Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty | Ranch Round Up

Seal Ranch near Mt. Vernon is listed for $6,500,000.
Seal Ranch near Mt. Vernon is listed for $6,500,000.

With gentleman’s ranches, cattle operations, state-of-the-art breeding ranching, reining and cutting farms and more, Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty brings the best of the West’s wide open spaces right to its client’s computer or mobile device.

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Currently operated as a Christian retreat, the 1,016-acre Selah Ranch features an 11,000-square-foot Austin-stone house plus three cottages, a conference facility as well as multiple out-buildings. A total of 14 bedrooms with full baths provide lodging for family and guests. A three-bedroom house could be a bed-and-breakfast or a foreman’s residence.

The ranch at 450 CR NW 1051, east of Sulphur Springs outside Mt. Vernon, is a vast wooded sanctuary perfect for hiking, fishing, bird watching and playing disc golf on two world-class courses. The main house overlooks a 25-acre lake. Selah Ranch is offered by Jim Strawn for $6,500,000.

Finding spring-fed ponds and creeks on a west Texas ranch is exceptionally rare. But not at the 2,883-acre Hat Creek Ranch, which has spring-fed creeks, two large dams with low water crossings, 11 active water wells and three one-acre to two-acre stock tanks. In addition to the water, the topography is breathtaking with hundreds of feet in elevation changes.

Just south of Sweetwater, Hat Creek Ranch at 2223 CR 181 in Blackwell also has extraordinary hunting, with a wide variety of animals including whitetail, fallow and axis deer, gemsbok, Corsican, red and aoudad sheep, plus dove, turkey and a re-emerging quail population. This turnkey ranch is being offered by David Burgher and Harlan Ray for $9,950,000.

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