The Land Report

Winter 2014

The Magazine of the American Landowner is an essential guide for investors, landowners, and those interested in buying or selling land. The award-winning quarterly is known for its annual survey of America's largest landowners, The Land Report 100.

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T O P T E N 26 The LandReport | W I N T E R 2 0 1 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 The Land Report Top Ten The largest ranch under one fence in the Lone Star State tops the leaderboard. – The Editors NEW LISTING: Waggoner Ranch (Texas): $725 million Turn to page 72 for a more complete overview of one of the most storied ranches in American history. Sam Middleton of Chas. S. Middleton and Son has been appointed broker of record by the court-ordered receiver, Mike Baskerville. NEW LISTING: 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 of Sotheby's International Realty Santa Barbara is the listing agent. Pumpkin Key (Florida): $110 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. Russell Post of Russell Post Sotheby's International has the listing. Homer's Pond (Massachusetts): $108 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. Broken O Ranch (Texas): $81 million It's hard to imagine more than 4,000 acres so close to a major metropolitan area, but that's exactly the case with the Broken O, which is nestled less than half an hour outside of San Antonio. Listed with The duPerier Texas Land Man. Y.O. Ranch (Texas): $75 million The Y.O. is recognized as a world leader in the management and preservation of exotic game. This iconic 29,000± acre Texas spread has been shepherded by the Schreiner family since 1880. Robert Dullnig of Kuper Sotheby's International Realty has the listing. Rancho Dos Pueblos (California): $65 million This oceanfront parcel is on the market for the first time in three decades. Spanning 2,175 acres just west of Santa Barbara, Rancho Dos Pueblos is one of the largest remaining ranches along the Gaviota Coast. Kerry Mormann & Associates has the listing. IX Ranch (Montana): $64.5 million This legacy cattle operation runs a herd of 4,300 on more than 126,000 acres. Five species of upland birds complement huntable populations of elk, mule deer, whitetails, antelope, and mountain lion. Listed with David Johnson at Hall and Hall. Rana Creek Ranch (California): $59.95 million Offered for the first time in 30 years, this 14,000-acre working cattle ranch with its own airstrip sits 20 minutes from Carmel and 40 minutes from Pebble Beach. Suzanne Perkins of Sotheby's International Realty Santa Barbara is the listing agent. Crazy French Ranch (Colorado): $59 million Featuring the highest point east to the Atlantic, this Southern Colorado landmark encompasses 40,000 acres that are home to bison, black bear, elk, mule deer, pronghorn, cougar, and turkey. Listed with Henry Field of Field Brokers in Santa Fe. Waggoner Ranch Archer, Baylor, Foard, Knox, Wichita, and Wilbarger Counties, Texas WYMAN MEINZER FrontGate LANDREPORT.COM

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