pulitzer of Sotheyby's Realty.
$3,200,000  •  117 acres
Blue Fork Ranch is one of the most unique properties in all of Hopkins County. Originally built as a bed & breakfast and private dinner club, the property has been used as a private residence and weekend get-away for the last ten years. Blue Fork Ranch has been beautifully groomed and nurtured to highlight its unique natural features and emphasize its highest and best use. This really is a must see for anyone looking in Eastern Texas with an interest in cattle, horses, recreational activities, or a bed & breakfast, event venue, etc. This property is being offered turnkey, with no detail overlooked or expense spare during the build/remodel of each of the homes and structures. Location The property is situated 10 miles north of Lake Fork in Southern Hopkins County, less than ninety minutes east of Dallas, one hour and ten minutes north of Tyler, and twenty minutes south of Sulphur Springs. It can be accessed from the east side of state highway 159 and has frontage along County Road 1442. Tyler Pounds Regional Airport is located 52 miles from the ranch gate and offers both commercial and private options. Habitat & Topography The ranch offers a variety of mixed-use habitat, within the Post Oak Savannah Ecoregion, including a blend of open pasture, scattered hardwood timber, scattered pines, and floodplain. Extensive improvements have been made to the environment around the residences and throughout the ranch. Numerous pastures have been cleared and improved with Coastal Bermuda for grazing. Native grasses are prevalent throughout the limited wooded areas, which include majestic mature hardwoods and scattered pine trees. The soils primarily consist of Freestone fine sandy loam, Nahatche soils, Pickton loamy fine sand, Wolfpen loamy fine sand, and Woodtell loam. Elevation varies from approximately 460' to elevations of approximately 510' in the northeast corner of the property, lending itself to beautiful views of the property and surrounding area. Water The ranch has one 1.5-acre lake fed by a small creek north of the lake. This small creek has an electric pump that recirculates the water from the lake down the creek and over a rock waterfall spillway back into the lake. The property has two stock tanks, one in the northwestern pasture and another in the southern pasture. There are four working water wells on the property with excellent water quality. The well that supplies the main home is 300 +/- feet deep and located within the pump house. Habitat, Wildlife and Cattle Blue Fork Ranch provides a great opportunity to capitalize on wildlife already on the property. Although not historically used for hunting, the layout could easily be enhanced to provide great hunting opportunities. Directly adjacent to the property is a heavily wooded area that provides excellent habitat for various wildlife. The foreman stated that it is not uncommon to see whitetails feeding in the pasture both early in the morning and late in the evening and a large number of doves. With a great perimeter and cross fencing in place, the ranch runs a very productive cattle operation that has the capacity to support 40 - 50 head of cattle. All the hay feed comes directly from the property, and hay pastures have historically produced 2,000 +/- square bales or 300 +/- round bales allowing three cuttings per year. Improvements, Structures & Roads The owners have done a wonderful job of maintaining the historical significance and character of the preexisting structures, while restoring and updating with some modern touches. The new structures were designed to blend in with the original aesthetic of the established edifices. No detail was overlooked during this arduous process, including materials, furnishings, and decorations that were collected from all over the country. Main Residence This beautiful two-story main home was initially built to be utilized as a bed/breakfast and a private dinner club, but it has since been renovated to be used as a private residence. At approximately 7,500 +/- sqft., it includes 6 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. This home was truly built to stand the test of time due to its combination of steel, low density concrete, and wood frame, and its pier and beam on slab foundation. The home is heated and cooled by 9 HVAC units (7 small capacity units and 2 larger units) outfitting each room with its own thermostat. The home is supplied with 4 water heaters, two gas powered and two electric. The kitchen is perfectly laid out for entertaining large groups with a large main island, pastry area, two ovens, and a coffee bar. Features also include a large library/study, three fireplaces, a large dining/living room, stereo system throughout the home, and a beautiful master suite. Pavilion (Main Residence) Directly located next to the main home, the pavilion is perfect for entertaining large groups of people and also has been used to host multiple weddings. It was built in 2013 and is 35' x 40'. The pavilion has a beautiful, oversized fireplace that serves as the centerpiece of the outdoor area as well as a grilling station. Cottage Approximately 1,802 sqft. and built in 2000. The cottage has 3 bedrooms and 3 baths and was completely renovated in 2015 with improved sheetrock walls, wood and tile floors, and a fireplace. It consists of a wood frame, hardy board siding, and a composition shingle roof. Carriage House Two-story house built in 2012 and approximately 3,892 sqft. The bottom floor is a three-car garage with finished slab flooring, sheetrock walls, a small bathroom, and plenty of room to keep tools and work on equipment. The top floor is 3,500 sqft. and currently used as an office. The second story is improved with a bathroom, fireplace, wood floors, sheetrock walls, and has plumbing in place suitable for a kitchen. It has a slab foundation, wood frame, hardy board siding, and a metal roof. Horse Stable Approximately 3,300 sq ft. +/- and built in 2000. The stable has a bathroom, storage/office space, wash rack, large tack room, and 6 horse stalls. The stable has a slab foundation, wood frame, hardy board siding, and a composition roof. Foreman's Home The foreman's house was built in 1967 and is 2,700 sqft. It has 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. The home is on a slab foundation, wood framed, brick veneer siding, and a composition roof. Other Notable Structures and Improvements Electric, gated entrance with remote monitoring/activation, rock facade, landscaping, lighting Professional landscaping surrounding the main home 10' x 10' pump house 60' x 60' metal hay barn 25' x 50' metal storage shed with 6 garage doors 1,000 +/- sqft. one bed/bath apartment Old dairy barn used for storage Three-sided metal storage barn; 1,500 sqft. Other A large inventory of furnishings and equipment are included with a qualifying offer. Contact agent for further details. Minerals & Production A significant portion of the mineral rights and all the surface and executive rights related to the minerals are believed to be owned by the seller. Please contact the agent for additional details. There is currently no production or mineral leases on the ranch. Taxes The property is under an agricultural tax exemption program. This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by TT Ranch Group with Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty. Buyer's broker must be identified on first contact, must accompany the buying prospect on first showing and continue to fully engage in any and all negotiations and communications to qualify for full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at the sole discretion of the Listing Broker. Prospects will be required to provide proof of funds prior to scheduling a showing. The information contained herein has been collected from sources deemed reliable, however, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of such information. Prospective buyers should verify all information to their own satisfaction.
$2,600,000  •  3 acres
Discover luxury and sophistication in this East Texas retreat, tucked away on three wooded acres in South Tyler. Saddlebrook Estates is an exclusive gated community just minutes from Tyler’s newest development and in the highly rated Whitehouse ISD. Built in the spirit of Neoclassical style, this custom home is the result of thoughtful collaboration between architect, builder and homeowner. It is a showcase of elegance and modern style without sacrificing convenience for everyday life. The master wing features a rotunda-shaped bedroom, separate showers and closets, and laundry room. Among the many unique aspects of this home are its grand split-staircase entrance, stately library, executive office, saltwater pool, lighted tennis courts, in-home theater, game room, craft room, and gazebo with grill. Each of the four upstairs bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms.
TT Ranch Group

Tyler Thomas
3131 Turtle Creek Blvd. 4th Floor
Dallas, TX 75219

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