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T. Boone Pickens, the famed oil prospector and famed hedge-fund founder, died on Wednesday, September 11 at age 91.
He was the owner of Mesa Vista Ranch, one of the most expensive properties in America.
In 2017, he put the ranch on the market for $250 million. No one has bought it yet.
Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

T. Boone Pickens, a famous oil prospector, hedge fund founder, and philanthropist, passed away on September 11 at age 91.

Pickens had a long, successful career in business. He founded the oil and gas company Mesa Petroleum and the hedge fund BP Capital Management.

Read more: T. Boone Pickens, the ‘Oracle of Oil,’ Republican donor, and billionaire philanthropist, dies at 91

In 2017, he made headlines for listing his 100-square-mile ranch in the Texas Panhandle, northeast of Amarillo, for a whopping $250 million.

Keep reading for a look inside.

SEE ALSO: A private island 60 miles outside of Manhattan just hit the market for less than $1 million, and it comes with a 4-bedroom home — take a look inside the property.

DON’T MISS: Bruce Willis’ Turks and Caicos compound just sold at a 20% price cut — and even with the price cut, it’s still the second-most expensive home sale in the country’s history

When Pickens first bought about 2,900 acres of land here in 1971, the only structure was a corrugated metal house that he used to stay warm during days of hunting quail.

Source: Hall & Hall, Mesa Vista Ranch

Since then, the ranch has increased by 22 times its original size and now covers some 64,800 acres.

Source: Hall & Hall

Additionally, there are now a number of different structures: the 12,000-square-foot lake house; the 33,000-square-foot lodge; the 6,000-square-foot family house; the …read more

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T. Boone Pickens, the famed oil prospector and famed hedge-fund founder, died on Wednesday, September 11 at age 91.
He was the owner of Mesa Vista Ranch, one of the most expensive properties in America.
In 2017, he put the ranch on the market for $250 million. No one has bought it yet.
Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

T. Boone Pickens, a famous oil prospector, hedge fund founder, and philanthropist, passed away on September 11 at age 91.

Pickens had a long, successful career in business. He founded the oil and gas company Mesa Petroleum and the hedge fund BP Capital Management.

Read more: T. Boone Pickens, the ‘Oracle of Oil,’ Republican donor, and billionaire philanthropist, dies at 91

In 2017, he made headlines for listing his 100-square-mile ranch in the Texas Panhandle, northeast of Amarillo, for a whopping $250 million.

Keep reading for a look inside.

SEE ALSO: A private island 60 miles outside of Manhattan just hit the market for less than $1 million, and it comes with a 4-bedroom home — take a look inside the property.

DON’T MISS: Bruce Willis’ Turks and Caicos compound just sold at a 20% price cut — and even with the price cut, it’s still the second-most expensive home sale in the country’s history

When Pickens first bought about 2,900 acres of land here in 1971, the only structure was a corrugated metal house that he used to stay warm during days of hunting quail.

Source: Hall & Hall, Mesa Vista Ranch

Since then, the ranch has increased by 22 times its original size and now covers some 64,800 acres.

Source: Hall & Hall

Additionally, there are now a number of different structures: the 12,000-square-foot lake house; the 33,000-square-foot lodge; the 6,000-square-foot family house; the …read more

Source:: Business Insider

      

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