The Land Report Top Ten: Summer 2016

The Land Report Top Ten: Summer 2016



At 948,380 deeded and leased acres, the Winecup Gamble is a vibrant symbol of the Old West. — The Editors

1. NEW! Sandow Lakes Ranch (Texas): $250 million
This 33,777-acre acre Central Texas sanctuary is being sold by Alcoa. Bernard Uechtritz, international real estate advisor for Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Real Estate and founder of International Icon Properties, has the listing.
2. Gemini (Florida): $195 million
This nearly 16-acre South Florida compound, which is owned by the Ziff family, features 1,200 feet of Atlantic Ocean frontage and about 1,300 feet on the Intracoastal Waterway. Carmen D’Angelo Jr. of Premier Estate Properties is co-listing agent.
3. Rancho San Carlos (California): $125 million
This 237-acre hilltop estate is perched high above the Pacific in Montecito. Ten residential cottages complement the Reginald Johnson-designed main residence. Suzanne Perkins and Harry Kolb of Sotheby’s International Realty Santa Barbara the listing agents.
4. Las Varas Ranch (California): $108 million
These 1,800 acres just west of Santa Barbara encompass more than 2 miles of Pacific Ocean frontage. Listed with Kerry
Mormann of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices and Anthony Punnett of Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
5. Cielo Vista Ranch (Colorado): $105 million
Thousands of elk, a resident herd of bighorn sheep, and deeded ownership of 14,000 acres are a few high points of this 83,628-acre Sangre de Cristo ranch. Listed with Jeff Hubbard and Pat Lancaster of Mirr Ranch Group.
6. Neverland | Sycamore Valley Ranch (California): $100 million
These 2,698 acres are located 5 miles north of Los Olivos in the heart of Foxen Canyon. Suzanne Perkins and Harry Kolb of Sotheby’s International Realty Santa Barbara and Jeff Hyland of Hilton & Hyland Beverly Hills have the listing.
7. Homer’s Pond (Massachusetts): $99 million
This private retreat is set on 314 acres along the southern shore of Martha’s Vineyard and is available in its entirety or in smaller parcels. Grace Bloodwell and Charles Carlson of South Light Property have the listing.
8. Pumpkin Key (Florida): $95 million
This 26-acre island in the Florida Keys sits between Key Largo and the mainland. Improvements include a main residence, two caretaker’s cottages, a dock master’s apartment, and an office. Accommodations and dockage at Ocean Reef transfer. Russell Post of Russell Post Sotheby’s International has the listing.
9. NEW! Winecup Gamble Ranch (Nevada): $77 million
This storied commercial beef operation currently carries 9,200 mature cattle not counting 2016 calves. The Marketing Broker is Bates Land Consortium, and the Listing Broker is Coldwell Banker Algerio/Q-Team Realty.
10. Tri-State Farm & Ranch (CO, KS, NM): $76.4 million
These five cattle- and grain-producing properties encompass 37,771 acres in the heart of the Southern Great Plains. A total of 85 water wells and 87 pivots are already in place. Leo Hayden and Dax Hayden of Hayden Outdoors have the listing.

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