Dove Ridge Ranch is located in the beautiful country setting of Palestine, Texas showcasing 197 acres. The residence overlooks acres and acres of lush farmland that includes two ponds. Formerly a working ranch with cattle pens, covered equipment barn, and feed barn, the land is fenced and ready for its next owner.
Sprawling across 197 acres, this diverse and productive property will delight and entice the creative soul of any rancher or anyone seeking a quieter, effortless lifestyle. Providing lush fields of grass highlighted by acres of wooded mature trees, the flowing waters of the Gum Creek, and two ponds, Dove Ridge Ranch is filled with limitless potential. Simply breathing in the clean air of this ranch property immerses you in the vibrant smells of rich earth, fertile fields, and flowing springs. Perfectly nestled in the heart of Palestine, Texas, this substantial homestead is ideally situated to Tyler, Dallas, Waco, Houston, and several townships ensuring city comforts are just a simple car ride away.
Driving through the ranch’s iron gate entrance, you’ll be transported to a world where wholesome values are plentiful, and the land offers a tender healing to the mind and body. As you approach the traditional ranch-style home, your mind will drift to warm summer nights sipping lemonade on the extensive covered front porch as you watch your family and friends enjoy the vast acreage before you. As your imagination takes you to the perfect harmony of work to life balance, your definition of “home” has become crystal clear at this tranquil ranch property.
Designed with a romantic appeal, this southern charmer will put a smile on your face as each room was created to instill a welcoming hospitality spirit. Everything from the custom cedar staircase to the vaulted ceilings, to the heart of pine plank flooring offers a comfortable feeling that ensures a peaceful and content life.
Create your own adventures that will become tomorrow’s treasured memories at Dove Ridge Ranch. With over 3,400 square feet, this home offers three bedrooms, three bathrooms, two-car garage, kitchen, living room, formal dining room, double-sided stone fireplace, walk-out attic, storage safe room, spacious loft, barn with corral, equipment barn and workshop, cattle pens, vast pastures and wooded acres of large mature trees.
Dove Ridge Ranch is the quintessential rancher’s paradise. With 197 fenced acres, this vast property is home to deer and a variety of other wildlife, as well as being forested with an assortment of trees that offers an incomparable sense of serenity.
Initially a working cattle ranch, Dove Ridge Ranch has the Gum Creek running through its acreage with cleared pastures, cattle pens, and two ponds. The original wood barn is connected to a corral for ease of use when tending to herds. Additionally, the enclosed workshop provides convenience for farm equipment repairs and storage. Whipping winds are not a challenge either with the covered windbreak for the cattle. The water well with a pump station provides the pastures and barn with the life-giving water necessary for a thriving ranch.
Southern hospitality is in abundance no matter where you gather at this spacious ranch. Whether enjoying a Texas-sized barbecue outside by the covered outdoor cooking area, celebrating a holiday gathering in the formal dining room, or simply enjoying a favorite drink and appetizers on the porch, parties become the social events of the season that no one will forget.
Meals at Dove Ridge Ranch will leave you satisfied in more ways than one. The kitchen left nothing to chance to ensure ease in preparation, storing, and cooking delicious meals.
This culinary delight features knotty pine cabinets, pull-out pantry, and plenty of storage space. Overlooking the kitchen, the breakfast nook provides the perfect location for grabbing a quick bite to eat, working up the perfect menu, or conversing with family and friends. The two-sided fireplace ensures this eatery is filled with warmth and dancing light in the winter months. When preparing meals or organizing the day’s events over a cup of coffee, you can’t help but feel at ease in the heart of this home.
The master suite at Dove Ridge Ranch provides you with your own personal relaxation location with plenty of privacy and quiet solitude. As you enter, you’ll feel the weight of the day dimmish with every step you take.
Surrounded by crown molding and highlighted by a dazzling view of the pond and front of the property, the master bedroom offers well-being, comfort, and grace. The walk-through hallway features custom drawers and entrance to the cedar closets on both sides, separating the bedroom from the ensuite bathroom. You’ll want to stay a while in this refreshing bathroom with claw-foot bathtub, custom double vanity, and separate shower.
The additional two bedrooms are perfect for your relatives or friends. Each room features large closets, ensuite bathrooms, and double windows facing the front of the property overlooking the pond.
Located in Palestine within Anderson County, Texas, Dove Ridge Ranch fulfills your desire for a private locale, without being far off the beaten path. Tucked into East Texas, Palestine is known for its natural allure, celebrated culture, and incredible array of natural resources. The city is filled with magnolia bushes and dogwood trees making it stunning to behold.
Discover an epic adventure by exploring all there is to see and do in Palestine, Texas. Whether visiting the Railroad Heritage Center, Howard House Museum, or the Museum for East Texas Culture, you’ll experience a wealth of knowledge while drinking in the artistry of the area.
During the spring, Palestine hosts the Dogwood Trails Festival bringing in visitors from around the world to enjoy the serenity of the flora and fauna of the region. Davey Dogwood Park is home to more than 200 acres of picturesque roads that meander throughout the park. In the fall, the charm of the park transforms with the brilliant autumn colors of the native trees and red dogwoods.
Aside from Tyler and Waco, Dallas, Texas is the closest major city to Dove Ridge Ranch. Approximately an hour and a half drive to the city center makes traveling to this metropolis convenient should you wish to step outside of country living and enjoy a little of what the DFW area has to offer.
The fourth largest city in the United States, Dallas provides strong industrial, financial, and cultural offerings. It is also home to numerous culinary delights, top-rated colleges and universities, as well as shopping facilities and mecca of the arts. Not to mention home to the Dallas Cowboys.
Dove Ridge Ranch provides the best of both worlds… A private ranchers delight and a location in a vibrant area of Texas that will redefine your meaning of the perfect place to hang your hat and call home.