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On Locust Rd, 18 miles west of Longview, 9 miles north of Gladewater, 10 miles south of Gilmer.

Acreage: 18.278


Gilmer School District

Upshur County

MLS Numbers: 20172743, 20172941


3000+ sf brick 3/2.5/2 home with 25x25 game room or expanded office space, on mostly pasture, all fenced, pond, barns and sheds. 25 minutes from Longview.

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The land is gently rolling, well-drained, all usable.
Almost all cleared pastureland, with scattered large trees.
Property is under no surface leases at this time.
Owner indicates there are no land use restrictions affecting this property.
The tract is not being subdivided and must sell in one piece.

Home Description:

Square footage and age of home figures come from county Appraisal District information; buyer is encouraged to confirm square footage for themselves.
3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2-car detached carport, approx 3020 sf living area, built in 1973.
All-electric home. Ceiling fans and 8 foot ceilings throughout.
Brinks home security system with keypads at kitchen entry and master bedroom.
Main section of house is 2006 sf (per CAD), with 312 sf enclosed breezeway/atrium, and 702 sf singe large room addition.
Living room (20x25) has faux wood floor, wood-burning fireplace with gas logs (new owner must supply propane tank) and 8-feet wide brick hearth; built-in bookshelves and glass-door cabinet; exposed stained ceiling beams; directional ceiling lights.
Dining room (12x11) has faux wood floor, open entry from kitchen, double French doors into study/den.
Kitchen (18x11) has hard tile floor, tile counters and backsplash, stressed wood cabinets, black-finish appliances (stove/oven reserved by owner), 2-seat low bar, pantry closet.
Hall bath has hard tile floor; tub/shower; double sinks in marble countertops.
Master bedroom (14x16) has carpet; bi-fold door reach-in closet; large window for natural light.
Master bath has hard tile floor, tub/shower; single sink in molded countertop; double window.
Bedrooms 2 and 3 have carpet, walk-in closets; blinds and curtains.
Den/study off front entryway.
Enclosed breezeway/atrium/utility (26x12) connects the kitchen area to the large game/bonus room addition, provides interior "cut-through" connection between the front yard to the back yard, can house extra appliances, and can serve as a mudroom. Has 6x12 gravel, plant bed near all glass wall with door into back yard; 20x12 hard tile floor and door into front yard; brick walls, recessed lighting.
Large (25x25) open-space room (no interior walls or posts) makes a great game room, expanded home office, or for other uses. Two sets of 8-ft sliding glass doors (one set for front yard access), several large windows for lots of natural light, hard tile floors, ceiling fans, a half-bath, and window air conditioner unit (no installed heat source).
Front covered concrete porch is 65x7, with view of grassy front yard and large specimen oaks and magnolia trees.
Roof is composition shingles; owner says 7 years old.
Reserved: kitchen stove/oven


Mostly woven wire fence (4x4 and 6x6 squares) on metal T-posts around all perimeter (except for some 5-strand electric fencing). Some cross-fencing also.
Chain link fencing encloses large front and back yards.
Asphalt driveway (700 ft long) from Locust Rd.
Yard has good mowable grass, large oaks and magnolia trees, medium-size pecan tree, no landscaping shrubs.
Aerobic septic system installed.
Quarter-acre, pretty pond with wooden pier.
Two deep wells on the property. Owner says they are about 300 ft deep. One (near the house) supplies water to the house and accessory buildings; other (near the pond) can be used to fill pond during dry spells, or could be used for pasture/livestock.
Most of the land is cleared and covered in improved and native grass.

Utility/Storage building:
20x12 building (connected to the carport and 75 feet from the house) has 10x12 utility room and 10x12 storage room.
Utility room has double ceramic sink, cabinets, washer & dryer hookups, and room for extra appliances and shelving.

20x20 concrete floor, composition shingle roof, open on 3 sides.
Utility/Storage room.
Detached, 75 feet from the house.

Storage building:
8x12 portable building with wood siding, wood floor and metal roof.

Barn/equipment shed:
26x36 wood-frame pole-barn structure on concrete slab.
Enclosed on two sides with corrugated metal; metal roof.
12x18 attached open-sided metal-roof lean-to with dirt floor.
Has water and electricity.
Electric meter separate from the house supplies power to the accessory buildings.

Well shed:
5x7 wooden shed with metal roof houses well and tank.

Animal shelter/shed:
20x31 pole barn with dirt floor used for equipment and hay storage and as animal shed.
Metal roof, dirt floor, open sides.

Aviary coop:
8x40 bird coop divided into sections.
1" chicken wire sides, metal roof, dirt floor.
Has some roosts, nest boxes and other items commonly used for chickens or other birds.


Per Upshur County Appraisal District website, the real estate taxes were approximately $2,729 based on Homestead and Ag exemptions. Taxing entities are: Upshur county, Gilmer ISD, Emergency Service District No. 1.


While we do our best to provide accurate information about availability of services, sometimes things change as demands are made on providers. We strongly suggest that you verify the services you require are in fact available to the property you are considering. The following service providers may be contacted about the availability and/or cost of connecting to utilities:
Water: currently supplies by deep well on property. Owner says Pritchett Community Water is available at the road (needs membership and meter installation)
Electric: Upshur Rural Electric
Sewer: individual septic required
Gas: none known
Telephone: ETEX
TV: ETEX, antenna or satellite
Internet: ETEX, satellite or mobile hotspot
Waste Disposal: private provider (currently Progressive)
Post Office: Gilmer
Fire Dept: volunteer
Law Enforcement: Upshur County Sheriff


Approximately 1542 feet on Locust Rd


No oil or gas minerals owned.


From Longview, go east on Hwy 80 to Gladewater, then continue 1.5 miles farther east, turn Right (north) on FM 2685, go for 4 miles; at Y, turn Left onto FM 1404, go for 1 mile; turn Right (north) onto Locust Rd, go for 1.4 miles to 5468 Locust Rd on Left. Signs posted.
GPS Latitude and Longitude (can copy and paste into Google maps)
32.628658N 94.985108W


The broker has assembled this information from materials furnished by the owner and from other sources considered reliable. Any sketches and maps have been prepared for viewing convenience only. Distances and characteristics are approximate and may not have been verified. Additionally, the sketch or map may not show all of the characteristics that affect the property, such as easements, fence lines, roads, etc. Interested parties are advised to investigate to their satisfaction whether the land is suitable for their intended use. We cannot be responsible for errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal or change in price.

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