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Brian Whatley

Brian has been a licensed Texas Realtor since 2008 and now is the Broker/Owner of United Country | Double Creek Land and Homes which specializes in brokering farms and ranches, country homes, timberland and recreational properties in East Texas.  He was born and raised in Cass County.  He attended Texas A&M University on a Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Education.  Brian taught high school Agricultural Science and Forestry for 6 years before beginning work in the field of forestry eventually owning his own forest products company.   Through the years he has managed timberland across East Texas and invested in land and other types of real estate.  Brian’s passion is educating landowners in the process of buying and selling rural land and teaching them the aspects of how to make that land highly productive while maintaining sustainability.

Brian serves his community in multiple roles.  He is currently serving as President of the Cass County Farm Bureau Board of Directors, Marion-Cass Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors, and he was recently nominated and is currently serving on the Texas Farm Bureau Forestry Commodity Committee.  He has a heart to teach and since leaving public education he has continued to teach young people through his church and also local 4-H Clubs, where he coaches youth in Natural Resources projects.  His 4-H Forestry teams have had multiple state championships and competed nationally in 2011 and 2016.

Brian and his wife Marcie have been married for 29 years and live in the small community of Kildare on their ranch where they raise cattle and timber.  They have 2 sons, Caleb, his wife, Montana and Joshua.  As a family, they enjoy hunting whitetail deer, dove, turkey, elk, and hogs as well as fishing in nearby Wright Patman Lake, Caddo Lake and Lake O’ the Pines.  The Whatley family are members of Cross Creek Cowboy Church in Atlanta, Texas.

Brian looks forward to each meeting with new clients as well as serving the needs of his repeat customers.  His strong desire to help anyone who shares his passion for the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and his true love of the land serves him well in meeting the unique needs of both buyers and sellers of fine rural properties.  Give Brian a call at 903-720-7356.

 

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East Texas Ranch and Country Home along…

Jefferson, TX
Harrison
East Texas Ranch and Country Home along Little Cypress Bayou Nestled amid the sprawling landscapes of Harrison County, this beautiful East Texas ranch style property extends over an impressive 185 ±  acres, showcasing a rustic brick home and rolling fenced pastures, timberland and multiple water sources. East Texas Country Ranch Style Brick Home - Jefferson, Harrison County, Texas As you step inside from the inviting rear covered patio, you're welcomed by a spacious county kitchen.  Warm oak cabinets, complete with a built-in wine rack,  harmoniously blend with a propane fireplace.  And, as if to crown it, oak book shelves loom above adding to the country charm.  The bay window, which faces the back yard,  provides a nook for your breakfast table,  ensuring your mornings start with a tranquil view of your East Texas ranch land.  Food enthusiasts will relish the spacious counter-height island, furnished with an electric cooktop.   Moreover, an additional electric range and a wall oven seamlessly embed into the cabinetry, making this kitchen a dream for whipping up southern feasts. Adjacent to the kitchen, discover a sizeable utility room, perfect for housing freezers, bulk foods, and miscellaneous appliance, keeping them conveniently out of view.  Further on, a laundry room boasts a spacious countertop and ample storage, streamlining your laundry routine. Transitioning seamlessly from the kitchen is a formal dining room,  marked by expansive windows that frame the picturesque view of the front pasture.  Adjacently, the living area reveals vinyl tile floors and a striking brick wall, which perfectly complements the wood-burning fireplace.  Sliding glass doors not only usher in serene views of the yard but also grant access to the shaded patio, making indoor-outdoor transitions effortless. With storage aplenty, courtesy of its many closets and built-ins and encompassing four versatile bedrooms, this home is an ideal canvas for both large families as well as those just starting out.   There is even room for a home office, giving you everything you need.  The master suite is a haven from the rest of the house, with sliding glass doors opening up to the patio and back yard. Coupled with this is the master bathroom, complete with a vanity, and a walk-in closet neatly separated from the bath and toilet. 185 ± acre Ranch Property with Hunting and Fishing located in Harrison County, Texas Opportunities for the homesteading lifestyle are abundant with this country property.  The side yard flourishes with fruit trees and raised garden beds, and there's ample space for further gardening pursuits or accommodating small livestock.  Outbuildings, including sheds, a workshop, and a well house are strategically positioned in the yard,  ideal for storing your farm equipment and other gardening supplies. Three ponds,  stock tanks and the serenity of Little Cypress Bayou ensure a copious water supply., benefiting both livestock and the local wildlife.  Anglers will appreciate the fish-stocked larger pond, while the extensive trails dotting the property are perfect for ATV rides,  or hunting.  For the hunting enthusiast, deer stands and blinds are conveniently place along these routes. Rolling pastures with perfects soils for establishing the necessary food source for your cattle are fenced and cross-fenced.  Surrounding this ranch , a lush expanse of mature,  merchantable pine timber awaits. This ranch style country property is more than just a home, it's an all-encompassing East Texas experience.  From livestock ranching,  wildlife habitats, recreational trails, to a timber resource - this property promises a rich and fulfilling country life for you and your family. 5721 Blackjack Road, Jefferson, Texas 75657 This property is located just 5 miles from Historic Jefferson, Texas.  From the intersection of US - 59 and TX - 49, travel south on US - 59 for 1.8 miles.  Turn left onto FM 2208 for 1 miles.  Turn right onto FM 134, travel for 3.4 miles then take a right onto Blackjack road.  The property is located .6 miles on the right. All property is subject to change, withdrawal, or prior sale. Buyers' agent must be identified on first contact with Broker and much accompany the buyer on showings to receive fee participation.  Otherwise, the fee participation will be at the sole discretion of United Country Double Creek Land and Homes.  
$1,100,000

East Texas Secluded Timber Hunting Property

Jefferson, TX
Marion
East Texas Hunting Property For Sale in Cass County Great timberland and recreational/hunting property with what appears to be County Road frontage on CR 1784 which is an unpaved county road. Primarily excellent upland soils are found on the tract with pine timber along with some mixed hardwood. This property has the potential to be the perfect income producing property from timber production as well as a great hunting tract due to its secluded location. None of the acreage appears to be in the 100 year floodplain.
$225,000

East Tx Hunting Property

Bivins, TX
Cass
Great timberland and recreational/hunting property with FM 125 and CR1889 frontage in Cass County, Texas. This East Texas Land For Sale has multiple roads and trails for access to all areas of the property.  The timberland for sale has primarily excellent upland soil with pine timber along with some hardwood bottomland. This property has the potential to be the perfect income producing property along with offering endless hunting possibilities. Whitetail deer are abundant as well as Wild Turkey. A duck slough is located on the eastern boundary for your waterfowl enthusiasts as well. Corey Branch along with multiple intermittent streams will provide a source of water for wildlife for most months of the year.
$499,000