Daily Mail: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens puts massive 65,000-acre Mesa Vista Ranch on the market

A billionaire oil tycoon who gave away a chunk of his fortune to philanthropy has put his 65,000-acre Texas ranch on the market for $250 million.

Read more on dailymail.co.uk: Oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens puts his massive 65,000-acre Mesa Vista Ranch – with its own golf course, airplane runway and hangar and more than 20 miles of creeks and man-made lakes – on the market for a whopping $250 million

Cowboys & Indians: On The Market: T. Boone Pickens’ Ranch

In 1971, T. Boone Pickens purchased 2,900 or so acres on the south side of the Canadian River in Roberts County, Texas. The only structure was a corrugated metal livestock feed house that Pickens would use to keep warm while he was quail hunting. Now, T. Boone Pickens’ ranch, which has benefited from 50 years of architectural and wildlife improvements by the Oklahoma-born businessman, totals more than 64,000 acres and is on the market for $250,000,000.

Read more via cowboysindians.com: On The Market: T. Boone Pickens’ Ranch

Business Insider: Legendary investor T. Boone Pickens is selling his enormous Texas ranch

Mesa Vista Ranch, which encompasses more than 100 square miles of land in the Texas Panhandle, has long been a hunting and golfing getaway for Pickens, who cited his age and health as the primary motivators for his decision to sell.

Read more via BusinessInsider.com: Legendary investor T. Boone Pickens is selling his enormous Texas ranch — complete with its own airport — for a whopping $250 million