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REFERENCE

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20 Rancher’s Corner: Staging a Rural Property for Sale v

By Craig Bowen Submitted by the Texas Landowners Association

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broker index 5 Star Country Properties........63 www.5starcountry.com

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.............100 www.AIDANFLORES.com

Adkins & Associates................. 51 www.adkinsandassoc.com

Ebby Halliday, Realtors.......... 116 charliepratt@ebby.com The duPerier Texas Land Man, LLC...............26 www.texas-landman.com

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty...................82 www.Ranch.BriggsFreeman.com Carpenter Real Estate......................................103 www.jwcarpenter.com Circle T Realty............................84 C ircle T Realty www.circle-t-realty.com Clark Isenhour Real Estate Services, LLC.......102 www.clarkisenhour.com

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Hills of Texas Realty................ 117 www.hillsoftexasrealty.com Hodde Real Estate Company....86 www.hodderealty.com

Spring Lake Ranch 625 CR 2301

Hall and Hall...............................96 www.hallandhall.com

AIDAN FLORES Farm & Ranch

Jacobs Properties........................88 www.txland.com King Land & Water................... 76 www.KingLandWater.com Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty...................44 www.KuperRanchSales.com La Gloria Land Co...................109 www.LGLand.com Land Advisors Organization.....101 www.landadvisors.com Land Investex, LLC............................................40 www.landinvestex.com LANDTX......................................52 www.landtx.com

Big Woods Ranch Page 89

Swift Ranch page 33


Lone Star Properties................. 111 www.LoneStarProp.com Meek Ranch Sales......................72 www.meekranchsales.com Mirr Ranch Group......................98 www.MirrRanchGroup.com The Modern Group of Keller Williams Realty............105 www.moderngrouprealty.com Nixon Real Estate......................92 www.nixonrealestate.com

Swan Land Company................94 www.swanlandco.com

Terry Wootan Real Estate......104 www.terrywootanrealestate.com Texas Best Ranches, LLC.......... 64 www.TexasBestRanches.com Texas First Real Estate..............107 www.TexasFirstRE.com Texas Land & Ranch Co...................................32 www.TexasLandandRanch.net

Ranch Investments..................106 www.ranchinvestments.com

Texas LandMen..........................68 www.TexasLandMen.com

Ranch Marketing Associates Christy Belton...........................115 www.rmabrokers.com

VIP Country Properties............90 www.vipcountry.net

RE/MAX 360 The UNIVERSAL Team..........108 www.URHouston.com RE/MAX Associates Northeast................................... 116 www.kiliddjian.com Republic Ranches......................78 www.republicranches.com

Ruple Properties.......................112 www.SouthTexasRanches.com Schrimsher Ranch Real Estate, LLC .........113 www.nm-ranches.com

Stevens Estate Waller County Land Company......................... 110 www.wallercountyland.com

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Water Wonderland page 117

Wendy Cline Properties......... 114 www.wendyclineproperties.com

Williams Trew Sotheby’s International Realty...................80 www.williamstrew.com

Stone Mountain Ranch page 30

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property index Acres± County

Central.

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5................. Bosque...................82 7................. Austin..................... 91 19............... Wilson...................43 25............... Colorado.............104 34............... Waller................... 114 36............... Uvalde...................67 38............... Washington..........88 40............... Karnes....................42 44............... Madison..............104 50............... Caldwell................63 50............... Karnes....................43 50............... Washington.......... 91 63............... Brazos..................102 65............... Colorado.............104 66............... Karnes.................... 41 70............... Washington.......... 91 71............... Karnes....................43 76............... Fayette....................63 77............... Austin.....................63 89............... Austin..................... 91 90............... Washington..........86 92............... Leon.......................84 93............... Austin.....................90 93............... Colorado...............90 96............... Austin.....................63 100............. Washington..........86 115............. Karnes.................... 41 133............ Waller................... 110 173............. Leon.......................85 181............. Lee..........................87

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200............ Medina...................66 200............ Milam.....................90 200............ Washington..........87 250............ Karnes....................43 306............ Karnes.................... 41 376............. Lavaca..................109 383............ Leon.......................84 388............ Grimes.................112 405............ Grimes...................88 420............ Uvalde...................39 431............. Uvalde...................47 442............ Fayette.................... 91 445............ Bosque................... 81 500............ Uvalde...................49 500............ Washington.......... 91 538............ Medina...................35 566............ Williamson.........106 600............ Milam.....................90 610............. Milam...................102 645............ Uvalde...................38 647............ Kinney...................38 670............ Uvalde................... 31 681............. Leon.......................85 700............ Wilson................... 41 712............. Grimes.................109 870............ Medina...................35 890............ Uvalde...................35 1,025......... Lampasas..............29 1,055......... Uvalde...................47 1,366......... Comal....................89 1,380......... Leon.......................78 1,385......... Uvalde...................47 1,509......... Medina...................77 1,583......... Lee..........................79 1,600......... Colorado...............49 1,900......... Hamilton...............49 2,675......... Hamilton...............49 3,000......... San Saba................26 4,168......... Medina...................45 4,200......... Kinney.................109 4,494......... Lampasas............106 4,543......... Uvalde...................45 5,500......... Menard................104 6,000......... Kinney...................72 6,248......... Menard..................52

Hill Country 5................. Hays..................... 117 6................. Bandera.................36 6................. Gillespie................93 8................. Kendall..................43 9................. Gillespie................39 11............... Hays.......................28 12............... Llano....................104 18............... Gillespie................92 25............... Real.........................75 30............... Kendall..................42 30............... Kerr........................28 35............... Llano....................104 50............... Gillespie................92 50............... Kendall..................27 50............... Kendall..................70 57............... Gillespie................93 60............... Bandera.................68 64............... Blanco....................30 67............... Bandera................. 71

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70............... Bandera.................40 83............... Kimble...................92 90............... Bandera.................37 90............... Bandera.................39 94............... Bandera.................67 95............... Gillespie................50 96............... Bandera.................66 97............... Bandera.................38 99............... Blanco.................... 51 100............. Kendall..................50 130............ Bandera.................42 134............ Kerr........................48 156............ Bandera.................33 160............. Llano....................104 181............. Burnet....................29 185............ Bandera.................40 203............ Real.........................93 214............. Hays.......................50 215............. Gillespie................78 221............ Blanco.................... 71 236............ Kerr........................ 31 247............ Gillespie................30 297............ Kerr........................56 300............ Llano......................28 308............ Blanco....................92 309............ Real.........................75 312............. Gillespie................69 317............. Bandera.................64 347............ Kendall..................54 350............ Hays....................... 51 350............ Kerr........................ 71 368............ Hays.......................30 369............ Bandera.................36 410............. Kerr........................68 447............ Mason....................55 450............ Real.........................32 494............ Blanco....................57 520............ Gillespie................27 617............. Kerr........................72 624............ Bandera.................69 630............ Bandera.................36 637............ Kendall..................57 676............. Kerr........................77 688............ Gillespie................93 770............ Edwards................75 840............ Kimble...................67 841............. Llano....................112 930............ Gillespie................ 31 1,006......... Kerr........................27 1,117.......... Kendall..................67 1,125......... Real.........................66 1,285......... Edwards..............112 1,318.......... Gillespie..............106 1,688......... Real.........................70 2,031......... Edwards................ 74 2,533......... Blanco....................46 2,778......... Bandera.................29 2,880......... Edwards................37 6,378......... Edwards..............112 6,700......... Kinney...................26 29,000...... Kerr........................44

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181............. Palo Pinto.............. 81 257............ Kaufman................82 454............ Palo Pinto..............80 1,500......... Erath......................83 1,546......... Palo Pinto............ 101 1,842......... Erath......................83

Northeast 43............... Henderson............62 44............... Smith......................80 48............... Hopkins...............100 54............... Anderson............... 61 64............... Henderson............62 70............... Henderson............59 72............... Van Zandt.............59 100............. Henderson............59 100............. Henderson............62 110............. Henderson............58 125............ Henderson............60 133............ Rains......................62 228............ Anderson...............85 228............ Henderson............60 249............ Henderson............58 307............ Henderson............ 61 415............. Van Zandt...........100 421............ Henderson............ 61 665............ Anderson...............84 1,237......... Harrison................82 1,260......... Anderson...............78 3,248......... Red River...............78

Northwest 268............ Brown.....................65 2,070......... Stephens..............112

South 29............... Atascosa.................43 32............... Live Oak..............106 76............... Medina...................48 90............... Uvalde...................47 145............. Dimmit..................39 203............ Frio.........................67 400............ Frio.........................48 505............ Calhoun...............109 528............ Live Oak..............109 544............ Frio.........................48 600............ Dimmit..................37 767............. Zavala.....................26 830............ Atascosa.................40 880............ Zavala.....................37 1,133......... Frio.........................73 1,440......... Duval......................69 1,568......... Bee........................109 1,807......... Zavala................... 111 2,124......... Zavala.....................68

West

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38............... Brewster..............103 80............... Brewster..............103 1,265......... Brewster..............103 1,403......... Brewster................ 76 1,534......... Jeff Davis............... 76 1,895......... Val Verde............... 74 1,936......... Presidio.................. 76 2,274......... Terrell.....................73 2,915......... Tom Green............60 2,920......... Jeff Davis............... 76 3,870......... Brewster................75 5,063......... Coke.......................65 6,600......... Val Verde...............67 11,007....... Val Verde.............112 12,500....... Presidio..................77 14,035....... Val Verde...............79 16,890....... Brewster................46 23,482...... Brewster................77

Outside the Region

Argentina 1................. Chubut Province............... 99

Colorado 210............. Routt......................97 257............ Gunnison..............99 290............ Clear Creek...........97 525............ La Plata..................96 541............. Gunnison..............96 587............ Routt....................115 801............. Routt......................96 902............ Garfield..................98 1,145......... Routt......................96 3,549......... Garfield..................97 4,912......... Eagle.......................99 46,700...... Las Animas...........98

Montana 473............ Beaverhead...........95 612............. Powell.....................97 635............... Lewis and Clark.....95 678............... Lewis and Clark.....95 2,964......... Park........................94 3,000........... Lewis and Clark.....94 5,665......... Gallatin..................94 5,870......... Deer Lodge...........95 9,280......... Big Horn................98 9,280......... Rosebud................98 59,809...... Chouteau..............97

New Mexico

Southeast

339............ Grant....................113 410............. Otero....................113 1,384......... Luna.....................113 12,520....... Catron....................96 12,520....... Scorro....................96

6................. Montgomery...... 116

12,520..... Sierra..................96

4,610......... Maverick................46

8................. Tarrant...................80

27............... Fort Bend..............87

20............... Rockwall.............. 116

85............... Wharton..............108

28............... Parker.....................80

212............. San Jacinto............88

35............... Parker.....................80

762............. Walker...................89

72............... Cooke..................... 81

1,445......... Liberty...................79

21,595..... Grant................113

Oklahoma 345............ Love........................ 81 1,505......... Bryan......................79


CENTRAL

Austin Bastrop Bell Bexar Bosque Brazos Burleson Caldwell Colorado Comal Concho Coryell De Witt Falls Fayette Freestone Gonzales Grimes Guadalupe Hamilton Karnes Kinney Lampasas Lavaca Lee Leon Limestone Madison McCulloch McLennan Medina Menard Milam Mills Robertson San Saba Travis Uvalde Waller Washington Wharton Williamson Wilson

HIGH PLAINS 8 1 28 76 24 13 22 26 37 20 40 1 75 16 41 19 31 74 57 14 30 25 3 6 10 38 8 58 42 29 5 39 56 7 32 4 11 21 12 17 9 2 23 55 15 54

Armstrong Bailey Borden Briscoe Carson Castro Childress Cochran Collingsworth Crosby Dallam Dawson Deaf Smith Dickens Donley Floyd Gaines Garza Gray Hale Hall Hansford Hartley Hemphill Hockley Hutchinson Kent King Lamb Lipscomb Lubbock Lynn Moore Motley Ochiltree Oldham Parmer Potter Randall Roberts Sherman Swisher Terry Wheeler Yoakum

HILL COUNTRY 87 1 173 158 184 172 190 188 186 171 157 156 185

Bandera Blanco Burnet Edwards Gillespie Hays Kendall Kerr Kimble Llano Mason Real

METROPLEX

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Collin Cooke Dallas Denton Ellis Erath Fannin Grayson Hill Hood Hunt Johnson Kaufman Navarro Palo Pinto Parker Rockwall Somervell Tarrant Wise

SOUTH 43 2 218 232 248 245 253 228 238 217 233 251 247 239 249 240 229 231 215 230 241 244 242 250 234 237 252 246 216

Aransas Atascosa Bee Brooks Calhoun Cameron Dimmit Duval Frio Goliad Hidalgo Jim Hogg Jim Wells Kenedy Kleberg La Salle Live Oak Maverick McMullen Nueces Refugio San Patricio Starr Victoria Webb Willacy Zapata Zavala

Anderson Bowie Camp Cass Cherokee Delta Franklin Gregg Harrison Henderson Hopkins Houston Lamar Marion Morris Nacogdoches Panola Rains Red River Rusk Shelby Smith Titus Upshur Van Zandt Wood

NORTHWEST 5 4 44 122 98 46 121 123 33 99 78 34 27 60 63 79 43 95 47 96 120 77 80 81 59 97 61 36 35 62

Archer Baylor Brown Callahan Clay Coleman Comanche Cottle Eastland Fisher Foard Hardeman Haskell Jack Jones Knox Mitchell Montague Nolan Runnels Scurry Shackelford Stephens Stonewall Taylor Throckmorton Wichita Wilbarger Young

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Andrews Brewster Coke Crane Crockett Culberson Ector El Paso Glasscock Howard Hudspeth Irion Jeff Davis Loving Martin Midland Pecos Presidio Reagan Reeves Schleicher Sterling Sutton Terrell Tom Green Upton Val Verde Ward Winkler

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Legends & Lore

By Mickey Herskowitz

Remembering the Singing Cowboy – Gene Autry In a more romantic time, when an electric can opener was regarded as high tech, kids could kill an entire Saturday watching “B” Westerns at any movie house, pounding a bag of buttered popcorn for a nickel. A hero for that generation, in a career that spanned over 50 years, was Gene Autry, the original “Singing Cowboy.” But Autry, born just outside of Tioga, Texas, was not a pretend or fancy pants cowboy. He started as a hard-working youngster helping with farm chores, became a multi-faceted entertainer, a hall of fame rodeo star, and owner of one of the country’s most famous movie ranches. He made his pile from

trunk. They would come

records, movies and

into town on the early

broadcasting as well as

train and rent a horse and

other interests and was one

buggy, then make the

of the first celebrities to

rounds, stopping at all the

plunge into merchandising.

country stores and ranch-

He took up singing when

es and farms, drumming

he was five, at the insistence

up business. My father

of his grandfather, a Baptist

would trade for chickens,

preacher, who was short

eggs, cloth, leather or

a soprano in the choir.

whatever they had.”

His grandpa’s family

He was already financial-

had crossed the plains in

ly well off when he bought

covered wagons, heading

a ranch in 1952 from

to Texas with the early

Monogram Studios, mod-

settlers and adventurers

est in size at 110 acres, but

from Tennessee, among the

famous as the backdrop

Houstons and the Crocketts.

for western movies that

An Autry died at the Alamo.

starred the likes of William

Gene slopped hogs before

S. Hart and Tom Mix, and

breakfast and rode a horse

later Autry, John Wayne,

five or six miles to school,

Roy Rogers and Gary Coo-

doing the arithmetic tables

per. He changed the name

in his head. “It always

to “Melody Ranch,” after

surprised me,” he once said,

his movie and network

“that people were surprised

radio show.

to find out I made a lot of money. The two things I never thought I was very good at were singing and acting. I was always good at numbers.”

As it had been in © Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation

Monogram’s day the ranch was actually a

working studio with a complete western town including interiors for

His father, Delbert, was a horse trader, who frequently took his

filming in the saloon, bank, jail, general store, hotel, church, school,

young son with him for First Monday. This was the day that farmers

livery stable and theater. The property included a ranch house, farm

and ranchers poured into whatever small town was holding a cattle

house, Victorian home and a grand Spanish adobe hacienda.

auction and trade for anything under the sun. Delbert was a hand-

Located in the Santa Clarita Valley – it could have been Texas

some man with sandy hair. “He was a whittler,” as Gene remembered

or Colorado or Arizona – as a fantasy land the ranch belonged in

him. “I can see him yet, working on a stub of wood, one boot raised

California. Most of the westerns worthy of the name would film there,

on a rail, standing there for hours at a time, talking and whittling and

including Gunsmoke, Hopalong Cassidy, Wild Bill Hickock, Wyatt

bartering. He dealt mostly with the ranchers, but sometimes with the

Earp, The Cisco Kid and Gene Autry’s Flying A Pictures television

drummers. These were the merchants who carried their goods in a

series The Gene Autry Show,

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The Ranger Rider, Annie Oakley, Buffalo Bill, Jr., and The

films – his shoot-‘em-ups – made him the industry’s Number 1 ranked

Adventures of Champion to the more recent Last Man Standing, the

western box office star for six years before World War II erupted.

Magnificent Seven and Deadwood.

At 35, too old for the draft, he enlisted in the army and served as a tech

After a fire swept through the canyon in 1962, destroying seventy-

sergeant and later as a flight officer in the Air Traffic Command, flying

five percent of the buildings, Autry maintained only a few acres,

“The Hump” over the Himalayas between India and China, from a base

mostly for the comfort of Champion Three. When the horse died in

in Africa.

1990, he sold the property – now restored and once again the setting

Talent and a smart

for movies celebrating the Old West.

business sense made him

Less known is the fact

wealthy. In addition

that in 1956

to his entertainment

Gene Autry

career he went on

became the sole

to own a string of

owner of the

broadcast stations

World Cham-

and the Los Angeles

pionship Rodeo

Angels baseball team.

Company and pro-

His first hit song was

vided the livestock

“That Silver-Haired

for most of the ma-

Daddy of Mine;”

jor rodeos in Texas,

his signature hit

Colorado, Montana

was “Back in the

and Nebraska. He

Saddle Again,”

acquired a massive,

and his biggest

24,000-acre spread

was “Rudolph

in Fowler, Colorado,

the Red-Nosed

larger than some cities,

Reindeer.”

and moved the entire

Gene Autry

company there. Autry

died on October

was inducted into the Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame in 1979.

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alified Autr y Qu

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All of which underscored how far Autry had traveled from his boyhood living on the Texas-Oklahoma line, where an “X” was not a

2, 1998, three days after his 91st birthday.

His legacy stretches from the flatlands of Texas and Oklahoma to Hollywood, and his singing cowboy movies brought country music to a national audience, from honky-tonks to the farms and ranches of America.

rating for dirty movies. It was the legal signature for about a third of the adult population. But the pace was serene, the life pastoral. He and his friends were the sons of ranch hands and farmers and drifters. He knew how to ride a horse and milk a cow and drive a buckboard. The Autrys may have been poor, nearly everyone was in rural America in the late 1920’s, but they were never Tobacco Road poor. His father earned good money when he felt like it, which was “some of the time,” as Gene put it. Most of his early years were spent moving from one small town to another, from Tioga across the Red River into southern Oklahoma, where they lived on a farm in a place called Achille. They pronounced it “a-SHEEL,” and it was so small you could start a crime wave by stealing three chickens. The closest thing to a library was the barber shop, which featured “Whiz Bang” comics and the “Police Gazette.” The first radio Gene owned was one he built himself, following the directions in a magazine article.

© Autry Qualified Interest Trust and The Autry Foundation

He starred in 89 movies and 91 episodes of the “Gene Autry Show,” and recorded more than 600 songs. He is the only entertainer to have

Mickey Herskowitz is a noted journalist, an 1997 inductee into the

five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, for radio, recording, motion

Texas Baseball Hall of Fame and the author of over 30 books. He co-

pictures, television and live theater including rodeo performances. His

authored Gene Autry’s 1978 autobiography Back in the Saddle Again. Volume 72 Texas Farm&Ranch

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Rancher’s Corner S taging

a

R ural P roperty F or S ale

Craig Bowen, Plateau Land & Wildlife Management

What is the second thing a residential real estate agent does after getting a listing? The agent has the property staged to facilitate a maximum sales price. Most residential estate agents know what staging is, yet it remains uncommon for rural property owners to stage the rural land they are trying to sell. There may not be an easy way to quantify this, but there likely are more rural properties that have zero make-ready work done to them than properties that have had some staging. How should an agent go about staging an entire ranch? First impressions matter, so an entre must be made. If the first thing a prospective buyer sees is a run-down gate with too much space along the posts and a rusty lock, a negative opinion is quickly formed. Real estate agents use terms like “quaint” and “utilitarian,” but really, these eyesores should be remedied and at reasonable costs. The showing route on a rural property is paramount. The route itself should be free of rough patches. Imagine a buyer thinking spending ten million on a property, and being bounced around for an hour or two driving the property. It makes no sense to put a qualified buyer through this when a week of road work only costs around five thousand dollars – it can literally make the difference to a buyer not accustomed to rough ranch roads! Invasive brush is probably the most common large-scale defect of most rural properties, particularly in the Edwards Plateau and greater Hill Country. Consistent historical overgrazing has exacerbated already bad ash, juniper, and prickly pear problems caused by fire suppression and fragmentation, and most landowners do not have an actionable brush management plan. Controlling brush around the showing route and other main attractions like ponds, hunting locations, scenic overlooks, large, visible hardwood trees, and other key areas can really bolster the way a property shows. If the property has great views, some chainsaw work may be useful to enhance these views by taking out less desirable trees and brush which may be obstructing a multi-million dollar view. The way the pastures look on a rural property is important. Green grass and wildflowers sell property. An easy way to ensure the pastures look good on a ranch is to remove or reduce the livestock herd. This allows the property to take advantage of spring rains, heal a little from historical grazing, and put forth its best face to prospective buyers. If tax considerations are an issue, it is wise to file for a rest period with your county appraisal district, which can usually be done 2 out of any 7-year period. If there is a lucrative grass lease involved, talk to the seller and the lessee to work out a rotational grazing program or a rest period during key months (April – June) to ensure there is at least some fresh, green growth in the pastures. Another side effect of rest from livestock is that all those muddy ponds are likely to clear up with the absence of hoof action, and will photograph and show much better. If the property has good hunting and wildlife potential, one should either leave current corn and protein feeders operational and full, or invest some money in new corn feeders and put them in appropriate areas around the property. These feeders will attract wildlife and encourage the wildlife to move around and potentially be seen more often than if they were not coming to artificial feed. An agent can also feed roads using a tailgate feeder (or a bag of corn hanging out of the window) prior to a showing to attract birds, deer, and small

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When feeding roads, one must be sure the

away. If there are troughs in the working pens

attractant is thrown to the side of the road or

and electricity at the barn, one make sure these

between the ruts so the buyer is not looking at a

items are functional and cleaned.

trail of corn. Bird seed, chicken scratch, protein

If there are water wells on the property, the

pellets, and standard deer corn are all good

seller must know how many, their depths, their

attractant choices for feeding roads. The positive

locations, and ensure that they are functional

effects of seeing wildlife during a showing

and look good. A “well house” or covering or a

cannot be overestimated – most buyers today

water well is a valuable addition and assures the

– cleaned, de-cluttered, any over-personalized touches removed, and any obvious cosmetic or mechanical defects repaired. Many expensive improvements may not be warranted. However, attending to basic staging needs can help a buyer visualize the potential of the property. In turn, this will increase the likelihood of getting an offer near asking price. Spending 1-5% of the asking price should be an acceptable risk for most sellers. It does not matter whether one is selling a gentleman’s ranch or a sprawling working cattle ranch, a little work towards staging, and making the property appealing, can seal the are buying for recreation, and most of the time

buyer the well has been taken care of. If there

deal. The listed property is the final product, so

that recreation centers around nature, so show

is a windmill which needs reasonable repairs,

one should not get caught in the trap thinking

them some nature!

one must make sure they get done – a working

that rural properties do not have to be shiny

windmill is attractive to buyers, and solidifies

and look new – they do, and the better a rural

the fact that they are buying a piece of Texas.

property is staged, the better it will sell.

Barns and working pens are a great addition to rural properties. Working pens show the prospective buyer that they are buying a

If minerals are part of the sale, it is imperative

“ranch,” and there is likely some good history

the listing agent is informed about the mineral

to talk about with them. Barns offer places to

ownership of the property, and what is available

store equipment, and when in good shape, add

for purchase. Running a mineral title is not easy

overall value to the property. However, these

or cheap in some cases, but a savvy buyer will

locations tend to accumulate junk, turning what

not make an offer until this step is complete.

should be an attractive feature into a blemish. A

Besides that, it makes the listing agent and the

day should be taken to clean up around these

seller look ignorant to say, “Well, we don’t know

areas – rusty pipes, rotten wood, old trash,

exactly what’s owned, but we are conveying half

vehicles, and other items should all be cleared

at the asking price.” That type of information is not acceptable, and does not help sell the property. Depending on the property’s location, mineral interests are extremely important and a valuable property interest itself. Likewise, a seller must know his water rights. If there is a home on the property, special attention must be paid to the area surrounding the house. Rural buyers are buying land first, and a home, if it exists, second. The yard,

The article “Staging a Rural Property For Sale”

outdoor kitchen, garage or carport, dog pens,

was submitted and used with permission of

and landscaping should all be kept as if someone

the Texas Landowners Association. For more

was living on the property. The interior of the

information on the TLA, please call 888 979-1744

home must be staged just as if it was in a suburb

or visit landassociation.org.


Cover Feature

Texas Farm & Ranch magazine takes a look at the Changing Farm & Ranch Landscape, the International Marketplace and a New Breed of Farm & Ranch Power Brokers By Texas Farm & Ranch

When the estate of a wealthy German businessman needed to be sold off several years ago, the heirs turned to Sotheby’s Auction House, the world’s oldest, to dispose of the man’s art collection and other valuables. Sotheby’s sold off the entire estate, except for one item. The heirs didn’t have a clue how to market a 4,000-acre ranch far away in the Texas Hill Country. But Sotheby’s did. It turned to an affiliated company, Sotheby’s International Realty, and an elite group of highly skilled and experienced farm and ranch brokers to handle the ranch sale. The task was handed to Rick Kuper with Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty in nearby San Antonio. Six months later the ranch was sold for $18 million. On the west coast, when a Hong Kong investor was looking to buy a ranch in California, he did extensive research on available properties and ultimately turned to Suzanne Perkins, a Sotheby’s

Lloyd & Overstreet Aspen Snowmass Sotheby’s International Realty

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International Realty broker in Santa Barbara. Consistently ranked among the top 50 best U.S. real estate agents, Perkins had gained considerable exposure in selling the 3,200-acre Bar-Go Ranch in Santa Ynez, CA, for $22 million and the Cojo/Jalama Ranch for $155 million. With Perkins as his broker, the Chinese investor looked at large ranches throughout California and recently purchased a very large avocado ranch. In Colorado, Mark Overstreet with Sotheby’s Lloyd and Overstreet is marketing an authentic western town, the Wild Eagle Lodge and Rose City. On 3,500 acres, the town is a high-technology replica, complete with its own saloon and stagecoach. The story of Rose City’s proposed sale for $23 million appeared in a British newspaper and caught the attention of a South African businessman, who already owns a home in Switzerland, the Bahama and a vineyard in South Africa. He is proposing to add Rose City to his residences where he can retire and be a cowboy. “The business is changing rapidly and international investors are eager to break into the American luxury markets,” said Overstreet, who sold the 176,000-acre Forbes Trinchera Ranch in Colorado for $175 million. In early 2012, responding to the growing demand for premium assets involving farm and ranch properties, Sotheby’s International Realty formally organized its team of elite rural property brokers into a distinctive Farm and Ranch division. Sotheby’s recognized a dynamic and escalating demand for unique assets worldwide, which fulfilled the aspirations for buyers interested in recreational and lifestyle opportunities such as hunting, fishing, equestrian and polo pursuits. They also included agricultural and cattle operations which often defy easy categorization and were not frequently serviced by luxury real estate firms. Owning ranches also has the appeal of being away from the millions of people who live in cities. Sotheby’s International Realty recognized that for many publicityshy billionaires and celebrities, who crave a

place to live in privacy, ranches gave them the space and seclusion they covet. Often set in hundreds, thousands or tens of thousands of private acres, ranches offered a place for every sporting activity imaginable, space to land a private jet or helicopter and plenty of room to accommodate family and friends. “Ranches provide a sense of one’s own private fiefdom, which appeals to the psychology of the sort of people who can afford

Suzanne Perkins Sotheby’s Santa Barbara Suzanne sold the Cojo/Jalama Ranch for $155 million

it and who want to control the world around them,” said Bernard Uechtritz, an international real estate adviser to Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty in Dallas. The landscape of global marketing and the expertise required for buying and selling farm and ranch properties has changed rapidly in recent years. A new mix of buyers has entered the arena. Now a rancher, once limited to a customer base of other ranchers, can showcase his ranch property to investors across the world. As it launched its Farm and Ranch Division, Sotheby’s International Realty also created a related website, which afforded the land-seeking consumer for the first


Bill Fandel Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty Fandel spearheaded the formation of Sotheby’s Farm & Ranch rural power broker group.

time a global search platform dedicated to billions of dollars in active farm, ranch and recreational real estate listings worldwide. At the time, there were more than $1 billion in significant sales by the firm. Sotheby’s International Realty had quietly amassed an impressive dossier of significant sales of trophy farms and ranches. In addition to the Forbes ranch in Colorado, the Cojo/Jalama Ranch and the Bar-Go Ranch in the Santa Barbara/ Santa Ynez area, other notable and public transactions included: • Wyoming: $110 million Bar B C Ranch and $48m Little Jennie Ranch in Jackson Hole $175 million Forbes Ranch • Colorado: $46.5 million BootJack Ranch, $44 million Wildcat Ranch • Oregon: $38 million Ochoco Ranch • Texas: Multiple publicly recorded transactions ranging between $20 and $75 million • Canada-Kenauk: a 65,000-acre hunting and fishing reserve last listed at $79m outside Ottawa • South Africa: Games reserves to $30 million • Latin America: Haciendas to $35 million • New Zealand: Multiple sales of sheep stations between $5 and $35 million • Notable sales with unpublished prices and sales of the storied properties such as Calumet Farm in Kentucky and Tranquility in Lake Tahoe, listed at $75 million. Note: Many Sotheby’s sales in excess of $100 million go unpublished. Bill Fandel, a broker with Telluride Sotheby’s International Realty, helped

spearhead the formation of this specific niche within Sotheby’s. He said the goal of the original advisory group was to identify accomplished brokers within the firm who were active in this market segment across the globe, strategically target opportunities best served by the firm’s global footprint and organize a hub of marketing and communication that promoted best practices and fostered cross-marketing opportunities among the group. “Over the course of the last decade, as the interests of our global clientele continued to broaden, a group of seasoned professionals within the Sotheby’s International Realty brand recognized a unique opportunity to create, deliver and service a truly global search platform which showcased assets to a worldwide audience in what had been to date a highly fragmented market segment serviced primarily by local and regional players,” Fandel said. “While many of these competing firms and agents are highly skilled in their businesses, they were unable to expose farm, ranch and recreational opportunities to a universe of high net-worth clients that span the globe. With more than 45 percent of the visitors to our firm’s global website originating outside the U.S. in 2014, we have the unique proposition of offering a content rich property search portal, translation software, marketing and office support and ultimately buyer and seller representation to a diverse clientele spanning the globe,” he said. “The resources and advisers needed to guide international clientele have become ever more critical. No regional or national brokerage, regardless of their past competence, can credibly compete with Sotheby’s International Realty in offering global reach and seamless professional representation to this growing universe of international buyers and sellers.” Colorado, one of the most popular destinations for ranch and recreational buyers, has deep coverage. There are 29 Sotheby’s International Realty offices in Colorado, from Denver to the Vail Valley, Aspen to Telluride, Boulder to Crested Butte, and two newer offices in Steamboat Springs and the Durango area. Worldwide, Sotheby’s International Realty has 700 offices with 14,500 sales agents in 52 countries. Whether a buyer is seeking a farm or ranch in the U.S. or the finest haciendas and estancias throughout Central and South America, recreational and cultural retreats in Europe and hunting and fishing lodges in New Zealand and Australia, no other real estate firm in the world offers truly global access into these specialized market segments. Australian Bernard Uechtritz has

taken his global real estate expertise to Texas and engineered the sale of luxury and ranch real estate from Australia to California and Texas since 1993. Uechtritz, one of the latest members of the Ranch & Land division, has often tackled difficult, even controversial luxury and ranch real estate sales. Since 2013, he has hung his hat with the Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty Ranch & Land group. Last March, Uechtritz spent two weeks in Dubai and Abu Dhabi with Robbie Briggs and the Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s team, combining the opening of the Sotheby’s International Realty’s Dubai office with the opportunity to engage global buyers and investors who are trading and developing American and Australian properties. “Ranches are the world’s great underthe-radar property buy,” Uechtritz said. “They offer everything from a fairytale romantic cowboy lifestyle to all types of revenue streams as well as land bank security of money and development or conservation opportunities to the extraction of oil and gas and other energy or world food chain supply.” Uechtritz said the Sotheby’s International Realty’s elite Farm and Ranch brokers are working with buyers from around the world who are asking for everything from iconic name ranches and huge farm acreage to golf courses and boating lakes, smaller retreats and equestrian properties. “As the old saying goes, the best investment on earth is earth! They aren’t making any more of it. And that is particularly true of some of the iconic ranches that we have in Texas and the Western regions. Legendary properties, such as the King and Waggoner ranches, the Four Sixes and the Pitchfork, have shaped both history and industries within our state and the nation and even impacted the world in various ways. These, of course, are national treasures, and would be priceless if they ever hit the market. However, there are investors, conservationists and those wishing to own and protect a piece of cowboy history and romance who will spend several million dollars to hundreds of millions or even over a billion dollars for the right property. Incredible opportunities are out there,” he said. Mark Overstreet in Colorado has selling high-end trophy properties in the blood. In 1958, Overstreet’s grandfather participated in the liquidation sale of the Wesley Pyle Cattle Co. in Texas where the 639,000 acres sold for $2.3 million. Today, in addition to selling trophy properties to celebrities and international investors, Overstreet and his partner Volume 72 Texas Farm&Ranch

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Rick Kuper Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty San Antonio Now marketing the legendary Y.O. Ranch for $75 Million

Brittany Lloyd are flying off to Canada to meet buyers at breakfast during the world-famous Calgary Stampede or jetting to the Hamptons and Los Angeles. Lloyd just returned from Thailand to meet with buyers of American ranches. “U.S. properties are the most attractive investment for wealthy foreigners,” Overstreet said, “because the American real estate system and its legal system are very mature. And you can own the land, not just lease it like in so many other countries.” Kuper said his San Antonio firm, which is handling the sale of one of Texas’ most iconic properties, the Y.O. Ranch in Mountain Home, has dealt with buyers of Texas ranches and farms from 40 different states and dozens of countries. “There is something here for everyone,” the native San Antonian said. “We live in a very global society. The world is getting smaller every day,” he said. Perkins agrees. Since the real estate recession has receded, new investors from around the world are looking at large California properties. At the same time, Californians are looking to Texas and other western states that have more favorable tax environments and economies. Kuper recently helped a couple with children relocate to 200-acre ranch on the Guadalupe River. John Pierce, Dave and Brandon Spackman and Tom Evans are among the elite ranch and farm brokers in Jackson Hole. Pierce, formerly a partner in a smaller regional ranch real estate sales company, recently made the transition to Sotheby’s International Realty in part because of its global positioning,

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marketing and networking opportunities that the powerful brand offers both him and his clients. He is seeing the greatest demand for Rocky Mountain recreational ranches coming from wealthy Americans, from the East Coast, Chicago and Texas. They use it as a second home, a place to pass on their values to their children and grandchildren, Pierce said. Many international buyers and funds are looking more to acquire operational farmland, land they can add to their portfolios that not only will appreciate in value over time, but will pay for themselves in the short term. But every seller of a ranch or farm, Pierce said, has heard that the foreign investors are coming. So they turn to Sotheby’s International Realty to help them market their properties internationally. That is one of the benefits of working with Sotheby’s International Realty, Kuper said. The firm’s global network is extraordinary and the best in the business. “If you have an appetite for a ranch anywhere in the world, you just need to ask Sotheby’s to find it.” Recognizing that wealthy Chinese with a few million Yuan to burn will spend billions on U.S. real estate in the years ahead, Sotheby’s received approval this year to conduct business in mainland China and will be celebrating the opening of its new offices as Beijing Sotheby’s International Realty in 2014. Robbie Briggs, who owns Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty Dallas, has spent several years living in and visiting China, building relationships with the Chinese businessmen and investors. Just last year, Briggs led a fourmember team of international real estate experts on a 12-day, five-city tour of China to spark the interest in North Texas properties. “In each city, we found Chinese businessmen, wealthy investors and professionals who have a strong interest in U.S. real estate,” Briggs said. “They have a strong desire to own Texas ranches, farms and land.” Briggs has also hosted several delegations of Chinese businessmen and investors in the Dallas office of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty to discuss the growing global interest in land, particularly in Texas farm and ranch land. According to a report by CB Richard Ellis, a large global commercial real estate firm, the U.S., and particularly Texas and California, are at the top of the list for Chinese buyers. Canada and Australia come in next at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. While much of the Chinese investment to date has focused on buying everything

from shopping centers to individual homes, rich Chinese individuals and savvy corporations are looking closely at rural land as well as properties in the large cities. Similar moves happened with the Japanese back in the 1980s. Now most experts believe it is China’s turn. And by most estimates, they are snatching up high end real estate across America. Much of the focus has been on California properties, but Sotheby’s is working with Chinese investors looking to acquire stable, financially secure properties throughout the west. “Whether it is Chinese, Australian, Latin American or European investors, or a physician from Philadelphia, the lure of farm and ranch properties, particularly in Texas and western states, has great appeal,” said Uechtritz, who believes ranches have always been and will always be in part a trophy property with associated bragging rights as well as having cathartic getaway emotional elements entwined in every sale regardless of where it is located, how big it is, or what the use or history is. Uechtritz concluded, “When you hire one Sotheby’s International Realty agent or broker in our Farm and Ranch group, you actually get us all – all our resources, all our connections, all our offices across our network, along with the regional and corporate marketing, all of our respective spheres of influence and all our marketing penetration , whether it’s reaching buyers down the street, across the nation or around the world, that’s a pretty lethal combination of assets and brand power for any seller.”

Photo by Gustav Schmiege

Bernard Uechtritz “The best investment on Earth, is earth.” Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty Ranch and Land Division


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La Fonda Ranch Texas Hill Country Kinney County v Brackettville

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This highly managed and maintained 6,700 acres is the playground for the sportsman’s dream! Trophy whitetail deer and upland game bird hunting are second to none on this historic property. The centerpiece of this ranch is the 27,000± SF five star hunting lodge with a large stocked lake just 400 yards away. This is a must see paradise!

Leona River Ranch South Texas v Zavala County v Batesville

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This is the perfect opportunity to purchase a trophy whitetail deer ranch that is just reaching its prime. Recent aerial survey showed 15 trophy bucks in the 3-4 year range. The ranch consists of 767 acres with excellent brush and tillable fields for food plots. Improvements include a main lodge with eight bedrooms, manager’s home and several barns. The property offers three stock tanks and two Carrizo wells. Some minerals available and all blinds and feeders could be conveyed.

The Falls Ranch

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Texas Hill Country San Saba County v Lake Buchanan

This is a great opportunity to own a historic property in Texas. This large tract consists of 3,000± acres sitting on the shores of Lake Buchanan.

This

long-time

family-owned

property is truly special and conveniently located near Austin and San Antonio. Falls Creek passes through the property providing strong crystal clear live water. The creek dives off a huge bluff creating a spectacular waterfall cascading into Lake Buchanan.

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Camp Verde Ranch Texas Hill Country Kerr County v Camp Verde

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These 1,006 stunning acres near historic Camp Verde are truly a special property. The ranch offers breathtaking views and beautiful spring-fed lakes. The ranch is highly improved and complete with a main lodge, guesthouse and ranch manager’s home. The ranch is high fenced and offers excellent native and exotic wildlife.

Klein Branch Creek Ranch

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Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

Gentle rolling terrain, convenient location and access, spring-fed Klein Branch Creek and a comfortable country cottage make this 520± acres a must see. Approximately 20 minutes to Kerrville and 25 minutes to Fredericksburg with over 4,500 feet of paved county road frontage make this a very desirable property for personal use and/or development. Over 3,000 feet of both sides of the Klein Branch Creek with one dam and numerous improvement options. A two-bedroom, two-bath, openconcept Hill Country Cottage with creekfront setting awaits your arrival.

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This Hill Country estate lies just 15 minutes from downtown Boerne. The main house consists of 6,500± square feet with large covered porches allowing access to the pool and backyard. In addition, the property offers a 12-stall horse barn with cozy apartment and a 200x300 roping arena. All on 50 acres.

Boerne Estate Texas Hill Country v Kendall County v Boerne

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Llano River Ranch Texas Hill Country Llano County v Castell

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This 300-acre ranch has beautiful water frontage on the banks of the Llano River. Both large pools and flowing rapids are available for the owner’s enjoyment. Improvements include two comfortable homes and a very nice barn complete with apartment and office. The property fronts both sides of County Road 152 and could be divided into two tracts consisting of 180 and 120 acres.

Treasure in the Hills Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Camp Verde

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This 30-acre treasure in the hills is a sight to see. The custom-built, 4,574-square-foot Mediterranean/Tuscan-style home has incredible views from every window with attention to detail in every room. Great location only minutes from Kerrville in the much sought-after Camp Verde area.

Wimberley on the Blanco Texas Hill Country Hays County v Wimberley

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This is truly one of the most outstanding residences to ever hit the market in the Texas Hill Country. This large meticulously kept estate of 11 acres is conveniently located to Austin and San Antonio. The property overlooks beautiful live water and majestic trees. This estate offers swimming pools, sport courts and too many other features to list. The quality of construction and the taste of all items in this estate are second to none.

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Stone Canyon Ranch Central Texas v Burnet County v Burnet

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The water is what separates this 181 acre property from anything else in the area. Nearly 3/4 mile of solid rock bottom creek, (both sides), 2 stocked ponds, waterfalls, followed by deeper pools, supplemented by springs, are found throughout the property. An amazing box canyon grotto is an added bonus that is waiting to be explored.

Geronimo Springs Ranch

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Texas Hill Country Bandera, Medina & Bexar Counties

This 2,778-acre ranch lies within 15 minutes of La Cantera mall in San Antonio. Comprised of three counties (Bandera, Medina and Bexar). The Headwaters of San Geronimo and Jack Mountain springs start on the property. Paved road to the ranch home along with exclusion from any rooftops with numerous peaks surrounding the ranch creates any future development looking into your own private valley. With a couple of 10 to 12-foot waterfalls created from San Geronimo Springs coupled with several acre lakes stocked with bass, catfish and bluegill creates your own private water oasis.

Spring Creek Ranch Central Texas v Lampasas Co. v Lampasas

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Strong live water passes through the property, supplying a year-round water source for the highly managed whitetail deer herd. The ranch consists of 1,025 acres with the majority of the property under high fence. Large trees and panoramic views add to the appeal.

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Stone Mountain Ranch Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

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The main home captures views in every room. A spring starts in the middle of the ranch with several waterfalls and attracts tons of whitetail and turkey. The 247-acre ranch has a lighted arena with barn, cocktail tower, workout room oasis and many more exquisite details.

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This is an opportunity to own a fantastic allaround recreational ranch with over 2,000 feet of both sides of the Little Blanco River. This 64-acre property presents itself as a great value. Its location is perfect and is only five miles to 281 and 30 miles to San Antonio. A rock ranch house sits overlooking a pasture and the river.

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These 368 beautiful acres are a true Texas Hill Country paradise. Just minutes from historic downtown Wimberley, this property has both open pastures and native Hill Country vistas. The picturesque Blanco River passes through the property with beautiful blue-green water. Enjoy good neighbors, wonderful vistas and plenty of trees.

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Tahka Springs Ranch Texas Hill Country Gillepsie County v Fredericksburg

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This nice 927-acre ranch has both sides of two creeks! There is fertile bottomland and big live water. The level hilltop has sweeping views. If you are interested in purchasing a legacy ranch, one that is unique and raw and that you can mold into its full potential, this is it.

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Texas Hill Country Kerr County v Mountain Home

Own a piece of the historic YO Ranch. 236Âą acres of Texas Hill Country that is loaded with wildlife, from whitetail deer to axis, blackbuck, fallow, aoudad, Sitka, red deer, turkey and dove. The improvements consist of a twobedroom, two-bath main house and a oneroom loft, rock bunkhouse. The outdoor rock patio has a hot tub, barbecue, smoker and fire pit and overlooks a small pond.

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Great Highway 187 frontage and nearly onehalf mile of the beautiful, cypress- lined Sabinal River on this 670 acres. A unique two-story river rock home sits on a high cliff overlooking the Sabinal River.

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JSB Ranch 450± Acres

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Central Texas v Real County v Barksdale

Selected in 2006 during its inaugural year by the prestigious annual contest LImages for Conservation Fund” as one of the Hill Country’s most beautiful ranches, the JSB ranch is truly a rare Gem in the Texas Ranch market. This one of a kind ranch has been in the same family for four generations and is now being offered as one of the Crown Jewels of the Hill country. The ranch has everything a Hill country ranch is about and the extensive variety of the Ranch offers a buyer the opportunity to own a true recreational paradise; nearly a mile of the gorgeous crystal clear Nueces River frontage, a spring-fed creek, two ponds, mountains, river valley, beautiful forest like Pecan bottoms, huge undisturbed Indian Mounds, large herds of free ranging axis, native whitetail, turkey and numerous other Exotics. Newly constructed roads provide access throughout the ranch and along the Nueces River, leading to an absolutely fabulous deep swimming hole. The ranch has a comfortable small wooden cabin, electric and an excellent water well located at the front of the ranch. This is the best in the area. $4,500,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Swift Ranch 156 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera Co. v Vanderpool

This fabulous Hill County Jewel is located in the heart of the most scenic areas of Texas and is absolutely ready to enjoy. This unique ranch offers everything a buyer is looking for; fantastic live water from strong Cypress lined Mill Creek, hills, views, wide open valleys, deep soils, large wildlife population and excellent privacy. The ranch offers an exceptional, custom, two story, three-bedroom, two-bath limestone home, guesthouse with attached carport, shop, paved drive and an excellent water system. The ranch also offers a small concrete dam that creates a several 100-foot-long swimming hole on Mill creek and two well-built lakes that provide excellent yearround fishing and entertainment. This is the best, $3,499,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Big Boot Ranch 550± Acres

Central Texas v Gonzales County v Luling

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Conveniently located in northwest Gonzales County just minutes from I-10 and Luling, this fabulous live water jewel is truly one of the most

incredible ranches to hit the Texas ranch market in years. The diversity of the ranch is truly unique, offering over 1.5 miles of the beautiful San Marcos River, thick hardwood lined ridges and bottoms, lush fertile fields with deep Bermuda grass, beautiful wild flower covered flats with light to heavy south Texas brush and the tree-studded river bottom along the eastern border. The fabulous San Marcos River transforms the ranch into a recreational paradise and offers dozens of deep beautiful blue/green holes of clear spring-fed waters. Near a split in the river, the site of a historic mill is an area of the river that is nothing short of unbelievable. A large rock outcropping in the river creates an area of breathtaking rapids that resemble a gentle waterfall. The 1.5+ miles of river provide endless swimming, canoeing, kayaking, tubing and fishing. Several natural

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parklike beach areas along the river provide unlimited entertainment and easy access to the water. The ranch headquarter include a nice modern mobile, two comfortable cabins, bath house

Real Estate Services Provided to Holders and and awesome open air cook/recreation/bar pavilion. The ranch offers a 2,800±-square-foot equipment and tractor barn with shop and living quarters, a wooden rail horse arena and a metal Acquirers of Premium Hill Country & South Texas Properties round breaking pen. The very productive and versatile ranch would make a terrific cattle and/or

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horse ranch and the owner cuts and bales hay multiple times each year from the fields. The ranch

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Black Creek Ranch 538 Acres

South Texas v Medina County v Castroville/Hondo

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Only 30 min from San Antonio, this is one of the best combination ranches available in Medina County. It offers an excellent mix of rolling country with exceptionally heavy to light brush, numerous fields and food plots, multiple draws with huge oak, bull mesquite and elms. The owner has set this ranch up first class with all new King Ranch blinds and all-season feeders (corn and protein) and a nicely planned out headquarters. Numerous ponds and feed stations spread across the ranch makes it a game paradise. The water is second to none with East Medina Rural Water and a 2,000-foot Edwards well piped throughout the ranch. $3,775/acre. This ranch will not last long. Call Morris, 210 415-9850 or Scott, 830 591-9509.

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three custom home/lodges. Two nice lakes could easily be made into a  12+-acre lake.  A

890 Acres

125-acre, high-fenced trap holds some high-

Central/South Texas v Uvalde & Zavala Counties

stocked with deer blinds and feeders and

genetic whitetail. The ranch comes fully multiple species of exotics including: axis, red stag  and blackbuck.  Two water wells supply the houses and feed water across the ranch for wildlife and stock.  This ranch is in the window north of the oil play and still

Fabulous Cattle Ranch 870 Acres

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far enough south for the big deer and lots of doves and quail. These ranches are very rare in this area. Call Scott, 830 591-9509.

Central Texas v Medina County v Devine

Just minutes from Devine, this is one the finest cattle or horse ranches available anywhere in Texas. The ranch is super productive with 870± acres of thick well established Bermuda grass, fenced and cross-

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Real Estate Services Provided to Holders and Acquirers of Premium Hill Country type operation you choose. The ranch is leased and provides owner an excellent income source. The ranch & South Texas Properties fenced with ample water throughout the property. There are several sets of gathering pens for whatever

less homesites. The transfer of the property will included mineral rights, exact price and mineral estate

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will be determined during contract talks. $3,045,000. This is the best. Call Morris Killough, 210 415-9850.

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Yochum Ranch 630 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Tarpley/Utopia

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This exceptional 630-acre ranch is located in the Seco Valley in northeast Uvalde County and just an hour from San Antonio. The ranch offers large neighbors,  game fencing, multiple hardwood lined canyons, incredible views, deep soil, an excellent road system and three ponds. The ranch is loaded with whitetail, turkey, hogs and occasional exotics roam the area. $3,250/acre. Great ranch, great price. Call Morris Killough, 210 415-9850.

Maple Springs Ranch 369 Acres

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Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Tarpley/Utopia

Truly a nature lover’s dream ranch, few ranches anywhere offer the raw beauty of this small ranch. Just an hour from San Antonio, the ranch offers excellent access, live water in three separate canyons, waterfalls, springs, incredible hardwoods including maple and madrona, steep canyons, unbelievable views and fabulous building sites along Seco Creek. A good road mountain system allows access to all parts of the ranch. A small cabin along with electric and phone service lies at the front of the ranch. $1,450,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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6 Acres on Little Creek

Real Estate Services Provided to Holders and Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Utopia Acquirers of Premium Hill Country & South Texas Properties Own 6+ acres on Little Creek with a custom, 3,050±-square-foot, two-bedroom, 2.5-bath home situated

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among huge oak trees. There is a loft area with full bath and plenty of space for third and fourth bedrooms, fenced garden, concrete patio, equipment shed and great landscaping. All-metal fully enclosed and insulated workshop/garage with bathroom. Water is still in Little Creek even through this tough drought.


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Right at Bandera County line, this awesome live water tract offers 2,800± feet of deep, beautiful

90 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County

Seco Creek backed up entirely by two well-constructed dams. The ranch offers a beautiful, new, custom, partially furnished, two-bedroom, twobath home, large shop, excellent roads and incredible views. The ranch offers fantastic hunting and is loaded with both native and exotic animal, hogs and abundant turkeys. $1,499,000. This is one of the best available. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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With frontage on FM 187, just below the Uvalde County line, this is one of the most productive properties available. It is 80%± under cultivation

Zavala Farm

and 20%± brush, game fenced on three sides and has shallow Carrizo wells, ponds, excellent

880 Acres

cattle pens and some minerals. $3,200/acre.

South Texas v Zavala County

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These 600± acres are about five miles south of Big Wells. This ranch is high fenced with a great three-bedroom, two-bath house with two-car carport and nice shop and foreman’s house. The ranch offers about a mile of Nueces River with huge oak, mesquite and variety of other trees. Part of the ranch has been stripped years ago for better quail habitat. There is one large tank with multiple places to build more lakes. The native

600 Acres in Dimmitt County South Texas v Dimmitt County v Big Wells

brush on the ranch is second to none. Abundant wildlife include big whitetail deer, dove and lots of quail. There is no oil field traffic on the ranch. Don’t let this great ranch slip by. Give us a call today. Call Morris at 210 415-9850 or Scott at 830 591-9509.

Pinion Pine Ranch 2,880 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Edwards County

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Located on the western Edwards County line, this is one of the most awesome ranches along excellent water piped around ranch and a good road system, the ranch is loaded with whitetail, blackbuck, turkey, axis, fallow, aoudad and mouflon. Priced to sell at $2,448,000. Call Cleveland, 210 422-8722 or Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Winters Ranch 647 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kinney County v Brackettville

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These 647 acres lie about 30 minutes north of Brackettville. This unique ranch is the old headquarters for the Winters Ranch with a new 2,000-square-foot house, bunkhouse, cook house, work shop, etc. The ranch comes fully furnished with furniture, ice machine, tools, 4x4 blazer, CJ jeep, Kawasaki mule, 30-hp tractor, new riding lawnmower and much, much more. Edwards water well feeds water to over seven pilas across the ranch and a 50x50 pila/swimming pool at the headquarters. The ranch joins the 6,500±-acre Kickapoo Cavern State Park which makes the abundant wild life on the ranch second to none. It includes axis, blackbuck, whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, dove and quail. Do not let this unique ranch pass you by. Give Scott a call at 830 591-9509.

Sabinal River 97 Acres

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Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Utopia/Vanderpool

Between Utopia and Vanderpool, this small ranch is the perfect getaway and investment property.

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fabulous

small

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offers privacy, both sides of the cypress-lined Sabinal River, large healthy hardwoods, deep soils, multiple homesites with incredible views and fantastic hunting. The ranch is teaming with native game, hogs, turkey and multiple species of exotics are in the area. An exceptional Spanish-style home overlooking the river provides excellent income for the absentee owners and there is plenty of room to expand or add additional lodging. $1,750,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

655 Acres in Uvalde County

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Real Estate Services Provided to Holders and These 645 acres lie about four miles north of Knippa. This high-fenced ranch offers over two miles of Frio River frontage. There are lots of whitetail deer, turkey, dove and quail. The draw that runs Acquirers of Premium Hill Country & South Texas Properties through the ranch offers ample opportunity to build multiple large tanks. There are two Edwards

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water wells and two food plots with plenty of room to add more. This is a great hunting or cattle ranch or a combination ranch. Ranches in this area do not come up for sale very often. $3,700 per acre. Give one of us a call today! Call Morris at 210 415-9850 or Scott at 830 591-9509.


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Just a few minutes north of Fredericksburg, in the Northwood Hills subdivision, this incredible new 9-acre luxury estate offers the ultimate in luxury, privacy and convenience. This luxurious home sits atop a beautiful hardwood-lined

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hilltop and offers unbelievable 360-degree views

9 Acres

of Fredericksburg and the surrounding Hill

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Country. The fabulous limestone home was built around 2003 by custom home builder Tony

Martin and offers the ultimate in craftsmanship and comfort. The two-story, 5,000+-square-foot home offers four bedrooms, three baths, a large open great room with cathedral ceiling, a beautiful custom kitchen area with the finest appliances, two awesome working fireplaces, office and entertainment room with pool table and bar, standing seam roof, a large wood second-story deck and an incredible back porch with a large ultra-modern Jacuzzi hot tub. The 400+-square-foot master bath offers both Jacuzzi tub and a walk-in shower. This won’t last. Call Scott, 830 591-9509.

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This ranch is possibly the best investment in the Hill Country. With 1.5± miles of Highway 83 frontage just minutes from the Frio River at Concan, no other tract offers more possibilities for recreation, development or commercial usage. The ranch is loaded with native and exotic game, has a good water well with large pila, cattle pens, electric and phone service, multiple valleys and an excellent road

system. $1,617,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850. 

Concan 420 420 Acres

Central Texas v Uvalde County v Concan

145± Acres in Dimmit County South Texas v Dimmitt County v D’Hanis

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This new 145-acre turn-key ranch is 10± miles north of D’Hanis off FM 1796 in the highly desirable transition area. The ranch offers an exceptionally planned and constructed 3,000-square-foot,

four-bedroom,

three-

bath brick home with metal roof, a wellconstructed 2,400-square-foot shop, two-car garage/shop,

covered

barbecue

pavilion,

small hunter’s cabin and a shared Edwards well. The highly usable ranch is low fenced on three sides, offers areas of deep soils for food plots, a gently rolling terrain, medium to heavy cover, large oaks and an abundance of quality whitetail, turkey and wild hogs. This won’t last. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Wilson Ranch 90 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Utopia

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Just north of Utopia, this fine ranch offers a custom 2,600±-square-foot limestone home, electric

ranch and the surrounding valley. Numerous blinds and feeders lie throughout the property and

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a small pond provides additional recreation. $895,000. This won’t last. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Atascosa Ranch 830 Acres

South Texas v Atascosa County v McCoy

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Let this outstanding ranch pay for itself while you enjoy all it has to offer. Cattle, hunting, fishing, great improvements and income from frac water sales make this a uniquely exciting opportunity. Located ideally, there are too many features and improvements to list.

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You have to see this special Hill Country property to appreciate the deep crystal clear spring feed water, views with the great building sites, and huge Cypress, Elm, Pecan, and Oak trees. Located ideally on a bluff above one of the swimming holes on the river are Texas style accommodations for 12. There is nothing like the water this property offers on the cypresslined Sabinal River. The one of a kind premium water front is on a deep, wide section the cypress-lined crystal-clear Sabinal River, and the river on this property did not quit running

Vanderpool River Ranch 70 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Bandera

during the severe drought and heat over the last several years. Swimming, fishing and canoeing the long and wide navigable portion of this very private section of the river is a special treat. No restrictions. Not in a subdivision.

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185 Acres Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Bandera

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Ever think about building your dream house on your private lake in the beautiful hill country between Bandera and Kerrville? Come have a look at this one and you will have taken the first step to making it happen.


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This one-of-a-kind working cattle ranch has really nice fences and improvements. The perfect new home, barns and outbuildings were well built with “not too much and not to little” in mind. This might be the most productive cattle ranch for its size in Wilson County with everything you need to move cattle on and hit the ground running. Some minerals are included! Call for price and details.

“Home Place” Cattle Ranch 700 Acres

Central Texas v Wilson County v Stockdale

Kenedy Ranch 306 Acres

Central Texas v Karnes County v Kenedy

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A diamond in the rough with outstanding features waiting to be honed into your perfect property. Has great Hwy 72 frontage, rural water, well, roads, high spot to build, wildlife exemption, electric, septic, etc. that is ready for you to use or develop for Eagle Ford activities. A few minutes to Kenedy and one hour to San Antonio. This ranch lies in the middle of all the action. Way too much to appreciate without seeing it. Come have a look!

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This property has it all! Great access to sewer, water, power, frontage on 181 across from the proposed Strips location, and also frontage on business 181. With one of a kind location and terrain, this property is suited ideally for developing into variety of lot types. Some with unique terrain features conducive to specialty retail or food and beverage establishments

Developer’s Dream

with outdoor patios, and other areas of the property that can be developed for hotel,

66+ Acres

apartment, office building and similar uses.

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How about owning an excellent hunting property with a lease for farming rights? Great access, electric, old well, potential for road material sales, and deer abound in the surrounding native cover and farm land. If you see it you will want it.

Nordheim Getaway 114.61 Acres

Central Texas v Karnes County v Nordheim

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Beautiful horse friendly property cradled in the Sabinal River Canyon on Highway 187 between Vanderpool and Utopia. When arriving at this exclusive listing, a distinctive remote controlled entry gate leads you across several cattle guards on a paved road, winding

130 Acres Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Vanderpool

through trees and across a concrete spillway with water running into the larger of two stocked ponds where the remote controlled house security gate stands guard on the

special single-story, six-bedroom, five-bath rock home. A first-class four-stall horse barn with room to expand to eight stalls and a clear span barn with concrete floor which includes the two-bedroom, two-bath caretaker’s quarters and other extras sits just behind the home. The exceptional perimeter high fencing and gates, including pipe water gates, encloses eight pastures, the holding traps with pipe working areas and loading shoot, several water troughs, an extensive system of water piped to the barns and pastures and a variety of abundant wild game.

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Enjoy the deep crystal-clear swimming hole on this Curry Creek front property just a few minutes from Boerne. Via paved county road, this property is idyllically tucked away among huge oaks, elms and sycamore trees just a few miles south of Kendalia in a very private setting along Curry Creek. This good, usable, oak-covered live water property has outstanding views of the surrounding hills and the cypress- and sycamorelined creek. Just imagine sitting on the banks of Curry Creek kicking back in a hammock. Must see to appreciate.

Curry Creek Hideaway 29.5 Acres

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Vanderpool Diamond

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Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Vanderpool

Just minutes from Lost Maples Park, this live water estate is truly one of the finest small tracts and homes available anywhere in the Hill Country. The superbly planned and developed property offers 300+ ft. of beautiful cypress lined Sabinal River frontage, Hwy 187 frontage, electric gated entrance, a fabulous limestone home with attached carport, covered patios, large deck, greenhouse, excellent water well, well house with softener and an exceptionally built 35x80

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This full-time property is off the beaten path in

weather drive, privacy fencing, well-manicured

its own box canyon, is not too far out and not too

landscaping and large beautiful oaks shading the

near San Antonio, is not too big and not too small,

home and surrounding decks. This is a fabulous

is not over improved and not under improved,

turn-key property ready for new owners to enjoy.

and is not going to be available long! It has a well

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and catch system, septic, cozy home, large decks,

Concan Retreat

outbuildings, garden, fruit trees, earthen fishing

Central Texas v Uvalde Co. v Concan

where you can go swim or tube in the Frio River.

40 Acres

tanks, game galore, good subdivision restrictions and is about a mile off Highway 127 near Concan Come see this one while you can.


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Enjoy premium frontage on Highway 181 in Karnes County! Ready to develop and located on the edge of Kenedy city limits with county water, city water, city sewer, natural gas, and electric service all nearby or on the property. There are about 1,400 feet of frontage on Business Highway 181 and about 2,700 feet of frontage on CR 147. All or part available.

Highway 181 Commercial Property 71 Acres

Central Texas v Karnes County v Kenedy

Floresville Land Ready for Development 18 Acres

Central Texas v Wilson County v Floresville

Karnes County Hunting Getaway 50 Acres

Central Texas Karnes & Live Oak Counties v Kenedy

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This great little hunting place on paved county

road, south of Kenedy, has no improvements, These 18.5± acres lie between Highway 181 and Business Highway 181 with frontage on both. but near everything you need. Call me to have Enjoy city water, electric and sewer nearby. This is a great location for a hotel, oil and gas service a look. Better look at this one quick.

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company, operations field office, office building, retail center, etc. Develop to serve your needs.

Karnes County Hunting Ranch 250 Acres

Central Texas v Karnes Co. v Pawelekville

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This great hunting/recreational/cattle place between Pawelekville and Gillett is about 45 minutes to San Antonio or Seguin. A stock tank brings in the game, good brush cover keeps them in the area and there are good places for food plots or put back into cultivation. There is a nicely improved neighboring property. This is a good multi-use property.

Poteet Highway 16 Ranch 29 Acres

South Texas v Atascosa County v Poteet

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These 29 acres have great highway visibility from atop a gentle rise about a mile north of Poteet with about 450 feet of Highway 16

Ideal Commercial Property

8.32 Acres

frontage. This ranch has a great location, great shape, great price, only small amount of regrowth brush and is ready to develop for a

Texas Hill Country v Kendall Co. v Comfort

hotel, service company, operations field office,

This ideal commercial property on I-10 is in

retail center, etc. Minerals are available!

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Comfort, Texas. About 900 feet of frontage road borders these 8.32 perfectly shaped acres. Tucked away in the partially wooded space, it includes a main house, two cabins, eight mobile slots, three RV slots, a septic tank and a well. Call for price and details.

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Legendary Y.O. Ranch

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29,000± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Mountain Home

Since 1880s, the historic Y.O. Ranch is notable for many firsts, especially for introducing exotic hoof stock that earned it a reputation world-wide as “America’s Original Game Ranch”. With an established infrastructure, it is a notable destination for native and exotic hunting, Longhorn cattle and animal auctions, ranch tours, social and corporate events and superb recreation and relaxation. Abundant native wildlife is combined with exotic axis, sika, fallow, scimitar horned oryx, blesbok antelope, black wildebeest, Beisa oryx, eland, red sheep, Persian ibex, Pere David deer, Barasingha deer, blackbuck antelope, aoudad sheep and Corsican ram among others. An innovative animal conservation program has made the Y.O. Ranch a world leader in exotic game preservation. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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Sabino Grande Ranch 4,543± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Uvalde County v Utopia

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This is a rare opportunity in the Hill Country with 4.5± miles of both sides of the beautiful Sabinal River shaded by huge, century-plus-old cypress trees plus Little Creek. Improvements include a 1930s main home, guesthouse, staff cabin, vintage farm house, barn, equipment sheds plus cattle pens. The water supports outstanding native wildlife plus free-ranging blackbuck, axis, fallow, sika, aoudad, Himalayan tahr, zebra, Nilgai and others. The extensive variety allows for superb hunting and recreation plus the river offers a venue for fly-fishing. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700 and Al Philip, 210 415-8602.

West Medina Creek Ranch 4,168± Acres

South Texas v Medina County v Utopia

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This unique ranch offers the finest of both South Texas and Hill Country geographic regions, good fertile soils, large oaks and beautiful views. The ranch lends itself to recreation, hunting, cattle and horses. Horsefriendly pastures give way to rolling scenic hills with a hilltop main house captures spectacular 360-degree views. This ranch is a recreational paradise with excellent privacy. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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Historic East Forker-Gage Ranch 16,895± Acres

West Texas v Brewster County v Marathon

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This is a wildlife haven for trophy desert mule deer, elk, javelina, blue quail, dove, mountain lions and others. San Francisco Creek combines with mountain springs and four water wells. One of the oldest and one of the most historic large ranches in Texas, it is a legendary property in the majestic Big Bend area. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700 and Al Philip, 210 415-8602.

Robinson Ranch, Since 1885 2,533± Acres

Texas Hill Country Blanco County v Round Mountain

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This beautiful ranch includes two residences, one the 1889s homestead built by the Robinson Family. A highlight is the incredible 2.5± miles of year-around flowing Cypress Creek, plus natural springs and six water wells. The water attracts abundant whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, dove, bird species and others. Near Marble Falls and Horseshoe Bay, it is a pleasing drive from Austin or San Antonio. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

West Rosita Creek Ranch 4,610± Acres

Robert Dullnig, Broker Associate South Texas v Maverick County v Eagle Pass 6606 N. New Braunfels San Antonio, TX 78209

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Part of the original 200,000±-acre historic Chittim Ranch, this property has been owned and operated by the same family for 100+ years. Low-fenced hunting at its finest, the ranch offers a truly wild hunting experience in an area renown for producing native whitetail Boone and Crockett bucks. Additionally, the nine large lakes support excellent bass fishing and attract seasonal duck and dove. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.


Cline Mountain Ranch 1,385± Acres

South Texas v Uvalde County

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A great hunting ranch has impressive Turkey Creek, unique Cline Mountain elevation,

Nueces River Ranch

plus sweeping views, good brush and large oaks. Features include a renovated ranch

1,055± Acres

Central Texas v Uvalde County v Uvalde

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Quietly secluded, this ranch offers both the west prong and main prong of the Nueces River. Large

home, equipment shed, large metal building with plumbing and utility building. With 765± acres high-fenced, the ranch has both

oak trees and South Texas brush make this a great transition zone property that supports an exotic blackbuck, axis, fallow, sika, oryx and abundance of native wildlife. In place is a small hunting cabin, working pens, low perimeter fencing zebra plus native deer and other wildlife. and two water wells with water lines to troughs and the cabin. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Shut-In Creek Ranch 431± Acres

Central Texas v Uvalde County v Concan

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Within the lush Frio Canyon, the ranch has been game managed for over 20 years, with trophy whitetail deer, axis deer, sika deer, fallow deer, feral hogs, javelina, wild turkey, bobcats, foxes, dove, quail, plus fishing. Shut-In Creek is just an arm’s throw from the majestic Frio River, plus the hilltops offer breathtaking 360-degree views. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Lake Nueces Ranch 90± Acres

South Texas v Uvalde County v Camp Wood

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This idyllic property is along one of the largest bodies of water in the Nueces Canyon, with 2,500± feet on Lake Nueces, formed by the crystal-clear Nueces River. Owned and operated by the same family since 1944, it provides an exceptional retreat with development potential, with four attractive lodges, covered pavilion, nine slab RV sites and fenced perimeter. The water attracts whitetail deer, wild turkey, free-roaming axis, varieties of birds plus offers fishing. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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Irrigated Farm 544± Acres

South Texas v Frio County v Pearsall

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This farm has been in the same family for over 40 years, offering great fertile soils, two tanks and a strong irrigation well. 332± acres is highly productive, irrigated farm land with four circles, and the remaining 200± acres is in native brush. The property has been leased for dove hunting to Texas Parks and Wildlife. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Laguna Linda Ranch 400± Acres

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South Texas v Frio County v Moore

Less than an hour south of San Antonio is a world-class duck hunting and bass fishing opportunity with water, water and more water! These 400± acres have an unusual amount of subsurface and surface water, with four water wells and six lakes. Exceptional improvements accompany this unique ranch. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Y-Knot Ranch 134± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr Co. v Kerrville

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This well-maintained turn-key ranch is an ideal retreat, minutes from Kerrville but far enough for quiet privacy. Water includes two water wells plus a spring known as headwaters of Turtle Creek, an attraction for native wildlife. The gorgeous main home is complemented by a rock guest house, guest/staff house, and barn with quarters. Tractor, pens, blinds and feeders convey. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Sundance Ranch Horse Facilities 76± Acres

South Texas v Medina County v Rio Medina

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Fine improvements provide wonderful accommodations for owners and horses alike! Featured are a main house, office, pool, guesthouse, staff house plus horse barn, lighted arena, hay barn and round pen. Scenic pastures offer grazing and riding, plus there are scenic riding trails and 26± acres of brush for native wildlife. Wonderful privacy with proximity to metro San Antonio! Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.


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This ranch is in the center of several major metroplexes, in excellent cattle/recreation country with native whitetail deer, turkey, dove and hogs. Rolling terrain offers nice views. There are six water wells, three stock tanks, a branch of Warren Creek plus a 5±acre lake offers bass fishing and duck hunting. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Warren Creek Ranch 2,675± Acres

Central Texas v Hamilton/Comanche County v Hamilton

Warren Creek Ranch 1,900± Acres

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Central Texas v Hamilton/Comanche County v Hamilton

This scenic ranch has a good combination of rolling open prairie land and beautiful creek bottom. Highlights include over two miles of Warren Creek, large Pecan bottom land, and beautiful views. The ranch supports whitetail deer, turkey, dove, hogs plus seasonal fishing and duck hunting. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Skull Creek Ranch 1,611± Acres

East Texas v Colorado Co. v Columbus

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A beautiful ranch blends lush Central and East Texas landscapes, just 85± miles from downtown Houston! Almost 2.5 miles of Skull Creek run through the middle of the ranch and is lined with large trees, providing excellent duck and waterfowl hunting, plus cover for whitetail deer, dove, turkey, pigs, coyote and bobcat. Improvements include four water wells, hunting cabin and three complete RV hookups. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

French Creek Ranch 500± Acres

Central Texas v Uvalde County v Uvalde

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The ideal-size, recreational hunting ranch is in the transition zone where South Texas meets the Hill Country. South Texas brush and large live oak trees combine with beautiful views.

Improvements include a home, barn, grain silo, shop, two water wells and high fencing on three sides. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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Sisterdale Ranch 100± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kendall Co. v Sisterdale

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This scenic ranch offers plentiful water resources and excellent soils, making it ideally suited as a permanent residence or spectacular recreation property. Exquisite main

home,

3-car

garage

with

guest

apartment, pool and spa, garden house/ fitness room, putting green, foreman’s home, equipment barn, hay barn, 8-stall horse barn, round pen, and paddocks. With established infrastructure, it also has potential for commercial,

agribusiness

or

hospitality

possibilities. Charlie Kuper, 210 844-0911.

Historic Fredericksburg 95± Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

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Escape to the best part of the Hill Country, just minutes from historic Fredericksburg or Stonewall and the surrounding Wine Country! This ranch harbors gracious living with its manageable, low fenced 95± acres and the very finest living with a stunning custom main home featuring a premier kitchen and grand family room that opens to covered patios overlooking a 4± acre stocked pond. This country estate also includes a spacious guest house and large metal barn. Rick Kuper, 210 240-8282.

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One-half mile of Blanco River frontage and three water wells add refreshing appeal, just minutes from Austin. Featured is a threebedroom guesthouse, six-stall barn with quarters and an inviting Hacienda-style home that wraps around a pool and terrace with 180+-degree views. Rick Kuper, 210 240-8282.

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Bonner Ranch 214± Acres

Central Texas v Hays County v Wimberley


Onion Creek Ranch 350 Acres

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When only the best will do! These 350 acres have it all, including superior location—just 25 minutes from downtown Austin and 35 minutes to the ABIA, and San Marco’s private airport is just around the corner (it can accommodate even the largest private jets). 3,300 feet of cypress-lined Onion Creek has been dammed to create spectacular water, and a 12-15 acre crystal clear lake rounds it out. You won’t find prettier water in the area. Beautiful oaks, pecans, Spanish oaks, elms and other native species dot the landscape and the elevation changes provide jaw-dropping views. The ranch is very private, but is close to amenities such as the Salt Lick Bar B Que and the Mandola Vineyards and the Tratorria Licena

are right next door. Conservation easement ranches keep the neighborhood protected from rampant development. There is a three-bedroom, threebath custom home and a seven-stall M.D. barn with a huge game room. A three-bedroom, two-bath, recently remodeled mobile home allows for overflow guests or could be used as a foreman’s cottage. This ranch is ideal as a commuter estate, investment or development property.

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These 100 hard-to-find acres are just six miles off Highway 71 West near Cypress Mill. Just a beautiful valley filled with exquisite ranches covered in huge age-old oaks. This ranch was carved out of a larger ranch is was the “homeplace” of the first settlers to the valley.

Spicewood Ranch 98.977 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Blanco County v Spicewood

There is an immaculate three-bedroom, two-bath ranch house that has been lovingly restored, keeping the original feel of the place but adding every convenience a person could want. A onebedroom guesthouse is just steps out the backdoor and is shaded by a century-old oak and enclosed in an antique wire fence. A three-bedroom hunter’s cabin could be used as additional guestrooms or as a foreman’s home. There is a high-fenced garden, several storage barns, large water storage

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tanks and the original smokehouse behind the hunter’s cabin lends credibility to the ranch’s

816 Sunfish Street • Lakeway, TX 78734

history. Hunting is good and game includes deer, turkey, doves and a herd of blackbuck antelope.

512 751-0533 cell www.adkinsandassoc.com info@adkinsandassoc.com

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El Quemadura Ranch

Texas Hill Country v Menard County v Mason

6,248 Acres


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his refined offering includes .25-mile frontage on wide, deep “Gobal Hole,” on a primo stretch of San Saba River near the Mason County line. With 6,200+ high fenced, managed acres, this award-winning ranching and hunting

operation comprises the premier offering in the area. The river can handle a jet ski here, and the uplands include rocky hills with distant vista points, food plots, oak forests, irrigation and solid ranch infrastructure. Co-listed with David Faust, KW Farm & Ranch, 512 940-3300, diamondfranch@gmail.com. $2,275/acre = $14,214,200. Property ID: 47510

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Allen Creek Ranch

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This supremely located hunting and recreational ranch is situated in a private valley centered around an awesome 4-acre lake, only 30 minutes from northwest San Antonio, and 10 minutes from Boerne. Impressive features include road systems, grotto spring, wide valleys with cedarfree land seeded in grasses, and mountaintops with distant views. No shortage of drama here, with just the right touch of refinement. $11,750/ acre = $4,077,250. Property ID: 44025

405 W. Live Oak Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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347 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kendall County v Boerne


River Canyon Ranch 447 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Mason County v Mason

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This rugged and unimproved parcel offers raw beauty unparalleled, along with .33 mile of frontage on a spectacular stretch of Llano River, just west of charming Mason. Stunning homesites are perched on soaring, multihued limestone/sandstone cliffs, overlooking the fabled river and pecan bottoms below. A unique canyon system lies entirely within the ranch boundaries! This is a rare offering in a prized area, and is the “best of the best” when it comes to wild and rugged. $5,500/acre = $2,458,500. Property ID: 44018

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Spring Lake Ranch 297 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Kerrville

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A large spring complex puts out 40 to 50 gpm into one of the most scenic and deep lakes in this highly sought-after Upper Turtle Creek area just outside charming Kerrville. A nice lodge lies along the lakeshore, with beautiful rock patio bulkheaded into the shoreline, providing easy access for kayaks, fishing, snorkeling, floating and private relaxation. Paved interior roads, manicured rolling rangeland and tons of wildlife round out the package. $10,500/acre = $3,118,500. Property ID: 47550

405 W. Live Oak Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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Beautiful, dramatic, cedar-free hills dusted with oaks dominate this solid offering on pavement only eight miles west of Blanco, and within one hour of Austin and San Antonio. This site boasts a spring-fed creek with one of the best lake sites known in the area. The look is refined and extreme, with splendid vista points punctuated by deep, charming valleys. Best location and best area price. $5,500/acre = $3,503,500. Property ID: 47227

Spring Heights Ranch 637 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kendall/Blanco Counties v Blanco

High Lakes Ranch 497 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Blanco County v Blanco

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This superb offering lies along a quiet county road in a prized area west of Blanco, less than an hour from Austin or San Antonio, and features majestic viewpoints overlooking the fabulous Blanco River valley below. Included are several good stock ponds, additional lake sites, excellent cover of cedar-free oak and outstanding popula-

405 W. Live Oak Fredericksburg, TX 78624

tion of wildlife. Best location and best area price.

830 997-8616 • 210 422-4676

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Oak Valley Ranch Northeast Texas v Henderson/Van Zandt County v Athens

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Oak Valley Ranch is a complete equine breeding and training facility that has operated successfully raising and training many elite Western Performance horses. This outstanding facility is efficiently set up, ready for any commercial livestock operation. On the ranch you will find approximately 110 acres of beautiful East Texas countryside, including a scenic lake by the ranch house. The sandy loam soil is ideal for raising horses, cattle, and hay production. Large beautiful oak trees surround the hay meadows giving the ranch its iconic name. Conveniently located between Athens and Canton it’s only one hour from the Metroplex. Facilities include a large show barn with sixteen stalls, a 100' X 150' covered arena with air conditioned viewing area , separate barns for stallions and broodmares plus a complete breeding/vet lab set up for stallion collection and artificial insemination. Training amenities include a

Rincon de Cielo

covered round pen, a 150-foot lighted round pen and a six horse walker. There are thirteen pipe and cable paddocks with loafing sheds, many turnout pens and working pens and a covered livestock

Northeast Texas v Henderson Co. v Athens

handling facility. There is a 10,000-square-foot metal building for hay storage with a large open covered Discover your corner of heaven on 269.43 area for equipment storage and to park trucks and trailers. The ranch house is a cowboys delight feaacres of breathtaking beauty combining an turing three bedrooms, two baths, a wood-burning fireplace, nice kitchen - a very comfortable place to

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approximately 25 acre spring-fed lake sculpted rest after a long day of riding or working cattle. This ranch is complete, ready for business! $1,600,000. amidst East Texas foliage, hills, open lush Built by a custom meadows, native East Texas hardwoods,

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builder for himself

all within a short drive from the Dallas/Ft.

and his wife, this in-

Worth Metroplex. Features of this offering

comparable property

include an outdoor pavilion with kitchen, restroom and covered patio located on the

offers a wonderful

shores of the picturesque lake, boathouse,

opportunity for the

covered swimming pier with slide, stalls,

purchaser

living quarters, private entry, rock wall gate,

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a three-bedroom, two-bath guest home with

home that has ev-

deck and barn. A plethora of elevated building

ery amenity for both

sites create impressive views and magnificent beauty. In addition, Chestnut Hill boasts a 35±

Custom-Designed Executive Home Northeast Texas v Henderson County v Athens

seeking

custom-designed

family

living

and

entertaining. The in-

acre, newly planted chestnut grove with drip

viting arched entry

irrigation and is considered one of the largest

welcomes you into the large den, which boasts a handsome stone fireplace, wood beamed ceilings

chestnut groves in Texas. The ranch provides

and big windows that let in the sunshine. The chef’s kitchen offers a center island, custom white

breathtaking scenery, native hardwoods, lake,

oak cabinetry, granite countertops, built-in refrigerator, double ovens, ice maker, dishwasher and

beauty, an occasional bald eagle and other

large pantry. The kitchen is open to the dining room, with its wall of windows looking out onto the

wildlife. Truly a magical place! $2,950,000.

beautiful backyard. The spacious master bedroom features a sitting area and opens into a fabulous bath complete with a garden tub with air jets, big shower, separate vanities and a huge walk-in closet. This home offers so many wonderful features such as arched entry ways, plantation shut-

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a split bedroom arrangement, large utility room, private office and half-bath and big back patio.

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The two-car garage is connected by a drive-through porte-cochere where you can park and unload

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raise and lower items into the attic. The lot is 8+ acres in a restricted, gated subdivision east of Athens, by Lake Athens. The yard is beautifully landscaped and has a well to supply the sprinkler system. You’ll want to make this property your own when you see it! $589,000.


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Bring your family and guest to East Texas for some true country relaxation! This farm features a large, custom three-level home built in 2001 with Western, rustic-style furnishings, five bedrooms, three full baths, one half-bath and two full kitchens. Upstairs, there are two of the bedrooms and a full bath. The main floor features include a complete kitchen, dining room, large floor to rock, wood-burning fireplace, a large master suite with a patio, washer/dryer/work room, vaulted ceilings, wood plank floors and a large deck overlooking the back pastures. The lower level boasts a two-bedroom (each with patio access) suite with complete kitchen, washer/dryer, full large bath, dining room, large living room and an additional outside entrance. You can even run your own bed and breakfast! The house has a wonderful deck off the main floor and is surrounded by beautiful trees and flowers. A small lake for fishing and canoeing offers fun and relaxation for family and friends. The 70+-acre farm also has Daniel Creek as a portion of its southern boundary is

Texas Style Retreat

Beautiful 70 Acres with Spacious Home Northeast Texas v Henderson Co. v Athens

fenced and cross-fenced (six pastures) and has a gated entrance with a paved driveway. The farm is on a quiet single-entrance county road, very private area. Water service is provided by an on-property well. There is an immaculate barn (60x40), complete with two stalls (with outside access), ready for two more stalls, plenty of room for hay, tractors and ATVs! Everything is here and waiting! $695,000.

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Discover an amazing offering in the hills of East Texas on approximately 100 magical acres near Athens. Remarkable 100+ year old lodge and school house, originally from Eureka, Texas, has been completely renovated and updated with four bedrooms and four and a half baths. It’s top-of-the-line finish out reflects a contemporary farmhouse design and features a gourmet kitchen with Wolf dual fuel range and Sub-Zero refrigerators.  Enjoy panoramic views on the first or second story covered porch from one of the highest elevation points in

The Historic Lodge

Henderson County. The completely restored lodge has an open great room with a comfort-

Northeast Texas v Henderson Co. v LaRue

large granite crushed patio provide a great place to relax, recharge and entertain. In addition

on Tater Hill Mountain

able, intimate feel. The upstairs features access to a covered balcony and large entertainment area with surround sound, wet bar and refrigerator.  An inviting volleyball depth pool and to the main lodge, there is a family compound compiled of quaint rustic cabins and gathering

centers with fire pits formed from the native iron ore rock found on Tater Hill Mountain. The kids cabin is a wonderful getaway for youngsters with fabulous eastern exposure. Sunsets are spiritual in nature with amazing views from a separate west facing deck. The property offers easy access with trails and roads throughout and around Tater Hill Mountain providing for leisurely walks and exploring adventures amidst the beauty of East Texas.  The lodge at Tater Hill Mountain defines the classic country getaway and provides an euphoric and relaxing retreat for all ages only 1.5 hours from Dallas. $1,175,000.

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Unparalleled quality, beauty and comfort describe this magnificent home overlooking a private, 8-acre, spring-fed lake on 72.018± rolling acres near Canton. The two-level home has four bedrooms, four full baths, two half-baths and an open feel with tall ceilings and abundant storage. From the moment of entry, the home exudes craftsmanship with travertine marble floors, quality millwork and other amenities. The gourmet kitchen features a Thermador gas range, abundant granite counters and custom cabinets, enormous eat-in island with vegetable sink, full-size refrigerator and freezer, separate ice machine, wine storage and 13foot ceilings with exposed wood beams. The main living area centers around a beautiful threesided fireplace with 13-foot ceilings that feature exposed wood beams and sliding doors that offer exceptional views of the pool and outdoor living. The master suite is nothing short of exceptional and features outstanding views of the pool area and rolling countryside, huge walk-through shower and jetted tub surrounded with tumbled stone and antique finished cabinetry. Throughout this magnificent home, you will see beautiful custom built-ins, custom paint finishes, a home theater second to none with wet bar area, full-home intercom system,

The Homestead Northeast Texas v Van Zandt Co. v Canton

central vacuum, exercise room and a fully finished basement with huge open living and game room with a fully furnished kitchen area. A full-service elevator assures all areas of the home are accessible by all. In addition to nearly 2,000 square feet of covered patio, there is a barn/workshop. Energy efficiency was among the highest priorities in the design with low E windows, radiant barrier in the attic, blown cellulose in the walls and state-of-the-art geothermal heating and cooling. This remarkable offering combines quality, beauty, location and energy efficiency to create a most sought-after lifestyle! $999,999.

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Wildlife

haven

on

Lomas Perdidas Ranch

2,915+ acres including deer, turkey, dove, quail and

varmints.

Turn-

West Texas v Tom Green County v San Angelo

key set up for hunting with

blinds,

feeders

and access roads to same. The terrain is heavily wooded with mesquite

Experience Luxury Living On a Beautiful, Wooded, Very Private Setting Northeast Texas v Henderson County v Athens

and

cedar

on the hillside and hardwoods along the drainage areas. The views of up to 15 miles are fabulous and breathtaking. The land has a strong roll to it with loads of character. There is a 2,800-square-foot, seven-bedroom, two-bath hunting lodge on a hilltop setting. The lodge has a rustic interior, spacious loft, huge great room and a

kitchen/dining combo room. The hunter’s cabin features four bedrooms and one bath and is This remarkable custom home is proudly very comfortable and charming. Income from oil production and cattle lease easily support the situated in the gated subdivision of annual expenses. Owner will convey some minerals owned. The ranch can be sold as a whole or

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Stonebridge. Sitting among the lovely native in two pastures, contact Broker for details. This place is a hunter’s paradise. The fencing is newer trees and beautiful gardens, you will feel like and there are ample wells for livestock and wildlife. $4,226,750. you are living in a tree house. Approximately

4,867 square feet of quality, style and comfort are displayed in this home with a spacious floor plan designed for personal enjoyment or grand entertaining. Featuring four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, impressive finishes, two fireplaces, formal dining, study, wet bar, game room and two-car garage. The gourmet kitchen has KitchenAid stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, center work island, walk-in pantry and custom cabinetry. The master suite is spacious and the

Candy Branch Ranch

master bath is incredible with two large walk-in

Northeast Texas v Henderson County v Edom

closets, large tub, separate tile shower and two vanities. Downstairs also hosts a second suite, with access to the screened-in porch. The back deck is a great place to entertain and enjoy nature. Also featured is an additional detached three-car garage with a complete guest apartment. This home is in pristine condition and is surrounded by lush, low-maintenance landscaping, all professionally designed. The grounds are properly irrigated and lighted to perfection for evening enjoyment. At the end of Stonebridge Lane, you have the ultimate privacy. $895,000.

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Approximately 228 acres of beautiful East Texas farm land. Rolling terrain accented with grand oaks, pines and dogwoods. Wildlife includes deer and hogs abound. Trophy bass can be caught in either an 8 or a 10-acre lake. The main home is over 5,800 square feet with four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, formal dining, living room, den, custom kitchen and theater room. Some features of the home include a brick exterior, waterfront setting, newer millworks, oak floors, two wood-burning fireplaces, granite countertops, double oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator, master suite with sunroom overlooking lake, over 1,000 square feet of decks, oversized garage and more. The guest home is a quaint cottage with two bedrooms and three baths overlooking the main lake. There is a 10-car detached garage with gym room and a pole barn for equipment storage. A paved driveway leads to the main home through a custom entry gate. $2,200,000.

East Texas Hideaway Northeast Texas v Henderson Co. v LaRue

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Approximately 125 acres with an unbelievable

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15.5± acre lake with tremendous views, rolling hills and wildlife. Rediscover your passion and desires on winding trails, fishing for the big one or reflecting on a life well lived. Rarely can an offering of this magnitude be found. Co-listed with Republic Ranches. $1,250,000.


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306.636 acres of incredible wooded country, rolling terrain, 45 acres improved pasture, small camper trailer, huge steel frame metal workshop/storage/apartment building 50x75 insulated with concrete floor, loft storage, two roll-up doors, small apartment in barn, great work area, one water meter, two electric meters, 1.7 miles of frontage on ACR 481 and ACR 483. This beautiful and peaceful property has one small pond and three (1 to 2-acre) lakes. There are five bodies of water, a small pond at

Rich East Texas Beauty

the entrance, two (2-acre) stocked ponds, one manmade lake with huge pier, a smaller pond

Northeast Texas v Henderson County v Athens

on back and every kind of mature hardwoods and pines throughout most of the property. It This is an incredibly versatile is very private with many possible entrances property! Currently a popular bed and building sites. $1,150,000.

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and breakfast, Fox Meadows was established in 2004 on 54+ acres of mostly woods, including towering native oaks and terrain. A beautiful spring-fed,

4+-acre

“catch

and

Where East Texas Begins Northeast Texas v Henderson Co. v Athens

release” lake lies just steps from

Fox Meadows

the main home. Four leasable units

Northeast Texas v Anderson County v Bradford

are nestled in the woods, each fully equipped from the living room, full

kitchen, bath and bedroom to the porches with rocking chairs. In addition, a two-bedroom cottage lies in the center of the property. The barn is set up for an occasional project or equipment storage for the bed and breakfast. This private, secluded offering would be perfect for a family compound, corporate retreat or simply a stately manor with rental properties for good income production. There is so much potential for the escape from the hustle and bustle of big-city living. Retreat to the country to “be your own boss” or just live comfortably and welcome friends and family to enjoy the multitude of wildlife and simple solitude of country living. Owner will sell with less acreage. See Broker for details. Visit www.foxmeadows.ws for more information. $695,000.

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A real Southwest showplace that creates a lasting impression! This sprawling home features two bedrooms and

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This fabulous East Texas ranch sits on 420.849±

rolling acres. The unofficial beginning of East Texas is a short drive east of the Metroplex near Athens. Gently rolling hills with a mixture of open pastures and meadows and mature hardwoods provide a wonderful balanced

Running River Ranch Northeast Texas v Van Zandt County v Ben Wheeler

two baths. As you enter the home you are welcomed by the great room with high ceilings and a cozy wood-burning fireplace in the living area, along with a great kitchen island with a breakfast bar and room for a formal dining table. Rounding out this offering is a study/library and craft room, a utility room with sink and reenforced safe room. There is a large back porch overlooking the rolling 14+ acres which include a stocked pond and the Neches River which meanders through the back of the property. Great fishing in both! There is also a barn with stall and one bedroom living quarters, along with covered parking for your equipment. Truly a unique gentleman’s ranch for full time living or a great weekend retreat! Don’t miss this incredible offering! $600,000.

setting for ranching, wildlife habitat and residential possibilities. An existing lake and numerous small ponds provide water for stock and a place to catch the Big One. In addition, a newly constructed, 20+ acre tree-lined lake is complete. An existing three-bedroom, twobath foreman’s cottage with hardwood floors is the only improvement. Numerous, permanent homesites with panoramic views are available. The property is easily accessed and is just off US Highway 175 near Athens. $1,890 000.

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Exquisite Country Home Surrounded By Pine Forest Northeast Texas v Henderson Co. v Athens

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Texas Grand and Country Warm describe

Summer Hill Farm

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Northeast Texas v Henderson County v Athens

This property is “defining country elegance in the hills of East Texas”. This remarkable offering on 63.56 acres combines handcrafted elegance overlooking rolling terrain and a pristine lake stocked with fish. The main four-bedroom, four-bath home offers a spacious living area,

800-square-foot media room/den and formal living and dining areas with magnificent vistas. this spacious country estate on 43 acres of Enjoy a dip in the pool or just the hilltop breeze, the main home has something for everyone. East Texas beauty. You will feel so welcome Other features include three-bedroom, three-bath guest home, barn with overhead doors, two as you enter thru the private automatic gate, deep wells, 50x60 workshop, two miles of pipe fencing, concrete interior road system, 30± acres drive up the winding paved driveway, through of “golf course” irrigation system and landscaped grounds. Near Athens, Summer Hill Farm the magical pine trees and arrive at the front

allows you to find your home in the country. This is East Texas’ best-kept secret! $1,485,000.

door of this wonderful two-story home. This home has been updated by a professional designer, and reflects the Texas lifestyle you will love! Walk in to the grand staircase, a formal dining room on the right and a study on the left. Then, step into the large sunken den, the heart of the house, with fireplace, tile floors, wet bar and half-bath. The kitchen is ready for a family feast to be prepared, has plenty of room to cook and entertain and has a breakfast room for cozy eating or extra seating. The master suite boasts a fireplace,

Antler Springs Ranch Northeast Texas v Rains County v Brashear

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its own patio and space for your Texas- A 132.604±-acre rustic getaway features a tree-lined, 20±-acre lake that has been meticulously designed sized furniture; the master bath features and sculpted to bring out the profound beauty of nature and provide an unbelievable experience for separate his and her vanities, a garden tub,

the most accomplished fisherman. A custom-designed, two-bedroom, two-bath cabin with spacious

big separate shower and two large walk-in living/dining area with beamed ceiling, rustic wood floors and a rock wood-burning fireplace built closets. Upstairs has the four bedrooms and in 2012 provides a high-quality finish-out and quality amenities. The covered porch with rock floors two baths. Outdoor features of this estate overlooks the lake and fishing pier, which provides the backdrop for unbelievable sunsets. $1,390,000. are an extra detached two-car garage (both garages have carriage doors) and a 36x48 metal shop/barn with living quarters. Room

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for your horses, cattle or whatever you want,

Northeast Texas v Henderson Co. v LaRue

you have lots of versatility with this property. Convenience, privacy and Texas style—this property has it all! $799,000.

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Near Athens, Texas, this 100.440-acre showplace complete with a wonderful blend of rolling East Texas countryside, lush irrigated Coastal Bermuda pastures, native hardwoods and dogwoods

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improvements which include state-of-the-art equestrian center with stables and a threebedroom, two-bath guesthouse. The custom main brick/stone home boasts three bedrooms, 2.5 baths with huge family room with rock wood-burning fireplace and vaulted ceiling. At the stable area is a newly constructed a one-bedroom, 1.5-bath apartment with living area and kitchen. The stables have seven stalls with each having individual paddocks, wash bay and tack room, two water wells, workshop and equipment storage. Ideal for the equestrian minded and all who love the beauty of East Texas. $1,185,000.


Hazel Oaks Ranch

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Central Texas v Caldwell County v Harwood

These 50+ beautiful rolling acres are home to a spacious 2,835-square-foot main house with bunk room, game room and formal dining. The living room is complemented by a slate and rock fireplace and vaulted ceiling and is open to the kitchen and breakfast nook. French doors lead to the slate-tiled patio, deck, pool and summer kitchen. The indoor kitchen features all stainless steel appliances, gas stove and granite countertops. The

Hillside Ranch Central Texas v Fayette County v Carmine

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This meticulously restored, early 1900s Texas farmhouse rests atop a

gently rolling hillside just two miles from historic Round Top. The 76+ master has patio access and granite countertops and a glass-bowl sink acres with 2±-acre pond and fishing pier has remarkable hay production complement the master bath. The cozy guest cottage is warm and wel- and great cattle grazing. With five bedrooms, 3.5 baths, fabulous pool coming and boasts a full kitchen and great porches.  Scattered mature and entertaining area, this 3,550-square-foot home is the perfect place trees, six pastures, an eight-stall horse barn and lighted arena comple- for family and friends to gather. Additional amenities include two barns, ment this country getaway.  $799,900. Property ID: 46534

three water wells, vinyl fencing, pergola, loafing sheds and a late 1800s tobacco drying shed. This is a must see! Offered three ways: 76.41 acres with improvements ($998,000), 40 acres with improvements ($780,000) and 15 acres with improvements ($589,000). Property ID: 45217

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96 acres of fertile deep sandy loam soil with level terrain make it perfect for growing your own hay. Excellent hunting and fishing opportunities, as well! This property features a wet-weather creek which borders the north side, three stocked ponds, a metal storage barn that provides ample storage feet of road frontage. The old homesite has mature trees, electricity, a water

Indian Trails Farm

well, and plenty of privacy. Ag Exempt. $766,563. Property ID: 47685

Central Texas v Washington County v Brenham

for farm and recreational equipment, scattered trees and over 2,600 linear

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This peaceful retreat is just minutes from downtown Brenham. The long winding driveway will take you through open pastures and scattered mature trees to a beautiful four-bedroom, three-bath, twostory country home with guest quarters. The property is fenced with some cross-fencing and approximately ten acres behind the house is densely wooded with plenty of walking trails. As you enter, you

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Central Texas v Austin County v Bleiblerville

will see the pond and windmill, which provides a peaceful country feel and water for livestock. This listing is currently under an Ag Exemption. $629,900. Property ID: 47548

Situated on a winding country road, these 77+acres make an excellent recreational destination. With one-fifth of a mile of road frontage, this country estate presents all kinds of possibilities. The rolling pastures and scattered mature trees afford excellent hunting opportunities while the live creek, which borders the property on

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one side, and the two ponds offer plenty of fishing fun. An old farm house built in

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the early 1900s awaits some creativity and TLC, but could provide a perfect place to hang your hat temporarily. Ag exempt. $657,305. Property ID: 47445

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Rare Find, Best Live Water!

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Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Medina

These 317± acres lie just minutes to Medina, Kerrville and approximately 45 minutes to San Antonio! Spectacular, incredible, wow and awesome are the only words to describe this one-of-a-kind rare find. The 7,000±-squarefoot, one-story Sisterdale rock home has two large bedrooms. The master has his and hers baths and closets, two half baths, tile roof, large open gourmet granite kitchen with Viking appliances, buffet area, large dining room, media room, game room, office, laundry room, three fireplaces, large living/family room, dining courtyard, outdoor kitchen and fire pit area, three-car garage, two-bedroom, two-bath mid-1800s guesthouse, awesome greenhouse, equipment barn and a four-stall horse barn/stable with two-bedroom, twobath quarters. The property features several pastures, nice fields for grazing areas, valleys and hilltops with breathtaking views of the sought-after Hill Country. Two water wells, a spring-fed creek feeding into your own 5±acre, crystal-clear stocked lake with hundreds of cypress trees up and down both sides! Then add a second spring-fed creek with crystal-clear springs, waterfalls and one-of-akind rock formations with possible locations for water development. There is also lots of wildlife such as deer, turkey, wild hogs, ducks and all other native animals. This live water ranching and recreational paradise will not be beat, so go look at the rest and the come see the Texas best! Shown by appointment only. Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

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Hill Country’s Finest All-Around Winner 268± Acres

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Wow and awesome, what else can I say? This property features live water and .75± miles of Pecan Bayou, a major tributary of the Colorado River. Enjoy deep holes, rapids, rare and unique rock formations and much more. The owner says it has never been dry in 30± years; that’s a tough act to follow in today’s drought-prone areas! The property features one-level, hilltop home with 4,300 square-feet air conditioned and approximately 6,800+ square feet under roof. The materials and construction are only for the quality minded! Then, add aspen ceilings, granite gourmet gas-grill kitchen, four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, living area with fireplace, game room and bar with fireplace, master suite with baths and fireplace and a three-car, see-through, drive-through garage. There is also a 13-stall horse barn with 16-foot walkway, turnouts, office, tack room, wash-vet rack, six-horse walker, round pen, riding arena, 7,500± feet of white PVC fencing, many pastures, hay barn equipment barn, six other stalls, city water and 400+ pecan trees. There are 75 acres of coastal, two fishing lakes, 10 other small ponds, deer, turkey, ducks, fishing, boating, horses and cows. Hills, fields, pastures, great fences, paved electric gate access across your own bridge! The party cantina is a must see with bar, dance floors indoors and out and pool table, as well as a pool/patio/spa area! This is one of the best, high-quality, all-around places I’ve ever seen and it’s priced right to sell! Was $3,500,000, now only $2,995,000! Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Game-Fenced Wildcat Mountain Ranch 5,033± Acres

West Texas v Coke County v Robert Lee

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This is the best variety ranch I’ve seen in a long time! Totally game-fenced and game managed for deer and quail since 1995, this Parks & Wildlife Stewardship Award-winning ranch, “is the best quail ranch in the region,” said Dale Robbins, a quail biologist out of Texas A&M University. This amazing ranch features an eight-bedroom, seven-bath hunting lodge with an owner’s suite, office, game room and a great room with a large rock fireplace, wet bar, gun safe, two kitchens, nice dining area and porches on two sides. There’s also a fire pit/cook area, game-cleaning area with cool vault, freezer vault, vehicle shop, three-door garage, covered parking area, six water wells, two windmills, 40 blinds, 28 corn feeders, 16 protein feeders, grain bins with feed buggy, 150± acres of food plots, 17 pastures with electricity and water, 11± miles of underground water lines, 40± miles of ranch roads and a shooting range with cabana out to 500 yards. Then, add three seasonal creeks, 26± miles of high fence, 17± miles of interior fences, two dammed fishing lakes, six stock tanks, a 60±-acre lake site, five-stall horse barn with tractor shed, equipment barn workshop, dog kennel and sporting clay range. Wildlife includes 600± native whitetail deer at a 1:1 buck/doe ratio, lots of quail, turkey, wild hogs, Javelina, bobcats, coyotes and other native game and great fishing! The ranch can run 300± cows. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!

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Turn-Key and Ready to Go 1,125 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Real County v Leakey

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Near sought-after, scenic Leakey, this incredible, timeless hilltop home has 50-mile views! The approximately 10,000+-square-foot, lodge-style home has six large suites complete with Jacuzzi tubs and private balconies, eight baths, four massive Hill Country rock fireplaces, a large, bright and open commercial-grade stainless steel kitchen with granite bar area, a second guest kitchen, large living/entertaining area with additional bar, office, library and double utility rooms. 10± miles of good roads. 17 hills and 18 valleys that you own! If that’s not enough, now add end-of-the-road privacy, great neighbors, fencing on three sides and all kinds of native wildlife and free-roaming exotics, such as whitetail deer, hogs, turkey, elk, red deer, axis deer, fallow deer, aoudad, Sika deer, Mouflan sheep, blackbuck antelope and 22± ready-to-go deer blinds and feeders. Lance Soele, 210 542-6065 or Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Touch-the-Sky Views in the Lost Maples Area 96± Acres

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These 96± acres are just minutes to Lost Maples State Park, Vanderpool and Medina and only one hour from San Antonio! There is a crystal-clear, live running creek with giant cypress trees, cascading rock waterfalls, rapids, deep holes and much more to come see including two ponds, many springs, wildlife galore and some-free roaming exotics. Then, add a hillside three-bedroom, three-bath ranch home with awesome porches, rock fireplace, big granite kitchen, carport, nice

Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Medina

barn with workshop and equipment storage. Enjoy great privacy with big, quiet neighbors. Wildlife exempt taxes! Nice all-around package and priced to sell! $1,195,000. Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Game-Fenced Rare Find! Outdoorsman’s Dream! 200± Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v D’Hanis

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These 200± acres lie just minutes to sought-after D’Hanis. It offers quiet and private, end-of-theroad privacy, but only one hour to San Antonio! This is a great balance of cleared fields, giant oak

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trees and thick brush. Then, add a seasonal creek, large food plots, three bird hunting stock tanks, windmill with water trough and more for you to come put your final touch on! It also has city water available. Wow! The ranch is high-fenced with whitetail deer, axis deer, aoudad, wild hogs and lots of turkey. This is a great all-around place for hunting, raising deer, fishing, farming or ranching. There is great dove and quail, as well. Priced to sell at $1,195,000. Call Lance Soele, 210 542-6065.


All or Part–Wild & Woolly Devil’s River/Lake Amistad

6,600± Acres

Best Deal - Drastic Price Reduction 1,117±-Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kendall County v Boerne

West Texas v Val Verde County

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This one-of-a-kind rare find has 20± miles of water, paved access,

paved ranch roads, ranch home, guest cabin, bunkhouse and This property is minutes to Boerne, San Antonio. Paved highway wildlife galore! This place is wild and woolly—Texas style! frontage, literally hundreds of homesites with big trees and views of

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the sought-after Texas Hill Country. Lots of wildlife, great hunting, electricity. Owner will divide into 663 and 454 acres.

Rare and Unique Recreational Outdoorsman’s Paradise!

Great Deal – Live Water,Price Reduction!

94± Acres

840± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v San Antonio

Texas Hill Country v Kimble County v Junction

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This property offers giant trees, lots of variety and end-of-the-road privacy, as well as both sides of a creek! It is truly a quiet and private game paradise just 15 minutes to Junction airport.

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Just minutes to Bandera and only 45 minutes to San Antonio, this property has an awesome 10±-acre, creek-fed lake in your own backyard. Wow, find another one of these! Then, add paved access, a four-bedroom, threebath rock ranch home sitting on your private lake, nice deck, rock patio, equipment carport, barn, workshop, rustic cabin, floating dock and lots

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of wildlife! Enjoy fishing, boating, ducks and hunting. You will not find a better one, and this rare opportunity will not last! Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

203± Acres

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Texas Hill Country v Frio County v Devine/Bigfoot

Just minutes to Devine/Bigfoot and 45 minutes to San Antonio. Two tanks and three water wells, with the perfect mix of brush and improved pastures, it can be used for farming, cattle or hunting. A 3,000±-square-foot, 4/5-bedroom, 3.5bath home, add a fully stocked lake that is 5± acres when full, cattle pens, lowfenced perimeter with high game fence across front and cross fencing. Recently improved herd of whitetail deer with approximately 27 does and seven bucks of

36± Acres on the Frio River

superior quality and genetics, hogs and coyote. Ag-tax exemption. 210 705-4013.

Central Texas v Uvalde County

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This is some of the best cypress-lined Frio River land I’ve seen! There are 2,800± feet of crystal-clear rock bottoms, limestone ledges, deep holes and many waterfalls. This one-of-a-kind live water ranch is a historic, sought-after Frio River campground with 60 RV spaces, 20 cabins, many campsites, two bathhouses, three wells, a retail store and a main residence. Income-producing business opportunity. Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

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Windrose Ranch South Texas v Zavala County v Batesville

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This 2,124-acre property is one of the few trophy ranches left with minerals. The owner has 100% of the minerals on most of the property; there is an active oil well and the property is in the Eagle Ford Shale. Ample water throughout the ranch includes a Carrizo irrigation well, four water wells, 10+ miles of irrigation lines, six fully irrigated tanks and multiple water troughs.

Rio Ranchito Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Hunt

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This 405-acre ranch has over a mile of the headwaters of the Guadalupe River along with Flat Rock Creek. The ranch has some of the first set of springs that start the Guadalupe River on its way to the ocean. Gorgeous water! The incredible improvements total over 16,000 square feet. The historic rock lodge sprawls out on the countryside and overlooks the river. There is a 32-stall vintage horse barn, arena, cabins and much more. This peaceful setting is located near the famous camps of Hunt such as Waldemar, Camp Stewart, Camp Honey Creek and MO Ranch.

Peaceful Valley Ranch Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Bandera

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The property is 60 acres and is on the Rock Cliff Reservoir. The main house is a three-bedroom,

three-bath,

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foot ranch-style home with a wraparound screened-in porch. The entire property is high fenced and contains whitetail deer, fallow, axis and blackbuck antelope. The lake provides endless recreational opportunities including boating and fishing, and there is a nice lake view from the main house.

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Crabapple Creek Ranch Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

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Enjoy 312 acres of Hill Country elegance. The main adobe home and guesthouse sit high on a hill overlooking the five rustic guesthouses, Western town and beautiful Hill Country. The Western town holds SASS shooting events and come with an authentic Old West salon that holds 160 people and has a fully licensed commercial kitchen and 14 guestrooms. The ranch has Crabapple Creek plus game fencing. This is a must see ranch!

Caliche Whitetail Ranch

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whitetail deer ranch has a 7,200-square-foot lodge that can sleep 40 guests. The ranch also offers a complete meat processing area with a walk-in cooler, freezer, table, grinder, sausage machine and more. Seller will convey half of the minerals owned and executive rights owned. High fenced and loaded with B&C whitetail.

Medina River Ranch Estate Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Medina

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This 624-acre ranch has a mile of Medina River and one of the oldest native pecan bottoms in Texas. There is also a unique log cabin and barn, great views, turkey, whitetail, axis and much more.

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Ranger Creek Estate Texas Hill Country Kendall County v Boerne

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This magnificent 4,455-square-foot, fourbedroom, three-bath home sits on 50 very private acres just outside of Boerne. Enjoy hand-hewn wood floors, cypress beams, limestone fireplace and many more exquisite details. There is also a five-stall barn, pool and outdoor kitchen—all on post oak-covered rolling grassland.

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Texas Hill Country Real County v Camp Wood

Saddle Mountain Ranch is a turn-key ranch in the scenic Texas Hill Country offering spectacular views from its 2,300foot elevation. There are three live springs and the seasonal Camp Wood Creek.  Improvements  include a 7,200-square-foot house with a pool, tennis court, 2,000-squarefoot lodge, foreman’s house, four water wells, three barns, workshop, deer pens, highfenced into four pastures, tools, equipment and the convenience of a 3,300-foot runway.

Bell Hollow Ranch Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Harper

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The property features include a three-bedroom, two-bath lodge and two-bedroom, twobath main home with stained concrete floors, granite countertops and a wonderful view of the Texas Hill Country. Other improvements include a 40x60 barn, outdoor pavilion with cooking area and fire pit. The property is high-fenced and has been managed for many years with numerous food plots and some improved pasture.

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Gorgeous property on FM 2107, just a few miles northwest of Medina. This 1,768-square-foot home that has a turn-of-the-century look with all of the modern updates. Large porches for viewing the wildlife and Texas Hills. Over 800 feet of the Medina River lines the property with an additional 500+ feet of both sides of Brewington Creek. There is a nice deck on the edge of the river for relaxing. The land has good, usable soil for planting hay, oats, etc. Loaded with turkey and deer.

Panther Creek Ranch Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Hunt

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This 350-acre ranch boasts 1Âą mile of deep, crystal-clear Guadalupe Riverfront canopied by huge cypress trees set against a backdrop of limestone bluffs and Hill Country views. Traversing the ranch are two live water creeks. Panther Creek is a strong, half-mile, live water creek that originates on the ranch. Bear Creek also traverses the ranch for a third of a mile. This ranch offers hilltop views, river views and very usable topography. The ranch is well maintained and will require little, if any, clean up.

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If you are looking for a great recreation/ hunting ranch that’s loaded with character, end-of-the-road privacy and has a reliable water feature, then look no further. The 221acre North Grape Creek Ranch has 1,200 feet of both sides of the creek and fantastic views. The ranch also boasts 3/10ths of a mile of both sides of Spring Creek.

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Midway Road Ranch 617 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Mountain Home

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Beautiful Texas Hill Country ranch 30 minutes west of Kerrville with lush grasses, big trees, deep soil, and nice hills with views for miles. An excellent working/recreational ranch set up for livestock and hunting with three cabins. Includes a five-bay equipment shed, 10x20 metal barn, cattle handling facilities, two water wells and an 8-acre dove field. This is an exceptional Kerr County ranch!

Pinto Creek Ranch 6,000± Acres

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South Texas v Kinney County Brackettville

This ranch has three miles of beautiful, flowing Pinto Creek located southwest of Brackettville. There is an outstanding, 6,500±-squarefoot rustic lodge overlooking the creek and the ranch is high fenced with a good herd of trophy whitetail deer and exotics, such as red deer, axis and blackbuck antelope. This is a very unique ranch with lush South Texas brush and gorgeous Hill Country-type flowing water. Own one of the best live water ranches in South Texas! $2,500 per acre.

1845 Water St. Kerrville, TX 78028

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Train Robber Ranch 2,274 Acres

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West Texas v Terrell County v Dryden

Located in Southwest Texas between Dryden and Sanderson, 110 miles west of Del Rio, this is an excellent ranch for the area with good numbers of whitetail, turkey, quail and mule deer. There is a good variation of topography with 2,300 to 2,700 feet in elevation, scenic hills, scenic bluffs and canyons, great protein brush habitat for deer, wide valleys with soil and heavy brush and big neighbors.

Frio County Ranch 1,132 Acres

South Texas v Frio County v Dilley

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In southwest Frio County, this ranch has an all-weather gravel road leading from the entrance to the headquarters. The gently rolling to flat terrain has one large draw or seasonal creek. There is good native South Texas brush and very large mature mesquites to the back portion of the ranch. This very well-watered ranch has two water wells with water piped to many different areas. In addition, there are two operating windmills. The 4,000-squarefoot main lodge is great for entertaining. The well-constructed main house has 1,950 square feet. Whitetail deer management

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in place for numerous years. There is an abundance of turkeys, an entirely high-fenced perimeter and some minerals convey.

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Val Verde County Hunting Ranch 1,895± Acres

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West Texas v Val Verde County

No work needs to be done on this one. With an elaborate road system, first-class accommodations, an abundance of free-ranging exotics readily supplied by the neighboring 20,000acre state natural area and the beauty of the canyons and diverse topography, this “bang for the buck” is an actual explosion for the one looking to put a little adventure in their life. Lodge, cabins, barn, outdoor pavilion, dining room, commercial kitchen, and the list goes on.

Rancho Trinidad 2,031± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Edwards Co. v Rocksprings

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The Rancho Trinidad has all the needed amenities to continue as a successful hunting and breeding operation. Whether it is for a corporate retreat, a family hunting ranch or an outfitting business, the desired location off Highway 41, only 45 minutes from Kerrville, makes this right in the hunter’s honey hole.

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Two high-fenced pastures of 800± acres and

1845 Water St. • Kerrville, TX 78028

1,231± acres loaded with a variety of exotics

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Real County Getaway 25.3± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Real County v Leakey

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Nestled between Vanderpool and Leakey with views overlooking the West Sabinal River valley and beneath the hills amongst the ancient cypress trees, a beautiful home with privacy and seclusion fulfills the dreams for the fortunate buyer. Whether for a second home or a permanent dwelling, you and your loved ones will realize the serenity and beauty the Real County Getaway affords.

G-2 Ranch

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This is a high-fenced hunting paradise featuring gorgeous hills with views, scenic canyons, heavily wooded valleys and bluffs along creek beds. A variety of oaks, persimmon, mountain laurel and black walnuts permeate the ranch, creating scenic vistas among some of the highest elevations in Real County at 2,300 feet above sea level. Seep springs and Indian mounds are present. This very private ranch is loaded with game. Electricity, well, catch pen and high fencing.

Nueces Canyon Ranch

770± Acres

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Texas Hill Country v Edwards County v Barksdale

Nestled in the Nueces River valley and situated on the Real/Edwards County line is the nature lover’s dream come true. Hunting and wildlife viewing is exceptional with a variety of native game and free ranging exotics frequenting the live springs. With elevations ranging

Bill Barton, Broker/Associate

between 1,700 feet and 2,250 feet incredible views are created for the

1845 Water St. • Kerrville, TX 78028

hikers, climbers, and bird lovers. Electricity, a well, and a community

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Marfa Vista Ranch has a private entrance off US Highway 90, just five miles west of Marfa and also a private deeded easement off Pinto Canyon Road or FM 2810 into a back entrance of the property. Winding, all-weather entrance road up to a broad hill and building site with commanding 360-degree views of the Marfa

Marfa Vista Ranch

grassland and the surrounding mountains. This ranch is just minutes into town, but

1,936 Acres

with the privacy of being on your own ranch.

West Texas v Presidio County v Marfa

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Panther Rock is part of the historic Woodward Ranch and is comprised of 1,403 acres on the banks of year-round Ash Creek, on the east side of Highway 118. South of Alpine, the ranch has been visited by Big Bend travelers

$2,975,000. Property ID: 46327

Panther Rock Ranch 1,403 Acres

West Texas v Brewster County v Alpine

and rock hounds from all over the world. Panther Rock is the gateway into the Big Bend Country with 1,000,000+ acres of parks and public lands and is an hour’s drive north of Lajitas and Terlingua and their outdoor adventures

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$3,788,100.

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The Bat Cave Canyon Ranch lies in the heart of the Davis Mountains, a Sky Island of the Chihuahuan Desert with elevations ranging from 5,400 to 6,100 feet. Bat Cave Creek, a tributary to Merrill Creek, provides riparian woodlands and seasonal flowing clear waters surrounded by excellent high desert grasslands.

Bat Cave Canyon Ranch

A natural canyon with a historic rock dam is

2,920 Acres

just some dirt and concrete work away from an

West Texas v Jeff Davis County v Fort Davis

amazing lake. The ranch has outstanding views of the nearby high mountains, including Mt.

Livermore, which is owned by The Nature Conservancy as a preserve. The adjoining ranch to the north with a common boundary has a conservation easement that prohibits development and subdivision in perpetuity and protects Bat Cave Ranch’s landscape views. $4,818,000. Property ID: 44801

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Twenty-five miles west of Fort Davis inside the scenic loop, Rawhide Ranch consists of rolling hills, lush valleys, massive rock formations and picturesque mountains. All this can be enjoyed from the front of the very clean two-bedroom, two-bath cabin with modern

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West Texas v Jeff Davis Co. v Fort Davis

kitchen. The abundant water from a natural spring on the ranch keeps a variety of native trees and grasses growing strong. The ranch is home to aoudad sheep, desert mule and whitetail deer, javelin and feral hogs, along

with other smaller species of wildlife. The majestic peaks of the Davis Mountains make for a captivating backdrop for the Rawhide Ranch. $2,950,000. Property ID: 41905


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Encompassing 1,509 acres of the verdant Central Texas countryside and built in 1833 for General Santa Ana, this ranch features a main home with 19 bedrooms, 17.5 baths and 22 working fireplaces. There are two worker houses, bungalow,

Gallagher Headquarters Ranch 1,509 Acres

Central Texas v Bexar & Medina Counties

a casita and a foreman’s house. Featuring 1.5 miles of San Geronimo Creek, the ranch also has a 15-stall horse barn, large quonset hut barn and outbuildings for equipment, tools and supplies. Home to Rio Grande turkey, whitetail deer and world-class fishing, this sportsman’s paradise features four hunting blinds and feeders. $21,000,000. Property ID: 41899

Cloud Nine Ranch Agua Fria Ranch 23,482± Acres Acr

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Agua Fria Ranch is 60 minutes south of Alpine, west of Highway 118 at the end of well-maintained the heart of the Texas Hill Country, one hour gravel Agua Fria Road. Agua Fria is a working cattle and hunting ranch with the historic Whistler from San Antonio and just under two hours Headquarters located adjacent to an amazing rock formation where one would expect Rooster from Austin. Cloud Nine Ranch can best be Cogburn to come riding up out of the past to water his horse! The ranch and its network of roads described as a jewel nestled in a pristine, and 21 water wells are impressive and provide spectacular views of area mountains, canyons and unspoiled, natural environment inclusive of a "camphouse compound", celebrating desert floors to combine into a mix of habitats. $15,263,300. Property ID: 46667 its outdoor feel via its Lake Flato design, simple construction techniques and regional materials. $4,750,000. Property ID: 41897

Quebec Ranch 12,500 Acres

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The Quebec Ranch is Texas cow country at its finest and represents some of the best Yucca Grasslands in the United States. It is part of the Marfa Plateau, a mile-high desert grassland of basin range topography between the Davis Mountains to the north and the Chinati/Sierra

James King, Agent Tammy King, Broker

Viejas Mountains and Rio Grande River on the south and southwest. The views are stunning

P.O. Box 109 • 600 State Street Fort Davis, TX 79734

and the ranch overlooks the landscapes of the Davis Mountains, Chinati Mountains, Sierra

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Just reduced! Magical setting among the hills of east Texas. A 3,000-square-foot lodge sits on an 80+-acre trophy bass fishing lake amongst the tall pines and oaks that cover the ranch. The property is also mostly high fenced with 200+inch whitetail deer under MLD III program.

Otter Creek Ranch

This is one of best ranches on the market in

1,260 Acres

East Texas and will not last long. $8,975,000. Property ID: 45476

East Texas v Anderson County v Athens

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Just reduced! Some of the best cattle country in Northeast Texas. An abundance of creeks, flowing artesian wells and ponds give the ranch ample water even in dry periods. An additional 1,000+ contiguous acres are also available. The ranch can easily carry 650 mother cows as is and, with some optimizing, over 750. Miles of gravel and packed roads ensure excellent access to all main pastures on the ranch. $7,150,000. Property ID: 43858

Triple Creek Ranch 3,248 Acres

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Leon Plantation 1,380 Acres

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This spectacular example of predominantly natural woodland exhibits a mix of Post Oak and East Texas habitats. The property features 15-acre Lake Lucy, numerous springs, freeflowing streams, great topography, timber and TPWDs Keechi Creek Wildlife Management Area as its southern neighbor. $4,830,000. Property ID: 46851

SE Schumann Ranch 215 Acres

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This Gillespie County ranch has been in the Schumann family since the 1880s. Located outside

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The historic French Ingram Ranch has over seven miles of crystal-clear flowing Pecos River. The very private ranch has been in the same family since the 1920s and includes a spectacular cut limestone home, custom built in the 1930s. The headquarters area is nestled in a beautiful valley with Live Oaks and conjures up images of Capt. Jack Hays stepping out to

French Ingram Ranch

14,035 Acres

West Texas v Val Verde County v Langtry

greet a visitor on the porch. An incredible year round recreational ranch paradise that offers both hunting and fishing, not to mention exploring for Native American artifacts and pictographs. $12,500.000. Property ID: 47728

Hickory Creek Ranch

1,583 Acres

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Central Texas v Lee County v Giddings

Just reduced! Hickory Creek ranch is centrally located between Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Great mix of oaks, brush and open areas in rolling terrain with 180 feet of relief. Plenty of game with 14 ponds and multiple water wells. There are multiple fenced off food plots and the property has been managed to improve the deer herd. There are also several tasteful homes. $6,569,450. Property ID: 41211

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The Grey Duck Hunting Club is a wonderful duck hunting property less than an hour from Houston and is complemented by good deer/hog and dove hunting to go with the superb duck property. Approximately 850 acres of this ranch is leveed and can be flooded for ducks in 12 separate wetland units. The remaining acreage of the property is a mix of open prairies and thick wooded tracts. Very private turnkey hunting ranch with nice lodge and large barn. $3,181.048. Property ID: 47735

Island Bayou Ranch 1,340 Acres

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Island Bayou Ranch is an excellent combination property with great recreational value in woods,

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rolling terrain, and a 10-acre bass lake. It also offers improved rangeland, working pens and a Austin, Dallas, Hondo, Houston, San Antonio 160-acre irrigated wheat field. The farm gets an average of 40-44 inches of rain per year and is also 888-726-2481 watered by eight ponds and Island Bayou. $2,615,000. Property ID: 46607

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451 Stoney Ridge Texas Metroplex v Tarrant County v Azle

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This amazing Mediterranean, one-story home high on a hilltop has 360-degree views of Parker and Tarrant Counties. The expansive, contemporary floor plan features large rooms and open spaces. This is a most unusual home built entirely of steel and concrete. 8.11 acres allow for development for animals, gardens or maybe a vineyard! There are 9,000 square feet of

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concrete and steel. Bring offers! $850,000. DiAnne Arnette, 817 925-6540.

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This 454-acre ranch has portable buildings, hunting blinds, game feeders, livestock feeders, irrigation equipment, fuel tanks, submersible pumps, pressure tanks, corrals, gates and chutes. Buyer will verify schools, taxes and acreage. $1,725,000. Talia Lydick, 817 692-4821.

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This 44-acre property is a horse lover’s dream. Enjoy a tree-lined drive to the main house. There are two metal barns with stalls, wash racks, feed and tack rooms, 19 total stalls with extra runs, indoor arena (200x100), a small riding arena, 30x50 equipment building and a .75-acre pond. All acreage is native grasses with mature hardwoods, cedars and pine trees. Come see your new home! This is set up for personal or commercial use.

Pristine Weatherford Countryside

$699,900. Talia Lydick, 817 692-4821.

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This pristine, wooded 35-acre property has a great log house in unincorporated east Parker County. The property is completely fenced with 1,000+ feet of road frontage. Suitable for horses or cattle, this property offers a beautifully appointed two-bedroom, two-living-area home. A covered patio and wraparound deck afford unbelievable views of the countryside. The property is 25 minutes to Fort Worth and 10 minutes to downtown Weatherford. $799,000. Joan Trew, 817 570-9403 and Ann Feriend, 817 632-9473.

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This superior home sits atop the tallest point in Tarrant and Parker

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This extraordinary 445-acre Bosque County ranch features a highly improved, 4,854-squarefoot main home with a pool, guesthouse, multiple barns and buildings, main barn with auction and vet facility, working chutes and 16 pipe pens, helicopter landing pad and hangar, miles of pipe fence, co-op and well water, one mile of concrete roads, six ponds, 50 acres of hay balance in strong native grasses and great hunting with

Southern Oaks Ranch

a mix of cover. Equipment and furniture are included in the sale. $3,250,000. Allen Crumley,

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Hickory Creek Ranch is a 345-acre, turn-key equine facility only 1.5 hours from both Oklahoma City and DFW International Airport, just off the I-35 corridor. The property not only boasts a

817 480-9502. Property ID: 45586

Hickory Creek Ranch Oklahoma v Love County v Overbrook

world-class horse facility, but also a splendid 10,000-square-foot home incorporating both elegance and functionality. There are residences for all necessary staff and management. The 345+ acres are scattered with pecan, black walnut and native hardwood trees along the banks of Hickory Creek creating a wildlife sanctuary. $4,250,000. For more information on this rare offering, contact Patricia Purvis at 817 682-4333 or Allen Crumley at 817 862-4459.

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This working horse ranch has three barns with a total of 42 stalls, breeding lab, outdoor lighted roping arena, indoor arena, round pen and show arena, horse walker and machine shop. There are several pastures with loafing sheds and a tank and miles of pipe and cable fencing. It includes a 3,600-squarefoot main house, new guest home plus two other guesthouses. Equipment and furniture

Palo Pinto Ranch

are included in the sale. $2,300,000. Allen Crumley, 817 480-9502. Property ID: 45650

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This wonderful 181-acre ranch lies less than one hour from Fort Worth. It offers an 8-acre stocked lake, lots of mesquite cover, great hunting, 10-acre coastal pasture, frontage on access road and Highway 193, Clayton Mountain Road frontage on the east, three barns and a two-bedroom barn apartment. There is good fencing for cattle and horses. Seller owns 100% of minerals and will convey them with a full price offer! $905,000. Allen Crumley, 817 480-9502.

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Kingstree, only four miles north of Marshall, is a rare, large East Texas working ranch which also has a 10,000 square feet house overlooking a 30 acre lake with trophy fishing. The house and guest house have a total of six bedrooms, five baths and two-and-a-half baths with a four car garage. The rolling land

Kingstree Ranch

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1,237± Acres

coastal and Bermuda) and habitat for hunting (deer, duck, turkey). There are an additional

Northeast Texas v Harrison County

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such as a barn, working pens, etc. Priced at $3,950,000. Call David Burgher at C 214.213.8715 or Greg Caton at C 903.452.3239.

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Only 20 minutes from downtown Dallas and minutes away from Lake Ray Hubbard, Concho Ranch is a beautiful 257± acre property with a multitude of recreational amenities. Coming through a gated entry and at the end of a long, all

Concho Ranch 257± Acres

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weather drive is a stone, two-story, 8,700 square foot main house, which is a repro­duction of the historical Fort Concho in San Angelo. This home is perfect for entertaining with large, vaulted open areas and inviting porches. The house overlooks two cypress tree lined lakes stocked with bass and includes five bedrooms, five-and-a-half baths, three-car garage, separate workout facility, tennis court and dog runs. The property also includes a ten-stall barn with manager’s office with bath, tack room, wash rack, and pipe and cable turnout, 6,000 square foot covered arena and 1,250 square foot storage barn. The property has rolling pastures with areas that are heavily treed, especially around the five lakes, which provide habitat for various wildlife. The property is fenced and cross fenced. The property is not in the 100 year flood plain. Due to its proximity to Dallas, the southeastern portion of Lake Ray Hubbard and nearby master planned developments such as Travis Ranch and Health Golf and Yacht Club, it duals as a investment opportunity for future development. Though the property is currently zoned agricultural, it does have rights to 50 single family sewer hook-ups. For more information contact David Burgher C 214.213.8715. Price: $4,750,000.

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Whitney. The Lodge includes full kitchen, gym, pool, four casitas, and three bedroom, three-bath house. A second pool is a restored stock take under a windmill. Great hunting and fishing with

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deer, turkey, dove, and two large stocked lakes. Also a quality skeet range, gun range, horse barn,

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The 700± acre Waggoner Ranch is located 8 miles East of Stephenville in Erath County. Featuring beautiful hilltop views, excellent hunting, plenty of water, and good native grass pastures. A 40 acre lake anchors an array of creeks and stock ponds. There are multiple seasonal and spring fed creeks meandering through the ranch and several good stock tanks. Complementing the lake is a cabin overlooking the west end with several smaller cabins to accommodate guests. There is approximately 140 feet of elevation change across the ranch and a good mix of open country and moderate cedar and mesquite brush cover, with live oak, post oak, and elm hardwoods throughout. This is a ranch that has it all with exceptional deer hunting, fishing, duck hunting and native and improved pastures for cattle. Additional acreage up to 1,842± acres is available. $2,750,000. For more information, contact Dax Pass C 214.557.8643. Or David Burgher C 214.213.8715.

Waggoner Ranch 1,842± Acres

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Diversity Ranch 1,500± Acres

Erath County

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Diversity Ranch is located three miles north of Lingleville, Texas, just 12 miles west of Stephen­ville in Erath County. Breathtaking views, improved pastures and several ten acre lakes stocked with largemouth bass. The topography is rolling with native grasses and wooded areas. There are four stock ponds and several wet weather creeks. The property has deer feeders, quail feeders, and stands throughout that service the abundant wildlife. The ranch has been well maintained with excellent roads and very little grazing. Fences are in good condition. For information go to www.diversityranch.com or contact Dax Pass at C 214.557.8643.

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Shepherd Ranch Central Texas v Leon County v Marquez

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These 91.76 beautiful rolling acres, just north of Marquez, are 80% open with scattered trees and fenced and cross fenced with two ponds and lush rolling pastures. Sitting on the perfect hill is a very nice, well-built, custom home that has 2,975 square feet of living area with three bedrooms and 2.5 baths, along with lots of extras. Two separate guesthouses accent this wonderful home, with one being a replica of the main house. A hay barn, deep water well, 725-foot concrete driveway and a 5,000-square-foot metal barn with partial concrete floor, office and bath complete the package. $675,000.

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Just outside of the quaint little town of Neches, about 10 minutes north of Palestine, this beautiful ranch offers diverse terrain: rolling hills, woods, pasture and numerous spring-fed creeks. These 664.58 acres are of some of the best in Anderson County with right at a mile of FM 2267 frontage. The focal point is definitely the 360-degree mountaintop view made available thanks to the 600-foot elevation. This has to be one of, if not the highest, elevations in the county. All the underbrush has been removed from the mountain, leaving just the large trees to provide for seemingly endless views. This would, without a doubt, make the finest spot in the county to build a magnificent home. The entire perimeter has just been high fenced with attention paid to every detail concerning water gaps and creek crossings. There was an extensive amount of work done with dozers and other heavy equipment on the soft surface roads, underbrushing the hillsides, construction of multiple lakes and ponds, creek enhancements and other projects that have laid the foundation for the creation of a true “showplace” hunting ranch. Improvements include a new metal barn on a slab, a new 41-foot, fifth wheel travel trailer that is top of the line, three top-notch 10-foot tower blinds and a deep water well. This turn-key ranch is ready for your enjoyment and personal touches, so load up the family and the four-wheelers and come to Anderson County to see this beautiful place before it sells. Current owner respectfully asking for serious, qualified inquiries only please.

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Showplace -- the word that best describes this 150±-acre ranch. The topography on this ranch is very unique with amazing elevation relief that supports several different hilltop views where you can literally see for miles and miles. The composition of woods and improved pastures is very handsome and compliments

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cattle and hunting ranch. The pastures at Mill Creek Ranch have benefited from an extensive and meticulous program of fertilization and

herbicide over the years that have developed them to the quality that they currently provide for grazing and hay production. The improvements at Mill Creek Ranch are first class all the way. The 2950 sq. ft. main house is a custom built stone and stucco home with three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. There is a huge breezeway that is also an outdoor entertainment area that connects the main house to the guesthouse, which is 415 square feet and has a bedroom, bath and kitchenette. There are several tractor and equipment sheds as well as hay/storage barns. The working pens for the cattle are top notch with a catch trap system that has had some serious thought put into

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Walston Ranch Central Texas v Anderson County v Palestine

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These 228 acres lie just off of US Highway 79, about five miles north of town. This ranch has beautiful rolling hills that are wooded with a nice mix of pine timber and hard woods as well as a generous scattering of dog wood trees. The crown jewel of the ranch is the lake that is 17 acres (per owner) in size and is spring fed. This lake is an absolute masterpiece. There is a high hill that has been cleared off just off the edge of the lake that would make an impressive location for the construction of your weekend “cabin” or dream house, depending on which description best fits what’s in your mind’s eye! There are no structural improvements, but it is completely fenced around the perimeter and there is electricity along the road frontage. This place is ready for a new owner to build a nice house or cabin and begin enjoying the “good life”.

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Here is your chance to own an amazing piece of property with outstanding investment potential. This is 681 acres of gorgeous wooded rolling hills and creeks with an awesome location off of the I-45 service road and CR 317. This property is chocked full of hard wood and

JM Ranch

pine timber with scattered openings that make

Central Texas Leon County v Centerville

it great for wildlife habitat for hunting. There is long road frontage on the west side service road as well as off of CR 317. There are several

very nice ridges that offer great spots for the construction of houses, cabins, or whatever you can think of. Several great lake sites are also on the piece of land for the construction of lakes of various sizes for the fisherman. There are also miles of roads and trails for riding ATVs and such. Please call and schedule an appointment to see this amazing property. Owner may divide into 4 tracts.

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This working deer ranch and hunting business is for sale in Marquez. These 173 acres are completely perimeter high-fenced with a 50acre cross-fenced pasture for exotic wildlife. There is a 50x100x30 all-steel constructed barn with concrete floor and 15’x100’ attached storage area along one side of barn. There is a detached shop close to the house with walk-in cooler and meat processing facility with lots of storage. Home is a threebedroom, 2.5-bath, two-story custom brick home that has approximately 1,900 square feet of living area. There is also a 1-acre fishing lake stocked with bass near the home and perfect for recreation! This land is approximately 85% wooded with three food plots cleared for hunting. Equipment and house furnishings are not included in the sale.

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Rafter J Ranch Central Texas v Washington County v Brenham

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These 101± acres lie among the rolling hills of Washington County. Drive through the grand gated entrance to an oasis of relaxation and recreation. The main home has been completely renovated and expanded with attention given to every detail. The Spanish hacienda style of this home offers a comfortable and inviting feel with 5,200± square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, study, large formal dining and open kitchen and great room. Expansive kitchen and great room include 20-foot vaulted ceiling, reclaimed wood beams

from a railroad truss in Oregon, flagstone flooring and large arched fireplace. Kitchen boasts custom hickory cabinets, Travertine countertops, KitchenAid appliances and large island opened to the great room. French doors leading to the courtyard and pool area create the perfect arrangement for indoor/ outdoor entertaining. Natural rocked pool, waterfalls and extensive flagstone patio, outdoor sitting area with fireplace, separate outdoor bath, full outdoor kitchen with oversized bar area, large barbecue smoker and so much more. The guest home features 1,528± square feet with open living and kitchenette, 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. Property is well maintained with rolling terrain, mature scattered oak trees, partially wooded areas and white vinyl fencing throughout the property. Also features lighted tennis court, 8-stall barn with 900±-square-foot apartment, covered arena, separate 30x40 hay barn and paved half-mile runway with 60x60 hangar. Convenient and easy commute to both Houston and Bryan-College Station. Contact: Tiffany Compton Falk.

Sycamore Hill Ranch Central Texas v Washington County v Washington

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These 95± acres offer a picturesque hilltop and historic home built in 1880, which was part of the original land grant to William Gates in the early settlement of Texas. The home has been completely restored keeping many of the original features and offering three bedrooms, 2.5 baths, gourmet kitchen with SubZero refrigerator and commercial-grade six-burner antique reproduction Heartland stove, sitting area, five fireplaces, formal dining room and magnificent porches perfect for taking in the excellent views of the countryside and lakes. Other improvements include barn with three open bays and bunkhouse

112 West Main St. • Brenham, TX 77833

living quarters. Property features include a 5+-acre spring-fed lake, small pond, Doe Run Creek, numer-

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ous live oak, elm and pecan trees are scattered on the property and a diverse elevation ranging from

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First time offering since 1967, Oak Lake Ranch is 181.27± acres with gentle rolling terrain dotted with mature oak trees, 12+-acre stocked lake and five ponds. Improved fertilized pastures and hay meadows. Perimeter fencing and cross fencing for rotational grazing and hay production (divided into five pastures). Improvements include a main ranch house offering three bedrooms, two baths, large living and dining rooms and large porches that overlook the 12+-acre lake; large hay barn, equipment barn with small living quarters (great for entertaining by the lake); barn with working pens/corral and old farmhouse. This is a highly productive property for cattle and/or horses that offers easy access from Houston or Austin. Contact Randy Hodde.

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These 200± acres lie only 1.5 miles from Brenham and offer great panoramic and distant views of the countryside, scattered trees and wooded areas, 5+-acre lake and three ponds. The rolling topography has elevations ranging from 290 to 350 feet on the hilltops. Improvements include main ranch house with pool, small wood-framed home, barns, pipe corral and cross-fencing. The ranch house sits on the crest of one the prominent hill tops and features 4 bedrooms, three full baths, two half-baths and large open great rooms. There are great views from any room, porch, or the pool terrace. It has paved county road frontage with quick access to shopping and schools. This property has been under the same ownership for 36+ years. A great opportunity to invest in a recreational property that has future development possibilities. Contact Randy Hodde.

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Established equestrian facility featuring approx. 27 acres with 22-stall barn, three-stall mare barn with caretaker’s quarters, covered arena, outdoor arena and several cross-fenced pastures. Drive thru the automatic gated entrance to the ranch-style main house with stone and HardiPlank exterior. This home features three bedrooms, two and a half baths, open floor plan, fireplace and large front porch. Property also features Texas-style second home ideal for guests or ranch foreman. Guest home includes many custom features with two bedrooms, one and a half baths, open kitchen, living and dining, granite countertops and wood floors. Open area near the rear of property ideal for

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Quantum Lakes 212 Acres

Southeast Texas v San Jacinto County

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Quantum Lakes will capture your imagination from the moment you enter this beautiful 212-acre property. The lakes (totaling 125 acres) have been professionally managed for trophy bass fishing and are nestled into the Sam Houston National Forest. The enjoyment of all that nature has to offer at this one-ofa-kind resort is enhanced by the amenities: elevated lodge, multiple fishing piers, two homes, guest cottage, bunkhouse, stable and a landing strip. Fishing, wing hunting, wildlife, riding and nature trails are all less than 40 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport. Quantum Lakes is perfectly suited for a family compound, fishing club or corporate retreat. $2,250,000.

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Central Texas v Washington County v Brenham

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This 38-acre estate nestled in the rolling hills lies just south of Lake Somerville, not far from Brenham. The 3,478-square-foot home overlooks 2-acre lake set in pastures shaded by mature live oaks. High construction values expressed in standing seam roof, Pella double insulated windows, custom lighting, and the engineered red iron building frame. Attention to detail shows in the hand cut beams in the great room, the hand cut knotty alder molding around floors and windows, the 150-year-old mantle, buffet and range hood taken from a New England farmhouse. All wood floors and interior doors are knotty alder; all countertops are granite. Vaulted ceilings emphasize the double-sided rock fireplace centered between the living room and the kitchen/

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Canyon

Lake

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the southern end of the Devil’s Backbone formation, part of the Balcones Escarpment, 13 miles west of I-35 at San Marcos. The ranch provides convenient access to Wimberly to the north, to Gruene and New Braunfels in the south, and to Canyon Lake in the west. The ranch’s frontage on Purgatory Road, over 7,000 feet, is high fenced. The southern and eastern portions of the ranch have pastures studded with live oaks; the larger portion of the ranch offers the dramatic topography unique to this area of Texas. High ridges (nearly 450 feet of elevation change) overlook park-like meadows and creeks running through the canyons. The ranch is well-watered, with four wells and several small springs feeding the main creek. The ranch will support around 40 cow-calf pairs in the upper pastures; turkey and white tail deer are abundant in the rougher terrain. The ranch offers tremendous conservation easement potential as well. Purgatory Ranch, in the heart of one of the fastest growing areas of Texas, could be utilized as a premier acreage development, a personal estate, game ranch, a vineyard/winery destination, or a conservation tract. $14,950,000.

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Big Woods Ranch offers the highest quality agricultural productivity, timber investment and wildlife recreation potential. In the heart of Sam Houston National Forest, only 57 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport, the ranch has 350 acres planted in improved Bermuda pastures. Excellent cattle handling facilities, cross-fenced pastures, grass traps, gathering

Big Woods Ranch

alleys and hay storage areas are all supported

Southeast Texas v San Jacinto County v New Waverly

building accessed via a good hilltop ranch

by a 6,000-square-foot shop and equipment road. 300 acres of managed timber with a spring-fed creek provide variety and wildlife habitat. Finally, there is a superior site for a 20+-acre lake. This ranch will not disappoint those who want a big ranch attractively priced in the Houston area. $2,990,000.

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These 405 rolling acres have over 3,700 feet of frontage on two FM roads. There are fenced and cross-fenced native pastures with scattered oaks, three ponds and wooded portions for wildlife

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habitat. The ranch has a 75x50 shop, well and power. It is an easy drive to Bryan/College

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Central Texas Washington County v Chappell Hill

The approach from the road gives but a hint of the beautiful view from this immaculate house

Fawn Crossing

that has been ideally placed at the top of the highest point on this attractive 70± acres. This

Central Texas v Milam County v Rockdale

pristine property, in the historic Chappell Hill

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The perfect set up for a hunter or a naturalist, this 200+/- acre tract has large areas of woods area, not only highlights incredible distant accompanied by spacious open meadows. Small ponds and a wet-weather creek tucked into the views, but also features lush rolling land woods attract deer and other indigenous wildlife that are bountiful in the area. $4,200 per acre. with two ponds and a wet-weather creek. Seller Financing Available. Property ID: 47311

$1,275,000. Property ID: 47500

Creek Bend Ranch Central Texas v Colorado County v Columbus

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Near the quaint town of Columbus and approx-

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imately 4 miles south of I-10, these 93+/-acres This comfortably restored, three-story, 1900’s home is positioned on a high hill where stunning are a great place to build your dream home views can be appreciated from the wrap around porches and balconies. With the home being the with a view of the pond and creek. Enhanced focal point of the 93+/- acres, the remaining compound consists of barns, a guest house, pool with a water well, electricity, cattle trough, rus- complex, gazebos, lake, pond and hay meadow. $1,920,000. Property ID: 43761 tic barn, working pens, road frontage on two sides and an abundance of wildlife including deer, dove, quail and geese, this property is a great find. $8,500 per acre. Property ID: 42435

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Rockdale Ranch Central Texas v Milam County v Rockdale

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Rolling pastures highlighted by high hills, woods, ponds and a wet-weather creek lend this 600± acre ranch to cattle grazing, hay production or horses. Priced right and conveniently located to Bryan/College Station, this is a very appealing property. $3700 per acre. Seller Financing Available. Property ID: 47687


4-M Ranch Central Texas v Fayette County v Schulenburg

Hidden Meadow Central Texas v Washington County v Chappell Hill

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Located between Chappell Hill and Washington-on-the-Brazos, these 50+/- acres are a wonderful location to build a country home. A combination of rolling pasture, scattered trees and a secluded meadow add together to create to historical landmarks, amazing displays of

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Financing Available. Property ID: 47545

Property ID: 47010

This impressive, scenic and well-designed 442±-acre ranch features a spacious main house, three car garage with casita apartment, pool, outdoor kitchen, whimsical playhouse, rose spring flowers, country festivals and classic garden, log cabin, guest house, manager’s house and barns. Added to this are live oaks, holiday celebrations. $11,000 per acre. Seller hills, groomed pastures, scenic woods, two stocked lakes, ponds and creek. $6,750,000. a beautiful property in a location convenient

Heritage Trail Vista Central Texas Austin County v Bellville

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Located in the highly sought after Burleigh Plantation country subdivision lies this beauti-

Cross Roads Farm

ful, recently updated home with pool on 6.5+ acres. Burleigh Plantation, located outside of

Central Texas v Austin County v Bellville

small town Bellville, is known for having quality

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This 89±-acre tract located between Bellville and Industry is well suited for a cattle or horse farm homes, generous lot sizes, and tranquil settings with a restored barn and a 60ft. x 40ft. metal storage building. Excellent homesites with distant in addition to being an attractive and friendly views overlooking the rolling hay pastures enhances the appeal to build a permanent home or an community. With a roughly 35 mile commute to accessible country home. $925,000. Property ID: 47686 Katy/West Houston, this property is in a prime

Grand View Ranch

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Located in the Chappell Hill area of Washington County, these 500± acres offer exceptional hilltop views, clusters of trees, areas of woods and the high bluff of the Brazos River providing many excellent home sites. Build a ranch or use the space to promote the wildlife of the area, this land lends itself to many uses. $9,500 per acre. Seller Financing Available. Property ID: 47107

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Wine Country Special

This tremendous Pedernales Riverfront property has 18.31 acres Texas Hill Country v Blanco County v Hye/Johnson City consisting of oaks and mesquite. There is a good homesite, ag exemption, These 308 acres lie between Hye and Johnson City. There are good soils

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abundant wildlife, electricity and paved county road frontage. The for a vineyard, great location-US Highway 290 frontage (perfect for a property lies just minutes from Fredericksburg in the Morris Ranch winery), large oak trees, large home built in 1999, three water wells, threecar detached garage, 60x100 barn, good hunting with food plots and

area. $395,000.

thick brush toward the back of the property. The property is currently under a soil and water conservation program.

Reflection of German Heritage Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

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This property has great water with approximately 2,500 feet of North Creek with a dam and waterfall. There is Highway 87 frontage with an electronic gated entrance, rolling terrain with incredible views of the surrounding hills, post and live oak trees and a water system in place. It is only 40 minutes to San Antonio and 15 minutes to Fredericksburg.

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These 50 acres offer a three-bedroom, 3.5-bath limestone home amazingly crafted to duplicate the intricate details of the German craftsmen of over a Century ago. Inside are locally milled maple floors, custom cabinetry, dentil molding in entry, dining and living rooms, custom arches and crown moldings. Delft tile surrounds one fireplace while another has German Wine label tiles. Porches highlight the front and back and the backyard is accented by a 3,600+-squarefoot, gorgeous terrace of porcelain tile with numerous limestone raised planters with flowering trees and roses. All this surround by Sandy Costal Bermuda field with a 100-gpm water well. There is good soil for grapes or fruit trees. Fine living at its best. An additional 54 acres are available.


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Itz Ranch Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Albert

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This 22-acre flood-controlled lake (of which 11 acres are included in These 203 acres lie near Garven’s Store in Real Co. This high-fenced the total 56.85 acres) is a highlight of this great recreational tract with trophy whitetail ranch with a few exotics has been game managed fishing and hunting for family fun, large live oaks, several building

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for years and has a nice furnished cabin with central heating and sites and storage sheds. The lake is well known for catfish and bass air conditioning. There are two water wells and a pond, barn, high and lies south of Stonewall, near Albert. $595,000. Property ID: 46216 location for a main house and good tree cover. Most of the blinds and feeders convey. Many trophy whitetail have been taken from this ranch. $795,000. Property ID: 45579

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These 687.85 acres lie 5.5 miles west of Fredericksburg and 4.5 miles

Williams Place Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

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from the Gillespie County airport. There are many mountaintop building sites over 1,900 feet in elevation, two water wells, two ponds, seasonal creek, views of Fredericksburg and the Pedernales River

This Ramblin’ Ranch-style limestone home has four bedrooms, three valley and good hunting. It is very seldom a ranch of this size and baths, a metal roof, solar hot water system and open, informal kitchen/ location becomes available. $4,781,252. Property ID: 46944 game/family room with large island, wet bar, 52-inch rock fireplace and formal dining room with built-in china cabinets. The master bedroom offers a wood stove, walk-in closet, soaker tub and shower. The second and third bedrooms have built-in desks. The fourth bedroom or den has bookshelves and a gun cabinet. The home also features a three-car garage and basement, large shaded patio with post oaks, sandy loam soil for gardening, fruit trees or grapes and pasture for livestock and horses. $399,500. Property ID: 46904

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Lazy J Ranch Montana v Gallatin County v Bozeman

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Available for the first time in 50 years, this unsullied 5,665± deeded acres is the largest privately held block of land in the renowned Bridger Canyon. Bridger Creek provides private trout waters, and the magnificent Bridger Mountains have a resident elk herd numbering in the hundreds. The Ranch borders Bridger Bowl Ski Resort and about 3.5 miles of Gallatin National Forest. Current zoning allows one residence per 40 acres, creating an ideal candidate for a conservation-minded buyer. This zoning designation also provides for strategic and tasteful development. $40,000,000. Property ID: 43854

Three Peaks Ranch Montana v Park County v Livingston

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This executive ranch has 2,964± deeded acres and offers an exquisite architecturally-designed custom home, 420± irrigated acres and a well-designed low-overhead cattle operation. Anglers will appreciate the three professionally designed and strategically placed trout ponds on the ranch and the proximity to all of the world-renowned fishing available in the nearby Yellowstone River, Paradise Valley spring creeks and Yellowstone National Park. Three Peaks Ranch offers serenity and solitude in a famed Montana locale with easy year-round access. Co-listed with The Land Brokers. Price reduced $4,000,000 to $16,500,000. Property ID: 44133

Sun River Ranch Montana v Lewis & Clark and Teton Counties v Augusta

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The Sun River Ranch contains 3,050± total acres straddling 3.5 miles of the Sun River. The surreal setting represents an attractive opportunity to own a remarkable turn-key fly-fishing and equestrian property on renowned trout water. The Ranch is conveniently located 17± miles west of Augusta and a comfortable 1.25-hour drive from Great Falls. The main compound is a tasteful combination of log and stone sited above the Sun River providing commanding vistas of the Rocky Mountain Front. The state-of-the-art technology, supreme quality and unsurpassed style that are boasted throughout the

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masterfully-crafted home create the ultimate Montana retreat. Complementing the compound are the carefully designed manager’s home and exquisite equestrian barn. The helipad and hangar provide for ease of travel for those who take advantage of private-air transportation. Devoted anglers will appreciate that the famed tail-water stretch of the Missouri River below Holter Dam is a comfortable hour’s drive from the Ranch. The abundant wildlife is enhanced by the adjoining 19,000-acre Sun River Game Range and immediate access to the Bob Marshall Wilderness. $9,250,000. Property ID: 46998


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Offered at under $820 per deeded acre, the 5,870± acres bordering national forest stretches from the foothills of the eastern Deer Lodge Valley to the mountainous Continental Divide. The Property consists of varied terrain, including abundant grass resources offering productive grazing, and numerous mountain streams providing consistent water sources for wildlife and livestock. A calving ground for elk in the spring, the Property has endless wildlife viewing and hunting opportunities. $4,800,000. Property ID: 44891

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Overlooking the magnificent Rocky Mountain

Shortridge Ranch

Front, these 678± deeded acres straddle 1.5± miles of trout-rich Smith Creek. Utilized to host

Montana v Lewis & Clark County v Augusta

individuals and groups desiring private, quality trout water and upland game-bird hunting, the Ranch is also operated as a pure-bred Red Angus cattle operation. The Ranch will provide its next owner a productive ranch on a great trout fishery and hunting preserve with close proximity to some of the best outdoor recreation and beauty Montana has to offer. Reduced to $2,375,000. Property ID: 42536

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The thoughtfully designed and ideally sited 3,800± square-foot, hand-hewn log home captures views of the surrounding mountains, abundant wildlife and adjoining Beaverhead National Forest. Trout-rich Wise River flows through the shared 473± acres for 1.5 miles. This area is renowned for its fishing and big game hunting. In addition to Wise and Big Hole Rivers, there are six world-class rivers within two hours of the Ranch. Held under the current ownership for several decades, all the sought-after facets for recreational buyers are available. $1,495,000. Property ID: 46908

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Kindred Ranch Montana v Lewis & Clark County v Augusta

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With the Rocky Mountain Front Range to the west and the grassy prairies to the east, these 635± acres represent an opportunity to own a recreation, agricultural or equestrian property in a very desirable locale. Elk Creek flows through the Ranch for about ¼ mile creating a wildlife-rich riparian corridor. The wildlife and recreation are enhanced by the adjoining 6,400± acres of state land. Improvements have been completely updated on this impeccably maintained Ranch which would be ideal for year-round living or as a seasonal escape. $1,425,000. Property ID: 47435

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Slate Creek Ranch Colorado v Routt County v Steamboat Springs

Elk River Ranch Colorado v Routt County v Steamboat Springs

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Located in the heart of the pastoral Elk River Valley, this 801± acre ranch Conveniently bordering a world-class resort town, yet amazingly features panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, finely crafted private and pristine, this 1,145± acre landmark ranch boasts an main home set in a very private location amongst the cottonwoods unparalleled combination of stunning scenery, valuable water rights, lining the river, historic ranch compound, fertile irrigated meadows and intact mineral rights, excellent wildlife habitat, public land adjacency, meandering river with outstanding trout fishing. Co-listed with Pam stream-fed ponds, paved road access and attractive improvements. Vanatta, Prudential Steamboat Realty. $24,250,000

Reduced to $19,900,000

Morrow Ranch

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New Mexico v Socorro, Catron & Sierra Counties v Winston

12,520± deeded acres located 11 miles northwest of Winston, New Mexico, the Morrow Ranch is a combination working cow ranch and

Saddleback Ranch Colorado v Archuleta County v Pagosa Springs

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recreational property. A contiguous block of well watered rangeland, This beautiful legacy ranch encompasses both forks and the confluence rolling prairie, ponderosa-covered foothills, arroyos, and outstanding of the renowned San Juan River. Adjacent to national forest, Saddleback wildlife habitat adjacent to the Gila National Forest. $10,000,000

combines quality improvements and outstanding fishing with privacy and panoramic views. Located 8 miles from Pagosa Springs. $11,900,000 - Co-listed with Roger Horton, Dutton Creek Realty

Pogna Ranch Colorado v Gunnison County v Gunnison

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Six miles south of Crested Butte and less than 30 minutes from the on the East River, 541± acres, incredible views, irrigated meadow, water

Cottonwood Springs Ranch

rights, and access to millions of acres of adjacent public land. $5,750,000

Colorado v La Plata County v Durango

Gunnison Regional Airport; the Pogna Ranch features one mile of frontage

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A 525±-acre equestrian estate, featuring a masterfully crafted 5,700± sq. ft. primary residence, 20,000 sq. ft. horse barn and additional ancillary facilities. Within minutes of Durango, Colorado this property is a mixture of heavily treed areas interspersed with irrigated and subirrigated land. $8,750,000


IX Ranch Montana v Choteau County v Big Sandy

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Reputation ranch in reputation country. Operating on 126,000± acres (59,809± deeded) of which 9,000± is tillable, it runs from Big Sandy eastward over 30 miles. In addition to running 3,000 mother cows, it boasts huntable populations of deer, elk, antelope and upland birds. Offered turn-key. $64,500,000. This is not an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy any securities. Offers are made only by the authorized offering materials. To obtain further information, you must complete an investor questionnaire and meet the suitability standards required by law. For more information, please contact David Johnson, broker, at 406 587-3090 or davej@hallandhall.com

Big Mountain Ranch Colorado v Garfield County v Meeker

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Big Blackfoot River Ranch

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Montana v Powell County v Ovando

612± acre premium recreational retreat with 1.5 mi. of riverfront, trophy

An exceptional sportsman’s paradise located in a private valley of the architecture, outstanding privacy and extraordinary wildlife. A main Flat Tops Mountains in NW Colorado, this 3,549± deeded acre ranch house, commanding club house, river pavilion and restored historic barn features trophy elk and deer hunting, extensive trail network, trout make this the most significant offering available on the river. $15,000,000 fishing, rifle range, sporting clays and a full suite of modern custom improvements. $15,000,000

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Located 10.5 miles west of Evergreen, this gentleman’s ranch has been in

Snowy Mountain Ranch

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Colorado v Routt County v Steamboat Springs

Ideally positioned to capture the majestic setting overlooking Steamboat Lake and the surrounding peaks, the masterfully crafted custom home is complimented by a guest house and barn with quarters. This beautiful 210± acre ranch backs to national forest and features a creek, ponds, aspen forests and mountain meadows. $9,800,000

the same family since 1885. Private and secluded, offering 290± deeded acres, this ranch has a historic 9,940±-square-foot lodge and a mixture of open meadows, heavily timbered areas with stunning views. $5,250,000 www.hallandhall.com 406 656-7500 Investment Quality Rural Real Estate Throughout the U.S. & Internationally. Since 1946. Sales | Auctions | Finance | Appraisals | Management

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With over 46,700 deeded acres, the JE Canyon Ranch represents one of Colorado’s largest private hunting ranches and wildlife preserves on the market today. Situated in southeastern Colorado’s canyon country, the property includes unique red rock canyons that rival those in southern Utah. Nine miles of the Purgatoire River run through the ranch, as well as other streams and riparian areas, creating a vast wilderness that form a mosaic of interconnected canyons and mesas. It is a premier wildlife ranch with tags available for trophy mule deer and bighorn sheep, elk and numerous other animals. It is also a repository of fascinating geologic, archaeological and historic heritage sites, in-

JE Canyon Ranch Colorado v Las Animas County v Trinidad

cluding prehistoric rock art and abandoned pioneer homesteads. Offered in cooperation with Corwin Brown & Associates, Inc. $23,400,000. Contact Ken Mirr. Property ID: 45546

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The Wolf Mountain Ranch is truly a western big-game hunter’s paradise in an incredibly scenic

mountain

setting.

The

property

is comprised of 9,280± deeded acres in the heart of the Little Wolf Mountains in southeastern

Montana.

World-class

elk

and mule deer have been harvested on this legendary ranch and in the surrounding area. Accommodations include a tastefully built hunting lodge and metal shop. In addition to the world-class hunting, the ranch supports a

viable

agricultural

operation.

Listed

in cooperation with Wildlife Resources LLC

&

exclusively

marketed

by

Mirr

Ranch Group LLC. $13,900,000. Contact Duffy Brown. Property ID: 45859

Black Bear Ranch

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Colorado v Garfield County v Glenwood Springs

Resting above the Roaring Fork Valley is the pristine and private Black Bear Ranch. This 902-acre recreational ranch offers a wilderness setting adjoining public lands, yet is only 20 minutes from

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Glenwood Springs and within an hour from Aspen. Fed by two streams, the 20-acre private lake has valuable water rights and is a sanctuary for wildlife. The property features a custom threebedroom, two-bath log home with wraparound deck that is off grid, powered by its own solar array. $9,922,000. Contact Ken Mirr. Property ID: 72443


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McCoy Land & Cattle is a remarkably exclusive and scenic ranch in the Vail Valley area near the small town of McCoy, Colorado. With over 4,900 acres (1,092± deeded and 3,820± BLM lease), this ranch represents a rare opportunity to own such a large property close to Vail. The ranch is situated within the Colorado River corridor and features sweeping views looking down and across the river and surrounding mountains. The south facing headquarters is nestled up against a backdrop of dramatic red rock cliffs and dense pine forest. A number of lush irrigated meadows gently slope down the hillside toward the river, providing grazing and sanctuary to a diversity of wildlife. Several creeks run year round and meander their way through the property. Improvements include an attractive and well-appointed main home and guesthouse, beautifully restored cabins and horse barn, as well as an outdoor arena and large equipment shop. $7,900,000. Contact Ken Mirr. Property ID: 47767

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Situated directly between Mount Crested Butte and Snodgrass Mountain, the 257±-acre Promontory Ranch presents an extremely rare opportunity to own a sizable, undeveloped property adjoining one of North America’s most renowned ski areas, Crested Butte Mountain Resort. The ranch is zoned as

Promontory Ranch

a blend of conserved open space, a well-

Colorado v Gunnison County v Mt. Crested Butte

single/multi-family residential, making it an

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entitled Planned Unit Development and ideal acquisition for a development-minded

or

investor. However, given its prime location

“Estancia” presents the opportu-

and spectacular views of the East River

nity of a lifetime in owning a truly

Valley, Promontory Ranch would be equally

picturesque ranch getaway in Pa-

attractive for an end user seeking a prestigious

tagonia, Argentina. Estancia El

recreational property with high conservation

Palenque feels like a step back in

values. $12,600,000. Contact Ed Roberson.

time to a simpler life, surrounded

Property ID: 46780

This

spectacular

ranch

by natural beauty and unique culture. On the northern end of the famous Corcovado River valley and

Estancia El Palenque Argentina v Chubut Province v Corcovado

at the foot of the snow-capped Andes Mountains, the ranch is distinctly situated and very scenic. Recreational opportunities are immense on the ranch and throughout the region. Fly-fishing on the Corcovado is world renowned, and having a six-kilometer private stretch provides unbeatable float and wade fishing in a very remarkable setting. Well-appointed improvements are constructed in the traditional Patagonian style by old-school artisans using materials derived right on the ranch. Estancia El Palenque offers an owner considerable value in the agricultural component of the ranch with its traditional cattle operation being run by local managers and gauchos with decades of experience ranching in the valley. $8,900,000. Contact Ken Mirr. Property ID: 47768

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Lakehurst Ranch Northeast Texas v Van Zandt County v Canton

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The Lakehurst Ranch is among the finest available estate properties in Texas. Conveniently located just 65 miles from downtown Dallas, this breathtaking gentleman’s ranch boasts 415 contiguous acres with rolling hills and improved pastures. The 7,231-square-foot main home features décor and appointments befitting any great estate. As expected, Lakehurst Ranch also includes a caretaker’s home, two barns, expansive pipe and cross fencing, 20+-acre stocked lake with entertaining boathouse and 10 ponds. This highly improved and luxurious property is a rare opportunity for those seeking a recreational ranch retreat of the highest quality. $7,350,000. Property ID: 45364

625 CR 2301 Northeast Texas v Hopkins County Sulphur Springs

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A collection of dreams, this extraordinary retreat from the ordinary reflects attention to architectural

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exceptionalism,

design and taste. Gated Dutch Colonial Revival estate home with 10,000+ square feet of luxurious living on the crest of 48+ acres of rolling hills with a 10-acre pond and 1.5 hours from Dallas. Enjoy amazing details, seven dining, six living, pool with pergola befitting of the finest resorts, circa 1876 guesthouse which awaits completion and more of what dreams are made of. $1,499,000.


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Texas Metroplex v Palo Pinto County v Mineral Wells The Brazos River Ranch, just 60 miles west of Fort Worth along Pleasant Valley Road, has been owned and operated by the same family for over half a century. With more than three miles of accessible Brazos River frontage, the interior of this working ranch is a combination of heavy cover and rolling terrain offering scenic, panoramic views of the river and nearby Mineral Wells from a high point on the property known locally as Barber Mountain. The remainder of the ranch consists of sandy loam cropland and native and improved grasses. Notable improvements include a completely remodeled, 100-yearold ranch house, foreman’s residence, several implement barns and sheds as well as working pens and traps. It is time to take advantage of this rare opportunity to own property along such a prestigious stretch of the historic Brazos River. Contact me today for more details. Price Reduced.

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This is a one-of-a-kind Texas ranch! With approximately 610 acres, and over two miles of Little River frontage. There is a lovely 3,720-square-foot, custom-built home with

Pardee’s Hawks Hill Ranch

scenic views over the river bottom and an insulated metal building/barn with living

Central Texas v Milam County v Gause

quarters. Great mix of improved pastures and

woods with more great homesites and a large variety of trees: huge oaks, pecans, sycamores and dogwoods. This ranch features the classic layout: an entry road rises to barn and working pens then continues on to the home. There are good interior dry-weather roads and trails. This ranch is 40 miles north of Texas A&M University. FM 2095 is considered one of the most scenic roads in this part of Texas. A very bio-diverse region where the coastal plains, the post oak savannah and the Hill Country merge. The area is also steeped in history. Nearby Sugarloaf Mountain, just east of the property, is considered by the Tonkawa Indians to be the birth place of their tribe. The Little River bottom is known as prime real estate for finding arrowheads and artifacts. $3,500,000.

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Just 15 minutes from Kyle Field, this is the perfect “game day” retreat with hunting and fishing. These approximately 63 acres on Taylor Road are in the growth path of College Station. Located

John R. Clark 3828 S. College Ave. • Bryan, TX 77801

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in C.S.I.S.D. just south of Saddle Creek Subdivision. This would be a great ranch/homesite and/ or development tract. The clean, rectangular parcel has gentle topography and no floodplain. Good mix of woods and open area. Recent dozer and clearing work are completed. The tract is accessed via Taylor Road Access Easement. Taylor Road is maintained by Brazos County up to that point. Ag-Exempt with BTU and Wellborn water in the area. $1,250,000.


Stevens Estate 38 Acres

West Texas v Brewster County v Alpine

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This is a truly unique property with two nice homes, bunkhouse, studio/office building and a large recreation building.  The property would be exceptional for a large family, destination church retreat, investment and income property. It has an excellent well and city water available. It adjoins a large ranch and is private with exceptional views of the mountains. $695,000.

Summit Road Ranch 80 Acres

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West Texas v Brewster County v Alpine

Highly scenic canyon and high bluff mountains only minutes from Alpine. There is nothing like this extremely private and rare-size property! Operated as a home and private game preserve, it has aoudad, mule deer and javelina.  There is a two-bedroom, one-bath, Southwest-style home, arena, round pen, horse barn and an excellent well. Must see! $750,000.

Sierra la Rana 1,265 Acres

West Texas v Brewster County v Alpine

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Enjoy spectacular mountaintop views, rolling to rough mountains and canyons only minutes from Alpine. This ranch has private gated access, excellent cow country and abundant wildlife. This is a stargazer’s paradise. Some restrictions apply. Call for pricing.

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This ranch has it all, including approximately 2.5 miles of San Saba River frontage, a river house with water views, main residence, guesthouse, foreman’s house, caliche road system, large Quonset barn and much more! Perfect for a Hill Country Hunting retreat, the ranch is loaded with whitetail bucks, boasting 170-200 B&C under the perimeter game fence. There is excellent turkey hunting along with dove, quail and other native varmints. The ranch has superb views and deep holes along the San Saba River for recreational water activities, as well as live oak and mesquite cover with rolling Hill Country terrain. This is a ranch that any serious ranch buyer should take a look at. Reduced to $2,950/acre.

San Saba River Ranch 5,500±-Acres

Central Texas v Menard County v Menard

Commercial/Residential/Horse Property 12± Acres

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The property has excellent commercial opportunities! This is one of the best commercial values in the Llano area. The location is ideal, directly off 71E, great for future developments, shopping centers or a grocery store. The 12 acres are on city water and there is a well to accommodate the property.  In addition, there is a nice, lighted arena, several horse pens, rustic three-bedroom, one-bath home with large rooms, covered double carport, swimming pool, dog pens and beautiful large oaks out front. This ranch has something to offer in all aspects. Call to make an appointment to look at this piece of property! $530,000.

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35±-Acres

Texas Hill Country v Llano Co.v Llano

Just south of Llano, off Highway 16, this 35-acre ranch is loaded with improvements that add lots of charm and character. Built in 2008, the beautiful custom home offers five bedrooms, 3.5 baths and an open living/dining/kitchen area. There are easy-maintenance concrete floors, carpeted bedrooms and living area, vaulted ceilings, tons of windows for letting the outside in and a gorgeous Hill Country setting. The home has an outdoor cooking area, covered two-car carport, mother-in-law quarters, professional landscaping, 150x300 roping arena with return alley and a 40x60 four-stall horse barn with lots of hay storage, tack room and feed room. There are five traps with barbless wire fencing and a 20x40 hay barn and storage shed. There are two wells on the ranch, as well. Awesome views and excellent improvements all add a ton of flare to this Hill Country jewel. Enjoy plenty of acreage to ride horses and hunt varmints. There are loads of entertainment possibilities from the house to the guest quarters to the outdoor kitchen. This is an excellent piece of property in a prime location! REDUCED! $825,000.

Upper Goldmine Creek 160±-Acres

Texas Hill Country v Llano County v Llano

325 247-5711 office • 325 247-3052 fax Terry Wootan, Broker 830 285-5711 cell Joe David Yates, Assoc. 512 567-3036 cell Lee Gann, Assoc. 325 247-6145 cell court@moment.net

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In one of the most sought-after areas in the Texas Hill Country, only miles from Enchanted Rock off CR 113, this ranch has excellent hunting opportunities, beautiful building sites for your dream home, perimeter

fencing, a wet-weather creek and beautiful views of Enchanted Rock and surrounding Hill Country. The ranch has a water well with solar-powered system in place. Upper Goldmine Creek Ranch has something for us all! It lies between historic Fredericksburg and Llano. Bring offers and call for more details.


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reunions, weddings and receptions as well as dining and restaurant capabilities. Complete with two-story bunkhouse, each unit has a full kitchen, full bath and living areas. A large covered patio downstairs and covered upper deck complete the space. A separate lodge is also well appointed with full kitchen, full bath

Crazy Horse Ranch

Southeast Texas v Hardin County v Kountze

and patio. The main event space features floor-to-ceiling windows, massive stone fire place, specialty imported wood, custom archways, full-length bar and full bath. Space is included for a full kitchen, ready for appliances and plumbing. Incredible attention to detail in every aspect of design and construction. Enjoy a true Texas atmosphere throughout. Abundant parking space and additional room for expansion are included on the property.

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Jackson Ranch 598-5,238± Acres

Central Texas v Lampasas County v Lampasas

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The largest riverfront ranch within 65 miles of Austin has 4.5 miles of Colorado River frontage. It is family owned since 1938. There is a deep well with piped water system to half of the ranch. Working cattle pens, chutes and barns. Numerous hill top views and river overlooks. There is abundant wildlife such as whitetail deer, wild turkey, wild hogs, dove and quail. Enjoy 2.19 miles of Colorado River frontage. Starting at $2,700 per acre.

Lake Corpus Christi Ranch 32± Acres

South Texas v Live Oak County v Mathis

Crabapple Creek Ranch 1,318± Acres

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man’s paradise on Lake Corpus Christi. Pristine Located north of Fredericksburg with easy access to Highway 16, this live water high-fenced showSouth Texas Brush is teeming with wildlife plus place has over 1.45 miles of both sides of Crabapple Creek. There are stunning granite outcroppings over a third of a mile of water frontage. The com-

and formations, high bluffs with vast views, open fields, a sandy beach and numerous swimming pound was carefully constructed under a canopy holes. Refined main home with a beautiful pool. Hunting includes whitetail, fallow and axis deer, of huge, century old live oaks with an amazing blackbuck antelope, and turkey. A fully equipped rustic rock lodge can sleep 15. There is an excellent west exposure, making each sunset something to

road system, horse stables, a 65-acre coastal field and a 5-acre peach orchard. Listed for $13,180,000.

treasure. Located 44 miles northwest of Corpus Christi, 102 miles South of San Antonio with access County Road 357, less than 10 minutes of I-37. There are 1,700 feet of frontage on Lake Corpus Christi. There is a custom three-bedroom, three-bath home, guest home, workshop, boat house and boat ramp. Enjoy excellent hunting in this renowned waterfowl hunting area. Under 1-D-1 Ag Exemption. Listed for $1,250,000

Jarrell Development Tract 565.88 Acres

Central Texas v Williamson County v Jarrell

John Ed Stepan, Principal Representing Buyers and Sellers

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Located less than an hour north of Austin, east side of Interstate 35 with additional frontage on FM 487 and County Roads 303 and 304. Approximately 90 percent of the tract is not zoned and located within the Jarrell E.T.J. 5.76 acres along IH 35 within the Jarrell City limits and currently zoned industrial. Water and wastewater from the Williamson County MUD #14. There is electricity and telephone service. The property is currently held under the 1-D-1 agricultural exemption. Listed for $4,943,750.


Double R Ranch 65 Acres

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Central Texas v Colorado Co. v Frelsburg

This exceptional ranch has wonderful pastures, beautiful live oaks, ponds and a 6,100-squarefoot executive home with designer touches and upgrades throughout. There is a gourmet kitchen, trophy room and gorgeous infinity pool with rock decking. Enjoy excellent fencing and two metal barns, one with office/quarters. $1,890,000. Property ID: 46009

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This very special and inspiring property fronts a 13-acre private water ski lake. It also features a beautiful 2,776-square-foot, four-bedroom, 3.5-bath home, new horse barn, boat house and great pastures for horses. The property is private and secluded, yet very convenient to Houston. $689,000. Property ID: 47586

Angel Lake Estate 25 Acres

Central Texas v Colorado County v Alleyton

Destiny Ranch 43.68± Acres

Central Texas v Madison County v Madisonville

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This beautiful, professionally laid out horse ranch near Madisonville has a great training facility and pastures; a 2,757-square-foot, three-bedroom, 2.5-bath home with a pool; custom

1116 FM 109 • New Ulm, TX 78950

horse barn; 150x300 lighted arena; six-horse walker; hay barn; two 100-foot round pens; cattle facilities; and a three-bedroom, two-bath mobile home. This peaceful property lies at the

979 992-3425 979 992-3427 fax

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Palatial Oasis

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45 minutes from Houston Galleria! Southeast Texas v Wharton County v Boling This princely home features exquisite lavish upgrades made for the sophisticated buyer. Features include travertine flooring with marble inserts, handcrafted custom imported woods,

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ornate

columns, 8.0 custom-made wood doors, double crown molding throughout, imported Italian stone in the kitchen, fireplace made from imported Dead Sea sand, copper-made dome in breakfast area, Olympic-sized pool and much more. $1,495,000.

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Located in northwest Bee County, 12 miles from Beeville, sits the Kemosabe Ranch, a 1,568-acre high-fenced South Texas jewel. As you come through the electric gate and down the .25-mile paved driveway, you are met with a magnificent, custom-built, 6,000-square-foot rock home with all the amenities, including a beautiful rock swimming pool and two remodeled guesthouses. Many other improvements found on this ranch, such as a 350

Kemosabe Ranch South Texas v Bee County v Mineral

GPM irrigation well, seven station skeet range, pivot system, quail house, and lighted roping arena, will ensure that you are never bored, never in need of water, and always having a great hunt. The deer herd may be one of the best in all of South Texas, as the owners have harvested several that score over 190 B&C. And to top it, this ranch comes with some minerals. This ranch is co-brokered with David Faust of Keller Williams Farm and Ranch at (512) 940-3300

Clear Water Creek Ranch South Texas v Kinney County v Brackettville

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Seven miles west of Brackettville, this 4,200-acre high-fenced ranch is an outdoorsman’s dream. A half mile of live Pinto Creek flows through the property offering beautiful views and good fishing. There are five water wells, four ponds and miles of water lines to numerous concrete water troughs. The ranch has a four-bedroom lodge, three-bedroom lodge, three bunkhouses, a 5,000-square-foot metal barn, dog kennels and lighted roping arena.

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South Texas v Live Oak County George West/Three Rivers

This 528-acre South Texas ranch is high fenced and 14 miles west of George West and Three Rivers. Covered in the most beautiful native brush that I have seen in a long time, this ranch is a wildlife paradise. Big bull mesquites are

Rio Robles Ranch

scattered all through the rolling sandy terrain, as well as big hackberry trees in the creek bottoms. This ranch has four water wells and three ponds, several two-man executive blinds, two furnished cabins, a storage barn and a barn that has been converted to a nice living area. Owner will divide.

Seadrift Ranch Central Texas v Calhoun Co. v Seadrift

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This 505-acre property is one mile north of Seadrift and 27 miles south of Victoria. Having over 2,500 feet of frontage on the Victoria barge canal and 2,500 feet on Highway 185, this property is well suitable for residential development or industrial development. The fishing and duck hunting are outstanding, and there are deer and hogs, as well.

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These 376 acres are an excellent combination hunting ranch, only 1.5 hours southwest of Houston. With a half mile of Bear Branch Creek, over 60 acres of waterfowl lakes and hundreds

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Central Texas v Grimes County Navasota/College Station

Between Navasota and College Station, this high-fenced 712-acre ranch is an hour drive from Houston. With 4,600 feet of Navasota River frontage, two large ponds, and 25 small ponds, this ranch has abundant water and numerous lake building sites. The property is 85% heavily wooded with mature post oaks, water oaks, cedars, elms, and pecan trees. Seller owns no minerals, but there is a surface use agreement in place allowing for

Bear Creek Ranch Central Texas v Lavaca Co. v Houston

two designated drill sites. It is loaded with deer, hogs and ducks!

of beautiful live oaks, this ranch is loaded with wildlife including deer, ducks, hogs and turkey. This recreational ranch also features two cabins, a shop, three water wells and several ponds.

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133.6-Acre Ranch Central Texas v Waller County v Hockley

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This one-of-a-kind property is an outdoor recreation paradise. Set back and secluded from the automatic gated entrance is a 50x125 fully insulated Whirlwind metal building that includes a two-bedroom, two-bath home with high-end finishes, a 25x37 screened-in porch and shop area. The home has an open floor plan with handscraped hickory floors, crown molding and Pella windows throughout. There are granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and custom red oak cabinets in the kitchen. You will enjoy full-length scenic views from the huge screened-in porch. The shop area features five overhead doors, 14-foot eaves, floored attic space, two air compressors,

Waller County Land Company

6-inch machinery slab and bell footings. There are two water heaters, 10-ton air conditioning

P.O. Box 1274 • Waller, TX 77484

spacious living area and covered patio. The quality of the infrastructure throughout this property

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and improvements is easily seen with no expense spared. The many wooded areas, creek and 3+-

704 10th Street Hempstead, TX 77445

acre pond plus the abundance of deer and other wildlife make this property a hunter’s paradise so close to Houston. Wildlife Management tax exemption is in place. This great property can be

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and heating system and a 50-year KYNAR standing seam roof with gutters and downspouts. Your overnight guest will be very comfortable in the one-bedroom, one-bath guest cabin with a

five minutes from Houston Oaks Country Club. $2,250,000. Property ID: 46255


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River Ranch

South Texas v Zavala County v Crystal City

Offering approximately four miles of Nueces River, this 1,806.5-acre property is a hunter’s paradise with executive rights and minerals. Featuring two gamefenced pastures, the River Ranch is restocked with 200-class genetics and features an airplane runway and hangar, two houses, breeder pens and facilities, irrigated food plots and two Carrizo water wells. Own this prime hunting retreat in South Texas. Priced at $3,600 per acre. Can be divided in 968 acres.

Lone Star Properties Larry Siller, Owner/Broker 281 342-5950 713 854-1032 cell LoneStarProp.com

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2,070 Acre Game-Fenced Ranch Northwest Texas v Stephens Co. v Breckenridge

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This ranch is high fenced in two pastures and offers a variety of hunting opportunities. 11.5 miles of high fence with 11 deer stands, three protein feeders with axis deer, blackbucks, whitetail deer herd, turkey, dove and quail. The properly has a five-bedroom hunting lodge, with a master suite and a 32x38 great room with a regulation size pool table, gaming stain and a 52-inch flat screen TV with five leather theater lounge chairs. The property is access through an electric gate entrance along a paved drive up to the lodge located near the front of the property.

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Texas Hill Country v Edwards Co. v Barksdale Texas Hill Country v Llano Co. v Marble Falls Magnificent and breathtaking are only a cou- Breathtaking views are commonplace courtesy of ple of words that can be used to describe this the stunning rolling terrain on this Hill Country ranch. Picturesque views of the wide valleys, live water ranch. Over 1 mile of Llano River the strong flowing Cedar Creek, and beautiful frontage lends to dramatic vistas, and yields deep mountaintops captivate. Tall pinion pines are river holes for excellent fishing. Nestled in the scattered in the higher elevations, along with valley between scenic mountains rests a serene giant pecan, and stately oak trees towering over lake, creating spectacular views and a tranquil the Cedar Creek valley. From the native Indian atmosphere. Relish in breathtaking views for sites, to the subterranean caves and sink holes, miles from the captivating mountaintops. This this ranch is amazing. The adventurer will be at ranch features two homes, barns, working cattle home while searching the fossil rich land for ar- pens, as well as 2 metal buildings each with three rowheads. Numerous old settlement structures overhead doors complete the improvements to lend to the history of the property and would this stunning property. make an excellent restoration project.

388 Pristine Acres

With Elegant Grand Home Central Texas v Grimes County v Navasota

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Charming country elegance sets the tone for this sprawling estate, situated on 388± pristine acres. Wind along a majestic tree-lined drive under a can-

1,285 Acre Nueces River Ranch

11,007 Acres

on the Rio Grande River

opy of leaves to the incomparable 4,750-square- Texas Hill Country v Edwards Co. v Rocksprings West Texas v Val Verde County v Langtry foot rock home. Ranch includes three water wells, From relaxing, to hunting, to exploring, a myriad Adventure awaits with the possibilities of hunting three tanks, two lakes, cow and calf squeeze of tantalizing possibilities await. On the 1,285 fishing, hiking, mountain biking and four-wheel-

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chutes and covered holding pens. Hunt amongst acre Nueces River Ranch, a truly remarkable ing on this immense, diverse property. Spectacone of the most beautiful backdrops imaginable experience is possible. Enjoy swimming, tubing, ular Indian pictographs can be found in Rattlecreated by the excellent combination of rolling and fishing for perch, bass, and catfish. Verdant snake Canyon with each mural measuring almost terrain, fields, brush, and tanks that form the perfect habitat for whitetail, dove and hogs.

pecan orchards scatter the river bottoms, 80 feet long by 15 feet high. From the magnificent while historic Indian mounds can be found on views to the rich history, this Texas ranch offers the banks. Fertile pastures at the base of the a distinctive experience. In addition to whitetail mountains, provide ample nourishment for and mule deer, other game that can be found on herds of axis, blackbuck, antelope, whitetail, wild the Babbs Ranch, includes aoudad sheep, cougar, turkey, hogs, and even the occasional passing turkey, dove, quail, and other small wildlife. Two

Joe Ruple • Garrett Ruple

elk, sika, and fallow. In addition to this plethora structures, the original ranch house and a newly

110143 IH 37 • Pleasanton, TX 78064

of wildlife, aoudad sheep can also be hunted in built camp house, can be found on the ranch, and

830 569-3360

the rough mountain country. A comfortable log with 70-80 miles of interior roads, much of this

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cabin style lodge completes this “has it all” ranch. property can be easily accessed.


Bali Hi Ranch El Rancho Escondido New Mexico v Grant County v Silver City

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This 410 acre special island paradise is the envy of the southwest! Rugged mountain scenery and sanctuary to trophy mule deer and elk;

A beautiful, hidden, one-of-a-kind pueblo style adobe ranch compound 4 tags. Free flow private mountain spring water for ponds, irrigation, nestled within 339 deeded acres. San Lorenzo Creek, cloaked with your imagination, and speculation! Most places struggle to meet water giant cottonwoods, traverses the property providing excellent wildlife demands, but not here. 20 minutes to Ruidoso or Alamogordo. Private habitat. Cattle and horse facilities with multiple pastures. $750,000. secluded access off pavement. Tidy, neat improvements. $2,280,000. Seller Finance.

Seller financing available.

Los Chaparrales New Mexico v Luna County v City of Rocks

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1,384 deeded acre river ranch straddles the Mimbres River. Pristine

Langford Mountain Ranch New Mexico v Grant County v Silver City

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river bosque of giant cottonwoods and sycamores settled amid a gorgeous country side with bountiful wildlife. The ranch features 400 acres BLM, water rights, Butterfield stage stop, and equestrian

350 head cattle ranch with 21,595 acres expanding across the Langford facilities. $1,500,000. Mountains providing a diverse healthy climate with plentiful sunshine and beautiful landscape. Mule deer, antelope, javelina, and quail. 7,800 deeded acres balanced with state and BLM lease lands. Loaded with grass and no cattle grazing for several years. Headquarters

Keith L. Schrimsher

improvements are architecturally similar and include an executive

P.O. Box 802 • Roswell, NM 88202

residence, guest house, and manager’s residence. Good proximity to

575 622-2343 office • 575 520-1989 cell

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Restless Horse Ranch 37703 FM 1736

Central Texas v Waller County v Hempstead

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A 33.62 acre luxury estate with 3,184-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath custom limestone ranch house, a Guthrie RV and storage barn, with ranch manager’s quarters, large enough for the biggest RV available on the market, a three-stall Barnmaster barn with sealed tack room and concrete pull through, five paddocks, all with water, and the front two with oversized loafing sheds. The entire acreage is fenced and cross-fenced and has two ponds and two seasonal creeks. The property features a heated pool with cascading water wall, diving board and pergola all surrounded by lush landscaping. The yard around the home has a 14-zone sprinkler system.

The interior is detailed with custom knotty pine trim beams, built-ins and cabinets; architectural windows and doors with operating transom windows, limestone walls and hewn tree trunk accent counters. The gourmet kitchen has stunning granite counters, custom cabinets with glass display, an oversized center island with built-ins, Viking oven and range with pot filler and an elevated dishwasher. Impeccably designed with a lodge-like rugged, yet sophisticated, beauty, this captivating jewel deep in the heart of Texas is calling your name. For information about these prime properties and more like them or to schedule a showing, please contact Wendy at wendy@wendyclineproperties.com or call 281-213-6271. MLS#464425864

Drake’s Pond

6450 Adams Flat Road Central Texas v Waller County v Brookshire

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This exquisite estate with gated, controlled access, on almost 38 acres in Brookshire with easy access to I-10 is in a prime Texas location. The property comes with a custom ranch house and pool, four stall barn, loafing sheds, arena, chutes and large equipment barn with full apartment on the second floor (perfect for ranch manager, family members or even renting out). The grand home of almost 5,500 sq ft has 4 beds, 4 baths and a detached 3 car garage. Granite counters in kitchen and baths, extensive crown molding, coffered ceilings, block paneling, built-ins, closets and storage rooms large enough to use as bedrooms and an expansive great room are just a few of the many wonderful features of this home. The master suite is a true retreat - from its spacious size, with private access to the covered front porch, to its lovely view of the pond complete with geese and ducks. It boasts a private office with serene view and an amazing master bath suite with granite counters, double sinks and sit down vanity, seamless shower with seat, Jacuzzi tub and custom cabinetry. The master closet is outfitted with a granite topped island, window and custom built-ins.

281 213-6271

Thoughtfully designed with both beauty and function in mind, this Texas ranch is ready to

wendy@wendyclineproperties.com www.wendyclineproperties.com

For information about these prime properties and more like them or to schedule a showing, please

13611 Skinner Rd #100 • Cypress TX, 77429 be your home on the range.

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Colorado v Routt County v Steamboat Springs

Shadowed by the rugged peaks of the snowcapped Zirkel Range, the 587-acre Vista Verde Guest Ranch has direct access to national forest and includes over 90,000 square feet of upscale improvements offering adventure, outstanding cuisine and indulgence to guests from around the world. This exclusive luxury guest ranch is one of only three ranches in the nation awarded the prestigious AAA Four Diamond rating. Located 30 minutes north of Steamboat Springs, Colorado and convenient to the Yampa Valley Regional Airport, Vista Verde Guest Ranch is offered turn-key at $19,900,000. Christy Belton, 970 734-7885.

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Texas Metroplex v Rockwall County v Heath

This incredible estate, in one of the best locations in Heath, has 20± acres and a beautiful Hill Country home. This lovely estate has a sparkling pool, a spring-fed pond and so much more to offer. This valuable little slice of heaven boasts a 24-stall Morton barn, Morton maintenance building and income-producing properties. The lovely main home is being used as two bedrooms; however, it easily converts to three or four bedrooms and four full baths. The game room and

Charlie Pratt 214 533-0979 2604 Ridge Road • Rockwall, TX 75087 charliepratt@ebby.com

Tonya H. Kiliddjian 18700 W Lake Houston Pkwy, Bldg. B #103

Humble, TX 77346

281 751-8167 direct 281 813-1743 cell 877 686-5970 fax tonya@kiliddjian.com www.kiliddjian.com

office could also be converted easily. Two three-bedroom, two-bath guesthouses and a duplex home with one bedroom and one bath offer a total of 10 bedrooms and 10 baths. You must see this beautiful property to appreciate all the available space offered, so visit today. You can have it all: a ranch in the city, near schools, great shopping, entertainment and Lake Ray Hubbard.

Mini Ranch for Sale Southeast Texas v Montgomery County v Cleveland

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Bring your horses! Great schools, low taxes and no HOA or restrictions! Over 7,300 square feet with 6/7 bedrooms, 6 full baths and 3 half-baths. Enjoy a full guest quarters, furnished media room, plus game room and study, 11 garage parking areas, 9 covered carport spaces, huge custom kitchen, fully fenced, tons of parking, hobby shop and multiple workshops with electricity. This won’t last! $774,900. If you can dream it, you can have it here!

The Online Source for Discerning Buyers and Sellers.

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A rare Hill Country offering, the main residence (6/4.5) and two separate apartments (2/2 + 1/1) are surrounded by majestic trees and lush landscaping. Dazzling pools and striking rock sculptures create a wonderland with waterfalls, huge hot tub and water slide. A variety of areas allows for many purposes: library, study, artist

Water Wonderland In River Mountain Ranch

Texas Hill Country v Hays County v Wimberley

studio, gym, media room and more. Four of the 10 garages are especially suited to the serious mechanic, and all are air-conditioned. Located minutes

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Julie Harris, REALTOR 512 653-3623 (TX) 303 910-0852 (CO) julie@idealhillcountryhomes.com www.hillsoftexasrealty.com

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POWDER RIVER RANCH — Apprx 843.693 rolling acres w/excellent vistas, ponds, native springs & frontage on US Hwy, Farm-to-Market Road, Loop & County Roads. Excellent development potential. Owner will consider dividing property. All offers will be considered. $2,750,000 LAKE & WOODS — N of Grand Saline. Apprx. 296.326 partially wooded/open acres w/apprx. 18 ac tree-lined lake, TX Hill Country designed 3BR/2B home w/wbfp, barn w/stables & abundant wildlife. Great recreational opportunity. $2,100,000 REMARKABLE 383.615 ACRES - The majestic natural beauty of East Texas comes alive & is magnificently exhibited to create a hidden treasure that can be defined as an East Texas Garden of Eden. Features include natural flowing springs surrounded by an array of dogwoods, ferns under towering canopies of native East Texas foliage, virgin forest, abundant wildlife, breathtaking elevations w/ rolling hills, numerous lake sites & apprx 5,500’ of fig on Walnut Creek. This property also boast fabulous elevations & endless recreational and/ or development potential. Partially located in the city limits of Athens, this property has access to city water, sewer & other utilities for possible development. $1,227,568 NEAR BROWNSBORO ON HWY 31 — Appx 121.483 acres w/18-acre spring-fed lake, coastal & wooded areas, 1200 sf steel bldg & 2 ponds. $849,500 GREAT COUNTRY GETAWAY — Apprx 316.428 acres w/rolling terrain, scattered ponds, open pastures, native timber, frontage on Caddo Creek, barn, home w/brick floors & wbfp & abundant wildlife! Property is fenced & cross-fenced. $854,358 COUNTRY ESTATE — 3BR/3B on 4.15 acres in gated community just S of Athens w/wbfp, screened-in porch & unbelievable quality. Creating the ultimate living experience.! $764,500 1 FM 2059, ROBERT LEE, TX - 515.23 acres w/ rolling terrain, long road frontage, heavy mesquite, cedar & hardwood cover, great wildlife habitat includes deer, dove, quail, turkey & varmits. Close to Lake Spence, kg neighbors, hills & draws. Super retreat w/deer stands & feeders. $699,000 BEAUTIFUL, COMFORTABLE RANCH IN EAST TEXAS — Lrg 4BR/3.5B custom built home w/3 liv areas, granite, crown molding, high-end flooring & appliances, hardy board exterior built in 2010, 13.79 acres of improved pastures, 14’ deep, stocked pond, porches surround, superior neighborhood, barn w/3 horse stalls. Great drive up appeal! $675,000 FM 2493, S OF BULLARD — Excellent commercial, residential, farm & ranch potential. 61.03 acres w/great location, good frontage, mix of woods & open areas. One mile from Bullard schools. $620,000 8931 HWY 175 WEST, ATHENS — Great home w/4BR/3.5B, office & sunroom, 3,287 sf, 64+ acres w/2 ponds. $575,000 BEAUTIFUL ROLLING EAST TEXAS LAND w/ mixture of lush meadows & heavily wooded areas, charming log home overlooking a clear cool fishing lake nestled among huge pines & oaks, tennis court, horse stables, storage area, equipment shed & more. $525,000

AN EAST TEXAS CLASSIC — 78.890 rolling acreage w/open & wooded areas, 3 ponds, barn w/holding pens, tack room & stalls & unique 1,280 vintage home w/authentic beams, metal roof & more. Ideal family retreat that exudes character & quality! $449,000 8040 ZEBRA CROSSING, LARUE — Located in the fantastic Safari Waters, gated community. Special custom constructed & designed 5BR/4B home on 5.38 wooded acres on semi-private lake. Ideal for family gatherings, this spacious floorplan offers a fabulous lifestyle. $389,000! 7460 CR 1500, ATHENS — 3BR/2B home w/kg kitchen/dining/living combo on appx 29 acres, rolling, wooded & pasture mixed, kg spring creek, 2 barns, storage bldgs, greenhouse, outdoor kitchen, bbq & fire pit, potting shed, 3 car carport, plus storage, swimming hole & bridge over creek, paved drives, sprinkler system & gated entrance. Only $381,000! 8250 TOLER POINTE, LARUE — 4BR/3B Safari Waters beauty located on 5.043 acres of woods on corner lot w/sprinkler system, wbfp & more. $338,000! THE HOMESTEAD - Apprx 52.771 rolling acres surrounded by romantic hills near the quaint community of Poynor. Improvements include a spacious 2BR/2B bath home widen w/wbfp, formal living/dining area, wrap-around porch & deck, 2-story outbuilding w/liv quarters & storage area & separate workshop. Mostly open, the property has a rustic family farm look & feel. The property is located on CR 4401 & US Hwy 175. $320,000

VIP Country Properties 979 865-9459 Visit vipcountry.net for detailed brochures Gates-Bluebonnet Ranch 2,100± ac, Washington Co., $9,500/acre 4-M Ranch 442± ac, Fayette Co., $6,750,000 Grand View Ranch 500± ac, Washington Co., $9,500/acre 3-Gates Ranch 1,229± ac, Milam Co., $3500/acre History Hill 225± ac, Washington Co., $11,000/acre Rockdale Ranch 600± ac, Milam Co., $3,700/acre Belle Meade Farm 93± ac, Austin Co., $1,920,000 Heritage Ranch 100± ac, Washington Co., $14,000/ acre Wishing Star Ranch 70± ac, Washington Co., $1,275,000 Los Arroyos 71± ac, Austin Co., $1,225,000 Quiet Meadow Cabin 106± ac, Colorado Co., $9,500/acre Somewhere In Time 4.5 acres, Austin Co., $940,000 Income Potential. Property May Divide. Cross Roads Farm 89± ac, Austin Co., $925,000 Fawn Crossing 200± ac, Milam Co., $4,200/acre Creek Bend Ranch 93± ac, Colorado Co., $8500/ acre Mossy Oaks Bend 32± ac, Colorado Co., $17,500/ac Hidden Meadow 50± ac, Washington Co., $11,000/ ac BCE Hilltop 40± ac, Washington Co., $13,000/acre Kenney Hill Farm 50± ac, Austin Co., $10,000/acre. Property May Divide. Twin Waters 35± ac, Washington Co., $13,000/acre Victory Crossing 30± ac, Washington Co., $13,500/ acre Harrisburg Hill 25± ac, Washington Co., $362,500 Stone Gate Farm 25± ac, Washington Co., $13,000/ac


Smith Ranch Investments Randy T. Smith, Broker

361 277-9332 Rockport, TX: 5 minutes to Gulf coast water sports. 36 to 106 acres. Gorgeous live oaks. 36 private acres for $475,000. 70 acres adjoining with 2 modest homes, 3 water wells - $13,195/acre. 152 Acres – SW Gonzales, TX: Beautiful stone 3/3.5 home. Office, fireplace, vaulted exposed beam ceiling. Pool, patio, covered porches. Private. Good hunting plus improved pasture for cattle. 2 ponds. $1,035,000 59 Acres – NW Austin, TX: Rugged Hill Country. Spectacular views, creek. Oaks, cherry, cedar. Near Lake Travis. $10,950/acre! Owner/agent. 750 Acres – NW Corpus Christie, TX: Great cattle ranch with subdivision potential. Paved corner. Well watered & fenced. Lake. $2,995/acre

Waller County Land Company www.wallercountyland.com

(936) 372-9181 • (979) 826-4133 10 Acs. Ag exempt, restricted. $12,500/Ac 10 Acs. 4-2.5 home, workshop, pond, lrg. chicken coop, garden, fruit trees, fncd, x-fncd. $545,000 14.45 Acs. FM 1887, trees, pond, fncd. $13,500/Ac 16.7 Acs. in gated equestrian comm. $13,500/Ac 40.9 Acs. unrestricted, quiet road, choice homesites, more acreage available. $9,500/Ac 50 Acs. Waller, fncd, well, elect., seasonal creek. Approx 2.5 miles from Hwy 290. $11,500/Ac 55 Acs. FM 2979, rolling, majestic oaks & scattered hardwoods, large pond, fncd. $12,490/Ac 72.6 Acs. rolling, unrestricted, 2 ponds, 3 barns, & pens. Adjoining acreage available. $8,500/Ac 208 Acs. rolling, 4 ponds, seasonal creek, 3 barns, working pens, long frtg, will divide $8,200/Ac 410.8 Acs. scenic w/old farmhouse, barns, sheds, 6 ponds, running creek, fncd, x-fncd, 3 entrances, frtg on 2 roads. $10,500/Ac

5 Star Country Properties, LLC Shelly Moschak, Broker/ Owner www.5starcountry.com

979 830-5040 Winchester Ranch: Fayette Co., Winchester, TX; 107+acs, open pastures, heavily treed, rolling terrain, pond, large metal barn. $580,068 Lange Lake: Washington Co., Brenham, TX; 19+ rolling acres, 3/3, 2 living areas, fireplace, guest quarters, horse barn, antique barn. $439,000

Vesper Dr: Comal Co., Canyon Lake; ranch style home on 4.7 acs, work shed, covered porch, dog kennels, 3/2, 1703sf, granite counter tops, fireplace, sky lights, large concrete patio, no restrictions! $275,000 Canyon Lake Village: Comal Co., Canyon Lake; 4/2 home on over-sized lot, stunning views of Canyon Lake, 2 living areas, fireplace, deck/patio w/hot tub. Agent/Owner $355,900

Terry Wootan Real Estate.com 325 247-5711 280± Acres - Llano County: Rolling Hill Country, 4 water wells, 2 small ponds, excellent wildlife, cattle working pens, new livestock fencing, awesome panoramic views, secluded, private. $4,250/AC 270± Acres - Llano County: South of Llano off CR 113 near Enchanted Rock, beautiful Live Oaks, building spots, 1 older well, pond, Goldmine Creek (wet weather). Sought-after area in Llano Co. $4,900/AC 78± Acres - Llano County: NW of Llano off HWY 71, scattered live oaks, excellent cover for wildlife, excellent hunting retreat, views of mountain range to the South, 1 well, electricity is available, several fields perfect for horses and/or cattle. $5,395/AC 78± Acres - Mason County: West of Mason off Hungry Hollow Road w/hunting cabin, 1 water well w/concrete reservoir, nice elevation changes, great building sites, electricity at cabin, exterior fencing. Smaller ranch surrounded by larger ranches. $4,250/AC 75± Acres - Llano County: Ranch home, remodeled within the last 10 years, an old barn that could be remodeled to authenticity, Johnson Creek runs on property, remains running most the time, 2 wells, 1 at 60 GPM, rolling Hill Country, excellent location 7 miles NW of Llano. $7,500/AC

Western Real Estate of Wyoming 307 587-5584 Custom-crafted Log Home in the foothills above the scenic Wapiti Valley between Cody, WY and Yellowstone Park. 2.74± acres. $495,000 A Masterpiece of a House! On a 0.5±-acre lot in Cody, WY – exquisitely planned and expertly constructed. 10-foot ceilings on each level. Built for elegance and low maintenance. $849,000 Classy Home built at the highest elevation in the city limits! Well-maintained and beautifully landscaped. 2.4±-acre lot. 3,200± square feet living space. $605,000 Land Ho! Several outstanding land parcels are on the market – from the Wapiti Valley to the scenic Sage Creek area to the beauty of the Crandall region – We have enticing selections available! Prime Corner Site at the intersection of two major Hwys–21,000± square feet. Business zone. $1,250,000

Oregon Land and Wildlife www.LandAndWildlife.com

866-559-3478 Blacktail & Roosevelt Hot Spot – 41± acres backing to over 2,782 acres prime hunting ground, this tract is in the heart of big deer and elk country! $185,000 238± Acres with Home – Beautiful home, end of road privacy! Surrounded by government land and great hunting in gorgeous Southern Oregon. 15 minutes to Ashland. $700,000 Elk View Ranch – Fantastic Horse Property. Enjoy the Oregon climate on 11± acres with remodeled home, barn, stall, tack room! Priced to sell for only $280,000 637± Acre Ranch – Nestled in a high valley of the Blue Mountains in Eastern Oregon is this pristine property with a custom lodge-style home, known as the Running Cougar Ranch. Includes a house & shop in town for the ranch hand or rental! $2,500,000 Calling All Pilots! 80± acres of Heaven in Southern Oregon, private runway and hangar, custom home, lagoon pool, guesthouse, shop and fenced! $950,000 Riverfront Property with Custom Home – Oregon at its finest. Fishing out your back door, 45 minutes from the beach AND hunting at your fingertips! Priced to sell at $750,000. Country Living Outside the City – 40± acres of seclusion outside Portland, Oregon, with a home, guest house, shop and barn! LOOK at the price: $465,000. Kozy Kove Marina & Resort – Live the Dream! Beautiful riverfront property can be operated as a fishing resort or used for a personal/corporate retreat. One of the best Salmon & Steelhead Rivers in the Pacific Northwest! Multiple income streams available. $800,000 Additional Properties can be found on the website: www.LandAndWildlife.com

The Chickering Company Ranches, Lakes, Rivers / Broker ranches@chickeringco.com www.ranchbuyer.com Terry Hundemer

530 265-5774 or 530 913-8095 OASIS SPRINGS LODGE Mt. Lassen Foothills, Tehama County, California One of the only fly-fishing resorts within a short drive of the San Francisco Bay Area, the 10 guest room Oasis Springs Lodge overlooks a private, crystal-clear trout stream on the lower flanks of Mount Lassen. The Lodge property encompasses over 1,100 acres of meadows interspersed with blue oak woodlands, punctuated by fresh water springs, ferns, alders and willows along the South Fork of Battle Creek. A true fly-fisherman’s oasis, the Lodge was formerly endorsed by Orvis. Continue to use as a Lodge or use as a private family retreat. Asking $3.5 Million. Volume 72 Texas Farm&Ranch

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Live Water Properties

Avery Land

Lewis | Duerr | Grassell

www.LiveWaterProperties.com

www.avery-land.com

866-734-6100

970 327-0162

Teton Valley Sporting Retreat – Driggs, Idaho The Teton Valley Sporting Retreat is located in the heart of beautiful Teton Valley, Idaho. This 120-acre recreational retreat has two small year-round creeks flowing through the ranch, along with four ponds and boasts dramatic views of the Teton Range along the eastern skyline of the ranch. $700,000. Reduced! Ishawooa Creek Retreat – Cody, Wyoming Adjacent to Shoshone National Forest, this 40-acre recreational property boasts excellent fly fishing. Ishawooa Creek flows directly into the South Fork of the Shoshone River, and is well-known for brown and rainbow trout. Undeveloped by the previous owners, Ishawooa Creek Retreat features amazing scenery and secluded mountain living with direct access to one of Wyoming’s most spectacular valleys. $715,000

Delserro Ranch: Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO. This special ranch in the mountains, located in one of the most beautiful locales on the planet, is just $699,000. These 240 acres include water rights on several ponds and springs.   This open-mesa property offers fabulous mountain views, borders the Uncompahgre National Forest and is an area with 3 lakes and the San Miguel River. Ridge View Ranch: Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO. 40-acre ridge-view parcel with great canyon, mountain and valley views. Borders BLM lands, includes 100% mineral rights, water well, natural gas tap and road/driveway. Peaceful, secluded, yet close to both Norwood and Telluride. $169,900 Miramonte Ranch: Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO. 41-acre ranch w/fabulous, panoramic, 360-degree mountain views, 300+ days of sunshine a year. Build your dream house here - private, yet close to town. Steps to the national forest. $145,000 Lone Cone Restaurant: Norwood, Southwestern CO. In the heart of Norwood, a favorite of locals and visitors, this turn-key operation offers a great reputation and great food. The separate restaurant and saloon have a combined 20 tables for dining. Offered at $495,000 and includes the business and real estate. Gurley Properties: Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO. These properties embrace the Mountain West lifestyle in high mesa ranches. Spectacular mountain and valley views take in lush irrigated meadows, gently sloping terrain, trees, a lake, friendly neighbors and abundant wildlife. Ride the private Gurley Trail that stretches 27 miles through scenic country. Several lots are lakefront on Gurley Lake, offering world-class trout fishing. Explore the nearby Uncompahgre National Forest for unlimited riding, camping, hunting, biking, fishing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing. These properties are only five to eight miles south of Norwood—the spirited center of Wright’s Mesa’s ranching community— offering excellent services, schools and restaurants. Telluride is a scenic 45-minute drive along the trout rich San Miguel River. Parcels are priced from $149,000.

Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates Christie’s International Real Estate Luxury | Commercial | Ranches www.livejacksonhole.com

Clark & Associates Land Brokers, LLC 307 334-2025 307 760-9510 406 697-3961 NORTH LARAMIE RIVER RANCH-Albany County, WY: High plains ranch with 10,320± total acres: 5,733 deeded & 4,587 BLM lease acres. Owner-rated 250-300 pairs year-round. 697± irrigated acres. $2,690,000 HUNTON MEADOWS RANCH-Goshen County, WY: Located 7 miles SE of Torrington. 5,166± deeded acres. 514 irrigated acres under 8 lowpressure center pivots. 4± miles North Platte River frontage. $6,500,000 HEDGECOCK FARM-Goshen County, WY: 2,012± deeded acres with 261± acres irrigated under 5 lowpressure center pivots. Nice set of improvements. 1± mile North Platte River frontage. $3,500,000 THOMPSON FARM- Dawes County, NE: Productive 1,082± acre farm just outside Whitney. 949± irrigated acres with 620± acres under 6 low-pressure pivots & 329± flood-irrigated acres. $2,825,000 GOERING RANCH-Goshen County, WY: 3,155± deeded acres with 253± irrigated acres under 3 lowpressure center pivots. 3± miles North Platte River frontage. $4,000,000 FLYING TRIANGLE RANCH- Moffat County, CO: Well-balanced productassocive 1,300± total acre ranch with 400± deeded & 900± State lease acres. 257± pivot-irrigated acres. Very nice improvements. $2,500,000 WAGONER’S HORSE MOTEL-Crook County, WY: Just off I-90, situated on 48­± acres is indoor arena with observation lounge & 2 apartments, outdoor arena,12-stall horse barn & MORE! $999,000 FLAG BUTTE RANCH- Dawes County, NE: 552± deeded acres located 12 miles SW of Chadron. Year-round live water. Very nice improvements. $1,250,000

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Agri-Enterprises, Inc. www.agrienterprises.com

3,200± ACRES GRASS PASTURE IN WELD COUNTY, COLORADO: 3,040± deeded acres good fences, cross-fenced, all contiguous, good stock water distribution-wells, pipelines, numerous tanks & seasonal ponds, no buildings or corrals, Sellers minerals included, good co. rd. access. $1,550,000. Greg, 970-218-5911 or Les, 970-214-6139 6,280± ACRES ALL GRASS in Weld County, Colorado. 5,080± deeded acres, 1,200± state & federal lease, 11± miles east of Highway 85, 4 miles south of the state line. Excellent grass, great access, numerous wells & tanks, a spring and good fences. $1,550,000. Greg, 970-218-5911 or Les, 970-2146139

Jackknife Ranch – Freedom, Wyoming This 260 acre fishing ranch boasts 2± miles of both sides of the Salt River, a remodeled farm home, caretaker’s cottage and 8 separate parcels. Situated beneath the picturesque Caribou Mountain Range just 45 minutes from Jackson Hole, WY. Quintessential sportsman’s retreat. $3,500,000. Chopper Grassell, 307 231-2603 North Platte River – Treasure Island, Wyoming This one-of-a-kind home was built into the granite cliffs on the banks of the world famous North Platte River. Over 7,000 sq.ft. on 17 acres adjacent to the northern tip of Treasure Island with world-class fishing and access out your back door. This unique property secluded between Encampment and Saratoga is being offered for sale for the first time. Price upon request. Chopper Grassell 307 231-2603 or Steve Duerr 307 699-4920 Porcupine Creek – Jackson Hole, Wyoming Nestled against thousands of acres of USFS land this rare 208 acre ranch is located just 10 miles from downtown Jackson Hole. Beautiful rolling grasslands on a bench with excellent mountain views and abundant wildlife. $4,995,000. Steve Duerr, 307 699-4920 Green River – Cora, Wyoming Contiguous with approximately 1 mile of the famed Green River with rustic cabin from the 1800’s, there are 3 prominent river doglegs. 259 acres provide abundant fishing & hunting opportunities which includes 2 elk and 2 antelope annual land owner tags. Views of the Wind River and Gros Ventre Mountain Ranges. Potential for conservation easements. $699,000. Steve Duerr, 307 699-4920 Poco Diablo Ranch – Cora, Wyoming 146 acre ranch located near New Fork Lake and the upper Green River. Meandering Marsh Creek and spring-fed ponds flow through the property. Wildlife abounds and the wetlands are home to migrating waterfowl. Ranch includes a charming log home, garage/shop facility & outbuildings on 4 total parcels. Views of the Wind River Range. $996,000. Steve Duerr, 307 699-4920 Double L Ranch – 400 Acre Shared Sporting Community Nestled along the Salt River Owners share common ranch amenities including a clubhouse saloon; 15 seat movie theater; equestrian center; golf; skeet range; hiking; world class fishing; groomed trails and shared cabins for family and guests. Offering includes: The Oxbow River Home on 5.6 - $4,495,000 5-Acre River Lot - $1,195,000 Hideout Homes - $1,450,000 & $1,495,000 Hideout Vacant Lots – $495,000 – $685,000 Richard Lewis, 307 690-8855 Hinkle Ranch – Lander, Wyoming Scenic ranch situated just 12 miles from the charming community of Lander, WY. 378 private acres offer dynamic red rock cliffs, grassy meadows and incredible vistas. Excellent water rights and abundant wildlife. $2,695,000. Richard Lewis, 307 690-8855


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