Beautiful, private, rolling land with modern, efficient, gorgeous brick home, extra living quarters, shop. Fenced for grazing, pond, hunting, family fun. Imagine your kids growing up here, or spending your retirement years. (hglr)...

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2224 FM 555 E
Gilmer, TX 75645

Price: $385,000
Acreage: 19.867
MLS #: 20201327
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Square Footage: 2130
Garage: 2
School District: Gilmer
County: Upshur


  • Terrain is level to rolling, with some high hills for long views.
  • About half is native wooded areas (great for hunting, hiking or riding) and half is cleared, fenced pasture (with pond).
  • Property is under no surface leases at this time.
  • The tract is not being subdivided and must sell in one piece.


  • Back half of property is nicely fenced for cattle grazing.
  • Small pond provides water for livestock.
  • 1600 feet-long asphalt driveway from FM 555 to the house provides extra privacy.
  • Fenced corral area and garden area.
  • Wooden “jungle gym” style play structure.


  • 1289 sf prefinished metal roof and sides on concrete slab.
  • Central heat and AC, insulated roof and walls, wood stove, water, electricity.
  • 2/3 of area is set up with kitchen, living space, 2 bedrooms, bathroom, washer/dryer connections—great extra living quarters.
  • 10x10 covered porch.
  • Attached lean-to for extra storage space.

House Description:

[Square footage and age of home figures come from county Appraisal District information; buyer is encouraged to confirm square footage for themselves].

  • 3/2/2 (attached carport) brick house on concrete slab, 2130 sf.
  • Roomy kitchen opens to dining and living areas.  Dark wood cabinets, double-deep bronze resin sink, pot faucet over stovetop, prep sink on bar, double oven, built-in microwave, island, 4-seat bar, granite countertops.
  • Den has high cathedral ceiling with exposed beam, wood floors, rock corner fireplace (with metal insert and glass doors), lots of natural light.
  • Dining is open to living and kitchen.
  • Bonus rooms include an office and upstairs loft (accessed by circular stairway; great play area for kids).
  • Master bedroom has recessed ceiling, beautiful crown molding, wood floors.
  • Master bath has double sinks in spacious granite countertops with stained wood cabinetry, corner deep jet-tub, walk-in glass-door tile shower, hard tile floor, double walk-in closets.
  • Two non-master bedrooms have wide reach-in closets, carpet floors.
  • Utility/mud room has hard tile floor, built-in wood cabinet and closet space, deep utility sink in granite counters, fold-out ironing board, room for washer, dryer, fridge and freezer.

MORE:  Security alarm system, recessed lighting, Plantation blinds, crown molding, 2 water heaters, multiple glass exterior door (to add extra natural light), easy access to lots of attic storage, insulated windows and doors, ceiling fans throughout.

  • Composition roof with ridge venting; rain gutters.
  • Hardie board on fascia and soffit for low maintenance.
  • Covered front and back porches to enjoy the long country views.


Per Upshur County Appraisal District website, the real estate taxes as of 2019 were approximately $4379 based on ag exemption.  Taxing entities are:   Upshur County, Appraisal District, Emergency Services #1, Gilmer ISD

Utilities and Services:

While we do our best to provide accurate information about availability of services, sometimes things change.  By providing the helpful information below, we make no representation as to the accuracy of the information.  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, actions, cost and/or other requirements of connecting to utilities:

Water: Bi-County Water 903-856-5840

* House and improvements are currently connected to community water

Electric: Upshur Rural Electric 903-843-2536

Sewer:  conventional septic with field lines

Gas:  none

Telephone landline:  ETEX


Internet:  ETEX hi-speed fiberoptic

Waste Disposal:  Ameri-Tex 903-839-1800 or other private provider

Post Office:  Gilmer

Fire Dept:  volunteer

Law Enforcement:  Upshur County Sheriff


Approximately 60 feet wide access lane (part of the owned property; not an easement)


No oil or gas minerals to be conveyed. Owner will convey his surface minerals.


From Longview: north on SH 259 through Diana + 2 miles; Left on FM 726 for 0.5 mi; Right on FM 1972 for 2.7 mi; Left on FM 1649 for 3.5 mi; Right on FM 555 1.1 mile to property on Right.

From Gilmer:  east on SH 154 for 2 miles; Right on FM 555 for 4.5 mi to property on Right.

Sign posted at entry lane.  Private property; do not enter.

GPS Latitude and Longitude (can copy and paste into Google maps)

32.758883    -94.849366


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 property is suitable for their intended use. We cannot be responsible for errors, omissions, prior sale, withdrawal or change in price.

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