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

New Listing!

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 County


80 Acres

Enter this magnificent 80 acre mountain ranch property through a beautiful custom stone entryway with custom electric operated iron privacy gate into your private retreat in the Big Bend area, the easy living residence boasts spectacular panoramic views from every window of your very own dramatic canyon from where it is situated with incredible amounts of wildlife everyday.  The house is a newly remodeled high end one level Spanish style home that is move in ready.

The home has an open floor plan with high ceilings and a beautiful gourmet kitchen with eat-in island, energy efficient with natural light captured by the large windows throughout.

A never ending supply of wildlife is present every day from mule deer, aoudad sheep, javelina, ringtail cats, and an abundance of different species of birds.

The views from the amazing natural swimming hole and dramatic waterfalls that exist high in your canyon never get old, it is fed by a seasonal spring with an alternate water supply system where you can enjoy even during the driest months.

Come and bring the whole family to enjoy this truly amazing one of a kind property which blends artistry along with modern sustainability and rustic beauty in your very own slice of the Big Bend area.


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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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~ SOLD ~

Brewster County


10,245 Acres

Property #R10.2

“The West 10.2 Ranch” offers you a rare opportunity to own one of the most scenic ranches in West Texas and only three miles from Alpine, often called the “Alps of Texas”.  This ranch offers the finest in gramma grass cattle country, gentle rolling hills, deep oak tree lined canyons to high rugged scenic mountains that abound in Desert Mule Deer, Antelope, Javelina, Turkey, Ferrell Hogs, and Blue Quail.  Ideal for the large family or entertaining guests wanting a combination cattle and hunting ranch.  This ranch offers nice accommodations with three homes, foreman’s house and two bunk houses for ranch hands.

You will enjoy the privacy and beauty of your ranch while being only minutes away from Alpine that offers fine dining, arts and craft studios, year round festivities, Sul Ross State University, Museum of the Big Bend, Public Library, Big Bend Regional Medical Center, and the Casparis Municipal Airport that will accommodate all private aircraft.

The value of ownership of ranch land is no longer measured only by the number of animal units it will support but by the scenic beauty, recreational value, improvements, proximity to services, and potential for future value appreciation.  The West 10.2 Ranch offers all of these opportunities.  This ranch must be seen to appreciate!

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