Remarkable Horse Ranch For Sale in Smith County, TX
Iron Rock Ranch is a 103.7 acre one of a kind rare gem located in Smith County in the heart of East Texas only 5.5 miles south of Tyler and 1.5 miles south of Loop 49 in the Whitehouse School District. The 1300 feet of FM 756 road frontage reveals beautiful rolling pastures with scattered hardwood trees providing canopy for livestock lined and divided with 5500 feet of pipe and cable fencing finished with black marine paint. There are two fishing lakes, rolling topography with over 70 feet of elevation change, the second highest elevation in Smith County creating amazing homesites with views. The 60 acres of ancient hardwood and pine forest at the back of the property has horse and ATV riding trails throughout and plenty of wildlife habitat.
Iron Rock Ranch gets its name from the huge iron ore boulders that were discovered years ago when the previous owner mined iron ore from the back of the property and sold it to the City of Tyler for road bed for Gentry Parkway one of the main thorofares in the city. Giant boulders were unearthed in the process and are stacked in two locations on the ranch creating a very interesting conversation display. Many photo shoots have been held in and around the giant stones over the years.
Horses rule at Iron Rock Ranch! The rock front state-of-the-art Cleary custom built barn with doors opening to south and north for year around ventilation is 45’x72’ featuring six 12’x14’ stalls with outside doors to separate paddocks. Includes equine lighting, fully insulated, feed, tack and wash rooms with 80-gallon hot water heater, central vacuum system and commercial ice maker. The reception area is central air and heat, living room area, kitchen and bathroom. Monitored security system.
The shop is a matching Cleary built building, insulated with south and north rollup doors. Included is a ½ bath, built-in shelves and cabinets with plenty of storage. High capacity air compressor, commercial grade lighting and two 30-amp and one 50-amp RV hookups. Monitored security system.
Separate hay barn and storage building with interior and exterior lighting.
A completely remodeled 850 square foot two-bedroom one bath cabin with metal roof is on the property with monitored security system. Use for weekender or ranch hand or lease. Current owner has it leased for $975.00 per month.
Enter the 103.7 acres through an outstanding rock entrance with custom automatic gate, custom landscaping and lighting, power plugs and sprinkler system. There is 1300 feet of prime road frontage on FM 756. The land is comprised of 60% hardwood and pine timber and 40% Coastal, Bahia and Rye grass pastures. The land has rolling topography with over 70 feet of elevation change creating several beautiful homesites, amazing sunrises and sunsets are a plus. There is 5500 linear feet of pipe and cable fencing finished in black marine grade paint with four separate pastures and the entire perimeter is fenced. There are two spring fed stock lakes for fishing, livestock and wildlife. The hardwood timber and pine forest have trails cut throughout for horse back riding and ATVs. The wildlife habitat is fabulous with an abundant of Whitetail Deer and other small varmints that inhabit the woods of East Texas. The main potable water source is Walnut Grove Coop. For irrigation, drinking and supplemental water source for filling front fishing lake is a 300 feet deep Wilcox water well offering and abundant endless supply of water. There is a fully operational Chicago Aermotor Windmill next to the deep well that supplies water to rock tank that flows into fishing lake as well.
HUNTING & RECREATION:
Whitetail Deer, Hogs, Squirrels and other small varmints. Two fishing lakes, horseback and ATV trails throughout the timberland.
Iron Rock Ranch has hosted weddings, photo shoots, private parties and corporate events. The ranch is stunning in all season of the year. The property offers future development opportunity. Just 5.5 miles south of Loop 323 in Tyler, Texas and 1.5 miles south of Loop 49 that goes all the way to Interstate 20 and beyond.