One of the largest ranches in Texas is officially under new ownership. You might recognize it, since the property was featured in the television series 'Yellowstone'.
It also has its own namesake series, a spin-off of 'Yellowstone', coming soon.
United Country Real Estate said the 6666 Ranch was sold in its entirety, according to KXAS-TV. The 'Four Sixes Ranch' was originally listed by Chas S. Middleton for $341 million.
How Long Has The 6666 Ranch Been Around?
Established in 1870 by cattleman Samuel 'Burk' Burnett, 6666 is one of the largest ranches in Texas, with a total of 266,000 acres spread across four counties.
The three locations that make up the 6666’s operation include:
The property also includes a historic 1917-era home that hosted many visitors, including President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Will Rogers.
How 6666 Ranch Was Named
According to the original real estate listing, Burnett named the land after the first brand he saw on his new cattle. However, a popular Texas legend states that Burnett won the ranch in a poker game with a winning hand of four sixes.
Who Bought The 6666 Ranch?
The new owner's identity has not been released, but earlier this year it was rumored to be Taylor Sheridan, the creator of 'Yellowstone', who led the group that purchased the ranch.
However, United Country Real Estate did not confirm the new owners, and a final sale price was not disclosed.
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