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263 acres Walnut Bend Ranch


Located in Cooke County 5 miles northeast of Gainesville, Texas.


Ready to enjoy, just bring your hunting & fishing gear or ATV! Walnut Bend Ranch is an exceptional multiuse property for the sportsmen looking for exciting outdoor opportunities along the Red River Valley of North Texas. This ranch is located between the DFW and Oklahoma City areas, and only 20 minutes northeast of Gainesville, Texas. The centerpiece of this beautiful ranch is the 2,000 +/- square foot lodge with 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms featuring hardwood laminate flooring and decorative ceiling tiles. Other amenities inside the lodge include a secure storage closet with ample room for all you hunting and fishing gear. The deep wrap-around porch surrounds the lodge and provides an additional 1,800 square foot of cover to enjoy activities around the ranch. Whether you prefer the stone fireplace and hearth while sitting on the back porch, or the fire pit area just steps away, the outdoor entertainment area is waiting for those cool nights to be enjoyed around a crackling fire. Modern conveniences around the lodge area include wet bar with wine storage, cabinets, and an ice maker, satellite TV, internet access, and remote viewing security cameras. A custom entrance with automatic gate and winding concrete drive welcome visitors to the lodge’s main entrance. 4 additional buildings are found just north of the main lodge, all feature insulated interiors with cedar lap exterior siding to compliment the main lodges exterior. One of the buildings house a full outdoor bathroom complete with additional washer and dryer. The second building features two large rollup doors that provide plenty of storage for ATVs and ranching equipment with two additional covered aprons. The remaining buildings contains the main house well, which is 1 of 2 wells for the ranch and additional vehicle storage. Additional improvements include a shooting range with backstop and a dual hanging, lighted cleaning station for wildlife.  The 263 acres is composed primarily of beautiful hardwoods with scattered open patches of native grasses. Principle hardwood species include Oak, Pecan, Persimmon, and Hickory. Many of the species provide a bountiful harvest of nutrition for wildlife in the fall just in time for hunting season! The north boundary of the property is just 500 feet away from the banks the Red River and allows access to hundreds of additional acres to explore along the dense river bottom. Walnut Bend Ranch also features 10 amazing fishing ponds that have been stocked with largemouth bass, hybrid, striper, catfish, including channel and bluecat , crappie, and red ear sunfish for great fishing opportunities. A nice fishing dock sits on one of the ponds closest to the lodge. While another pond on the south side of the property has a deep wooded drainage into the thick timber, making this an excellent spot for hunting or observing wood ducks. Several hunting blind setups have been strategically placed just within the thick timber areas that are adjacent to more open stretches on the property. These transition areas of cover and openings give the ranch a much larger feel than any property of this size. The rich dark soils of Cooke & Grayson Counties are readily known for producing massive antler growth for the whitetails in the area, and Walnut Bend Ranch sits in the heart of this renowned hunting area. Other improvements include excellent perimeter & cross fencing with gated cattle guard entrance and pipe fencing along the frontage road.  A nice set of pipe corrals and working chutes allow for easy cattle handling chores around the ranch. An in-ground storm shelter offers peace of mind from the unpredictable weather in Texoma. Besides the many opportunities on the ranch, additional activities around the area include Lake Texoma just 15 minutes away and Winstar World Casino Located just north of Gainesville. Without hesitation, one would be hard pressed to find a property of this size with so many amenities this close to DFW and the OKC metro area. Walnut Bend Ranch is an outstanding property for anyone looking for so much to offer, with stunning views of the massive Red River Valley.


2,000 +/- square foot 4 bed/3 full bath lodge with 1,800 square foot wrap around porch, 3 insulated storage buildings, concrete in ground shelter, 2 water wells-1 with insulated well house & storage tank, excellent perimeter & cross fencing, pipe cattle corrals & working chute, gated cattle guard main entrance, pipe fencing along county road, custom lodge entrance with automatic gate, concrete driveway, satellite tv/internet/security camera utilities, 10 stocked fishing ponds, 4 deer blinds & deer feeders, interior road system.


Whitetail deer, turkey, waterfowl, wild hog & excellent fishing.




Andrew Pennington - Listing Agent (940) 838-8112