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Mints Ranch | Wilbarger County


The Mints Ranch consists of 2642 Acres and is located on US 283 and Diving Board Rd in the Southern part of Wilbarger County Texas formally known as Mack Community. The property is part of the Texas Land Heritage program, being owned and operated by the same family for over 140 years. It is also located directly in the middle of the famed W. T. Waggoner Ranch. Located with highway frontage approximately 20 miles South of Vernon and 20 miles North of Seymour on US Highway 283. Also, it is just a short 2 to 2 1/2 hour drive West of the DFW Metroplex.


This 2642 +/- acre ranch is basically gently rolling plains with several flatlands. The ranch has 255 +/- acres of cropland and several valley type locations along the 4+ miles of heavily wooded creek bottoms with several beautiful scenic overlooks. There are approximately 600 acres of expired CRP lands consisting of Switchgrass, Bluestems, and Coastal Bermuda grasses. The remainder of the heavy clay soil is covered in native pastures with heavy mesquite to some pastures that have been sprayed or grubbed. The combination of native and improved pastures along with the cropland has historically carried 200-275 head of mother cows.

There is approximately a mile highway frontage to the West on 283 and approximately 2 miles of county maintained frontage to the North on Diving Board Road. The property is divided into 15 pastures with good cross fences and good perimeter fences, most being 5 wire barbed wire. There are 22 earth tanks scattered throughout the property providing each separate pasture with more than adequate water for livestock and wildlife. Many of the stock tanks are stocked with bass, crappie, perch, and catfish and many have rock bottoms.


Mints Ranch has been outfitting seasonal hunters for the last 18 years. There is an abundance of Whitetail Deer, Feral Hogs, Javalina, Bobcats, Coyotes, Rio Grande Turkey, Dove, and Bobwhite Quail. The Mints Ranch has basically been the only developed hunting property within a 25-mile radius. Over the last 18 years of outfitting, there has been an average of 140-160 class Whitetail Deer with several exceeding 175-180 inches. Along with the 255 acres of cropland, there are numerous small food plot spaces scattered throughout the 2642 total acres.  Along with many corn feeders, hunting blinds are also negotiable in the purchase of the property.


There are several structures on the property and many having historical significance to the property. The Old Homeplace house was built during the late 1890s. It was in use for outfitting until 2017 and could possibly be renovated and made into a very unique hunting lodge. There is also a barn that was built around the same time as the house with a side shed and is still used as a game skinning area.

Also, a large set of pipe corrals connect with the barn. In 2017 bunkhouses were added built from three 40′ containers consisting of 2 bathrooms with showers and room to comfortably accommodate up to 20 people. The bunkhouse area also has a 3000-gallon water holding tank with pump and hot water heater to supply bathrooms. A 20 x 20 shed has also been used as a kitchen/dining area. There is also a septic system attached to the bathrooms. Bunkhouses are all insulated and equipped with electricity and window A/C units. There is electric service to the bunkhouse/camp area and there are also service lines along the North side of the property on Diving Board Rd. There is a smaller set of pipe pens on the northern side of the property. Many of the perimeter fences are new to good condition as same as cross fences.


The mineral rights and wind rights that ARE OWNED by the owner are subject to negotiation in the purchase of the property.


The Mints Ranch has been owned and operated by the same family for over 140 years. It has been registered in the Texas Land Heritage Program and proudly operated as such. The Mack Community once flourished until the early 1900s and had a school and general store. The Mack Cemetery is located on a location next to the Mints Ranch. The Mints Ranch is located directly in the middle of the famed W. T. Waggoner Ranch and has always maintained a great neighboring relationship. This would be a great opportunity to have a piece of historical property in the Great State of Texas that would provide great enjoyment through cattle production and extremely opportunistic hunting possibilities.


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2642 Acres | Wilbarger County Tx
Contact: Randall Mints at (940)839-6285

Melton Ranch North Childress Co.

Are you looking for a great hunting ranch, cow-calf or yearling operation? Look no further than this north Childress County property. Childress County is a prime whitetail deer and quail hunting area.

The 596 acre Melton Ranch consists of cropland fields converted to Old World Bluestem surrounded by native pasture and brush. The property supports a good native grass composition. Mesquite, hackberry and lotebush make up the brush species on the ranch. The perimeter fences are in good shape with a set of pens on the west side of property.

A two bedroom, one bath older brick home is located on the north side of the ranch. Water is supplied by a well to the house and a small cabin with a bath. Three other water wells, run by solar pump, are on the property also. A shop is next to the house for storing vehicles and atv’s.

Burgess Ranch

Burgess Ranch

517 acres, more or less north of Matador, Texas on the North Pease River, is a hunter’s paradise. The upland country has a good roll to it with a few draws and on the north end the topography takes off down the hill to the river. You have the best of both worlds hunting the Burgess ranch.

Brush species include mesquite, cedar, hackberry, lotebush, and sandsage. The composition of the native grasses is good. A 20 acre food plot is in place for wildlife to travel from the river bottom to the edge of the upland part of the ranch without detection.

The water well on the south end and the river on the north end of the ranch are the sources of water. There is electricity in place with two RV sites, septic tank and 50 amp plug. The perimeter fences and cross fences are in excellent condition.

Wildlife consists of whitetail deer, mule deer, turkey, quail, dove, hogs and varmints. CR 130 runs east off of FM 2009 and dead ends into the ranch.

This is an excellent hunting ranch off the beaten path surrounded by larger ranches.

Come take a look at this property and you will want to make it your personal getaway.

Go 10 miles north of Matador on Hwy. 70 and turn left on FM 2009. Go 6 miles to CR 130 and go east until the road ends.

Asking Price $1000/ac.

Schedule your private showing today! If you have questions, Call Danny Havins at 940-839-5152

Ritter Creek Ranch

Ritter Creek Ranch

1,532 +/- Acres in Childress County

COME LIVE or COME PLAY! This unique property is just 5 miles north of Childress on Hwy 83. It has it all! It’s a HUNTERS DREAM!

This ranch for sale has Access off Hwy 83 through a beautiful stone entryway lined with trees, comes complete with electronic gate. You drive past two metal shops and horse barn to the house. A security system is in place.


Amenities include a beautiful 3600 sq. ft. custom built rock home, 1500 sq. ft. shop, 3600 sq. ft. horse barn, 7200 sq. ft. main shop with storm shelter/bathroom, 740 sq. ft. hunters cabin, pond, and some of the BEST HUNTING you can find in North Texas.

A 4 bedroom, 4 baths well-appointed home has a vaulted ceiling that provides a spacious open environment. Ladies, the modern kitchen has beautiful cabinetry with granite countertops, large stainless built-in refrigerator plus other built-in appliances including ice machine and wine cooler. Two islands complement the kitchen. An oversized bar separates the kitchen from the living area.

Master bedroom is spacious with double doors that open to the outdoors. Its large master bath has a free-standing tub and his and her vanities. The double shower is very spacious. A walk-thru closet wraps around for easy access from both sides of the bathroom. Each of the other 3 bedrooms has full baths. One bedroom off the porch area also has double doors. Near the master bedroom is the utility room with plenty of cabinets and countertop. As you step in from the double car garage, you will find a mudroom and then a pantry that is amazing. Entertain your guests at the outdoor kitchen, patio, hot tub, fire pit or the fireplace. A seasonal creek runs just behind the house also lined with trees.


Furthermore, To make this property even more appealing,  whitetail deer, turkey, dove, hogs, quail, and other wildlife abound. This ranch is hunted lightly, only by family members.

1459 (more or less) acres are native pasture supporting mesquite, soapberry, hackberry, cedar, and blue brush. Approximately 31 acres of cropland is currently planted in wheat. There are 2 sets of corrals. 42 acres of a native mix of grasses lay along the highway at the front of the property. The topography is sloping to rolling hills. Every pasture has either well water, rural water, or both with excellent fencing. Trees, draws, and wet weather creeks make for good wildlife cover.

Other improvements include a horse barn consisting of 9 stalls with tack room. 5 stalls on the south side have runs. All are made with metal and cedar posts. Three large electric doors open into the 7200 sq. ft. shop on the west, with one large door on the east. The 1500 sq. ft. shop is great for all your other needs, including ATVs or other vehicles.

Sitting near the far, east boundary line is a metal hunters cabin has an open kitchen and living area plus a bedroom that have new carpet and tile. Also, there is a bath with washer dryer hookups. On top of that, off Hwy 83 are 5 RV spaces each with individual electrical, water and septic hookups.

All areas of the property are accessible by ATV and most by truck. The owner has spared no expense of making this a truly unique property. So run cattle, hunt, explore, fish, entertain, or just relax. It’s living at its finest indoors and out!


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