Real Estate for Sale in Alpine-Big Bend, Texas

Looking for a Realtor with real local knowledge in Alpine, TX? Then look no further than Carpenter Real Estate

Let’s not tiptoe around it: looking for a new home is hard.


There are a lot of factors that need to come together in just the right way to make prospective real estate worthwhile. A bonafide house comes with a hefty commitment — price tag included — and the nagging worry that you just put years of your life and several thousand dollars down on something that may not have been your best choice of living space.

That’s where a good realtor comes in. Real estate brokers, if they know what they’re doing, extend a guiding hand that narrows one too many choices down to just one: the one property that best fits you.

We at Carpenter Real Estate can lend you that hand. Alpine and its surrounding Texan communities — including Marathon, Marfa, and Fort Davis — are small, rural locales, and while that may limit your choice of estate in comparison to the larger metropolises, it also gives us a degree of familiarity and understanding that those cities cannot rival.

Johnny Carpenter has been a part of this business for over fifty years now, and that experience has made finding homes for those in this little corner of the world, known as “The Alps of West Texas,” less about work and more about building up the community that we’ve come to know and love. John has been around long enough to know the details of just about every bit of land that comes his way, from its original construction to its present-day features and everything in between.

What better way for you to get to know a place than through somebody who grew up with it? What better way to find your next home than through firsthand experience and knowledge? From homes to acreage to apartments, Carpenter Real Estate gives you a realtor that acts not only as your guide, but as also your doorway into all of the beauty that Alpine has to offer. Contact us today.

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The Barreno Ranch is in the heart of the Highlands of Texas, being only 13 miles south of Marfa, TX and renown for it’s prime grama grasses, cool climate, and panoramic vistas.  The ranch offers a nice small ranch home totally off the power grid, four wells, six pastures and several traps.  This is a very nice cattle ranch with open flat land, scenic rolling hills and shallow rough canyons.  Hunt pronghorn antelope, desert mule deer, scaled blue quail, and dove.  A beautiful small ranch with a nice  diversity of terrain.




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 & High Elevation Mesas.  This is an Ideal Ranch for Both the Cattleman & the Avid Hunter with an Abundance of Trophy Desert Mule Deer, Aoudad Sheep, & Blue Quail.  The Ranch is Watered by 6 Wells, 30 Miles of Good Roads, Hunter’s Camp House, Very Nice Headquarters Home/Lodge with Large Fishing or Swimming Pond, Excellent Working & Shipping Corrals, and 5 to 7 Acre Lake When Full. 



Carpenter Real Estate welcomes you to “The Alps of West Texas” in Alpine, Texas!  We are celebrating our 68th year of continuous service to Alpine Texas Real Estate and West Texas Properties.  We are an Independent Agency whose real estate income supports Alpine, NOT an out-of-state franchise. We take pride in our honesty and professional reputation and strive to treat all prospects’ real estate needs with equal importance regardless of size. If you are looking for land or property in the Alpine Texas area or West Texas, let us serve you.


Wyatt Ranches desires to sell this acreage and use the proceeds to acquire more acreage closer to their other ranching divisions in South Texas and consummate a Tax Free Exchange.  This is a rare opportunity to own one of the finest cow ranches in the Highlands and Davis Mountains of Texas.  This is prime Valentine and Marfa grama grass flats, rolling foothills and mountains of the Davis Mountains along the Scenic Loop on Highway 166 and the historic San Antonio Pass.  The ranch entrance on Highway 90 has an attractive gate house, state of the art gate and security system.  The headquarters compound has four Spanish Style residences with 360 degree views, a 40ft X 60ft structural steel barn with attached equipment sheds and an overhead feed silo.  The ranch is divided into 6 major pastures and several traps, all well watered by an extensive water system.  Some minerals will convey.