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M arilyn H offman MARILYN HOFFMAN’S expertise in selling extraordinary farms, ranches and estate properties attracts a clientele that reads like a Who’s Who of business, sports, entertainment and the social register. Golfer Lee Trevino, the CEO of the largest corporation in the country, a Saudi Prince, sports legend Deion Sanders, transportation secretary Milo Bryant, a billionaire Texas oilman, cosmetics queen Mary Kay, Merv Griffin, Indy winner, Andy Granatelli, and a major sports team owner have all been her clients. Marilyn recently made history by listing one of the most expensive ranches in Texas, a $100,000,000 property. She also sold one of the largest estates in Texas to the new owners of the Texas Rangers and sold the most famous Texas oilman a $9,995,000 Dallas home. Marilyn sold a $13,500,000 cutting horse ranch to the owners of a Scottish castle after she met them at Keeneland where they were high bidders at the auctions. Her most famous sale was a $20,000,000 estate that she listed, sold and closed for full price in 24 days. This 35,000 sq. ft. home was the largest and most expensive sale in the state. This estate was previously listed with another international realtor at a lower price and did not sell. Marilyn has also sold the largest/most expensive homes in multiple states, including the largest home in Oklahoma, Kentucky, ALABAMA, the Georgia home of Dale Murphy, the Hall of Fame Baseball Player, and the Double Diamond Ranch, a Texas Hill Country ranch with 2,000 acres and 19 homes.

“Marilyn’s aggressive approach to the international marketing of the property resulted in a hasten to add that the prior agencies failed completely to

Hoffman International Properties is honored to be selected amongst the winning companies of the esteemed International Property Awards, winning two awards, in the categories of Real Estate Agency in the state of Texas and Real Estate Marketing in the USA. There were only 6 companies in the USA nominated in the marketing category. The Americas Property Awards are part of the long established International Property Awards, the world’s richest competition in the real estate industry. Marilyn attended the high-profile gala at the Grosvenor House in London in December, where the world’s top agents and brokers receive their awards. Marilyn is also a major donor to many charities, donating many Arabian horses for the auctions. Her donations at the Cattle Barons Ball are over $200,000, benefiting the American Cancer Society. Marilyn is also the only broker in the world to have exhibits at the world’s top equestrian events, such as the Rolex Three Day Event, the Egyptian Event, the Salon de Cheval in Paris, the Washington International Horse Show, the National Horse Show, the Hampton Classic, Newport Classic and Boston Classic and the Winter Equestrian Festival, NCHA World Championship Futurity and the Day Event.

Brantley Manor, although I did spend a substantial upfront marketing fee with them.” Eugene L. Brantley, Esquire Seller of a 13,000 sq. ft. south Carolina mansion

Marilyn sold this $11,000,000 Texas ranch for $10,875,000 to the CEO of one of the world’s most famous Japanese corporations.

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Kristy Bryant A mobile agent with a passion for Land Kristy Bryant, Sales Associate with extensive experience with ranch ownership, wildlife game management and cattle breeding. She has been involved with ranches from childhood, working on her family ranch and as an owner and developer of numerous ranches throughout Texas. She has also developed several whitetail and exotic breeding operations as well as a cow-calf operations. As an experienced private pilot, Kristy is able to offer her clients aerial views of large properties. She understands time is a precious commodity. Combining flying and driving of the property allows all parties to experience a complete understanding of the qualities of a property. Kristy is a member of the dynamic Nelson-Moerschell Group, which has more than 50 years of combined experience in real estate, horse breeding, cattle breeding, land/construction development and hunting. With one of the strongest real estate brands in the world, Kristy maximizes opportunities by leveraging unparalleled marketing resources and a powerful brand network in Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty. The firm’s global network is extraordinary and the best in the business. Her marketing expertise and brand affiliation makes her the ideal professional representative when buying or selling legacy properties. Kristy believes that her clients deserve a remarkably knowledgeable agent with exceptional branding capabilities and you should expect exquisite representation coupled with a great experience. Call today and let Kristy help you fulfill your land needs.

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In Memoriam The “Team” here at Schrimsher Ranch Real Estate, LLC will press forward and honor Keith’s legacy by continuing the work he so passionately started. Scott, Micki, Nathan, Lucas, and Kayleen are available to assist you with any questions you may have on the beautiful ranches we have listed.

Keith L. Schrimsher 1955 - 2015

Keith L. Schrimsher passed away unexpectedly at his beloved ranch Saturday, March 28, 2015. His wife Micki, and his sons Nathan and Lucas, survive him.

Keith was a 1974 graduate of New Mexico

He was engaging, encouraging and offered

Military Institute. In 1981, Keith earned

direction to the students. For the cadets,

Scott McNally - Scott is a ranch raised New Mexico

his Bachelor of Science degree in Business

“Keith was the “guy to beat” and he was

native with a lifetime experience in ranching and thirty

Administration from New Mexico State

sought after to “get the touch” on. However,

University. He was a respected farm and

the true “touch” that Keith offered was the

ranch real-estate broker and appraiser; He

fatherly affirmation and encouragement that

loved New Mexico and the wild and open

he gave back to the young people who were

rangelands. He could identify the native grass

so far away from home.

and flora and enjoyed tendering a habitat for

Keith was also an excellent snow skier.

the wildlife on his Chaves County ranch. He

Keith made an impact on those he skied

loved raising cattle and called many of them

with and on others who sought him out

by name. He was a knowledgeable historian of

for instruction. His characteristic of always

the Land of Enchantment’s rich past and told

wanting to help others become the best that

intriguing stories of the people who settled

they can, carried onto the mountain and

the vast lands that he worked and studied.

Keith offered his guidance freely.

years’ experience rural property brokerage. Scott is also a licensed appraiser; keeping in tune with the dynamic aspects of today’s evolving real estate market. Scott is owner/operator of Bar M Real Estate and has united with our team to help us fulfill Keith’s leading obligation for Schrimsher Ranch Real Estate, LLC. Nathan Schrimsher – Nathan is a United States soldier who has been recruited by the Army to the World Class Athletic Program (WCAP). He is a two time National Champion in the sport of Modern Pentathlon. Nathan is currently being groomed by the military for the 2016 Olympic Games.

Keith married Micki Sue Coley in 1988

Keith was a believer and follower of Jesus

Lucas Schrimsher – Lucas is a graduate of Texas Tech

and was deeply devoted to her until death.

Christ. His faith assures that he is no longer

University. He earned a BS degree in Political Science

He was a loving husband and father. It was

suffering the trials of this world, but is

well noticed by everyone around him that

rejoicing in the arms of his Lord and Savior.

he adored his family and took a continually

His family is left to mourn, but we grieve

active role in the lives of his two boys,

with hearts full of hope, and stand on the

Nathan and Lucas. He was very proud of his

victory over death that Christ assured us by

boys and worked tirelessly to make himself

the Cross and resurrection.

they have achieved in the sport is due to the never-ending involvement that Keith played

1 Corinthians 15:57

Pentathlon. The level of accomplishment

an honor. Lucas is also a modern pentathlete. Lucas has been recruited by USA Pentathlon to live and train at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. Both young men have a competitive drive and a estate business. With unique contacts, and both

“Thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

Olympic contenders in the sport of Modern

made him one of the youngest graduates to achieve such

persevering character that is transferable to the real

available to support and encourage them. Keith’s sons Nathan and Lucas are serious

with a minor in History. Graduating at 20 years old

national and international relations, Nathan and Lucas offer wide spread networking and exposure. They will reach out to honor their father’s outstanding reputation and continued to work in his footsteps.

in their lives. One of the five events of Modern

Micki Schrimsher – Micki is a registered nurse.

Pentathlon is epee fencing. Keith jumped

She earned her baccalaureate of Nursing from

into this sport to stay front and center in the activities of his son’s completive endeavor. He regularly trained with them at the New Mexico Military Institute as they grew in the sport. Through the leadership of the boy’s coach, Jan Olesenski, Keith continued to regularly fence with the students of the Institute. The cadets were generally caught off guard with the skill of the “older man”.

University of Central Missouri, and a Masters in Human Resources, Health and Wellness, form Liberty University. Micki is a Licensed New Mexico Wildlife Rehabilitator, Manager of Schrimsher Ranch, and consultant to the real estate business. Her responsibilities include oversight of cow calf operation, horse breeding and training, and the operation of a Class A Game Park.


Cover Ranch ‌

Valor Farm

In Denton County, Page 22

Valor Farm, which sits on almost 392 acres, boasts grand steeples atop a red-brick barn and rolling green pastures behind 18 miles of wood-paneled fences. It looks like it would be home to future Kentucky Derby champions in the Blue Grass State.

Cover Photography by Bill Honza

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On the Cover 22 v Valor Ranch Listed by The Nelson-Moerschell Group with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Farm & Ranch Selects 66 v Honey Hollow Ranch Listed by Hoffman International Properties

68 v Big Wall Ranch Listed by Bachman & Associates

Farm & Ranch Features 13 v In Memoriam: Keith L. Schrimsher 16 v Letter From the National Account Manager 20 v Rancher’s Corner: Planning Your Ranch Fencing Submitted by CentaurFencing.net

Reference 17 v Broker Index 18 v Property Index & Map

Classifieds 101 v Additional Properties in the Marketplace

Table Rock Ranch page 86

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From the National Account Manager Welcome to the 76th issue of Texas Farm & Ranch! The timing of the photo chosen for the cover of this issue seems particularly appropriate given the recent running of the Triple Crown races. As we go to press, American Pharaoh stands poised to become the 12th horse to thrill us as a Triple Crown winner or the 24th horse to build up our excitement and anticipation by winning the first two legs, only to disappoint in the third race. In any case, horses are an integral part of our way of life and the properties between these pages, and the Valor Farm is the perfect property to showcase these beautiful animals. Listed by Angie Nelson of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, this 392-acre property epitomizes the Kentucky horse farm, but can be found just an hour outside of DFW in Texas. Enjoy reading about this Texas treasure on page 22. Valor Farm is bounded by 18 miles of wood-paneled fences and building and maintaining fencing is a challenge for many a landowner. On page 20, the experts at CentaurFencing.com discuss the six often-overlooked factors when planning your ranch fencing. I was pleased to see many familiar faces and meet some new ones at the recent 25th Annual Outlook for Texas Land Markets conference, hosted by Texas A&M’s Real Estate Center. Experts on legislative, energy and agricultural issues updated brokers, lawyers and appraisers on these important factors as they relate to the sale of land in Texas. 2015 continues to be a great year for Texas real estate; don’t miss out on the opportunities!

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Did You Know?… Linda Hogan, former wife of wrestler Hulk Hogan, recently listed her 23-acre Simi Valley estate for $5.5 million. Enclosed in a gated golf and country club community, the estate includes a 2,500-tree avocado orchard, producing vineyard, a 1-acre lake and a John Deere tractor. The lake comes stocked with koi, catfish and turtles and improvements on the property include a 6,300-square-foot home with a 1,200-square-foot guesthouse.


broker index Bachman & Associates Inc............................. 68 www.DiscoverBachman.com

Jacobs Properties............................................... 92 www.txland.com

Republic Ranches............................................. 80 www.republicranches.com

Beaux Cook & Associates............................... 93 beaux@hillcountrylandbroker.com

Jim Smith Realty................................................ 99 pam@jimsmithrealty.com

Ruple Properties................................................ 89 www.SouthTexasRanches.com

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services............ 96 www.DebbieShelton.com

Keller Williams Texas Living.............................. 36 www.texasliving.com

Schrimsher Ranch Real Estate, LLC............. 98 www.nm-dreamranches.com

King Land & Water.......................................... 72 www.KingLandWater.com

Steve Grant Real Estate.................................... 58 www.stevegrant.com

Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty.......... 37 www.KuperRealty.com

Stuart Ranches................................................... 97 www.mexhunting.com

La Gloria Land Co.............................................91 www.LGLand.com

Swan Land Company....................................... 84 www.swanlandco.com

Land InvesTex, LLC......................................... 34 www.landinvestex.com

Terry Wootan Real Estate............................... 94 www.terrywootanrealestate.com

Meek Ranch Sales..............................................76 www.meekranchsales.com

Texas Best Ranches, LLC...................................44 www.TexasBestRanches.com

Mirr Ranch Group............................................. 70 www.MirrRanchGroup.com

Texas First Real Estate........................................51 www.TexasFirstRE.com

Hall and Hall...................................................... 86 www.hallandhall.com

Nixon Real Estate............................................. 82 www.nixonrealestate.com

Texas Land & Ranch Co................................. 25 www.TexasLandandRanch.net

Hoffman International Properties................. 66 www.MarilynHoffmanRealtor.com

Perry Bushong Real Estate...............................74 www.pbushongrealestate.com

Texas LandMen................................................. 62 www.TexasLandMen.com

HomeLand Properties..................................... 90 www.HomeLandLand.com

RE/MAX Town & Country............................. 95 www.Remax-Fred.com

Texas Real Estate People................................. 99 www.txrealestatepeople.com

Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty....................... 22 www.Ranch.BriggsFreeman.com Circle T Realty................................................... 78 www.circle-t-realty.com The Country Connection................................ 88 www.countryconnection.com Deitra Robertson Real Estate, Inc..................61 www.IKnowRanches.com The duPerier Texas Land Man, LLC...................................... 52 www.texas-landman.com

Honey Creek Ranch page 61

Southrock

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property index Acres± County

Central

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7................. Travis......................45 10............... Karnes....................35 22............... Leon.......................79 40............... Comal....................43 46............... Karnes....................35 47............... Williamson...........44 50............... San Saba................94 66............... Leon.......................78 75............... Waller..................... 61 76............... Travis......................48 82............... Leon.......................78 89............... Fayette.................... 51 114............. Austin..................... 51 128............ Medina...................35 150............ Medina...................33 189............ Waller.....................80 200............ Medina...................33 200............ Medina...................47 214............. Medina...................30 233............ Bell..........................46 257............ Wilson...................34 301............. Dewitt.................... 91 306............ Medina...................89 342............ Medina...................49 369............ Fayette....................44 370............ Medina...................30 400............ Medina...................47

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403............ Lee..........................99 440............ Medina...................30 463............ Karnes.................... 91 500............ Uvalde...................40 565............ Medina...................44 672............ Uvalde...................32 730............ Hamilton...............42 750............ Hamilton...............42 1,180......... Uvalde...................35 1,200......... Uvalde...................40 1,252......... Bell..........................39 1,558......... Lavaca.................... 91 1,826......... Uvalde...................49 1,832......... Kinney...................40 1,900......... Hamilton...............42 2,313......... Menard..................54 2,675......... Hamilton...............42 5,750......... Menard..................94 5,753......... Uvalde...................54 6,000......... Kinney................... 76

High Plains 4,332......... King........................80

Hill Country 10............... Kerr........................77 13............... Bandera................. 31 14............... Bandera.................35 22............... Bandera.................48 22............... Gillespie................95 24............... Gillespie................83 24............... Gillespie................83 30............... Kendall..................34 30............... Gillespie................83 30............... Gillespie................93 30............... Llano......................94 42............... Bandera................. 31 45............... Gillespie................95 48............... Gillespie................72 49............... Gillespie................ 61 54............... Gillespie................82 61............... Real.........................45 67............... Kerr........................62 75............... Gillespie................82 75............... Llano......................94 77............... Bandera................. 31 90............... Bandera.................27 93............... Gillespie................82 94............... Gillespie................82 96............... Bandera.................46 97............... Bandera................. 31 115............. Bandera.................33 123............ Kendall..................34 125............ Kimble...................63 125............ Llano......................48 156............ Bandera.................28 157............ Bandera.................47 165............. Gillespie................95 180............ Llano......................55 200............ Bandera.................44 200............ Gillespie................57

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211............. Kerr........................32 214............. Hays.......................43 230............ Burnet....................29 237............ Kerr........................43 259............ Gillespie................ 91 287............ Kerr........................55 291............. Kerr........................53 300............ Kerr........................57 306............ Bandera.................27 308............ Bandera.................56 317............. Bandera.................44 318............. Bandera................. 76 344............ Bandera.................47 344............ Gillespie................94 350............ Kerr........................56 458............ Bandera.................29 465............ Bandera.................47 500............ Gillespie................83 520............ Gillespie................64 552............ Kerr........................52 560............ Blanco....................39 645............ Kendall..................65 808............ Kerr........................48 828............ Real.........................26 831............. Blanco....................39 909............ Gillespie................48 927............ Gillespie................57 1,053......... Kendall..................63 1,123......... Edwards................75 1,205......... Kerr........................39 1,285......... Edwards................89 2,031......... Edwards................77 2,308......... Bandera.................62 2,434......... Edwards................ 74 2,778......... Bandera.................65 2,880......... Edwards................29 4,048......... Edwards................ 74 5,000......... Kerr........................93

723............ Henderson............59

8,600......... Val Verde...............32

Northwest

12,500....... Presidio..................73

163............. Montague..............88

13,200...... Val Verde............... 76

213............. Montague..............88

23,482...... Brewster................73

6,378......... Edwards................89

Southeast

Metroplex 18............... Denton...................36 28............... Denton...................36 45............... Cooke.....................36 352............ Jack.........................66 352............ Wise.......................66 385............ Cooke.....................36 396............ Denton...................22 2,476......... Wise.......................87

Northeast

268............ Brown.....................45 685............ Brown.....................75 1,331......... Montague..............80 2,070......... Stephens................89 2,863......... Nolan.....................49

South 203............ Frio.........................47 225............ Atascosa.................89 313............. Atascosa.................89 410............. Dimmit..................49 445............ Atascosa................. 41 500............ Bee.......................... 41 633............ Victoria.................. 91 648............ Webb......................55 822............ Atascosa.................34 874............. Frio......................... 91 1,008......... McMullen.............. 81 1,200......... Dimmit..................49 1,642......... Live Oak................ 41 2,097......... Live Oak................ 41 2,124......... Zavala.....................64 2,721......... Dimmit..................38 3,000......... Jim Wells............... 81 3,779......... Live Oak................49 4,590......... Maverick................38 4,666......... Webb......................38 7,200......... Maverick................52 10,050....... McMullen..............37 10,844....... Webb......................80

55............... Matagorda.............77 112............. Angelina.................79 130............ Jefferson................35 177............. Montgomery........92 212............. San Jacinto............92 432............ Liberty...................90 795............ Liberty...................90 1,400......... Tyler.......................53 1,554......... Polk........................90 1,710......... Orange...................90

11,420....... Crockett.................72

Outside the Region

Caribbean

1................. Anguilla.................25

Colorado

35............... Archuleta...............99 133............ Archuleta...............87 390............ Huerfano...............68 541............. Gunnison..............86 738............ Routt......................86 785............ Routt......................86 1,328......... Pitkin...................... 71 3,247......... San Miguel............70 3,549......... Garfield..................86 5,034......... Routt......................70

Mexico 4,860..........Coahuila...............97 5,000..........Coahuila...............97 9,450..........Coahuila...............97 23,750.......Coahuila...............97

Montana 144............. Park........................87 473............ Beaverhead...........85 640............ Lewis & Clark......87 678............ Lewis & Clark......85 680............ Beaverhead...........86 1,915......... Madison................84 3,000......... Lewis & Clark......84 3,400......... Powell.....................85

New Mexico 22............... Lincoln..................98 90............... Otero......................98 380............ Otero......................98 2,300......... San Miguel............84 7,760.......... Grant......................98

Oregon 14,506....... Klamath.................87 32,700...... Malheur.................87

Utah

72............... Van Zandt.............59

West

100............. Henderson............88

2,702......... Brewster................73

8,595......... Rich........................85

100............. Henderson............58

2,915......... Tom Green............60

12,740....... Morgan.................. 71

64............... Henderson............60

101............. Rains......................60

2,963......... Hudspeth..............72

15,200....... Carbon...................84

110............. Henderson............60

3,909......... Val Verde...............45

15,200....... Utah.......................84

274............. Henderson............59

4,159......... Presidio..................73

297............ Wood.....................58

5,033......... Coke.......................46

Virginia

366............ Anderson...............58

5,660......... Kinney...................40

214............. Franklin.................96

494............ Henderson............88

5,660......... Val Verde...............40

600............ Anderson............... 81

6,600......... Val Verde...............46

Wyoming

645............ Anderson............... 81

8,600......... Terrell.....................32

1,441......... Natrona.................. 71


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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WEST 2 9 167 119 134 153 112 115 110 117 94 111 137 151 113 93 116 152 166 136 132 154 118 74 168 138 135 169 133 114

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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Rancher’s Corner Planning Your Ranch Fencing: Often-Missed, But Important Points Submitted by CentaurFencing.net

Zoning Codes Zoning codes are important to consider because these codes will be able to tell you if you can install the fence where you would like for it to be built on your property. These local codes can also tell you how long a continuous single fence may be. These are determined by the city so it is important to follow these codes as well as keeping the fence on your property and not someone else’s property. If you do not follow these codes then you could be asked to move your fence line and may face a fine from the city ordinance office. If you Google “fence zoning codes” + your city and state you’ll be able to quickly find the zoning codes for the area where you are building your fence.

Locate Utilities, etc. BEFORE Digging You’ll need to locate any possible utility cables or piping before you start digging. The best way to do this is calling 811 which will connect you to a local department able to help you. Check out www.call811.com/ when-to-call/fence.aspx for more details on this.

When planning how you are going to fence in an enclosure, you should consider the entire installation process. In order to make installation easier or at least move along smoother, you should do some research before you begin to install the fencing. There are many often-missed factors that may complicate the installation process so it is important that you know what they are before you begin building and installing the fence.

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Natural Terrain The natural terrain of your property is another factor to consider before you begin building and installing the fence. Terrain issues to look out for is rocky


areas, creeks or streams as some states have ordinances about water access and animals being in the same vicinity, as well as trees and their roots. If your property has any of these terrain factors, it is recommended that you make a sketch or blue print of your property in order to decide how the fence line will circumnavigate these problems in the terrain. Keep in mind that some types of fencing is more suited to rough or varying terrain. For example, wood rail and noclimb fencing can be more difficult to set up evenly across rolling hills, whereas polymer rail (like Centaur Fence’s product) or line fencing will adapt easily. You should avoid rocky areas because it is difficult to secure posts in these areas and it is often dangerous for horses to be around the rocky areas. If your state has an ordinance against animals having

a problem and you may not be able to remove the fence post completely.

Post Distance Depending on the terrain in the enclosed area, the distance between fence posts may vary. Generally, posts are built 8 to 12 feet apart but if the terrain has some of the factors as listed above in the Natural Terrain section, posts may need to be closer together but generally no further than 12 feet apart. This applies to rocky terrain or navigating through trees.

Soil Type One of the most important aspects of building the fence is how secure the posts are in the ground. Different soil types may present challenges when you are trying to install your fence. You may have

Gates It is important to plan out where you are going to place gates so that you can make the most use of your property. Gates should allow enough space for vehicles to pass through the pasture. You should place gates away from corners and preferably in the middle of the fence line as this allows for a stronger fence line. This reduces the risk of horses being caught or trapped in the corner of the fence when the gate is opened to turn other horses out or to bring in horses. This will also help eliminate the risk of you being trapped in a corner as well. access to streams or creeks within their enclosures, you must find a way for the fence to avoid the water access or be able to close off the water access from animal contamination with a separate fence line. Depending on the type of tree, it may be unhealthy for the horse to be given the opportunity to eat the tree bark or to eat the fruit of the tree (i.e. acorns). It is also difficult to secure posts because of tree roots that stretch out underground. Tree roots can also grow around fence posts so if you would need to take down the fence post for any reason, it may cause

areas that present multiple soil types so it is wise to research soil types and have your soil tested for the percentage of clay, limestone, loam, sand, etc. before you begin building your fence. Rocky or clay areas make it difficult to secure posts as well as areas that frequently experience rain. Mud weakens the strength of a post in the ground because the soil beneath the surface is wet. Fencing in these problem areas may require to be set in the ground in concrete to further anchor the fence posts. Here are some great tips on installing posts in rocky soil, and in sandy soil.

Here at Centaurfencing.net we focus on what matters most when it comes to horse fencing: the safety of your horse. In 1980 when Centaur founder Ed Robbins witnessed a tragic horse fencing accident he set out to create a safe horse fence. Now, over thirty years later, the Centaur product is one of the safest products on the market and maintains the high quality workmanship that has made Centaur a household brand in horse fencing. For more information, contact us at 815-495-5380, info@centaurfencing. net or visit us at www.centaurfencing.net. Volume 76 Texas Farm&Ranch

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Cover Ranch

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ALOR

F A R M A Taste of Kentucky in Texas

Photography by Bill Honza Texas Metroplex v Denton County v Pilot Point

Valor Farm, which sits on almost 392 acres, boasts grand steeples atop a red-brick barn and rolling green pastures behind 18 miles of wood paneled fences. It looks like it would be home to future Kentucky Derby champions in the Blue Grass state. Fortunately Valor Farm, renowned for its Thoroughbred Stake Winners, is in Texas.

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knows the farm. It is widely respected.”

About 10 minutes east of Interstate 35, the

the national and international horse-breeding

farm stands in one of nature’s anomalies: a

industry. With the goal of winning another

stretch of Texas land about 10 to 20 miles wide

Derby,

Thoroughbred

and build the farm. In 1991, they assembled

and 30 miles long that has a sandy loam soil,

yearlings in 1984. Three years later Dorothy and

three parcels near the popular Lake Ray Roberts

which drains well and is ideal for raising horses.

daughter Pam captured the roses with the great

into one farm, erected 18 miles of fencing and

Just outside this stretch of land the soil is black

Alysheba, the all-time leading earner who was

designed the houses, office and especially the

gumbo, which is “not so great for horses,” said

later inducted into the Hall of Fame.

barns with great attention to detail.

they

began

buying

“You can see the craftsmanship that went into

long-time manager Ken Carson. That is why Pilot Point in fast-growing Denton County, an hour north of Dallas and Fort Worth, has attracted some of the world’s best horse farms and the teams of professionals to breed, train and treat them. It is also the reason that Clarence and Dorothy Scharbauer of Midland chose the area almost a quarter century ago to build Valor Farm. Creating a premier breeding farm was the fulfillment of a lifelong love of Thoroughbreds.

It took two years for the Scharbauers to plan

Recent Valor Farm Stakes Winners

every building,” said Brenda Moerschell with the

Valor Farm has a remarkable record for breeding and training champion Thoroughbreds in recent years, including horses named Texas Horse of the Year four out of the last five years. Recent champions include:

Nelson-Moerschell Group. “It is over and above.

• Thegirlinthatsong • Fiftyshadesofgold • Worldventurer • Coyote Legend • Taptam • Promise Me Silver

• Silverhill • Time Iz Flyin • Triumph and Song • Sword Trick • Gold Coyote • Formal Flyer

In every direction your eye can see the quality in the details.” A stroll through the property shows how well it has been maintained. “As beautiful as it is, the farm is very functional,” said Carson, who has managed the farm for more than two decades and bought horses for the Scharbauers for more than three decades.

Dorothy had owned racehorses since she was a child. She learned about breeding horses from her

Clarence served as President of the American

Today, Valor Farm stands six stallions, raises

father, Fred Turner Jr., and won her first stakes race,

Quarter Horse Association and is a member of

yearlings, races and boards its own horses and

the 1953 Ruidoso Derby, at the age of 22.

the industry’s Hall of Fame. The Scharbauers’

those owned by others. Horses from Valor Farm

showpiece is Valor Farm.

race on a local circuit, including Texas, Louisiana,

She married Clarence, a successful rancher and oil man, and together they pursued their

“It is an iconic farm, well known not only among

Oklahoma, New Mexico and Arkansas. They have

love of horse racing, which began with the 1959

Thoroughbred and quarter horse people, but the

also raced in larger venues, such as Kentucky,

Kentucky Derby, when Dorothy’s father won

horse industry generally,” said Angie Nelson with

New York, California and Florida. Some of

with Tomy Lee.

the Nelson-Moerschell Group in Briggs Freeman

the farm’s broodmares are third and fourth

Sotheby’s

generation descendants of Valor Farm horses.

The Scharbauers were very prominent in

International

Realty.

“Everybody

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Valor Farm’s barns are both beautiful and

Both Clarence and Dorothy have passed away,

stop and look at the magnificent buildings, the

functional. The breeding barn has a laboratory,

leaving the famous farm to their children, who

green pastures, the well-kept fences and say,

extra stalls, a breeding area and a separate area

are looking for the right owner to lead the farm

“Anytime you want to turn Valor Farm into a

with equipment for Quarter Horse collection.

their parents began into a new era.

country club, let me know.”

The stallion barn has six spacious stalls, a wash

The future of Valor Farm is unlimited. It could

rack, hay room, laundry room, multiple large

continue to be a premier Thoroughbred breeding

storage areas and an office. The mare barn has

farm. As close as it is to the Dallas/Fort Worth

24 stalls, a tack room, feed room, hay room,

International Airport, the farm could be a year-

laboratory and office.

round retreat. Being close to the lake, the farm offers tremendous recreational opportunities.

Angie Nelson Angie Nelson has over 20 years of selling Farms and Ranches throughout the State of Texas and Oklahoma, as a former ranch owner and developer, she is also well equipped to handle larger acquisitions. She comes from a long line of ranching family which began with her great grandfather running Herefords in western Oklahoma and continued with her father’s Registered Hereford cattle operation. Angie traveled to Dubai last year to meet with international investors all over the world who are interested in property in the United States. She is a member of National Cowgirl Hall of Fame, American Quarter Horse Association and a former judge at the Houston Livestock Show.

In a few years, the growth corridor that has made Denton one of the nation’s fastest growing counties will be at Valor Farm’s front gate. Already, nearby land is being developed into large acreage equestrian-oriented homes that have access to the

Brenda Moerschell Brenda Moerschell is a Broker Associate in the Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Ranch and Land Division. She specializes in North Texas where her family’s home place originated in the 1870’s and where cows still roam. She has enjoyed raising and showing quarter horses and spending time on the land where her family has been for generations. Her expertise in the real estate market is the product of 30 plus years of successfully marketing farm and ranch land.  Brenda was born and raised in Ft Worth, Texas where she attended Texas Christian University.

popular riding trails around Lake Ray Roberts. Carson likes to tell the story of a former Dallas

Valor Farm is being offered for sale by the Nelson-

mayor, who had developed his share of real estate.

Moerschell Group with Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s

When he came to visit the Scharbauers, he would

International Realty for $16,750,000.

For the humans, there is an exceptional office and several residences. The main office could house a small law firm with four private offices, a conference room and its own kitchen. The main house, behind a privacy gate that keeps it separate from the farm operations, has four bedrooms in 4,700 square feet of living space. On a hilltop, the home has exceptional views of the whole farm and from the front porch a view of one of the lakes. Two smaller homes sit on the property as well. There is also a two-story apartment in the mare barn. From our office listed below

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Utopia in the Caribbean! Caribbean v Anguilla

7/7 Anguilla Villa with over 250 feet of oceanfront. Anguilla is rated as one of the top 10 islands in the world and is one of the top 25 places for beaches. It’s a safe British territory that speaks English and is home to a friendly population of about 10,000 residents. Anguilla has no personal income tax, corporate income tax, inheritance tax, capital gains tax, sales tax and no foreign exchange controls. The island demands the highest rentals in the Caribbean and offers free transfer of funds on all profits, dividends, interest, royalties, and capital out of Anguilla. Anguilla boasts 33 spectacular white sand beaches with crystal clear water and more than 70 types of dining experiences from gourmet restaurants to beachside bistros, grills and barbecues. It’s also the place where boat racing isn’t just a hobby, but the national sport. The tiny island is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands and has a big reputation for first class dining, easy access and privacy. Anguilla’s low-key vibe provides a welcome respite from the hoard of people on the neighboring islands. Call Morris, 210-415-9850 or Jim Fuchs, 210-413-3339.

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El Rancho Del Molino

T 828 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Real County v Barksdale This beautiful ranch near Barksdale offers some of the best live water anywhere, an awesome main home, foreman’s house, an incredible entertainment area with pavilion, fabulous spring-fed fishing and swimming lake, great hunting and near end-of-road privacy. $3,995,000.

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T-Bar Ranch 306 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera Co. v Bandera

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Just 30 minutes from San Antonio, this very unique diamond in the rough offers a buyer the opportunity to create his own master piece. T-Bar ranch offers 2,000¹ feet of fabulous Medina River with some of the most incredible rock bluffs and features anywhere in the Hill Country, deep swimming holes, rapids, beautiful park-like pecan bottom, fabulous homesites overlooking river, deep soil, ponds, heavy cover for the herds of wildlife, fabulous redone older home and additions. Won’t last. $3,950,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Wilson Ranch - 90 Acres Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Utopia

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Possibly the best deal in the Hill Country, this fabulous ranch offers an exceptional hilltop limestone home with absolutely unbelievable views, shop with living quarters, RV hookup, stocked pond, paved drive, deep water well and small cabin. Best deal. $895,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Swift Ranch 156 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Vanderpool

T

This fabulous Hill County jewel is in the heart of the most scenic areas of Texas and is absolutely ready to enjoy. This unique ranch offers fantastic live water from strong, cypress-lined Mill Creek, hills, views, wide-open valleys, deep soils, large wildlife population and excellent privacy, custom two-story, three-bedroom, two-bath limestone home, guesthouse with attached carport, shop, paved drive, excellent water system and two awesome deep lakes that provide excellent year-round fishing and entertainment. This is the best. $2,750,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Yochum Ranch 630 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Tarpley/Utopia

T

This unique new listing offers a perfect mix of hardwood-lined hills and wide fertile valleys in one of the prettiest areas of the Hill Country, Seco Valley. With absolutely incredible views, multiple hills and canyons, large ponds, very unique pool supplied by springs, large neighbors, private access, loads of wildlife and great hunting. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Lampasas River Ranch 230 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Burnet County

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Just south of Copperous Cove and less than hour to Austin, this rare find offers .75 mile of fabulous Lampasas River, historic limestone home, cabin, fishing camp, barn and multiple meter loops. The ranch is gently sloping with hardwood lined hill sides that provide fabulous views, offers a small spring fed pond, a mix of heavy cover and open fields loaded with game. Too much to list, won’t last. $1,895,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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 the plateau. Featuring deep canyons, limestone bluffs, deep fertile valleys, game fencing, 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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Noonan Ranch

T

This fantastic new hunting/cattle ranch is just south of Highway 90 and offers a very unique mix of South Texas along with the terrain and

440 Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v Castroville

feel of a Hill Country property. The deer habitat is exceptional with an excellent combination of light to heavy brush mixed with huge Oaks, Elms and Mesquites. The ranch offers 4 existing ponds, several other excellent pond and lake sites, several areas that may be cultivated for food plots, deep soils and fabulous home sites with fantastic views. The ranch is loaded with whitetail, turkey and wild hogs. $1,870,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Deep Creek Ranch 370 Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v San Antonio

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On CR 371, just minutes west of San Antonio, this new listing offers the very best of the country mixed with the big city conveniences. The ranch offers paved frontage, a unique mix of hills and valleys, fabulous views, deep fertile soil, multiple ponds, huge oak and cedar elms, paved frontage, rural water and is loaded with game. Best investment ranch in the area. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Hustede Ranch 214 Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v D’Hanis

T

This new 215-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 shop, a well-constructed 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. $975,000. Morris 210 415-9850.

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Evans Creek Ranch 77 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County

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This new ranch listing offers two small cabins, a beautiful deep swimming hole, fantastic hunting, great access and incredible views. $679,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

RRR Ranch 97 Acres

Sabinal River Ranch

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Utopia/Vanderpool

13 Acres

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Texas Hill Country v Bandera Co. v Utopia

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Income producer! Beautiful small ranch on the

This very rare and unique property offers an

Sabinal River offers a beautiful Spanish-style

awesome A-frame home situated above the

home situated just above a rock dam on river,

beautiful Sabinal River with a deep swimming

incredible views, fantastic hunting and great

hole, spring fed creek, shop, excellent water

privacy. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

well, free-ranging axis and native game. One of a kind. $589,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Hester Ranch 42 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Utopia

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New listing offers a main ranch-style home, Alsatian-style cabin, incredible views of the surrounding valley, good hunting and beautiful live water with 900+ feet of both sides of Seco Creek, springs, waterfalls and rock bluffs. $599,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Cherry Springs Ranch 211 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Hunt

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Located 10 miles north of Hunt, this new ranch features a live spring-fed creek with a beautiful pond, a park-like area along creek, Indian mounds, unique rock bluffs and gentle hardwood-lined hills with fabulous views. The well-managed ranch is absolutely loaded with wildlife with Whitetail, Turkey, wild Hogs, Axis, Fallow, Aoudad and occasional Sika. The ranch features two recently upgraded homes, greenhouse, barn, shop and carport. $1,699,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

8,600± Acres West Texas v Terrell/Val Verde County v Pumpville

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About 11 miles north of Highway 90 and about seven miles north of Pumpville on CR 1865, right on the Terrell-Val Verde County line. This unique ranch offers great hunting with abundant blue

quail and whitetail and mule deer. The ranch is low fenced with a large hunter/foreman’s house and working pens. There is a great low maintenance water system with two water wells that pump water to pila’s that then in turn gravity feed water to water troughs all over the ranch. With water spread out all over the ranch it offers the new owner a perfect hunting/cattle ranch. The ranch terrain offers some great views to nice draws and all great native brush. This ranch is in the last frontier Texas has to offer. There is an additional 2,300± acres available. Give Scott a call 830 591-9509 or Morris at 210 415-9850.

Nueces River Hunting Property

140 to 290 Acre Tracts - Starting at $2,700/acre Central Texas v Uvalde County v Uvalde

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Located 10 miles northwest of Uvalde, this awesome ranch offers .5 mile of Nueces River, rock home, cattle pens, 2 wells, pecan bottoms, excellent mix of heavy brush and fields and fantastic hunting. Seller motivated. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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Tampke Ranch 115 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Uvalde Co. v Utopia

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This incredible 115-acre live water tract is just south of Utopia, the site of a historic Indian battle. The ranch offers beautiful Sabinal River frontage, huge cypress trees, rock bluffs, fantastic hunting, great views and huge oaks. $1,199,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Tremont Ranch 200 Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v Hondo

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This awesome ranch is 18 miles north of Hondo and offers an incredible limestone home situated on top of the world with fantastic 360-degree views for miles. The ranch also offers a huge rock patio with a gas fire ring, rock pavilion with cooking area and bar, hot tub, two-car garage with shop, paved roads, electric entry, great well and fantastic hunting. $1,950,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

Geiss Ranch 150Âą Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera Co. v Medina

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Located on FM 337, this is possibly the best turn-key deal available. Offering a fabulous limestone home, tower office, carport, workshop, airstrip, horse barns and stables, foreman’s house, ponds, loaded with game and all within an hour of San Antonio. Great buy. $1,400,000. Call Morris, 210 415-9850.

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DD Ranch 822 Acres

South Texas Atascosa County v McCoy

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This 822 acre first class cattle ranch includes, owner’s lodge, foreman home, office, pivot, irrigation wells, outstanding hunting and income from frac water sales. A convenient 45 minutes from San Antonio. $4,350,000.

Cibolo Creek Game Ranch 257 Acres

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Central Texas Wilson County v La Vernia

257 acres sitting on the Cibolo Creek, secured with a high fence is ready to go with beautiful owner’s home,

hunter’s

lodge,

guide’s

cabin, stock ponds, exotics, feeders and blinds. This is a complete paradise not far from San Antonio. $2,750,000

Guadalupe River Ranch 123 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kendall Co. Boerne/Bergheim/Kendalia

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About 123 acres on FM 3351 with a remarkable expansive home on a bluff that gently slopes down through huge oak and elm trees to the deep cypress lined Guadalupe River. Very special ranch! Please call for price.

Curry Creek

29.51 Acres

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Texas Hill Country Kendall County v Kendalia

A deep crystal-clear swimming hole is nestled among the 29 acre elm and oak tree filled property. There are gentle bluffs leading up to the high point on the property with views of the surrounding hills. This one has it all. $398,385.

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Kenedy - 46 Acres Central Texas v Karnes County v Kenedy

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About 46 acres with premium frontage on Highway 181 and business 181

Brushy Creek Ranch - 1,880 Acres Central v Uvalde County v Concan

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(Escondido St) available for development or dividing. Great visibility for signage and just a minute or two to Highway 72 and Kenedy. Call for price,

Springs, creeks, views, nice home, good fences and pens. Great ranch a little over an hour from San Antonio. Please call for price.

T-Bird Creekside Lodge - 14 Acres Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Utopia

Winnie Cattle Ranch - 130 Acres Southeast Texas v Jefferson County v Winnie

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About 130 acres tucked away on the Jefferson and Chambers County line. Just 30 minutes from Beaumont and 20 minutes from the Gulf Coast. Perfect cattle grazing land with partial brush cover, water tank, and electricity nearby. Come see the potential of this coastal prairie land. $3,450/acre

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Buy it or rent it out for a summer weekend! The large home accommodates 12, includes 2 kitchen areas, and has a retreat style pool and patio area among the oak trees. Just short walk down to Little Creek to relax. These 14 acres are one of a kind. Please give us a call for purchase price and rental rates!

Berger Ranch - 128 Acres Central Texas v Medina County v Medina

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128 acres just west of the Median Lake Dam with CR 271 road frontage. This unique Hill Country Ranch has something for everyone, from flat building sites to beautiful rock bluffs following the creek to magnificent views. Several improvements, including a manufactured home, septic, electricity and 2

Kenedy - 9.5 Acres Central Texas v Karnes County v Kenedy

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Perfect improvements in place to use as offices and a warehouse on Highway 181. These 9.5 acres have great visibility for signage and just a minute or two to Highway 72 and Kenedy. $398,500.

water wells. Come see this one before it is gone. Please call for price.

Jim Fuchs, Broker 200 Northcrest Dr. San Antonio, TX 78213

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Smith Ranch Texas Metroplex v Cooke Co. v Gainesville

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One of the most scenic ranches in Southern Cooke County offers 385 acres, custom home, guest house, beautiful and rolling incomeproducing Coastal Bermuda pastures, groves of oaks, natural springs, numerous ponds and good sandy loam soil. Easy access from the Metroplex. Can also be purchased with 195 acres. $2,999,500. Property ID: 49606

Rockin LZ Ranch Texas Metroplex v Denton Co. v Pilot Point

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Set in a magnificent acreage setting and offering a spectacular 4,900 square foot main home with pool, a spacious guest home, a charming stone cabin and stable on 17-plus rolling acres with trees and pastures fenced for horses. All near Lake Ray Roberts, riding trails and within easy reach of Plano and Frisco. $2,247,000.

Cruse Show Horses Texas Metroplex v Denton Co. v Pilot Point

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This elite 28-acre horse training facility features an executive-style owner’s home and top-notch equestrian facilities, including a 12-stall show barn with an attached 100x200 covered arena, a 20-stall barn, fenced turn outs with shelter, 6 pastures with ponds and sandy loam soil. Located in a prestigious area in the middle of the Metroplex’s horse country. $1,925,000. Property ID: 49175

Trail’s End Texas Metroplex v Cooke County v Valley View

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Within an hour of the Metroplex and set on 45± private acres, this fabulous country retreat style property features three homes, a 5±-acre fishing lake, views, groves of beautiful oak trees and a stable. Currently used as a family estate, the property’s layout makes it ideal for many other uses such as a

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Encino Ranch 10,055Âą Acres

South Texas v McMullen County v Tilden

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A truly unique opportunity to own one of the largest ranches in desirable McMullen County. Land is rarely ever for sale in this area, especially one of this impressive size. Owned and operated by the same family since 1963, the ranch will convey with a portion of the minerals to add to the desirability of this offering. There are 18 pastures, 8 water wells and 25 water troughs. Under a MLDP, it is a haven for whitetail deer, turkey, quail, dove, javelina, hogs and others. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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La Corona Ranch 2,721 Acres

South Texas v Dimmit & LaSalle Counties v Big Wells

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This exceptional ranch is in the heart of the ‘Golden Triangle” and offers a turn-key property

that has it all. Aptly name “La Corona”, this red dirt ranch is well watered, has diverse brush habitat and immaculate and extensive improvements. Besides the impressive main home with pool, this high-fenced land features numerous barns, state-of-the-art deer facility, guesthouse, original lodge, pavilion, staff accommodations and inclusive blinds  and feeders. The ranch has a MLDP Level 3 with whitetail deer, turkey, javelina, quail and dove. 13 earthen  tanks invite largemouth bass fishing! Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

West Rosita Creek Ranch 4,590± Acres

South Texas v Maverick County v Eagle Pass

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Part of the original 200,000±-acre historic Chittim Ranch, this property has been owned and operated for over 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. The impressive nine large lakes support excellent bass fishing and attract seasonal duck and dove. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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This ranch is a turn-key, low-fenced hunting ranch in 100% brush country surrounded by big neighbors with an exceptional trophy deer herd that has been managed under MLD Level III permit. The spacious hunting lodge sits atop a hill offering stunning 360-degree views. Featured are six tanks plus four water wells and rainwater storage. Wildlife also includes Bobwhite and Blue quail, dove, ducks, hogs,

Jacalon Ranch

javelina and others. Robert Dullnig and

4,666 Acres

Randy Cadwallader, 210 860-0093.

South Texas v Webb/Zapata County v Del Rio

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Wire Tree Ranch 1,252± Acres

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Central Texas v Bell County v Bartlett

Only 40± minutes from Austin, this beautifully improved ranch has exceptional water with a 15+-acre lake, 13+ tanks, natural springs, strong water well plus rainwater collection. 800± acres are grazing, 400± acres hay production and 120± acres oats. Highly productive cow/calf operation of grass-fed Brangus/Angus. Fine improvements include an equipment barn with apartment, hay barns, working pens, superb horse barn, covered arena, 4 grain storage bins, greenhouse, climate controlled barn, foreman’s home plus 1-story home with basement. Robert Dullnig 210 213-9700 or Al Philip 210 415-8602.

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Own a piece of the legendary Y.O. Ranch! The Schreiner family is selling 1,205± acres

of pastureland in the southwest corner of the ranch, owned and operated since 1885. The beautiful rolling country is raw and ready

Aguila & Gavilan Pastures, Y.O. Ranch 1,205± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Mountain Home

for improvements. The perimeter is partially high fenced, with one water well distributing water to troughs. Wildlife includes whitetail deer, Axis, Blackbuck, Sika and Red Stag. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Robinson Ranch, Since 1885 831± Acres

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Texas Hill Country Blanco County v Round Mountain

This beautiful ranch includes the 1889s homestead built by the Robinson Family, and an incredible 1± mile of year-around flowing Cypress Creek, plus natural springs and 1 water well. The water attracts abundant whitetail deer, turkey, hogs, dove, bird species and others. Near Horseshoe Bay and a pleasing drive from Austin. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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This turn-key, beautifully maintained ranch offers an ideal blend of recreation and Hill County living with a crystal-clear springfed lake, four earthen tanks and five wells. Improvements include a four-bedroom, threebath rock residence, caretaker’s home, barns plus 100 acres game fenced. Wildlife includes deer, turkey, hogs, plus a place to test your

WKL Ranch 560± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Blanco Co. v Blanco

fly-fishing skills. Rolling terrain, selectively cleared of cedar, has Live Oak, Post Oak, other hardwood trees plus native brush and hay pastures. Excellent access with 3/4+ mile of Rocky Road. Al Philip, 210 415-8602.

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An opportunity to own a truly scenic property with 1,700± feet of the flowing Frio River, one of the largest ranches for sale in the scenic Frio River Canyon. Year around activities include hunting to fishing to swimming and water activities. There are 3 small homes and perimeter fencing/cross-

Vara Ranch

fencing. Abundant native wildlife includes whitetail, Axis, Aoudad, turkey, javelina and

1,200± Acres

hogs plus the River offers bass and cat fishing.

Central Texas v Uvalde County v Concan

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This perfect size recreational hunting ranch is in the Transition Zone with South Texas brush and Hill Country live oak trees and views. Improvements include a ranch house, metal barn, shop, silo, 2 water wells, troughs and a pond. An abundance of wildlife includes whitetail deer, turkey, axis deer, dove and hogs. French Creek traverses the ranch providing runoff in wet times and large tree cover. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

French Creek Ranch 500± Acres

Central Texas v Uvalde County v Uvalde

Conoly Ranch 1,832± Acres

South Texas v Kinney County v Spofford

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Here is a rare opportunity to own the South Texas Brush Country outside of the Eagle Ford Shale that has been owned and operated by the same family since 1906, for over 100± years. Diverse brush has large oak trees present throughout and supports native whitetail deer, turkey, javelina, hogs, quail and dove. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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This high-fenced ranch is composed of separate but adjoining ranches, featuring 8 types of exotic species plus native whitetail deer, turkey, waterfowl, dove and quail. This is

Sycamore Creek Ranch 5,650± Acres

South Texas v Val Verde & Kinney Counties v Del Rio

a beautiful and unique property that is ready to be hunted and explored. Miles of both Turkey Creek and Sacatosa creek combine with tanks, ponds plus a 30± acre lake. Two water wells service improvements on each tract. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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With over 1± mile of Atascosa River and only 65±

miles from San Antonio, this is a rare South Texas offering. The property has large trees throughout and ascends from low bottom creek land to slightly rolling terrain. Owned and operated by the same family since the early 1970’s, it offers great hunting in a desirable area. Wildlife

Atascosa River Ranch

includes whitetail deer, turkey, javelina, hogs, dove and quail. Robert Dullnig 210 213-9700.

1,642± Acres

Big Oak Ranch

South Texas v Live Oak County v George West

500± Acres

South Texas v Bee County v Beeville

Lagarto Valley Ranch 2,097± Acres

South Texas v Live Oak/Jim Wells County v Orange Grove

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Owned and operated by the same family for over 50 years, this beautiful rolling terrain with Lagarto Creek offers a great, low-fenced opportunity. There are two water wells with 7± miles of underground piping to 8 troughs and 2 ponds. Improvements include a road system, 1 set of cattle pens and scenic Coastal Bermuda pastures sculpted into the 60% native diverse brush.

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Selectively cleared senderos offer an opportunity to view abundant wildlife including whitetail This is the perfect-size hunting ranch located deer, turkey, javelina, dove, quail and hogs. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700. in a very desirable area of South Texas. This raw piece of land has great potential with rolling hills, excellent brush diversity and grand Live Oak trees throughout. There is low perimeter fencing and electricity, one water well and 2 ponds. With light hunting pressure, the land has an abundance of whitetail deer, turkey, dove, quail and javelina. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

Bynum Ranch 445± Acres

South Texas v Atascosa/Wilson Counties v Floresville

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This beautiful land is only 35± miles from San Antonio, and offers potential for improvements of choice. It features huge Live Oak and Post Oak trees, scattered mesquites, and a 160± acre field with nearby Carrizo well for future irrigation potential. There is 1 tank, 3 water wells, 1 trough plus a hunter’s shack with electricity. High fenced on 2 sides, it is home to whitetail deer, turkey, quail, dove, wild pigs and others. Robert Dullnig, 210 213-9700.

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Warren Creek Ranch 2,675± Acres

Central Texas v Hamilton/Comanche County v Hamilton

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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 incredible views and privacy. There are 6 water wells, 3 stock tanks, a branch of Warren Creek plus a 5± acre lake offers bass fishing and duck hunting. Robert Dullnig and Marc Sherron, 830 739-0919.

Vick Ranch

Warren Creek Ranch Parcel

730 Acres

1,900± Acres

Central Texas v Hamilton Co. v Hamilton

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Perfect size recreation, hunting or cattle ranch

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Central Texas v Comanche/Hamilton County v Hamilton

features a seasonal creek and 5 tanks, making an This scenic ranch has a good combination of rolling open prairie land and beautiful creek attractive offering. Nice improvements include bottom. Highlights include over 2 miles of Warren Creek, large Pecan bottom land, and beautiful a ranch home, guest house, game room and views. Home to whitetail deer, turkey, dove, hogs plus seasonal fishing and duck hunting. Robert swimming pool, three barns, cattle pens, low Dullnig and Marc Sherron, 830 739-0919. fencing, four water wells, and a 2-acre lake for bass fishing and duck hunting. There is an abundance of whitetail deer, turkey, dove and hogs also. Robert Dullnig and marc Sherron, 830 739-0919.

Water and Wildlife Robert Dullnig, Broker Associate 6606 N. New Braunfels San Antonio, TX 78209

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750± Acres

Central Texas v Hamilton County v Hamilton

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This is a truly unique piece of property with over 2 miles of Warren Creek traversing through it. Large Pecan bottoms and oak trees line this year-around water feature that offers fishing and duck hunting plus is an attraction for deer, turkey, dove and hogs. Rolling terrain provides great views plus there is a small rock home and 1 water well. Robert Dullnig and Marc Sherron, 830 739-0919.


Fall Creek Road Ranch 237 Acres

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Texas Hill Country Kerr County v Kerrville

One of the most refined hill country gentleman’s ranch to hit the market in decades. 237 acres of high-fenced property has both South Texas whitetail deer and blackbuck antelope. An incredible main house, designed by Architect Paul Draper, is nestled between two springfed creeks creating a vista of tranquility and peacefulness. Rick Kuper, 210 240-8282.

Canyon Lake

44± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Comal County v Canyon Lake

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Extraordinary ranch home on 44± acres enjoys an infinity edge pool and stunning views beyond of Canyon Lake, and only 15 minutes from New Braunfels. An open design integrates state of the art amenities including a gourmet kitchen, wine room, master suite with fireplace, and outdoor paradise with a barn/ party room with walk in cooler, skeet deck and nearby guest casita. Historic German influences are evident with a brick wall built in the 1800s by immigrants. Property is adjoined by a Certified Wildlife Habitat and Bird Sanctuary, plus the infamous “Spill Way” exposing dinosaur tracks and fossils revealed for the 1st time in over a century. The film Predators by Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino was also filmed at the gorge in Canyon Lake. Rick Kuper, 210 240-8282.

Bonner Ranch 214± Acres

Central Texas v Hays County v Wimberley

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Over one-half mile of Blanco River frontage plus three water wells in desirable Wimberley! Spectacular twostory hacienda-style home with sparkling pool offers tremendous views across the scenic hills. Fabulous main house features four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, high ceilings, Saltillo tile, kiva fireplace in living room, game room and first-floor master suite with pool access. Enhancements include a three-bedroom guesthouse with fireplace, and horse barn with six stalls and living quarters. Rick Kuper, 210 240-8282.

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These 317± acres minutes to Medina, Kerrville and approximately 45 minutes to San Antonio!

Most Unique!

The 7,000±-square-foot, one-story Sisterdale rock home has a gourmet granite kitchen, 3 fireplaces, courtyard, outdoor kitchen, fire pit, 5±-acre, crystal-clear stocked lake with hundreds of cypress trees up and down both sides! A second spring-fed creek. Will not be beat, so go look at the rest and the come see. Texas best! Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Rare Find, Best Live Water! Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Medina

Horseman’s Dream! Austin - 30 minutes! River - Live Water!

Texas Best All-Around Variety 90 Minutes to Houston - 369± Acres

Central Texas v Fayette County v Schulenburg

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This ranch is a great all-around variety place with giant oak trees, lots of productive coastal and grass pastures, approximately 7,000±-square-foot, Georgian-style, two-story plantation home with four bedrooms, five baths, pool, Tennis court. Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Texas Best Rare Find, Live Water Hill-Top Estate! 200± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Medina

Texas Best in the Austin Area 47± Acres on San Gabriel River

Central Texas v Williamson County

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A covered riding arena with 11 stalls, paddocks, office, living quarters, an old ranch

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Hill Country private castle! This three-story, three-bedroom, 3.5-bath, must-see home features wrap- house, unfinished four-bedroom, three-bath around porches, two freestanding three-car garages, carport, pool and hot-tub, entertaining patio area and home, pool, giant trees, two barns and your manicured landscaping, both sides of the crystal-clear Wallace Creek with giant cypress trees, deep holes, own hay production field! This property is 30 rapids, waterfalls and a concrete dam. Wildlife tax exemption status. Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

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Minutes to Castroville! 35 minutes to downtown San Antonio Riverwalk. Paved access hilltop ranch home with three bedrooms, 3.5 baths, approximately 5,000± square feet, two water wells, a guest cabin, walk-in cooler, deer pens, stock tank, blinds, feeders and giant whitetail deer. Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Texas Best Big Deer - Game-Fenced! 565± Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v Castroville

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Texas Best, Live Water, Rare Opportunity! 88± Acres

Austin’s Best City View - Hilltop Estate! 6.77± Acres

Central Texas v Travis County v Austin

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Texas Hill Country Kerr County v Pipe creek/Bandera

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Only 35 minutes to San Antonio with fabulous live water! Both sides of two crystal-clear,

These 6.77± acres in the heart of Austin are part of the famous Old Walsh Tarlton Estate in Westlake rock bottom Hill Country creeks with many and just minutes to downtown. Giant oaks and level lawns surround a flat, table-top dream home springs, cascading waterfalls, grotto areas, building site with panoramic views of downtown Austin and the surrounding green hills! Located limestone bluffs and must see rock ledges and in the Westlake ISD. Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013; co-listed with Eric Moreland, 512 924-8442.

Frio River’s Best Historic Concan Campground! 60.83± Acres

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Central Texas v Real/Uvalde Counties v Concan

Includes both sides of some of the finest crystal-clear, rock-bottomed, Cypress tree lined, Texas Hill Country’s Frio River you will ever have the opportunity of a lifetime to own yourself! Near famous and well sought-after Garner State Park, the property has a two-story home, occupancy is approximately 127± in the cabins and lots of Whitetail deer and other native species! Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013 or Cody Soele, 210 705-3107.

formations! Call Jeff Soele 210-705-4013.

Hill Country’s Finest AllAround Winner Live Water! - 268± Acres

Texas Hill Country Brown County v Brownwood

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One-level, hilltop home with 4,300 square-feet air conditioned and approximately 6,800+ square feet under roof. 13-stall horse barn, 7,500± feet of white PVC fencing, 400+ pecan trees. Coastal, two fishing lakes, party cantina, 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! Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Texas Best All-Around Winner 3,909± Acres on Pecos River

West Texas v Val Verde County

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This wild and wooly acreage with Pecos River frontage is ready to go. Enjoy approximately two miles of the crystal-clear, legendary and historic Pecos River! Then, add a main ranch house, guest cabin, river cabin, barns, workshops, swimming pool, cabana, deer blinds and feeders! Enjoy MLD hunting and nine water wells. Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

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Texas Best Game-Fenced, Ready-To-Go, Year-Round Variety! 2,392± Acres

Central Texas v Uvalde County v Uvalde

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Minutes to well-known Uvalde and 90 minutes to historic San Antonio, Garner State Park and Concan on the Frio River! This ranch is a highly improved, ready-to-go hunting, ranching, recreational property with many year-round options. This ranch is and has been in MLD Parks

Touch-the-Sky Views in the Lost Maples Area

& Wildlife Level III which allows for 5 full months of Whitetail management and hunting. Shown by appointment only. Call Jeff Soele 210-705-4013.

96± Acres

Texas Hill Country Bandera County v Medina

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Crystal-clear, live running creek with giant cypress trees, two ponds, many springs, wildlife galore and some-free roaming exotics. Three-bedroom, three-bath ranch home with awesome porches, rock fireplace.

All or Part–Wild & Woolly Devil’s River/Lake Amistad 6,600± Acres

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 wildlife galore! This place is wild and woolly—Texas style!

Game-Fenced Wildcat Mountain Ranch 5,033± Acres Will Divide! Quail, Quail, Quail Galore!

Texas Best Lampasas River! 233± Acres

Central Texas v Bell Co. v Lampasas

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West Texas v Coke County v Robert Lee

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Game managed since 1995. Eight-bedroom, seven-bath hunting lodge with fire pit/cook area, gamecleaning area with cool vault, freezer vault, 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, electricity and

Just minutes to Austin! This Lampasas River water, 11± miles of underground water lines, 40± miles of roads, shooting range with cabana out to property with giant trees, great fields and food plots 500 yards. 26± miles of high fence, 17± miles of interior fences, two dammed fishing lakes, six stock and a park-like camp area overlooks the river! There tanks and sporting clay range. Wildlife includes 600± native whitetail deer at a 1:1 buck/doe ratio, are two water wells, privacy, great hunting and lots of quail, turkey, wild hogs, Javelina, bobcats, coyotes and other native game and great fishing! The wildlife sanctuary! Call Jeff Soele 210-705-4013.

ranch can run 300± cows. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!

210 705-4013 cell • jeff@TexasBestRanches.com • www.TexasBestRanches.com

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Texas Best 400± Acres Central Texas v Medina County v Castroville

Game-Fenced Recreational Paradise 203± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Frio County v Devine/Bigfoot

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Two tanks and three water wells, brush and improved pastures. 4/5-bedroom, 3.5-bath home, stocked lake that is 5± acres. Recently improved herd of whitetail deer with approximately 27 does and seven bucks of superior quality and genetics, hogs and coyote. Ag-tax exemption.

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Just minutes to historic Castroville, this ranch home, old homestead home, Medina River, hay field, thick brush, 1,000-yard shooting range, fabulous hunting, BMA canal frontage to irrigate water when available and stock tanks Call Lance Soele, 210 542-6065.

Texas Best Medina River 344± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Bandera

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These 344 acres have approximately two miles of Medina River! There is

465± Acres in Lost Maples Area Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Vanderpool

end-of-the-road privacy, a ranch house, pool, guest cabins and more to come. Experience it for yourself.

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This 465± acre recreational hunting ranch offers post oak country, views, big deep canyons and draws. A 3/2 home, equipment barn, water well, electricity, a great road system, piped water and paved access. Many free-roaming exotics and five executive deer blinds and feeders. Ready to go and priced to sell fast. 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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Seasonal creek, large food plots, 3 bird hunting stock tanks. 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.

Texas Best Live Water and Lakes

Call Lance Soele, 210 542-6065.

157± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Vanderpool

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Near Lost Maples State Park and Vanderpool. “Both sides” of a cypress-lined, rock-bottom, crystal-clear creek, deep holes, rapids and waterfalls. Two lakes, a hilltop three-bedroom, two-bath rock home, guesthouse.

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Texas Best Hill Country Estate 22± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera Co. v Bandera

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Only minutes to historic Bandera and 45 minutes to San Antonio. This fabulous hilltop home has a pool, cabana, man cave, garage, horse barn, paddocks with four stalls, riding arena, electric gate

Texas Best Live Water Wow and Awesome!

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125 Acres

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One hour to Austin or San Antonio! End-ofroad privacy, electricity, big neighbors and great variety!

Fredericksburg/Kerrville Area Texas Best Live Water! 909± Acre

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Resort on the North Shore of Lake Travis Texas Best! Rare & Unique! 76± Acres

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This is the only large undeveloped, un-restricted property in the area that’s not in the city limits, yet maintains city utilities. The property features a never-before-seen 1-acre pool, a stunning cabana and one-of-a-kind boat dock with a beautiful view of Lake Travis. Asphalt roadways throughout, three full RV hookups, security system, helipad and a commercial-grade Tram. Call Cody Soele, 210 705-3107.

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Game-fenced ranch includes both sides of 7 creeks, waterfalls and some of the best live water you will ever see. Numerous big hilltops for building structures take advantage of the views. Paved roads, an electric gate with paved access and underground electricity. Add to this a fabulous

Live Water in the Camp Verde Area! 808± Acres

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creek-fed, crystal-clear fishing and recreational lake, Both sides of two running small creeks with many springs, a grotto area, three dams with many and you have a large ranch that is private and quiet, waterfalls and a lake! Good roads, paved access, and partially game-fenced, big trees and free-roaming but not too remote. Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

exotics. Just 45 minutes to San Antonio, and 15 minutes to Kerrville! Call Lance Soele, 210 542-6065.

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Texas Best, Game Fenced, Live Water Rare Find! 2,863± Acres

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Totally game-fenced and ready to go! Just minutes to San Angelo, Sweetwater or Abilene! This is one of the finest, ready to go, “live water”, game-fenced, whitetail-exotic hunting and recreational ranches I have ever seen! Truly unique recreational paradise for the quality

Nueces River! Income Producing! Premier Hunting/Exotic Ranch! Central Texas v Uvalde County v Uvalde

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Out of Africa, into Texas! This gated, quiet 1,826±-acre ranch offers end-ofthe-road privacy and is just minutes to Uvalde and only 90 minutes to San Antonio This ranch is the premier destination hunting ranch for exotics from around the world, and monster trophy whitetail! Serious inquiries only and shown by appointment only. Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

minded! Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Texas Best All-Around Game-Fenced Champion! 342± Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v Tarpley/Bandera

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Incredible All-Around Variety! One-of-a-Kind Outdoorsman’s Paradise!

Antonio International airport! This property is hard to duplicate with location, access, variety of flat land and hills, and the limitless uses for cattle, horses, exotics and not to mention the recreational possibilities! Shown by appointment only. Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

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Only 1.5 hours to San Antonio and 2.5 hours to Houston. Game fenced, paved access, gated entry into your resort style, first class ranch with luxurious amenities! Over the top improvements with one-of-a-kind pool and entertaining area, paved access, great location, giant deer, exotics, fishing and one of the best Quail ranches you will see! Shown by appointment only! Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

Texas Best Game-Fenced South Texas! Rare Find! 410± Acres

South Texas v Dimmit County v Catrina

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Minutes to Carizzo Springs, Asherton, or Caterina, Texas. Paved access, 3 nice fishing lakes with piped water, 6 executive blinds and feeders, electricity, 4 small nice food plot areas, 2 water wells, 1 Carizzo, 1 domestic, big thick native South Texas brush, many roads, scientific big deer genetics

1,200± Acres

brought in! Surface only - no minerals! Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

South Texas v Dimmit County v Catrina

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Home of the Giant South Texas Muy Grande Whitetail! End of the road privacy, giant thick native brush, 4 large stocked lakes with piped water to them full of fish! Game-managed for 20+ years with big scientific breeder deer brought in, Elk, Red Stag and all other native species. Surface rights only, no minerals! You will look long and hard to find a better South Texas deer ranch! Call Jeff Soele, 210 705-4013.

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Rocking H Ranch 114 Acres

Central Texas v Austin County v Industry

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The Rocking H Ranch is the finest ranch on the market in the most sought after location in Austin County. Charles Fordtran, a surveyor in the Earnst Grant of Stephen F. Austin’s colony, was given vast amounts of land of his choosing as payment.  He selected this beautiful location as his home.  And it’s no wonder why, as each sunrise makes one feel he is in the midst of the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  The incomparable 1800s home was completely restored using the highest level of construction and materials available and overlooks the majestic countryside of rolling hills and green meadows. A carriage house completes this awesome picture. The grounds and gardens are magnificent and accented by a swimming pool and porches for those special mornings.  Spring fed pond, wet weather creek and an abundance of wildlife. The ranch also includes a manager’s quarters, equipment barn, covered arena and roping arena.  Rolling pastures and paddocks are perfect for your horse or cattle operation. Extremely private and quiet.  This magnificent showcase ranch is one hour west of Houston.

Lazy A Ranch 89 Acres

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Very special ranch with late 1800s designer restored home, ranch-style guesthouse, party barn/

1116 FM 109 • New Ulm, TX 78950

patio area with spa, metal shop/barn with quarters, horse improvements and pipe-fenced cutting/ roping arena. Great cattle or horse ranch. Very private, convenient to Fayette Lake. Lots of extras

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Rosita Creek Ranch 7,200 Acres

South Texas v Maverick County v Eagle Pass This is a true sportsman’s paradise. With four lakes, the largest being over 250 acres, this high-fenced ranch has an abundance of surface water. Rosita Creek and its tributaries wind through the ranch, providing water to lakes, stock tanks and use by wildlife. Improvements include an 8,000-square-foot lodge, tennis court, 7,000-foot paved runway, hangar, office, hunter’s house, paved roads and city water.

Turtle Creek Ranch 552 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Kerrville The stunning Turtle Creek meanders across the north side of the property. The majority of the ranch is high-fenced. Improvements include a stone home with pool and outdoor entertainment area, two additional homes and barns. The ranch is easily accessible by Highway 173 frontage and Lower Turtle Creek Road.

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Kara Farms 1,400 Acres

Southeast Texas v Tyler County v Woodville Kara Farms, just five miles south of Woodville, offers 1,400 acres of endless opportunities. The property consists of improved fields, timber woodlands, and impressive lakes. Improvements include the main home overlooking a 13-acre stocked lake, vintage log cabin guesthouse and four additional homes. The farm additionally offers many barns, working pens and irrigated pastures.

Palmer Creek Ranch 291 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Camp Verde Located in the highly desirable Camp Verde area, these 291¹ acres offer end-of–the-road privacy, with an updated four-bedroom, four-bath, two half-bath rustic home nestled hillside overlooking two spring-fed lakes. The entire ranch is high fenced containing both native and exotic wildlife. The ranch offers excellent large acreage neighbors in a very private and quiet setting.

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Whispering Water Ranch 2,313 Acres

Central Texas v Menard County v Menard This 2,313 acre high-fenced ranch boasts a luxurious 5,300-square-foot lodge, pool, cabins, spring-fed lake, improved genetics, minerals and more. This is a premium turn-key ranch!

Lake Creek Ranch 5,753 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Uvalde County v Camp Wood This high-fenced Hill Country ranch boasts two miles of Lake Creek with three lakes. Improvements include a spacious lodge, guest house, livestock barns, and a 5,300 foot paved runway with two hangers. Come enjoy these stunning views of the hills and fertile valleys.

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Retama Creek Ranch 648 Acres

South Texas v Webb County v Laredo Talk about the perfect setup. This ranch has big whitetail, white-winged dove, fat South Texas quail, turkey, wild hogs, javelina and all the other critters that make this one of the most sought after hunting destinations in Texas. This 648 acres has electricity, is high fenced, has three stock tanks and Retama Creek runs through it.

Verde Creek Ranch 287 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr Co. v Kerrville This high-fenced property offers a diversity of landscape and topography, pulling together many of the unique characteristics of the Hill Country. Live water is plentiful via both sides of the cypress-lined Verde Creek and Mico Creek. The picturesque fertile bottomland is planted in Coastal Bermuda. The ranch is easily accessed by Highway 173 frontage and Verde Creek Road.

Llano County Ranch 180+ Acres

Texas Hill Country v Llano County v Fredericksburg This Hill Country gem is located between Fredericksburg, Llano and Mason. The incredible 1870’s home has been wonderfully restored with historic touches combined with the conveniences of the new. Good pastures and nice road system make it easy to view the large herds of wildlife.

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Red Bluff Ranch 308 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Pipe Creek This 308 acre ranch offers both sides of Red Bluff Creek which passes through the middle of the property. The banks of the creek have been cleaned up, offering excellent access to the turquoise waters. Good pastures with excellent soil give the ranch the potential to become an outstanding horse property. This ranch is a great location just 20 minutes to San Antonio and Boerne.

Prison Canyon Ranch 450 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Camp Verde Water abounds on this spectacular Hill Country ranch. The cypress-lined Verde Creek flows through the north side of the ranch for three-quarters of a mile. In addition, there is a 24-acre spring-fed lake - complete with boat house - offering year-round recreation. Improvements include two homes, a two-story boat house and two equipment barns. The main ranch home features four bedrooms and three baths. The ranch is high-fenced on three sides and includes a pecan orchard and Coastal Bermuda pasture.

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Winding Falls Ranch 200 Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg Winding Falls has so much to offer including the rolling terrain, beautiful hardwoods, springs, rock bluffs and four spring-fed lakes. This 200 acre high-fenced ranch has all the conveniences of home with a three bedroom, two bath home plus a barndominium in the center of the property.

Crystal Falls Ranch 927 Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg This 927 acre property offers breathtaking views, good soils for improved grasses and incredible live water. Two creeks flow through the ranch, offering true, year-round live water. Conveniently located near Fredericksburg, this ranch is abundant with native wildlife.

Guadalupe River Ranch 300 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Kerrville Paved roads through the ranch deliver convenient year-round access to the many improvements. The gorgeous main home sits perched on

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foreman’s home, horse barn, hay barns, equipment barns, and 160 acres of Coastal Bermuda pastures. With nearly half a mile of cypress-lined Guadalupe River, recreational opportunities are endless.

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Hidden Valley Ranch combines elevated views, lakes, the prolific waters of Brushy Creek, abundant wildlife and a quality custom constructed three-story, eight bedroom, five and a half bath home with fabulous living areas to create a most unique blend of exceptional designer features and magnificent rustic beauty. The home’s Amish barn style

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design has a cedar, stone and metal exterior and has been

Northeast Texas v Anderson County v Frankston

planned for entertaining with carefully placed windows that accent the natural beauty with various native pines,

oaks, dogwoods and an adjacent five acre lake. The main living area has a fabulous beamed ceiling, gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, set-up bar and dining area. The focal point is a fabulous stone fireplace that is surrounded by panoramic views of trees, hills, lake and grounds. A screenedin porch with two oversized porch swings that encourage afternoon naps opens up to an adjacent open patio with outdoor kitchen and hot tub. The second-level has a butler’s kitchen, set-up bar and huge game room/entertainment area. On the ground level, the home has an attached work area with roll-up doors, covered equipment storage and separate living quarters with kitchen and bed and bath suitable for staff or guest for extended stays. Native creeks, springs and forest are woven with lush pastures and provide a wonderful habitat for deer, hogs, water fowl and an occasional bald eagle. Simply breathtaking views with diverse terrain combining natural beauty, improved pastures, and woods to provide a rich and relaxing lifestyle surrounded by quality living amenities. Hidden Valley Ranch provides a perfect retreat and refuge for the most discriminating. $2,585,000.

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This 297-acre rustic oasis carved out of the rolling, wooded hardwoods of East Texas is only a short drive east of the Metroplex near the quaint communities of Mineola and Grand Saline. Blackberry Creek Ranch provides a unique getaway with a plethora of wildlife, quality and solitude. The focal point of Blackberry Creek Ranch is the professionally engineered approximately 22- to 25- acre tree-lined lake surrounded by mature hardwoods and beckoning the most avid angler to test their skills. Built in 2003, the 3,500 square foot, Hill Country style main home has a metal roof, Austin stone

Blackberry Creek Ranch Northeast Texas v Wood County v Grand Saline

exterior and frame construction. The three bedroom, two bath home boasts an open floor plan with vaulted ceiling, quality amenities and a large master suite with authentic claw-foot bathtub and walk-in closet. For the equestrian minded, there’s a three-stall horse barn with efficiency apartment. An allweather oil sand road, underground electricity and community water are on three sides of the lake, offering the opportunity for multiple homesites or development. The property combines rolling pastures, dense hardwoods and nature trails to create a remarkable country experience. $2,100,000.

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Northeast Texas Henderson Co. v LaRue

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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-ofthe-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 Henderson County. The completely re-

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Northeast Texas v Van Zandt Co. v Canton

An inviting volleyball depth pool and large granite crushed patio provide a great place to relax, re-

to a covered balcony and large entertainment area with surround sound, wet bar and refrigerator.  charge and entertain. In addition 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

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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. $995,000.


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This historic 274.08-acre ranch is one of Henderson County’s finest residential/ recreational properties. Established in the 1850s as a commercial farm and nursery by William Caldwell, the property served as a training ground for Texas soldiers during the Civil War. The property has since been developed into a private paradise – suitable for grand scale entertaining – but casually comfortable, and with the quiet elegance of a by-gone era. The main lodge has five bedrooms, 5.5 baths and four fireplaces and offers expansive/panoramic views of the property from almost every room. A solid, architecturally distinct structure, its design is a reinterpretation of the old “dog-trot” style once popular in southern culture and features two screened breezeways (or dog-trots) each with a wood-burning fireplace. The focal point of the property is its 12-acre lake which boasts superior fishing, and features a pier, boathouse and cabana with kitchen, bath and pavilion. Approximately 60 acres is in hay production, and there is a recently established fruit and pecan orchard and a 5±-acre tree farm. The farm has a blend of

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improved land and natural beauty with a spring-fed marsh, and wildlife area. Additional features include a four-bedroom, four-bath manger/ guest house and two additional dwellings, a 6,000-square-foot shop and additional outbuildings, four miles of concrete roads, one mile of pipe fencing, two professional greenhouses and two deep water wells. Located an approximate one hour drive from Dallas, this magnificent offering is conveniently located, yet private, and would make an outstanding personal residence or vacation paradise. $3,595,000.

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Abundant and free-flowing native springs provide the catalyst and inspiration for approximately 723 picturesque acres with approximately 85+ acres of tree-lined lakes sculpted in the hills of East Texas. Only a short drive to the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex, Beaver Lake Ranch offers a plethora of beauty, diverse usages and upscale amenities to create one of the most unique ranches in the great State of Texas. The property offers a variety of breathtaking elevations, woods and open areas along with spectacular wildlife including deer, fox, waterfowl and an occasional

Beaver Lake Ranch Northeast Texas v Henderson County v LaRue

bald eagle. The improvements are designed to complement the aura of Beaver Lake Ranch which has been meticulously crafted to accent the sheer beauty of Mother Nature while providing an upscale lifestyle and comfort. The main home’s contemporary design and open floorplan overlooks the approximately 35 acre Lake Constantine with magnificent views and scenic vistas. A rustic two bedroom cabin overlooks an intimate six acre springfed lake and is ideal as a guest home or rustic getaway. Beaver Lake Ranch offers the best of East Texas in one of the most unique settings in all of Texas and provides a private retreat for the most discriminating. *This listing is Co-Listed with Bryan Pickens with Republic Ranches. $6,750,000

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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 13-foot ceilings with exposed wood beams. The main living area centers around a beautiful three-sided 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, fullhome intercom system, 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! $949,500.

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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 view-

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ing area , separate barns for stallions and broodmares plus a complete breeding/ vet lab set up for stallion collection and artificial insemination. Training amenities

Northeast Texas Henderson/Van Zandt County v Athens

include a 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 handling facility. There is a 10,000-square-foot metal building for hay storage with a large open covered area for equipment storage and to park trucks and trailers. The ranch house is a cowboys delight featuring three bedrooms, two baths, a wood-burning fireplace, nice kitchen - a very comfortable place to rest after a long day of riding or working cattle. This ranch is complete, ready for business! $1,499,000.

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Wildlife haven on

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Antler Springs Ranch Northeast Texas v Rains Co. v Brashear

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A 101.24±-acre rustic getaway features a tree-lined, 20±-acre lake that has been meticulously designed and sculpted to bring out the profound beauty of nature and provide an unbelievable experience for the most accomplished fisherman. A custom-designed, two-bedroom, two-bath cabin with spacious living/dining area with beamed ceiling, rustic wood floors and a rock wood-burning fireplace built in 2012 provides a high-quality

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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 very comfortable and charming. Income from oil production and cattle lease easily support the annual expenses. Owner will convey some minerals owned. The ranch can be sold as a whole or in two pastures, contact Broker for details. This place is a hunter’s paradise. The fencing is newer and there are ample wells for livestock and wildlife. $4,226,750.

finish-out and quality amenities. The covered porch with rock floors overlooks the lake and fishing pier, which provides the backdrop for unbelievable sunsets. $1,295,000.

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Great ranch located between Athens and Eustace on US Highway 175. Approximately 64+ rolling acres with two ponds and four-bedroom, 3.5-bath home nestled between the ponds.

Steve Grant Real Estate

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ite countertops in the kitchen, wood room, master bedroom downstairs, storage building and unfinished workshop. Take a tour today! $525,000.


Honey Creek Ranch 49Âą Acres

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Honey Creek Ranch is just minutes from historic Fredericksburg where fine dining, eclectic shopping, numerous world-class vineyards and great entertainment are plentiful. 49Âą beautiful rolling acres, long-distance views, open pastures, wildlife, pond and tree-covered riding and hiking trails - all waiting for your enjoyment. A stone 4,200-square-foot, custom home has open living, four bedrooms, 4.5 baths, covered porches, pavilion and a pool. Separate six car garage/shop with apartment. Texas Hill Country living at its finest!

Pathellu Farm 75 Acres

Southeast Texas v Waller County v Hempstead

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The welcoming tree-lined drive to Pathellu Farm invites you to a home of beauty and secluded relaxation. This 75-acre horse farm is less than one hour from Houston. Architecturally designed home and guesthouse offer upscale comfort. Pool and covered porches, lake, pastures. Two center-aisle barns total 20 stalls, two implement sheds, hay barn, numerous turn out paddocks. It is uniquely designed for the horse lover.

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Johnson Fork Creek Ranch 67 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Ingram This 67 acre ranch is located just outside of Ingram on Johnson Fork creek. Improvements include a very well-appointed 4,000-square-foot limestone home. The covered wrap-around porches and 70 foot swimming pool create a beautiful setting. Your guest will love the house on the hill with privacy and views of the Johnson Fork Valley. Other improvements include a 40x80 shop/barn fully insulated with a 30x80 covered overhang.

Utopia Ranch 2,308 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Uvalde County v Utopia Here lies 2,308 acres of improved grasses, steep mountains, valleys, both sides of Onion Creek, and cypress-lined Sabinal River. This ranch has so much to offer with incredible views, springs, and good roads throughout the entire property. It is home to native and exotic wildlife alike. Large ranches like this are hard to find.

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Cibolo Creek Ranch 1,053 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kendall County v Boerne Live water abounds on this 1,053-acre ranch just eight miles northwest of Boerne. 2.4 miles of spring-fed creek meander through the center of the property, shaping the landscape for centuries and providing endless opportunities. Four concrete dams and one earthen dam, creating a 6-acre lake, provide spectacular water features enjoyed by wildlife and recreationalists alike. With 250 feet elevation changes, this ranch offers all the natural vegetation and topographical beauty the Hill Country has to offer.

NLR Ranch 125 Acres

West Texas v Sutton County v Junction Located just west of Junction, these 125 acres are set up for an excellent weekend retreat or family hunting venue. The ranch offers a quaint country style home and outdoor entertainment area, complete with a fire place and barbecue. The property is full of both native and exotic game. With approximately 1900 feet of North Llano

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Klein Branch Ranch 520 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Harper Gentle rolling terrain, convenient location and access, spring fed Klein Branch Creek and a comfortable country cottage make these 520Âą acres are a must see with over 3,000 feet of both sides of the Klein Branch Creek with one dam and numerous improvement options. A two-bedroom, two-bath, open-concept Hill Country Cottage with creekfront setting is waiting your arrival.

Windrose Ranch 2,124 Acres

South Texas v Zavala County v Batesville This 2,124 acre property is one of the few trophy ranches with minerals still available. 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. There is ample water throughout the ranch that includes a Carrizo irrigation well, four water wells, six fully irrigated tanks and more.

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Turkey Knob Ranch 645 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kendall County v Boerne This ranch offers many unique building sites with 20-mile views across the Hill Country landscape. Turkey Knob also has three lakes and the headwaters of a major creek system. Located near city conveniences but very private and secluded. This is an outstanding opportunity to own a piece of the Hill Country’s best!

Geronimo Springs Ranch 2,778 Acres

Texas Hill Country Bandera, Bexar & Medina Counties v Helotes Geronimo

Springs

Ranch

encompasses

everything the Hill Country has to offer and is just minutes from San Antonio. The headwaters of two creeks with numerous springs start on this ranch. Several stocked lakes create your own private oasis. Paved roads snake throughout the ranch lending access to the main home, foreman’s house, guest house, barns and corrals.

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H

oney ollow Ranch www.HoneyHollowRanchTexas.com

DFW Metroplex v Wise /Jack County v Jacksboro


H

Honey Hollow Ranch is the ultimate party and corporate ranch, featuring 352 acres in a park-like setting with huge, towering 100-year-old trees. The custom 8,186-square-foot log home is a masterpiece of construction with high ceilings and huge rooms designed for Texas-sized parties. A 200-foot elevation offers spectacular views of Lake Bridgeport and the ranch. There are four ponds, a 10-stall barn and a lighted arena. Offered lavishly furnished (some exclusions) including bronzes. $3,750,000.

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SELECT

Big Wall Ranch Colorado v Huerfano County v La Veta

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Tucked in the beautiful Wahatoya Valley, at the base of the

legendary Spanish Peaks, is the 390+/- acre Big Wall Ranch, one of Colorado’s finest. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to own the cornerstone ranch of the region! Close proximity to Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma, with no major

mountain passes to cross, or major traffic jams, makes this property easily accessible and fun to get to, and it also takes you back in time, away from the fast pace and stresses of everyday life. You can enjoy the call of elk as they gather in the meadows, the smell of lush alpine hay fields, and unlimited

opportunities

for trout fishing, horseback

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western edge of the property, the Big Wall, part of North America’s only Dike Wall geological formation, rises spectacularly above the ranch. For photographers the setting and views are spectacular! There is never a time that you will not say “WOW.” Big Wall Ranch fits the setting like a glove. It is the quintessential horse property and just a stones throw away by horseback from the Spanish Peaks Wilderness Area. Or, if hiking is your thing, lace on the hiking boots and enjoy a day of endless awe-inspiring treks into the wilderness. The Big Wall Ranch includes the ranch headquarters, in an historic territorial home, along with a guest house, a root cellar/guest room, and a large barn. The guest house sits in a grove of towering cottonwoods near Wahatoya Creek with a babbling tributary stream running by the patio. Near the ranch headquarters, a private guest enclave, with magnificent views of West Spanish Peak, is set above the root cellar. Quiet evenings spent outside on the patio offer the soothing bubbling sounds of the creek, the call of a bird and the whisper of a cooling breeze. With open meadows, cottonwoods and pines, elk, mule deer, wild turkey and bear make their home on the ranch and are often a great source of enjoyment for wildlife viewing. A quick four mile trip into the charming town of La Veta will allow you access to the awardwinning library, numerous art galleries, gift shops, a beauty salon, grocery store, restaurants and lots of local events in the summer. Twelve miles up Highway 12 is the eclectic village of Cuchara, a riding and picnics along the edge of Wahatoya bustling community in the summer with hiking Creek as it meanders for three quarters of a mile trails and alpine lakes to explore, along with great through the ranch and into the valley below. Ten years of grooming in the cottonwood

restaurants, shopping and more. Take a day to come tour this incredible

groves and streamside has created a park-like ranch in southern Colorado! $4,175,000. setting throughout the acreage. Along the Property ID: 48779

Listed exclusively by

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Big Creek Ranch Colorado v Routt Co. v Steamboat Springs

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Sitting in its own serene and secluded valley only seven miles north of the resort town of Steamboat Springs, lies the Big Creek Ranch. With over 5,000 acres, this is the largest property of its kind in the US near a major world-class ski resort. The ranch is practically surrounded by hundreds of thousands of acres of national forest, making this wild and vast retreat seem infinitely larger. Boasting over five miles of private fishing along the enhanced Big Creek, the ranch also offers several other creeks, springs and ponds, abundant wildlife and elegant improvements. $54,900,000. Contact Ken Mirr. Property ID: 48065

Hardscrabble Mountain Ranch

A

Colorado v Eagle County v Eagle

As one of the last remaining unbroken ranches in the Vail/Eagle River Valley, the Hardscrabble Mountain Ranch offers the full spectrum of sought-after ranch attributes: 2.5 miles of private fishing, big game hunting, productive agricultural operations, water rights and 7.75 miles of shared BLM border. Positioned directly between the town of Eagle and Frost Creek (formerly Adam’s Mountain Country Club), the ranch is ideally located 7 miles from the Eagle County Municipal Airport, 24 miles from Beaver Creek and 33 miles from Vail. $20,000,000. Contact Ed Roberson. Property ID: 50084

Canyon Creek Ranch Colorado v San Miguel County v Telluride

O

Only 25 miles from Telluride, Canyon Creek Ranch offers 3,247 acres of unencumbered mountain solitude with some of the most extraordinary views in North America. The property sits atop East Iron Springs Mesa, with year-round county road access. Canyon Creek lies in Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s game management unit 61, which is widely regarded as one of the top trophy elk units in the state. The property is modestly improved with a caretaker’s home, guesthouse and several outbuildings. $19,250,000.

Contact

Jeff

Hubbard

Pat Lancaster. Property ID: 49895

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Stretching eleven miles along the ridge of Utah’s Wasatch Mountains lies 20 square miles of the most spectacularly pristine recreational property in the West. Consisting of approximately 12,740 acres, the Wasatch Peaks Ranch is unmatched in location, just 35 minutes from Salt Lake City. Offering private skiing, this well-preserved alpine environment includes 400 inches of annual snowfall and one of the longest heli-ski runs in the U.S. The ranch controls a continuous ridgeline comprising 24 peaks and 15 bowls on the property and adjoining National Forest lands. Recreation includes fly-fishing along 1.75 miles of the Weber River, big game trophy hunting, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and other recreational pursuits on over 50

Wasatch Peaks Ranch Utah v Morgan County v Ogden

miles of trails and unlimited access to the bordering forest. Enjoy your own private sanctuary, exclusive mountain club, or consider the development potential. Wasatch Peaks Ranch offers an unrivaled investment opportunity in an ideal location. $46,000,000. Contact Ken Mirr. Property ID: 50318

A

At 1,328 acres, the historic Capitol Creek Ranch is one of the largest contiguous tracts of deeded ground in Pitkin County, Colorado. This endof-the-road ranch is adjacent to the Snowmass/ Maroon Bells Wilderness, and set against the backdrop of the dramatic snow-capped West Elk Range and Haystack Mountain. The property is protected in perpetuity by a conservation easement allowing five building envelopes of up to 5,000 square feet each. Capitol Creek

Capitol Creek Ranch

meanders through over three miles of the prop-

Colorado v Pitkin County v Aspen

gently sloping aspen hillsides, the property is

erty. Characterized by irrigated meadows and stunningly scenic, and offers multiple opportunities for year-round recreational activities such

Seminoe Mountain Ranch

as snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, fishing,

Wyoming v Natrona County v Alcova

Creek Ranch offers the ultimate private moun-

hiking, hunting and horseback riding. Capitol tain solitude within 30 minutes of Aspen. Just reduced to $17,000,000. Contact Jeff Hubbard or Pat Lancaster. Property ID: 48068

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Near the shores of Seminoe Reservoir and the North Platte River at the base of the Seminoe Mountains lies this 1,441-deeded-acre (7,559 leased) recreational haven. Once operated as an exclusive guest ranch, Seminoe Mountain Ranch lies in a scenic basin with impeccable improvements, offering trophy hunting and world-class fly-fishing at the renowned Miracle Mile, just miles away. With convenient access to Casper 75 miles away and just south of Alcova, the ranch is situated in the recreational heartland of Wyoming. $3,400,000. Contact Jared Souza. Property ID: 49650

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This high Chihuahuan Desert ranch has elevations ranging from 4,600 feet to 5,800 feet and is a series of canyons, peaks, and valleys, creating a rugged yet accessible terrain. The higher elevations of the Eagles are to the north at 7,400 feet. The Rio Grande valley to the south, with the Mexico mountains beyond, creates extraordinary geology and rock outcrops, one of which, Sawtooth, towers over the ranch. Sunrises and sunsets on this ranch are nothing short of stunning and you can see into the distance for 100 miles. At this elevation there is a lush grassland matrix with brush, cacti, and Piñon

Eagle Piñon Ranch

trees creating a Davis Mountains appearance. There is a series of 4x4 roads shown on the map which get you around to the various features on the ranch. An excellent well

2,963 Acres

West Texas v Hudspeth County v Allamoore

and a new hunting lodge with six private rooms, each with a private bath, make this a comfortable and functional hide-a-way. $2,518,550. Property ID: 50104

M

Mills Pecos River Ranch was first settled in 1923 and history abounds here. The two-story headquarters house was built in 1924 from cut limestone blocks chiseled from cliffs along Howard Draw and hauled by wagons to the building site, creating a classic iconic early Texas home. Historic Native American features appear throughout the property. This working ranch is situated at the convergence of three biologically distinct eco-regions in Texas and offers more

Mills Pecos River Ranch 7,800 Acres

West Texas v Val Verde County

than six miles of total frontage and more than 1.5 miles of that on both sides of the crystal clear spring-fed Pecos River. Three natural crossings make this private stretch for canoeing, camping, hunting, and fishing unique among most ranches on the Devils and Pecos Rivers.  Elevation is between 1,600 and 2,122 feet with numerous steep carved wooded limestone canyons, as well as gentle mesa tops. $6,224,400. Property ID: 49029

Edwards Draw Ranch

11,420 Acres

West Texas Crockett & Val Verde Counties v Ozona

T

The Edwards Draw Ranch was once part of the famous 200 section Bill West family ownership. The Edwards Draw Ranch is dominated by native grasses and juniper typical of the Edwards Plateau, as well as a diverse landscape of forbs, shrubs and trees. Many range scientists have described this ranch after observing the implementation of Holistic Management Goals as “unique to the region” with outstanding range diversity. $5,538,100. Property ID: 47870

S

Southrock

is

an

exclusive

property

in

Fredericksburg, Texas featuring an architecturally unique home designed specifically to enjoy unparalleled views of Enchanted Rock. Situated on 48 acres of native habitat with the State Natural Area in the background, the property is beautiful at any time of year, but the abundant bluebonnets provide an even more stunning springtime setting. The stucco home was designed by the builder/owner to blend into the landscape and also to be eco-friendly. Using energy and water-

Southrock Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

saving features including an advanced water catchment system, the house truly is a part of, and a complement to, the property it occupies. Everything from the roof reflectivity to the stucco color was carefully chosen to suit the surrounding natural beauty. $1,700,000. Property ID: 49693

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Agua Fria Ranch is 60 minutes south of Alpine, west of Highway 118 at the end of wellmaintained gravel Agua Fria Road. Agua Fria is a working cattle and hunting ranch with the historic Whistler Headquarters located adjacent to an amazing rock formation where one would expect Rooster Cogburn to come riding up out of the past to water his horse! The ranch and its network of roads and 21 water wells are impressive and provide spectacular views of area mountains, canyons and desert floors to combine into a mix of habitats. $15,263,300. Property ID: 46667

Agua Fria Ranch 23,482± Acres

West Texas v Brewster County v Alpine

Aplomado Flats Ranch 2,701.7 Acres

West Texas v Brewster County v Marathon

T

The Aplomado Flats Ranch is classic cow country with some of the best grasslands in West Texas. The ranch is in a northeastern pocket of the Marathon Basin surrounded by mountains on three sides,

Kennedy Ranch

producing an average of 14 inches of rainfall annually. The topography of the ranch is like its name, somewhat flat, ranging from 4,275 to 4,410 feet which makes it 100% accessible and an amazing working cattle and wildlife ranch. The wide open flats, gentle hills and draws all have excellent views

3,187 Acres

of the Glass Mountains, Cedar Mountain and Del Norte Mountains and, from a rise on the west line,

West Texas v Presidio County v Marfa

C

you can see all the way to Santiago Peak to the south in the Big Bend region. The range condition Classic cattle country of the Old West, the is extraordinary. There is an active black-tailed prairie dog town of approximately 575 acres on the Kennedy Ranch has maintained much of the property. This is an excellent place to see a variety of birds, burrowing owls, fox, coyotes, bobcats, environment and appearance of times past. hawks and eagles all living together in this unique ecosystem.. $2,607,140. Property ID: 50108

The landscape is wide-open rolling grass and scrubland surrounded by rugged mountain ranges visible from most places on the property. The headquarters is a mile off the paved Casa Piedra Road and looks straight at San Jacinto Peak, a stunning Western backdrop. $1,832,525. Property ID: 72509

Quebec Ranch 12,500 Acres

West Texas v Presidio County v Marfa

T

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 Viejas Mountains and Rio Grande River on the south and southwest. The views are stunning and the ranch overlooks the landscapes of the Davis Mountains, Chinati Mountains, Sierra Viejas Mountains, Capote Mountain and the great expanse of grasslands in between. $9,375,000. Property ID: 46373

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Hashknife Ranch 2,434 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Edwards County v Rocksprings

N

NEW LISTING! The Hashknife Ranch has been blessed with meticulous care by the current owners with regards to conservation and preservation of the historical features. Wonderful improvements include a three-bedroom, 2.5-bath home; a two-bedroom, one-bath historic rock ranch home beautifully furnished; a historic rock lodge, also furnished, with outdoor entertainment area overlooking the West Nueces River which pools up in spots with good rainfall, but otherwise stays underground. Two cabins; five water wells; three-car garage/barn; barn with large walk-in cooler; numerous blinds and feeders; concrete reservoir/swimming pool. Terrific hunting for whitetail, axis and turkey. Mineral percentage. Fantastic value at $1,325/acre!

Piñon Pass Ranch

P

Piñon Pass Ranch headquarters has a good, “ranchy” feel to it. It consists of a wonderful three-bedroom, two-bath ranch house built

4,048 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Edwards County v Rocksprings

from native rock, surrounded by a fence of the same rock; a charming one-bedroom, one-bath rock guesthouse with sleeping porch and fireplace; a cool old commissary, converted to a game room; shearing barn; large hay barn; tool shed/tack room; shop with walk-in cooler. The ranch is hunting ready for whitetail, axis, turkey, aoudad and fallow with a year-round protein feeding program, 10 5x5 insulated deer stands, 12 1,000-pound spin feeders, 10 2,000-pound protein feeders. There are three water wells with eight miles of new water lines and miles of new and improved roads. Great price of $1,200/acre plus solid hunting equals a super buy! $4,857,600.

PERRY BUSHONG

REAL ESTATE 661 Bushong Rd. Mountain Home, TX 78058

830 640-3254 janebrown@hctc.net www.pbushongrealestate.com

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Green Dinosaur Ranch 685 Acres

Northwest Texas v Brown County v Brookesmith

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NEW LISTING! This great ranch is in Brown County, half a mile north of the Colorado River and the McCulloch\Brown County line on Highway 377. Fabulous three-bedroom, two-bath home with amazing views to be enjoyed from the covered front porch and the outdoor rock entertainment area. The ranch is turn-key for great hunting with seven fiberglass deer blinds, three tripods and nine 400-pound spin feeders. There are eight stock tanks with the largest being about 3 acres when full; one is stocked with perch and bass for fishing fun! The terrain is a great combination of fields, wooded areas and hilltops.

Headquarters Ranch 1,123 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Edwards County v Rocksprings

G

Great game ranch in west central Edwards County with county road frontage. The Headquarters Ranch has improved genetic whitetail, axis, turkey, aoudad and elk; a very clean and comfortable, furnished 2010 three-bedroom, two-bath Palm Harbor home with beautiful views from the front porch; a 400+/-acre high-fenced pasture; two water wells; a large dam in a header for a stock pond; two large fields with great food plot potential; blinds and feeders; an old bunkhouse. Price reduced to just $1,195/acre!

PERRY BUSHONG

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Medina Texas Estate

Rock Canyon Ranch

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Medina

South Texas v Val Verde County v Del Rio

317.91 Acres

13,200 Acres

B

Beautiful 317.91 acres near Medina with an exquisite limestone rock home and guesthouse perched atop 2,000 feet. Texas Hill Country mountains

with

A A

highly

improved

turn-

key hunting ranch with an immaculate 7,000±-square-foot, 10-bedroom

hunting

lodge,

Colorado-type

owner’s house, skeet range and

views for miles and miles! Large

many more improvements. Huge

oaks, pond, deep soil and very

Boone & Crockett whitetail and

suitable for horses. This very nice

many trophy exotics. Located in

turn-key package is only 20 minutes

Val Verde County northeast of

from Kerrville! $2,750,000.

Del Rio. $1,411 per acre.

Pinto Creek Ranch 6,000 Acres

South Texas v Kinney County v Brackettville

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This ranch has three miles of beautiful, flowing Pinto Creek located southwest of Brackettville. There is an outstanding, 6,500-square-foot 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! Minerals available! $1,950 per acre.

Mark Meek, Broker 1845 Water St. • Kerrville, TX 78028

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Big Whitetail & Exotic Game Ranch 2,031± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Edwards County v Rocksprings

T

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. Two high-fenced pastures of 800± acres and 1,231± acres loaded with a variety of exotics and enhanced whitetail await the lucky hunter. Five water wells, breeding pens, barn and lodge. $3,750,000.

Guadalupe Ranch Retreat 10.4 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Hunt

A L

A true Hill Country Oasis with its own secluded Live Water on Bee Cave Creek. This unique entertainment and family compound consists of a beautiful home, a cozy guest house/game room combo, and a hay shed for the horses. The incredible views and the serenity of your own private swimming hole in the Hills of the lush Guadalupe River Valley is what makes this the highly sought after area it has been for centuries. $790,000. Located on the Intracoastal Waterway 5 miles east of Matagorda this 55.1-acre tract with 1,468 feet of waterfront is within sight of the land cut into East Matagorda Bay, providing easy access to some of the Texas coast’s premier fishing. This property includes Army Corps of Engineers permits including wetland mitigation and is platted for canals and 130 residential lots. With great upside potential the prop-

Intracoastal Waterway Oasis 55.1 Acres

Southeast Texas v Matagorda County v Matagorda

erty is one of the only waterfront locations in the area suitable for development. If land development is not your cup of tea, but you dreamed of producing your own secluded waterfront paradise and want to get away from the overcrowding that has become prevalent along the Texas coast, this is the spot. Imagine your own compound where you can spend time

Bill Barton, Broker/Associate

with family and friends, entertain business associates or just relax while

1845 Water St. • Kerrville, TX 78028

watching the sea birds at sunset. At this price, your dream is within reach!

830 257-8881 • 830 285-2995 cell info@meekranchsales.com • www.meekranchsales.com

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112 Acres on Lake Sam Rayburn Southeast Texas v Angelina County v Zavalla

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A place with everything a person could ask for! A true, one-of-a-kind, custom built house on 112 wooded acres with Lake Sam Rayburn frontage. Just outside the quaint little town of Zavalla, this absolute gem is tucked away in the beautiful piney woods of East Texas. This property is a real showplace. The house, built in 2013, has 4,450 sq. ft. of living area and a total of 7,000+ square feet under roof. You notice the excellent craftsmanship as soon as you drive up with the masonry work and seamless metal roof. There is no shortage of curb appeal. Once inside, the beautiful flooring, high ceilings, and exquisite wood

trim show the great attention to detail that is apparent throughout the house. No expenses were spared in the kitchen, with granite countertops, high end appliances, and plenty of space. It has everything you would expect in a gourmet kitchen. Each bedroom has its own attached bathroom and all are worthy of being a master suite. The living room and dining room are lined with windows looking out to the back yard which is a work of art. There is covered porch all along the backside of the house, which leads right into the custom swimming pool, complete with rock waterfall, slide, and swim-up bar. Behind the pool is the Tiki hut which is perfect for barbecuing and entertaining guests. Adjacent to the house is the guest house/RV barn. There are many other outbuildings, including a large, three-sided shed perfect for equipment. This property is truly one-of-a-kind and needs to be seen in person to appreciate the quality and character it holds. $1,904,500.

22 Acres in Centerville Steve Torno, Broker 903 388-0292 Tyson Henson, Broker 979 229-8710 Dennis Coffey, Broker 979 777-6523

Central Texas v Leon County v Centerville

D

Down a private drive skirting the restful, spring fed lake, this magnificent 22-acre Texas estate sits among tall oaks on the waterfront. Perfect in its symmetry, this stunning 4,200-square-foot home offers high ceilings, deep crown molding, large picture windows, hand-scraped wood floors, and custom designed gourmet kitchen. There are five bedrooms and five baths with two spacious master suites - one down and a private wing upstairs with its own air and reading room. Amenities abound including a large custom pool with grotto, fountains and slide, two

torno@circle-t-realty.com • www.circle-t-realty.com fire pits, 30x40 workroom and FHA corral. This place is built for entertaining!

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Lake Centerville Central Texas v Leon County v Centerville

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82 acres of high hills, mature hardwood trees, & wooded creeks just 5 miles north of downtown Centerville. A small pond, plus an approx. 2-acre lake, plus a drop-dead gorgeous 20+ acre lake, stocked with bass, perch, crappie and catfish. Improvements include three-bedroom, two-bath manufactured home with large covered porch overlooking lake, large metal shop building on slab. There are four new wildlife feeders. The property is a recreational paradise for water skiing, fishing, hiking, trail riding and hunting deer, hogs and ducks. This is a truly unique and special opportunity for the right buyer. Reduced to $995.000.

Rutherford Ranch Central Texas v Leon County v Centerville

6

66 acres east of Centerville with a house on a gorgeous hilltop. The property is approximately 80% wooded with a nice mix of hardwoods and pine trees. There are two ponds, a live creek, rolling topography, and abundant wildlife that make this place anybody’s weekend get-away dream. There are several outbuildings for storage. The large barn is on a slab and has plenty of room for storing equipment. The house is very unique and is a perfect complement to the beautiful hilltop it sits on. There are four bedrooms and 2.5 baths. The masonry work both inside and out is second to none. Petrified wood and fossils are mixed in with the stone to give a very tasteful touch of character. There is a large attic with decking that could be finished out into a fifth bedroom. Many years of effort and a lot of pride have gone into creating this one of a kind property. Don’t miss your chance to come enjoy the peace and quiet of the country on this amazing piece of Leon County. $449,000.

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The Cerrito Prieto Ranch is a true heritage ranch just 8 miles south of Encinal. The ranch is a highly improved south Texas ranch in the famed golden triangle. Along with fantastic and in part, historic improvements, the ranch boasts a paved runway and excellent road system. The property is also one of the best watered

Cerrito Prieto

ranches to be found in south Texas, with two Carrizo water wells and miles of underground

10,844 Acres

piping for distribution to multiple lakes and

South Texas v Webb County v Encinal

other facilities. $29,800,000.

Spanish Bit Ranch

4,332 Acres

T

High Plains v King County v Benjamin

The Spanish Bit Ranch, located in the southeast corner of King County, is an excellent deer and quail hunting ranch with fantastic grasslands and mixed brush areas. Tremendous relief with canyons and mountain tops offer beautiful views around the expansive countryside. The ranch also provides excellent cattle country and some wheat fields. $5,198,400. Property ID: 50266

Spring Creek Ranch 189 Acres

Central Texas v Waller County v Fields Store

T

This gorgeous tract of land is located in the rolling hills of northern Waller County. Huge Post Oaks, Live Oaks and Pecan trees are spread among the improved pastures. Some of the highest points in Waller County are found on the hilltops of this property. Less than an hour from downtown Houston. $2,835,000.

T

The Lazy Y Ranch is a true gem. A spectacular amount of plant and terrain diversity makes every part of this ranch exciting to explore. The Lazy Y is positioned in a unique geographical setting where the Cross Timbers give way to the Rolling Plains making it hard for visitors to believe they are less than 1.5 hours from DFW. The abundant wildlife has access to one large, and two smaller, tree-lined creek systems running through the ranch. Rarely can you find such a wild, beautiful and wildlife-rich ranch so conveniently located. The ranch has a superb native grass stand for grazing as well. $3,327,250. Property ID: 50229

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Northwest Texas v Montague County v Bowie

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Armagosa Ranch 3,000 Acres

South Texas v Jim Wells Co. v George West

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This is a great ranch! 3,000 acres with big deer, incredible quail hunting and fantastic dove hunting. The ranch is equipped with a very nice lodge/house, a foreman’s house, cleaning station with a walk-in cooler, hunting blinds, protein and corn feeders, as well as numerous lakes and tanks. $7,950,000.

T

The 10 Ranch is an exceptional grazing and recreational property located 25 miles South of Athens. A 2012 ranch home is perfectly positioned to take in the picturesque rolling topography

and

lush

improved

coastal

pasture among mature trees that line the

10 Ranch

creeks

600 Acres

and

draws

with

sizable

ponds

throughout the ranch. The property also

Northeast Texas v Anderson County v Cayuga

includes an established 10+ acre duck marsh on Hall Branch Creek, a 40-acre lake site, and

excellent deer hunting. The ranch comes with proper cross fencing, equipment shed, large barn with connected corral, two water wells, six ponds and minerals! Carrying capacity of 275 pairs. $2,995,000. Property ID: 50228

T

The Brushy Creek Ranch is a manicured, stunning retreat in the prestigious area

Brushy Creek Ranch

known as Brushy Creek, just south of Athens.

645 Acres

Valuable, managed timber property with

Northeast Texas v Anderson County v Bradford

terrific topography, great hunting, and a country home in excellent condition. The ranch has 4 ponds and Little Brushy Creek runs through the Southern part of the ranch. Five potential lake site locations have been identified. $3,150,000. Property ID: 49441

Rio Venado Ranch 1,008 Acres

South Texas v McMullen County v Cotulla

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The Rio Venado Ranch is located in McMullen County, southeast of Cotulla, Texas. The ranch is

Jeff Boswell, Charles Davidson Mark Matthews, Bryan Pickens

high fenced on three sides, with the mile of Nueces River frontage being open. The deer herd has Austin, Dallas, Hondo, Houston, San Antonio been highly managed for 10 years, its has great genetics and well balanced numbers. The turkey, 888-726-2481 dove and quail hunting are also unusually good. $2,850,000.

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Grapetown Road 92.6 Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg This very diverse ranch has fields for grass production, tree coverage consisting of oaks and cedar for deer, axis and turkey hunting, a pond, two-bedroom home, rock barn and lies 45 minutes to San Antonio or Austin. $875,000. Scott Frantzen, 830 459-6036. Property ID: 49672

Dietrich Road Ranch 74.93 Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg This outstanding mountaintop homesite with cabin and utilities in place has a 30 gpm water well, 2 ponds, productive sandy loam fields, deer hunting and is 6 miles north of Fredericksburg. $985,000. Vic Nixon, 830 889-2325. Property ID: 49636

Keese Road Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg These 94 acres near Enchanted Rock offer paved county road frontage with panoramic views from hilltop building sites, good deer and turkey hunting $675,450. Call Vic Nixon.

German Lane Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg South of Fredericksburg off Highway 290, these 54 acres feature improved grasses, sandy loam soil, strong irrigation wells in area and would be good for vineyard $675,000.

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Junction Hunting Ranch 500 Acres

Texas Hill Country Edwards County v Junction South of Junction off Highway 83 and I-10, this

oak-covered

ranch

features

trophy

whitetail and axis deer, two water wells, newer 2,400-square-foot metal barn, two water wells and two-thirds high fenced. $1,350,000. Call Scott Frantzen, 830-459-6036.

Vintage Oaks Drive 30 Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg This property features a 60 GPM water well, building pad, stock pond, large post oak and live oak trees and a nice power gate. $325,000. Can add 25 acres adjoining for horses or a vineyard. Vic Nixon, 830-889-2325.

Nixon Creek Road

24 Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg This property has a large wood-sided cottage, office, workshop, million-dollar views, good hunting and room to raise a few animals. $350,000. Glen Voorhees, 830-456-8253.

Vintage Oaks Drive

23.98 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

This property has a 25 GPM water well, submergible pumps, pressure tank, water trough, large live oak and post oak trees, hunting, possible site for pond and all fenced. $263,780. An additional 21 acres are available. Vic Nixon, 830-889-2325.

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Forked Lightning Ranch New Mexico v San Miguel County v Santa Fe

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The 2,300± deeded acres of Jane Fonda’s Forked Lightning Ranch include 3.5 miles of the famed Pecos River creating a haven for anglers seeking healthy trout. The 9,585± square-foot River House affords an elegant refuge with state-of-theart technologies. The ranch offers the opportunity to own an exquisite equestrian property and fishing retreat. $19,500,000. Property ID: 48064

Mill Creek Ranch Montana v Madison County v Big Sky

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Mill Creek Ranch, in the picturesque Madison Valley, is located in the dramatic Jack Creek drainage. The 1,915± acres sit perfectly between the charming western town of Ennis to the west and the thriving ski-resort communities of Big Sky, Moonlight Basin and the Yellowstone Club to the east. Adjoining Lee Metcalf Wilderness and accessed by a gated roadway, the Ranch offers excellent privacy and tranquility. The Ranch includes a beautiful custom log home and several building locations with incredible panoramic mountain

vistas.

Co-listed

with

Berkshire

Hathaway. $13,750,000. Property ID: 50253

Indian Head Ranch

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Utah v Utah & Carbon Counties v Price

Operated as an Individual Cooperative Wildlife Management Hunting Unit for deer and elk, these 15,200± total acres offer an ideal habitat for big game. Multiple springs, the 12-acre reservoir and numerous stock ponds provide plentiful water sources for wildlife and livestock. During the summer months, the ranch pastures 400 to 500 cow-calf pairs on the productive pastures. $11,200,000. Property ID: 49056

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

Bozeman, MT • Buffalo, WY • Salt Lake City, UT

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This remarkable turn-key fly-fishing and equestrian property on 3,050± total acres straddles 3.5 miles of the Sun River. The state-of-the-art technology, supreme quality and unsurpassed style are boasted throughout the masterfully-crafted home, manager’s home and equestrian barn. The helipad and hangar provide for ease of travel. The Seller owns an additional 1,341± deeded acres, which can be purchased in conjunction with the Sun River Ranch providing a nice irrigated base. $9,250,000. Property ID: 46998


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This premier hunting ground with outstanding elk and mule deer habitat consists of 8,595± deeded acres plus an additional 640 acres of private-leased land. Birch Creek Hunting Reserve is part of a 26,000-acre Cooperative Wildlife

Management

Unit

(CWMU),

a

program established by the Utah Wildlife Board and the Division of Wildlife Resources to benefit private land owners and hunters. The Seller currently received $60,000 annually for the lease from the hunting outfitter on the property. Property ID: 49975

Birch Creek Hunting Reserve Utah v Rich County v Woodruff

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With expansive views of the Flint Creek Mountains, this 3,400± deeded acres encompasses open native grasslands and timbered hillsides. Several perennial springs throughout the property provide ample water for wildlife, livestock and early season irrigation on about 200 acres. The strong grass resource offers productive grazing. $2,800,000. Property ID: 49954

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With exquisite views of the Rocky Mountain Front, the 678-deeded acre Ranch, straddling about 1.5 miles of trout-rich Smith Creek, is currently utilized to host private hunting expeditions for upland birds and white-tail deer as well as fishing excursions for anglers seeking feisty brown trout and burly rainbows. With unlimited trail riding opportunities, the next owner could and the 6,500 acres of public land that border

Shortridge Ranch

the Property. $2,375,000. Property ID: 42536

Montana v Lewis and Clark County v Augusta

enjoy years of exploring the trails on the Ranch

Wise River Ranch Montana v Beaverhead County v Wise River

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The thoughtfully-designed and ideally-sited 3,800±-square-foot log home captures views of the surrounding mountains and abundant wildlife. One and a half miles of Wise River flow through the 473± co-owned acres which border national forest for miles. This premier fishing Ranch is one mile from the famed Big Hole River and the Town of Wise River. $1,495,000. Property ID: 46908

Bozeman, MT • Buffalo, WY • Salt Lake City, UT

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Table Rock Ranch Colorado v Routt County v McCoy

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A tranquil oasis of lush irrigated meadows and cottonwood-lined streams nestled beneath rocky buttes, the extraordinary water, scenery

Pogna Ranch Colorado v Gunnison County v Gunnison

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Located 6 miles south of Crested Butte and less than 30 minutes from

and privacy of this 785±-acre fishing property are complemented by the Gunnison Regional Airport; this 541± acres of vacant land is adjacent exceptional accommodations and a convenient location within easy reach of Vail Valley amenities and airport. $18,500,000.

to public land and features over one mile of frontage on the East River. Reduced to $4,328,000.

Thunder Ridge Ranch Colorado v La Plata County v Durango

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Thunder Ridge features a beautiful private valley with a meticulously crafted modern log home consisting of eight guest rooms, owner’s suite

Medicine Lodge Mountain Cabin

and numerous amenities. North of Durango, Colorado. $3,950,000.

Montana v Beaverhead County v Dell

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Nestled along a mountain stream below the Continental Divide and Montana and Idaho’s Bitterroot Range, this tasteful log cabin on 680± acres is surrounded on three sides by public lands. $1,250,000.

Lost Elk Ranch - J Bar Unit Colorado v Routt County v Steamboat Springs

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This picturesque Colorado high country ranch is nearly surrounded by national forest and features 1,378± acres (738± acres deeded) with excellent wildlife habitat, gentle topography, creek, ponds and recently constructed luxury home. $10,950,000. www.hallandhall.com 877 834-6946 Investment Quality Rural Real Estate Throughout the U.S. & Internationally. Since 1946. Sales | Auctions | Finance | Appraisals | Management

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Big Mountain Ranch Colorado v Garfield County v Meeker

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An exceptional sporting paradise, this 3,549± deeded acre ranch features trophy big game hunting, extensive trails, trout fishing, rifle range, sporting clays and a full suite of modern custom-built improvements. Reduced to $12,500,000.


Alice Basin Shields River Farmstead Montana v Park County v Wilsall

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Montana v Lewis & Clark County v Lincoln

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With 640± acres of solitude adjacent to a massive block of public lands, this diverse property supports abundant wildlife and hosts stunning

A scenic 144± acre retreat along the upper Shields River with excellent views of Montana’s grandeur. $1,350,000. trout fishing, 120± acres of irrigated hay meadows, barn and pond in a majestic setting near the Crazy Mountains. $1,350,000.

Lucky Star Ranch Texas v Wise County v Bridgeport

Jackson Creek Ranch Colorado v Archuleta County v Pagosa Springs

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A unique 2,476± acre ranch with a spectacular residence in a private setting on Lake Bridgeport just one hour from downtown Fort Worth. This working ranch is home to tremendous wildlife and offers multifaceted recreational appeal. $10,900,000.

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133± acres featuring Echo Lake State Park frontage and spectacular views. Irrigated hay meadows and pasture within 5 miles of Pagosa Springs. Co-listed w/ Roger Horton, Dutton Creek Realty. $1,490,000.

Chapman Ranch Oregon v Klamath County v Klamath Falls

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Oregon v Malheur County v Ironside

In the same family for over 80 years, this reputation ranch spreads across 32,700± contiguous, deeded acres and is highly regarded for its extensive grazing resources and tremendous big game and upland bird hunting. Excellent access 1.5 hours from Boise, Idaho. $14,250,000.

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14,506± acres encompassing its own secluded valley with stands of pine and fir and supporting a seasonal grazing operation as well as 400± acres of sprinkler-irrigated cropland. 25 miles from Klamath Falls. $7,253,000.

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Cozy country “farmhouse”, four bedrooms and 3.5 baths, on 213 acres nestled among the live oaks of the North Texas Hill Country near Forestburg. Abundant wildlife, rolling topography, unique wooded canyon with creek and waterfalls. Home features a chef’s kitchen, breakfast area with fireplace, large family room with fireplace, dining room and huge first-floor

647 Seldom Seen Road

master suite with fireplace. Separate study. Upstairs are three bedrooms/two baths, large

Northwest Texas v Montague County v Forestburg

game room with fireplace and balcony. Covered

porches for rocking chairs. 32x16 shop, 48x24 equipment barn, greenhouse and chicken coop. 650' and 200' water wells with backup generators for wells and house. Four ponds, cattle pens, gated entrance. $1,500,000.

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A fantastic family recreation ranch near Montague, comprising 162.77 acres overlooking miles of countryside. Located at the end of a deadend road--quiet and peaceful. Pasture, creeks, woods, wildlife and rolling terrain. Wonderful custom Austin stone home, six bedrooms, five

437 O’Malley Road #N Northwest Texas v Montague County v Montague

full and two half-baths and five living areas, huge gourmet kitchen, family room with a fireplace, study, parlor and large sunroom. Upstairs is a full bar and game room! Master suite with a fireplace

and sitting area. Outdoor entertaining with a fireplace and built-in grill. 60x30 barn with overhangs. Fire pit and outdoor shower. $1,450,000.

8715 CR 4402 Northeast Texas v Henderson County v Larue

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Dogwood Farm is fun for the entire family on 100 rolling acres south of Athens. Two very nice 3-bedroom homes, seven-stall Barnmaster show barn with beautiful quarters (1438'), gazebo with fire pit and another covered area for smoking meats and grilling steaks. Stocked fishing pond, four-wheeling trails through hardwoods and creeks. Good wildlife population for hunters. Excellent irrigated coastal Bermuda pastures (40 acres) from 800-foot well with 350 GPM. Hay barn, workshop and equipment shed. Additional 800-foot well at 35 GPM. Great horse property! $1,050,000.

109 Circle Drive #3437 The Country Connection™ Brian Smith 6025 Luther Ln. •Dallas, TX 75225

972 588-8300 brian@countryconnection.com www.countryconnection.com

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494 scenic and diverse rolling acres only 60 miles south of Dallas. Four bedroom 4.5 bath farmhouse with gorgeous hilltop view overlooking the countryside and your own 8-10 acre SCS Lake (excellent duck hunting). Crop land, native grasses for livestock and wildlife habitat along both sides of Richland Creek. 48x36 equipment barn and 400-foot climate-controlled storage barn. Quiet and peaceful! ($2,350/acre) $1,160,900.


Live Water Ranch Texas Hill Country 6,378 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Edwards County v Barksdale

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Magnificent and breathtaking are only a couple of words that can be used to describe this

premier

live

water

ranch. Picturesque views of the

wide

valleys,

beautiful

mountaintops, and the strong flowing Cedar Creek captivate. An already exceptional hunting experience is further enhanced by the majestic terrain, native cover, and abundant wildlife.

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2,070 Acres

Located directly in the heart of

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the Nueces Canyon, this pristine piece

of

property

with

breathtaking

The gentle rolling terrain, lush grasses and food

entices

plots and native brush make this entire ranch

scenery

very appealing to the eye and extremely hunter

and elevations. Known as the

friendly. This ranch is outfitted with very high-

Rocky Mountains of Texas, elevations range from 1,700 to 2,265 feet, making it ideal for the adventurer with such

Turn-Key Game-Fenced Ranch

end hunting blinds. There are 8 surface water

Nueces River Ranch

possibilities as hunting, hiking,

1,285 Acres

caving, or mountain climbing.

Texas Hill Country v Edwards County v Barksdale

stock and wildlife ponds/tanks, which are rain fed. Water for the lodge and foreman’s camp is supplied by a rural/city water supply.

Irrigated Live Water Ranch with Minerals 306 Acres

Central Texas v Medina County v Hondo

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This property has one of the largest bodies of live water in the region. The Verde Creek runs through the property and is wide and deep. The property has Hondo Creek as its south boundary, which does have some pot holes that have held water through the drought. The property also has potential for irrigation volume water wells with well depths

of less than 100 feet. North Zone dove hunting is excellent. Abundant wildlife including whitetail, axis, dove and turkey.

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This high-fenced, game-filled

Irrigated Farm in South Texas 313 Acres

South Texas v Atascosa County v Verdi

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The 313-acre farm has everything needed to utilize as your homestead or for a weekend

High-Fenced Game Ranch

ranch is only 30 minutes south

225 Acres

of downtown San Antonio.

South Texas v Atascosa County v Pleasanton

place to have family outings, raise cattle, ride horses, hunt and fish. The property has a large spacious two-story home. Lucas creek, Carrizo irrigation well and pivot irrigation systems.

The property is game fenced with quality whitetail deer, hogs, turkey, dove and quail. This ranch also has a deer pen breeding facility ready to start your deer breeding program.

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Ten Mile Creek 1,710 Acres

Southeast Texas v Orange County v Vidor

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Extreme

recreation!

Mixed

woods

and

topography. Upland pine plantations and mature timber to bottom land creek, slews and flooded timber. Deer, waterfowl and more. Adjoins the Big Thicket National Preserve. Historically managed timberland. Internal woods roads and pipelines for access. Adjoins “Campbell Global” to west and north with historically permissible access. $1,250/acre

Camden Forest 1,554 Acres

Southeast Texas v Polk County v Camden

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Well-established and maintained forestry tract perfect for recreation and investment. Excellent access and rolling topographies. Main block includes well-maintained home and barn. Very near Camden

Tarkington Prairie 795 Acres

Southeast Texas v Liberty Co. v Tarkington

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This property has excellent site, shape and location! There is no floodplain. Great access/

Mill (GP) ensuring top wood prices. Game fence potential! MLDP three managed $2,995/acre.

Menard Creek 432 Acres

Southeast Texas v Liberty County v Rye

frontage on FM 321, great tree cover and internal roads. This is a first-time offering. Sales are up! Tarkington Independent School District! Division available. $4,500/acre.

1600 Normal Park •Huntsville, TX 77340

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Excellent access with major frontage. Wooded with native pine and hardwood. Shape to your desire. There are great home or cabin sites and recreational tracts. A recent timber thinning harvest opens the terrain and density. $3,305/acre.


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Minerals! This high-fenced, 874-acre ranch is five miles west of Dilley, Texas on Highway 117, in the heart of South Texas. This prime hunting ranch is heavily wooded with diverse native brush and bull mesquites, has rolling terrain with

Flying M Ranch

stunning vistas, and excellent water including a ~300 GPM Carrizo Aquifer irrigation well, and 4

South Texas v Frio County v Dilley

ponds, 2 of which have water piped to them. The

property offers a very nice 1,500 square foot house, barn, and working pens. Most importantly, this ranch is being offered with 1/8th of the minerals and executive rights and slightly less than 1/8th of the royalties in the Eagleford Shale, and is not currently leased, and has no production. $3,950/acre.

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Situated 16 miles North of Fred-

Enchanted Springs Ranch

ericksburg, this beautiful 259-

Texas Hill Country v Gillespie Co. v Fredericksburg

acre Hill Country ranch has 400+ feet of elevation changes and 30-mile views in every direction, including pristine views of Enchanted Rock, just three miles away. The ranch has an early 1900s two-story home that is in

good shape, hunter’s cabin and a small barn. The barbed wire perimeter fencing is in good shape and there is a good road system in place. Several seasonal creeks traverse the heavily wooded property and there are four live springs. There is one water well. Minerals are available.

Circle J Ranch South Texas v Victoria Co. v Victoria

Ragsdale Creek Ranch Central Texas v Lavaca Co. v Sheridan

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Located 18 miles north of Victoria, this high-fenced

Oaxley Branch Creek Ranch

This 1,558-acre ranch has been in the same family 633 acres is well located in the desirable coastal Central Texas v DeWitt County v Cuero for over 100 years. It is 1.5 hours west of Houston, prairie of Texas. This showplace boasts a beautiful This beautiful 301-acre ranch lies on the

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eight miles south of Sheridan and .5 mile off FM five-bedroom custom limestone house, two party eastern city limit line of Cuero on Highway 2437. Tracts this large in Lavaca County are pavilions overlooking ponds, nice barn, improved 87. This prime property is filled with huge rare. Covered in huge live oaks and post oaks, deer herd and mineral rights. The ranch has live oaks and native brush, as well as some this incredible hunting property has 1.7 miles paved road frontage, an electric gate, a limestone open grazing pasture. Approximately one of seasonal Ragsdale Creek running through it, swimming pool and over 5.5 miles of improved mile of Oaxley Branch Creek traverses offering sandy, rolling terrain. $3,550 per acre. gravel roads. This ranch is turn-key. $5,900 per acre. the property, offering rolling terrain with excellent homesites. There are 1,500 feet of

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Situated 2.5 miles northeast of Kenedy, this beauti-

Highway 87 frontage and city utilities lie at

ful 463-acre South Texas ranch is covered in large

the southwest corner, next to the Tractor

mesquite and granddaddy live oaks, as well as na-

Supply. This property would be perfect for

tive and improved grasses, making this property a

development or a nice-sized recreational

perfect combination hunting and grazing ranch.

ranch close to town. 25% of the minerals are

With 1 mile of Escondido Creek traversing the

owned and will convey.

property and 110 feet of elevation changes, this property offers beautiful views and interesting terrain. Ample water consists of 2 wells and underground water lines. The mobile home and barn are ready to go for the new owner.

Escondido Creek Ranch Central Texas v Karnes Co. v Kenedy

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Fife Ranch 177 Acres

Southeast Texas v Montgomery County

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Fife Ranch offers country living at its finest on 176+ acres within easy reach of The Woodlands and Houston. This working cattle ranch produced over 600 round bales in 2014. It offers rolling pastures with over 50 feet of elevation change, scattered trees, and several live streams. The larger of the two ranch homes has a den with vaulted, beamed ceiling, stone fireplace and views over the property, four bedrooms and two baths. The smaller brick home offers three bedrooms, two baths, and a den with a brick fireplace. A large barn and several practical utility buildings have proven their worth over the years. All this is less than a mile from Montgomery ISD’s Lone Star Elementary School. Ranching, hunting, personal estate, income, investment, or development – Fife Ranch is ready to meet your needs. $3,900,000.

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Quantum Lakes will capture your imagination from the moment you enter this beautiful 212acre property nestled into the Sam Houston National Forest. The lakes (totaling 125 acres) have been professionally managed for trophy bass fishing. The enjoyment of all that nature has to offer at this one of a kind resort is enhanced by the amenities: elevated lodge, multiple fishing piers, two homes, guest cottage, bunkhouse, stable, and

Quantum Lakes 212 Acres

Southeast Texas v San Jacinto County

14372 Liberty Montgomery, TX 77356

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Guadalupe River Valley Retreat 30± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Kerrville

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Nestled on top of a hill overlooking the City of Kerrville and the Guadalupe River Valley is this stunning 30± acre estate featuring an elegant home. It has been tastefully designed to take advantage of the 360-degree views from all sides. This custom-built home consists of five bedrooms, seven full baths, one guest bath and two living areas. Additional luxuries include a morning room, gourmet kitchen, an entrance gallery, auto showroom or venue ball room, office, a greenhouse, shop, multiple garages, a 6,000-square-foot, triple-bay, drive-thru barn and a recently renovated caretaker’s residence. Beaux Cook, 210 387-9949.

Yellow Rose Ranch 5,000± Acres

Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Hunt

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One of the largest ranches in the Hill Country Area is now available and on the market. This ranch has been in the same family for several generations. Great pride and ownership has been taken to make this one of the most sought-after ranches in the Hill Country. There is an abundance of wildlife including whitetail deer, turkey, feral hogs and exotics. The entire perimeter is high-fenced with cross fencing in the interior separating out three pastures. Cattle working pens, an abundance of grasses and several seasonal tanks with five water wells make this the ideal property for running cattle. The terrain is gently rolling, typical Hill Country

Beaux Cook

land with spectacular views and serene wooded pastures decorated with Post Oak, Live Oak,

970 Medina Bend Rd. • Medina, TX 78055

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San Saba River Ranch 5,750± Approx. Acres

Central Texas v Menard County v Menard

LIVE WATER RANCH

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Looking for a showstopper with some of the best underground water around? Not to mention the bells and whistles of living in the lap of luxury in the exquisitely done, custom home. Dobbs Ranch has a five-bedroom, 5.5-bath rock, ranch house with Kingwood cabinets, charcoal grey granite countertops. The

This ranch has it all, including approximately 2 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.

50±-Acre Dobbs Ranch Central Texas v San Saba County v Cherokee

home has office and sitting areas, large patio area and porches (perfect for entertaining), barn, regulation-size basketball court and more! According to the owner, the four wells are in excess or equivalent to 200 gpm and the well that services home is equipped with a water treatment system. The terrain is gently rolling with open wheat fields to wooded draws. Frontage on Highway 16.

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Talk about a beauty! This Hill Country showplace is 12 miles north of Llano off of Highway 16. This 30-acre ranch has a truly unique two-story, native stone home with three bedrooms and three baths. Vaulted cedar ceilings, stained concrete floors, airy and delicate, yet well balanced with native stone walls strategically placed throughout the home and a handsome living area. All bedrooms and two baths are upstairs, along with a full bath on bottom floor. This home was built around the gnarly live oak art forms in the front yard, large decks for entertaining or sunset gazing and is very nicely landscaped. This home will make you feel welcome from the second you are on the steps. Playhouse out back, along with a storage area, horse pen, two-car garage and fenced. There is a wet weather creek, three wells, one with

30 Acres in Llano County

geothermal, a new septic system and solar panels. This is a property that really has to be seen to be believed! Call for more details! $600,000.

Texas Hill Country v Llano Co. v Llano

344±-Acre Coal Creek Ranch Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Willow City Loop

Lone Grove Ranch - 75 Acres Texas Hill Country v Llano Co. 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 Courtney@TerryWootan.com

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Located on the famous Willow City Loop between Llano and historic Fredericksburg,

Enjoy great panoramic views of surrounding this ranch offers something for everyone. With mountains which add to the Hill Country flavor of 4,000± feet of Coal Creek running through this the ranch in creating awesome homesites with great beautiful ranch as well as a large lake and 2 water hardwood tree cover. Gently rolling native Hill Country wells. This is a haven for the water lover! Plus land, transitioning into improved pasture, flowing into the romance of the topography, assortment of a wet-weather draw-filled with huge live oaks and wildlife for the avid hunter and the horse lover other hardwoods. There is a great turkey roost area, with the scenic bottom lands make this the perfect for hunting and/or horse property. This ranch complete package, including a metal barn with has lots of potential uses. $7,995/acre.

living quarters. Call for more details! $3,010,000.


Roesch Ranch 165 Acres

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Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

Stunning views overlooking Doss Valley about 20 minutes west of Fredericksburg is where you will discover this custom Richard Laughlin home of 3,700+ square feet perched on a hilltop with 270-degree views on 165 acres of gently rolling Hill Country ridges and valleys filled with wildlife. In addition to the main home and pool there is a beautiful guest house making this the ideal ranch for family and friends to enjoy for many years to come. $2,495,000.

Private Retreat 22 Acres

Texas Hill Country Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

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Breathtaking views overlooking the Pedernales River Valley and only 8 miles from Fredericksburg and away from traffic noise, this three-bedroom, 2.5-bath limestone home with standing-seam roof has 3,296 square feet of living space, your dream kitchen and an open-concept living area. Situated on a hilltop with 22 private acres, outdoor living area with a pool, this is what life in the Hill Country is all about. $1,175,000.

Palo Alto Creek 45 Acres

Texas Hill Country v Gillespie County v Fredericksburg

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Hidden, yet only 5 miles to town, these 45+ acres have 2,500 feet of both sides of Palo Alto Creek, a 4,200-square-foot home with four bedrooms and 4.5 baths in a treed setting ideal for your horse ranch with a healthy mix of deer and turkey. The perfect location, the style and the land can’t be beat. $1,250,000.

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Smith Mountain Lake Retreat Virginia v Franklin County v Wirtz

Enjoy a private retreat on Smith Mountain Lake. This truly is a unique waterfront property that includes a quaint A-frame lake house, triple slip boat dock, bath house, four-bedroom restored farmhouse, barn-inspired rec building, two four-car garages, a beach and kids’ playground all sprawling on over 214¹ acres with 6,000+ feet of shoreline. The land is a mix of mature woods and hayfields. $6,750,000. Property ID: 49586

Debbie Shelton 540-797-3177 debbie@debbieshelton.com www.DebbieShelton.com

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One of the most improved of all the Stuart Ranches, Rancho San Antonio is a hunter’s paradise. A river running through it is lined with 100-foot-tall pecan and oak trees. Water throughout and plentiful vegetation make this ranch a great habitat for turkey, duck, dove, quail and deer. There is a three-bedroom, twobath hunters’ house; three smaller worker’s houses; electricity; caliche road system and paved road access all 20 minutes from Piedras Negras. Property ID: 49082

Rancho San Antonio

Hunter’s Paradise - 9,450 Acres Mexico v Coahuila v Piedras Negras

Rancho San Ysidro

Prime Hunting Land - 23,750 Acres

Rancho San Juan

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Once a working cattle ranch on part of a 75,000-acre, family-owned property, Rancho San Ysidro offers lots of land and miles of well-maintained roads. And because hunting has not been allowed on the

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property for nearly 100 years, San Ysidro is host to a multitude of large, quality deer with the best Close to the border and five minutes from possible natural genetics. The ranch offers two miles of San Rodrigo River frontage. Property ID: 49105 Piedras, Rancho San Juan’s entrance is conveniently accessed by paved highway. But

the real draw for hunters is the 3.5 miles of San Antonio River and high fencing that borders this ranch, making it a great habitat for wildlife. There is a new worker’s house and ranch house on the river with lots of potential

Rancho Melado

Property ID: 49104

Lots of Water & Wildlife - 4,860 Acres

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Boasting four ponds, 25 water troughs and 2.3 miles of border along the San Rodrigo River, Rancho Melado is irresistible to deer and fowl, and because little or no hunting has occurred in the area for the last 10 years, quality deer abound. There are 23+ miles of well-maintained, graded dirt roads; a one-bedroom, one-bath ranch worker’s house; and it lies approximately 10 miles from the U.S. border. Property ID: 49063

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Best of the Southwest! A working ranch with good proximity to El Paso and Tucson. 21,595 acres expanding across the Langford Mountains

High Chaparral Ranch New Mexico v Grant County v Silver City

providing a diverse healthy climate with plentiful grass, sunshine, and a beautiful landscape. 7,760 deeded acres, 11,275 assured state lease acres, and 2,560 BLM acres. Mule deer, antelope, javelina, and quail. Architecturally similar improvements include an executive residence, guest house, in-ground pool, and manager’s residence. Reasonably price at $4,000,000.

Gato Mountain Ranch New Mexico v Otero County v Bent

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389 deeded acres controlling 2,600 acres BLM. Scenic high desert mountain rangeland with elk, deer, bear, lion, and quail hunting. Two stunning residential compounds and incredible vistas. Controlled private access off paved road. Easily accessed from El Paso or Ruidoso. $3,250,000.

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Just minutes from Lincoln nearby Ruidoso in Billy the Kid Country is the jewel of the Rio Bonito. 21.6 acres with 11.75 water right acres nestled in a tree cloaked river valley nourished with live water. Spectacular 6,500Âą sq. ft. territorial adobe hacienda, a charming casita, inspiring studio, colorful court yards and well maintained grounds. The surrounding landscape, mild climate and privacy becon you to stay! Come see me! $2,900,000.

Keith L. Schrimsher P.O. Box 802 Roswell, NM 88202

575 622-2343 office 575 520-1989 cell srre@dfn.com www.nm-dreamranches.com

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Located on the slopes of the Sacramento Mountains within the beautiful Bonita Canyon is a 90 acre paradise with irrigated meadows and wood cloaked hills. Improved with a new well, ag building and electric service. One land owner elk tag. Easily accessed from El Paso and nearby Ruidoso, the Mountain Resort Community of southern New Mexico. Controlled access off pavement. $800,000.


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Enjoy in-your-face views of Navajo Peak and The Continental Divide. Located on 35 park-like acres with tall ponderosa pines, this property features a 4,200+-square-foot home constructed

Pam Barsanti

of native moss rock and wavy cedar. There is a Morton barn (42x60) with a 12x60 porch. 445 San Juan St. • Pagosa Springs, CO 81147 Abundant wildlife. Located in the gated community of Navajo River Ranch. $1,450,000. 970 749-5123 pam@jimsmithrealty.com

Virtual tour: http://tours.katieviningdesign.info/public/vtour/full/149856/ Centrally located between Austin and Houston, these 403Âą acres feature FM 1624 frontage near Highway 21.

Hay-Producing Farmland Central Texas v Lee County v Austin/Houston

The land offers impeccable hay production with nice returns and is meticulously

Christen S. Steen, Broker

maintained and groomed. There is Lincoln and Lee County

Water,

1601 E. Cesar Chavez, #107 Austin, TX 78702

multiple

tanks/ponds, improved open land with high-quality coastal grasses and it is perfect for continued hay production with income, horse or cattle grazing. There is a house, two barns, a horse walker and more. Water rights convey.

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903 675-3503 903 675-3536 fax POWDER RIVER RANCH - Appx 843.693 rolling acres w/excellent vistas, ponds, native springs & frontage on US Hwy, FM Road, Loop & County Roads. Excellent development potential. Owner will consider dividing property. All offers will be considered. $2,750,000 AMAZING CUSTOM HOME on private wooded lot in Stonebridge.  4BR/4.5B w/top of the line amenities.  Also an extra 3-car garage w/guest apartment.  $865,000! ATHENS AREA – Amazing offering of 35.8 acres directly across the street from the entrance of Henderson County Fair Grounds. Perfect for hotel, restaurant, shopping center, fast food, movie theatre, play ground. Must see for developer. 837’ frontage on Highway 31 East.  $650,000 RED OAK HILL - Appx 12.414 pristine, rolling acres w/a custom crafted 4BR/3FB & 2HB home  w/ lrg family room w/vaulted ceiling, wbfp & built-in cabinets, kitchen w/center work isle, set-up bar & brick floors,  upstairs study, office, cov’d patio, 2 car garage, workshop & storage bldg.  A nature refuge in the heart of Athens w/beautiful landscaped grounds & massive red oaks! $595,000 ATHENS - Charming 4/2/1 home on 64.62 acres of lush coastal grass. 6 ponds, workshops and outbuildings. Custom home throughout, split bedrooms, wbfp in living area and another on covered patio, ample closets, large kitchen, office/4th bedroom off master, vaulted ceilings and many extras. $585,000

105.36 ACRES – Situated between Palestine & Corsicana on US Hwy 287 near Cayuga Community. Appx 2/3 wooded, ideal home for deer, squirrel, hogs & other wildlife. Only 6 miles from Richland Chambers Lake. Great recreational or ranching property. $3,250/acre 112.62 ACRES – Appx 75% open & in native grasses w/3 stock tanks. Located between Kaufman & Canton in Van Zandt County. Ideal for the rancher or sportsman. Only 7 miles from I-20 & convenient to the DFW area. $2,950/acre

METRO BROKERS, INC.

Joe Demko, Broker/Owner • 972 467-3008 Ranch Website: TEJASLonghorn.com 158+ Acres: Custom 3,588 sq/ft home, pool, 1,500 sq/ft barn w/apt, fenced, woods/creeks/pond, private gated rd, 25 min. to Dallas area. AG exempt— unrestricted. 2nd 1920s home. Below market, below solds-comps @ $949,400. Rare minerals of record for add’l $50K. MLS#12121902.

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18-ACRE HORSE FACILITY, ATHENS –Perfect for trainer, barrel racer, roper, cutter, or just horse lover. 3/2/2 house, very nice & comfortable; 80x40 horse barn w/9 stalls, wash/vet area, feed room, tack room w/revolving tack wall; 10 small paddocks, 5 large paddocks w/loafing sheds; 2 large pastures w/ loafing sheds; round pen; 200x300 lighted arena; tract around arena; hot walker; 1,200 sf shop w/ half bath & septic system; equipment shed; gated entrance. $425,000

NEAR ATHENS - Rolling land, live creeks & picturesque views conveniently located one hour east of Dallas between Eustace & Athens. 174.58 acre ranch offering privacy, nice rolling land w/ views for many good home sites & wooded wildlife areas along Clear Creek which runs through the property offering sanctuary areas holding deer & other wildlife.  Other features include 4 stock ponds, mature trees, perimeter fencing w/some interior fencing, a storage bldg, equipment barn, hay shed,  hay barn, cattle pens, water well &  2,000’ of county road frontage w/ appx 75% open/ 25% wooded land currently supporting 40-50 head of cattle. $566,315 ATHENS - Striking, custom, upscale home on 5+ acres, offering 3BR/2B w/ 2 car garage, built w/ highest grade materials; outdoor paradise w/heated salt-water pool & hot tub, outdoor kitchen, fireplace, dressing area, shower & bathroom. Big shop/barn, detached oversize garage w/upstairs office/living space w/half bath.  Property is completely fenced, has automatic front gate, on a corner lot. $445,000 CATTAIL RANCH - Unbelievable 36.57 wooded acres located on FM 17 in Grand Saline, TX w/appx 17 acre lake (appx 46% water to land ratio) w/ mature trees surrounding the lake. Gently rolling terrain w/ numerous home sites, appx 1,190’ frontage on FM 17 & appx 1,420’ of frontage on High Street. Easy access & fabulous potential! $324,500

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Colorado v Huerfano County v La Veta

Bachman & Associates www.discoverbachman.com

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Wahatoya High Mesa Ranch - La Veta, CO At the foothills of the West Spanish Peak. Fabulous 5,500 sq.ft. home with incredible views. Beautifully appointed with highest quality material and craftsmanship. From the Great Room and decks, to the media theater and wine cellar, you will find every detail exceeds your expectations. Adjacent separate Guest Suite unit and oversized garage-shop space for all your toys and vehicles. $3,500,000. Contact Jerry Henson. Highover Ranch - La Veta, CO Discover the magic and majesty of this fabulous

The Daudi Ranch – La Veta, CO

seven fireplaces and a beautiful library, along with

Table Rock Ranch – La Veta, CO Table Rock Ranch is everything that folks dream about when they think of owning a Colorado ranch: good hay, a pond, Wahatoya Creek, majestic mountain views and secluded, yet only a few miles from the mountain town of La Veta. The 145± acres are protected by a Colorado Open Lands conservation easement to ensure its future. With a beautiful stone fireplace, a dining area set in the bay window and half log stairs to the master suite, this Amish built log cabin overlooking Wahatoya Creek has more character than a person can possibly imagine. Big logs, lots of custom features and a fabulous setting combine to make this

an outdoor cooking area, raised vegetable beds and

a very special property. $1,495,000.

Only once in a lifetime, does an opportunity come along to own a home that is this breathtaking... exceptional... so architecturally fascinating and yet, so very welcoming at the same time! Take a walk through the beautiful entry inside and you’ll find a remarkably spacious home with room for your entire family, along with a guest house offering accommodations for up to 23 guests. Other amenities include an elevator, a full size gymnasium,

a wonderful waterfall! The home was built with over 250 hand hewn beams, salvaged from the famous

Gorrell Ranch - Gardner, CO

Baby Doe building in Denver, and every room

Saddle maker Pete Gorrell has the most versatile on-

is a work of art with an emphasis on detail. This extraordinary “once in a lifetime” home is located on 80 acres with the Spanish Peaks towering above. The

historic Colorado mountain-top setting. Unlimited

property borders a school section and BLM. Once

potential for the Highover Ranch and Historic

you walk in, you’ll not want to leave! Come take a

UPTOP with its preserved legacy of the former

look at this visually stunning “Must See” home with

‘’Railroad Above the Clouds’’. Property includes the

incredibly beautiful views all around. $1,790,000.

42 acre Uptop Town Site with numerous restored buildings plus the adjoining 211 acres of Colorado

The Historic Wagner Ranch – La Veta, CO

Rocky Mountains beauty for your mountain

In the Cuchara Valley of Southern Colorado, the

homesite. $1,500,000 Contact Jerry Henson.

Historic Wagner Ranch is at the entrance to the

beautiful Wahatoya Valley south of La Veta, one

9202 Highway 160 – La Veta, CO

of the most spectacular settings imaginable. The

With spectacular Spanish Peak views, this beautiful

terrain of this 320± acre ranch varies dramatically

Spanish style home features three bedrooms, as well

from large pasture and meadows, rock outcroppings,

as a two bedroom, two bath guest house, and a barn for your horses, all situated on just over 52 acres. Along with the incredible views, there is a flowing stream and a pond complementing the outside of the home. Inside, a moss rock fireplace in the living room, two additional kiva fireplaces, a hot tub, and

shop in the opposite corner, it all lies within a covered arena tying them together. You can go directly from your home, thru the training arena, and on to the shop, without being out in the weather. Hay, spring/water rights and a pond. $739,000. Contact Jerry Henson. Pass Creek Hide-a-Way - La Veta, CO Beautiful setting for this nice mountain home on over 15 acres off Pass Creek Rd. Big timber setting with long open views too. Comfy guest quarters above the detached 2-car garage. No HOA nor dues here. Fenced for horses and about 600 ft. of Pass Creek live water to attract the abundant wildlife. Fireplaces and wood stoves plus unique passive solar heat system too. Full basement. Price reduced. $469,000. Contact Jerry Henson.

region’s private elk hideaways. Wagner Ranch

River Splendor - Cuchara, CO Fabulous mountain river home on two large lots. Situated alongside the Cuchara River right out your back deck. Fish just steps from your own porch. Beautifully finished 1st level with Great Room and Master Bedroom Suite. Guest rooms and Recreation room upstairs for more privacy. Baths and deck access for all. Three fireplaces and offered mostly furnished for your immediate use and enjoyment. $826,000. Contact Jerry Henson.

offers some of the area’s best hunting and wild life watching habitat. Piñon, cedar, narrow-leafed cottonwoods and the occasional ponderosa pine are scattered around the ranch among historical barns,

gate, security system and many more features

along with the original homestead. With incredible

bring this property to the forefront. Ask to see this

views, the Historic Wagner Ranch is a one-of-a-kind

incredible home today! $589,000.

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970 327-0162 Circle G Ranch Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern Colorado Exquisite home on 75 acres bordering BLM, with fabulous mountain and lake views. 6,000+ sf house, 3 car garage and a 4-stall horse barn. Complete equestrian set up and fencing. $1,900,000 Delserro Ranch Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern Colorado This 240 acre ranch, located in one of the most beautiful locales on the planet, is being offered at the incredibly attractive price of just $475,000. Includes water rights on several ponds and springs. Thunder Road Mule Ranch Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern Colorado This spectacular 160 acre ranch feels like your own special secluded part of the world – yet is just minutes to the historic ranching town of Norwood. Great mountain views, a creek running along the property, and bordering the forest. Power, phone and a year round road. $352,000 80-Acre Private Estate Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern Colorado 80 acres with gorgeous views to the LaSal Mountains (Utah) and San Juan Mountains (Colorado). Over 1,000 feet of Gurley Creek running through the property. 2 ponds, 5 shares of water, 2 wells. Mineral rights, access to the private 27 mile Gurley Riding Trail. (can split into 2 lots) $446,000 The Meadows at Lone Cone: Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern Colorado Spectacular acreage with base of the mountain views. Mineral rights and a large open space set aside. Adjacent to the National Forest and close to lakes and a river for spectacular fishing. Priced from $165,000.

Royer Hunting Camp - 88 Acres/Mountain Views Borders the National Forest, includes a rustic cabin and outhouse. Peaceful, big sky views with surface water rights and accessible year round. $350,000 Dolores-Norwood Ranch Southwestern Colorado Lovely 83 acre mountain property with nearly a mile of Disappointment Creek (& .5 c.f.s rights). Great views, privacy and borders the Lone Cone State Wildlife Area. Offered at $249,000. Gurley Lake Land Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO Two lovely parcels – lakefront and lakeview - on one of the best trout lakes in Western Colorado. 700 acres of open, 27 mile private trail and close National Forest access - one of the best recreational properties

Stuart Ranches H. Stuart www.mexhunting.com info@mexhunting.com

337-376-2851 Coveted Hunting Ranches for Sale in Coahuila, Mexico. Meticulously developed by hunters for hunters. Choose from six improved parcels featuring quality deer, ducks, quail, dove and turkey, just minutes south of the border. All feature plenty of water, dove fields, some fencing, feeders, abundant wildlife and graded roads. LAKE RANCH: 4,400 acres, $8,800,000 RANCHO MELADO: 4,860 acres, $5,800,000 RANCHO SAN JUAN: 5,000 acres, $4,000,000 RANCHO SAN ANTONIO: 9,450 acs., $11,340,000 RANCHO COAHUILA: 27,000 acres, $16,200,000 RANCHO SAN YSIDRO: 23,750 acres, $14,250,000

in Southwest Colorado $195,000 - $230,000. Meadows at Lone Cone Lot 2 Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO Nestled in groves of ponderosa and aspen trees, the 35 acre property is just steps to the Uncompahgre National Forest, includes 100% mineral rights, well, septic, power to site, driveway and shed. $220,000. Corner Lot Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO 40 acre lot just minutes to town, level terrain, all day sun and mountain views. Close to 2 lakes and river. Spectacular open mesa views and easy year-round access. $159,000. Mountain Acreage Wright’s Mesa, Southwestern CO Larger acreage lots with panoramic 360 mountain views and over 300 days of sunshine. North Gurley Reserve properties offer all day sun and spectacular mountain and valley views. Priced from $162,000.

For more info and to see VIDEO TOURS of the properties, visit www.mexhunting.com; email info@ mexhunting.com; or call 337-376-2851.

Live Water Properties www.LiveWaterProperties.com

866-734-6100 Teton Whitetail Meadows Teton Valley, Idaho This 70-acre sporting retreat offers dense forest of mature cottonwood trees and aspen groves, a riparian corridor that creates an ideal wildlife habitat, and distinctively private meadows framed with Teton Range views. Spring Creek flows through the meadows for approximately 1/4 mile with robust populations of brook trout and cutthroat trout. The charming mountain town of Driggs provides restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, golf, private air service and worldclass skiing, snowmobiling and hiking. With stunning Teton views, trophy hunting, premium home sites, hay income and year round live water, Teton Whitetail Meadows is a unique opportunity. $795,000.

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