Historic Texas ranch seen in the movies, up for sale

FT. WORTH, TX (KTRK) -- A historic Texas ranch used as a backdrop for Lonesome Dove and the Sons of Katie Elder, can now be yours, but you'll have to have the top bid for this pricey piece of real estate.

"Wildcatter Ranch," located about 90 miles northwest of Fort Worth, is a fully operational 1,484 acre ranch and resort. The ranch, which has views of the Brazos River, has both western-themed cabins and modern upscale amenities.

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The listing agent Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty describes the beautiful property like this:

"Guests from all over the world have traveled to experience the Wildcatter Ranch lure. With 16 cabin suites, a 16-room hotel, a 15,436 square-foot main house, two two-bedroom homes, two horse barns, a 25,000 square-foot restaurant, an enclosed pavilion, three small buildings, a maintenance building and water house with pumps, the ranch is well-equipped for extraordinary entertaining and recreation and is turnkey ready for convenient and seamless transfer of ownership."

This piece of Texas history doesn't come cheap. It's listed for $14.975 million.

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