Sobre The Oakland Ranch, A Luxury Ranch Estate Near Dallas/Fort Worth
This DFW-Area Ranch Features Private Lake, Natural Spring, and Entertainment Venue
Historic 230-acre Oakland Ranch is located just 20 minutes from Ft. Worth and 50 minutes from Dallas, and one hour from DFW International Airport. Rustic beauty, valuable north Texas water sources, and a rare entertainment and performance venue by the natural spring make this luxurious country estate truly unique.
The luxurious five- or six-bedroom home includes exquisite formals, a handsome paneled library with wet bar, a charming basement wine cellar, a master suite with two separate baths and ranch balcony views, a game room and media room, an elevator, and a bonus room. Additionally, the spacious patio area has a pool/spa with fire and water features, a cabana with retractable walls, fireplace, and full kitchen, and a picnic arbor. Other features of the home grounds include a regulation tennis court, a rose garden, a recreation pit, a vegetable garden, a fire pit and twp gazebos.
In order to preserve one lone oak tree, an island was created when completing the engineered eight-acre man-made lake. Stunning views of the lake may be enjoyed from the home which includes a soaring fountain, and a bridge to the island gazebo. The lake is stocked with wide mouth bass and catfish, and cascades into historic Walker Spring (which was named after a Republic of Texas war veteran), which feeds into Chambers Creek in Johnson County.
Guests can be entertained by Walker Spring at the Oakland Ranch performance venue. An outdoor party area is equipped with a party pavilion plus a full bar, a flat-screen TV, and a full outdoor kitchen including two Green Egg smokers. In addition, there is an Oakland Ranch performance stage with high-tech sound and lighting plus a dance floor. Adjacent to the stage and party pavilion is the picnic area, which can easily accommodate hundreds of guests. A separate fire-pit pavilion is next to a bridge over Walker Spring and the fourth Oakland Ranch gazebo. The entertainment venue is complete with restrooms and ample parking for guests.
This hay-producing working ranch is also equipped with a barn, livestock gates, and 5 water ponds. his property is meticulously maintained and is the gem of north Texas.