There are few places left where the experience of natural beauty, convenience of location, and living history collide. Inspiration Point Ranch, situated in Southwest Palo Pinto County, 10 minutes South of Mineral Wells is such a place. Each turn of this ranch is a new experience; with dramatic views, ample improvements, and live water this ranch offers a rare opportunity to own an exceptional stretch of the Brazos River with endless recreational opportunities for ranching, hunting, fishing as a family homestead or weekend retreat.
Inspiration Point Ranch is well and truly named after its historic vista with a commanding view over the vast panoramic river valley and beyond. It has been referred to as the most scenic view in Texas! Over the past century, it has held a notable role in the area serving as a public park and landmark, among other things. The next owner of this property has a unique opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind ranch, steeped in rich history, representing the best of North Texas land.
30 acres of coastal hay pasture moves up the vista to Inspiration point with over 300 ft of elevation change from. In between, you will find Brazos River bottom, steep limestone cliffs, dramatic views, wet weather creek draws, and thick game cover that includes live oak, post oak, elm, cedar, mesquite, towering native pecans, and other native underbrush that support wildlife.
The ranch's diverse pasture and terrain offer stellar hunting and a healthy population of wild game. With minimal hunting pressure over the past 5 years, you will find Whitetail Deer, Turkey, Bobcat and several species of waterfowl in the ponds.
Inspiration Point Ranch is situated on a bend of the Brazos River with +-4,000 ft of water frontage. Also, there are several wet weather creeks and 3 small ponds that provide excellent water for wildlife.
There is a total of 3 homes on the property; one home with direct access via 281, and 2 homes atop Inspiration Point. The farmhouse is the most recent renovation, including a professional-grade kitchen, 2-bed / 2 baths and added open-air patio with a wood-burning fireplace.
On the vista, there is a 1978, 3 bed / 3.5 bath brick home that needs some renovation, and there is an additional renovated 2-story bunkhouse with a full kitchen, 4 bed / 2 baths, and an upstairs sleeping 8-15 if bunk beds were added.
Conveniently located 5 miles north I-120 on highway 281, this property is located: 45 minutes from Downtown Ft. Worth, 10 minutes from Mineral Wells, and 1.5 hrs from DFW International Airport.
Primary a mix Sandy Loam and several pockets of Bonti-Exray complex.
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