Pickens, 89, has been working on the Mesa Vista Ranch since 1971. The property stretches over 100 miles, includes homes, lodges, man-made lakes, space for quail hunting and even a private airport. The ranch encompasses approximately 65,000 acres in total.
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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.
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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.
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Spanning over 100 miles in the Texas Panhandle, the property known as the Mesa Vista Ranch combines homes, lodges and luxury amenities with plains, man-made lakes and what Pickens describes as “the world’s best quail hunting.”
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Call us crazy, but paying $250 million for a piece of property sounds a lot more reasonable when it comes with its own airport and golf course. Such is the case with T. Boone Pickens’ famed Mesa Vista Ranch, which officially went on the market on Wednesday.
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Growing up in Holdenville, Oklahoma, I once walked five miles from town down to the Canadian River – and back – to earn a Boy Scout Merit Badge.
Today, some 80 years later, that very same Canadian River remains a prominent part of my life. It forms the northern boundary of my picturesque 65,000-acre Mesa Vista Ranch in the northeast corner of the Texas Panhandle. The ranch’s name commemorates the stunning mesa views to the north that mark the southern edge of the Great Plains.
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The ranch is Pickens’ most prized possession. The 89-year-old founder of Dallas-based BP Capital Management has spent more than half of his life creating a Lone Star spread that even L.A. moviemakers would find a reality stretch.
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Over nearly five decades, T. Boone Pickens turned a ranch in the Texas Panhandle into a retreat with its own airport, art gallery, chapel and an 11,000-square-foot kennel for hunting dogs. Now 89, the energy tycoon is putting his Mesa Vista ranch on the market for $250 million.
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