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G r ea t We s t e r n R a n ch QUEMADO, NEW MEXICO (CATRON & CIBOLA COUNTIES)

Located 80 miles south of Grants, one of the largest land holdings available today, the historic Great Western Ranch encompasses 457 square miles, including 176,805+/- deeded and 115,974+/- leased acres of dramatic western New Mexico landscape. Its productive rangelands and 56 water wells provide an ideal environment for a cow calf and yearling operation. Located in Unit 12, trophy elk, mule deer and pronghorn reside on the ranch which was allocated over 130 hunting licenses in 2013. Ancient ruins and petroglyphs add to the character of this four season ranch. Buildings include a hunting lodge, staff housing, barns and utility building. Price: $59,500,000. See Great Western Ranch video at: http://player.vimeo.com/video/79538324

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Rhino 700 FI Auto. 4x4 Special Edition

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FOR WHAT YOU DO, YOU DON’T JUST NEED TOUGH. YOU NEED It’s a tough world out there. But it’s no match for the rock-solid, smooth, comfortable ride of the 2013 Rhino 700 FI or the Grizzly 700 FI Auto 4x4 EPS. Assembled right here in the U.S., designed to conquer everything from the most rutted out trails to the hardest working farms. Visit your local Yamaha Dealer today and see what Real World Tough really means.

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Shown with optional accessories on private property. ATV model shown is recommended for use only by riders 16 years and older. Yamaha recommends that all ATV riders take an approved training course. For safety and training information, see your dealer or call the ATV Safety Institute at 1-800-887-2887. ATVs can be hazardous to operate. For your safety: Always avoid paved surfaces. Never ride on public roads. Always wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing; never carry passengers; never engage in stunt riding; riding and alcohol/drugs don’t mix; avoid excessive speed; and be particularly careful on difficult terrain. On the Rhino always protect the environment and wear a seat belt, helmet, eye protection and protective clothing. ©2012 Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. All rights reserved. • yamaha-motor.com


JONAS BROTHERS STUDIOS OF NEW YO R K

A FAMILY AFFAIR SINCE 1908 Consider the 21st century hunter. Practically the personification of the word anachronism, he or she wants to venture as far from the iSomething, ubervegan, yoga pants-wearing stream as possible. Though they may use GPS to find the best place for a blind, no one should be surprised that modern day hunters continue to feed an art form that found its wings 130 years ago in Victorian England: taxidermy.

by Lee Roberts

In its heyday, middle class Brits decorated tables and windows with artfully arranged lifelike bodies of songbirds and gamefowl. Some even put their pets under glass. Darwin's “The Origin of the Species” and archeological discoveries brought the natural world into everyone's mind and living room. For the aristocracy, the African safari became a rite of passage, and they layered skins of lions, tigers, and zebras over their floors and furniture. These days, though arguably most Americans prefer the animals in their home to be alive, the trophy room, and even the trophy building, is alive and well, according to Carl Pepi, owner of Jonas Brothers Studios, Inc. in Brewster, New York. Coloman Jonas immigrated to the United States from Hungary and started a taxidermy business in Colorado in 1908. Four of his brothers eventually joined him, then branched out on their own, to New York and Seattle. Though long separate entities, two studios continue to work with hunters, museums, and what Pepi described as the odd pet owner.

...THE

TROPHY ROOM,

Pepi, raised in the Bronx, learned to hunt and appreciate wild animals from his Italian father. After apprenticing at a Bronx taxidermy shop called Kenya Studios and learning his trade, Pepi bought out his boss. A few years later, in 1985, Pepi acquired the historic Jonas Brothers New York business and moved his Bronx operation north.

Many hunters' DNA seems to include an awareness of history and an allegiance to tradition. Pepi believes hunters mount their kills for a few surprisingly sentimental reasons. Recalling the memory of the hunt seems an almost primal rationale. “You never forget your first,” Pepi says, of a young boy's first spike horn deer — a small trophy, but a big event. Tied to that memory, and perhaps the waning ability to experience true wilderness, says Pepi, is a desire to stay in contact with nature.

AND EVEN THE TROPHY BUILDING, IS ALIVE AND WELL...

“Clients want more of the outdoors indoors,” he says, describing one mounting that turned into, “half-a-mountain.” The client asked Pepi's company of eight taxidermists, seamstresses, and nature architects to build a place for 30 mounted wild sheep from around the world in a natural-looking setting “45 feet long by 25 feet high.” One home-monument grew “40 feet to the ceiling,” and another included, “a 65 foot octagon,” says Pepi. Jonas Brothers Studios of New York has worked for seven Weatherby Award Winners as well as notable hunter Ernest Hemingway and James Mellon. For most of the 19th and 20th centuries, only museums had money enough for this kind of display, and more recently, as public dollars find other uses, museum work

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has mostly been limited to maintaining current dioramas. “They have all the animals, now ... we do a lot of restoration [in museums] now,” says Pepi. Taxidermists also form lifelike animals from entirely manmade substances. They call this recreation and many museums prefer to represent animals in this way. Pepi's studio creates these displays, too. “We do a lot of re-creations for them” most recently, skulls, even a Komodo dragon, he explains. Perhaps hearkening back to taxidermy's first wave of glory, the Hall of Curiosity customer still exists in the post-modern world, says Pepi. His artists still mount animals for Ripley's Believe it or Not Museums around the world. “They send us two-headed this, and three-legged that,” says Pepi. He emphasizes that they 're-create' none of the Ripley's work. “It's all real stuff; we don't make it for them,” he says. Though he says working with public institutions has its advantages, chief among them being the time to plan, study and perfect a display, more recent clients invest in a more personal monument, and the Jonas Brothers Studios artists dedicate themselves to recreating nature according to their customers' schedules. It takes his wife Mary and their two children, Sierra and Michael, to meet this demand these days, and they always keep their ears open for new taxidermist talent. “Kids today don't

sturdy foams lend form to the animals and enable the artists to sculpt and articulate joints and muscles as if frozen in mid-leap, snarl or swipe. Sewing and tanning are only two of the several skills a taxidermist needs, says Pepi. “You need eight talents,” he explains. “We work with steel, we work with wood ... there's welding, there's molding, there's sculpting,” he says, just for starters. Finishers add details like the correct shine on an animal's nose, for instance.

. . . A TA X I D E R M I S T M U S T H AV E EXPERIENCE ENOUGH

T O S E E T H E N AT U R A L W O R L D A N D E X P R E S S I T C O N V I N C I N G LY. . . hunt as much,” says Pepi, describing the challenges of finding suitable, knowledgable employees. As technology has changed the hunter's quest, it has also affected the art of taxidermy. When John, Louis Paul, and Leslie Jonas opened their shop at the turn of the 20th century, they and their contemporaries transformed taxidermy by understanding their subject's nature and mimicking an animal's musculature and movement. Using the materials of the day, paper, plaster and burlap mache, they created a mannequin, then arranged — taxied is the term of art — the carefully tanned skin in a way that appeared lifelike. Nearly 70 years later, when Pepi started as an apprentice in the Bronx, the materials hadn't changed hardly at all. More recently urethane and other easily-carved

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Most important for an artist who creates life from death, a taxidermist must have experience enough to see the natural world and express it convincingly. Since many of the Jonas Brothers Studios clients now want some portion of their trophy's habitat to lend a sense of reality, details of vegetation and geology matter. “We have people who are building rocks,” says Pepi, and “an acacia tree [to portray an African plain, for instance] needs to look like an acacia tree.”

Now that most of us carry video cameras in our smallest pockets, international big game hunters who want to keep their hunting memories alive can upload thrilling moments onto YouTube. Many do, and it can make for some interesting web surfing. (Google "Golden Eagle hunts wolf", sometime.) Strictly speaking, hunters clearly have other means of memorializing their prey, yet taxidermists continue to have plenty of work. Though psychologists might theorize about hunters' devotion to a timeless pastime, all the unpacking of the phrase frozen-in-time seems somehow to fit. For today's hunters, it appears that stopping the clock with the help of a taxidermist like Carl Pepi, whether with a small pair of deer antlers or a 20,000 square foot home museum, will continue to interest hunters for ages to come. TO VIEW MORE OF THEIR WORK, VISIT jonasbrotherstaxidermy.com

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1106 Coast Village Road, Suite C, Santa Barbara, California 93108 Suzanne Perkins | Suzanne@SuzannePerkins.com 805.895.2138 | SuzannePerkins.com

TORO CANYON EQUESTRIAN RETREAT

Carpinteria, CALIFORNIA / $3,500,000

E njoy ocean views from this beautiful two-story three bedrooms, two and a half bath main residence, approximately 3,161 square feet with semi-detached

two bedrooms, two baths guest house, approximately 1,364 square feet with full kitchen, large deck and views. Situated on approximately 2.85 acres, the equestrian facilities include barn with four interior/exterior access stalls and pens, a tack room, wash bay, shed and training ring. Hardwood and stone floors, carpet in some rooms, with granite countertops in kitchen. An electric gate at entrance; fully fenced perimeter, landscaping with fruit trees and more. (340ToroCanyon.com)

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PROFESSIONAL EQUESTRIAN FACILITY Santa Ynez, CALIFORNIA $1,699,000

P rofessional

equestrian facility on approximately 10 acres, with 28-stall capacity for horses and training arena. A 20-stall Mare Motel, approximately 3,067 square feet; an 18-stall training barn, approximately 4,524 square feet, and cutting arena, approx. 18,906 square feet, and a roping arena, approx 46,158 square feet. Just minutes to Los Olivos or Santa Ynez with several prominent equine veterinary clinics nearby. (RefugioRd.com)

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1106 Coast Village Road, Suite C, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 Suzanne Perkins | Suzanne@SuzannePerkins.com 805.895.2138 | SuzannePerkins.com Co-listed with Sam Piffero | SamPiffero.com

HISTORIC RANA CREEK RANCH

Carmel Valley, CALIFORNIA / $59,950,000

A n incomparable 14,000+ acre Carmel Valley cattle ranch, just forty minutes from Pebble Beach and Carmel, is for sale! Rana Creek Ranch is a 14,000+

acre working cattle ranch comprised of 12 legal parcels located in central Carmel Valley, California, just forty minutes from the world-famous resort of Pebble Beach and the coastal community of Carmel, California. This trophy property is being offered for sale for the first time in over 30 years and is a once in a lifetime opportunity for the discriminating buyer to own a true piece of California history. (ranacreekranch.com)

Unmatched Beauty | From dramatic ridgeline vistas to rolling verdant valleys covered with heritage class oak trees, the ranch pays tribute to Central California’s rich ranching heritage. The ranch has a plentiful supply of water and natural feed that supports an abundance of wildlife, including black tail deer, wild boar, wild turkeys, mountain lions and all of the other species of birds and small mammals that are indigenous to the area. This is truly a rare opportunity to own a property with miles and miles of bridle trails and over 50 miles of roads that meander through a variety of fields and pastures. For the equestrian, this is a genuine paradise. For the outdoorsman, this is truly a unique opportunity.

Great Weather | Weather at the ranch is highly desirable, almost always clear, with the average temperature in the 70’s, with maybe a week of temperatures exceeding 85 in the summer and a week of colder temperatures during the early part of January. Since there are no street lights, the milky way is clearly visible almost every night.

Location, Location, Location | Located on Carmel Valley Road approximately 20 miles east of the City of Carmel, the ranch reaches south to the top of the mountain ridges that border Cachaqua and north almost down to the foothills of Salinas. At its highest point of 3,405’ the view stretches from King City to the southeast to Santa Cruz to the northwest. Not even a wide-angle lens can do it justice!

Private Airstrip | A portion of the ranch consisting of approximately 1,700 acres is located on the south side of Carmel Valley Road and was recently reconfigured into 10 legal parcels. This portion of the ranch also houses a 2,900 ft improved airstrip. This very unique feature allows the owner and guests access to the ranch within 25 minutes or so from San Jose or San Francisco.

Spacious Main Residence | The ranch boasts considerable improvements, including a beautifully sited main residence of approximately 7,100 square feet, surrounded by fenced pastures and corrals, with extensive use of pecan flooring and paneling, giving the home a modern but western feeling. A dramatic entrance gallery leads to the large open floor plan that incorporates the oversized living and dining rooms. Here a handsome trestle and beam

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paneled ceiling, wrought iron chandelier and artistic lighting make these rooms both comfortable and sophisticated. A natural stone fireplace dominates the living room wall and is the gathering spot for relaxed evenings after a day’s ride. These two rooms look out over a lawn ringed by native oaks. Pocket doors in the dining room can be closed for more formal entertaining. A truly unique room is the wonderful western style bar, replete with carved wooden columns, stained glass lighting, a wood burning stove and natural tree trunk beams that help create an elegant and unique entertaining area. The gourmet kitchen features brick lined walls, a central island and granite countertops. Honey colored pecan flooring that is used throughout the house is also featured here. The kitchen is equipped with a walk-in refrigerator and a gourmet cook top. A large and comfortable sitting area, with brick wood burning fireplace and dining area, completes this room. The Master Suite features breathtaking views across the valley. A pot-belly stove framed by massive glass windows is the perfect spot to watch the many wondrous sunsets. The paneled ceiling, with both cove and recessed lighting, matches the color of the pecan floor. The Master bath features stained glass windows, dual marble vanities and a raised platform for the free standing, footed porcelain bath tub. Adjacent to the Master suite is a luxurious family room/den with brick surround fireplace. A graceful round swimming pool, surrounded by brick and natural aggregate decking, is located several steps down from the main residence. A large natural year-around pond is also located close to the main residence and is home to many native birds. Other improvements nearby or adjacent to the main residence include a guest cottage, additional staff residences, ancillary barns, a large sand-filled riding arena and a tack room.

Large Office/Conference Center | A spectacular addition to the property is the 9,000 square foot two-story office building that was completed in 2003. Its “barn style� architecture is evocative of early California and allows the building to blend seamlessly into its site. This facility can be used to manage ranch activities or, conversely, could easily become the center for a non-ranch related business activity. Both the impressive double-story entrance foyer with vaulted ceiling and the large carpeted conference center feature massive stone fireplaces. This building is particularly well suited to handle large-scale conferences and also houses several private offices, as well as a large commercial kitchen for entertaining.

Other Improvements | On the southern side of Carmel Valley Road, there is an additional staff residence that overlooks Carmel Valley. Near the west entrance to the ranch there is an additional recently constructed staff residence. A little more than half way up Rana Creek Canyon is a separate barn, corral, and residence that are generally used only during annual round-ups and brandings.

Staffing/Cattle Operations | The property is presently managed, operated and maintained by a full-time Ranch Manager, three full-time employees and one part-time employee. The property is assessed as an agricultural preserve under the Williamson Act. Currently, the cattle operation provides a significant contribution towards fixed and variable expenses. In addition, the cattle operation contributes to the safety and security of the ranch by reducing the fire hazard. Rana Creek Ranch is a truly remarkable property offering the utmost in rural privacy in a pristine and untouched landscape, yet uniquely located near the world-class amenities provided by its proximity to the Pebble Beach community.

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SUNSET RANCH

Lassen County, CALIFORNIA / $2,250,000

2 74 acres of fertile income producing farmland located in Lassen County in

the renowned area of Litchfield. This ranch consistently delivers above average yields utilizing state of the art equipment and features a highly productive 2,100 gpm Ag well with an energy efficient pump and delivery system. The property features an exceptional 3,100 sq ft custom home with 5,400' of covered roof area. Outbuildings include an 8-stall barn, 1,200 square foot shop, dog run, riding arena, and more. Contact Ron DuHamel, 530.313.3471.

ORIGINAL BURNT RANCH HOMESTEAD Trinity County, CALIFORNIA / $1,250,000

B eautiful 51 acre property in Trinity County has all the water you will need to irrigate the

pastures. All gravity fed springs and 7 trout ponds keep the property lush and green even in the heat of summer. Bidden Creek runs through the property. 1,600 feet elevation offers four seasons yet little snow in the winter. Enjoy the outstanding salmon and steelhead fishing and the class 3 and 4 rapids for great rafting/kayaking adventures on the famous Trinity River within minutes. Built in 1991, the 3,700 square feet home has plenty of storage. It features 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, an expansive game room with pool table, shuffle board, and air hockey. 60 minutes to Arcata and 45 minutes to Weaverville, with all paved and easy access to highway. Contact Doren Morgan, 916.216.3003.

EAST PARK RANCH

Lodoga, CALIFORNIA / $2,900,000

T his 1,989+/- acre property is a classic recreational ranch about three minutes from the town of Lodoga, 23+/- miles from Maxwell and 145 miles from San Francisco. There are eight ponds, six wells, a 120x60 shop, barn and bunkhouses. The ranch can run 200 pair for a season and enjoys great blacktail deer, turkey and pig hunting. The property borders the East Park Reservoir known for its bass fishing and great boating. Contact Todd Renfrew, 707.365.5064.

TOOGOOD ESTATE WINERY

El Dorado County, CALIFORNIA / $5,200,000

T his unique opportunity is a profitable, growing winery operation in the Fair Play

AVA. The winery has grown strongly since its establishment, with 10%+ average annual sales growth over the past five years. It uses estate-grown grapes as well as many tons of purchased fruit to produce a wide variety of high-quality, reasonably priced wines sold direct to consumers. With on-site vineyards, a wine production facility, wine caves, equipment and a successful business that will convey, this rare offering includes everything that would be needed to make an immediate impact in the wine industry. Contact Jim Copeland, 530.626.3943.

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ESTERO AMERICANO RANCH

Marin County, CALIFORNIA / $9,375,500

F irst time on the market in nearly 150 years. A California heritage ranch with 1,118+/- acres. One of the oldest ranches in Marin County. Only 50 minutes from San Francisco, the lands are USDA Certified Organic, producing Grass Fed Wagyu Beef Cattle. To the north, the land borders about two miles of the Estero Americano. To the south there are panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. A ranch home within sound of the ocean, barn, equipment garage, corrals, shop, natural spring ponds and reservoirs, quarry, wildlife habitat. Unequaled in peace, beauty and quiet tranquility. Once in a lifetime. Contact Todd Renfrew, 707.365.5064.

SILVERADO TRAIL VINEYARD

Napa County, CALIFORNIA / $850,000

A bsolutely gorgeous Napa Valley vistas and panoramic vineyard views from this 4 acre parcel. Brand new well at 30+ GPM. Gentleman’s vineyard (slightly less than 1 acre at front of parcel) planted to Cabernet Sauvingnon. Vines planted in 2001 and currently tended to by a well known up valley winemaker. Multiple homesites positioned in an elevated location with breath taking, unobstructed views across the valley with a paved drive access. Contact CeCe Short, 707.337.0224 and Robin Short, 707.738.3006.

HI COUNTRY WATERFRONT

Sierra County, CALIFORNIA / $1,123,000

W orld Class gorgeous with frontage on the North Yuba River and Howard Creek, as well as, the

trout filled private pond and in full view of the craggy and majestic Sierra Buttes! The mountain meadow landscape hosts huge varieties of blooming flowers in season. Located at the south end of Gold Lakes Highway, summer and winter recreation is unsurpassed throughout the Lakes Basin. The beautifully designed and meticulously maintained home is oriented for year round comfort, convenience, enjoyment, and for an awe inspiring view from every window! Contact Marlene Boggs, 530.412.2897.

GO AWAY RANCH

Siskiyou County, CALIFORNIA / $2,995,000

1,700 acres, 2 homes, runs 150 pair, and has over 2 miles of Klamath River frontage. Approximately 240 acres of irrigated pasture, 1,400 acres seasonal hill grazing ground with the balance farmstead, roads, and water ways. Features corrals, cattle squeeze, scales, historic hay barn, work shop, and is fenced and crossed fenced. Irrigation rights out of Cottonwood Creek (pre-1914) and Riparian right out of Klamath River. Many recreational activities include hiking, horseback riding, and hunting. Contact Kathy Hayden and Glen Rizzardo, 530.643.1336.

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BATTLE CREEK RANCH

Tehama County, CALIFORNIA / $1,499,000

T he historic Lassen Lodge is 586 acres of pristine mountain property. With over a mile

of Battle Creek with two trout filled ponds the fisherman will be satisfied. The hunting is incredible with Pope and Young bear and great deer and turkey hunting. The turn-key equestrian facility will keep the horse lover happy and the six cabins and lodge will be perfect for the hunting/fishing club, family compound or spiritual haven to get back to nature. Contact Todd Renfrew, 707.365.5064.

RED ROCK RANCH

Lassen County, CALIFORNIA / $895,000

T his 945 acre ranch sits in the heart of prized X3b deer zone, just north of X5b

where trophy mule deer are common. Antelope can be seen on the property daily. Red Rock Lake, with its numerous waterfowl, shorebirds and raptors, are within the property boundary. There are 7 springs on the property with 240 acres of meadow. Most of the juniper has been cut so rangelands are full of native perennial grass, forbs and bitterbrush. The ranch usually carries 150 cow/calf pair for the summer. There is a cabin, barn, corrals and it is fenced and cross fenced for easy livestock management. It is located in a very remote part of Lassen County but is accessible from a well maintained gravel county road. Contact Ceci Dale-Cesmat, 530.251.7857.

PINTAIL RANCH ORGANIC RICE FARM Butte County, CALIFORNIA / $980,000

H unters' paradise with organic rice farming! 468 acres of outstanding duck

and upland game habitat along with 40 acres of lazer leveled organic rice fields to help pay for your hunting club! Located just north of the famous district 10 "duck mecca." A total habitat restoration project has been completed through a wetland conservation easement with the state. 140 acres of duck ponds, natural habitat, permanent levees and first class water control equipment. One acre equipment pad with a pole barn and a home site with electrical, septic and domestic well. Contact Charlie Engs, 415.601.6330.

ROUGH AND READY CATTLE CO.

Siskiyou County, CALIFORNIA / $1,975,000

T his 453 acre cattle ranch is irrigated by pivot, flood, wheel lines, and hand

lines. Fenced and cross fenced for easy grazing management. Features 3 seasonal ponds, 2 ag wells, pole barn, hay barn, 2 sets of corrals, covered squeeze, covered scales, shop, equipment storage barn, and feeder barn. Currently running 100+ head of registered Red Angus, plus cutting pastures for grass hay. Ranch has a history of running 200 head. Great hunting, water fowl, blacktail deer, bear, quail, and turkey to name a few. Contact Kathy Hayden and Glen Rizzardo, 530.643.1336.

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WEST VALLEY RANCH

Modoc County, CALIFORNIA / $2,700,000

T hese 3,342 acres feature 970 acres of West Valley Reservoir surface water and seven

miles of shoreline. There are more than three miles of private spring-fed streams, a capacity to run 225 pair of cows from May to November and a BLM grazing permit for 50 AUMs. The ranch offers several outbuildings and a large pole barn. It lies in the X3b deer zone and offers great waterfowl hunting and fishing. Contact Donna Utterback and Rich Callison, 530.336.6869.

FOOTHILLS ESTATE

Placer County, CALIFORNIA / $2,280,000

B eautiful 20 acre estate in the sierra foothills with a New England flavor. Enjoy

sitting on the covered porch overlooking a pristine landscaped pond with a beach and picnic area. Catch your horse from one of the many irrigated pastures and go for a ride in your arena, or relax in your garden with a good book. This unique property offers a multitude of recreation possibilities. It’s a short 1 hour drive to ski resorts, mountain lakes, and trails, and less than an hour to Sacramento International Airport and 2 hours to San Francisco. It’s secluded on a private country road but only 4 miles to town. Contact Sandy Ballou, 916.261.8192.

EXCELLENT CLASS 1 FARM LAND

Lake County, CALIFORNIA / Reduced to $2,000,000

2 50+ acres of Class 1 soil in Lake County. Ground is suitable for nuts, row crops, or a

vineyard and has most recently grown alfalfa and is operating a certified 17 acre grape rootstock operation. 15,000sf, fully insulated, mostly refrigerated shop. 4 bedroom, 2 bath home in very good condition. Features very large back deck to enjoy the views and large lush lawn. 2 older manufactured/trailer homes currently residence of a caretaker. 5 miles from Clear Lake Oaks, deer, turkey, dove and quail call this property home. Contact Curtis Stocking, 707.761.3343 and Tim Kruse, 707.454.3698.

LUXURY LAKESHORE HOME

Nevada County, CALIFORNIA / $1,999,000

E xceptional lakefront multifamily/retreat home with private beach, dock,

and boat lift inside the gated private community of Lake Of The Pines. Two beautiful residences under one roof (5,718sf) provide each family complete privacy while enjoying the benefits of close convenience. Enjoy the Associations clubhouse, pool, golf course and restaurants. One hour to ski resorts or Sacramento International Airport. Owner willing to carry on approved credit. Contact Sandy Ballou, 916.261.8192.

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DOS RIOS RANCH

Pagosa Springs, COLORADO / $8,900,000

T his exquisite ranch lies on 785 acres bordering National Forest with 8 CFS of water rights,

adjoining approximately 1.5 miles of both sides of the Blanco River and 1,000 feet of the San Juan River. With lush hay fields and carefully restored river habitat, the ranch features a magnificent main home, luxurious guest home and separate caretakers' home. Additional amenities include a beautifully designed 3,200 square foot barn with five stalls, tack room and office, four additional outbuildings, a lake, lush pasture and so much more. Offered at $8,900,000 by Layne Poma-Riggs and Peggy Ralston-Poma, 970.903.7926 (Poma@Galles Properties.com).

DANCING WINDS RANCH Pagosa Springs, COLORADO / $1,599,000

O wn 44.79 irrigated acres with huge mountain views and bordering

National Forest. Three log cabins, outdoor entertainment pavilion and garage/workshop. The property has lush meadows supplied by three shares of water rights with a high alpine feel and is fully fenced and crossed fenced. The three Swedish Cope log cabins are individually themed with custom dĂŠcor, including Western fixtures, granite countertops, replica turn-of-thecentury kitchen stoves, hardwood and slate flooring with covered porches. The recreational entertainment pavilion is designed with a massive river rock fireplace, complete kitchen with stove top oven and outdoor grill, bar/island, dining and living room that is left open to capture the majestic mountain views. Offered at $1,599,000 by Layne Poma-Riggs and Peggy Ralston-Poma, 970.903.7926, (Poma@GallesProperties.com).

V-ROCK RANCH Pagosa Springs, COLORADO / $1,275,000

R EDUCED TO SELL. This beautiful 160-acre in holding surrounded

by the San Juan National Forest offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity with unparalleled privacy with accessibility and utilities. Perched on a shoulder of the V-Rock Mountain near Pagosa Springs, providing giant mountain views to the north and west, the ranch features large stands of old-growth aspen with scattered Ponderosa Pine and Gamble Oak. Two ponds, old hunting cabins, shed, electricity and water wells. Surround yourself with National Forest and make this your own private hideaway! Offered at $1,275,000 by Layne Poma-Riggs and Peggy Ralston-Poma, 970.903.7926, (Poma@ GallesProperties.com).

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HIDDEN VALLEY RANCH RETREAT Pagosa Springs, COLORADO / $2,695,000

T his exquisite handcrafted full round log home sits

on nearly 100 private acres in Hidden Valley Ranch, with a pond and creek running through the property, barn, trails and tremendous diversity in the trees and landscape. The 3,657 square foot home features four bedrooms and three baths with over 1,900 square feet of covered outdoor living environments around the house. Design features include 100 yearold reclaimed tobacco warehouse wood flooring with in-floor radiant heat, a vintage kitchen with a Wolf commercial range, two antique Hoosier cabinets, antique cast iron sink and cabinets made on-site. The impressive great room is surrounded by windows bringing in the natural setting. His/hers master bathroom suite includes an 8'x10' walk-in river stone shower. Enjoy views of both the north and east range of the San Juan Mountains through the mature Ponderosa Pine. The separate 48'x84' barn/garage/workshop is the multi-use building of your dreams. (Replacement value on building $1,100,000). Additional option to purchase the property on 62 acres for $1,995,000. Offered at $2,695,000 by Juli Morelock, 970.946.2137 (Juli@GallesProperties. com) and Steve Crow, 970.946.2134 (SteveCrow@GallesProperties.com).

ALPINE LAKES EQUESTRIAN DREAM

Pagosa Springs, COLORADO / $2,295,000

B eautiful equestrian estate tucked in mature Ponderosa Pines on 70 acres, with fenced pasture, magnificent mountain views and private National Forest

and Spence Lake access. Designed by an award-winning architect, the exquisite 4,970 square foot main home offers stunning finishes with 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. A separate 1,723 square foot carriage house features charming guest quarters on the second floor with a heated four-stall barn and tack room below. In addition to the two-car attached garage there is a detached three-car “toy barn.� Other amenities include wonderful outdoor entertaining areas with an outdoor fireplace, landscaping and a loafing shed. Offered at $2,295,000 by Juli Morelock, 970.946.2137 (Juli@GallesProperties.com).

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MCNULTY RANCH Pagosa, COLORADO / $2,650,000

N estled on 158.54 acres that border 295 acres of National Forest, the McNulty Ranch offers a full round log home, additional guest quarters, two ponds, a barn/riding arena, 6.875 shares of water rights and magnificent mountain views. The 2,805 square foot custom home features a main-level master, two additional bedrooms, an office, 2.5 baths, timber frame trusses, standing-seam roofing, heart-of-pine hardwood flooring, an alarm system, Corian countertops and a two-car garage. There are fabulous views off of the back deck. The 1,319 square foot guest quarters is currently being remodeled. Very private, the property has new perimeter fencing and cross fencing. The 4,440 square foot, nine-stall barn features an auto-water system, good hay storage, wash stall and water heater. This property is located just five miles south of downtown Pagosa Springs. Offered at $2,650,000 by Lindy Moore, 970.749.5062 (Lindy@GallesProperties.com).

POWDER KEG RANCH Pagosa, COLORADO / $2,990,00

T he Rito Blanco River runs through the

Southeast corner of this 463+ acre ranch, adjoining the San Juan Nation Forest on three sides with stately mountain views, sprawling lush high mountain meadows and 100% gentle usable terrain forested with Ponderosa Pine, Aspen, Fir, Spruce and Gamble Oak. There is a natural spring on the west end. Currently used for recreation and grazing, this ranch offer endless opportunities. There are no restrictions on this property and it can be subdivided. Offered at $2,990,000 by Lindy Moore, 970.749.5062 (Lindy@GallesProperties. com).

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CALIFORNIA EQUESTRIAN RANCH

Menifee, CALIFORNIA / $2,000,000

L ocated in the beautiful Southern California wine country, this turn-key working horse ranch lies less than an hour from San Diego on 17+ acres with a

beautiful main home, two arenas, five barns and four additional residences. The former training facility for numerous equestrian World Champions, the ranch is now home to a World Class Arabian Training Center, with a business lease in place that could be transferred to the new owner. The property features a 125x250 covered arena, a 125x225 outdoor arena with bleachers and a total of 54 stalls between five barns. The beautiful 3,894 square foot main home boasts four bedrooms and three baths, with lovely interiors, including a gourmet kitchen, three fireplaces in the great room, master bedroom and office, huge windows and a screened in porch overlooking the swimming pool. Outside, beautiful landscaping showcases the Pebble Tech pool and outdoor entertainment area, complete with hot tub, BBQ and flagstone walkways. Additional homes include a 1,600 square foot manager’s residence and two twobedroom / one-bath casitas. The implement and hay storage shed easily holds 26-tons of hay with a workshop and upstairs apartment. Heavy equipment parking, a horse walker, extensive pipe fencing and RV hookups are also on site. Broker owned — seller is a licensed Colorado Real Estate Broker. Offered at $2,000,000 by Beth Good, Allison James Estates & Homes, 951.251.5263 (beth@primehorseproperty.com).

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5C’S COTTONWOOD RANCH Mason Valley, Lyon County, NEVADA / $2,200,000

T he 5 Cs Cottonwood Ranch, 390 acres, features approx. 1.5 miles of spectacular

frontage on the West Walker River with some of the most valuable water rights in Nevada. The ranch is currently being used for livestock grazing and game bird hunting. The Cottonwood Hunt Club is a licensed hunting preserve. There are two primary residences on the ranch both nicely landscaped with mature lawns, trees and flowers. There is open crop land, irrigated pasture and developable range, and typical Nevada rangeland. The ranch has several quality outbuildings. There are many highest and best uses for this exclusive one-of-a-kind riverfront ranch, including hunt club, livestock, equestrian property, crop production, fishing retreat, vineyard development, etc.

BIDWELL CANYON RETREAT Modoc County, CALIFORNIA / $1,750,000

B idwell Canyon Retreat, 320 acres, is a spectacular alpine mountain property

located on the east side of the scenic Warner Mountains near Cedarville in Modoc County, CA. The land is heavily timbered with ponderosa pine, magnificent cedar trees and aspens common in the fertile, forested Bidwell Canyon. The property is very private and is bordered on 2 sides by National Forest. There are two private, pristine lakes, big enough for paddle boarding, kayaking, peddle boating, swimming, excellent trout fishing, etc. Three A-frame cabins and a 2 bedroom, 2 bath mountain home are located either on or near the lakes. Also there is a metal roof pole barn on the property. Bidwell Canyon Retreat could be the closest thing to “On Golden Pond” in the western states! This unique property can be enjoyed as the ultimate family retreat, private fishing paradise, camp possibilities, wellness facility, shared ownership, spiritual retreat, artist/writer get-a-way, etc.

CALPINE RANCH Sierra Valley, Sierra County, CALIFORNIA / $3,250,000

C alpine Ranch, 544 deeded acres, is less than an hour from Reno, NV, an hour

from Lake Tahoe and some of the most popular Ski Resorts in the country including Squaw Valley USA, Northstar and Alpine Meadows. The land consists of 3 separate parcels and is nearly all mountain meadow, fenced and cross fenced with six main pastures, 4 wells and valuable Sierra Valley water rights. The existing improvements include a 3,248 square foot main ranch house with four car tandem garage, corrals, 6,000 square foot equipment barn with tempered workshop, 14 ton grain silo, eight stall stables, tack room, storage, 4,000 square foot hay barn and a 450 square foot greenhouse.

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SPECTACULAR OCEANFRONT RANCH Ferndale, Humboldt County, CALIFORNIA / $6,500,000

O ceanfront Ranch, 992 acres. It's hard to imagine nearly a thousand acres on the Pacific

Ocean with your own private mile and a half of shoreline, with no Highway 1 or other public roads going through it other than your own. No power lines, just rolling meadows, cypress trees, eucalyptus trees, pine trees and young redwoods. A year round trout stream, Oil Creek, with seasonal Steelhead and Salmon, runs through the property and right into the ocean! Two canyons, on both sides of the property assure total privacy. The improvements on the property include a modest sea cottage. The home sits on a hill with commanding views of the property and ocean. It is completely “off the grid” solar powered with propane gas and well water. Other improvements include a small guest cottage and a barn along with some historic outbuildings. The possibilities include building an oceanfront estate, family compound, retreat, or developing an awesome horse ranch or small livestock operation.

REESE RIVER VALLEY BULK LAND Lander Cty, NEVADA / $5,425,000

R eese River Valley Bulk Land, 31,000 deeded acres, is located south of I-80 between

Highways 305 and 306 near Battle Mountain, NV. This portion of land once belonged to the Santa Fe Railway Company who originally owned over a million acres in the state of Nevada. What separates the Reese River Valley property from rest is that it is level, contiguous, and easy access off of Interstate 80. This is not agricultural land but could be used for livestock grazing. The land consists of 52 separate parcels with no irrigation water rights only domestic water rights. A percentage of mineral rights are offered with the land. Highest and best uses might be solar energy programs, wind energy, training ground, various livestock grazing, staging area, research and testing facilities, survival training, etc.

TRUCLAIRE RANCH ESTATE Comptche, Mendocino County, CALIFORNIA / $3,495,000

T ruClaire Ranch, 123 acres, was designed and built by architectural designer Claire Pollack

for herself and her film producer husband, Sydney Pollack, as a private family retreat in the redwoods of Northern California. TruClaire Ranch Estate consists of 3 main residences, a free standing studio which is fully equipped as an exercise facility. There is a two suite guest quarters, a writers cottage, in ground swimming pool with solar heating, pool house with bathroom and outdoor shower, a paddle tennis court, large pond with dock and paddle boat and a 2 stall barn. There are a total of 9 bedrooms, 8 baths in the homes, not including the writers studio and pool house bath. Potential for a vineyard as the climate is considered ideal for pinot vineyards. The land is bordered on the northwest by a year round stream with other private large parcels bordering the rest of the property. The Little River Airport is within 10 minutes of the ranch compound and can accommodate private jets.

BROKEN PICK RANCH Chilcoot, Long Valley, Lassen County, CALIFORNIA / $995,000

B roken Pick Ranch, 236 acres, is wide vistas of high Sierra and alpine terrain located an easy 30

minute drive from Reno/Tahoe International Airport. The log style ranch home has been very well maintained and offers over 3,400 square feet of comfortable country living including 4 bedrooms, 4 baths and a 2 car garage. One of the main features that make Broken Pick Ranch so special is the “100 year old” new barn. Recently constructed with antique barn wood from Oregon, this rustic barn was built including all the modern conveniences yet in the style and tradition of the fine craftsmen of days gone by. You will certainly have room for all of your toys between the 5,000 square foot main area and 1,500 square foot loft. Broken Pick is an exceptional recreational ranch in the Reno/Tahoe basin that would make a magnificent vacation getaway or year round residence. Owner financing available.

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TIMBER COUNTRY RANCH & RETREAT McCloud, Siskiyou County, CALIFORNIA / $1,900,000

T imber Country Ranch, 68 acres, is located in the mountain community of McCloud, California, a

quaint mountain town situated at the foot of spectacular Mt. Shasta. Timber Country Ranch offers many possibilities including being an ideal setting and location for various retreat capabilities within the community services district. One half mile of year-round Squaw Creek runs through the property with full riparian rights to irrigate a gorgeous meadow surrounded by tall pines. The home features an open floor plan high-lighted by a huge country kitchen, security system and solarium entry room. There is a full metal barn and three rail wooden fencing throughout the property. This property offers incredible views of Mt. Shasta. The surrounding area offers spectacular attractions including waterfalls on the McCloud River, Lake Shasta, Mt. Shasta Board and Ski Park, World Class Fly Fishing, hiking, rafting, kayaking, etc. Just three and one half hours from Reno, Nevada and four and one half hours from the Bay Area.

COTTONWOOD RANCH Eureka County, NEVADA / $2,950,000

C ottonwood Ranch, 3,052 deeded acres, is located just north of Eureka, NV at the foot of the Diamond Mountains. Remnants of historic homesteads are still in existence today with stone house ruins, old barns, fencing, mines, fruit orchards, earth and rock storage cellars, old cottonwood trees, etc. Improvements on the 244 acre ranch headquarters parcel include a modest but nice two bedroom ranch house, barn, shop, guest cottage, fenced pasture and various outbuildings. The ranch has significant water rights from the various springs and creeks that flow through the property including irrigation and stock water rights. Historically the Cottonwood Ranch has been operated as a cattle and sheep operation but there are endless recreational possibilities including trail ride equestrian operation, backpacking, hiking, dude ranch, wilderness camp, family ranch, corporate ranch retreat, trout fishing retreat, wellness/rehab ranch, historic nature preserve, conservation programs, etc. This ranch can be purchased intact or separate parcels.

WOLF MEADOWS RANCH Plumas County, CALIFORNIA / $6,500,000

W olf Meadows Ranch, 600 acres, is located in Plumas County, CA, just

45 miles from Reno/Tahoe International Airport, just 2 miles from the alpine community of Portola, CA. Wolf Meadows consists of five separate legal parcels including approximately 75 acres of meadow with the rest in timber. The topography is primarily gentle slope. There are two streams, including Humbug Creek, running through the property. There are 2 domestic wells located on the property which produce 30 to 40 GPM. Environmental studies have been done including biological, botanical, deer migration, animal habitat, etc. Wolf Meadows Ranch provides a rare investment opportunity for the discerning, discriminating, quality land buyer to own one of the scarcest and most sought after alpine properties to become available in the Sierra Nevada.

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WATERLOO AGRICULTURAL ESTATE LAND Gardnerville, Douglas County, NEVADA / 150 acres / $1,500,000

W aterloo Estate Land is located at the northeast corner of Hwy 88 and Waterloo Lane

in the prestigious Carson Valley, Gardnerville, Nevada with incredible unobstructed views of Job’s Peak. The land is level and fully water righted and includes frontage, access at one corner, to the East Fork of the Carson River and includes protective conservation easement on the agricultural portion of the property. The Waterloo land has a long production history of growing primarily alfalfa but also pasture grass, small grains, garlic and winter wheat. The property would be ideal for a quality equestrian operation consistent with some of the neighboring ranches. There are many highest and best use possibilities for this unique, quality farm land, including the possibility of a family ranch compound, a specialty crop farm, various livestock operations, a private agricultural estate, vineyards, etc.

WOODWARD RANCH Denio, Humboldt County, NEVADA / $3,000,000

W oodward Ranch, 1,536 deeded acres, is located in the Quinn River Valley

approximately 81 miles northwest of Winnemucca, NV. Just off of Hwy 140, the ranch lies at the base of the Pine Forest Mountains. Improvements on the ranch include a 40 acre pivot, a 35 acre pivot, and 2 irrigation wells with good water rights. There is also a hot springs on 80 deeded acres with vested water rights to the hot springs. The area has been classified as a number 1 chukar area per the Nevada Department of Wildlife. Hunters from all over the Country have been guests at Woodward Ranch. Woodward Ranch remains an intact classic Nevada cattle ranch and still retains the valuable water rights, private grazing rights, location, views and has a balance of pristine high elevation Pine Forest Mountain land and farm ground. The ranch would make a nice guest ranch, equestrian operation, hunting retreat, working livestock operation, shared ownership ranch get-a-way, private family ranch compound, dude ranch, etc.

TURNER RANCH Winnemucca, Humboldt County, NEVADA / $795,000

T urner Ranch, 10 acres, is nestled in the foothills north of Winnemucca, NV just

two hours and fifteen minutes from the Reno/Tahoe International Airport. This quality high desert ranch estate is surrounded by a perimeter of tall mature poplar trees assuring its long term privacy featuring a custom 3 stall barn, large tack room and enclosed hay room, a large 3 acre fenced turn out, and a fully fenced arena, 96 by 225 feet, suitable for show jumping to reigning. Improvements include a large machine shed suitable for storing all of your toys, tractors, quads, RV, and boats. The custom ranch home is 2,600 square feet with an open floor plan and an oversized 4 car garage. No detail was left overlooked in the building of this home, from the flagstone fireplace to the custom floors and high ceilings. Some highest and best uses might be an exceptional single family equestrian residence, a second home ranch get-a-way, a shared family compound, the perfect retirement quality horse property, etc. Owner financing available.

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13373 South Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34480 352.347.1777 | 352.804.8989 joanpletcher@aol.com | joanpletcher.com

DIXIELAND FARM Marion County, FLORIDA $2,200,000

D ixieland Farm's land is perfect for horses with

large lush rolling pastures, 2 barns, paddocks and a stocked spring fed pond. European Tudor home resides high on a hill offering stunning views of this 55 acre estate. Home was designed for indoor and outdoor entertaining with the expansive screened in lanai, summer kitchen and pool with diving board. If you are looking for a wonderful property and a great NW Ocala location, this is the one!

BORDERS OCALA NATIONAL FOREST Marion County, FLORIDA $1,599,000

U nique private residence overlooking beautiful spring fed lake

on 123.43 acres of privacy. 2-Story cedar home with large deck overlooking the lake features: beautiful Arizona stone fireplace in great room, family room with amazing views of the lake, and open kitchen. Detached studio and double garage provides plenty of space for your hobbies. The stunning landscape, open BBQ, patio, and 300' ft dock complete this package. Adjoins Ocala National Forest.

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LUCKY WARRIOR FARM & RANCH

Ocala, FLORIDA

O cala Horse Property at its finest! Looking for that private residence, where

peace awaits you? Horses and cattle graze under majestic granddaddy oaks in lush rolling pastures. Private ponds stocked with 10-12 lb. Bass. Main residence, pool house, pool, guest house, 18 stall stable with office, A/C tack room, feed room plus professionally decorated 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest quarters with kitchens, dining room and family room overlooking pond, paddocks and lighted arena. Main residence and improvements on 42 +/- gated acres and the adjoining 156 +/- gated acres is currently being used for cattle and is plotted into 13 parcels of approximately 20 acres or more, should you ever want to develop part of this magnificent property high elevations located close to Florida Horse Park and the Florida Greenways and Trails. Includes the Ocala Training Center — ¾ +/- mile track, 3 barns with a total of 170 stalls — paddocks, office, round pens, walking machines, and equipment building. Looking for that perfect place to condition yearlings? This is a great track in a superior location. For additional information contact Joan today.

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CONSIDERING OCALA

13373 South Magnolia Avenue, Ocala, Florida 34480 352.347.1777 | 352.804.8989 joanpletcher@aol.com | joanpletcher.com

Ocala, FLORIDA

T his 10,800 square foot residence exudes casual elegance and is the perfect home for many lifestyles, from those who cherish their privacy to those who

want an expansive home for family or entertaining friends. Its location adds value to the property, as it feels extremely exclusive yet is close to the Florida Greenway and Trails plus polo, restaurants, shopping, and other popular attractions. No expense was spared when choosing materials to construct this spacious Cypress home with copper roof anchored by dramatic stone stairways leading up to the front entrance. The master balcony overlooks the outdoor infinity pool and spa. Views of this scenic property can be seen from every room in the house. Exterior bonuses also include a lighted clay tennis court, guesthouse, stable, equipment building, and expansive building for parking your motor coach and toys. Enjoy the private crystal clear lakes plus your own dock for fishing. Property is ideal for those who have horses or cattle. This estate can suit a variety of individuals. Consider a lifestyle of ease and understated luxury in Ocala, and discover what makes this historically equestrian town so desirable.

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2290 Grant Road, PO Box 81490, Billings, Montana 59108 406.656.7500 | hallandhall.com

TOLLHOUSE RANCH

CALIENTE RANCH

Caliente, CALIFORNIA / $7,475,000 / ROI

Twin Oaks, CALIFORNIA / $2,918,000

T he expansive Tollhouse Ranch encompasses nearly 15,000 acres

T he sprawling Caliente Ranch comprises almost 7,300 acres along the

YORK RIVER PRESERVE

BUFFALO TRAIL RANCH

U nique 2,700± acre property 15 minutes from historic downtown

T his 554± acre premium recreational retreat is in the heart of the

of rolling grasslands 30 minutes east of Bakersfield and 2 hours north of Los Angeles. The property is a working cattle ranch with abundant stock water and is complemented by 2 homes, barns, outbuildings and a complete set of working corrals.

Williamsburg, VIRGINIA / $12,200,000 Williamsburg, 45 minutes from Richmond and 2.5 hours south of Washington, DC consisting of cropland, hardwood and pine forests, varied hunting opportunities, salt and fresh water marshes, and extensive frontage on the York River and two tidal creeks. 

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eastern edge of Walker Basin in Kern County, two hours from Los Angeles. This is a beautiful hunting and recreational ranch that borders federal lands and offers excellent potential to enhance wildlife habitat. Mountain views and building sites are plentiful.

Ovando, MONTANA / $7,500,000 Blackfoot River Valley near Ovando, Montana. With nearly 2 miles of riverfront, the property offers the discerning fisherman a rare riverfront home, excellent privacy and extraordinary wildlife values. A main house, 3 guest cabins and historic barn make this a great getaway amidst Western Montana’s best fishing. Volume 4 ✫ Number 4


BIG BLACKFOOT RIVER RANCH Ovando, MONTANA / $15,000,000

STAR LAKE RANCH Tulsa, OKLAHOMA / $14,750,000 / ROI

T his 612± acre super-premium recreational retreat is in the heart of the Blackfoot River Valley near Ovando, Montana. With 1.5 miles of riverfront, the property offers the discerning fisherman trophy architecture, outstanding privacy and extraordinary wildlife values. A main house, commanding club house, river pavilion and a restored historic barn make this the most significant offering available on the river today.

T his well-known purebred cattle ranch is only 16 miles north of Tulsa.

3,290± acres of bluestem grass covered rolling hills provide scenic vistas in all directions. Excellent working facilities including the show / sale barn compliment the 16 main pastures. Highway frontage on two sides of the ranch.

BOW FIDDLE RANCH

Centennial, WYOMING / $6,925,000

L ooking for a beautiful trout stream with productive summer grazing?

Consider Bow Fiddle Ranch, with 3,600+ deeded acres and 3 miles of private fishing on the Little Laramie River. Good set of ranch improvements. Adjacent to Medicine Bow National Forest, this picturesque property is conveniently located along Highway 130, just east of Centennial, Wyoming.

OW RANCH Sheridan, WYOMING / $18,500,000 / ROI

F amous 50,000± acre ranch located north of Sheridan, Wyoming.

Historically renovated headquarters of renowned Kendrick Cattle Company anchors a 1,500 animal unit cow/calf operation. Over 2,000 acres of creek bottom and dryland hay plus deer, elk, antelope, upland birds and excellent water resources.

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445 East 200 South, Suite 130, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 800.819.9920 | 801.521.4259 | bateslandco.com

MOOSE SPRINGS RANCH

Wasatch County, UTAH / $3,869,600

H ere is an extraordinary opportunity to own almost one square mile of some of the most beautiful and enjoyable mountain land now available in the Rocky

Mountain West. The Moose Springs Ranch encompasses about 584 acres of wonderful terrain which are graced by stunning stands of quaking aspen and alpine conifer trees. This rare holding also contains many year 'round springs and small creeks. It is situated in the Lake Creek Drainage — one of Northern Utah's most reliable watersheds. Grassy parks attract good numbers of Rocky Mountain elk. Beautiful willow draws provide abundant forage for surprising numbers of moose. Mule deer are plentiful along with occasional sightings of black bear and cougar. The Moose Springs Ranch straddles Lake Creek Road about 13 miles east of Heber City, Utah — this paved scenic drive affords easy access. The Ranch has had only two ownerships in the past 60 years — a rare offering in today's land market. The Ranch is currently zoned for 20-acre parcels which positions it nicely for a conservation easement should the next owner choose to create a family legacy compound or corporate retreat and preserve capital vis-à-vis attendant tax deductions. This magnificent holding is situated only 25 miles from Park City — 45 miles from Salt Lake City — 45 miles from Provo. This amazing location is further enhanced by the Heber Valley Airport — one of the best corporate jet-capable facilities in the West — just 25 minutes from the Ranch! This amazing block of land is competitively offered at $3,869,600, which equates to $6,626 per acre. It must be considered by buyers looking for more than a 10 to 160-acre “postage stamp” — here is room to roam in one of Northern Utah's increasingly sought-after mountain locales. Please contact Patrick Bates at 801.560.4259 or David Packer at 801.419.9932.

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DON RIGBY FARM

Bancroft County, IDAHO / $7,925,000

T his very reputable and productive 6,300-acre agricultural operation offers a great opportunity for knowledgeable farmers in an area known for high quality crops and solid water rights. APPROXIMATE ACREAGES • 2,116 Acres Irrigated Land • 1,536 Acres Dry Farm Land • 1,356 Acres Dry Farm Land in CRP • 1,292 Acres Range / Meadow / Other Land ADDITIONAL INCOME SOURCES • CRP Payments: $56,000 • Gravel Pit: $20,000 • Cattle Herd — 125 Head SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENTS • 340,000 Bushels of Grain Storage • 60,000-Pound Covered Truck Scales • Large Shop — 7,000 SF • Two Hay Sheds — 23,000 SF • Two Equipment Sheds — 14,000 SF • Nice Owner’s Home — 3,160 SF The Don Rigby Farm is situated between Bancroft and Soda Springs with good access on state and county roads — its major grain storage battery is served by the Union Pacific Railroad. Offering price is $7,925,000 for land, improvements and water rights, plus $1,100,000 for machinery and equipment, plus $150,000 for cattle. Please contact Patrick Bates at 801.560.4259.

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KINGSBURY RANCH

Hunt County, TEXAS / $1,200,000

T he Kingsbury Ranch is an exceptional equestrian estate situated on 30 acres with mature oaks and a beautiful 3,800 square foot home with all

improvements desired to immediately entertain and enjoy this showplace. The gated drive leading to the home with Alder double front doors, exterior Grandbury stone trimmed in cedar plank and a 9' deep front porch surrounds the front of the home creates an inviting entrance. Equestrian themed stair rails spans the courtyard and the home improvements are to numerous to list. A lighted 300'x140' roping arena with Priefert panels, bow gates, roping chute and an attached 40' round pen. Two 36'x36' barns include 7 stalls (10'x12') and a fully self-contained loft apartment. Two large ponds and 4 large horse pastures surrounded by white vinyl Estate fencing complete your dream equestrian property.

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RISING HEARTS RANCH

New Castle, Garfield County, COLORADO $6,900,000

2 56-acre premier performance horse operation

conveniently located near Glenwood Springs and close to Aspen and Vail features a new 6,814 square foot trophy home and a 48,000 square foot barn and arena. This property can work for breeding, showing or any quality horse enterprise. Billy Long, 970.927.3850

WILLIAMS RANCH

Norwood, San Miguel County, COLORADO $4,475,000

T his 1,020-acre working cattle and sporting ranch is just 35 miles from the world-class ski resort of Telluride. Williams Ranch features spectacular views, ample water rights, excellent hunting, nearby fishing and recreational opportunities, a 4,000 square foot newer lodge/home for multi-family entertaining, large shop and 4-stall horse barn. Billy Long, 970.948.1333 or Ron Morris, 970.535.0881

BEAR CLAW RANCH Dayton/Sheridan, Sheridan County, WYOMING

B ear Claw Ranch lies against the Bighorn Mountains

northwest of Sheridan near Dayton. 2,534 deeded acres together with a state lease of 720 acres and a private lease of 160 acres for a total of 3,414 acres, this ranch supports up to 270 head producing 850 tons of native grass hay. Matt Johnston, 307.655.2273 or Ron Morris, 970.535.0881

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WALTON RANCH

Jackson, Teton County, WYOMING $68,700,000

A one-of-a-kind legacy ranch like no other

place in the world. 1,848 acres, four miles long, set against the spectacular Grand Teton on the Snake River and only ten minutes from downtown Jackson. Ron Morris, 970.535.0881 or Billy Long, 970.927.3850

FREEDOM’S EDGE RANCH Glendo, Platte County, WYOMING $850,000

L ocated between Douglas and Wheatland,

the 100-acre Freedom’s Edge Ranch offers quiet, rural living with upscale, custom improvements in a convenient and easily accessible year-round location close to endless winter and summer recreation. Matt Johnston, 307.655.2273 or Ron Morris, 970.535.0881

PEACEFUL VALLEY RANCH Hartville, Platte County, WYOMING $1,100,000

500-acres ideal for the buyer desiring a small

land holding for livestock and space to build a home with privacy and expansive views in a no-state-income tax state. Three hours north of Denver, fenced, with two windmills, electricity, year-round access, wildlife and close proximity to the Glendo Reservoir. Ron Morris, 970.535.0881

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GRIZZLY MEADOWS RANCH

Park County, MONTANA / $8,900,000

G rizzly Meadows Ranch in Montana rests within the realm of the fabled Paradise Valley, south of the classic Western town of Livingston and perched just above the longest, dam-free river in North America, this exquisite ranch of 626± deeded acres has sweeping views encompassing the Yellowstone River valley with the Absaroka Range rising high in the distance. With over 1± mile combined, of private fishing on Tom Miner Creek and Rock Creek, as well as a large fishing pond the Grizzly Meadows Ranch has good fishing on the property. The Yellowstone River flows just below Grizzly Meadows and numerous trout-water fisheries including the legendary DePuy’s Spring Creek are within an easy drive. A plethora of habitat provides food and shelter for big game, birds, smaller mammals and other wildlife. Bozeman, Montana and all of its amenities as well as a commercial airport are within an hour and twenty minutes of the Grizzly Meadows Ranch.

WHEELBARROW CREEK RANCH Ravalli County, MONTANA / $7,899,000

T he Wheelbarrow Creek Ranch is ideally positioned just south of Missoula, MT in the

attractive Bitterroot Valley. It’s a fine example of a balanced agricultural operation that retains its desirable recreational characteristics. Complimenting this unique property is the impressive infrastructure and aesthetic improvements that provide accessibility and a comforting level of self-sufficiency to the ranch. The end of the road location ensures privacy and the area’s live water and dramatic scenery are quintessential Montana. The Wheelbarrow Creek Ranch is comprised of 449 ± deeded acres of which 309 ± acres are in 14 legal deeds. There is an adjoining 640-acre State of Montana lease that has been recently renewed; this grazing lease contributes to the ranches carrying capacity.

LITTLE VALLEY RANCH

Powell County, MONTANA / $18,500,000

L ittle Valley Ranch is a historic mountain ranch in western Montana. Located in the scenic Avon

Valley, about 50 miles from Helena, the core of the Montana ranch’s 12,910± deeded acres is comprised of mountain meadows and timbered hills along the west side of the valley. The majority of the ranch’s 10,080± leased acres reach higher elevations in the Garnet Range along the west side of the ranch. Strickland Creek and Davis Creek emerge in the Garnets, watering the ranch’s wildlife and livestock. With a resident elk herd that numbers several hundred during the fall season, Little Valley is a dream ranch for the sportsman. The Montana ranch facilities are functional and updated, and good stewardship is further demonstrated by the condition of the range and timber resources.

CIRCLE LAZY H RANCH ON FALL CREEK Teton, WYOMING / $10,000,000

T ucked away in a truly stunning mountain setting surrounded by the Bridger-Teton National

Forest, the Circle Lazy H Ranch on Fall Creek boasts 160± deeded acres in a remarkably private setting. The ranch is in the legendary resort community of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, just 20 minutes from the town of Wilson and 35 minutes from Jackson. A recreational paradise, the ranch features over a mile of two forks of Fall Creek with excellent cutthroat fishing as well as hunting, hiking and horseback riding on the ranch and adjacent public lands. Enjoy backcountry skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling during the winter months.

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LYMAN CREEK RANCH

Gallatin County, MONTANA / $4,400,000

L yman Creek Ranch for sale in Montana is a “needle in a haystack” when it comes to ranch properties near a cultural community like Bozeman. The property consists of 353± acres with Lyman Creek running through the length of the property. The foothill ridges that flank the drainage shield it from outside view, all the way up to the creek’s origin in the Bridger Mountains and Gallatin National Forest. Lyman Creek Ranch has a combination of coveted amenities—live water, National Forest access, tasteful structural improvements, privacy and an extraordinary location—that set it apart as an outstanding ranch estate.

CHIMNEY ROCK RANCH

Sweet Grass County, MONTANA / $19,500,000

R ocky Mountain views, mountain valleys, creek bottoms, and sweeping foothills are a

brief hint at what the Chimney Rock Ranch in Big Timber, Montana can eclipse. 10,605± contiguous deeded acres and 1,465± leased acres spread below the Absaroka and Crazy Mountain Ranges with excellent trout fishing along 5± private miles of Lower Deer Creek. There are 7± miles of National Forest boundary providing access to thousands of additional recreational acreage. A beautiful main home with views overlooking the equestrian center, and other improvements, complements the working aspects of the ranch.

DRY CREEK RANCH

Campbell County, WYOMING / $2,800,000

T he Dry Creek Ranch in Wyoming is a “low overhead” grazing ranch that is easy

to manage and operate. This ranch has been designed and managed to promote maximum livestock production with minimal abuse to the property. It is broken down into 8 pastures that are ideal for rotational grazing of livestock. The ranch has a good distribution of water ensuring cattle do not have to travel far for drinking water. Dry Creek Ranch has been in the same agricultural family for more than 100 years. Family owners have raised both cattle and sheep, but currently the ranch is providing grazing for cattle.

BROWN VALLEY RANCH

Ravalli County, MONTANA / $5,950,000

H eld by the same family for the past 45 years, the Brown Valley Ranch has been

operated as a working cattle ranch for the duration of the current ownership. Located up the Threemile drainage in the Bitterroot Valley, this ranch possesses all of the key components desired in an established agricultural operation as well as the make-up for a recreational retreat. A long-time professional manager utilizes his own cattle, equipment, stockyard and laborers. Highlights include dramatic westerly views of the stunning Bitterroot Range that stretch the entire valley, productive fields, abundant elk and deer, modest structures and healthy riparian corridors that enhance the ranch. Brown Valley Ranch’s roots begin on the valley floor at the foothills of the Threemile Wildlife Management Area. Beyond the refuge sits National Forest lands and the Sapphire Mountain Range. The Brown Valley Ranch has substantial acreage for the Bitterroot Valley and its location does not compromise access to amenities which is becoming the exception for true working ranches.

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SOUTHERN CROSS RANCH

Catron County, Pie Town, NEW MEXICO / $13,250,000

W orld-class is no exaggeration when describing the exceptional trophy elk

hunting on the 29,142-acre (18,535 deeded) Southern Cross Ranch in westcentral New Mexico. The Southern Cross has been superbly managed for years to maintain its status as one of America's premier hunting destinations. A spectacular 6,000-square-foot log lodge is the centerpiece of the ranch. With excellent yearround access, the "land of giants" is located only 2.5 hours from Albuquerque and 3.5 hours from Santa Fe.

THE IRISH HARP RANCH Chama, NEW MEXICO / $6,950,000 / PRICE REDUCED

N EW LISTING! The Irish Harp Ranch, located between Chama, New Mexico

and Pagosa Springs, Colorado, lies in the heart of some of the Rockies' best trophy mule deer and elk hunting. Situated just south of the Colorado border, the Irish Harp Ranch covers 3,000 deeded and 450 leased acres of towering ponderosa pine, scrub oak, Douglas fir and grasslands at an elevation of about 8,000 feet. As a comfortable hunting retreat, the ranch is a turnkey operation, featuring a spacious 3,800 square-foot log lodge at the ranch headquarters.

DALE CREEK RANCH

Laramie, WYOMING / $8,640,000

N EW LISTING! On the 7,200 acre Dale Creek Ranch

in southeastern Wyoming, the possibilities are as rich as its creekside pastures. Trophy big game hunting, trout fishing, cattle ranching, alternative and traditional energy development and rural housing development are all possible here, in many combinations. Located only ten minutes from Laramie, WY and two hours from Denver, CO.

LAZY H RANCH

Douglas County, Larkspur, COLORADO $6,950,000 / PRICE REDUCED

P RICE REDUCED! The Lazy H Ranch in Douglas County is one

of the finest equestrian ranches in the Front Range of Colorado. Everything on the ranch, from its 1,400 acres of rolling mountain grasslands to its 39,000-square-foot indoor riding arena, points to a property custom made for horses and horse lovers. Residential improvements include a 14,000-square-foot custom home and two 3,000+-square-foot guest houses.

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ZEPHYR MEADOWS RANCH

RED HAWK RANCH

Grand Lake, COLORADO / $2,300,000 / PRICE REDUCED

Crested Butte, COLORADO / $4,950,000

S trategically situated near the southwest entrance to Rocky Mountain

N EW LISTING! At Red Hawk Ranch, high in the West Elk Mountains

SAWTOOTH SHADOWS RANCH

WHITE TIP RANCH

R ugged scenery combined with trophy elk and mule deer herds makes

O nly thirty five minutes from Aspen lies the 152 acre White Tip Ranch, a

National Park, the 505 acre Zephyr Meadows Ranch virtually defines a four-season recreational ranch with world-class accommodations. A custom-built Lodge and expansive home form the centerpiece of Zephyr Meadows Ranch. Trophy hunting, valuable water rights, and National Forest access also compliment the ranch.

Catron County, Datil, NEW MEXICO / $10,900,000 the 21,700-deeded-acre Sawtooth Shadows Ranch a New Mexico dream ranch for sportsmen with a special appreciation for Southwestern culture, history and landscape. The ranch shares a 14-mile boundary with Cibola National Forest and its elk (many bulls in the 400+ class) freely range into the pinon/juniper and ponderosa forests of Sawtooth Shadows Ranch as well.

near Crested Butte, Colorado, you'll not only be "away from it all", but also "above it all". This 923-acre wilderness ranch adjoining National Forest boasts sweeping views of the magnificent Ohio Creek Valley and a 5,400 square-foot lodge.

Aspen, COLORADO / $3,495,000 true wilderness retreat on the very doorstep of one of the nation's premier cultural and recreational communities. The White Tip Ranch is graced by a contemporary, 2,353 square-foot home with impressive views 0of Mount Sopris and direct access to millions of acres of National Forest.

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AN EXQUISITE EQUESTRIAN EXPERIENCE

Aledo, Parker County, TEXAS

O ne of the finest equestrian experiences in the world is only a short drive from DFW International Airport. The award-winning property is truly unique and cohesive in design and functionality. Resting on over 340 acres on the west side of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, this versatile complex is easily adaptable for any horse discipline.

The world-class training facility is unmatched. The indoor riding arena is 300 feet by 140 feet in a building that includes a sound system, viewing areas, storage and bath. Just behind the indoor arena lies the fully lighted outdoor arena. The twenty-two stall main barn features amenities that make life a dream for humans and horses alike, boasting two wash stalls with in-floor and overhead radiant heat, a commercial scale laundry room, two stall bedding storage rooms and two feed storage rooms. The barn also features a large tack-up area and spacious tack room with an adjacent lighted porte cochere that makes trailer loading a breeze. There is a fully equipped veterinarian exam area with stocks and ample medical supply storage. During the warmest months of the year large fans over the aisles and stalls, watering systems, and an automatic fly control system keep everyone comfortable. This barn also houses the complex's main office with adjoining conference room and efficiency kitchen. Rounding out this central barn area is a custom European-style equisizer with overhead lights and fans. The ranch’s twelve-stall mare barn could be adapted for a number of uses. Each stall has a 60 foot individual run, is equipped with automatic watering units inside and out, and can be converted to house up to 24 horses. The mare barn also features its own office and bathroom, indoor and outdoor wash stalls and grooming areas, a tack room, spacious veterinary lab, and a breeding room with stocks to safely treat mare and foal. A separate hydrotherapy barn houses an

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underwater treadmill providing state-of-the-art equine rehabilitation and conditioning. This barn is complete with two rubber-floored wash racks, an interior holding stall, ample tying stations, overhead radiant heat and overhead fans. Two separate isolation stalls in this barn offer a safe place to quarantine horses should the need arise. The property's generously sized storage structures make crucial behind the scenes ranch work run smoothly, including a large hay barn and a 75'x140' climate-controlled shop. This building houses additional office space, a full gym, a maintenance work room, and 6 oversized parking bays for trucks, trailers, and motor coaches. Great measures have been taken to create and preserve a consistent aesthetic throughout the property. The ranch’s twelve large pastures and eleven paddocks are all fenced with five-rail steel pipe and have individual shelters. This meticulously maintained pasture system is irrigated and is lush with wellestablished, sprigged Costal Bermuda grass, providing a true grazing paradise for our equine friends. A storm drainage system encircles the training facility, and all electrical and water lines have been buried so that nothing mars the serene view of rolling pastures. The manager and staff housing compliment the facilities and the beautiful Emery Young designed main residence sits high on a hill, nestled among numerous mature oaks. This exclusive listing is held by Martha Williams and Allen Crumley of Williams Trew Sotheby’s International Realty. Price is available upon request. The core 175 acres that include all the equine improvements and facilities may be purchased separately. Call for more details.

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MICKELSON RANCH

Big Piney, WYOMING / $7,750,000

T he Mickelson Ranch is located in Big Piney, Wyoming. Consisting of 4,950 deeded acres with 3,430 on the lower ranch along Middle Piney Creek, and

1,520 on the Johnson Ridge Mountain Pasture with evergreen timber and aspen cover. An outstanding northern Wyoming hunting and fishing property that is also a well rounded working cattle ranch. Typical large ranch improvements of an older owners home, bunk house, shops, utility buildings, good working corrals, and a loft style barn all in very good condition.

DIAMOND PEAK RANCH

SOUTH CROW CREEK RANCH

T he Diamond Peak Ranch is 1,540 acres, located about 5 miles

T he South Crow Creek Ranch is a very unique hideaway, offering

Fort Collins, COLORADO / $3,300,000 southwest of Tie Siding, Wyoming near Fort Collins, Colorado. The property offers exceptional privacy in a true mountain setting. Excellent big game populations and an above average water resource for irrigation and future development of fishing reservoirs on Trail Creek.

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Laramie, WYOMING / $1,600,000

complete solitude and privacy without giving up ease of access only 20 minutes from Laramie or Cheyenne. 744 acres bordering Medicine Bow National Forest and Wyoming State Land. The meadows contain several beaver ponds along with two ponds built by the owners for trout fishing.

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BAKER’S PEAK RANCH

Craig, COLORADO / $10,750,000

B aker’s Peak Ranch, near Craig, Colorado, is 7,310 +/- acres, and truly one to see. It is literally on top of the world with views extending miles in every

direction. The ranch itself is very pretty, driving in the road goes from lower open lands with service berry and oak then through groves of aspen and pine to the lodge, which sets overlooking the western part of the ranch. Truly private and one can spend years exploring its many nooks and crannies. The present owner, while a hunter, has enjoyed the ranch this way for many years, but now is the time to move on.

SHEEP ROCK RANCH

Saratoga, WYOMING / $8,900,000

T he Sheep Rock Ranch is 2,777+/- acres located in the North Platte

River Valley of Saratoga, Wyoming. The excellent fishing of this ranch is provided by bordering the North Platte River for 1 ¾ miles, but more importantly, Jack Creek is a large tributary providing for 4+ miles of outstanding water. The Sheep Rock Ranch is now available as The Foote Ranch and Edward’s Place. $6,950,000 for the 2,137 acre Foote Ranch with 400 acres under easement and the North Platte River. $1,950,000 for the 640 acre Edwards Place all under easement with several miles of Jack Creek.

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SPUR CREEK RANCH

Butte County, SOUTH DAKOTA $8,511,594

T his outstanding grass ranch totals over 14,599

acres with 12,159.42 deeded acres, 1,600 acres of School Land and another 840 acres of BLM lease. This ranch is supplied by a pipeline water system as well as numerous dams and dugouts. Extensive improvements on this ranch including 2 homes along with numerous barns, bunkhouses, corrals, and outbuildings. A bonus is the Spur Creek Saloon, a rustic, log bar that provides a one of a kind western experience in the wide open spaces of western South Dakota!

LOG HEAVEN RESORT

Hughes County, SOUTH DAKOTA / $2,950,000

L og Heaven Resort offers an opportunity to own your private

or commercial luxurious resort providing panoramic views of the majestic Lake Oahe. Let incredible sunrises greet you in the morning and sensational sunsets conclude your day. Now you can own a world class resort to ensure lasting memories. The main lodge is situated on 36 acres and consists of over 6,000 sq ft with hand hewn logs from British Columbia providing an unbelievable ambiance. Luxury loft and master bedroom suite provide breathtaking views of Lake Oahe. The premiere rustic-elegant hideaway has a magnificent great room with 30 ft ceilings and 90 ton glacial granite fireplace. Cottage rooms provide ultimate in comfort, have direct lake views and private baths in each room.

WALSH ACRES

Dunn County, NORTH DAKOTA / $480,000

D on't miss out on this property located just two miles

south of Dodge in Dunn County, right in the heart of North Dakota. There is easy access to this property which is divided by a county road with 160 acres on the east side and 160 acres on the west side. The land consists of hay and grassland, tree rows and a coulee. The property has a water aquifer which is approximately 160 ft down. There is also access to the SW water pipeline. The seller will not be transferring any mineral rights. For those that enjoy getting outdoors, this property is a prime location for pheasant and deer hunting. This property would be an excellent asset to add to your investment portfolio.

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CROW PEAK RANCH

Lawrence County, SOUTH DAKOTA $3,575,000

T he Crow Peak Ranch is a highly scenic

550 acre block of deeded land located only 7 miles west of Spearfish, South Dakota at the base of the Black Hills. Two creeks run through the ranch with one flowing year around. The improvements are highlighted by a remodeled ranch house of 1,200 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. Also included are 2 barns, shop and open front storage. The ranch produces hay on over 100 acres. It is watered by a flowing artesian well, 2 creeks and a pond. Abundant wildlife can be found in the wooded draws.  

MCMAHON RANCH HEADQUARTERS ON BOX ELDER CREEK Meade County, SOUTH DAKOTA / $975,000

T his is generations-owned prime land, yet most of the improvements are recent. Once the site of an early school house along Box Elder Creek, it is now the ranch headquarters location of the ultra-modern log home and horse barn with indoor riding arena governing this approximate 1,000 acre ranch just outside Rapid City, SD. Just five minutes outside of town, this unique and highly-desirable property is extremely private with few even aware of its existence. The southerly exposure log home and setting are both one-of-a-kind in nature. Priced at $975,000 for the home and approximately 40 acres only with additional adjoining land available.

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UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER RANCH Ridgway, COLORADO / $2,400,000

L ocated among the interwindings of the Uncompahgre River lies a breathtaking 151

acre ranch. Having over half a mile in river frontage, approximately 61 irrigated acres, lush meadows, and large pastures, this ranch makes the perfect habitat for cattle and wildlife grazing. Situated in the Uncompahgre Valley 45 minutes from Telluride and 15 minutes from the "Switzerland of America", the ranch boasts endless views to the majestic San Juan Mountains and surrounding hills as well as many outdoor activities.

TRIPLE 8 ALPINE RANCH

Alpine Plateau, Gunnison County, COLORADO / $2,945,000

H ave you ever driven by a property and the setting was so riveting that it took your breath away? If so, you may have driven by the Triple 8 Alpine Ranch. It is even more amazing the closer you get to the facilities. The 542 acre ranch is located 39.5 miles from Montrose and 43.5 miles from Gunnison in an enchanted setting surrounded by a blanket of dark timber and Aspen trees that back up to thousands of acres of public land. It ranges in elevation from 9,600 feet up to 10,000 feet. This elevation is the ideal for lush forests, abundant wildlife and cool nights. The ranch features a hand constructed log home with museum quality craftsmanship, numerous outbuildings, abundant wildlife, a large fishing pond and beautiful mountain views.

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PONDEROSA RANCH

SCREAMIN ELK RANCH

A top the Uncompahgre Plateau, located 14 miles southwest of

4 02 acres located 25 miles east of Montrose, Colorado at the head of the

Montrose, COLORADO / $1,395,000 Montrose, Colorado, lies the 720 acre Ponderosa Ranch. A more appropriate name might be the “Bullseye Ranch” because it hits the target for buyer requirements. With year-round county road access, adjoinment to national forest, 4 ponds, fantastic big game hunting, huge mountain views, and varied vegetation — oak, pinion juniper, ponderosa pine and aspen filled draws. Ranging from 7,800 to 8,200 feet in elevation. Priced for immediate sale.

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Cimarron, Montrose County, COLORADO / $2,200,000 Cimarron Valley. Ranch features a 2,728 square foot timber frame and rock home positioned to capture the unobstructed massive view of the San Juan Mountains to the south. 4 ponds, a fantastic domestic spring, and an intermittent stream are located on the ranch. Located at an elevation of 8,430 to 9,200, vegetation consist of approximately 60% aspen trees intermixed with open meadows and patches of oak creating the perfect habitat for numerous species of big game that frequent the ranch. Volume 4 ✫ Number 4


SHADOW MESA RANCH

Cedaredge, COLORADO / $4,500,000

P rivate, Exclusive, Surreal, Majestic and Breathtaking are just a few of the

adjectives that describe the spectacular Shadow Mesa Ranch. Located 3.5 miles west of Cedaredge, Colorado, this 708 acre ranch encompasses the top of a private mesa. Bordered to the east by Ward Creek and the west by George Creek, the ranch has multiple sources of year round flowing streams. Ranging in elevation from 5,800 feet up to 6,200 feet, the ranch is the ideal elevation for a year round residence. The combination of 270Âą acres of irrigated fields along with 440Âą acres of grazing pastures provides the perfect habitat for livestock and wildlife. Vegetation is a mix of irrigated meadow, sage flats and Pinion and Juniper trees. Features include: A newly remodeled 3,126 square foot home, shop, care taker's home, working corrals, hay barn, engineered irrigation system, numerous outbuildings and tremendous mountain views spanning the horizon.

BOSTWICK PARK PRODUCTION RANCH Montrose, COLORADO $7,240,000 / ROI

2 ,455 acres with over 710 irrigated acres and

740 classifed acres. This 3-ranch assemblage would create one of Western Colorado's largest contiguous hay ranches located just minutes from the daily commercial air service in Montrose. Located at 7,000 feet in elevation, this highly productive ranch has irrigation water supplied by one of Colorado's most consistent, and well-governed irrigation companies. The Ranch features Hwy. 50 and county road access, underground power, 3.5 miles of elevated escarpment building sites, world class hunting as featured on the outdoor channel, and a setting that is simply spectacular. There are very few opportunities when this type of assemblage can be acquired at such a value.

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LAZY J RANCH

Bozeman, MONTANA / $40,000,000

C omprised of 5,665± deeded acres, this is the largest privately

held block of land in the renowned Bridger Canyon of Southwest Montana. Current zoning allows one residence per 40 acres – an ideal candidate for a conservation-minded buyer. This zoning designation also provides for strategic and tasteful development. Bridger Creek affords private trout waters, and the magnificent Bridger Mountains have a resident elk herd numbering in the hundreds. Bridger Bowl Ski Resort and about three and a half miles of the Gallatin National Forest border the Ranch. Held under the careful stewardship of the Taylor Family, the Ranch is being offered for sale for the first time in over fifty years.

THREE PEAKS RANCH Livingston, MONTANA / $20,500,000 / ROI

T his 2,964± deeded-acre Ranch provides an attractive annual return setting itself apart from many executive ranch offerings. Under current management,

the Ranch has historically generated an annual average revenue of between $250,000 and $300,000 exclusive of depreciable assets. This low-overhead operation has 420± pivot-irrigated acres and comfortably runs 300 head of mother cows. The 2006 masterfully-designed custom home is ideally positioned to capture the scenic Paradise Valley views. Complete with well-designed cattle handling facilities, world-class fishing, hunting and recreation, Three Peaks Ranch is an efficient self-contained executive ranch providing serenity and solitude in a premier Rocky Mountain locale. Co-listed with The Land Brokers.

O’DONNELL MOUNTAIN MEADOWS Deer Lodge, MONTANA / $4,800,000

5,870± deeded acres stretch from the foothills of the eastern Deer

Lodge Valley to the mountains of the Continental Divide. The Property consists of open native grasslands, timberland, mountain terrain and multiple lush riparian threads. Plentiful water in four creeks and abundant grass resources create an ideal habitat for wildlife and productive grazing for livestock. A calving ground for elk in the spring, the Property has endless wildlife viewing and hunting opportunities. Adjacent to the Helena National Forest, O’Donnell Mountain Meadows is being offered for sale for the first time in fifty years and is available for under $820 per deeded acre.

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SIESTA RANCH

Belgrade, MONTANA / $3,850,000

T he 950± deeded-acre Ranch offers an attractive compound

with a private tennis court and good facilities for horses or cattle.  A trail network provides miles of riding for the equestrian enthusiasts. 400± acres of dry-land farm ground produce consistent yields, and the Ranch supports a small cattle operation that utilizes the native grass pastures. One mile of Dry Creek provides small-stream trout fishing and an ideal habitat for wildlife. This productive and easy-to-manage operation is located minutes from Belgrade and Bozeman. Development or conservation easement potential.

BELFRY FARM

Belfry, MONTANA / $3,000,000 / ROI

O n the Clark’s Fork of the Yellowstone River, this 627± deeded-

acre Farm is a low overhead, high-production investment property. 515± acres of irrigated crop land are served by gated pipe and siphon tubes with solid water rights. The consistent water, soil profile and temperate climate are ideal for creating reliable growing conditions and solid yields. The 200± head feedlot provides the ability to run a small cattle herd. The strong farming component, fall livestock grazing, and rental income from two homes provides an attractive and diverse income stream.

LADDER RANCH Big Timber, MONTANA / $2,775,000

L adder Ranch, 1,125± deeded acres, offers a rare combination

of live water, solitude and unsullied viewscapes.  A custom home, built in 1996, is masterfully situated to capitalize on uninterrupted views sweeping from a spring-fed trout pond to magnificent snowcapped peaks of Montana’s Crazy Mountains. The Ranch is laced with a perennial stream along with mature stands of cottonwoods and willows, providing good cover for wildlife. Two ponds holding good populations of trout enhance the Ranch both from an agricultural and recreational aspect. The Ranch is an attractive choice for buyers desirous of owning a low-maintenance, productive and easy to manage ranch.

SHORTRIDGE RANCH

Augusta, MONTANA $2,375,000 / PRICE REDUCED / ROI

W ith a backdrop of the Rocky Mountain Front, 678±

deeded-acres straddle 1.5± miles of the trout-rich Smith Creek. The Ranch is utilized to host private trout fishing and upland game-bird hunting, and is also operated as a purebred Red Angus cattle operation. The Ranch will provide its next owner a productive ranch on a great trout fishery and hunting preserve with close proximity to some of the very best outdoor recreation and beauty Montana has to offer. Offered by a motivated Seller!

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HIGH FENCE HUNTING RANCH WITH LODGE

ELK, DEER & TURKEY HUNTING RANCH WITH BEAUTIFUL LODGE

Dimmit County, TEXAS / 90.15 Acres / $1,350,000 / ROI

Sheridan County, NEBRASKA / 900 Acres / $1,485,000

R arely do you have the opportunity to own a recreational ranch of this

caliber with this much income production currently in place and with the potential for even more. The ranch has an excellent layout, great deer habitat, and enhanced genetics in place. The current owner has utilized this ranch and lodge as an outfitter's base camp for dove, deer, and exotic hunting and rents out the lodge rooms to the oilfield industry in the nonhunting months. The pristine nature of the deer habitat mixed with the current income and valuable mineral rights put this ranch directly at the top of the list of properties any buyer should strongly consider. Contact Agent/Land Specialist Joey Bellington at 979.204.6311 or Agent/Land Specialist Blake Farrar at 903.530.5804 to schedule your private showing of this property.

A fter walking onto this property for first time and seeing all the wildlife

signs, I knew that this is a sportsman’s dream ranch. The pine filled canyons, draws, food plots and water tanks give the wildlife no reason to leave. There are both whitetails and mule deer, along with some of the best Merriam turkey hunting in the state. The entire ranch is enrolled in the Nebraska Elk Landowner Zone, so you will have a better chance at drawing that elusive Nebraska elk tag. It is also enrolled in a non-grazing program through 2014, which gives the whole ranch solely to the wildlife. There are ATV trails throughout the ranch so you can get to your favorite stand location in minutes. On the northeast corner of the ranch sits a beautiful 3,200 square foot one story lodge with a 25 x 40 garage built in 2011. Give Agent/Land Specialist Justin Simmons a call at 308.360.0545 to schedule your private showing of this property.

HIGH CALIBER HUNTING FARM WITH HOLDING POWER Adams County, ILLINOIS / 336 Acres / $1,293,600

T his farm is nothing short of awesome — big buck infrastructure that has been

managed by some of the most elite hunting professionals in the industry. A quick look at the aerial and you can see how well the farm is laid out and the large amount of holding power it hosts. But as good as it looks on the aerials, I promise you it looks 3 times as good in person. The topography rolls perfectly with nice top and bottom tillable fields, creek bottoms, and big white oak ridges/ravines that seem to roll on forever. Large amount of harvestable timber combined with 50 tillable acres provides a nice return on your investment. The farm has seen a very limited amount of hunting pressure over the past several years with a very strict management plan in place. Be sure and check out the harvest and trail cam pictures for proof of the current age structure. Give Agent/Land Specialist Kirk Gilbert a call at 217.577.3699 to schedule your private showing of this property.

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WHITE BUFFALO RANCH – PRIVATE LODGE AND CATTLE OPERATION Laclede County, MISSOURI / 644 Acres / $2,175,000 / ROI

S weet freedom and sanctuary await you at the White Buffalo Ranch. This amazing

countryside ranch is nestled in the great outdoors of Southern Missouri. White Buffalo Ranch is a working ranch with over 644 acres of scenic bluffs, woods, rolling meadows and fertile fields. The ranch is home to many different types of wildlife, including turkey, deer, bobcat, quail and dove, as well as the cattle operation. The main lodge and cabin lodge provide the accommodations and amenities that make White Buffalo Ranch the best private lodge in Missouri. The property offers rest and luxury as well as a host of enjoyable activities that free the mind and restore the spirit. The main lodge provides gracious and state of the art accommodations for up to twenty guests, as well as comfortable small and large conference rooms. Relax by the fire in the great room, demonstrate your skill in a game of pool or head outside to hunt or fish. The property borders Mark Twain National Forest to increase your outdoor activities; White Buffalo Ranch truly captures the essence of Missouri’s great outdoors and the spirit of outdoor adventure. Property would make an amazing residence, conference center or outfitting property. Contact Agent/Land Specialist Brian Utecht at 417.766.5595 to schedule your private showing of this property.

WEST TEXAS HUNTING MECCA

Terrell County, TEXAS / 10,465 Acres / $4,500,000 / ROI

L ying 50 miles south of Sheffield between Big Canyon and Myers Canyon, this 10,000+

acre ranch is a West Texas hunting Mecca. The deer herd is outstanding, comprised of approximately 50% whitetail and 50% mule deer. There are also herds of free ranging Aoudad sheep and the occasional mountain lion that frequent the ranch. The region is known for some of the best dove hunting in the state and the quail population is rebuilding back to a very healthy population. The enormous canyons bordering each side of the ranch are high traffic routes for traveling wildlife and provide prime habitat for all West Texas game. Coupled with the exceptional hunting opportunities, there are also 50% State Classified minerals available. With drilling and production taking place just miles away, the investment opportunity is incredible. Hunters, mineral prospects, investors; don’t miss this opportunity. Contact Agent/Land Specialist Ryan Koonsman at 254.396.7026 to schedule your private showing of this property.

INCREDIBLE WATERFOWL AND FISHING OPPORTUNITIES WITH INCOME Fulton County, ILLINOIS / 1,000 Acres / $7,400,000 / ROI

I ncredible income and waterfowl opportunity in Fulton County, Illinois!

Managed and upheld for trophy fishing and unparalleled waterfowl hunting. This property has nearly 560 acres of tillable land that could produce around $154,000 annually. This trophy farm contains over 110 acres of private managed fishable water! 60 acres of plantable, floodable, and huntable wetland acres provide incredible food sources to hold ducks and geese! The property has power throughout to aerate the lakes for optimal habitat enhancement. There are boat ramps on nearly every lake that provide great convenience for your fishing and hunting trips. There are existing goose pits spread throughout the property that provide many options for hunting different wind directions. On top of this, the property has an outstanding outbuilding with a locker room, a lodge that sleeps 12, and tons of equipment! This is truly a turn-key operation. Looking for a corporate get-a-way? This property not only offers phenomenal waterfowl hunting and fishing, it has some of the finest upland game hunting, dove hunting, and deer hunting in the State of Illinois. The extensive amount of habitat improvements on this property even provide some of the finest bird watching and photography opportunities one could imagine. To say this property has it all is an understatement, as it will provide something to keep your guests and clients entertained year round. Other features include city water on two sides, bordered on the East by a State Park, bordered on the South by residential (meaning possible residential development prices in the future), and only one mile from the Canton Airport, which now accepts small jets, and much, much more! In cooperation with Land Co. Contact Agent/Land Specialist Aaron Milliken at 217.440.0353 to schedule your private showing of this property.

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PO Box 1370, 14372 Liberty Street, Montgomery, Texas 77356 Larry Jacobs | 936.597.3301 | txland.com

DOUBLE DOWN RANCH

Walker County, TEXAS / $3,100,000

T he 360 acres of the Double Down Ranch in north-

western Walker County are less than an hour from the Woodlands and the new Exxon campus. Its dramatic rolling hayfields are green and lush, providing an attractive setting for the sparkling blue water of the 40 acre lake. The main home (3,600 square feet) on the water’s edge looks east across the lake toward the rising sun. The second home (2,100 square feet) sits high up on the ridge almost 50’ above the lake and surrounding pastures. The opportunities for boating, irrigated agricultural production, deer hunting, waterfowl, and fishing will provide satisfaction for generations to come. The Double Down Ranch is a true legacy investment.

LX RANCH 400

Montgomery County, TEXAS / $5,000,000

T he historic LX Ranch in Montgomery County is truly your oppor-

tunity to own a legacy property. Offering tremendous beauty and variety, the quality of the tract is amazingly consistent from corner to corner. High upland pastures offer southern views among the scattered hardwoods. The mature hardwood and pine timber along the western end is serene and loaded with wildlife. The waters of Lake Creek naturally form Ford Lake, with the ranch fronting 3,000' on the high bank. Cattle pens, water well, water troughs, good interior road system, and Montgomery ISD add additional value to the ranch. Elevations range from 265' to 188' above MSL. Less than 18 miles from The Woodlands, Texas. Well suited and priced for ranchette development or even a personal estate. Additional acreage available.

ZERO DINERO RANCH Waller County, TEXAS $1,245,000 PRICE REDUCED

30-acre horse ranch between Waller and Hempstead.

3,634 square foot home, 4-bed / 3.5-bath designed for durability and comfort. 3,800 square foot barn, 1 acre roping arena with professional lights. 22 acres of pasture, fenced and cross-fenced and two large ponds.

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QUANTUM LAKES

TEXAS / $2,250,000

Q uantum Lakes will capture your imagination from the moment you enter this beautiful 212 acre property. 125 acres of lakes professionally managed

for trophy bass fishing nestled into the Sam Houston National Forest. 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, bunk house, stable, and a landing strip. Fishing, wing hunting, wildlife, riding, and nature trails, all less than 40 miles from Bush Intercontinental Airport. Quantum Lakes is perfectly suited for a family compound, fishing club, or corporate retreat.

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RAINY MESA RANCH

Reserve, NEW MEXICO / $3,900,000

R ainy Mesa Ranch includes 50+/- deeded acres with an additional 54,000 acres of Forest Allotment. The Negrito/Yegas allotment allows 320 head cattle and 14 horses. The Negrito Creek runs through this ranch creating amazing habitat for the wildlife. The property has excellent improvements with an endof-the-road location. Contact Robb Van Pelt. www.ranchland.com/rainymesa

61 BAR RANCH

Rawlins, WYOMING / $10,750,000

F eaturing 96,447 acres in one contiguous block of land situated in the Haystack

Mountain Range. The ranch offers over five miles of North Platte River frontage, which is a source for irrigation, blue-ribbon fishing, and opportunities to hunt deer, elk, and antelope. Contact John Stratman. www.ranchland.com/61Bar

BROKEN CIRCLE RANCH

Deer Lodge Valley, MONTANA / $15,000,000

A t over 8,688+/- deeded acres, not only is this ranch a productive commercial sized

cow/calf operation with annual surplus hay sales, but also a sportsman’s paradise. The Clarks Fork River winds through the ranch providing excellent trout fishing. Contact Robb Van Pelt. www.ranchland.com/brokencircle

BEAR BONES RANCH

Westcliffe, COLORADO / $1,500,000

O ffering 25 acres of grazing lands and scattered pine trees together with 640 acres

of state of Colorado grazing lease. Improvements consist of an owner’s home, guest home and horse barn with outside riding/roping arena. In addition to running horses and cattle, the ranch offers a multitude of wildlife opportunity. Contact John Stratman. www.ranchland.com/bearbones

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QUARTER CIRCLE 4 RANCH

VAGABOND RANCH

Q uarter Circle 4 Ranch includes 1,520 +/- deeded acres, including 400

T he Vagabond Ranch is 108 acres surrounded by Arapaho National

RIM ROCK CANYON RANCH

SHADOW CREEK RANCH LOTS

S ecluded 40-acre ranch inholding with year-round access, live water,

E njoy over 5,800 acres without all of the challenges of owning your own

Toponas, COLORADO / $3,350,000

+/- acres of irrigated meadow, extensive water rights, borders BLM and has a current 4,000 +/- acre BLM lease. Modest improvements include barns, metal shop, and a three-bedroom home. Contact Bill George at 970.485.1052.

Parshall, COLORADO / $849,000

and is completely surrounded by BLM land. The ranch provides a venue of rugged rock outcroppings, sub-irrigated meadows, sagebrush, native grass pastures, Corral Creek containing native brook trout, and a small pond. Contact Bill George at 970.485.1052.

Granby, COLORADO / $2,500,000

Forest. It has 1.4+ miles of private water on Willow and Bill creeks, and excellent hunting on the adjacent National Forest. The ranch’s improvements consist of a remodeled log home with five bedrooms, a three-story, five-bedroom log home, a manager’s house, and two cozy log cabins. Contact Bill George at 970.485.1052.

Silverthorne, COLORADO / $1,050,000

ranch. World class accommodations in the lodge or guest house, full-time chef and guest services personnel, excellent hunting for elk and mule deer, fishing on the “Gold Medal” waters of the Blue River and on 22 lakes and ponds. Starting at $1,050,000. Contact Bill George at 970.485.1052.

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HUTSON RANCH — A TRUE FLORIDA INVESTMENT St. Johns County, FLORIDA / $50,000,000

H utson Ranch is an 8,557 acre land assemblage in St. Johns County, Florida characterized by a diverse collection of revenue and recreational

opportunities. The property is positioned to provide immense flexibility of use currently and long term. The Ranch is 30 minutes from Jacksonville and 15 minutes from St. Augustine. Hutson Ranch is easily and quickly accessible by air and car. Once on the property there is a very real sense of privacy and exclusivity. This unique balance — easy to get to— far away once there, makes the Ranch an unparalleled investment opportunity. Recently, the present owners have built equestrian facilities, fenced miles of the property, cultivated smooth pastures, built fish-stocked lakes, maintained high and dry road beds, implemented effective drainage, promoted growth of merchantable pine timber, managed wildlife programs, leased agricultural fields and protected native hardwood hammocks and forest lands. Contact Jim Davidson at jdavidson@davidsonworldgolf.com.

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CLOVER CLIFF RANCH / AUCTION FEB. 13, 2014 /

Chase County, KANSAS

T he Clover Cliff Ranch is the epitome of the Kansas Flint Hills and embodies the pure quality and functionality this region offers. From its winding creek

bottoms, to the upper hills of big blue stem grasses and fine fences, the Clover Cliff is something to behold. Springs run through grass and timber draws that open to the excellent alfalfa and wheat ground below. Good watershed ponds offer excellent stock water with opportunities for fishing and waterfowl hunting. Very simply the ranch offers the best production; from 7 acres to the cow unit, to world class white-tailed deer hunting. Excellent cultivated land will augment the carrying capacity and offer excellent opportunities for spring turkey hunting or that fall bobwhite quail hunt you have always dreamt about. If you have not seen the new Flint Hills grasses after a burning in the spring, with its vibrant shade of green, then you truly must put this on your bucket list. The original limestone home is perched above the alfalfa fields and the Cottonwood River and surrounded by the Flint Hills. So, just as the land is productive and the location is excellent, the home has timeless potential.  The Clover Cliff is centrally located just west of the city of Emporia in Chase County, Kansas. Manhattan, Wichita and Salina are all less than 75 miles and provide good air service. The ranch has a certified set of commercial scales for the hay and cattle business.  Current operators are able to have great access to the strong hay market with the ranches location on Highway 50. Production wise, the Clover Cliff and the overall area of the Flint Hills Region, is world renowned for its quality grasses and excellent carrying capacity. Winters are generally mild and allow for good year around operations. The ranch is rated at 650 mother cows and offers excellent shelter from both winter and summer heat. Good water and excellent fences with good gates to each pasture make the ranch easy to operate. The working facilities and holding pens are in great condition and very well thought out. There is a good metal building with a good place to doctor calves in the winter time. The ranch has excellent hay storage and storage buildings.  This 4,600 plus or minus acre property offers many hunting opportunities. Kansas is known for its world class white-tailed deer, and this ranch lies right in the middle of the very best hunting area. Traditional stand hunting may be done on the portion of the land on Cottonwood Creek with excellent opportunities for trophy deer. The rest of the ranch is very unique and offers excellent stand and spot and stalk opportunities for those same deer. Turkey hunting is excellent with good numbers of birds throughout the south and central part of the ranch. Bobwhite quail are on the rebound on the ranch and offer some of the very most “classic” chances of hunting this great game bird.  Prairie Chickens are prevalent on the ranch and hunting them is a good pastime at the Clover Cliff.  The fishing on the ranch is good with bass, catfish and sunfish in the ponds and some catfish in the Cottonwood River. Some of the ponds may require some stocking as they were low during this last drought. Moisture is good now and there is plenty of grass for wildlife and livestock!  The ranch has the main historic rock home, a good and well located guest home, workers home and another quality home on the creek.  It has excellent outbuildings and good hay storage with good working facilities.  It has commercial scales with easy on/off access of Highway 50 and excellent hay storage adjacent to scales.  We will be selling the ranch in its entirety on February 13, 2014 with a minimum reserve of $7,500,000.  It will be offered in 4 tracts and the whole unit.  Statements made the day of the sale precede any made prior. Please give us a call to schedule your private tour of the ranch and its fine facilities. For more information, contact Leo Hayden at 785.821.3683.

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EMERALD SOD FARM

/ 1,120 Acres Adams County, COLORADO / $12,500,000 / ROI

L ocated approximately 30 miles N.E. of downtown Denver,

approximately 5 miles N.E. of Denver International Airport and approximately 10 miles East of Brighton, the Emerald Sod Farm is an impressive investment. The property includes 200 acres in turf production, 120 acres in alfalfa hay, 150 acres of Box Elder Creek bottom for hunting, pasture or recreational use, 550 acres in wheat or other crops, with the balance in roadways and out areas. Nontributary and Not Nontributary Underground Water Rights are court decreed and consists of 137.9 acre feet in the Denver Aquifer, 216.8 acre feet in the Upper Arapahoe Aquifer, 190.0 acre feet in the Lower Arapahoe Aquifer, and 215.5 acre feet in the Laramie-Fox Hills Aquifer. Available annual allotment of Nontriubutary Water Rights is 622.3 acre feet. Tributary Water Rights consist of 753.4 acre feet under a Class D Irrigation Water Allotment Contract through the Groundwater Management Subdistrict of the Central Colorado Water Conservancy District. Three Nontributary water wells and six Tributary water wells for irrigation, and two domestic wells. Contact Seth Hayden for an exclusive showing at 970.674-1990.

MAGNIFICENT SEVEN RETREAT Gould, COLORADO / 160 acres / $4,250,000

There is a place in North Park, Colorado, which offers some of the greatest views,

privacy, fishing, hunting, improvements and access in Colorado. This 160 acre in-holding is located 100 miles west of Fort Collins behind The Craig's Peak Range. You have an open view from the main lodge all the way to Wyoming, a distance of 100 to 125 miles of pure mountain peaks. The tract includes the North Fork of the Michigan River on the east side for 1/2 mile, 7 man-made lakes ranging from 7 1/2 acres down to 1/2 acre through the middle, and Owl Mountain with dark timber to the south and west. The 7 lakes are stocked with native McConaughey Trout, Rainbow Trout and Brown Trout. The bottomland is filled with small streams, willows and hay meadows. Elk and moose can be seen morning and evening. The massive custom log home is a dream retreat, and the guest log home and shop buildings offer additional living and storage of vehicles and equipment. For more information, contact Seth Hayden at 970.674.1990.

WILSON LAKE DUVALL BEAUTY Russell County, KANSAS / 680 Acres / $1,462,000

T his property is contiguous to Duvall Cove with Duvall Road access to

the north side of Wilson Lake. This grass covered ranch overlooks the entire lake for tremendous views. You can own it all; the views, the grass, the water rights, and the mineral rights! Wilson Lake is in the center of Kansas, 9 miles north of I-70 on exit 206. Some of the finest "Lake Homes" around are on the east side of the lake and this property offers excellent future development potential. The grass has good fences and corrals. It contains 680 acres with Duvall Road on the west and Duvall Cove on the south for excellent lake access. Hunting, fishing, and water recreation is unlimited, plus the property offers excellent summer grazing for 60-100 cows, depending upon rainfall. Water includes spring water, dams, and windmills provide water. This land represents a rare opportunity to own a 680 acre tract contiguous to Wilson Lake with all ownership. Contact Leo Hayden at 785.821.3683.

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Austin | Dallas | Hondo | Houston | San Antonio 888.726.2481 | republicranches.com

STROUP FARM & RANCH

FAVORETTA WEST RANCH

T his is a fantastic 565 acre combination farm and ranch, with 220

T he high wooded hills, large ponds and abundant deer population on

GEORGIA-TEXAS RANCH

DOUBLE T RANCH

A highly improved 753 acre working ranch with rolling topography

S ituated in the much sought after transition country, just north of

Yuba, Bryan County, OKLAHOMA / $1,285,000 acres planted in soybeans and winter wheat and 345 acres in improved pasture, creeks, and rolling terrain. The farm gets an average of 40-44 inches of rain per year and is also watered by 6 ponds and Island Bayou that runs through the property. Improvements include 600' of concrete feed bunks. 25% net minerals convey with the sale. This diversified property is located north of the Red River in Bryan County, Oklahoma. It is just north of Bonham, Texas.

Farmersville, Collin County, TEXAS / $5,015,000 where the Harrington and Lick Branches converge just upstream of Lake Lavon. A 5,500 square foot home completed in 2011 along with a guest log cabin complement this park-like setting with 4 large steel buildings for equipment and operations. Excellent fencing and over 10 lakes and ponds.

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Goldthwaite, Mills County, TEXAS / $5,000,000 1,050 acres make this an ideal recreational ranch. The superb 7-strand barded wire fencing, newly built barns and pastures are ideal for cattle. A recently constructed 4,000 square foot custom home as well as a second 2,500 square foot home ensure plenty of space for you and your guests. 100% Minerals.

Medina, Medina County, TEXAS / $2,675,000 D’Hanis. This 607 acre ranch is a ready-to-go deer hunting ranch with a high fenced perimeter, improved deer herd, intensive deer infrastructure and management, fantastic improvements, and wonderful views.

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COLUMBIA LAKES

WATER HOLE CREEK RANCH

T he outstanding 301 acres of fishing and duck hunting property is

T his ranch is predominantly oak and cedar covered hills with several

JF RANCH

HOYT RIVER RANCH

T his 500 acre offering features an incredible deer herd benefiting from

T his 4,223 acre high-fenced ranch just south of Uvalde has an

West Columbia, Brazoria County, TEXAS / $1,399,999 located just east of West Columbia near the Brazos River. The property includes a 286 acre lake with several interior levees and multiple islands. The lake was originally part of the old Tenneco Lakes and has provided fantastic fishing and duck hunting for years.

Dilley, Frio County, TEXAS

Giddings, Lee County, TEXAS / $3,396,800 creek drainages. Multiple ponds and lakes as well as many water wells. Great hunting and fishing on this 772 acre tract of land centrally located between Austin, San Antonio and Houston.

Uvalde, Uvalde County, TEXAS / $12,500,000

over a decade of intense management. A unique feature of the ranch is a mini-pivot irrigating a 10 acre food plot. The asking price also includes a portion of the seller’s owned minerals and associated executive rights, a key element for a ranch located in the Eagle Ford Shale area. Please contact for price.

unbelievable amount of water with five irrigation wells, five smaller wells, six stock tanks and over two miles of the Leona River. Excellent South Texas brush covered with live oaks and many pecans in the river valley. Amazing historical home from the 1930s in excellent condition.

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TATUM PLANTATION

MISSISSIPPI / $15,375,000

A 2,600+/- acre Whitetail Hunter’s Dream. Since 1991, Tatum Plantation has proven itself to be one of the finest hunting tracts in Southern Mississippi.

Through expert wildlife management, the land continues to produce huge bucks using only native genetics, with no deer trucked in from out of state. With an experienced staff and outfitting company willing to stay on and custom living quarters for guests and staff, Tatum Plantation represents an incredible opportunity to own a world-class hunting facility with easy access to major cities. 2,600+/- acres of pines, hardwoods and creek bottoms; estimated timber value of $4 million; guided hunts for whitetails, turkey and hogs; located 1 hour north of Baton Rouge; riding arena and 2 horse barns totaling 8 stalls; custom lodge with rustic great room and suites; guide shack that sleeps 12; sitting porch with fireplace; climate-controlled game processing shed; private lake with lighting, covered bridge; peach, pear and blueberry orchard.

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TUDOR FARMS

MARYLAND

E xperience outdoor excellence! Located just outside Cambridge on the eastern shore of Maryland, Tudor Farms boasts 6,500+/- acres exquisitely managed for native wildlife and superb hunting for whitetail and sika deer, waterfowl and wild turkey. A true equestrian delight, Tudor Farms is equipped with a world-class 100 x 200 foot riding ring and 18 horse stalls. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to own splendidly managed land with convenient access to Baltimore, Washington D.C. and New York.

Managed for wildlife for 22 years; 2,400+/- acres of woodlands; 2,900+/acres of marsh and tidal wetlands; 1,200+/- acres tillable or improved fields with berms and pumps; 10+/- miles of waterfront; 3 stocked ponds and tidal ponds; 20+/- miles of roads and trails; Indoor tennis/sports complex; 11-BR, 11-BA main lodge with media/game rooms, yoga studio and staff quarters; fully equipped “picking house” for preparing game; income opportunity with guided hunts, timber operation, agriculture and credits. Don’t miss this opportunity!

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915 South Pearl Street, Denver, CO 80209 303.623.4545 | 877.623.4545 | MirrRanchGroup.com

SIX SHOOTER RANCH Mitchell, Wheeler County, OREGON / $26,500,000

A t over 36,000 contiguous deeded acres, Six Shooter Ranch is a vast and beautiful intermountain hunting, recreation, and wilderness property, located just a short drive from the renowned charm and sophistication of Bend, Oregon. Akin to a national park in scope, diversity of terrain, and wildlife, this is one of the premier sporting properties available on the market today. Trophy elk, over 60 lakes, creeks and springs, and marketable timber are at home on the Six Shooter Ranch. The property can easily accommodate a 1,000+ cow/calf operation year-round. Listed in cooperation with Jones Lang LaSalle Brokerage, Inc. and exclusively marketed by Mirr Ranch Group LLC. Contact Jeff Hubbard or Pat Lancaster.

JE CANYON RANCH

Trinidad, Las Animas County, COLORADO / $23,400,000

W ith over 46,700 deeded acres, the JE Canyon Ranch represents one of

Colorado's largest private ranches and wildlife preserves on the market today. Situated in southeastern Colorado’s canyon country, the property includes unique red rock canyons that rival those in southern Utah. The ranch is in one contiguous block and offers a rare opportunity to hunt bighorn sheep. Its stunning scenery includes 55 miles of picturesque canyons, nine miles of the Purgatoire River, and other streams, springs and ponds. Offered in cooperation with Corwin Brown & Associates, Inc. Contact Ken Mirr.

WILSON CREEK RANCH Agate, Elbert County, COLORADO / $11,900,000 / ROI

W ilson Creek Ranch presents the unique opportunity to own almost 15,000 acres of pristine

rolling grassland with extraordinary mineral and long-term development opportunities, and less than 70 miles east of Denver. There are no conservation easements encumbering this property. The property lies within the Niobrara oil and gas play and includes all seller-owned mineral rights. With an ideal mix of cool and warm season grasses providing excellent yearround feed, the property is capable of running 500 cows with little or no supplemental feeding. There are over 8 miles of cottonwood-lined creeks with seasonal water providing excellent habitat for trophy mule deer and whitetail deer. The property includes a 1,000+/acre State Lease. Contact Jeff Hubbard or Pat Lancaster.

SLASH SPADE RANCH

Montrose, Montrose County, COLORADO / $7,200,000

S plash Spade is a classic Colorado intermountain recreational ranch. The

landscape is gently sloping with beautiful meadows and aspen trees. This is a fabulous hunting property with loads of deer and elk, and over-the-counter tags (elk) for residents and non-residents. Sweeping views of dramatic snowcapped peaks abound in nearly every direction. The BLM trail-head for the Black Canyon of the Gunnison is only a few hundred yards from the property boundary, and the charming town of Crawford, Colorado is only about 10 minutes away. Contact Jeff Hubbard or Pat Lancaster.

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ELK SONG RANCH

La Grande, Union County, OREGON / $6,900,000 / ROI

E lk Song Ranch is one of the finest fair chase elk hunting properties available for

sale in the American West today. Located only four miles west of La Grande, Oregon in the Blue Mountains, Elk Song is home to a herd of 1,000 to 1,500 wild, free ranging elk. The terrain of the ranch is diverse with approximately 5,000 acres of timber land. The current timber resource has extraordinary investment potential for the longer-term owner, as the most recent timber cruise estimated a recovery rate of 200 board feet per timbered acre, or 1,000,000+/- board feet per year. The property also offers 12 miles of flowing streams, large gently rolling open meadows, dense thickets and deep canyons. Contact Jeff Hubbard or Pat Lancaster.

WALLICK RANCH

Big Horn, Sheridan County, WYOMING / $1,950,000

S triking views of the Big Horn Mountains, abundant wildlife, and

open spaces are what the Wallick Ranch represents in a truly rare ranch market in the Big Horn area. The ranch is comprised of 150 deeded acres, which includes a variety of native grassland foothills, irrigated meadows, and forested riparian. Improvements include a very nice 3,760 square foot home, including a fully finished basement. There are also several small livestock sheds and a nice compliment of livestock paddocks. For the equestrian enthusiast, the Wallick Ranch is ideally situated directly adjacent to the Bighorn Equestrian Center and the Flying H Polo Club. Contact Duffy Brown.

RED HILL RANCH

Fairplay, Park County, COLORADO / $3,100,000

T he Red Hill Ranch is a stunning 2,080+/- acre big game

sporting and recreational alpine ranch situated at the base of the Mosquito Range and Mt. Silverheels that shares four miles of boundary with the Pike National Forest. Just 30 miles from Breckenridge and 75 miles from Denver, it has aspen groves, firs and bristlecone pines, red rock outcroppings, expansive views of the surrounding mountain ranges, frontage along Trout Creek, bountiful wildlife and unlimited year-round recreation. Contact Ken Mirr or Ed Roberson.

THREE CREEK RANCH

Granby, Grand County, COLORADO $595,000

A lmost completely surrounded by Arapaho National Forest, just 45 minutes

north of Winter Park, Three Creek Ranch is a 50+/- acre alpine recreational ranch. This undeveloped property offers 1.25 miles of private trout fishing water, stunning views of the Never Summer Range, year-round access, and several potential home sites. Contact Ed Roberson.

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548 Business Park Drive, Medford, Oregon 97504 800.772.7284 | 541.772.0000 | orop.com

MEDCO PONDS

OREGON / $1,650,000

M edco Ponds, a rare opportunity to own 676 acres of

nicely forested property with a spectacular 64-acre pond. Outdoor activities abound in this park-like setting. Own it as a timber investment, recreational retreat, or as a home site. Truly, this property offers a combination of opportunities for future income and enjoyment. Access is convenient to this property and to the many nearby recreational destinations of southern Oregon. Don't miss this chance to own a very special Oregon property.

BEAUTIFUL POMPADOUR VIEW OREGON / $700,000

H ome site with wonderful view on 40.91 acres looking

over your irrigated field to Pompadour and beyond. Bottom land field is suitable for crops, fruit, hay or pasture. Existing barn could be developed for a variety of uses. Large feed shed attached to barn. Low taxes make this an excellent investment for immediate or long term hold.

URBAN RANCH LAND OREGON / $1,200,000

A creage with view! 1,000 acres, lower portion of the ranch

is in an area of high-end homes. Spring on the property and plenty of wildlife. Only minutes from the Ashland Plaza. Adjoining 3,462.86 acres also available for purchase.

GORGEOUS EQUESTRIAN FACILITY OREGON / $1,350,000

H orse

facility on 100 beautiful sloping acres with 86.3 irrigated acres. Roping arena and newer eight-stall barn, two creeks and a large pond. The home has been upgraded and is quite charming.

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HOWARD PRAIRIE LAKE FRONTAGE OREGON / $1,297,000

9 3 acres of Howard Prairie Lake frontage. Spacious 1,890 square foot home with spectacular views from broad windows and attached deck. RV parking. Easy access to the Lake Trail and adjacent to the Willow Point county boat launch and campground. Owners have private camp area for family and friends which could be developed into a more formal camping area, with the appropriate county conditional land use applications. In addition to summer boating and fishing, the property offers wide access to winter sports, including snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.

ROGUE RIVER JEWEL OREGON / $3,200,000

R ogue River Jewel! Waterfront on the entire West Boundary.

Great River access. Currently in hay production on shares and running yearling cattle as well. Could have wonderful home site on the bench overlooking the river. The existing improvements and irrigation system have all been substantially remodeled in the last eight years. Initial vineyard analysis available.

DREAM EQUESTRIAN ESTATE OREGON / $1,850,000

D ream 82 +/- acre equestrian estate on the Oregon coast:

Beautiful custom 3,967 square foot lodge-style residence built of the finest natural materials, handcrafted to capture majestic views in an ambiance of comfort and grandeur! Two barns, three additional outbuildings, fencing/cross-fencing, riding trails, beach access, it's all here!

AMAZING PRIVATE RESORT OREGON / $1,300,000

Y our own private resort on this 20+ acre property! Enjoy a gated and paved driveway to the exquisite home with fabulous views. Features irrigated rolling pastures and brand new custom six-stall barn with tack and feed rooms, grooming / wash station and plenty of hay storage. New sand arena, RV parking with hookups, plus additional barn for RV and shop. Other amenities include an in-ground heated pool, waterfall, tennis court, and Koi pond.

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Angie Taylor, CNE 970.256.9700 | cell 970.314.1104 ataylor@unitedcountry.com See our 100-page brochure online at: johnlyons.com

COLORADO DREAM RANCH

Battlement Mesa, Garfield County, COLORADO $7,800,000

T his 70-acre property is close enough to conveniences but is also an excellent place of great space and privacy. Bordered by the Colorado River on the north, Battlement Mesa Parkway and Battlement Mesa Golf Club, a top-ranked 18-hole golf course on the south. Grand Junction regional airport is only 45 minutes away. A five minute drive or less from your front door are schools, grocery store, convenience stores, medical center, activity center with indoor pool, and Interstate 70 access close by. Thirty minutes to ski resorts and lots of snow but little on the driveway at home. Your home is your own private resort with fountains, waterfalls, ponds, and glassed-in rooms to sleep under the stars. No matter which direction you look, the views are beautiful at any time of year. Tropical gardens and a hot tub on top of a waterfall, plus great campfire settings make it easy to entertain visitors. Guests will love their own private five-bedroom guest home accommodations while visiting and enjoying the area. This property can be adaptable to fit many differing purposes other than a equine heaven. The buildings are multi-functional with minimal expenditure. It is designed to fit personal, family and business needs now and in the future. All enclosed buildings have concrete floors so they can be adapted to many different uses such as manufacturing, storage, auto shops, retail sales, RV Park or more office space. One building now used as an indoor

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riding arena is heated, lighted, has many insulated windows and large doors. This building can be changed just by removing the dirt on the floor and the building could be a shop, manufacturing facility or clean and heated storage facility. This property is tailor made for developing a private gated community, next to the golf course, bordered by the Colorado River, and providing equestrian facilities. Combine location, with room to grow and possible re-zoning, then development potential comes alive. This property also lends itself to a executive corporate retreat.

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This is a perfect property to raise a family while keeping the kids and their friends close to home. With room to grow and lots of things to do on the property, kids of all ages want to hang out here. Team dinners, parties, and school functions all have a place on the property. Children and grandkids love to swim in the pond, sit in the waterfall or hot tub, ride four-wheelers, target shoot, fish, and raft down the river. Adults like to put lawn chairs in the river and watch the sun go down with a glass of wine. Enjoy this beautiful Colorado location, build your family, build your business and invest in your future all without going anywhere but home.

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Sonny Todd Real Estate 301 West First, Suite C, Big Timber, Montana 59011 406.932.1031 | 866.932.1031 sonnytoddrealestate.com

DRY FLY RIVER RANCH ON THE MADISON Cameron, Montana / $9,950,000 / ROI

T his ranch is located 18 miles south of Ennis, Montana along the Madison River, just 40 miles south

of Yellowstone National Park. It has two spring creeks with several private, developed fishing ponds on them. This is a working cattle ranch that has had great stewardship and pride of ownership from the family that has owned it for the past 50 plus years. The ranch consists of approximately 4,111 acres of which 3,377 acres are deeded with the balance being state and BLM leases. The ranch is known for the reputable Angus cattle and quarter horses that it has raised. The land varies from irrigated and sub irrigated river bottom meadows to irrigated and dry land benches that are used for hay production and grazing. A two mile landing strip could be built on the bench north of the headquarters. The Dry Fly River Ranch is a great place to fish! Breathtaking panoramic views, hunting, horseback riding, snowmobiling, cross country skiing or just to setting back and relaxing under the Big Sky of Montana.

BOULDER RIVER STAGE STOP McLeod, Montana / $2,595,000

T his ranch is private and secluded and has approximately 87 acres and 1,300 +/-

ft. of accessible West Boulder River frontage. Fishermen can enjoy a comfortable rancher style home with a walk out basement sitting on the bank of the West Boulder River looking out to your own island. The acreage is great for the rancher as well. A cattle barn and corral are sufficient for raising a few head of cattle or shelter for horses. The pasture is irrigated and water rights will convey. This property is easily accessible year round off a paved road just 16 miles south of Big Timber. This area has beautiful views of the surrounding mountain ranges, access to the most sought after fishing in the country, local wildlife and endless recreational opportunities.

WEST WHITE BEAVER PLATEAU Big Timber, Montana / $4,275,000 / ROI

6 ,196+/- deeded acres at around 5,000’ in elevation and 15-17” precipitation, this is

some of the best grassland in Sweet Grass County. For the cow man that wants to produce pounds of beef West White Beaver Plateau can do just that, good precipitation, cool breezy summer days, plus excellent water resources and good native Montana grasses. I have been involved with this property for over 50 years and helped gather the yearlings and calves that have grazed on it. Two pound plus per day gained on yearlings and 650 to 685 pound calves wean off of it. The old gentleman that owned it for over 50 years told me it was the heart of his 15,000 acre spread. It’s a good one you need to see to appreciate.

DRY FLY ON THE YELLOWSTONE Big Timber, Montana / $1,750,000

T his 187+/- acre property is a beauty. Located just 3 miles east of Big Timber, with approximately a half mile of the coveted Yellowstone River. There is an abundance of wildlife on the ranch including, mule and whitetail deer, turkey, fox, waterfowl and upland birds. Blue ribbon trout fishing at its best, just below the confluence of the Boulder and Yellowstone rivers. Jack-leg fence meanders throughout the acreage. This four bedroom ranch style home boasts a four stall garage with guest living quarters above, just a stone’s throw to the river, a must see for the outdoorsman or just someone wanting a little privacy and seclusion. Broker owned.

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INDIAN ROCK EQUESTRIAN RANCH Absaroka, MONTANA / $1,500,000

I t has abundant wildlife, including white tail and mule deer, wild turkey, pheasants, sharp

tail grouse and Hungarian partridge. This 100+/- acre ranch has varied terrain with rolling hills, irrigated, grassy meadows and breathtaking views. The improvements are in excellent condition. The custom wood-sided home, built in 2007, has 2 levels, 3,580 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and 2 kitchens. It has gas forced air and central air conditioning. There is a wraparound deck and large picture windows to take in the breathtaking views. The outbuildings consist of a beautiful equine barn with kick-proof box stalls, tack room, hay storage, equipment storage, electricity and a 60'x120' indoor riding arena with dry storage, 60’ round corral, equipment and hay storage. This ranch has perimeter fencing, loafing sheds and corrals. It is a beautiful horse ranch with spectacular views, immaculate improvements, elegant home, water rights and outbuildings. A must-see to really appreciate. 

SILVER CREEK RANCH

Big Timber, MONTANA / $1,750,000

S ilver Creek Ranch is located in a quiet mountain valley bordered by pine

covered rock bluffs on approximately 1,460+/- acres of Montana’s Big Sky Country, approximately one mile of Silver Creek winds through the property, parallel to the historic Bozeman Trail. With the wide open spaces, privacy and seclusion that you will experience at Silver Creek Ranch, it is hard to believe that I-90 is only 6 miles away. This is a great hunting getaway with abundant elk, bear, upland birds and mule deer. The ranch is located halfway between Billings and Bozeman, approx. 17 miles southeast of Big Timber. A comfortable two story cabin with a full basement tucked away on the property. Telephone and electricity complete the usability of this hunting getaway.

CRYSTAL CROSS MOUNTAIN VISTA Paradise Valley, MONTANA / $350,000

2 0+/- acres, just minutes from miles of fabulous fishing, on the legendary Yellowstone River,

with Gallatin National Forest Service bordering two sides. Absolute privacy, amazing views, elk, deer, moose and bear. This recreational property runs along both sides of a high divide ridge with spectacular views of the Paradise Valley, the Gallatin Range, the Absaroka Range and the Crazy Mountains. Seasonal access, in close proximity to Yellowstone National Park, Chico Hot Springs Resort, Livingston and all the additional amenities this legendary area offers. Boasting an excellent building site, mature timber, alpine meadows with an abundance of wildflowers this is an excellent location for a hunting lodge or family retreat. 6gpm well on the property. Broker owned. Owner financing available.

NORRIS NATURE RETREAT Norris, MONTANA / $350,000

4 8+/- acres, just 35 minutes from Bozeman, this

private retreat is surrounded by state land and BLM. It is an open canvas waiting for you to mold it into your masterpiece in the middle of Montana’s recreational paradise. This property is located in one of the Montana’s richest recreational areas with fishing, hunting, panoramic mountain views and close proximity to Yellowstone National Park and the Big Sky Resort. Broker owned. Owner financing available.

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Century 21 Harvey Properties | 2550 Lamar Avenue, Paris, Texas 75460 903.785.8484 | 800.785.8495 | c21php.com

WILDCAT CREEK QUAIL HUNTING RESORT Red River County, TEXAS / $5,900,000 / ROI

W ith over 1,000 acres of beautiful land, WCR is the best kept secret of Northeast

Texas! This year round retreat is located only 2 hours from the DFW Metroplex and boasts not only an incredible 7,000+ square foot residence, but a turn-key hunting/ resort business. WCR features “The Lodge” and guest quarters with over 10,000 total square feet sitting on the bank of a 16-acre lake. “The Lodge” offers many amenities including a restaurant, Pro Shop, game tables, satellite, hi-speed internet, kennels, equipment and more. Enjoyable activities for all include hunting, fishing, archery, sporting clays and target shooting at the shooting range designed for sighting rifles. Year round services offered include off-season lodging as well as meeting and party facilities to accommodate weddings, receptions, corporate retreats, family reunions, etc. Whether used as a private residence or operated as a sportsman’s resort, WCR has it all! For more information go to www.wcr.epropertysites.com or call Rusty Lowe at 903.782.4010.

2,566 ACRES — HIGHLY PRODUCTIVE FARMLAND Red River County, TEXAS / $5,645,000 / ROI

S outh of Clarksville, Texas, this small grains farm consists of 2,566 acres of highly productive and well-managed farmland. It offers county road frontage

and Farm-to-Market road frontage for easy access. Crops in the area include corn, wheat, grain sorghum and soybeans. See more at www.2566acres. epropertysites.com or call Rusty Lowe at 903.782.4010.

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BELLS RANCH

Fannin County, TEXAS / $1,800,000

T his beautiful 28 acre country estate was built for family enjoyment!

Graceful arches compliment the layout of this spacious home boasting 6,700+ square feet of living space. The multiple living areas provide for formal and casual entertaining. The main living area is two stories tall and features a unique ceiling and breathtaking ceiling fan. Four fireplaces offer ambiance throughout the home and two fireplaces serve outside entertaining areas. The custom gourmet kitchen is a cook’s delight with its three sinks, granite counter tops and two each of the following: ovens, cooktops, dishwashers, warming drawers, disposals, vent hoods and refrigerators. The three oversized bedrooms are all master suites and feature their own living areas. There are a total of five and a half baths. The home overlooks a private 7 acre lake frequented by duck and swan and great for jet skiing. The 30-foot deep lake has a fountain, 2 piers, lighting and diving board. The property is cross-fenced with 3 gated entries and has multiple outbuildings, covered RV parking, kennel and well house. This one has it all and then some! See more at www.BellsRanch.GreatLuxuryEstate.com

RANCH OR HUNT Red River County, TEXAS / $1,166,130

T his gorgeous 863-acre tract has pretty, open meadow areas and wooded areas for wildlife, including lots of deer, turkey and hog. There are hunting blinds,

fencing for livestock and a creek running on the property. This is the perfect place to hunt or ranch! See more at www.863acres.epropertysites.com or call Rusty Lowe at 903.782.4010.

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Clark Company | Pete Clark, Broker 1031 Pine Street | Paso Robles, California 93446 805.238.7110 | info@clarkcompany.com clarkcompany.com | BRE# 00656930

BASIN RANCH

Greenfield, CALIFORNIA / $11,500,000

L ocated at the end of Carmel Valley Road, west of Greenfield, Basin Ranch is a stunning 5,132±-acre ranch surrounded by agricultural and hunting ground. Improved with residence, hunting cabin, outbuildings, and cross and perimeter fencing, Basin Ranch is under Williamson Act contract and comprised of 19 certificated parcels. Offering abundant water provided by creeks, spring, and two wells, Basin Ranch presents excellent opportunities for grazing land, recreation, and outdoorsmen’s paradise.

RENEGADE RANCH

King City, CALIFORNIA / $4,900,000

T he 3,410± acre Renegade Ranch is situated approximately 15 minutes south of King City. Historically utilized for cattle grazing carrying 125-150 cows, Renegade Ranch consists of open valleys bordered by hillsides dotted with oaks and pine trees and presents 100± acres that could be planted with vines. Improvements include two turn-of-the-century farmhouses, shop, working corrals, storage shed, plus perimeter and cross fencing. This beautiful grazing, hunting and recreational ranch is well watered by seasonal spring and numerous wells for livestock, wildlife and domestic use. Wildlife includes deer, wild pig, coyote, bobcat, quail and dove. This fine ranch is very accessible and offers privacy as well as numerous recreational opportunities.

CALIENTE RANCH

Walker Basin, CALIFORNIA / $2,918,000

T he sprawling Caliente Ranch comprises 7,297± acres, stretching 5± miles east to west and north to south. Situated on the eastern edge of Walker Basin in eastern Kern County, Caliente Ranch is approximately one hour east of Bakersfield. Presently utilized as a working cattle ranch, Caliente Ranch is complemented by a rustic log cabin and partial fencing. Water is supplied via stock and domestic wells, storage tank and springs. Sale is subject to Conservation Easement.

HZ FARMS

Bradley, CALIFORNIA / $2,950,000

H Z Farms is situated in the rural community of Bradley, California, just northeast of

Paso Robles, the heart of the Central Coast Wine Country. Comprising 466± acres, the rolling terrain is ideal for row crops, vineyard development and/or grazing land and is currently planted with lavender and fruit trees. Historically, the farm has grown a variety of irrigated vegetables, as well as being utilized to raise animals. Abundant water is supplied via a 200± gpm well and distributed through irrigation lines. This turn-key operation is improved with main home, caretaker’s quarters, barns, numerous outbuildings and fencing.

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TOLLHOUSE RANCH Caliente, CALIFORNIA / $7,475,000 / ROI

T he expansive Tollhouse Ranch encompasses 14,945± acres, stretching 6.5± miles east to west and 5.5± miles north to south. Situated in Caliente,

California of Kern County, Tollhouse Ranch is approximately 30 minutes from the towns of Tehachapi and Bakersfield. Presently under Williamson Act Contract and utilized as a working cattle ranch, Tollhouse Ranch is complemented by two ranch houses, four barns, an equipment storage building and other out buildings. Water is supplied via stock and domestic wells and springs.

SINGLETREE RANCH

Monterey County, CALIFORNIA / $1,425,000

T he remarkable, 350±-acre Singletree Ranch is located in the quaint community

of Parkfield, just 30± miles northeast of California’s Central Coast Wine Country. The gently rolling hills and oak-studded landscape provide beautiful valley and mountain views, lavish flora and bountiful wildlife. Singletree Ranch is improved with a ranch-style home, apartment/bunkhouse, shop, barns, outbuildings, rodeo arena, pipe pasture fence and dog kennels. Offering plentiful recreational activities and gorgeous country side, Singletree Ranch presents abundant opportunity amid a pristine setting.

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PO Box 338, Haven, Kansas 67543 620.465.3499 | resultsre.com

FLINT HILLS RETREAT Greenwood County, KANSAS

8 0+/- acres in Greenwood County. Was built as a church

camp, but would also make a great corporate retreat or hunt club headquarters. Includes cabins, main lodge, RV hookups; all in a stunningly pretty setting.

BURRIS 120

Coffey County, KANSAS

1 20 +/- acres in Coffey County — heavy timber, hay meadow, tillable, creek, in beautiful Flint Hill Country. Tremendous whitetail and turkey property — minerals pass to new owner.

GRAY AUCTION

Coffey County, KANSAS

P rime 645+/- acres of Coffey County land. Creek bottom,

tillable, well maintained Flint Hill Grass and CRP acres. This farm has been well managed and is in top condition. This will be a 7 tract sale, tracts will NOT be combined. Seller's minerals pass to new owners on all tracts. Visit our site for more details.

DEARTH AUCTION Reno County & Hodgeman County, KANSAS / ROI

R eno County: Tract #1 — Irrigated 160+/- acres in NE 1/4 3-24-6W. Prime Class

1 capability soils, excellent water appropriation. Minerals pass to new owner. Tract #2 — Irrigated 80+/- acres in N 1/2 NW 1/4 of 2-24-6W. Prime Class 1 capability soils. Excellent water appropriation. Minerals pass to new owner. Tracts sit side by side just south of Hutchinson Kansas. Hodgeman County: Tract #3 — 360+/acres in 1-21-25W. CRP acres with good income. Sellers minerals pass to new owner. Excellent pheasant hunting. This is Mule Deer country. All three sections to be auctioned in spring of 2014. Watch resultsre.com for more details.

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BORN TO BE WILD

Reno County, KANSAS

T his 834 acre contiguous parcel has been operating as both a business and personal retreat. The owner has been selling Bow only hunts, each year they

have on average 15 hunts with all clients returning each year to enjoy one of the best Kansas hunting experiences you will find. These loyal clients come from all over the country to have a chance to hunt at this grand lodge known as Born To Be Wild. This is the ultimate package, corporate retreat, investment with good returns, you will not find another property with this much to offer! Offered at 4.2 million. This is a world class lodge with million dollar décor, it is one of a kind. The lodge is over 2,700 square feet of luxury with a large open floor plan, awesome kitchen, and 4 large bedrooms, with ensuite bath areas. The all stone lodge has a large stone fireplace with a great place to relax after a long day of hunting. Property includes minerals, stands, feeders, farm fields, timber, Walnut River, lots of elevation change, income producing crops and prairie hay. This area also supports turkey, quail, and waterfowl with a dedicated pond with blinds and windmill to supplement the duck pond. To appreciate what this property offers visit our website www.ResultsRE.com. Need a big tax incentive? Call Alan to discuss a conservation easement on this property and how to write off hundreds of thousands.

DEJORE PROPERTY Reno County, KANSAS

G reat opportunity to purchase pretty 80+/- acres with CRP income and whitetail hunting. Property is just east of Turon, south of Langdon. Blacktop frontage — 50% minerals transfer at closing — 50% minerals transfer in 10 years, unless production should start.

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Sandy Bahe, ALC 1405 South George Nigh Expwy, McAlester, Oklahoma 74501 918.426.6006 | Fax: 918.426.6022 WorldClassRanches.com

COLE SAND CREEK RANCH — A WORLD CLASS REGISTERED CATTLE FACILITY Okemah, Oklahoma / $2,650,000 / ROI / 690 Acre Ranch with another 1,100 acres available nearby

C ole Sand Creek Ranch’s location on I-40 near Okemah, Ok (55 miles east of Oklahoma City, OK) provides excellent marketing visibility and ease of access.

The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Association has recognized the operation as one of the top five (5) ranches in Oklahoma. The North Canadian River forms the ranch’s north border which consists of 690 Acres m/l with approximately 500 acres of exceptionally productive bottom land soils. Bermuda, rye, native clovers and cool season grasses combine to provide green forage for nearly 10 months per year. The infrastructure is designed as a World Class Registered Facility with first class working, maintenance and sales facilities that are poised to accommodate a sale volume of up to 600 mother cows. The sales facility has state of the art internet sales capabilities on site via ranch owned commercial satellite and electronic video equipment. This ranch has been premiered in several magazines including “The Register”, “Sim Talk” and “The Oklahoma Cattleman”. There is a possibility of putting together additional land with this ranch up to about 1,700+ acres.

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1766 Addison Avenue East, Twin Falls, Idaho 83301 208.733.0404 | rjrealty.com

CATTLE / HAY RANCH WITH HORSE BOARDING FACILITIES

PIVOT IRRIGATED FARM / RECREATIONAL PROPERTY

T his nice operating cattle / hay ranch has a horse farm and development

T his nice 652 +/- deeded acre farm / recreational property is irrigated

FARM / CATTLE RANCH WITH QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS

SCENIC RANCH WITH RIVER FRONTAGE

T hese 920 +/- deeded acres feature an elegant western style ranch

Sawtooth Mountains with 1.25 miles of Salmon River running through the property. Several high country lakes within a 10 mile radius of the property. Many recreational opportunities out your back door including fishing, hunting, horseback trail riding, mountain biking, etc.

Bellevue, IDAHO / $6,500,000

potential. This ranch is remote enough for peace, quiet and quality of life, yet only 30 minutes to world famous Sun Valley Idaho! This ranch consists of 690 +/- deeded acres, good water rights, access to miles of BLM and forest service lands, springs and good-quality improvements.

Lincoln County, IDAHO / $2,295,000

home, guest house and caretaker’s home, equestrian facility, shop and entertainment pavilion. Approximately 310 +/- acres are irrigated, good hunting and recreational riding trails, only 45 minutes to Sun Valley!

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Blaine County, IDAHO / $3,375,000 with pivots and wheel lines and features a 4,600+ square foot home, 4,685 square foot shop / garage and a second home. View the beautiful views and wildlife from the large wraparound deck. Approximately 45 minutes to world famous Sun Valley, Idaho.

Stanley, IDAHO / $3,377,000

A river runs through it! This is a nice scenic ranch with views of the

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IDAHO’S BEST — CATTLE / HUNTING / FISHING Three Creek, IDAHO / $10,500,000 / ROI

T his Idaho cattle ranch, currently run as a cow / calf operation, features

big game hunting and blue-ribbon trout fishing with unlimited recreation right on the ranch! This is a unique opportunity for recreation and cashflow. The cowboy-friendly facilities include a beautiful ranch home (with high-speed internet access), guest home, manager’s home, outstanding equestrian facility, equipment shop, an extensive set of metal corrals and hydraulic cattle-working equipment. This operation includes 9,866 +/- deeded acres, plus BLM and state leases in a region that has some of the finest cattle country in the state. (The present management is available to run the ranch if desired.) This ranch can be certified organic. The ranch is located within an hour’s drive to Jackpot, Nevada (casinos, live entertainment, hotels) and an hour’s drive to Twin Falls, Idaho, the regional hub, boasting numerous retail outlets, state of the art new medical facilities, and a mid-sized airport, and is approximately a 2.5 hour drive to world famous Sun Valley, Idaho. This ranch offers every desirable feature of a trophy property, including authentic Old West cattle ranching, accessibility and privacy, irrigated meadows, senior water rights, cash-flow, limitless adventure and recreation.

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Steve Baxter | sbaxter@mossyoakproperties.com 888.667.8391 | 972.816.4738 | moptex.com

7,990 ACRES WICHITA RIVER RANCH Foard and Knox Counties, TEXAS

T he ranch lies both north and south of the river. Numerous

improvements on this property, including a beautiful home, insure the new owners will be able to hit the ground running. There are several cultivated fields on the WRR. Comprising of approximately 3,500 acres all of these fields are currently fenced and several are serviced with city water. All of the fields are easy accessible by large equipment. Fences are in excellent shape. The ranch boasts four sets of working pens three of which have city water. Whether commercial or private hunting, the WRR can fill your hunting needs. Four bunkhouses provide housing for either guests or clients. Excellent cover, terrain and water provide fantastic hunting opportunities for whitetail deer, hog, turkey, quail, dove and duck. The North Wichita River splits the ranch almost in half and meanders for about 2.5 miles through it. Besides the river there are 20 plus tanks. Owners Mineral Rights are negotiable. For more information on this incredible ranch please contact Stony Trainham at 940.636.4043 or Matt McLemore at 940.781.8475.

120 ACRE PRISTINE RANCH

Freestone County, TEXAS

P ristine land — 120 acres, including custom home — for sale in Freestone County, near Fairfield, TX. Lush coastal Bermuda and Bahiagrass pastures

with gentle rolling terrain make this an ideal cattle ranch investment and homestead. 90% open weed free pastures (sprayed spring '13) are dotted with very large oak and elm trees for a picturesque landscape. Four ponds water the well-fenced pastures; one is three acres and stocked for fishing on those summer evenings. Ducks frequent ponds in the winter and deer travel the creek bordering one side of the property, so hunting provides additional recreational value. Improvements include a custom home built in 2005 on a hilltop with a screened-in back "porch of no worries". 30x50 workshop, which includes a 15x30 guest apartment and an 18x30 covered patio extension for family get-togethers. Two sets of cattle pens allow an easy working environment. Perfect setup for a full-time resident or the weekender looking to escape the city.

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HUNTING LAND FOR SALE Rio Arriba County, NEW MEXICO $5,156,000

T his is a one-of-a-kind 1,236-acre hunting property available

in northern New Mexico. The ranch, located in the Ticonderoga gated private community near Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico in Rio Arriba County was once a portion of the famed Mundy Ranch where the Mundy Buck was taken in 1962. Property is comprised of rolling terrain featuring elevations from about 7,700 feet up to around 10,000 feet, offering great habitat and big game hunting opportunities for elk, mule deer, bear and turkey. The 4 bedroom and 4.5 bath home on the property is as awesome as the views it affords and it comes completely furnished, ready to be enjoyed by the new owners. Chavez Creek borders a portion of the ranch and several small ponds scattered throughout the ranch provide water for the wildlife. There is a good road system in place to provide access to the lush meadows in the higher country. This recreational land for sale is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to own a piece of mule deer hunting history. Contact Jeff Copeland, Moptex, LLC, 210.872.4770.

KING COUNTY RANCH

King County, TEXAS

N eighboring the historic 6666 Ranch makes this classic 3,600 acre west Texas hunting ranch productive with an appropriate touch of romanticism. With

large wheat fields and strong prairie grasses the income potential for cattle and wheat are great and the mesquite flats and creek bottoms are loaded with large whitetail deer, turkeys, quail, dove, and hogs. The eleven earthen tanks ,including a DU project, are winter home to ducks and geese. A well appointed metal hunters' cabin includes lots of sleeping space for guests or family along with storage for UTV and other equipment.

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THE WRIGHT GROUP | Real Estate Advisory & Brokerage Firm 120 E. Jackson Street, Thomasville, Georgia 31792 229.226.2564 | wrightbroker.com

ROSEWOOD PLANTATION

Thomasville, GEORGIA / $7,500,000

T his 1,050+/- acre equestrian estate is located in the famed Red Hills region, long known as one of the country's most fashionable wintertime retreats.

Rosewood includes turnkey horse facilities, along with a 5/8 mile long training racetrack. Surrounded by other named plantations, the property also offers exceptional duck, deer, turkey, dove, and quail hunting against a backdrop of towering pines and rolling hills.

ISLAND POND PLANTATION Albany, GEORGIA / $8,450,000

T his is the finest turnkey shooting plantation available within the Albany area plantation belt. The newly constructed improvements include a 5 bedroom

custom-built lodge, horse barn, dog kennels, horse paddocks, 3 duck ponds, a day lodge, managers house, equipment barn and fish ponds. Island Pond's 1,800+/- acres have been intensively managed with an emphasis on wildlife habitat, and the results are remarkable.

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EL DESTINO PLANTATION Tallahassee, FLORIDA $20,255,510

T he history of El Destino dates back to an 1828 land grant. The property provides exceptional wildlife habitat with established quail courses, duck ponds, dove fields, and quality deer management. Consisting of 4,138+/- acres, this is one of the largest parcels available in North Florida and is located just minutes from the capital. This incredible plantation offers great diversity and its superb location gives this legacy property tremendous upside potential.

HICKORY HEAD PLANTATION Brooks County, GEORGIA & Jefferson County, FLORIDA $11,593,740

H ickory Head Plantation epitomizes the classic southern, antebellum plantation. The Greek Revival style house was constructed in 1840 and has been

meticulously restored. The property consists of 2,388+/- acres and is well located within the famed Red Hills. The property has been intensively managed for bobwhite quail and also offers quality deer, dove, turkey, and duck hunting. This turnkey property also includes a 5 stall horse barn, 12 run dog kennel, numerous barns, guest cottage, and managers houses.

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Cascade Sotheby's International Realty 541.383.7600 | cascadesothebysrealty.com

VALLEY FALLS RANCH

GABLE CREEK RANCH

Lakeview, OREGON / $5,200,000 / ROI

Mitchell, OREGON / $1,605,000 / ROI

5,602 acres, 1,695 acres irrigation Cattle Ranch on the Chewaucan Riv-

W ell

LOWER VALLEY TURF

BOX S RANCH

Terrebonne, OREGON / $3,400,000 / ROI

R ecreational lifestyle property offers: 280 acres, 95 acres irrigat-

er. BLM permit — 214 AUMs. Updated ranch home is 2,064 square foot 4-bed, 2.5-bath with Valley and Albert Rim views. Covered 32,000 pound livestock scale and hydraulic chute, corrals, loading chute, barn, and feedlots. Shop is 40x80. Two hay barns, additional home (3 bed, 2 bath). Contact Brook Havens, 541.604.0788 (brookmhavens@gmail.com), or Pam Mayo Phillips, 541.480.1513 (pam@desertvalleyrealtors.com). www.valleyfallsranch-lakevieworegon.com

P roductive and scenic farm — huge Cascade Mountain views, 563

acres, 368.5 acres irrigated from “Big Bertha Well” — CLA for details on contracts, equipment included. Property features: country style home, office, shop, red barn, cellar, and seven legal lots for potential home sites. Contact Brook Havens, 541.604.0788 (brookmhavens@gmail.com), or Pam Mayo Phillips, 541.480.1513 (pam@desertvalleyrealtors.com).

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established hunting ranch and hay farm. 1,270 acres in private valley — 179 acres of free water rights with a gravity flow irrigation system — capability to run eight wheel lines. Property features: 2,400 square foot home, 1,500 square foot home, log home, barn, shop, and meat locker. 3 LOP Tags. Contact Brook Havens, 541.604.0788 (brookmhavens@gmail.com), or Pam Mayo Phillips, 541.480.1513 (pam@desertvalleyrealtors.com). www.gablecreek.com

Bend, OREGON / $6,700,000

ed, with unmatched seclusion and privacy. Cascade Mountain views. Main home features: 4,416 square foot 4-bed, 4.5-bath, office, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, stone fireplace, decks and patios. Property features: varied topography, two canyons, two stocked ponds, perimeter fenced, 1,850 square foot guest home, barn with office. Contact Brook Havens, 541.604.0788 (brookmhavens@gmail.com), or Pam Mayo Phillips, 541.480.1513 (pam@desertvalleyrealtors.com). www.boxsranch-johnsonrdbend.com Volume 4 ✫ Number 4


BUCKHORN RANCH Joseph, OREGON / $18,200,000 / ROI

B uckhorn Ranch is the largest premiere operating cattle ranch in Wallowa County, located in some of the best deer and bird hunting in the area, and home to a herd of elk of over 3,000. This ranch has irrigated farm ground, ample water for cattle and working facilities. Surrounded by three pristine wilderness areas and several world-class fishing rivers, it also has breathtaking mountain views. Property includes main log home with two connecting cabins and an abundance of other outbuildings to successfully sustain a ranch. Contact Debbie Tebbs, 541.419.4553 (debtebbsgroup@bendluxuryhomes.com).

SPECTACULAR MOUNTAIN RETREAT Post, OREGON / $1,765,000

O wn 407 acres adjacent to thousands of acres of National Forest. The

high quality 3,645 square foot 4-bedroom, 3-bath log and timber frame home offers a warm feeling and the expansive deck and patio provide a relaxing place to entertain and watch nature unfold. Deer, antelope and elk are regulars, and the creek and large ponds attract birds and fish. There’s a large shop / RV barn with huge guest quarters above. A truly special place. Contact Ron Davis, 541.480.3096 (rondavis@bendnet.com).

CENTRAL OREGON EQUINE CENTER Bend, OREGON / $2,495,000

T his premier equestrian center and horse operation is located near

Bend, Oregon. 89,250 square foot main arena, plus 150x170 outdoor arena. 160 acres includes 40 acres alfalfa field with pivot. World-class facilities for cutters, reiners, ropers, performance horse operations. Ranch works for breeding, cow handling, showing or any quality horse enterprise. All of the improvements speak quality and are first class. 36-stall mare barn has small lab, tack storage and stocks, each with steel no-climb fencing. Feeders and hay storage. Cattle handling facilities, loading ramp and scales. Two homes included. Contact Greg Yeakel, 541.408.7733 (gregyeakel@gmail.com).

CENTRAL OREGON CINDER BUTTE RANCH Bend, OREGON / $2,295,000

L egacy property in central Oregon! Stunning architecture, dramatic

views, elegant and refined. Finely crafted 8,200 square foot home on 18 acres. Six bedrooms, huge great room, dining room, game room, hobby barn with four paddocks / four stalls each, beautifully finished loft, sleeping and guest area, for family, grandkids! Paver patios for entertaining. Huge commercial grade kitchen, Subzero, Dacor, Miele, high-end appointments throughout. Four Gunite-lined ponds, stocked. Lovely grounds, 12,000-bottle free-standing wine cellar. Extraordinary offering! Contact Greg Yeakel, 541.408.7733 (gregyeakel@gmail.com).

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BARNDOMINIUM AND GREAT OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT SPACES Waller County, TEXAS / $1,495,000

P rivately located 108 Acres in Waller County. Less than one hour from Houston. Ideally balanced with open pastures and wooded areas. 3-bedroom, 3-bath Barndominium with room to expand. Outdoor living areas are unequalled! Covered kitchen, stand alone fireplace, pool. Overlooks beautiful pond surrounded by oak trees. Trails throughout property-great riding, hiking, hunting. Five stall center aisle barn; enclosed hay barn, turn out paddocks, fenced, cross-fenced. Minerals available.

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HILL COUNTRY ESTATE TEXAS / $1,575,000

T his Hill Country Estate is a welcome respite from the busy world of everywhere else! Only minutes from Historic Fredericksburg where fine dining, eclectic shopping, numerous world class vineyards and entertainment are plentiful. 48+ acres of great grasses and rock-free trails for your riding and hiking excursions. There are several prime locations for a barn or loafing sheds for your horses. Share the wooded trails with the deer, turkeys and other wildlife. Long distance views are beautiful and one of the great rewards of this hill country property. Enjoy the peacefulness while you sit under the covered pavilion or entertain family and friends around the pool. The six car detached garage and shop with beautiful limestone exterior and standing seam metal roof offers a full apartment — a great trainer’s or ranch manager’s quarters. This 4,167 square foot custom home offers open living and dining and four bedrooms with baths. So whether you are day dreaming as you enjoy the views, feeding the deer, riding over the endless trails or zipping into town for a lovely dinner — you will appreciate the tranquility of this property and that you can call it “home.”

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OPEN FENCES 9 THINGS THAT CAUGHT OUR EYE IN 2013 1 BROWNING RECON TRAIL CAMERA The new Recon Force Series from Browning delivers incredible 8MP image resolution and captures HD video with sound. It also features a 65+ foot IR illumination at night. Great image quality, loads of desireable features and compact size. browningtrailcameras.com

2 BARTEL ARMORY VAULT 360 CUSTOM SAFE Bartel Armory has created a new market by thinking outside the box. In fact, there is nothing boxy about the Vault 360. No longer will you be reaching for your guns and valuables from the back of a square safe. With just a few turns of the rotunda, the desired position is easily accessible. bartelarmory.com

3 TROPHY HUNTING SYSTEMS FEEDER BUMPER All steel, fully welded construction, premium powder coated, uses a proven locking spinner plate ensuring you never lose any feed. The wireless system installs easily and is controlled by a key fob remote.

4 LEICA APO-TELEVID SPOTTING SCOPES

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Brilliant edge-to-edge color fidelity and clarity, plus 6% more light transmission for the finest detail possible. Compact, ruggedly lightweight, easy to carry and quiet. Available in straight and angled bodies. leica-sportoptics.com

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5 LAND OF THE HORSES by CHRIS LOMBARD Land of the Horses takes you for an epic ride. It's an inspiring story of a man's journey through the American West, meeting wise horses and mythic cowboys along the way, and coming to a stirring finish at the end.

6 KICKIN’ BACK KREATIONS GREAT BALL OF FIRE, FIRE PIT Embellished with a wildlife scene, each fire pit is a unique, hand-crafted work of art — no two are alike! 1400 degree high-temperature powder-coat finish and the rugged durability you expect from Outback Wildlife Feeders, the parent company. Included also are an ash pan and fire poker. Made in Texas using American materials. KickinBackKreations.com

7 DISTANT HOPE by ARTIST MARK JAMES A former Elk Hunting Guide, Mark James is now an acclaimed sculptor capturing the spirit of the West. Mark and “Distant Hope” can be seen at the Dallas Safari Club this January. markjamesart.com

8 DANNER SNAKE BOOTS IN GAMEGUARD CAMO

9 CAPSULE GAME FEEDERS

Boot-makers since 1932, Danner has come to be known as one of the top footwear manufacturers in the industry. This spring they will produce a new snake boot in GameGuard camo. Available for pre-order now; in stores in March.

Utilizes a patented auger system to bring feed upward for ladder-free filling and monitoring. All components are mounted internally to shield from weather and wildlife. UV resistant materials will not rust or corrode.

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