The Starkey Place, Samnorwood, Collingsworth County, TX 79079

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Lot / Land
Lot Size
905.29 Ac
MLS Number
1,827.67 USD (2019)
School District
Samnorwood Independent School District

Description for The Starkey Place

A haven in Collingsworth County, The Starkey Place features the meandering Salt Fork of the Red River along the southern edge. A fine reflection of God’s handiwork, find refuge in this retreat as spring fed ponds are ready to be stocked. With a combination of native grass and 73.32 acres of CRP set to expire Sept. 30, 2020, varied topographies extend from level plains to rolling landscapes and tall geographies. Elevation spans 103 feet from lowest to highest point. \r \rCottonwood and elm trees offer great roosting spots for turkey in river region. Chinaberry, hackberry and a few junipers along with brush and mesquite provide plenty of cover for white tail deer, quail, dove, wild hogs and varmints too. Beavers even graced the property at one time.\r \rImprovements include a hunting camp with an RV pad, electricity, 2 wells and a couple of storage sheds at the entrance of the property from County Road N. Good barbwire fences surround the east, north and west sides with the exception of the three CRP areas. Ranch has some cross fencing, older corrals and two windmills that have not been utilized in years. \r\rThe Starkey Place offers excellent cattle grazing too on three contiguous sections only 15 minutes from Wellington. A leveled off gravel pit separated from the property by County Road 150 on the east side conveys with the sale. A transmission line runs down the eastern edge of the property and a pipeline easement stretches from north to south through section 86. \r\rLOCATION: From Wellington, Texas, go 8 miles north on U.S. Highway 83, turn left on County Road N, travel 3 miles west to southeast corner of property\r\rLEGAL DESCRIPTION: \rAB 1098 BLK 15 SEC 94 S/2 containing 323.11 acres +/-\rAB 234 BLK 15 SEC 87 N/PTNE/4 containing 60.68 acres +/-\rAB 1183 BLK 15 SEC 86 N/2 & S/2 S/2 & SE/4 SE/4 containing 521.50 acres +/-\rH&GN Ry. Co. Survey, Collingsworth County, Texas\r\rTOTAL ACREAGE: 905.29 +/-\r\rPRICE: $2,000/acre ($1,810,580)\r\rSURVEY: Yes \r\rTOPOGRAPHY: Some level plains, rolling grassland with mild canyons\r\rFENCES: Like new five-strand barbwire perimeter fences with exception of CRP areas, cross fences in fair condition \r\rWATER: Live water in river and spring fed ponds, 2 wells with GPM and depth unknown, 2 windmills in need of repair \r\rUTILITIES: Electricity with meter at RV pad \r\rTAXES: Estimated at $1,827.67 paid for 2019 with ag exemption \r\rSCHOOL DISTRICT: Wellington ISD\r\rGROUNDWATER DISTRICT: Mesquite Groundwater Conservation District\r\rMINERALS: Subject to previous reservations, seller reserves half of known mineral, wind and solar power rights. \r\rZONING: Agricultural\r\rEASEMENTS: Midcoast Energy Pipeline, Cross Texas Transmission Line\r\rHUNTING LEASE: None in place\r\rGRAZING LEASE: None in place\r\rPOSSESSION: Upon closing and funding\r\rRANCH HISTORY: Oran Doolen Starkey, Sr. put The Starkey Place together in the 1940s with Doneghy, Gamble and Payne land for the farming, ranching and commercial catfish operation. A long-term hunting lease spanned almost 30 years along with cattle grazing leases until June 2019. The location of the railroad bridge that washed out in the big flood of 1938 causing the train to plunge into the water is on this stretch of the Salt Fork of the Red River. \r\rSerious Qualified Buyers can contact Bev or Chad for more detailed information. \rNO TRESPASSING. PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS PROPERTY WITHOUT BEING ACCOMPANIED BY LISTING AGENT OR BROKER.\rAs with any Exclusive Listing Agreement, owners are not to negotiate with any prospective buyers, but to refer all prospective buyers to the Listing Broker, so please do not contact any of the owners directly. Please direct all questions to Listing Agent or Broker. This property is not for Rent, not for Lease and Owner Financing is not available. \rBuyer's Broker must be identified upon first contact with Listing Brokerage Firm and must accompany buying prospect on first showing to be allowed brokerage fee participation. Otherwise the fee participation will be at the sole discretion of Listing Broker.\r\r
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Demographics in 79079top


Total population 2,593
Male population 1,415
Female population 1,178
Median age 41.80


Total households 1,156
Average people per household 2.24


Total housing units 1,461
Owner occupied 655
Renter occupied 501
Median year built 1964


Median household income 39,213
Average household income 56,156

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