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california ranch for sale

Listing of the Week: 190-acre California Ranch with Private Lake

This week's spotlight listing is a 190-acre ranch property located among the foothills of California's Sierra Nevadas, southeast of Sacramento and to the west of Yosemite National Park.

Lands of America May 2017 Land News & Trends

Here is your roundup of significant sales and new land listings on Lands of America in May 2017.

10 Biggest Land & Ranches for Sale in 2016

Throughout the year, we've profiled everything from a turnkey vineyard in southern California's Paso Robles region to the auctioning of Joe Cocker's Colorado ranch to the sale of John and Jackie Kennedy's former Virginia farm. Below is a roundup of the five biggest and five most expensive ranches and land listed for sale in 2016 that are currently on the market.

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Listing of the Week: Turnkey Southern California Vineyard for Sale

Ever dreamed of owning your own vineyard? How about this opportunity for a turnkey operation in southern California's San Luis Obispo? The 40-acre property hit the market on December 1, 2016, for $3.5 million.

November 2016 land news: most expensive new listing

November 2016 Land News & Trends

November 2016 saw a total of over 1,300 properties listed as sold though our Comparable Sales Program. New additions included a stunning $39 NoCal ranch in Napa wine country plus a sprawling New Mexico ranch that's been in the same family for almost 100 years.

Listing of the Week: Starbucks Ojai Valley Ranch

Listing of the Week: Upscale Equestrian Property in the SoCal Hills

Starbucks Ojai Valley Ranch sits amidst South California's beautiful Ojai Valley, a popular weekend getaway for Los Angelenos. The property features an acclaimed income-producing equestrian center as well as a beautifully designed custom home by a local architect.

Listing of the Wee: Rancho Monte Alegre auction

Listing of the Week: The American Riviera’s Rancho Monte Alegre

This week's property spotlight is of a unique mountain property in the hills overlooking Santa Barbara, California. The 3,000-acre Rancho Monte Alegre, which has hosted Hollywood celebrities including John Wayne and Clark Gable, is due to go up for auction in December 2016.

Guide to Big Game Licenses on Western Ranches

The West offers so many extraordinary things, from big peaks to big views to the exceptional big game. Dan Murphy, owner of M4 Ranch Group, breaks down everything you need to know about securing a big game license for your western ranch.

Lands of America August 2016 Land Market News & Trends

News from Lands of America in August 2016, including an exquisite 60,000-acre Wyoming cattle ranch and income-producing pistachio orchard.

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Backyard Crown Jewels: Land for Sale Near National Parks

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday in 2016. Here is some of our favorite land for sale on the doorstep of these treasured public lands.

summer swimming holes: Swimmin' Hole Ranch, Texas

Lakes and Swimming Holes to Escape the Summer Swelter

With the eastern U.S. bathed like a wet blanket in record heat, we indulged in some escapist research to locate swimming holes perfect for a cooling dip.

Equestrian estate for sale in California

Equestrian Estates for Sale: 5 Luxury Properties for Horse Lovers

News broke last week that Bill Gates purchased two empty lots of land adjacent to his Wellington, Florida, equestrian estate ...

8 Amazing Vineyards for Sale

According to Wine America, the association of American wineries, the U.S. wine industry was valued at close to $5 billion ...

Celebrity Real Estate: Oprah Winfrey's Seamair Farm

Celebrity Real Estate: Oprah Winfrey’s New SoCal Home

The new owner of 23-acre Seamair Farm is media tycoon Oprah Winfrey. Although news of the farm’s new owner only recently emerged, ...

Santa Maria Valley vineyards

On the Vineyard: The Challenges of Managing a Famous California Coastal Vineyard

In the heart of the Santa Maria Valley Wine Country and on the northernmost edge of Santa Barbara County, California, lies the famous Bien Nacido Vineyards.

Todd Renfrew, broker and owner of California Outdoor Properties

Broker Spotlight: California Outdoor Properties’ Todd Renfrew

Todd Renfrew, broker and owner of California Outdoor Properties, has his dream job—and he’s not interested in changing it.

Best places rto buy land for retirement: Wyoming retirement land for sale

The “New” Value of Ranch Properties

While Webster’s New World Dictionary defines a ranch as “a large farm, especially in the Western U.S., for raising cattle, horses, or sheep,” the fact is that this traditional definition of a ranch only scratches the surface of what transpires on many of today’s larger western properties.