Luxury Ranch Roundup: East Texas Ranches That’ll Put a Spring in Your Step

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Saddle up, folks, it’s time for our luxury ranch roundup! This week we found three sweet East Texas ranches that are among the best on the market right now. From a nationally renowned Longhorn cattle operation in Mineola, to a picturesque farm with bass stocked lake in Brenham, to an equestrian ranch with a reputation for breeding world champion paint horses in Winona, we’ve rustled up some winners – all ranging from $1.85 million up to $6.75 million.




Best known as T BAR W Ranch, this exclusive rural and recreational property has earned a reputation far and wide for its Longhorn cattle operation, and now it could be yours to the tune of $6.75 million. With over 367 acres of pristine pasture and top-of-the-line equestrian facilities, including a 6,215-square-foot, 12-stall, European-inspired horse barn, it’s the quintessential East Texas ranch.

Adjacent to the horse barn you’ll enjoy a two story ranch office, tack room, exercise room, full bath, laundry, and heated and cooled three-car garage. The property affords three private and lovingly maintained residences, plus an additional ranch manager’s cottage. Two spring fed lakes, a working longhorn cattle pen, elevated sale ring, and 12-acre polo field take this East Texas ranch over the top.

2977 FM 778, Mineola, TX is currently listed by John Wampler with RE/Max Tyler for $6.75 million.



Open house: Saturday, July 28, 2-4 p.m.

If you’re looking for an East Texas ranch that boasts rolling terrain, old growth trees, sparkling lakes and meandering creeks, this one’s for you. Set against a backdrop of jaw-dropping vistas, on 152-acres, sits Deer Creek Farm, a mecca of outdoor recreation the whole family to enjoy! The property includes a four-bedroom, four-bathroom main residence overlooking a four-acre, bass-stocked lake with boat docks, perfect for the avid fisherman. Plus the impressive horse stables come with an attached two-bedroom, two-bathroom living quarters. When hosting family and friends, the 58-foot by 38-foot party barn is sure to be a big hit! Buyers will also appreciate the farm’s three-bedroom, two-bath guest house — ideal for those extended stay weekends. We love the mix of open pastures, wooded creek bottoms, and wildlife. With a convenient location just five miles north of Brenham and 80 miles northwest of Houston, this impeccable East Texas ranch is in a realm of its own.

Just ask listing agent Martha Adger who says:

“Deer Creek Farm has so much to offer. It is beautifully furnished and is being sold with all the furnishings and a list of equipment and tools. There is a five-acre stocked lake and beautiful pastures and grounds that are exceptionally maintained. It is a great buy! It is the perfect spot for grandparents, parents, and children, because there are so many different living areas. The main house has four bedrooms, awesome entertaining space overlooking the five-acre stocked lake with piers for fishing. The three bedroom guest house, with lake views, offers a great place for a second family. Deer Creek  has beautiful pastures for riding horses or four-wheelers, and magnificent oaks throughout the property. The fun party barn is 150-year-old barn wood decorated with over 75 antique signs. It has a full bar, a karaoke desk, and flat sceen TV’s which have produced many memorable performances. It is great family getaway only 72 miles from Houston!”

5208 Cedar Hill Rd, Brenham, TX is currently listed by Martha Adger of Martha Turner Sotheby’s International Realty for $4.9 million.




On the hunt for an East Texas ranch deal? Look no further than this premier horse farm on 160+/- acres in Winona. The aptly named Coyote Creek Horse Ranch is home to world champion paint horses, specializing in homozygous paint performance horses and quarter horses who thrive among the property’s sprawling acreage.

With a fully equipped equine breeding facility, stallion barn, mare barn, and 4,224-square-foot main house looking out to a picturesque seven-acre lake, you couldn’t ask for a more perfect East Texas retreat. The street cred in the equestrian world doesn’t hurt either!

12851 County Road 370, Winona, TX is currently listed by Claude Choate of Pinnacle Realty for $1.85 million.

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