Sue Ragsdale

United Country Real Estate



Monday, March 22, 2010

For Sale

747 PR 8000 Winnsboro, Tx 75494

Get away from the rat-race to a peaceful, secluded, serene setting in the Piney Woods of East Texas, and only 2 hours (100 miles) from Dallas.

At $238K, this 23.6 acre beautiful spot of heaven is off the beaten track, (located 12 miles from the heart of Winnsboro, Texas) is truly one of a kind. Homeowner has taken extra care with this home, out buildings and land in the rolling hills of East Texas for the last 11 years.

This "cottage in the woods" overlooks 2 spring fed ponds stocked with channel catfish and kept in park like condition. The ponds remain at a constant level year around with an estimated 86,000 gallons of water running per day. A real commodity!!!

This 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1274 sq.ft. home has Granite counters in kitchen, marble counter in master bath, crown molding in every room, capitols above windows and doors. All new thermal insulated vinyl windows open inside for easy cleaning. Hardi-plank exterior has masonry rating. Taxes run approx. $1100 year, utilities approx. $150 mo. Also has a Wood Burning Stove, and mini-split air/heat pump.

The 720 sq. ft. Gambrel barn is the envy of any wood worker and includes a loft with over 600 sq.ft of living space, a bath, and may serve as extra living quarters, guest house, conference room, media room or office. Enjoy weekend guests or rent out loft space with outside entrance, separate from shop entrance.

Approximately 15 acres of this property are fields with pines and hardwoods (including oak and hickory) and some wooded areas.  A large pond is at the back of the property that has both catfish and bass. Hiking trails can be found throughout the property.

This property is in the Harmony School District and includes approx. 2000 sq. ft. of living space including the loft. This home, buildings, ponds, creeks, springs and 23.6 acres, are an excellent investment. If you are interested in a wonderful place to call your home or a weekend retreat, a place to bring the kids or grandchildren and walk along paths in the woods, sit by the babbling waterfall on the creek, visit around a campfire or just rest for a spell in the hammock, don't miss out on this one.

Sue Ragsdale
United Country Real Estate
903.342.9987 / 903.588.5093