NIX BIG CYPRESS UPPER BAYOU PROPERTY (20195227)-Located on the south bank of the Big Cypress Bayou in historic Jefferson, Texas, this 157 acre tract of land is rich in history and ecological resources. Prior to 1845 when Jefferson became a busy steamboat port, on this property was located a ferry crossing and an intersection of stagecoach roads. This intersection connected the farms and plantations of north and northeast Texas with a steamboat port at Port Caddo on Caddo Lake. For most of the rest of the 19th century, the roads and ferry crossing were used by thousands of pioneers who sought access to eastern markets through Jefferson. On this property are also ancient, riverbed lakes known as oxbow lakes which were abandoned as main -river channels hundreds of years ago. These cypress covered lakes offer all wildlife a food- rich habitat. With spring floods recharging their waters with fish and nutrients, migrating and domestic birds and waterfowl seek its resources and use it for nesting and rookeries. This tract has a long shore line on Big Cypress Bayou which provides a boat roadway to the internationally famous Caddo Lake. It also has steep hills with sweeping views of the Cypress Valley and of Jefferson. Located on FM Road 134 and FM Road 2208, the property has fiber access for WI FI service, city water, excellent cell service and close accessibility by golf cart to restaurants ,bars, coffee shops, lodging, a winery, banking, police protection, healthcare , and all of the other amenities of Jefferson’s busy Historic Riverfront District -.On the property have been constructed bridges, both covered and open, gravel roads, a waterfall, a pier on the bayou and a gazebo on a lake. There are also weirs to control and contain water levels with a pump to supply water in the dry season to the oxbow lakes. This forested property with privacy for people and wildlife offers an opportunity for a conservation development where people and nature happily co-exist. It is listed for $1,574,400.
Nix Lower Bayou Tract (20195292) Located on the south bank of Big Cypress Bayou in historic Jefferson, Texas, this 346 acre tract of land is rich in history and ecological resources. It has approximately one mile of frontage on Big Cypress Bayou, the former, busy 19th Century steamboat route between New Orleans and Jefferson. Today, the Bayou is used by tour boats, ski boats, canoes, kayaks and other watercraft and provides a navigable boat road to the internationally famous Caddo Lake. During and after the Civil War, this property was used first by the Confederate Army then by the U.S. Army with powder magazines and armories to support troop activity both locally and in the trans-Mississippi region. Today, one rare 19th Century two-story powder magazine remains on the property and it has been fully restored.The property has ancient riverbed lakes known as oxbow lakes with large cypress trees and some deep water which offers a refuge for migrating and resident birds and a natural rookery for nesting waterfowl. The property has heavily shaded, dense forests and a large level pasture surrounded by huge pine, oaks and other hardwood trees offering opportunities for equestrian and other sporting activities. On the north bank of the bayou, across from the property, is the busy Historic Riverfront District of Jefferson with numerous restaurants, bars, a winery, coffeeshops, lodging, unique retail shops, healthcare, banking, entertainment venues and shopping. With nearby fiber optic wifi access, excellent cell service, access to City of Jefferson water, and police and fire protection, the property offers a wonderful opportunity for a conservation development with privacy, safety, and convenience in natural setting with outstanding cultural and ecological resources. This property is listed for $2,600,000.00.
MYATT TRACT(20194413)-This beautiful , lush upland forest tract of 358.503 acres has pine and hardwood timber with hilltop house sites and a creek. It has 1.3 miles of highway frontage on Texas State Highway 49 and treated water from EMC Water Supply Corporation.It is located approximately 21 miles from Jefferson, Texas; 2.4 miles from the Texas-Louisiana State line, and 30 miles from Shreveport, Louisiana. The timber has been professionally managed and no pine timber has been harvested in 16 years. It has not been leased for hunting since 2003 and has plentiful wildlife and recreational opportunities. It is listed for $1,254,760.
(20182395) –This spacious, custom home is located at 460 Kelly Ranch Road in Kellyville Ranch, a 340 acre equestrian community with six lakes just outside of historic Jefferson, Texas. This gated community has a three mile trail for walking and horseback riding exclusively for property owners. Situated on 19.57 acres, this lovely ,two story home has beautiful water views,3499 square feet of living space, 14’ceilings,three bedrooms, two full bathrooms and three half bathrooms. Amenities include an open kitchen, a large den/dining area, hardiboard exterior , pine flooring and walls, recess lighting, and a tree lined road to the house. There is also a private, covered dock and pier with two boat slips and a counter /sink for cleaning fish. This waterfront property lists for $515,000.
Spell Kellyville Tract (20196543) - This lovely 7.9 acre tract is part of a master planned residential community with five well stocked lakes for fishing and tracts with dramatic views of lakes, rolling pastures and deep forests. Each lake has open and covered fishing piers. The area has an abundance of wildlife and a three mile walking/riding trail surrounding the development used by owners. Lot 19 has many sites for home building with beautiful views. Living at Kellyville Ranch is like a permanent vacation destination. It is listed for $90,000.
Nix Waterfront Bayou Tract(20195381)-This 0.85 acre tract of land is located between Bayou Street and the south bank of Big Cypress Bayou in Jefferson, Texas.Located next to the Jefferson Landing, a popular tour boat business, it has 430.4 feet of frontage on a navigable section of the Bayou and 229.5 feet of frontage on Bayou Street.It adjoins the FM 134 bridge over the Bayou and has access to a fiber optic wifi service, drinking water from the City of Jefferson and electric and telephone service. The cell service is excellent.The Nix waterfront tract overlooks the 31 acre Port of Jefferson Educational and Environmental Park, formerly known as Saint Catherine’s Island, on the lush north bank of the Bayou.It has close, easy access to the restaurants, bars, coffee shops, winery, retail shops, lodging, health services, banking, museums and the entertainment venues of Jefferson’s Historic Riverfront District.In its location on the Bayou, it has water access to the former 19th Century steamboat route between Jefferson and New Orleans which now provides a boat road for tour boats, ski boats, canoeing and kayaking to the internationally recognized Caddo Lake.The Nix Waterfront tract provides a unique opportunity for boat docks, commercial restaurants, lodging and entertainment venues with sweeping views of the Bayou and the Environmental Park. It is listed for $175,000.
NIX 3.59 ACRE TRACT-(20195386) Located on the west side of FM 134 in the City of Jefferson, this 3.59 acre tract has a black chain link perimeter fence with a 803.2 foot frontage on FM 134 and a 730.8 foot frontage on Bayou Street.This tract has been maintained like a park and has a flat, open pasture on the south side and an area with huge trees on the north side.It has drinking water from the City of Jefferson, fiber optics for wifi and electric service from SWEPCO. The Nix tract enjoys high visibility from FM 134 and Bayou Street and is located close to Big Cypress Bayou and the Historic Riverfront District of Jefferson.The Nix tract provides an opportunity for commercial development in a busy and highly visible location at the Bayou entrance to downtown Jefferson.It is listed for $205,000.00.
BODDIE ACREAGE (20196165) - This 5.245 acre tract is located in the Hampton Addition behind the Country Day School off Wesley Street. It is situated in an elevated area and would make a wonderful home site with a good view of the valley below. It is listed for $30,000.