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396 +/- acres - Rustic Springs Game Ranch


In Southwestern Franklin County, 5 minutes north of Winnsboro, Texas near the junction of Hopkins, Wood and Franklin County. The ranch is an easy 1.5 hour drive east of Dallas down I30 and only two miles west of Cypress Springs Lake. Winnsboro is 6 miles to the south and Mt. Vernon is 10 miles to the north. There is paved county road frontage along the northwest portion of the ranch along with frontage on Highway 37 to the east.


This ranch is a rare find and offers a unique opportunity to own a highly improved game ranch with multiple opportunities for income production and recreation. The ranch is high fenced into two separate pastures and has sweeping coastal meadows lined by massive oaks and other hardwood trees with live springs scattered through the pastures. The property has a good balance of open pasture and heavily wooded areas with large oaks, pecans, elms, and other mature trees. Rolling sandy loam hills with over 40’ of elevation change and fertilized improved grasses provide for a highly productive and quality hay crop or can be used for livestock grazing.


There is a 6+ acre lake stocked with bass and catfish, nine other smaller ponds and stock tanks along with many springs and small creeks - the ranch is well watered for both livestock and wildlife. The potable water for the ranch improvements and deer pens is provided by a high quality well but there is also a meter in place from the Cypress Springs Special Utility District which has never been used.


The Rustic Springs Ranch is being offered as a fully turn-key hunting ranch which has a multitude of improvements spread across the property with lodging currently in place for 50 guests at one time.


• Lodge House – Two Bedroom Three Bath fully furnished

• Butler’s Cabin – Two Bedroom One Bath with Living Room fully furnished

• Garden Cabin – Two Bedroom Two Bath with Living Room fully furnished

• Aoudad Cabin – One Queen Bedroom with Outdoor Shower fully furnished

• Four-Horn Cabin – Three Queen Beds with One Bathroom fully furnished

• Texas Dall Cabin – Three Queen Beds with One Bathroom fully furnished

• Fallow Cabin – Three Queen Beds with One Bathroom fully furnished

• Ranch Manager’s House – Three Bedroom One Bath


In addition to the two homes and six cabins, there is a 6,000+ square foot enclosed pavilion complete with commercial kitchen, bar area, men’s & women’s restrooms, multiple seating areas along with game tables, many televisions and even a movie projector!


To support the ranch operations, there a number of barns, outbuildings, equipment sheds, storage areas, and a skinning shed with walk-in cooler. The ranch is ready to hunt with plenty of fiberglass archery and rifle blinds along with corn and bulk protein feeders in place. A bulk overhead feed bin is on the north side of the ranch for bulk delivery of feed with easy all-weather access for a feed truck.


The ranch is surrounded by an 8’ high game fence with two separate high fenced pastures along with a 40 acre low fenced hog hunting area. Rustic Springs is stocked with 200” whitetail deer along with breeding herds of exotics which include elk, red stag, zebra, fallow, blackbuck, axis, barasingha, and aoudad.

Deer Breeding Facility:

The property has a ten acre breeding facility (currently configured as 17 pens) in place complete with insulated working barn. This barn has a deer handler chute and tunnel system in place. Each pen has well water piped to automatic fill troughs, along with many shelters, feed troughs, and bulk feeders in place ready for the new owner.

Additional Acreage:

The adjoining ranch to the south is also being offered for sale and can be added to the purchase of this property. This property will include an additional 365 +/- acres with a home and bunk house, cattle working facility, 10+ acre lake and is fully high game fenced.


Owner will consider financing for qualified buyers.




Blaine Covington - Owner/Listing Broker

(817) 312-4681

Live Camera Feed from the Pavilion Pasture at Rustic Springs Ranch