Size: 30 acres – Don Buckalew Estate
Location: Located in Young County 5 miles southwest of Olney, Texas on Highway 79 and only 45 minutes south of Wichita Falls and 77 miles north of Abilene.
Features: The Don Buckalew Estate is a beautiful hilltop property. The home sits on an elevated plateau that provides excellent views of the surrounding countryside. An all-weather gravel drive provides easy access to the residence. The home is a 3,450 sq. ft. 3 bedroom, 4 bath floor plan offering plenty of room and beautiful views of North Texas. A portico style front entrance opens up into the large hallway separating the living area from bedrooms 2 and 3. These bedrooms share a Jack and Jill style bathroom with two vanities. Several closets are located in these bedrooms and in the vanity areas, and one bedroom has built in cabinets for display and storage. Down the hallway are sliding glass doors that provides access to the pool/patio area. The master bedroom is a large split-level design located at the opposite end of the house away from the other bedrooms. The top level is a loft area with a wood-burning fireplace surrounded by windows and sliding doors that provide entrance to an outdoor deck. The second level is the bedroom area with entrance to the master bathroom and closet area. The master bathroom has two large vanities, two toilet areas, walk-in shower, Jacuzzi tub and a large master closet. The lower level of this spacious master bedroom also features a sunken living room with a rocked wood burning fireplace and sliding glass doors for access to backyard/pool area. The pool/patio area also features a nice wooden deck that transitions nicely to the large in ground swimming pool. A separate outdoor bathroom is equipped with shower, toilet, vanity and large closet just steps away from the swimming pool. The kitchen and main living area is an open concept design with a 360-degree wood-burning fireplace with full view windows of the pool/patio area. An atrium is located between the kitchen and master bedroom, which adds additional lighting and open feel to this area. The kitchen has a large island/bar design with ample cabinet space with an additional large pantry off the kitchen and a butler’s pantry with cabinets and storage. The butler’s pantry leads to a laundry room that includes a sink and several cabinets. The laundry room also has outdoor access and an entry into the master bathroom. A two-car enclosed garage is conveniently located just down the hallway from the butler’s pantry. A small yard storage building is located just north of the garage and provides additional storage for equipment. Additional improvements around the property include two farm ponds for livestock and wildlife and good perimeter fencing. The property has a nice mix of mesquite pasture around the elevated portions of the estate and improved grass pasture located in the lower areas of the property. The Don Buckalew Estate is an outstanding home with many features. From the wonderful outdoor pool area, to the cozy multi-level master bedroom, this home and property is a great value in this area of North Texas.
Improvements: 3,450 sq. ft. 3 bedroom/4 baths home, backyard storage shed, Highway 79 road frontage, 2 farm ponds, in ground swimming pool, all weather gravel driveway, good perimeter fencing, and improved grass pasture.
Wildlife: Whitetail deer, wild hog, dove, and fishing.
Contact: Andrew Pennington-Listing Agent (940) 838-8112