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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