Flying C Ranch

Sanger, TX 76234

For Sale: $6,790,000

2 Beds
2 Baths
2,000 sq ft
Lot 300 acres


General Description: The Flying C Ranch is unique and offers some astonishing views of Denton County. Located roughly an hour from the DFW metroplex, this road frontage property includes Fortenberry Road along the entire west boundary intersecting with Highway 51 at the northwest corner of the ranch. A private pipe entrance welcomes you into the property and is secured by video surveillance. A gravel driveway takes you to the headquarters of the ranch. The 2,000 square foot barndominium has an attached 60x80 aircraft hangar; sitting on an elevated hill.  It overlooks lush pastures and presents a spacious view for miles. Behind the homesite is 40x100 commodity barn, that covers a portion of the cattle working station. Various pipe-holding pens, a squeeze chute and a loading dock make up the cattle facility. Adjacent to the headquarters is a 3200' grass airstrip. The terrain has a soft roll to it.  Award-winning land stewardship practices have been in place for the last 20 years, ensuring the integrity of grasses, soils, and the overall productivity of the ranch. Sitting on one of the highest topographical points in Denton County, this property bestows incredible views in every direction. Although the ranch has been utilized to accommodate the current owner's purebred cattle business, there is potential for incredible developmental opportunities. 

Location: Located in the Prairies and Pineywoods West region of Texas, this property demonstrates the beauty that the Denton County countryside is known for.  Roughly an hour from DFW, the ranch presents convenient access to the the metroplex and is an hour from the DFW airport. Eagles Canyon Raceway is a recent business development mere minutes from the ranch, as well as Fossil Pointe Sporting Grounds; both very popular sites. The property has approximately 3,951 feet of road frontage. As growth north of DFW metroplex presses closer so will the attractiveness and value of this property. Ranch entry gate is located on Fortenberry Road on the south side of the Fortenberry Rd. / Hwy 51 intersection.

Legal Description: A1239A THOMAS, TR 1C(1), 300.0 ACRES

Ranch History: The Flying C Ranch has been an operating Longhorn breeder for the last 20 years. The ranch has raised award-winning champion cattle within the Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America and has been recognized as a top breeder in the nation.

Grasses & Vegetation: The ranch is comprised of various native grasses.  Recently 45 acres was planted in WW-B Dahl.  The ranch is perfectly suited for implementing a rotational grazing program. The ranch is open pasture land with scattered trees.

Cattle Handling Facilities:  The ranch has 4 cross fenced pastures to pursue a rotational grazing program. The working pens on the ranch comprise a covered area with a squeeze chute, loading dock, and various pens (roughly 60x60) and 4 new loafing sheds. All pens have access to water by concrete troughs. A 40 x 100 commodity barn is located next to the cattle facility and can store 27 tons of feed.

Wildlife & Hunting: There has been minimal Whitetail Deer hunting pressure on the property. The last mature buck that was harvested, scored in the 140s class B&C. Turkey and various native birds also frequent the property.

Water: 2 stock tanks provide great fishing opportunities.  Each tank is roughly 3 acres in size. One of the tanks is fed by a well and used for commercial water sales.

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Private Hangar
Private Landing Strip
Storage Building
Separate Entry Quarters
Central Air-Elec
Central Heat-Elec
Solar Panels
Decorative Lighting
Vaulted Ceilings
Ceiling Fans
Dry Bar
Breakfast Bar
Granite Type Countertop
Attached Parking
Gated Entrance
Perimeter Fencing
Private Lake/Pond
Whitetail Deer
Fenced for Cattle
Cattle Guard
Holding Pen
Loading Chute
Water Well

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