Size: 3,649 acres in Knox and King Counties Burden Ranch (Old Moorhouse Ranch East Camp)
Location: Located in North Central Texas in Knox and King Counties approximately 11 miles west of Benjamin, Texas on the north side of Highway 114.
Terrain: The Burden Ranch is a highly improved turn key excellent hunting and cattle ranch with a wide variety of terrain and vegetation. The southern portion of the ranch primarily consists of grassy flats and rolling terrain with cedar, mesquite, and hackberry scattered throughout. As you travel North on the ranch, the elevation consistently rises which provides outstanding views of the lower areas of the property as well as the big ranch country surrounding. The Northeast section of the Burden Ranch has more gradual canyons and excellent food plot areas established on the flat tops of the plateaus. As you travel west on the northern section of the ranch, the terrain becomes much rougher with huge draws, rock escarpments, and dramatic cliff sides leading to the canyons below. Well known for their beauty, views, and acting as wildlife highways, Big Getaway Canyon runs through the west side of the ranch, and Little Getaway Canyon runs through the center. The Burden Ranchs ability to sustain a large cattle operation with top notch facilities, provide excellent hunting, so many recreational opportunities, and offer ownership of a historic Texas ranch, all are reasons why it is a top notch North Texas Ranch property.
Improvements: Headquarters of the Burden Ranch include these fine improvements: Main Rock Ranch House with three bedrooms and plenty of living area; New large pavilion area with storm cellar and plenty of vehicle and ATV storage area; Awesome Bunk House with two bedrooms and screened in porch and huge fireplace; Third house is a Three bedroom frame built structure with an enclosed two car garage; All Structures have Metal Roofs and either central heat and air or heating and cooling units for every room. Ten Ponds, Large set of pipe cattle working pens with scales, a nice shop with 10,000 gallon backup water storage tank, New equipment shed, Roping arena with Grandstand, along with other numerous outbuildings. Many feet of Rock fences and a rock lined driveway preserve the old west ranch look. A rural water line runs through the property with watering stations for wildlife and livestock. Solar Well with water tank; Four Deer Feeder setups that are fenced in and have turkey feeders; Four large fenced in food plots; All of the houses were recently completely refurbished and upgraded with top notch materials and craftsmanship. While the buildings and other improvements were restored, careful attention was paid to maintain the original ranch look and appeal.
Wildlife: Whitetail Deer, Turkey, Hogs, Ducks, Quail, and Dove. The Burden Ranch Ranch lies in a part of the state where many of the largest ranches in Texas operate. The 92,000 acre Spikebox Ranch (previously Masterson and McFadden ranches) borders the property on the north and west side. Another large ranch in the area is the Four Sixes Ranch.
Price: $1,285 per acre
Contact: Andrew Pennington - Agent (940) 838-8112
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