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The Land Report
Wed, 12/20/2017 - 15:30

Mesa Vista Ranch and Piedra Valley Ranch

Mesa Vista Ranch featured and Piedra Valley Ranch in the Tenth Anniversary Issue of The Land Report.

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The Wall Street Journal
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 15:15

Readers pick their favorite Mansion-featured home of 2017: A sprawling, windswept ranch in Montana that's still on the market for $12 million; 121,544 votes cast in poll. Dancing Wind Ranch

After a year of political drama and weather disasters, a secluded mountain retreat seemed just the answer for House of the Year voters.

In the contest, readers pick their favorite homes from among the winners of the year's previous House of the Week polls, which typically feature three homes for sale each week. In total, 121,544 votes were cast.

The top U.S. home was a ranch in Montana. An Adirondacks getaway was in the second spot, while a Hawaii mansion came in third. Outside the U.S., a Mediterranean-inspired spread on Australia's Coral Sea was the most popular pick. [read more]

 

 

 

Open Fences - Winter 2017/2018
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 14:00

Bill McDavid Photography

 

Whether it is the small, lively crutaceans that scamper along the bottom of the river bed, the aquatic plants that lean and shift with the curent, or the fish that dart about in their search for food, there is a lens that tries to capture it all. Moving slowly and purposefully, the camera glides into range of its target, a Westslope Cutthroat Trout with as much energy and liveliness as it has signature black spots running along its back. [read more]

 

 

 

The Land Report Newsletter
Mon, 12/18/2017 - 13:45

Mesa Vista Ranch

Boone Pickens lists his Mesa Vista Ranch for $250 million. In the winter issue of The Land Report, the Oracle of Oil shares his decision to put his beloved 65,000-acre ranch on the market:

"Selling the Mesa Vista is the prudent thing for an 89-year-old to do. It's time to get my life and my affairs in order. ...[read more]

 

 

Western Horseman
Mon, 12/18/2017 - 13:30

Third-generation Montana ranch manager Rich Roth doesn't only prepare for the next year's calf or hay crop. He plans for a future when the 167-year-old IX Ranch has new ownership. IX Ranch

The radio in Rich Roth's hand crackles to life, breaking the tranquility of the pre-dawn Montana morning. The muffled voice coming through the speaker says just three words: "Bring them on."

Warrick Road is clear of traffic; the fence that usually keeps cattle off the road has been taken down.

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The Wall Street Journal
Tue, 12/05/2017 - 11:45

Mesa Vista RanchThe energy tycoon created a retreat in the Texas Panhandle with its own airport and range of homes

OVER NEARLY five decades, T. Boone Pickens turned a ranch in the Texas Panhandle into a retreat with its own airport, art gallery, chapel and an 11,000-square-foot kennel for hunting dogs. Now 89, the energy tycoon is putting his Mesa Vista ranch on the market for $250 million.

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The Wall Street Journal
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 14:00

"I grew up a military brat, bouncing from base to base. The two things I never had money for was a hunting property and a car," says Kip Fulks, the co-founder of sportswear maker Under Armour.

He says "it was love at first sight" when he found North Fork Lodge, a 7,150-acre property near St. Marys, Pa., while looking for a hunting property and family getaway.  [read more] North Fork Lodge

 

The Land Report Vistas
Tue, 09/05/2017 - 13:00

Southwest Vistas

America's Top Curated Land Listings

East Carolina Creek Ranch - Huntsville, Texas

Livermore Ranch-Last of the Great Places - Fort Davis, Texas

 

 

Bloomberg
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:45

Once a fishing camp for families, it truly is the perfect home for an angler. Or 30 of them. Cascabel

Robert Sinclair was in his early 30's when he began looking for property out West. "I was starting a family and was looking for a place to go fishing and get out of the Texas heat," says Sinclair, the owner of Castleton Energy Corp., an oil and gas investment company. [read more]

 

 

Bloomberg
Thu, 08/31/2017 - 11:15

Willow Oaks PlantationIn 1742, nearly two decades before the American Revolution, William Byrd II, one of the colonies' largest landowners (and slave owners), had amassed a tract in North Carolina that spanned more than 26,000 acres. He named it "Land of Eden" in what amounted to a marketing ploy to induce Europeans to cross the Atlantic and settle on his property. It didn't work, and by 1755 Byrd's spendthrift son was forced to sell the land to pay off gambling debts. [read more]

 

 

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