|Living Area||3,900 sqft|
|Lot Size||248 acres|
Ceiling Fan, Walk-In Closets.
Ceiling Fans, Central Air Conditioning, Dishwasher, Kitchen Island, Microwave Oven, Refrigerator.
Air Conditioning, Beam Ceilings, Breakfast bar, Ceiling Fans, Fire Alarm, Furnace, Kitchen Island, Walk-In Closet.
Guest House Separate, Guest Room, Kitchen/Dining Combo.
Barn/Stable, Fencing, Horse Facilities, Outbuilding(s), Outdoor Living Space, Patio, Storage Shed.
Lake View, Scenic View, View.
The 248+/- acre Carol Rose Ranch is located on the east side of IH-35 across the rolling prairie of northern Cooke County just south of the Red River at the Texas – Oklahoma border. This ranch has been a renowned horse breeding and training facility for decades. The central location between Dallas, Fort Worth and Oklahoma City, as well as numerous smaller North and Central Texas markets, makes this ranch desirable. The ease of access from IH-35 and US-82 have contributed to the success of this equestrian ranch.
The property is located in the north-east corner of IH-35 north bound where it intersects with the FM 1202 overpass and on/off ramps, a few miles north of Gainesville, 7 miles south of the Red River at the Texas – Oklahoma state line, and 75 miles north of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in Cooke County, Texas. The property has frontage along IH-35 on the west, FM 1202 on the south and County Road 137 on the east. Texas DOT has plans to widen IH-35 from 4 lanes to 6 lanes from US-82 north to Exit #1 in Oklahoma in the future. The Gainesville Municipal airport is located 7 miles southwest of the ranch on the west side of IH-35.
The equestrian ranch is currently being used for agricultural purposes with improved pastures for grazing along the northern border of the property and the large equestrian and residential improvements located in the central portion of the ranch. The property has an agricultural exemption.
The surface water on the property is abundant with 6 stock tank/ponds and several wet weather creeks scattered across the ranch. Water for the improvements is supplied by wells.
The property is gently rolling and covered with improved pastures on the central and southern portion of the ranch, with native pastures on the northern-third of the ranch. Elevation on the property ranges from approximately 860 +/- feet above sea level at the highest point along the western boundary of the property, and 810 +/- feet above sea level near the north east corner of the ranch.
This equestrian ranch includes a main house, multiple residences for employees, barns, pens, loafing sheds, an indoor arena and two outdoor arenas for training, reining horses, working cow horses and for general riding. The main house is a 3,700 sq ft home with an adjacent 1,000 sq ft office, built in 1965. There are 9 homes/mobile homes suitable for employee and trainer housing.
The indoor arena is 90 ft x 200 ft with a large screened holding area for cattle on the south end. The outdoor roping arena, also used for training, reining horses, working cow horses and for general riding, is 110 ft x 303 ft with extensive cattle holding pens on the south end and a 15 ft return alley running the total length of the arena. There is a 125 ft square cutting pen/arena, 175 ft round pen, and an open 200 ft x 400 ft exercising track.
There is a total of 16 barns and 8 pasture loafing sheds. Included are typical stalls, mare motels and breeding barns with a total of approximately 200 individual stalls. There is a 12-stall and 28-stall barn used for stallions and/or a training facility, as well as two large barns designed for mares and foals, a dry mare motel and a wet mare motel barn.
The facilities are designed to work efficiently with minimal staff; for example, movable panels, alleys, and fencing allow one person to move horses or cattle from pastures to the breeding barn or training facilities.
Another 3-bedroom house and barn are located on Rose Ranch Lane. There are gravel and asphalt roads providing access to all areas of the ranch and extensive fencing and cross-fencing using pipe corrals, pipe fencing, and woven wire fencing.
Telephone and electricity are available at the southern property line.