The TOP TEN listings in the Lone Star State boast an average price north of $100 million. -The Editors
1. Mesa Vista Ranch | $250 Million
Boone Pickens’ 100-square-mile ranch has been deemed “arguably the finest quail hunting spot in the known universe” and includes its own 6,000-foot, FAA-approved airstrip and a 25,000-square-foot hangar. Listed by Monte Lyons of Hall and Hall and Sam Middleton of Chas. Middleton and Son.
1. Sandow Lakes Ranch | $250 Million
Owned by Alcoa, this 33,777-acre property includes 14 lakes. Bernard Uechtritz of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Real Estate has the listing.
3. Rancho Agua Grande | $100 Million
One of the largest live water listings on the market, these 17,132 acres are situated 25 miles northwest of Uvalde and are currently run as a commercial hunting operation. Listed with Howard Hood of Hood Real Estate.
4. Veale Ranch | $95 Million
The main gate to this 3,790-acre legacy ranch stands just 11 miles west of downtown Fort Worth. An ideal development opportunity in a robust market, it is listed with Bryan Pickens of Republic Ranches.
5. Rio Texico Ranch | $85.995
The largest ranch in Texas currently on the market, these 117,000-plus acres in Brewster County are as wild as when Major William Emory first set eyes on them in 1852. Additional acreage is also available from the same seller. Listed with King Land & Water.
6. Champion Ranch | $59.9 Million
Located between Dallas and Houston, these 5,000 acres are home to 36 oil and gas wells. Bernard Uechtritz of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Real Estate has the listing.
7. La Bandera Ranch | $54 Million
This 18,043-acre trophy ranch offers the epitome of the South Texas hunting experience – quail, dove, and whitetails. It also offers resort-quality lodging at three lodges with a total of 46 bedrooms. Listed by Joey Bellington of Whitetail Properties.
8. KB Carter Ranch | $51 Million
These 14,650 acres in Leon County run 3,500 head with a capacity for 10,000 stockers. Bernard Uechtritz of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Real Estate has the listing.
9. Montgomery County Timber | $50.1 Million
Located north of Houston halfway between Interstates 45 and 69, this forested tract of 6,267 acres features substantial frontage as well as multiple points of access. Listed with Andy Flack of HomeLand Properties.
10. Northrup Pipe Creek Ranch | $49.95 Million
These 5,000 acres sit six miles west of Boerne. Bernard Uechtritz of Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Real Estate has the listing.