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NBC Today Online
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:00

Los Robles Ranch

Looking for adventure close to home? Here's a place where you can race go-karts, play paintball among the hay bales and relax in the sand beside a Caribbean-blue, pond-like pool — all without leaving your property.  [read more]

The Wall Street Journal
Thu, 06/04/2015 - 14:15

A massive South Dakota buffalo ranch whose wide swaths of native prairie have been featured in television commercials and movies, including “Dances With Wolves,” is headed to auction July 9, according to listing agent Tom Metzger of Hall and Hall.

The auction is selling about 46,000 acres of Triple U Ranch, a roughly 60,000-acre ranch near Fort Pierre. Included in the sale is a three-bedroom main house on the property as well as two...[read more]

Daily Mail
Sun, 05/31/2015 - 14:15
  • The 720-acre property is in Santa Ysabel, 30 miles east of San Diego
  • Currently owned by David Batchelder, co-founder of California activist investment firm Relational Investors  Los Robles Ranch
  • Has a go-kart racing track, a skeet-shooting range, paint ball course and two fishing ponds 
  • Also has a 19-stall barn, a 6-stall 'mare motel', a 6,800-square-foot equestrian facility and a riding arena

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Los Angeles Times
Sun, 05/24/2015 - 14:00

Los Robles Ranch

Go-kart tracks and massive swimming pools, generally the star attractions at miniature golf courses and water parks, are just two of the many amenities found at a ranch property in San Diego County. 

Owned by activist investor David Batchelder, the ranch property known as Los Robles Ranch has come on the market for $17.5 million, with Bill McDavid of Hall and Hall and Eric Iantorno of Pacific Sotheby's International Realty attached to the listing.

Occupying 720 acres in Santa Ysabel, an unincorporated area found about an hour east of Escondido, the ranch has a ranch-style main house, two guest homes and two caretaker’s quarters totaling... [full story]

The Wall Street Journal
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 14:00

The Wall Street Journal

After 38 years at his family’s candy company, Pat Brock set out to buy a ranch.

“We started looking after we sold the company,” says Mr. Brock, the former CEO of Brock Candy, founded by his grandfather. Based in Chattanooga, Tenn., Mr. Brock and his wife, Nina, had visited Montana in the past and loved the fly-fishing and horseback riding.

After a year and a half of searching, they found a 1,185-acre property in Montana’s... [read more]

The Wall Street Journal
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 13:45

With California activist investment firm Relational Investors winding down, co-founder David Batchelder has listed his San Diego-area ranch for $17.5 million. 

Los Robles Ranch  The ranch is located in Santa Ysabel, about 30 miles east of San Diego. The 720-acre property, with a main house measuring... [read more]

The Land Report
Wed, 05/20/2015 - 13:45

Char-Lin Ranch

Situated an hour south of Dallas and Fort Worth, Char-Lin Ranch went on the block on April 23. A productive ranch featuring improvements for horses and cattle, rolling native pastureland predominates on the property. Other noteworthy elements include a 135-acre private lake, a spacious main residence perched on a hilltop, plus two additional homes. Fifty percent of the minerals were also conveyed in the sale. According to Hall and Hall Auctions, the ranch was unique... [read more]

Los Angeles Times
Sun, 04/26/2015 - 13:30

Former Dell Chief Financial Officer Tom Meredith has adjusted the price on a pair of Ovando, Mont., ranches, including a 612-acre property seen in the Oscar-winning film “A River Runs Through It.”  Big Blackfoot River Ranch

Sited along the banks of the Big Blackfoot River, the ranch of movie fame includes a 5,000-square-foot log mansion with four bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms, a clubhouse, a 100-year-old restored barn and a horse stable. A salmonfly hatch found on the property featured prominently in the 1992 drama, which starred Brad Pitt and Craig Sheffer with Robert Redford as the director.

Spanning 4,300 square feet, the clubhouse boasts a catering kitchen, a hand-carved wet bar... [read more]

The Wall Street Journal
Thu, 02/12/2015 - 12:45

This Missoula, Mont., home on the Bitterroot River, listed for $6.5 million, comes with a custom fly-rod rack and a root cellar. —Sarah TiltonThe Farm at McCauley Butte

Mindy and Stuart Goldberg spent two years designing and three years building this approximately 6,800-square-foot home on the Bitterroot River in Missoula, Mont. ‘When I first saw the property I said, “The only problem is that we actually have to build a house. If I could build a glass box floating in the trees it would be perfect,” ‘ says Mr. Goldberg, who purchased the land in 2004. ...[read more]

Zillow.com/Blog
Thu, 02/05/2015 - 14:00

Farm at McCauley ButteMore than once, Stuart Goldberg has jumped up from dinner to grab his fly-fishing rod and run out the door.

From his table, he can see the fish rising, and because he installed a 9-foot door to allow for the smooth egress of fly rods, he’s able to race down to the river on short notice.

Missoula, MT  is “A River Runs Through It” territory, something Goldberg and his wife, Mindy, took seriously in building a glass house from which they’re regularly enthralled by all sorts of natural phenomena. They’re within the city limits — two miles from Big Sky High School... [read more]

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