Overview: A classic East Texas gem! Double Twin Farm is a beautiful combination property located in southern Anderson County. The farm has jaw dropping views from almost everywhere on the property. It boasts over 90' of elevation change, highly improved pastures dotted with majestic red oaks, numerous flowing springs, and dense hardwoods & pines. The farm home is like something you would find featured in a Southern Living magazine. It was built in 2010 and positioned on one of the high points on the property, with 360-degree views.
Location: The address for Double Twin Farm is 2031 ACR 112, Elkhart, TX 75839. It is about 5 miles southwest of Elkhart, 13 miles southwest of Palestine, 126 miles from Dallas and 145 miles from Houston.
Farm Home: Perched on one of the highest points on the property, the farm home is beautifully designed and has stunning views in all directions. The home was constructed in 2010 with best-in-class construction. Built on pier and beam foundation, it features ~2,100 square feet of living space, with ~900 square feet of screened in porches. The home has three bedrooms and two baths, vaulted ceilings, antique pine floors, stone wood burning fireplace and an open floor plan. The home accentuates the farm perfectly and would be a wonderful place for the family to enjoy & entertain guests. Community water, provided by Consolidated Water Supply out of Crockett, supplies water to the home, and it is on an aerobic septic system that was put into place during the home construction. The home is also equipped with an alarm system.
Additional Structural Improvements:
Detached 2 Car Garage- A detached 2 car garage sits just east of the farm home. It is a bricked garage on concrete slab with a new roof.
Barns (2)- The main barn is adjacent to the cattle pens and is approximately 2600 square feet. It can hold approximately 100 large round bales of hay and/or various farm equipment & tools. The second barn is adjacent to the main home. It is a lean-to barn that is approximately 1700 square feet.
Covered Arena- The covered arena is approximately 5200 square feet and is adjacent to the cattle pens. It serves as a covered area to work cattle, and an area for storing hay. The covered area can hold approximately 450 large round bales of hay.
Cattle Pens- The cattle pens are truly best in class and have a 300 head capacity. It features a state-of-the-art curved alley configuration designed by Mark Deesing, who co-authored Humane Livestock Handling with the famed Dr. Temple Grandin. Other features include an adjustable load out ramp for stock and 18-wheel trailers.
Water Wells (2)- One water well is near the farm home, but is not currently in use given the farm is on community water. The second water well is not potable, but is located near the cattle pens to provide water to livestock.
Topography & Terrain: Numerous springs flow throughout the majority of the farm. Double Twin has approximately 187+/- acres of highly improved pastures with excellent perimeter and cross fencing in place. The remaining acreage is made up of diverse tree habitat consisting of mainly hardwoods and pine trees. An unnamed creek, fed by numerous springs, runs through the eastern portion of the farm. Double Twin has approximately 90' in total elevation change with a high point of 380' above sea level and a low point of 290' above sea level.
Surface Water: Double Twin Farm has six bodies of water spread-out across the property. The two biggest ponds are approximately 1.33+/- acres and 1.64+/- acres. They are stacked up on top of one another and both are spring fed. The remaining four bodies of water are scattered throughout the farm providing water for livestock and wildlife. A small, wooded marsh is located in the timber off of a spring fed creek located on the eastern portion of the farm.
Wildlife & Hunting: Excellent hunting opportunities abound at Double Twin Farm. Ample cover and habitat support healthy populations of whitetail deer, hogs, coyotes and bobcats. A small, wooded duck marsh on the east side of the farm is also loaded down with wood ducks each winter.
Cattle: Double Twin farm can conservatively support around 75 AUs. The current owner has additional leased ground where he runs about 300 AUs across Double Twin and leased acreage.
Additional Acreage: The owner owns a partial interest in an undivided tract that is contiguous to the 308+/- acre farm boundary. This additional acreage gives you additional space to recreate. See maps and/or broker for more details.
Minerals: The owner believes to own a portion of the mineral estate. Mineral conveyance is negotiable.
Taxes: The property taxes in 2021 were approximately $4,034.18 per Anderson County Tax Assessor.
Directions: From Dallas, head south on I-45 for approximately 86.45 miles to take Exit 198 toward FM-27/Wortham/Fairfield. Turn left onto FM-27 and travel .89 miles to take US-84 E. Travel 24.63 miles to take a right onto TX-294. Travel 10.14 miles and take a right onto Anderson County Road (ACR) 132. After .22 miles, turn left onto ACR 130, and then almost an immediate right onto ACR 131. Afer travelling .68 miles, take a right onto FM 319. Travel .76 miles to take a left onto ACR 112. The ranch entrance will be on your left after approximately 1.3 miles.
From Houston, head north onto I-45 for approximately 64.72 miles to merge onto State Highway 19. After 20.13 miles, State Highway 19 becomes Texas Forest Trail/TX-19. Travel an additional 28.17 miles to turn left onto SW Loop 304. After 3.58 miles turn left onto US-287 to travel 23.41 miles. Take a left onto E Parker St/TX-294 and travel 1 mile to take a left onto FM 319. Travel 2.06 miles to turn left onto ACR 112. The ranch entrance will be on your left after approximately 1.3 miles.
From Palestine, head south on US-287 for approximately 10.03 miles to take a right onto E Parker St/TX-294. Travel 1 mile to take a left onto FM 319. Travel 2.06 miles to turn left onto ACR 112. The ranch entrance will be on your left after approximately 1.3 miles.
From Crockett, head north on US-287 for approximately 24.77 miles. Take a left onto E Parker St/TX-294 and travel 1 mile to take a left onto FM 319. Travel 2.06 miles to turn left onto ACR 112. The ranch entrance will be on your left after approximately 1.3 miles.
Chance Turner, Agent
Broker & Commission Disclosure: Buyer's Agent/ Broker must be identified upon first contact with Listing Broker/ Listing Agent and Buyer's Agent/ Broker must be present at the initial property tour in order to participate in the real estate commission. Commission splits will be at the sole discretion of Hortenstine Ranch Company, LLC.
All information is deemed reliable, but is not warranted by Hortenstine Ranch Company, LLC. All information is subject to change without prior notice.