Boasting 360-degree views from the highest hilltop overlooking the southern shores of Lake Ray Roberts lies a 40-acre residential retreat that feels more resort than cattle ranch, although it has that too.
Known simply as Trio Texas Ranch, the sprawling equestrian and entertainment compound at 1180 McReynolds Road in Sanger, Texas – currently listed for $6.5 million – is the brainchild of three brothers who all lived and worked in Dallas and wanted a quick getaway for entertaining family and friends in a fun, safe, and scenic environment, but with one major stipulation — it had to be chock-full of luxurious indoor-outdoor amenities.
The result is an eight-bedroom, eleven-and-one-half-bath residence that is the very definition of living large, with countless designer upgrades, oversized great rooms, an expansive chef’s kitchen that could fit an entire restaurant staff, and not one, but four master suites outfitted with gas log fireplaces, sitting areas, coffee bars, jetted tubs, and private balconies.
“Though we have sold a lot of ranches, we have also sold a number of lake properties in the North Texas area, and none have been set up to entertain on such a high level and provide this kind of accommodation to so many at one time,” said listing agent, David Burgher of the Burgher Ray Ranch Sales Team at Briggs-Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.
From the moment you step foot on the property, you know you’re somewhere special. The rolling topography, scattered trees, and glimmering lakefront are worth the drive alone — just 60 minutes from downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, and a mere 45 minutes from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
However, it’s the 16,466-square-foot main house – with private elevator, 12-seat movie theatre, 80 by 50-foot climate-controlled gym, freshwater heated pool, six-stall horse barn, working cattle ranch with living quarters, and incredible views from nearly every room – that really turns heads.
“They did not skimp on cost,” says Burgher. “Everything is of very high quality with high ceilings, a lot of iron and wood work detail, exposed beams, custom chandeliers, lighting, and numerous fireplaces.”
The unobstructed lake views are spectacular and go on for miles – a rarity for Dallas-Fort Worth-area lakes. Positioned on the large and relatively new Lake Ray Roberts, the ranch offers convenient access to one of the least crowded reservoirs in the area. It’s mostly popular for recreational boating and water skiing, but also great for fishing largemouth bass and channel catfish, exploring wooded equestrian and hiking trails, or splashing around at any one of the sandy beaches on the lake.
After an adventurous day on the water, the ranch’s giant open patios and lounge areas offer the ultimate rustic-chic hangout, well-appointed with a poolside cabana, two full baths, outdoor kitchen with grill, refrigerator, and gas fireplace.
It’s the type of place that encourages you to sip iced tea on breezy wrap-around porches, dine alfresco amidst breathtaking panoramas, and master the art of disconnecting, with long walks along the pastoral countryside. It’s a Texas resort ranch that got it right, and combines lakefront living with modern-day luxury to bring you a property so tasteful and timeless, you may never want to leave.
An additional 26 acres are available for purchase for $2.5 million, which ensures the iconic views stay uninterrupted.
Trio Texas Ranch is currently offered for sale and exclusively listed by Harlan Ray and David Burgher of the Burgher Ray Ranch Sales Team at Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty.