While many properties are available in the Rockies, it is difficult to find that place that has that “right” mix of topography, accessibility, views, proximity to offsite recreational opportunities, water, wildlife and price.
The Gold Pan Ranch in the central Colorado Mountains is a unique and seldom encountered opportunity for full-time ranch residence and agricultural operation, or a combination of both.
Only minutes outside of the lovely east Texas town of Athens lies one of the most incredible recreational ranches on the market today. The Caney Creek Ranch is a one of a kind property with more than 24 acres of private surface water and access to a private 324-plus-acre lake, both of which make this property a true east Texas paradise.
There’s nothing like it in the world. A piece of land so big, so storied and so steeped in family legacy that no title report or even a complete survey existed until recently.
The W.T. Waggoner Ranch, America’s largest ranch “under one fence,” consists of more than 510,000 contiguous acres encompassing an empire of oil fields, open ranges, fertile farming and endless miles of grazing land—all spread across six counties of West Texas prairie and open rangeland.
News regarding W.T. Waggoner Ranch, via PRNewswire:
VERNON, Texas, Feb. 9, 2016 — Representatives for the renowned W.T. Waggoner Ranch today announced that JudgeDan Mike Bird of the 46th Judicial District Court has allowed the Waggoner’s owners to proceed with a private transaction under which Stan Kroenke, American businessman, professional sports team owner and rancher, will become the Waggoner’s new owner.
This historic transaction will be the first-ever sale of the Waggoner, an approximately 535,000 acre estate which was established in 1849 and spans across 6 Texas counties and almost 800 square miles. It is currently the largest ranch under one fence in the U.S., and includes thousands of cattle, hundreds of horses and oil wells, and 30,000 acres of farmland. Terms of the potential transaction were not disclosed. The ranch has been marketed by Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty‘s Bernard Uechtritz. Continue Reading…
When you decide to buy a ranch, you’re making a significant investment. One of the first things to consider is whether your ranch will be used primarily as a retreat for your family or for producing income through cattle, mineral rights and hunting leases, for instance. Even if your primary purpose is pleasure vs. business, your ranch should produce enough income to cover maintenance.
With falling oil prices, investors are betting it will be an opportune time to buy Texas ranchland, according to a report by the New York Times.
Jay Ellis of Dallas-based Sporting Ranch Capital is raising $100 million from investors to buy “trophy ranches” that owners want to sell “quickly and quietly” – as their personal portfolios fluctuate with the price of oil.