Lake Nocona Ranch

Nocona, TX 76255

For Sale: $10,196,160

1 Bed
1 Bath
Lot 1,073.28 acres




The property is located at the south end of beautiful LAKE NOCONA, a 1362 acre lake with an 80' depth. Lake Nocona is touted as the 8th most beautiful lake in Texas and the 4th best bass fishing lake! The south end of the lake is shallow yet offers access to the main body as well as great duck hunting.  The creek that feeds Lake Nocona runs through this ranch!  ABUNDANT WATER, everywhere. 

The main gates are on Black Rd on the west side of the ranch, Kerr Road on the east and Rivercrest on the north. Nocona has an estimated population of 3,059. The ranch is approximately a ten-minute drive from downtown Nocona. Nocona is a wine and brewery destination, located at the convergence of the Red River Wine Trail and the Cross Timbers Wine Trail. Nocona is rich in history thanks to the old Chisolm Trail.  It is also known as a weekend destination because of some of the prettiest scenery in all of North Texas.  Folks come to enjoy the wineries, vineyards, art galleries, museums, golf course, cycling, and many charming storefronts and cafes.  Nocona is a town filled with activities, nearby St Jo is a destination and Muenster keeps folks coming for the Germanfest!  As if that is not enough, Winstar Casino and Resort is less than an hour away.  Montague County is rich in history and some of the most scenic countryside in all of Texas. 

Road/Frontage Access:

The ranch is accessed off Black Rd, Kerr Road and Rivercrest Dr via a private entrance. These are well-maintained county gravel roads. The interior ranch road offers approximately 3 miles of highly developed roads.


This ranch is in the Cross Timbers section of North Central Texas. Tree species on the ranch include Blackjack Oak, Spanish Oak, Red Oak, Mesquite, Juniper, Elm, Cedar Elm.  There is excellent habitat and forage for wildlife. An abundance of native grasses exists on the ranch including Big Bluestem, Little Blue Stem, Coastal varieties, and some other bunch grasses. Wild plum and blackberry thickets thrive. Soil types on the ranch include Cona association, Windthorst and Daffau soils, Windthorst sandy loam soils, Pulexas fine sandy loam, Gowen Soils, Miller, Renfro loam, Vernon-Knoco complex and Daffau-Guilied land complex.


Nocona Ranch is beautifully watered with 14 surface tanks, over 1 mile of Farmers Creek (this creek feeds Lake Nocona), and 3 water wells. Average annual rainfall for Montague County is 36 inches. The average July high is 94.3 and the average January low is 28.9. The growing season for Montague County is typically 244 days, Mid-March to around November 1.


The terrain of this property is rolling with great elevations ranging from 830 feet at the lowest point at Lake Nocona to 940 feet, offering long vistas of the property, lakes, creek, wooded areas, countryside and on.... into Oklahoma.  A ridge of rocky outcroppings jutting off of the high point with a hidden tank offers hiking and jeep trails for additional recreational fun. Nocona Ranch has a pleasing mix of pasture and wooded areas, rocky outcroppings and Pecan bottom.  The ranch has a multitude of potential build sites.  The land along the creeks is heavily wooded with trails in every direction. This is a wildlife haven like no other! Eagle nests are perched high atop the trees. 


A cabin at the hunting headquarters with kitchen, bath and sleeping accommodations is perfect for hunters as there is a game-cleaning station is behind the cabin.  A concrete drive holds a Conex storage building with additional covered parking protection.  A water well, electricity and septic are provided at this site.

Centrally located is an area that will accommodate two RV's with full hookups and a game-cleaning station.  The road system across the ranch has been built to last a lifetime and has been well-maintained including concrete construction of two low water creek crossings with culverts. 


The ranch has a small shooting range near the cabin.  Free-ranging whitetail deer have been managed to produce trophy bucks. Game feeders and blinds are strategically placed on the ranch. The terrain and vegetation provide an abundance of natural wildlife habitat.  Turkey, bobcats, dove and quail as well as other game are available. The lakes on the ranch provide fishing. Lake Nocona is classified as the fourth-leading bass fishing lake in Texas. Other aquatic species include Hybrid striped bass, white bass, blue catfish, flathead catfish and white crappie. With miles of beautiful shoreline, Lake Nocona is listed as #8 Most Beautiful Lake in Texas! Watersports abound. Migratory waterfowl is abundant in this region.


It is our understanding that the seller owns a portion of the mineral estate and will convey what is owned.


ALL THE WORK HAS BEEN DONE! COME ENJOY AND MAKE THIS YOUR DREAM RANCH! Any recreational activity you can imagine can be enjoyed on this beautifully kept property. The mix of open pastures, rolling hills and deep woods keep the ride exciting. Whether it is hunting, seeking a combination ranch that will also offer exceptional grazing, or looking for an investment in an area that is a reasonable drive to DFW, Lake Nocona Ranch can fill the bill.  This is the ultimate outdoorsman's ranch! This is truly a must-see gem of a property! 


From Hwy 82 in Nocona turn N on Clay Rd to Bois D' Arc ( FM 1956) to Keck Reynolds Rd, turn N to Black Rd, turn R, gate on right, green with Ranch Connection sign. (1732 Black Rd)

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