Walton’s Rocking W Ranch, Parker Co, TX 1436 acres | $11490 per acre

Recently reduced $3,250,000! One of Texas most iconic ranches is Alice Walton's Rocking W Ranch on the banks of the Brazos River. Located just west of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex off of Interstate I-20, the Rocking W offers over 1435 acres with extensive paved and ranch roads that grant access to all portions of the property. With an excellent blend of both hardwood and some softwood trees, plus a wildlife friendly mix ranging from open to heavy cover with strong native grasses, the ranch is an ideal spot for any outdoor enthusiast. Plus, with over 250 acres of coastal Bermuda pasture providing abundant hay for cattle and horses, and over 15 stock tanks and ponds, well water, and Brazos River water, the Rocking W is a vibrant working ranch. Hay and equipment barns provide abundant, protected storage for the ranch owners equipment and crops. Numerous large traps for horses and cattle are pipe fenced and watered. Perhaps the most captivating aspect of the Rocking W is the extensive horse facility. A 24 stall main show barn serves as the anchor, and includes 10 over-sized, covered outdoor stalls adjacent to an additional covered arena. The main residence sits atop a hill with spectacular views of the Brazos River Valley and the equine facility. Mature oak trees encapsulate the 4,100+ sq. ft. soft contemporary home. The comfortable residence offers three bedrooms, a library and a main gallery. The state of the art home features Venetian plaster walls, Mesquite floors, Sycamore and Cherry cabinetry and a fully customizable home automation system. The large covered deck off the main living area is the perfect place to enjoy the best sunset view in the Brazos River Valley. Additional residences for all needed staff and guests are located in the central complex. Upon purchase, the seller will convey an adjudicated right to impound up to 92.11 acre feet of water and to divert and use up to 250 acre feet of water for irrigation purposes. The seller will also convey the minerals the seller owns which is over 93% of the total mineral estate and currently producing wells.

Just west of the DFW metroplex

Map of Parker County
Description Location: Less than 45 miles west of Fort Worth and approximately 1 hour west of DFW International Airport. The main entrance is on the north IH-20 access road and other multiple access points are on Soda Springs Road Improvements: Perhaps the most well-known aspect of the Rocking W Ranch is the extensive horse facilities. A 24 stall main show barn serves as the anchor with all the necessary amenities including feed, tack and equipment storage and a 1 bedroom barn apartment. Attached to the show barn are 10 over-sized and covered outdoor stalls that are flexible in use and serve multiple purposes throughout the year. Adjacent to the barns is a covered arena and breaking pen. All of the facilities have been designed with efficiency and function in design. Hay and equipment barns provide abundant, protected storage for the ranch owner’s equipment and crops. Numerous large traps for horses and cattle are pipe fenced and watered and connected by alleys to facilitate easy mobility of livestock. The main residence sits atop a hill with spectacular views of the Brazos River Valley and the equine facility. Mature oak trees encapsulate the 3,800+ sq. ft. soft contemporary home. The comfortable residence offers three bedrooms, a library and a main gallery. Features of this state of the art home include Venetian plaster walls, Mesquite floors, Sycamore and Cherry cabinetry and a fully customizable home automation system. The large covered deck off the main living area is the perfect place to enjoy the best sunset view in the Brazos River Valley. Additional residences for all needed staff and guests are located in the central complex and include a triplex, a duplex and a barn apartment. There is also a stone home near the main entrance of the ranch and an older brick home on Soda Springs Road on the back side of the ranch. Terrain: With an excellent blend of hardwood and some softwood trees, plus a wildlife friendly mix ranging from open to heavy cover with strong native grasses, the ranch is a beautiful example of the diversity of the Cross Timbers Region. The rolling and varying topography rises approximately 200’ from the river bottom up to numerous points and through various draws and breaks. Additionally, with over 250 acres of coastal Bermuda pasture providing abundant hay for cattle and horses, and over 19 stock tanks and ponds, well water, and Brazos River frontage and water rights, the Rocking W is a vibrant working ranch. Fencing and cross fencing is in good to excellent condition and help facilitate rotational grazing. Water: Surface water includes approximately ¾ mile of Brazos River frontage and 19 stock ponds (2 larger). Two water wells (one is from the Soda Springs subsurface reservoir). One mile of 4” pipe from the river to the headquarters can fill 2-3 reservoirs and additionally supplies water to the residences through a Reverse Osmosis water filtration system. The equine facilities and residences can run either off the well or river water. A fresh water spring rises to the surface of the ranch via the historic Soda Spring. Water rights include an adjudicated right to use up to 250 acre feet of water for irrigation purposes and 92.11 acre feet of impoundment rights, both of which the seller will convey at closing and funding. Location: Less than 45 miles west of Fort Worth and approximately 1 hour west of DFW International Airport. The main entrance is on the north IH-20 access road and other multiple access pointsare on Soda Springs Road Terrain: With an excellent blend of hardwood and some softwood trees, plus a wildlife friendly mix ranging from open to heavy cover with strong native grasses, the ranch is a beautiful example of the diversity of the Cross Timbers Region. The rolling and varying topography rises approximately 200’ from the river bottom up to numerous points and through various draws and breaks. Additionally, with over 250 acres of coastal Bermuda pasture providing abundant hay for cattle and horses, and over 19 stock tanks and ponds, well water, and Brazos River frontage and water rights, the Rocking W is a vibrant working ranch. Fencing and cross fencing is in good to excellent condition and help facilitate rotational grazing. Water: Surface water includes approximately ¾ mile of Brazos River frontage and 19 stock ponds (2 larger). Two water wells (one is from the Soda Springs subsurface reservoir). One mile of 4” pipe from the river to the headquarters can fill 2-3 reservoirs and additionally supplies water to the residences through a Reverse Osmosis water filtration system. The equine facilities and residences can run either off the well or river water. A fresh water spring rises to the surface of the ranch via the historic Soda Spring. Water rights include an adjudicated right to use up to 250 acre feet of water for irrigation purposes and 92.11 acre feet of impoundment rights,both of which the seller will convey at closing and funding. Minerals: The seller owns and will convey at closing all the mineral rights, royalties and interests the seller owns on the property which are approximately 1345 net mineral acres or 93.69% of the total Mineral estate. Topography Varies from river bottom, level coastal fields, rolling native prairie to rocky out croppings Minerals 93% Taxes Ad Valorem taxes for 2014 were $54,462 Water The likely most unique asset of the ranch is the Brazos River water rights. Upon purchase, the seller will convey an adjudicated right to impound up to 92.11 acre feet of water and to divert and use up to 250 acre feet of water for agricultural purposes.There is approximately 3/4 mile of Brazos River frontage, at least 19 ponds and stock tanks, several water wells and seasonal creeks. Listing Agent Allen Crumley 817-862-4459 - view all properties from this agent
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