Swanson Ranch - 7,085.56 Acres
The Swanson Ranch is located in both Wichita and Wilbarger Counties, south of Electra and west of Wichita Falls. It has great access with frontage on FM 2326, Swanson Ranch Road and Bradley Ranch Road. It's entire south and the majority of the west boundary adjoins the famous 550k acre Waggoner Ranch. This is an outstanding large combination ranch with excellent hunting.
The land is diverse with level to rolling mesquite pasture, large plateaus and ridges with deep ravines and heavily wooded bottom land. There are two named creeks traversing the ranch, Short and Long Creek. Along with several other seasonal creeks throughout. It has a good amount of elevation change offering impressive views of the ranch and surrounding landscape. There is approximately 970 acres of tillable farmland being split into five different fenced fields. All located on the northeast portion of the ranch. The farmland is currently and has historically been planted in winter wheat utilized for livestock grazing or hay production.
The pastureland is cross fenced into ten main pastures with a few smaller fenced pastures, or traps. There are five sets of pipe and sucker rod livestock corrals strategically placed throughout the ranch. All of the corrals have fenced traps surrounding them for ease of gathering and working cattle. The ranch currently has a cow-calf operation. The historic capacity has been around 300 mother cows, or one cow to 20 acres and should sustain with average weather conditions. The average rainfall for Wichita County is 30 inches while the average for Wilbarger County is 26 inches.
The ranch is adequately watered with over 55 stock ponds. The ponds are strategically placed in each pasture. The perimeter and cross fencing is considered to be in good condition. Off Swanson Ranch Road on the east central portion of the ranch are two workshops with attached equipment sheds. The road system throughout the ranch is well maintained and adequate to navigate throughout the property.
The Swanson Ranch offers some of the best hunting in Texas! Wildlife that frequents the area are whitetail deer, feral hogs, coyotes, bobcats, dove, quail, duck, geese and sandhill crane. The ranch offers hunting nearly year around.
This is a great combination ranch offering endless opportunities for an avid outdoorsman, or a rancher looking to expand a cattle operation.
Asking $1,895/Acre, or $13,430,000
Contact Stephen Turner, Listing Agent - 940-636-7039