Ranch & Sand Mining in Bonham, TX for Sale
Don’t miss an incredible opportunity to own 493± acres located less than 60 miles northeast of Dallas, in the highly desired area of Bonham, Fannin County, Texas. This property is truly a gem, offering a variety of uses including sand mining, farming, ranching, and hunting.
Currently, the land is being utilized for sand mining in Bonham, with a mining lease in place that generates substantial lease income for the landowner or bring your own sand plant operation. The property has a lifetime of select fill, with huge deposits of high-quality sand that can be classified and utilized for various purposes.
Historically, the mining on this property has been primarily for concrete sand, however there is enormous potential for utilizing all of the high-quality sands through classifying.
The property is located in one of the most popular and fastest-growing regions of Texas, making it an excellent investment. Mine the sand now and after reclamation have one of the most beautiful farms or development areas remaining in North Texas.
The land has great native pasture on sandy loam soil, which is currently used for cattle grazing. It also offers excellent farmland that is utilized for dry crop soybean, wheat, and hay production with past crops including oats and corn. Crops have been irrigated using water resources located on the property.
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As mentioned, the property has huge deposits of high-quality sand, which include the following types of aggregate products for mining:
- Concrete Sand – high grade which allows product to be blended with fine sand allowing for higher production numbers
- Select Field Sand – higher grade quality
- Gravel Aggregate – ranging in size from pea gravel to 2” road rock
- Fine Sand – utilized to blend with high grade concrete sand/ or used as masonry sand – this sand may also have the potential to be used for golf and sports turf aggregates
There are few rare natural deposits where you can find this quality of sand. Although historically, the mining on this property has been primarily for concrete sand, these deposits have the potential to be classified for other uses. These uses might include golf course sand for bunker sand, top dressing sand, or divot tee mixes. It might also be used for fill sand, equestrian arena sand, mason sand, backfill sand, and/or volleyball sand.
Ingress and egress are available on the north side of the property on FM 1753. This access was rebuilt recently to specifications required to handle semi sand and rock haulers. This enables products to be transported easily to the DFW metroplex, local building project sites, as well as Oklahoma building sites. The property also has access on the south property line via County Road 1430.