Swanky horse ranch listed for sale outside Grand Parkway in Hockley

There's country living, and then there's country living surrounded by luxury.

A 13-acre horse ranch recently listed for sale in Hockley offers the "lavishly rustic" experience, for $2.8 million.

Located about 45 minutes from downtown Houston off Highway 290 (without accounting for traffic), the estate at 24702 Mesquite River Trail is an updated country retreat that comes with stables and horseback riding trails.

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The home has seven bedrooms, a gameroom with its own kitchen area, and separate guest quarters with yet another kitchen.

Out back is a resort-style pool, an outdoor kitchen (that would be kitchen No. 4) with a gas grill and smoker, a hot tub and a separate pool bathroom.

A warehouse and stocked pond, plus a fully-fenced horse pasture, make it easy to enjoy rural life.

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See photos of the property above. The listing agent is Rachel Solar or Martha Turner Sothebey's International.

Dana Burke is a digital reporter at Chron.com. You can read more of her stories here and follow her on Twitter at @danapburke.