Presidio County, Texas


– Reduced from $12,950,000

2858+/- Acres



Five miles west of Marfa, Texas fronting on paved Pinto Canyon Road or FM 2810.  Just minutes into town, but with the privacy of being on your own ranch.


2,858±  acres in Presidio County, outside of Marfa, Texas



House constructed in 2001, designed by architect Carlos Jimenez, Carlos Jimenez Studios of Houston, is 8,000± sq. ft. of climate controlled interior space and 5,000± sq. ft. of porches, courtyards, and pavilion.  Six bedrooms, 7 full baths, 2 half-baths.  Construction amenities include hardwood floors throughout, mason block exterior of    Trendstone Plus, steel insulated windows and doors, Ten-foot ceilings and landscaped grounds with 300 trees on drip line irrigation and outdoor lighting.  A portion of the front drive serves as a landing strip for private aircraft.


Stainless steel countertops and sink. Large twin sink with dishwasher, trash compactor, built-in Espresso machine, and microwave.  Large island with granite countertop and prep sink.  Thermador gas stove with 6 burners and a convenient water faucet over stove, two ovens and a subzero refrigerator, all with stainless steel facings.



Informal dining area located off kitchen with large windows and courtyard views.  Pantry has floor to ceiling shelves, additional dishwasher, and sink, along with a subzero freezer and refrigerator.  Additional counterpace and food prep and storage space.


Formal dining area, spacious with high curved ceiling and recessed lighting. Built-in serving area.  A newly constructed bar off the dining room with ice machine, refrigerator, sink, wine cooler, and tile floors in bar area. Coat closet off entry to dining area and half bath.


A dramatic entryway with skylight and curved walls leads to living room area with high ceilings.  Large window framing views of Davis Mountains landscape and Marfa grasslands. Private side porch area, recessed lighting, sliding door access to courtyards and exterior spaces.


The library has floor to ceiling custom bookshelves on all walls.  Fireplace with gas starter, two adjacent rooms, one a side office, the other a wired Media Room with a Surround Sound System, controls for sound system throughout the house


Large open area for bed and sitting area, two sliding doors open to outside back courtyard.  Two full  private baths (shower /bath) with walk-in closet  dressing rooms and custom shelving and storage,  bedroom fireplace, high  ceiling.  Recessed lighting. Light filtering blinds.


Four guest bedroom suites including full baths: two shower, and two bath/shower units, desks, dressers,  sitting area, large  windows.  Ambient adjustable     lighting in hallway, built-in floor.  Exercise room (previous garage) at end of wing with half-bath   dressing area, cable TV, electric garage door opener, storage shelves.   Mechanical room with hot water   heaters.


Extensive grounds, separate gardens from main house with flower and herb beds, more trees, covered arbor for relaxation and entertaining includes fire pit and picnic areas. Three-bedroom three bath new Caretaker/Housekeeper residence on   property.


This amazing house ranked by Architectural Report as one of the top seven home designs in the world in 2004 sits on 2,858 acres of rolling grasslands just west of Marfa fronting scenic Pinto Canyon Road.  This property has two conservation easements with The Nature Conservancy and can be split into four tracts with four headquarters in the future.  The home sits on one of the highest hills in the area and commanding views of the surrounding area including, the Davis, Chinati, Sierra Viejo, Puertocitos, Haystack, and Cathedral Mountains

This property is part of a million acre Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands called the Marfa Grasslands and is home to many species of birds, both raptors, songbirds, and upland game birds as well as Pronghorn Antelope and Desert Mule Deer.  The Peregrine Fund has been active in the past in restoring the Aplomado Falcon to this yucca grassland.

There are several pastures and new fencing as well as a water distribution system that provides water to the houses and grounds as well as for livestock and native wildlife.   There are several pasture roads for access as well as a  runway which is the main entrance that is over 6,000 feet long and could be used for prop planes or small jets.  Pinto Canyon road is a 35 mile long ribbon of asphalt meandering toward the famous Pinto Canyon and its scenic vistas.  This road leads to Chinati Hot Springs as well as Chinati State Natural Area soon to open to the public.