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Timber Creek Ranch horse in front of barn
Picturesque Timber Creek Ranch in East Texas sold at live auction for an undisclosed amount. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch full barn shot
The barn, built from rough-hewn logs, is one of 11 buildings on the ranch.  Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch road
The lush woods of East Texas offer a scenic drive to the ranch. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch guest house
The boathouse sits on the edge of Lake Cypress Springs. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch barn
Another of the old-world style buildings scattered across the 346-acre working and recreational ranch. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch house
The main Timber Creek Ranch house is nestled in the pines. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch den
The family room offers a rustic yet luxurious ambience. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch pool room
The game room beckons with pool table and oversized flat-screen TV. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch bedroom 2
One of 11 guest rooms spread in dwellings scattered across the ranch. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch bedroom
This guest room offers Western luxe. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch kitchen
The gourmet kitchen boasts state-of-the-art conveniences. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch kitchen 2
A view of the kitchen with breakfast area. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch dining room
The formal dining room. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates
Timber Creek Ranch Rangers
Rangers for touring the property. Photo courtesy of Allie Beth Allman & Associates