Conveniently located in Southern Hardeman County, between Crowell and Quanah, Texas, and situated just one mile away from the picturesque Pease River and adjacent to the Copper Breaks State Park, this extraordinary and super unique property offers an unparalleled opportunity for hunting and recreational enthusiasts. Quanah Municipal Airport is located approximately five miles north of the ranch.
Whistling Winds Ranch is as unique of a property as you will find in North Texas! The wow factor is a 10/10 with so many options for recreational activities and pure enjoyment that’s packed into this special setting. One must visit the ranch to appreciate all of these uncommon features!
The ranch’s centerpiece is a recently constructed 80’ x 80’ barndominium, serving as the hub of operations. Welcoming visitors with its inviting outdoor fire pit and wrap-around porches, the 2,000 square foot living area boasts a trophy-lined great room and a custom rock bar, complete with a commercial grade cooler and ice maker. Additionally, the lodge proudly features state-of-the-art amenities, including Starlink internet, ensuring a seamless and connected experience for residents and guests. Beyond the trophy room, two guest bedrooms with private baths are thoughtfully located at opposite ends of the lodge, while an additional half bath can be found in the laundry/utility room. Through the back-utility door, guests can access the insulated 60’ x 80’ shop area of the lodge, providing convenient storage for equipment and vehicles. The shop area boasts four large automatic rollup doors for easy vehicle access and industrial shelving, ensuring ample storage for feed and equipment. Outside the lodge on an all-weather gravel pad, there is a 30-ton overhead feed bin as well as organized necessary farm and ranch equipment.
The main residence of the ranch is located just West of the lodge, offering breathtaking views of the scenic Devils Creek canyon. Constructed with beautiful custom cedar, the main house features three bedrooms and a spacious loft area for additional sleeping capacity. The great room, complete with a wood-burning stove, vaulted ceilings, and expansive windows overlooking a food plot and the ranch terrain, provides a cozy and inviting atmosphere. The open kitchen, equipped with large granite countertops and high-quality appliances, caters to culinary enthusiasts. The house offers three full baths, a generous utility/mud room, ample closets, and storage areas throughout, ensuring comfort and practicality. Metal roofing and a state-of-the-art geothermal heating and air conditioning system contribute to energy efficiency and low maintenance. The house is complemented by large, well-lit covered porches on the East and South sides, perfect for relaxing and enjoying the breathtaking views.
Adjacent to the residence, a well-maintained all-metal shop/storage and carport area features three garage doors for easy entry and exit of equipment and vehicles, offering ample parking for up to six vehicles and providing abundant space for gear and ranch supplies. Moreover, the headquarters area offers a live view security camera system, enhancing safety and monitoring on the property.
Whistling Winds Ranch offers a well-established road system, guiding guests to the recently created lakes on the property. The picturesque Devils Creek Lake lies at the center of the ranch, with its meandering bends and draws extending nearly half a mile upstream. Towards the West, Rock Lake, carved from gypsum canyons, boasts exceptionally deep and clear water, accompanied by a covered dock, ideal for trophy fishing for Florida bass and crappie. Additionally, a third recently constructed lake on the Western boundary awaits spring rains, completing the trio of exceptional lakes on the ranch.
Beyond its remarkable improvements, Whistling Winds captivates with its rugged beauty, featuring significant elevation changes of 200 feet or more. This unique landscape not only offers seclusion and excellent hunting opportunities but also provides awe-inspiring views of canyons, creek bottoms, and the Pease River Valley below. A recent range fire has further revealed the true topography of certain areas, providing new forbs that attract and sustain the abundant wildlife on the ranch.
Speaking of wildlife, Whistling Winds boasts an astonishing variety of species, taking advantage of the diverse terrain. Native whitetail and mule deer, Rio Grande Turkey, Waterfowl, Javelina, and wild hog thrive alongside introduced species, such as red deer, elk, aoudad, fallow, axis, sika, Pierre David deer, hybrid ibex, Scimitar Oryx, and a pair of rare white bison. To ensure a thriving wildlife population, the property is surrounded by an exceptional game-proof perimeter fence, supplemented by an additional 8-acre enclosure that serves as a breeder or soft-release pen. Multiple premium finder blind setups are thoughtfully established across the ranch, complemented by several free-choice 2,000-pound protein feeding stations that keep the animals in top shape. For further nourishment, 90 acres of thoughtfully dispersed food plots provide additional feeding areas, offering visitors the incredible sight of large numbers of wildlife grazing the fields during the evenings and mornings before they retreat to the encompassing dense brush cover.
Whistling Winds Ranch is an absolute treasure, offering numerous game species, countless improvements, and awe-inspiring terrain changes. This ranch is a true gem, ready to be enjoyed by hunters, nature enthusiasts, and those seeking a unique and unforgettable experience amidst nature’s splendor.
The Hunting Lodge at Whistling Winds Ranch offers an impressive array of amenities and features for outdoor enthusiasts. The lodge itself is an 80’ x 80’ insulated barndominium style, complete with a spacious 2,000 square foot living area and an additional 60’ x 80’ work area. The lodge is thoughtfully designed to cater to the needs of guests, featuring three bedrooms and three baths in a stunning 3,000 square foot custom cedar home with a loft area.
Convenience meets accessibility with paved road access, ensuring smooth arrivals and departures. The property is secured with seven miles of excellent game-proof fencing, and an additional 8-acre breeder pen, providing a safe and contained environment. For a seamless living experience, the lodge is equipped with rural water and electricity.
Nature lovers will revel in the beauty of two expansive 12+ acre lakes on the property, featuring solar aeration pumps and a covered fishing dock, creating the perfect setting for leisurely fishing and relaxation. In addition to the lakes, there are seven ponds sprinkled throughout the property, enhancing its natural allure.
Exploring the ranch is made easy with an excellent internal road system, thoughtfully designed for optimal convenience and accessibility. Several miles of the road system are heavily graveled, with culverts installed in necessary places, ensuring smooth passage even during challenging weather conditions.
The hunting experience is elevated to another level with 90 acres of well-maintained food plots, providing ample feeding areas for the diverse wildlife on the ranch. For hunting enthusiasts, there are six premium HB Brand hunting blinds and feeder setups, strategically placed for the best view and success. To ensure the animals’ health, eight 2,000-pound protein feeding stations, fourteen automatic feeders, and five trough feeders are thoughtfully positioned throughout the property.
Managing the feed is a breeze with a 30-ton overhead feed storage bin, a feed trailer with onboard blower, and a 40’ storage container, providing ample space for storing essentials.
Whitetail Deer, Mule Deer, Red Stag, Elk, Aoudad, Scimitar Oryx, Fallow, Axis, Pierre David Deer, Sika, Hybrid Ibex, Trans Caspian, Turkey, Large variety of waterfowl, Dove, Javelina, Wild Hog, Bobcats, Coyote, and Excellent Fishing and Dove Hunting.
The property at Whistling Winds Ranch comes complete with an impressive array of equipment and amenities, catering to the needs of outdoor enthusiasts and ranch operations. Among the offerings are a Cat Excavator, Cat Skid steer, and all their accompanying accessories, as well as a John Deere Tractor, complemented by a selection of plows and a shredder to tackle various tasks.
Additionally, the ranch is equipped with a convenient walk-in cooler, providing ample storage for perishables and game. Notably, an electric hoist with a drained cleaning basin further adds to the convenience, providing the complete solution for big game trophy preparation in any weather. Safety and security are paramount, evident in the presence of gun safes to safeguard valuable firearms. The ranch’s well-equipped workshop houses a comprehensive assortment of tools and equipment, ensuring that all necessary tasks can be efficiently accomplished.
For exploration and ease of movement, three Polaris ATV’s are available, offering convenient transportation across the property’s varied terrain. For water enthusiasts, a Tracker Boat allows for seamless navigation of the picturesque lakes and waterways.
The availability of the equipment will be considered with an acceptable offer, further enhancing the appeal and practicality of Whistling Winds Ranch. With the multitude of equipment and amenities available, the ranch offers the ideal setting for a diverse range of activities and endeavors, ensuring a truly memorable and fulfilling experience for its owner and visitors alike.
1,765 acres in Hardeman County - Quanah, Hardeman County, Texas, 79252, United States of America
1,765 acres in Hardeman County - Quanah, Hardeman County, Texas, 79252, United States of America