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Turkey Track Ranch
#TX1006743
Spearman, Texas 79081 , Spearman
, 79081
Hutchinson County
80,000.00 acres
ICON GLOBAL EXCLUSIVE

LISTED FOR $200MM
TURKEY TRACK RANCH

80,000 acres - under one fence

Texas Panhandle

Nearly 80,000 acres Under One Fence - Historic "Prize of the Panhandle" is legacy of Coble/Whittenburg empire. Known for natural resources and site of Battles of Adobe Walls of 1864 and 1874. Decision to sell comes after twelve decades of stewardship. Icon Global Group to market.

The Turkey Track Ranch was pioneered in the era of legendary WT Waggoner, 6666 and Goodnight Ranches. Boasting almost 80,000 acres under one fence and some 26 miles of Canadian River frontage, the ranch is a rare confluence of natural resources; containing an abundance of water, productive fertile grasslands, and diverse wildlife -set within rolling and rugged topography of mesas, draws, valleys and vistas interposed with open rangeland -epitomizing the western ranch lifestyle and famed fertile buffalo plains of yesteryear.

For the first time in over a century, this rare combination of history, heritage, and natural resources will change hands. The momentous decision was announced today by the Whittenburg and Coble families:

"It is with careful consideration and great emotion that we announce that, after 120 years of stewardship by our family, we have decided to sell our historic Turkey Track Ranch in the Texas Panhandle. For over a century this American landmark has been an integral element of our heritage. Generations of Coble's and Whittenburg's have created lifetimes of memories on the Turkey Track. Due to our family's increasing numbers and geographical distances, we recognize that it is time to find a new steward for this historic holding. We have enlisted Bernard Uechtritz of the Icon Global Group in Dallas to bring the Turkey Track to market in the latter half of 2021. The ranch has and will forever hold not only the monuments, memories, and legacies of our now multigenerational families but, significantly, maintains a very important place within the well-chronicled chapters of early Texas and US history; similarly, the ranch and its past stewards hold a prideful and acknowledged position of contributions to the evolution of modern-day ranching and cattle raising industries, as well as the Oil & Gas sectors of our great state."

- The Coble & Whittenburg Families -



About Turkey Track Ranch


WT (Tom) Coble and later James (Jimmie) A. Whittenburg III, were two of the stewards. Each was a past president of The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association. Each considered a visionary as well as community and business leaders.

Tom Coble was a contemporary of Dan and Tom Waggoner of the Waggoner Ranch, Samuel "Burk" Burnett of the Four Sixes Ranch, and Charles Goodnight of the JA and Goodnight Ranch. Coble recognized the infinite resources of the Southern Great Plains. Like Waggoner, Burnett, and Goodnight, he created a cattle kingdom that was sustained by thousands of acres of grass.

Later, Whittenburg was the larger-than-life Texas Icon and entrepreneurial modern-day rancher who led the management of the Turkey Track for several decades. An early trendsetter of flying between properties and business interests, he operated several significant ranching interests in Texas and New Mexico, along with other business interests which included Aviation, Oil & Gas, Banking, Cattle Feed Yards; he was also a Special Texas Ranger.

A winner of the Cattlemen's Beef Association Environmental Stewardship award in 2016, the Turkey Track is also held in high esteem by industry . Pete Bonds, then president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, said, "Turkey Track has an outstanding record for their environmental stewardship practices, water management programs and excellent grass diversity."

The property is also the site of the two famed battles of the Adobe Walls of 1864 and 1874, and this hallowed ground just north of the Canadian River is revered by descendants of all combatants. In June of 1924, a six-acre site was given to the Panhandle Plains Historical Society commemorating that month the 50th anniversary of the second battle of the Adobe Walls. In 1941 a monument dedicated to the Native Americans who fought and died in the Battle of 1874 was also erected. Both Monuments stand within the ranch today.
$200,000,000

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Boone Pickens' Mesa Vista Ranch
#TX230169
Pampa
, 79065
Roberts County
64,672.00 acres
Major Price Reduction!!

The Boone Pickens Mesa Ranch price has been reduced substantially to $170,000,000.

Additionally, with the price reduction, we are also announcing that the 15,708 acres representing the MVR East Side is now available for purchase separately. The MVR East Side is being offered for $20,000,000.

The east side of Mesa Vista consists of 15,708 acres with the Canadian River forming most of the northern boundary of the creek. Boones Creek runs to the east side from the western part of the ranch but could be supplemented from wells on the property if the west side and east side are sold separately. Improvements are limited to three modest residences, cattle pens, and related infrastructure. Topography is very diverse from level sub irrigated land along the river bottom and Indian Creek, rolling sand hills, and high mesas on the southeast part of the property. The property has all the infrastructure for a cattle operation and the hunting is excellent.

Until now, the entire 64,672 acre ranch was available for purchase as a single offering.

Mesa Vista Ranch - $170,000,000 (Reduced Price)
Mesa Vista Ranch: West Side - $150,000,000
Mesa Vista Ranch: East Side - $20,000,000

LOCATION
The Mesa Vista Ranch is located in Roberts County in the Eastern Texas Panhandle. The ranch is located about 30 miles north of Pampa, Texas, and approximately 85 miles northeast of Amarillo.

ACRES: 64,672 Acres

HISTORY:
In 1971, Boone purchased approximately 2,900 acres along the south side of the Canadian River in Roberts County, Texas.

Over the years, Boone began to assemble additional adjoining land positioned along the Canadian River corridor, and today the Mesa Vista Ranch comprises over 100 square miles of prime Eastern Texas Panhandle ranch land.

As Boone's assemblage continued, he spent millions and millions of dollars to make Mesa Vista one of the best improved ranches in the United States. He used cutting edge conservation practices to enhance the wildlife on the property.

Today Boone proudly boasts that the Mesa Vista Ranch is, "the world's best quail hunting."

PROPERTY DESCRIPTION:
As Boone expanded his holdings, his focus always remained centered along the Canadian River. Today, the Mesa Vista Ranch stretches approximately 25 miles along the south side of the Canadian River. This lush river bottom land creates the centerpiece for the property, but the ranch features an unmatched variety of land types ranging from rolling sand hills to elevated ridges, mesa points and gently rolling, open prairie lands. The river bottom and numerous major drainages support abundant massive cottonwood trees, as well as willows, hackberry trees and others. Much of the river bottom is sub-irrigated and suitable for native hay production. Live spring water is found throughout several of the major drainages.

In an effort to enhance wildlife on the property, over the years, Boone has been a leader in conservation practices that are now followed by many other sportsmen in the country. As a testament to Boone's conservation efforts, in 2008 he was named the recipient of the prestigious Park Cities Quail Unlimited Lifetime Sportsman Award.

Boone maintains a small cow herd on the ranch, 400-500 cows Boone has placed over 1,000 quail feeders and numerous deer feeders on the ranch. He has created a number of food plot areas and added a network of buried waterlines with small water outlets to create wet areas for quail.

LODGE COMPOUND:
The Lodge, along with multiple support structures is located in a manicured, tree covered "park-like" setting. It is common to view whitetail deer and turkey in the mornings and afternoons, with turkey roosting in the trees in the late evening. This Lodge Compound has been the major gathering area for Boone's family and guests over the years. It has served an important role as a place where corporate heads have met to discuss and craft multi-million-dollar business transactions, politicians and large donors have gathered for political events. Few if any facilities can match the beauty of the Lodge Compound.

Initial construction on the Lodge began in 1988, with numerous updates and additions added over the years. Presently, the Lodge itself comprises in excess of 25,000 square feet with an additional approximately 10,000 square feet of porches and patio areas.

Surrounding the Lodge is significant landscaping, in-ground sprinkler systems, and underground electrical service. Adding to the ambiance of the Lodge are numerous bronze sculptures tastefully positioned on the grounds. In addition to the Lodge and support structures, the compound features a lighted tennis court, a skeet/trap range, and a small golf course with two fairways and greens and nine tee boxes.

The Family House, which was completed in 2009, is located west of the Main Lodge. This house is a two-story with a third floor lounging and viewing room. The Family House contains over 6,000 square feet of living area and approximately 2,500 square feet of porches and patios.

The Pub is located north of the Family House and is a two-story structure containing approximately 2,250 square feet of air-conditioned area.

The Gun Room is a freestanding, single-story structure containing over 400 square feet. This building was constructed in 2005 and features a lounge area, bathroom, and kitchenette.

The Gate House, adjacent to the golf course, is a single family, two-story residence with partial basement. This house has approximately 2,300 square feet of living area, an attached two-car garage, and a deck area.

In 2007 Boone constructed a charming Chapel located on the north end of the Lodge Compound area. This chapel is situated along the banks of a flowing creek and lake area. Adjacent to the Chapel is the Memory Garden, which was constructed in 2014. There are pergolas and a beautiful stair-cased waterfall feature behind the structure.

In addition to the above, the Lodge Compound includes other support structures such as storage buildings and the Hilltop House, which is a children's play house. Overall, the Lodge Compound area is the most user-friendly facility on the ranch. It is designed to house large groups for entertaining or business functions.

LAKE HOUSE:
Boone's Lake House has been featured in Architectural Digest Magazine and Cowboys and Indians Magazine. The Lake House contains approximately 11,500 square feet of living area and over 3,800 square feet of porches and patios. The front entry door was originally the front door to Bing Crosby's home.

The upper level of the home features a large living/great room with fireplace, dining area, master bedroom and bath, 1 1/2 bathrooms, kitchen, utility room, and elevator. A spiral staircase with stone imported from France leads to the lower level where there are two guest bedrooms, three bathrooms, wine cellar and tasting room, office, exercise room, utility room, cedar closet, mechanical room, and storm/safe room.

Outdoor balcony railings are bronze and all balconies and porch areas overlook astonishing water features, such as lakes, ponds, waterfalls, and aqueducts. The landscaping, topography features, and water enhancements make the Lake House truly "fit for a king."

AIRPORT AND HANGAR
The airport is located on the western portion of the ranch. The runway is approximately 6,000 feet long and 100 feet wide. The airport facility was designed and built with FAA approval and meets all of their requirements and regulations.

Approach lights are installed along the runway. The runway itself is constructed of one-foot thick concrete. This airport runway is designed to handle most any size private aircraft.

Adjacent to the runway is a 52,600-square foot concrete tarmac, which connects the airport to the hangar. The hangar facility contains approximately 25,000 square feet with epoxy coated concrete floor. It features a heated electric hangar door opening system, an attractive lounge and restroom area downstairs and a two-bedroom, two-bathroom pilot's apartment upstairs.

The entire airport complex is located within an 8-foot-high game fence constructed of 2 1/2 inch steel posts with heavy gauge net wire. In addition, the facility is equipped with a standby 350KW generator system for auxiliary power.

DOG KENNEL:
The Dog Kennel is located east of the Lodge complex, between the Lodge and the highway. The Kennel contains approximately 11,000 square feet of usable kennel area, with approximately 3,600 feet being enclosed and air conditioned. There are 40 chain-link dog pens, 20 on each side of a concrete center alleyway.

The Kennel is equipped with full office facilities, a large meat processing-center. The facility includes a veterinary lab, upper level storage, overhead crane and bathroom.

WATER FEATURES:
The Canadian River itself generally forms the north boundary of the ranch for a distance of approximately 25 miles. This river bottom is wide and fertile with a shallow water table. In some areas, standing pockets of water are common and portions of the river bottom are sub-irrigated. In the early 2000's Boone began a massive water enhancement project, likely never before conceived or duplicated by a private citizen. By dredging and building a chain of dams, waterfalls, lakes, and other water enhancements, Boone created possibly the largest individual water park ever envisioned. In addition to the countless lakes and ponds, he created a flowing, man-made creek called "Boone's Creek," which basically parallels the Canadian River. By dredging into the standing water table in the Canadian River bottom, this creek was formed. Boone, however, was not satisfied with standing water in the creek and wanted ever flowing running water throughout the creek bottom. With the use of well water injected into the creek, Boone's Creek flows several thousand gallons per minute throughout this stretch of roughly 12 miles of creeks, lakes, waterfalls and ponds, all of which are man-made. With a system of pumps and pipelines, much of this water can be recirculated and used over and over. Without question, Boone has created an unmatched oasis in the Texas Panhandle.

WILDLIFE:
The Mesa Vista Ranch supports a variety of wildlife. Whitetail deer thrive in the productive creek bottom areas and mule deer are found throughout the sandhills, broken ridges, and mesa points on the southeast side of the ranch. Aoudad are also viewed from time to time in this rougher portion of the property. Antelope are found on the open plains country on the southwest side of the ranch. Besides quail, dove are also abundant and water fowl are seasonally present on many of the lakes. Hundreds and hundreds of turkeys are common throughout the tree-covered bottom lands. Most all of the lakes have been stocked with a variety of fish, and fishing is reported to be excellent.

The southern portion of the Mesa Vista Ranch is improved with pivot sprinkler systems and irrigation wells. Portions of this land are planted in a combination of wheat and millet, providing outstanding habitat for pheasant. All in all, with the water features, varying terrain, and conservation measures in place on the Mesa Vista Ranch, it would be hard to find a better recreational property in this area of Texas.

RANCH RESOURCES:
Roberts County is known to have prolific saturated thickness of quality Ogallala ground water, along with substantial oil and gas resources.

The Mesa Vista Ranch is located in an area of prolific quality ground water, being in the Ogallala Water Formation. Over the years, hundreds of thousands of acres of water rights have been sold in Roberts County for municipal water purposes. Recent commercial water sales in the area indicate that water rights have a commercial value in the range of $400 - $500 per acre.

As previously discussed, Boone acquired the Mesa Vista Ranch in a series of purchases over the years. Boone obtained water rights in the earlier purchases, but in more recent years, as he acquired adjoining land, the commercial water rights were already sold, due to their commercial value. Overall, Boone owns approximately 42,000 acres of water rights, which will convey with the sale. This is considered to be an extremely valuable asset.

In addition to this water resource, minerals are also considered to be a valuable resource in Roberts County. Like the water, Boone obtained a portion of the minerals on the earlier land purchases, but as he expanded to the east and west in more recent years, he was unable to obtain minerals with these acquisitions.

There is scattered oil and gas activity on the Mesa Vista Ranch. All of Boone's owned mineral interests will convey. In 2015, Boone's oil and gas royalty income totaled approximately $2,560,000. In 2016, with oil and gas prices declining, the total royalty income dropped to approximately $771,000. For the first nine months of 2017 the royalty income is approximately $541,000. Again, all owned water rights, all owned mineral rights, and royalty will convey with the property.

There are a number of large, operating wind farms located in the Texas Panhandle. All wind generation royalty rights are also included.

PRICE AND REMARKS:
The Boone Pickens' Mesa Vista Ranch is offered for sale at a price of $220,000,000. It seems impossible to comprehend all of the improvements made to this property, whether it is structural improvements, water enhancements, landscaping, wildlife conservation features, or others. As example, thousands of tons of landscaping rock, trees, shrubbery, plants, etc. were imported to the property over the years. Early on, Boone hired Tommy Ford, an architect from Dallas, Texas, to help in the planning, drafting, and construction of the many improvements placed on the ranch. Together, Boone and Tommy had the vision to take raw ranch land and transform this property into what now represents Mesa Vista Ranch.

In a recent conversation with Tommy Ford, he estimated that the total volume of building materials, landscaping rocks, trees, and other enhancements delivered to the ranch would exceed 120 trains, with each train load containing 110 cars of materials. Having overseen most all of the major structural construction on the property, Tommy estimated replacement cost of over $140,000,000, not counting the added cost of dredging and developing the lakes and creek water systems on the property.

To our knowledge, no other ranch can replicate Boone's Mesa Vista Ranch. He has spent nearly 50 years transforming this Texas Panhandle Ranch into a wildlife paradise with spectacular water features and improvements fit for a king. The sale of the Mesa Vista Ranch is basically "turn key," including all rolling stock, equipment, pick-up trucks, hunting vehicles, farming equipment, furnishings, bird dogs, etc. The only exclusions are Boone's personal effects, livestock, and his vast art collection. The livestock are available to be purchased separately, as is the majority of the art collection.

"You do everything to make the land perfect, hoping the next owner has the same passion." - T. Boone Pickens

Qualified buyers can schedule a showing of the property by contacting the Brokers.

Offered Jointly and Exclusively By Chas. S. Middleton and Son and Hall and Hall
$170,000,000

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Dawson Elk Valley Ranch
#NM959747
Cimarron
, 87714
Colfax County
50,685.00 acres
The scenic and historic 50,685 acre Dawson Elk Valley Ranch is located near Cimarron, New Mexico, within an hours drive of Raton and I-25 (east) and the ski areas of Angel Fire and Red River (west). The beautifully diverse landscape that ranges from approximately 6,160 to nearly 8,000 in elevation, boasts abundant wildlife from antelope at lower elevations to trophy elk and deer that seasonally range from the lower river valleys to the high elevation forests. Basic ranching developments are in place including river diversions and irrigation improvements. The combination of natural scenic beauty and basic improvements provide for not only a scenic second home estate but the re-establishment of a functioning cattle operation, as desired. In the regional coal mining boom of the early 1900s, within this historic property was the thriving company town of Dawson, NM with a population of 6,000. Today, there exist fascinating remnants of the abandoned town, including a cemetery that is on the National Register of Historic Places. Water rights come with the property, and 50% of the mineral interests, including executory rights, are included with this offering.

Contact Jeff Hubbard.
$96,000,000

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WR Nash Ranch
#TX783418
West Columbia
, 77846
Brazoria County
8,474.00 acres
WR Nash Ranch: Own a piece of Texas history. The WR Nash Ranch has been under the same ownership for over 100 years and has never been available for purchase until now! The raw natural beauty of the WR Nash Ranch is in its rolling prairie of lush grass and the hardwood bottoms of the Brazos River. This property offers unlimited opportunities to create the ranch of your dreams while serving as an attractive investment.

Location: Located about sixteen miles southwest of Houston, the ranch is a short 30-minute drive to the sweet silence of this Brazoria County treasure.

History: Over the years portions of the ranch have been farmed while other areas have been grazed. The ranch has mostly remained the same as it was back when Santa Anna and the Mexican army crossed the Brazos River back in 1836. The ranch has a rich history which included colorful characters such as Graves Peeler who is known as the Savior of the Texas Longhorn Peeler worked as the ranchs manager from 1930 to 1944 during which time the ranch ran nearly 3,000 head. Peeler went on to operate his own South Texas ranch and the modern day Texas longhorn cattle are descendants of one of seven herds and one of which was the Graves peeler ranch. The WR Nash Ranch continues today to be operated as a working cattle ranch. The ranch includes thousands of acres of hardwood timber bottomland which is spectacular habitat for a variety of wild game including whitetail deer.

Kittie Nash Groce: One of the more fascinating aspects of the ranch was its owner Kittle Nash Groce. Kittie spent the early part of her life living in the famed Nash House on Westmoreland Street in Houston, Texas. Her life story would make a sensational movie that would appear as a Hollywood creation except it is a real story. She lived a life of high society in Houston, Florida, New York, and Paris, but after the death of her father (William Rufus Nash) she moved to the ranch where she took on the management and control of this vast land and cattle enterprise. She lived through tough times that included living off of turtle soup and wearing her fathers tattered ranching clothes, but she made the ranch into a prosperous South Texas icon. She was known as a kind and yet strong lady that was both generous with her time and her money. The WR Ranch is a symbol of Texas toughness, fortitude, determination, ingenuity, and persistence.

Features: WR Nash Ranch has over 5 miles of Brazos River frontage and is crossed by several paved county roads and one state highway which provide tremendous access to the ranch. The terrain is gently rolling to generally level and despite its river frontage the ranch has functioned well during periods of inclement weather. The ranch is crossed by several drainage tributaries including Cow Creek and Turkey Creek.

The WR Ranch is current agricultural exempt for ad valorem taxation purposes and much of the ranch is income generating with existing farming and livestock grazing leases. The diversity of ranch also offers the potential for income from recreational hunting, as well as alternative energy projects.

Wildlife: The wildlife on the ranch is plentiful and includes a well-established whitetail deer herd while the migratory bird hunting has been fabulous in the past. In the past portions of the ranch had been farmed in rice and if that habitat were restored the ranch would be an annual destination for huge flocks of ducks and other migratory bird species. Both Ducks Unlimited and the local NRCS office are excellent resources to assist with habitat design and development.

Investment: The close proximity of the WR Nash ranch to the Houston area makes the ranch an exceptional investment and development property. There are very few, if any, large acreage properties available within a 1 hour drive of Houston. The ever increasing population of the Houston MSA yields an unrelenting demand for large acreage tract for future development with residential and master planned communities. According to the Greater Houston Partnership the metro Houston area has a population of over 7.1 million people and could surge to in excess of 9 million people by 2030. The WR Nash Ranch is well poised for development to meet this demand. The ranch is less than 6 miles south of the proposed right of way of Segment C of the Grand Parkway. Plus, the ranch is bisected by State Highway 36 which is currently being updated to a four lane divided highway to provide enhanced travel from the Southwest Freeway to Freeport and its industrial development.

Brokers Comments: For those looking to live a dream on a large historical ranch with unlimited possibilities for an exceptional life built around natural beauty, wildlife, and agriculture, the WR Nash Ranch is the place for you.

This is a surface only offering with no minerals to be transferred with a sale. Surface protections can be negotiated.

Contact: Steven J. Bilicek, ALC
Office: 281-497-2774
Mobile: 281-615-8117
Email: txagrealty@gmail.com
steve@texasagrealty.com
Web: www.texasagrealty.com
$56,861,805

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Farm on the Colorado
#CO978839
Glenwood Springs
, 81601
Garfield County
1,123.00 acres
The Farm on the Colorado is a resource-filled, legacy investment opportunity consisting of a 1,123 acre ranch in the bustling Colorado River valley west of Glenwood Springs. The Farm is likely the largest flat, irrigated expanse on a single, private property in the entire I-70 corridor through the rugged Rocky Mountain stretch between Denver and Grand Junction and identified in Garfield Countys Comprehensive Plan as a prime location for future development. The area is primarily a Ski Country bedroom community, located an hour from the Aspen and Vail areas. While it possesses a Glenwood Springs address, the property is located within the Town of New Castles Urban Growth Boundary and adjacent to the town border, so depending on a new owners plans it can be ripe for annexation.

This is a large, versatile, farm & ranch in Colorado that is currently in agricultural use, with over 15 CFS of water rights (thats over 10,800 annual acre-feet) that irrigate over 300 acres of the valley floor, its boundaries stretching from the Colorado River to the south, all the way to rolling uplands to the north that border BLM lands. Over one mile of I-70 bisects The Farm and an existing interchange is within one mile, so this is a highly visible place. Currently, there is over $100K of rental income from a combination of agricultural, residential, and hunting leases. All utilities are either in place or immediately accessible.

There is definitely a lot happening on this property, but with nearly two miles of frontage on the Colorado River, a 10-acre lake for water-skiing and SUP, quality hunting, and scenic views, this asset is not only investment-grade real estate, but a sporting ranch to be enjoyed while a new owner positions the property to meet ones investment and development goals. Contact Tommy Latousek.
$38,647,000

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Kansas River Farm
#KS1012218
 , Manhattan
, 66502
Pottawatomie County
3,284.00 acres
Location! This +/- 3,284 acre (2,975 taxable) farm has it all. It is very private and located in the heart of Kansas Flint Hills just five minutes to Manhattan, Kansas and Kansas State University. Centrally located in Kansas just two hours west of Kansas City. Kansas River Farm is an excellent investment opportunity. This is some of the finest irrigated land in Kansas. A turn key operation with a grain elevator, scales and outbuildings. LandThis rare offering of irrigated cropland in this area provides excellent production and outstanding access to the central Kansas markets. Easy access to Highway 24 with Manhattan, Kansas just 3 miles west of Wamego, Kansas just 12 miles to the east via Highway 24 this location is top shelf.
Truly a farmers dream this farm has some of the best soils and is in excellent condition. In this area it is very rare to have 11 pivots in 35 inch average rainfall country. The dry land portion of this farm has excellent soils and yield history. The grain elevator on the property with multiple outbuildings make this a once and lifetime opportunity. Currently, corn and beans are grown on these farms and they have excellent crop yield and production history.
ImprovementsKansas River Farm is a working farm with multiple outbuildings, shops, elevator grain storage, single family houses and other structures throughout the property. Its location in heart of the Flint Hills along Highway 24 give easy access to excellent markets. The on site grain storage is an excellent benefit and adds good flexibility to any operation.
Homes on the property include 901 Knox Lane, 906 Knox Lane, 1312 Knox Lane, 1601 Knox Lane, 3470 Swamp Angel and 3490 Swamp Angel.
RecreationWhen it comes to hunting and recreation this property and the surrounding area are known for large white-tailed deer, abundant waterfowl, quail, and varmints. This area has excellent quality deer with some of the best bucks ever taken coming from this area. The waterfowl hunting is in the Central Flyway which is some of the best hunting in the region. This farm is particularly unique because of it being some of the only grain production in a large area.
AgricultureThe current owners are excellent operators and have the place in excellent condition! The land has produced excellent yields and anyone would be proud to own and operate this farm.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural Resources35 inches of annual average rainfall and pivot irrigation with low pumping costs make this a hell of an operation.
General OperationsThis operation has a 305,000 bushel grain elevator, truck scales, and equipment storage making this farming operation a rare find. Kansas River Farm is a successful income producing farm with a great history of crop yields. The current manager has tracked and improved the yields over the years while being a great steward of the land.
Region & ClimateManhattan, Kansas sits at an elevation of about 1024 feet. With an average of 218 sunny days a year with September, May and June being the most pleasant months. Manhattan gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 91 days a year. That precipitation is mostly rain with the annual rainfall of 35 inches. Snowfall averages approximately 13 inches per year.
Manhattan is known as the Little Apple and has been recognized multiple times for its quality of life. With a community of approximately 55,000 it is the leader in the surrounding area for education, health care, entertainment, shopping, culture. Kansas State University is the leading employer in Manhattan and has been recognized as a Top 50 College Town in America by Best College Reviews.
HistoryManhattan, Kansas and the Kansas Flint Hills of this region are two of Kansas best attractions. Located near the Konza Prairie this area is home to many different species of wildlife. Kansas State University is rich in history and tradition and boasts one of the countries best Schools of Agriculture.
LocationKansas River Farm is located just east of Manhattan, Kansas with quick access to Highway 24 just a couple minutes outside of town the small Kansas town of Wamego is just 12 miles east on Highway 24 and is an excellent community. Additional cities within a 2 hours radius include Topeka, Kansas City, Wichita and Salina.
Access to air travel is nearby, Manhattan Regional Airport runs flights to Dallas, TX and Chicago, IL. Both Kansas City International Airport (MCI) and Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) are approximately a 2 hour drive from the farm.
$35,000,000

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Trull Creek Ranch
#CO939925
41705 County Road 44  , Steamboat Springs
, 80487
Routt County
1,140.00 acres
Location, Location, Location! When thinking of the perfect ranch, the 1,100+ acre Trull Creek Ranch is everything you have dreamed of and more in a legacy property. Just 10 minutes to Downtown Steamboat Springs and its famous ski resort, this offering is very private and boasts everything you would want in a World Class property!
The backdrop to this amazing ranch is Sleeping Giant Mountain, a historic landmark just west of the Elk River Valley. The centerpiece of the ranch is a gorgeous 15,000 +/- square foot custom home. This home is located in its very own private valley with big views of Steamboat Springs ski area and the surrounding mountains. This exquisite home has everything the very discerning buyer would expect. The floorplan is the best I have ever seen, and it showcases big views of Sleeping Giant mountain and Steamboat Ski Area throughout the home. Internal views of the ranch offer lush hay meadows and beautiful vistas with aspen and oak brush in all directions. This end-of-the-road estate is exceedingly rare this close to town. To find this type of privacy, luxury, and seclusion with river so close to a world class destination is virtually unheard of, a once in a lifetime opportunity. The home was designed with entertaining and time with family in mind. The details of this custom home are unprecedented, and it truly offers all the amenities of your own private resort. The indoor pool is fitted with a diving board and a gradual shallow end for children. The pool area is very well equipped with showers, a hot tub, and many amenities you would find in the best resorts. The kitchen is very well appointed with a custom island and opens to a beautiful great room with an enormous rock fireplace. So Colorado, and so well done, you will want to spend all your time there. Whether it is enjoying the private balconies off each suite or your morning coffee on the flagstone patio overlooking the beautifully landscaped grounds, there is plenty of room to take in that clean mountain air! Thehome has 7 unique well-planned suites and 7.5 baths all decorated with the most amazing touches. Just behind the main home in the valley is the large barn with indoor arena and stalls. There are two caretaker homes on the front of the property adjoining the main road and the river.
The ranch is very well watered with good hay production for cattle and wildlife, and the current owners have a cattle and hay lease in place with a local rancher. If enjoying time in the outdoors is important, this ranch truly has it all. With Miles and miles of improved horse and mountain bike trails along with the indoor riding arena; the current owners enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, such as mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, fishing for trout on the river and skiing their own private valleys and chutes to name a few. On any occasion expect to see abundant wildlife including elk, mule deer, antelope, black bear, sharp-tailed grouse, blue grouse, and varmints. Rugged and refined this ranch has great access to downtown Steamboat Springs and fine dining just minutes from all this enjoyment!
The waters of the Elk River are stunningly beautiful and known for their tremendous numbers and quality of fish. Over a third of a mile of river have been enhanced for maximum habitat and the current owners practice catch and release fishing. The fishing in this stretch of the Elk River is outstanding. The ranch is bordered upstream by a shared amenity ranch that regularly stocks good size fish to augment the numbers. Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout and the occasional Cutbow inhabit this section of the Elk River. The Elk River is a freestone river that is 34.2 miles beginning in Northwest Colorado. It flows from a confluence of the North Fork Elk River and Middle Fork Elk River in Routt National Forest north of Steamboat Springs to a confluence on the Yampa River.
Located on the edge of the two largest elk herds in Colorado, the White River herd and the Snake River herd hold huge numbers giving the ranch plenty of resident animals as well as migratory elk moving through the property all season long. Elk and deer hunting are excellent on the ranch with good numbers of mule deer and great numbers of elk. Deer permits are a draw in all parts of Colorado while the elk hunting is in an over-the-counter unit for Archery, 2nd, and 3rd seasons. Elk are very prevalent on the ranch and for the right owner the ranch could produce some genuinely nice animals with good success rates. Mule deer inhabit the ranch and are also trophy quality. Good numbers of both would make for nice hunting opportunities in the fall months. Varmints and upland game also inhabit the ranch in good numbers and would provide the hunting enthusiast good opportunities outside of big game hunting. The ranch will qualify for one regular mule deer landowner application as well as one private land only application. Additionally, the ranch has been home to numerous black bears of multiple color phases as well as the occasional moose. The moose populations continue to rise in the area surrounding Steamboat Springs.
For the upland hunter or the serious bird watcher, the Columbian Sharp-tail Grouse population on the ranch has historically been exceptionally good and will produce many fantastic days in the field. The large Gamble Oak/Aspen and sagebrush ridges offer prime habitat and excellent lek sites. The booming of the leks in the springtime is one of the most amazing experiences in the outdoors. Bald Eagles, Sandhill Cranes and Blue Herons also inhabit the property. Duck hunting can be excellent for a short season prior to winter weather.
The ranch is just 25 minutes from jet service at Yampa Valley Regional Airport and 5 minutes from the smaller Steamboat airport that can handle local and small jets. From mid-December to first of April, there are direct flights on Alaska Airlines, American, Delta, JetBlue, and United Airlines. United Airlines offers direct flights between Steamboat/Hayden and Denver year-round. Jet It and other shared private air service companies also fly into the local airports.
The historic town of Trull, once a bustling stagecoach stop with boarding house, livery and post office and was settled in 1881 on the ranch property. It had the first telephone in Routt County, and was up against Steamboat Springs for county seat. This kind of history truly evokes the spirit of the old west! This history with photographs of the town of Trull can be found on YouTube and in the local Museum.
The town of Steamboat Springs is located at 6,732 ft in elevation in Colorados Yampa Valley. It is home to the Howelsen Hill ski area and the Steamboat Ski Resort. Not only is Steamboat known for its legendary skiing & snowboarding, but the nearby hot springs are therapeutic in nature, especially after a long day on the slopes. Located near the city center, the long-standing Old Town Hot Springs is equipped with swimming, soaking pools, and water slides. This experience is worthwhile and fun for all ages.
This legacy ranch offers all the amenities one could want in a world class property. It is the kind of property that only comes available once in a generation. To summarize, it is simply the best.
$33,900,000

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Pass Creek Ranch
#CO968689
Silverthorne
, 80497
Summit County
1,292.00 acres
This is one of the most coveted river valleys in Colorado with world-class fly fishing and spectacular panoramic views of the Gore Range all within 20 miles of skiing and 80 miles of Denver. Bordering the White River National Forest for 3 miles, the Pass Creek Ranch offers exclusive Blue River frontage, lush irrigated fields, and exquisite improvements.

Featuring:
* Sitting at an elevation of 8,150 feet to 9,200 feet, nearly 3 miles of the property borders National Forest
* Excellent fly-fishing along 0.7 miles of the Blue River and another .5 miles on adjoining National Forest
* 5,741 sq. ft. main home designed by Snowden and Hopkins
* Approximately 180 acres of irrigated fields produce an average of 8,000 bales of hay and 750 bales of alfalfa bales a year
* Only 15 miles outside of Silverthorne, 80 miles from Denver, and within an hour drive from Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Keystone, and Copper
* Unencumbered and protected views of the Gore Range
* Leased and owned water rights totaling nearly 30 cfs with 8.9 cfs senior to the Colorado River Compact
* Extensive wildlife and within migration corridor for elk and deer
* The property has extremely high conservation value as it adjoins thousands of acres of private land protected by conservation easements in addition to the National Forest

Contact Ken Mirr or Woody Beardsley
$29,000,000

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Double Nickel
#NE1020384
TBD  , Crookston
, 69212
Cherry County
15,300.00 acres
Located in the Sandhills of Nebraska, the Double Nickel on the Niobrara is one of the finest ranches in the Midwest. An extremely diverse landscape of Sandhills grasslands, pine covered hills and draws, irrigated production farmland and wooded river bottoms provide an amazing combination of beauty, production and recreation seldom seen in a single offering.
LandThis unique property is nestled in the beautiful Sandhills region of Northwestern Nebraska, tucked against the Niobrara National Scenic River. This diverse terrain totals approximately 15,300+/- deeded acres with the opportunity for approximately 19,064+/- leased acres. Traveling through the ranch, one will find open plains, rugged terrain and scenic trails through many wooded areas following the approximately 6 miles of river. Excellent wildlife habitat with river bottom and Ponderosa pine covered hills, dramatic caprock views. This income producing ranch offers something for everyone including the cow/calf rancher, seasoned investor, or outdoors enthusiast. Ideal for operating cattle and crop production, this beautiful property could also make an amazing country gentlemans ranch and getaway. Double Nickel on the Niobrara is that special place, perfect to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Improvements15,300+/- Deeded Acres
16,500+/- Leased Acres (Samuel R McKelvie Forest Lease)
2,107+/- Leased Acres (State and/or Private Leases)
6 Homes
Additional Outbuildings: Shop, Machinery Shed, Calving Sheds, Fire Truck Garage
240,000-Bushel Storage Facility
12 Center Irrigation Pivots with ground & surface water rights (1,687+/- acres)
6 miles of Niobrara River Frontage


RecreationDouble Nickel on the Niobrara is a hunters paradise. High quality habitat and readily available water make the ranch a diverse haven to all kinds of wildlife. Starting with the largest inhabitants, the ranch is home to over 200 elk with bulls averaging 310?-360? Boone and Crockett. Large herds of Mule deer and Whitetail deer can be found both along the river as well as out in the Sandhills offering the opportunity for high quality trophy bucks. Huge flocks of Merriams Turkey can be found moving along the fields and tree lined banks of the river. Other wildlife that calls the ranch home include Pheasants, prairie chicken, several kinds of ducks as well as Canada geese. Coyotes, bobcat, and the occasional Mountain Lion have all traveled the expanse of the property. There are fishing opportunities in the river and the many ponds on the ranch that include trout and a mix of warm water species. The river provides plenty of opportunity for float trips on tubes, canoe or as the locals like to travel.in a stock tank.
Under current operations, the ranch is leased out for hunting. There are cabins on the ranch to accommodate guests, hunters, or fisherman. Other Agri-tourism revenue streams are possible to accompany the hunting operations.
AgricultureFeaturing a capacity for carrying of approximately 2500 mother cows, the cash flow and the potential of this investment is unparalleled. The current owners operate the ranch with production on the pivots in various types of forage for cattle. Alfalfa, Millet, Oats, Barley, Sudan grass, sorghum and native grass are produced to continue the carrying capacity throughout the year. Across the ranch there are well designed and maintained cattle working facilities that include large calving shed and livestock barn, and multiple outbuildings.
Water/Mineral Rights & Natural ResourcesThe ranch offers an abundance of quality water. Water is pumped from multiple wells as well as pump stations along the river for livestock and irrigating crops. An extensive system consisting of windmills, solar wells, pipeline, and tanks provide water throughout the ranch. All irrigation pumps and pivots operate with electricity on both ranches. Currently, 12 Center Irrigation Pivots combine for over 1680 acres of irrigated crop land. There are also multiple lakes and ponds located on the ranch, approximately 6 miles of the Niobrara River. (Average rainfall in the area is 19?-22? annually.)
General OperationsUnder current operations, the ranch is leased out for hunting. There are cabins on the ranch to accommodate guests, hunters, or fisherman. Other Agri-tourism revenue streams are possible to accompany the hunting operations.
Region & Climate1-hour drive from Valentine, NE
3.5-hour drive from Rapid City, SD
6-hour drive from Omaha, NE
6.5-hour drive from Denver, CO
HistorySmith Falls State Park, Forth Niobrara and Valentine National Wildlife Refuges as well as Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area which is some of the best Walleye fishing in northern Nebraska. Fredrick Peak Golf Course is a fantastic 10-hole course designed by the Lehman Design Group know for the Dunes course at the Prairie Club.
LocationNearest Airports:

Miller Field- Valentine Nebraska (VTN)

Runway 3701x60? asphalt
Fuel available- 100LL, Jet A
Hangers and tiedowns available
Distance to ranch-26 miles

Ainsworth Regional Airport-Ainsworth, Nebraska (ANW)

Runway- 6824? x 110? asphalt
Fuel available- 100LL, Jet A.
Distance to ranch-71 miles

Thomas County Airport- Thedford, Nebraska (TIF)

Runway- 4400? x 60? asphalt
Fuel available- 100LL, self-service credit card.
Hangers and tiedowns available
Distance to ranch-91 miles

North Platte Regional Airport- North Platte Nebraska (LBF) Commercial service available

Runway- 8001? x 150? concrete/grooved
Runway-4436x100? concrete
Fuel-100LL, Jet A
Hangers and tiedowns available
Distance to ranch-157 miles
$27,500,000

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Pecan Plantation
#TX381016
7900 Monticello Drive, Granbury, Texas 76049 , Granbury
, 76049
Hood County
1,500.00 acres
Pecan Plantation | 1,500 acres | Granbury, Texas

KEY INFO

Sitting in the center of north central Texas is a unique land mass resembling a peninsula, almost completely surrounded by the Brazos River. The river was first called Brazos de Dios by Spanish explorers, meaning Arms of God.

1,500 acres of operating pecan orchard within the unincorporated community of Pecan Plantation, Hood County, Texas.

Property owned, developed, & operated by one family for 70 years.

Highest & best use is the continuing development of the pecan orchard as residential home sites.

Pecan Plantation is a secure gated community of over 6,000 residents, with over 3,000 homes, & listed by CNBC as the 6th best suburb for retirement in the U.S.

Residents are part of a community consisting of these key advantages:

- Surrounded by 17 miles of the scenic Brazos River.

- Governed by a homeowners association.

- Very reasonable dues & fees, as well as reasonable taxes.

- A full-service country club.

- Two 18-hole golf courses.

- Two private airports.

- A marina on Lake Granbury.

- Gated 24-hour security.

- Community center, Equestrian center, walking & riding trails, parks & picnic areas.

- Commercial center featuring a bank, grocery store, medical center, pharmacy, plus other businesses & services.

- Seven miles from historic Granbury, one hour to downtown Fort Worth, 1.5 hours to DFW International Airport.

THE OFFERING

Offering consists of the opportunity to:


- Develop up to 1,165 additional residential lots within Pecan Plantation, located in a high growth area of Texas.

Substantial portion of infrastructure in place, such as, main water distribution & sewer collection lines, as well as major access & interior roads.

Concept plan pre-approved by Hood County.

Electricity, telephone & internet readily available.

- Continue the operation of a historic major pecan orchard, with:

Management & staff in place.

Completely irrigated with modern drip system, with adequate water contracts with Brazos River Authority.

Fully equipped with machinery & equipment for operations.

Barns, sheds & cleaning plant to support the pecan operations.


OPPORTUNITY

Key advantages to prospective owner:

- Located in a proven & vibrant community.

- Extensive infrastructure would save years & substantial capital expenditure in start-up preparations for a developer/homebuilder.

- Relatively easy permitting & approval processes.

- Opportunities to acquire related businesses that would assist in offsetting holding costs over time.

- Marketing advantages of developing a property with the beauty of mature pecan trees pre-landscaping most of the property.

- The undeveloped land (pecan orchard), is income producing, therefore offsetting much of the interim holding costs.
$27,000,000