Carpenter Ranch Realty

Carpenter Real Estate has continuously served as one of the most recognized ranch brokerage firms in West Texas and the Big Bend Area since 1947. Established by Harry Carpenter and later joined by son John in 1968, Carpenter Real Estate has sold over seventy large ranches since 1968 totaling well over a million acres for both satisfied Sellers and Buyers.

We take pride in representing premier large and small cattle and recreational ranches. You will receive a knowledgeable, honest and realistic representation of all our ranch listings. We believe strongly in preserving land owners’ rights, privacy and confidentiality of our clients and believe the rancher is the best steward and conservationist of his land.

We would welcome the opportunity to serve you as either a Seller or Buyer, and we will work hard to match you and your ranching needs and enjoyment.

Contact us any time for information or to schedule a viewing.

Available Ranches

Presidio County

Own a spectacular high country ranch from 4,000ft to 5,180ft elevation with rolling to rugged mountainous terrain with shallow to deep canyons, scenic volcanic rim rocks, bluffs and high elevation mesas.  This is an ideal ranch for both the cattleman and the avid hunter with an abundance of trophy desert mule deer, aoudad sheep, and blue quail.  The ranch is watered by 5 wells, 30 miles of good roads, hunter’s camp house, very nice headquarters home/lodge with large fishing or swimming pond, excellent working and shipping corrals, and 5 to 7 acre lake when full.

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Jeff Davis County


22,125 Acres

This is a rare opportunity to own one of the best cow ranches in the prime grasslands of the Valentine/Marfa flats and Davis Mountains.  Improvements include attractive security gate house entrance on Hwy 90, four Spanish style homes, large structural steel barn on slab and attached sheds, highly developed water system with four solar/electric wells, six major pastures plus traps, large shipping corrals with circular steel squeeze chute.  Mule deer, antelope, aoudad sheep, blue quail and dove.  This is a 500+ animal unit ranch in beautiful country with panoramic views of  Sierra Vieja & Davis Mountains.  Some minerals convey!

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Brewster County


6,492 Acres

Welcome to the legendary Stillwell Ranch dating back to early 1900’s that is rich in history with picturesque mountains and valleys of the Chihuahuan Desert.  The ranch offers excellent hunting as well as provides income from a general store, Hallie Stillwell Museum, and 65 unit RV & camping park.  This is a historic gateway into Big Bend National Park and the Black Gap Wildlife Management Area offering enhanced recreational development and income opportunities.

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Brewster & Presidio County


107 Acres

106.74 acres between Alpine and Marfa, TX.  A beautiful property next to the Paisano Encampment.  All buildings and water system off the grid by solar power.  40ft X 50ft steel building with living quarters.  Good well, 19,000 gal water storage and pond, shop building & horse stalls.  Enjoy desert mule deer, aoudad sheep, javelin and Montezuma quail.  A pretty mountain canyon ranch only 15 minutes from Alpine or Marfa.

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