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Far Away Meadows is a 364 +/- AC ranch with frontage on U.S. Highway 175 in the town of Poyner, overlooking the valley of Caddo Creek. Just eighteen miles from Athens in southeastern Henderson County, the town of Poyner was originally the home of a Cherokee Indian village until 1839, when Gen. Thomas J. Rusk drove the Indians away. Now the area is known for it gently rolling hills, many lakes and reservoirs, and the tall timber and produce that are grown in the sandy loam clay soil.
Improvements: There are three homes on the property. The large 6,000 sf home is situated at the end of a winding road off of the main highway. There are also two smaller homes on the north end of the property near the highway. The 6,000 sf brick home features a welcoming entry hall with formals for entertaining and abundant light from two skylights above. There is a large open den which is centered on a brick fireplace with built-in bookshelves, paneling and tall ceilings with wood beams. Adjacent to the den is a large cooks kitchen with breakfast bar that opens the breakfast room and looks out to a small landscaped side yard. The spacious master suite and 5 bedrooms are all located on the main floor of the house. An attached two-car garage and a long porch that stretches across the back of the house with views of the surrounding fields complete the main house.
Land: The area is known for it gently rolling hills, many lakes and reservoirs, and the tall timber and produce that are grown in the sandy loam clay soil. The various soils on the property include Cuthbert, Bernaldo, Larue, and Wolfpen which are all loamy sandy soils typically used for culticated crops, pasture, range, and woodlands. Some of the property has been in put into hay production, but there are currently no other crops on the property. There are a wide variety of trees including a variety of oaks and cedar elms.
Location: The property is located 95 miles south of Dallas and 110 miles north of Waco, 33 miles southwest of Tyler, and 124 miles southeast of Fort Worth. Nearby airports include Athens Municipal Airport which has a 3988 ft. long runway and Tyler Pounds Regional airport which has 3 separate runways the longest of which is 7,802 ft. long.
Recreation: The ranch has excellent fishing in the main lake. Various species of wildlife including whitetail deer, hogs, duck, and dove can be found on the ranch. The property is near Lake Athens which also has excellent recreational fishing.
Water: Far Away Meadows includes a 15 AC spring feed lake that offers good fishing, 5 small ponds and one larger pond. There are also beautiful pastures with strong coastal and native grasses good for cattle grazing, good sandy loam clay soil for growing tall timber and a wide variety of produce, and abundant white tail deer. The annual rainfall for this area is 42 inches. For further information on area groundwater, please visit the Panola County Groundwater Conservation Districts official website at http://pcgcd.org/
This ranch is being offered For Sale and is Exclusively Listed by Harlan Ray & David Burgher | Burgher-Ray Ranch Sales of Briggs Freeman Sothebys International Realty.
Buyers brokers must be identified on first contact, and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed full fee participation. If this condition is not met, fee participation will be at sole discretion of the Listing Broker.
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