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Merida Ranch

County Road 3548 : Sulphur Bluff, TX 75481

Hopkins County, Texas

270 Acres
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Merida Ranch : Sulphur Bluff : Hopkins County : Texas

Land Description

Overview Located at the end of the county road, The Merida Ranch is a well-manicured combination ranch rich in hunting, fishing, and agricultural features. Signifying the term recreational oasis, the property adjoins the basin of the South Sulphur River Old Channel approximately 1.3 miles south of the Sulphur River. This multipurpose ranch has been used primarily for quality family time and general recreation. The well designed ranch lodge, barn and fire pit area lies in a park like setting surrounded by a mature hardwood canopy. Additionally, the ranch boasts a controlled wetland, stocked fishing lake and hardwood lined creek channels paying tribute to the ranch's picturesque setting and utility. The property's setting will prove to be one of tranquility, relaxation, gentle walks in the park and excitement for the entire family. Lifetime memories of the the big fish catches, alluring Whitetail buck hunts and limits of Mallards and Pintail ducks lay in waiting on Merida Ranch.

Location Merida Ranch is located near Sulphur Bluff, Texas, in northeastern Hopkins County. Conveniently situated approximately 1.5 hours from Dallas, Texas 98 miles, and 2 hours from Ft. Worth, Texas 129 miles, the nearest towns are Sulphur Springs, Texas, 20 miles SW and Mt. Vernon, Texas, 13 miles SE. Improved gravel road access to the ranch's entry gate is provided by County Road 3548.

Lodge & Ranch Headquarters Surrounded by spacious covered porches, the Merida Ranch lodge is a well - constructed steel frame structure with an r-panel exterior tastefully complimented by an Austin stone and cedar facade covering approximately 6,000 square feet. The interior of the lodge boasts two stories -2,600 sf of foam insulated living space including a spacious kitchen, den/ living area, game room, safe room, laundry room, stone fireplace and 4 bedrooms with 2 baths. The remaining -3,400 square feet are dedicated to insulated shop space, covered porches and storage complimented by concrete floors and roll up doors. Seller to convey some existing furnishings.

Other Improvements Near the lodge, stands a like new insulated r-panel barn with slab measuring -30'X 35' with utilities.

Other amenities to be enjoyed on the ranch include a -2 acre manicured and stocked fishing lake, multiple deer blinds, deer and fish feeders and food plots for wildlife, a 42+/- acre DU designed managed wetland and a shooting range to hone your skills before the weekend's activities.

Managed Wetland The managed wetland is a DU designed wetland measuring -42 acres in size. The wetland is drained of all water each spring via an agri-drain installed at the lowest point of the levee system. This management system assists in providing the maximum amount of forage for waterfowl in the winter months.

Topography Topography on Merida Ranch has a variance of -40 feet from its lowest to highest elevation. The lodge sits on the highest point of the ranch overlooking the property with an excellent vantage point.

Wildlife/Hunting In addition to an active native Whitetail deer population, wild hogs, dove, and migrating waterfowl are prevalent on the ranch. Indigenous species of varmints, toads, lizards, birds, and insects play their role in a diverse, thriving, and protected ecosystem on Merida Ranch. Fishing opportunities abound in the 2+/- stocked fishing lake.

Water There are two unnamed wet weather creeks that run through the ranch - one on the south end of the property and another that feeds the managed wetland on the north end of the ranch. Additionally, there are multiple ponds and a -2 acre fishing lake fully stocked with largemouth bass and other game fish ready for weekend enjoyment. All of the structural improvements are serviced by the rural/public water system.

Easements The only known easements are for residential electricity and rural water supply.

Mineral Rights Surface only.

Utilities Electricity is provided by Farmers Electric Cooperative. Cypress Springs SUD is the rural water supply provider.

School District Sulphur Bluff Independent School District

Taxes Property taxes for 2018 are or per acre

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