$2,750,000 • 111.58 acres
Luxury Ranch for Sale in Upshur County Near Gilmer Texas
The 111-acre Byrd Ranch is located in the heart of East Texas in Upshur County, halfway between Dallas, Texas, and Shreveport, Louisiana. The ranch is approximately six miles west of Gilmer, Texas, the County Seat for Upshur County. In Gilmer, US Highway 271 and State Highways 154 and 155 all merge, making convenient travel in all directions with easy access to Interstate 30 to the North and Interstate 20 to the South. The ranch location is convenient to Longview, Pittsburg, Mt. Pleasant, Lake Gilmer, and Lake of the Pines.
The hilltop location of the ranch house offers stunning panoramic views of incredible sunrises and sunsets and expansive, gently rolling pastures and woodlands. While the ranch scenery is impressive, the abundantly diverse and highly improved land provides cattle grazing and hay production. Rich wildlife habitat for Whitetail Deer and other small game makes this East Texas Piney Woods manor the perfect family retreat.
Hilltop Executive Luxury Ranch for Sale in East Texas
The gated entry ensures privacy on your East Texas Luxury Ranch, which is fully fenced and cross-fenced, including pipe and barbed wire. The winding paved entry road leads to the home’s front entrance circle drive. The Luxury Spanish Hacienda sits high atop a hill, majestically overlooking panoramic views of the pastoral landscape with manicured pastures, a hay meadow, woodlands, a 3-acre lake, and a 1-acre pond. Quality craftsmanship, creative design, superior materials, and careful attention to detail are evident in one of East Texas’ finest homes.
Constructed in 2008, the 5156 SQFT executive home for sale is luxury living at its finest. Highlights include spacious living spaces, four fireplaces, formal dining room, formal living room, huge family room with fireplace, game area, sitting area, and office space. The centrally located gourmet kitchen is well-equipped for the family chef to create marvelous meals for family and guests with granite countertops, solid wood cabinetry, breakfast bar, breakfast room, and Butler Pantry. Retreat to the spacious primary suite, where you'll find a sitting area, large walk-in closets, hardwood and tile floors, jetted tub, an oversized shower, separate sinks, and private water closet.
The 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath Texas country estate provides sophisticated and classic accommodations for your family and guests. The large wall of windows captures abundant natural light and extraordinary views of the ranch land from all bedrooms and the family room. The tall ceilings lend an additional sense of openness to the spacious rooms. Practical amenities like the screened porch off the main suite and guest rooms, a laundry room, and a security system add convenience, value, and peace of mind.
Private Guest Quarters on Ranch for Sale in Gilmer Texas
Offer private accommodations for visiting family or friends at the separate Barndominium Guest house on Byrd Ranch. The barndominium features four bedrooms, living room, lovely kitchen, and an additional climate-controlled storage area. Sit on the front covered porch and enjoy views of the 3-acre lake and rolling pasture land. There is an outdoor kitchen with a gas grill, cooktop, sink, and granite food prep area for outdoor fun and entertaining. The attached shop and equipment storage area includes four rollup doors with electric openers. Pipe fencing with hog fence protection surrounds the entire guest house area.
Entertain or Relax Outdoors on A Luxury Texas Ranch
The lavish interior selections of the estate extend to outdoor space, creating a private retreat or perfect setting for entertaining family and friends. An expansive patio and pool deck area with a heated swimming pool, spa, and gas lava firepit complete the home’s back exterior, offering a place to enjoy stunning sunsets and breathtaking sunrises with panoramic views surrounding this East Texas countryside ranch.
Cattle Grazing & Hay Production on Upshur County Ranch
Cattle graze native and coastal Bermuda in the pastures on the Upshur County ranch for sale with Tifton 85 in the productive hay meadow. Much of the perimeter fencing is pipe fencing with a portion of barbed wire. The cross-fencing is a combination of pipe and barbed wire. There is water in each pasture for livestock and wildlife. A large barn with sliding doors on each end offers plenty of storage for hay and other ranch equipment. The barn design allows for the easy addition of horse stalls on one side, while the arrangement of the pipe cattle working pens provides easy access and flow of livestock.
Hunt East Texas Whitetail Deer Dove Waterfowl & Go Fishing
Enjoy East Texas hunting and fishing on your country estate. The heavily wooded area on the property, along with the 3-acre lake and 1-acre pond, offer good wildlife habitat for Whitetail Deer and other small animals. The water features provide fishing opportunities and attract Waterfowl and Mourning Dove. For the recreational and outdoor enthusiast, there are plenty of places to roam and enjoy the great outdoors on this beautiful East Texas ranch. Find your freedom in East Texas!