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A World-Class Texas Ranch on Lake Athens {Video}

View the lake from a 1,000-foot covered deck that stretches across the back of the house at 1928 CR 4825 in Henderson County. Great Western Ranch is being offered for $2,350,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

1928 CR 4825, Great Western Ranch, Athens, 75752, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-entry

On the banks of a shimmering East Texas lake stands a world-class estate that looks like a Hollywood movie set and offers an exceptional lifestyle for a large family or multiple families. Enjoy a sweeping view of Lake Athens from the centerpiece of this resort-like property—a 1,000-foot covered deck that stretches across the back of the house. It’s the place that friends and family will gather to watch the sunset over the lake or enjoying the latest movie or game, while grilling a steak and relaxing beside the fireplace.

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Just 80 miles from Dallas, this gated, 13-acre estate has a driveway lined with dozens of trees that leads past a tennis court and a pole barn, large enough to house tractors and recreational vehicles.

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Also along the driveway is a complete woodworking shop and for the avid gardener a greenhouse and apple orchard.

The incredible entrance leads to a magnificent five-bedroom, 8,000-square-foot main house with two master suites. A separate two-bedroom guesthouse has a full kitchen and a patio that overlooks the water.

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An updated kitchen has a Subzero refrigerator and freezer, a double oven, dual dishwashers and a warming drawer—perfect for hosting holiday dinners for generations of family.

1928 CR 4825, Great Western Ranch, Athens, 75752, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-lake

The 1,800-acre lake is a paradise for boaters and fishermen. With more than 700 feet of shoreline, the estate has two boat docks, one with three covered slips and a hot tub, the other designed for parties and fun. The property at 1928 CR 4825 in Henderson County is being offered for $2,350,000.

For more luxury homes, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with six offices in Dallas, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.

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