The 18,043-acre ranch stretches across Dimmit County in the heart of the renowned Golden Triangle of South Texas. Listed by Joey Bellington of Whitetail Properties, the asking price was just north of $54 million. Over the last two decades, prolific populations of whitetail deer, dove, duck, and quail helped grow the ranch’s reputation as a world-class hunting destination. La Bandera also boasts its own lagoon as well as seven trophy bass lakes, a clay target range, and shooting range. A 5,000-foot paved runway and 14,000-square-foot hangar simplify travel to and from the property, home to three lodges with 46 bedrooms in total. Mineral and water rights sweetened the deal for the buyer, a San Antonio limited partnership represented by duPerier Texas Land Man. The new owner purportedly intends to concentrate on recreation along with the oil and gas resources.
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