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Beauty, Ranch and Land, Update Fort Worth

How Do You Start a Search for a Ranch?

02/02/2016
5C Quarter Horses Ranch, 3658 CR 4660 Mount Pleasant 75455, Greg Caton, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

5C Quarter Horses Ranch sits on 365 acres in Mount Pleasant, TX. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

When you decide to buy a ranch, you’re making a significant investment. One of the first things to consider is whether your ranch will be used primarily as a retreat for your family or for producing income through cattle, mineral rights and hunting leases, for instance. Even if your primary purpose is pleasure vs. business, your ranch should produce enough income to cover maintenance.

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Beauty, Ranch and Land

Rural Properties Are Great Investments in Texas

08/27/2015
Moon River Ranch 0 417A , Satin, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-cattle

The 951-acre Moon River Ranch in Falls County is listed for $7,900,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty 

The Texas residential market is white hot. Buyers far outstrip sellers, creating bidding wars for high quality homes in great neighborhoods.

Just over the horizon within an hour to two-hour drive is a vast expanse of rural land that is attracting its own growing number of buyers.

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Ranch and Land, Update Fort Worth

Football Legend Terry Bradshaw’s Showplace Ranch

02/26/2015
Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-firepit

Terry Bradshaw’s completely renovated Circle 12 Ranch is listed for $10.8 million. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Everyone knows Terry Bradshaw as one of the nation’s best quarterbacks, having played 14 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers, won four Super Bowl titles and was inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

What most people don’t know is that Bradshaw is also an accomplished rancher.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

The Fox Sports broadcaster has built a pristine 744-acre ranch an hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and a few minutes from the Winstar Casino with its world-class entertainment, shopping and dining.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-landscape

On what he calls his sanctuary from his hectic schedule, Bradshaw raises cattle, horses and hogs.

“I built this ranch to satisfy my passion for being outdoors and working with animals. It is one of the finest spreads of its type anywhere,” he said.

After 14 years of turning a neglected piece of Oklahoma land into a showplace, is selling the Circle 12 Ranch for $10.8 million.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-fireplace

On the ranch is an 8,600-square-foot home, built in rustic style with western décor. It has six bedrooms and eight baths with tall ceilings, large fireplaces, tiled floors and wood paneling under a green roof. The outdoor patio is more than 1,000 square feet and has a kitchen and bar, a fireplace and a fire pit. There is also a pool and a two-story doghouse.

Circle 12 Ranch, 18901 Bradshaw Lane Thackerville 73459, Angie Nelson, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-lake

For the horses there is a four-stall stallion barn, a 20-stall show barn, a 50-stall mare barn with a laboratory and office and a large covered arena. The property has numerous trails, sealed asphalt roads, fenced-in pastures and paddocks and eight ponds.

For more luxury homes throughout the Metroplex, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.