Yeehaw! The upscale ranch life is calling. Mesa Vista Ranch, former home of T. Boone Pickens, is for sale for $220,000,000. First listed in 2017 for $250,000,000, Pickens hoped to find an owner who would continue his legacy of land conservation and ethics.
Unfortunately, he was not able to sell the property before he passed away on September 11, 2019. T. Boone Pickens had a knack for making money. It came easy for him and he was very motivated. He founded Mesa Petroleum in 1957 and never looked back. He is a legend in the energy industry and one of the most well-known entrepreneurs in America.
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Mesa Vista Ranch spans over 64,809 acres, which is over 100 square miles. This expansive property, located in Pampa, TX in the panhandle, has a tremendous list of features and amenities. The Lodge was built in 1988 and spans 25,000 square feet with an extra 10,000 feet of porches and patios.
This is the perfect place to host large gatherings with a great room and living room with fireplaces, an impressive primary bedroom, conference room, library with spiral staircase, theater, wine cellar, office, commercial kitchen, and a basement. The outdoor area is beautifully landscaped with a sprinkler system, sculptures, a lighted tennis court, a small golf course with two fairways and greens, and a skeet/trap range.
The family house was built in 2009 to the west of the lodge and boasts 6,000 square feet, five bedrooms, five bathrooms, and 2,500 square feet of patios and porches. The Pub, built in 2005, features 2,250 square feet. Find a game room, workout area, kitchenette, and a loft with sleeping areas in this building.
The Gun Room is near the golf course and is a single-family residence of 2,300 square feet. There is also a lovely chapel on the property, constructed in 2007 as well as Hilltop House, which is a children’s playhouse.
Featured in Architectural Digest Magazine, Boone’s Lake House is gorgeous. Find oak vaulted ceilings, 11,500 square feet of living area, and more than 3,800 square feet of patios and porches. Other features of the property include an airport and hangar complete with a runway, a dog kennel with 40 dog pens made of chain-link, as well as amazing water features and rehabilitated pasture land.
Boone grazed a small number of cattle on the property and this is a well-known property for quail hunting. Boone spent much time and money to enhance the water on the property. Located on the Canadian River, he created creeks, lakes, and ponds on his property. There is a vast system of pumps and pipelines, making this an oasis in the panhandle.
The stone architecture and terraced landscaped gardens make this a property that is fit for a king. The interiors are tasteful and rustic and the property comes with farming equipment, hunting vehicles, furnishings, and more. There is room for multiple families and there is even a staff already living at the property ready to stay and work for the next owner.
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