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With gentleman’s ranches, cattle operations, state-of-the-art breeding ranching, reining and cutting farms and more, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty brings the best of the West’s wide open spaces right to your computer or mobile device.

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Selah Ranch | Listed for $6,500,000

450 CR NW 1051, Selah Ranch, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exteriornight

Currently operated as a Christian retreat, the 1,016-acre Selah Ranch features an 11,000-square-foot Austin-stone house plus three cottages, a conference facility as well as multiple outbuildings. A total of 14 bedrooms with full baths provide lodging for family and guests. A three-bedroom house could be a bed-and-breakfast or a foreman’s residence.

The ranch at 450 CR NW 1051, east of Sulphur Springs outside Mt. Vernon, is a vast wooded sanctuary perfect for hiking, fishing, bird watching and playing disc golf on two world-class courses. The main house overlooks a 25-acre lake.

Hat Creek Ranch | Listed for $9,950,000

2223 CR 181 Blackwell 79506, Hat Creek Ranch, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-land

Finding spring-fed ponds and creeks on a west Texas ranch is exceptionally rare. But not at the 2,883-acre Hat Creek Ranch, which has spring-fed creeks, two large dams with low water crossings, 11 active water wells and three 1- to 2-acre stock tanks. In addition to the water, the topography is breath-taking with hundreds of feet in elevation changes.

Just south of Sweetwater, Hat Creek Ranch at 2223 CR 181 in Blackwell also has extraordinary hunting, with a wide variety of animals including whitetail, fallow and axis deer, gemsbok, Corsican, red and aoudad sheep, plus dove, turkey and a re-emerging quail population.

Robinson Ranch | Listed for $ 9,556,500

Robinson Ranch 0 Farm Road 962E in Round Mountain - Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury homes for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-lake
This historic Robinson Ranch at 0 Farm Road 962E in Round Mountain was established in 1885 in the heart of the Texas Hill country in Blanco County. The ranch features two rustic rock homes that are filled with vintage charm. Easily accessible, the ranch is located one hour from Austin, a little more than an hour from San Antonio, four hours from Dallas, and only 20 minutes from Horseshoe Bay Resort.

The ranch has diverse terrain including rolling hills, beautiful creek bottoms, and even pastureland. Cypress Creek runs throughout a large portion of the ranch. This rock-bottom creek has several deep pools and a lush canopy of cypress trees to create a very peaceful. The ranch has an abundance of wildlife that includes deer, hogs, turkey and dove.

Moon River Ranch | Listed for $7,900,000

Moon River Ranch 0 417A , Satin, Briggs Freeman Sotheby's luxury home for sale in Dallas Fort Worth-exterior

Moon River Ranch, at 0 417A in Satin, is one of the most spectacular ranches on the Brazos River currently on the market. This area of Central Texas, and more specifically, Falls County, is known in the agricultural world for its rich, fertile land and lush bottom country. In addition to the highly productive soil, this portion of the county has some incredible views of rolling hillsides and gorgeous pastureland.

The headquarters of the ranch includes a custom-built main lodge, several additional homes or residences, workshops, barns, and a multi-use dancehall. Moon River can accommodate an overnight group of approximately 90 people and can host many more depending for a single day, depending upon the demands of the specific event.

For more Texas ranches, see Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake

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